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99 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, January 19, 201563AHome plate figures, informallyJean O'Conor
Sunday, November 10, 201338AStrike callers (4)Alan Olschwang
Tuesday, February 12, 201341ACallers of strikes and ballsDan Schoenholz
Monday, August 20, 20128DOfficials on a diamondRobert Cirillo
Wednesday, July 4, 20121AOnes making some safe decisions?Caleb Madison
Friday, January 27, 201210ABase characters?Joe Krozel
Monday, December 19, 20115AOfficials who cry "Steee-rike!"Richard Chisholm
Sunday, December 4, 2011112DTag callers?Kelsey Blakley
Friday, October 7, 201150DOnes who might cry foul?Kevin G. Der
Thursday, June 23, 201154DCalls a game (2)Ian Livengood
Monday, October 18, 20101AOfficials behind battersLynn Lempel
Tuesday, June 22, 201019DStereotypically "blind" officialsBarry C. Silk
Sunday, April 11, 20101APitch evaluatorsPatrick Berry
Sunday, February 21, 2010110DOnes near basesEric Berlin
Thursday, June 18, 200947AYou might be safe with themPatrick Blindauer
Sunday, June 14, 200910ADiamond experts (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, April 8, 200961ADiamond groupJoey Weissbrot
Monday, December 15, 200844AOfficials who cry "Yer out!"Susan Gelfand
Sunday, January 21, 200729AVest wearersPatrick Berry
Sunday, November 19, 2006118ACalls a game (2)Tony Orbach
Thursday, June 15, 200622AThey cover all the bases (2)Adam Cohen
Monday, May 15, 200639A"Steee-rike!" callersJohn R. Conrad
Friday, March 17, 200634AHall-of-famers Bill Klem and Nestor Chylak, e.g.John Farmer
Tuesday, March 14, 200634DBallpark figures? (3)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, July 31, 20051ABallpark figures (3)Mark Feldman
Monday, January 10, 200523DDiamond V.I.P.'sDavid Pringle
Tuesday, November 4, 200310AOnes found near homeElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, September 4, 200350ASports officialsNancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Wednesday, June 11, 200353AStrike callers (4)Nancy Salomon
Monday, May 19, 20037ADiamond officialsTrip Payne
Tuesday, June 25, 200229AStrike callers (4)Kelly Clark
Monday, December 17, 200110AThey stand behind catchersChristina Houlihan
Sunday, May 13, 200136ADiamond experts (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Thursday, April 5, 200142AThey cover the basesCathy Millhauser
Tuesday, February 8, 200010AQuartet on a baseball fieldFred Piscop
Tuesday, August 18, 199839DBallpark figures (3)Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, July 28, 199824AStrike callers (4)Robert Dillman
Monday, July 28, 199740A"Ball!" callersPatrick Jordan
Tuesday, May 17, 199429APlay callersHarvey Estes
Sunday, April 10, 199488APlate watchersTrip Payne
Saturday, December 25, 199344DThey cover all the bases (2)Rand H. Burns

1 result for UMPS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
November 29, 2009panda48ACamels 'ave 'emMel Taub

57 results for UMPS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Monday, September 27, 199335ADiamond figuresBette Sue CohenTaub
Monday, May 3, 19931ARefs' cousinsNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sunday, July 14, 1991122AThey sometimes bounce mgrs.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Tuesday, June 4, 199118DRefs' kinJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sunday, March 10, 1991119AThey call K'sJoan P. LeemhorstMaleska
Thursday, September 27, 199054DBase V.I.P.'sLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, August 27, 199047ACallers of K'sEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, October 12, 19891ABaseball V.I.P.'sJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, April 23, 198921APits turn into little arbitersJim PageMaleska
Friday, April 7, 198955DCalls K's at the plateA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, October 25, 198836AFenway Pk. judgesChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Monday, July 4, 198812DRefs' cousinsWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Saturday, April 25, 198759ARefs.' cousinsJoy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, June 6, 198620ARefs' kinGloria EvansMaleska
Sunday, March 10, 1985100ABill Klem's colleaguesBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wednesday, August 3, 198332ADiamond V.I.P.'sPeter SwiftMaleska
Saturday, February 26, 198340DDiamond groupJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sunday, November 1, 198141ARefs' colleaguesCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Monday, July 20, 198111DDiamond men, for shortHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wednesday, August 29, 197948DDecision makers, for shortFrank GearyMaleska
Sunday, August 21, 1977122ADiamond judgesJack LuzzattoMaleska
Sunday, January 26, 1975102DArbiters, for shortA. J. SantoraWeng
Thursday, July 11, 197410ARefs' relativesSara V. TuckermanWeng
Thursday, February 28, 19745AArbitersTap OsbornWeng
Monday, March 19, 197348DStrike callersUnknownWeng
Thursday, October 26, 197235ARefs' relativesUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 15, 197249DBaseball figuresUnknownWeng
Friday, June 9, 19726ABallpark workersUnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 26, 197231AArbiters, for shortUnknownWeng
Friday, July 2, 197125DMen in blueUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 14, 197174DSports menArnold MossWeng
Sunday, April 19, 197086DDiamond appraisersJack LuzzattoWeng
Tuesday, August 5, 196930DRefs' cousins.UnknownWeng
Sunday, April 20, 19693DRefs' cousinsNancy AtkinsonWeng
Tuesday, October 29, 196867AMen in blue.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 21, 196812AStadium figuresWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Friday, May 10, 196853DMen in blue.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 19, 196730AMen in blue.William LutwiniakFarrar
Thursday, June 8, 196723DMen in blue.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 29, 196775AMen in blue.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wednesday, April 27, 19669AMen in blue.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 6, 196560DDiamond officials.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 27, 196533DDiamond men.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 5, 19651DMen in blue.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 1, 19653DDiamond men.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 7, 196450DArbiters: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 21, 19641AMen in blue.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 23, 196445ABaseball figures: Colloq.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Thursday, October 10, 196310AMen in blue.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Monday, September 16, 196334AMen in blue.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 9, 19631ADiamond men.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 1, 19626DDiamond VIP's.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 29, 196134DDiamond men.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 29, 196013DArbiters, for short.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 3, 196051DCatchers' shadows.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 4, 195952DArbiters: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 21, 195925DDiamond men.UnknownFarrar