This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

Find clues for any answer, or answers that match a pattern

Search options:

Sort finds:
Answer length:
Examples using the [Search] button:
Find all clues for a single word ELOPE
Use ? for single letter in pattern P??CH
Use * for any number of letters (including zero) CR*Y
Use $c for any consonant, or $v for any vowel $c$c???$v$v
Square brackets for any enclosed letter [QJXZ]????
Hyphen for range of letters [X-Z]?????
Use ^ to negate specified letters [^A-W]*[^RSTLE]

Click here for detailed information, including OneLook and Regex options.

Enter a word, pattern, or phrase:

Support XWord Info today

Pay now and get access for a year.

1. Select account level
2. Choose how to pay

85 total results for CONS   ( score: 50 )

36 results for CONS from Shortz Era puzzles:
Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
Sun Oct 23, 202245ADownsidesDaniel Bodily and Jeff Chen
Fri May 13, 202242ABad sideBrooke Husic and Nam Jin Yoon
Fri Jan 21, 202242APuts one over onKyle Dolan
Tue Sep 7, 20218DBamboozles (5)Zhouqin Burnikel
Tue May 26, 202051ABamboozles (5)Neville Fogarty
Tue Jun 4, 201968ADisadvantages found in this puzzle's three longest Across answers ...Jake Halperin
Tue Jun 12, 20181DDrawbacks (2)Samuel A. Donaldson and Tracy Gray
Sun Apr 8, 2018102ADrawbacks (2)Patrick Berry
Tue May 16, 20175DFleecesBruce Haight
Mon Mar 13, 201754DInmatesAlan DeLoriea
Fri May 13, 201652DTakes inDavid Phillips and David Steinberg
Sun Jun 21, 201542AYardbirdsTimothy Polin
Sun Apr 5, 201532DDeceivesTom McCoy
Sun Jun 29, 20146DReasons to say noByron Walden
Sun Apr 27, 201432ABad pointsJohn Lampkin
Thu Apr 24, 201442ANegative pointsStanley Newman
Tue Mar 25, 201410DNot prosDavid Woolf
Fri Feb 21, 201433DScamsPatrick Berry
Fri Sep 23, 201120ATakes for a ride (2)Mike Nothnagel
Wed Jun 29, 201123DBamboozles (5)Tony Orbach
Sat Nov 20, 201011DHustles (2)Joe DiPietro
Fri Oct 9, 200931DCooler fillDavid Quarfoot
Thu Dec 8, 200517APen denizensDavid Pringle
Fri Mar 4, 200541APen fillMyles Callum
Mon Nov 29, 200446AHoodwinks (2)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Mon Oct 4, 200441DSwindlesSeth A. Abel
Fri Sep 24, 200419AFlimflammeryPatrick Berry
Wed Jul 16, 20032DReasons to vote noNorm Guggenbiller
Mon Aug 19, 200260ATricksLynn Lempel
Wed Sep 5, 200143AAlcatraz population, onceLyell Rodieck
Sun Jan 7, 20019AHustles (2)Manny Nosowsky
Mon Jun 14, 199926AHoodwinks (2)Norma Steinberg
Wed Jul 30, 199746ABamboozles (5)John D. Leavy
Wed Aug 7, 199661ABamboozles (5)B. E. Quigley
Wed Feb 21, 199634AReasons againstF. & L. Sabin
Thu May 25, 19954DTakes for a ride (2)Harvey Estes
49 results for CONS from pre-Shortz puzzles:
Sun May 9, 199351APerusesIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun Apr 28, 199189ASwindlesFrances HansenMaleska
Mon Dec 17, 199044ADeceivesEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Jul 24, 19897DThose againstPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sun Jun 11, 198989APokey dwellersJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Dec 13, 198746ATurnkey tauntersLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Nov 30, 198652DSwindlesHarold B. CountsMaleska
Thu Oct 10, 198540DSwindlesWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed Aug 17, 198353ASlammer occupantsWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed Apr 6, 198324ASwindlesTorreyMaleska
Sun May 2, 198235ASwindlesWilliam H. FordMaleska
Fri Nov 13, 198142AVictimizes in a scamC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Oct 22, 198129ASwindlesA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Aug 10, 198029AThese oppose prosMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Thu Aug 2, 19796DTricksJohnsonMaleska
Thu Jul 19, 197954DSwindlesJohn ChervokasMaleska
Sat May 26, 19798DSlammer occupantsKathryn RighterMaleska
Sun Feb 26, 1978109ACheatsKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Wed Jun 2, 197642ASwindlesEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Fri Jan 16, 19767DSwindlesElaine D. SchorrWeng
Wed Aug 21, 197423DBamboozlesBill ScollonWeng
Tue May 14, 197434AFleecesElaine D. SchorrWeng
Tue Jan 22, 197423ASwindlesMarie WestWeng
Fri Mar 30, 197353DCheatsUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 23, 197224AStudiesUnknownWeng
Tue Oct 19, 197144AHoodwinksUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 18, 197010ASwindlesUnknownWeng
Tue May 13, 196945AReads.UnknownWeng
Sun Jul 21, 196875DStudiesWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Sat Jun 29, 196856DThose against.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 26, 196813DGuides, as a ship.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 29, 196624AReads.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 23, 196614DPeruses.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Nov 30, 196255DStudies closely.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 25, 196120DPeruses.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 22, 195713DStudies.Walt ClarkFarrar
Tue Jul 2, 195733AStudies.Geraldine KingFarrar
Sun Aug 26, 195689AStudies.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 195684AReads studiously.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Jan 22, 195612DStudies.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Jun 26, 195573APeruses.Harold D. CannonFarrar
Mon Mar 7, 195524ASteers a ship.J. R. OverholtFarrar
Sun Nov 8, 195363DStudies.Israel GitterFarrar
Thu Aug 20, 195343APeruses.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 24, 195249ALearns by heart.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 9, 195264DLearns.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Dec 16, 195152DDirects the steering of a ship.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jan 11, 19484DStudies.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Apr 20, 194799DStudies.P. J. LamannaFarrar