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256 results for ALIBI

84 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Sep 19, 201857ASuspect's out (3)Scot Ober and Jeff Chen
Thu Sep 6, 201850DOut (21)Jeff Chen
Thu May 24, 201856DOut (21)Erik Agard and Andy Kravis
Mon Apr 16, 20185DAccused's line a judge might not believeDavid Woolf
Thu Nov 16, 201711DOften-questionable accountAlex Eylar
Mon Oct 23, 201762A"I was with my mistress at the time," maybeTimothy Polin
Sun Oct 1, 201763DOut in courtRobert Fisher
Wed Jul 19, 201714AIt's just an excuseMichael S. Maurer and Pawel Fludzinski
Fri Jul 14, 20172DWhodunit story?Patrick Berry
Sat Jul 8, 20174AOne may be cast-ironDavid Steinberg
Tue Apr 4, 20176D"I was at the movies - nowhere near the crime," e.g.Timothy Polin
Thu Oct 6, 201628ACover story (6)Timothy Polin
Tue Aug 9, 201654DExcuse (4)Andrea Carla Michaels
Thu May 26, 20168DOut (21)Andrew Zhou
Mon May 25, 20152DProof you weren't anywhere near the murderJennifer Nutt
Mon Feb 23, 201547DSuspect's story (4)Joel Fagliano
Mon Nov 10, 201429D"I couldn't have done it because ...," e.g.Bruce Haight
Tue Sep 9, 201412D"I was home watching TV," e.g.Ed Sessa
Thu May 15, 201443AOut (21)John Lieb
Wed Feb 26, 201430DIt's best when it's airtightRuth B. Margolin
Thu May 30, 201311DOut (21)Julian Lim
Fri Sep 7, 201229DOut (21)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Aug 29, 201132DWhat a murder suspect needsAndrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Fri Jul 15, 201122DOut for a trialMartin Ashwood-Smith and Joe Krozel
Fri Jun 24, 201150ACoverMilo Beckman
Tue Mar 29, 201128DCover, so to speakPeter A. Collins
Wed Mar 2, 201125DWhat an accused perpetrator needsDavid Poole
Mon Oct 18, 201036DCover story (6)Lynn Lempel
Sun Jun 27, 201056ADefendant's testimony, maybeMichael J. Doran
Tue Apr 13, 201011DSuspect's story (4)Alex Boisvert
Tue Aug 25, 200912DIt's good when airtightBob Johnson
Wed Mar 11, 200931AOut (21)Caleb Madison
Thu Jan 29, 200926DOut (21)Barry C. Silk
Sun Jan 11, 200971DOut (21)David J. Kahn
Mon Jul 7, 200864A"I was at a movie theater when it happened," e.g.Bob Klahn
Wed May 28, 20086DOut (21)C. W. Stewart
Thu Apr 3, 200815AOut (21)Kevin G. Der
Mon Nov 19, 200734ASuspect's excuseLynn Lempel
Mon Sep 24, 200764ASuspect's story (4)Fred Piscop
Sat Jun 16, 200747DOut (21)Joe DiPietro
Sun Jan 14, 200714ACorroborator, maybeHarvey Estes
Sun Jun 18, 2006102DOut (21)Ben and Mark Tausig
Tue Sep 6, 200556ACover story? (6)Barry C. Silk
Tue Feb 22, 200555ADefense aidEd Early
Sat Nov 27, 200445DSaving yarn?Byron Walden
Thu Oct 14, 200438DOut (21)Mike Sikowitz
Tue Aug 10, 20042DIt may be airtightSarah Keller
Thu Feb 12, 200427DSuspect eliminatorCraig Kasper
Sat Feb 7, 200416AOut (21)David J. Kahn
Fri Jun 13, 200351DOut (21)Todd McClary
Thu Jan 23, 200327DWay out (3)Cathy Millhauser
Fri May 3, 20026DOut (21)William I. Johnston
Sun Jan 20, 200280DIt might be airtightBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Nov 28, 200138DOut (21)Fred Piscop
Wed Aug 8, 200131DAccused's need (2)Sam Bellotto Jr.
Mon Jan 29, 200120ASuspect's story (4)Sarah Keller
Mon Jan 22, 200126DCover story? (6)Nancy Kavanaugh
Tue Nov 7, 200032ACover story? (6)David Levinson Wilk
Sun Oct 22, 200087DOut of sorts?Henry Hook
Fri Oct 6, 200019AOut (21)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thu Oct 5, 200053DCourt storyCathy Millhauser
Mon Jun 12, 200033A"I was out of town at the time of the murder," e.g.Andrea C. Michaels
Mon May 10, 199962AExcuse (4)Frances Hansen
Mon Mar 29, 199916ADefendant's excuseBill Ballard
Thu Feb 25, 199913AOut (21)Jim Page
Mon Sep 14, 199843DAccused's excuseGregory E. Paul
Mon Jun 22, 199853DAccused's need (2)Shannon Burns
Wed Apr 15, 19981AExcuse (4)Michael S. Maurer
Wed Dec 31, 19971DWay out (3)Alfio Micci
Tue Dec 23, 199724D"I ran out of gas," e.g.Fred Piscop
Wed Dec 4, 199614ASuspect's needM. E. Skolsky
Tue Oct 29, 199611DExcuse (4)R. J. Hartman
Wed Apr 10, 199642AIt might let a person offM. Lees
Sun Feb 4, 199613AStory, sometimesD.J. Kahn
Thu Dec 14, 199516AOut (21)Matt Gaffney
Thu Sep 21, 199524DDefense witness, perhapsChuck Deodene
Fri Sep 1, 199514AWay out? (3)Thomas W. Schier
Sun Jul 30, 199527A"I was at my girlfriend's," e.g.Charles M. Deber
Sun Mar 19, 19959DCover story (6)Alex K. Justin
Mon Nov 14, 19941ASuspect's "out" (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Mon Aug 29, 199460ASomething to fall back on?Mary Derderian Brown
Tue Mar 15, 199446DSuspect's "out" (3)David J. Kahn
Fri Feb 18, 199430DConvenient storyManny Nosowsky
Sat Dec 18, 199311DCourt defenseManny Nosowsky

3 results for ALIBI from Variety puzzles.

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

169 results for ALIBI from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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