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91 results for DUD

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

Tuesday, September 5, 201732AFirecracker that goes pfftMichelle Kenney and Jeff Chen
Thursday, March 17, 201613DThe occasional fireworkDavid Woolf
Sunday, October 25, 2015108AIt never goes offBill Zais
Monday, April 6, 201563DDefective firecrackerFinn Vigeland
Saturday, January 10, 201544AFizzler (4)Joe Krozel
Thursday, January 30, 201439AFlop (5)Dan Schoenholz
Monday, May 20, 201333AFailure (2)Tim Croce
Saturday, July 7, 201257DOne not going out with a bang?Tim Croce
Sunday, May 8, 201160DFizzler (4)Daniel A. Finan
Thursday, September 23, 201026ATurkey (5)David J. Kahn
Monday, August 16, 201045DFirecracker that fizzlesAndrea Carla Michaels and Jennifer Nutt
Wednesday, January 7, 20095DTurkey (5)William Frank Macreery
Saturday, October 6, 200759DBomb not bursting in air?Brendan Emmett Quigley and David Quarfoot
Thursday, April 5, 200760DFlop (5)Mike Shenk
Friday, June 23, 20063DIt doesn't go off wellBruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Saturday, February 25, 200625DTurkey (5)Henry Hook
Wednesday, November 30, 200559DBroadway nightmareSeth A. Abel
Friday, October 14, 200516DFizzle (2)Michael Shteyman
Saturday, March 12, 200545DClinkerByron Walden
Tuesday, April 13, 200428AFizzler (4)Bill Ballard
Saturday, January 17, 200456DClunkerPatrick Berry
Monday, March 17, 20038DIt fizzlesDavid Ainslie Macleod
Sunday, December 1, 200278DWashout (2)David J. Kahn
Sunday, June 23, 2002103DFlop (5)Eric Berlin
Monday, May 20, 200221ABad firecrackerNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Thursday, February 21, 200240DTurkey (5)Peter Gordon
Tuesday, August 7, 20014DFizzler (4)Mark P. Sherwood
Thursday, February 22, 200124AFlop (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, February 4, 2001115DTurkey (5)Frank A. Longo
Tuesday, December 21, 199935DFlop (5)Richard Hughes
Sunday, October 25, 199874AFizzle (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Friday, January 16, 19981DWashout (2)Bob Sefick
Sunday, September 22, 199642DBombC. Millhauser
Wednesday, April 3, 199643ABomb of a bombM. Gaffney
Friday, December 16, 199424AFailure (2)A.J. Santora
Monday, November 14, 199456ADefective missileSidney L. Robbins

55 results for DUD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, November 1, 199260DWorthlessCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Saturday, October 3, 19927DFailureBetty JorgensenMaleska
Monday, July 29, 199161DWashoutVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Wednesday, July 10, 199126ALemonFrank MiceliMaleska
Tuesday, April 9, 199123AFailureWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Thursday, September 6, 199040DClinkerNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Monday, December 11, 198963ALemonSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, November 27, 198833ALemonNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Tuesday, June 3, 198646AUnexploded bombH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Sunday, December 8, 198542AFlopLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, May 16, 198542ALemonWhittenMaleska
Monday, March 12, 198445ALemonJohnsonMaleska
Sunday, July 24, 1983118DFlopStanley GlassMaleska
Sunday, January 9, 198370DFiascoLouis BaronMaleska
Sunday, September 12, 1982120ALemonBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Sunday, June 28, 198178ALemonAnne FoxMaleska
Monday, September 22, 198056DFlat failureJohnsonMaleska
Thursday, November 15, 19798DLemonCoppsMaleska
Thursday, September 6, 197947AFlat failureChet CurrierMaleska
Sunday, July 15, 197966AFlat failureBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, February 6, 197756AFlopEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Wednesday, April 24, 197465DWashoutWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thursday, February 14, 19744DFlopMarie WestWeng
Thursday, September 13, 197328AWashoutUnknownWeng
Monday, February 21, 197231AFailureUnknownWeng
Saturday, April 10, 197129DFailureUnknownWeng
Friday, December 11, 19709DFiascoUnknownWeng
Monday, October 6, 196925AFizzle.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 30, 196919AFizzle.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, June 5, 196847AFailure: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 1, 196810DWashout.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 22, 196777DFlop.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, May 21, 196776DFlop.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, September 25, 196641DFlop.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, November 20, 196549DIneffectual one: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 5, 19655DFlat failure: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 20, 196556AVery faulty item: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 10, 196426AFailure.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 12, 19638DFlop.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 22, 196223AFlat failure.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 27, 196249AFailure: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 1, 196120AIneffectual thing: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 17, 196035DFailure: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 16, 196020AIneffectual one: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 5, 196030DFailure: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 3, 195962DFlat failure: Colloq.Charles AllenFarrar
Tuesday, June 17, 195838DWashout.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, April 23, 195831DWashout.Madeline CorseFarrar
Sunday, March 17, 1957108DFlop.Marcia GladstoneFarrar
Sunday, July 3, 195560AIneffectual one.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, February 13, 195568AFailure: Slang.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thursday, July 23, 195341AComplete failure.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sunday, March 13, 19498DWashout.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, September 24, 194449AUnexploded shell.I. KertFarrar
Sunday, December 26, 194347AIneffective person: Slang.I. KertFarrar