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147 Results for ACERB

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, September 29, 201760ASharp (8)Damon Gulczynski
Saturday, January 2, 201632ASharp (8)David Phillips
Tuesday, October 20, 201527ABitter (7)Sam Buchbinder
Thursday, June 11, 201514AHarsh (2)Lewis E. Rothlein
Thursday, March 6, 201411DSharp (8)Daniel Raymon
Sunday, August 11, 2013109ACausticDan Schoenholz
Tuesday, July 9, 20135DSharp-tasting (2)Kurt Krauss
Sunday, April 21, 201323ABiting (7)Jonah Kagan
Wednesday, December 21, 201120ASharp-tongued (3)Ron and Nancy Byron
Thursday, June 9, 201131DBiting (7)Joon Pahk
Sunday, October 17, 201021ABitter (7)Patrick Blindauer
Sunday, May 2, 201034AAstringentKelsey Blakley
Tuesday, June 30, 200927DSharp-tongued (3)Steve Dobis
Wednesday, October 22, 200848DSharp-tasting (2)Gary J. Whitehead
Sunday, June 24, 200779DSharp (8)Eric Berlin
Friday, June 2, 20061AHaving a biteJim Page
Thursday, September 22, 20054DSharp (8)Patrick Merrell
Sunday, August 22, 200434DBitter (7)Cathy Millhauser
Sunday, August 1, 200441DSharp (8)Randolph Ross
Sunday, November 9, 200313ASour (5)Patrick Berry
Tuesday, January 14, 200332DSharp-tongued (3)Adam G. Perl
Tuesday, June 18, 200255DSour-tastingEugene W. Sard
Saturday, February 16, 200246DBiting (7)Frank Longo
Wednesday, August 8, 200133DBiting (7)Sam Bellotto Jr.
Saturday, July 28, 200130DSharp (8)Rich Norris
Thursday, June 10, 199917ATart (2)Adam G. Perl
Friday, November 27, 199843AMordantA. J. Santora
Friday, October 9, 19987DBitter (7)Cathy Millhauser
Monday, July 20, 199827DSour (5)Mary E. Brindamour
Friday, October 10, 19975DBiting (7)Shannon Burns
Sunday, August 3, 199757DBiting (7)Peter Gordon
Wednesday, March 19, 19979ABiting (7)Trip Payne
Monday, February 3, 199714ASour (5)M. E. Brindamour
Saturday, June 15, 199642ATart (2)R. Ross
Sunday, April 21, 19969ASharp (8)M. Gaffney
Saturday, April 13, 199622ASour (5)G. R. Ferguson
Monday, April 1, 199642DBitter (7)F. Piscop
Monday, November 20, 199550ASour (5)Sidney L. Robbins
Tuesday, October 10, 199532DLike unripe fruitJanet R. Bender
Tuesday, May 30, 199541ABitter (7)Richard Hughes
Tuesday, October 25, 199463AHarsh (2)Lois Sidway
Friday, April 15, 199451DBitter (7)Cathy Millhauser
Tuesday, December 28, 199331DLip-puckeringRonald C. Hirschfield

1 result for ACERB from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
January 7, 2001diagramless37AHarshPeter Gordon

103 results for ACERB from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, August 18, 199351DBitterManny NosowskyMaleska
Saturday, June 12, 19938DSour in tasteBernard MerenMaleska
Sunday, January 10, 199343DHarshJune A. BoggsMaleska
Wednesday, August 7, 19913DBitterHallMaleska
Saturday, July 13, 199125ABitterJonathan J. TowleMaleska
Monday, March 25, 199121DSourReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Monday, March 18, 199113ABitterPeter SwiftMaleska
Sunday, February 10, 199181DVinegaryBette Sue CohenMaleska
Friday, October 5, 19901DSourPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Friday, July 20, 199029ASomewhat sourJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sunday, March 4, 199077DAcidulousJim BernhardMaleska
Sunday, October 29, 1989112DHarshAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, February 26, 198961DCausticWarren W. ReichMaleska
Wednesday, July 27, 198830ASarcasticArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Saturday, November 14, 19875AHarshDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sunday, January 4, 198764ABitterJim PageMaleska
Friday, November 15, 198552DBitterHickmottMaleska
Sunday, June 9, 198556DBitterSally CoyleMaleska
Saturday, April 6, 198545DSarcasticBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, January 27, 198563DVinegaryFrances HansenMaleska
Friday, December 28, 19849ABitterEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, May 3, 198421DBitterArnold MossMaleska
Sunday, April 22, 198462DAstringentTap OsbornMaleska
Saturday, April 14, 198446DTartDaniel GirardiMaleska
Wednesday, October 19, 198340ABitterWilliam CanineMaleska
Wednesday, October 6, 19821ASour tastingSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Tuesday, August 31, 19828DSharp and harshWalkerMaleska
Sunday, July 25, 198298ABitterAlex F. BlackMaleska
Tuesday, April 20, 198232DSourRobert KatzMaleska
Sunday, April 18, 198244DSourCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Monday, September 21, 19819DBitterJoy L. WoukMaleska
Saturday, September 5, 198138ASourHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Sunday, August 23, 19818DBitterArnold MossMaleska
Sunday, May 18, 198073ABitterA. J. SantoraMaleska
Monday, February 4, 198048AVery criticalHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wednesday, November 21, 197936ALike green applesWilliam JarvisMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 197921APungentWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, May 25, 19796ASourJonesMaleska
Sunday, January 22, 197865DLike green applesWalter WebbMaleska
Monday, January 16, 197828DSharpHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, October 23, 197639ABitterMike LeiferWeng
Wednesday, September 1, 19765ASourHugh P. HollandWeng
Sunday, July 18, 197664DAstringentGeorge Rose SmithWeng
Monday, June 21, 197628DHarshReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Monday, April 19, 197640ABitingRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Thursday, March 25, 19769DBitterSophie FiermanWeng
Friday, March 19, 19761ASourChet CurrierWeng
Monday, January 19, 197658ASharply bitterNorton RhoadesWeng
Thursday, September 11, 19755ABitterMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Monday, May 12, 197526DHarshAllan BlackmanWeng
Monday, November 19, 197319DHarshUnknownWeng
Monday, November 5, 197343ASourUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 27, 19731ABitterUnknownWeng
Tuesday, October 23, 197316ASarcasticUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 7, 19738DHarshUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 11, 1973143AHarshJohn C. LaflinWeng
Friday, August 14, 197053ASourUnknownWeng
Monday, March 23, 197031DSour-tastingUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 15, 197012DHarshUnknownWeng
Wednesday, November 5, 196929DSour.UnknownWeng
Thursday, September 19, 19682DSharp.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 12, 19681DHarsh.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 7, 19672DSharp.Manny MillerFarrar
Friday, May 19, 19677DSharply critical.George LaczkoFarrar
Monday, May 8, 196723DBitingly ironic.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Monday, January 23, 196737AHarsh.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Saturday, December 10, 196626DBitter.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 19, 19669ABiting.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 11, 196645AUnsweet.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 19, 196623AAcid in mood.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 14, 19667DSharp.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 30, 196437DBitter.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 6, 196453DPungent.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 12, 19631ABitter.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Friday, August 9, 19637DBitter.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 21, 196225DBitter.William F. BulowFarrar
Sunday, October 28, 196241DBitter.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wednesday, April 12, 196140ASharp.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 5, 196049ASharp.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 27, 1960126DSharp.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Monday, June 29, 195961AVinegary.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Saturday, February 22, 19581DSharp and harsh.S. A. KayFarrar
Wednesday, November 13, 195730DBitter.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 30, 195632AHarsh and sharp.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Friday, July 27, 195655ASour.Mel TaubFarrar
Tuesday, May 1, 195647DCousin of 33 Across.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, January 8, 195613DSharp.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thursday, December 8, 195536ASharp and harsh.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, June 2, 19555DBiting.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 1, 195549AHarsh-tasting.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, November 14, 195491DSharp and harsh.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, May 13, 195462ASharp-tasting.George HendersonFarrar
Tuesday, December 23, 195254DBitter.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 26, 19526DSharp and harsh.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 17, 19511ASour.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 29, 195156ASour and astringent.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 22, 195124DSharp and harsh.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 11, 195156ASour.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Friday, September 29, 19503DHarsh-tasting.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, November 6, 194941ABitter.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, March 21, 194838DSharp and harsh.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sunday, March 7, 194848ASour.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, August 16, 194287ASour of flavor.Jack LuzzatoFarrar

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