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94 results for DUD

39 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Oct 18, 201811AMilk ___Erik Agard
Thu May 24, 201832AStinkerooErik Agard and Andy Kravis
Sun Apr 8, 201827DFizzler (5)Patrick Berry
Tue Sep 5, 201732AFirecracker that goes pfftMichelle Kenney and Jeff Chen
Thu Mar 17, 201613DThe occasional fireworkDavid Woolf
Sun Oct 25, 2015108AIt never goes offBill Zais
Mon Apr 6, 201563DDefective firecrackerFinn Vigeland
Sat Jan 10, 201544AFizzler (5)Joe Krozel
Thu Jan 30, 201439AFlop (5)Dan Schoenholz
Mon May 20, 201333AFailure (2)Tim Croce
Sat Jul 7, 201257DOne not going out with a bang?Tim Croce
Sun May 8, 201160DFizzler (5)Daniel A. Finan
Thu Sep 23, 201026ATurkey (5)David J. Kahn
Mon Aug 16, 201045DFirecracker that fizzlesAndrea Carla Michaels and Jennifer Nutt
Wed Jan 7, 20095DTurkey (5)William Frank Macreery
Sat Oct 6, 200759DBomb not bursting in air?Brendan Emmett Quigley and David Quarfoot
Thu Apr 5, 200760DFlop (5)Mike Shenk
Fri Jun 23, 20063DIt doesn't go off wellBruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Sat Feb 25, 200625DTurkey (5)Henry Hook
Wed Nov 30, 200559DBroadway nightmareSeth A. Abel
Fri Oct 14, 200516DFizzle (2)Michael Shteyman
Sat Mar 12, 200545DClinkerByron Walden
Tue Apr 13, 200428AFizzler (5)Bill Ballard
Sat Jan 17, 200456DClunkerPatrick Berry
Mon Mar 17, 20038DIt fizzlesDavid Ainslie Macleod
Sun Dec 1, 200278DWashout (2)David J. Kahn
Sun Jun 23, 2002103DFlop (5)Eric Berlin
Mon May 20, 200221ABad firecrackerNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Thu Feb 21, 200240DTurkey (5)Peter Gordon
Tue Aug 7, 20014DFizzler (5)Mark P. Sherwood
Thu Feb 22, 200124AFlop (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Feb 4, 2001115DTurkey (5)Frank A. Longo
Tue Dec 21, 199935DFlop (5)Richard Hughes
Sun Oct 25, 199874AFizzle (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Fri Jan 16, 19981DWashout (2)Bob Sefick
Sun Sep 22, 199642DBombC. Millhauser
Wed Apr 3, 199643ABomb of a bombM. Gaffney
Fri Dec 16, 199424AFailure (2)A.J. Santora
Mon Nov 14, 199456ADefective missileSidney L. Robbins

55 results for DUD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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