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29 results for CLOSER

13 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Jul 22, 201423ABottom-of-the-ninth pitcherJoel Fagliano
Thu Nov 22, 201273ASales expertJoel Fagliano
Sat Jan 28, 201244DNot so remoteBarry C. Silk
Fri Dec 17, 20108AEffective salesmanPatrick Berry
Tue Jul 27, 20109DNinth-inning hurler, oftenMike Torch
Mon Jul 20, 200931ANinth-inning pitcher (2)Pancho Harrison
Sat Apr 4, 20095DExpert dealmaker (2)Matt Ginsberg
Mon Mar 2, 200937DNinth-inning relief pitcherLynn Lempel
Tue Dec 26, 200648DNinth-inning pitcher (2)C. W. Stewart
Sun Nov 19, 2006129AContract-negotiating proTony Orbach
Mon Apr 4, 200510DDeal finalizerChristina Houlihan Kelly
Sun Oct 25, 199838DExpert dealmaker (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Thu Mar 5, 199830DComparatively contiguousWayne Robert Williams

16 results for CLOSER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Apr 12, 199344ALess distantBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Apr 27, 198945DLess distantKathryn RighterMaleska
Mon Jan 23, 198426A"Cuddle up a little ___ . . . "Virginia L. YatesMaleska
Sat Jul 5, 19807DMore compactElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sat Oct 20, 197944ANot so far awayBensonMaleska
Mon Aug 27, 197948DMore miserlyMeunierMaleska
Fri Aug 26, 197743DNot so far apartJohnsonMaleska
Sun Apr 9, 197216DMore stingyJean J. DavisonWeng
Fri Aug 20, 197144ANearerUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 26, 196910DMore stingy.UnknownWeng
Tue Sep 12, 196746DMore intimate.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sun Oct 24, 196563AMore imminent.William LutwiniakFarrar
Mon Feb 9, 195931ANearer.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Sep 30, 195678AMore intimate.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Fri Apr 20, 19561AMore humid.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu Jul 14, 195530AMore intimate.UnknownFarrar