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20 Results for PURIST

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, January 28, 201541DType not susceptible to compromiseGary Cee
Tuesday, December 15, 200967AOne unlikely to compromiseSteve Dobis
Tuesday, April 1, 200830AUncompromising sortManny Nosowsky
Sunday, May 28, 200677DPrecisionistTimothy Powell
Sunday, November 3, 2002102ANoncompromiser (2)Patrick Berry
Sunday, December 24, 200092ANoncompromiser (2)Bill Zais
Sunday, December 19, 1993114DSticklerJohn M. Samson

13 results for PURIST from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Monday, October 4, 199342DStrict traditionalistScottTaub
Thursday, March 1, 198414DStickler re diction, etc.A. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, June 10, 198345DRigid grammarianFennessyMaleska
Tuesday, December 11, 197355AHidebound grammarianUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 4, 197347AFinicky grammarianEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Saturday, June 20, 197053AStickler for correctnessLouise EarnestWeng
Tuesday, October 8, 196316DPerfectionist.Michael DubinFarrar
Monday, December 3, 195610DOne oversolicitous about use of language.Louis SabinFarrar
Monday, August 13, 195642DOne solicitous about use of words.Jo BodleFarrar
Saturday, August 21, 195443DStrict observer of precise usage.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, May 31, 195341DOversolicitous one.Israel GitterFarrar
Sunday, July 20, 1947109DDoctrinaire.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, June 30, 194647DAdvocate of nicety in language.J. P. DownesFarrar