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19 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thursday, February 16, 201254AOne caught by border patrolJim Page
Friday, September 16, 201144DCriminal (2)Joe DiPietro
Monday, February 22, 201046DLaw-breakingSteve Dobis
Saturday, December 13, 20081ALike icingFrank Longo
Monday, December 20, 200445DProhibitedKyle Mahowald
Wednesday, December 12, 20013DCriminal (2)Peter Gordon
Saturday, April 3, 199938DLike some aliensPat M. Hugel
Sunday, August 16, 199824ANot according to HoyleBrendan Emmett Quigley

1 result for ILLEGAL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
March 4, 2007acrosticKBreaking a codeEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

10 results for ILLEGAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, July 9, 199246AA sick bird?Gayle DeanMaleska
Sunday, November 2, 198695DAdjective for a speak-easyMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Tuesday, January 7, 198615AUnlawfulRhonda KrausMaleska
Wednesday, December 14, 198344DProsecutableWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, March 12, 197936DLike smugglers' goodsJacobsMaleska
Thursday, May 4, 197826DAgainst the lawLouis SabinMaleska
Wednesday, April 6, 197723AOutside the lawJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, September 25, 197616AAgainst the rulesAllan BlackmanWeng
Wednesday, November 14, 197340AUnauthorizedUnknownWeng
Monday, August 21, 19613DLawless.UnknownFarrar