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152 results for FERN

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Nov 1, 201726DBit of office greenery (3)Herre Schouwerwou
Sat Apr 29, 201719AShade of greenMartin Ashwood-Smith
Thu Feb 2, 201733DPlant with sporesAlex Eaton-Salners
Sun Jan 29, 201746DItem by many a reception deskJim Hyres and David Steinberg
Sun Nov 30, 201438DLeaves in a waiting room?Matt Ginsberg
Tue Jul 29, 201414ABit of office greenery (3)Timothy Polin
Wed Jul 16, 201416AFrond bearerDaniel Raymon
Tue Jul 8, 201439AFlowerless plantBruce Venzke and Gail Grabowski
Sun Jan 5, 2014127DBit of office greenery (3)Alan DerKazarian
Mon Aug 26, 201331DOffice plantIan Livengood
Mon May 13, 20135APlant with fronds (2)Allan E. Parrish
Sun Mar 3, 201377D"Charlotte's Web" girl (2)Samuel A. Donaldson
Thu Oct 4, 201269ACrayola color since 1998Bill Thompson
Fri May 4, 201213DShedder of sporesBarry C. Silk
Fri Oct 21, 20118DPlant with fiddleheads (2)Patrick Berry
Tue Jun 14, 201122DDecorative plantDoug Peterson and Angela Olson Halsted
Mon May 2, 201147APlant with fronds (2)Caleb Madison
Thu Nov 4, 201026A"Charlotte's Web" girl (2)Mike Nothnagel
Sat Jul 11, 200957APteridologist's specimenKaren M. Tracey
Tue Jun 2, 200931DBit of green in a floral displayPatrick Blindauer
Sun Feb 3, 200872AFronded plantMatt Ginsberg
Sun Dec 24, 200676ACommon green house giftBrendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Dec 15, 200621AAdder's-tongue or Venus's-hairLevi Denham
Sun Mar 19, 200690ASpore producer (2)Michael Shteyman
Tue Dec 21, 200470AWoods plantKurt Mengel
Sun Mar 14, 200487DSpore sourceCraig Kasper
Wed Jan 21, 200411DSpore producer (2)Barry Silk
Sun Jan 11, 2004103DSee 103-AcrossAlan Arbesfeld
Sun Oct 12, 200320DPopular house giftDavid J. Kahn
Sun Jul 27, 200311DPlant with fiddleheads (2)Michael Grudzielanek
Sun Jun 16, 200247DAdder's-tongue, e.g.Manny Nosowsky
Thu Nov 22, 200118ATerrarium plant (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Mar 4, 200163DBracken, for oneCathy Millhauser
Sun Nov 5, 2000116ABit of greeneryMichael S. Maurer
Mon Sep 11, 200058DForest plantGregory E. Paul
Tue Jan 11, 20006APlant with a frondFran and Lou Sabin
Thu Jan 28, 199950DForest growthHenry Hook
Fri Jul 4, 199710DFossil impressionManny Nosowsky
Wed Mar 26, 199747ATerrarium plant (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Oct 15, 199582DMoonwort, for oneMel Rosen

4 results for FERN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 14, 2016panda50DPlant in an infernoMel Taub
Oct 2, 2011cryptic25ALeafy plant right inside swamp (4)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
May 29, 2011diagramless54DMany an office plantPatrick Blindauer
Nov 2, 2003acrosticROne good at making new frondsEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

108 results for FERN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Nov 15, 199318DSeedless plantAlbert J. KlausTaub
Mon Jul 26, 199352AHouse plantJohn BrobstMaleska
Tue Feb 25, 199223AMaidenhair, e.g.Peggy DevlinMaleska
Tue Nov 26, 199141AFlowerless plantWilson McBeathMaleska
Sat May 11, 199111DPolypodyJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Fri Mar 22, 199132AFlowerless plantRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Thu Apr 5, 199052DMaidenhair, for oneBetty JorgensenMaleska
Mon Oct 2, 198914ASeedless plantJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sun Jul 2, 198955AFlowerless plantErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Jan 25, 198912D"Frondly" plant?Rhonda KrausMaleska
Sat Oct 22, 198842DBrake or brackenJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sat May 7, 198838DFlowerless plantJoe ClonickMaleska
Sun Dec 28, 198666AMaidenhair, e.g.Virginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Wed Nov 5, 198650ABrackenErnie FurtadoMaleska
Fri Sep 12, 198643D"___ Hill," D. Thomas poemLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Mon Aug 18, 198639DBouquet enhancerEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sat May 3, 198643DMaidenhair or brackenJonesMaleska
Sat Sep 21, 198520AClub moss's kinLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Mon Dec 17, 198461AHouse plantBette Sue CohenMaleska
Fri Oct 26, 198454DBrake or brackenEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Aug 29, 198411DBracken or brakeJohn H. HalesMaleska
Sat Mar 17, 198455DSeedless plantLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Jan 8, 198471DSeedless plantRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Dec 9, 198331DIt's often pottedSam Bellotto, Jr.Maleska
Tue Nov 2, 198230DHouse plantJonesMaleska
Thu Jun 10, 19828DHouse plantArnold MossMaleska
Thu Oct 15, 198115AFrond bearerChristy RidleyMaleska
Sat Apr 26, 198049DFlowerless plantJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Aug 9, 197941AFlowerless plantC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Aug 5, 197985ABrakeTap OsbornMaleska
Tue Jun 26, 197917ABracken, for oneHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Jan 3, 197917AHouseplantMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Thu Dec 7, 197840DHouse plantN. M. MeyerMaleska
Thu Nov 30, 197855DBracken, e.g.William JarvisMaleska
Tue May 30, 197826AHouse plantAdelyn LewisMaleska
Mon Sep 19, 197722ABouquet enhancerRickertMaleska
Thu Apr 14, 197732AHouse plantWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Feb 6, 19761ABouquet greeneryMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Wed Oct 22, 197525DParlor plantVirginia ButlerWeng
Sun Sep 21, 197596AParlor plantBill HartmanWeng
Mon Jul 14, 197525ACorsage greeneryJames A. BrusselWeng
Sun Apr 20, 197545AParlor plantMary M. MurdochWeng
Sat Mar 29, 197518AHouse plantArthur SchulmanWeng
Mon Feb 3, 197540DBrackenEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Wed Feb 27, 197423ALiving-room plantDorothy N. DavisWeng
Fri Jan 11, 197423AHouse plantEli WesoffWeng
Tue Dec 25, 197324DChristmas or BostonUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 28, 197314AHouse plantUnknownWeng
Wed May 23, 197324DHouse plantUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 5, 197292AHouse plantHume R. CraftWeng
Fri Jul 14, 197224DHouse plantUnknownWeng
Mon May 15, 197233DFeathery plantUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 20, 197226DPolypodyUnknownWeng
Thu Jan 6, 19723DHouse plantJoli Quentin KansilWeng
Sun Dec 27, 1970112AHouse plantThomas SheehanWeng
Sun Apr 26, 1970116AHouse plantAlfio MicciWeng
Thu Jul 4, 196832DPolypody.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 16, 196713D1967 hurricane.Paul R. BarnesFarrar
Wed Feb 15, 19678AHouse plant.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Tue Feb 22, 196656DPolypody.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 13, 196542AShrubby plant.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 4, 196540DPlant.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 25, 196459APolypody.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Jul 14, 196444DPlant.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 2, 196424DMoonwort.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 28, 196489APolypody.Will C. WengFarrar
Sat May 16, 196446DHouse plant.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 26, 1964105DHouse plant.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Dec 14, 196312DWild plant.Manny MillerFarrar
Tue Nov 5, 196319AHouse plant.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Aug 24, 196314DFlowerless plant.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 17, 196310AMountain bracken.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 19623DHouse plant.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jan 26, 19624DBracken.Jay SheldonFarrar
Sun Jan 14, 196238DHouse plant.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Jul 31, 196117AShrubby plant.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 19, 196150DHouse plant.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 26, 196129DWoodland plant.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 19, 196027APlant.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 16, 196032AHouse plant.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 24, 195963AMaidenhair.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Mon Dec 29, 195851DPlant.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Wed Apr 23, 195826AMaidenhair.Madeline CorseFarrar
Sat Feb 8, 195825DFlowerless plant.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 22, 195725AOrnamental plant.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 9, 195719APolypody.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 17, 195747DPolypody.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Aug 31, 195610DHouse plant.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 23, 19563DBracken plant.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Mar 12, 195663AIndian's dream or moonwort.Louis SabinFarrar
Thu Mar 17, 195559ASeedless plant.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 18, 195519DPolypody or moonwart.Bernice GordonFarrar
Mon Jun 21, 195457ABracken.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Wed Jun 9, 195424ABrake.Ellsworth SmithFarrar
Wed Jul 29, 195327AMaidenhair.Marjorie MorseFarrar
Wed Nov 26, 195269AHouse plant.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 9, 195253DHouse plant.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Nov 19, 195122DBrake.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 31, 195171ARock garden plant.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 25, 195154AFlowerless plant.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 10, 195056AOft potted plant.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 3, 1950133DMaidenhair.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Oct 3, 1948104ABracken.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Sun Dec 15, 1946123DSeedless plant.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Dec 5, 194314DCurly grass.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Nov 28, 1943129DBrake.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Oct 25, 194278DFlowerless plant.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sun Aug 2, 1942119APlant.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar