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

Monday, February 23, 201532AFox's feeling in an Aesop fableJoel Fagliano
Monday, April 9, 201217ANegative reaction to failureNancy Kavanaugh
Monday, January 4, 201017AReaction of a sore loserPaula Gamache
Wednesday, March 22, 200611DSore loser's reaction, maybeJim Hyres
Thursday, February 9, 200660AUngraciousness in defeatEthan Cooper
Sunday, January 27, 2002109AFruit dish that's not available ... though no one wanted it anyway?Patrick Berry
Thursday, February 22, 200120AStart of a quipElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, December 5, 199417ABad loser's reactionSidney L. Robbins

12 results for SOURGRAPES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, February 12, 199216A"Foxy" comment on the unattainableSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, October 6, 1991102APretended disdain for the unattainableGloria EvansMaleska
Wednesday, April 8, 198762AHave-not's scornChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Monday, July 18, 197729DEnvious disparagementElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Thursday, July 7, 196621APhrase from the fox.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 15, 196544DFabled remark.William LutwiniakFarrar
Friday, July 23, 196521ASymbol of the unattainable.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 20, 196484AFabled remark.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, September 6, 196217AItem from Aesop.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 12, 196228DFruit of a sort.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sunday, July 2, 196155APlea of the disappointed.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, September 26, 195918APhrase from an Aesop fable.UnknownFarrar