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36 Results for RUSTS

13 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, August 3, 201493DDisplays disuseIan Livengood
Monday, November 15, 20102DBecomes inoperable, maybe, as an old machineEmily L. Lilly
Wednesday, February 10, 20107DOxidizes (2)Ed Sessa
Wednesday, October 24, 200755AFall colors (2)Patrick Blindauer
Monday, October 8, 200721AGets corrodedSteve Kahn
Monday, August 23, 200433ACorrosionsNancy Salomon and Kyle Mahowald
Tuesday, June 29, 200452DCorrodes (2)Jim Hyres
Sunday, October 26, 200386DCorrodes (2)Patrick Merrell
Friday, June 6, 200322DDirty films?Randolph Ross
Tuesday, August 17, 199929DOxidizes (2)Stephanie Spadaccini
Thursday, December 10, 199849AFall colors (2)Peter Gordon
Tuesday, October 24, 19954DLoses limbernessStephanie Spadaccini
Sunday, March 5, 19951ASits too longA.J. Santora

23 results for RUSTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, April 25, 199335DOxidizesMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Wednesday, April 15, 199246DAutumnal colorsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, May 31, 198945DBecomes oxidizedBetty JorgensenMaleska
Saturday, August 15, 198743DBecomes oxidizedKay SullivanMaleska
Sunday, December 16, 198489ABecomes oxidizedBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Monday, July 14, 198025DParasitic fungiLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, June 20, 198022DAutumnal colorsTap OsbornMaleska
Friday, July 1, 197725DCorrodesCanningMaleska
Tuesday, June 3, 197546DCorrodesVirginia ButlerWeng
Sunday, April 13, 1975107DDeterioratesBob LubbersWeng
Tuesday, July 23, 197462AReddish colorsEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Saturday, May 13, 197234AShows disuseUnknownWeng
Monday, September 21, 197031AOxidizesUnknownWeng
Thursday, September 10, 197041ACorrodesUnknownWeng
Friday, February 14, 196933DSuffers disuse.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 1, 196443ADeteriorates through disuse.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 7, 196313DImpairs by weather.William LutwiniakFarrar
Saturday, May 13, 196130AReddish browns.Louise EarnestFarrar
Thursday, October 29, 19591ABecomes dull by inaction.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 8, 195960ACorrodes.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 1, 195623DReddish colours.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 18, 195185ABecomes oxidized.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Monday, January 1, 195131DFlakes like iron.Jack LuzzattoFarrar