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79 Results for DREAR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thursday, March 20, 201412DGloomy, in poetry (4)Victor Barocas
Monday, January 2, 20123DGloomy, to a bardPaula Gamache
Monday, December 12, 201128DGloomy, in verse (3)Gary Cee
Tuesday, August 9, 201162AGloomy, in verse (3)Tony Orbach
Friday, October 29, 201048D"How pallid, chill and ___!": KeatsBarry Boone
Monday, July 27, 200966ADull, in poetryAllan E. Parrish
Thursday, August 14, 200813DGloomy, literarilyDamon J. Gulczynski
Tuesday, March 14, 200630DGloomyLynn Lempel
Monday, May 9, 200561AGloomy, in verse (3)Jim Hyres
Monday, December 13, 200423ADismal, in poetrySarah Keller
Wednesday, October 23, 200241AGloomy, in poetry (4)Nancy Salomon and Nancy T. Shack
Wednesday, July 21, 199964AGloomy, in poetry (4)Noah Dephoure
Wednesday, January 27, 199943A"The House of Dies ___" (Virginia Hamilton Edgar-winning mystery)Leslie Billig
Thursday, November 19, 199862ADismal, to DonneBrendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, March 23, 199851DBleak, in verseRandall J. Hartman
Saturday, February 14, 199825DDismalMark Diehl
Monday, December 8, 199742AGloomy, in poetry (4)Mary E. Brindamour
Thursday, May 8, 199735DCheerlessDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, July 19, 199553DGloomy, to poetsNancy S. Ross

60 results for DREAR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Friday, January 31, 199244AGloomy, to GoldsmithBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sunday, April 21, 199132AMelancholy, to MiltonJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, October 20, 198932ADismal, to DylanMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Monday, December 5, 198818ABleakNorma SteinbergMaleska
Wednesday, March 23, 198822DDismal, to DonneAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, January 10, 1988100DGloomy, to KeatsDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Saturday, August 15, 198726ADismal, to KeatsKay SullivanMaleska
Thursday, November 27, 198639DMelancholy, to KeatsJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, October 13, 198594ADismal, to DonneJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wednesday, May 1, 198530DCheerlessEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, July 25, 198469ACheerless, to KeatsWhittenMaleska
Monday, July 2, 198433DBleak, to BlakeIrene SmullyanMaleska
Saturday, December 20, 198038DGloomy, to KeatsLouise EarnestMaleska
Monday, July 7, 198047APoetically grimCarol DuttingMaleska
Monday, May 26, 198041ADismal, to DonneA. J. SantoraMaleska
Saturday, May 10, 198027DDismal, to poetsSara V. TuckermanMaleska
Monday, July 16, 197965ACheerlessHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wednesday, February 14, 197918AGloomyJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, November 12, 197731DDismal, to KeatsKathryn RighterMaleska
Wednesday, May 12, 197650DGloomySophie FiermanWeng
Monday, April 12, 197617AMelancholy, to poetsMartha J. DeWittWeng
Sunday, August 31, 1975112ADolefulBarbara LewisWeng
Sunday, March 30, 197535DCheerlessEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sunday, January 12, 197558DBleak, in poemsJohn WilligWeng
Saturday, January 11, 197513ADoleful, to poetsJack WherryWeng
Friday, December 14, 197337ASorrowful, poeticallyUnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 17, 197345DDrab, in poemsUnknownWeng
Monday, August 2, 19715ADolefulUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 28, 1971112DDoleful, to poetsH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Saturday, January 23, 197160ASadUnknownWeng
Monday, January 18, 197131DCheerlessUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 22, 1970104DSorrowful, in poemsNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Wednesday, December 10, 196935DDrab, in poetry.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, March 26, 196931ACheerless.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 15, 196918ADismal, in verse.UnknownWeng
Sunday, January 5, 196927ACheerless, to poetsFrances HansenFarrar
Sunday, July 21, 196826DGloomy: Poet.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, April 21, 196855DSad: Poet.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sunday, January 15, 196778AMelancholy: Poet.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, April 13, 196631DGloomy.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 21, 196550DBleak.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 9, 196451ABleak.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 5, 196366AGloomy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 14, 196329DDismal.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thursday, April 26, 196229DMelancholy: Poet.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, December 28, 196156AGloomy.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 29, 196128AGloomy.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 25, 1961115DCheerless: Poet.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tuesday, November 17, 195960ACheerless: Poet.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 7, 195643DPoetically doleful.Mel TaubFarrar
Wednesday, January 19, 195555AMelancholy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 30, 195433DGloomy and tiresome.E. H. MudgeFarrar
Sunday, August 31, 195286DGloomy: Poet.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, November 21, 195046ADepressed in spirits.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 6, 195049DGloomy.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 12, 1950120DGloomy.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, June 12, 194986AMelancholy.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sunday, March 21, 194847DDismal.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sunday, April 9, 194453DMelancholy.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sunday, January 31, 19437D"In a ___-nighted December."—Keats.Jack LuzzattoFarrar