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11 Results

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

Wednesday, May 6, 200939ALike drinks with umbrellasMichael Callaway Barnhart
Sunday, November 30, 200881DKind of stormRichard Silvestri
Sunday, August 15, 199974DSweltering (2)David J. Kahn
Sunday, February 25, 199696ASweltering (2)D. Niles

1 result for TROPICAL from Variety puzzles.

March 14, 2010acrosticLLike hurricanes and many cocktailsEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

6 results for TROPICAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, September 19, 199121AAdjective for a metaphorEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, December 6, 198788DFigurativeErnst TheimerMaleska
Sunday, May 25, 197544DOf the warm regionsElizabeth YaroWeng
Saturday, April 28, 19739DKind of fishUnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 4, 197326AKind of fishUnknownWeng
Friday, November 15, 196356AHot.George LaczkoFarrar