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166 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, August 20, 20146AAir freshener scentZhouqin Burnikel
Sunday, August 3, 201446DWhitman's dooryard flowerIan Livengood
Thursday, September 15, 201149DLavenderSamuel A. Donaldson
Sunday, July 24, 201172APurple shade (5)Kurt Mueller
Thursday, June 30, 201155AWhitman's dooryard bloomer (3)David Poole
Sunday, July 25, 201014DEye shadow shadeAlan Arbesfeld
Tuesday, June 30, 200954DPale shade of violetSteve Dobis
Sunday, January 4, 2009101DLight purple (4)Daniel A. Finan
Sunday, November 23, 200844DReddish purple (2)David J. Kahn
Thursday, July 17, 200818APale purple (5)Elizabeth A. Long
Tuesday, January 29, 200812DPurple hueC. W. Stewart and J. K. Hummel
Sunday, October 7, 200763DSachet scent (5)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sunday, April 22, 200749APurplish (5)Victor Fleming
Thursday, April 5, 200753DSachet scent (5)Mike Shenk
Sunday, January 21, 200786DPale purple (5)Patrick Berry
Thursday, September 7, 200621DPurplish (5)Lucy Gardner Anderson
Monday, July 3, 200648DShade of purple (4)Randall J. Hartman
Sunday, June 25, 200622APastel shade (3)Jim Page
Friday, October 7, 200535DAmethyst shadeManny Nosowsky
Tuesday, September 13, 200521DPurplish (5)Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Thursday, July 28, 200564APurplish (5)Eric Berlin
Saturday, May 21, 200555ANew Hampshire's state flower (4)Rich Norris
Tuesday, August 17, 20045AFragrant blossomGene Newman
Thursday, August 5, 200412DPastel shade (3)Seth Abel
Thursday, July 22, 200456DPurple shade (5)Greg Staples
Thursday, May 27, 200427DKew bloom in a Noyes poemCathy Millhauser
Wednesday, May 19, 20042DPurple shade (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Sunday, May 2, 20041ANew Hampshire's state flower (4)Derrick Niederman
Tuesday, May 27, 200361AFlowering shrubPAtrick MErrell
Sunday, March 23, 2003106APastel shade (3)Con Pederson
Sunday, February 9, 20031DLight purple (4)David J. Kahn
Sunday, December 15, 200273APale reddish purpleRIchard Hughes
Monday, September 9, 200228DLight purple (4)William I. Johnston
Tuesday, July 9, 200248APurple ___, New Hampshire's state flowerRobert Malinow
Tuesday, May 14, 20021APurple bloomer (2)Barry Callahan
Thursday, March 7, 20021ASachet scent (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, September 4, 200138APurple bloomRandall J. Hartman
Tuesday, August 21, 20012DPurplish bloomSarah Keller
Sunday, August 5, 200181DReddish purple (2)Peter Gordon
Monday, June 4, 200118AWhitman's dooryard bloomer (3)Patrick Jordan
Wednesday, January 17, 200117APurple shade (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Friday, August 11, 200042ASoap scentJoe DiPietro
Sunday, April 30, 200029DPopular fragranceCathy Millhauser
Tuesday, April 25, 200020APotpourri scentRandall J. Hartman
Friday, January 14, 200048DAir freshener option (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Thursday, June 24, 199947DSachet scent (5)Jim Page
Sunday, May 3, 199860ASpring bloomerBrendan Emmett Quigley
Friday, May 1, 199840AWhitman's dooryard bloomer (3)John Wolting
Saturday, March 7, 199828DPale purple (5)Rich Norris
Wednesday, October 8, 199724APurple shade (5)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Monday, June 2, 199754DLight purple (4)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, June 1, 199729AShade of purple (4)Randolph Ross
Sunday, February 9, 199792APurplish (5)D. Niles
Wednesday, January 29, 199721DPale purple (5)R. Hughes
Tuesday, January 21, 199732DNew Hampshire's state flower (4)T. W. Schier
Wednesday, January 8, 19979DViolet shadeJ. D. Leavy
Monday, November 4, 199611DState flower of New HampshireP. Wilson
Sunday, September 29, 199651DCousin of Corinthian pinkM. Reagle
Tuesday, July 30, 199646ASachet scent (5)E. Gorski
Tuesday, January 23, 19961DPerfume scentB. Lubbers
Wednesday, November 8, 199523AShade of purple (4)Glenn E. Sykes
Monday, September 4, 199527DSpring bloomRichard Thomas
Thursday, March 2, 199536DPurple bloomer (2)Raymond Hamel
Friday, August 19, 199424AAir freshener option (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Monday, July 18, 199448ASpring fragranceWayne Robert Williams
Saturday, July 2, 19944APale purple (5)Bryant White
Sunday, June 19, 199489DNew Hampshire state flowerNancy Scandrett Ross
Wednesday, May 11, 19948DShade of purple (4)Harvey Estes
Sunday, March 13, 199412DNew Hampshire's state flower (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Saturday, January 29, 199426AWhitman bloomerBob Klahn

2 results for LILAC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
September 2, 2012panda28DI call it purplishMel Taub
March 28, 2004diagramless47DPurple hueBrendan Emmett Quigley

94 results for LILAC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, June 27, 199333AState flower of N.H.Alex K. JustinMaleska
Saturday, July 11, 199210DState flower of N.H.Ernie FurtadoMaleska
Monday, January 27, 199213APale purpleEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Friday, January 17, 199210DFragrant shrubI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Monday, November 5, 199036AFragrant flowerPeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, May 1, 199015AN.H. state flowerMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Thursday, December 14, 198913ARichly scented flowerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sunday, October 8, 198962DSyringaJim PageMaleska
Friday, September 1, 198924DPale purplePatterson PeppleMaleska
Sunday, July 31, 198854DGranite State flowerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sunday, January 31, 198881DSyringaRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Saturday, November 21, 198751AN.H. state flowerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, July 4, 198649AFlowering shrubH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Thursday, April 3, 19862DBlooming shrubWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, March 3, 198631DFragrant shrubJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, February 22, 198634ASpring flowerKenneth WitteMaleska
Wednesday, January 29, 198614AFragrant flowerMcLloydMaleska
Tuesday, December 24, 198550DShade of purpleWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Tuesday, December 17, 19855AN.H.'s state flowerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, November 23, 198528DFlowering bushJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thursday, July 25, 198528DFragrant bloomerWilliam CanineMaleska
Friday, June 7, 198526DPopular scentGayle DeanMaleska
Tuesday, May 14, 198514AShade of purpleTangrediMaleska
Thursday, November 1, 198425DShrub akin to the olive treeJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sunday, August 28, 198392DFragrant bushMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thursday, June 30, 198325DN.H. state flowerFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Wednesday, December 15, 19825AFlowering shrubJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sunday, December 5, 198261AState flower of N.H.Virginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Friday, July 2, 19821DSyringaLouise EarnestMaleska
Tuesday, June 15, 198228DPale purple flowerBette Sue CohenMaleska
Friday, June 5, 198155ASpring bloomMassiMaleska
Saturday, April 4, 198118DColor or flowerGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Thursday, March 26, 198126ASyringa kinJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thursday, September 4, 198040AState flower of N.H.Jim ModneyMaleska
Tuesday, August 26, 198028DNew Hampshire's state flowerWhitmanMaleska
Wednesday, June 25, 19805AShrub of the olive familyBernice GordonMaleska
Sunday, February 24, 198055DFragrant shrubJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, August 24, 19792DPurple flowering shrubEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wednesday, July 11, 197939A"Go down to Kew in ___ time": NoyesKathryn RighterMaleska
Monday, March 12, 197914AFragrant flowerJacobsMaleska
Sunday, March 26, 197830AWhite ___ ("youthful innocence")A. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, November 20, 197749DBlossom for WhitmanAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Tuesday, November 8, 197726AState flower of N.H.C. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, August 6, 197746DDelicate purpleJack LuzzattoMaleska
Sunday, July 24, 197796DPopular scentJay SpryMaleska
Wednesday, July 13, 197724AState flower of N.H.YoungMaleska
Thursday, December 16, 197630APurple colorRemleyWeng
Saturday, November 6, 197650DFragrant shrubLansingWeng
Friday, October 1, 19765APerfume scentPaul R. BarnesWeng
Thursday, July 8, 197640AWhitman flowerNorton RhoadesWeng
Thursday, March 11, 197642AState flower of N. H.Dorothy CannanWeng
Friday, March 5, 197611DPerfume scentSophie FiermanWeng
Friday, February 27, 197632AN. H. flowerKansilWeng
Tuesday, December 30, 197566ASpring bloomSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sunday, April 20, 1975133DN. H. flowerMary M. MurdochWeng
Wednesday, March 19, 197559AState flower of N. H.Diana SessionsWeng
Thursday, February 13, 19755DPerfume flowerJames BarrickWeng
Friday, November 8, 197414DWalt Whitman flowerJames BarrickWeng
Sunday, September 8, 197468DWhitman's bloomerFrances HansenWeng
Monday, July 23, 197326DFragrant shrubUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 24, 197376DDiamond gal is in bloomEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Monday, September 27, 197133DOrnamental shrubUnknownWeng
Monday, February 22, 197115ASpring flowerUnknownWeng
Monday, November 30, 197021DPopular scentUnknownWeng
Thursday, July 23, 197026DLight purpleUnknownWeng
Thursday, March 20, 19693DPopular shrub.UnknownWeng
Sunday, December 1, 196819AColorW. A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, September 11, 196833DFragrant shrub.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 5, 196831DPurplish color.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 19, 19689DFragrant bloom.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 1, 196814ASpring bloom.UnknownFarrar
Monday, July 24, 19678DFragrant flower.Wells GemberlingFarrar
Friday, June 16, 19673DSpring flower.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, January 14, 196754ASpring flower.Manny MillerFarrar
Sunday, February 20, 196631DColor.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, August 1, 1965101APopular scent.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Saturday, July 31, 19651AFlower.Nancy SchusterFarrar
Sunday, June 13, 196541AFlower.Christine ValenceFarrar
Thursday, June 3, 196551AFlower.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 30, 196415AColor.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 8, 19641DSpring color.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 16, 196412DPale purple.Michael DubinFarrar
Tuesday, January 7, 196410DBlooming shrub.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Saturday, October 13, 196242DDelicate color.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 25, 196211DSpring flower.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 10, 1962118DPale purple.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wednesday, June 6, 196260ANew Hampshire symbol.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, February 22, 196256ABluish blue-red.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Wednesday, December 27, 196148ASpring flower.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 28, 196145DFlowering shrub.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 12, 19611DSpring flower.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 20, 196056ASymbol of spring.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 4, 1960105DSpring flower.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sunday, February 21, 196029AFragrant shrub.Herbert EttensonFarrar