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18 Results

10 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, August 11, 201442DBees and butterfliesDavid Steinberg and Bernice Gordon
Thursday, October 31, 201355ASome bait (2)David Kwong
Saturday, September 17, 20115DWhat swallows swallowPeter A. Collins
Saturday, September 23, 20061DWeb site frequenters?Matthew Lees
Friday, February 17, 200613DRaid targetsTrip Payne
Saturday, December 31, 20051ASome bait (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Saturday, July 9, 200521DFood for molesPatrick Berry
Friday, November 14, 200312DThey may put out feelersMyles Callum
Friday, October 24, 20038ASome buzzersSherry O. Blackard
Friday, May 19, 199544DEntomophobic's fearMichael S. Maurer

1 result for INSECTS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
January 26, 2014acrosticQPrey that may be ensnared in websEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

7 results for INSECTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, April 21, 199361ABeetles, wasps, etc.PageMaleska
Sunday, June 2, 199159AHexapodsTimothy S. LewisMaleska
Friday, March 9, 199045AEntomologists' subjectsWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Monday, February 13, 197851AFlies or thripsJohnsonMaleska
Wednesday, October 25, 197243DBeetles, bugs, etc.UnknownWeng
Sunday, April 21, 1963113DThrips.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, September 25, 196050AFlies.Threba JohnsonFarrar