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251 results for ERMA

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Jun 11, 201857DBombeck who wrote "Housework, if you do it right, will kill you"Gary Cee
Fri Apr 27, 201844AHumorist Bombeck (25)David Steinberg
Tue Apr 24, 201818DHumor columnist Bombeck (2)Peter Gordon
Sat Mar 10, 201837A"Aunt" of a 1979 best sellerRyan McCarty
Wed Jan 31, 201854DSinger Franklin who was Aretha's elder sisterJosh Radnor and Jeff Chen
Fri May 12, 201711DFunny Bombeck (5)Bill Clinton and Victor Fleming
Mon Feb 27, 201761DHumorous Bombeck (2)Zhouqin Burnikel
Tue Nov 8, 201618DHumorist Bombeck (25)Michael J. Doran
Mon Oct 31, 201637DFunny Bombeck (5)Peter A. Collins
Sun Jul 10, 2016117AHumorist Bombeck (25)Patrick Berry
Thu Feb 11, 20161DFirst name in home humor (2)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sat Dec 12, 201538AFranklin who sang "Piece of My Heart" (3)Byron Walden
Wed Nov 4, 201511DSinging sister of Aretha FranklinRuth Bloomfield Margolin
Wed Apr 1, 201537DFunny Bombeck (5)Sharon Delorme
Thu Mar 5, 201559DFunny Bombeck (5)Jim Peredo
Tue Sep 3, 201349DFunny Bombeck (5)Dan Schoenholz
Sun Jun 30, 201310A___ Franklin, Grammy-nominated gospel/R&B singerAlex Vratsanos and Jeff Chen
Thu May 23, 201354DColumnist Bombeck (13)David Levinson Wilk
Sun Mar 10, 201314AHumorist Bombeck (25)Finn Vigeland
Fri Aug 24, 201244D"Aunt" with a 1979 best seller (4)Mark Diehl
Thu May 3, 201244A"Forever, ___" (1996 humor book) (3)Neville Fogarty
Sat Jan 28, 201254DAretha's Grammy-nominated sisterBarry C. Silk
Tue Feb 1, 201115AWitty Bombeck (10)Ron and Nancy Byron
Sun Jun 6, 201082DColumnist Bombeck (13)Daniel A. Finan
Sun Mar 7, 201057DFranklin who sang "Piece of My Heart" (3)Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Tue Dec 8, 200935AHumorist Bombeck (25)Joe Krozel
Sun Oct 18, 200919DGospel singer FranklinElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Aug 24, 200937DBombeck who wrote "The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank"Anthony J. Salvia
Sun Jun 28, 200941DWitty Bombeck (10)Barry C. Silk
Thu May 7, 20094DHumorist Bombeck (25)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Feb 28, 200961ATitle aunt in a 1979 best seller (2)Frank Longo
Mon Dec 22, 200866AHumorist Bombeck (25)Lynn Lempel
Sat Jul 5, 200853DFirst name in humor (10)Karen M. Tracey
Tue Nov 13, 200716AHumorist Bombeck (25)Fred Piscop
Mon Nov 5, 200733DHumorist Bombeck (25)Jeremy Horwitz
Sat Sep 29, 200734D"Piece of My Heart" singer FranklinRobert H. Wolfe
Fri Aug 17, 20079DTitle aunt in a 1979 best seller (2)Roger Barkan
Tue Aug 14, 200763AWry BombeckC. W. Stewart
Sun Feb 25, 200756AFirst name in humor (10)David J. Kahn
Mon Jan 8, 200711DHumorist Bombeck (25)Harriet Clifton
Sat Aug 12, 20064A"Aunt" with a 1979 best seller (4)Patrick Berry
Wed Jul 26, 200656AWitty Bombeck (10)Dave Mackey
Tue Jun 27, 20066DHumorist Bombeck (25)Damon J. Gulczynski
Sat Apr 1, 200657DFirst name in humor (10)Kevan Choset and David Kwong
Mon Feb 13, 200656AHumorist Bombeck (25)Janet R. Bender
Tue Jan 24, 200661DHumorist Bombeck (25)David Sullivan
Sun Jan 8, 2006118DFirst name in newspaper humorMichael Ashley
Fri Oct 28, 200547AGrammy-nominated FranklinElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Aug 28, 200565DColumnist Bombeck (13)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Jun 5, 2005100AWriter Bombeck (5)Patrick Merrell
Sat Mar 5, 200556DFirst name in humor (10)Bob Peoples
Thu Feb 24, 200553DAretha Franklin's Grammy-nominated sisterPatrick Merrell
Sat Dec 18, 200436D"Aunt" with a 1979 best seller (4)Dana Motley
Mon Nov 29, 200418AHumorist Bombeck (25)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Thu Sep 9, 200435DFirst name in humor (10)Peter Abide
Sun Jul 25, 200424D"Forever, ___" (1996 humor book) (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jun 27, 200463AWitty Bombeck (10)Peter Abide and Steven Kahn
Sun Mar 14, 200423DHumorist Bombeck (25)Craig Kasper
Thu Dec 25, 200360A"Forever, ___" (1996 humor book) (3)John Underwood
Sat Sep 27, 200347AFranklin who sang "Piece of My Heart" (3)Craig Kasper
Thu Mar 20, 200338DAunt with a "Cope Book" (4)Manny Nosowsky
Sat Dec 21, 200262A"Aunt" with a "Cope Book" (4)James E. Buell
Thu Sep 26, 200253AFirst name in home humor (2)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Aug 22, 200240DColumnist Bombeck (13)Cathy Millhauser
Tue Jun 18, 200219AColumnist Bombeck (13)Eugene W. Sard
Mon Mar 25, 200216AColumnist Bombeck (13)Gerald R. Ferguson
Tue Dec 25, 200156DWitty Bombeck (10)Peter Gordon
Thu Dec 13, 200121AAunt with a "Cope Book" (4)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Dec 9, 200176AWit Bombeck (2)Cathy Millhauser
Thu Aug 23, 200160DColumnist Bombeck (13)Peter Gordon
Wed May 16, 200150DHumorist Bombeck (25)Richard Silvestri
Sun Mar 11, 200155D"Aunt" with a "Cope Book" (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Aug 20, 200038DHumorist Bombeck (25)Charles M. Deber
Wed Mar 22, 200057DWitty Bombeck (10)Richard Silvestri
Sat Mar 18, 200025DFirst name in humor (10)Rich Norris
Thu Mar 2, 200067AClever BombeckFrances Hansen
Tue Nov 30, 199916AColumnist Bombeck (13)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Oct 11, 199951DWitty Bombeck (10)Gregory E. Paul
Tue Mar 16, 199916AWitty Bombeck (10)Fred Piscop
Mon Mar 8, 199930DHumorous Bombeck (2)Gregory E. Paul
Tue Jan 5, 199956AWitty Bombeck (10)Lyell Rodieck
Wed Oct 7, 199857DHumorist Bombeck (25)Randall J. Hartman
Mon Aug 24, 199846DWriter Bombeck (5)Alan Jay Weiss
Tue Aug 4, 199869AHumorist Bombeck (25)Janet R. Bender
Thu Jul 16, 199824DHumorist Bombeck (25)Kelly Clark
Sun Jun 14, 19982DAuthor Bombeck (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sun May 24, 199879DBombeck of "At Wit's End"Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Wed Feb 11, 199857DHumorist Bombeck (25)Nancy S. Ross
Thu Dec 11, 199716A"Aunt" with a 1979 best seller (4)Trip Payne
Sat Nov 1, 199711DFirst name in humor (10)Rich Norris
Mon Oct 20, 199743AHumor columnist Bombeck (2)Peter Gordon
Fri Sep 12, 199726AFirst name in humor (10)Chuck Deodene
Thu Sep 4, 199766AHumorist Bombeck (25)Richard Silvestri
Mon Jun 30, 199759AHumorist Bombeck (25)Peter Gordon
Sat May 10, 199744AWit Bombeck (2)Isabel Walcott
Wed Feb 12, 199760AWriter Bombeck (5)M. E. Skolsky
Wed May 8, 199634DWriter Bombeck (5)R. Norris
Tue Apr 16, 199632DFirst name in humor (10)G. E. Paul
Mon Apr 15, 199658DWitty Bombeck (10)S. L. Robbins
Wed Dec 27, 199516AHumorist Bombeck (25)David J. Kahn
Mon Aug 7, 199536ABombeck who's "at wit's end"Sidney L. Robbins
Mon Jul 10, 199545AColumnist Bombeck (13)Sidney L. Robbins
Fri Oct 21, 199463AHumorist Bombeck (25)Mark Diehl
Tue Oct 11, 199416AColumnist Bombeck (13)Bernice Gordon
Thu Sep 22, 199416AFirst name in humor (10)George Quincy
Sun Sep 4, 1994118AColumnist Bombeck (13)Wayne Robert Williams
Thu Sep 1, 199448DAuthor Bombeck (2)Manny Nosowsky
Mon Jun 27, 199428DColumnist Bombeck (13)Wayne Robert Williams
Mon May 30, 199423AWriter Bombeck (5)Raymond Hamel
Mon Apr 4, 199461ABombeck, the columnistBetty Jorgensen
Mon Jan 17, 199410AColumnist Bombeck (13)Sidney L. Robbins
Thu Dec 30, 199335DAnecdotal BombeckA.J. Santora
Fri Dec 24, 199353D"Cope Book" AuntMerl H. Reagle

3 results for ERMA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 2, 2010diagramless55A"At Wit's End" writer BombeckBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mar 7, 1999diagramless22AWitty BombeckFred Piscop
Oct 19, 1997diagramless33AWit BombeckFred Piscop

135 results for ERMA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Nov 2, 199332AWriter BombeckJoy L. WoukTaub
Thu Aug 26, 199314AAuthor BombeckMark BlakeburnMaleska
Fri Aug 6, 199371AHumorist BombeckBill PolvogtMaleska
Thu Jun 24, 19937DWriter BombeckBeverly J. SewardMaleska
Mon Jun 21, 199354AWriter BombeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue May 4, 199314AWriter BombeckBernice GordonMaleska
Mon Jan 4, 199359DColumnist BombeckMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Dec 22, 199251ABombeckArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Mon Sep 21, 19923DColumnist BombeckBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thu Sep 17, 199261DAuthor BombeckRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Aug 30, 1992102DAuthor BombeckTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Apr 20, 199226DWriter BombeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Dec 17, 199166AAuthor CalderonShirley SolowayMaleska
Mon Dec 16, 199151DAuthor BombeckAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wed Nov 20, 199121DWriter BombeckWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Wed Oct 2, 199118AWriter BombeckJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Sep 23, 199156DWriter BombeckPeter SwiftMaleska
Thu Aug 8, 199116AWriter BombeckPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Tue May 7, 199158AHumorist BombeckWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Tue Feb 19, 199162AWriter BombeckWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Fri Feb 8, 199158DBombeckBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Feb 3, 199139AWriter CalderonJeanne WilsonMaleska
Tue Nov 20, 199022DAuthor BombeckAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Oct 28, 199019AWriter CalderonPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon Sep 17, 199030DWriter BombeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Jul 20, 199038AColumnist BombeckJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wed May 9, 19902DWriter BombeckNancy JolineMaleska
Wed May 2, 199013DHumorist BombeckPeter GordonMaleska
Tue Mar 27, 199046AWriter BombeckJean M. HuntMaleska
Mon Mar 12, 199040A___ Bombeck, author-columnistAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tue Feb 6, 199052DColumnist BombeckAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sat Jan 6, 199027DWriter CalderonPatterson PeppleMaleska
Tue Oct 17, 198967AColumnist BombeckJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu May 18, 19898DBombeck, the columnistBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thu Mar 16, 198929DColumnist BombeckBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sun Mar 5, 19891AWriter BombeckFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Jan 20, 198962AColumnist BombeckBetty JorgensenMaleska
Mon Jan 9, 19891AAuthor BombeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Nov 24, 198833DWriter BombeckJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sat Nov 5, 198845ABombeckS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Tue Aug 30, 198853DWriter BombeckShirley SolowayMaleska
Mon Aug 1, 198833AAuthor BombeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Jun 21, 198842AColumnist BombeckThomas BohmMaleska
Mon May 30, 198832AWriter BombeckAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tue Mar 15, 198853DWriter BombeckPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Mar 6, 198833DColumnist BombeckMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Wed Feb 10, 198861AHumorist BombeckChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Tue Jan 12, 198818AWriter BombeckJeanne WilsonMaleska
Fri Jan 1, 198844AWriter BombeckBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sat Dec 19, 198714AWriter BombeckHarold B. CountsMaleska
Sat Dec 12, 198728DWriter CalderonHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wed Dec 9, 198753DBombeckWilliam CanineMaleska
Sat Oct 24, 198769ABombeckKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Tue Jun 16, 198755DWriter BombeckNorma SteinbergMaleska
Mon Jun 1, 198750AWriter BombeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Dec 8, 198671AWriter BombeckSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Nov 30, 198669AWriter CalderonHarold B. CountsMaleska
Tue Oct 21, 198658DHumorist BombeckVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Fri Sep 26, 198638ABombeckJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Jul 31, 198613AColumnist BombeckShirley SolowayMaleska
Wed Jan 15, 198638AAuthor BombeckShirley SolowayMaleska
Wed Oct 23, 198564AColumnist BombeckMcKeonMaleska
Thu Aug 8, 198554DColumnist BombeckMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sat Jul 27, 198512DHumorist BombeckPatterson PeppleMaleska
Wed Jul 3, 198540AWriter BombeckMary C. WhittenMaleska
Tue Feb 5, 198512DHumorist BombeckCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Sat Nov 24, 198456DBombeckJames BarrickMaleska
Tue Oct 23, 198430DWriter BombeckFrank GearyMaleska
Sat Sep 22, 198456DWriter CalderonPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Jul 11, 198469ABombeckWilliam JarvisMaleska
Fri Jul 6, 198423DWriter BombeckJohn H. HalesMaleska
Thu Apr 12, 198445ABombeckJim ModneyMaleska
Thu Feb 2, 198413DWriter BombeckA. J. SantoraMaleska
Fri Jan 6, 198456DWriter BombeckEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Dec 6, 198315ABombeckArnold MossMaleska
Sun Nov 13, 19831DWriter BombeckDiana SessionsMaleska
Fri Aug 12, 198354DWriter BombeckMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sun Aug 7, 1983120ABombeckGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Sat Jul 9, 198355DWriter BombeckWilliam JarvisMaleska
Sat Jun 18, 19833DWriter BombeckEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue May 24, 198314AColumnist BombeckJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Mar 23, 198331DBombeckI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Fri Feb 11, 198357AWriter BombeckFennessyMaleska
Tue Dec 7, 198261ABombeckNorma SteinbergMaleska
Fri Sep 10, 198218ABombeckEmory H. CainMaleska
Tue Jan 19, 198248DAuthor BombeckHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri Jan 1, 198246DAuthor BombeckC. J. AngioMaleska
Sat Dec 5, 198115ABombeckFraasMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 198180ABombeckFletcher IngallsMaleska
Wed Nov 18, 198153DHumorist BombeckJohn GreenmanMaleska
Fri Jun 5, 198113DBombeckMassiMaleska
Fri Feb 27, 198116AWriter BombeckRobert KatzMaleska
Mon Oct 27, 198018AAuthor BombeckAlfio MicciMaleska
Tue Jan 15, 198016ABombeckRubinMaleska
Wed Sep 5, 197960AAuthor BombeckTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Jul 29, 197944DAuthor BombeckReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Sun Feb 11, 19795DWriter BombeckA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Nov 21, 197852DWriter BombeckJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu Jul 1, 197646AColumnist BombeckPaul R. BarnesWeng
Tue Dec 2, 19757DMiss BombeckSteeleWeng
Fri Nov 9, 197353DGirl's nameUnknownWeng
Tue Apr 24, 197316AGirl's nameUnknownWeng
Fri Nov 3, 197213AGirl's nameUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 26, 1970101AGirl's nameAlfio MicciWeng
Sun Apr 12, 197099AGirl's nameFrances HansenWeng
Sun Feb 23, 196927DGirl's nameFrances HansenWeng
Sun Jun 23, 1968117DGirl's name.Bert BeamanFarrar
Fri Dec 22, 196741AGirl's name.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 21, 196570AShortened girl's name.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Sat May 25, 196360AGirl's name.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 25, 196362DDiminutive of a girl's name.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 29, 19629DGirl's name.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Apr 15, 1962134DGirl's name.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Thu Feb 9, 196155DGirl's name.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 27, 196166AGirl's name.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 29, 195846DGirl's name.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun Sep 1, 1957106AGirl's name.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Mar 26, 195553DGirl's name.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Mar 18, 195567AMiss Berger of the Met.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Oct 12, 195438DGirl's name.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Apr 4, 1954142DGirl’s name.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Dec 31, 195319AGirl's name.Helen ChapmanFarrar
Wed Nov 25, 195354DGirl's name.Willard JordanFarrar
Wed Sep 16, 195350DGirl's name.Ethel Le StrangeFarrar
Sun Aug 30, 1953138AGirl's name.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sat Apr 4, 195318DGirl's name.Israel GitterFarrar
Thu Mar 26, 195349ALittle Ermengarde.Albert BlumFarrar
Wed Dec 31, 195219AGirl's name.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 29, 19528DGirl's name.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 12, 195246AGirl’s name.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 12, 195164AGirl's nickname.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 16, 195129DErmentrude for short.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 24, 195096DGirl's name.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jun 1, 1947124DFeminine name.Archie S. KreilingFarrar
Sun Apr 16, 194498AFeminine name.Bert StoreyFarrar