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87 results for BASIC

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

Thursday, January 11, 201821ALike a course labeled "101"Sam Trabucco
Saturday, January 31, 201551DTurning phenolphthalein pinkTim Croce
Tuesday, October 22, 20136ALike a college course labeled "101"Kevan Choset
Monday, June 4, 201213DFundamental (4)John R. O'Brien
Wednesday, March 28, 20124DNuts-and-boltsJoe DiPietro
Monday, February 20, 20126DFundamental (4)Samuel A. Donaldson
Thursday, April 7, 20111DComputer language from 1964Henry Hook
Wednesday, June 16, 201051A101 (2)Joe Krozel
Tuesday, February 9, 201034DLike the A B C'sRobert Cirillo
Wednesday, July 22, 200933DMeat-and-potatoes (4)Patrick Blindauer
Saturday, January 17, 20096DNot advancedBrad Wilber
Monday, October 13, 20081ANo-frills (3)Anthony J. Salvia
Sunday, March 30, 20085A101, in a course namePaula Gamache
Sunday, April 8, 200781DUnadornedByron Walden
Thursday, March 22, 200739AMeat-and-potatoes (4)Karen M. Tracey
Wednesday, April 6, 200543ALike 101 coursesMichael Doran
Tuesday, October 5, 20041DUnderlying (2)James R. Leeds
Sunday, August 15, 200471AMeat-and-potatoes (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, January 27, 200416AEarly computer languageRandall J. Hartman
Friday, May 16, 200342D101 (2)Michael Shteyman
Tuesday, August 6, 200224DFundamental (4)Ethan Cooper and Michael Shteyman
Sunday, June 9, 200294D101, in course namesRandolph Ross
Monday, April 1, 200253DMicrosoft's first productRoger Barkan
Monday, April 1, 200230AFundamental (4)Roger Barkan
Sunday, December 3, 200056AKind of instinctElizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, April 19, 200048AMeat-and-potatoes (4)Frances Hansen
Thursday, December 16, 19995ANo-frills (3)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, October 13, 199941DWord in 101 course namesDavid Levinson Wilk
Sunday, May 9, 199997AUnderlying (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Saturday, January 9, 199924DNo-frills (3)Harvey Estes
Monday, September 21, 199825DAcronymic computer language nameMatthew Lees
Wednesday, December 17, 19974DKind of trainingMichael S. Maurer
Friday, September 19, 199714DComputer languageRich Norris

54 results for BASIC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, July 26, 199139AFundamentalJim PageMaleska
Thursday, January 3, 19911AIrreducibleAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Thursday, March 15, 19901DAlkalineRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, September 19, 198713DFundamentalCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Thursday, August 6, 198727DFundamentalJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, February 16, 19873DLike some EnglishVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Wednesday, April 9, 198643AFundamentalEdward BobbMaleska
Wednesday, October 16, 198510DFundamentalJim PageMaleska
Tuesday, August 27, 19855AFundamentalChristy RidleyMaleska
Wednesday, April 18, 198440DFundamentalRobert KatzMaleska
Tuesday, November 1, 198354AUnderlyingA. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, August 5, 198350DIrreducibleQuiveyMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 198361DFundamentalJim PageMaleska
Friday, June 24, 19838DType of trainingKevin WrayMaleska
Saturday, April 23, 198314DIrreduciblePeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, December 15, 198249DFundamentalJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Wednesday, November 4, 198127D___ EnglishC. J. AngioMaleska
Friday, May 15, 198114DFundamentalWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, April 22, 19812DFundamentalJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, June 14, 19804AElementaryJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, June 26, 197811DFundamentalRuth Lake TepperMaleska
Sunday, March 26, 197879DIrreducibleA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, December 18, 1977107AFundamentalJim PageMaleska
Tuesday, October 26, 197647DFundamentalMarstonWeng
Tuesday, July 15, 197538AKind of blackGeorge MadridWeng
Sunday, March 23, 197559AKind of trainingTom MixonWeng
Monday, June 25, 197346DKind of trainingUnknownWeng
Monday, June 12, 197228DElementaryUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 23, 197117AKind of trainingUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 11, 197031AFundamentalJoseph LaFauciWeng
Tuesday, May 20, 196947D___ English.UnknownWeng
Sunday, August 27, 196713DFundamental.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, January 22, 196632AEssential.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 1, 196523DFundamental.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wednesday, June 10, 196422DEssential.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 12, 196340DOne kind of English.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wednesday, November 7, 196251AFundamental.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 16, 196225DEssential.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Monday, June 26, 196127DFundamental.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 10, 196068DPrimary.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, March 25, 195950AFundamental.Sidney LambertFarrar
Saturday, August 2, 195815DFundamental.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Thursday, August 22, 195725DEssential.Walt ClarkFarrar
Tuesday, April 3, 195625DFundamental.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, March 15, 195630AEssential.Mel TaubFarrar
Saturday, May 15, 19541AWhat army training is.Isaac KertFarrar
Thursday, September 17, 195345DEssential.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, August 25, 19535AElemental.Roberta MorseFarrar
Thursday, July 2, 19537DDown to earth.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, June 9, 195324D___ English.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, December 28, 195252DFundamental.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, September 29, 195212DWhat Army training is.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 14, 195214A___ English.Sam LakeFarrar
Sunday, August 20, 194484DFundamental.Dan CaywoodFarrar