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7 Results for SHUTDOWN

Only 1 Shortz Era entry found. Click the date to see the answer in context. See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Saturday, April 8, 200037ADepression phenomenonRich Norris

2 results for SHUTDOWN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
September 6, 2015acrosticKPossible strike consequenceEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
January 16, 2000acrosticHResult of a failure to pass a budgetEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

4 results for SHUTDOWN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Saturday, January 2, 198828AFactory closingKenneth WitteMaleska
Thursday, November 30, 197850AWork stoppageWilliam JarvisMaleska
Tuesday, December 15, 196440DClose.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 31, 195726ACessation of work.UnknownFarrar

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