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31 Results

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

Tuesday, August 28, 201210DFalse start? (4)Lou Borenstein
Wednesday, November 10, 201049ANot realSamuel A. Donaldson
Friday, February 13, 20099DFeignedDoug Peterson
Thursday, January 15, 20099DFake (2)Patrick Blindauer
Sunday, November 9, 200842ABogusPaula Gamache
Tuesday, July 29, 200842DFalse start? (4)David Kwong and Emily Halpern
Monday, February 5, 20078DPrefix with intellectualJoy C. Frank
Tuesday, December 20, 200533DFalse start? (4)Nancy and Holden Baker
Friday, September 2, 200554AFake (2)Sherry O. Blackard
Sunday, February 23, 200377DFalse (2)Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, November 27, 200240AFalse start? (4)Ron O'Hair
Sunday, September 15, 200273AShamFred Piscop
Saturday, April 18, 199823DFalse (2)Frank Longo
Sunday, March 6, 199457DSpuriousFrances Hansen

17 results for PSEUDO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Saturday, March 28, 199225DFalse; shamJesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, December 31, 19905DSham: Comb. formJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, September 9, 199029AShamJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, November 13, 198929AFalse: Comb. formAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 1987118AShamCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Tuesday, June 25, 198539DSpuriousMark DiehlMaleska
Thursday, March 7, 19854DFalseS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Saturday, January 1, 197245DFakeUnknownWeng
Monday, May 11, 197024AFalse: PrefixUnknownWeng
Monday, March 23, 197044AShamUnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 2, 196826APhony.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 1, 1967121ACounterfeit.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Thursday, June 29, 196723ASpurious.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tuesday, November 22, 196624APhony.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 29, 196654ASpurious: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 18, 196436DFalse.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Sunday, November 13, 196078DCounterfeit.A. J. SantoraFarrar