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33 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, October 17, 201248DSlimy pestsPeter Koetters
Tuesday, March 3, 200969ASlow movers (2)Jeffrey Wechsler
Wednesday, June 27, 200745DGarden pestsBarbara Olson
Monday, May 12, 200349DSlow movers (2)Sarah Keller
Thursday, June 22, 199528ASlug kinCathy Millhauser
Sunday, June 4, 1995134AThey're loath to come out of their shellsBryant White
Saturday, January 7, 199519AHoddy-doddiesRandolph Ross
Sunday, November 27, 1994121ASlowpokesJacques Liwer
Tuesday, July 26, 199427AEscargotsJoan Yanofsky

24 results for SNAILS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, October 21, 19925DSlowpokesRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, August 20, 198963DEscargotsEdward MarcheseMaleska
Monday, May 8, 198932DSlowpokesDon GroatMaleska
Thursday, March 16, 19895ATheir pace is slowBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sunday, December 11, 198893DSymbols of sluggishnessMel TaubMaleska
Sunday, April 17, 198870ASlowpokesStanley GlassMaleska
Wednesday, October 1, 198647DEscargotsKathryn RighterMaleska
Sunday, December 25, 198386AKind of paceAnne FoxMaleska
Monday, April 18, 198341AEscargotsMarie WestMaleska
Monday, November 29, 19825DRené's escargotsLois SidwayMaleska
Tuesday, March 4, 198010DGourmet's treatBernice GordonMaleska
Sunday, June 3, 197954DEscargotsBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, June 11, 197898DSlow moversStanley GlassMaleska
Saturday, September 10, 197715DEscargotsJack LuzzattoMaleska
Friday, February 20, 197658ASlow moversAlice H. KaufmanWeng
Friday, March 29, 197443DGourmet servingsBert H. KruseWeng
Tuesday, November 20, 197342AKind of paceUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 11, 1973112AItems on a Paris menuJohn C. LaflinWeng
Wednesday, December 8, 197126AEscargotsUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 26, 19715DSlowpokesUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 18, 196422DEscargots.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Saturday, March 10, 196248DSlowpokes.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 23, 196154AMollusks.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 13, 196020APeriwinkles.UnknownFarrar