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11 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, September 14, 20114ASlaps onJeff Chen
Sunday, November 11, 200194DPlastersJoe DiPietro
Saturday, November 14, 199840APlasters, e.g.Matt Gaffney
Sunday, February 19, 199580ASmears (2)Alfio Micci
Sunday, October 23, 199437DSmears (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tuesday, April 5, 199426APaints amateurishlyHarvey Estes

5 results for DAUBS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, December 10, 19871ASmearsCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Sunday, April 17, 1983130APaints badlyMel RosenMaleska
Sunday, November 2, 1980106ASmearsGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Monday, July 21, 197524DSmearsDeborah YorkWeng
Friday, January 22, 19711DFingerpaintsUnknownWeng