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119 results for DEFT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Dec 3, 201631DSkillful (7)Jason Flinn
Mon Feb 15, 201631DLike a magician's handsDavid J. Kahn
Tue Oct 6, 201539DNimble-fingered (5)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Sep 13, 201510DSkillful (7)Joe DiPietro
Thu Jun 13, 201342DNimble (7)David Steinberg
Tue Mar 19, 20132DAdroit (3)Mike Buckley
Fri Dec 14, 201245DMagicianlike (3)Paula Gamache
Tue Sep 20, 201146ANimble-fingered (5)Daniel Raymon
Tue Mar 22, 201129DNimble-fingered (5)Albert R. Picallo
Sun Jul 26, 2009102DQuickKevin G. Der
Thu Nov 30, 200664AArtfulPatrick Merrell
Sun Sep 3, 20066DNimble (7)Lee Glickstein and Ben Tausig
Wed Jul 26, 20069DNimble-fingered (5)Dave Mackey
Tue Mar 28, 200651DNimble-fingered (5)Jim Hyres
Tue Nov 1, 200552DSkillful (7)Sarah Keller
Tue Apr 5, 200562DLike a pickpocket's fingersHarvey Estes
Mon Jan 24, 200514ANimble (7)Sarah Keller
Sun Jul 18, 200459AAdroit (3)Seth A. Abel
Mon Mar 15, 200459DAdeptPatrick Merrell
Fri Feb 20, 200456AMagicianlike (3)Bob Peoples
Fri Dec 26, 20037DMagicianlike (3)Robert H. Wolfe
Mon Oct 27, 200310DSkillful (7)Richard Miller
Mon Jan 6, 200357DSkillful (7)Sarah Keller
Sat Jun 15, 200226DDexterousTrip Payne
Wed May 23, 20011DSkilledAlan Arbesfeld
Wed May 2, 200145ASkillful (7)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sat Jun 17, 200054DNimble (7)Rich Norris
Fri Aug 13, 199971ACleverFrances Hansen
Sun Jun 20, 199915DSkillful (7)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Mar 18, 199871ANimble (7)Susan Smith
Wed Feb 18, 19982DNimble (7)Thomas W. Schier
Wed Jan 8, 19975ANimble (7)J. D. Leavy
Mon Jul 17, 19956AAdroit (3)Kenneth Witte
Sat Apr 16, 199446DHandyRand H. Burns

85 results for DEFT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Nov 8, 199252DDexterousNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Mon Dec 30, 19912DDexterousFred TooleMaleska
Mon Nov 26, 19901DSkillfulPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Apr 5, 19895AAdroitEdward BobbMaleska
Fri Sep 30, 198814DDexterousJeanne WilsonMaleska
Tue Jun 14, 198847ASkillfulSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Apr 3, 1988108DDexterousJune A. BoggsMaleska
Tue Dec 29, 19879ASkillfulDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sat Jul 4, 198726DSkillfulSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Mar 18, 198767ASkillfulRashMaleska
Tue Jan 13, 19871DAdroitJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tue Dec 23, 198625DSkillfulChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Tue Oct 14, 198615AAdeptJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sun Apr 6, 198612DDexterousJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Tue Sep 10, 19855ALike a croupier's handsMimi MoodyMaleska
Wed Feb 27, 198535AHaving finesseEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Dec 10, 19841DDexterousBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thu Oct 25, 19841DExpertWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Apr 28, 198455DDexterousS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Sat Nov 5, 198367ALike a prestidigitatorRobert KatzMaleska
Mon Aug 22, 198351AAdroitNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Jun 12, 198382ADexterousWarren W. ReichMaleska
Wed Jun 16, 19821DAdroitChristy RidleyMaleska
Sun May 9, 1982100DSkillfulTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Jan 11, 198248ADexterousHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Feb 25, 198131DAdroitWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Jan 29, 198147ASkillfulEdward MarcheseMaleska
Wed Dec 3, 198063AAdroitPollardMaleska
Fri Nov 21, 198010ALike HoudiniJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Aug 20, 198029ASkillfulI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sun Jun 22, 198094DNimbleVicki & Alex BlackMaleska
Mon Jun 9, 198048DSkillfulHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Dec 1, 197966ASkillfulDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Mon Jul 9, 197910ASkillfulAlfio MicciMaleska
Mon Mar 26, 197928DSkillfulJean ReedMaleska
Tue Feb 13, 19795AHaving finesseJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wed Jan 24, 197955DAdroitJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tue Apr 12, 197713DLike a prestidigitatorBert BeamanMaleska
Mon Apr 4, 197761AHandySamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Fri Apr 1, 19773DSkilledJordan S. LasherMaleska
Fri Feb 28, 197538DAdeptKillianWeng
Wed Aug 7, 197431ASkillfulElizabeth A. YaroWeng
Wed Jan 23, 197428ASkillfulMike LeiferWeng
Sun Dec 23, 1973103DAdroitAnne FoxWeng
Sat Oct 23, 19711ACleverUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 10, 19713DAdeptUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 11, 197013DSkillfulUnknownWeng
Sun Aug 16, 1970113AFacileFrances HansenWeng
Fri Jul 5, 196811DSure-handed.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 22, 196856DSkillful.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 17, 196810AAdroit.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 15, 196848ASkilled.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun Dec 10, 1967131DDexterous.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Wed Oct 19, 196664ASkillful.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 4, 196610AAdroit.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 17, 19665AAdroit.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 9, 196531AWorkmanlike.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 28, 196551DApt.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 8, 196564ASkillful.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 23, 196426DAdroit.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 17, 196367ASkillful.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 4, 19625ADexterous.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Jul 7, 196053DSkillful.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 12, 196060ASkillful.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 13, 19591AAdroit.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 30, 195940DSkillful.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 29, 195910ASkillful.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 1, 195850DSkillful.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Dec 23, 19579DSkillful.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 10, 195744AAdroit.Helen BernardFarrar
Tue Sep 18, 195610AHaving finesse.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Jul 28, 19568DSkillful.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wed May 23, 19561ASkillful.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Nov 23, 19551DSkillful.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 6, 19551DAdroit.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu Mar 17, 195547DSkillful.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 30, 19541DExpert.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Jun 9, 195355DExpert.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri May 29, 195333DNimble.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Mar 7, 195222AClever.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 1945125DSkillful.A. H. CookFarrar
Sun Dec 5, 1943105AHandy.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Nov 14, 1943105DAdroit.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Jul 11, 194366DSkillful.Archie S. KreilingFarrar
Sun Mar 29, 194278DExpert.Alvin AshbyFarrar