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16 Results

6 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, April 23, 20128ASound of an excited heartMichael David
Sunday, March 13, 201130DIt comes from the heartPatrick Berry
Sunday, September 7, 20031AHearty response?Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, February 2, 200215AHeartbeatA. J. Santora
Friday, June 4, 199934DSound of falling hailJohn Wolting
Thursday, January 5, 19953DSound of rain on a roofHarvey Estes

1 result for PITAPAT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
November 17, 2002acrosticWWith a rapid beatEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

9 results for PITAPAT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, October 15, 198720APalpitatinglyWilliam CanineMaleska
Friday, September 26, 198010DThe sound of gentle rainTap OsbornMaleska
Friday, July 25, 198034DHow the bride's heart beatsJonesMaleska
Sunday, August 8, 197624ASound of little feetJoseph LaFauciWeng
Friday, October 28, 196633AHeartthrob.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 26, 196153APalpitation.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Monday, October 9, 196138DHeart throb.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 1960127AHeart beat.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thursday, December 10, 195938DIn a flutter.UnknownFarrar