6 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for acid test.
|Sunday, May 20, 2012||91D||Conclusive trial (2)||Alan Arbesfeld|
|Saturday, April 14, 2007||17A||Proof provider||Sherry O. Blackard|
|Friday, August 26, 2005||31A||Critical step in analysis||Joe DiPietro|
|Wednesday, June 30, 2004||38D||Conclusive trial (2)||Brendan Emmett Quigley|
|Saturday, May 13, 2000||9D||Critical step||William S. Cotter|
|Friday, June 23, 1995||10D||Defining challenge||Manny Nosowsky|
4 results for ACIDTEST from Variety puzzles.
|August 23, 2015||acrostic||B||Ultimate means of determining something's quality (2 wds.)||Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon|
|February 4, 2007||acrostic||K||Rigorous or crucial appraisal (2 wds.)||Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon|
|September 21, 2003||acrostic||G||Critical appraisal, originally of gold (2 wds.)||Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon|
|November 21, 1999||acrostic||K||Ultimate proof of worth (2 wds.)||Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon|
13 results for ACIDTEST from older pre-Shortz puzzles.
|Sunday, March 24, 1991||79D||Decisive experiment||Judith Perry||Maleska|
|Thursday, March 13, 1980||4D||Ultimate proof||Jack L. Steinhardt||Maleska|
|Friday, June 1, 1973||55A||Severe trial||Unknown||Weng|
|Sunday, April 29, 1973||56A||Litmus-paper ritual||Joseph LaFauci||Weng|
|Tuesday, November 30, 1971||4D||Chemical moment of truth||Unknown||Weng|
|Saturday, August 7, 1971||21D||Moment of truth||Arthur Schulman||Weng|
|Monday, June 16, 1969||37D||Moment of truth.||Unknown||Weng|
|Sunday, August 11, 1968||117A||Ordeal||William A. Lewis Jr.||Farrar|
|Friday, November 9, 1962||11D||Final analysis.||Unknown||Farrar|
|Friday, September 12, 1958||41A||Final analysis.||Lucy H. Creedon||Farrar|
|Friday, July 11, 1958||20A||Severe trial.||Eugene T. Maleska||Farrar|
|Monday, September 7, 1953||36D||Crucial, final proof of quality.||Ethel Le Strange||Farrar|
|Friday, December 21, 1951||12D||Final analysis.||Unknown||Farrar|