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13 Results for LITOTES

2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Friday, February 15, 201339DFigure of speech like "not unlike"Tom Heilman
Saturday, September 26, 200941DFigure of speech like "no mean feat"Joon Pahk

2 results for LITOTES from Variety puzzles.

November 25, 2007acrosticPFigure of speech like "That's not bad!"Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
December 19, 1999acrosticCLiterary device in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of its contraryEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

9 results for LITOTES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, October 21, 198523DUnderstatement for effectFrank GearyMaleska
Sunday, July 31, 196652DUnderstatement: Rhet.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, January 16, 19604DUnderstatement to increase effect.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 23, 1958104A"A citizen of no mean city."Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, September 11, 195717AUnderstatement: A figure of speech.Josephine MartinFarrar
Tuesday, August 5, 195237DRhetorical expression such as "not bad at all."UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 16, 195057DRhetorical understatement.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, May 2, 194345AAffirmation by the negation of the opposite.I. KertFarrar
Sunday, August 9, 194287ARhetorical form.Herbert EttensonFarrar