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20 Results for TENSER

10 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, September 28, 201450DLike overtime periods vis-à-vis regulation playTodd Gross
Thursday, January 23, 201419ALess looseMichael Hawkins
Sunday, March 31, 201345DMore wound upCaleb Madison
Friday, November 18, 201123DWound tighter (2)Joe DiPietro
Saturday, June 19, 20106DLess easygoingSamuel A. Donaldson
Sunday, March 21, 201084ALess mellowAdam Fromm
Monday, December 14, 20096DMore uptight (2)Tim Darling
Friday, July 21, 20062DWound tighter (2)Kyle Mahowald
Saturday, February 23, 200218ANot so coolRich Norris
Tuesday, November 28, 20009DMore uptight (2)Richard Hughes

10 results for TENSER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, December 10, 198929AMore jitteryJim PageMaleska
Thursday, June 1, 198967ALess relaxedDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Tuesday, December 13, 19838DLess at easeHellerMaleska
Saturday, August 15, 198157ALess relaxedDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Monday, February 9, 198141DNot so relaxedCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Monday, December 3, 197951AMore nervousMaduraMaleska
Sunday, August 3, 197534AMore strainedCornelia WarrinerWeng
Friday, June 25, 19654DMore taut.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 26, 196428DLess relaxed.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 12, 195365AMore high-strung.W. E. JonesFarrar