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43 Results for SPOOF

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

Sunday, May 17, 201522D"Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery," e.g.Joe Krozel
Sunday, December 28, 201464D"Scary Movie," e.g.Joe Krozel
Sunday, May 18, 201430A"Scary Movie," for oneJoe DiPietro
Saturday, January 18, 201452DMad bitDavid Steinberg
Wednesday, August 14, 201369A"S.N.L." bitSarah Keller
Sunday, September 23, 201292D"S.N.L." specialtyMatt Ginsberg
Monday, July 13, 200931A"Airplane!" or "Spaceballs"C. W. Stewart
Friday, April 8, 200539A"The Naked Gun," for oneManny Nosowsky
Thursday, November 14, 200244ATakeoff (2)Paula Gamache
Sunday, September 26, 199968DParody (2)Randolph Ross
Sunday, July 28, 199614ATakeoff (2)N. S. Wizer
Thursday, July 4, 19969A"Saturday Night Live" bitJoy L. Wouk
Wednesday, August 9, 199530DParody (2)Richard Hughes
Monday, April 3, 199549DLampoonRandall J. Hartman

2 results for SPOOF from Variety puzzles.

May 6, 2012acrosticKFun made by a comedy troupeEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
August 9, 1998diagramless15AMad magazine featureFred Piscop

27 results for SPOOF from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, April 4, 199388ADeceiveTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, February 14, 1988114AParodyRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wednesday, February 29, 19843DApril 1 jokeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, August 12, 198142DBamboozlementAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
Thursday, June 28, 197320AFoolUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 6, 1973100AParodyFrances HansenWeng
Tuesday, October 19, 197139DGentle hoaxUnknownWeng
Monday, September 22, 196926DHoax.UnknownWeng
Friday, May 3, 196841AHoax.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 16, 19679ABig joke.Paul R. BarnesFarrar
Wednesday, May 10, 196714AHoax: Slang.William LutwiniakFarrar
Thursday, February 23, 196746AJoke: Slang.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, September 14, 196518DHoax.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 29, 196558AParody: Slang.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, December 9, 196455AJoke: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 11, 196439ABamboozle.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 9, 196223AParody.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, July 25, 196148DCoined word meaning "hoax."UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 25, 19611AHoax: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 3, 196026ABamboozle.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, June 21, 195987AHoax: Slang.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Monday, March 30, 195952AHoax: Slang.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Wednesday, December 11, 195713DHoax: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 4, 195726DHoax: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 19561AJoke: Slang.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, May 1, 1955102DA lot of nonsense.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, December 25, 195431DA funny trick.George HendersonFarrar