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100 Results for RIVAL

21 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, December 10, 201416AOne in a love triangle, maybeTom McCoy
Saturday, November 1, 201486AMatchTrip Payne
Sunday, October 12, 201442DLakers, to Celtics, e.g.Pawel Fludzinski
Wednesday, January 19, 201166ACoke, to PepsiKristian House
Sunday, May 23, 201019ANearby school, maybeYaakov Bendavid
Sunday, May 31, 200927AFoeKelsey Blakley
Tuesday, January 15, 200812DPepsi vis-à-vis CokeStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Thursday, December 13, 200763AAdversaryJohn Farmer
Wednesday, November 30, 200549DKen-L Ration competitorSeth A. Abel
Friday, November 4, 200526DTry to beatMartin Ashwood-Smith
Saturday, December 28, 200250DAnother suitorRich Norris
Sunday, March 10, 200264DCompete withNelson Hardy
Thursday, January 24, 200216APlay againstBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, January 16, 200239AParis, to RomeoLinda Bushman
Tuesday, December 28, 199947DLetterman, to LenoRandall J. Hartman
Monday, November 15, 199955ACoke vis-à-vis PepsiNick Grivas
Saturday, July 26, 199735DCompetingRichard Hughes
Tuesday, December 17, 199639ABurger King, to McDonald'sG. E. Paul
Wednesday, November 15, 199542ACompetitorMatt Gaffney
Saturday, March 18, 199546DOpposeManny Nosowsky
Sunday, September 11, 199461AContend withLouis Sabin

1 result for RIVAL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
October 26, 2014diagramless57DGo up againstFred Piscop

78 results for RIVAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, February 3, 19937DYale, to HarvardEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, July 8, 199264ACompetitorSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, November 12, 199132DOpponentTap OsbornMaleska
Tuesday, August 20, 199132DYale, to HarvardLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, January 27, 199175ASalieri, to MozartJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Sunday, September 9, 199068DCompetitorJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sunday, August 6, 198997ACompetitorKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Thursday, May 11, 198938ACompetitorAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thursday, March 23, 198948ACompetitorRhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, June 21, 198715DBe a match forLouis BaronMaleska
Sunday, June 14, 198779DGiant, to a DodgerMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Monday, October 27, 19862DEmulatorEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sunday, May 19, 198532ACompete withJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, March 26, 198567ACompetitorGayle DeanMaleska
Sunday, February 17, 1985122ARichard III, to Henry VIIJohn GreenmanMaleska
Monday, December 19, 198317AArch competitorReidMaleska
Saturday, October 22, 198317AAlfredo, to Baron DoupholFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, September 25, 198365DCompete withA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, July 17, 198384DGiant, to a DodgerTap OsbornMaleska
Saturday, January 22, 198325DCompetitorNewellMaleska
Wednesday, August 11, 198230DMessala, to Ben-HurBurnsMaleska
Friday, October 2, 198161AMatchA. J. SantoraMaleska
Monday, February 9, 198124DOne eager to compete and defeatCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Friday, June 27, 198054AOne of a Sheridan pairLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, November 15, 197947DCompetitorCoppsMaleska
Thursday, February 1, 19794DEmulateJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tuesday, January 9, 197924DCompetitorSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, December 23, 197857AGiant, to a DodgerTap OsbornMaleska
Monday, April 10, 197849DBe a match forAnn JenkinsMaleska
Sunday, September 18, 197738ADryden's "The ___ Ladies"Bert H. KruseMaleska
Friday, October 15, 19762DOpponentJim PlacknerWeng
Sunday, July 25, 197621AEton, to HarrowTap OsbornWeng
Tuesday, October 22, 197418AAntagonistMartha J. DeWittWeng
Thursday, August 8, 197454DAntagonistHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Tuesday, April 23, 197438AEmulateGeraldine Von MaluskiWeng
Sunday, October 7, 197321ACompeteFrances HansenWeng
Tuesday, May 22, 197365ACompete withUnknownWeng
Saturday, February 3, 197324DCompetitorUnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 16, 197361AMatchUnknownWeng
Monday, July 3, 197228DOpponentUnknownWeng
Wednesday, February 24, 197116AEmulatorUnknownWeng
Thursday, February 11, 197115AAntagonistUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 31, 197111ACompetitorMartha DeWittWeng
Monday, November 2, 197034DCompetitorUnknownWeng
Saturday, September 6, 196959ACompete.UnknownWeng
Thursday, September 28, 196716AAntagonist.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, July 9, 19677AMatch up to.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Friday, June 10, 196642DCompetitor.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 27, 196524AOpponent.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 30, 1965116DBe a match for.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sunday, August 18, 196353DEmulatant.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, August 11, 1963128DCompeting.Will WengFarrar
Friday, February 8, 19632DAntagonist.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, July 19, 196226DAntagonist.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 17, 19629AEqual in glory.Jay SheldonFarrar
Thursday, October 26, 196118DStrive to excel.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 19, 196115DCompeting.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 21, 19619DCompeting.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 23, 196028DCompetitor.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 22, 196039DMatch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 20, 195814DCompetitor.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, July 8, 195827DStrive to equal.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tuesday, March 18, 195836ACompeting.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, September 22, 195792ACompeting swain.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, February 3, 195629DEmulate.S. A. KayFarrar
Tuesday, August 2, 19553DAntagonist.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Wednesday, June 15, 195527DCompetitor.M. S. ManningFarrar
Sunday, October 24, 195472DEmulator.Mel TaubFarrar
Sunday, October 10, 195475DOpponent.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, September 22, 195352DWhat plastic is to some metals.Bernice GordonFarrar
Monday, February 2, 195357AEmulator.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, December 11, 19527DAntagonist.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 8, 195211DAngle of the eternal triangle.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 13, 195214AAntagonist.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 24, 195153DCompetitor.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 29, 19502DBob Acres or Captain Absolute.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, February 29, 194810DSheridan’s “Captain Absolute.”Eileen St. ClairFarrar
Sunday, June 4, 1944101AVie with.Jack LuzzuttoFarrar