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252 Results for ALIBI

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

Thursday, November 16, 201711DOften-questionable accountAlex Eylar
Monday, October 23, 201762A"I was with my mistress at the time," maybeTimothy Polin
Sunday, October 1, 201763DOut in courtRobert Fisher
Wednesday, July 19, 201714AIt's just an excuseMichael S. Maurer and Pawel Fludzinski
Friday, July 14, 20172DWhodunit story?Patrick Berry
Saturday, July 8, 20174AOne may be cast-ironDavid Steinberg
Tuesday, April 4, 20176D"I was at the movies - nowhere near the crime," e.g.Timothy Polin
Thursday, October 6, 201628ACover story (6)Timothy Polin
Tuesday, August 9, 201654DExcuse (4)Andrea Carla Michaels
Thursday, May 26, 20168DOut (19)Andrew Zhou
Monday, May 25, 20152DProof you weren't anywhere near the murderJennifer Nutt
Monday, February 23, 201547DSuspect's story (4)Joel Fagliano
Monday, November 10, 201429D"I couldn't have done it because ...," e.g.Bruce Haight
Tuesday, September 9, 201412D"I was home watching TV," e.g.Ed Sessa
Thursday, May 15, 201443AOut (19)John Lieb
Wednesday, February 26, 201430DIt's best when it's airtightRuth B. Margolin
Thursday, May 30, 201311DOut (19)Julian Lim
Friday, September 7, 201229DOut (19)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Monday, August 29, 201132DWhat a murder suspect needsAndrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Friday, July 15, 201122DOut for a trialMartin Ashwood-Smith and Joe Krozel
Friday, June 24, 201150ACoverMilo Beckman
Tuesday, March 29, 201128DCover, so to speakPeter A. Collins
Wednesday, March 2, 201125DWhat an accused perpetrator needsDavid Poole
Monday, October 18, 201036DCover story (6)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, June 27, 201056ADefendant's testimony, maybeMichael J. Doran
Tuesday, April 13, 201011DSuspect's story (4)Alex Boisvert
Tuesday, August 25, 200912DIt's good when airtightBob Johnson
Wednesday, March 11, 200931AOut (19)Caleb Madison
Thursday, January 29, 200926DOut (19)Barry C. Silk
Sunday, January 11, 200971DOut (19)David J. Kahn
Monday, July 7, 200864A"I was at a movie theater when it happened," e.g.Bob Klahn
Wednesday, May 28, 20086DOut (19)C. W. Stewart
Thursday, April 3, 200815AOut (19)Kevin G. Der
Monday, November 19, 200734ASuspect's excuseLynn Lempel
Monday, September 24, 200764ASuspect's story (4)Fred Piscop
Saturday, June 16, 200747DOut (19)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, January 14, 200714ACorroborator, maybeHarvey Estes
Sunday, June 18, 2006102DOut (19)Ben and Mark Tausig
Tuesday, September 6, 200556ACover story? (6)Barry C. Silk
Tuesday, February 22, 200555ADefense aidEd Early
Saturday, November 27, 200445DSaving yarn?Byron Walden
Thursday, October 14, 200438DOut (19)Mike Sikowitz
Tuesday, August 10, 20042DIt may be airtightSarah Keller
Thursday, February 12, 200427DSuspect eliminatorCraig Kasper
Saturday, February 7, 200416AOut (19)David J. Kahn
Friday, June 13, 200351DOut (19)Todd McClary
Thursday, January 23, 200327DWay out (3)Cathy Millhauser
Friday, May 3, 20026DOut (19)William I. Johnston
Sunday, January 20, 200280DIt might be airtightBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, November 28, 200138DOut (19)Fred Piscop
Wednesday, August 8, 200131DAccused's need (2)Sam Bellotto Jr.
Monday, January 29, 200120ASuspect's story (4)Sarah Keller
Monday, January 22, 200126DCover story? (6)Nancy Kavanaugh
Tuesday, November 7, 200032ACover story? (6)David Levinson Wilk
Sunday, October 22, 200087DOut of sorts?Henry Hook
Friday, October 6, 200019AOut (19)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, October 5, 200053DCourt storyCathy Millhauser
Monday, June 12, 200033A"I was out of town at the time of the murder," e.g.Andrea C. Michaels
Monday, May 10, 199962AExcuse (4)Frances Hansen
Monday, March 29, 199916ADefendant's excuseBill Ballard
Thursday, February 25, 199913AOut (19)Jim Page
Monday, September 14, 199843DAccused's excuseGregory E. Paul
Monday, June 22, 199853DAccused's need (2)Shannon Burns
Wednesday, April 15, 19981AExcuse (4)Michael S. Maurer
Wednesday, December 31, 19971DWay out (3)Alfio Micci
Tuesday, December 23, 199724D"I ran out of gas," e.g.Fred Piscop
Wednesday, December 4, 199614ASuspect's needM. E. Skolsky
Tuesday, October 29, 199611DExcuse (4)R. J. Hartman
Wednesday, April 10, 199642AIt might let a person offM. Lees
Sunday, February 4, 199613AStory, sometimesD.J. Kahn
Thursday, December 14, 199516AOut (19)Matt Gaffney
Thursday, September 21, 199524DDefense witness, perhapsChuck Deodene
Friday, September 1, 199514AWay out? (3)Thomas W. Schier
Sunday, July 30, 199527A"I was at my girlfriend's," e.g.Charles M. Deber
Sunday, March 19, 19959DCover story (6)Alex K. Justin
Monday, November 14, 19941ASuspect's "out" (2)Sidney L. Robbins
Monday, August 29, 199460ASomething to fall back on?Mary Derderian Brown
Tuesday, March 15, 199446DSuspect's "out" (2)David J. Kahn
Friday, February 18, 199430DConvenient storyManny Nosowsky
Saturday, December 18, 199311DCourt defenseManny Nosowsky

3 results for ALIBI from Variety puzzles.

March 15, 2015cryptic24DOne equal rights movement I excuse (5)Richard Silvestri
April 3, 2011diagramless18DIt's good when airtightFred Piscop
September 21, 2008diagramless35DDefense storyByron Walden

169 results for ALIBI from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, August 12, 199327DExcuseRobert DillmanMaleska
Wednesday, May 26, 199314AExcuseJune A. BoggsMaleska
Saturday, February 20, 199351AElsewhere: Lat.Kevin BoyleMaleska
Tuesday, January 12, 199321DDefense at courtMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Friday, November 27, 199214ADefendant's mainstayStanley GlassMaleska
Sunday, September 6, 19921DLardner's "___ Ike"Albert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, April 19, 199262ALardner's "___ Ike"Nancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Thursday, April 16, 19922DSuspect eliminatorNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wednesday, April 15, 199215ASlip cover?Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, March 8, 199266ALardner's "___ Ike"Kevin BoyleMaleska
Friday, February 21, 199215AEpithet for IkeRobert KatzMaleska
Friday, January 4, 199134AExcuseErnst TheimerMaleska
Monday, November 5, 199014AExcusePeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, August 7, 199060ALardner's "___ Ike"Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, April 22, 199093ACover storyMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Friday, January 26, 199026DIronclad defense, usuallyPatterson PeppleMaleska
Wednesday, September 27, 19891ALardner's ___ IkeWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Wednesday, August 30, 198921DPlausible excuseDorothy DavisMaleska
Monday, August 21, 198939DExcusePeter G. SnowMaleska
Wednesday, June 7, 198963AWell-known IkeFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, April 23, 198919AMason's concernJim PageMaleska
Saturday, April 8, 198956A"Her ___," Selleck filmWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sunday, January 8, 198967DSuspect's outRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tuesday, November 29, 19882DExcuseWhittenMaleska
Monday, October 31, 198828DExcuseNancy JolineMaleska
Thursday, October 13, 198828AExcuseBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tuesday, September 27, 198839AExcuse of a sortWhittenMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 198846DThis is sometimes ironcladJack R. HarnesMaleska
Thursday, June 2, 198832DPretext, possiblyRhonda KrausMaleska
Friday, May 6, 19882DDefense ployBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, March 13, 198844DDefendant's defense, sometimesPeter SwiftMaleska
Monday, February 8, 198830AWhodunit featureErnie FurtadoMaleska
Tuesday, December 1, 198715ACriminal's concernNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Friday, August 28, 198714ACertain testimonyEli WesoffMaleska
Thursday, July 30, 198731DExcuse in a whodunitGayle DeanMaleska
Saturday, June 6, 198757ASeemingly good excuseGayle DeanMaleska
Friday, February 27, 198746DSlip cover?Christy RidleyMaleska
Friday, February 6, 19874DSuspect's needRobert KatzMaleska
Saturday, August 2, 19863DSlip cover?Kenneth WitteMaleska
Tuesday, April 8, 198612DDefense ployJudith PerryMaleska
Tuesday, March 25, 19862D"___ Ike": LardnerJames R. BurnsMaleska
Wednesday, March 12, 198643ACourt excuseRhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, February 2, 198684DExcuseSam Bellotto Jr.Maleska
Wednesday, June 19, 198511DExcuse of a sortVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Friday, May 31, 198559AWhodunit featureWhittenMaleska
Tuesday, May 28, 19859DExcuse at courtJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tuesday, March 5, 19855AExcuseWhittenMaleska
Monday, February 11, 198514AExonerating excuseJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tuesday, September 4, 198411DMake excusesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, July 29, 198421APretext, possiblyWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, March 24, 198446DExcuse of a sortHoslerMaleska
Thursday, March 8, 198440AA defense at courtWhittenMaleska
Sunday, February 5, 198454DEvidence for the defenseHenry HookMaleska
Tuesday, August 30, 198351D___ Ike (buck-passer)Judson G. TrentMaleska
Wednesday, April 6, 198314AExcuseTorreyMaleska
Sunday, November 14, 198253DExcuseMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Wednesday, May 19, 198246DAt another place: Lat.C. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, May 16, 198280DExcuse at courtA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, May 11, 198239DExcuseBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Sunday, March 7, 198216DPretext, perhapsMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Wednesday, February 24, 198225DPoint in a defendant's favorC. J. AngioMaleska
Monday, December 28, 198148DWord meaning "elsewhere"I. Judah KoolykMaleska
Thursday, June 25, 198150DExcuseEdward J. BucklerMaleska
Wednesday, May 13, 198137DSuspect's defenseI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sunday, May 3, 198119ASlip cover?A. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, February 10, 198126DExcusePeter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, November 20, 19806DLegal defenseWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, October 18, 198037ALegal pleaGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Monday, April 21, 19806DWell-known IkeMarie WestMaleska
Thursday, March 6, 19806DCourt excuseC. J. AngioMaleska
Thursday, February 14, 198026DExcuseMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Monday, January 28, 198027DExcuseGrace FabbroniMaleska
Saturday, December 1, 197961AMystery-story ingredientDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Friday, November 30, 19791DDefendant's defenseJordan S. LasherMaleska
Monday, July 23, 19799A___ IkeJohn ChervokasMaleska
Thursday, May 3, 197911DPoint in a suspect's favorVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Saturday, April 14, 19796DExcuseA. J. SantoraMaleska
Monday, January 8, 197915AExcuseEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sunday, November 12, 197820AWell-known IkeFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, August 13, 197892DWhodunit featureLouis BaronMaleska
Wednesday, July 6, 197713A"Slip cover"Ruth N. SchultzMaleska
Thursday, June 23, 197733AWhodunit featureEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Saturday, June 4, 197727DLegal pleaWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, March 22, 197733AExcuseHarriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Wednesday, December 8, 197648ALawyer's concernBert BeamanWeng
Sunday, November 14, 197695DExcuseBarbara GillisWeng
Sunday, August 1, 1976100ADefendant's outMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sunday, May 9, 197620AExcuseHerb RisteenWeng
Monday, April 12, 197659APretextMartha J. DeWittWeng
Thursday, February 26, 197631AIke's specialtyDennis ListortWeng
Thursday, September 25, 197527DLegal excusePaul R. BarnesWeng
Sunday, July 13, 197519A___ IkeMel RosenWeng
Tuesday, May 6, 197524ADefendant's defenseWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tuesday, July 2, 19742DExcuseGeorge LaczkoWeng
Thursday, April 25, 197465AExcuseLita M. ElversWeng
Monday, August 20, 197311DExcuseUnknownWeng
Wednesday, February 28, 197364AExcuseUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 11, 197311DExcuseJohn C. LaflinWeng
Friday, December 22, 19722DMake excusesUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 21, 197233DExcuseJoli Quentin KansilWeng
Tuesday, February 22, 19727DExcuseUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 6, 197228DExcuseJoli Quentin KansilWeng
Friday, November 12, 197136ALegal pleaUnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 27, 19715DElsewhere pleaUnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 11, 197141DExcuseUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 8, 197142A"I wasn't there"Henry V. StrakaWeng
Sunday, April 11, 1971114ASuspect's defenseWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wednesday, March 24, 19715AExcuseUnknownWeng
Tuesday, February 9, 197129DExcuseMel TaubWeng
Monday, December 14, 19705ACulprit's standbyUnknownWeng
Saturday, November 21, 197018A"I wasn't there," e.g.UnknownWeng
Thursday, August 27, 197012DLegal defenseUnknownWeng
Wednesday, July 29, 197040AStory of a kindUnknownWeng
Saturday, June 20, 197011DCourtroom storyLouise EarnestWeng
Saturday, June 13, 197049ALegal defenseUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 7, 197021AExcuseAnthony MorseWeng
Thursday, June 26, 196954A"I wasn't there," for example.UnknownWeng
Sunday, June 22, 1969107ALegal pleaEileen BushWeng
Friday, May 30, 196960ACourt defense.UnknownWeng
Friday, May 2, 196911DExcuse, informally.UnknownWeng
Sunday, April 27, 196914DExcuseA. J. SantoraWeng
Thursday, February 27, 196932DLegal excuse.UnknownWeng
Monday, November 18, 196830DLegal plea.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 4, 19681DExcuse: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 11, 196847AExcuse.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 15, 196816AExcuse.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 10, 196629DExcuse: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 25, 196614AExcuse: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 4, 196613AElsewhere: Lat.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 6, 19665APlausible excuse.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 11, 196550DLegal defense.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 1, 1964100DExcuse.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Monday, December 2, 196319AExcuse.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Tuesday, September 17, 196311DExcuse.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 3, 196327DExcuse.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 12, 19639DLegal plea.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 26, 19631ALegal plea.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thursday, January 24, 19632DExcuse.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wednesday, January 9, 19633DExcuse.Louise EarnestFarrar
Thursday, November 29, 196232AEt ___ (and elsewhere).UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 15, 196293DExcuse.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Thursday, September 21, 196111DSuspect's necessity.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 22, 196144DExcuse: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 9, 196117AExcuse.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 1, 196116AForm of legal defense.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 29, 196116DElsewhere: Lat.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sunday, March 6, 196095AExcuse: Colloq.Spiro K. KostofFarrar
Friday, January 29, 196011DAny excuse: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 11, 19609DA popular defense in court.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 13, 195953AEt ___ (and elsewhere): Lat.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 9, 195915ASee 53 Across.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 28, 195957AExcuse.S. A. KayFarrar
Saturday, May 31, 19589DElsewhere: Lat.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, February 13, 195830ACourt excuse.Anthony MorseFarrar
Monday, March 25, 195715AProof of innocence.Helen FasuloFarrar
Monday, December 31, 195661AIn another place: Lat.Helen BernardFarrar
Monday, April 23, 195626DExcuse.Marjorie ConnellyFarrar
Wednesday, June 8, 195510DExcuse.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, June 1, 195526DExcuse.Ruth OliverFarrar
Tuesday, April 5, 195553DGood excuse.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sunday, January 24, 1954117AA well-known "Ike."Marion MoeserFarrar
Saturday, December 12, 195311DExcuse of being elsewhere.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, November 28, 195310DLegal plea.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 18, 195386AExcuse.Sam LakeFarrar
Saturday, March 21, 19533DExcuse.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 6, 195224DPlausible excuse.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 14, 1950114DElsewhere: Latin.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, August 8, 1948135AWhat everyone has in a whodunit.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, December 14, 1947133ALegal plea.Louise RabbFarrar

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