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126 Results for OOPS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, July 24, 201540AOmission statement?Patrick Berry
Wednesday, January 7, 201555A"My bad!" (11)Greg Johnson
Monday, November 24, 201410D"My bad!" (11)Robert Seminara
Monday, December 16, 201335D"My bad!" (11)Greg Johnson
Friday, August 30, 201336AWord after a splatDavid Steinberg
Friday, March 8, 201347ASchlemiel's cryPaula Gamache
Sunday, September 9, 201229DFumble followerKevin G. Der
Tuesday, June 19, 201254DBoo-boo followerSteve Riley
Sunday, January 9, 201131A"I shouldn't have done that"Patrick Berry
Thursday, October 14, 201030AWorrying comment from a surgeonJim Hilger
Tuesday, February 23, 201054D"Well, that was stupid of me!"Joanne Sullivan
Monday, November 30, 200949A"My bad!" (11)Oliver Hill
Saturday, June 27, 20094DMumble after a fumbleTrip Payne
Sunday, May 17, 200980A"My bad" (11)Oliver Hill
Monday, March 16, 200920A"My bad!" (11)Lynn Lempel
Friday, November 21, 200838AWord of dismayPatrick Berry
Wednesday, September 24, 200853DBungler's cryLynn Lempel
Thursday, November 1, 200755D"I goofed"Larry Shearer
Wednesday, October 17, 200753D"Stupid me!" (2)Paula Gamache
Saturday, October 6, 200755DDropping soundBrendan Emmett Quigley and David Quarfoot
Sunday, January 28, 200715ACry from a butterfingers (2)Victor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Sunday, November 19, 200676D"Not good!"Tony Orbach
Monday, October 30, 200651AKlutz's cry (2)Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, September 26, 200625A"My bad!" (11)Randall J. Hartman
Tuesday, June 13, 200639AWord from a klutzJanet R. Bender
Wednesday, December 14, 200520A"Uh-oh"James R. Leeds
Tuesday, November 1, 200558A"Sorry about that!"Sarah Keller
Sunday, September 18, 200579A"My bad" (11)Joe DiPietro
Thursday, July 14, 200561D"My bad!" (11)Kevan Choset
Thursday, April 28, 200541ABumbler's cryElizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, September 14, 200460D"My bad!" (11)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Tuesday, April 6, 200426ACry from a butterfingers (2)Tony Orbach
Thursday, September 4, 20037DKlutz's cry (2)Nancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Sunday, August 10, 2003111DUnwelcome word from a surgeon (2)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, January 29, 200359D"So sorry!" (2)Fred Piscop
Tuesday, December 4, 200160A"My mistake!"Michael Shteyman
Friday, October 12, 200141AApology precederManny Nosowsky
Tuesday, August 7, 200161A"I dropped it!"Mark P. Sherwood
Friday, June 8, 200128DError message? (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, January 14, 2001108D"My bad" (11)Nancy Salomon
Friday, November 3, 200033DError message? (2)Joe DiPietro
Saturday, October 14, 20006DIt may follow an omissionRich Norris
Wednesday, July 19, 200058DUnwelcome word from a surgeon? (2)Philip Lew
Sunday, January 2, 200094AWord following an omissionRich Norris
Monday, March 15, 199937D"Stupid me!" (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Friday, March 5, 199957DCry over spilled milk (2)Joe DiPietro
Thursday, September 17, 199858DCry over spilled milk (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Thursday, October 2, 199758DButterfingers' remarkChristopher Hurt
Wednesday, September 24, 199721A"Sorry 'bout that!"Wayne Robert Williams
Tuesday, May 27, 199749DKin of "Uh-oh!"Stephanie Spadaccini
Friday, April 11, 199736AUnwelcome word at an antique shopManny Nosowsky
Tuesday, March 4, 199773AKlutz's utteranceElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, June 20, 199667ALummonx's cryC. Millhauser
Saturday, September 30, 199522A“So sorry!” (2)Bryant White
Sunday, July 2, 1995106DAll-thumbs apologyAlex K. Justin
Friday, May 5, 199529DCousin of "uh-oh"Harvey Estes
Monday, February 20, 199554AButterfingers' cryBernice Gordon
Wednesday, December 7, 199461ABumbler's blurtChet Currier
Saturday, August 27, 199439ABad word to hear at a china shopJoy L. Wouk
Wednesday, January 5, 199419AFaux pas followerChet Currier

4 results for OOPS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
March 12, 2006diagramless9D"That was dumb of me!"Byron Walden
November 26, 2000diagramless2D"Clumsy me!"Peter Gordon
December 14, 1997cryptic30AI'm sorry I'm so clumsy with doughnuts, pepper and salt (4)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
November 2, 1997panda47A'Ula ___ (cockney toys)Mel Taub

62 results for OOPS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, November 3, 19936DBumbler's exclamationDaniel GirardiTaub
Monday, November 1, 199327DButterfingers' bleatBetty JorgensenTaub
Sunday, October 3, 199338DSound of embarrassmentWarren W. ReichTaub
Thursday, September 23, 199332DSpiller's wordBob SefickTaub
Monday, August 10, 199268A"Pardon me!"Don GroatMaleska
Tuesday, May 5, 199261AButterfingers' cryBetty JorgensenMaleska
Friday, December 20, 199151DApologetic cryWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Friday, May 31, 199155DOola and AlleyErnie FurtadoMaleska
Wednesday, October 24, 199057DAwkward person's cryEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, August 6, 199062ABungler's apologyPeter SwiftMaleska
Sunday, April 15, 199075AClumsy one's cryJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Friday, April 8, 198815AClumsy one's expressionEli WesoffMaleska
Monday, March 28, 198833ACry of surprised dismayNancy McCarthyMaleska
Monday, May 18, 198715AClumsy one's expressionEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sunday, November 30, 1986106D"Sorry about that!"Harold B. CountsMaleska
Saturday, October 25, 198632DApologetic interjectionNancy JolineMaleska
Wednesday, August 27, 198654DPass-dropper's cryLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, July 25, 198657DWord from a klutzGeorge MadridMaleska
Tuesday, July 12, 198345AOh, oh!Virginia L. YatesMaleska
Tuesday, July 6, 198221AButterfingers' exclamationDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sunday, January 17, 198262AClumsy one's expressionRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, April 19, 198163DButterfingers' cryMichael PriestleyMaleska
Thursday, July 31, 198018DOmigosh!Jean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, December 24, 197925DClumsy person's cryMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Saturday, November 10, 197938DApologetic wordC. J. AngioMaleska
Thursday, June 7, 197935DButterfingers' cryRobert KatzMaleska
Saturday, April 29, 197852DInterjection for droppers and spillersMeltzerMaleska
Sunday, March 26, 197893DApologetic exclamationA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, March 9, 197833DButterfingers' cryBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, January 16, 1977107D"So sorry!"Jordan S. LasherWeng
Friday, August 8, 197538A"___, sorry"Sophie FiermanWeng
Monday, January 6, 197540ASurprised cryJay LivingstonWeng
Saturday, June 9, 197312DWord with sorryUnknownWeng
Friday, July 21, 19721AWord of surpriseUnknownWeng
Sunday, April 2, 197226AWord with sorryBert KruseWeng
Friday, March 24, 197264DCry of dismayUnknownWeng
Monday, September 6, 197139DWord of surpriseUnknownWeng
Monday, April 5, 197156DSurprised soundUnknownWeng
Tuesday, March 16, 19717DWord before sorryUnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 18, 197036AWord with sorryUnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 16, 19697DExclamation.UnknownWeng
Sunday, August 10, 196940D"___, sorry"Kirk DoddWeng
Sunday, May 12, 196830APardon me!Arnold MossFarrar
Monday, April 29, 196838DSound of surprise: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 17, 196839DSorry!Anne FoxFarrar
Friday, January 26, 19687DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 23, 196750DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 3, 196713DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 4, 196759ASlangy exclamation.Ronald C. HirschfeldFarrar
Sunday, April 17, 196673DSorry!Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wednesday, November 17, 196523D'Scuse, please!UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 7, 196542ASlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 6, 196440DSlangy exclamation.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, August 31, 19631DSorry!, slangily.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 27, 196325DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 8, 196365ASlangy exclamation of apology.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, October 30, 1960143DSound of surprise: Slang.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sunday, September 7, 1958119ASlangy cry of dismay.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wednesday, August 13, 19587DSorry!: Slang.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, March 4, 195842DSlangy exclamation of dismay.Bernice GordonFarrar
Friday, September 26, 195256DExclamation before "I'm sorry!"UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 15, 195117AComic-strip ejaculation.UnknownFarrar