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32 results for EFFORT

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

17DTryDavid Steinberg
49DExercitationAlan Arbesfeld
8AWhat to get an "E" forSam Trabucco
20AWhat an E may stand forJonah Kagan
6DPainsGeorge Barany and Michael Shteyman
43DPhysical exertionMel Rosen
47DPushMichael Shteyman
44DAttempt (2)Trip Payne
48DStruggleRandolph Ross
52DIndustryBill Zais and Nancy Salomon
6DAttempt (2)Richard Hughes
87DApplicationM. Gaffney
40ADiligenceGlenn E. Sykes

2 results for EFFORT from Variety puzzles.

Jan 3, 2010acrosticGEndeavor; exertion; travailEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jul 8, 2007acrosticYApplication of force against inertia, in physicsEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

17 results for EFFORT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

21AEarnest attemptEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
87ATroubleBarbara SpringerMaleska
81DElbow greasePeter GordonMaleska
37DEndeavorNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
47DExertionAlbert J. KlausMaleska
36DExertionArthur W. PalmerMaleska
36DExertionAlfio MicciMaleska
48DStrenuous tryArnold MossMaleska
47DExertionSara V. TuckermanMaleska
48AExertionManny MillerWeng
36AExertion.Thomas MeekinFarrar
44DAchievement.S. A. KayFarrar
9DStrenuous attempt.UnknownFarrar
13DEndeavor.Thomas MeekinFarrar