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36 Results for OPENERS

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

Sunday, May 3, 201520AJacks or better, say, in pokerDan Schoenholz
Wednesday, November 25, 200945DChurch keysAllan E. Parrish
Tuesday, October 13, 200936DJust for ___Sharon Delorme
Thursday, August 27, 200927AIntrosDerek Bowman
Sunday, March 18, 200750AKeys (2)Craig Kasper
Sunday, June 9, 200228AKeys (2)Randolph Ross
Sunday, August 3, 1997121AJacks or better, in pokerPeter Gordon

1 result for OPENERS from Variety puzzles.

February 3, 2013diagramless62ACorkscrews, e.g.Paula Gamache

28 results for OPENERS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, October 8, 198966AJacks, e.g.Jim PageMaleska
Friday, April 14, 198926DA pair of jacks, maybeNancy JolineMaleska
Friday, July 29, 198837DPoker termJames L. BeattyMaleska
Thursday, June 23, 198813DStartersRhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, October 18, 198175DPair of jacks, oftenLouis BaronMaleska
Sunday, August 12, 197914DKeys or jacksJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sunday, October 23, 19775DKitchen utensilsFrank NosoffMaleska
Wednesday, February 16, 197717AJacks or better, usuallyAnn JenkinsWeng
Sunday, August 15, 1976112DCertain poker playersBill HartmanWeng
Tuesday, August 25, 197046AJacks or betterUnknownWeng
Friday, July 24, 197014AJacks or betterUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 13, 1967106APoker holding.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Saturday, October 17, 196433APoker term.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 29, 196385DKitchen devices.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, December 11, 19604DCertain poker cards.Tom MixonFarrar
Thursday, April 2, 195942AGadgets for kitchen use.Madeline CorseFarrar
Wednesday, December 18, 195743DJacks or better, at poker.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 6, 195716AKitchen tools.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, November 2, 195629AFirst games of a season.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Sunday, August 26, 195678AKitchen gadgets.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, March 29, 195657AKitchen devices.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 20, 195443DKitchen gadgets.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sunday, July 26, 195390DKitchen gadgets.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tuesday, December 9, 19527DKitchen gadgets.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, June 4, 195214AJacks or better.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 16, 195238AKitchen gadgets.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 4, 194998DA pair of jacks.William Spaar Jr.Farrar
Sunday, June 5, 1949104ATools used in kitchenettes.George NewkirkFarrar