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83 Results for SCANS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, June 18, 20149ACheckout procedures (2)Amy Johnson
Saturday, May 24, 201439DDoctor's orders (2)Peter Wentz
Tuesday, May 17, 201122AReads, as bar codesJohn Farmer
Thursday, January 7, 201013DOptical readingsXan Vongsathorn
Friday, June 1, 200752ADoctor's orders (2)David Quarfoot and Katy Swalwell
Wednesday, January 10, 20075ASome hospital procedures (2)Curtis Yee
Sunday, September 19, 200450ACheckout procedures (2)Kyle Mahowald
Saturday, July 26, 20038DSome hospital procedures (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, February 23, 200379AGives the once-overNancy Salomon
Monday, February 18, 200211DPictures put into computersPhilip Lew
Thursday, July 5, 200140DSkimsPeter Gordon
Monday, February 26, 200127DReads, as a bar codeNorma Steinberg
Thursday, October 12, 20001ATasks at checkout countersA. J. Santora
Wednesday, September 22, 199951DReads a bar codeManny Nosowsky
Saturday, January 3, 199819ASome medical proceduresRich Norris
Sunday, July 10, 1994122AHas meter, as poetryAlvin Chase

2 results for SCANS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
October 22, 2006panda31DThey precede T containersMel Taub
September 26, 2004panda29D'Tain't bottlesMel Taub

65 results for SCANS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Saturday, February 29, 199233AReads cursorilyEileen LexauMaleska
Thursday, January 2, 19926DAnalyzes verseJames L. BeattyMaleska
Wednesday, May 9, 199014DM.R.I. examinationsNancy JolineMaleska
Sunday, March 18, 1990102AReads meterCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sunday, September 10, 198999DChecks overBert H. KruseMaleska
Saturday, May 6, 198966ARadar displaysRobert O. DillmanMaleska
Sunday, June 5, 1988108ALooks over hastilyJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, September 18, 19874DReads cursorilyJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sunday, May 3, 198793DDoes some meter reading?Frances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, October 29, 198643DTests the meterColeburnMaleska
Monday, October 6, 19865DGlances overBurnsMaleska
Tuesday, May 13, 19861AScrutinizesShirley SolowayMaleska
Monday, September 16, 198536AGlances overBurnsMaleska
Friday, May 25, 19845DMedical proceduresBernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, March 14, 19845AScrutinizesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Saturday, June 18, 198344AReads meterEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, February 20, 198386DRadar displaysMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Thursday, September 9, 198231DExamines by radarNorman S. WizerMaleska
Thursday, October 8, 198115DWhat a radar beam doesJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tuesday, November 6, 197943ALooks overJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, March 12, 197925AEyes quicklyJacobsMaleska
Sunday, July 16, 197867DGlances overMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Tuesday, April 4, 19786AExamines minutelyKathryn RighterMaleska
Tuesday, January 31, 197832DUses an iconoscopeEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Monday, May 16, 197758AReads meterMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, May 25, 197643AExaminesJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Sunday, May 11, 19751ALooks overTap OsbornWeng
Tuesday, August 6, 197444AReads electronicallyWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, November 4, 1973101ADoes poetry workRichard CampWeng
Friday, August 24, 197324DSkims overUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 13, 197371DLooks overRobert RoopWeng
Sunday, July 30, 197253DScrutinizesKeith BlakeWeng
Friday, March 5, 197161AScrutinizesUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 14, 197073DThumbs throughWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Friday, May 29, 197030DTests for rhythmUnknownWeng
Sunday, April 12, 19701DAnalyzesFrances HansenWeng
Sunday, December 3, 196770ALooks over.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sunday, October 16, 196686ALooks over.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, January 23, 196631ALooks over.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, January 13, 19666DCounts accents and syllables.Louise EarnestFarrar
Monday, November 8, 196545AScrutinizes.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 12, 196541DSearching looks.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, August 2, 196533AScrutinizes.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 5, 1964110ALooks over.Sidney LambertFarrar
Friday, November 29, 19639DDetermines the rhythm of.George LaczkoFarrar
Tuesday, January 29, 196321ATraverses with a beam of light, in TV.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, July 22, 196244AConsiders hastily.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, May 25, 196231DGoes over hastily.Jean ReedFarrar
Tuesday, December 19, 196149AStudies carefully.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 5, 196024AScrutinizes.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 24, 196037AScrutinizes.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 15, 195940ALooks at closely.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 29, 195952AExamines.Helen SmathersFarrar
Sunday, February 2, 195831DGlances over.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Sunday, December 30, 195634DConsiders hastily.Diana SessionsFarrar
Tuesday, September 11, 195627DExamines carefully.Elsie BishopFarrar
Saturday, July 21, 195643AConsiders hastily.Mel TaubFarrar
Sunday, April 8, 195699DScrutinizes.Charles BaronFarrar
Wednesday, March 31, 195430DLooks over.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Sunday, January 24, 195435AReads.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sunday, March 26, 195043AReads metrically.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, September 28, 194768ALooks closely at.Archie S. KreilingFarrar
Sunday, September 14, 1947101AExamine.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, May 25, 194771AExamines.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, May 19, 1946106ARecites metrically.Thomas MeekinFarrar