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27 results for FAILS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Dec 30, 201728ABombs (2)Damon Gulczynski
Mon Jul 3, 201725DGets an FRandall J. Hartman
Wed Apr 1, 201541DHolds back a gradeSharon Delorme
Sat Oct 15, 201121AHas to repeat, maybeJoon Pahk
Fri Oct 5, 20076DGoes underLynn Lempel
Fri Oct 21, 200534ABombs (2)Louis Hildebrand
Wed Mar 23, 200551AGoes belly-up (2)Mike Shenk
Tue Dec 16, 20039AGoes on the fritzM. Francis Vuolo
Sun Feb 11, 199635DMisses the boatHarvey Estes
Sun Feb 12, 199528DGoes belly up (2)Alex & Victoria Black

17 results for FAILS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 3, 199334DGets an "F" for effortWarren W. ReichTaub
Sun Jun 9, 199132AStops workingLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Jun 4, 198945ADefaultsJohn GreenmanMaleska
Mon Nov 10, 198628DComes a cropperJames R. BurnsMaleska
Thu Nov 7, 198537AFalls shortNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thu Dec 20, 19845AEarns F’sEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Sep 25, 19771AFalls shortWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Dec 26, 197440AGets a bad gradeEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Wed May 12, 19714AMissesUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 3, 197034DGoes to the wallUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 9, 19676AIs lacking.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sun Aug 28, 196687DDoesn't pass.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jul 21, 196331AIs unavailing.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thu Nov 2, 196128DFalls short.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 29, 196028DDisappoints.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 20, 195670ADoes not measure up.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jan 17, 194394DFlunks.Amy L. GlazierFarrar