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40 Results for MINUS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, July 24, 201644A- (2)David Steinberg
Tuesday, June 23, 201535AStart of a very cold temperatureJules P. Markey
Tuesday, May 6, 201423A- (2)Alex Bajcz
Saturday, March 22, 201437AOpposite of 28-DownGreg Johnson
Wednesday, December 4, 201318DDrawback (2)Daniel Raymon
Tuesday, September 28, 199930ALessElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, August 16, 199882AWithout (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, May 5, 19983DPart of a school grade, maybeStephanie Spadaccini
Wednesday, October 22, 199738DDrawback (2)John D. Leavy
Tuesday, June 24, 199734AWithout (2)Stephanie Spadaccini
Sunday, May 11, 1997110ADeficiencyNancy Nicholson Joline
Tuesday, March 18, 19975ADiminished byJohn R. Conrad

1 result for MINUS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
July 3, 2016cryptic29ATake away one number in reverse addition problem (5)Richard Silvestri

27 results for MINUS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, April 14, 199325DLessJoy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, February 15, 199123DWithoutArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Tuesday, October 9, 199026DLessAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Monday, April 16, 199051DSubtraction wordMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Sunday, May 10, 198768AWithoutStanley GlassMaleska
Thursday, March 26, 198760ALessFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, August 31, 198651DLessFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, February 19, 198460DCalculator keyBert H. KruseMaleska
Tuesday, May 10, 19835DNegativeErnst TheimerMaleska
Monday, December 13, 198228DMath signJudson G. TrentMaleska
Monday, May 17, 198229ALessJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, April 6, 198145DKey on a calculatorElio DesiderioMaleska
Tuesday, July 28, 197037DMath wordUnknownWeng
Monday, February 16, 197026DLackingUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 15, 196925DWithoutJohn D. OwensWeng
Friday, August 10, 196227DLacking.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 10, 196255ALacking: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 27, 196118ALess than.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 22, 1961106DWithout: Colloq.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Sunday, March 27, 196061DDeprived of: Colloq.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Monday, January 5, 195929DLacking: Colloq.Ann GerlachFarrar
Saturday, November 10, 195636AWanting: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 16, 195533DArithmetical sign.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thursday, June 10, 195423DNegative numeral sign.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, July 1, 195219ALacking something.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 20, 194781DWithout.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, July 4, 194358ADeficiency.J. C. DoesburgFarrar

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