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160 results for AOL

152 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Oct 22, 201831DAlternative to HotmailAlex Eaton-Salners
Wed Oct 17, 201832AInternet messaging pioneerPatrick Blindauer and Tony Orbach
Fri Oct 5, 201824DVerizon acquisition of 2015Robyn Weintraub
Mon Sep 3, 201837APioneer in emailTrent H. Evans
Sun May 20, 201836A2015 Verizon purchaseWill Nediger
Sun Apr 29, 20186DParent co. of HuffPostPeter Wentz
Thu Apr 12, 201837ACo. acquired by Verizon in 2015Jules Markey
Thu Dec 14, 201739AIt had more than 10 million subscribers in the 1990sTimothy Polin
Mon Nov 13, 201760D"You've got mail" co. (15)Peter A. Collins
Sun Apr 9, 201791AMSN alternativeByron Walden
Wed Dec 7, 201659DI.S.P. whose logo contains a periodDavid Steinberg
Sun Oct 23, 201670AVerizon subsidiaryEllen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
Tue Oct 18, 201660DThe "A" of AIMMary Lou Guizzo
Fri Jul 29, 20167DSister co. of Verizon WirelessJohn Guzzetta
Sat Dec 19, 20155DAlternative to 14-AcrossDamon Gulczynski
Fri Dec 11, 201537DService with a 1-AcrossBarry C. Silk
Wed Oct 21, 20151DOwner of MapQuest and MoviefoneMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Wed Oct 14, 201540AAlternative to Gmail (2)Joel Fagliano
Fri Oct 9, 201555DTech company that was the subject of a 1997 Time coverDavid Steinberg
Sun Sep 20, 201524DVerizon purchase of 2015Jason Mueller and Jeff Chen
Wed Jul 22, 201524AI.S.P. that bought CompuServePeter A. Collins
Wed Jul 1, 201530DWeb giantNed White
Mon Apr 6, 201544D"You've got mail" co. (15)Finn Vigeland
Fri Feb 20, 201562DHuffPo's parentDavid Woolf
Tue Nov 11, 201432AFormer Time Warner partnerJames Mulhern
Sun Oct 19, 201428A2011 purchaser of the Huffington PostDavid Phillips
Mon Aug 25, 201410D"You've got mail!" companyGreg Johnson
Thu Jun 19, 201441AWhat company owns MapQuest?Timothy Polin
Thu Jun 5, 201414AOwner of Moviefone (2)Ed Sessa
Fri Feb 21, 20147D1998 purchaser of NetscapePatrick Berry
Mon Aug 26, 201315ATech giant with the catchphrase "You've got mail"Ian Livengood
Thu Aug 22, 201360AOwner of Moviefone (2)Stu Ockman
Thu May 23, 201359DCompany with a "Running Man" symbolDavid Levinson Wilk
Tue Jan 15, 201341AChat room inits. (2)Peter A. Collins
Sun Jan 6, 2013111ANetZero competitorDan Feyer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Nov 28, 201243AAlternative to Yahoo!Adam G. Perl
Tue Nov 20, 201223A2011 Huffington Post purchaserAllan E. Parrish
Sat Oct 27, 201249APatch Media ownerJoon Pahk
Wed Oct 3, 201222DIM pioneerGary Cee
Sun Aug 19, 201232DPart of some e-mail addresses (3)Freddie Cheng
Wed Aug 8, 201214ASender of much e-mailPeter A. Collins
Mon Jul 16, 201229D"You've got mail" co. (15)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Jul 15, 2012100DE-mail inits.Randolph Ross
Mon Jul 2, 201224ATech company spun off from Time WarnerBernice Gordon
Sat Jun 23, 201257AEngadget's co.Laura Sternberg
Thu Apr 12, 201217AI.S.P. giantMichael Shteyman
Sun Mar 25, 20126D___ MailPatrick Berry
Wed Feb 29, 201210DCD mailer of the early 2000sKevan Choset
Wed Jan 18, 201232DWWW giantChris Handman
Mon Dec 5, 201167A"You've got mail" co. (15)Kenneth J. Berniker
Sun Oct 16, 2011105ACo. that owns MoviefoneJoel Fagliano
Sun Oct 9, 2011117ACompany with Patch MediaBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Aug 15, 201142DTime Warner spinoff of '09Stan Newman
Tue Jul 5, 201161D"You've got mail" co. (15)Andrea Carla Michaels and Johanna Fenimore
Mon Jun 20, 201151AYahoo! alternativeLynn Lempel
Tue Jun 14, 201129ACompany in a 2011 merger with the Huffington PostDoug Peterson and Angela Olson Halsted
Sun Apr 17, 201119AHuffington Post buyer in 2011Matt Ginsberg
Wed Mar 9, 201160DPopular I.S.P. (6)Peter A. Collins
Thu Jan 20, 201137DInstant messaging pioneerMichael Shteyman
Sat Dec 25, 201045ACompany with an I.P.O. in both 1992 and 2009Stanley Newman
Fri Dec 10, 20107DPart of AIM (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Dec 5, 201051AWeb browser providerBen Pall
Sat Dec 4, 201051ACo. with many keywordsDoug Peterson
Thu Aug 12, 201050AQuantum Computer Services, todayBarry Boone
Wed Aug 11, 201049AYahoo! competitor (5)Edward Sessa
Thu Jul 29, 201039AInternet giantPeter A. Collins
Wed May 12, 201035AGmail alternative (2)Pete Muller
Mon May 10, 201051DYahoo! competitor (5)Randy Sowell
Wed Apr 21, 201033APioneer in instant messagingPeter A. Collins
Wed Feb 3, 201026ACo. split off from Time Warner in 2009Kristian House
Mon Nov 9, 200921AI.M. providerLynn Lempel
Wed Sep 16, 200951AInternet access co.Maura B. Jacobson
Tue Sep 8, 20096DCo. offering a Buddy ListAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Aug 31, 200920A"You've got mail" co. (15)Fred Piscop
Thu Aug 27, 200958APopular ISP (6)Derek Bowman
Wed May 20, 200917ANetscape acquirerAshish Vengsarkar
Thu Feb 12, 200963DComcast alternativeGary & Stephen Kennedy
Sun Feb 8, 200910DCo. with a triangular logo (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Dec 17, 200840D"You've got mail" co. (15)John Farmer
Sat Oct 11, 200852DChoice for chatPete Mitchell
Sat Sep 13, 200851A@ follower, sometimesWill Nediger
Tue Aug 26, 200841ACo. in a 2001 merger with Time WarnerNancy Salomon
Tue Aug 19, 200848AMSN rival (2)Harriet Clifton
Wed Jul 2, 200851AAlternative to Gmail (2)Daniel Kantor
Sun Jun 15, 200854AMSN rival (2)Jeremy Newton
Sun Apr 20, 200825DPopular portalJohn Farmer
Thu Jan 31, 200845ACo. with a triangular logo (3)Paula Gamache
Mon Dec 17, 200755D"You've got mail" co. (15)Richard Chisholm
Sun Dec 16, 200738AI.S.P. of noteDavid J. Kahn and Steve Kahn
Sat Oct 27, 200754AName for Quantum Computer Services since '89Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Aug 6, 200716AYahoo! competitor (5)Allan E. Parrish
Fri Jul 13, 200754APopular ISP (6)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Jun 5, 200740DGmail alternative (2)Barry C. Silk
Fri May 25, 200750APart of AIM (2)Mike Nothnagel
Wed Feb 7, 200711DPopular I.S.P. (6)David Kwong
Sun Nov 12, 200697ACo. that created the term "Buddy List"Patrick Berry
Sun May 21, 2006116DMSN competitor (4)Ashish Vengsarkar
Mon Apr 10, 200635A"You've got mail" co. (15)Gary J. Whitehead
Wed Apr 5, 200642DTime Warner companyPatrick Merrell
Wed Oct 26, 200523ACo. that offers I.M.'sAdam G. Perl
Wed Sep 28, 200538AOne way to the www (2)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Aug 7, 200581DBig mail delivererLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Tue Aug 2, 200536ACo. with a triangular logo (3)Nancy Kavanaugh
Wed May 11, 200559DMSN competitor (4)Kumar Balani and Lou Sabin
Mon May 2, 20059DYahoo! competitor (5)Tyler Hinman
Fri Apr 1, 200520AModern-day corp. giant with a 1992 I.P.O.David Pringle
Tue Feb 22, 200560ATime Warner merger partnerEd Early
Sun Feb 13, 2005106AMSN competitor (4)Daniel C. Bryant
Tue Jan 4, 200543A"You've got mail" co. (15)John Underwood
Mon Nov 15, 200432DNetscape's ownerAlison Donald
Wed Sep 29, 200460DEarthlink alternativeVerna Suit
Thu Aug 19, 200448ABig name in ISP'sEd Early
Sun Jul 18, 200430AMSN competitor (4)Seth A. Abel
Mon Mar 22, 200456ACo. that merged with Time WarnerKyle Mahowald
Tue Oct 21, 20033DEarthlink competitor (3)John Underwood
Mon Jul 7, 200338D"You've got mail" co. (15)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Thu May 29, 200313AMedia inits. since 1989Jim Page
Sun May 4, 200318DPartner in a big 2001 mergerTyler Hinman
Sun Apr 6, 2003118DJuno rivalJoe DiPietro
Tue Feb 4, 200333A"You've got mail" co. (15)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Jan 18, 20034DTrio after @, perhapsHarvey Estes
Tue Dec 31, 200253AOne way to the WWW (2)Gene Newman
Mon Nov 18, 20026DSee 4-DownNancy Salomon and Gail Grabowski
Tue Aug 20, 200248ABig inits. on the NetBob Peoples
Thu Jun 13, 200240ACo. in a big 2001 mergerDavid J. Kahn
Thu May 9, 200233DPopular ISP (6)Cathy Millhauser
Tue Mar 5, 200231A"You've got mail" co. (15)Marjorie Richter
Sun Mar 3, 200226AEarthlink competitor (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Feb 26, 200238AIt merged with Time WarnerPeter Gordon
Sat Feb 2, 200258AEarthlink competitor (3)A. J. Santora
Fri Nov 23, 200127APart of some e-mail addresses (3)Byron L. Walden
Sun Nov 4, 20016DPart of many e-mail addresses (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Sep 25, 200161DPopular I.S.P. (6)A. J. Santora
Sun Sep 23, 200155ACo. in a 2001 mergerRandolph Ross
Mon Sep 3, 200110DCompuServe is part of itPeter Gordon
Sun Sep 2, 200151ANetscape purchaserManny Nosowsky
Fri Aug 31, 200111DChatroom offererElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Apr 5, 200134ACompany in a 2000 mergerCathy Millhauser
Tue Jan 16, 200142APart of many e-mail addresses (2)Peter Gordon
Thu Dec 14, 200021ACompany founded by Steve CasePeter Gordon
Wed Sep 13, 200042AYahoo! competitor (5)Jim Morton
Thu Apr 13, 200036ABig letters in cyberspaceMatt Gaffney
Thu Sep 2, 199945A"You've got mail" co. (15)Joe DiPietro
Tue Aug 3, 19998DProdigy alternative, for shortDave Tuller
Sun Apr 11, 199983A"You've got mail" co. (15)Matt Gaffney
Sun Oct 4, 1998107APart of some E-mail addresses (3)Frank Longo
Wed Jun 17, 199859DChat room inits. (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 29, 199833DNetcom competitorRobert H. Wolfe
Sat Oct 4, 199726ACyberspace abbr.Rich Norris
Tue Jan 14, 199760AProdigy competitor, for shortE. C. Gorski
Sun Oct 6, 199618AProdigy rivalR. Max Hopkins
Tue Sep 24, 199647DU.S. modem-driven companyS. Spadaccini

3 results for AOL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 12, 2004diagramless16A"Mailbox" co.Brendan Emmett Quigley
May 13, 2001diagramless38AYahoo! rivalPeter Gordon
Sep 20, 1998diagramless41DProdigy rivalFrank Longo

5 results for AOL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Aug 5, 198923ATruant G.I.Daniel GirardiMaleska
Fri Nov 10, 197224DOverdue at camp: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Tue Feb 17, 197048DAbbreviation for a tardy soldierUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 28, 196594ATardy soldier: Abbr.Will WengFarrar
Sun Apr 5, 196485DSoldier's lapse: Abbr.Will C. WengFarrar