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11 Results for SPADEWORK

Only 1 Shortz Era entry found. Click the date to see the answer in context. See the dictionary definition.

Sunday, November 2, 1997112APreliminary drudgeryNancy Nicholson Joline

10 results for SPADEWORK from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, April 10, 199110DPreliminary preparationWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Monday, March 18, 19853DPreparationsTangrediMaleska
Monday, July 23, 198434DPreliminariesJames R. BurnsMaleska
Saturday, July 14, 198413DPreparationPeter G. SnowMaleska
Friday, May 12, 196710DPreliminary drudgery.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 196687APreparation.Jean ReedFarrar
Thursday, August 18, 19663DInitial effort.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 28, 196232APreliminary drudgery.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 18, 196210DPreliminaries.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Saturday, January 1, 195552APreliminary labor.Anthony MorseFarrar