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23 results for ACIDTEST

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, 201291DConclusive trial (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, April 14, 200717AProof providerSherry O. Blackard
Friday, August 26, 200531ACritical step in analysisJoe DiPietro
Wednesday, June 30, 200438DConclusive trial (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Saturday, May 13, 20009DCritical stepWilliam S. Cotter
Friday, June 23, 199510DDefining challengeManny Nosowsky

4 results for ACIDTEST from Variety puzzles.

August 23, 2015acrosticBUltimate means of determining something's quality (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
February 4, 2007acrosticKRigorous or crucial appraisal (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
September 21, 2003acrosticGCritical appraisal, originally of gold (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
November 21, 1999acrosticKUltimate proof of worth (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

13 results for ACIDTEST from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, March 24, 199179DDecisive experimentJudith PerryMaleska
Thursday, March 13, 19804DUltimate proofJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Friday, June 1, 197355ASevere trialUnknownWeng
Sunday, April 29, 197356ALitmus-paper ritualJoseph LaFauciWeng
Tuesday, November 30, 19714DChemical moment of truthUnknownWeng
Saturday, August 7, 197121DMoment of truthArthur SchulmanWeng
Monday, June 16, 196937DMoment of truth.UnknownWeng
Sunday, August 11, 1968117AOrdealWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Friday, November 9, 196211DFinal analysis.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 12, 195841AFinal analysis.Lucy H. CreedonFarrar
Friday, July 11, 195820ASevere trial.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, September 7, 195336DCrucial, final proof of quality.Ethel Le StrangeFarrar
Friday, December 21, 195112DFinal analysis.UnknownFarrar