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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, August 20, 201343AOne of 154 for ShakespeareZhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Thursday, February 2, 201245DBrowning piece (2)Stu Ockman
Wednesday, May 25, 201149DSee 2-DownJeff Dubner
Sunday, February 13, 201120ADonne pieceIan Livengood
Monday, May 25, 20098DOne of Shakespeare's begins "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"Peter A. Collins
Tuesday, August 26, 20088DOne begins "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"Nancy Salomon
Monday, August 8, 200548AShakespearean verse (2)Harvey Estes
Sunday, October 6, 200298DBrowning piece (2)Myles Callum
Thursday, July 30, 19989DItalian ___Rich Norris
Monday, May 4, 199844DShakespearean verse (2)Hugh Davis
Sunday, September 8, 199664AMillay workR. H. Wolfe
Friday, February 9, 19967DShelley's "Ozymandias," for oneRich Norris
Sunday, October 1, 199599DSpenserian workFrank A. Longo
Sunday, February 5, 1995120ABrowning work (2)Frank A. Longo
Sunday, February 20, 199459DBrowning work (2)Harvey Estes

3 results for SONNET from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
June 25, 2006acrosticQOctet + sestetEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
May 30, 2004acrosticFForm with the pattern abba/abba/cdecdeEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
September 12, 1999acrosticPSelection from Spenser's "Amoretti"Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

42 results for SONNET from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, July 15, 199319DPetrarchan poemC. McInerneyMaleska
Sunday, May 5, 199121AWordsworth workA. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, June 1, 199011DFourteen-line poemMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Wednesday, December 7, 19889DWordsworth offeringJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, September 11, 198811D"Golden Treasury" itemBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Tuesday, February 2, 19888DPoemWhittenMaleska
Thursday, June 25, 19871DWordsworth productBernard MerenMaleska
Monday, June 17, 198553AE. B. Browning workJonesMaleska
Thursday, March 28, 198547AShakespeare offeringJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wednesday, February 6, 198527DPetrarch specialtyChristine TilgnerMaleska
Friday, December 21, 198419AWordsworth productPatterson PeppleMaleska
Tuesday, October 16, 198420AFourteen-line poemStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Friday, June 4, 198247APetrarch pieceCatherine BenanteMaleska
Tuesday, June 16, 19815D"Bright Star" by Keats, e.g.MaloneyMaleska
Wednesday, July 9, 198033DPoem by PetrarchMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sunday, May 25, 198057DShakespearean gemJean ReedMaleska
Friday, December 28, 197958AOne of Mrs. Browning's poemsMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Saturday, November 10, 197924A"Golden Treasury" itemC. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, September 15, 197924DShakespearean poemJack LuzzattoMaleska
Friday, April 28, 197841APetrarchan piece for LauraVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Thursday, April 20, 197810D"Golden Treasury" entryKathryn RighterMaleska
Wednesday, July 27, 197741D"Bright Star" by Keats is oneMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wednesday, June 29, 197740AWordsworth productVirginia ButlerMaleska
Tuesday, April 15, 197547DPoemJohn PrytzWeng
Sunday, July 7, 197483APoetic formEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Monday, May 27, 197425AVerse formReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Sunday, November 19, 197286AWordsworth's forteDorothea E. ShippWeng
Monday, January 25, 197154ACertain poemUnknownWeng
Saturday, March 7, 197033APoemUnknownWeng
Tuesday, May 21, 196853APoetic work.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 2, 196848ALiterary work.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 18, 196744DPoem.Evelyn BenshoofFarrar
Sunday, July 16, 196719DKeats work.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, April 25, 196745AVerse form.Helen FasuloFarrar
Friday, January 13, 196749DShort poem.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sunday, June 5, 196633DFourteen heroic lines.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Saturday, September 19, 196429APoem.UnknownFarrar
Monday, July 20, 196447DProduct of 13 Down.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 15, 1963109DPoetic form.Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, October 4, 19614DVerse form.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 24, 19614DBard product.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 21, 196039AShort poem.UnknownFarrar