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168 results for BOO

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

DateGridClueAuthor
49DUnfortunate crowd reaction to a performerHoward Barkin
26A"You sti-i-i-ink!"Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
60AGhost's cry (5)Bruce Haight
37AScare quote? (2)Sam Ezersky
55DHalloween cry (5)Jules Markey
6DRude response from the bleachersJoe Krozel
16ACrowd noiseAndrew J. Ries
47AScare quote? (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
51AReaction to a bad jokeRoss Trudeau
5DReaction from a tough crowdJames Mulhern
18DShout of surpriseAndrew Zhou
32DRelative of a raspberryNed White and George Barany
51DComic's nightmare?Kelly Clark
28AScare word (2)Jonathan Gersch
46AGhost's cry (5)Zhouqin Burnikel
103D[You stink!]Alex Vratsanos
40DHalloween card wordPeter A. Collins
85DScary wordTom McCoy
38A"That stinks!"Lynn Lempel
6D"Bad call, ref!"Joel Fagliano
18DIt might make you start (2)Robert W. Harris
43DHeckle, in a wayDavid J. Kahn
23D"You suck!"Steven Riley
86AGame cryDavid J. Kahn
41AShout with cupped hands, maybeMike Nothnagel
4DIt might make you jumpAlex Vratsanos
37DHiss accompanierElizabeth A. Long
89AHalloween cry (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
25AReaction dreaded by a performerMatt Ginsberg
69A"That's not fair!"Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
7DStarting wordDave Tuller
31AStadium cryWill Nediger
38AOctober 31 shoutDustin Foley
42AGhost's cry (5)Lynn Lempel
44DResponse to a bad call (2)Barry C. Silk & Doug Peterson
43ACause of a scareMichael Vuolo
58DBad sound at a campaign rallyPeter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
67ABleachers soundDavid J. Kahn
6D"No fair!"Bruce Adams
28DCousin of a raspberryBen Tausig
28D"You stink!" (2)Levi Denham
76D[Bad call!]Patrick Berry
23AGreet the opposing teamMike Shenk
14AGive the umpire griefDavid J. Kahn
68A“Get off the stage!”Patrick Berry
57AGoose pimples producerMike Torch
46AGhost's cry (5)Sarah Keller
44AAlarming shoutKevan Choset
59DGhost's cry (5)Roy Leban
43AIt might make you start (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
59AHalloween wordHolden Baker
48A"You stink!" (2)Ron O'Hair
60DShock giverPatrick Berry
40DGhostly greetingNancy Salomon and Marjorie Berg
31AIt may produce a chillRich Norris
34AHalloween cry (5)Mitch Komro
36AFrightening wordManny Nosowsky
47AResponse to a bad call (2)Bill Ballard
32AIt may give you a good startJoe DiPietro
46AHalloween greetingElizabeth C. Gorski
79AJump causerDave Tuller
36DCry in the dark?Rich Norris
20AGreet the villainAlfio Micci
38DHalloween cry (5)R. J. Hartman
29AHalloween cry (5)R. Hamel
127AIt can come as a shockMatt Gaffney
77AHiss partnerStanley Newman
5AExpress displeasure atAlfio Micci
51AWelcome uncivillyWayne Robert Williams
44AScare word (2)Manny Nosowsky
50AShocking wordRobert Herrig

2 results for BOO from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 13, 2001diagramless17DScare giverPeter Gordon
Sep 3, 2000diagramless43DStadium soundJanet R. Bender

95 results for BOO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
42DFrightening soundGayle DeanMaleska
54AAngry soundTap OsbornMaleska
30DCall of the riledRobert KatzMaleska
59DVerbal frightenerGayle DeanMaleska
59DHalf a blunderJune A. BoggsMaleska
20AShout of disapprovalWilliam BaxleyMaleska
14AHoo precederJim PageMaleska
57AScare wordC. McInerneyMaleska
6ADerisive soundFred TooleMaleska
34AOct. 31 greetingNancy JolineMaleska
36ABronx cheerJune A. BoggsMaleska
81DHobgoblin's wordVirginia L. YatesMaleska
36DScary cryKevin WrayMaleska
2DCatcall's kinLarry GoldhirschMaleska
58DStadium cryGayle DeanMaleska
33AExpress displeasureTerry HealyMaleska
31ADisgruntled shoutPatterson PeppleMaleska
52AStartling soundJohn M. SamsonMaleska
20ACatcallJohn GreenmanMaleska
71AHalloween shoutErnst TheimerMaleska
34DHiss's cousinFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
32ACry of contemptBernice GordonMaleska
38DDisgruntled fan's soundSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
111AHalloween soundBert RosenfieldMaleska
76D"Didn't say ___"Louis BaronMaleska
89ASerenade the umpireRichard SilvestriMaleska
45DScornful soundJohn GreenmanMaleska
33ACall of the riledC. J. AngioMaleska
55DScare wordC. J. AngioMaleska
22AStadium soundTap OsbornMaleska
43AHalf a gaffeTap OsbornMaleska
34AShow displeasureHerb L. RisteenMaleska
45DSound of disfavorEli WesoffMaleska
34AEvince distasteHerb L. RisteenMaleska
129ACall of the riledJay SpryMaleska
42DBravo's oppositeRuth N. SchultzMaleska
30AScary cryNancy Scandrett RossWeng
42AHalloween soundElmer ToroWeng
53AHoo's partnerJim PlacknerWeng
42AScary wordFrances HansenWeng
82AHiss's partnerNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
52AScare wordUnknownWeng
62DStadium soundUnknownWeng
44DScary soundMel TaubWeng
21AHeckleUnknownWeng
23DStadium birdUnknownWeng
44AHalloween wordUnknownWeng
57D"Mockingbird" characterUnknownWeng
34DHalloween word.UnknownWeng
51ASound from the bleachers.UnknownFarrar
55DStartling sound.UnknownFarrar
97AStadium sound.A. J. SantoraFarrar
49AGhost talk.Hume R. CraftFarrar
35AStartling sound.H. L. RisteenFarrar
5AScary sound.UnknownFarrar
89AHoot.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
16ARude ones do it.UnknownFarrar
9DHoot.B. A. HeimbinderFarrar
102DScare word.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
47ACall of the riled.UnknownFarrar
60DScary sound.UnknownFarrar
70AHoot.UnknownFarrar
6DScary sound.UnknownFarrar
51DScary sound.UnknownFarrar
59DScornful sound.UnknownFarrar
27ARazz.UnknownFarrar
115DSpooky note.Ted DombrasFarrar
76AHoot.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
30DStadium sound.UnknownFarrar
9DSound of scorn.UnknownFarrar
35AStadium sound.Jan DubinFarrar
64DCry to startle.Thomas MeekinFarrar
48AScare word.Harold T. BersFarrar
39DExclamation to startle.Herbert EttensonFarrar
44DShout from the bleachers.S. A. KayFarrar
57DScary sound.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
34ASound to startle.UnknownFarrar
31ASound of disapproval.UnknownFarrar
55ASound to startle.UnknownFarrar
21AUncomplimentary criticism.UnknownFarrar
34AForm of criticism.Sidney LambertFarrar
8DBleachers comment.S. A. KayFarrar
21DHoot.Anthony MorseFarrar
21DScornful sound.Roberta MorseFarrar
8DHoot.Martha BrownleeFarrar
36ADerisive sound.S. A. KayFarrar
69ASound of scorn.Israel GitterFarrar
8DA razzberry.Marian MoeserFarrar
43DRelative of a Bronx cheer.Joseph La FauciFarrar
2DSound to startle.Thomas MeekinFarrar
34ASound of scorn.UnknownFarrar
6DSound from the bleachers.UnknownFarrar
82DJeer.Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
136AExpress displeasure vocally.Hugh P. EvansFarrar
140DExpression of disapproval.Willard N. JordanFarrar