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118 results for CLOSE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Nov 4, 201885AIn the ballpark (2)Patrick Berry
Tue Mar 20, 20181APut a cork inAndrew Zhou
Thu Mar 23, 201724AThereaboutsSandy Ganzell
Sun Nov 20, 201674ASeparated by a hairbreadthEd Sessa
Sun Oct 23, 201683ANeck and neckEllen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
Sun Sep 18, 201696D"You're almost there"Jeremy Newton
Sun May 12, 201348DIntimate (3)David J. Kahn
Sun Mar 3, 2013102ALike some calls (3)Samuel A. Donaldson
Sun Jun 3, 201293DAbout to happenPatrick Berry
Thu Jan 5, 201223AEndingDan Schmiedeler
Sat Dec 12, 200946DWind upKaren M. Tracey
Thu Jan 10, 200813DLike some calls (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Sep 11, 200549AWithin walking distancePatrick Berry
Sun Aug 8, 200484AAlmost touchingBill Zais
Thu Nov 7, 200216DIntimate (3)Patrick Merrell
Sat Sep 28, 200255DSeal the dealRaymond Hamel
Mon Aug 12, 200249DTight-knitPeter Gordon
Sun Mar 31, 200282ALike best friendsLynn Lempel
Fri Dec 28, 200129DBuddy-buddyManny Nosowsky
Sun Apr 15, 200154DAlmost equalRichard Silvestri
Wed Aug 25, 19995ALike some calls (3)Richard Hughes
Wed Oct 14, 199848DIntimate (3)Jay Sullivan
Sun Sep 27, 199870AStuffyRandolph Ross
Fri Jul 31, 19988AStingyJohn Wolting
Thu Mar 19, 199835AKind of callManny Nosowsky
Sun Jun 15, 199793ALacking fresh airKaren Hodge
Mon Jan 6, 199712DIn the ball park (2)S. L. Robbins
Thu Nov 14, 199615AJust offN. S. Ross
Fri Jan 6, 199530A"Dangerous Liaisons" starFran & Lou Sabin

89 results for CLOSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 31, 199357AAt handAlfio MicciTaub
Thu Sep 30, 19935DShe played Garp's motherManny NosowskyTaub
Thu Aug 13, 199216AIntimate actress?Walter CovellMaleska
Mon Jul 20, 19925DNearBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sat Jun 20, 19926DTaciturnKevin BoyleMaleska
Wed May 15, 19911ALike some shaves or callsPeter GordonMaleska
Thu Jan 25, 19905DBy a whiskerWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Aug 16, 198950DFinish a run on BroadwayLouis SabinMaleska
Mon May 29, 198932AOscar nominee in "Fatal Attraction"Fred TooleMaleska
Thu Mar 30, 198931DNearbyMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sun Mar 26, 198963A"Fatal Attraction" Oscar winnerLouis SabinMaleska
Mon Feb 20, 198915DActress Glenn ___Norma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Feb 12, 198947A"Jagged Edge" actressJune A. BoggsMaleska
Fri Jan 6, 198927DCompleteJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thu Jun 30, 198821DA "Fatal Attraction" starJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Jun 8, 198828DAlmost but not quiteAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun May 8, 198889AActress in "The Big Chill"Bette Sue CohenMaleska
Mon Apr 25, 198831DNeck and neckElaine GeorgeMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 198712DStingyBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Jan 26, 198746DNearJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Nov 13, 198648DProximalIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun Mar 30, 198690AShutErnst TheimerMaleska
Sat Feb 22, 198651DMake a contractKenneth WitteMaleska
Sun Nov 24, 198540DSecretiveCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Wed May 8, 198553DAlmost thereA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sat Mar 23, 19859DActress Glenn ___Nancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sun Sep 9, 198470AIntimateRichard SilvestriMaleska
Mon Oct 24, 198335AShutJohnsonMaleska
Tue Feb 22, 198330DShutJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wed Sep 8, 198253AKind of callJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wed Jul 28, 198244DUnventilatedNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sat Jun 12, 198227DStuffyKay SullivanMaleska
Fri Oct 23, 198115AFinaleRabinowitzMaleska
Mon Mar 16, 198139AMiserlyEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tue Feb 24, 19814DNearbyJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thu Dec 20, 197941AAlmost thereRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Sat Jun 23, 197927A"___, but no cigar!"C. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Feb 11, 197997DCome togetherA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Dec 27, 197829DCome to termsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Dec 12, 197740DNeck and neckMarie WestMaleska
Sun Oct 30, 197779DStuffyA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Dec 16, 19764DHot and humidRemleyWeng
Sun Sep 19, 197635DNot rating a cigarEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Tue Jun 22, 197622A"___ but no cigar"Harriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Tue Nov 25, 197522AKind of callSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Sat Jan 4, 197565ASultryEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon Dec 16, 197461AConclusionMichael EisenbergWeng
Sat Apr 8, 197224AReticentUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 26, 197168DShutRobert Vaux RoopWeng
Tue Nov 9, 197118DKind of sale, with "out"Joli Quentin KansilWeng
Thu Sep 4, 196942ABy a nose.UnknownWeng
Fri Jan 31, 196953DTerminate.UnknownWeng
Mon Dec 30, 196840AOppressive.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 8, 196867AConcludeWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Wed Oct 9, 196832AWord with up or down.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 5, 196818AFinish.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 18, 196764ATerminate.Manny MillerFarrar
Sat May 28, 196614AVery near.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 11, 196425AVery friendly.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 6, 19646DIntimate.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 17, 196430DEnd.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Dec 25, 196356AEnd.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 30, 196354DPart of a cathedral grounds.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 29, 19637DFamiliar.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 31, 196223ACathedral precinct.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Nov 24, 196244AEnd.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 11, 196218DUnite.Harry GluckFarrar
Fri Nov 24, 196156DConclusion.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 31, 196150DSecretive.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 25, 196026DCompact.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 21, 196034DCome to an end.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 21, 196055AGrounds around a cathedral.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 17, 196038DOppressive.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 29, 196034DNearly equal.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 22, 195943DOppressive.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri May 30, 195846DNearly equal.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Mar 24, 195841ANarrow.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 29, 195777DPrecinct of a cathedral, abbey, etc.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Nov 10, 1957119DStifling.Dorothy E. SmithFarrar
Sat Apr 21, 195631DTermination.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 2, 195439ANearly equal.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 2, 19535ATerminate.Sidney BlumFarrar
Fri Jan 30, 195342AAlmost a tie.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Sep 20, 195262ATerminate.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 20, 195246DEnd.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 10, 195129AThe precinct of a cathedral.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 14, 195039ABar.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Feb 13, 1944119DNiggardly.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Mar 28, 194333AEnding.Helen SmathersFarrar