Pre-Shortz constructors

Cathy Allis Alan Arbesfeld Martin Ashwood-Smith James A. Brussel Tanaquil Le Clercq Charles M. Deber Mark Diehl Charles E. Gersch Bernice Gordon Peter Gordon Frances Hansen Kenneth Haxton Maura B. Jacobson Nancy Nicholson Joline Jordan S. Lasher Lynn Lempel Eugene T. Maleska Alfio Micci Jim Modney Stanley Newman Manny Nosowsky Jim Page Mel Rosen Randolph Ross John M. Samson Arthur Schulman Nancy Schuster Will Shortz Irene Smullyan Stephanie Spadaccini Mel Taub Unknown Will Weng Robert H. Wolfe

Constructor name information for these older puzzles can be unreliable. Data here goes back to Tuesday, January 1, 1974.

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ConstructorPre-ShortzShortz eraTotal
Abelson, Virginia P.1111
Adams22
Aidieur, Jackie11
Allen, Ronnie K.33
Allis, Cathy48488
Anderson11
Anderson, DeWitt1717
Angio, C. J.9393
Anstey11
Arbesfeld, Alan997106
Armstrong11
Arnold11
Arnot44
Arthur11
Ashwood-Smith, Martin76976
Asnas22
Atkinson, Nancy W.1111
Avery55
Babcock, David P.11
Baird11
Bamby11
Barkan11
Barkan, Samuel H.77
Barnes, Paul R.88
Baron22
Baron, Charles22
Baron, Louis1717
Barrick, James1313
Barrick, James & Phyllis88
Bartholomew11
Baxley, William2020
Beaman, Bert2929
Beaman, Ralph G.718
Beatty, James L.18220
Bellotto Jr., Sam10515
Benante, Catherine11
Bender, Janet22628
Benshoof, Evelyn6969
Benson77
Beresin11
Berg, Emanuel44
Berg, Harvey22
Berman11
Bernhard, Jim11
Bernstein11
Bernstein, Margery44
Bevington11
Bitoni11
Black, Alex F.1111
Black, Victoria Black & Alex F.55
Blackman, Allan1717
Blakeburn, Mark415
Blaylock, Brett A.88
Blum, Esther22
Bobb, Edward77
Boggs, June A.2828
Bohm, Thomas33
Bolognese-Lo11
Booker, S. E.22
Bowers, Lucile H.11
Boyle, Kevin3232
Bradford11
Bradshaw11
Braun22
Braun, Morton B.718
Brill, Jeanette K.79281
Brink11
Brobst, John22
Brooks, Gerald55
Brown77
Brumbauch22
Brussel, James A.1313
Bryan, Martin33
Buckler, Edward J.22
Burgener, Dale O.1616
Burlingame, Sandra22
Burns3636
Burns, Rand H.62127
Busch, Christopher11
Butler11
Butler, Virginia2222
Cable, Willemain O.22
Cain, Emory H.1010
Camp, Richard22
Canine, William65267
Cannan, Dorothy1212
Canning11
Canning, Anthony B.2525
Carduff22
Carlyle22
Carter, Darrell J.11
Cerasoli11
Cevaal, Patricia A.1010
Chambrun, William A.11
Chervokas, John44
Church, Mildred11
Civen11
Clavan33
Clercq, Tanaquil Le33
Clinch11
Clonick, Joe20222
Coates, F.22
Coburn, William22
Cohen22
Cohen, Barry L.66
Cohen, Bette Sue41647
Coleburn22
Colebury11
Cometa55
Cook, G. G.22
Copps11
Corbett, Nancy A.112
Counts, Harold B.2424
Courtney, Roger H.10313
Covell, Walter33134
Coyle, Sally22
Craft, Hume R.44
Cromwell11
Crosatto, David99
Currier, Chet12618
Cuzzolina11
Dalton, Judith C.88
Daly, Eileen11
Daniels22
Datterlie11
Daubert11
Daughdrille33
Davajan, Joel279
Davis, D.22
Davis, Dorothy99
Davis, Dorothy N.33
Davison, Jean J.6060
Dean, Gayle29534
Deber, Charles M.181937
Deitmer11
Dempsey11
Deolise11
DeRosso, Joan44
Desiderio, Elio1111
Deutsch11
Devlin, Peggy99
DeWitt, Martha J.6767
Diehl, Mark85159
Dillman, Robert101626
Donald, Lois11
Dorman, Mary66
Dowdall11
Dreyer11
Dreyer, John44
Duda, Frederick22
Duffy, Betty22
Dunn, Olive11
Dutting, Carol1010
Dwyer11
Earnest, Louise1111
Eastman, Wayne11
Edwards11
Eisenberg, Michael11
Eisner, Raymond F.3636
Elliott, Dorothy11112
Elvers, Lita M.55
Engler, Charles1313
Ernest11
Ettenson, Herbert11
Evans22
Evans, Gloria88
Exman11
Fabbroni, Mrs. John2020
Farmer11
Farrant22
Faruki, Ghulam Y.11
Fass, Martin22
Fauci, Joseph J. La1111
Federing22
Fehringer, Phyllis22
Felker, J. A.33
Fennessy33
Ferreira11
Fierman, Sophie2424
Finch11
Finch, John55
Fincus11
Finn11
Finn, Ben22
Fitzgerald, Caroline G.1212
Fliegner22
Fliegner, Samuel K.1616
Flowerree, Jane S.44
Ford, William H.22
Forestall22
Fox, Anne1818
Fraas66
Frank, Sidney22
Friedman, Ronald11
Fry, Frank11
Furtado, Ernie181230
Gaarder11
Gale, Violet22
Galef, David22
Galli, E. R.11
Gani, Yael11
Gans11
Gast, Sandra11
Geary11
Geary, Frank2525
Geher22
George, Elaine1919
Gerry11
Gersch, Charles E.101727
Gillis, Barbara66
Gillis, Barbara Lunder1111
Girardi, Daniel4040
Glass, Stanley2626
Glasser11
Gleasser11
Godwin, Virginia44
Goldberg, Leonard33
Goldfarb, Victor44
Goldhirsch, Larry1212
Goldmann22
Gordon, Bernice8020100
Gordon, Gertrude11
Gordon, Grace M.11
Gordon, John11
Gordon, Peter117687
Gould, Katherine11
Graf, Sandy11
Graham, Ben11
Greene11
Greenleaf44
Greenman, John521264
Groat, Don1212
Gross, Dana22
Gurner33
Hales, John H.44
Hall11
Hall-Eastman, Wayne55
Hammond11
Hansen, Frances574097
Harnes, Jack R.66
Harris11
Harris, Mary33
Hartman, Bill22
Hassinger33
Haxton, Kenneth19120
Hayward, W. W.11
Healy11
Healy, Terry22
Heinemann, William E.2121
Heller33
Herrig, Robert415
Herrington, Jeff16521
Hess11
Hickmott88
Higgins11
Hillis, Lois55
Hinish Jr., James E.99
Hinman, Betty1010
Hirschfeld, Ronald C.2121
Hitch, Norma11
Hodge22
Holland, Hugh P.33
Hollinger, Hal R.1010
Hook, Henry332558
Horiguchi11
Hosler33
Hoy66
Hoy, Timothy11
Huether, Francis11
Hunt, Jean M.66
Hurschmann, Jan11
Huskey, Margaret W.1919
Ingalls, Fletcher33
Izsak, S. Courtney22
Jacobs22
Jacobs, D.11
Jacobson, Maura B.58361
James33
Janke33
Jarvis, William1515
Jenkins22
Jenkins, Ann2121
Johnson2929
Johnson, Reginald L.3636
Johnson, Threba55
Joline, Nancy Nicholson6148109
Jones3131
Jones, D.22
Jones, Lee11
Jones, R. S.22
Jordyn11
Jorgensen, Betty69877
Julius, Edward11
Jumonville11
Jumonville, Jack11
Justin, Alex K.51419
Kahan, Stephen11
Kansil22
Kaplan11
Kaplan, R.33
Katz, Robert73376
Kaufman, Alice H.99
Kay, S. A.22
Keith, Vaughn99
Keller11
Keller, Fred11
Kennedy, H. M.66
Kenworthy, Melvin2323
Killian11
Kingman, Margaret22
Klaus, Albert J.1154119
Koch, Audrey55
Koolyk, I. Judah4242
Kowals, Olga33
Kraus, Rhonda3838
Kruse, Bert55
Kruse, Bert H.5555
Krusemeyer, Mark11
Kurzban, Stanley A.88
Lacks11
Laczko, George1010
Lafargue, Joel D.51152
Lake, Sam11
Landenberger, John22
Lansing11
Lasher, Jordan S.5858
Laufer22
Lazer33
Leary, Betty11
Lechner, Jack22
Lee II, Donald V.22
Leemhorst, Joan P.11
Leggett, Margaret11
Leifer, Mike22
Lempel, Lynn26567
Lesko, Andrew22
Leslie11
Lewis11
Lewis, Adelyn88
Lewis, Barbara11
Lewis, Timothy S.437
Lexau, Eileen121022
Lieblich11
Listort, Dennis88
Livingston11
Livingston, Jay347
Liwer, Jacques516
Lubbers, Bob145
Luminati, Calista1010
Lutwiniak, William245245
Luzzatto, Jack3333
Lytle44
Madrid, George1212
Madura33
Maleska, Eugene T.179179
Maloney44
Maluski, Geraldine Von22
Mandes Jr., Louis C.33
Mantoti, Charles J.11
Maramarco11
Marchese, Edward1111
Margetts44
Marston11
Massi22
Matonti, Charles J.77
Matwychuk, Paul11
Maurer, Michael S.61521
Maver44
Mayer, Robin D.11
Mazarakes11
McAulay22
McBeath, Wilson2828
McCain44
McCarthy, Nancy4747
McCormick, Cecil22
McDermott11
McDowell11
McElroy11
McElroy, Hugh1919
McIlrath, William S.1919
McInerney, C.1010
McKeon22
McLaughlin, Joseph33
McLloyd11
Meisler55
Meltzer22
Mercer, Jeffrey A.88
Meren, Bernard2929
Mermelstein22
Messenheimer, John D.11
Meunier33
Meunier, Valerie11
Meyer, N. M.1212
Micci, Alfio841195
Miceli, Frank66
Miller1616
Miller, Gladys V.11
Miller, Manny11
Miller, Mike44
Minary, Ruth33
Misenko, Albert L.55
Mixon, Tom55
Modney, Jim14115
Moeser, Marion22
Moody, Mimi22
Moore, Mike11
Moss, Arnold2121
Murdoch, Mary M.1515
Murphy11
Murrett, Timothy11
Naden, Corinne J.11
Naden, Corrine J.11
Nelson, Sidney44
Newell33
Newman, Stanley21820
Niederman, Derrick C.44
Nosoff, Frank11
Nosowsky, Manny8246254
Oberlander11
O'Brien, Edward J.11
Ochrymowych, Julian527
O'Neill, Mike11
Orna, Mary Virginia2828
Osborn, Stafford P.11
Osborn, Tap1101111
Osborne, Vincent L.2020
Page4949
Page, Christopher8816
Page, Jim3569104
Palmer, Arthur W.38139
Parris, Michael J.1111
Parsons, Hallie & Gerald2828
Pavane, Rosalind33
Pedersen77
Pedersen, Marjorie22
Pederson, Con3811
Pepple, Patterson3737
Perry, Judith22325
Perryman11
Petersen11
Petschke22
Pettigrew, Helen11
Philbrick, Jack22
Plackner, Jim55
Platt55
Plesinger11
Pollard33
Polvogt, Bill44
Pomerance11
Priestley, Michael J.77
Probst, Catharine Y. C.33
Prosser, John R.1010
Prystowsky, Bonnie S.123
Prytz, John1111
Quackenbush, Elizabeth M.22
Quivey11
Rabinowitz66
Rae44
Rampino, Michael A.3333
Rash11
Raventos, George66
Reddall, H. Hastings2626
Reed, Jean1515
Reich, Warren W.13114
Reichert44
Reid11
Rein11
Remignanti, Katherine Gould & Chris11
Remley66
Rheingold, Lawrence M.44
Rhoades, Norton1414
Rice, Maria G.22
Rickert44
Ridley, Christy5454
Rigby, Margaret22
Righter, Kathryn5555
Risley11
Risteen, Herb L.125125
Roarke, Jesse4848
Robbins, Sidney L.15350203
Robert11
Robertson11
Roby11
Rogers11
Roop, Robert33
Rosen11
Rosen, Mel171330
Rosenberg, Harriet Gilson2424
Rosenfield, Bert5959
Rosenthal, Evelyn B.99
Ross, Nancy S.322254
Ross, Randolph298100
Rubin22
Russell55
Russell, John11
Russo, Kathryn11
Sabin, Lou8129110
Samalin33
Sampson22
Samson, David J. Pohl & John M.33
Samson, John M.47148
Santora, A. J.12368191
Sard, Eugene11
Sawikin44
Scarato, Guido11
Schier, Thomas W.61723
Schneider, Virginia44
Schnitzer, Frances K.44
Schorr, Elaine D.4646
Schulman, Arthur314
Schultz, Ruth N.2121
Schuster, Nancy123
Schwarz, F. D.11
Schwarzbaum22
Scollen, Bill11
Scollon, Bill22
Scott11
Scott, Jay22
Scully55
Sefick, Bob2810
Sessions, Diana R.77
Seward, Beverly J.1717
Shalom11
Sheehan, Thomas66
Sheehan, Tom22
Shenk, Mike178
Sherwood, Christopher2222
Shipp, Bill11
Shipp, Dorothea E.62163
Shipp, John11
Shore, Charlotte1313
Shortz, Will22
Sidway, Lois671885
Silverstein11
Silvestri, Richard4684130
Sinnreich11
Smart11
Smart, J. Samuel88
Smith, George Rose88
Smith, Ruth22
Smitonick, Dorothy17118
Smullyan, Irene1919
Snow, Peter G.2929
Snyder, Mary S.2121
Soloway, Shirley3434
Spadaccini, Stephanie83644
Sphicas, George P.1313
Springer, Barbara11
Spry, Jay1313
Sr., John S. Richter,11
Steele22
Stein11
Steinberg, Norma351752
Steinhardt, Jack L.3939
Stern, Edrico11
Sterner22
Stone11
Stone, Gene11
Stout11
Straka, Henry V.22
Strassheim22
Stryker, Floy44
Sturges, Robert W.55
Sullivan, Kay1919
Sussman, Leonard55
Swift, Peter7979
Tangredi44
Taub, Mel41014
Teitelbaum, Maurice J.99
Tenfelde1111
Tepper11
Tepper, Ruth Lake44
Theimer, Ernst50151
Tilgner, Christine22
Tivin, Beverly33
Toole, Fred2828
Toro, Elmer22
Torrey11
Towle, Jonathan J.44
Trent, Judson G.5151
Treusch22
Tripp11
Trombley, Deborah Pelkey11
Troxell33
Trussel22
Tuckerman, Sara V.2929
Tyler, Brian G.213
Tyler, Eleanor11
Ullmen11
Underhill, Tom11112
Unknown33
Vaughn, Keith33
Verdesca, Arthur S.281442
Vezendy, John11
Waffell, Charles B.314
Walker11
Waltuch11
Warriner, Cornelia44
Weakley, Barbara J.1919
Webb, Walter224
Weil44
Weng, Will11
Wesoff, Eli93194
West, Marie2020
Whelan33
Wherry, Jack55
Whit11
White, Bryant112839
Whitman66
Whitten5151
Whitten, Mary C.77
Whitten, Stanley B.9918
Whitworth11
Wilbur11
Wilkinson, S. E.1616
Williams, J. R.11
Willig, John33
Wilson11
Wilson, Jeanne2626
Wilson, William D.22
Winston, Carl H.11
Wiser11
Witt, Martha J. De11
Witte, Kenneth30333
Wittes11
Wizer, Norman S.171431
Wolfe, Robert H.236083
Wood, Nancy A.33
Woodard, Charles11
Worthing22
Woss11
Wouk, Joy L.1249133
Wray, Kevin55
Yaro, Elizabeth A.77
Yates, Virginia L.3838
Yelle, Rita1010
York, Deborah11
Young66
Yskamp, William J.33
Zimmerman, Robert21214