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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, October 7, 201356DFail's oppositeAmy Johnson
Sunday, October 6, 2013105ASlip byPatrick Berry
Wednesday, September 11, 201330AFree ticket (3)Patrick Blindauer
Friday, July 12, 201323ANot run, maybeMatt Ginsberg
Sunday, June 23, 20135AGo beyondPatrick Berry
Monday, February 4, 20134DGet any grade above an FRandall J. Hartman
Thursday, September 22, 201121ABomb, e.g.Jeff Dubner
Monday, August 15, 201162A"No bid" (4)Stan Newman
Saturday, July 9, 201152ATake advantage of a broken lineCaleb Madison
Sunday, March 28, 20107DCourt transfer?Ed Sessa
Saturday, December 12, 200934DTurn down, with "on"Karen M. Tracey
Sunday, December 6, 200930AAir play?Patrick Berry
Saturday, November 8, 200827DMeet the requirementsByron Walden
Thursday, July 17, 200871ASay noElizabeth A. Long
Thursday, January 31, 20081AThrowPaula Gamache
Friday, March 2, 200741AObject of a scout's searchEric Berlin
Thursday, November 23, 200631DBridge callAri Halpern
Sunday, December 25, 200561DGet by (2)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Tuesday, December 13, 200552DFree ticket (3)Roy Leban
Tuesday, October 11, 200522AHail Mary, e.g. (2)Mike Torch
Sunday, July 3, 200570DNot failElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, June 26, 200519DPart of a wagon train's routeJoe DiPietro
Monday, February 28, 20055DFree ticket (3)Marjorie Berg
Sunday, February 27, 200563DRoute for a wagon trainMike Torch
Monday, July 26, 200463A[No bid] (4)Bernice Gordon
Sunday, February 15, 200449AFinal bidDerrick Niederman
Friday, December 26, 200321AFrontier scout's discoveryRobert H. Wolfe
Tuesday, November 4, 20034DQuarterback's moveElizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, June 14, 200365ALeave behind ... or not leave behindManny Nosowsky
Saturday, May 3, 200334DBridge option (3)John Scott Marrone
Saturday, April 12, 200330DGo by (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Wednesday, October 9, 200229DHail Mary, e.g. (2)Peter Gordon
Friday, September 13, 20021DAvoid summer schoolMel Rosen
Sunday, July 14, 200215AGet by (2)Patrick Berry
Monday, April 29, 200227DQuarterback's option (2)Holden Baker
Sunday, February 3, 2002107DMountain spotRichard Silvestri
Thursday, October 18, 200141AGridiron moveElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, October 14, 20018ACertain school gradeElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, April 30, 200124DBridge declarationPeter Gordon
Friday, January 12, 200128DSite of a mountain routeMark Diehl
Thursday, November 2, 200061AQuarterback's tacticHenry Hook
Monday, June 5, 20001D"No bid" (4)William A. Ballard
Sunday, February 27, 200074AFreebieHarvey Estes
Sunday, January 9, 200094AMake the grade? (2)Charles M. Deber
Monday, December 20, 199913DSkip a turnNancy Salomon
Friday, October 15, 199957AMountain path siteMark Diehl
Monday, August 9, 199971AGridiron optionElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, July 25, 19991DOvertakeCharles M. Deber
Sunday, June 6, 1999126ABridge commentDavid J. Kahn
Friday, April 30, 199912DMake the grade? (2)Pat M. Hugel
Monday, April 19, 199913DQuarterback's option (2)Gregory E. Paul
Saturday, December 5, 199862DIt's often made freshlyDaniel R. Stark
Thursday, January 29, 199810ABidder's optionFrances Hansen
Saturday, May 24, 199715DBe approvedRich Norris
Tuesday, July 2, 19965AGrade school gradeS. Cohen
Wednesday, December 20, 199565AGo by (2)Lois Sidway
Wednesday, November 22, 199548A"No bid" (4)Chuck Deodene
Saturday, January 28, 199542ANarrow routeRandolph Ross
Wednesday, January 25, 19951ABridge option (3)Norma Steinberg
Sunday, January 22, 199512DHead-'em-off siteFrances Hansen
Monday, December 12, 199444ABridge option (3)Joy L. Wouk
Thursday, July 7, 199412DMountain routeEd Early
Sunday, March 20, 19943DTicketJoel Davajan

2 results for PASS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
August 17, 2014panda48AGo by spasMel Taub
April 28, 2002panda5DDad's satisfactory gradeMel Taub

146 results for PASS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, September 19, 199368AAnnie OakleyJohn M. SamsonTaub
Tuesday, August 3, 199310AAnnie Oakley, e.g.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, May 28, 199366ADonner, e.g.Cathy MillhauserMaleska
Monday, May 24, 199310ABridge callSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, January 21, 19931AAnnie OakleyEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, September 3, 19929AWhat Yarborough holders doEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, July 30, 199221DColPeggy DevlinMaleska
Sunday, June 14, 1992108AAnnie OakleyBert H. KruseMaleska
Saturday, June 6, 19921AAnagram for sapsDaniel GirardiMaleska
Monday, April 6, 199248AAnnie OakleyArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Wednesday, December 11, 199165AAnnie OakleyArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Wednesday, November 6, 199150DBy me, in cardsRobert KatzMaleska
Tuesday, March 5, 199134DKhyber ___Jeanne WilsonMaleska
Tuesday, December 25, 199012DColJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, July 12, 199010AFreebieWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Tuesday, March 13, 199064AYarborough holder's bidSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, February 27, 199057DOvertakeRichard SilvestriMaleska
Monday, February 19, 199054DAnnie OakleyAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Monday, December 11, 198961ABridge callSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, November 14, 198963ADecline to bidRichard SilvestriMaleska
Monday, June 26, 198926DGo byEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wednesday, March 8, 198932DBridge wordPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, December 21, 19885ABridge declarationSampsonMaleska
Monday, December 5, 198812DMarino optionNorma SteinbergMaleska
Thursday, October 6, 198859ALeave behindJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, July 16, 198812DAnnie OakleyJoe ClonickMaleska
Monday, December 28, 198727DCard player's decisionVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sunday, December 13, 198712DBrenner is oneLouis SabinMaleska
Monday, November 9, 198742AGridiron playShirley SolowayMaleska
Thursday, June 11, 19878DFreebieRhonda KrausMaleska
Tuesday, April 14, 198770AGo byShirley SolowayMaleska
Wednesday, March 11, 198761AHoopster's actionThomas W. SchierMaleska
Wednesday, February 11, 198768AMarino bombWhittenMaleska
Thursday, January 1, 198759DColJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, August 6, 198613DPlace to head 'em offMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sunday, July 27, 19866DAnnie OakleyJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sunday, April 13, 198651DMarino bombNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sunday, May 12, 198559DBridge bidMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Saturday, April 20, 198510DKhyber is oneRobert KatzMaleska
Friday, February 15, 198559AMarino-to-Duper playRobert KatzMaleska
Wednesday, January 23, 19858DFootball tacticChristy RidleyMaleska
Sunday, December 30, 198412DSentry's verbBeverly TivinMaleska
Tuesday, October 23, 198457DMasher's maneuverFrank GearyMaleska
Friday, September 21, 198454DApproach at a singles barUllmenMaleska
Monday, September 10, 198454DForward or lateral followerElaine GeorgeMaleska
Tuesday, July 24, 198466AMountain declivityJohnsonMaleska
Sunday, July 8, 198414DMontana maneuverBarry L. CohenMaleska
Sunday, May 29, 198314AAnnie OakleySam Bellotto Jr.Maleska
Tuesday, May 3, 198323AElapseErnst TheimerMaleska
Saturday, March 5, 19834ASimplon is oneKay SullivanMaleska
Saturday, February 26, 198341DAnnie OakleyJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Friday, January 1, 19823DJaworski "bomb"C. J. AngioMaleska
Thursday, April 23, 198113DBradshaw "bomb"Bernice GordonMaleska
Sunday, December 21, 198015AAnnie OakleyAnne FoxMaleska
Tuesday, August 26, 19801DLateral, e.g.WhitmanMaleska
Sunday, August 24, 19806ADonner or KhyberJudson G. TrentMaleska
Monday, February 18, 198010AFootball playMrs. John FabbroniMaleska
Thursday, October 11, 197932ABridge wordRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Friday, August 31, 19791AIt's sometimes interceptedJudson G. TrentMaleska
Saturday, July 28, 19791DGo byWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, March 5, 19791ADonner, ___ in Calif.FinchMaleska
Tuesday, December 13, 19771AMountain gorgeRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Saturday, September 17, 197761AKhyber or DonnerSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Sunday, July 31, 1977100DAnnie OakleyTom MixonMaleska
Saturday, July 2, 197717AAmatory ployWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, May 18, 197764AHeading-off pointHugh McElroyMaleska
Sunday, March 27, 197739DBase on ballsJay SpryMaleska
Friday, May 21, 197624DBridge callSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Saturday, November 22, 19751AFootball playAllan BlackmanWeng
Wednesday, October 1, 197521AAnnie OakleyMarie WestWeng
Sunday, September 21, 197516DSoldier's wantBill HartmanWeng
Thursday, July 31, 19751ABridge callReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Thursday, June 26, 197519A___ the hatNorton RhoadesWeng
Thursday, May 8, 19751DBridge callMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Tuesday, January 28, 19756ABridge callVirginia GodwinWeng
Thursday, December 12, 197450DRatifyMillerWeng
Sunday, November 17, 1974125DBase on ballsArnold MossWeng
Wednesday, October 23, 19744ANamath forteHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Thursday, August 29, 197448AGridiron yard-gainerHerb L. RisteenWeng
Wednesday, July 24, 197458ACome to ___Dorothy CannanWeng
Sunday, July 21, 19747AKhyber or DonnerBarbara GillisWeng
Wednesday, June 12, 197433DBridge callElizabeth A. YaroWeng
Thursday, March 14, 197440AUse a hat in a wayGleasserWeng
Monday, March 4, 197434AKhyber, for oneRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Sunday, September 16, 1973109DFootball playNancy S. RossWeng
Monday, July 30, 197350DAnnie OakleyUnknownWeng
Friday, June 22, 197313DBridge callUnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 4, 197357DBrenner ___UnknownWeng
Wednesday, March 21, 197353DAnagram of 1 DownUnknownWeng
Saturday, September 23, 197213DFree ticketUnknownWeng
Friday, August 4, 197247DBridge callUnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 19, 197261ABrenner, for oneUnknownWeng
Saturday, January 1, 19721ABridge callUnknownWeng
Sunday, December 12, 197140DBridge callEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Monday, August 16, 197140DBridge callUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 27, 197139ANo bidEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Saturday, June 26, 197148DNamath specialtyMel TaubWeng
Sunday, May 31, 19701ABridge callJean ReedWeng
Friday, April 17, 197042AGridiron playUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 10, 19691APlace to stop 'em at.UnknownWeng
Sunday, August 17, 1969123DGo byAnne FoxWeng
Friday, August 8, 196910AProceed.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, June 17, 196926AAnnie Oakley.UnknownWeng
Thursday, April 10, 196964AGridiron thrill.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 7, 196965AAnnie Oakley.UnknownWeng
Thursday, November 7, 19681AFootball play.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 31, 196863ABridge term.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 4, 19685ABridge term.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 9, 196727DBridge term.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 10, 196727DFootball play.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Wednesday, March 29, 19671AState of affairs, often pretty.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sunday, January 1, 1967120AFootball play.Anne FoxFarrar
Sunday, December 4, 1966103ABridge word.Anne FoxFarrar
Tuesday, August 16, 196613DAnnie Oakley.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 6, 196625DFootball play.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 4, 196633DHand to another.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 21, 19669ASleight of hand.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 18, 19651DFootball term.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 24, 196532AFootball play.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 11, 196513DBridge term.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 21, 196552DAnnie Oakley.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 12, 196530ABridge term.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 28, 196463ABridge term.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 21, 196425AProceed.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sunday, April 5, 196430ACol.Will C. WengFarrar
Monday, August 6, 196248AFootball play.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 2, 196264AFree ticket.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 18, 196110AQuarterback's specialty.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 25, 196137DGo beyond.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 18, 196113DTerm at bridge.UnknownFarrar
Monday, July 11, 196037DNarrow defile.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 6, 196027DUndergo with success.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 30, 196013DTake place.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 11, 19601ASlip by.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 2, 19608DSituation, often pretty.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 9, 196033DDefile.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 18, 195974DTake place.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Thursday, October 1, 19596DTake place.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 17, 195959DSleight of hand.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 3, 19591DFootball play.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 25, 19599APermit.J. S. CrowellFarrar
Tuesday, July 7, 195913DSituation, sometimes pretty.George LaczkoFarrar
Monday, May 25, 19596AAn Annie Oakley.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Monday, April 20, 19591DFree ticket.Albert V. BlumFarrar
Saturday, March 28, 195926AMake the grade.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, February 24, 195926DFree ticket.Jules ArensbergFarrar