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89 Results for GAIN

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

Monday, April 6, 201527DPut on, as weightFinn Vigeland
Sunday, April 22, 201217DPut on weightPaula Gamache and Ed Stein
Thursday, March 24, 20119AAppreciateIan Livengood
Monday, December 20, 201038DLoss's opposite (3)Donna Hoke
Monday, October 11, 20109ALoss's opposite (3)Robert Fisher
Monday, January 23, 200647ABad news for a dieterMark T. Milhet
Friday, April 29, 200532DUpsideKaren M. Tracey
Monday, August 23, 200471AYards advancedNancy Salomon and Kyle Mahowald
Wednesday, March 24, 200428ADieter's dreadNorma Johnson
Friday, December 26, 200333DPut on (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Saturday, January 25, 200334ACome out aheadPatrick Berry
Monday, September 9, 200265ALoss's opposite (3)William I. Johnston
Tuesday, December 4, 200121DAcquireMichael Shteyman
Tuesday, July 17, 200156DYardage pickupFred Piscop
Tuesday, November 7, 200049DPositive yardageDavid Levinson Wilk
Sunday, November 5, 200029APut on (2)Michael S. Maurer
Sunday, May 9, 199950DSpring aheadNancy Nicholson Joline
Monday, March 18, 199649AProfitS. L. Robbins
Sunday, June 4, 1995103DPick upBryant White
Saturday, January 21, 199550AFootball yardage (2)Charles E. Gersch
Wednesday, October 5, 199462DFootball yardage (2)Fran & Lou Sabin
Sunday, January 30, 199447DGet ahead (2)Alex K. Justin
Saturday, January 15, 199446AGet ahead (2)Manny Nosowsky

2 results for GAIN from Variety puzzles.

September 14, 2014diagramless17APut on poundsFred Piscop
October 31, 2010cryptic6DGet ace in card game (4)Richard Silvestri

64 results for GAIN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Saturday, May 2, 199222AAccrualJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wednesday, October 9, 199136APut on a pound or twoBernice GordonMaleska
Thursday, September 5, 199117AAttainJudith PerryMaleska
Wednesday, July 17, 199112DProfitA. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, May 17, 199117AMake progressErnie FurtadoMaleska
Saturday, September 1, 199020AAchieveErnst TheimerMaleska
Tuesday, July 4, 198926DIncreaseDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Monday, December 28, 198715AMake headwayVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Monday, June 8, 198765AProfitSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, March 10, 198770AThis might be capitalHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wednesday, October 29, 19862DBuilder's notchColeburnMaleska
Thursday, October 16, 198632AMake headwayEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, July 8, 198634AFlea-flicker's purposeJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wednesday, May 28, 198619AQB's objectiveJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, January 2, 198636AIncreaseGayle DeanMaleska
Sunday, August 25, 198548AQuarterback's questHarold B. CountsMaleska
Tuesday, July 16, 198561DEarnEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wednesday, October 31, 198452DImprovementAveryMaleska
Monday, July 9, 198449DProfitJohn H. HalesMaleska
Monday, August 22, 198312DMake progressNancy McCarthyMaleska
Friday, October 22, 19829AShareholder's delightEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, February 4, 198236ADieter's anathemaI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Monday, April 13, 198153DMake a profitBradfordMaleska
Sunday, November 16, 198085AProcure or secureAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, May 5, 197741AFullback's desireDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Tuesday, April 6, 197639AReachEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Wednesday, July 9, 197554DAdvanceMarie WestWeng
Tuesday, April 29, 197529DDo well, as a stockHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Monday, July 22, 197441AImproveVictor GoldfarbWeng
Saturday, June 16, 197319AProfitUnknownWeng
Friday, April 13, 197320DProfitUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 21, 197240DAttainUnknownWeng
Saturday, February 12, 197249DProfitUnknownWeng
Thursday, August 26, 19711DFootball yardageUnknownWeng
Monday, May 17, 197166AIncreaseUnknownWeng
Monday, August 31, 197065AAdvanceUnknownWeng
Thursday, June 18, 197047DAdvanceUnknownWeng
Tuesday, March 3, 197039AProfitUnknownWeng
Tuesday, October 7, 196959DIncrement.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 15, 196924ANet.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 5, 196819DIncrease.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 27, 196815AAdvance.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 8, 196748ABenefit.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, March 19, 1967135DArrive at.Frances HansenFarrar
Friday, May 27, 196636DIncrease.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 28, 196222AMake progress.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 4, 19623DAchieve.Louis SabinFarrar
Friday, April 13, 196239AReach.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Thursday, March 29, 196236DBenefit.Ed Vander NootFarrar
Wednesday, December 20, 196130DProfit.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 1, 196180DAddition.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, April 2, 1961109DIncrement.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, April 3, 19609DCome to have.Tom MixonFarrar
Thursday, December 10, 195936AMake progress.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 15, 195936ABenefit.S. A. KayFarrar
Saturday, June 21, 195855AEarn.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Thursday, November 21, 195730AProfit.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 25, 195765AAcquisition.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 15, 195540DAdvantage.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 7, 195538AAcquisition.J. R. OverholtFarrar
Tuesday, January 18, 195543DArrive at.Bernice GordonFarrar
Saturday, February 14, 195312DProfit.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 9, 1947145DProfit.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, October 17, 1943115AArrive.Harriot T. CookeFarrar