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47 results for ACTION

19 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Nov 25, 201711DLure for a gamblerKevin G. Der
Wed May 18, 20163DKung fu movie genreZhouqin Burnikel
Tue Dec 1, 201525ADirector's cry (5)Dan Schoenholz
Sun Feb 16, 201438DDirector's cry (5)Yaakov Bendavid
Wed Dec 4, 201350AStallone's genreDaniel Raymon
Sun Apr 22, 201229DDirector's "start"Paula Gamache and Ed Stein
Sun May 1, 201189ADirector's cry (5)Xan Vongsathorn
Thu May 27, 201050ACall before shootingJosh Knapp
Wed Feb 13, 200810DDirector's orderElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Feb 22, 200710DSound stage shoutMike Nothnagel
Sun Dec 26, 200488AVideo store categoryHal Turner
Thu Sep 23, 200442DShout on the setJerry E. Rosman
Sun Jul 25, 20042DFilm genre (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Nov 30, 200319AFilm genre (2)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Mar 6, 200327ADirector's cry (5)Cathy Millhauser
Mon Mar 4, 200220AFilm director's cryRandall J. Hartman
Wed Jun 14, 200041ADirector's cry (5)Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Sun Mar 22, 199838DAuteur's orderEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Tue Jul 26, 199422AMilitary encounterJoan Yanofsky

3 results for ACTION from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 26, 2017panda16AWhat a soldier in a cot is not seeingSam Ezersky
Apr 19, 2009diagramless27DDirector's cryPatrick Blindauer
Oct 16, 2005acrosticCFlying, crashing, shooting ray-guns, etc.Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

25 results for ACTION from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Oct 29, 198718DGambler's delightNancy JolineMaleska
Fri Oct 3, 19865ADirector's callLois SidwayMaleska
Thu May 23, 198524AThriller featureRobert KatzMaleska
Tue Apr 30, 198525AStory lineJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tue Jun 14, 198325AVon Stroheim commandSawikinMaleska
Sun Jul 4, 198217DPart of A.D.A.Anne FoxMaleska
Tue May 27, 198031DPart of A.D.A.Ann JenkinsMaleska
Mon Nov 10, 197548AEnterpriseMartin BryanWeng
Sun Jun 8, 19759D"Lights! Camera! ___!"Alfio MicciWeng
Wed Jul 30, 196936AMovie director's order.UnknownWeng
Sun Dec 15, 196821APerformanceDiana SessionsFarrar
Sat Jan 14, 196722AMovie director's command.Manny MillerFarrar
Mon Nov 21, 19664DLiveliness.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 10, 196617DMovie director's command.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 23, 196540ADirector's command.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat Sep 1, 196252AFilm director's command.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 16, 195937AMechanism.Madeline CorseFarrar
Fri Feb 1, 195718AMoving parts or mechanism.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Mar 17, 195610DProceeding.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Mon Mar 12, 195644D"Lights! Camera! ___!"Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Aug 25, 195412ALights, ___, camera!Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Sep 22, 195350DForte of Westerns.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wed Aug 26, 195325DMovie director's command.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun May 12, 194643ABattle.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 1944101DBattle.Jack LuzzattoFarrar