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169 results for FAIR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
27DNot foul, as a baseball hitAli Gascoigne
4D"You make a point"Damon Gulczynski
15AWithin bounds (2)Bryant White
35DExpo (2)David J. Kahn
66AExpositionNeville Fogarty
61DMiddling (2)Jacob Stulberg
115AWithin bounds (2)David J. Kahn
43A___ to middlingRon and Nancy Byron
41ACarnival (2)Howard Barkin
1AJustJason Mueller and Jeff Chen
24DPlace to see a Ferris wheelKurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
37DNot foulEdgar Fontaine
24DNot badDan Schoenholz
39D50/50, sayDavid Steinberg
11DLike a fly ball off the foul poleJohn Farmer
13DBarometer readingPatrick Berry
75ACloudlessPaula Gamache and Ed Stein
85ANot cheatingFinn Vigeland
16ALike a pro rata division, sayPatrick Merrell
58AUmpire's rulingJoel Fagliano
45DC-worthy (3)Paula Gamache
39DLike some maidensC. W. Stewart
32DPlace to buy cotton candyDonna Hoke
25DMidway point?Paula Gamache
55AExpo (2)Aimee Lucido, Brown University '13
55DWithout a cloud in the skyNancy Salomon
65AFerris wheel sitePatrick Merrell
81DPlayableBill Zais
51DEvenhanded (2)Ray Fontenot
54DLight-skinnedPeter A. Collins
25AOn the foul line, ironicallyLucy Gardner Anderson
41DWorth a C (3)Alan Arbesfeld
18AC (2)Richard Leva and Nancy Salomon
52D“Eh”Norm Guggenbiller
24ASo-so (3)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
9DEvenhanded (2)D. J. DeChristopher
23AWorth a C (3)Roy Leban
34AMiddling (2)Karen M. Tracey
31AIn boundsNancy Salomon
1DLike some maidens of mythSteven Dorfman
66AO.K.James R. Leeds
1DWorth a C (3)Sheldon Benardo
32DPlace for a rideSarah Keller
1AC (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
44AC-worthy? (3)Richard Silvestri
44DC-worthy? (3)Philip Lew
47ALike home platePeter Gordon
30DCarnival (2)Rich Norris
25DBlond (2)Randall J. Hartman
5DKind of shakeJim Page
44AComely (2)Richard Silvestri
104DSo-so (3)Randolph Ross
1AInside the foul lineM. E. Skolsky
11DObjectiveBryant White
91ASo-so (3)Coral Amende
56DEquitableWayne Robert Williams
34ABlond (2)Deborah Kathryn Trombley
14AComely (2)Lois Sidway

4 results for FAIR from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 13, 2013diagramless50AWord before and after "is," in a sayingFred Piscop
Apr 15, 2012diagramless1AExpoPaula Gamache
Jul 4, 2004cryptic20APretty good food, we're told (4)Richard Silvestri
Mar 30, 2003cryptic14AMediocre food, say (4)Peter Gordon

107 results for FAIR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
17DExhibitionNorman S. WizerMaleska
52DWhat the brave deserveMichael PriestleyMaleska
110ALike certain maidensBert H. KruseMaleska
1ASo-soBetty JorgensenMaleska
13DUnbiasedBernice GordonMaleska
44ALike Monday's childJoel D. LafargueMaleska
56AExhibitionMichael A. RampinoMaleska
20A"My ___ Lady"Ronald C. HirschfeldMaleska
54DExpositionMichael A. RampinoMaleska
45DRural eventJeanne WilsonMaleska
52DBlondBetty JorgensenMaleska
53DBlondFrances HansenMaleska
6AExpositionCharles M. DeberMaleska
41DDiamond decisionLouis SabinMaleska
58DExpositionDon GroatMaleska
39ADispassionate; equableDon GroatMaleska
54DEquitableBetty JorgensenMaleska
1AEquableArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
28DJustEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
34DJustArthur M. WhelanMaleska
90AUnbiasedKathryn RighterMaleska
59ARural eventShirley SolowayMaleska
34DImpartialMary C. WhittenMaleska
36AWeather wordMelvin KenworthyMaleska
33AWeather reportLouis SabinMaleska
1AKnoxville event: 1982Jesse RoarkeMaleska
23AA. A. of mysteriesMary C. WhittenMaleska
49DJustBette Sue CohenMaleska
46AKind of ball or playLouis SabinMaleska
39AWeather forecastBob BermanMaleska
47D"My ___ Lady"Bette Sue CohenMaleska
30D"State ___," film of 1933, 1945 or 1961Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
51DWhat the brave deserveC. J. AngioMaleska
60DWhat the brave deserveC. J. AngioMaleska
37D"___ stood the wind for France"Herb L. RisteenMaleska
53DCounty eventRubinMaleska
7DFestival or carnivalStrassheimMaleska
37DExpositionSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
47APleasing to seeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
7DEquitableJohnsonMaleska
86AJustTap OsbornMaleska
40DComelyHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
1ASquare's companionLouis BaronMaleska
1DComelyLouise EarnestMaleska
25ALike maidens of oldBarbara GillisWeng
24DSo-soSidney L. RobbinsWeng
53DWord for a maidenDorothy CannanWeng
45AImpartialWilliam LutwiniakWeng
1DPassing markUnknownWeng
55AWeather reportJoli Quentin KansilWeng
41ASo-soUnknownWeng
34DName used by E. S. GardnerBetty LearyWeng
46AJustUnknownWeng
34ALightUnknownWeng
51D"My ___ Lady"UnknownWeng
60ABlondUnknownWeng
42DCountry festival.UnknownFarrar
10AEquitable.UnknownFarrar
9DWeather word.Dorothy BauerFarrar
23ADonnybrook.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
19AWeather word.Manny MillerFarrar
87DUnisphere site.Sidney LambertFarrar
54DWith 3 Down, honest.UnknownFarrar
25AWhere the Tower of Light is.UnknownFarrar
24AAntonym of dark.UnknownFarrar
1AWorld-famous word.UnknownFarrar
53APassable.Leonard SussmanFarrar
62ASquare's partner.UnknownFarrar
43AWorld attraction for 1964.UnknownFarrar
56DRustic festivity.UnknownFarrar
33DWeather word.UnknownFarrar
30DCarnival.UnknownFarrar
48ABeautiful.UnknownFarrar
101AN. Y. C. event for 1964.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
17AAttractive.UnknownFarrar
1A1964–65 project for New York.UnknownFarrar
51DWeather prediction.UnknownFarrar
49ABrussels event, 1958.UnknownFarrar
6AUnbiased.UnknownFarrar
32DAdjective for a lady.Mary GrowFarrar
34DBeautiful.UnknownFarrar
1DN. Y. C. event for 1964.UnknownFarrar
27AWeather prediction.Sidney LambertFarrar
49DWeather prediction.UnknownFarrar
35DBrussels attraction.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
1ASally Ann Howes type "Lady."Harold T. BersFarrar
31DBeautiful.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
27DFarmers' festival.UnknownFarrar
56ABazaar.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
1DPretty good.Mel TaubFarrar
13DPromising.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
69DPleasing.Thomas MeekinFarrar
42ACarnival.Roberta MorseFarrar
24ABazaar.UnknownFarrar
32A"Sabrina ___."Jack LuzzattoFarrar
63DWeather outlook.Harold T. BersFarrar
30ABazaar.UnknownFarrar
48ATrotting race site.Harold T. BersFarrar
29DNext to last word of "London Bridge."Roberta MorseFarrar
36AWorld event of 1939.UnknownFarrar
28DEntertainment for the countryside.UnknownFarrar
28DPart of the British Festival.UnknownFarrar
21AFree from bias, dishonesty or injustice.UnknownFarrar
28DN. Y. C. event, 1939–40.S. A. KayFarrar
46AExhibition of farm products, etc.UnknownFarrar
46DThe F in F. E. P. C.Edward BucklerFarrar
38DUnbiased.Leonard GoldbergFarrar