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29 Results

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

Sunday, February 2, 201422ATiny tunnelerDick Shlakman and Jeff Chen
Sunday, July 15, 20129DHome wrecker? (5)Randolph Ross
Thursday, April 1, 20104DOf a colony memberLee Glickstein
Monday, January 28, 200846DOrkin target (2)Michael Blake
Friday, June 6, 20039DHome wrecker? (5)Randolph Ross
Monday, January 8, 200128AOrkin target (2)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, September 3, 200088DTunnelerDavid J. Kahn
Monday, April 3, 200028AExterminator's targetGregory E. Paul
Saturday, March 13, 199949AWoodworker?David J. Kahn
Saturday, February 15, 199752AHome wrecker (5)J. Clonick
Sunday, November 24, 199665AMember of the order Isoptera (2)M. Jacobson
Tuesday, July 11, 199542DHome wrecker (5)Gregory E. Paul
Friday, February 3, 19951DMember of the order Isoptera (2)Matt Gaffney
Thursday, October 13, 199440DHome wrecker (5)Manny Nosowsky
Thursday, April 21, 19943DIt can eat you out of house and homeTimothy S. Lewis

1 result for TERMITE from Variety puzzles.

January 25, 2009acrosticBUndermining force in the housing industryEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

13 results for TERMITE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Saturday, August 5, 198937DHome wrecker?Daniel GirardiMaleska
Monday, January 9, 19897DBoring insectSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, May 28, 198625DHouse destroyerJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, September 18, 198547APotential home wreckerJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
Saturday, August 18, 198456AWhite antPeter G. SnowMaleska
Tuesday, February 18, 197520ADestructive insectGeorge LaczkoWeng
Thursday, August 22, 197440DExterminator's targetStephen KahanWeng
Sunday, October 7, 197346DWood-chewerFrances HansenWeng
Tuesday, October 17, 196724APest.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wednesday, October 30, 196336AWhite ant.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 27, 196356ADestructive insect.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 25, 196124AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 20, 196043DInsect.UnknownFarrar