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29 Results for ANECDOTE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, March 13, 201517ASpeech opener, often (2)Victor Fleming
Thursday, January 16, 201414ASpeaker's aidElizabeth A. Long
Wednesday, December 26, 201220ASpeech opener, often (2)Dan Schoenholz
Saturday, June 23, 201238DToast lead-in, at timesLaura Sternberg
Friday, August 5, 201140ASmall yarn?Barry Silk
Monday, June 13, 201111DBrief story that might open a speechAlex Vratsanos
Tuesday, May 4, 201038DShort reminiscenceDoug Peterson
Wednesday, July 27, 200537DOpening of many a speechMichael Shteyman
Sunday, February 13, 200538ASpeech enlivenerDaniel C. Bryant
Sunday, June 9, 20022DFrequent speech starterRandolph Ross
Sunday, June 11, 2000114AGarrison Keillor specialtyNelson Hardy
Thursday, April 20, 200015DFunny little storyNelson Hardy
Sunday, November 28, 199986DPersonal accountCathy Millhauser
Saturday, December 10, 199447DShort storyBryant White

3 results for ANECDOTE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
March 11, 2012acrosticBWhat in Greek is literally "not published"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
January 22, 2006acrosticBEvidence for many an urban legend?Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
March 8, 1998panda6DToe dance storyMel Taub

12 results for ANECDOTE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, December 4, 19849DShort narrativeBette Sue CohenMaleska
Monday, September 28, 19814DShort narrativeGrace FabbroniMaleska
Saturday, April 18, 198113ATale told by an oldsterKathryn RighterMaleska
Friday, January 9, 19816DBrief, interesting taleDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Monday, August 26, 197425DSpeaker's warm-up, oftenVictor GoldfarbWeng
Saturday, May 25, 196838DShort tale.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 9, 196547AM.C.'s forte.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 30, 196455ASpeaker's forte.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 8, 196420AEmcee's opening gambit.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, September 17, 196330AStory.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 28, 19631ABit of table talk.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wednesday, April 13, 19554DShort, short story.Mary D. WarnockFarrar

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