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180 results for CLUE

68 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Tue May 22, 20181DWhat this is for 1-DownJeff Stillman
Wed Aug 23, 201743AWhodunit gameJoe Kidd
Tue Aug 22, 201714AMrs. Peacock's gameTimothy Polin
Sat Mar 25, 201724A"Get a ___!" (2)Sam Ezersky and David Steinberg
Sat Feb 25, 201742A"Get a ___!" (2)Mark Diehl
Thu Jul 21, 201632AThis is one (2)Jason Flinn
Mon May 9, 201659ADetective's leadDan Schoenholz
Mon Apr 11, 201621DOne of 77 in this puzzleRon Toth and Zhouqin Burnikel
Fri Feb 19, 201651ASpace cadet's need?Jacob Stulberg
Sun Jan 24, 201652DLead (5)Francis Heaney and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Jul 17, 201547DFingerprint, perhaps (2)Paolo Pasco
Fri Aug 1, 201433AFootprint, maybe (2)Ashton Anderson and James Mulhern
Sun Dec 15, 201324AIt has nine roomsJeff Chen
Wed Mar 13, 20137DMiss Scarlet's gameJoe DiPietro
Sun Sep 16, 201232AGame played with a ropeDavid Steinberg and Barry Haldiman
Sun Jun 10, 2012118ALipstick print, maybeXan Vongsathorn
Fri Mar 23, 201245ASolving aidSteven Riley
Fri Feb 3, 201253DFootprint or fingerprint, sayJoel Kaplow
Tue Sep 13, 20115AA ditz hasn't onePatrick McIntyre
Sat Jun 4, 201144ALead (5)Frederick J. Healy
Mon Jan 31, 201124DColonel Mustard's game (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Fri Aug 21, 200946DMystery novel elementPatrick Berry
Thu Aug 6, 200955DObject under a magnifying glass, maybeDan Naddor
Thu May 21, 200910AWhat a loose thread might bePatrick Blindauer
Mon Mar 30, 200956DWord in many a Nancy Drew title (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Feb 11, 200931DWhat a private eye may eyeRichard Silvestri
Tue Dec 9, 200851DGame associated with the starts of 17-, 23-, 32-, 40-, 47- and 54-AcrossC. W. Stewart
Mon Dec 1, 200832DGame with Colonel Mustard and Mrs. PeacockEric J. Platt
Sat Nov 15, 200854DInvestigation aidKaren M. Tracey
Mon Apr 7, 200827DHint (3)Randall J. Hartman
Wed Jan 9, 200844AFootprint or loose thread, perhapsJohn Farmer
Mon Jun 4, 200719AGame with Miss Scarlet and Professor PlumSteve Kahn
Sun Feb 18, 200741DWord in many a Nancy Drew title (2)David Kwong and Kevan Choset
Fri Oct 20, 200648DLead (5)Ed Early
Mon Sep 5, 200566ATip-off (2)Lynn Lempel
Mon Apr 25, 200568AAnswer's oppositeAlison Donald
Tue Nov 2, 200415ADetective's discoveryPatrick Merrell
Tue Oct 12, 20047DHint (3)Nancy Kavanaugh
Wed Oct 6, 200438AThis is one (2)Adam Cohen
Tue Jun 1, 200412DWhodunit board game (2)Fred Piscop
Mon Apr 5, 200431AWhodunit board game (2)Jim Hyres
Sat Apr 19, 20034DLead (5)Manny Nosowsky
Mon Feb 17, 200366AHelp for a detectiveAlan Arbesfeld
Fri May 10, 200235DSleuth's find (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sat Oct 13, 200155DSleuth's needJim Page
Mon Sep 3, 200138ACrossword hintPeter Gordon
Sun Jun 10, 200121AInklingCathy Millhauser
Sun Apr 15, 200159AFootprint, maybe (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Mar 4, 200168DAirhead's lack?Cathy Millhauser
Mon Feb 26, 20017DSleuth's find (2)Norma Steinberg
Thu Jun 15, 200012DSee 24-AcrossEdgar R. Fontaine
Thu Nov 4, 199918DFingerprint, perhaps (2)Matthew Lees
Sun Jul 25, 199998DIt may be found with a magnifying glassCharles M. Deber
Sat Jun 5, 199948APrint, maybeRich Norris
Thu Mar 11, 19995DThis, for exampleManny Nosowsky
Tue Nov 17, 199818AFingerprint or dropped handkerchief, sayArthur S. Verdesca
Fri Jun 19, 199859ALead (5)A. J. Santora
Wed Dec 24, 199712DHelp for Nancy DrewNancy S. Ross
Mon Nov 24, 199736DTip-off (2)Alex K. Justin
Mon Jul 7, 199710AColonel Mustard's game (2)Gregory E. Paul
Fri May 30, 199749DShoe impression, maybeManny Nosowsky
Tue Feb 4, 199741DProfessor Plum's gameG. R. Ferguson
Mon Apr 1, 199618AHint (3)F. Piscop
Thu Oct 19, 199546AMystery elementLois Sidway
Mon Oct 9, 199554ADetectives' board gameGregory E. Paul
Wed Apr 12, 199565AGame played with a knifeRich Norris
Wed Apr 27, 199423AObservatory site?Rich Norris
Thu Mar 24, 199418AHunt hintA.J. Santora

2 results for CLUE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 26, 2003cryptic30AThis is one culture, oddly (4)Richard Silvestri
Nov 26, 2000diagramless56DGame on which this puzzle's theme is basedPeter Gordon

110 results for CLUE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Apr 19, 199343AHelpful hintAlex F. BlackMaleska
Tue Aug 25, 199243DDetective's findNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sun Mar 1, 199278AWhodunit itemEmanuel BergMaleska
Wed May 22, 19911DHintJack R. HarnesMaleska
Sun Dec 9, 199062DWhat this isDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Thu Nov 29, 199010AHawkshaw's aidEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Oct 31, 199016ALead for ColumboEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Oct 8, 199018DCrime solver's aidFred TooleMaleska
Sun Apr 8, 1990119DGuide for HolmesErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Feb 1, 198939AHintChristy RidleyMaleska
Thu Jan 12, 198918DHolmes's questAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Jul 23, 198834AHint for a hawkshawBernard MerenMaleska
Wed Jul 1, 198719ALead for ChanWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Tue Apr 21, 198752DHint for a hawkshawWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Sun Mar 16, 198693AHint for HerculeJune A. BoggsMaleska
Fri Feb 7, 198637AFingerprint, e.g.Jim PageMaleska
Fri Dec 13, 198536DAid for SpadeWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Mon Oct 28, 198535DInklingJames R. BurnsMaleska
Fri Sep 27, 198524DAid for HolmesGayle DeanMaleska
Sat Jun 8, 198534DAid for SpadeLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Thu Jun 6, 198523ATip-offWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat May 18, 198553DAid to solutionJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thu Apr 12, 198458DInklingJim ModneyMaleska
Thu Aug 18, 19838DLeadJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sat Apr 23, 198358AWhodunit itemPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon May 3, 198230DPiece of evidenceTeresa ForestallMaleska
Mon Jan 25, 198262ALupin's needSamuel H. BarkanMaleska
Sun Jan 17, 19824DAid for Miss MarpleRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Dec 25, 198154AHawkshaw's aidC. J. AngioMaleska
Wed Aug 12, 19811AAid for SpadeAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
Wed Feb 11, 19811DTip-offWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Oct 20, 198010ATec's helpAlfio MicciMaleska
Thu Oct 9, 198047ASleuth's needRobert KatzMaleska
Fri Aug 29, 198033AElement for a solutionAlbert E. LytleMaleska
Mon Aug 18, 19805AHawkshaw's helpHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri May 30, 198022DHolmes's needBensonMaleska
Mon Sep 10, 197914AHercule Poirot leadSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Sat Jul 21, 197953DTip-offWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Jun 23, 197927DTip for a tecC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri Feb 23, 197938DHint for HolmesC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Jun 4, 197858A___ in (inform)Chet CurrierMaleska
Thu Dec 15, 197729DTipStephanie SpadacciniMaleska
Wed Jan 21, 197659DHintStanley A. KurzbanWeng
Thu May 22, 197540DTraceBert H. KruseWeng
Wed Apr 23, 197553AFingerprint, oftenCatharine Y. C. ProbstWeng
Wed Apr 9, 197516AWhodunit possibilitySamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Tue Mar 18, 197512DHintVirginia SchneiderWeng
Fri Dec 20, 197458ASherlock's questMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Thu Dec 12, 197431ADetective's concernManny MillerWeng
Thu Aug 9, 197362AHintUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 27, 197351DSherlockian signpostUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 3, 197317ASleuth's rewardUnknownWeng
Tue Oct 31, 197231DCharades offeringUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 21, 197212DHintUnknownWeng
Fri Mar 3, 197235DDetective's toolUnknownWeng
Tue Jan 25, 197212DFingerprint, for oneUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 19, 197119AEvidenceAnne FoxWeng
Wed Sep 22, 19711AWhodunit itemMel TaubWeng
Tue Nov 3, 197062DHintUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 2, 197068AHintUnknownWeng
Fri Mar 27, 197034APiece of evidenceUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 12, 196912DEvidence.UnknownWeng
Sun Mar 9, 196951DHintA. J. SantoraWeng
Mon Dec 2, 196840DInkling.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 6, 196834APiece of evidence.Louise EarnestFarrar
Thu Feb 1, 19682DHint.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 26, 196712DHint.Lois HillisFarrar
Tue Jan 24, 19671DDetective's find.Michael DubinFarrar
Sat Jan 14, 196723DWhodunit feature.Manny MillerFarrar
Tue Jan 3, 196735AAid to solution.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun Feb 20, 196685AEvidence.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu Oct 22, 196422AHint.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 25, 196353DIndication.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 17, 196310DFootprint, for one.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sat Sep 7, 19632DKey to a solution.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 21, 196345AInkling.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 8, 196357DFootprint, for one.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 8, 196356DPiece of evidence.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Sep 5, 196215AItem for 30 Across.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 13, 196163AFootprint or fingerprint.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 25, 196028DLead.Eva Pollack TaubFarrar
Thu Dec 22, 196056ATreasure hunt hint.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 9, 195949D"Whodunit" ingredient.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 31, 1959145AFootprint.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed May 13, 195924ASleuthing aid.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Apr 5, 195987DIndication.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Mar 30, 19591DKey.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sun Sep 14, 1958105ALead.Grace HosterFarrar
Mon Sep 8, 19582DSleuth's lead.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 22, 195836APointer.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Mar 8, 195830AFootprint of fingerprint.Charles C. AllenFarrar
Wed Nov 20, 195732ALead.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 17, 195724AAid to solution.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sat Oct 6, 195658AFingerprint, for instance.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri Jul 27, 19562DAid for Nero Wolfe.Mel TaubFarrar
Thu Jul 26, 195632DHelpful hint.Helen SmathersFarrar
Thu Apr 5, 195642AKey to the solution.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jan 15, 195613DPointer.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Dec 25, 195570DBall of thread.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri May 20, 195541AType of puzzle definition.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Thu Jun 24, 195410AFingerprint.H. H. ChapmanFarrar
Sun Apr 18, 195498DInkling.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Mar 6, 195466AFootprint or fingerprint.Marian MoeserFarrar
Thu Jan 15, 19534DGuide to the solution.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Jan 13, 195316AFootprint or fingerprint.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Dec 22, 195251DSometimes it's a red herring.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 5, 195265AWhen false, it's a red herring.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 9, 195274DWhodunit ingredient.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 195150DGuide for Perry Mason.J. L. WilkinsonFarrar
Sun Dec 6, 194288DBall of thread.F. C. JaschobFarrar