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15 Results for MINIMAL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thursday, August 27, 201557ALeastJoon Pahk
Saturday, September 7, 201336DNot amounting to muchJulian Lim
Monday, August 8, 200549ABarely enough (2)Harvey Estes
Tuesday, June 27, 20002DBarely adequateHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, July 11, 199990DBarely enough (2)Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, August 27, 199656AThe least possibleD. E. Donaldson
Wednesday, December 28, 199455ATiniestGerald R. Ferguson

8 results for MINIMAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, May 28, 198537ALeast possibleJudson G. TrentMaleska
Friday, December 22, 197852ALeastJack LuzzattoMaleska
Wednesday, November 24, 197650ASmallestAnn JenkinsWeng
Friday, July 24, 197064ALeastUnknownWeng
Saturday, December 24, 196654ALeast possible.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 25, 196452ALeast.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 2, 196313ASmallest.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 25, 196258ALeast possible.UnknownFarrar

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