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170 results for CAIN

43 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Jul 6, 20181DProblematic firstbornRobyn Weintraub
Tue Oct 24, 201726DGenesis son (3)Damon Gulczynski
Tue Aug 29, 20173DThird person (2)Adam G. Perl
Mon Nov 7, 201616AWho asked "Am I my brother's keeper?"Bruce Haight
Mon Jul 4, 201631AHerman who ran for the 2012 Republican nominationJill Denny and Jeff Chen
Tue Nov 25, 201428A"Am I my brother's keeper?" speakerJeffrey Wechsler
Thu Nov 20, 201429AInitial offer?Timothy Polin
Mon Oct 27, 201429AAbel's brotherStanley Newman
Thu Feb 6, 201460AThird person (2)Joe Krozel
Sun Feb 3, 201374DMark of ___Dan Schoenholz
Mon Sep 10, 201239DBrother of Abel (3)Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Dec 28, 201056DGenesis brother (2)Robert A. Doll
Sat Oct 16, 201046DFirst sonPatrick Berry
Wed Jun 23, 201021AFirst murdererAlex Boisvert
Thu Apr 15, 201054DCrop farmer of GenesisBrendan Emmett Quigley & Joon Pahk
Sun Aug 5, 200734DLord Byron biblical dramaCaroline Leong
Sat Jul 29, 200633A"Double Indemnity" writer, 1936Bob Klahn
Thu Jun 1, 200625AIt may be raised at a partyEthan Cooper
Mon May 8, 20067DBrother of Abel (3)Norm Guggenbiller
Wed Oct 5, 20056AJames who wrote "The Postman Always Rings Twice"Nancy Salomon
Wed Mar 23, 200545DFirst born?Mike Shenk
Tue Nov 23, 200418AGenesis brother (2)Kurt Mengel
Sun Nov 14, 2004105AFirst childHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Wed Feb 18, 200433AGenesis firstbornMitch Komro
Tue Sep 16, 200367ABiblical siblingMichael Doran
Mon Jul 21, 200329ABrother of Abel (3)Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Jun 4, 20023DGenesis son (3)Matthew J. Koceich
Sat Apr 7, 200132DNoted exileTrip Payne
Fri Feb 2, 20011DFirst offer?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Jun 12, 200044ARaise ___ (cause a ruckus)Andrea C. Michaels
Mon Mar 15, 199920AGenesis son (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Nov 13, 199816ANod residentJim Page
Sat Aug 22, 19988DThis may be raisedDavid J. Kahn
Sat Jul 4, 199832A"Double Indemnity" authorHarvey Estes
Wed Jun 17, 199824AEarly offspringElizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Nov 28, 199731D"Double Indemnity" novelistEd Pegg Jr.
Mon May 19, 199753DOld Testament murdererFred Piscop
Wed Mar 19, 199710DHe went east of EdenTrip Payne
Wed Jan 15, 199731D"The Postman Always Rings Twice" authorC. Currier
Thu Dec 14, 19958DDean of "Lois & Clark"Matt Gaffney
Thu Nov 30, 19954DEarly tillerSusan Smith
Thu May 11, 199557A"And the Lord set a mark upon _____"Wayne Robert Williams
Sun May 8, 199445AHe wrote "The Postman Always Rings Twice"Ralph G. Beaman

1 result for CAIN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 5, 2010diagramless13DSuperman portrayer DeanFred Piscop

126 results for CAIN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Jul 16, 199347DAuthor of "Double Indemnity"James E. Hinish Jr.Maleska
Tue Jan 12, 199319AAbel's big brotherMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Thu Jan 7, 199352AFirst sonRobert DillmanMaleska
Sun Mar 8, 1992135A"___ and Mabel," Gable filmKevin BoyleMaleska
Wed Oct 23, 199153DFirst base man?Lois SidwayMaleska
Sun Jun 23, 199157ARaise ___ (create a commotion)Victoria and Alex F. BlackMaleska
Mon Jun 10, 199114AFirst fratricideSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Dec 12, 199054DSecond manRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Apr 15, 199094DEnoch's fatherJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Mon Mar 12, 199036AEnoch's fatherAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Dec 25, 198919DFirst murdererNancy JolineMaleska
Fri Jun 16, 198935DHe's often raisedRhonda KrausMaleska
Thu Nov 10, 198812DFather of EnochKenneth WitteMaleska
Fri Sep 2, 198831A"Mildred Pierce" authorGloria EvansMaleska
Fri Jan 8, 198866ANod dwellerKay SullivanMaleska
Tue Nov 24, 19871AFirst fratricideJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu May 21, 198725AFirst sonElaine GeorgeMaleska
Tue Dec 9, 198653DRaise ___ (act up)Harold B. CountsMaleska
Thu Nov 13, 198633DFather of EnochIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sat May 10, 198610AMildred Pierce's creatorNancy JolineMaleska
Sat Mar 22, 198650DFirst sonPatterson PeppleMaleska
Fri Feb 28, 198648AFirst farmerBert RosenfieldMaleska
Tue Feb 18, 19861DA brother of AbelJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Mar 17, 198540AMarked murdererJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Thu Dec 6, 198457DFather of EnochEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Apr 23, 198439DThird personMurphyMaleska
Tue Nov 29, 198310ASibling slayerFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Mon May 30, 19837DFirst to take up armsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Jan 9, 1983104ASecond manLouis BaronMaleska
Sun Dec 5, 198273AFirst tillerVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Mon Sep 27, 198237DFirst tiller or killerNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon Jul 26, 198245DThird personHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Dec 1, 198011DAdam's eldestHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Aug 25, 198022A"Double Indemnity" authorCharles EnglerMaleska
Thu Jun 22, 197833AGenesis manWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Feb 19, 19781AEden fugitiveMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thu Nov 10, 197723DGenesis manWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Aug 10, 197741DMildred Pierce's creatorHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tue Nov 16, 197648AGenesis manWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue Sep 28, 197619ABiblical brotherMel RosenWeng
Wed Jul 14, 19767D"Postman" author JamesD. DavisWeng
Mon Nov 17, 19751DBiblical murdererDorothea E. ShippWeng
Wed Oct 1, 197510ARaise ___Marie WestWeng
Fri Apr 25, 197555DAuthor James M.Victor GoldfarbWeng
Mon Nov 4, 197443DSon of AdamHenry V. StrakaWeng
Fri Aug 9, 197450ABiblical brotherJames A. BrusselWeng
Sat May 11, 197460DGenesis nameFloy StrykerWeng
Sat Aug 11, 197312DBiblical siblingUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 9, 197319ASecond manUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 25, 1973125DKillerArnold MossWeng
Sun Dec 24, 197285DRaise ___Anne FoxWeng
Fri Dec 15, 197218DBrother of SethUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 3, 197235AGenesis nameElmer ToroWeng
Thu Apr 27, 197230DRaise ___UnknownWeng
Sun Mar 19, 197255ARaise ___Herb RisteenWeng
Wed Nov 24, 197150ABiblical fratricideUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 13, 197146AEve's eldestThomas W. SchierWeng
Mon Mar 22, 197131DBiblical brotherUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 5, 197050DSon of AdamUnknownWeng
Thu Oct 15, 197019AFratricideUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 3, 197019ABiblical brotherUnknownWeng
Tue Dec 30, 196950DBiblical assassin.UnknownWeng
Wed Feb 19, 196939AAuthor of "Mildred Pierce."UnknownWeng
Tue Apr 25, 196739AByron poem.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Jul 20, 196654DThe first farmer.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 12, 196643DRaise ___.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 5, 196518DThe second man.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 26, 196528DEve's eldest.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 25, 196460ARaise ___.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 26, 196475ABiblical farmer.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sat Jun 27, 196453DWorld's first-born.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 2, 196333DDweller in the Land of Nod.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Mon Oct 14, 196314ABiblical fugitive.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Mon Apr 1, 196348DSon of Eve.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 196248DSon of Eve.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 20, 196272AAncestor of Lamech.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 28, 196299DEnoch's father.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Jan 25, 196261ABiblical farmer.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Mon Oct 23, 196149DBrother of Seth.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 10, 196177ARaise ___.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Thu Aug 31, 19612DOldest son of Eve.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 4, 196137DRaise ___ (make a commotion): Slang.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 18, 196138AFarmer in Genesis.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 5, 196014DSecond man.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 10, 196090ATubal-___, worker in brass.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Dec 16, 195947DFratricide.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 19, 195925DBiblical fratricide.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sat Jan 3, 195951DDweller east of Eden.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 7, 195830DBiblical brother.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tue Aug 5, 195848DSon of Adam.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wed Jun 4, 195854DNot his brother's keeper.J. F. KellyFarrar
Fri Apr 18, 195855AExile from Eden.Herman KeldFarrar
Sun Nov 17, 1957111DByron poem.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Oct 13, 1957142AExile from Eden.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Mon Jul 29, 195724AFamous fratricide.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Fri Jul 19, 195730DBiblical fugitive.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Jul 13, 195761ABrother of Seth.Helen SmathersFarrar
Wed Feb 20, 195722DBiblical name.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Fri Feb 1, 195712DName symbolic of trouble.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Jan 25, 195756ARaise ___.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 195644DAmerican novelist.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Aug 15, 195628AFather of Enoch.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu Oct 6, 19555DAnother name for Henry Antrobus.Marjorie M. ConnellyFarrar
Fri Jul 1, 195552DAuthor of "Double Indemnity."Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Wed Aug 11, 195448DAncestor of Lamech.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Aug 8, 195438ABible name.Diana SessionsFarrar
Mon Aug 2, 195441DBiblical name.Edward EarlyFarrar
Wed Jun 2, 195441DBiblical name.Ellsworth SmithFarrar
Thu May 13, 195448ABiblical name.George HendersonFarrar
Mon Mar 29, 195441DNovelist of the hard-boiled school.Orrie HancockFarrar
Thu Dec 10, 195328DSen. Jackson took his place.Willard JordanFarrar
Sun May 3, 195368AFormer Washington Senator.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Dec 27, 195252DSenator from Tacoma.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 2, 195250DSenator from Tacoma.Charles CrossFarrar
Fri Sep 19, 195257ASenator from Tacoma.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 23, 19521DRepublican Senator from Tacoma.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 20, 195260ASenator from Tacoma.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Nov 9, 195147AAuthor of "Double Indemnity."UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 22, 195133ASenator from Tacoma.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 29, 195127DMagnuson's colleague from Washington.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 1, 19511ASenator from the Evergreen State.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 194999DBiblical redhead.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 194839DBiblical murderer.I. KertFarrar
Sun Dec 14, 19473DFirst murderer.Louise RabbFarrar
Sun Nov 24, 194672DSenator-elect from Washington.P. J. LammanaFarrar
Sun Feb 25, 194551DThe first murderer.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar