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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, May 7, 20148DLike pansies and petuniasKurt Mueller
Tuesday, December 24, 201347DLike many physicalsDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, September 4, 201338ALike the Perseid meteor showerJoel Fagliano
Saturday, July 2, 20117DTomato or pea, e.g.Joel Fagliano
Friday, October 16, 200941ALike some checkups (2)Karen M. Tracey
Sunday, April 28, 200296AGarden variety?Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, August 19, 20016DLike some checkups (2)David J. Kahn
Thursday, December 14, 200041AChina aster, e.g.Peter Gordon
Saturday, October 14, 200062AMany a flowerRich Norris
Monday, October 20, 199751AOnce a yearPeter Gordon
Thursday, June 12, 199717ABeans or corn, e.g.Gilbert H. Ludwig
Sunday, April 14, 1996127AYearbookHenry Hook

2 results for ANNUAL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
December 30, 2001acrosticX"Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her ___ surprise!" (Wallace Stevens)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
October 4, 1998cryptic22AYearbook article fills void (6)Richard Silvestri

11 results for ANNUAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, April 7, 199138DYearbookValerie MeunierMaleska
Thursday, December 11, 198045DEtesianRubinMaleska
Sunday, May 24, 1970131ACertain flowerThreba JohnsonWeng
Wednesday, September 3, 196913AKind of convention.UnknownWeng
Sunday, December 8, 196819AMarigold, for oneWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, May 22, 196668DZinnia, for one.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, May 8, 196635DType of plant.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, April 18, 196512DType of plant.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, August 2, 196419APetunia, for one.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, February 2, 196129DYearbook.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 6, 196037DYearbook.UnknownFarrar