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193 results for ACUTE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Sep 4, 201848DSevere but short, as an illnessBruce Haight
Fri Jun 1, 201822ASharp (7)Andrew J. Ries
Wed Feb 28, 201850DLess than 90° (2)Peter A. Collins
Sun Jan 21, 201874DBelow 90°Victor Barocas and Andy Kravis
Mon May 8, 201754DLess than 90° (2)Zhouqin Burnikel
Tue Sep 20, 20167DSevere and short, as an illnessTracy Bennett
Mon Aug 8, 201626ALike the accent in "é"Zhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Thu May 12, 201636DLike two angles in a right triangleJames Tuttle
Mon Mar 7, 201666ASharper than 90°Damon Gulczynski
Sun Feb 9, 201448ALess than right (4)Charles M. Deber
Mon Jan 21, 201323ASharper than 90 degreesSusan Gelfand
Wed Nov 21, 201231D___ accent, mark used symmetrically six times in this puzzle's solutionDavid J. Kahn
Sun Nov 20, 2011113ALike some accents (3)Trip Payne
Mon Jul 4, 201158ALess than 90°, as an anglePaul Johnson
Sat Feb 19, 201126DPenetratingTim Croce
Tue Jan 4, 201148DLike a 45° or 60° angleDavid Hanson
Tue Sep 28, 201064ASharp (7)Michael Torch
Tue Aug 31, 201046ALess than 90 degrees (3)Paula Gamache and Ed Stein
Wed Aug 11, 201012DSharp (7)Edward Sessa
Fri Jun 11, 201029AIt's never right (2)John Dunn
Wed Sep 10, 200841DObtuse's opposite (2)Lucas Gaviotis Whitestone
Mon May 12, 200850DLess than 90 degrees (3)Randall J. Hartman
Fri Apr 25, 200844DIt's never right (2)Mike Nothnagel
Sun Mar 23, 20089DSharp (7)Robert W. Harris
Thu May 24, 200770ASeverePatrick Merrell
Sun Oct 1, 200661DLess than right? (4)Ashish Vengsarkar
Sun Jul 23, 200646ANot quite right?Fred Piscop
Sun Sep 4, 200536DIntense (2)Richard Silvestri
Thu May 12, 200527DWell-tunedManny Nosowsky
Wed Feb 11, 200418DObtuse's opposite (2)Ethan Friedman
Wed Oct 15, 200358ASharp as a tack (2)John Greenman
Sun Jul 20, 200315DLess than right (4)Patrick Merrell
Sun Nov 17, 200270ALife-threateningRichard and Judith Martin
Mon May 20, 200219AQuite sharpNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Fri Feb 1, 20023DLike some French accentsPat M. Hugel
Fri Oct 19, 200113DLike some accents (3)Joe DiPietro
Sun Sep 30, 200111DKeen (2)Con Pederson
Thu Aug 23, 200126ALike some trianglesPeter Gordon
Mon May 14, 200132DUrgent (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Apr 25, 20015ANot chronic (2)Mel Taub and crossword class
Mon Feb 21, 200023ASharp (7)Randy Sowell
Sat Feb 5, 200063AVery perceptiveChuck Deodene
Thu Jan 20, 20009ALess than right? (4)Jeremy Thomas Paine
Thu Dec 9, 199950DUrgent (2)Chuck Deodene
Sat Jul 25, 199845APressingRobert H. Wolfe
Thu Apr 16, 19987DCritical (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Mar 31, 199841ASharp (7)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Mar 17, 199828DSharp as a tack (2)Nancy Salomon and Bob Klahn
Thu Jan 8, 199820AAngle typeNancy S. Ross
Fri Nov 28, 199742DCritical (4)Ed Pegg Jr.
Fri May 30, 199720AGraveManny Nosowsky
Sun Mar 2, 199773ANot chronic (2)Harvey Estes
Thu Feb 13, 199712DIntense (2)F. Longo
Wed Oct 2, 199615ACritical (4)K. Hodge
Mon Sep 23, 199614ACritical, as a shortageS. L. Robbins
Mon Aug 19, 19965ALess than 90 (degrees) (3)E.C. Gorski
Thu Feb 1, 199615AKeen (2)L. Sidway
Sat Aug 26, 199547DLike some accents (3)Joe DiPietro
Sun Jul 30, 199598DMore than seriousCharles M. Deber
Sat Apr 22, 199542ADeep-feltAlex K. Justin
Sun Apr 2, 199511DCrucialNorman S. Wizer
Thu Feb 9, 199548DCritical (4)Richard Thomas
Mon May 16, 199451DNot obtuseEd Pegg Jr.
Wed Mar 30, 199431ADireEileen Lexau
Mon Mar 28, 199424DSharp (7)William P. Baxley

3 results for ACUTE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 10, 2017acrosticQLess than right?Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Feb 23, 2003acrosticPLike some angles or shortagesEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Dec 10, 2000panda30DBut B not so attractiveMel Taub

125 results for ACUTE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Sep 22, 199245DSevereNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Aug 1, 199219ACrucialArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Fri Apr 24, 199249DLike some anglesCharles E. GerschMaleska
Thu Jan 30, 19921AIntenseC. McInerneyMaleska
Wed Nov 6, 199125DOpposite of obtuseRobert KatzMaleska
Thu Sep 26, 199115APerspicaciousEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Apr 12, 199117ASharpJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Apr 29, 199059AKeenFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Mar 30, 199028DSharpRhonda KrausMaleska
Sat Nov 4, 198954DKeenBernard MerenMaleska
Fri Aug 18, 198924ASharpAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Jul 31, 198965ACritical or crucialPeter G. SnowMaleska
Mon Jun 19, 198925DKeenRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Mar 5, 198973DKeenFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Jan 29, 198953ASharp-wittedJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sun May 22, 198857ACriticalBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Jan 31, 198838DDemanding urgent actionRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Sun Aug 23, 1987109DShrewdJim PageMaleska
Tue Apr 21, 198741ACriticalWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Mon Mar 10, 198635AExtremeShirley SolowayMaleska
Sat Mar 8, 198638ASharpPatterson PeppleMaleska
Sun Jul 14, 198595AKeenBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Feb 11, 198512DCriticalJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tue Jan 8, 198551DKind of angleWhittenMaleska
Sun Nov 25, 198456APerceptiveBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Nov 4, 198495DSevereErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Jul 29, 198434DTrenchantWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Jul 11, 198414ANot chronicWilliam JarvisMaleska
Sat Apr 28, 198461AOf less than 90 degreesS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Tue Feb 14, 198437AKeenJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Sep 22, 198363APerceptiveJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Wed Jun 8, 198314ASharpReinMaleska
Fri Dec 17, 198248DShrewd; discerningJohn GreenmanMaleska
Mon Jun 28, 198259ASharpJonesMaleska
Sun Oct 4, 1981139AShrewdJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Jul 14, 198143DOpposite of obtuseJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Jun 13, 198131AKind of accentBensonMaleska
Sun Jan 4, 198164DSharpNancy A. WoodMaleska
Fri Dec 5, 198049DCrucialJean J. DavisonMaleska
Mon Oct 13, 198018ASharpSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Aug 8, 19803DCrucialEli WesoffMaleska
Tue Feb 5, 198026DPerspicaciousElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Mon Dec 17, 197915APoignantEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wed Jul 18, 19795DKeenly perceptiveRussellMaleska
Fri Jun 22, 19795ACrucialRussellMaleska
Fri Feb 2, 197949DPerspicaciousJordan S. LasherMaleska
Tue Mar 7, 197859AKind of accentHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Dec 17, 197747DSharpWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Jun 27, 197761ACriticalYoungMaleska
Fri Mar 18, 197730DKeenJames A. BrusselMaleska
Thu Feb 17, 197735AKind of indigestionVirginia ButlerWeng
Sun Oct 10, 197633DPenetratingWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wed Jun 11, 197545AKind of angleMcCainWeng
Wed Nov 27, 197463AType of angleDorothea E. ShippWeng
Mon Sep 2, 197416AKind of indigestionTap OsbornWeng
Tue Mar 5, 197454DKind of angleMary DormanWeng
Sun Jan 6, 197449ACriticalHerb RisteenWeng
Thu Aug 2, 197350DSharpUnknownWeng
Thu May 24, 197329DCrucialUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 7, 197352DShrewdUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 30, 197215AKind of indigestionUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 29, 197228DSharpUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 10, 19726DSharpUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 3, 197149APenetratingUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 24, 197026DKind of angleArthur SchulmanWeng
Sun Oct 5, 196988APoignantEmanuel BergWeng
Mon Mar 31, 196932ACritical.UnknownWeng
Sun May 26, 196810DIntense.Will WengFarrar
Tue Apr 2, 196829ACritical.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 3, 196729APenetrating.Diana SessionsFarrar
Tue Jul 11, 196753DCrucial.Louis SabinFarrar
Tue Mar 7, 196742DCritical.William LutwiniakFarrar
Mon Mar 6, 196722ASharp-pointed.Arthur S. HeiserFarrar
Mon Oct 17, 196615ACrucialUnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 8, 196662ACrucial.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 6, 196619ACrucial.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 24, 196521AAccent of a sort.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun May 30, 1965128AKind of angle.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun May 16, 196514DSharp.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Feb 21, 1965114DSharp.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Fri Apr 24, 196449DKeen of mind.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 3, 196428DKind of angle.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thu Jan 2, 196412DPoignant.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Aug 28, 196347DSensitive to impressions.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 30, 196374DSharp.Christine ValenceFarrar
Fri Aug 24, 196210DSevere.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 9, 196115DSharp.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Wed May 17, 196153ASharp.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 18, 196112DKeen.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 29, 196027DShrill.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 13, 196032ACrucial.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Thu Jan 21, 196045DKeen.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 18, 19604DCrucial.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 12, 195863ASharp.Roberta MorseFarrar
Wed Apr 16, 195826DSharp.Helen BernardFarrar
Thu Mar 27, 195833ANot chronic.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sun Feb 2, 19587DSharp.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Tue Dec 10, 195715AKind of accent.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 31, 195727DSharp-pointed.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 14, 195629DUnder 90 degrees, as an angle.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wed Mar 14, 19566DPoignant.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 26, 195527DDiscerning.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Jul 26, 195514AIntense.Fred C. JaschobFarrar
Mon Jun 20, 195540APiercing.Thomas VarnerFarrar
Sun Apr 24, 195571DOf the nature of a crisis.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jan 30, 195453DMentally alert.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Oct 30, 195344ANot chronic.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Aug 22, 19536DPoignant.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 15, 195356DSharp.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Wed Jan 21, 195353DHighly perceptive.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Oct 5, 195233DCritical.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Sep 8, 195212DAnother kind of angle.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 6, 195244DPenetrating of mind.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 28, 195223AMentally keen.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 29, 195130DMentally sharp.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 13, 195149APoignant.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 9, 195135ASharp-witted.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 13, 195148DIntense, poignant.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 19, 195162ASharp-witted.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sat Dec 30, 195051ACrucial.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 1, 195026DIntense.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 30, 194910DSharp.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Aug 31, 1947107APoignant.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Oct 22, 1944118ASharp.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Oct 1, 194467ASharp-witted.Agnes CookFarrar