It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.


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

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
Enter a word or pattern:

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay

260 results for AFT

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

Fri Jan 3, 202018AIn the back (3)Will Treece
Tue Oct 8, 201955ABack, in a boatRoss Trudeau
Thu Sep 19, 201957AAway from the bow (4)David Kwong
Sat Feb 16, 201946ATailward (3)Andrew Kingsley and John Lieb
Sun Dec 9, 2018104DRearward (2)Ross Trudeau
Wed Oct 31, 201841AToward the most common part of a boat to fish fromBruce Haight
Tue Oct 16, 201825DRear, at seaEd Sessa
Wed Sep 12, 201834AToward the rudderJeffrey Wechsler
Tue Sep 4, 201819ASternward (8)Bruce Haight
Sat Aug 18, 201821AToward the poop deckMark Diehl
Fri Mar 2, 201810DBehind, at seaRachel Maddow and Joe DiPietro
Wed Jan 10, 201860DBack, on a shipSen. Joe Donnelly and Michael S. Maurer
Thu Jul 13, 201748ABack on board (6)Lewis E. Rothlein
Thu Mar 16, 201761DBack at sea (5)Joel Fagliano
Tue Jan 31, 201731ABack on a boatNeil Padrick Wilson
Sun Dec 25, 201633AToward the back (2)Kevin G. Der
Fri Dec 16, 201628ABack on the plane?Martin Ashwood-Smith and George Barany
Sun Dec 11, 201667DOpposite of foreTom McCoy
Mon Sep 26, 20169DSternward (8)Timothy Polin
Thu Jul 14, 201621AIn the back (3)David J. Kahn
Sat May 7, 20165DLike a boat's cockpit, usuallyKyle Mahowald
Sun May 1, 201676AIn backJoel Fagliano and Byron Walden
Tue Apr 26, 201662DBack on board (6)Finn Vigeland
Mon Nov 30, 201518DToward a ship's rearIan Livengood
Mon Aug 3, 201558AToward the back of a shipDavid Steinberg
Fri Jul 10, 201519AAway from the noseBarry C. Silk
Thu Apr 30, 201537DLike a mizzenmast on a shipHerre Schouwerwou
Wed Feb 18, 201555ABack, to PopeyeEd Sessa
Thu Feb 12, 20157ALike a spanker's position on a shipJules P. Markey
Sun Dec 28, 201486ASternward (8)Joe Krozel
Mon Nov 10, 201440ASternward (8)Bruce Haight
Fri Feb 28, 201427ABack, to a shellbackMartin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Dec 24, 201326AIn the back, nautically speakingDavid J. Kahn
Thu Apr 11, 201341DAway from the bow (4)Jim Hilger
Sun Sep 16, 201229AP.M. partDavid Steinberg and Barry Haldiman
Tue Sep 4, 20125DHelm location in a sloopBarry Franklin and Sara Kaplan
Wed Aug 15, 201244AToward the rear (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Feb 13, 201231DToward the back of a boat (2)Ellen Leuschner and Victor Fleming
Wed Nov 30, 20111ATime in some want adsRolf Hamburger
Wed Nov 2, 201135DAt the back of a boatBarry Franklin and Sara Kaplan
Wed Oct 26, 201127AToward the back (2)Milo Beckman
Mon May 30, 201146AToward the back of a boat (2)Michael Barnhart
Fri Apr 1, 201139ABehind (6)Elizabeth A. Long
Mon Aug 16, 201021ABack of a boatAndrea Carla Michaels and Jennifer Nutt
Mon Dec 21, 200934DSternward (8)Sarah Keller
Sat Oct 17, 200959DTailward (3)Chuck Deodene
Sun Jul 27, 2008112DBehind (6)Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Sun Jan 13, 2008113DBack (3)Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Sun Jul 29, 200711DIn the back (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun May 27, 200716ABack on board (6)Patrick Berry
Wed May 23, 200738DToward the stern (3)Bruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Mon Aug 28, 200631AAstern (2)Stanley Newman
Thu May 11, 200613DBack of the boat (2)Joe DiPietro
Wed Feb 8, 200664DPropeller's localePatrick Merrell
Mon Jan 16, 200646DBack, at sea (5)Sarah Keller
Sun Jan 1, 200695ABehind (6)Joe DiPietro
Sun Nov 20, 200565DRear (2)Patrick Merrell
Mon Sep 19, 200541AAstern (2)Timothy Powell
Thu Jul 21, 200536DBack at sea (5)Patrick Blindauer
Fri Jun 3, 200510DRear (2)Jim Hyres
Sun May 8, 200584DBehind (6)Jim Page
Sun Jan 23, 200597DBack from boating?Joe DiPietro
Wed Dec 15, 20041ATo the rearZach Jesse
Wed Aug 25, 200430AToward the tailRichard Silvestri
Wed Aug 18, 200423ABack of the boat (2)Nancy Salomon and Levi Denham
Wed Jun 30, 200454AToward the rear (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jun 27, 2004108DLike a jiggermastPeter Abide and Steven Kahn
Sun Jun 20, 200430DBack on board (6)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Mar 7, 200451DTailward (3)Tyler Hinman
Mon Dec 29, 200337DToward the stern (3)Gregory E. Paul
Tue Jun 10, 200326AAway from the bow (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue May 13, 200327DToward the rear (4)Todd McClary
Sun Dec 15, 200249DWhere life jackets may be storedRIchard Hughes
Tue Oct 29, 200226AWhere the outboard motor goesRichard Hughes
Wed May 8, 200264DTime in 65-DownFred Piscop
Tue Mar 26, 200246ABack on board (6)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Mon Feb 4, 200211AFore's oppositeGregory E. Paul
Tue Nov 27, 20016DBack at sea? (5)Ed Early
Sun Jun 3, 200147D34-Down's oppositeBob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Sat Apr 21, 200111DStern view?David J. Kahn
Thu Feb 1, 200136AWhere jetsam may be thrownFrances Hansen
Fri Dec 8, 200051ABack (3)Bob Klahn
Sun Oct 22, 200029AAway from the bow (4)Henry Hook
Sun Aug 20, 2000100DTowards the tailCharles M. Deber
Tue Mar 21, 200056DToward the tiller (2)Nick Grivas
Tue Feb 22, 200046DToward the rear (4)Dorothy E. Donaldson
Wed Sep 22, 199927AEarly P.M. (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Apr 14, 199952ABack at sea (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Mar 11, 19993DBack on board (6)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Jul 14, 199847AToward the tiller (2)Raymond Hamel
Mon Mar 23, 199831DNot foreRandall J. Hartman
Sun Mar 22, 199851ASternward (8)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Mon Aug 4, 199723AToward the stern (3)Gregory E. Paul
Thu Jul 24, 199755DNautical directionRandall J. Hartman
Thu Jul 3, 19971ABehind (6)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Apr 23, 199738ATailward, on jetsCathy Millhauser
Thu Dec 19, 19961DRearward (2)C. Millhauser
Tue Sep 3, 199641AFore's counterpartAndrew Goldstein
Mon Jul 22, 199633DWhere the rudder isS. L. Robbins
Tue Jul 9, 199624DEarly P.M. (2)Jonathan Schmatzbach
Fri Mar 8, 199646DAeronautical directionR. Ross
Tue Jul 18, 199549AFore's partnerJonathan Schmatzbach
Sun Jun 18, 19959DBehind (6)Rich Norris
Thu May 11, 199547DSternward (8)Wayne Robert Williams
Sun Oct 2, 1994100DBack (3)Frances Hansen
Sun Sep 25, 199456APoop deck's placeNancy Nicholson Joline
Fri Apr 22, 19946AWhere the tiller isA.J. Santora
Sat Apr 16, 19944ANear the taffrailRand H. Burns
Thu Jan 13, 19941ATiller's placeHarvey Estes
Sun Jan 9, 19944DSternward (8)Mel Rosen

5 results for AFT from Variety puzzles.

Jun 26, 2011diagramless13DFore's reverseFred Piscop
Dec 27, 2009diagramless35DRearwardMike Nothnagel
Jul 1, 2007panda49AA 12-in. behindMel Taub
Oct 24, 2004diagramless9DSternwardEd Early
Apr 5, 1998diagramless41DSternwardFrank Longo

145 results for AFT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wed Sep 1, 19938DFore's oppositeMary S. SnyderMaleska
Mon May 10, 199348DFore's oppositeMary S. SnyderMaleska
Thu Apr 22, 199334DToward the rearLois SidwayMaleska
Sun Oct 18, 1992104ARearwardGrace M. GordonMaleska
Sun Sep 13, 199212DShip areaFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Jul 19, 199272DAt the tailKevin BoyleMaleska
Sun Jul 12, 19928DRear, to PopeyePatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Thu Jun 18, 199250AFore and ___C. McInerneyMaleska
Fri Jun 12, 199237DRearward, at seaWayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Sun Jun 30, 199189DTaffrail's localeJacques LiwerMaleska
Mon Jun 10, 19915DTo the sternSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun May 19, 19919AAt the sternRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Mon Apr 1, 199164DToward the sternWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Sun Dec 23, 1990110DSternwardJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wed Sep 6, 198940ANautical directionLouis SabinMaleska
Wed Jul 5, 198938AShip's tailChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Fri Feb 10, 19899DSternwardRhonda KrausMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 198810DP.M.John M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Jan 16, 198827ATaffrail's localeJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wed Jan 13, 198831DFore's oppositeMary S. SnyderMaleska
Mon Aug 24, 198753AToward the sternAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sat Aug 15, 198758DAt the sternKay SullivanMaleska
Sun Aug 2, 1987117AAsternJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun May 24, 198750AAsternS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Tue Mar 17, 198755DP.M. periodJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Nov 10, 198645DFore's oppositeJames R. BurnsMaleska
Wed May 14, 198623ARearward, at seaLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Oct 13, 198549DAsternJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Dec 3, 198450ARearward, on a shipSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Nov 24, 198451A“Gang ___ a-gley”James BarrickMaleska
Tue May 29, 19847DAsternTangrediMaleska
Thu Apr 12, 198430ADirection for DrakeJim ModneyMaleska
Fri Jan 6, 198423AKipling's "Drums of the Fore and ___"Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun May 15, 198337DSternwardBert RosenfieldMaleska
Fri Mar 18, 198353AP.M. timeWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Dec 18, 198213DNautical adverbI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Tue Nov 16, 198265DAsternWhittenMaleska
Thu Nov 11, 198240ASternwardKevin WrayMaleska
Thu Oct 21, 198232DTo the rearKathryn RighterMaleska
Sun Oct 17, 198281ASternBert H. KruseMaleska
Wed Oct 13, 198213DRudder's locationJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tue Feb 3, 198148AOpposite of foreAlbert E. LytleMaleska
Sun Feb 1, 198115AToward the poop deckVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Sun Dec 21, 198049DRearward, at seaAnne FoxMaleska
Fri Nov 7, 198048AMat. timeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sat Sep 27, 198031ANautical directionJim ModneyMaleska
Wed Jul 16, 198029AFore and ___Mary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Wed May 14, 198057DPosition on a shipBette Sue CohenMaleska
Tue Feb 19, 198024AMat. timePollardMaleska
Thu Jan 10, 198049AOpposite of foreMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Fri Sep 14, 197918DSternwardA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Sep 3, 197929AAsternAlfio MicciMaleska
Thu Dec 7, 19781DSternwardN. M. MeyerMaleska
Tue Jul 4, 197824DRearward, at seaMel RosenMaleska
Sun Feb 12, 197839DSternJordan S. LasherMaleska
Mon May 30, 197725AOpposite of forwardJohnsonMaleska
Fri Sep 24, 197632DNautical positionStanley A. KurzbanWeng
Tue Jul 6, 197663DTime of day: Abbr.William LutwiniakWeng
Mon Jan 5, 197653AShip sectionHerb L. RisteenWeng
Tue Oct 14, 197566AP.M. timeWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Jul 26, 197545ANautical positionElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sun Jul 13, 19759DFore's followerMel RosenWeng
Fri Jan 31, 197559DFore and ___Jordan S. LasherWeng
Mon Oct 14, 197465ATime of day: Abbr.William LutwiniakWeng
Fri Aug 30, 197432DSternwardJoan DeRossoWeng
Tue Aug 27, 197423AMat. timeVirginia GodwinWeng
Fri Feb 22, 197420AAsternAlice H. KaufmanWeng
Sun May 13, 19732DToward the sternRobert RoopWeng
Mon Dec 4, 19725ATo the sternUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 19, 197211DFore's companionDorothea E. ShippWeng
Fri Oct 13, 197256ATime of day: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thu Sep 28, 197239AP.M. timeUnknownWeng
Fri Aug 25, 19724DNautical termUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 24, 19711ATime of day: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Wed Sep 15, 19716DAsternUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 28, 197117AMat. timeH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Tue Feb 23, 197131DMat. timeUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 10, 197152ASternwardUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 4, 197048DAsternCornelia WarrinerWeng
Mon Sep 14, 197055ANaval termUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 30, 197055DRearwardUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 7, 1970118DBackAnthony MorseWeng
Sun Dec 7, 196967ASternwardFrances HansenWeng
Fri Sep 12, 196961DNautical term.UnknownWeng
Sun Sep 7, 196963DSternwardThreba JohnsonWeng
Fri May 16, 19694DFore’s partner.UnknownWeng
Sun Mar 16, 196930DFore's partnerMary MurdochWeng
Sun Sep 15, 196815DRearAnne FoxFarrar
Fri Jul 5, 196844DNautical locale.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 9, 19687DNautical term.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 1, 19685DAt the stern.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 16, 196725AWhere the spanker is.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat Jun 17, 196720ANautical term.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 196791DSternward.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Mar 6, 19676ARearward.Arthur S. HeiserFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 19666ARear.Anne FoxFarrar
Tue Oct 11, 19667AAstern.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 8, 19669DNautical term.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 1, 196657DAt the stern.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 25, 19659DNautical term.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 30, 196529DDay time: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 28, 19641ATime of day: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 22, 196429DNautical term.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 9, 196464DTime of day: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 28, 196459DDay time: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 13, 196457DDay time: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 21, 196444DTime of day: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 29, 19647DToward the fantail.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sat Feb 15, 19647DFore's partner.Louise EarnestFarrar
Thu Jan 23, 19647DPerformance time: Abbr.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Tue Nov 12, 196310DOpposite of fore.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sat Jul 20, 196351AAstern.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 16, 196349ANautical term.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 12, 196362AP.M.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 17, 196249DToward the stern.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 4, 19624DAstern.Diana SessionsFarrar
Fri Oct 20, 19614DTime of day: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 17, 19618DToward the stern.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 8, 196190ATime for a mat.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Fri Jan 6, 196153ANautical adverb.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 24, 1960122AToward the taffrail.James ByrneFarrar
Mon Sep 7, 195960DToward the stern.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Aug 10, 195957DAstern.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun May 31, 195913DRudder-ward.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Mar 14, 195954AStern.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Jul 7, 195858DP. M.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri May 9, 195861DOpposite of fore.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Apr 21, 19588DAstern.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Mon Apr 2, 195654ATime of day: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 29, 195615DTime of day: Abbr.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Nov 26, 195567DPart of the day: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 9, 195595AAstern.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Jun 22, 19558DTime of day: Abbr.William S. WoodsFarrar
Sun Apr 10, 195579DAt the stern.Sam LakeFarrar
Tue Mar 16, 195420AAstern.Morton BraunFarrar
Mon Jan 11, 195450AOpposite of fore.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Fri Aug 21, 195345ASternward.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 30, 195349DTo the stern.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Nov 12, 195210DOpposite of fore.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 16, 19515DAstern.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 13, 195141AToward the stern.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 1950130DAstern.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jul 2, 19504DSternward.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Jul 3, 194970AAhab's place on the Pequod.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Apr 26, 1942104DAbaft.A. A. WebsterFarrar