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9 Results for OILPAN

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, March 20, 201698ACar collector?Joel Fagliano
Monday, December 15, 201443ACrankcase baseZhouqin Burnikel and Dennis Ryall
Monday, April 21, 20146DCrankcase reservoirJohn Lieb
Friday, December 30, 201143DBottom of a crankcase (2)Mike Nothnagel
Tuesday, August 2, 201129ABottom of a crankcase (2)Albert R. Picallo
Friday, July 17, 199817ABottom of the crankcaseRandolph Ross

3 results for OILPAN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, July 6, 198622DCrankcase sectionBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thursday, December 27, 196230ACrankcase reservoir.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, October 30, 1955111DCrankcase section.Herbert EttensonFarrar

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