It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.


See all the clues for any answer word, or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
Enter a word or pattern:

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay

205 results for BAN

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

Wed Dec 18, 201945AOutlaw (9)Margaret Saine
Wed Aug 14, 201927DProscription (2)David J. Kahn
Thu Feb 28, 201929DKick out for goodRandolph Ross
Sun Oct 28, 201857AForbiddanceErik Agard
Sun Sep 30, 20181AOutlaw (9)Natan Last
Sun Mar 25, 201840AInjunctionFinn Vigeland
Thu Feb 8, 201823AMore than a moratoriumErik Agard
Fri Jan 19, 20185DSmoking ___David J. Kahn
Fri Dec 15, 201732DBlock (3)Jacob Stulberg
Tue Oct 17, 201728AProhibit (6)Jeff Chen
Tue Sep 19, 201737DTest ___ (treaty subject)Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Aug 27, 20173DDeclare verbotenJeff Chen
Tue May 16, 201748DComplete blockBruce Haight
Sat Apr 22, 201740DInternational treaty subjectAdam Fromm
Sun Mar 19, 201788DExclusionGrant Thackray
Tue Jan 31, 201726ACompetitor of SecretNeil Padrick Wilson
Thu Jan 12, 201735AGovernment stance on texting while drivingJoe Krozel
Tue Mar 15, 201630DThe U.N.'s ___ Ki-moon (2)Gordon Johnson
Mon Aug 31, 201540DOutlaw (9)Michael Dewey
Thu Aug 27, 20159DPermanently excludeJoon Pahk
Sun Jun 28, 20159DOutlaw (9)Jeremy Newton
Sun May 10, 201569DSevere penaltyJacob Stulberg
Sun May 3, 201537DShut out (5)Dan Schoenholz
Sun Feb 15, 201510DTest ___Ellen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
Wed Oct 8, 201417APut on a blacklistMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Tue Dec 24, 201351ABoycottDavid J. Kahn
Sat Jan 19, 201359ATravel ___David Quarfoot
Fri Oct 26, 201223ASecret rival (2)Peter A. Collins
Wed Aug 1, 201224ACertain decreeDoug Peterson
Thu May 24, 201239ABlock (3)Derik Moore
Sun Apr 22, 201237DHeavy-handed measurePaula Gamache and Ed Stein
Mon Apr 2, 20128DProhibit (6)Lynn Lempel
Tue Jan 17, 20125DOutlaw (9)Elizabeth A. Long
Sat Dec 10, 201134AMake an exception?Corey Rubin
Sun Jul 31, 201139DThe U.N.'s ___ Ki-moon (2)Pamela Klawitter
Wed May 4, 201127AProscription (2)Jeff Chen
Sun Mar 6, 201173ACriminalizeDavid Levinson Wilk
Thu Jan 6, 20119DShut out (5)Mike Nothnagel
Sun Nov 14, 201039APreventive measurePatrick Berry
Wed Sep 29, 20108DProscribe (2)Charles Gersch
Mon May 17, 201053AForbid (2)Jay Kaskel
Sun Aug 16, 200948APut the kibosh onRandolph Ross
Tue Jul 7, 200950ABlackballLynn Lempel
Mon Dec 29, 200825DProhibition (2)Kevin Donovan
Tue May 13, 200863DNo-smoking ordinance, e.g.Caleb Madison
Sun Mar 23, 2008104AU.N. chief ___ Ki-moonRobert W. Harris
Mon Feb 18, 20089DProhibition (2)Lynn Lempel
Tue Aug 7, 200755AEmbargo (5)Daniel Kantor
Fri Aug 3, 200732DStop O.K.'ingCharles Barasch
Thu Dec 21, 200622APreclusionLynn Lempel
Sun Dec 3, 200674DOutlaw (9)Patrick Merrell
Fri Oct 6, 200662DOutlaw (9)Nancy Joline
Sun Oct 9, 200574AKeep out (2)Kyle Mahowald
Tue Feb 1, 20053DRoll-on brandKevan Choset
Mon Apr 12, 200419AProhibit (6)Gail Grabowski
Fri Apr 2, 200411DSure rivalGilbert H. Ludwig
Wed Jan 7, 200423AOutlaw (9)Mike Torch
Thu Nov 27, 200341DKick out (2)Joe DiPietro
Thu Jul 10, 200366DEmbargo (5)Michael Shteyman
Sun Dec 8, 200217ABlock (3)Peter Gordon
Sat Jul 27, 200246ABlackout (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Sun Apr 28, 200283AShut out (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Apr 26, 200145ABlackout (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Mon Feb 26, 200139AProhibit (6)Norma Steinberg
Sat Dec 16, 200056DOutlawry (3)Jim Page
Fri Dec 1, 200046AKeep out (2)Bob Klahn
Sun Oct 1, 200047DUncompromising lawNancy Nicholson Joline
Wed Aug 30, 20005ANuclear treaty resultBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Apr 12, 200045DProscribe (2)Peter Gordon
Tue Dec 21, 199913DShut out (5)Richard Hughes
Sun Oct 31, 1999112DEmbargo (5)Frank Longo
Fri Jun 25, 199923ASecret competitorMatt Gaffney
Sun Apr 25, 199963AExcludeJoe DiPietro
Thu May 7, 199842AInterdictEd Pegg Jr.
Wed Apr 15, 199850ARule outMichael S. Maurer
Wed Mar 11, 199824AOutlaw (9)Bette Sue Cohen
Mon Jan 5, 199850ATest-___ treatyMark Moldowsky
Mon Sep 22, 199750AForbid (2)Gregory E. Paul
Thu Jun 27, 199655DInterdictionR. Norris
Sat Mar 30, 199663DSure competitorD. R. Stark
Wed Mar 27, 199624D60's slogan "___the bomb"R. J. Hartman
Sun Mar 17, 199675AKick out (2)P. O'Gordon
Sun Nov 26, 199596AEmbargo (5)Harvey Estes
Sun Oct 29, 1995115AEmbargo (5)Maura B. Jacobson
Fri Sep 8, 199534DShut out (5)A.J. Santora
Wed Mar 15, 199540AOutlawry (3)Frances Hansen
Sun Aug 28, 19944DExceptionRandolph Ross
Mon Jul 18, 199456DProhibit (6)Wayne Robert Williams
Sun Jul 10, 199443DSecret rival (2)Alvin Chase
Wed Jun 8, 19941DProhibit (6)A.J. Santora
Thu Feb 24, 199441DOutlawry (3)Stanley Newman

2 results for BAN from Variety puzzles.

Dec 23, 2012diagramless49ARoll-on brandFred Piscop
Dec 26, 1999diagramless28AEmbargoFrank Longo

112 results for BAN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Mon Dec 14, 199243DBarJeff HerringtonMaleska
Sat Aug 29, 19921DProscribeTap OsbornMaleska
Sun May 3, 199288DForbidRosalind PavaneMaleska
Sun Oct 27, 1991103DDisallowMary M. MurdochMaleska
Tue Sep 3, 199137AProhibitLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Mar 22, 199150AInterdictionRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sun Feb 17, 19917DCensorNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sun Aug 12, 199077DInterdictWalter CovellMaleska
Sun May 13, 199033AProhibitionStanley GlassMaleska
Wed Jan 24, 199034AInterdictionRichard SilvestriMaleska
Mon Dec 11, 198927AForbidSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Oct 31, 19895DProhibitWhittenMaleska
Wed Sep 27, 19894DBaseball's Johnson, executive Hall-of-FamerWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Tue Jun 6, 198938AInterdictWilson McBeathMaleska
Fri May 19, 19898DProhibitPatterson PeppleMaleska
Thu Nov 3, 198830ADo away withJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Sep 25, 198899AForbidBetty JorgensenMaleska
Mon Feb 1, 198821AProhibitionRita YelleMaleska
Mon Jan 4, 198844AOutlawErnie FurtadoMaleska
Mon Nov 16, 19874DProhibitFred TooleMaleska
Fri Oct 16, 198736AInterdictWilson McBeathMaleska
Sun Nov 30, 198635DAnathemaHarold B. CountsMaleska
Mon Sep 29, 198610DProhibitAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Jul 7, 198646DProhibitAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thu May 22, 198651AProhibitionJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sun Mar 16, 1986106AInterdictJune A. BoggsMaleska
Tue Dec 17, 198534AForbidSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Nov 1, 198558DBehave like Cato the ElderRobert KatzMaleska
Thu Jul 11, 198539DInterdictJames BarrickMaleska
Wed Mar 6, 198545DForbidJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Tue Feb 19, 19854DOutlawGayle DeanMaleska
Mon Jan 21, 19859ACensorJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Dec 17, 198348AInterdictBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Thu Nov 17, 198362DTabooLois SidwayMaleska
Tue Mar 1, 198366AProhibitJim PageMaleska
Thu Apr 29, 198235DProhibitionTeresa ForestallMaleska
Mon Sep 21, 198146AEdict of a sortJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun May 18, 198043DProhibitA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun May 4, 198094AInterdictReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Thu Jan 17, 198061DTabooWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Nov 6, 197938AProhibitJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wed Sep 19, 197936DTabooBensonMaleska
Tue Jul 3, 197957DForbidCarol DuttingMaleska
Sat Dec 30, 197811DInterdictRussellMaleska
Mon Jul 17, 19781DOutlawHal R. HollingerMaleska
Tue Jul 4, 197843DProhibitMel RosenMaleska
Tue Jun 27, 197861DForbidJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue May 30, 197833AForbidAdelyn LewisMaleska
Thu Sep 29, 197710DTabooJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sun Sep 11, 197769DTabooAlfio MicciMaleska
Wed Jun 29, 197728DProhibitVirginia ButlerMaleska
Fri Jun 10, 19775DEnjoinJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Tue Mar 15, 197761DProhibitWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Dec 1, 197637AForbidPetersenWeng
Mon Sep 20, 197630AProhibitJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Wed Aug 7, 197416AProhibitElizabeth A. YaroWeng
Wed Jul 25, 197324DTabooUnknownWeng
Sat Nov 20, 19716ATabooUnknownWeng
Sat Feb 6, 197120DRule outUnknownWeng
Tue Dec 8, 197036AForbidUnknownWeng
Thu Oct 8, 197030ADeclare verbotenUnknownWeng
Sat Sep 19, 197042AProhibitUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 14, 197060DInterdictUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 11, 197011AProscribeUnknownWeng
Tue Mar 17, 197035DProhibitUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 3, 196939DRumanian coin.UnknownWeng
Thu Dec 19, 196829DForbid.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 21, 196640AProhibition.Louise EarnestFarrar
Fri Jan 28, 196657AForbid.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 6, 196498AProhibit.Will WengFarrar
Thu Jul 9, 196428APrevent.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 5, 196331ADeclare verboten.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 26, 196323AProhibit.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 1, 196364AForbid.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 22, 196349DProhibition.Lois HillisFarrar
Mon Aug 20, 196238AForbid.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 6, 196230AForbid.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Apr 11, 196231DProhibit.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Tue Dec 12, 196150AInterdict.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 10, 196144DSentence of outlawry.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 2, 196039DProhibit.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 13, 195927AForbid.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 22, 1959135AInterdiction.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Jan 16, 195945AProhibition.Madeline CorseFarrar
Tue Nov 19, 19578DForbid.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 26, 195644AFather of Lancelot.Helen SmathersFarrar
Sat May 12, 19561AForbid authoritatively.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Mar 31, 195639DInterdiction.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Aug 18, 195529AEmbargo.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Apr 12, 195534AForbid.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Feb 20, 19559DCensorial action.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jan 15, 195526AInterdict.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri Mar 5, 195438AProhibit.Isaac KertFarrar
Sat Jan 9, 195434AForbid authoritatively.Diana SessionsFarrar
Mon Jun 22, 19533D"Off limits," for instance.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Aug 17, 1952115ASmall coin of Rumania.Israel GitterFarrar
Sat Jun 28, 19525DProhibition.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 2, 195235DInterdict.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 16, 195250AEmbargo.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 11, 195129DProscribe.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 12, 195182DInterdict.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Jul 19, 195143DBar.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 17, 195155AProhibit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 17, 195078AProhibit.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Wed Nov 29, 19509DProhibit.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 14, 195055AProhibit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 194974AForbid.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Feb 6, 1949133AForbid.G. A. K. SuttonFarrar
Sun Apr 11, 1948123DInterdict.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Mar 23, 1947134DOutlaw.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Mar 16, 1947115AInterdict.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Jan 10, 1943143DProhibit.Louis JenkinsFarrar