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91 results for AGONY

32 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Nov 25, 201847ATorment (3)Joon Pahk
Tue Mar 27, 201831DWhat waiting for overdue results can bePeter Koetters
Wed May 24, 201751DHaving one's wisdom teeth pulled, e.g.Michael Hawkins
Sat May 6, 201753ATorment (3)Joe DiPietro
Wed Mar 1, 201733DEcstasy's opposite (2)David Phillips
Mon Feb 20, 20172DExcruciating pain (2)Ed Stein and Paula Gamache
Wed Dec 21, 201632AState nobody wants to live inJeff Chen and Seth Geltman
Sat Nov 28, 20159DHell (2)Ned White
Thu Aug 13, 201513DHell (2)Jim Hilger
Thu May 22, 201457AWaiting, for the impatient, sayAdam G. Perl
Mon Oct 28, 201322AHellish sufferingEd Sessa
Sun Sep 15, 201364AYou suffer when you're in itJoe DiPietro
Sun Apr 21, 201367ATortureJonah Kagan
Thu Apr 7, 201141AAnguishHenry Hook
Fri Mar 26, 201040ASong from Sondheim's "Into the Woods"Henry Hook
Sun Feb 21, 201024D"There is no greater ___ than bearing an untold story inside you": Maya AngelouEric Berlin
Tue Nov 10, 200916AExcruciating pain (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Fri Oct 9, 200934AAwful struggleDavid Quarfoot
Wed Jan 2, 200817AUnending painPatrick Blindauer
Tue Nov 27, 200752DIntense painJulie Ann Bowling
Fri Aug 18, 200628ATorment (3)Joe DiPietro
Tue Dec 28, 200425DA long, amateurish piano recital, maybeElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Oct 27, 20046DSuffering (2)Nathaniel Weiss
Tue Aug 19, 200355DIntense sufferingKaren M. Tracey
Thu Aug 30, 200133AViolent struggleCathy Millhauser
Sun Dec 3, 200083DSitting through a bad piano recital, e.g.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Sep 23, 199819DProlonged painMichael S. Maurer
Tue May 5, 19982DIt hurtsStephanie Spadaccini
Fri Nov 1, 199628AKind of columnM. Rosen
Mon Jun 17, 199610DEcstasy's opposite (2)S. L. Robbins
Wed Apr 12, 199526DSuffering (2)Rich Norris
Wed Dec 7, 199415AThroes and woesChet Currier

2 results for AGONY from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 2, 2015panda42ANo gay anguishMel Taub
May 11, 2003panda41AGo into any distressMel Taub

57 results for AGONY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Jul 12, 199330A"The ___ and the Ecstasy": I. StoneJames L. BeattyMaleska
Wed Apr 22, 199238A"The ___ and the Ecstasy": StoneJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Apr 29, 199057DEcstasy's partnerFrances HansenMaleska
Thu Jul 20, 19893DDefeated one's feeling?Joel D. LafargueMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 198837ASufferingEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Jan 18, 1987101DEcstasy's antithesisBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thu Sep 11, 198646DExtreme miseryCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Tue May 6, 198652DEcstasy's antithesisNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue Jun 25, 198542DGreat distressMark DiehlMaleska
Sun Jun 9, 198556ATravailSally CoyleMaleska
Wed Sep 19, 19843DConvulsive struggleJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Dec 7, 198228AAntithesis of ecstasyNorma SteinbergMaleska
Thu Oct 4, 197967AOpposite of ecstasyTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Apr 15, 1979128AEcstasy's partnerFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Mar 30, 197940ATravailTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Oct 10, 19771DEcstasy's literary partnerJordan S. LasherMaleska
Tue Jun 1, 197647DEcstasy's companionHammondWeng
Mon Oct 21, 197415ATormentGeorge MadridWeng
Sun Mar 10, 197423ASufferingA. J. SantoraWeng
Fri Dec 7, 197331DTortureUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 28, 197334DDistressDiana SessionsWeng
Mon Aug 20, 197346D___ columnUnknownWeng
Tue May 9, 19726DKind of newspaper columnUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 18, 197118DAnguishUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 14, 197011DSufferingWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Mon Apr 20, 19706DKind of newspaper columnUnknownWeng
Wed Oct 8, 196945DKind of newspaper column.UnknownWeng
Thu Apr 10, 196927DTorment.UnknownWeng
Sun Apr 6, 19697DPainNancy SchusterWeng
Sat Mar 22, 196923APain.UnknownWeng
Fri Jan 27, 19676D"The ___ and the Ecstacy."Rachel F. BakerFarrar
Mon Jun 6, 196656A"The ___ and the Ecstasy."UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 20, 196511DPain.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Sep 2, 196431A___ column.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 20, 196434D"The ___ and the Ecstasy."UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 14, 19645D___ column.Lois HillisFarrar
Wed Aug 14, 196333DGreat distress.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 23, 19632DAnguish.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Aug 10, 196250DDistress.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 16, 196137A"The ___ and the Ecstasy."W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Jul 18, 196011DTorment.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 4, 195816AAnguish.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Feb 27, 195734A___ column.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Nov 23, 19557DSudden strong emotion.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 10, 195540AAcute distress.Elsie BishopFarrar
Wed Apr 13, 195527DAnguish.Mary D. WarnockFarrar
Sun Oct 17, 195424ASheer discomfort.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jul 11, 195479APang.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Jun 3, 195420ASudden strong emotion.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Jan 27, 19546D___ column for personals.Marian MoeserFarrar
Mon Oct 19, 195327D___ column, in British papers.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed May 27, 195329DDistress simulated by wrestlers.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu May 8, 195226D___ column, for personals in British newspapers.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 19, 195164A___ column, in British papers.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Oct 27, 19503D"___" column in British papers.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 30, 19488DFamous column in London’s “Thunderer.”Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Sun Apr 4, 194830A___ column.Thomas MeekinFarrar