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190 results for BORE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
11DYawner (3)Erik Agard
2DInduce ennui inMatt Ginsberg
59DSnoozer (2)Jeff Chen
19DGun measureJonathan M. Kaye
57DSnoozer (2)Freddie Cheng
15ADo some drills?Evan Birnholz
35DBarrel diameter (2)Jacob Stulberg
63ADrill (into)Jeremy Newton
11DHollow outPeter Wentz
23A"A person who talks when you wish him to listen," per Ambrose BierceMichael Wiesenberg
50AAugerJules P. Markey
44D"Zzz" inducerEd Sessa
4DTiresome sortEd Sessa
21A"Every hero becomes a ___ at last": EmersonByron Walden
55DMake yawn (4)Mark Feldman
36DDrill a holeDavid Gray
15ASnoozefestLynn Lempel
15AOne who talks only about himself, sayOliver Hill
31AHo-hum sortAndrea Carla Michaels
72AOne who's easier to pray for than to visit, according to C. S. LewisMatt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
58ADroner, usuallyVictor Fleming and Bonnie L. Gentry
1APut to sleepBarry C. Silk & Doug Peterson
5ADrone, e.g.Caleb Madison
54DDrill (4)Andrea Carla Michaels
21ABarrel statisticPete Mitchell
52DBloviator, oftenPaula Gamache
46DHad on one's backEthan Friedman
59AMake yawn (4)Randall J. Hartman
35DDragDavid Quarfoot
54DEar benderRichard Silvestri
40DYawn inducer (2)Roy Leban
63AYawn producer (2)David Elfman
3DMake yawn (4)Marc J. Gameroff
15ACrashing sortJim Conklin
54DSchmoEd Early
43AWearisome oneAnne Garellick
40ADrill (4)David J. Kahn
102DYawner (3)David J. Kahn
6DYawner (3)Alan Arbesfeld
61AYieldedRobert Malinow
34APut to sleep, maybeVerna Suit
60ACause to yawnMichael S. Maurer
51DGun statRich Norris
103DUnwanted guestDavid J. Kahn
16AHardly the life of the partyTyler Hinman
6DWord with crashing or tidalSusan Harrington Smith
1DUse an augerJay Sullivan
59DReduce to tears, maybeBill Ballard
39ADrill (4)Manny Nosowsky
24DBrought forthJ. R. Conrad
7DCrashing type?R. Norris
51DDrill (4)R. Hughes
65ABarrel diameter (2)P. Jordan
19AMake yawn (4)K. Hodge
62ADripP. O'Gordon
38DYawn inducer (2)Sidney L. Robbins
10DDull fellowDaniel R. Stark
49DEnduredNorman S. Wizer
16DYawn producer (2)Joel Davajan

1 result for BORE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 9, 2001diagramless55DTiresome onePeter Gordon

130 results for BORE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
7DCaliberJesse RoarkeMaleska
54AInduce yawnsNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
53DAugerAlbert J. KlausMaleska
67DUse a gimletCharles M. DeberMaleska
35ACause a ho-humRobert KatzMaleska
58AEagreRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
34DEagreMelvin KenworthyMaleska
42AAfflict with ennuiEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
51DGaugeJudith PerryMaleska
15AUse an augerPeter SwiftMaleska
59ADrillLois SidwayMaleska
15AAugerAlbert J. KlausMaleska
16ATidal wavePatterson PeppleMaleska
66ASource of "ear-itation"Joel D. LafargueMaleska
33AUse an augerKathryn RighterMaleska
46DTunnelArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
80DWindbagVirginia L. YatesMaleska
50ADrillJohn M. SamsonMaleska
66AWindbagWhittenMaleska
61DDrillFrances HansenMaleska
17DDrillFred TooleMaleska
54DDrillKay SullivanMaleska
41ANudnikPeter SwiftMaleska
9ADull speakerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
27DDrillSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
51DCause to nodBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
1AHigh waveH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
13DDrillFrank GearyMaleska
22DLong-winded speakerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
18ATireMimi MoodyMaleska
36DCarriedLois SidwayMaleska
45DYawn makerRobert KatzMaleska
62AStoodCharlotte ShoreMaleska
65ACaliberVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
55DCaliberRabinowitzMaleska
49DCause ennuiNancy McCarthyMaleska
2DButtonholerWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
37DProlix personBernice GordonMaleska
110DDrillAnne FoxMaleska
65ATidal floodTap OsbornMaleska
21AAfflict with ennuiAlice H. KaufmanMaleska
26ANonstop talkerC. J. AngioMaleska
103DHe makes you yawnFrances HansenMaleska
40DEvoke yawnsBette Sue CohenMaleska
21DSource of "ear-itation"William LutwiniakMaleska
46DInduce ennuiWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
18ADull oneNancy Scandrett RossWeng
37DCarriedJack L. SteinhardtWeng
44AUse an augerMaura B. JacobsonWeng
31AWindbag, e.g.Jay SpryWeng
50DParty dragMaurice J. TeitelbaumWeng
42ATidal or colossalAnthony B. CanningWeng
17ADispenser of ennuiEvelyn BenshoofWeng
21AParty pooperDeWitt AndersonWeng
63ANonstop talkerBaronWeng
24ATiresome oneAllan BlackmanWeng
71DTiresome oneRaymond F. EisnerWeng
15ATidal flowMary DormanWeng
14ATiresome oneJames A. BrusselWeng
46AAbrupt tidal riseTanaquil Le ClercqWeng
16A___ from withinUnknownWeng
13DStuffed shirtUnknownWeng
30DTiresome oneUnknownWeng
40ATiresome oneHerb RisteenWeng
36DDull lecturerUnknownWeng
46DDull fellowUnknownWeng
38ANonstop talkerUnknownWeng
7DTidal floodUnknownWeng
42ADrillUnknownWeng
40DDrillUnknownWeng
46DSocial menaceH. L. RisteenWeng
36ATidal floodUnknownWeng
39ADrillUnknownWeng
49DDull fellowUnknownWeng
52DPerforateUnknownWeng
11DDrill.UnknownWeng
41DEndured.UnknownWeng
56DCause of 66 Across.Arthur SchulmanWeng
7DNonstop talker.UnknownFarrar
109AHole size.Pamela V-W WoodFarrar
11DLong-winded one.UnknownFarrar
114DType of talker.Arnold MossFarrar
54DLong-winded one.Anthony MorseFarrar
41AHollow out.George LaczkoFarrar
40ATidal wave.UnknownFarrar
5ANonstop talker.UnknownFarrar
41AMan of many words.UnknownFarrar
53DProlix one.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
60DCylinder diameter.UnknownFarrar
58ADry-as-dust one.UnknownFarrar
43ACarried or supported.UnknownFarrar
25DTire.UnknownFarrar
57DHumdrum one.UnknownFarrar
58DCaliber.UnknownFarrar
19DHumdrum one.A. J. SantoraFarrar
18DCaliber.UnknownFarrar
49DCaliber.UnknownFarrar
49DLong-winded one.UnknownFarrar
40ALong-winded.Herbert EttensonFarrar
1DTedious one.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
87AWeary.Herbert EttensonFarrar
25DCaliber.UnknownFarrar
14ACaliber.UnknownFarrar
24DNo asset to a party.UnknownFarrar
69DWeary.Diana SessionsFarrar
45DDrill.UnknownFarrar
48ACarried.UnknownFarrar
14AHollow part of a tube.S. A. KayFarrar
27DUse a gimlet.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
34AHollow part of a pipe.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
7DDrill.Maura JacobsonFarrar
28AProsy talker.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
23DCaliber.Diana SessionsFarrar
33DCaliber.S. A. KayFarrar
1DDull conversationalist.A. J. SantoraFarrar
2DTiresome person.S. A. KayFarrar
36ACaliber.UnknownFarrar
90AYawn provoker.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
9AEvoke yawns.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
114AYawn provoker.John WilligFarrar
54DCaliber.George FrankFarrar
124DNuisance.Thomas MeekinFarrar
93ATiresome affair.Harold T. BersFarrar
33DAn unwelcome guest.Helen SmathersFarrar
14ANonstop talker.UnknownFarrar
99ACaliber.Hilda E. AllenFarrar
64APerson to be avoided.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
81DCause of ennui.Charles CrossFarrar
120ADeadly company.J. L. WilkinsonFarrar
37ACaliber.P. J. LamannaFarrar