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23 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, February 27, 200923DDownright (2)Joe DiPietro
Wednesday, June 28, 200648APerfectly verticalMyles Callum
Tuesday, May 17, 200518DPerpendicularSherry O. Blackard
Sunday, November 30, 200331ADepth checkerManny Nosowsky
Saturday, May 15, 19998ADownright (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, June 16, 19981ACarpenter's gadgetBill Ballard

17 results for PLUMB from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, June 23, 199195DKind of lineVictoria and Alex F. BlackMaleska
Sunday, March 4, 19909AExactly verticalJim BernhardMaleska
Monday, May 1, 198921DLead weightLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, January 30, 198646DVerticalChristy RidleyMaleska
Sunday, May 19, 198510ALead weightJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, February 6, 19821DProbe intoJohn GreenmanMaleska
Thursday, May 24, 197925ATake soundingsAnn JenkinsMaleska
Sunday, March 26, 197831AFishline sinkerA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, December 18, 197526DLead used for soundingMcCainWeng
Friday, November 21, 197540DTake a soundingSamuel H. BarkanWeng
Friday, October 17, 197532AVerticalAlfio MicciWeng
Wednesday, February 20, 197427DDelve deeplyWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tuesday, May 15, 197361ALead weightUnknownWeng
Thursday, May 10, 197325DMake a depth soundingUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 2, 19695ADownright.UnknownWeng
Friday, January 7, 196644DDiscover the facts of.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 3, 19658DEntirely: Colloq.UnknownFarrar