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61 Results for XES

46 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Thursday, September 3, 201557APoison indicators, on bottlesMerl Reagle (1950-2015)
Monday, May 4, 201563DCrosses (out) (6)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sunday, May 18, 201491DMarks (out) (5)Joe DiPietro
Friday, April 11, 201452DPair of Dos EquisPeter Wentz
Wednesday, February 12, 201458AMarks of good bowlersPeter A. Collins
Saturday, January 18, 201462DOne side in some chalk talksDavid Steinberg
Wednesday, December 18, 201343DMarks of illiteracyEd Sessa
Monday, July 29, 201365DBallot marks (4)Andrea Carla Michaels
Monday, June 27, 201139DDeletes, with "out" (3)Joseph Samulak
Monday, June 13, 201139ABallot marks (4)Alex Vratsanos
Wednesday, January 13, 201067AMarks (out) (5)Kevan Choset
Tuesday, November 3, 200957ACrosses (out) (6)Barry Boone
Thursday, March 5, 200926DChoice marks?David J. Kahn
Monday, November 3, 200839ABallot marks (4)Susan Gelfand
Monday, October 27, 200845DIlliterates' marks (2)Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Friday, September 19, 200811DScratches, with "out"Alex Boisvert
Monday, August 11, 200868ACrosses out (6)Thomas Heilman
Sunday, July 6, 200839AKisses, on paperBrendan Emmett Quigley
Friday, March 28, 200844AStrike marksBarry C. Silk
Saturday, February 23, 200840AIndications of good bowlingBarry C. Silk
Thursday, November 22, 200733AMarks (out) (5)Oliver Hill
Thursday, June 21, 200738DBallot markingsJohn Sheehan
Tuesday, May 29, 200764ADeletes, with "out" (3)Jim Hyres
Monday, September 11, 200620ACrosses (out) (6)Lynn Lempel
Wednesday, January 4, 20065DIlliterates' signatures (3)John Minarcik and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, December 15, 200516AFrame fillers in a perfect bowling gamePatrick Merrell
Sunday, November 13, 20058DMarks (out) (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, July 17, 200546D    Deletes, with "out" (3)David J. Kahn
Monday, June 27, 200513DCrosses (out) (6)Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Saturday, October 18, 200311DScoresheet marksMyles Callum
Wednesday, September 3, 200310DCrosses (out) (6)Myles Callum
Tuesday, October 1, 20024DIlliterates' marks (2)Michael Shteyman
Friday, April 14, 200053DTic-tac-toe sideMartin Ashwood-Smith
Saturday, September 25, 19999DDeletesDavid J. Kahn
Friday, April 30, 199924AIndicates a choice, in a wayPat M. Hugel
Saturday, February 27, 199933DMarks, as a ballotJohn Scott Marrone
Friday, February 26, 199935ALetters in some ratingsMartin Ashwood-Smith
Friday, July 17, 199845ASimple signaturesRandolph Ross
Tuesday, April 21, 199820AObliteratesFred Piscop
Sunday, August 4, 199646DMakes one's mark?D. Tuller
Sunday, June 9, 199645ABallot marks (4)M. Gaffney
Sunday, June 2, 199670ASigns, sort ofR. Norris
Friday, September 1, 199513DSome signaturesThomas W. Schier
Sunday, November 20, 199436AMarks out (5)Matt Gaffney
Monday, November 14, 199423AIlliterates' signatures (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Monday, May 16, 199461DIlliterates' signatures (3)Ed Pegg Jr.

3 results for XES from Variety puzzles.

October 13, 2013diagramless32DMarks in boxesFred Piscop
January 9, 2011diagramless20ABallot marksMike Nothnagel
June 4, 2006diagramless63AMarks offBrendan Emmett Quigley

12 results for XES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, August 9, 1992116DBallot marksS. E. BookerMaleska
Saturday, July 27, 199136DXerxes duoA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, September 22, 1985103DBallot marksE. T. M. (Eugene T. Maleska)Maleska
Friday, April 6, 198467ACrosses outJonesMaleska
Wednesday, April 1, 198164DBallot marksErnst TheimerMaleska
Thursday, February 19, 198149ABallot marksRobert KatzMaleska
Wednesday, March 16, 197726ACancels outEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Friday, May 28, 197628A___ out (deletes)RemleyWeng
Sunday, January 11, 1976138ACrosses outA. J. SantoraWeng
Thursday, June 12, 197516ACrossing-out marksAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sunday, January 9, 197252ACrosses outKeith BlakeWeng
Sunday, August 29, 197188ACrosses outJohn WilligWeng