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22 results for CLICHE

12 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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Fri Oct 5, 201841DLike a kid in a candy store, e.g.Robyn Weintraub
Thu Jul 14, 201663AYou've heard it many times beforeDavid J. Kahn
Fri Nov 29, 201315AMany a predictable plotNed White
Fri Oct 21, 201155DOverused plot devicePatrick Berry
Tue Aug 16, 20111DOverused expressionDavid Steinberg
Fri Apr 23, 201014DChestnutBrad Wilber
Sat Nov 7, 200937AAs different as night and day, e.g.Bob Klahn
Fri May 12, 200663ASawDavid Quarfoot
Thu Mar 20, 200329DHot as a pistol, sayManny Nosowsky
Sun Jun 4, 20008DYou've heard it beforeMartin Schneider
Sun Jan 23, 200093DBromideJoe DiPietro
Thu Sep 23, 199943DWriter's no-noBrendan Emmett Quigley

10 results for CLICHE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sun Jul 17, 198859APlatitudeNorman S. WizerMaleska
Fri Apr 19, 198533DOft-heard expressionWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Dec 3, 198325AStereotypeJesse RoarkeMaleska
Fri Jun 5, 198143DTrite expressionMassiMaleska
Tue Oct 19, 197629ATrite remarkVirginia ButlerWeng
Sun Jan 9, 196694A46 Down, for example.William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Apr 6, 195610DWorn-out phrase.Mary M. ClarkFarrar
Fri Oct 16, 195311AStock phrase.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Jun 9, 195322AHackneyed phrase.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Sep 30, 194577DTrite phrase.Willard N. JordanFarrar