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24 Results for MISSTEP

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

Sunday, February 1, 2015107AFaux pas (2)David Steinberg
Friday, May 30, 201426ATrip (2)James Mulhern
Wednesday, December 25, 201332AError (3)Jacob Stulberg
Friday, August 23, 201338DTrip (2)Ian Livengood
Wednesday, December 1, 201019AFaux pas (2)Caleb Madison
Saturday, February 20, 20107AMuffPaula Gamache
Sunday, January 10, 201031DBoo-booMel Rosen
Friday, October 26, 20071DSlipDavid Quarfoot
Thursday, July 22, 19991DError (3)M. Preston Sherwood
Tuesday, May 2, 199553AError (3)Susan Smith
Monday, September 5, 199429AStumbleJulian Ochrymowych & Amy Goldstein

13 results for MISSTEP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, October 10, 19911DFall precederWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Tuesday, April 9, 199124DBlunderWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Wednesday, August 22, 198442DSlipMary S. SnyderMaleska
Wednesday, July 22, 198114DFalse moveLouis SabinMaleska
Monday, August 5, 197410DFaux pasThomas SheehanWeng
Wednesday, April 15, 197055ABlunderUnknownWeng
Friday, October 28, 196614DBlunder.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 10, 19657DFaux pas.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 16, 19601ABlunder.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 30, 195926AFalse move.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, April 4, 195960AFaux pas.Harold T. BersFarrar
Monday, January 19, 195947AFaux pas.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, April 22, 195146DFalse move.Jack LuzzattoFarrar