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89 Results for ELFIN

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, June 25, 20173DPuckish (3)Jacob Stulberg
Wednesday, October 21, 201557DLike a pixieMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Sunday, July 19, 2015102DLike some characters in "The Hobbit"Tom McCoy
Tuesday, December 23, 201425ALike Santa's helpers (2)Bruce Haight
Monday, July 14, 201441DFairylike (2)MaryEllen Uthlaut
Tuesday, July 9, 201354DLike a leprechaunKurt Krauss
Wednesday, March 6, 201332DLike Keebler workersRichard Chisholm
Monday, January 28, 201351DLeprechaunlikeJaime Hutchison and Victor Fleming
Sunday, December 30, 201224AWeeSteve Savoy
Monday, September 3, 201249DPixielikeC. W. Stewart
Wednesday, September 14, 201144DPixieishJeff Chen
Thursday, July 24, 200821APixie-esqueMatt Ginsberg
Monday, November 12, 200751DSpritelike (3)Harvey Estes
Saturday, October 27, 200710ALike some seasonal helpersBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, October 26, 200443DLike Santa's helpers (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, December 29, 200331DSpritelike (3)Gregory E. Paul
Tuesday, December 16, 200328DPixie-sizedM. Francis Vuolo
Monday, August 18, 200320AMischievous (2)Ed Early
Tuesday, December 31, 200250DSpritelike (3)Gene Newman
Friday, August 11, 200010DShort and sweet?Joe DiPietro
Friday, March 24, 200035DFeyManny Nosowsky
Saturday, August 22, 199820ATinyDavid J. Kahn
Thursday, April 3, 19975AMischievous (2)Richard Hughes
Wednesday, March 26, 199753DPuckish (3)Richard Silvestri
Tuesday, August 27, 199626AFairylike (2)D. E. Donaldson
Saturday, July 20, 199633APuckish (3)R. Norris
Saturday, October 8, 199435APixyishRand H. Burns

2 results for ELFIN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
December 24, 2017acrosticKSuggestive of browniesEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 15, 2005acrosticFHow people with Williams Syndrome are often describedEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

60 results for ELFIN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, March 10, 199255DSpritelikeNorma SteinbergMaleska
Monday, December 9, 199133DFairylikeAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, February 17, 199116DSprite-lyNorman S. WizerMaleska
Friday, December 14, 199049DTinyEileen LexauMaleska
Tuesday, May 29, 199044APuckishNancy JolineMaleska
Wednesday, March 14, 199049DLike Santa's helpersLois SidwayMaleska
Sunday, January 14, 199040DPuckishKay SullivanMaleska
Tuesday, September 12, 198935DPixieishVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sunday, September 3, 198970APixyishFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, September 11, 198812DSpritelikeBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Monday, November 30, 198730DFeySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, September 9, 198760AFeyWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, July 27, 198764AFairylike; delicateRita YelleMaleska
Wednesday, May 14, 198664ATinyLouis SabinMaleska
Tuesday, July 30, 19855DImpishDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Friday, May 10, 19855DMischievousI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wednesday, April 17, 198541AImpishShirley SolowayMaleska
Sunday, August 28, 19831DFeyMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thursday, March 3, 198330DMischievousDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sunday, August 23, 198173DPuckishArnold MossMaleska
Thursday, August 20, 198125DPuckishArthur M. WhelanMaleska
Sunday, October 26, 198067AFeyElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sunday, September 21, 198065DPixieLouis BaronMaleska
Tuesday, January 1, 198057APuckishJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thursday, August 2, 19799DLike a pixieJohnsonMaleska
Friday, July 20, 19798AMischievousRichard SilvestriMaleska
Thursday, April 5, 19795ASylphish or puckishElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Thursday, January 18, 197928APixyishWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, November 6, 1977108DMischievousTap OsbornMaleska
Monday, August 1, 19773DPuckish or dwarfishTerry HealyMaleska
Sunday, May 22, 1977143DImpishMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Tuesday, November 9, 197627DMischievousFincusWeng
Friday, August 6, 197656DFeyHigginsWeng
Monday, June 28, 197629DPuckishSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Monday, July 21, 197526DMischievousDeborah YorkWeng
Tuesday, November 26, 197459APuckishWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Friday, August 3, 19733DMischievousUnknownWeng
Monday, July 31, 197268AFeyUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 2, 197294DPuckishFrances HansenWeng
Sunday, December 6, 197025DImpishChristine ValenceWeng
Monday, March 9, 197016AMischievousUnknownWeng
Friday, October 31, 196966AStrangely charming.UnknownWeng
Friday, November 29, 196851DPuckish.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 30, 196823ALike a sprite.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 17, 19679DPuckish.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tuesday, October 24, 196721APuckish.Louis SabinFarrar
Saturday, October 14, 196745DLike 42 Across.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sunday, March 19, 196778DPuckish.Frances HansenFarrar
Thursday, March 16, 19675DSpritelike.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thursday, December 8, 196644DPuckish.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 11, 1962120DLike a pixie.Will C. WengFarrar
Wednesday, March 14, 196229DImpish.Roberta MorseFarrar
Tuesday, August 8, 196145AHaving fairy charm.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 18, 196144DSprightly.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 7, 1958102DPixyish.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thursday, December 26, 195715AMischievous.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 27, 195762APixyish.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 8, 1957101ALike Queen Mab.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, March 14, 195466ASpritelike.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thursday, August 27, 195321DTricksy.UnknownFarrar

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