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200 Results for WAS

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

Saturday, August 8, 201531A"Never ___"Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, February 2, 201538AExisted (4)Jeffrey Wechsler
Wednesday, January 14, 201568ALimerick's third word, oftenCaleb Emmons
Monday, January 12, 201527DExisted (4)Jason Flinn
Monday, July 21, 201458DUsed to be (8)Matt Fuchs
Monday, June 9, 201441DUsed to be (8)Tom McCoy
Sunday, November 3, 20139DSecond word of "A Tale of Two Cities"Andy Kravis and Victor Barocas
Monday, January 7, 201321A"There ___ an old woman ..."Jim Peredo
Monday, September 24, 201255A"___ it something I said?"John Dunn
Tuesday, April 24, 201251AHas been (3)Adam G. Perl
Sunday, February 26, 201254D"Time ___ ..." (4)Daniel A. Finan
Friday, September 2, 201110D"Time ___ ..." (4)Tim Croce
Sunday, August 21, 2011122DHas been (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Sunday, July 3, 201126DLived and breathedPete Muller
Sunday, August 22, 2010106A"Time ___ ..." (4)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, September 9, 200960D"Time ___ ..." (4)Richard Chisholm
Saturday, July 4, 200928DPerformed the role ofPeter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Sunday, September 14, 200873DIs past?Jeremy Newton
Thursday, June 5, 20089DIs in the past (3)James Sajdak
Saturday, May 17, 200832DFunctioned as (3)Mike Nothnagel
Thursday, December 27, 200732ALived (9)Jim Leeds
Sunday, December 16, 2007111DHad a lifeDavid J. Kahn and Steve Kahn
Tuesday, February 6, 200741AIsn't anymoreStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Thursday, January 25, 200725AFunctioned as (3)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, September 15, 20066DTook place (3)Harvey Estes
Monday, May 1, 200653ALived (9)Mike Torch
Saturday, February 25, 200626AServed asHenry Hook
Friday, February 17, 200630DVerb for a historianTrip Payne
Monday, February 13, 200626AExisted (4)Janet R. Bender
Thursday, January 26, 200652DHas been (3)Manny Nosowsky
Tuesday, March 8, 200539DUsed to be (8)Deb Amlen
Wednesday, January 26, 200530AFunctioned as (3)Stanley Newman
Monday, April 12, 200438D"What ___ I saying?"Gail Grabowski
Sunday, April 11, 200464DUsed to be (8)Patrick Merrell
Sunday, March 7, 2004121DLived (9)Tyler Hinman
Sunday, September 1, 200233AOccurredPatrick Berry
Monday, March 4, 200266DLived (9)Randall J. Hartman
Friday, January 25, 200253DIs in the past? (3)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Wednesday, October 10, 200145DUsed to be (8)Richard Chisholm
Thursday, June 21, 200165DLived (9)Peter Abide
Sunday, February 25, 2001114DIs no longer (2)Greg Staples
Thursday, January 25, 20011AIs in another form?Robert H. Wolfe
Wednesday, November 29, 200034AIs in the past? (3)Peter Gordon
Sunday, March 5, 200034DBreathedNancy Nicholson Joline
Tuesday, February 8, 200046DUsed to be (8)Fred Piscop
Sunday, February 6, 200061DWalked the earthRichard Hughes
Monday, September 13, 19996DLived (9)Fran and Lou Sabin
Tuesday, November 17, 19981DIs no longer (2)Arthur S. Verdesca
Sunday, September 6, 199870DTook place (3)Rich Norris
Sunday, May 17, 1998133ATook place (3)David J. Kahn and Hillary B. Kahn
Friday, June 20, 199749AThird word in a limerickManny Nosowsky
Friday, February 7, 199710DUsed to be (8)R. Norris
Monday, January 6, 199745AHad been (4)S. L. Robbins
Sunday, April 28, 1996114D1937 song "___It Rain?"D. C. Baldwin
Sunday, April 21, 199680AHad been (4)M. Gaffney
Sunday, January 21, 199655DIsn't now (2)R. Wolfe
Wednesday, January 3, 199642DUsed to be (8)W.R. Williams
Saturday, December 16, 199533DIsn’t now (2)Bryant White
Wednesday, November 22, 199562DExisted (4)Chuck Deodene
Sunday, October 29, 1995111DHad been (4)Maura B. Jacobson
Tuesday, March 21, 199530ALived (9)Harvey Estes
Monday, January 9, 199545AHad been (4)Sidney L. Robbins
Monday, August 1, 199430ALived (9)Thomas W. Schier
Monday, June 27, 199433AOnce existedWayne Robert Williams
Sunday, April 10, 199433ALived (9)Trip Payne

2 results for WAS from Variety puzzles.

March 9, 2008panda45ASawbackMel Taub
February 2, 2003diagramless54ATook placeDave Tuller

133 results for WAS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, September 28, 199340AQuip: Part IIIBetty JorgensenTaub
Sunday, July 18, 1993100AExistedMark DiehlMaleska
Thursday, June 17, 19931DLooked up?Joel D. LafargueMaleska
Tuesday, June 15, 199311AIs in the pastPeter GordonMaleska
Friday, April 2, 199342AExistedEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, January 25, 199365DExisted (3)Jim PageMaleska
Friday, October 2, 199231A"___it a vision . . . ": KeatsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, August 7, 199225D"Eadie ___ a Lady"Bob SefickMaleska
Thursday, October 17, 199156DIs pastC. McInerneyMaleska
Thursday, November 1, 199022AExistedMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sunday, November 5, 1989102AWhat, in WeimarMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Sunday, October 22, 1989124DWhat, in WeimarPhyllis FehringerMaleska
Monday, September 4, 198929A"Eadie ___ a Lady"Reginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Wednesday, November 2, 198858D"Eadie ___ a Lady"Rita YelleMaleska
Wednesday, July 20, 19881D"Since Hector ___ a pup"Charlotte ShoreMaleska
Saturday, March 7, 198728DUsed to beJudith PerryMaleska
Saturday, February 14, 198726DPart of "TW 3"Albert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, October 7, 19861DPart of "T.W.T.W.T."Alfio MicciMaleska
Wednesday, August 13, 198632AExistedNancy McCarthyMaleska
Saturday, January 25, 198634DKipling's "The Man Who ___"Daniel GirardiMaleska
Tuesday, November 26, 198535AExistedChristy RidleyMaleska
Sunday, June 9, 198520DExistedSally CoyleMaleska
Monday, April 29, 198544ASaw's anagramVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Wednesday, February 20, 198527DLivedMary S. SnyderMaleska
Sunday, March 25, 1984110A"We ___ robbed!": Joe JacobsJim PageMaleska
Thursday, December 1, 198362DExistedEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, September 16, 198345DExistedClavanMaleska
Saturday, February 26, 198335A"The Nearly ___ Mine"John M. SamsonMaleska
Wednesday, July 21, 198250A"How Green ___ My Valley"Judson G. TrentMaleska
Sunday, July 11, 198263AExistedWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, March 8, 198243DHad beenSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, July 28, 198143A"___ this the face . . . ?"Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Friday, July 17, 198127AExistedCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Monday, January 12, 198148A"___ it a vision . . . ?": KeatsEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tuesday, September 23, 198040DExistedFrank GearyMaleska
Wednesday, June 11, 198062DWhat, in WeimarCarlyleMaleska
Sunday, April 6, 1980120DExistedFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, February 24, 198018DSee 116 AcrossJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, February 5, 198040ASaw backwardElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Wednesday, September 12, 197913DExistedBernice GordonMaleska
Tuesday, July 3, 197929AKipling's "The Man Who ___"Carol DuttingMaleska
Sunday, April 15, 197949AExistedFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, January 21, 1979104DExistedVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Thursday, July 21, 197728A"Able ___ I . . . "Jordan S. LasherMaleska
Thursday, December 9, 197658DUsed to beEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Sunday, November 14, 1976112D"The Week That ___"Barbara GillisWeng
Thursday, September 2, 197655D"Able ___ I . . . "Jordan S. LasherWeng
Friday, May 7, 197622DCommon verbJordan S. LasherWeng
Saturday, March 20, 197659D"There ___ an old . . . "Allan BlackmanWeng
Thursday, December 4, 197548A"A fool there ___, and he . . . "Evelyn BenshoofWeng
Wednesday, October 1, 197550A"When I ___ a lad . . . "Marie WestWeng
Wednesday, September 17, 197530D"Who ___ that lady . . . "Joan DeRossoWeng
Sunday, May 18, 1975135DTime ___ (in the past)Eleanor TylerWeng
Monday, February 3, 197526ACommon verbEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Sunday, July 14, 1974137DCommon verbAlfio MicciWeng
Friday, March 15, 197460DCommon verbTimothy MurrettWeng
Sunday, February 10, 197468DExistedJean J. DavisonWeng
Friday, July 27, 197358DPart of T.W.T.W.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 18, 197353ACommon verbUnknownWeng
Friday, January 12, 197316AUsed to beUnknownWeng
Sunday, December 24, 197234APastAnne FoxWeng
Tuesday, November 21, 197211DCommon verbUnknownWeng
Friday, October 13, 197248ALivedUnknownWeng
Friday, September 8, 197243ACommon verbUnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 16, 197250DBurmese nativesUnknownWeng
Thursday, May 18, 197255ACommon verbMerl ReagleWeng
Monday, January 31, 197261DLivedUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 9, 197160A"As I ___ saying . . . "UnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 18, 19717DLivedUnknownWeng
Monday, July 12, 19718DRelative of 42 AcrossUnknownWeng
Thursday, July 1, 197157D"A Fool There ___"UnknownWeng
Friday, June 11, 197160ACommon verbUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 10, 197013DExistedUnknownWeng
Saturday, August 1, 197056AOccurredUnknownWeng
Friday, May 29, 197052DCommon verbUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 21, 197055DCommon verbUnknownWeng
Tuesday, February 17, 197025AExistedUnknownWeng
Monday, February 2, 19707DVerb formUnknownWeng
Monday, January 19, 197021DCommon verbUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 10, 196956ACommon verb.UnknownWeng
Thursday, November 27, 196962DCommon verb.UnknownWeng
Friday, September 26, 196913DCommon verb.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, March 4, 196962DCommon verb.UnknownWeng
Friday, June 21, 19685AExisted.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 11, 196847DExisted.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Thursday, November 16, 196756DExisted.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 15, 196640DUsed to be.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 5, 196633AUsed to be.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 6, 196673DHad been.Frances HansenFarrar
Sunday, November 14, 1965114DHad been.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
Tuesday, September 21, 19659D"Where ___ I?"UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 13, 196521AExisted.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 13, 19649DPart of "T. W. 3."UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 12, 1964121APart of TW3.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, December 19, 196319APart of "to be."Kathryn RighterFarrar
Tuesday, September 3, 196327ALived.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 28, 196322ATook place.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 7, 196346ASee 26 Across.John ByrneFarrar
Sunday, July 29, 19626DLived.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, July 2, 196264DLived.Macon ReedFarrar
Monday, March 12, 196215AUsed to be.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, January 21, 1962135DLived.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, November 5, 196168DAuxiliary verb.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Thursday, September 14, 196164DOccurred.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 22, 196134AOccurred.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 27, 1959112ALived.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, April 12, 195946AKipling's "The Man Who ___."Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, May 16, 195850DHad been.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, December 1, 19573DRemained.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, November 28, 195648AAuxiliary verb.Bernice GordonFarrar
Saturday, October 13, 195666DUsed to be.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Saturday, August 11, 19561AWhat: Ger.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Monday, May 14, 19569DPart of "to be."Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Sunday, May 13, 1956104DUsed to be.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thursday, October 6, 195529APart of "to be."Marjorie M. ConnellyFarrar
Saturday, September 3, 195552ACommon verb.Isaac KertFarrar
Tuesday, May 17, 19556DLived.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 26, 195541ACommon verb.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, October 12, 195322AHappened.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 16, 195322DHad been.Harriette MoskowitzFarrar
Saturday, July 11, 195332AExisted.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, February 13, 195340AExisted.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Saturday, November 22, 195244AExisted.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 19518DExisted.J. L. WilkinsonFarrar
Sunday, May 20, 195167AExisted.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, March 11, 1951138ATook place.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Thursday, January 18, 19519DUsed to be.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, April 17, 194946AExisted.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, January 20, 194654AOnce existed.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 194514DExisted.Charles CrossFarrar
Sunday, March 5, 1944113A"Light ___ first."—Caedmon.Waldo RansonFarrar
Sunday, September 12, 194369AExisted.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sunday, December 20, 194230DExisted.Mrs. Hedley V. CookeFarrar