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102 results for ABLER

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

Sunday, February 16, 201459DBetter qualifiedYaakov Bendavid
Thursday, January 23, 201450DLess inept (4)Michael Hawkins
Sunday, March 17, 201325AMore competent (3)J. R. Leopold
Monday, November 7, 201140AMore fit (6)David Steinberg
Tuesday, February 10, 200937DBetter trained (2)John Underwood
Friday, March 28, 200810DLess error-proneBarry C. Silk
Thursday, April 26, 200710DMore up to the jobMike Nothnagel
Thursday, December 14, 200639ABetter suitedEd Early
Sunday, July 2, 200698AMore fit (6)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, May 3, 200616AMore aptLisa Wiseman
Tuesday, July 5, 20057DMore competent (3)Beth Hinshaw
Sunday, March 27, 200559ALess inept (4)Con Pederson
Sunday, January 16, 200521DMore fit (6)Damon J. Gulczynski
Sunday, October 31, 200459DMore fit (6)Patrick Merrell
Saturday, October 25, 200330DMore suitable for a jobRich Norris
Sunday, August 31, 2003113ABetter trained (2)Fred Piscop
Saturday, September 14, 200230ALess likely to make mistakesBruce L. Bliven
Monday, April 23, 200149DLess inept (4)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, July 9, 200049DMore fit (6)Manny Nosowsky
Wednesday, November 10, 199929DMore qualifiedJoan Yanofsky
Tuesday, December 15, 199813ALess inept (4)Patrick Jordan
Thursday, November 6, 199744DMore adeptNancy Salomon
Tuesday, March 11, 199752DMore competent (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Wednesday, December 6, 199550DMore proficientChet Currier
Tuesday, May 9, 199555DMore fit (6)Gregory E. Paul

2 results for ABLER from Variety puzzles.

February 2, 2014other33DPlay loudlyPatrick Blindauer
June 29, 1997panda42AMore talented? Be real!Mel Taub

75 results for ABLER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, July 12, 19934DMore capableJames L. BeattyMaleska
Monday, March 22, 19934DMore qualifiedMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Friday, October 2, 199212DMore qualifiedEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, August 9, 199219AMore competentS. E. BookerMaleska
Monday, June 10, 199167AMore fitSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, December 10, 199067AMore competentPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, November 28, 199056DMore talentedWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Friday, June 22, 199016AMore competentNancy JolineMaleska
Monday, December 18, 198935DMore competentAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, October 17, 198960AMore competentJudson G. TrentMaleska
Saturday, July 29, 198926DMore qualifiedBeverly TivinMaleska
Monday, May 1, 198919AMore competentLouis SabinMaleska
Saturday, September 10, 198815AMore giftedErnst TheimerMaleska
Monday, February 9, 19875AMore talentedChristy RidleyMaleska
Sunday, January 25, 198720ABetter, in a wayJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Friday, January 9, 198736DMore capableCharles E. GerschMaleska
Sunday, July 13, 1986106DMore competentBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Sunday, February 9, 198690AMore competentAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, December 23, 1984115DLess incompetentJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tuesday, August 14, 198425DMore capableNorman S. WizerMaleska
Thursday, November 10, 198318DBetter qualifiedTap OsbornMaleska
Saturday, September 3, 198318ABetter qualifiedGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Wednesday, November 3, 198223AMore competentJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, April 30, 198228DMore adeptMary C. WhittenMaleska
Thursday, November 19, 19815DMore qualifiedGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Saturday, July 19, 198041AMore competentRobert KatzMaleska
Sunday, June 1, 198049AMore competentThreba JohnsonMaleska
Thursday, May 1, 198053DMore competentI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Saturday, March 8, 198064AMore competentVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Sunday, January 6, 1980102DMore qualifiedFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, December 31, 197863AMore qualifiedFrances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, November 24, 197625DSmarterAnn JenkinsWeng
Saturday, January 25, 197545DMore skilledHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sunday, September 9, 197386AMore skilledGladys V. MillerWeng
Monday, April 9, 197345DMore competentUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 18, 1973103DMore qualifiedJean J. DavisonWeng
Monday, December 4, 197223AMore skilledUnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 15, 197252DMore talentedUnknownWeng
Saturday, September 11, 197143DHaving more skillUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 22, 197191DMore qualifiedElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sunday, May 9, 197188DMore qualifiedMarian PearceWeng
Wednesday, February 17, 197126DMore capableUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 7, 19704DBetter preparedAnthony MorseWeng
Monday, March 16, 197049DBetter qualifiedUnknownWeng
Monday, September 1, 19691AMore skilled.UnknownWeng
Saturday, May 31, 196958AMore effective.Arthur SchulmanWeng
Sunday, December 22, 196883AFitterAnne FoxFarrar
Sunday, May 8, 196638ABetter equipped.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, August 27, 196552ABetter qualified.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 27, 196377DMore talented.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, June 5, 19637DMore qualified.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 2, 196359ABetter equipped.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, January 7, 196298DBetter fitted.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Friday, June 30, 196148DBetter qualified.Louise EarnestFarrar
Monday, September 26, 19609DMore competent.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 16, 19601AMore competent.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 29, 196027DComparatively competent.UnknownFarrar
Monday, July 4, 196027DMore competent.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 27, 196035ABetter skilled.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 3, 1960115DMore competent.Tom MixonFarrar
Saturday, March 12, 19606DMore adept.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 13, 195985AMore efficient.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, August 24, 195882ABetter qualified.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, May 15, 195846DMore skillful.Geraldine W. KingFarrar
Friday, August 2, 19575AMore competent.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Saturday, September 29, 195640AMore adept.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 4, 195646AMore efficient.Marjorie ConnellyFarrar
Saturday, September 3, 195512DMore competent.Isaac KertFarrar
Saturday, August 27, 19559DMore efficient.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, May 24, 195544AMore competent.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Thursday, August 14, 195227DMore efficient.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 22, 19523DMore talented.Alice CookFarrar
Wednesday, April 4, 195117AMore competent.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 19, 195010DFitter.Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sunday, November 16, 194780AMore competent.Zelma MastersFarrar