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143 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, November 23, 2014109DWork hard (3)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, October 8, 201467ASlave away (8)Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Friday, July 25, 201426DBust a humpPeter A. Collins
Tuesday, June 24, 201430DSlave away (8)Heather Valadez
Sunday, February 9, 201478DSlave (3)Charles M. Deber
Monday, February 3, 20143D"Double, double, ___ and trouble"Sean Dobbin
Thursday, November 21, 201360DLabor (7)Jules P. Markey
Sunday, May 26, 2013107DSweat (4)Joon Pahk and Jeremy Horwitz
Sunday, January 13, 2013112ADitch-digging, e.g.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, January 1, 201325DLabor (7)John Farmer
Tuesday, December 18, 201229DTrouble's partner (4)Adam G. Perl
Thursday, September 13, 201253ATrouble's partner (4)Matt Ginsberg
Sunday, August 5, 201211DLabor (7)Patrick Merrell
Thursday, May 24, 20122DSlave (3)Derik Moore
Friday, May 11, 201242AGrind (2)Natan Last
Friday, March 16, 201235AGrind (2)Joel Fagliano
Monday, December 19, 201137DDrudgery (3)Richard Chisholm
Thursday, October 13, 201143ASlave (3)John Farmer
Thursday, July 28, 201121AHoe and weed, e.g.Alan Arbesfeld
Sunday, July 3, 201140ATrouble's partner, in ShakespearePete Muller
Sunday, August 22, 2010115AWork like a dogPatrick Berry
Sunday, August 15, 201035ATrouble's partner (4)Daniel C. Bryant
Thursday, September 3, 200923DSweat (4)C. W. Stewart
Sunday, May 10, 200934AStrugglePatrick Berry
Friday, September 26, 20082DSweat (4)Barry C. Silk
Sunday, August 3, 200875AWork hard (3)Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Tuesday, June 24, 200812DSlave away (8)Barry C. Silk
Friday, May 9, 200837DIt's not light workJim Page
Monday, April 9, 200758DHard work (3)J. K. Hummel
Tuesday, March 20, 200766ASlave away (8)Laura A. Halper
Tuesday, December 5, 200659ASlave away (8)Kenneth J. Berniker
Sunday, October 15, 2006122DIt might make you a sweaterNorma Johnson & Nancy Salomon
Sunday, September 26, 200439DLabor (7)Joe DiPietro
Thursday, July 8, 200433APlug away (2)Scot Ober
Wednesday, October 30, 200250DWork like Tillie?Kumar Balani
Tuesday, October 1, 200231DTravailMichael Shteyman
Saturday, September 7, 200212DExertionPatrick Berry
Wednesday, December 19, 200160ABreak one's backDon West
Tuesday, June 5, 200143ALabor (7)Peter Gordon
Monday, May 28, 200114AWork hard (3)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, February 18, 200160AElbow grease (2)David J. Kahn
Monday, February 5, 20011ASlave away (8)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Thursday, April 6, 200055DHard work (3)Manny Nosowsky
Saturday, April 1, 200011DHard work (3)Manny Nosowsky
Tuesday, January 25, 200037DSlave away (8)William S. Cotter
Wednesday, August 4, 199961DPlug away (2)Richard Silvestri
Thursday, December 3, 199836DSweat (4)Cathy Millhauser
Sunday, November 15, 199816DDrudgery (3)Robert H. Wolfe
Friday, October 9, 199845DTrouble's partner (4)Cathy Millhauser
Thursday, September 18, 199759DLabor (7)Cathy Millhauser
Sunday, June 8, 199722DPeg awayRichard Silvestri
Sunday, December 22, 1996104DDrudgery (3)F. Hansen
Tuesday, September 10, 199649DLabor (7)G. E. Paul
Friday, September 6, 199633AWorkR. Norris
Sunday, August 18, 1996105ASweat and strainF. and L. Sabin
Monday, June 3, 199645AHard labor (2)S. L. Robbins
Sunday, September 17, 1995104AElbow grease (2)Stanley Newman
Tuesday, June 27, 199518DHard labor (2)Diane C. Baldwin
Monday, June 19, 199512DSlave away (8)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, May 15, 1994110DSweat (over)Charles M. Deber

2 results for TOIL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
June 20, 2004diagramless6DPlug awayFred Piscop
November 23, 2003diagramless59APlug away (at)Fred Piscop

81 results for TOIL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, October 13, 199346DGreat exertionJoel DavajanTaub
Friday, March 12, 199311D" . . . ___ and trouble": Shak.Jesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, September 7, 199216APlug awayVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Tuesday, March 31, 199248DLaborMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Saturday, December 21, 19919DA Churchill offeringKevin BoyleMaleska
Tuesday, January 8, 199146A" . . . ___ and trouble"Evelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wednesday, November 21, 199029DTravailMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sunday, June 24, 199059DLaborJack R. HarnesMaleska
Wednesday, April 18, 199038DLabor slavishlyBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wednesday, June 7, 198930AEmulate TillieFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, November 10, 198819ALaborKenneth WitteMaleska
Wednesday, October 19, 198850DLaborNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Saturday, July 2, 198845AExertionBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thursday, September 10, 198750DLaborGayle DeanMaleska
Tuesday, August 26, 198666ADrudgeryElaine GeorgeMaleska
Thursday, August 21, 198616ADrudgeWilliam CanineMaleska
Friday, July 25, 198611ALaborGeorge MadridMaleska
Wednesday, April 16, 198652DWork hardRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
Monday, January 27, 198636APlodJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sunday, May 27, 198473AHelot's lotErnst T. TheimerMaleska
Saturday, April 14, 198410DHelot's lotDaniel GirardiMaleska
Tuesday, February 7, 198414ALaborVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Tuesday, November 22, 198350DDrudgeGearyMaleska
Wednesday, June 15, 198350DWork hardChristy RidleyMaleska
Friday, February 25, 198325DDrudgeryWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, November 10, 19826ALaborKellerMaleska
Sunday, September 19, 198291ALaborA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, March 4, 198261ADrudgeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, September 3, 198159ALaborLouis SabinMaleska
Saturday, August 1, 198146ADrudgeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, May 7, 198128DSerf's lotKathryn RighterMaleska
Friday, November 14, 198029DHelot's lotEli WesoffMaleska
Friday, July 25, 198046DLaborJonesMaleska
Thursday, June 19, 198066A"Double, double ___ and trouble"C. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, September 2, 197976DLaborE.T.M.Maleska
Monday, August 6, 19793DLaborI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wednesday, June 20, 197920ADrudgeMeltzerMaleska
Friday, March 16, 197946AOft-forgotten member of a Churchill quartetMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Friday, January 26, 197936DHelot's lotC. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, May 28, 19784DTrouble's mateHenry HookMaleska
Tuesday, December 13, 197723AWork like a horseRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Friday, July 22, 197711DLaborHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wednesday, June 8, 197733A" . . . ___ and trouble"Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Tuesday, May 31, 197730AWork hardHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, January 27, 197726ADrudgeStephanie SpadacciniWeng
Tuesday, July 13, 197632DTrouble's partnerMillerWeng
Thursday, December 25, 197534DLaborBeverly J. SewardWeng
Tuesday, June 17, 197550DDo choresMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Tuesday, January 21, 197566A"___ and trouble"DeWitt AndersonWeng
Wednesday, November 7, 19738DCousin of troubleUnknownWeng
Friday, September 21, 197332DLaborUnknownWeng
Monday, June 4, 197318DExertionUnknownWeng
Tuesday, May 22, 197360AWorkUnknownWeng
Monday, December 18, 197246DLaborUnknownWeng
Wednesday, July 28, 19713DOne of Churchill's four offeringsUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 28, 197130AWork hardH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Wednesday, November 18, 19701ATrouble's partnerUnknownWeng
Wednesday, September 9, 197019ATravailUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 2, 196959AWork hard.UnknownWeng
Saturday, May 10, 196921DStruggle.UnknownWeng
Thursday, October 17, 196854DDrudgery.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 4, 196862DLabor.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 18, 196894DPlod (along).Pamela V-W WoodFarrar
Tuesday, November 7, 196721DLabor.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 29, 196744AOne of a Churchillian quartet.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wednesday, August 9, 196719ASweat.William LutwiniakFarrar
Monday, February 20, 196714ADrudge.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Thursday, April 21, 196651DTrouble's partner.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 7, 196647A"They ___ not . . . "UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 6, 196414ALawn mowing, gardening, etc.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 4, 196438ATrouble's partner.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 5, 196323ADrudgery.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Sunday, June 9, 196343DAdvance with effort.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, May 5, 19633DTrouble's partner.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Thursday, October 11, 196257ASlave.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 10, 196115AWork hard.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 14, 196039DTrouble's mate.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 24, 196025DLabor.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 11, 195949ACompanion of trouble.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 28, 195920ALabor.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 16, 19591A"Double, double ___ and trouble."Edward CansteinFarrar