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124 Results for SLANG

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

Friday, July 10, 20157DIt may be thrown around at a partyBarry C. Silk
Friday, October 3, 201453DUrban Dictionary fodderTracy Bennett
Monday, March 3, 201468A"Pasted" or "wasted," for "drunk"Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Thursday, February 20, 201447ADictionary labelZhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Friday, June 14, 201335ABad, for good (2)Patrick Berry
Sunday, March 25, 201276A"The cat's meow" or "a dog's life"Patrick Berry
Monday, April 25, 201170AInformal language (2)Joon Pahk
Tuesday, March 1, 201165ASome teen talk (2)C. W. Stewart
Wednesday, January 19, 20111DSome teen talk (2)Kristian House
Tuesday, July 20, 201043A"All ___ is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry": G. K. ChestertonEd Sessa
Tuesday, December 9, 200823D"Language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work," per Carl SandburgC. W. Stewart
Sunday, December 3, 20065DLooie or hooey, e.g.Patrick Merrell
Monday, October 16, 200637AWhat "yo mama" is (2)Paula Gamache
Wednesday, August 18, 200419A"Bad" for "good," e.g.Nancy Salomon and Levi Denham
Thursday, June 10, 200442AWhat "yo mama" is (2)Paula Gamache
Tuesday, March 2, 200439D70-Across, e.g.Charles Barasch
Monday, October 6, 200368ALike much hip-hop lingoBarry Silk
Sunday, April 13, 200310DBlotto or stinko, e.g.Charles Deber
Wednesday, February 19, 200348AWhat "dis" isSarah Keller
Sunday, March 31, 200269DBad, for good (2)Lynn Lempel
Saturday, August 11, 200110AThreads, for clothingDavid J. Kahn
Thursday, May 31, 20017DTalk on the streetRobert H. Wolfe
Sunday, April 1, 200114ALoose talk? (3)Bill Zais and Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, August 2, 200053DLike "hot-diggity"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, May 16, 200055DTeen talk, oftenPeter Gordon
Tuesday, August 31, 199924DColorful talkArthur S. Verdesca
Monday, August 2, 199934DBreezy talkStephanie Spadaccini
Wednesday, June 2, 199950DLoose talk? (3)Nancy Salomon
Friday, November 7, 199714DLoose talk? (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, June 10, 199738AJive talkin'Fred Piscop
Friday, July 26, 199640DDefinition labelG. Newman
Monday, April 1, 199625AInformal language (2)F. Piscop
Monday, June 12, 199533AInformal wordsRobert Zimmerman
Sunday, January 1, 1995115DWord on the streetHenry Hook

90 results for SLANG from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, April 19, 199320AArgotAlex F. BlackMaleska
Thursday, November 26, 199231DAde's "Fables in ___"Ernie FurtadoMaleska
Friday, November 13, 19921AArgotThomas W. SchierMaleska
Monday, May 11, 199236AJargonSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, August 19, 199128DArgotArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Monday, June 10, 199112DStreet talkSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, March 22, 199137AArgotRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sunday, February 17, 199164DAde mediumNorman S. WizerMaleska
Tuesday, December 4, 199018DStreet talkMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sunday, September 30, 199042DAde's "Fables in ___"Nancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Sunday, October 15, 198910DArgotCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sunday, January 1, 19891ABreezy idiomFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, November 20, 1988125DAde mediumShirley SolowayMaleska
Wednesday, January 27, 19881ACantDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Tuesday, January 5, 198820AJargonSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, December 20, 198621AVernacularVaughn KeithMaleska
Saturday, July 20, 198538DJive talkWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, February 16, 198538DJive, e.g.William LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, September 21, 198441DArgotUllmenMaleska
Friday, January 13, 19845AShoptalkJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wednesday, September 28, 19831A"Kiddo," e.g.Lois SidwayMaleska
Tuesday, August 23, 198327DArgotWhittenMaleska
Saturday, February 19, 198348DShoptalkBette Sue CohenMaleska
Wednesday, December 22, 198262ASome neologismsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, March 28, 198212DTerms like "show biz"Tom MixonMaleska
Monday, March 30, 198129DHighly informal languageBernice GordonMaleska
Thursday, July 28, 197741AGeorge Ade's "Fables in ___"Ann JenkinsMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 197787A"Fables in ___"Anne FoxMaleska
Sunday, June 26, 197721DGang's languageSam LakeMaleska
Friday, June 3, 19775AArgotRickertMaleska
Monday, October 25, 197637DArgotBert BeamanWeng
Sunday, August 1, 197627DMedium for AdeMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Saturday, July 31, 197629DAde's "Fables in ___"Raymond F. EisnerWeng
Saturday, December 13, 19755AVulgateBert H. KruseWeng
Monday, October 13, 19751DVocabulary of a sortJohn PrytzWeng
Saturday, August 16, 197523AJargonManny MillerWeng
Sunday, July 27, 197586D"Fall guy" or "gent," e.g.Fletcher IngallsWeng
Friday, July 25, 197568AMedium for George AdeBeverly J. SewardWeng
Sunday, May 11, 197533DMedium for Ade's fablesTap OsbornWeng
Thursday, December 12, 197459AJargonManny MillerWeng
Sunday, May 13, 197398ATeen talkRobert RoopWeng
Saturday, February 17, 197320A"Fables in ___"UnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 5, 197246AGeorge Ade's fable styleUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 31, 19721AMedium for Ade's "Fables"UnknownWeng
Monday, May 29, 197244AArgotUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 15, 197170ACantUnknownWeng
Saturday, August 14, 197123DNot the king's EnglishUnknownWeng
Friday, October 30, 197025AArgotUnknownWeng
Friday, June 26, 197067A"Fables in ___"UnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 1, 196966AJargon.UnknownWeng
Monday, August 11, 19695ACertain talk.UnknownWeng
Thursday, January 2, 196961ASpecialized talk.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 26, 196741DArgot.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sunday, July 10, 1966132DArgot.Will WengFarrar
Friday, June 17, 19667DShoptalk.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 30, 196669ACoined words.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 17, 196630DPart of the language.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 4, 196430AShoptalk.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 8, 196442DPopular cant.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, July 28, 196375AVocabulary of sorts.Diana SessionsFarrar
Saturday, January 26, 196322ALingo.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Saturday, December 22, 196239DArgot.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 196265ANot the King's English.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Friday, July 20, 196230DJive talk.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 25, 196240AColorful speech.Jean ReedFarrar
Saturday, February 10, 196224AJargon.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 1, 196167ALanguage of a sort.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 28, 196040ANot the Queen's English.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 11, 196064ALingo.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 12, 195946AShoptalk.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, October 5, 195841ATeen-age patois.Sidney LambertFarrar
Monday, August 25, 195824DLanguage of a sort.Roberta MorseFarrar
Thursday, December 5, 195757AShoptalk.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 12, 195725AColorful language.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, June 16, 19578DSpecial vocabulary.C. Hume CraftFarrar
Sunday, October 23, 195522DShoptalk.George ArguimbauFarrar
Thursday, April 14, 195562ACoined words.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, January 21, 195527DJargon.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Saturday, September 11, 195433DBopster's talk.Marian MoeserFarrar
Friday, February 20, 195325A“Snafu,” for instance.Sidney LambertFarrar
Friday, January 9, 195325AStyle of George Ade's fables.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Friday, August 15, 195217AJimmy Durante's patter.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 31, 195255AJive talk, for instance.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 5, 195141DArgot.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Wednesday, July 4, 195131ASpecial vocabulary of a group.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 29, 195042ARacy speech.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, July 7, 1946109AVulgar.Charles CrossFarrar
Sunday, January 21, 194537AJive-talk.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sunday, August 27, 194411DColorful words.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, March 1, 1942119AVulgarism.Charles CrossFarrar