It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

15 results for EMDASH

10 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for EMDASH.

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, September 17, 20179DSymbol for a breakMark MacLachlan
Monday, September 12, 201623DPunctuation mark akin to a semicolonVictor Fleming and Andrea Carla Michaels
Wednesday, August 5, 20155DLinear punctuation markPatrick Berry
Saturday, February 7, 201549APart of a suspended sentence?Byron Walden
Friday, July 21, 200611DFrequent feature of Emily Dickinson poetryKyle Mahowald
Tuesday, January 24, 200626DPunctuation used for stressDavid Sullivan
Tuesday, February 17, 20048DEllipsis alternativeBob Frank and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, May 11, 200396DColon substitutePatrick Berry
Thursday, December 2, 199949DClause separatorMel Taub
Sunday, July 19, 199832D_Nancy Salomon

3 results for EMDASH from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
July 12, 2015acrosticLAlternative to a colon or ellipsis (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
January 31, 2010acrosticBAlternative to a parenthesis (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
October 17, 2004acrosticPIndicator of a sudden break in thought (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

2 results for EMDASH from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, August 2, 197090DPrinter's linePeter E. PriceWeng
Monday, September 8, 19528DLine used as punctuation, in printing.UnknownFarrar