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247 results for ARSON

82 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Oct 21, 201830AWhat starts with a spark of an idea?Finn Vigeland
Sun Sep 24, 201715ASomething put out before an arrest warrant?Alan Arbesfeld
Mon Aug 14, 201718DIllegal burningRich Proulx
Wed Jul 19, 201731AFlare-up of crime? (2)Michael S. Maurer and Pawel Fludzinski
Wed Mar 22, 201741DBasis of some insurance fraudJeffrey Wechsler
Mon Jan 4, 201655AFire-setter's crimeHerre Schouwerwou
Sun Jan 11, 201588ACause for an insurer's denial, maybePeter A. Collins
Sun Nov 30, 201459AFiring offense?Matt Ginsberg
Sun Sep 14, 2014113DBurning desire? (3)Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Wed Jul 2, 201437ACrime in much insurance fraudDick Shlakman and Jeff Chen
Mon Mar 24, 201451DBurning issue? (2)Tom Pepper
Tue Mar 11, 20146DFlaming felony (2)Mel Rosen
Sun Feb 2, 201444DCause of an insurance investigationDick Shlakman and Jeff Chen
Mon Oct 14, 201340AFirebug's crime (2)Zhouqin Burnikel and D. Scott Nichols
Mon Aug 26, 201339AIllegal torchingIan Livengood
Mon Jan 21, 201352DFirebug's crime (2)Susan Gelfand
Tue Jan 8, 201365AFirebug's offenseAllan E. Parrish
Thu Dec 20, 20129ACause of everything going up?Ian Livengood and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Tue Dec 4, 201247DHot crime topic?Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Nov 27, 201250DBad ignition? (2)Peter A. Collins
Mon Nov 5, 201218ACrime started with a matchAndrea Carla Michaels
Thu Nov 1, 201255D"Backdraft" crime (2)George Barany and Victor Barocas
Sat Oct 1, 201142AIgnition troubleDavid Quarfoot
Thu Jun 9, 20119DBad match result?Joon Pahk
Mon Jun 6, 201130ANot an accidental fireGary Whitehead
Sun Feb 13, 2011100DMatch play? (5)Ian Livengood
Wed Jan 20, 20103DFlame blame, sometimesTrip Payne
Sat Jan 9, 201029AReason for a lighter conviction?Chuck Deodene
Sun Oct 25, 200982DHot topic in insuranceBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Sep 24, 200910DSubject of an insurance investigationBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Mar 10, 20099ACause of something going up?Thomas Takaro
Tue Feb 10, 200927DBurning issue (2)John Underwood
Sat Nov 1, 200839AIllegal match play?Donald K. Willing
Sat Oct 11, 200830DBad ignition? (2)Pete Mitchell
Mon Jun 16, 200846DCriminal burningRonald J. and Nancy J. Byron
Sat Jul 7, 200726ABad combustionTodd McClary
Mon Feb 26, 200729DCrime sometimes done for the insurancePeter A. Collins
Sun Nov 12, 200625DBad lighting? (4)Patrick Berry
Sun Jun 11, 200630AIllegal lighting?Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Thu Jun 1, 20064ACommon insurance fraudEthan Cooper
Fri Oct 21, 200523AIllegal firing (3)Louis Hildebrand
Sun Dec 5, 20047DBad lighting? (4)David J. Kahn
Thu Sep 30, 200413DFlaming felony (2)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Wed May 26, 200435DMatch play? (5)David J. Kahn
Sun Apr 6, 200363DInsurance fraud ploy, perhapsJoe DiPietro
Sun Feb 16, 200377ALighter chargeCharles M. Deber
Thu Jan 23, 200320ACrime for which one takes the heatCathy Millhauser
Mon Nov 18, 200237ASetting of a fire maliciouslyNancy Salomon and Gail Grabowski
Sun Oct 13, 200239AUnlawful firing? (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 3, 200292AFire work (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Aug 6, 200148DBurning desire? (3)Bernice Gordon
Thu May 17, 200119AMatch play? (5)David J. Kahn
Sun Nov 26, 200024ALighter offense?Patrick Berry
Sun Nov 12, 200080DLighting of a torchJoe DiPietro
Wed Mar 22, 200053DGasoline may make it goRichard Silvestri
Sun Feb 6, 2000102DIllegal firing (3)Richard Hughes
Fri Dec 10, 199949DUnlawful firing? (3)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Fri Dec 3, 199924DLight work?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Jul 13, 199918ATorcher's misdeed (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Jun 8, 19991ATorcher's misdeed (2)Fred Piscop
Sun Apr 4, 199920AMatching felony?Richard Silvestri
Sun Feb 28, 19993DFlame throwing, maybeDave Tuller
Fri Jan 22, 199920AInsurance ployEd Early
Thu Dec 31, 199814AFlareup of crime? (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thu Dec 3, 199849DBad lighting? (4)Cathy Millhauser
Fri Nov 20, 199830DAlarming felony?Manny Nosowsky
Mon Feb 23, 19984DFire-setting crimeMark Danna
Wed Nov 12, 19978AMatch play? (5)Randall J. Hartman
Thu Oct 23, 199747AResult of a burning desireFrances Hansen
Thu Aug 21, 199749AIt may involve gasMartin Ashwood-Smith
Sun Jul 27, 1997105A"Backdraft" concernJune Boggs
Sun Jul 13, 19975DSome insurance fraudFred Piscop
Thu Jul 10, 199766ABad lighting? (4)Matt Gaffney
Fri Mar 21, 199736D"Backdraft" crime (2)Shannon Burns
Thu May 16, 199667ABurning desire? (3)F. Longo
Sat Apr 20, 19967DUnlawful firing (3)R. Norris
Fri Jul 21, 199520D53 Across's crimeMatt Gaffney
Wed Jul 19, 199570AIgnition problem?Nancy S. Ross
Fri Sep 23, 199457AFirework? (2)Bryant White
Thu Apr 28, 19946DIllegal firing (3)Randy Sowell
Wed Feb 9, 19945DMatch play? (5)Randolph Ross
Sun Jan 2, 199434ALighting problem?Brian G. Tyler

2 results for ARSON from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 22, 2015acrosticFA case of faulty ignition?Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Nov 28, 1999panda45DNora's felonyMel Taub

163 results for ARSON from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Sep 6, 199341DAntisocial burning desireBill PolvogtTaub
Sun Aug 1, 19938DFiery felonyMartin FassMaleska
Sun Feb 28, 199369DPyromaniac's crimeKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Fri Jun 12, 199246DPyromaniac's crimeWayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Tue Apr 21, 199227DFirebug's crimeNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Thu Jan 9, 199211DFire for hireTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Dec 30, 199147DFlaming crimeFred TooleMaleska
Tue Sep 10, 199115AFirebug's crimeFred TooleMaleska
Sat Aug 31, 199127DPyromaniac's crimeKenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Aug 14, 199124DPyromaniac's crimeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Apr 6, 199141AMalicious burningRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
Tue Jan 1, 199171AAwful result of burning desireFred TooleMaleska
Thu Apr 26, 19906DFiery felonyBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thu Mar 29, 19902DIncendiarismPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Sat Nov 18, 198953AA felonyPatterson PeppleMaleska
Sun May 28, 19891AFiery felonyJeanne WilsonMaleska
Wed Dec 14, 198867AWhy some carry a torch?William S. McIlrathMaleska
Tue Oct 18, 198852DCriminal actLois SidwayMaleska
Thu Sep 22, 198845APyromaniac's crimeWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed Jul 13, 198849DA felonyChristy RidleyMaleska
Tue Apr 12, 19882DPyromaniac's crimeKenneth WitteMaleska
Mon Jan 4, 198869AFiery crimeErnie FurtadoMaleska
Thu Nov 12, 198725APyromaniac's crimeR. S. JonesMaleska
Mon Sep 7, 198748DA felonyDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Thu Jul 30, 198733DHeated crimeGayle DeanMaleska
Fri Apr 10, 198753DHot crimeWilson McBeathMaleska
Sun Oct 19, 1986100DFire marshal's concernNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sat Oct 11, 198623DFiery crimeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu May 1, 198630DHeated crimeGayle DeanMaleska
Mon Mar 24, 198618DFiery crimeWhittenMaleska
Sat Mar 1, 198619AFirebug's crimeErnst TheimerMaleska
Mon Dec 30, 198534DHot crimeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Dec 7, 198513DPyromaniacal actGayle DeanMaleska
Thu Nov 14, 19859DPyromaniac's crimeWilliam CanineMaleska
Mon Oct 28, 198512DMalicious burningJames R. BurnsMaleska
Mon May 6, 198512DHot crimeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Mar 16, 198525AFiery felonyJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sat Jan 26, 198549DPyromaniac's crimeEli WesoffMaleska
Tue Jun 5, 198451DBurning issue for law enforcersH. M. KennedyMaleska
Sun Apr 22, 1984112APyromaniac's crimeTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Mar 12, 198413DA cause of combustionJohnsonMaleska
Sun Feb 19, 198446DHot crimeBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Feb 6, 198448AMalicious burningNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Feb 5, 198470DPyromaniac's crimeHenry HookMaleska
Sun Nov 27, 198317DMalicious firingJack R. Harnes, M.D.Maleska
Sun Nov 6, 198396DFirebug's crimeBert H. KruseMaleska
Fri Apr 29, 198347APyromaniac's offenseJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wed Dec 22, 19824DMajor crimeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Dec 11, 198211DTorch's crimeWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Nov 28, 198262DKind of squadWarren W. ReichMaleska
Mon Sep 6, 198245DFiery felonyAdamsMaleska
Sun Aug 29, 1982105DTorch's crimeJim PageMaleska
Sun Jul 18, 198299DA major crimeRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Tue Sep 22, 198147ACrime causing a conflagrationRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
Wed Sep 2, 198159ACriminal offenseBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Aug 11, 198151DPyromaniac's crimeJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sun Jun 14, 19817DFire crimeJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Sun Nov 30, 1980141ACrime by one carrying a torchA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Nov 5, 19808DAwful result of a burning desireCivenMaleska
Thu Sep 25, 198033DPyromaniac's delightMaduraMaleska
Sun Aug 24, 198020APyromaniac's actJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tue Aug 12, 198050AIllegal burningJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Jul 16, 198028DCrime climbing in our timeMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sun Jun 15, 198030AIncendiarismTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Jan 27, 198081DFire inspector's concernBert BeamanMaleska
Wed Aug 8, 19793DA felonyR. W. GreenleafMaleska
Mon Jul 9, 197944DPyromaniac's crimeAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Jun 3, 1979120ACrime increasing in our timeBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Apr 8, 1979117ACrime laid to NeroAlfio MicciMaleska
Thu Apr 5, 197922APyromaniac's specialtyElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Wed Apr 4, 19798DOne concern of an insurerJean J. DavisonMaleska
Mon Jul 10, 197819APyromaniac's crimeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Feb 9, 197829DDeliberate firingAnn JenkinsMaleska
Sun Nov 20, 197753AA major crimeAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Sat Nov 19, 197731APyromaniac's crimeHenry HookMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 197727AFelonyBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Jan 9, 197734DFirebug jobStanley A. KurzbanWeng
Tue Nov 23, 197637ACrimeAlfio MicciWeng
Thu Oct 7, 197626DCrime laid to NeroRuth N. SchultzWeng
Tue Oct 5, 197621ACertain felonyReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Sun Sep 5, 197693DCertain crimeCornelia WarrinerWeng
Mon Jul 5, 197642ACertain crimeAlfio MicciWeng
Fri Mar 5, 197621DPyromaniac's crimeSophie FiermanWeng
Fri Nov 28, 197513DCertain crimeTap OsbornWeng
Fri Aug 29, 197547DPyromaniac's crimeJordan S. LasherWeng
Thu Jun 26, 19759DFirebug's actionNorton RhoadesWeng
Sun May 25, 197591ACertain crimeElizabeth YaroWeng
Thu May 8, 197543ACertain crimeMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Wed Dec 4, 197452DCertain crimeDavid CrosattoWeng
Sun Oct 27, 197493DCertain crimeThomas SheehanWeng
Mon Jun 10, 19744DMajor crimeHerb L. RisteenWeng
Fri Aug 24, 197332AIncendiary's indictmentUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 22, 197350DCrimeDavid A. MurrayWeng
Fri Feb 9, 197332ACertain crimeUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 17, 197247DPyromaniac's aimUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 15, 197232ACertain crimeUnknownWeng
Tue Apr 4, 197268ACertain crimeUnknownWeng
Fri Feb 18, 197251AFirebug's genreUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 21, 197124APyromaniac's crimeEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Tue Feb 2, 197124DCertain crimeUnknownWeng
Thu Jan 29, 197059ACrime of a kindUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 9, 1969137AKind of crimeJohn WilligWeng
Mon Sep 9, 196834AA felony.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 6, 196721AHeinous crime.Thomas E. DevlinFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 1967116DIncendiarism.Ross L. Jamison, Jr.Farrar
Mon Jan 16, 196765AFire, as a crime.Norton RhoadesFarrar
Thu Jan 2, 196430APyromania.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Oct 20, 196358APunishable crime.Tom MixonFarrar
Fri Sep 13, 196318AA felony.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 2, 196329DIncendiarism.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 11, 196229DIncendiarism.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 8, 196248DPyromania.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 26, 196211DA felony.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sun Feb 18, 1962130AA felony.Lois HillisFarrar
Sat Nov 4, 196110DIllegal burning.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 30, 196177AType of crime.Norma SchierFarrar
Sat Jun 24, 196138AInsurance problem.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 13, 196128DPyromaniac's crime.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 6, 196141AInsurer's concern.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 28, 196141AA felony.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 6, 196131DType of felony.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 13, 196159AIncendiarism.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 23, 1960109ACrime by fire.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Aug 1, 196035DMalicious burning.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 31, 195940AMalicious burning.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 19596AA felony.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Sep 2, 195920AFirebug's crime.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 29, 195916AFirebug's crime.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sun Apr 19, 195988DA felony.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Nov 4, 19589DMalicious burning.Walt ClarkFarrar
Mon Aug 4, 19583DCrime of fire setting.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Feb 20, 195857AIncendiarism.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Oct 28, 195757AIncendiarism.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 1, 195715AWork of a firebug.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 17, 195730DPyromania.Helen BernardFarrar
Wed Dec 19, 19568DIncendiarism.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu Oct 4, 19565AA major crime.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu May 24, 195654ALawless firing.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 22, 19569DIncendiarism.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Apr 15, 195616DFelonious fire.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 1, 1956135AIncendiarism.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Oct 24, 195541AIncendiarism.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Sep 8, 195517AFelonious act.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Aug 27, 195556ACrime of fire.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Aug 20, 195538AA felony.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 12, 195553DA felony.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Apr 10, 195565AFirebug's crime.Sam LakeFarrar
Tue Apr 5, 195524DFirebug's fixation.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Jan 30, 195578AA felony.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Jun 27, 195320DA felony.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Mar 26, 195257AProblem for the Police Department.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 27, 19529DA felony.Alice CookFarrar
Fri Aug 17, 195123AMalicious burning.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 3, 195156AOf concern to fire insurance companies.Robert HeglerFarrar
Fri Dec 29, 195016APrevalent crime.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 2, 195032APyromaniac's crime.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jan 1, 195089AMalicious burning.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Aug 21, 194988DWillful burning.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Apr 11, 194829AA felony.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Jun 8, 194750AIncendiarism.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Dec 29, 1946104AA phase of terrorism.Harriot CookeFarrar
Sun Jun 16, 194697ACriminal burning.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Dec 27, 194239DMalicious burning.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar