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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, February 23, 201477AWord of agreementA Namesake of 119-Across
Tuesday, February 11, 201436D"You bet!" (3)Matthew E. Paronto and Jeff Chen
Tuesday, November 5, 201353DNot doubtingPaula Gamache
Thursday, April 4, 201321DConvinced (2)Corey Rubin
Friday, October 19, 201218A"I don't mind"Patrick Berry
Saturday, July 7, 201245A"Oh, O.K."Tim Croce
Sunday, April 8, 2012105D"Why not?!" (5)Daniel A. Finan
Tuesday, January 3, 201218D"Positively!"Allan E. Parrish
Sunday, November 27, 2011123A"No problem!" (3)Jeff Chen
Monday, December 13, 201067A___ as shootin'Patrick Blindauer
Monday, September 6, 201047D"My pleasure!"Randall J. Hartman
Sunday, August 22, 2010114D"I'd be glad to!"Patrick Berry
Tuesday, November 10, 200921AGuaranteed to happenAlan Arbesfeld
Tuesday, September 22, 20095D"You bet!" (3)Gail Grabowski
Thursday, June 18, 200954D"You betcha!" (4)Patrick Blindauer
Wednesday, January 28, 20099A"Natch!"Michael Langwald
Wednesday, September 10, 200813D"Absolutely!"Lucas Gaviotis Whitestone
Saturday, August 23, 200841AAlways effectiveNatan Last
Thursday, May 10, 200745DBan alternativePeter A. Collins
Tuesday, February 20, 200737D"Certainly!"Jonathan Gersch
Wednesday, December 28, 200546D"No sweat"Ernest Lampert
Thursday, July 28, 200519ADegree competitorEric Berlin
Monday, April 4, 200524ABeyond doubtChristina Houlihan Kelly
Monday, March 28, 200557DWithout a doubt (2)Elizabeth Babikan
Sunday, September 26, 200443A"Why not?!" (5)Joe DiPietro
Thursday, February 5, 200448A"No problem!" (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Wednesday, December 10, 200338A"Okey-doke"Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sunday, April 27, 200329AConvinced (2)Jon Delfin
Tuesday, March 4, 200317A"You bet!" (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Wednesday, February 12, 200367A"Why not?!" (5)Ed Early
Saturday, February 8, 20035D"That'd be fine"Patrick Berry
Wednesday, January 1, 200347A"You betcha!" (4)Ed Early
Sunday, August 11, 200247D"You betcha" (4)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, August 8, 200248A"Why not!" (5)Patrick Merrell
Friday, March 8, 200234D"No problem" (3)David J. Kahn
Wednesday, June 20, 200137D"Without a doubt!" (2)Jay Sullivan
Friday, March 2, 200126D"You betcha!" (4)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, September 24, 200063D"O.K."Randolph Ross
Monday, September 11, 200044AConfident (2)Gregory E. Paul
Tuesday, July 4, 200052DPositive (3)Tyler Hinman
Saturday, July 1, 200030ASteadyRich Norris
Friday, December 24, 199924D"Oh, what the hell"Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, October 7, 199815AProvenRandall J. Hartman
Friday, May 22, 199854DIrrefutableBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, March 18, 199815APositive (3)Susan Smith
Wednesday, January 14, 199812D"Yeah, right" (2)William Bernhardt
Friday, December 5, 199752A"Why not?" (5)Craig Kasper and Dave Tuller
Thursday, March 21, 199637A"Yeah, right" (2)H. Estes
Monday, January 29, 199659DConfident (2)G. Paul
Monday, April 17, 199540APositive (3)Kenneth Witte
Tuesday, December 20, 199459DSlangy yesRobert R. Zimmerman
Thursday, February 24, 199433DBeyond questionStanley Newman

1 result for SURE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 17, 2009takeaway58DStron* *rowthMatt Ginsberg

140 results for SURE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, September 5, 199351DSinger Al B. ___Nancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sunday, August 15, 199367DPositiveJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Wednesday, January 20, 199315AInevitableStanley GlassMaleska
Wednesday, April 22, 199243ACertainJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, March 6, 199248DCertainBryant WhiteMaleska
Monday, July 8, 199135AAffirmative replyPeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, February 5, 199162APositiveArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Friday, February 1, 199150DSinger Al B. ___ArthurMaleska
Tuesday, August 21, 199066APositiveSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, August 16, 199050DUnwaveringMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sunday, July 1, 1990118APositiveJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wednesday, May 10, 198938DUnerringWilliam CanineMaleska
Wednesday, February 1, 198913DCertainChristy RidleyMaleska
Sunday, December 11, 1988109DKind of betMel TaubMaleska
Wednesday, August 31, 198844D"Betcha boots!"Lois SidwayMaleska
Tuesday, June 14, 198852DPositiveSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, June 5, 198862DUnfailingJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, December 28, 198762AConvincedVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Saturday, December 26, 19871DInevitableJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 198796ASteadyCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Tuesday, August 18, 198754DCertainWhittenMaleska
Monday, May 18, 198762DPositiveEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Monday, March 30, 198721DCertainMary S. SnyderMaleska
Friday, March 20, 198729DCertainEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, February 23, 198748AInevitableBurnsMaleska
Friday, August 22, 198612DCertainIrene SmullyanMaleska
Wednesday, May 7, 198651DPositiveRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, July 20, 198546DIndisputableWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, July 17, 198536DPositiveChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Thursday, May 30, 198547AConfidentJohn GreenmanMaleska
Saturday, March 9, 198551DUnwaveringNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Monday, January 14, 198545ACertainJesse RoarkeMaleska
Friday, May 11, 198446AOn iceJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wednesday, January 11, 198458DCertainAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thursday, December 22, 198360AGoof-proofHellerMaleska
Wednesday, December 14, 198353DLike a can't-miss betWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, August 11, 198359ABound to happenBernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, June 15, 198351DCertainChristy RidleyMaleska
Thursday, June 2, 198361DUnfailingEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Thursday, November 4, 19826DYes, indeedNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wednesday, October 13, 198247DInevitableJohn GreenmanMaleska
Monday, September 13, 198262ACertainAudrey KochMaleska
Tuesday, August 10, 198224ACertainly!Joel D. LafargueMaleska
Monday, May 10, 198224APartner of swiftJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sunday, April 18, 1982122ACertainCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Friday, October 16, 198153DTrustworthyWilliam CanineMaleska
Wednesday, October 7, 198141ACertainJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, September 8, 198139AInevitableChristy RidleyMaleska
Saturday, June 13, 198167AWord with handed or footedBensonMaleska
Saturday, February 7, 198153DCertainTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, January 25, 198183DUnfailingMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Tuesday, June 3, 198012DUnfailingWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, April 6, 198040D"You bet!"Frances HansenMaleska
Tuesday, November 13, 197929AKind of thing or betHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, November 10, 197950ASlangy assentC. J. AngioMaleska
Thursday, August 9, 197944DOpposite of "No dice!"C. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, July 31, 197911DConfidentI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Monday, July 30, 197932DColloquial affirmativeH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Sunday, July 8, 197910AUnfailingWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, June 4, 197959AKind of bet or thingHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, April 29, 197954APositiveRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wednesday, November 15, 197836DWord with thing or enoughJean ReedMaleska
Wednesday, November 8, 197830DUnerringMeislerMaleska
Wednesday, August 9, 197853DWord with fire or footedHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, July 29, 197848DUnfalteringWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, March 9, 197857DPositiveBert H. KruseMaleska
Thursday, January 12, 197835DPositiveRichard SilvestriMaleska
Monday, July 4, 197760AUnerringDorothy CannanMaleska
Friday, June 17, 197711DHaving confidenceMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, March 29, 197760A"Of course!"Harriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Thursday, February 3, 197740DWithout a doubtElaine D. SchorrWeng
Monday, October 4, 197614AWord with fire or thingChet CurrierWeng
Thursday, September 30, 197643AConfidentBeverly J. SewardWeng
Monday, June 14, 197635DO.K.!Henry HookWeng
Wednesday, May 19, 19761APositiveAdelyn LewisWeng
Wednesday, May 5, 197636AOf course!McCainWeng
Thursday, March 11, 197653D"You bet!"Dorothy CannanWeng
Sunday, November 30, 197585AUnfailingWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Friday, October 17, 197524ACertainAlfio MicciWeng
Friday, June 20, 197550DCertainJordan S. LasherWeng
Wednesday, May 21, 197525ATo be ___ (of course)PageWeng
Sunday, February 23, 1975109AGuaranteedBert BeamanWeng
Wednesday, July 31, 197438DGuaranteedWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Saturday, March 23, 197452DConfidentSara V. TuckermanWeng
Thursday, December 28, 197251DOf course!UnknownWeng
Sunday, September 17, 197235ACertainThreba JohnsonWeng
Thursday, September 14, 197263ATout's kind of thingUnknownWeng
Monday, August 14, 197245DUnfailingUnknownWeng
Saturday, August 5, 197256DYou bet!UnknownWeng
Monday, September 6, 197134DKind of thingUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 29, 1971121AConfidentJohn WilligWeng
Tuesday, May 26, 197026AKind of thingUnknownWeng
Friday, May 8, 19702DNatchUnknownWeng
Friday, April 3, 197052DConfidentUnknownWeng
Thursday, July 3, 196932ANatch.UnknownWeng
Sunday, May 18, 196988APositiveCornelia WarrinerWeng
Monday, March 31, 196946DGuaranteed.UnknownWeng
Thursday, March 20, 196948DPositive.UnknownWeng
Friday, October 25, 196840AYou bet!UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 13, 196889ASlangy word of agreementAnthony MorseFarrar
Thursday, June 27, 196840ADefinite.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 26, 196847AConfident.Will WengFarrar
Tuesday, August 15, 196755DAlways effective.William LutwiniakFarrar
Saturday, August 12, 196761AConfident.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tuesday, August 8, 196755DWithout a doubt.Martha J. DeWittFarrar
Wednesday, April 5, 196712DReliable.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Monday, May 16, 196613DInformal affirmative.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 28, 196654DSteady.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 22, 196659AConfident.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 6, 196556ACertainly: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 5, 196559DSteady.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 19, 196467AConfident.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 14, 196457DReliable.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 3, 196411DConfident.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, March 9, 196439DCertainly: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 17, 196462AConfident.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, October 28, 196314ACertainly: Colloq.Jean ReedFarrar
Monday, October 14, 196348AWord of assent.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sunday, October 13, 196335AWithout a doubt.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, September 21, 196328DTo be ___.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Friday, March 15, 196344AIncontestable.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thursday, March 14, 196356AConfident.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wednesday, January 16, 196344ASteadfast.Christine ValenceFarrar
Thursday, July 19, 196260AReliable.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 12, 196254DSee 41 Across.Louise EarnestFarrar
Saturday, February 24, 196241ADestined.S. A. KayFarrar
Wednesday, February 21, 196251DSteadfast.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, January 30, 196266AUnerring.Louis SabinFarrar
Sunday, November 19, 1961101DSteady.Mary GrowFarrar
Sunday, April 9, 196125AConfident.Diana SessionsFarrar
Tuesday, February 14, 196140DReliable.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 2, 196158AUnerring.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 1, 196186DOf course.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, November 18, 196056ATrustworthy.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 26, 196084AOf course!Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, January 24, 196094DWithout doubt.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, August 11, 195921AUnfailing.Jay SheldonFarrar
Sunday, May 10, 195934ASteady.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Thursday, March 12, 195939DCertainly: Colloq.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Friday, January 23, 195943AUnfailing.J. F. KellyFarrar