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21 Results for SMUDGE

11 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, November 4, 201359AMark that might be left with greasy fingersJohn Lieb
Tuesday, January 4, 20119DMakeup mishapDavid Hanson
Friday, April 8, 200558ATarget for a gum eraserManny Nosowsky
Thursday, October 10, 200226DPrinting goofRichard Silvestri
Sunday, December 31, 200022AFingerprint, sayElizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, September 23, 20009AArtist's goofRich Norris
Sunday, March 21, 199913APhoto marrerLloyd E. Pollet
Thursday, June 18, 199811DSoilAlan Arbesfeld
Sunday, April 28, 199653ASoot markD. C. Baldwin
Thursday, January 5, 199523ASmeary markHarvey Estes
Tuesday, November 1, 199410DBlurChristopher Page

10 results for SMUDGE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, May 10, 19896DBlurWilliam CanineMaleska
Saturday, May 17, 198644ASoil or blurJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thursday, June 23, 19775DSmearEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wednesday, April 28, 197640ADirty markReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Tuesday, October 15, 197453AResult of careless erasureMillerWeng
Sunday, July 21, 19741DAnti-mosquito fireBarbara GillisWeng
Friday, April 15, 196059ABlur.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 18, 195945DDense smoke to drive away insects.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 1, 195542ABlur.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Thursday, December 14, 195025DSmoky fire, used to protect fruit from frost.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar