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308 results for DEAR

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

Wed Nov 28, 201838DPricey (3)David J. Kahn
Thu Sep 27, 201866ALambchopDaniel Kantor
Tue Aug 14, 201855D___ John (3)Andy Kravis and Erik Agard
Mon Jun 25, 201844A___ John letterKathy Wienberg
Sat Oct 7, 201748DLetter opener (3)Byron Walden
Sun Aug 27, 201756ASweets (2)Jeff Chen
Tue May 2, 20177DSweetie (6)David J. Kahn
Thu Feb 9, 201758DHoneybunch (6)Ross Trudeau
Thu Jul 28, 201626ASweetums (2)Adam G. Perl
Sun Oct 11, 2015109AWith 28-Across, letter openerDavid J. Kahn
Fri Jul 24, 201526AImmoderately pricedPatrick Berry
Fri Feb 27, 201546DHoney or sugarJulian Lim
Wed Dec 17, 201459ASweetie (6)Stu Ockman
Tue Jul 15, 201427APrecious (3)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun May 4, 201496DPrecious (3)Mary Lou Guizzo
Wed Mar 5, 201448ALetter starter (2)Evan Birnholz
Thu Oct 24, 20132DPrayer starter, oftenPeter A. Collins
Tue Aug 13, 201363AHoney (5)Joel Fagliano
Sun Mar 10, 2013123ASnookums (2)Finn Vigeland
Sun Dec 9, 201277DHoney (5)Patrick Berry
Sun Apr 1, 201272DValuedPatrick Merrell
Mon Mar 26, 201234DBelovedRay Fontenot
Tue Sep 20, 201141DVery expensiveDaniel Raymon
Wed May 11, 20115ABabycakesJonah Kagan
Wed Oct 6, 201054DSweets (2)Ian Livengood
Thu Sep 23, 201021ASugar (2)David J. Kahn
Wed Sep 8, 20109DSnookums (2)Tracy Gray
Mon Sep 6, 201049D"___ Abby" (2)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Aug 15, 201021AAngelDaniel C. Bryant
Sat Sep 26, 200938ABosomJoon Pahk
Sat May 2, 200954ASugar (2)Peter A. Collins
Tue Apr 14, 200932DHoneybunch (6)Barry Boone
Mon Jan 26, 200912DLetter starter (2)Timothy Powell and Nancy Salomon
Thu Sep 6, 200718D"___ me" (2)Daniel C. Bryant
Thu May 31, 200764APetWilliam F. Stephens
Sat May 26, 200753DCherished (6)Joe DiPietro
Sun May 13, 200791DPricey (3)Jim Page
Sun Apr 29, 200741DPricey (3)Henry Hook
Mon Oct 30, 200615ASweetheartNancy Salomon
Thu Dec 15, 200529DTurtledove (3)Patrick Merrell
Fri Jul 8, 200550DSteep (2)Eric Berlin
Fri Jun 24, 200559ABabyEric Berlin
Fri Apr 8, 200545A"My little chickadee"Manny Nosowsky
Sun Mar 27, 20055DSalutation starterCon Pederson
Sun Jul 4, 200449DTootsieElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Apr 18, 200454A___ John (3)Richard Chisholm
Fri Feb 13, 200424A"___ me!" (2)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Dec 4, 200364ALetter opener (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Aug 14, 200367ASweetie (6)Greg Staples
Thu Jul 3, 200321DExpensive (3)Cathy Millhauser
Wed Jan 22, 200368ALetter opener (3)Michael Shteyman
Wed Dec 4, 200267ASweetums (2)Richard Hughes
Tue Oct 23, 20015AStart of a diary entryLeonard Williams
Tue Oct 16, 20018DCostlySarah Keller
Tue Sep 4, 200112D"___ Diary ..." (2)Randall J. Hartman
Fri Aug 31, 200162ACupcakeElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Apr 4, 200116AHoney (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Sep 20, 200032ADollfaceEdgar R. Fontaine
Tue May 23, 200041DSweetie (6)Monica Krausse
Sun Apr 23, 2000112DNot cheapNancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Feb 6, 200081DPuddin'Richard Hughes
Mon Dec 20, 199959DTurtledove (3)Nancy Salomon
Thu Dec 16, 199949AHoneybun (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Fri Aug 13, 199967ATurtledove (3)Frances Hansen
Wed Aug 4, 19998DCherished (6)Richard Silvestri
Sat Jul 10, 199920AHaving great valueRich Norris
Fri Jun 25, 199956DSweetMatt Gaffney
Wed May 5, 199913DHoneybun (2)Lois Sidway
Sat May 1, 199956DCherished (6)Rich Norris
Thu Apr 8, 199935DPrecious (3)David J. Kahn
Wed Mar 31, 199963AHoneybunch (6)Patrick Jordan
Fri Mar 12, 19991DBillet-doux beginnerA. J. Santora
Mon Jan 4, 199919ADarlingGregory E. Paul
Sun Jan 3, 199971DValuableRandolph Ross
Sun Nov 15, 199831AHoney (5)Robert H. Wolfe
Tue Oct 20, 199837DCherished (6)Fred Piscop
Tue May 26, 199869AExpensive (3)Jonathan Schmalzbach
Wed Apr 29, 199829AHoneybunch (6)Gayle Dean
Tue Feb 24, 199847DExpensive (3)Bill Ballard
Fri Jan 16, 199856ASteep (2)Bob Sefick
Tue Sep 30, 199740ACherished (6)Nancy Schuster
Mon Sep 1, 199730DHoneybunch (6)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Jun 8, 199779DHoney (5)Richard Silvestri
Sat May 10, 19974DSugar substitute?Isabel Walcott
Tue Apr 22, 199763ACherished (6)Gerald R. Ferguson
Tue Apr 8, 199722AHoneybunch (6)Fred Piscop
Tue Jan 28, 199712D___ John (3)E. C. Gorski
Thu Jun 27, 199652DPrizedR. Norris
Mon Sep 18, 199521A"_____ Abby" (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Aug 30, 199534DSweetie (6)John R. Conrad
Tue Dec 6, 199449D"_____ Diary..." (2)Wayne Robert Williams
Wed Jul 6, 199425ASweetie (6)Lois Sidway

216 results for DEAR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Mon Oct 11, 199312DExpensiveJoy L. WoukTaub
Tue Sep 21, 199361APreciousStanley GlassTaub
Tue Aug 17, 199313DCherishedEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon May 3, 199369ACostlyNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Thu Apr 8, 199335DExpensiveStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Fri Nov 27, 199262DHigh-pricedStanley GlassMaleska
Sun Nov 22, 1992121ALetter openerCharles M. DeberMaleska
Mon Nov 9, 19927DExpensiveSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Nov 4, 199216DCostlyBetty HinmanMaleska
Mon Sep 21, 199253DPreciousBetty JorgensenMaleska
Fri Jul 10, 199224ACostlyWilliam CanineMaleska
Sat Jun 13, 199216DTreasuredEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri May 29, 19925DSweetieRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sun May 10, 199244A"___ Abby"Michael J. ParrisMaleska
Sat Apr 25, 199260DLetter openerTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Mar 1, 199236DCostlyEmanuel BergMaleska
Tue Feb 25, 199251DExpensivePeggy DevlinMaleska
Fri Nov 8, 199131DPreciousJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wed Oct 16, 199160AAbby precederMartin Ashwood-SmithMaleska
Tue Sep 3, 19915APreciousLouis SabinMaleska
Tue Aug 27, 199163ACostlyFred TooleMaleska
Wed Jul 10, 199136ALetter openerFrank MiceliMaleska
Mon Jul 8, 199161AExpensivePeter SwiftMaleska
Thu Jun 27, 19912DTV's "___ John"Kenneth WitteMaleska
Tue May 14, 199144AHigh-pricedJeanne WilsonMaleska
Fri Mar 1, 199117AExpensiveArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Thu Jul 12, 199024ASteepWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Mon Feb 19, 199043ACostlyAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Jan 1, 199061DExpensiveEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Oct 22, 198955ALetter openerPhyllis FehringerMaleska
Thu Jul 27, 198952ACostlyIrene SmullyanMaleska
Mon Jul 3, 198963AExpensiveSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Jan 18, 198962AExpensiveSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Aug 17, 198811DExpensiveGloria EvansMaleska
Sat Aug 13, 198836AHigh-pricedKevin BoyleMaleska
Sun Aug 7, 1988105DTreasuredMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Mon Jul 18, 198825AExpensiveVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Jun 12, 1988102A"___ Heart," 1964 filmWarren W. ReichMaleska
Tue May 17, 198863AExpensiveFrances HansenMaleska
Mon Aug 3, 198716AExpensiveJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Mon Jul 6, 198757DLetter openerLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Apr 26, 198767DLetter openerVictoria & Alex F. BlackMaleska
Thu Mar 26, 198713D"___ Me," Ustinov autobiographyFrances HansenMaleska
Thu Jan 1, 198769ALetter starterJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Dec 22, 198631DExpensiveJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tue Dec 9, 198645A"___ Abby"Harold B. CountsMaleska
Sat Nov 8, 198654DLetter openerFrederick DudaMaleska
Tue Sep 16, 198616AExpensiveEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sat Sep 13, 19861DLetter openerPatterson PeppleMaleska
Mon Aug 4, 198647ALetter starterAlfio MicciMaleska
Tue Jul 29, 198671ALetter openerVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Mon Jul 14, 198632DLetter openerArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Mon May 5, 198664A"___ Abby"Arthur W. PalmerMaleska
Sun Mar 30, 198685DExpensiveErnst TheimerMaleska
Thu Feb 6, 198656DTreasuredJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Jan 26, 198693AExpensiveBert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Dec 9, 198510DPreciousH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Sat Apr 27, 198565ALetter openerRobert KatzMaleska
Wed Apr 3, 198511DBelovedAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Jan 14, 198517AExpensiveJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Sep 30, 198499DCostlyHarriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Tue Aug 21, 198466APreciousAveryMaleska
Sun Feb 26, 198448DTreasuredPeter SwiftMaleska
Tue Nov 22, 198356APreciousFrank GearyMaleska
Thu May 19, 198327DCosting muchJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tue Apr 26, 198369AExpensiveJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu Apr 21, 198359AExpensiveEli WesoffMaleska
Thu Jan 20, 198325DLetter openerChristy RidleyMaleska
Tue Sep 28, 198211DPreciousJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Jun 16, 198238DLetter openerChristy RidleyMaleska
Wed May 5, 198247APreciousPeter SwiftMaleska
Fri Feb 19, 198232ATerm of affectionWilliam JarvisMaleska
Wed Jan 6, 198263A"___ Heart," 1964 songLois SidwayMaleska
Tue Dec 29, 19816DCherishedNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sun Nov 1, 198189ALetter openerCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Mon Aug 24, 198168APreciousGrace FabbroniMaleska
Sat Mar 28, 198140DLetter openerWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Feb 3, 198118AExpensiveAlbert E. LytleMaleska
Fri Oct 17, 198044ASteepDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Fri Aug 15, 198031DLetter openerJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Jun 20, 198018ALike the cost of caviarTap OsbornMaleska
Wed Apr 16, 19805DHard on the budgetJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Jan 29, 198024ALetter openerHugh McElroyMaleska
Thu Dec 27, 197934ALetter openerHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Mon Nov 12, 197949DBelovedN. M. MeyerMaleska
Wed Nov 22, 197833DCostlyRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Sat Jul 1, 197831DDarlingA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Jan 30, 197863ASteepDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Jan 8, 1978106DExpensiveTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Jan 2, 197831D"___ Abby"Harriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Sun Sep 25, 1977125ALetter openerWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Jun 28, 197736ALetter openerJordan S. LasherMaleska
Wed May 25, 197750AExpensiveJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sun Feb 13, 197757DBefore JohnElmer ToroWeng
Wed Feb 2, 197747DKind of sirAllan BlackmanWeng
Tue Nov 2, 197623DWord before sirHugh McElroyWeng
Thu Apr 8, 197665AExpensiveJohn PrytzWeng
Thu Feb 19, 197627AExpensiveSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Thu Nov 13, 197539D"___ me!"Harriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Mon Nov 3, 197561ACherishedWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Nov 1, 197521D“How ___ to my heart . . . ”Cornelia WarrinerWeng
Sat Aug 23, 197559A"___ Sir or Madame"Anthony B. CanningWeng
Thu Dec 12, 197429DAffectionate termManny MillerWeng
Fri Jul 26, 197414DExpensiveReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Tue Jul 9, 197454DExpensiveChristine TilgnerWeng
Thu May 2, 197424DLetter beginningGansWeng
Mon Dec 17, 197343AExpensiveUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 29, 197346AExpensiveUnknownWeng
Mon Jul 17, 197217DExpensiveUnknownWeng
Wed May 10, 19726APreciousUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 13, 197278ACostlyBert RosenfieldWeng
Sun Sep 12, 19711DCostlyGuido N. ScaratoWeng
Thu Aug 12, 197112DRelative of honeyUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 19, 197071ABelovedUnknownWeng
Fri Oct 2, 197057DFirst word of a letterUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 25, 197028AExpensiveUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 16, 197055DCherishedUnknownWeng
Wed Aug 26, 197019ACostlyUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 26, 197010AHigh-pricedUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 2, 197019D"___ John"UnknownWeng
Mon Mar 16, 19708DLetter openerUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 1, 196935AExpensive.UnknownWeng
Mon Nov 10, 196911DCostly.UnknownWeng
Thu Oct 23, 196935ATreasured.UnknownWeng
Fri May 23, 196961ALoved one.UnknownWeng
Wed Jan 8, 19693DExpensive.UnknownWeng
Thu Dec 12, 196828DLetter opener.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 30, 196862AIntimate.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 15, 196855DCherished.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 5, 196852AEsteemed.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 3, 196833DCherished.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 25, 19681ALoved one.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 26, 196758APrecious.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Mon Apr 17, 196769APrecious.Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Mar 8, 196731DLetter opener.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 30, 196669ABeloved.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 6, 196651AEsteemed.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 14, 19669DPrecious.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 26, 196556DExclamation of surprise.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 23, 196563ABeloved.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 16, 196559DLetter opener.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 13, 196535ALovable one.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 29, 19649DWell-beloved.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 5, 1964110DLoving.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun May 17, 196476DHeartfelt.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Apr 24, 196419DPrecious.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 2, 196461DLovable one.Hume CraftFarrar
Fri Dec 27, 196358DCherished.Michael DubinFarrar
Wed Aug 14, 196360AMuch valued.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 19, 1963128A"___ Brutus."Ted DombrasFarrar
Sat May 18, 196364ABeloved.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 12, 196353D"___ Ruth."UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 10, 196356ALoved.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 18, 196322DLoving.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Mon Feb 11, 196317AEpistolary salutation.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sat Jan 19, 19637DBeloved.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Oct 3, 196213DCherished.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 12, 196247ASalutatory word.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Jun 5, 196227DCherished.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed May 9, 196219DBeloved.Walt ClarkFarrar
Wed Nov 15, 196135AAffectionate term.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 17, 196148ALoved.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 8, 196143DSalutation on a letter.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 16, 1960109AHard come by.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Sep 13, 19604DEpistolary salutation.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 31, 196013DBeloved.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 16, 196055DPart of a salutation.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 6, 196026DEsteemed.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 17, 196021ABeloved.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 4, 196040AMuch valued.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 9, 195937DPolite form of address in speaking or letter writing.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 20, 195960ABeloved.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 15, 195960AMuch valued.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 17, 19591DInterjection of surprise, pity, etc.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Mar 19, 195921DCommon letter opener.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jul 6, 195835A"___ Brutus."Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Oct 6, 1957102AMuch valued.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Mon Sep 9, 195719AHighly esteemed, in letter-writing.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Tue Mar 19, 195761AEpistolary salutation.Helen SmathersFarrar
Thu Dec 13, 19567DMuch loved.Mel TaubFarrar
Mon May 21, 19568DCherished.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Apr 9, 195627DStart of a salutation.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Dec 29, 195556DExpression of annoyance.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 15, 195524DExclamation of distress.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 24, 195536ABeloved.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 23, 19559ATerm of affection.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 25, 195571ATerm of affection.Albert BlumFarrar
Fri Mar 4, 195560AEsteemed.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tue Dec 14, 195465AExpression of mild annoyance.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Aug 26, 195449ATerm of affection.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Aug 3, 195464AEsteemed.Marjorie MorseFarrar
Sun Mar 21, 195431D“___ Brutus.”Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Mar 12, 195469AEsteemed.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sat Feb 20, 19545AEsteemed.Israel GitterFarrar
Mon Feb 1, 195451APrecious.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 195381AExpression of surprise.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Apr 16, 195344APrecious.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Oct 21, 195210AEpistolary salutation.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 21, 195292DSweetheart.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Sep 7, 195252DOverpriced.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Aug 19, 195228DHighly esteemed.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 19, 195255DClose to the heart.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 2, 19511ALetter salutation.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 29, 19511DFirst word of most letters.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 25, 195159DPrecious.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 18, 195152DTerm of affection.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 31, 195147ADescribing a former Broadway "Ruth."UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 7, 195133AWhat scenes of childhood are to the heart.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Feb 10, 195110ABeloved.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Oct 27, 195058A"___ Ruth."UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 30, 194950DCherished.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jan 7, 19456DSweetheart.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Jun 6, 194384APrecious.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Feb 28, 194381DPrecious.Bert StoreyFarrar
Sun Jan 24, 194352DExpensive.J. C. DoesburgFarrar
Sun Jan 10, 194340DCherished.Louis JenkinsFarrar