Help support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this site can continue to provide in-depth analysis of NYT puzzles. Thank you!

Donate any amount and get full access to XWord Info for a year.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

120 Results for WISP

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

Wednesday, February 25, 201519ABit of smoke (8)Michael Shteyman
Wednesday, August 13, 201424ACirrus cloud formation (2)Dan Schoenholz
Monday, July 7, 20147DBit of smoke or hairLynn Lempel
Sunday, March 9, 201430AFaint traceBrendan Emmett Quigley
Friday, January 10, 201423DFlimsy lockPatrick Berry
Monday, November 5, 201234ABit of smoke (8)Andrea Carla Michaels
Sunday, September 11, 2011115DBit of smoke (8)Kay Anderson
Monday, June 13, 20116ABit of smoke (8)Alex Vratsanos
Tuesday, May 24, 20113DFaint cloudMichael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sunday, September 20, 20094ASlender amountMichael Ashley
Saturday, December 27, 200824DBit of a shock? (2)Karen M. Tracey
Saturday, October 11, 200827DThin fragmentPete Mitchell
Monday, August 18, 200842ATrace of smoke (2)Paula Gamache
Monday, November 19, 20071ABit of smoke (8)Lynn Lempel
Monday, December 18, 200646AFleeting traceDonna Levin
Sunday, July 2, 200615ASmall handfulElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, August 9, 20041DBit of smoke (8)M. Francis Vuolo
Thursday, March 4, 200455DTrace (2)Patrick Merrell
Sunday, January 4, 20041ATrace (2)Patrick Merrell
Thursday, December 25, 200332DBit of a shock? (2)John Underwood
Thursday, July 3, 200366AMiniature cloudCathy Millhauser
Tuesday, June 10, 200365ADelicate lock of hairElizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, April 12, 20031DThin lockRobert H. Wolfe
Thursday, March 6, 20031DBit of a cloudCathy Millhauser
Friday, February 15, 200240AThin streakSherry O. Blackard
Tuesday, February 12, 200250APart of a smoke screen?Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, January 6, 200237ATenuous fragmentFrank A. Longo
Monday, October 1, 20011DBit of smoke (8)Janice M. Putney
Wednesday, August 1, 20013DSkinny oneWilliam I. Johnston
Monday, April 17, 200033DSlender oneGreg Staples
Monday, December 20, 199910ATrace of smoke (2)Nancy Salomon
Sunday, May 2, 199967ASmoke traceJim Page
Sunday, December 27, 19981DPuffRich Norris
Thursday, October 9, 19975ACirrus cloud formation (2)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, February 19, 19971DThin strandD. J. DeChristopher
Monday, April 17, 199518AHandful of hay (2)Kenneth Witte
Wednesday, April 5, 19953DStray strandWayne Robert Williams
Thursday, December 8, 199438AHandful of hay (2)Randolph Ross
Monday, October 31, 19943DTuftSidney L. Robbins
Friday, February 18, 19946ABit of smoke (8)Manny Nosowsky

80 results for WISP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, May 16, 199388DSomething frailRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Wednesday, February 3, 199367AMere handfulEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, September 12, 199218DSmoke curlTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, September 6, 199264DMere handfulAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wednesday, August 14, 19911DTendril; strandEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, September 12, 199057ATraceStanley GlassMaleska
Monday, July 16, 199038AStart of a smoke signalMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Friday, November 18, 198862AThin tuftMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, July 12, 19881DHandful of strawRobert O. DillmanMaleska
Friday, December 20, 198522DFragmentLouis SabinMaleska
Saturday, April 20, 19857DStrand; tendrilRobert KatzMaleska
Sunday, October 21, 19841ABit of smokeRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, January 8, 198497AFilmy pieceRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, December 12, 1982113DTenuous stripBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thursday, March 19, 19816AFragment or shredBernice GordonMaleska
Saturday, March 15, 19807DFrail thingA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, December 20, 19791AWill-o'-the-___Raymond F. EisnerMaleska
Monday, October 22, 197933AStrandBrumbauchMaleska
Saturday, July 28, 197910AThready streakWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, June 24, 19773DMere handfulBert BeamanMaleska
Friday, May 14, 19763DFragmentMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Saturday, May 17, 197512DWill-o'-the-___Hallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Wednesday, May 14, 197518DSmall tuftJean J. DavisonWeng
Sunday, June 23, 1974105DHandfulFrances HansenWeng
Saturday, June 8, 197451DSmall bitSara V. TuckermanWeng
Tuesday, July 17, 19731ABit of hayUnknownWeng
Thursday, June 28, 197324ASmall fragmentUnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 3, 19711ATiny amountUnknownWeng
Tuesday, March 30, 19711ASmall handfulUnknownWeng
Sunday, November 2, 196991DTenuous stripWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Weng
Tuesday, October 28, 19691ADelicate person.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 9, 19693DMere indication.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 25, 196839AFilmy piece.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 3, 196859DMere trace.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 15, 19681ASomething frail.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 6, 196849ASmall tuft.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 24, 19683DFilmy piece.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 10, 19666DFragment.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, June 9, 196627DShred.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 2, 19661ASmall bunch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 30, 196647DLock of hair.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sunday, October 31, 1965147ATendril.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Thursday, October 28, 19651ASlender twisted piece.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 18, 196564AA little hay.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 27, 19641DFlimsy piece.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 29, 19631DShred.George LaczkoFarrar
Friday, June 21, 196342DSomething frail or fleeting.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 10, 19636AFilmy piece.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 6, 19631DShred.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 4, 19611DShred.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 23, 196134DStraw.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, May 29, 196053AFilmy piece.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thursday, March 10, 19601AShred.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 23, 195924DPiece of straw.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 3, 195917AFragment.Charles AllenFarrar
Monday, January 5, 195961ASmall broom.Ann GerlachFarrar
Sunday, July 20, 195893AShred.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, July 6, 195831AMere handful.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wednesday, June 18, 195836ASmall bundle.Herman KeldFarrar
Sunday, March 23, 195871DShred.Harold T. BersFarrar
Monday, February 17, 19585AFilmy piece.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thursday, September 5, 195725AHandful.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, November 2, 19555ASlender twisted bit of something.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 26, 195548AFilmy piece.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, July 25, 195452DMere handful.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, March 26, 19541DMere handful.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, March 12, 19541ASmall, filmy piece.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tuesday, March 2, 195413DShred.Willard JordanFarrar
Saturday, June 14, 195258DFragment or shred.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 2, 195260ABit of straw or hay.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 29, 195250DDelicate tendril.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 22, 19521DAnything small or slight.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 15, 195137DSmall strand or twist.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 6, 195126ASlender twisted piece.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 27, 195130AHandful of straw.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 26, 195156DSlender twisted piece of something.J. F. KellyFarrar
Saturday, January 27, 195125AHandful of straw.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Friday, October 20, 195053DHandful of straw.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 4, 194884AHandful of hay.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, December 14, 194737AA handful.Louise RabbFarrar