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18 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, April 22, 200921AHalf of a mountaineering expeditionDaniel A. Finan
Sunday, July 29, 2007118AStart of a trip in a bathysphereBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thursday, October 25, 200164AA ___ of woodpeckersJohn Scott Marrone
Saturday, December 30, 200040DRocket maneuverRich Norris
Wednesday, June 16, 199921ALineageGilbert H. Ludwig
Sunday, December 10, 199515DAncestry (2)Jim Page
Friday, October 27, 199519AAncestry (2)Mark Diehl
Saturday, June 25, 199460ARappellingManny Nosowsky

1 result for DESCENT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
March 18, 2012cryptic10ADrop of French perfume (7)Rosalie Moscovitch

9 results for DESCENT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, May 11, 19939DFallArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sunday, September 25, 1988103AAncestryBetty JorgensenMaleska
Monday, December 28, 198743DDownward slopeVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Friday, January 17, 198643DHeritagePageMaleska
Monday, January 12, 198160AAncestryEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Friday, June 30, 19789DLineageJean J. DavisonMaleska
Friday, March 10, 196768AComedown.Louis SabinFarrar
Wednesday, August 23, 196135DLineage.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 18, 196111DLineage.UnknownFarrar