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10 Results for METAPHOR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, May 29, 201328ASand in an hourglass, for timeGary Cee
Sunday, January 21, 200151D"A mighty fortress is our God," e.g.Con Pederson
Tuesday, January 24, 199566A"Life is a bowl of cherries," e.g.Richard Hughes

1 result for METAPHOR from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
July 17, 2011acrosticC"All the world's a stage," e.g.Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

6 results for METAPHOR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, December 27, 198724ANERVES OF STEELVictoria Black and Alex F. BlackMaleska
Saturday, March 9, 19854DImplied comparisonNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Monday, May 24, 197621ASomething often mixedElizabeth M. QuackenbushWeng
Wednesday, May 3, 196728A"All the world's a stage," for example.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, May 29, 196083A"Why, the world's mine oyster."Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, November 7, 195648A"All the world's a stage," for example.Victor GoldfarbFarrar