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16 Results for STRIVES

4 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.

Sunday, January 19, 201482AAttemptsDan Schoenholz
Thursday, August 5, 199933AGoes for itA. J. Santora
Saturday, February 8, 199733AMakes an effortG. R. Ferguson
Thursday, July 6, 199544DContendsDavid J. Kahn

12 results for STRIVES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, December 27, 199142AAttemptsRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Sunday, October 13, 199162DTries hardErnst TheimerMaleska
Sunday, August 27, 198977ATries very hardWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, July 14, 198425DMakes a great effortPeter G. SnowMaleska
Wednesday, June 13, 197913DFights with all one's mightHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wednesday, July 12, 197845AEndeavorsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, July 28, 196860AContendsSidney LambertFarrar
Thursday, August 4, 196043AEndeavors.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 1, 195944AContends.Jan DubinFarrar
Monday, February 3, 195838DContends.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, February 15, 19555DContends.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Tuesday, June 15, 19545DEndeavors.Edgar WattsFarrar

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