Help support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this site can continue to provide in-depth analysis of NYT puzzles. Thank you!

Donate any amount and get full access to XWord Info for a year.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

15 Results

7 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, December 1, 201326ADressed with elaborate careAlan DerKazarian
Saturday, November 26, 200526DTried to look smartRich Norris
Wednesday, August 17, 200513DPrettied oneselfKyle Mahowald
Monday, September 6, 20044DDressed up in a fussy wayMichael Shteyman
Saturday, December 18, 199940DPrimpedNancy Joline
Tuesday, September 24, 19967DDressed fussilyS. Spadaccini
Friday, August 16, 199626ASmoothed, as feathersM. Gaffney

1 result for PREENED from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
December 25, 2011panda40DMade a reed pen look nicerMel Taub

7 results for PREENED from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, May 14, 199128AFussed with feathersJeanne WilsonMaleska
Thursday, March 15, 199026DExhibited exultationRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, March 13, 198365APrimpedEdward MarcheseMaleska
Thursday, March 15, 197926APrettied upC. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, July 13, 197560ASleekenedMel RosenWeng
Monday, December 6, 196547AGroomed.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 20, 19641DDressed up.UnknownFarrar