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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.

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.

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.

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
1ABit of table talk.Diana SessionsFarrar
4DShort, short story.Mary D. WarnockFarrar