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114 results for ASTERN

32 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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12DRudderwardGrant Thackray
48ANot taking a bow?Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
26ALike an outboard motorBarry C. Silk
32ATo the rear (3)Joon Pahk
116ARearward (3)Tony Orbach
8DToward the rudderPeter A. Collins
56ABehind (2)Victor Fleming
18DBack on boardAlan Arbesfeld
45DTo the rear, on a shipAndrea Carla Michaels
121DBehind (2)Kevin G. Der
13DNot aheadByron Walden
43ATo the rear, at seaAlan Arbesfeld
44DRearward (3)Philip Thomson
9DBack at sea (2)Frank Longo
46ATo the rear (3)Robert Dillman
17ABackward (3)Joe DiPietro
21ABack at sea (2)Sherry O. Blackard
61AWhere jetsam may goBrendan Emmett Quigley
25AAbaftKumar Balani
22ALike a wakeManny Nosowsky
36ABehind in the regattaRich Norris
59AShipboard directionNancy Salomon
35AIn the rearNoah Dephoure
45DIn reverseMatt Gaffney
51DBackward (3)M. S. Maurer
2DTo the rear (3)P. Jordan
35DRearward (3)F. Piscop
33AOpposite of ahead (2)R. Norris
44AAft (2)B. Jorgensen
91DOpposite of ahead (2)Rich Norris
31AAft (2)Harvey Estes
11DBackward (3)Alfio Micci

6 results for ASTERN from Variety puzzles.

May 20, 2018cryptic5AA rigid back on a boat (6)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Jan 29, 2017panda53AIsaac or Howard, e.g.Mel Taub
Feb 1, 2015cryptic12AA southern seabird back on a ship (6)Daniel Raymon
Jan 3, 2010acrosticDHeading for a poopEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Mar 2, 2008acrosticFToward the back of a feluccaEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Sep 10, 2000acrosticIBack in a shellEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

76 results for ASTERN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

6DBackward, at seaAlfio MicciMaleska
33AToward the back of a shipAlbert J. KlausMaleska
47ABackward, nauticallyNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
20AIn the wake ofEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
43DTo the rear of a shipJeanette K. BrillMaleska
45ATo the rearKenneth HaxtonMaleska
24AIn the rearArthur W. PalmerMaleska
64ABackwardEdward MarcheseMaleska
4DAftEli WesoffMaleska
6DToward the back, to HalseyKenneth WitteMaleska
46ABehind a shipChristy RidleyMaleska
22ARearwardJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
9DAftFrances HansenMaleska
46ABehind, at seaFraasMaleska
88DToward the back of the shipJudith C. DaltonMaleska
18D" . . . ___ and distant shore": ThayerEli WesoffMaleska
48DBehind a jetJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
27AAbaftWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
35DAftMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
5DBehind a linerKathryn RighterMaleska
22ABoatman's backwardMartha J. DeWittMaleska
5DBehind, at seaJean ReedWeng
59ANautical positionAlfio MicciWeng
8DPosition on a shipJames BarrickWeng
11DAt the rearRuth N. SchultzWeng
4DNautical positionMartha J. DeWittWeng
125DNautical directionAlexander BlackWeng
46DTo the rearUnknownWeng
9DAftMel RosenWeng
8DNautical positionUnknownWeng
15DNautical positionUnknownWeng
61DAftNancy SchusterWeng
117AIn the wakeJack LuzzattoWeng
101DNautical directionNancy SchusterWeng
19DPosition on a ship.UnknownWeng
128ADirection on a shipEileen BushWeng
4DAbaft.Louise EarnestWeng
21DTo the rearWilliam LutwiniakWeng
46ANautical term.UnknownFarrar
5DIn the wake of.UnknownFarrar
14DBackward.Anne FoxFarrar
114AIn the wake.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
22DAbaft.W. E. JonesFarrar
51ANautical term.UnknownFarrar
20AWhere the wake is.S. A. KayFarrar
21AIn the wake.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
17DAt the rear.A. J. SantoraFarrar
44DIn the wake.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
47DNautical term.Roberta MorseFarrar
20ATo the rear.UnknownFarrar
45DAft.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
43DAft.Madeline CorseFarrar
45AAbaft.S. A. KayFarrar
23ABackward.A. J. SantoraFarrar
29AIn the wake of.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
2DBackward.H. L. RisteenFarrar
47DWhere the wake is.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
50AWhere the wake is.S. A. KayFarrar
10DAfter aft.George HendersonFarrar
43APlace for an outboard motor.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
2DWhere the wake is.UnknownFarrar
48ANautical direction.Thomas MeekinFarrar
56AWhere the wake is.UnknownFarrar
61DAbaft.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
28DWhere the wake is.UnknownFarrar
24AIn the wake of (a ship).Thomas MeekinFarrar
27ABackward.P. J. LamannaFarrar
73AToward the rear.L. K. PetersFarrar
57DAbaft.Waldo RansonFarrar
19DToward the rear.Lester KeeneFarrar
88AToward the rear.Lester KeeneFarrar