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31 results for ANECDOTE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
14DOpening of many a speech (2)John Westwig
17ASpeech opener, often (2)Victor Fleming
14ASpeaker's aidElizabeth A. Long
20ASpeech opener, often (2)Dan Schoenholz
38DToast lead-in, at timesLaura Sternberg
40ASmall yarn?Barry Silk
11DBrief story that might open a speechAlex Vratsanos
38DShort reminiscenceDoug Peterson
37DOpening of many a speech (2)Michael Shteyman
38ASpeech enlivenerDaniel C. Bryant
2DFrequent speech starterRandolph Ross
114AGarrison Keillor specialtyNelson Hardy
15DFunny little storyNelson Hardy
86DPersonal accountCathy Millhauser
47DShort storyBryant White

4 results for ANECDOTE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 3, 2019acrosticLTale told on a talk showEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Mar 11, 2012acrosticBWhat in Greek is literally "not published"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jan 22, 2006acrosticBEvidence for many an urban legend?Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Mar 8, 1998panda6DToe dance storyMel Taub

12 results for ANECDOTE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
9DShort narrativeBette Sue CohenMaleska
4DShort narrativeGrace FabbroniMaleska
13ATale told by an oldsterKathryn RighterMaleska
6DBrief, interesting taleDorothea E. ShippMaleska
25DSpeaker's warm-up, oftenVictor GoldfarbWeng
38DShort tale.UnknownFarrar
47AM.C.'s forte.UnknownFarrar
55ASpeaker's forte.UnknownFarrar
20AEmcee’s opening gambit.Thomas MeekinFarrar
30AStory.UnknownFarrar
1ABit of table talk.Diana SessionsFarrar
4DShort, short story.Mary D. WarnockFarrar