It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

38 results for ADOPTS

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

Sunday, May 14, 201762DRescues a foundling, sayWill Nediger
Monday, January 13, 201449DAccepts formally, as a resolutionLynn Lempel
Monday, December 3, 201225ARescues from the pound, sayAndrea Carla Michaels
Thursday, May 27, 201064ATakes in (4)Josh Knapp
Monday, September 25, 200645ABecomes a parent not by childbirthLynn Lempel
Monday, March 6, 200641AGoes abroad for a baby, perhapsJack McInturff
Saturday, October 29, 200527ATakes in (4)Joe DiPietro
Monday, August 16, 20045DTakes as one's ownJoy C. Frank
Sunday, December 23, 200110DTakes in (4)Frances Hansen
Saturday, October 28, 200052ATakes in (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, June 21, 20005DTakes onGreg Staples
Thursday, July 16, 199822DEmbracesKelly Clark
Wednesday, August 6, 19979DDecides to useRich Norris

25 results for ADOPTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, April 22, 199118DTakes as one's ownFred TooleMaleska
Saturday, August 26, 19891AMakes one's ownNancy JolineMaleska
Friday, May 2, 198646DEmbracesDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Friday, August 28, 19815DTakes as one's ownC. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, October 13, 197052DEmbracesUnknownWeng
Monday, June 22, 197052AAccepts formallyUnknownWeng
Sunday, November 30, 196942DTakes as one's ownJack LuzzattoWeng
Sunday, February 11, 196850DTakes up.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Friday, July 21, 196747DVotes to accept.George LaczkoFarrar
Monday, May 8, 196746AVotes to accept.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sunday, April 16, 196717DTakes over.Will WengFarrar
Sunday, January 8, 1967117DEmbraces.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Monday, April 14, 195824AVotes to accept.Madeline CorseFarrar
Saturday, June 15, 19577ASelects and takes.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, October 13, 195644ATakes as one's own.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Monday, October 8, 19567AEspouses.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Monday, December 12, 195527DVotes to accept.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 7, 195510DEmbraces as one's own.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wednesday, August 18, 195460ATakes as one's own.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wednesday, October 14, 195349DSelects and takes.Roberta MorseFarrar
Tuesday, May 12, 195355ATakes under one's wing.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 4, 195216ASelects and takes.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 8, 195119AAccepts, as a report.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 23, 194715ATakes by choice.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sunday, July 22, 194553DAccepts.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar