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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, May 18, 201247ATemporary (2)Allan E. Parrish
Tuesday, June 9, 20099D*Like a band-aid solutionSteve Dobis
Saturday, April 18, 20093DImprovised (2)Byron Walden
Saturday, February 5, 20058ABand-aidSherry O. Blackard
Friday, November 15, 200256AIt'll do for nowBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, January 23, 200134DMakeshift (3)Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, January 3, 200145DTemporary fixFred Piscop
Sunday, February 27, 200096AMakeshift (3)Harvey Estes
Sunday, December 5, 1999108DImprovised (2)Joe DiPietro
Thursday, August 25, 199458ATemporary (2)Harvey Estes
Thursday, June 2, 199439DMakeshift (3)Harvey Estes

11 results for STOPGAP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, May 21, 198739DTemporaryElaine GeorgeMaleska
Monday, July 13, 198121ATemporary substituteMaloneyMaleska
Tuesday, November 18, 197546ATemporaryEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Thursday, July 8, 197124AMakeshiftUnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 17, 19687DEmergency measure.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 5, 196549AMakeshift.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 16, 1965137AMakeshift.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Wednesday, February 12, 196439DMakeshift.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sunday, December 16, 196225AMakeshift.Mary GrowFarrar
Sunday, June 18, 196157AMakeshift.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, December 18, 19606ATemporary expedient.Thomas MeekinFarrar