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41 Results for BUG

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

Wednesday, January 11, 201227DFluChuck Deodene
Thursday, September 1, 201163DNeedleJoel Fagliano
Sunday, November 29, 200982DProgramming problem (2)Will Nediger
Friday, January 11, 200841DDrive nutsMike Nothnagel
Tuesday, October 23, 200723DPC glitchAlan Arbesfeld
Tuesday, January 31, 200648ASpying devicePatrick Merrell
Tuesday, September 2, 200311AProgramming problem (2)Ed Early
Monday, December 16, 200213DLocust or beetleJim Hyres
Sunday, April 14, 2002122AFanDavid J. Kahn
Sunday, October 18, 199838DGlitchDavid J. Kahn
Thursday, October 17, 19964DHidden mikeJ. R. Conrad
Sunday, October 1, 199528DHacker's headacheFrank A. Longo
Monday, March 20, 199523AComputer headacheSidney L. Robbins
Sunday, September 25, 199488ADefectNancy Nicholson Joline

27 results for BUG from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, January 26, 199215AProgram problemCathy MillhauserMaleska
Sunday, July 17, 1983103DFlawTap OsbornMaleska
Friday, June 25, 198237DApprentice jockey's five-lb. allowanceBert RosenfieldMaleska
Monday, April 26, 19828DEavesdropper's deviceSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, February 5, 198255DThrips, e.g.Nikki TenfeldeMaleska
Thursday, March 19, 198137AEnthusiastBernice GordonMaleska
Monday, April 23, 197955DEavesdrop, in a wayTap OsbornMaleska
Monday, March 6, 19787DEarwig, e.g.Evelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sunday, December 5, 197690ARug occupantMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sunday, March 9, 1975116DHidden mikeMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Saturday, September 23, 196741ARiver in the Ukraine.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thursday, June 15, 196723ATroubleshooter's target.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tuesday, December 13, 196626AWalking stick or bluebottle.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 26, 196647AUkrainian river.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Saturday, May 22, 196560AHidden mike: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 26, 196335AMantis.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 3, 196324DBeetle.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 23, 196226AEnthusiast: Slang.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, September 1, 195957DSpider.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 22, 195833DMantis.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, February 4, 195744AA defect, as in a machine: Slang.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, February 19, 195671AFlaw in an invention: Colloq.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Tuesday, August 30, 195550AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 14, 195250DPolish river.Sam LakeFarrar
Sunday, March 13, 1949120DPolish river.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, December 1, 1946123APolish river.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sunday, June 20, 1943108ATwo rivers of this name crossed by German armies, 1939–1941.Thomas MeekinFarrar