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464 results for ADS

225 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
7DGoogle ___Andrew J. Ries
63DYouTube revenue sourceFreddie Cheng
50DTrailers, e.g.Robyn Weintraub
7AThem's the breaks!Matt Ginsberg
35AWhat free apps often come withAlex Eaton-Salners
55DScores after deuces, informallyAndrew Zhou
22AAnnoyances in some free appsAlan Arbesfeld
33DFirst few minutes of many podcastsDamon Gulczynski
115DBillboards, e.g. (3)Sam Ezersky
41ACircular parts (3)Neville Fogarty and Doug Peterson
22DWhat a majority of campaign spending goes towardBruce Haight
59AComponents of many free appsPeter Wentz
71DVideo intrusionsPriscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
32ABlock between showsPeter Wentz
5DSides of many city busesLily Silverstein
117DSource of much of Google's incomeEd Sessa
22APitches (11)Tracy Gray
27DCommercials (18)Peter Gordon
4DPitches (11)David Steinberg
90DSupplemental work for actorsJerry Miccolis
38ASpots (14)Timothy Polin
34DThey're taken out in newspapersJacob Stulberg
31ASource of most of Google's revenueZhouqin Burnikel
61DMany online bannersChuck Deodene
5DBillboards, e.g. (3)Herre Schouwerwou
59DTargets of some blockersJonathan M. Kaye
11ABreaks you wish would end?Timothy Polin
19D15+ minutes of a typical TV hourStanley Newman
49AYouTube video additions of 2007Kevin Christian
32DSpots before your eyes? (3)Tom McCoy
63DCommercials (18)Paula Gamache
19DCommercials (18)David J. Kahn
36ASuper Bowl highlights, to manyRuth Bloomfield Margolin
6AWhat a pitcher is full of?Jeff Chen
55AClio nomineesAlex Vratsanos
5DSome campaign purchasesDon Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
31ASidebars of many web pagesDavid Steinberg
54DThey may come in blocksJoe Krozel and Peter Collins
1DSuper Bowl highlights, to somePatrick Berry
51DYouTube video lead-ins (2)Jim Hilger
94AChannel-surfing catalystsPatrick Berry
66ACoupon bearers, oftenTom McCoy
71ACircular parts? (3)Peter A. Collins
11A"Mad Men" outputPhil Ruzbarsky
11DSome teasersJeff Chen
7DBillboards, e.g. (3)Amy Johnson
38DSome are personal (3)Victor Fleming and Bonnie L. Gentry
32DCommercials (18)Gary Cee
42DYouTube video preceders, oftenJoel Fagliano
30DCircular parts (3)Stu Ockman
7DSome plugsJames Tuttle
65DWhat TV watchers often zapJohn Lampkin
36AWhat Mad magazine lacked from 1957 to 2001Patrick Berry
96APitches (11)Caleb Madison
59DPop-ups, e.g. (3)Josh Knapp
5DCommercials (18)Barry Franklin and Sara Kaplan
70DYouTube video lead-ins (2)Jeff Chen
1DSpots (14)Samuel A. Donaldson
88ASome trailersBrendan Emmett Quigley
26AThey push thingsDan Schoenholz
11ALead-ins to many YouTube videosPatrick Berry
30DParts of some campaignsPeter Wentz
85AHalftime staplesDavid J. Kahn
3DSome Super Bowl highlightsLynn Lempel
72DSpots (14)Charles M. Deber
31DEpisode interruptionsFrancesco Trogu
41AThings often zappedMartin Ashwood-Smith
119DThings that may be 65-DownedTony Orbach
61ACommercials (18)Kenneth J. Berniker
62DSide jobs for actorsVictor Fleming
61DCommercials (18)Gareth Bain
13DNet surfer's annoyancesPatrick Berry
3DMuch e-mailJeremy Horwitz
33ASpots before your eyes? (3)Patrick Berry
4DTiVo users may skip themMichael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
37ACommercials (18)Ed Sessa
11DThings that pop up annoyinglyMike Nothnagel
28ACampaign creationsWill Nediger
51ASponsors' spotsRobert Fisher
38ASpots before one's eyes?Joe DiPietro
20A___ by GoogleClive Probert
41DBillboard displaysAlex Boisvert
31AInserts, oftenTrip Payne & Patrick Berry
39ASpots (14)Randolph Ross
9DGoogle moneymakersJonah Kagan
42ACommercials (18)John Dunn
57DPC pop-upsPeter A. Collins
30ACommercials (18)Lynn Lempel
41DSome pop-upsPatrick Berry
61AHalftime featuresPeter A. Collins & Joe Krozel
48DSome spreadsJohn Farmer
49ASome Super Bowl Sunday highlightsPancho Harrison
13DCommercials (18)Lynn Lempel
24DWords from sponsors (2)Gail Grabowski
59DPitches (11)Daniel Kantor
43APages that aren't editorial matterGary Disch
19DTV spots (3)Dave and Tracy Mackey
6ACommercials (18)Michael Blake
12DSome web site bannersPatrick Berry
65DOnline revenue sourcesRobert Zimmerman
48AProduct pitchesElizabeth A. Long
54APlugs (4)David J. Kahn
23ACommercials (18)Natan Last
29DThey may pop up nowadaysPete Muller
43DShow stoppers (5)Nancy Salomon and Bill Zais
54ASpots (14)Nancy Joline
27ASome pitches at baseball stadiumsNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
28ASome are personal (3)Dan Reichert
24ACircular staplesJoy C. Frank
1AClassified ___Barbara Olson
33ABreak points?Byron Walden
21AMagazine revenue source (3)Harvey Estes
11DZappers' targets (2)Nancy Salomon
118AHelp-wanteds, e.g.Jim Page
18DPop-ups, e.g. (3)Ashish Vengsarkar
37DShow interruptersLisa Wiseman
57DMadison Ave. outputLynn Lempel
51ATV spots (3)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
59DYellow Pages displaysMel Taub
48DPitches (11)Byron Walden
9DSee 23-DownBob Peoples
19APlugs (4)Robert Zimmerman
5DCommercials (18)Patrick Berry
13DWeb pop-ups, e.g.Ed Early
85ARevenue sourcesPatrick Berry
47AWhat 20-Across lacksSarah Keller
78DPitches (11)Deb Amlen and Nancy Salomon
31ANewspaper income sourceRichard Chisholm
33DComputer pop-upsGail Grabowski
46ASome are personal (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
9DPlugs (4)James M. and James C. Jenista
41AMarketing toolsEarl L. Martin III
36AShow stoppers? (5)Alan Arbesfeld
39DPop-ups, e.g. (3)Randolph Ross
11AInternet pop-ups, e.g.Trip Payne
41DTV interruptions (2)Alison D. Donald
47AMagazine revenue source (3)Peter Gordon
86APitches between inningsRich Norris
24AThey may be flipped pastMichael Shteyman
56APitches (11)Nathaniel Weiss
56DSome newspaper insertsRich Norris
13D*TV ... want ... clutterJohn Underwood
65DWant ___ (3)Fred Piscop
28ACommercials (18)Peter Gordon
47AMuch spam (2)Fred Piscop
11AMadison Avenue productsLouis Hildebrand
1DMuch spam (2)Joe DiPietro
31AWhat Consumer Reports lacksPeter Gordon
25DMagazine featuresSarah Keller
90AAttack ___Bob Klahn and Harvey Estes
109DSome Web site featuresCon Pederson
26ASpots (14)Nancy Nicholson Joline
11ASome postersPeter Gordon
9DWeb site clutterEdgar R. Fontaine
39ASpots (14)David J. Kahn
60DA lot of junk mailM. Francis Vuolo
40APlugs (4)Mark Diehl
73AProduct placementsTrip Payne
40DZappers' targets (2)A. J. Santora
117AJob listings, e.g.Richard Silvestri
20AInfomercials, e.g.Nancy Salomon
47ACirculars, basicallyNancy Kavanaugh
1AWords from sponsors (2)Nancy Salomon
57ABanners on the InternetBrendan Emmett Quigley
48AFliers, oftenFrank Longo
23AMagazine income producersStephanie Spadaccini
39APitches (11)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
22AThe junk of junk mailFrank Longo and Dave Tuller
40ATelevision plugsMarjorie Richter
33AClassifieds, e.g.Nancy Salomon and Bob Frank
59ASpots before your eyes (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
21DMost junk mail, essentiallyJohn Wolting
9DSpots (14)Robert H. Wolfe
33DConsumer Reports lackRandall J. Hartman
51AComponents of some campaignsNancy Nicholson Joline
49DPrint ___Alan Jay Weiss
26DSpots (14)Elizabeth C. Gorski
46DPitches (11)Mark Danna
14ASpots (14)Rich Norris
13DCommercials (18)A. J. Santora
64DSpots (14)Christopher Hurt
63DTV breaksKaren Hodge
66AShow stoppers (5)Peter Gordon
63ACome-onsJonathan Schmalzbach
61ACatalogue contentsStephanie Spadaccini
1APersonal things?Martin Ashwood-Smith
65DWant ___ (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
115DSpots (14)Nancy Nicholson Joline
47DThey might be zappedIsabel Walcott
89APersonals, e.g.Elizabeth C. Gorski
22DClio winnersMatt Gaffney
1DPitches (11)Michael S. Maurer
38DDeuce followersR. H. Burns
38DShow stoppers? (5)W. S. Cotter
92ASome promosD. J. Kahn
7DSpots (14)Joy L. Wouk
63ACoupon sitesRandall J. Hartman
48ATV spots (3)S. Spadaccini
4DClassifieds (3)E. Early
25ACommercials (18)S. L. Robbins
31DPaid spotsM. Gaffney
118APersonal___Norma Steinberg
61AInfomercialsFrank A. Longo
6DSource of TV revenueDavid J. Kahn
58ANotices (2)Fran & Lou Sabin
62DMadison Avenue offeringsJohn R. Conrad
127APitches (11)Martin Schneider
58DClassified itemsJonathan Schmatzbach
1AClassifieds (3)Wayne Robert Williams
66ASaatchi productsDavid J. Kahn
57AClio honoreesBernice Gordon
41AMagazine revenue source (3)Randolph Ross
59DClassifieds (3)Wayne Robert Williams
1ATV interruptions (2)Wayne Robert Williams
30AWant _____ (3)Harvey Estes
30ANotices (2)Manny Nosowsky & Bob Klahn
76DSpots (14)Robert H. Wolfe
63DPBS no-noCathy Millhauser
65DBlurbsDeborah Kathryn Trombley
64ASpots on TVRichard Silvestri
60ATV "clutter"Betty Jorgensen
47AShowstoppers (5)Jonathan Schmatzbach
24DCircularsDavid A. Rosen
26DPlugs, of a sortJoy L. Wouk
16DCommercials (18)Peter Gordon

3 results for ADS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 2, 2018diagramless17DTimes Square sightsAlex Eaton-Salners
Jun 26, 2011diagramless71AWeb pop-ups, usuallyFred Piscop
Oct 24, 2004diagramless17DMadison Avenue outputEd Early

236 results for ADS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
55DClassified itemsNancy A. CorbettTaub
34AMadison Ave. productsTom UnderhillMaleska
50ATV commercialsCharles M. DeberMaleska
35ABreaks on TVBernice GordonMaleska
129ACommercialsArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
1DTV spotsJohn GreenmanMaleska
25ATV messages (3)Jim PageMaleska
8DTV commercials, e.g. (3)Jim PageMaleska
39DPersonals in some magsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
5DPaid noticesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
7DPublic plugsRobert H. WolfeMaleska
39ATV spotsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
47APersonals, e.g.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
72ARadio plugsJohn M. SamsonMaleska
54DPromo piecesBrenda PomeranceMaleska
69AThe classifiedsWilliam CanineMaleska
26ACommercialsErnie FurtadoMaleska
129DPersonalsRichard SilvestriMaleska
40AMadison Ave. outputJonathan J. TowleMaleska
13DIns and outs of tennisCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
60DCommercialsEli WesoffMaleska
27DCommercialsJonathan J. TowleMaleska
63DCommercialsNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
1ACommercialsVirginia ButlerMaleska
107ACommercialsErnst TheimerMaleska
32DSellers' noticesVictoria Black and Alex F. BlackMaleska
24AWords from sponsorsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
7DPaid noticesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
138AJunk mailPhyllis FehringerMaleska
18DPaid noticesHarold B. CountsMaleska
129DSales pitchesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
24AMadison Ave. productsPeter G. SnowMaleska
14DCommercialsCharles M. DeberMaleska
49DClassified itemsNorma SteinbergMaleska
49ACommercialsErnst TheimerMaleska
58DPromosShirley SolowayMaleska
45ATV networks' sine qua nonNancy JolineMaleska
56DMadison Ave. outputMelvin KenworthyMaleska
59DCome-onsKenneth HaxtonMaleska
26ACommercialsErnie FurtadoMaleska
5DCommercialsErnst TheimerMaleska
29AMad. Ave. productsJoy L. WoukMaleska
1DTV commercialsKenneth WitteMaleska
38ASpots on TVBernice GordonMaleska
28DNewspaper items, for shortJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
12DMadison Ave. outputBetty JorgensenMaleska
19ACommercialsKathryn RighterMaleska
1DClassified itemsElio DesiderioMaleska
1DTV commercialsSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
17APersonals, perhapsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
10DClassified itemsEli WesoffMaleska
110ASolicitations of sortsA. J. SantoraMaleska
9DCommercialsWhittenMaleska
4DClassified sect.Nancy McCarthyMaleska
113DThese are often classifiedSam Bellotto Jr.Maleska
47ASome are classifiedGayle DeanMaleska
35ATV spotsRichard SilvestriMaleska
36DSome are classifiedGayle DeanMaleska
64DSome are classifiedGayle DeanMaleska
9DLures of a mfr.Mary S. SnyderMaleska
42ACome-onsKenneth HaxtonMaleska
18AMad. Ave. productsJoe ClonickMaleska
59DSale notices, for shortNancy McCarthyMaleska
42AMadison Ave. productsSawikinMaleska
57DCertain personalsAnne FoxMaleska
22DBillboards, e.g.William LutwiniakMaleska
37AMadison Ave. creationsLois SidwayMaleska
52AMag. itemsLouis SabinMaleska
5DMag's moneymakersBert RosenfieldMaleska
83DCommercialsCharles M. DeberMaleska
41ANewspaper mustsWittesMaleska
87DNewspaper itemsWilliam H. FordMaleska
57DMadison Ave. plugsAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
29ANewspaper partBernice GordonMaleska
9DClassified itemsCarlyleMaleska
1ANewspaper needsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
4DSales stimulators, for shortDorothea E. ShippMaleska
33AMadison Ave. outputBensonMaleska
35DSales pitchesMaloneyMaleska
42ANewspaper revenue-makerRobert KatzMaleska
16DMad. Ave. productsGene StoneMaleska
35DTV commercialsArnold MossMaleska
44DCommercialsRuth Lake TepperMaleska
1DSome posters, e.g.JohnsonMaleska
59DSome are classifiedJean J. DavisonMaleska
32DNewspaper partsBensonMaleska
54ACommercialsRuth N. SchultzMaleska
149DPlugsReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
26DWant ___Herb L. RisteenMaleska
1DCertain plugsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
34ACome-ons of a sortA. J. SantoraMaleska
66ASales aids, for shortDorothea E. ShippMaleska
43ACommercialsJeanette K. BrillMaleska
26APlugs of a sortHenry HookMaleska
35DPromotional materialGrace FabbroniMaleska
23DCommercialsA. J. SantoraMaleska
94ACommercialsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
40DCommercialsBert H. KruseMaleska
22DClassifiedsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
23AMadison Ave. outputHenry HookMaleska
28ACommercialsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
22DClassified itemsRuth N. SchultzMaleska
22DClassified itemsAlfio MicciMaleska
55ACommercialsRobyWeng
4ACommercialsRuth N. SchultzWeng
114APublic noticesAnne FoxWeng
62AWant ___Ruth N. SchultzWeng
92DTennis pointsAlexander F. BlackWeng
63DWant ___Sophie FiermanWeng
8DClassifiedsChet CurrierWeng
60ANewspaper revenue sourcesSophie FiermanWeng
4DCome-onsBarbara LewisWeng
1ACommercialsJohn PrytzWeng
37DClassifiedsDennis ListortWeng
54AClassified ___Andrew LeskoWeng
73AClassified itemsAlfio MicciWeng
84AClassifiedsEleanor TylerWeng
29ACommercialsBert H. KruseWeng
60DPaid noticesAlice H. KaufmanWeng
38DNewspaper offeringsJohn LandenbergerWeng
119AClassifiedsElmer ToroWeng
13DMadison Ave. outputChet CurrierWeng
58ALost and Found, etc.Jim PageWeng
60AWant ___Ruth N. SchultzWeng
49DCome-ons of a sortHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
80APersuasive copyJack LuzzattoWeng
25A“Situations Wanted,” etc.Mary DormanWeng
29DClassifiedsElizabeth A. YaroWeng
9DHelp-wanted itemsSophie FiermanWeng
32DSale noticesUnknownWeng
1ANewspaper offeringsUnknownWeng
41AWant ___Anne FoxWeng
12DNewspaper itemsUnknownWeng
49ACopywriter's outputUnknownWeng
37DClassifiedsUnknownWeng
64AClassified itemsUnknownWeng
49APaid noticesUnknownWeng
1DGray-flannel specialtiesUnknownWeng
9AClassifiedsUnknownWeng
51AClassifiedsUnknownWeng
25AMadison Ave. specialtiesUnknownWeng
113ASales pitchesMona AbramescoWeng
29AClassifiedsUnknownWeng
152ABillboard matterJean J. DavisonWeng
46ACommercialsUnknownWeng
36AMadison Ave. concernsJames V. ShannonWeng
61ACommercialsHume R. CraftWeng
7DCommercialsUnknownWeng
8DPaid noticesUnknownWeng
18DCertain noticesUnknownWeng
46AMadison Ave. outputMel RosenWeng
56AClassifiedsUnknownWeng
67DNewspaper itemsUnknownWeng
8DClassifiedsUnknownWeng
94DClassified itemsBarbara H. LewisWeng
49DNewspaper featuresUnknownWeng
61ATV breaksUnknownWeng
10DCommercialsAnthony MorseWeng
20AClassifieds.UnknownFarrar
26ASee 52 Across.UnknownFarrar
69AWant ___.UnknownFarrar
138DCommercialsAnne FoxFarrar
11AClassifiedsWill WengFarrar
41DWant ___.Anne FoxFarrar
80AAttention-getters.John WilligFarrar
10DClassifieds.Anthony MorseFarrar
60DNotices: Colloq.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
1DClassifieds.William LutwiniakFarrar
36AClassifieds.UnknownFarrar
25DCommercials: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
46DClassifieds.UnknownFarrar
6DCommercials, for short.UnknownFarrar
6DClassified items.UnknownFarrar
34ANotices.UnknownFarrar
27AClassifieds.UnknownFarrar
41ANewspaper items.UnknownFarrar
35DPublic notices.UnknownFarrar
120ABuyers' concern.Anne FoxFarrar
23AClassified items.UnknownFarrar
8DExhortations to buy.UnknownFarrar
46ABillboard items.UnknownFarrar
79ABillboards.Will C. WengFarrar
53ANewspaper items.UnknownFarrar
34DNewspaper items.H. L. RisteenFarrar
60AClassified items.UnknownFarrar
55DCertain reading matter.UnknownFarrar
49DCommercials.William WengFarrar
67ANewspaper items.Cora GoodmanFarrar
50AColor spreads.UnknownFarrar
4DFull-page ___.Ed Vander NootFarrar
15DWant ___.UnknownFarrar
6DWant ___.UnknownFarrar
15DCommercials.Christine ValenceFarrar
20ANewspaper items.UnknownFarrar
35AWant ___.A. J. SantoraFarrar
32DCommercials.UnknownFarrar
30AClassified items.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
57DPublic notices: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
41ABuyer's reading matter.UnknownFarrar
47ADisplay items.UnknownFarrar
21DHarbingers of sales.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
46AWant ___.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
7DSubway reading matter.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
1DHarbingers of sales.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
56DBlurbs, for example.Jules ArensbergFarrar
1DClassified items.Bernice GordonFarrar
37ALost and Found, for example.UnknownFarrar
114DClassified items.Sidney LambertFarrar
80DItems on amusement pages.Bernice GordonFarrar
29ABillboard items.UnknownFarrar
65AClassified items.Mel TaubFarrar
59DMadison Ave. produce.Harold T. BersFarrar
24AWant ___.Isaac KertFarrar
56AWindow cards.Sidney LambertFarrar
119ABlurbs.Jules ArensbergFarrar
31DPaid space.Harold T. BersFarrar
53APrinted notices: Colloq.Cora GoodmanFarrar
52ALost and Found, for instance.Bernice GordonFarrar
79ABlurbs.Jules ArensbergFarrar
39AClassified items.UnknownFarrar
90ANewspaper items.Sergei TilartFarrar
36AFront page items in British papers.UnknownFarrar
54ABBC doesn't use them.UnknownFarrar
54AWhat the papers are full of.UnknownFarrar
24ACommercial exhortations.UnknownFarrar
8DNewspaper displays.Louise RabbFarrar
19ANewspaper items.UnknownFarrar
20DWant ___.UnknownFarrar
67AWant ___.Charles CrossFarrar
84ABusiness of "hucksters."P. J. LamannaFarrar
136DSales notices.Louis BaronFarrar
3DPublic notices.Charles CrossFarrar
124AJob news.C. W. CrossFarrar
5DNotices: Colloq.Bert StoreyFarrar
29APaid notices: Colloq.I. KertFarrar
144DPaid announcements: colloq.Louis JenkinsFarrar