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19 Results

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

Thursday, March 16, 200642ALay offBen Tausig
Saturday, May 21, 200558AWhat a celibate will doRich Norris
Sunday, January 23, 200546DForbear (3)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, October 5, 200327ANot raise a hand, sayRichard Silvestri
Saturday, October 14, 200035AForbear (3)Rich Norris
Friday, May 7, 19997DFastDana Motley
Sunday, February 23, 199790DForbear (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, July 28, 199682DSit on one's hands?N. S. Wizer
Wednesday, December 15, 199321AJust say no?Fred Piscop

2 results for ABSTAIN from Variety puzzles.

July 1, 2001acrosticXPractice temperanceEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
October 10, 1999acrosticKHold oneself backEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

8 results for ABSTAIN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, June 30, 199177ATeetotalJacques LiwerMaleska
Thursday, April 26, 198428AForbearEli WesoffMaleska
Tuesday, April 18, 197822AForbearEli WesoffMaleska
Friday, September 30, 197757AForbearKathryn RighterMaleska
Monday, May 2, 197745AForbearAlfio MicciMaleska
Friday, September 3, 197128AForgoUnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 9, 196643DRefrain, as from voting.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 7, 196141ARefrain, as from voting.UnknownFarrar