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46 results for BUG

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Sep 5, 201858DSnug rug inhabitantAmanda Chung, Karl Ni and Erik Agard
Mon Aug 6, 201827AComputer glitchAndrea Carla Michaels and Mark Diehl
Mon Mar 20, 201711DComputer program glitchNeil deGrasse Tyson and Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Feb 14, 201738DSoftware problemDaniel Larsen
Sun Jul 24, 2016119DBotherDavid Steinberg
Wed Jan 11, 201227DFluChuck Deodene
Thu Sep 1, 201163DNeedleJoel Fagliano
Sun Nov 29, 200982DProgramming problem (2)Will Nediger
Fri Jan 11, 200841DDrive nutsMike Nothnagel
Tue Oct 23, 200723DPC glitchAlan Arbesfeld
Tue Jan 31, 200648ASpying devicePatrick Merrell
Tue Sep 2, 200311AProgramming problem (2)Ed Early
Mon Dec 16, 200213DLocust or beetleJim Hyres
Sun Apr 14, 2002122AFanDavid J. Kahn
Sun Oct 18, 199838DGlitchDavid J. Kahn
Thu Oct 17, 19964DHidden mikeJ. R. Conrad
Sun Oct 1, 199528DHacker's headacheFrank A. Longo
Mon Mar 20, 199523AComputer headacheSidney L. Robbins
Sun Sep 25, 199488ADefectNancy Nicholson Joline

27 results for BUG from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Jan 26, 199215AProgram problemCathy MillhauserMaleska
Sun Jul 17, 1983103DFlawTap OsbornMaleska
Fri Jun 25, 198237DApprentice jockey's five-lb. allowanceBert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Apr 26, 19828DEavesdropper's deviceSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Feb 5, 198255DThrips, e.g.Nikki TenfeldeMaleska
Thu Mar 19, 198137AEnthusiastBernice GordonMaleska
Mon Apr 23, 197955DEavesdrop, in a wayTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Mar 6, 19787DEarwig, e.g.Evelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Dec 5, 197690ARug occupantMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sun Mar 9, 1975116DHidden mikeMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sat Sep 23, 196741ARiver in the Ukraine.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thu Jun 15, 196723ATroubleshooter's target.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tue Dec 13, 196626AWalking stick or bluebottle.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 26, 196647AUkrainian river.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat May 22, 196560AHidden mike: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 26, 196335AMantis.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 3, 196324DBeetle.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 23, 196226AEnthusiast: Slang.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Sep 1, 195957DSpider.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 22, 195833DMantis.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Feb 4, 195744AA defect, as in a machine: Slang.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Feb 19, 195671AFlaw in an invention: Colloq.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Tue Aug 30, 195550AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 14, 195250DPolish river.Sam LakeFarrar
Sun Mar 13, 1949120DPolish river.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 1, 1946123APolish river.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun Jun 20, 1943108ATwo rivers of this name crossed by German armies, 1939–1941.Thomas MeekinFarrar