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184 results for BLOC

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Feb 26, 20187DLike-minded voting groupAndrea Carla Michaels and Mark Diehl
Tue Feb 20, 20185AVoting coalition (2)Joel Fagliano
Tue Dec 5, 20172DCongress's Freedom Caucus, e.g.Harry Smith and Zhouqin Burnikel
Sat Jul 15, 201750ATea Party, e.g. (2)Zachary Spitz
Sun Apr 23, 201764DFreedom Caucus, e.g.Olivia Mitra Framke
Wed Mar 29, 20176AOPEC, e.g.Jules P. Markey
Sun Dec 11, 201668DTea Partiers in Congress, e.g. (2)Tom McCoy
Mon Sep 12, 20166DGroup of like-minded votersVictor Fleming and Andrea Carla Michaels
Fri Jul 29, 201651DLike-minded votersJohn Guzzetta
Thu May 19, 201649DTrading group, e.g.Morton J. Mendelson
Fri Oct 9, 20159ALeague of nationsDavid Steinberg
Sat Dec 13, 201457AProgressives, e.g.James Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Thu Sep 18, 20141DBlue Dog Democrats, e.g.Joel Fagliano
Sun Mar 30, 201411DTea Partiers, e.g.Peter A. Collins
Sun Jan 12, 201476DAlliance (5)Andrew Chaikin
Thu Dec 5, 201355DTea Party, e.g. (2)Dan Schoenholz
Wed Jun 19, 201324DSoviet ___ (3)Richard F. Mausser
Mon Jun 17, 201336AVoting group (9)Johanna Fenimore and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sat Apr 20, 201331DEastern ___David Steinberg
Mon Mar 25, 201348ALike-minded group of votersAdam Prince
Tue Nov 20, 20126AVoting alliance (2)Allan E. Parrish
Tue Sep 25, 201258AVoting alliance (2)Ian Livengood
Mon Jul 9, 201224DPolitical coalition (2)C.W. Stewart
Tue Apr 17, 201238AGroup of votersMilo Beckman
Sun Apr 10, 201174ASoviet ___ (3)Paula Gamache
Thu Mar 24, 20111ATea Partiers, in Congress, e.g. (2)Ian Livengood
Sun Jan 31, 201039DFactionTony Orbach and Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Nov 25, 200957DPolitical grouping (2)Allan E. Parrish
Mon Sep 28, 200966APolitical coalition (2)Lynn Lempel
Fri Jul 3, 200948A___ Québécois (political party)Kevin G. Der
Wed Apr 8, 20098DCongressional Black Caucus, e.g.Joey Weissbrot
Mon Jan 19, 200937DVoting group (9)Tracey Snyder
Mon Sep 8, 200843DSoviet ___ (3)Oliver Hill
Mon May 14, 200729DVoting coalition (2)Paula Gamache
Mon Mar 19, 200711DVoting group (9)Richard Chisholm
Mon Oct 9, 200614AVoting group (9)Sarah Keller
Sun Aug 27, 200663ASolid South, onceSeth A. Abel
Thu Oct 13, 200523DLike-minded individualsPatrick Merrell
Tue Aug 2, 200561AAllied groupNancy Kavanaugh
Sun Jun 26, 200598AAlliance (5)Joe DiPietro
Mon Dec 13, 200417AGroup voting the same waySarah Keller
Sat Sep 18, 20049DLegislative groupBob Peoples
Mon Jun 28, 200417AConvention group (2)Sarah Keller
Wed Dec 31, 200335AUnited groupAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Mar 3, 20031AVoting group (9)Patrick Merrell
Wed Dec 25, 200256DConvention group (2)Patrick Merrell
Thu Oct 31, 20021ARepresentatives from farm states, e.g.Dave and Diane Epperson
Sun May 5, 20021ANonaligned nations, e.g.Patrick Berry
Wed Mar 13, 20021ABlack Caucus, e.g.Ed Early
Thu Oct 18, 200136AAlliance (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jul 10, 200142DGroup (2)Patrick Merrell
Mon Jul 2, 20012DVoting group (9)Sarah Keller
Sat Dec 23, 200035DUnionBob Klahn
Fri Jul 21, 200019AAlliance (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Jul 12, 199967AConservatives or liberals, say, in the SenateCarol R. Blumenstein
Fri Jul 9, 19997DCommon-interest groupIngrid Truemper
Wed Nov 18, 19981DGroup, as of votesStephanie Spadaccini
Thu Oct 8, 199859AGroup (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sat Feb 28, 199845DCartel (2)David J. Kahn
Wed Jul 23, 19972DCoalition (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Apr 23, 19971DVoting group (9)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Oct 6, 19961AUnited nationsR. Max Hopkins
Thu Sep 12, 19965ACartel (2)K. Hodge
Mon Jul 15, 19961AVoting group (9)S. Spadaccini
Sun May 26, 199636AVoting group (9)R. Ross
Thu Jun 8, 19958DAlliance (5)Chuck Deodene
Sat Mar 18, 199525APolitical grouping (2)Manny Nosowsky
Mon Nov 7, 199412DCoalition (2)Randall J. Hartman
Mon Oct 10, 19946AGroup that votes alikeWayne Robert Williams
Thu Feb 24, 199448ACongressional caucusStanley Newman

114 results for BLOC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun May 9, 199324DAd hoc coalitionIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun Mar 14, 199378DCoalition of politiciansErnie FurtadoMaleska
Wed Dec 30, 19921APolitical groupMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Tue Dec 15, 19921APolitical allianceAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Sep 6, 199153DUnion of a sortPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Sat Aug 31, 19913DPolitical allianceKenneth WitteMaleska
Thu Jul 25, 19911DPolitical groupRobert KatzMaleska
Mon Aug 20, 199033DCoalitionPeter SwiftMaleska
Fri Jul 13, 19902DPolitical ententeMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Thu Dec 31, 198710DUnion that doesn't charge duesChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Thu Jan 22, 198718DCommon-interest groupJim PageMaleska
Thu Jun 19, 19861DPolitical groupCharles E. GerschMaleska
Sun Sep 22, 19851DPolitical groupE. T. M. (Eugene T. Maleska)Maleska
Thu Sep 12, 198551APolitical coalitionJune A. BoggsMaleska
Mon Aug 6, 19847DCertain unionArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Mon May 14, 19848DCoalitionCharles EnglerMaleska
Mon Mar 26, 198411DPolitical groupSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Jan 25, 198411DPolitical groupMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Wed Jul 27, 19835ACoalitionVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Sun Jul 24, 198395AAllianceStanley GlassMaleska
Tue Apr 26, 198343DAlliance of a sortJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sun Mar 20, 198358APolitical birds of a featherJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Sun Feb 27, 198332DLobbyist groupCarol DuttingMaleska
Sun Jan 23, 198353DPolitical unionBette Sue CohenMaleska
Tue Dec 21, 198236AAllianceDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sat Oct 9, 19826ACommon-interest groupWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Sep 26, 198262ALegislative combineWilliam H. FordMaleska
Tue Jul 27, 198243APolitical groupAudrey KochMaleska
Sun Apr 4, 198264ACoalitionCharles M. DeberMaleska
Thu Oct 1, 19811DPolitical allianceMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Jun 3, 19811ACoalition of a sortRosalind PavaneMaleska
Thu Jan 22, 19813DSpecial-interest groupJim ModneyMaleska
Sun Feb 10, 198038DCertain birds of a featherLouis BaronMaleska
Wed May 23, 19793DGroup acting in concertRussellMaleska
Fri Dec 10, 197618DCapital groupWilsonWeng
Fri May 14, 197644ASenate factionMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Mon Dec 8, 19751APolitical unitPaul R. BarnesWeng
Sun Sep 14, 197547ASpecialized groupBert KruseWeng
Fri Sep 5, 197541DCoalitionSophie FiermanWeng
Wed May 14, 19751DPolitical groupJean J. DavisonWeng
Fri Nov 22, 19741DVoting groupBaronWeng
Thu Apr 25, 19741ACoalitionLita M. ElversWeng
Sat Mar 16, 19746DPolitical groupHugh McElroyWeng
Wed Oct 17, 19732DPolitical groupUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 26, 197367ACoalitionUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 5, 197310DPolitical unitBrian G. TylerWeng
Wed Nov 15, 197210ASpecial-interest groupUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 1, 197280DPolitical unitEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon May 29, 197236ALegislative groupUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 24, 197213DPolitical unitUnknownWeng
Thu Mar 23, 197223DPolitical groupUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 20, 197136DPolitical allianceUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 9, 19711APolitical groupUnknownWeng
Sat May 8, 197159DLegislative groupUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 15, 19716DCoalitionUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 13, 1970110DFarm ___Bert BeamanWeng
Wed Oct 28, 19701APolitical groupUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 4, 19705DCoalitionCornelia WarrinerWeng
Thu Sep 24, 197046ACoalitionUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 17, 19701DLegislative groupUnknownWeng
Fri Aug 14, 197029ASpecial-interest groupUnknownWeng
Sun May 17, 197043ACoalitionBruce R. ShawWeng
Tue Dec 23, 19695APolitical group.UnknownWeng
Sun Nov 16, 196980AGroupB. H. KruseWeng
Wed Nov 5, 196950ACoalition.UnknownWeng
Thu Dec 12, 196831DEn ___ (as a whole).UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 14, 196829DPressure group.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 16, 196813DLobbyists.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sun Aug 27, 196733APolitical group.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Jul 26, 196739DPolitical group.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sat Apr 15, 196766ACoalition.Jean ReedFarrar
Mon Sep 12, 196639DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 12, 196613ACongressional clique.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue May 31, 196620APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 19669DAlliance of sorts.William LutwiniakFarrar
Thu Nov 18, 19651DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 13, 196510DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 8, 196518APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 16, 19656APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 18, 196539APolitical coalition.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 30, 196463APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 8, 196436APower alliance.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 7, 196314APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 3, 196312DGroup.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 27, 19633DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 5, 196249DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 196274DPolitical group.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sat Jun 17, 196153APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 26, 196124DPolitical group.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Thu Feb 25, 19601DFarm ___, in Washington.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 29, 195859APolitical group.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Nov 14, 195812DPolitical group.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Mar 5, 19581DPolitical body.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri Feb 14, 195819APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 12, 195882APolitical group.Roberta MorseFarrar
Fri Aug 23, 195736DCongressional group.J. F. KellyFarrar
Mon May 13, 195757APolitical combo.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Dec 4, 195610AGroup of lobbyists.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Aug 29, 195635APolitical unit.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 1956106ACongressional coalition.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Mar 22, 195659APolitical group.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Mon Dec 26, 19551APolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 1, 19557DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 21, 195435DPolitical group.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Aug 18, 195470APolitical group,Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun May 30, 195490DPolitical group.Marion MoeserFarrar
Thu Aug 20, 195327DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 22, 19531DCongressional faction.Israel GitterFarrar
Thu Mar 19, 195357ACoalition of factions or legislators.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Tue Dec 2, 195256APolitical combination.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 26, 19521DPolitical group.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 25, 19526ACoalition group of legislators who vote together.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 18, 19521DGroup formed to foster a special interest.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 7, 194340DPolitical group.Willard N. JordanFarrar