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81 results for FLOP

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Jun 28, 201710ALay an egg, so to speakDavid Kwong
Mon Aug 29, 201629DEdsel or New Coke, notablyDavid Steinberg
Tue Apr 15, 201460DTurkeyGary Cee
Sun Dec 29, 2013111DDud (5)Joel Fagliano
Tue Mar 12, 201311DBig failure (2)Bruce Sutphin and Neville Fogarty
Sat Feb 25, 201251AWashout (2)Barry C. Silk
Sun Dec 5, 20105DEdselBen Pall
Mon Oct 11, 201059ADud (5)Robert Fisher
Tue Mar 2, 201042DDud (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Sep 12, 200949DDud (5)Barry C. Silk
Fri Jun 26, 200945DLay an egg (3)Lynn Lempel
Fri Jul 13, 200751ADog (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Jul 12, 200654AEgg layer?Richard Chisholm
Sun Aug 28, 200572DDog (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Thu May 26, 20053DLead balloonDavid J. Kahn
Sun May 22, 200568DHit's oppositeA. J. Santora
Sun Jun 27, 200461AWashout (2)Peter Abide and Steven Kahn
Mon Jan 27, 200358ATurkey, businesswiseStanley Newman
Wed Jun 5, 200210ALay an egg (3)Richard Silvestri
Mon Apr 8, 200263ASorry failureRichard Chisholm
Thu Oct 4, 200153DNo hitDavid J. Kahn
Wed Jul 11, 200157DLay an egg (3)Richard Silvestri
Tue Dec 19, 20006ABomb (4)Fred Piscop
Wed Aug 30, 200053DAngel's worryBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon May 8, 200050DBig failure (2)Ed Early
Sat Jan 2, 199921ABomb (4)Rich Norris
Mon Oct 5, 199810ABig dudPeter Gordon
Thu Jan 22, 199838ABomb (4)Patrick Jordan
Mon Sep 22, 19973DDud (5)Gregory E. Paul
Fri Sep 20, 199623AAngel's dreadJ. Page
Sun Oct 8, 199517DBomb (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline

50 results for FLOP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Sep 16, 19931ALay an eggLois SidwayTaub
Tue Sep 7, 199310AFailureMorton B. BraunTaub
Sun Aug 15, 199329DTurkeyJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Fri Oct 23, 199238ABombTimothy S. LewisMaleska
Fri Mar 13, 199210ATurkeyErnst TheimerMaleska
Mon Dec 17, 199055DFailEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Fri Aug 4, 198951DBroadway bombEli WesoffMaleska
Wed Jun 28, 19891AComplete failureElaine GeorgeMaleska
Tue Mar 28, 19891DFall clumsilyAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 198821ABombJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tue May 17, 19881ABroadway bombFrances HansenMaleska
Sat Aug 29, 198735DAngel's bad newsJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tue Sep 18, 198433AB'way bombNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue Aug 7, 198433ATheatrical failureNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon May 14, 198457DBroadway bombCharles EnglerMaleska
Sun Nov 13, 198390DTurkeyDiana SessionsMaleska
Tue Jun 21, 19831ABroadway bombVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Tue May 24, 198333DTurkey on BroadwayJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tue Dec 14, 19821DFailureNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue Nov 3, 198157ATurkey carved by reviewersKay SullivanMaleska
Tue Jul 1, 198010ABroadway turkeyHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Jul 16, 197950DFailure, in show bizHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Jun 23, 197924ATurkey devoured by criticsC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Jan 8, 197935ATurkeyEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Nov 20, 197848DFailureHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon May 8, 197861AOpposite of a hitJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tue Apr 6, 19766AFailureEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sat Aug 30, 197556DFailureTap OsbornWeng
Sun Apr 6, 197510ADudAnne FoxWeng
Mon Mar 17, 197525AFiascoWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Mon Feb 3, 19756ABroadway bombEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Mon Feb 8, 19711DDudUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 6, 196943AFail, familiarlyNancy SchusterWeng
Fri Jan 5, 19683DFailure: Collaq.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 1, 19671AA dud on the Rialto.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Apr 17, 196672DFizzle.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thu Jan 21, 19651DShort-lived play.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 25, 19631DDud.S. A. KayFarrar
Thu Jul 19, 196223DBroadway tragedy.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 13, 196052DOpposite of a hit.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 21, 19591DCousin of a dud.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 19, 195952AFall with a thud.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 1, 195815AMisfortune on Broadway: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 4, 19561AShort-run play.Madeline CorseFarrar
Mon Mar 23, 195330DSad story on Broadway.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jul 24, 195259AFizzle.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 16, 19521ABroadway catastrophe.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 28, 19521DBad news on Broadway.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 5, 195135DPlay with no future.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 2, 195023ATheatrical disaster.UnknownFarrar