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

Thursday, March 8, 201242DLinguists' concernsBill Thompson
Wednesday, August 24, 201165ACustomary practices (2)Kelsey Blakley
Sunday, November 29, 200972AConventions (3)Will Nediger
Sunday, March 15, 200919AHabitual practicesPatrick Berry
Friday, November 30, 200738ADictionary dataHenry Hook
Thursday, August 25, 200545DLexicographers' researchesManny Nosowsky
Thursday, May 13, 200429AGrammarians' topicsPatrick Merrell
Friday, May 16, 200310DConventions (3)Michael Shteyman
Tuesday, December 25, 200140ACustomary practices (2)Peter Gordon
Saturday, September 18, 199935AConventions (3)Joe DiPietro
Monday, July 27, 199848DPracticesSteven Picus

9 results for USAGES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, September 5, 198949APrevailing customsPeter GordonMaleska
Sunday, December 15, 198598ACustomsBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, October 16, 1983128APrevailing proceduresCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sunday, October 14, 197980ACustomsMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sunday, July 14, 1974119DCustomsAlfio MicciWeng
Monday, March 6, 197248DCustomsUnknownWeng
Sunday, September 11, 196687DPractices.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, May 19, 19638DFowler's concern.Ted DombrasFarrar
Sunday, February 15, 195921ACustomary procedures.W. E. JonesFarrar