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37 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

DateGridClueAuthor
Thursday, January 22, 201532ADrag show apparelTimothy Polin
Friday, January 17, 201428ACamp accoutermentsKevin G. Der
Wednesday, October 30, 201333ABreathtaking creatures?Joel Fagliano
Monday, November 7, 201143AConstricting snakesDavid Steinberg
Thursday, July 28, 201149DFancy wrapsAlan Arbesfeld
Monday, November 16, 200926AFancy items worn around the neckJames Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Monday, October 5, 200961ASnakes that constrictMark Feldman
Sunday, May 10, 200936AFluffy scarvesPatrick Berry
Friday, January 23, 20094DGivers of unfriendly hugs (2)Barry C. Silk
Monday, January 19, 200925DFeathery scarves (4)Tracey Snyder
Tuesday, February 12, 200867AJungle menacesDeb Amlen
Sunday, February 10, 200825APortion of a drag queen's wardrobeBill Zais
Sunday, September 30, 20075AWraps on stageKelsey Blakley
Saturday, February 17, 20079DGivers of unfriendly hugs (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Saturday, January 13, 200732DSqueezersPatrick Berry
Monday, October 2, 200620AFeathery scarves (4)Harvey Estes
Thursday, August 10, 200611DSome neckwearTodd McClary
Tuesday, July 25, 20066AFeathery adornmentsAnne Garellick
Sunday, May 14, 200655DSnakes with vestigial limbsPatrick Berry
Thursday, September 29, 20051DThey may hang by the neckSam Bellotto Jr.
Thursday, September 15, 200560ABurlesque show accessoriesFrank Longo
Tuesday, August 23, 200535AFeathery scarves (4)Holden Baker and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, January 23, 200560AAmazon menacesJoe DiPietro
Tuesday, October 26, 200426DBurlesque show propsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, June 8, 200410AJungle crushersEd Early
Sunday, December 7, 200347DFluff piecesSherry O. Blackard
Monday, August 5, 200266AFeathery scarves (4)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, July 19, 20028DSome burlesque propsElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, June 5, 200031ANeck wrapsWilliam A. Ballard
Thursday, April 27, 200037A*Fifth stepGreg Staples
Saturday, October 30, 199954DScarvesRich Norris
Monday, May 24, 199936AJungle squeezers (2)Gregory E. Paul
Monday, January 25, 199935AThey wrap their food wellFran and Lou Sabin
Sunday, April 26, 199872ADrag queen's collectionFran and Lou Sabin
Wednesday, February 25, 199824AThey may have a crush on youRobert H. Wolfe
Thursday, September 1, 199445AJungle squeezers (2)Manny Nosowsky
Thursday, July 7, 199466AGirlie show propsEd Early

1 result for BOAS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
April 30, 2000diagramless60AConstrictorsJean Wykoff Reno

57 results for BOAS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, March 23, 199335AFeathery scarvesPageMaleska
Thursday, August 27, 19921ASnakes or scarvesManny NosowskyMaleska
Wednesday, November 27, 199122DConstricting scarves?Patricia A. CevaalMaleska
Saturday, September 1, 199038ANeckpiecesErnst TheimerMaleska
Tuesday, August 22, 198947AAnacondasHarold B. CountsMaleska
Tuesday, June 27, 198924DSerpentine squeezersWhittenMaleska
Tuesday, August 2, 19887DTropical snakesReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Saturday, March 5, 198821DScarfsPatterson PeppleMaleska
Thursday, April 30, 19871ALong, feathery scarfsJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, July 15, 19866AFur scarfsJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wednesday, January 25, 198429DAnthropologist FranzPedersenMaleska
Friday, November 12, 198239DNoted anthropologistEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, September 20, 19821DAnaconda and pythonLazerMaleska
Tuesday, May 25, 19821APython relativesJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thursday, April 22, 198243DAnthropologist FranzEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, February 10, 198227AScarfs or snakesC. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, January 16, 198239AHe wrote "The Mind of Primitive Man"Daniel GirardiMaleska
Friday, June 19, 19811AFamed anthropologistMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Friday, May 9, 198040ASome are featheredRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Wednesday, January 23, 198013AAnacondasCharles EnglerMaleska
Saturday, December 8, 197945DNeckwearWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, October 28, 197932DFeathery scarvesJordan S. LasherMaleska
Monday, September 17, 197924DLong scarvesN. M. MeyerMaleska
Thursday, July 28, 197755AFamed ethnologist: 1858–1942Ann JenkinsMaleska
Monday, May 23, 19772DNoted anthropologistJohn PrytzMaleska
Sunday, February 1, 197659DScarvesJohn VezendyWeng
Tuesday, December 16, 197510AAnaconda and python, e.g.Jack PhilbrickWeng
Sunday, July 7, 197411DEthnologist FranzEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Saturday, April 27, 19741ASnakesG. G. CookWeng
Wednesday, June 7, 197215AU. S. ethnologistUnknownWeng
Friday, December 17, 197113DEthnologist FranzUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 14, 197113DNeckpiecesUnknownWeng
Friday, September 10, 197114ANeckpiecesUnknownWeng
Wednesday, July 14, 19718ANeckpiecesUnknownWeng
Thursday, May 27, 197158AFeathery piecesUnknownWeng
Monday, December 7, 197057AScarvesUnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 7, 197044AScarvesUnknownWeng
Wednesday, March 25, 19701AEnglish literary historianUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 9, 196911DLarge snakes.UnknownWeng
Thursday, April 24, 196930AScarves.UnknownWeng
Sunday, October 27, 19681DNeckwear of another dayFrances HansenFarrar
Monday, May 8, 196728DScarfs.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sunday, February 5, 196797ANeckpieces.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Tuesday, January 24, 196752DNeckwear.Michael DubinFarrar
Saturday, August 27, 196628ANeckwear.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 6, 19666ASnakes.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 21, 196639ANeckwear.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 20, 19665ANoted anthropologist.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Friday, July 16, 196525DNeckpieces.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 20, 196452DCousins of tippets.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, May 24, 196450AFamous anthropologist.Anne FoxFarrar
Thursday, November 14, 196346DTippets of a sort.S. A. KayFarrar
Saturday, May 18, 196352DScarfs of a sort.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 12, 196110DScarfs.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, May 22, 196070DFeather ___.Tom MixonFarrar
Tuesday, August 18, 195938DNeckwear.Melville P. LiveranceFarrar
Wednesday, March 18, 195945AJungle snakes.Thomas MeekinFarrar