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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, April 4, 201125DGaelic spirit whose wailing portends deathLynn Lempel
Saturday, October 30, 199939AWailer (2)Rich Norris
Monday, December 15, 199726AWailing woman, in folkloreStephanie Spadaccini
Sunday, November 24, 199695DWailer (2)M. Jacobson

6 results for BANSHEE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, March 1, 199284DKeener from KerryEmanuel BergMaleska
Wednesday, November 28, 19907DSpirit in Erin's folkloreWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Friday, August 3, 197956AWailing spiritDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Monday, December 5, 197745AWailing spiritMeislerMaleska
Sunday, October 29, 1967105DWailing spirit.Hume CraftFarrar
Monday, November 19, 196226AWailing Irish ghost.UnknownFarrar