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13 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thursday, July 4, 201343D"Time ___ the essence" (5)Barry Franklin and Sara Kaplan
Wednesday, July 20, 201160D"It ___ no concern"Peter A. Collins
Thursday, May 15, 200820A"If this ___ any help ..."Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, April 25, 200548A"Time ___ the essence" (5)Alison Donald
Tuesday, May 25, 199933A"Time ___ the essence" (5)Philip Lew
Sunday, November 5, 199555D"Time _____ the essence" (5)Dean Niles
Tuesday, October 4, 199411D"Time _____ the essence" (5)Stanley B. Whitten

6 results for ISOF from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, July 26, 198175D"Time ___ the essence"Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sunday, March 30, 19805A"Time ___ the essence"Alfio MicciMaleska
Friday, May 5, 19783D"Time ___ the essence"Jean ReedMaleska
Saturday, June 11, 196628D"Time ___ the essence."UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 2, 196523D___ two minds (feels undecided).UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 15, 19616A"The first man ___ the earth, earthy."UnknownFarrar