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162 Results for RETRO

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

Thursday, October 1, 201554DHip again (2)John Guzzetta
Thursday, May 28, 201552ABack in (8)Jeff Chen
Saturday, April 4, 201548DIn again (2)Ned White
Monday, December 8, 201457DOld-fashioned, yet hipKevin Christian and Andrea Carla Michaels
Thursday, September 11, 201455DEvoking the pastPatrick Blindauer
Saturday, September 6, 201439ALike throwbacksJames Mulhern
Tuesday, January 21, 201466ANostalgic styleTodd Gross
Wednesday, November 27, 201352DLike the Deco look, nowJules P. Markey
Sunday, October 7, 201252DLike wide belts, fashionwiseZoe Wheeler
Tuesday, August 14, 20129AHip again (2)Ian Livengood
Wednesday, May 9, 201242ALike the d├ęcor in '50s-themed dinersEshan Mitra
Saturday, April 28, 201227DLike many things that come backGary J. Whitehead
Tuesday, April 17, 201259ABack in styleMilo Beckman
Thursday, February 23, 201265ABack in (8)Jeff Chen
Sunday, November 6, 2011127ALike bell-bottoms or go-go pantsElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, June 6, 201112DFashionable againGary Whitehead
Tuesday, May 31, 201168ASo old it's new againNina Rulon-Miller
Saturday, November 27, 20105DBack in (8)Xan Vongsathorn
Monday, November 15, 201028AStylish againEmily L. Lilly
Tuesday, October 26, 201023AFashionably oldChris Handman
Sunday, August 8, 20107AFashionably nostalgic (3)Pam Klawitter
Monday, March 15, 201064AHarking back to an earlier styleFred Piscop
Saturday, January 9, 20105DIn once moreChuck Deodene
Sunday, December 20, 200993DBack in (8)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, December 13, 200851DFashionably nostalgic (3)Frank Longo
Monday, February 4, 200815ADated yet trendyDave and Tracy Mackey
Tuesday, December 4, 200759AFashionably old-fashioned (2)Alison Donald
Thursday, September 6, 200762AHardly futuristicDaniel C. Bryant
Sunday, April 1, 200757DSo out it's back inPaula Gamache
Saturday, October 28, 200650DLike flip hairdos, sayDavid Quarfoot
Friday, September 8, 200616AIn again (2)David Bunker
Sunday, August 28, 200564ALike Nehru jacketsNancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, August 14, 2005103DHardly modern (2)Patrick Merrell
Monday, July 25, 200532ABackward-looking (3)Lynn Lempel
Wednesday, July 21, 200454DOld, but new againEric and Janinne Berlin
Sunday, June 6, 2004119AIn again, after being outPatrick Merrell
Monday, March 22, 20048DFashionably outdatedKyle Mahowald
Sunday, January 25, 200441DBack in (8)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, January 13, 200465ALike bell-bottoms, nowadaysM. Francis Vuolo
Tuesday, March 25, 20038DSo out, it's in (3)John Greenman
Wednesday, February 26, 20035DBack in? (8)Greg Staples
Wednesday, January 22, 200313ASo out it's in (3)Michael Shteyman
Wednesday, December 11, 200211DLike bell-bottomsAlan Arbesfeld
Monday, October 7, 200239DBackward-looking (3)Greg Staples
Friday, August 2, 200215A___-chicElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, June 27, 200235ALike some fashionsJames R. Leeds
Monday, February 25, 200234ARocket engineChristina Houlihan
Tuesday, February 5, 200246AHardly modern (2)Alan J. Weiss
Sunday, January 27, 200278DUnmodernPatrick Berry
Sunday, September 9, 200164ABack in? (8)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Friday, February 11, 200031ABack in (8)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, January 27, 200046DFashionably old-fashioned (2)David Ainslie Macleod
Wednesday, December 29, 199914ASo out, it's in againRobert O. Dillman
Friday, November 5, 199954ABackward-looking (3)Mark Diehl
Thursday, November 4, 199912DHardly modernisticMatthew Lees
Wednesday, August 25, 199933DLike some stylesRichard Hughes
Sunday, February 28, 199970DLike 70's fashion, nowDave Tuller
Sunday, September 6, 1998150ANostalgic, in a wayRich Norris
Sunday, August 9, 1998104DSo out it's in (3)Christopher Hurt
Wednesday, June 10, 199842ANostalgic lookNancy S. Ross
Sunday, April 26, 19982DFrom an earlier eraFran and Lou Sabin
Tuesday, September 30, 199762AOld yet new againNancy Schuster
Tuesday, August 12, 199771AOld-fashionedJanet R. Bender
Friday, July 11, 199716AFashionably nostalgic (3)Bob Klahn
Tuesday, December 3, 199670ACertain rocket engineR. Hartman
Sunday, July 14, 199674D1930's-ish, e.g.J. Schmalzbach
Tuesday, June 18, 199627DSmall rocket engineE. C. Gorski
Saturday, February 17, 199614ANASA firingBob Sefick
Sunday, December 3, 199570DFashion typeMartin Schneider
Sunday, September 17, 1995105ALike some clothing stylesStanley Newman
Sunday, January 22, 199531APrefix with active or gradeFrances Hansen
Tuesday, October 4, 199423AEvocative of an earlier time, as fashionStanley B. Whitten

5 results for RETRO from Variety puzzles.

May 17, 2015acrosticNLead-in to rocket or virusEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
January 18, 2015diagramless51DBack in styleFred Piscop
October 13, 2013diagramless13ABack in styleFred Piscop
August 6, 2000panda25ATorre, a k a the RocketMel Taub
October 19, 1997diagramless57DLike repopularized fashionsFred Piscop

85 results for RETRO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, September 12, 199370AActive starterNancy Nicholson JolineTaub
Friday, July 2, 199330DLead-in to active or gradeDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Friday, May 7, 199316AKind of rocketEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, May 5, 199329DActive beginnerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Saturday, April 17, 199364AKind of rocketKevin BoyleMaleska
Wednesday, November 18, 199253DType of rocketJames L. BeattyMaleska
Friday, September 18, 199218DKind of rocketChristy RidleyMaleska
Saturday, September 5, 199268A___-rocketJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thursday, November 28, 19913DKind of rocketJoy L. WoukMaleska
Saturday, October 12, 199165AKind of rocketEli WesoffMaleska
Friday, March 15, 199153DKind of rocketSam Bellotto, Jr.Maleska
Wednesday, September 12, 199056DKind of rocketStanley GlassMaleska
Saturday, July 28, 199026DKind of rocketJesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, February 26, 199019AKind of rocketSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, December 19, 198950DKind of rocketSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, October 17, 198936DKind of rocketJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sunday, September 25, 198836DKind of rocketBetty JorgensenMaleska
Monday, June 20, 198841AKind of rocketSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, June 5, 1988114DKind of rocketJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wednesday, May 4, 198822DType of rocket, for shortDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Wednesday, May 27, 19874DPrefix for rocketArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Wednesday, January 14, 198742DSpacecraft "brake"Patterson PeppleMaleska
Saturday, December 6, 198623AActive prefixPeter G. SnowMaleska
Monday, July 28, 198651DBackward: PrefixKenneth WitteMaleska
Tuesday, February 11, 198619DBack: Comb. formChristy RidleyMaleska
Saturday, December 28, 198517ASpacecraft rocket, for shortWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, August 18, 198571DKind of rocketCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sunday, February 10, 198537AKind of rocketBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, December 25, 198319DType of rocketAnne FoxMaleska
Thursday, June 9, 198324DPrefix for fire or rocketBrownMaleska
Saturday, August 28, 198254AKind of rocketWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, October 16, 19811DPrefix with fire or choirWilliam CanineMaleska
Sunday, October 11, 198152AKind of rocketWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, September 15, 198132DPrefix with grade or rocketHugh McElroyMaleska
Tuesday, March 24, 198131DBackward: Comb. formMargettsMaleska
Saturday, March 7, 198152DSmall rocket, for shortDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Friday, June 20, 198030DPrefix with rocketTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, June 8, 198043DKind of rocketWalter WebbMaleska
Friday, May 30, 198046DKind of rocketBensonMaleska
Saturday, May 24, 198056DBackward: PrefixDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Wednesday, February 27, 198066APrefix with rocketRaeMaleska
Friday, September 28, 197916AWord with rocket or gradeC. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, July 28, 197915A"Vade ___ me, satana"William LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, July 5, 197921DPrefix with grade or cedeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, May 21, 197959AKind of rocketI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Saturday, February 10, 19796DKind of rocketTap OsbornMaleska
Tuesday, December 5, 197851DKind of rocketHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, July 2, 197876APrefix with active or gradeAnne FoxMaleska
Monday, March 6, 197811DPrefix with cede or flexEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Friday, January 6, 197831APrefix with act or gradeAdelyn LewisMaleska
Tuesday, November 18, 197564ABackward: PrefixEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sunday, October 5, 1975125DKind of rocketRichard CampWeng
Sunday, March 9, 197573DRocket prefixMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Thursday, January 9, 197536AWord with rocket or activeLouis C. Mandes, Jr.Weng
Friday, October 4, 197428DPrefix with act or gradeMarie WestWeng
Monday, March 18, 197417APrefix for grade or activeSamuel H. BarkanWeng
Friday, January 18, 19746DPrefix with grade and activeThomas SheehanWeng
Friday, July 6, 197327DKind of rocketUnknownWeng
Saturday, June 23, 197346DRocket engineUnknownWeng
Friday, March 16, 197326DPrefix for grade or activeUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 29, 197234DKind of rocketUnknownWeng
Monday, April 17, 197255DKind of rocketUnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 25, 19722DKind of rocketUnknownWeng
Sunday, September 27, 197061DKind of rocketKeith BlakeWeng
Wednesday, February 11, 19707D___ rocketArthur SchulmanWeng
Thursday, October 3, 196827DKind of rocket.Bernice GordonFarrar
Saturday, July 6, 196840DType of rocket.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 27, 196852DKind of rocket.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 9, 196764AType of rocket.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, December 18, 196694DTerm in rocketry.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Saturday, December 3, 196625DType of rocket.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 30, 19651DKind of rocket.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 2, 196431DKind of rocket.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 14, 196416AKind of rocket.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 24, 196419AKind of rocket.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 8, 196316ABack: PrefixS. A. KayFarrar
Saturday, November 26, 196039DBackward: Comb. form.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 31, 196018A"Vade ___ me, satana."William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, December 15, 195963ABackward: Comb. form.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 23, 195931DBackward: Comb. form.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 15, 195948DBackward: Prefix.Jan DubinFarrar
Sunday, January 25, 195910DBack: Prefix.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, October 28, 19575ABack: Prefix.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 3, 195338ABackward: Comb. form.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, December 10, 195227DBackwards: Prefix.UnknownFarrar