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66 results for CRUEL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Dec 18, 201766ADeliberately hurtfulBruce Haight
Thu Mar 23, 201724DBarbarousSandy Ganzell
Thu Jan 5, 20173DLike Vlad the ImpalerEd Sessa
Mon Oct 17, 20166DMean, mean, meanDamon Gulczynski
Sat Sep 10, 201655ATwisting the knife, sayPeter Wentz
Sat Jan 16, 201623ALike a Grand InquisitorSean Dobbin
Fri Nov 22, 20138DMonstrousPatrick Berry
Sun Oct 28, 201263ABarbaric (3)Michael Sharp and Caleb Madison
Wed Sep 12, 201254ASteve Martin's "___ Shoes"Robert W. Harris
Mon Aug 6, 201265ALike Cinderella's stepsistersLynn Lempel
Wed Dec 5, 200732AHard-hearted (2)Allan E. Parrish
Sun Apr 29, 200765DTruculentHenry Hook
Sun Jan 11, 200497ABarbaric (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Sep 4, 200314ANasty and then someNancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Sun Jun 20, 19995DBarbaric (3)Manny Nosowsky
Fri Jun 18, 199949AUnusual partner?Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Mar 11, 19977DDiabolicalAlan Arbesfeld
Sun May 12, 1996102AHardhearted (2)R. Silvestri
Fri Jan 21, 199419DBeastlyA.J. Santora

47 results for CRUEL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Apr 11, 19932DLike fairy-tale stepmothersNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Thu Oct 22, 199249AMercilessChristy RidleyMaleska
Fri May 31, 199149DHeartlessErnie FurtadoMaleska
Sun Aug 11, 198566DHeartlessPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sun Feb 17, 198570AMonsarrat's "The ___ Sea"John GreenmanMaleska
Sun Dec 4, 198364DUnrelentingMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Fri Feb 4, 19838DRemorselessWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Oct 27, 198221DMercilessDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Fri May 22, 198162AMonsarrat's "The ___ Sea"Samuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Thu Sep 11, 198045DMercilessN. M. MeyerMaleska
Mon Nov 7, 197715ALike fate, oftenJamesMaleska
Mon Sep 19, 197729DSadisticRickertMaleska
Sun Oct 31, 19769D"The ___ Sea"Threba JohnsonWeng
Tue Aug 10, 197635DIllegal kind of punishmentEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sun Feb 22, 1976102ALike Monsarrat's seaTap OsbornWeng
Fri Dec 27, 197433A"The ___ Sea"Tap OsbornWeng
Sun Oct 22, 1972106APitilessFrank NosoffWeng
Tue Apr 11, 19726DHeartlessUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 29, 196942ATyrannic.UnknownWeng
Mon Dec 15, 19692DLike Sade.UnknownWeng
Thu May 23, 196812DPitiless.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 11, 196646ARuthless.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 19, 196543DBarbarous.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 7, 196536ANeronian.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 21, 196477AMerciless.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wed May 23, 196248DUnkind.Lois HillisFarrar
Thu Aug 31, 196139APitiless.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 11, 19614DRuthless.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 19, 195926AMerciless.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 16, 195949DMerciless.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Sun Mar 29, 195927AInhuman.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Aug 19, 195826DBarbarous.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Aug 10, 195838AMerciless.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 17, 195799A"The ___ Sea."Marcia GladstoneFarrar
Sun Jan 27, 195798AInhuman.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Dec 24, 195632DHard-hearted.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Oct 29, 195628DRuthless.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Jun 18, 19566DRuthless.Madeline CorseFarrar
Sun Jun 20, 195495D"The ___ Sea."Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Sep 28, 195342AAdjective for the sea.George HendersonFarrar
Sun Mar 2, 195259A"The ___ Sea."Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 195129AInhuman.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 195161ADespotic.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 194559AHarsh.A. H. CookFarrar
Sun Jan 30, 194487A"___ wars, wasting the earth."—MiltonWillard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Aug 22, 194352DInhuman.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun May 17, 194236DHarsh.Louis JenkinsFarrar