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19 Results

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

Thursday, November 13, 200813DIt may follow a name and addressAllan E. Parrish
Saturday, January 27, 200739DFormal introduction (2)Karen M. Tracey
Friday, April 15, 200556AFormal introduction? (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, December 30, 200168DLetter opener (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, February 15, 199725AGeneric greetingJ. Clonick
Saturday, July 9, 199440DLetter opener (2)Gerald R. Ferguson

13 results for DEARSIR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, July 5, 199161ALetter openerJeff HerringtonMaleska
Friday, August 9, 198546DLetter openerS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Saturday, November 22, 198013DLetter openerStephanie SpadacciniMaleska
Sunday, August 26, 197388DCompanion of "Yours truly"Maura B. JacobsonWeng
Sunday, February 4, 197338AStart of a letterKeith BlakeWeng
Sunday, October 11, 197081DOpener of sortsElmer ToroWeng
Sunday, September 3, 196757AStart of many a letter.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, June 20, 196740ABusiness letter salutation.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 22, 19667DForm of address.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 23, 196670AStandard letter phrase.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Saturday, June 8, 196320ALetter opener.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sunday, October 30, 1960161AWords of address.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Tuesday, June 14, 196011DEpistolary term of address.UnknownFarrar