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139 Results

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, August 3, 201432DTrail to followIan Livengood
Wednesday, December 25, 201344AHint (6)Jacob Stulberg
Monday, October 8, 201249AFind, as a missing personDave Sarpola
Sunday, August 5, 20127DDraw overPatrick Merrell
Sunday, October 16, 20111ASmall amount (2)Joel Fagliano
Tuesday, September 13, 201116ASlightest amountPatrick McIntyre
Friday, May 28, 201047ADraw very uncreativelyJoe Krozel
Sunday, March 14, 201020DSlightest residueCaleb Madison
Tuesday, February 2, 201019AFaintest residueAlex Fay
Friday, September 19, 200836AOutlineAlex Boisvert
Thursday, April 17, 200820ACopy over?Byron Walden
Monday, May 28, 200760AGo over, as linesJohn Underwood
Wednesday, January 31, 200737AHunt downBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thursday, January 25, 200742AHint (6)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, January 1, 200664DBit of evidenceJoe DiPietro
Wednesday, November 30, 20056DTiny amount (2)Seth A. Abel
Wednesday, September 28, 20056DTry to locateRandall J. Hartman
Sunday, April 18, 2004103AIotaRichard Chisholm
Monday, October 13, 200340DDraw an outline ofEric Berlin
Wednesday, October 9, 200219ASmall amount (2)Peter Gordon
Sunday, August 11, 200217DTiny amount (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, May 16, 200250DLight lineDavid J. Kahn
Tuesday, April 23, 200220ATiny bit (2)Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Friday, April 19, 200228DHarness strap (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, August 18, 200128AHint (6)Rich Norris
Monday, July 16, 200115AVestige (4)Peter Gordon
Monday, July 2, 200115ATiny bit (2)Sarah Keller
Tuesday, August 22, 200037DVestige (4)Ed Early
Monday, July 31, 200048DNot do original drawingsMarjorie Berg
Thursday, January 27, 200051DHint (6)David Ainslie Macleod
Thursday, September 9, 199933ASoupçonSam Bellotto Jr.
Tuesday, June 29, 199952DVestige (4)Arthur S. Verdesca
Tuesday, May 11, 199951DVestige (4)Ed Early
Tuesday, April 27, 199938ASlightest evidenceFred Piscop
Thursday, November 19, 199865AKind of elementBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, April 19, 199868AHint (6)Rich Norris
Wednesday, December 17, 199715AFollowMichael S. Maurer
Monday, September 23, 199641ASpeckS. L. Robbins
Thursday, February 15, 199614AFollow back to the sourceMatt Gaffney
Sunday, September 3, 199553DHint (6)Ernie Furtado
Sunday, May 21, 199551AEvidence left behindDean Niles
Tuesday, November 22, 199466ADo detective workWayne Robert Williams
Sunday, September 11, 19946DHarness strap (3)Louis Sabin
Saturday, May 28, 199435DHarness strap (3)Gerald R. Ferguson

2 results for TRACE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
January 22, 2012diagramless71ARun downFred Piscop
September 29, 2002diagramless24ATiny amountFrank Longo

93 results for TRACE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, November 2, 199342DFootprintJoy L. WoukTaub
Sunday, September 26, 199366ASoupçonJohn GreenmanTaub
Monday, September 6, 199328ACopyBill PolvogtTaub
Saturday, June 12, 199358ASoupçonBernard MerenMaleska
Saturday, May 1, 199361ASoupçonJune A. BoggsMaleska
Friday, March 26, 199316ASlightest bit of evidenceJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sunday, September 27, 199275DSoupçonRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sunday, January 26, 199213DVestigeCathy MillhauserMaleska
Wednesday, January 15, 199233DOutlineWayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Thursday, August 15, 199114DSmall amountMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Tuesday, May 21, 199116AVestigePeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, May 15, 199134AVestigePeter GordonMaleska
Sunday, May 5, 1991121DHarness strapA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, March 10, 199194AHarness partJoan P. LeemhorstMaleska
Thursday, January 31, 199125AVestigeNancy JolineMaleska
Saturday, January 26, 199114AStrap for a draft animalDaniel GirardiMaleska
Wednesday, June 6, 199025DVestigeBetty JorgensenMaleska
Monday, December 11, 198947DSpeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, November 4, 198952ASoupçonBernard MerenMaleska
Monday, September 25, 198972ACopy, in a wayAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wednesday, March 29, 198916AVestigeMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sunday, January 15, 198941DHarness strapNorma SteinbergMaleska
Saturday, October 1, 198856AVestigeVirginia ButlerMaleska
Saturday, October 10, 198741ANatchez ___, early 19th-century roadJesse RoarkeMaleska
Saturday, April 4, 198753AFollow a lineBetty JorgensenMaleska
Saturday, March 14, 198718AVestigeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, March 29, 198652DNatchez ___, old roadJesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, December 23, 198540DSmidgeonSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, August 6, 198529DEvidenceShirley SolowayMaleska
Friday, August 2, 198553DSoupçonJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wednesday, May 16, 19848DVestigeGuido ScaratoMaleska
Sunday, February 6, 198338DMinute amountRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, December 11, 198262ASoupçonWilliam CanineMaleska
Tuesday, May 4, 198228DTingeAdamsMaleska
Wednesday, November 4, 198166AHarness strapC. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, August 2, 1981101DPart of a harnessBert RosenfieldMaleska
Monday, June 15, 198130DVestigeJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, May 16, 198134DVestigeVaughn KeithMaleska
Tuesday, March 31, 19818DTingeHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Monday, February 11, 198018AFootprint, e.g.JohnsonMaleska
Monday, December 17, 197935AVestigeEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Friday, September 7, 19797DHide or hairJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sunday, June 3, 1979101DVestigeBert H. KruseMaleska
Wednesday, May 10, 197831DVestigeJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sunday, March 19, 197841DFootprintTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, November 13, 197754DFootprintHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, October 27, 197755AHarness strapJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sunday, August 14, 197772DVestigeGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Sunday, April 3, 1977121AVestigeBert H. KruseMaleska
Wednesday, November 3, 197634AVestigeMarie WestWeng
Thursday, June 24, 197631ACopy a dress patternR. KaplanWeng
Monday, May 31, 197623AIndicationJay SpryWeng
Tuesday, December 30, 197512DDelineateSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sunday, February 23, 197594DVestigeBert BeamanWeng
Tuesday, October 15, 197465AWork on cluesMillerWeng
Thursday, January 24, 197431ADelineateWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wednesday, January 16, 19744ADo detective workGeorge MadridWeng
Friday, December 15, 197214AHarness strapUnknownWeng
Monday, November 13, 197215AFollowUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 28, 197262DCopyMartin J. WargoWeng
Monday, August 9, 197136ALight precipitationUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 9, 197121AFollowMarian PearceWeng
Wednesday, July 22, 197047ANuanceUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 16, 196935AVestige.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 31, 196837AOutline.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 30, 196842DEvidence.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 14, 196827ADelineate.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 18, 196863DOutline.Pamela V-W WoodFarrar
Tuesday, November 21, 19673DSign.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 9, 19675AHarness strap.Arthur S. HeiserFarrar
Saturday, April 22, 196744DOutline.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sunday, December 18, 196666DEvidence.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thursday, October 20, 196630DA very little.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 18, 196632AFootprint.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 5, 196648DSmall quantity.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 25, 196553DHarness part.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 30, 1965131AVestige.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tuesday, May 4, 196550DOutline.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 1, 196550DScintilla.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 16, 196461ADraw.George LaczkoFarrar
Saturday, September 28, 196355DEvidence.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 25, 1963140AFootprint.Stephanie CaruanaFarrar
Saturday, May 4, 196334AOutline.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 27, 196327DOutline.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, January 11, 196351AVestigeJoseph LaFauciFarrar
Monday, January 29, 196215AVestige.Bettie Lou FisherFarrar
Friday, June 23, 196114DCopy in outline.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 8, 196028DFootprint.UnknownFarrar
Monday, July 25, 196034ALittle bit.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 23, 195949DVestige.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 12, 195947DFootprint.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 1, 195929AVestige.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Saturday, February 7, 195931DTrack down.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar