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35 Results for HOPED

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, February 27, 201538DWished (3)Julian Lim
Monday, December 22, 201447DHad aspirationsLynn Lempel
Tuesday, December 3, 201341AWished (3)Phil Ruzbarsky
Sunday, August 26, 2007118AYearned (for)Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
Sunday, August 17, 2003124AWished (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, September 16, 200228DWished (for)Roy Leban
Thursday, June 19, 199724DCrossed one's fingers (3)Patrick Jordan
Monday, November 25, 199659ACrossed one's fingers (3)M. Huret
Wednesday, October 11, 199528DCrossed one's fingers (3)Mary E. Brindamour
Friday, November 18, 19945ATrustedTimothy S. Lewis

25 results for HOPED from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, January 9, 199250DHad expectationsTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, April 21, 199160AHad expectationsJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wednesday, November 1, 198935AAspiredNorma SteinbergMaleska
Thursday, December 19, 198544AWished forWilliam CanineMaleska
Saturday, December 3, 198334DHad expectationsJesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, August 13, 19794DWas optimisticHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Friday, May 13, 197733AYearnedA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, October 5, 196613DDesired.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 27, 19661DAnticipated.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 1, 19662DWas optimistic.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 1, 196594DWished.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, May 27, 196428DWished (for).UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 27, 196413DLooked for the silver lining.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 18, 196113DDreamed.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 23, 19587DWanted very much.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wednesday, August 14, 195713DHad great expectations.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, March 31, 195638AWas optimistic.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Saturday, November 22, 195221DLooked forward to.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 21, 195143DExpected with confidence.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 1, 194979DTrusted.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sunday, February 6, 194915DDesired.G. A. K. SuttonFarrar
Sunday, November 30, 194715DWished.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, August 20, 194486DAnticipated.Dan CaywoodFarrar
Sunday, July 5, 194285DCherished a desire.Charles KuhlsFarrar
Sunday, May 17, 194225ATrusted.Louis JenkinsFarrar