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9 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences). See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, November 12, 20129DFailure to appearRandall J. Hartman
Sunday, November 28, 201062AIt may be put down on a rollJeremy Newton
Thursday, September 23, 20102DIt may be excusedDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, June 25, 200842DReport card notationRob Cook
Sunday, May 1, 2005129ALack (2)Joe DiPietro
Saturday, February 28, 199844ATruancyDavid J. Kahn
Monday, February 16, 199824AIt makes the heart grow fonderPeter Gordon
Monday, February 3, 19975D"___ makes the heart..."M. E. Brindamour
Saturday, April 6, 199639DLack (2)R. Norris

15 results for ABSENCE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Friday, May 24, 199121AFondness promoter?Daniel GirardiMaleska
Thursday, March 29, 19908DLackPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Saturday, April 29, 198937DLackJune A. BoggsMaleska
Monday, June 1, 198724ACause of more fondness?Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, January 25, 1981116DTruancy, e.g.Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sunday, January 13, 198044ALackTap OsbornMaleska
Saturday, December 10, 197713DItem on a pupil's recordArthur SchulmanMaleska
Wednesday, July 7, 197625DFondness intensifierSidney NelsonWeng
Friday, April 6, 19738AHeart-helping conditionUnknownWeng
Thursday, December 17, 197036ALackUnknownWeng
Monday, May 23, 196644DLack.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 7, 196274DTeacher's concern.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Monday, November 13, 196139AScholastic cut.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 27, 196148AItem of classroom record.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 21, 196110DBeing away.UnknownFarrar