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262 results for CRAB

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

Sun May 26, 20196ACurmudgeon (2)Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
Sun Apr 28, 201992A___ Nebula, part of the constellation TaurusBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Jan 23, 20191AGrouch (12)Amanda Chung and Karl Ni
Thu Aug 9, 201864AFiddler on the reef?Patrick Merrell
Mon Jul 2, 201855DOne who complains, complains, complains (2)Evan Kalish
Sun Apr 8, 201873DSideways scuttlerPatrick Berry
Tue Feb 27, 201848DGrouch (12)Ross Trudeau
Thu Feb 15, 201853DGrumble (2)Peter Gordon
Sat Apr 29, 201748AWhine lover?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sat Jul 30, 201645DZodiac symbol (5)Lily Silverstein
Mon Mar 28, 201631AConstant complainer (2)Gary Cee
Mon Feb 23, 201525DSidling sea creatureJoel Fagliano
Sun Aug 31, 201490ACalifornia roll ingredientJoel Fagliano
Thu Apr 3, 201423DZodiac symbol (5)David Benkof and Jeff Chen
Fri Mar 7, 201428DZodiac symbol (5)Matt Ginsberg
Sat Nov 30, 201311AKvetch (2)Byron Walden and Brad Wilber
Fri Aug 9, 201351DZodiac symbol (5)Patrick Berry
Mon Jun 24, 201367ASea creature with pincersRobert Seminara
Sun Jul 8, 201221DCurmudgeon (2)Joel Fagliano
Fri May 4, 201239DGrouch (12)Barry C. Silk
Tue Dec 20, 201154DShore dinner stapleJulian Lim
Mon Sep 26, 201155DCreature that sidlesDavid Gray
Mon Aug 15, 20116ASea creature that moves sideways (2)Stan Newman
Tue Jan 25, 201110ACrotchety sortRandall J. Hartman
Thu Jun 17, 201054DZodiac creatureCorey Rubin
Sun Mar 28, 201043AKvetch (2)Ed Sessa
Fri Sep 11, 20096DSourpuss (3)Caleb Madison
Wed Aug 19, 200954DKvetcherPeter A. Collins
Thu Feb 12, 20095AFind faultGary & Stephen Kennedy
Mon Feb 2, 200922AMaryland seafood specialtyDamon J. Gulczynski
Thu Dec 25, 20081DGrouch (12)Eric Tentarelli
Mon Mar 31, 20081ASea creature that sidlesJeff Armstrong
Tue Feb 12, 200857DKvetching sortDeb Amlen
Mon Jul 2, 200710ASea creature that moves sideways (2)Peter A. Collins
Thu Apr 13, 20065AZodiac symbol (5)Barry Silk
Sun Jan 22, 200610ASquawkerGeorge Barany and Michael Shteyman
Mon Apr 4, 20051DOne who complains, complains, complains (2)Christina Houlihan Kelly
Tue Aug 24, 200440ABeach sidlerLynn Lempel
Mon Aug 18, 200327DIll-tempered oneEd Early
Wed Mar 12, 200330AGrouch (12)Myles Callum
Fri Dec 27, 200232DBellyacheSherry O. Blackard
Wed Dec 19, 200110AMove sidewaysDon West
Thu Mar 29, 20013DShore catchWilliam I. Johnston
Wed Aug 23, 200055DHorseshoe ___William A. Ballard
Mon Jun 26, 20001DTaurus : Bull :: Cancer : ___Peter Gordon
Sun Apr 2, 200087AGrouch (12)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Tue Dec 28, 199951DGrouch (12)Randall J. Hartman
Tue Jun 29, 199957DGrumble (2)Arthur S. Verdesca
Wed Apr 7, 199926DGrouch (12)Rich Norris
Sun Dec 13, 199869DGrumblerRichard Silvestri
Sun Nov 8, 19981ADisagreeable sortFred Piscop
Fri Feb 27, 199854ATwins followerKevin McCann
Tue Nov 11, 19975AConstant complainer (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Oct 22, 199740ASourpuss (3)John D. Leavy
Sat Oct 18, 199711AGrouch (12)Rich Norris
Thu Jul 17, 199710AGrouch (12)Wayne Robert Williams
Sat Jul 12, 199728DCallaloo ingredientRichard Silvestri
Sun Jan 12, 199769DComplainM. Rosen
Tue Nov 5, 199644DSourpuss (3)Jeremiah Farrell
Mon Oct 14, 19965ACancer, zodiacally (2)R. White
Tue Sep 10, 199610AThis may have a hard or soft shellG. E. Paul
Tue Jan 16, 199610AGrumpR. Hartman
Mon Dec 18, 199548DHermit ____Randall J. Hartman
Thu Mar 23, 199510AGrouch (12)Wayne Robert Williams
Mon Feb 6, 199510AFiddler, for oneGregory E. Paul
Mon Jan 16, 19953DCancer, zodiacally (2)Walter Covell
Thu Jul 14, 199410AGrouch (12)Daniel R. Stark
Tue May 17, 199442ACancer's symbolHarvey Estes
Sun Feb 6, 19941AScrooge's sign?Arthur S. Verdesca

4 results for CRAB from Variety puzzles.

Dec 7, 2014diagramless60DZodiac symbolPaula Gamache
Aug 12, 2007cryptic25DFiddler, for example, turned a line of music clockwise (4)Brian Greer
Jan 4, 2004diagramless27DConstant kvetcherFred Piscop
Jul 23, 2000diagramless48AGrumpFred Piscop

189 results for CRAB from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wed Nov 17, 19936DGrouchLois SidwayTaub
Tue Mar 2, 19931DKind of appleBert H. KruseMaleska
Thu Dec 17, 199253DZodiacal constellationRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Fri Nov 20, 199210ABe a grouchJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wed Oct 9, 199119AItem on a seafood menuBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Sep 26, 19911AGrouchEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Sep 24, 19911DZodiacal signLois SidwayMaleska
Tue Jul 30, 19916AComplainSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Jul 24, 199110ABuzzards Bay hermitGayle DeanMaleska
Thu May 23, 19919ADungeness ___Judith PerryMaleska
Wed Mar 20, 199111DSourpussBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Feb 28, 199152DShore-dinner itemEli WesoffMaleska
Sat Feb 9, 199151DHermit or kingJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thu Jul 12, 199055DComplainWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Mon Apr 23, 199025AGrouchy oneLois SidwayMaleska
Wed Feb 21, 19907DHermit or DungenessJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Aug 11, 19891AJimmy, e.g.Harold B. CountsMaleska
Mon Apr 24, 198951AGrouseNorma SteinbergMaleska
Wed Apr 12, 19892DComplainerDon GroatMaleska
Fri Feb 24, 19899AGrouchWilliam CanineMaleska
Thu Feb 16, 19891AHermit, e.g.Nancy JolineMaleska
Wed Dec 21, 198851DSnow or hermit followerJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Oct 29, 198844AZodiacal creatureJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Mon Sep 12, 198859ACurmudgeonNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Mon Jun 20, 19889AComplainerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Apr 14, 198852AZodiacal creatureRhonda KrausMaleska
Sun Feb 14, 1988112DGrouchRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Aug 30, 198718DCrosspatchBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Aug 11, 19871DFiddler or hermitEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tue May 5, 19871AGrouseVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Mar 15, 198782DMaster-tailor, e.g.Gloria EvansMaleska
Fri Feb 27, 19871AFiddler on the reefChristy RidleyMaleska
Thu Jul 3, 198632DKind of grass or spiderElaine GeorgeMaleska
Mon Jun 23, 198650DGrouchNancy McCarthyMaleska
Fri Jun 13, 198645DHermit or horseshoeGloria EvansMaleska
Wed Apr 16, 19861ACrustaceanRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
Thu Mar 13, 19861DA decapodAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tue Feb 25, 198646DComplainSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Sep 23, 198536AHermit living in a shellJudith PerryMaleska
Fri Aug 2, 198510AChronic complainerJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sat May 11, 198523AComplainJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tue Aug 21, 19841DA crustaceanAveryMaleska
Sat Dec 3, 198352DSymbol for a July 4 babyJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 1983108ARowing gaffeBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thu Sep 15, 198310AKing or hermitGrace FabbroniMaleska
Tue Aug 23, 19839AChronic complainerWhittenMaleska
Thu Aug 18, 198360AHermit or fiddlerJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sun May 8, 198314AMalcontentElaine SchorrMaleska
Mon May 2, 198349AGrouseDiana R. SessionsMaleska
Sat Jan 15, 19831ASeafood itemRobert KatzMaleska
Wed Dec 29, 19821AOffshore hermitFraasMaleska
Thu Sep 9, 19826AHermit or fiddlerNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sun May 2, 198297AFiddler on the reefWilliam H. FordMaleska
Sun Mar 21, 19822DNebula in TaurusHenry HookMaleska
Sat Feb 27, 198223AMaster-tailorAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
Fri Jan 29, 19821DBeefErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Dec 16, 198114AHermit, e.g.Bert H. KruseMaleska
Sat Oct 3, 19819ACertain fiddlerVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Sun May 3, 198174DMarine hermitA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Jan 28, 198110AZodiac signBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Dec 11, 198049AKind of appleRubinMaleska
Tue Oct 28, 198041AFiddler, e.g.Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Oct 5, 19802DMaster-tailorRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Sun Jul 6, 198040AA hermit is oneBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed May 28, 198048DHermit, e.g.Jean J. DavisonMaleska
Fri May 16, 198023AKind of apple or grassJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Mon Feb 18, 19806AJuly zodiac figureGrace FabbroniMaleska
Mon Jan 28, 19801AGrumbleGrace FabbroniMaleska
Tue Dec 18, 19791AType of grassSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Dec 10, 19791AGrouchN. M. MeyerMaleska
Thu Nov 29, 19791AFiddler on the reefC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri Nov 2, 197932AZodiac figure in JulyVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Mon Aug 6, 197956DGripeI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Fri Dec 15, 197850DType of apple or grassSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun May 28, 1978100DFiddler on the reefHenry HookMaleska
Thu Apr 27, 197855DKind of grass or appleMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Mar 8, 197810AIll-tempered oneJohnsonMaleska
Sun Feb 12, 19786AHermit or Alaska kingJordan S. LasherMaleska
Tue Nov 1, 197748DSpider or fiddlerHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Sep 11, 19771DZodiac signAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Aug 19, 197727DSourpussVirginia ButlerMaleska
Wed Jun 29, 19771DFiddler on the reefVirginia ButlerMaleska
Thu Jun 23, 19771DKing or hermitEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tue Apr 19, 197748AGrouchSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Feb 9, 19771AZodiac signSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Tue Dec 7, 197610ABeefMarion MoeserWeng
Sun Dec 5, 197697DGrass or appleMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sun Jul 11, 197651DGrass or appleBarbara GillisWeng
Fri Jul 9, 197616AComplainSophie FiermanWeng
Mon Apr 26, 19761AGrass or appleHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Thu Feb 12, 197634DGrouchEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sat Jan 24, 19768DCurmudgeonSidney NelsonWeng
Mon Jan 5, 197610APeevish personHerb L. RisteenWeng
Sat Nov 1, 197531DZodiac signCornelia WarrinerWeng
Sat Sep 27, 197525ADisagreeable oneH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Fri Aug 8, 19751ACranky oneSophie FiermanWeng
Wed Jan 22, 197531DComplainJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Tue Nov 12, 197446DAlaska king ___H. Hastings ReddallWeng
Wed Aug 21, 197425DStone or horseshoeBill ScollonWeng
Sat Jun 29, 197416ASurly personGladys V. MillerWeng
Fri Nov 16, 19731DSeafood itemUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 10, 197326DKind of cocktailUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 23, 19737DIll-natured oneUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 19, 19731AOarsman's gaffeUnknownWeng
Fri Mar 23, 19737DZodiac signUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 6, 19721AZodiac signUnknownWeng
Wed Aug 9, 19729AKind of appleUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 14, 197210ASourpussJim PageWeng
Fri Apr 7, 19728AZodiac signUnknownWeng
Tue Dec 14, 197110ASalad ingredientUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 27, 19711DKind of grassUnknownWeng
Fri Apr 9, 197110AFiddlerUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 16, 197023DSeafoodUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 3, 197032DGrouchUnknownWeng
Wed Jul 29, 19701DHermit, for oneUnknownWeng
Sat Jul 11, 19703DZodiac signUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 26, 19706ASculler's misstrokeUnknownWeng
Sat Oct 11, 19691ADecapod.UnknownWeng
Tue Jul 15, 19696DSeafood dish.UnknownWeng
Sun Jan 5, 19693DUnpleasant personFrances HansenFarrar
Sat Mar 9, 196824DHermit ___.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 15, 196853DZodiac sign.Louise EarnestFarrar
Mon Oct 30, 196727DAquatic animal.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 28, 19671DDecapod.William LutwiniakFarrar
Thu Apr 20, 196726DCrustacean.Mary Owen CameronFarrar
Mon Apr 17, 196711DSea animal.Louis SabinFarrar
Sat Feb 18, 196745DKind of apple.George LaczkoFarrar
Fri Jan 20, 196723AHunt shellfish.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 27, 196616ACrustacean.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Wed Aug 17, 196654DZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 27, 196613DZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 13, 196696AComplain habitually.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Dec 13, 19651AHorseshoe ___.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 27, 196550DKind of apple.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 27, 196548AShellfish.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 24, 196555DZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 19, 196510AZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 13, 196527DKind of apple.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 29, 196426DWith 3 Down, a sea animal.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 26, 19641DZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 17, 196472APagurian.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Mar 31, 196435DZodiacal sign.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 6, 196456DMenu item.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 15, 196432DZodiac sign.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed Nov 13, 19635AZodiac sign.Alda F. ZimpelFarrar
Thu Feb 21, 196343DGrouse.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Wed Feb 13, 196333DLaunce's dog, in "Two Gentlemen of Verona."Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Feb 8, 19631AZodiac sign.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Dec 24, 19621DZodiac sign.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Thu Feb 1, 19621DZodiac sign.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Oct 4, 196110AZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 7, 19611DZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 29, 19611DZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 11, 196150DHorseshoe ___.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 22, 196010AZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 8, 19605ACavil: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 18, 19601ACrustacean.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 18, 196048DZodiac sign.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 4, 195914AShellfish.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 30, 19591DSideward mover.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Oct 5, 195840DKind of grass.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Jun 25, 195810ASea food dish.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Jun 13, 195845DIll-tempered person.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Feb 4, 195816ASea food delicacy.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Jan 24, 19586DCrustacean.Marcia GladstoneFarrar
Sat Dec 21, 19575DSeafood.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 3, 195710AKind of apple.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 7, 195619DCatch a ___, in rowing.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Nov 30, 195621DFind fault with: Colloq.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Mar 18, 1956104DTen-footed sea denizen.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Sep 19, 195562DSmall apple.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Jul 23, 195527DShore dinner item.Marion MoeserFarrar
Fri Mar 4, 19553DSour-tempered one.Bernice GordonFarrar
Fri Aug 13, 195445DIll-tempered person.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat May 22, 195410AShellfish.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Mar 30, 195446AGrumble: Colloq.George FrankFarrar
Mon Dec 14, 195344ASeafood item.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 15, 195315AZodiacal sign.Isaac KertFarrar
Tue Aug 11, 195337ABe cross.Edward BucklerFarrar
Mon Apr 27, 195338DCrustacean.Dorothy SmithFarrar
Sat Mar 28, 195324AHorseshoe of the sea.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 15, 19535DCrosspatch.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sun Jan 11, 195370AStalk-eyed decapod.Albert CarrollFarrar
Sat Jun 28, 195231DHorseshoe or soft shell.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 13, 195135ASeafood delicacy.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 19, 19511AHorseshoe or hermit.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Sep 23, 19503DCrustacean.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jun 18, 195089DCaught by tyro oarsman.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Mar 2, 194756AZodiacal sign.Willard N. JordanFarrar