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92 results for DABS

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

Monday, March 6, 201748DPainters' touchesSusan Gelfand
Sunday, July 10, 201641DDelicately appliesPatrick Berry
Sunday, February 28, 20161DApplies gingerly (2)Timothy Polin
Wednesday, March 18, 201553DApplies gingerly (2)Timothy Polin
Monday, February 23, 201556DPats gentlyJoel Fagliano
Sunday, June 23, 201388DSmall dollopsPatrick Berry
Wednesday, March 13, 201326DLight touchesJoe DiPietro
Tuesday, August 21, 20121DApplies with a Q-Tip, sayJosh Knapp
Wednesday, January 11, 201210ASmidgens (4)Chuck Deodene
Wednesday, April 8, 20096APaints gentlyJoey Weissbrot
Sunday, October 19, 200874ALittle bitsJoe DiPietro
Tuesday, August 26, 20081ASmidgens (4)Nancy Salomon
Friday, December 3, 200457DArtistic touch-upsMichael Shteyman
Monday, March 8, 200457DApplies lightly (2)Allan E. Parrish
Sunday, February 8, 200440DSoft touchesRandolph Ross
Tuesday, December 3, 200259DTouchesTyler Hinman
Monday, November 18, 200233DSmidgens, as of creamNancy Salomon and Gail Grabowski
Sunday, October 6, 200249ASmall amountsMyles Callum
Monday, December 10, 20011DSmall amounts, as of cream (2)Gregory E. Paul
Thursday, January 27, 20001AApplies lightly (2)David Ainslie Macleod
Tuesday, April 20, 199926ASmall amounts, as of cream (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, January 17, 199938DCotton ball applicationsCathy Millhauser
Tuesday, December 30, 19971ATeeny amountsElizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, July 1, 199764ATouches lightly, as with a hankyFred Piscop
Friday, March 21, 199753DPatsShannon Burns
Thursday, July 4, 199654DTaps or patsJoy L. Wouk
Monday, August 21, 199553DUses a powder puffSidney L. Robbins
Sunday, July 2, 19951DSmidgens (4)Alex K. Justin
Sunday, July 17, 199424DApplies with cotton ballsCathy Millhauser
Wednesday, June 22, 19948DSmall flatfishesArthur S. Verdesca
Wednesday, November 24, 199323ASmidgens (4)Nancy S. Ross

61 results for DABS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, July 24, 19921ASmall floundersEli WesoffMaleska
Thursday, June 11, 19921DFlatfishJoy L. WoukMaleska
Saturday, August 24, 199149ASmall amountsPatterson PeppleMaleska
Wednesday, July 18, 19905ALittle bitsBetty HinmanMaleska
Saturday, August 19, 198932ASmidgensPatterson PeppleMaleska
Friday, March 3, 198935DFloundersRobert KatzMaleska
Tuesday, March 15, 198829DPecks atPeter SwiftMaleska
Friday, August 14, 198717AFloundersJim PageMaleska
Friday, June 19, 198724DSmall amountsJudith PerryMaleska
Thursday, May 7, 198742DPatsDorothy DavisMaleska
Sunday, March 1, 198759DSmall flounderWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Saturday, September 13, 19861ALight brushstrokesPatterson PeppleMaleska
Monday, August 26, 198527DPats; smidgensVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Saturday, October 20, 198452DFloundersPeter G. SnowMaleska
Wednesday, September 28, 198331DPats gentlyLois SidwayMaleska
Friday, June 24, 19836AEmulates MonetKevin WrayMaleska
Tuesday, December 21, 198226DTouches lightlyDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sunday, October 11, 19811ASmall floundersWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, July 26, 19811DPaints quicklyMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Monday, October 6, 198065ATaps gentlyPeter SwiftMaleska
Monday, October 20, 197510ASmall bitsD. JacobsWeng
Thursday, October 24, 197464ASmidgensBeverly J. SewardWeng
Thursday, February 14, 197446ASmall bitsMarie WestWeng
Thursday, October 4, 19735ASmall portionsUnknownWeng
Sunday, September 23, 19733DLittle bitsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Saturday, June 9, 19731ALight strokesUnknownWeng
Monday, August 21, 19721DRelatives of soleUnknownWeng
Tuesday, February 22, 197232DSmall lumpsUnknownWeng
Friday, October 31, 196941DPats.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, February 19, 196931DFlatfish.UnknownWeng
Friday, September 27, 196822APats.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 6, 196852DFlatfish.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 2, 196810AFlatfish.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 28, 196652DExperts: Brit.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, March 24, 196625APats.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 17, 19656ALittle pats.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 11, 196556DFlounders.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 18, 196410DFlounders.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 1, 19631DPecks.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 24, 196310APecks.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 1, 196263ATouches.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 4, 196025DLight strokes.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 17, 196050DFlounders.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 22, 196039ASmall flounders.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 20, 19591ATouches gently.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 17, 19598DSmall flounders.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 11, 195890ASmall amounts.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Saturday, April 14, 19565AFlatfish.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 23, 19561AFlat fish.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tuesday, September 6, 195518DFlatfish.John M. Holmes, Jr.Farrar
Friday, May 20, 19551DSmall flounders.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Friday, October 8, 195446DStrikes gently.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, September 8, 19541DSmall flatfish.George HendersonFarrar
Tuesday, September 22, 195353DSmall flounders.Bernice GordonFarrar
Friday, July 24, 195323DSmall flounders.Harold T. BersFarrar
Monday, April 20, 195362APats of butter.Maxwell D. GuntherFarrar
Saturday, February 16, 19521DFlatfish.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 19, 195128APuts on, as rouge.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 31, 194957AFishes.Max GeistFarrar
Sunday, August 6, 194495AFlatfish.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, October 11, 1942130DFlatfishes.Alvin AshbyFarrar