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123 Results for NAILS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, September 16, 201431DThey can take a poundingGary Cee
Tuesday, June 17, 201455DFinalizes, with "down"Zhouqin Burnikel
Sunday, December 9, 201297DBarrelful at a hardware storePatrick Berry
Thursday, December 8, 201110DGets perfectlyDaniel A. Finan
Thursday, October 20, 201119DFiled thingsPatrick Berry
Monday, October 17, 201118AManicurists treat themPatrick Berry
Monday, July 19, 201053DTough as ___ (2)David Blake
Sunday, September 13, 200999DDoes perfectlyTodd Gross
Monday, December 24, 200715AManicurists' concernsMark Sherwood
Saturday, November 24, 200739AThey may be done in a salonVictor Fleming
Saturday, July 28, 200727AAcesManny Nosowsky
Sunday, May 13, 2007106DAccomplishes perfectly, as a dismountJim Page
Tuesday, May 8, 200740APolish receiversSarah Keller
Sunday, April 29, 200753DPerforms perfectlyHenry Hook
Tuesday, November 21, 200664ASome have big headsStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Wednesday, November 15, 200614AManicurist's expertiseDavid Benkof
Monday, April 25, 200525DManicurists' targetsAlison Donald
Monday, December 29, 200332DSymbols of hardness (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wednesday, October 22, 200325DSymbol of toughnessJudy Cole
Wednesday, July 16, 200313DThings at one's fingertips?Norm Guggenbiller
Tuesday, May 13, 200370AAchieves perfectlyTodd McClary
Wednesday, February 20, 200218DThey may be polishedMarjorie Richter
Friday, January 11, 200223DCatches red-handedMark Diehl
Monday, March 26, 200150ASymbols of hardness (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wednesday, January 3, 200127DEpitome of toughnessFred Piscop
Monday, December 18, 200031DPolish sitesNancy Kavanaugh
Sunday, November 5, 200017DCatches but goodMichael S. Maurer
Wednesday, October 27, 199926DManicurists' jobsChris Sallade
Friday, January 29, 199928DFiled itemsEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Sunday, March 8, 199863AEpitome of hardnessRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, August 5, 199725ATough as ___ (2)William Bernhardt
Wednesday, February 19, 199733DThings to be filedD. J. DeChristopher
Sunday, October 2, 199454ASymbol of hardnessFrances Hansen
Thursday, September 15, 199421DAttachesFred Piscop
Friday, December 3, 199349ASecretaries may file theseBill Click

3 results for NAILS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
February 25, 2007panda29ALani's fastenersMel Taub
August 23, 1998cryptic17ANavy's leader does poorly with studs (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
April 5, 1998diagramless43AHand weapons?Frank Longo

85 results for NAILS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, August 1, 199332AFastenersMartin FassMaleska
Sunday, March 28, 199378DA human scoreJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Thursday, December 24, 199262AA human scorePageMaleska
Wednesday, December 2, 199238DNabs a crookPeter GordonMaleska
Sunday, November 29, 199246ASymbols of hardnessCharles E. GerschMaleska
Tuesday, June 2, 199230ABrads or spadsWilson McBeathMaleska
Monday, October 14, 199140ACapturesBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Sunday, May 12, 199172AThey're bitten and bangedRandolph RossMaleska
Sunday, February 17, 199125DBrad and spadNorman S. WizerMaleska
Wednesday, November 8, 198920ATenpenny, etc.Eli WesoffMaleska
Monday, October 16, 198952DHard as ___ (tough)Albert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, August 14, 198880ASparablesJoy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, July 8, 198829DSparablesMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, June 21, 198819ACarpenter's needThomas BohmMaleska
Sunday, March 8, 19875ACatches red-handedWilson McBeathMaleska
Wednesday, December 24, 198640ATwenty that often need trimmingH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Sunday, April 13, 198646DCarpentry needsNorma SteinbergMaleska
Saturday, November 23, 198554DThey're often filedJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sunday, November 10, 198553DHob or hang followersJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wednesday, January 30, 198518DFastensChristy RidleyMaleska
Monday, August 13, 198438AHard as ___Edward BobbMaleska
Sunday, January 29, 198419AManicurist's chargeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thursday, December 22, 198362ACarpenter's purchaseHellerMaleska
Monday, January 25, 198230DHard as ___BarkanMaleska
Friday, May 2, 198034ACollarsGhulam Y. FarukiMaleska
Sunday, February 3, 198067DCatches red-handedHenry HookMaleska
Thursday, November 15, 197941ASymbols of hardnessCoppsMaleska
Tuesday, August 1, 197834DItems to be filedRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Thursday, July 8, 197618DHard as ___Norton RhoadesWeng
Sunday, October 5, 1975113AFinger partsRichard CampWeng
Friday, October 4, 197440AHard as ___Marie WestWeng
Sunday, March 17, 19744DBrad and spadEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sunday, January 20, 197422AHard as ___Adelyn LewisWeng
Tuesday, September 11, 197321DSymbols of hardnessUnknownWeng
Thursday, June 7, 197354DCapturesUnknownWeng
Friday, December 1, 197227DNabsUnknownWeng
Monday, July 24, 197240ASecuresUnknownWeng
Tuesday, July 4, 197229DCatchesUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 16, 197131DHardware itemsUnknownWeng
Monday, July 27, 197066ABradsUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 20, 197045ACommon and headlessUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 25, 197021DName for a ship's carpenterEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Monday, October 20, 196950DFinger parts.UnknownWeng
Sunday, October 6, 196867DTalonsSidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, September 8, 196884DHardwareSara V. TuckermanFarrar
Thursday, March 21, 196867AHardware.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 11, 196849ASpikes.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 29, 196827ATacks.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 14, 196747ASpikes.Martha J. DeWittFarrar
Wednesday, August 9, 196756AFastens.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, July 10, 1966154ASecures.Will WengFarrar
Sunday, November 14, 196566AFiled items.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
Tuesday, August 31, 196519DSynonym for hardness.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 16, 196528DSpikes.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, June 30, 196519ASpikes.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 18, 1965114AName for a ship's carpenter.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, March 19, 196532DSpikes.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 3, 196530AMuch-enameled items.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 25, 196520ARelatives of staples.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 7, 19639DSpikes.Hume CraftFarrar
Friday, May 3, 19639DSymbol of hardness.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 2, 1962110ASymbol of hardness.Sidney LambertFarrar
Saturday, March 10, 196234ATacks.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 5, 196166ASymbol of hardness.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 4, 196041ASymbol of hardness.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Monday, January 11, 196053DSymbol of hardness.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 8, 1959104AUpholster's necessities.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, July 26, 195998ACriterion of hardness.E. J. WestFarrar
Sunday, October 5, 195866ASecures.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, December 1, 1957102ASecures.Sidney LambertFarrar
Friday, July 12, 195732DHardness comparison.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Friday, June 17, 195553AFastens.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 10, 1955100ASynonym of hardness.Sam LakeFarrar
Saturday, March 6, 195419DCatches: Colloq.Marian MoeserFarrar
Friday, November 20, 195359ASynonym for hardness.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 14, 195318DSymbol of hardness.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, January 18, 195317DSynonym of hardness.Israel GitterFarrar
Sunday, November 9, 195232DThey get care in beauty shops.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, October 28, 195172DClouts.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Tuesday, May 29, 195134DCarpenter's equipment.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 21, 19516DFemale weapons.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, December 19, 195019DClaws.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 7, 194756ACrusoe's find.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 194559ABrads.Charles CrossFarrar
Sunday, December 24, 194444DSixteenths of a yard.C. E. NoelFarrar