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283 Results for ESSAY

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, October 25, 201771AMany a Slate articleJules P. Markey
Sunday, September 17, 2017104DThe New Yorker pieceMark MacLachlan
Saturday, September 16, 20173DApplication requirement, maybeNatan Last, Finn Vigeland and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Saturday, May 13, 201745DTryJeff Chen
Wednesday, July 13, 201658DOp-ed, e.g.Tom McCoy
Sunday, July 3, 201636DWill workSamuel A. Donaldson
Wednesday, April 27, 201642AWritten contest entry, sayJeff Stillman
Monday, March 21, 201637AEnglish class assignment (2)Michael Hawkins
Monday, November 23, 201525DOp-ed piece (9)Parker Lewis
Wednesday, September 30, 201558DOp-ed piece (9)Freddie Cheng
Friday, August 7, 201514DSalon offeringPeter Wentz
Thursday, July 2, 201534AEndeavorTimothy Polin
Tuesday, March 31, 201570APart of a G.E.D. examGary Cee
Sunday, February 22, 201597DEnglish assignment (2)Patrick Berry
Monday, December 22, 20145DOp-ed piece, e.g. (2)Lynn Lempel
Tuesday, August 5, 201469ACollege applicant's compositionLynn Lempel
Tuesday, July 15, 201457DOp-ed piece (9)Zhouqin Burnikel
Wednesday, July 2, 201435APiece of Slate, e.g.Dick Shlakman and Jeff Chen
Monday, June 2, 201466AKind of test ... or a phonetic hint to 17-, 25-, 36-, 47- and 57-AcrossAndrea Carla Michaels
Wednesday, May 14, 201419DPiece of Bacon or LambVictor Barocas
Sunday, November 17, 2013121ASwift compositionJulian Lim
Friday, November 8, 201341DIt's definitely not the short answerAlan Arbesfeld
Sunday, September 8, 201325DTime piece (3)Pete Muller and Sue Keefer
Monday, August 12, 201338DAlternative to true-false or multiple-choiceDaniel Raymon
Saturday, June 8, 201350DBacon product (2)David Quarfoot
Tuesday, February 26, 201369AHomework assignmentGary Cee
Sunday, December 23, 2012102DLamb specialty (2)Joe DiPietro
Tuesday, December 11, 201260APart of many a college applicationGene Newman
Saturday, December 1, 20124DLocke workJoon Pahk
Tuesday, November 13, 201267AMaureen Dowd pieceDon Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Thursday, September 6, 201265ACollege application needBen Pall
Wednesday, July 25, 201212DNora Ephron workDaniel Raymon
Friday, July 13, 20126DFrank Rich pieceJim Horne and Jeff Chen
Monday, April 9, 201264AEnglish class assignment (2)Nancy Kavanaugh
Friday, February 3, 20121DSteele workJoel Kaplow
Saturday, March 5, 201153APiece of schoolworkRandolph Ross
Sunday, February 6, 201157DTime piece? (3)David J. Kahn
Wednesday, July 22, 200958DLamb piecePatrick Blindauer
Sunday, July 19, 200913APart of a college applicationLynn Lempel
Thursday, November 27, 200847AOp-ed piece (9)Patrick Berry
Monday, June 23, 200866AOp-ed piece (9)Andrea Carla Michaels and Patrick Blindauer
Sunday, April 27, 2008121ASwift's "A Modest Proposal," e.g.Oliver Hill
Wednesday, February 27, 200867APundit's pieceLee Glickstein
Tuesday, February 19, 200855DLamb or Bacon pieceVictor Fleming
Saturday, September 15, 200714DThemeBrad Wilber
Friday, August 24, 200725DAnalytic workPatrick Berry
Wednesday, June 20, 200749DOp-ed, typicallyBonnie L. Gentry and Victor Fleming
Wednesday, April 4, 200732DOp-ed piece (9)Bette Sue Cohen
Tuesday, January 16, 200727DBlue-book filler (3)Dave Mackey
Monday, April 10, 200613DOp-ed piece (9)Gary J. Whitehead
Sunday, July 17, 2005103ABacon piece (3)David J. Kahn
Wednesday, July 13, 20051AOp-ed piece (9)Manny Nosowsky
Wednesday, May 11, 200529DPiece in The New RepublicKumar Balani and Lou Sabin
Tuesday, April 12, 200566ABlue book filler (3)Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, April 6, 200519AJournal submissionMichael Doran
Sunday, February 6, 200535AProse pieceJoel Kaplow
Sunday, November 28, 200463AOpinion pieceElizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, September 28, 200449DOp-ed piece, e.g. (2)Nancy Kavanaugh
Thursday, May 27, 200422ABacon or Lamb productCathy Millhauser
Tuesday, March 16, 200410DComposition with a viewpointRon Sweet
Sunday, February 22, 200431ALamb specialty (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Wednesday, January 28, 200434ATime piece? (3)Jim Hyres
Tuesday, January 13, 200442AEnglish assignment (2)M. Francis Vuolo
Friday, July 25, 200360AVery long-winded answerMichael Shteyman
Thursday, March 13, 200362A"A Modest Proposal," e.g.David J. Kahn
Wednesday, February 5, 200362AEmerson piece (2)Ron O'Hair
Monday, October 29, 200153AOp-ed piece (9)Richard Hughes
Monday, July 9, 200167ASchool assignment (3)Gregory E. Paul
Thursday, May 3, 20019DPaperTrip Payne
Monday, April 23, 200146D"How I Spent My Summer Vacation," maybeGregory E. Paul
Monday, November 27, 200031DPiece in Harper's (2)Nancy Salomon and Marjorie Berg
Wednesday, November 22, 200044AEnglish exam finale, often (2)Fred Piscop
Wednesday, November 15, 200040ATest formatChuck Deodene
Sunday, October 8, 200054ABacon bitRichard Silvestri
Monday, September 25, 200022ACollege application partPeter Gordon
Monday, July 17, 20009DThink pieceMitch Komro
Monday, July 3, 200052DEnglish paperMarjorie Berg
Saturday, June 10, 20004DPope productionGlenton Petgrave
Thursday, June 8, 200032DWith 64-Across, a student's challengeMark Diehl
Friday, December 31, 199966ABacon piece (3)Peter Gordon
Tuesday, December 14, 199954DEmerson workRichard Chisholm
Thursday, December 9, 199969ABacon piece (3)Chuck Deodene
Sunday, November 7, 1999106DBlue-book filler (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, September 20, 199933DPiece in Harper's (2)Gregory E. Paul
Tuesday, August 24, 19995AEnglish exam finale, often (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, June 7, 199932AArticle in Harper's or The AtlanticRobert O. Dillman
Sunday, May 16, 1999115DElianic workNancy Nicholson Joline
Friday, August 14, 199865ABacon product (2)Shannon Burns
Thursday, July 16, 199844ASwift workKelly Clark
Saturday, July 4, 19989A"Civil Disobedience," e.g.Harvey Estes
Tuesday, April 14, 199852DSchool assignment (3)Diane C. Baldwin
Wednesday, April 8, 199827D16-Across workNancy S. Ross
Tuesday, January 13, 199869ACalvin Trillin pieceStanley B. Whitten
Thursday, December 18, 199753DLamb productCathy Millhauser
Wednesday, October 29, 199757DOpinionated workKelly Clark
Wednesday, January 8, 199750DSchool assignment (3)J. D. Leavy
Tuesday, November 26, 199651DRussell Baker specialtyS. Spadaccini
Thursday, November 14, 199635DAttempt (2)N. S. Ross
Wednesday, August 7, 199634DSusan Sontag pieceB. E. Quigley
Tuesday, June 18, 19969DE.G. White pieceE. C. Gorski
Wednesday, November 15, 199571AEmerson effortMatt Gaffney
Sunday, October 1, 199594ABacon workFrank A. Longo
Friday, July 7, 199524AFederalist paperWayne Robert Williams
Thursday, June 15, 199524DVirginia Woolf pieceNorma Steinberg
Tuesday, May 16, 199528DTest format, oftenDavid J. Kahn
Thursday, April 20, 199567AEmerson productRaymond Hamel
Sunday, November 6, 1994148AAttempt (2)A.J. Santora
Thursday, August 4, 199432APope's "An _____ on Man" (2)Jim Page
Tuesday, July 12, 199449DEmerson piece (2)Charles Arnold
Wednesday, June 1, 199422AE. B. White pieceBob Lubbers
Tuesday, May 17, 199422APope's "An _____ on Man" (2)Harvey Estes
Friday, April 22, 199454DNew Republic pieceA.J. Santora
Tuesday, December 21, 199342ADryden workJanie Lyons

1 result for ESSAY from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
October 12, 2003diagramless18AOp-ed pieceFred Piscop

169 results for ESSAY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Monday, July 12, 19938DJoseph Addison productJames L. BeattyMaleska
Tuesday, December 15, 199258DMontaigne's specialtyAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, May 17, 199295AElia's specialtyAlfio MicciMaleska
Friday, August 2, 199124ASpecialty of 55 DownPeter GordonMaleska
Saturday, July 13, 199155DBacon pieceJonathan J. TowleMaleska
Friday, July 12, 199140ATryJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sunday, March 17, 199140ALamb productCharles E. GerschMaleska
Tuesday, February 26, 199112DMacaulay productWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sunday, December 2, 199010DRepplier workRichard SilvestriMaleska
Monday, November 5, 199068ATry outPeter SwiftMaleska
Friday, October 12, 199067ATrialJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, July 9, 19908DHomework assignmentEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, April 15, 199058AStriveJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Saturday, March 24, 199035DElia productBetty JorgensenMaleska
Saturday, January 6, 199065ALocke opusPatterson PeppleMaleska
Monday, May 29, 198934DAttemptFred TooleMaleska
Friday, April 28, 198964APoetic Pope productJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tuesday, January 3, 19891DSchool projectShirley SolowayMaleska
Wednesday, November 23, 198841DEmerson productJudson G. TrentMaleska
Saturday, October 29, 198819AAttemptJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, August 29, 198847AThemeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, January 17, 1988150ALamb productWarren W. ReichMaleska
Friday, October 30, 198725ALamb productKathryn RighterMaleska
Sunday, September 21, 1986113AWork from S.A.?Dale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sunday, April 27, 1986126AEmerson productMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thursday, December 5, 198535DAttemptPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, December 5, 198470ADe Quincey productHal R. HollingerMaleska
Tuesday, August 28, 198454DRepplier productShirley SolowayMaleska
Monday, July 9, 198455AEmerson productJohn H. HalesMaleska
Saturday, June 23, 198413AProse pieceI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Thursday, May 31, 19848DVentureHickmottMaleska
Thursday, April 26, 198470AElia productEli WesoffMaleska
Friday, February 3, 198428DBelloc workPeter SwiftMaleska
Friday, September 2, 198324APope's "___ on Man"John R. ProsserMaleska
Monday, May 30, 198355DBacon pieceEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, April 29, 198316AElia productJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tuesday, March 29, 19839DEmerson specialtyNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wednesday, August 18, 198241ASpecialty of 17 AcrossWilliam CanineMaleska
Sunday, July 11, 1982126AElian pieceWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, December 4, 198126DElian workWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, November 11, 198152DPope's "An ___ on Criticism"Maurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Thursday, December 18, 198030DRepplier productBernice GordonMaleska
Friday, September 26, 198060A"Tatler" offeringTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, August 28, 198052DTry one's hand atRuth Lake TepperMaleska
Sunday, July 20, 1980100DTryMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Thursday, July 3, 198022ALamb productNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wednesday, January 30, 198022ALamb's specialtyRobert KatzMaleska
Monday, December 10, 197943ALamb workN. M. MeyerMaleska
Wednesday, April 4, 197954DPeter Quennell productJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thursday, March 22, 197964ATryDana GrossMaleska
Sunday, February 11, 1979118AThink pieceA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, July 4, 197829DWork by 40 AcrossMel RosenMaleska
Saturday, January 7, 197850APiece of BaconWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, December 18, 197783ATreatiseJim PageMaleska
Tuesday, November 1, 197746DProduct of Bacon or LambHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, February 24, 19779DLamb's forteBen FinnWeng
Sunday, January 16, 197766DPiece of writingJordan S. LasherWeng
Tuesday, January 11, 197753DElian outputWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Friday, April 30, 197651DWork by EliaEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Tuesday, April 27, 197631DThemeSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Friday, December 19, 197542AVehicle for Steele or MenckenChet CurrierWeng
Monday, November 10, 197547DEmerson workMartin BryanWeng
Monday, September 22, 19754DLiterary workJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Thursday, December 19, 197455DTrySamalinWeng
Tuesday, October 29, 197432DLiterary pieceH. M. KennedyWeng
Monday, October 15, 197354DTryUnknownWeng
Monday, September 24, 197327ATryUnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 8, 197337AThemeUnknownWeng
Wednesday, June 20, 197332DTry outUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 2, 197343AAttemptUnknownWeng
Thursday, February 1, 197329DAttemptUnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 24, 197343AEffortUnknownWeng
Monday, January 15, 197365ATractUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 21, 197226AEmerson workUnknownWeng
Sunday, July 16, 1972124DLiterary pieceC. McInerneyWeng
Monday, February 21, 197229DAttemptUnknownWeng
Thursday, December 23, 197145ALiterary workUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 26, 197148DThemeUnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 7, 197156DThemeUnknownWeng
Sunday, December 13, 197024DSchool assignmentBert BeamanWeng
Monday, October 26, 19705DAttemptUnknownWeng
Thursday, August 27, 197049DAddison's forteUnknownWeng
Monday, January 12, 197048DLiterary formUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 11, 197092AAttemptJoseph LaFauciWeng
Friday, September 12, 196934DLiterary piece.UnknownWeng
Friday, June 13, 196930ATry.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, March 4, 196968AAttempt.UnknownWeng
Friday, December 20, 196835APiece of writing.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 8, 196875AEffortWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Thursday, May 23, 196861ATheme.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 25, 196825ALiterary piece.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 4, 196887DLiterary form.Anne FoxFarrar
Wednesday, March 1, 196756ATheme.George LaczkoFarrar
Thursday, December 22, 196620AAttempt.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 23, 196572ALiterary work.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 2, 196566AMagazine piece.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 26, 196552DTheme.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 2, 196564AE. B. White piece.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 13, 196550DEmerson's forte.Christine ValenceFarrar
Monday, May 10, 196567ALiterary effort.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 25, 196590DTry.Anne FoxFarrar
Monday, January 11, 196552ALiterary piece.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 10, 196450DLiterary piece.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 6, 196468APiece of writing.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 2, 196444AMake an effort.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, June 11, 19648DLiterary work.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 27, 196410DComposition.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 10, 196413DTrial.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 6, 196451ALiterary work.Thomas P. ByrneFarrar
Sunday, October 20, 196310DEndeavor.Tom MixonFarrar
Thursday, June 27, 196371AMagazine piece.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 4, 196364AE. B. White specialty.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 15, 196331DLiterary product.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 26, 196363ADwight Macdonald's specialty.Helen FasuloFarrar
Friday, February 22, 19639AJames Baldwin's forte.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Tuesday, February 5, 196313DTerm paper.Louis SabinFarrar
Thursday, August 30, 196264A"An ___ on Man."UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 23, 196248DInitial and tentative effort.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, June 16, 196213DTry.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, April 9, 196237ALamb work.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, April 3, 19629AEmerson product.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, December 22, 196132DSchool theme.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 12, 196132DLiterary work.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 7, 196164ATrial.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 9, 1961107APiece of prose.Diana SessionsFarrar
Thursday, March 16, 196153DPiece of writing.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 12, 196064AAttempt.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 15, 196024ADissertation.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 31, 195920DTry.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 2, 195923ATrial.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 26, 195933DComposition.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 18, 195961ATrial.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wednesday, February 4, 195932ALiterary piece.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, January 28, 195931DLiterary product.S. A. KayFarrar
Wednesday, September 24, 195869ATract.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, August 11, 195867AEndeavor.Madeline CorseFarrar
Thursday, May 8, 195847DTractate.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 13, 195863AAttempt.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Monday, March 10, 19581ADissertation.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Wednesday, August 7, 195721DEmerson's forte.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 30, 1956106AComposition.Diana SessionsFarrar
Thursday, September 13, 195618DAttempt.Edward EarlyFarrar
Thursday, August 2, 195613DLiterary form.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, August 8, 195531ATry.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 14, 195553DLionel Trilling specialty.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, February 22, 195544AMagazine piece.Charles GerschFarrar
Saturday, December 25, 195435DPope's "___ on Man."George HendersonFarrar
Friday, April 2, 19546DDissertation.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wednesday, March 17, 195432DAttempt.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, November 22, 195344APope's "___ on Man."W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, October 18, 195345AEnglish paper.Sam LakeFarrar
Friday, October 2, 195364AShort prose piece.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, June 2, 195313DNonfiction item.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, April 17, 195329DEffort to accomplish something.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, December 14, 195273ALamb's forte.Israel GitterFarrar
Saturday, June 21, 195231ASchool homework.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 14, 19516DTry.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 12, 195123APope wrote one on "Man."UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 29, 195123DAgnes Repplier's forte.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Monday, July 9, 195165AEnglish homework.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 6, 19517DPut to the test.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 9, 195148DThe late Miss Repplier's specialty.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, October 24, 195021DGem from Montaigne.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 28, 194919DLamb specialty.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, June 26, 194973DComposition.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, July 28, 1946157AComposition.A. H. CookFarrar
Sunday, January 27, 194674DLengthy dissertation.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sunday, August 5, 194535ADisquisition.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, November 14, 1943143ABrief composition.P. J. LamannaFarrar

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