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105 results for CHESS

32 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Oct 18, 201746D"Life is a kind of ___": Benjamin FranklinJohn Lithgow and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Oct 24, 201527D"As elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you could find anywhere outside an advertising agency," per Raymond ChandlerAndrew Zhou
Sun Feb 22, 201516DSetting for a castlePatrick Berry
Wed Aug 20, 201410DGame in which pieces can be forkedZhouqin Burnikel
Fri Aug 15, 201429AWhat a check might be delivered inJeff Chen
Wed Apr 9, 201456DMagnus Carlsen's gameJohn E. Bennett
Fri Jan 25, 201340AGame with forks and pinsJoe DiPietro
Thu Feb 10, 201143DBenjamin Franklin's "The Morals of ___"Derek Bowman
Tue Dec 14, 20109AGame with knightsMark Feldman
Thu Feb 25, 201013DKnight's activity?Holden Baker
Sat Jan 2, 201051AIts openings are often studiedRobert H. Wolfe
Tue Aug 11, 200933DKnight's realm?Oliver Hill
Mon May 14, 200742AThe mating game?Paula Gamache
Fri Jul 28, 20061D"Through the Looking-Glass" gameSherry O. Blackard
Thu Jul 27, 200631ASetting for a checkEthan Friedman
Sat Mar 25, 200641ASpeed ___Byron Walden
Mon Mar 28, 200526AGame played on 64 squaresElizabeth Babikan
Sun Aug 24, 200350AMating gamePatrick Berry
Thu Mar 28, 200223AGame with pinsManny Nosowsky
Tue Jul 18, 20001AGame of kings and queensRichard Silvestri
Sat Dec 12, 199853DBattle of witsRich Norris
Mon Jun 29, 199856DDeep Blue's gameGregory E. Paul
Mon Nov 10, 199763AKasparov's gameGrace Fabbroni
Fri Oct 17, 19977ADeep Blue specialtyAlan Jay Weiss
Sun Aug 24, 199734DCastle localeMichael S. Maurer
Sat Jul 19, 199743ABlack-and-white setRobert H. Wolfe
Sun Apr 13, 199717APopular newspaper columnCathy Millhauser
Thu Jan 23, 199756AKind of boardF. Hansen
Sun Jun 11, 199530D1988 Tim Rice musical (2)Coral Amende
Tue May 23, 19956DThis puzzle's themeJay Livingston
Mon Nov 28, 19945D1988 Tim Rice musical (2)Jonathan Schmalzbach
Tue Jun 28, 199447DJudit Polgar's gameJonathan Schmatzbach

1 result for CHESS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 16, 2014diagramless12AGame often played with a two-faced clockFred Piscop

72 results for CHESS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Jul 2, 199125DKarpov's forteEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Apr 14, 199173AKind of pie or boardJane S. FlowerreeMaleska
Wed Apr 3, 19915AMating game?Richard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Sep 23, 199076DThe mating gameLouis SabinMaleska
Thu Jul 12, 199055AKarpov's gameWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sat Jan 6, 199069ABobby Fischer's gamePatterson PeppleMaleska
Tue Dec 8, 198733AKarpov's fortePeter SwiftMaleska
Tue Sep 22, 198713DWhere a king may be castledFrances HansenMaleska
Wed Feb 25, 198746AKarpov's fortePeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Jul 26, 198633APopular pastime in IcelandPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sun May 25, 198689DBoard gameCorinne J. NadenMaleska
Sat May 17, 198627DThe mating gameJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thu Mar 27, 198639AKarpov's forteNancy JolineMaleska
Fri Apr 12, 198530DBoard gamePeter G. SnowMaleska
Mon Nov 5, 19847AGame of strategyTangrediMaleska
Thu May 10, 198443AThe mating gameMargaret KingmanMaleska
Mon Mar 21, 198351DThe mating gameJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Sun Mar 14, 198293DKarpov's gameFletcher IngallsMaleska
Sat Mar 13, 198219AKarpov's forteWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Feb 24, 198223DIn which a queen is most powerfulC. J. AngioMaleska
Tue Oct 6, 198111DThe mating gameJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sun Sep 6, 19811DTal's forteAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Apr 11, 197638A"Looking Glass" gameRobert RoopWeng
Thu Jan 29, 197625DFischer's forteDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sun May 4, 1975150AGameMarjorie PedersenWeng
Sun Jun 3, 1973132DIcelandic activityAnne FoxWeng
Tue Sep 12, 197230DGameUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 9, 197227AGame with menJean ReedWeng
Sun Sep 27, 197033A"Looking Glass" gameKeith BlakeWeng
Sun May 25, 1969113AThe mating gameEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Oct 6, 1968105AMorphy's forteSidney LambertFarrar
Sun May 19, 196828ATal's forte.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun Apr 28, 196842AGame for two.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Mar 22, 196852DGame.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 26, 196712DGame.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 5, 19671DPetrosian's forte.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sun Sep 24, 196795DGame.Jean ReedFarrar
Mon Feb 6, 196737AFischer's forte.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 196660DGame.Anne FoxFarrar
Sun Feb 27, 196627DForte of Bobby Fischer.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun Dec 12, 196557AGame.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Oct 14, 196325DScheme of "Looking-Glass" land.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thu Nov 8, 196213DPaul Morphy's forte.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 12, 196242ATheme of the "Looking-glass" tale.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 7, 1962111AGame.Ted DombrasFarrar
Tue Apr 17, 196246ATable game.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Mon Dec 18, 196134AGame.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 21, 196132ATheme in Looking-Glass Land.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 14, 196145DGame for two.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 7, 196121APaul Morphy's game.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 18, 1960138AGame.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Jun 4, 196053DGame requiring 32 pieces.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 14, 19607AGame.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 24, 195948DBoard game.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sun Nov 30, 195867AAlekhine's forte.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Nov 16, 1958101AGame.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Apr 6, 195891DGame for two.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Sep 26, 195726AAlekhine's game.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jun 23, 195798DGame.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tue Nov 20, 195638AGame.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 1, 195537AGame of skill.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Wed Dec 15, 195449DLarry Evans' game.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 7, 195428DGame of skill.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 1953101DDr. Alekhine's game.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Jul 6, 195346DBasic idea in "Through the Looking Glass."George HendersonFarrar
Fri Oct 26, 195137DRussia's favorite game, probably invented in India.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 11, 195126ASubstance of the fantasy is "Through the Looking Glass."UnknownFarrar
Sun May 27, 195164DGame.Louise RabbFarrar
Thu Mar 15, 19519DLarry Evans' game.Robert HeglerFarrar
Tue Jan 23, 195146AA game of pure skill.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 14, 1947121AAn area of U. S.–Russian rivalry.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Jun 21, 1942150A"The ___ board is the world."—Huxley.Mabel C. DaggettFarrar