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47 Results for IMPASSE

15 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences). See the dictionary definition.

Tuesday, August 18, 201545AStalemate (3)Bill Thompson
Tuesday, January 11, 201142DStandoff (2)Sharon Delorme
Friday, December 12, 200838DYou can't escape from itMike Nothnagel
Thursday, October 9, 200824DDeadlock (4)Doug Peterson
Friday, December 14, 20071ADeadlock (4)Manny Nosowsky
Thursday, December 23, 200457ADeadlock (4)Nancy Salomon
Friday, August 18, 200016ARoadblockPatrick D. Berry
Saturday, May 6, 200016AMediator's problemRich Norris
Saturday, October 2, 199939DStandoff (2)Rich Norris
Tuesday, January 19, 199950AStalemate (3)Kelly Clark
Thursday, April 9, 199825AStalemate (3)Betty Jorgensen
Saturday, January 25, 199739DNegotiators' problemR. Norris
Sunday, March 20, 199480DDeadlock (4)Joel Davajan
Tuesday, March 8, 199418ACatch-22 situationHarvey Estes
Sunday, February 6, 199486DFull stopArthur S. Verdesca

2 results for IMPASSE from Variety puzzles.

April 28, 2002panda17AWhat a has-been says leads to deadlockMel Taub
March 11, 2001acrosticICul-de-sacEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

30 results for IMPASSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Saturday, September 25, 199327AStandoffRobert H. WolfeTaub
Friday, February 28, 199220AHas-been's admission?Nancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wednesday, November 28, 199039ABottleneckWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sunday, March 29, 1987126ADeadlockRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Friday, November 8, 198534DDeadlockJonesMaleska
Saturday, August 25, 198452ABlind alleyJonesMaleska
Sunday, November 21, 198232ADeadlockKatherine Gould & Chris RemignantiMaleska
Friday, February 6, 198141DDeadlockDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Saturday, May 5, 197914AImmovable object vs. irresistible forceRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Thursday, March 9, 197839ABlind alleyBert H. KruseMaleska
Thursday, July 18, 197440ABlind alleyMarie WestWeng
Wednesday, September 9, 197036ADeadlockUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 7, 196748DBlind alley.Bert BeamanFarrar
Thursday, June 10, 196543DBlind alley.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 11, 19631ADeadlock.Manny MillerFarrar
Saturday, November 3, 19624DDeadlock.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 18, 196141DBlind alley.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 3, 196141DDeadlock.Louise EarnestFarrar
Friday, April 22, 196020ADeadlock.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 21, 196064ABlind alley.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 27, 195974DCul-de-sac.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, October 1, 195729ACul-de-sac.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 30, 19562DDeadlock.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 12, 1955108DDeadlock.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tuesday, March 31, 19539DBlind alley.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, March 14, 195248ABlind alley.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 8, 195142DDeadlock.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 2, 195140DPosition from which there is no escape.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, November 21, 194897ADeadlock.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, March 14, 194353ACul-de-sac.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar