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

263 results for BETA

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

Fri Oct 11, 201937AVersion before a stable releaseAndy Kravis
Fri Jun 21, 201937DWith 49-Down, early tryoutRobyn Weintraub
Sun Mar 24, 201935DTesting stage (3)Trenton Charlson
Wed Feb 13, 201944AWhat bugs are found in (2)Ross Trudeau
Fri Nov 16, 201829A___ testingKyle Dolan
Fri Oct 26, 201834ANot finalEvan Kalish
Mon Oct 8, 20183DSoftware version for testingJacob Stulberg
Sat Jul 1, 201731DA new computer program may be in itDavid Phillips
Sat Feb 4, 201734AWhat bugs are found in (2)Patrick Berry
Wed Nov 23, 201655DTesting stage (3)David Steinberg
Sun Oct 2, 201650AIt may be full of bugsZhouqin Burnikel
Wed Mar 23, 201624DTesting stage (3)Alex Boisvert and Jeff Chen
Wed Sep 16, 201534ASee 22-AcrossJoel Fagliano and Finn Vigeland
Wed Jun 10, 20154AUn-debugged software version, perhapsTracy Gray
Mon Mar 9, 20151ALetter after alphaDebbie Ellerin
Sat Jan 3, 201525DTest letter?Sam Ezersky
Mon Nov 24, 201424AAlpha, ___, gamma ... (2)Robert Seminara
Sun Aug 10, 20144ANot the final versionElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Mar 4, 201354DOld VHS rivalIan Livengood
Sun Jul 1, 201287DKind of test (5)Dan Schoenholz
Wed Mar 7, 201232ASoftware prototype (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jan 29, 201283D___ decayIan Livengood
Tue Jan 17, 201223DAlpha-gamma connectorElizabeth A. Long
Wed Jun 1, 20119ASoftware prototype (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Mar 8, 20117DTest software releasePaul Hunsberger
Sat Jan 8, 201138AWhat bugs are often found inWill Nediger
Sat Feb 13, 201052DNot fully testedAshish Vengsarkar
Tue Sep 1, 200910AEarly software versionSteven Ginzburg
Mon Jul 13, 200935DGamma preceder (2)C. W. Stewart
Thu Jun 25, 200942AKind of blocker (4)Bill Zais
Tue Apr 21, 200911DSoftware test version (2)Ronald J. and Nancy J. Byron
Sun Apr 12, 2009105DTest stage (2)Eric Berlin
Wed Jan 28, 200966ATest version (4)Michael Langwald
Mon Dec 29, 200826DCommercial prefix with -max or -camKevin Donovan
Wed Oct 22, 20081ATest version (4)Gary J. Whitehead
Thu Sep 25, 200838DKey letter (2)Victor Fleming
Thu Mar 6, 200819ANot yet final, in a wayPamela Amick Klawitter
Mon Jan 7, 200811DAlpha, ___, gamma ... (2)Lynn Lempel
Fri Nov 30, 200711ASecond in a series (3)Henry Hook
Fri Sep 21, 20073DSecond of 24Paula Gamache
Sun Sep 16, 2007114AEarly versionMike Nothnagel
Sun Mar 25, 200784ATest version (4)Fred Piscop
Thu Nov 2, 200614AOld VCR formatJohn Farmer
Thu Sep 7, 200631ATest stage (2)Lucy Gardner Anderson
Tue Aug 8, 20063DTest modelEd Early
Tue Jul 4, 200633ATest version (4)Ed Early
Tue Feb 28, 200658DPhi ___ Kappa (3)Jim Hyres
Sat Aug 20, 20051AEarly releasePatrick Berry
Sun May 29, 200552DIt's not the final releaseFrank Longo
Wed May 4, 200564AKind of blocker (4)Victor Fleming
Sun Aug 15, 2004131D___ blocker (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Jan 1, 20041ASecond in a series (3)Richard Silvestri
Thu Oct 23, 20033DNot-quite-final softwareMichael Shteyman
Tue Sep 16, 200359AGamma preceder (2)Michael Doran
Fri Aug 8, 200311ANuclear physics prefixMyles Callum
Wed Jul 23, 200351DLoser to VHSEd Early
Sun Jun 22, 2003125AWith 61-Down, Pollux, e.g.John Duschatko
Sun Mar 30, 200382A___-testAlan Arbesfeld
Thu Dec 5, 200219DAs yet unmarketed, as softwareJoe DiPietro
Mon Nov 5, 200140APhi ___ Kappa (3)Jenny Gutbezahl
Tue Jul 24, 200120ASoftware test version (2)Gayle Dean
Thu Jun 21, 200143AKind of test (5)Peter Abide
Sun Jan 21, 200183DKind of test (5)Con Pederson
Sun Jan 7, 200164DSecond in a series (3)Manny Nosowsky
Fri Jun 30, 200021AKind of test (5)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Jun 12, 200026APhi ___ Kappa (3)Andrea C. Michaels
Mon Jul 5, 199918A___ carotene (3)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Nov 8, 199878DSecond in orderFred Piscop
Sun Jul 5, 1998119ACertain constellation starJoe DiPietro
Sun Dec 7, 199757AKind of test (5)Randolph Ross
Wed Aug 13, 199762AVHS alternative (3)Richard Silvestri
Sun Aug 10, 199765AKind of testingNancy Nicholson Joline
Mon Aug 4, 19974DVHS alternative (3)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Apr 16, 199726DHome video formatBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Apr 8, 199765AKind of blocker (4)Fred Piscop
Tue Jan 7, 199764AKey letter (2)J. Schmalzbach
Mon Dec 30, 199649D___ carotene (3)C. F. Murray
Tue Dec 24, 19961A___ blocker (2)E. C. Gorski
Thu Oct 24, 19961AKind of blocker (4)M. S. Maurer
Sat Aug 24, 199651DPhase constant, in physicsJ. Page
Mon Jan 23, 199532DObsolescent VCR formatSidney L. Robbins
Thu Jan 27, 19941DKind of starBetty Jorgensen
Mon Dec 20, 199368A_____ carotene (3)Norma Steinberg
Sat Dec 18, 199329DVHS alternative (3)Manny Nosowsky

3 results for BETA from Variety puzzles.

Jul 5, 2015cryptic1DBHB (4)Richard Silvestri
Feb 25, 2007panda49AHeart of Tibetans' letterMel Taub
Oct 10, 2004other34DFree, in a bat's nameLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon

176 results for BETA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thu Sep 30, 199344ASecond in a seriesManny NosowskyTaub
Sun Jul 25, 199365DBeth's Greek cousinJacques LiwerMaleska
Tue Jul 13, 19931AGreek BMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Sat Apr 17, 199324DVCR tape formatKevin BoyleMaleska
Sat Nov 14, 199233DLetter on a keyJames L. BeattyMaleska
Sun Apr 5, 199249DBeth's Greek cousinWarren W. ReichMaleska
Wed Oct 2, 199132DSecond in a seriesJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Aug 21, 199114AAlpha followerBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thu May 23, 199123DKind of particle or rayJudith PerryMaleska
Wed Apr 24, 199160DVHS competitorCharles E. GerschMaleska
Sun Mar 10, 1991129DKind of particle or rayJoan P. LeemhorstMaleska
Wed Jun 20, 199054DGreek letterRita YelleMaleska
Fri May 25, 199061AGreek letterKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Thu Apr 5, 19901DSecond in a seriesBetty JorgensenMaleska
Mon Dec 11, 198942AAlpha followerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Oct 17, 198953DPhi follower on a keyJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu Sep 14, 19891AHonor-society letterPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Tue Mar 14, 198958ASecond Greek letterCohenMaleska
Wed Nov 2, 198851DGreek letterRita YelleMaleska
Mon Aug 22, 198863AKey letterJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Mar 2, 19881AA rayWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Thu Jan 7, 198834DGreek letterDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Wed Nov 5, 198610APhi ___ KappaErnie FurtadoMaleska
Mon Nov 3, 198654DAlpha followerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Aug 15, 19866DSecond of a seriesWalter CovellMaleska
Fri Jul 4, 198641ABeth's Greek cousinH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Tue Jun 10, 198629DKey letterJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Jun 4, 198638AGamma precederKay SullivanMaleska
Wed Mar 26, 198643A___ particle (electron)Larry GoldhirschMaleska
Sat Sep 14, 198555DKind of ray or waveRobert KatzMaleska
Sat Jul 27, 198548ABeth's Greek cousinPatterson PeppleMaleska
Sat Jun 29, 198510AGreek letterGayle DeanMaleska
Mon Dec 31, 19841AAlpha followerMerryl MaleskaMaleska
Thu Aug 2, 198424ASecond in a seriesBrownMaleska
Sun Dec 25, 198331DGreek letterAnne FoxMaleska
Thu Nov 24, 198343AChard genusJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Oct 20, 198343DLetter on a keyLois SidwayMaleska
Fri Aug 19, 198349DGreek letterJamie KaplanMaleska
Sun Aug 7, 198383AKey letterGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Fri Jan 14, 198334DKey letterBernice GordonMaleska
Fri Jun 4, 19821AGamma's predecessorCatherine BenanteMaleska
Mon May 10, 198234AGamma precederJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Thu Jul 30, 198132DPhi ___ KappaEmory H. CainMaleska
Sun May 10, 198158ASecond-brightest starJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wed Feb 25, 198122DKey letterWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Jan 17, 198117ASecond in a Greek seriesI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sat Jan 3, 19813DElementary particleNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sat Oct 25, 198050DBright starMermelsteinMaleska
Sun Jul 20, 1980104DKind of rayMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sun Jul 6, 198021AKey letterBert RosenfieldMaleska
Tue Jul 1, 19801AFraternity letter between phi and kappaHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Sep 24, 197942AHonor society letterJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Jul 1, 197940DGreek letterAnne FoxMaleska
Sun Apr 2, 1978100DLetter on a keyRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Feb 17, 197821APhi ___ KappaA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Jan 2, 197839DWord on a certain keyHarriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Thu Jul 14, 197747DLetter on a scholar's keyJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tue May 3, 197734DLetter on a keyAlice H. KaufmanMaleska
Fri Oct 8, 197656DGreek letterStanley A. KurzbanWeng
Thu May 13, 197645ABetween Phi and KappaExmanWeng
Wed May 12, 197612DGreek letterSophie FiermanWeng
Thu Mar 25, 19763DGreek letterSophie FiermanWeng
Mon Mar 8, 197610AGreek letterF. CoatesWeng
Mon Jan 5, 197613DGreek letterHerb L. RisteenWeng
Wed Sep 24, 19751AGreek letterWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Jun 21, 197548DGreek letterWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue May 27, 197515AGreek letterHerb L. RisteenWeng
Sat Nov 23, 197414DGreek letterJordan S. LasherWeng
Mon Nov 11, 197450AGreek letterEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Nov 4, 197411DGreek letterHenry V. StrakaWeng
Fri Aug 2, 197434DBetween alpha and gammaJordan S. LasherWeng
Thu Jul 25, 197441DGreek letterJean ReedWeng
Mon Jul 8, 197450AGreek letterElizabeth M. QuackenbushWeng
Tue May 21, 197429DKind of test or rayLois HillisWeng
Sun Nov 18, 1973130DLetter on a keyEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon Oct 15, 197364AGreek letterUnknownWeng
Sun May 20, 197371AKind of rayPeter T. ThorntonWeng
Sat Dec 9, 197256DGreek letterUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 16, 197240AGreek letterUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 24, 1972108DGreek letterGeorge Rose SmithWeng
Sun Jul 2, 1972126AGreek letterAnne FoxWeng
Thu Jun 29, 197217ASecond in a seriesUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 2, 197235DKind of rayBert KruseWeng
Tue Aug 17, 19715ACertain rayUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 29, 197153DGreek letterUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 26, 197145DGreek letterUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 3, 197142AGreek letterUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 4, 197047DGreek letterUnknownWeng
Fri Jan 30, 197046AGreek letterUnknownWeng
Mon Jul 7, 19691AGreek letter.UnknownWeng
Sat Jun 14, 196929DGreek letter.UnknownWeng
Tue Jun 3, 196939AGreek letter.UnknownWeng
Mon May 12, 196911DGreek letter.UnknownWeng
Thu Feb 6, 196913DGreek letter.UnknownWeng
Tue Sep 3, 196860DSecond in a series.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 19, 196860AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 21, 196836ASecond in a series.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 30, 196866AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 22, 196844DGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 24, 196797DGreek letter.Jean ReedFarrar
Sun May 28, 1967103DSecond in a series.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Apr 3, 19671DSecond of a series.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
Fri Mar 10, 196757DSecond of a series.Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Jan 25, 196752DSecond brightest star.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 196650A___ rays.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Sep 26, 196625AType of ray.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 28, 196691DGreek letter.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat Aug 6, 196644DSecond in a series.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 11, 196659DSecond of a series.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 8, 196517AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 12, 196546ASecond of a series.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 5, 196423AFraternity letter.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 15, 196497ASecond in a series.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tue Oct 27, 196437AFraternity letter.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 10, 196471AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 30, 196458ASecond brightest star.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 1, 196460DGreek letter.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sat Jul 27, 196324AKind of ray.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 20, 196356DFraternity man.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 7, 19635AGreek letter.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Thu Apr 26, 196255DSecond of a series.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Feb 18, 1962110ASecond of a series.Lois HillisFarrar
Wed Sep 20, 196150DGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 18, 1961109DSecond of a series.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon May 22, 196169AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 6, 196160DGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 29, 196041DSecond in a series.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 22, 196016AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 29, 19593DSecond in a series.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 19, 195938ASecond of a series.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 18, 195938AFraternity letter.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 12, 195844DGreek letter.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Oct 27, 195833AGreek letter.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Jul 21, 195836AGreek letter.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Jun 4, 195844ASecond U. S. satellite, 1958 ___.J. F. KellyFarrar
Fri Apr 18, 195853DGreek letter.Herman KeldFarrar
Thu Nov 28, 195753DSecond brightest star in a constellation.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 26, 19571DGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 14, 195745AGreek letter.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Mar 6, 195758ABefore gamma.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Aug 26, 195636AType of electronic ray.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jul 29, 1956115DSecond of a series.William S. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Tue Jul 24, 19567ASymbol on a certain key.Marion MoeserFarrar
Fri Jun 15, 195638DPart of a fraternity insignia.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Oct 12, 19546ASymbol designating the second of a series.Alice CookFarrar
Fri Sep 24, 19541AGreek letter.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sat May 22, 195413DGreek letter.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Apr 25, 195471ASecond-brightest star.Israel GitterFarrar
Fri Mar 26, 195444AGreek letter.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Nov 8, 195365DSecond of a series.Israel GitterFarrar
Mon Aug 24, 195338DGreek letter.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Aug 5, 195355DGreek letter.Bernice GordonFarrar
Fri Jul 31, 19533DPhi ___ Kappa.Roberta MorseFarrar
Fri Feb 6, 195354DGreek letter.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Jan 24, 195353DGreek letter.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Oct 3, 195260AGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 7, 195262ASecond in a series.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 8, 195210APart of a fraternity name.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 12, 195238APhi ___ Kappa.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 6, 195251AGreek letter.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
Sun Dec 16, 1951106AJust before gamma.Charles CrossFarrar
Thu Oct 18, 195142DGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 10, 195156DLetter before gamma.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 8, 1951106AThe Greek 2.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Jul 4, 195150DDesignating second-brightest star.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 5, 195130DGreek letter.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 195094DSecond brightest star.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Sep 10, 195035AGreek letter.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sun Aug 15, 194836AGreek letter.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Jan 19, 194789AGreek letter.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Dec 1, 194610ALetter meaning 2.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun Feb 10, 194685AGreek letter.C. L. CrossFarrar
Sun Mar 25, 1945109AGreek numeral, 2.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 194439AGreek letter.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun May 21, 1944127DGreek letter.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 1942116DLetter written by Plato.Willard N. JordanFarrar