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147 Results for SPATE

45 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences). See the dictionary definition.

Tuesday, February 10, 20151AFlood (4)Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Monday, September 9, 201366AFlood (4)Gary Cee
Tuesday, August 6, 201354DSudden outpouring (5)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, May 5, 201375DFlurryAlan Arbesfeld
Saturday, September 1, 201231ABig rushTim Croce
Friday, October 21, 201147DTorrentPatrick Berry
Friday, August 5, 201128ARush (6)Barry Silk
Sunday, May 2, 201070DRash (2)Kelsey Blakley
Sunday, March 7, 2010107AOutpouring (12)Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Sunday, December 13, 200920DSudden rushMike Shenk
Tuesday, June 17, 20089ASudden influxSteven Ginzburg
Friday, May 9, 200852ARush (6)Jim Page
Monday, April 21, 200846DSudden outpouring (5)Janet R. Bender
Monday, March 31, 200840AOutpouring (12)Jeff Armstrong
Monday, July 30, 200732ASudden outpouring (5)Elizabeth A. Long
Friday, June 29, 200738DAvalanche (3)Mike Nothnagel
Wednesday, January 3, 20071DSudden burst (2)Kim Seidl
Sunday, July 16, 200661DRush (6)Ashish Vengsarkar
Saturday, November 19, 200549DRush (6)Byron Walden
Sunday, July 25, 2004110DOutpouring (12)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, April 20, 200452ASudden outpouring (5)Allan E. Parrish
Wednesday, April 7, 200448ASudden inundationNancy Salomon
Monday, February 9, 200467AOutpouring (12)Robert Dillman
Saturday, November 22, 200328DAvalanche (3)Robert H. Wolfe
Sunday, July 6, 200320ARun (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Wednesday, December 4, 200256DOutpouring (12)Richard Hughes
Saturday, August 31, 200232DTrickle's oppositeTrip Payne
Friday, April 12, 200243ARun (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tuesday, April 2, 200219ASudden burst (2)Janice M. Putney
Wednesday, August 1, 20015AOutpouring (12)William I. Johnston
Friday, September 1, 200048DAvalanche (3)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, December 5, 1999136ARash (2)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, May 16, 1999111AFlood (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Thursday, March 11, 199925AOutpouring (12)Manny Nosowsky
Monday, July 21, 19975ASudden outpouring (5)Gregory E. Paul
Thursday, February 27, 199730DOutpouring (12)Raymond C. Young
Sunday, February 23, 1997110ARush (6)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Monday, January 20, 199732DOutpouring (12)S. Spadaccini
Sunday, October 13, 199678DFlood (4)W. R. Williams
Saturday, September 21, 199641AOutpouring (12)R. H. Burns
Wednesday, September 4, 199637DInundationN. S. Ross
Monday, April 22, 199610DOutpouring (12)S. B. Whitten
Wednesday, April 26, 199532ASudden floodWayne Robert Williams
Saturday, April 23, 199432ARush (6)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, February 4, 19949DOutpouring (12)Joe Clonick

2 results for SPATE from Variety puzzles.

February 22, 2009panda8DTapes showing floodMel Taub
May 6, 2007diagramless58DSudden burstPaula Gamache

100 results for SPATE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, September 19, 199386DInundationJohn M. SamsonTaub
Sunday, June 6, 19935ASudden outpouringCharles M. DeberMaleska
Saturday, April 17, 199332AOutpouringKevin BoyleMaleska
Tuesday, March 30, 199331DFlash floodJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, October 20, 19917DFreshetCalista LuminatiMaleska
Wednesday, October 16, 199129DFloodMartin Ashwood-SmithMaleska
Friday, August 23, 199151DFreshetDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Tuesday, March 19, 199151AFlash floodJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, February 13, 19918AOutpouringNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Thursday, November 1, 199029AOutpouringMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 199014DSudden outpouringNancy JolineMaleska
Saturday, June 25, 198839AFreshetJoe ClonickMaleska
Sunday, September 6, 19871DOutburstWillemain O. CableMaleska
Friday, December 5, 198669AFreshetEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, December 18, 198425DRushLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, July 1, 19845AFreshetRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Friday, April 27, 198444DFlash floodEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, March 18, 198485DFreshetBert RosenfieldMaleska
Friday, September 2, 198346DSudden NiagaraJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Monday, August 22, 19831DOutpouringNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wednesday, August 3, 198345DLarge outpouringPeter SwiftMaleska
Saturday, March 5, 19838AFlash floodKay SullivanMaleska
Monday, June 22, 198122AFreshetJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, February 11, 19815DFloodWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, November 3, 19804ALarge outpouringHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wednesday, September 24, 198025DSudden outpouringKathryn RighterMaleska
Monday, August 4, 198015AFreshetRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
Monday, May 5, 198031AFlash floodMargettsMaleska
Tuesday, September 4, 19797DFreshetJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tuesday, July 17, 197918AFreshetJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, June 16, 197918AFreshetWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, May 9, 197924DRushJohn ChervokasMaleska
Sunday, February 25, 19799DOutburstJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Friday, December 22, 19787DFloodJack LuzzattoMaleska
Thursday, March 9, 197857AFloodBert H. KruseMaleska
Monday, February 27, 19785DSudden outpouringMrs. John FabbroniMaleska
Wednesday, December 7, 197734ASudden outburstJordan S. LasherMaleska
Wednesday, November 23, 19775DFreshetJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wednesday, October 12, 197760AFloodTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, May 15, 197734DFreshetMaria G. RiceMaleska
Sunday, April 10, 197762ASudden gushFrances HansenMaleska
Tuesday, April 5, 197720AFlash floodJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sunday, March 6, 1977110DOutpouringAlfio MicciMaleska
Saturday, August 21, 19765AFreshetH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Tuesday, June 1, 197633DFloodHammondWeng
Sunday, March 28, 1976105AOutburstRuth N. SchultzWeng
Sunday, March 21, 197665AOutpouringArnold MossWeng
Tuesday, February 17, 197655DSudden rushBert H. KruseWeng
Saturday, July 12, 19755DOutpouringAnthony B. CanningWeng
Saturday, June 28, 197520ATorrentHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sunday, April 6, 1975128AFreshetAnne FoxWeng
Monday, February 10, 197524DFreshetMel RosenWeng
Monday, September 23, 197436AOutpouringRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Sunday, July 21, 197463DRushBarbara GillisWeng
Sunday, June 9, 19744DFreshetMel RosenWeng
Sunday, February 3, 197492DOutpouringBert KruseWeng
Saturday, January 26, 197428DOutpouringH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Friday, January 11, 197426DExcessive numberEli WesoffWeng
Sunday, September 9, 197352DOutpouringGladys V. MillerWeng
Thursday, April 26, 197333AGushUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 20, 197259DOutpouringManuel CanyesWeng
Sunday, June 25, 197253ATorrentBert BeamanWeng
Friday, December 31, 197148DTorrentUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 1, 197138AFreshetUnknownWeng
Monday, August 30, 197124DSudden outpouringUnknownWeng
Wednesday, September 30, 197032DSudden outburstUnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 1, 197048ASudden outpouringUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 15, 196997DOutpouringJohn D. OwensWeng
Saturday, August 10, 19681DFreshet.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 16, 1967102DSudden outburst.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Saturday, December 10, 196624DOutpouring.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 23, 19641DOutpouring.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 29, 196442DFlash flood.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 28, 196366AFreshet.Jean ReedFarrar
Friday, August 17, 196226DFlash flood.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 12, 1962117AHeavy rain.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Wednesday, August 1, 196224AFlood.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 2, 196252AFlash flood.Madeline CorseFarrar
Sunday, March 18, 196274ASudden, heavy rain.Hume CraftFarrar
Monday, November 6, 196127AFlash flood.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 28, 196149AFreshet.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 2, 196029DFlooded condition, as of a river.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 1960102AFlash flood.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wednesday, December 2, 195947AFlood, in Britain.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 2, 1959105DFlood.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, May 9, 195930AA freshet, in Britain.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, April 8, 195815DA rush, as of words.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, March 16, 195836AFreshet: Brit.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, July 20, 195645DFlash flood.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wednesday, February 8, 195639AOutburst.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Friday, August 26, 195550DFlash flood, in Britain.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 5, 19551DExcessive outpouring, as of words.Sidney LambertFarrar
Saturday, April 16, 195525AA rush, as of words.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 9, 19556DFlash flood, in Britain.Mel TaubFarrar
Sunday, August 30, 195348AFlood.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Thursday, August 2, 195145DA rush, as of words.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 31, 195052AA rush, as of words.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 20, 1948122DFlood.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, February 29, 194873AFreshet.Eileen St. ClairFarrar
Sunday, March 5, 194486DRush of words.Waldo RansonFarrar