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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, February 8, 201545DNatl. Courtesy MonthJeremy Newton
Tuesday, October 21, 201434AMo. that seems like it should be seventhPatrick Blindauer
Saturday, September 20, 201425AMo. of National Grandparents' DayErik Agard
Sunday, January 19, 2014125DPennant race mo.Dan Schoenholz
Tuesday, May 14, 20133DAug. follower (2)John Lieb
Sunday, March 31, 2013124ABack-to-school mo. (2)Caleb Madison
Friday, May 4, 201228AThird qtr. closerBarry C. Silk
Friday, January 13, 201220AMo. containing Constitution DayTodd Gross and Doug Peterson
Sunday, July 17, 201198A9/Daniel A. Finan
Monday, March 7, 201134DLabor Day's mo.Mike Torch
Saturday, February 5, 201146A___ 21, Intl. Day of PeaceMark Diehl
Friday, October 22, 201037ATime of the fall: Abbr.Scott Atkinson
Monday, October 4, 201023DMo. when fall startsAdam G. Perl
Wednesday, March 31, 20105DPatriot Day mo.Chuck Deodene
Friday, August 28, 200962DThird qtr. enderDavid Quarfoot
Sunday, August 16, 200978AMo. with Natl. Grandparents' DayRandolph Ross
Sunday, June 28, 200971DEquinox mo. (4)Barry C. Silk
Thursday, April 30, 200952AWm. H. Taft was the only U.S. president born in this monthGreg Kaiser and Steven Ginzburg
Sunday, April 12, 2009113DNatl. Library Card Sign-Up MonthEric Berlin
Sunday, January 11, 2009128ACitizenship Day mo.David J. Kahn
Sunday, September 28, 200886DFall mo. (2)Cathy Allis Millhauser
Tuesday, June 3, 200854AEquinox mo. (4)Pete Muller
Wednesday, January 30, 200862DBack-to-school mo. (2)Peter A. Collins
Wednesday, July 25, 200734DNational Chicken Mo.Ed Early
Wednesday, May 9, 200721AOpposite of Mar. on a calendarPatrick Merrell
Tuesday, April 24, 200767AEquinox mo. (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thursday, February 1, 200756DStart to fall: Abbr.Michael S. Maurer
Friday, December 8, 200624AStart of a new season: Abbr.Harvey Estes
Sunday, July 2, 200677AKind of I.R.A. (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, January 17, 200664DAutumn mo.Nancy Salomon
Saturday, November 26, 200559DMichaelmas mo.Rich Norris
Saturday, May 8, 200445A30-day span: Abbr.Bob Peoples
Sunday, March 21, 200456ACalendar abbr. (3)Roy Leban
Friday, May 30, 200350AEquinox mo. (4)Patrick Berry
Saturday, January 18, 200356A30-day mo.Harvey Estes
Monday, December 2, 200245AAug. follower (2)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, December 1, 200250ACalendar abbr. (3)David J. Kahn
Thursday, August 1, 200226DNatl. Sewing MonthWilliam I. Johnston
Wednesday, March 20, 200223ANatl. Courtesy Mo.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, September 13, 200119A9, in a date: Abbr.Robert H. Wolfe
Saturday, September 16, 200063DLibrary Card Sign-Up Mo.Robert H. Wolfe
Sunday, July 5, 199896ACalendar abbr. (3)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, May 24, 199854DKind of I.R.A. (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Saturday, April 25, 199857DNatl. Chicken MonthJim Page
Saturday, January 31, 199836DU.S. Constitution mo.Rich Norris
Thursday, August 8, 199631AFall mo. (2)D. J. Kahn

1 result for SEP from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
November 1, 1998diagramless78ALabor Day mo.Frank Longo

33 results for SEP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, November 17, 199115DNo. 9 on a menologyJune A. BoggsMaleska
Saturday, August 24, 199146ACalendar abbr.Patterson PeppleMaleska
Sunday, March 4, 199047DNinth mo.Jim BernhardMaleska
Sunday, July 30, 1989128DFall mo.Frances HansenMaleska
Tuesday, February 2, 19888ACalendar abbr.WhittenMaleska
Thursday, July 2, 19878DFall mo.Dorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sunday, June 7, 198710DCalendar abbr.John R. ProsserMaleska
Sunday, April 12, 198799ACalendar abbr.Jacques LiwerMaleska
Sunday, January 19, 1986106ACalendar abbr.J. Samuel SmartMaleska
Thursday, May 30, 19858DDiscrete: Abbr.John GreenmanMaleska
Thursday, September 20, 198443ABetween Aug. and Oct.Shirley SolowayMaleska
Wednesday, September 8, 198213DNinth mo.John GreenmanMaleska
Tuesday, September 22, 19814DFollower of Aug.PlattMaleska
Thursday, May 29, 198015ACalendar abbr.A. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, December 6, 19784DAug.'s neighborJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tuesday, September 7, 19768DEnd of summer: Abbr.MillerWeng
Friday, July 16, 197639DDisjoined: Abbr.John PrytzWeng
Wednesday, January 21, 197667AMonth: Abbr.Stanley A. KurzbanWeng
Saturday, October 11, 197522AMonth: Abbr.Maura B. JacobsonWeng
Tuesday, June 3, 197534DMonth: Abbr.Virginia ButlerWeng
Thursday, July 26, 197363ANot together: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Sunday, June 4, 197255DMonth: Abbr.Arnold MossWeng
Friday, January 14, 19728DApart: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Monday, December 7, 197034AApart: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Saturday, May 3, 196964DTake apart: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, June 19, 196853AMonth: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 19, 196638DDivided: Abbr.Anne FoxFarrar
Thursday, March 24, 196655DMonth: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 28, 196538DApart: Abbr.Will WengFarrar
Tuesday, October 12, 196521ACalendar abbreviation.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 18, 196172DBefore Oct.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, November 6, 1960115DMonth: Abbr.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thursday, August 4, 196056DMonth: Abbr.UnknownFarrar