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199 results for ABS

136 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Sunday, January 28, 2018112AAuto safety feature to prevent skidding, for shortPriscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
Sunday, December 17, 201716AThings that people like to have ripped?Andrew J. Ries
Monday, August 14, 201735DTorso muscles, brieflyRich Proulx
Thursday, April 27, 201733ACore partsTodd Gross
Monday, February 13, 201759D"Six-pack" muscles (3)Brent Sverdloff and Michael Blake
Wednesday, January 4, 201735ATarget of crunchesSamuel A. Donaldson
Thursday, December 15, 201647AChippendales dancers have nice onesJacob Stulberg
Sunday, July 24, 201681AThe pack in a six-pack (2)David Steinberg
Thursday, May 19, 20169DObliques, e.g.Morton J. Mendelson
Wednesday, February 24, 201640A"Six-pack" muscles (3)Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
Sunday, February 14, 2016111AThe pack in a six-pack (2)Mary Lou Guizzo
Friday, December 18, 201556DCore componentsAndrew Zhou
Saturday, October 31, 201537APlanks work themPeter Wentz
Tuesday, July 21, 20151AMuscles that may be sculpted, informallyDavid Phillips
Monday, July 20, 201561DMuscles that are crunched (2)John Westwig
Tuesday, June 30, 201521AToning targets, for shortSusan Gelfand
Thursday, May 7, 201525AContents of some six-packs (2)Tracy Gray
Wednesday, March 11, 201530ACrunch beneficiariesDavid Steinberg
Wednesday, January 14, 201532DGym rat's "six-pack" (2)Caleb Emmons
Thursday, December 4, 201432ACommon workout targetKacey Walker and David Quarfoot
Monday, October 27, 201420AMuscles that are crunched (2)Stanley Newman
Monday, September 15, 201410AStomach muscles, for short (8)Andrea Carla Michaels
Thursday, September 11, 201421AStomach muscles (3)Patrick Blindauer
Tuesday, June 17, 201461DThings that exercisers crunchZhouqin Burnikel
Friday, June 6, 201422AWashboard partsKameron Austin Collins
Saturday, May 3, 201411D___ of steelSam Ezersky
Sunday, March 23, 201416DCrunches crunch themIan Livengood
Sunday, January 12, 201475APilates targetsAndrew Chaikin
Wednesday, November 20, 201364DSix-pack ___ (2)Peter A. Collins
Monday, October 7, 201337ABelly muscles, for shortAmy Johnson
Sunday, September 29, 2013114DThey may improve in crunch timeNorm Guggenbiller
Sunday, September 8, 201364AContents of some six-packs (2)Pete Muller and Sue Keefer
Tuesday, July 30, 20134DTorso muscles, for shortPeter A. Collins
Sunday, July 28, 201369AAuto safety feature, for shortAndrew Reynolds
Friday, July 19, 201332DExercise target (3)Patrick Berry
Tuesday, July 9, 201345ASix-pack muscles (3)Kurt Krauss
Tuesday, July 2, 201323ATummy muscles (10)Daniel Raymon
Monday, July 1, 201338ASix-pack unitsPatrick McIntyre
Monday, May 20, 201340DMuscles that benefit from crunchesTim Croce
Saturday, March 23, 201312AFocus of middle management?David Steinberg
Monday, March 11, 201353AStomach muscles, informallyRobert Fisher
Monday, January 14, 20131AThey get crunched in gymsSteve Salmon
Wednesday, November 7, 201254DCrunch targets (2)George Fitzgerald and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, October 7, 201297DThings used during crunch time? (2)Zoe Wheeler
Monday, August 6, 201229DBelly muscles (3)Lynn Lempel
Wednesday, July 4, 201256AWashboard ___ (2)Caleb Madison
Monday, April 16, 20124DStomach muscles, for short (8)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, March 11, 2012113ABowflex targetVictor Fleming and John Dunn
Wednesday, September 28, 201160DGym rat's "six-pack" (2)Steve Salitan
Thursday, September 22, 201139AMuscles covering some 32-DownJeff Dubner
Sunday, August 28, 201132AOnes crunched during crunch time?Patrick Berry
Sunday, May 15, 201169ACar safety feature, for short (2)Cathy Allis
Tuesday, May 10, 20111ASitups tone themAlan Arbesfeld
Tuesday, February 8, 201151ASix-pack setRobert W. Harris
Wednesday, January 5, 20119DSit-up musclesMr. Ed Sessa
Monday, October 18, 20107D"Washboard" musclesLynn Lempel
Tuesday, February 9, 201040ATummy muscles (10)Robert Cirillo
Friday, January 8, 20102DThings used during crunch time? (2)Patrick Berry
Monday, December 7, 200940ATummy muscles (10)Ed Sessa
Sunday, July 12, 200972DThey may be crunched (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, June 6, 20099DSome are sculptedDoug Peterson
Sunday, May 17, 200969ATarget of core workoutsOliver Hill
Tuesday, March 17, 200931DTummy muscles (10)Richard Chisholm
Sunday, January 25, 20091AObjects of core workoutsMichael Torch
Friday, January 2, 200949AThey look better when they're rippedMartin Ashwood-Smith
Saturday, November 29, 200859DTrunk supportersBarry C. Silk
Tuesday, May 13, 200858DThey may be crunched (2)Caleb Madison
Monday, September 24, 200761DMuscles to crunchFred Piscop
Thursday, June 14, 200763DMidbody muscles (2)Donna Hoke Kahwaty
Monday, June 4, 200744DTummy muscles (10)Steve Kahn
Tuesday, February 27, 200711ABelly muscles (3)Allan E. Parrish
Tuesday, January 2, 200737DCrunched musclesSarah Keller
Friday, October 20, 200624AExerciser's target (2)Ed Early
Saturday, September 9, 200657DWorkout target, for shortBob Klahn
Wednesday, May 24, 200625ASit-ups target (2)Adam G. Perl
Tuesday, May 23, 200636DTummy muscles (10)Alan Arbesfeld
Wednesday, May 3, 200667ASitup targetsLisa Wiseman
Thursday, March 30, 200650ABodybuilder's pride (2)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, February 5, 200680DStomach muscles, for short (8)Eric Berlin
Friday, August 19, 20057DCar safety feature, for short (2)David Liben-Nowell
Wednesday, July 13, 200530ABelly muscles (3)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, May 1, 200533AWorkout targetJoe DiPietro
Thursday, March 31, 20054DThey're crunchedDavid Liben-Nowell
Thursday, March 17, 200542AThings to crunchDavid Pringle
Wednesday, October 6, 200422DSix-pack ___ (2)Adam Cohen
Monday, August 9, 200436AMidsection muscles, for shortM. Francis Vuolo
Saturday, July 31, 200428DExerciser's prideByron Walden
Wednesday, June 23, 200424A"Washboard" body partsJim Goodsell
Tuesday, May 18, 200440DMiddle manager's focus?Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, April 25, 200490DSit-up targetElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, April 1, 200417AExerciser's target (2)Byron Walden
Monday, March 1, 20049DMiddle muscles, for shortGail Grabowski
Thursday, August 14, 20036D___ of Steel (video classic)Greg Staples
Wednesday, June 25, 20034DCrunch targets (2)Leonard Williams
Wednesday, April 30, 200322DFocus of stomach-crunchingJerry E. Rosman
Wednesday, January 1, 200330DThey may be crunched in a gymEd Early
Sunday, December 8, 2002105DSitups' target (2)Peter Gordon
Tuesday, November 5, 200259DTummy muscles (10)Fred Piscop
Monday, May 27, 20023DStomach muscles, briefly (2)Norman Wizer
Monday, May 13, 200228AStomach muscles, for short (8)Patrick Merrell
Thursday, November 22, 200128AWashboard ___ (2)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, July 8, 2001128DExercise target (3)Michael S. Maurer
Wednesday, August 30, 200024ACrunches tighten themBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, June 13, 200022DStomach muscles, briefly (2)Peter Gordon
Tuesday, January 18, 200033ANew-car feature, for shortNancy Salomon
Wednesday, January 12, 200011AMuscles used in situpsGreg Staples
Thursday, November 18, 199945DSitups strengthen them (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, October 25, 199910AMidbody muscles (2)Philip Lew
Sunday, August 15, 199968DMuscles on 13-DownDavid J. Kahn
Friday, April 30, 199929DThey may be chiseledPat M. Hugel
Monday, February 22, 199955DStomach muscles (3)Gregory E. Paul
Thursday, December 24, 199825APecs' kinJim Page
Monday, December 21, 199841DNot present: Abbr.Fred Piscop
Tuesday, November 3, 199859DStomach muscles, for short (8)Ed Early
Wednesday, August 19, 199827ATummy muscles (10)Alfio Micci
Thursday, June 18, 199864DExercise target (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Thursday, January 1, 199830DCertain muscles, informally (2)Jim Page
Thursday, October 2, 199720ATorso's washboardChristopher Hurt
Wednesday, September 17, 19979DTummy muscles (10)Karen Hodge
Monday, September 1, 199755ASit-ups firm theseGregory E. Paul
Sunday, July 20, 199738DSit-up benefactorsRich Norris
Thursday, May 15, 19977DBodybuilder's pride (2)Mark Elliot Skolsky
Monday, January 27, 199711AStomach muscles, for short (8)F. Piscop
Sunday, January 26, 199765DSit-ups strengthen them (2)S. Elliott
Sunday, August 11, 1996136DCrunches work themM. Schneider
Wednesday, July 3, 199611AStomach muscles, for short (8)F. Heaney
Sunday, April 14, 1996126AStomach muscles (3)Henry Hook
Wednesday, November 8, 199522ANew car offering, for shortGlenn E. Sykes
Tuesday, October 17, 199520AModern car feature: Abbr.Diane C. Baldwin
Sunday, October 8, 1995141DReport card abbr.Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, September 24, 199525ASits-up improve themRandolph Ross
Sunday, August 13, 199593DSit-ups tighten themNancy Salomon
Tuesday, July 25, 199561DStomach muscles, for short (8)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, April 9, 19951DTummy muscles (10)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, October 5, 199454APumper's prideFran & Lou Sabin
Tuesday, July 12, 199411ACertain muscles, informally (2)Charles Arnold

7 results for ABS from Variety puzzles.

December 4, 2016panda19AThings crunched for a science degreeJoe DiPietro
June 26, 2011diagramless6A"Six-pack" musclesFred Piscop
August 23, 2009diagramless29DTummy musclesPaula Gamache
May 31, 2009diagramless6DParts of a washboard?Francis Heaney
February 18, 2001diagramless30AWorkout targetFred Piscop
September 20, 1998diagramless33DMr. Universe's prideFrank Longo
August 9, 1998diagramless56DCar safety feature: Abbr.Fred Piscop

56 results for ABS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, January 22, 19926AColl. degreesMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sunday, December 8, 1991106DNot pres.Betty JorgensenMaleska
Sunday, July 14, 199189AUniv. degreesBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thursday, October 11, 199011ARollbook abbr.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, April 9, 199055DAttendance-book abbr.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Saturday, May 27, 198926ARoll-call note: Abbr.Stanley NewmanMaleska
Sunday, August 30, 198710DAway: Abbr.Bernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, January 28, 19871DLiberal-arts degs.Bernice GordonMaleska
Monday, March 26, 19841DColl. degreesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, October 7, 19831DGood Book org.W. W. HaywardMaleska
Wednesday, June 29, 19831DCertain degreesDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sunday, May 15, 198337AUniv. degreesBert RosenfieldMaleska
Friday, May 13, 198341AColl. degreesFraasMaleska
Tuesday, October 12, 19824AUniv. degreesA. J. SantoraMaleska
Monday, May 31, 198257DMissing: Abbr.Peter SwiftMaleska
Monday, September 21, 198124AEntry in a teacher's roll bk.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, May 17, 19811DUniv. degreesBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, March 15, 198187ABedouin group of N. AfricaLynn Gilbert LempelMaleska
Friday, July 28, 197848AAttendance bk. entryJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, December 15, 197744ARoll-book notation: Abbr.Stephanie SpadacciniMaleska
Sunday, September 4, 197750ATrained sailors, for shortHenry HookMaleska
Tuesday, February 22, 197750ACollege degreesHenry HookWeng
Wednesday, February 9, 197726AAbbr. on a roll-call sheetSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Tuesday, February 17, 197656DNot present: Abbr.Bert H. KruseWeng
Tuesday, December 9, 197511ATruant's status: Abbr.Ann JenkinsWeng
Sunday, October 28, 197370DCollege degreesDiana SessionsWeng
Wednesday, March 14, 197337DAway: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Sunday, November 19, 1972119DCollege degreesDorothea E. ShippWeng
Sunday, October 22, 197254ANot present: Abbr.Frank NosoffWeng
Saturday, January 15, 197210DNot present: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 28, 197152ANot here: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Sunday, September 12, 197145ARoll-call note: Abbr.Guido N. ScaratoWeng
Saturday, August 28, 197132AJewish monthsUnknownWeng
Monday, January 11, 197136DCollege degreesUnknownWeng
Thursday, July 31, 196963DCollege degrees.UnknownWeng
Monday, January 8, 196856DMissing: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 4, 196723DMissing: Abbr.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Wednesday, June 14, 196733AUnconditional: Abbr.Wells GemberlingFarrar
Monday, December 26, 196629AMissing: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, June 22, 19661DDegrees.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 6, 196531DCollege degrees.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 1, 196459DNot in class: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 6, 196340ANot in class: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 26, 196327AJune crop, on campus.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 19, 19627DDegrees.Louise EarnestFarrar
Monday, October 30, 19619DRoll call abbreviation.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 29, 196129AAway: Abbr.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sunday, May 15, 196076AAway: Abbr.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, April 22, 19607DDegrees.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 25, 19591DSummary: Abbr.J. S. CrowellFarrar
Tuesday, August 14, 195626ACollege degrees.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, May 29, 195654ACollege degrees.Diana SessionsFarrar
Saturday, May 26, 19567ACollege degrees.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sunday, July 17, 195572ANot here: Abbr.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, June 12, 195210ANot present: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 2, 194763AHearts: Egypt. myth.Louise RabbFarrar