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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, January 18, 201570DBungleJoe Krozel
Monday, December 8, 201452DBig mistakeKevin Christian and Andrea Carla Michaels
Friday, June 27, 201410DReal messPeter A. Collins
Sunday, February 23, 201414DMajor glitchA Namesake of 119-Across
Tuesday, January 28, 201427DReal mix-upJeff Stillman
Thursday, June 27, 201348ATotal messSean Dobbin
Wednesday, February 27, 201333DChaotic situationDaniel Kantor
Wednesday, December 5, 201261AMajor bollixJim Hilger
Monday, July 23, 20127DMegamistakeLynn Lempel
Sunday, April 15, 201273AMess of a messKevin G. Der
Thursday, September 29, 201149DMajor mess (2)Ben Fish
Friday, January 28, 201132ATangleKevin G. Der
Wednesday, December 22, 201022ABig mess (3)Michael Sharp
Monday, August 16, 20106DAwful mistakeAndrea Carla Michaels and Jennifer Nutt
Sunday, February 7, 2010106AMuddled situationPatrick Berry
Tuesday, June 17, 20083DMajor muddleSteven Ginzburg
Monday, July 30, 200738AMajor mix-upElizabeth A. Long
Tuesday, June 19, 200751DMajor mess (2)John Underwood
Sunday, December 10, 200612DState of confusionDavid J. Kahn
Thursday, November 17, 200552AAcronym since 1941Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, June 28, 200525DBig mess (3)Jim Hyres
Tuesday, May 10, 20059DMajor miscueNancy Salomon
Tuesday, September 17, 200222DNot just a tie-upSteven Dorfman
Wednesday, August 21, 20028DScrew-upJoel Kaplow
Monday, December 31, 200114AMix-up (2)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Tuesday, October 2, 200120ABig muddleRichard Hughes
Friday, June 16, 200043DMuddleManny Nosowsky
Tuesday, April 11, 20001ABig mess (3)Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Sunday, March 28, 199936AMix-up (2)Cathy Millhauser
Saturday, March 20, 199920ACatchall reason for failureChuck Deodene
Saturday, September 13, 199750DBollixDave Tuller
Thursday, May 18, 19957DMishapChuck Deodene
Thursday, December 29, 199410DSuper blooperJim Page
Wednesday, October 19, 199436DMore than a boo-booD.J. Listort

1 result for SNAFU from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
August 24, 2008cryptic23AA big mess as fun gets out of hand (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

32 results for SNAFU from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Saturday, June 13, 199256AMix-up, to a G.I.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, October 17, 199022DMix-up, G.I. styleEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, July 28, 199040AMuddle, G.I. styleJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tuesday, December 26, 198932DConfusion, to a G.I.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Saturday, September 13, 19865AChaos among G.I.'sPatterson PeppleMaleska
Monday, March 14, 19831AMix up, G.I. styleBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Friday, October 29, 19829DChaos, G.I. styleJohn GreenmanMaleska
Friday, June 18, 198241DAwry, to a G.I.I. Judah KoolykMaleska
Friday, March 5, 198219AOne heck of a messBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sunday, December 27, 198192DBollixed upAnne FoxMaleska
Sunday, August 16, 198140DFouled upA. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, April 10, 198146DMixed up, G.I. styleKay SullivanMaleska
Sunday, March 8, 198177DCause of many a blue funkMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Wednesday, November 12, 198020DIn utter confusionAlfio MicciMaleska
Wednesday, November 21, 197941DBlooeyWilliam JarvisMaleska
Thursday, June 28, 197939DAwry, to a G.I.Jean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, March 26, 197917AIn a mess, G.I. styleJean ReedMaleska
Sunday, July 2, 197859DBlooeyAnne FoxMaleska
Monday, December 19, 197742DAwry, to a G.I.Virginia ButlerMaleska
Sunday, October 13, 197418ABollixed upWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Friday, December 22, 197212DConfusionUnknownWeng
Sunday, November 15, 197075DChaoticArthur BennettWeng
Thursday, September 24, 19705AAwryUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 6, 19705DMixupUnknownWeng
Saturday, February 24, 196831AConfused: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 22, 196663AMixed up as usual: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 13, 196514AMuddle: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 30, 196340AMix-up: Slang.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Saturday, April 7, 196231DAwry, militarily speaking.Manny MillerFarrar
Thursday, June 29, 196142AAcronym from W. W. II.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 31, 196071DTangle: Slang.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sunday, January 31, 196013DAwry, in Army slang.W. E. JonesFarrar