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18 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, July 4, 201085ABars (2)Patrick Blindauer and Tony Orbach
Sunday, May 2, 201047DLatchesKelsey Blakley
Wednesday, August 25, 199927DPuts out of businessRichard Hughes
Sunday, July 26, 1998121ABars (2)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, April 2, 199565ASecuresNorman S. Wizer

13 results for SHUTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Monday, July 22, 198548DClosesFred TooleMaleska
Thursday, December 13, 198426AClosesRhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, September 30, 198466DClosesHarriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Saturday, April 28, 19795AClosesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, July 31, 197727DPadlocksTom MixonMaleska
Saturday, October 11, 19752DSealsMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Saturday, May 30, 19701ASealsUnknownWeng
Friday, March 7, 196935AConfines.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 2, 196834DFolds up.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 20, 196742ACloses.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, May 21, 196797AFastens.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, December 12, 196553DCeases operation.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, July 21, 196387ABars.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar