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100 Results for STING

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, April 21, 201356DPolice setupJonah Kagan
Monday, June 20, 20113DPolice trapLynn Lempel
Wednesday, January 9, 200820APossible cause of a swellingJohn Farmer
Tuesday, January 1, 200833DPolice conAdam G. Perl
Monday, December 26, 200532DBee injuryAllan E. Parrish
Wednesday, April 27, 200544ACon game (2)Lyell Rodieck
Thursday, March 24, 20056ASmart (4)Dan Reichert
Tuesday, December 7, 200431DHurt badDavid Diefendorf
Friday, January 9, 20047DA criminal may be caught in oneBob Peoples
Sunday, June 29, 200359ACon game (2)Rich Norris
Saturday, May 3, 200336AOvercharge, slangilyJohn Scott Marrone
Friday, February 7, 200328DKind of operation (2)Michael Shteyman
Thursday, October 31, 200212DKind of operation (2)Dave and Diane Epperson
Wednesday, October 4, 200042DApiarist's woeAdam Cohen
Wednesday, April 12, 200031DSmart (4)Peter Gordon
Thursday, February 10, 200047AIt might be involved in a police roundupManny Nosowsky
Tuesday, January 12, 199925AUndercover operationNancy Salomon
Saturday, December 12, 19986DSmart (4)Rich Norris
Wednesday, October 14, 19985DOverchargeJay Sullivan
Thursday, July 9, 199850AConfidence gameNorman S. Wizer
Saturday, July 4, 199823APrickHarvey Estes
Wednesday, May 20, 199812DEntrapmentFrederick T. Buhler
Wednesday, July 2, 199722DIodine reactionRichard Hughes
Monday, May 12, 199733APolice operationHugh Davis
Sunday, November 10, 199664DScorpion attackR. Hamel
Tuesday, October 22, 199629D"Every Breath You Take" singerE. Quigley
Sunday, April 2, 199569AConfidence schemeNorman S. Wizer
Friday, November 4, 199438ASmart (4)Matt Jones
Sunday, August 21, 199420DAbscam, for oneTed Fulton
Sunday, December 5, 199391ACrime fighters' tacticManny Nosowsky

2 results for STING from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
June 28, 1998diagramless7DConfidence gameEd Early
May 18, 1997cryptic25DWound almost tight (5)Fraser Simpson

68 results for STING from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, September 12, 1993107AUndercover operationNancy Nicholson JolineTaub
Saturday, February 20, 199310A"The ___," 1973 filmKevin BoyleMaleska
Sunday, October 18, 199275DCon artfullyGrace M. GordonMaleska
Tuesday, April 21, 199249ACon gameNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Thursday, June 20, 19918DConfidence gameEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, July 25, 199055ACrime fighter's tacticStanley GlassMaleska
Saturday, April 22, 198961AWhat drones can't doKathryn RighterMaleska
Sunday, April 16, 198937ACheatWilson McBeathMaleska
Saturday, November 14, 198735DBee biteDaniel GirardiMaleska
Tuesday, October 13, 198724ASwindleJonesMaleska
Thursday, February 26, 198738ASmartElaine GeorgeMaleska
Thursday, January 29, 198725ARock starEli WesoffMaleska
Thursday, October 30, 198670ANewman-Redford film, with "The"Roger H. CourtneyMaleska
Saturday, March 1, 198629DWINNOWING or ERECTErnst TheimerMaleska
Wednesday, February 12, 198652DCheat a customerJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tuesday, January 28, 198648ACheat a customerJonesMaleska
Sunday, October 6, 198562ASoakA. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, May 10, 198527DAttack, scorpion styleI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Thursday, May 9, 198518DCheat a buyerHarold B. CountsMaleska
Friday, March 23, 198440DScam's cousinWhitmanMaleska
Thursday, December 8, 198330DWhat some rays doAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, September 25, 1983112ANewman-Redford film, with "The"A. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, July 29, 198324ANewman-Redford film, with "The"Joel D. LafargueMaleska
Sunday, February 13, 198360ACon jobLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, April 11, 198278AChicago soccer teamStanley GlassMaleska
Monday, May 4, 198136ASmartKay SullivanMaleska
Wednesday, March 11, 198153ABees do itEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, December 31, 198040DSmartNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thursday, February 21, 198050AChicago's soccer teamFrank GearyMaleska
Wednesday, June 21, 197829ABiteA. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, May 5, 197825AKind of rayJean ReedMaleska
Sunday, March 12, 197851DOverchargeWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, September 7, 197536DOscar winner of 1973Hume R. CraftWeng
Sunday, May 25, 197550D"The ___" (Oscar film)Elizabeth YaroWeng
Sunday, June 17, 197399AOverchargeHerbert EttensonWeng
Thursday, September 23, 197164ABiteUnknownWeng
Wednesday, September 22, 197128DApiarist's riskMel TaubWeng
Wednesday, May 19, 19711ASmartUnknownWeng
Saturday, November 22, 196935AWasp's forte.UnknownWeng
Thursday, November 6, 19699DBurning sensation.UnknownWeng
Sunday, October 19, 19695DGoadNancy SchusterWeng
Friday, June 27, 196910DApiary hazard.UnknownWeng
Sunday, May 25, 196951DGoadEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Thursday, April 3, 196913DPain sharply.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 17, 196863ASmart.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 21, 196889DSmart.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Friday, November 25, 19663DAttribute of 56 Across.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 28, 1966105AKind of hurt.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Saturday, April 17, 19651ASharp stimulus.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 6, 196351DBite.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 6, 196362ABite.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Saturday, July 7, 196222DSharp pain.Sidney LambertFarrar
Saturday, October 21, 196113DPain keenly.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 1, 196152ASmart.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 17, 1960102DSmart.Mary GrowFarrar
Tuesday, June 3, 195819ASmart.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, November 10, 19556DSmart.Thomas VarnerFarrar
Sunday, April 3, 195522DIncite.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
Monday, July 26, 195419ASmart.Ruth OliverFarrar
Wednesday, February 10, 195419DGoad.Marian MoeserFarrar
Sunday, January 3, 1954106DHurt.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sunday, August 24, 195266DNettle's effect.Evelyn SmithFarrar
Sunday, May 25, 1952102AGoad into action.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, September 9, 195179DCause irritation.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Saturday, May 26, 195141AInsect's defense.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 18, 194849DBite.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, December 5, 19439DPique.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sunday, August 23, 1942117DSmart.Louis BaronFarrar