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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, November 24, 201449DLike a firehouse burning down?Robert Seminara
Saturday, January 19, 20137DHaving a twist (2)David Quarfoot
Monday, November 15, 201025DFunny in a twisted wayEmily L. Lilly
Wednesday, October 13, 20106DHaving a twist (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, January 30, 201049ALike Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"Mark Diehl
Sunday, July 5, 2009127ALike some Swift writing (2)Tony Orbach and Amy Reynaldo
Tuesday, June 20, 200626DLike many O. Henry storiesSteve Salmon
Thursday, February 17, 200522ATwisted, in a wayPatrick Merrell
Tuesday, June 8, 200419DLike many an O. Henry storyEd Early
Saturday, January 5, 200247D"Isn't it ___?"Rich Norris
Thursday, June 29, 200037ALike many Rod Serling worksRobert H. Wolfe
Sunday, March 5, 20002DUnexpected, in a wayNancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, December 26, 199930DLike a break-in at a burglar's houseGreg Staples
Friday, March 26, 19992DLike some of Chekhov's writingsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, March 3, 199941DUnexpectedly appropriate, maybeRich Norris
Thursday, July 9, 199828DDouble-edgedNorman S. Wizer
Sunday, May 24, 19981ALike some Swift writing (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, February 8, 199634DLike man O. Henry storiesAlex K. Justin
Monday, August 14, 199516AHaving hidden humorBen Wheelock
Tuesday, October 18, 19946DSatirical, maybeHarvey Estes

2 results for IRONIC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
January 5, 2014diagramless14ALike a typical O. Henry storyFred Piscop
August 28, 2011acrosticVLike a firehouse on fire, sayEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

31 results for IRONIC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Monday, June 21, 199344DLike poetic justiceSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, October 7, 199128ALike some twists of fateMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Wednesday, August 8, 199040DSubtly sarcasticLois SidwayMaleska
Friday, July 28, 198915ASubtly sarcasticWalter CovellMaleska
Saturday, June 10, 19897DSarcasticPatterson PeppleMaleska
Sunday, June 1, 198638DLike wry humorCharles M. DeberMaleska
Thursday, June 13, 198532DSarcastic, in a wayGayle DeanMaleska
Saturday, June 9, 198435DLike poetic justiceRhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, September 18, 198377DWryBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, January 23, 198372DLike poetic justiceBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sunday, August 22, 198214DWryly humorousCharles M. DeberMaleska
Saturday, December 20, 198012AMeaning the contrary of what is expressedLouise EarnestMaleska
Saturday, October 18, 198059ALike some twists of fateGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Sunday, April 6, 198069DSatiricalFrances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, May 3, 197838DSubtly sarcasticKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sunday, August 12, 197399ASatiricalBert KruseWeng
Tuesday, July 24, 197322DRabelaisianUnknownWeng
Wednesday, September 17, 196919DBitter.UnknownWeng
Sunday, March 17, 196850DLike some writing.Anne FoxFarrar
Sunday, March 10, 196885DDirectly opposite to what might be expected.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, July 18, 196748DSarcastic.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wednesday, May 31, 196726DImplying the opposite.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tuesday, March 15, 196655ADirectly opposite to what is.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 16, 196335DSarcastic.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 196217DSarcastic.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sunday, November 12, 196150DSatirical.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thursday, June 30, 196016ABitter, Sneering, Sarcastic.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 14, 196017AMeaning the contrary of what is expressed.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 4, 195977DUsing a sort of humor.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, February 15, 19592DSatiric.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, February 8, 195913DSarcastic.Thomas MeekinFarrar