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81 results for FAIL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Oct 1, 201796AGet 29-AcrossRobert Fisher
Fri Nov 18, 201626ACrash and burnPeter Wentz
Tue Sep 20, 201622DPass's oppositeTracy Bennett
Sun Jan 5, 201443AGo pfft (2)Alan DerKazarian
Tue Dec 31, 201334DNot make the grade?Tracy Gray
Thu Oct 24, 201339DBomb (2)Peter A. Collins
Mon Oct 21, 201325D"Words ___ me!"Gary Cee
Sun Jul 1, 201234ACome to naught (2)Dan Schoenholz
Sun Oct 16, 201111DFlunk (2)Joel Fagliano
Wed May 18, 201123AWith 55-Across, 58-/46-Across movie (1964)David J. Kahn
Fri Jun 12, 20095AWithout ___ (religiously)Patrick Berry
Sun Dec 9, 200747DGo kaput (2)Patrick Blindauer
Wed Jul 18, 200741DNot work out (2)Tibor Derencsenyi
Tue Jul 10, 200749DGo bankrupt (3)Pete Muller
Sun Jun 24, 2007102DWash outEric Berlin
Sun Jan 28, 200772DStrike outVictor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Mon Sep 18, 200637AGo bankrupt (3)Dave Tuller
Thu Apr 28, 200523DGo belly up (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Dec 5, 200477DGo belly-up (3)David J. Kahn
Wed Aug 25, 200456DCome up shortRichard Silvestri
Wed Sep 10, 200310ACome to naught (2)Patrick Berry
Mon Aug 25, 200332DGo bankrupt (3)Craig Kasper
Sun Dec 24, 2000102ANot work out (2)Bill Zais
Thu Apr 9, 199859DGo kaput (2)Betty Jorgensen
Sat Jan 3, 199850AFall shortRich Norris
Mon Feb 10, 19971DFlunk (2)S. Burns
Tue Oct 8, 199649DBomb (2)E. C. Gorski
Tue Jun 18, 199617AGo pfft! (2)E. C. Gorski
Sun May 26, 199672ANot workR. Ross
Tue Sep 19, 199564ALose powerJanet R. Bender
Wed Aug 30, 199542DGo belly up (3)John R. Conrad
Sat Jul 1, 19956DLose vigorEileen Lexau

49 results for FAIL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Nov 14, 199382DFall shortNorma SteinbergTaub
Sun Sep 5, 19939AProve deficientNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wed Dec 16, 199254DLay an eggHarold B. CountsMaleska
Mon Feb 25, 199148DGo brokeMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sun Nov 11, 19904DSafe precederJune A. BoggsMaleska
Mon Feb 5, 199015AGo kaputSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Aug 17, 198716AGet an F on an examJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Mar 23, 198748DGo bankruptPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Feb 18, 198754DBe lackingKenneth WitteMaleska
Tue Nov 12, 19856AFall shortMary C. WhittenMaleska
Wed Sep 4, 198549AStrike outWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Aug 25, 198516DLay an eggHarold B. CountsMaleska
Tue Feb 28, 198415AGo bankruptSawikinMaleska
Wed Aug 17, 198313DFlunkWilliam CanineMaleska
Fri Oct 1, 198218AMiscarryWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun May 2, 198277ACome a cropperWilliam H. FordMaleska
Tue Aug 4, 198162AMess upSawikinMaleska
Thu May 15, 19801DFlunkEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Jan 4, 198036DGet an F on an examC. J. AngioMaleska
Sat Apr 21, 197941AFlunk outA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Jun 15, 197813DStrike outWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue May 9, 197848DStrike outWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Oct 22, 197350DMissUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 1, 197310AFianna ___UnknownWeng
Tue Aug 8, 19723DGo underUnknownWeng
Tue Dec 16, 196910ABe unavailing.UnknownWeng
Fri Aug 22, 196942AMiss.UnknownWeng
Tue Jan 28, 196941AGo into bankruptcy.UnknownWeng
Sun Sep 8, 196834ABe unavailingSara V. TuckermanFarrar
Thu May 23, 196826DFall short.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 28, 196766AFall short.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Dec 28, 196664ADisappoint.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 9, 196639DMiss.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 3, 196640DBe found wanting.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 16, 196550DPiggin.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 16, 196440DDisappoint.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 4, 196358DBe unavailing.Alda ZimpelFarrar
Wed Nov 15, 196140ADisappoint.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 25, 196059DDefault.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 5, 195851DFlunk.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 1957108DMiss.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Mar 25, 195688DGet an "F."Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Feb 4, 195644ADefault.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Dec 17, 19556ANot pass.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 7, 195410DDisappoint.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 195483DDisappoint.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Jul 31, 195446ABe washed out.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Thu Aug 28, 195249DGet E on an exam.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 21, 19525ADisappoint.UnknownFarrar