Pre-Shortz constructors

Cathy Allis Alan Arbesfeld Martin Ashwood-Smith Harold T. Bers James A. Brussel Tanaquil Le Clercq Charles M. Deber Mark Diehl Louise Earnest Jane S. Flowerree Charles E. Gersch Bernice Gordon Peter Gordon Frances Hansen Kenneth Haxton Maura B. Jacobson Nancy Nicholson Joline I. Judah Koolyk Jordan S. Lasher Lynn Lempel Eileen Lexau William Lutwiniak Eugene T. Maleska Michael S. Maurer Alfio Micci Jim Modney Stanley Newman Manny Nosowsky Jim Page Merl Reagle Mel Rosen Nancy S. Ross Randolph Ross John M. Samson A. J. Santora Arthur Schulman Nancy Schuster Will Shortz Richard Silvestri Irene Smullyan Stephanie Spadaccini Mel Taub Jeffrey Wechsler Will Weng Robert H. Wolfe

Constructor name information for these older puzzles can be unreliable. Data here goes back to Sunday, January 1, 1956.

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ConstructorPre-ShortzShortz EraTotal
Abelson, Virginia P.1111
Abramesco, Mona11
Adams22
Ahern, Anne V.11
Aidieur, Jackie11
Aledort, Marvin22
Allen, Charles44
Allen, Charles C.44
Allen, Peter22
Allen, Ronnie K.33
Allis, Cathy48488
Anderson11
Anderson, DeWitt1717
Anderson, Ralph33
Angio, C. J.9393
Anstey11
Arbesfeld, Alan999108
Arensberg, Jules5959
Armstrong11
Arnold11
Arnot44
Arthur11
Ashwood-Smith, Martin77178
Asnas22
Atkinson, Nancy W.1515
Avery55
Babcock, David P.11
Baird11
Baker, Rachel F.44
Ball, Ruth11
Bamby11
Baraboo, H. R.11
Barkan11
Barkan, Samuel H.77
Barnes, Paul R.99
Baron22
Baron, Charles44
Baron, Louis1717
Barr, Stephen11
Barrick, James1313
Barrick, James & Phyllis88
Bartholomew11
Bauer, Dorothea33
Bauer, Dorothy11
Bauersmith, Paula66
Baumgarten, Sylvia11
Baxley, William2020
Beaman, Bert4646
Beaman, Ralph G.718
Beatty, James L.18220
Bellotto Jr., Sam10515
Benante, Catherine11
Bender, Janet R.22729
Bennett, Arthur33
Benshoof, Evelyn7171
Benson77
Beresin11
Berg, Emanuel99
Berg, Harvey22
Berman11
Bernhard, Jim11
Bernstein11
Bernstein, Margery44
Bers, Harold T.5252
Bevington11
Bishop, Elsie11
Bitoni11
Black, Alex F.1212
Black, Victoria Black & Alex F.55
Blackman, Allan1717
Blair, Philip11
Blake, Keith66
Blakeburn, Mark415
Blaylock, Brett A.88
Blum, Albert44
Blum, Albert V.22
Blum, Esther22
Blum, Walter11
Blum, Walter H.11
Bobb, Edward77
Bodle, Jo22
Boggs, June A.2828
Bohm, Thomas33
Bolognese-Lo11
Booker, S. E.22
Bowers, Lucile H.11
Boyle, Kevin3232
Bradford11
Bradshaw11
Brasure, Barbara33
Braun22
Braun, Morton B.718
Breaker, Lewis C.11
Brill, Jeanette K.79281
Brink11
Brobst, John22
Brooks, Christine F.11
Brooks, Gerald55
Brown77
Brownlee, Martha11
Brumbauch22
Brussel, James A.1313
Bryan, Martin33
Buckler, Edward J.22
Bulow, William F.11
Burgener, Dale O.1616
Burlingame, Sandra22
Burns3636
Burns, Rand H.62127
Busch, Christopher11
Bush, Eileen11
Butler11
Butler, Virginia2222
Byrne, James11
Byrne, John88
Byrne, John F.22
Byrne, Thomas P.11
Cable, Willemain O.22
Cain, Emory H.1010
Cameron, Mary Owen11
Camp, Richard33
Canine, William65267
Cannan, Dorothy1212
Canning11
Canning, Anthony B.2525
Canstein, Edward33
Canyes, Manuel11
Carduff22
Carlyle22
Carter, Darrell J.11
Caruana, Stephanie22
Cerasoli11
Cevaal, Patricia A.1010
Chambrun, William A.11
Chervokas, John44
Church, Mildred11
Civen11
Clark, Mary11
Clark, Mary M.11
Clark, Walt1616
Clavan33
Clercq, Tanaquil Le44
Clinch11
Clonick, Joe20222
Coates, F.22
Coburn, William22
Code, Mary Ann11
Cohen22
Cohen, Barry L.66
Cohen, Bette Sue41647
Coleburn22
Colebury11
Collins, Marjorie K.22
Colt, Walter22
Cometa55
Connelly, Marjorie22
Cook, Alice H.11
Cook, G. G.22
Coon, Jane22
Copps11
Corbett, Nancy A.112
Corse, Madeline3838
Counts, Harold B.2424
Courtney, Roger H.10313
Covell, Walter33134
Coyle, Sally22
Craft, C. Hume11
Craft, H. C.11
Craft, Hume R.3333
Creedon, Lucy H.11
Cromwell11
Cromwell, Aida33
Crosatto, David99
Cross, Charles33
Crowell, J. S.22
Crowell, Joseph99
Currier, Chet12618
Cuzzolina11
Dalton, Judith C.88
Daly, Eileen11
Daniels22
Daniels, Alexander11
Datterlie11
Daubert11
Daughdrille33
Davajan, Joel279
Davis, D.22
Davis, Dorothy1212
Davis, Samuel11
Davison, Jean J.6262
Dean, Gayle29534
Deber, Charles M.181937
Deitmer11
Delpar, Helen11
Dempsey11
Deolise11
DeRosso, Joan55
Desiderio, Elio1111
Deutsch11
Devlin, Peggy99
Devlin, Thomas E.33
DeWitt, Martha J.7272
Diehl, Mark85159
Dillman, Robert101626
Dodd, Kirk11
Dombras, Ted55
Donald, Lois11
Dorman, Mary66
Dowdall11
Dreyer11
Dreyer, John44
Drummond Jr., A. H.6969
Dubin, Jan33
Dubin, Jan & Mike1212
Dubin, Michael1515
Duda, Frederick22
Duffy, Betty22
Dunn, Olive11
Dutting, Carol1010
Dwyer11
Early, Edward11
Earnest, Louise3030
Eastman, Wayne11
Edwards11
Eisenberg, Michael11
Eisner, Raymond F.3636
Elliott, Dorothy11112
Elvers, Lita M.55
Engler, Charles1313
Ernest11
Ettenson, Herbert5656
Ettenson, Jules Arensberg & Herbert33
Evans22
Evans, Gloria88
Exman11
Fabbroni, Mrs. John2020
Farmer11
Farrant22
Faruki, Ghulam Y.11
Fass, Martin22
Fasulo, Helen9090
Fauci, Joseph J. La5959
Federing22
Fehringer, Phyllis22
Felker, J. A.44
Fennessy33
Ferreira11
Fierman, Sophie2424
Finch11
Finch, John55
Fincus11
Finn11
Finn, Ben22
Fisher, Bettie Lou11
Fitzgerald, Caroline G.1212
Fliegner22
Fliegner, Samuel K.2424
Flowerree, Jane S.44
Ford, William H.22
Forestall22
Fox, Anne4646
Fraas66
Frank, George W.11
Frank, Sidney22
Friedman, Ronald11
Fry, Frank11
Furtado, Ernie181129
Gaarder11
Gale, Violet22
Galef, David22
Galli, E. R.22
Gani, Yael11
Gans11
Gast, Sandra11
Geary11
Geary, Frank2525
Geher22
Gemberling, Wells22
George, Elaine1919
Gerlach, Ann11
Gerlach, Anne11
Gerry11
Gersch, Charles E.201636
Gersch, Charles P.11
Gieschi, Fay L.11
Gillis, Barbara Lunder1818
Girardi, Daniel4141
Gladstone, Marcia44
Glass, Stanley2626
Glasser11
Gleasser11
Gluck, Harry11
Godwin, Virginia44
Goldberg, Leonard33
Goldfarb, Victor77
Goldhirsch, Larry1212
Goldmann22
Golub, Barbara L.88
Goodman, Cora4242
Gordon, Bernice10421125
Gordon, Gertrude11
Gordon, Grace M.11
Gordon, John11
Gordon, Peter117687
Gould, Katherine11
Gowin, Helen11
Graf, Sandy22
Graham, Ben22
Gram, Anna11
Greene11
Greenleaf44
Greenman, John521264
Groat, Don1212
Gross, Dana22
Grow, Mary66
Gurner33
Hales, John H.44
Hall11
Hall, Dorothy M.11
Hall-Eastman, Wayne55
Hammond11
Hankemeyer, Natalie33
Hansen, Frances8139120
Harnes, Jack R.66
Harris11
Harris, Mary33
Hartman, Bill22
Hassinger33
Haxton, Kenneth19120
Hayward, W. W.11
Healy11
Healy, Terry22
Hegler, Robert11
Heimbinder, B. A.11
Heinemann, William E.2121
Heiser, Arthur S.33
Heller33
Herrig, Robert415
Herrington, Jeff16521
Hess11
Hickmott88
Higgins11
Hillis, Lois1919
Hinish Jr., James E.1616
Hinman, Betty1010
Hirschfeld, Ronald C.2525
Hitch, Norma11
Hodge22
Hogmer, David S.11
Holland, Hugh P.33
Hollinger, Hal R.1010
Holmes Jr., John M.11
Hook, Henry332558
Horiguchi11
Hosler33
Hoster, Grace33
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, Maura11
Jacobson, Maura B.60363
James33
Jamison Jr., Ross L.33
Janke33
Jarvis, William1515
Jenkins22
Jenkins, Ann2121
Johnson2929
Johnson, Reginald L.3636
Johnson, Threba3131
Joline, Nancy Nicholson6147108
Jones3131
Jones, D.22
Jones, Lee11
Jones, R. S.22
Jones, W. E.7272
Jordyn11
Jorgensen, Betty69877
Josephs, Rosa11
Julius, Edward11
Jumonville11
Jumonville, Jack11
Justin, Alex K.51419
K.-Youritzin, Philip11
Kahan, Stephen11
Kamerling, Helen H.55
Kansil22
Kaplan11
Kaplan, R.33
Katz, Robert73376
Kaufman, Alice H.99
Kay, S. A.7373
Keith, Vaughn99
Keld, Herman44
Keller11
Keller, Fred11
Kelly, J. F.1717
Kennedy, H. M.66
Kenworthy, Melvin2323
Kert, Isaac22
Killian11
King, C. V.11
King, Geraldine44
King, Geraldine W.33
Kingman, Margaret22
Klaus, Albert J.1154119
Koch, Audrey55
Koch, Lee33
Koolyk, Elissa22
Koolyk, I. Judah4040
Kostof, Spiro K.11
Kowals, Olga33
Kraus, Rhonda3838
Kruse, Bert H.6363
Krusemeyer, Mark11
Kurzban, Stanley A.88
Lacks11
Laczko, George3737
Lafargue, Joel D.51253
Laflin, John C.11
Laing, Elizabeth11
Lake, Sam33
Lambert, S.11
Lambert, Sidney7777
Land, Mary11
Landenberger, John22
Landis, William22
Lansing11
Lasher, Jordan S.6060
Laufer22
Lavengro11
Lazer33
Leary, Betty77
Lechner, Jack22
Lee II, Donald V.22
Leemhorst, Joan P.11
Leggett, Margaret11
Leifer, Mike22
Lemmo, Jennie11
Lempel, Lynn26870
Lesko, Andrew22
Leslie11
Lewis11
Lewis Jr., W. S.11
Lewis Jr., William A.4141
Lewis Jr., William S.11
Lewis, Adelyn99
Lewis, Arthur22
Lewis, Barbara33
Lewis, Timothy S.437
Lexau, Eileen171027
Lieblich11
Listort, Dennis88
Liverance, Melville11
Liverance, Melville P.33
Livingston11
Livingston, Jay347
Liwer, Jacques516
Lobb, Annamarie55
Lubbers, Bob145
Luminati, Calista1010
Lutwiniak, William303303
Luzzato, Jack22
Luzzatto, Jack155155
Lyle, Herbert88
Lytle44
Madrid, George1212
Madura33
Maleska, Eugene T.301301
Maloney44
Maluski, Geraldine Von22
Mandes Jr., Louis C.33
Manning, M. S.22
Manning, Mary S.11
Maramarco11
Marchese, Edward1111
Margetts44
Marks, Dortha F.11
Marston11
Martin, Josephine11
Massi22
Matonti, Charles J.88
Matwychuk, Paul11
Maurer, Michael S.61622
Maver44
Mayer, Robin D.11
Mazarakes11
McAulay22
McBeath, Wilson2828
McCain44
McCarthy, Nancy4747
McCormick, Cecil22
McDannell, Anna11
McDermott11
McDowell11
McElroy11
McElroy, Hugh1919
McIlrath, William S.1919
McInerney, C.1111
McKeon22
McLaughlin, Joseph33
McLloyd11
McSherry, Walter11
McWhirk, Ruth M.11
Meekin, Thomas9191
Meisler55
Meltzer22
Mercer, Jeffrey A.88
Meren, Bernard2929
Mermelstein22
Messenheimer, John D.11
Metcalfe, Brice1919
Meunier33
Meunier, Valerie11
Meyer, N. M.1212
Micci, Alfio9110101
Miceli, Frank66
Miller1616
Miller, Gladys V.66
Miller, Manny1818
Miller, Mike44
Minary, Ruth33
Misenko, Albert L.55
Mixon, Tom99
Modney, Jim14115
Moeser, Marion77
Moody, Mimi22
Moore, Mike11
Morse, Anthony2727
Morse, Roberta3232
Moss, Arnold2828
Murdoch, Mary M.2222
Murphy11
Murray, David A.22
Murrett, Timothy11
Naden, Corinne J.11
Naden, Corrine J.11
Nelson, Bertha11
Nelson, Sidney44
Newell33
Newman, Stanley22022
Niederman, Derrick C.44
Noot, Ed Vander11
Nosoff, Frank33
Nosowsky, Manny8246254
Oberlander11
O'Brien, Edward J.1010
Ochrymowych, Julian527
O'Malley, Robert11
O'Neill, Mike11
Orna, Mary Virginia2828
Osborn, Stafford P.11
Osborn, Tap1101111
Osborne, Vincent L.2020
Overholt, A. B.11
Owens, John D.11
Page4949
Page, Christopher8816
Page, Jim3569104
Palmer, Arthur W.38139
Parris, Michael J.1111
Parsons, Hallie & Gerald2828
Patashus, Jon11
Patterson, Elizabeth11
Pavane, Rosalind33
Pearce, Marian11
Pedersen77
Pedersen, Marjorie55
Pepple, Patterson3737
Perry, Judith22325
Perryman11
Petersen11
Petschke22
Pettigrew, Helen11
Philbrick, Jack22
Plackner, Jim55
Platt55
Plesinger11
Pollard33
Polvogt, Bill44
Pomerance11
Price, Peter E.22
Priestley, Michael J.77
Probst, Catharine Y. C.33
Prosser, John R.1010
Prystowsky, Bonnie S.123
Prytz, John1111
Quackenbush, Elizabeth M.22
Quivey11
Rabb, Louise22
Rabinowitz66
Rae44
Rampino, Michael A.3333
Rash11
Raventos, George66
Rayment, Geraldine11
Reagle, Merl369
Reddall, H. Hastings2727
Reed, Jean4646
Reed, Macon22
Reich, Warren W.13114
Reichert44
Reid11
Rein11
Remignanti, Katherine Gould & Chris11
Remley66
Rheingold, Lawrence M.44
Rhoades, Norton2323
Rice, Maria G.22
Richman, Kay11
Richman, Kim11
Rickert44
Ridley, Christy5454
Rigby, Margaret22
Righter, Kathryn6363
Risley11
Risteen, Herb L.217217
Roarke, Jesse4848
Robbins, Sidney L.15350203
Robert11
Robertson11
Roby11
Rogers11
Rohleder, Jorgen11
Roop, Robert44
Roop, Robert Vaux11
Rosen11
Rosen, Mel231336
Rosenberg, Harriet Gilson2424
Rosenfield, Bert6060
Rosenheim, Irving11
Rosenheim, Irving L.22
Rosenthal, Evelyn B.99
Rosenthal, Jack22
Rosner, Louis11
Ross, Nancy S.342256
Ross, Randolph299101
Rubin22
Russell55
Russell, John11
Russo, Kathryn11
Rutkay, Ruth L.22
Sabin, Lou10728135
Samalin33
Sampson22
Samson, David J. Pohl & John M.33
Samson, John M.47148
Santora, A. J.18566251
Sard, Eugene11
Satterlee, Churchill11
Sawikin44
Scarato, Guido N.22
Schier, Norma22
Schier, Thomas W.111728
Schneider, Virginia55
Schnitzer, Frances K.44
Schorr, Elaine D.4949
Schulman, Arthur73174
Schultz, Ruth N.2121
Schuster, Nancy8210
Schwarz, F. D.11
Schwarzbaum22
Scollen, Bill11
Scollon, Bill22
Scott11
Scott, Jay22
Scully55
Sefick, Bob2810
Sessions, Diana R.5050
Seward, Beverly J.1717
Shalom11
Shannon, James V.11
Shaw, Bruce R.22
Sheehan, Thomas99
Sheehan, Tom22
Sheldon, Jay99
Shenk, Mike178
Sherwood, Christopher2222
Shipp, Bill11
Shipp, Dorothea E.63164
Shipp, John11
Shogry, Catherine11
Shore, Charlotte1313
Shortz, Will22
Sidway, Lois671784
Silverstein11
Silvestri, Richard4684130
Sinnreich11
Skodzus, Alice11
Smart11
Smart, J. Samuel88
Smathers, Helen88
Smith, Dorothy E.22
Smith, Evelyn E.11
Smith, George Rose1010
Smith, Ruth33
Smith, Ward W.11
Smitonick, Dorothy17118
Smullyan, Irene1919
Snow, Peter G.2929
Snyder, Mary S.2121
Soloway, Shirley3434
Spaar Jr., William11
Spadaccini, Stephanie83644
Sphicas, George P.1313
Springer, Barbara11
Spry, Jay1616
Sr., John S. Richter,11
Steele22
Stein11
Steinberg, Norma351752
Steinhardt, Jack L.3939
Stern, Edrico11
Sterner22
Stone11
Stone, Gene11
Stout11
Straka, Henry V.33
Strassheim22
Stryker, Floy44
Sturges, Robert W.55
Sullivan, Kay1919
Sussman, Leonard4040
Swift, Peter7979
Tangredi44
Taub, Eva Pollack33
Taub, Mel331043
Taub, Phyllis11
Tea Jr., Peter L.33
Teitelbaum, Maurice J.99
Tenfelde1111
Tepper11
Tepper, Ruth Lake44
Theimer, Ernst50151
Thornton, Peter T.11
Tilgner, Christine22
Tivin, Beverly33
Toole, Fred2828
Toro, Elmer66
Torrey11
Towle, Jonathan J.44
Trent, Judson G.5151
Treusch22
Tripp11
Trombley, Deborah Pelkey11
Troxell33
Trussel22
Tuckerman, Sara V.4040
Tyler, Brian G.415
Tyler, Eleanor11
Ullmen11
Underhill, Tom11112
Unknown40824082
Valance, Christine11
Valence, Christine1414
Varner, Thomas J.22
Vaughn, Keith33
Verdesca, Arthur S.281442
Vezendy, John11
Waffell, Charles B.314
Walker11
Waltuch11
Wargo, Martin J.11
Warriner, Cornelia88
Watson, Fawn11
Weakley, Barbara J.1919
Webb, Walter224
Wechsler, Jeffrey11011
Weil44
Weisser, Mary D.55
Weng, Will2424
Wesoff, Eli93194
West, E. J.11
West, Marie2121
Whelan33
Wherry, Jack55
Whit11
White, Bryant112839
Whitman66
Whitman, Helen K.44
Whitten5151
Whitten, Mary C.77
Whitten, Stanley B.9918
Whitworth11
Wilbur11
Wilkinson, S. E.1616
Williams, Elizabeth11
Williams, J. R.11
Willig, John66
Wilson11
Wilson, Jeanne2626
Wilson, William D.22
Winston, Carl H.11
Wiser11
Witte, Kenneth30333
Wittes11
Wizer, Norman S.171330
Wolfe, Henry A.11
Wolfe, Robert H.235982
Wood, Nancy A.33
Wood, Pamela V-W11
Woodard, Charles11
Worthing22
Woss11
Wouk, Joy L.1249133
Wray, Kevin55
Yaro, Elizabeth A.88
Yates, Virginia L.3838
Yelle, Rita1010
York, Deborah11
Young66
Yskamp, William J.33
Zimmerman, Robert21214
Zimpel, Alda77