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128 results for FLU

60 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Jan 28, 201858DKind of shot (6)Priscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
Thu Jul 27, 201731ASeasonal woeJeffrey Wechsler
Thu Jun 1, 20173DSomething bad to come down withDerek Bowman and Sarah Keller
Wed Dec 7, 201641DBug that thrives in the winterDavid Steinberg
Mon Nov 21, 201646DFocus of a yearly shotJohn Lieb
Thu Oct 27, 201626DCertain bugMilo Beckman
Mon Sep 5, 201667DIt might give you the chillsTracy Gray
Wed Aug 3, 201610DAnnual vaccine targetNeville Fogarty
Tue Apr 26, 20166AWord before shot or seasonFinn Vigeland
Sun Sep 20, 201552D___ bug (6)Jason Mueller and Jeff Chen
Thu Sep 3, 201564DWinter woe (5)Merl Reagle (1950-2015)
Mon May 18, 201562DAnnual winter outbreakGene Newman
Sun Apr 26, 2015113DKind of season (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Mar 29, 2015115D___ seasonAlan Arbesfeld
Thu Aug 7, 201439A___ shotJoe DiPietro
Tue Nov 26, 201338AWinter woe (5)Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Oct 13, 201344DSomething you might get shot for?Jeff Chen
Sun Oct 28, 2012121DBird ___ (3)Michael Sharp and Caleb Madison
Wed Apr 25, 201229DSwine ___Peter Wentz
Mon Sep 26, 201129AIt might make you go "Achoo!"David Gray
Sun Jul 17, 201143AKind of shot (6)Daniel A. Finan
Tue May 24, 201159AGrippeMichael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
Mon Apr 25, 201133AWinter maladyJoon Pahk
Fri Dec 3, 201032DW.H.O. concernMatt Ginsberg
Wed Dec 17, 200823AYuppie ___ (chronic fatigue syndrome)John Farmer
Fri Feb 15, 200846DPossible work force reducerPatrick Berry
Fri Jun 29, 200750AKind of season (2)Mike Nothnagel
Sun Aug 6, 2006117ABird ___ (3)Mark Feldman
Fri Feb 17, 200622DBird ___ (3)Trip Payne
Mon Aug 22, 200560A(The) bugLynn Lempel
Wed May 11, 20058DWinter bug (5)Kumar Balani and Lou Sabin
Sun Nov 21, 20043DSore throat producerKumar Balani
Thu Aug 12, 200420AWinter worryDavid J. Kahn
Wed Jun 9, 200438DKind of shot (6)Seth A. Abel
Sun Feb 8, 200466DCertain strainRandolph Ross
Mon Jan 26, 200410DWinter ailment (2)Patrick Merrell
Tue Dec 9, 200362DWinter bug (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Nov 23, 20031ABug (6)Leonard Williams
Wed Oct 1, 200352ARunny nose causeA. J. Santora
Sun Jul 27, 200310DSneeze's cause, perhapsMichael Grudzielanek
Wed Jul 3, 200223ABug (6)Peter Gordon
Tue Feb 26, 200227DWinter ailment (2)Peter Gordon
Sun Oct 14, 20015ABug (6)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Oct 3, 20017DKind of shot (6)David Bunker
Sun May 27, 200114AKind of shot (6)Dana Motley
Sun Nov 26, 2000112DUnwanted "gift"Patrick Berry
Wed Nov 22, 200030DFever causeFred Piscop
Tue Jun 20, 20002DWinter woe (5)Nancy Salomon
Thu Nov 5, 199862DAsian ___Nancy Salomon
Fri Sep 4, 199853ABug (6)Hugh Davis
Sun Jun 7, 199813DWinter woe (5)Randolph Ross
Mon Sep 29, 199741DWinter bug (5)Randy Sowell
Mon Sep 16, 199652AWinter bug (5)R. J. Hartman
Tue Apr 23, 199644D24-hour ___N. Steinberg
Fri Nov 4, 199425DWinter woe (5)Matt Jones
Thu Oct 6, 199434AWinter bug (5)Richard Silvestri
Sun Apr 3, 199485ABug (6)Ernie Furtado
Fri Mar 18, 199422AHong Kong, e.g.Mark Diehl
Wed Jan 5, 19947DKind of shot (6)Chet Currier
Sat Dec 25, 199342ACold's kinRand H. Burns

2 results for FLU from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 31, 2009diagramless5DSwine ___Francis Heaney
Nov 2, 1997panda51A75% of Gulf illnessesMel Taub

66 results for FLU from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Jun 21, 199351AWinter woeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu May 27, 199321AKind of shotWalter CovellMaleska
Tue May 25, 199354DWinter hazardJudith PerryMaleska
Fri Feb 12, 199326ASeasonal bug (3)Jim PageMaleska
Tue Aug 18, 199228AScourge in 1918Wayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Thu Aug 8, 199123AKind of shotPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Sat Oct 6, 199010DViral "bug"Daniel GirardiMaleska
Fri Mar 9, 19901AViral disease, for shortWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Wed Nov 8, 198910DType of shotEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Mar 19, 198916DScourge in 1918Caroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Sun Oct 23, 198849AMidwinter maladyJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sun Jun 14, 198756DScourge in 1918Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Wed Jun 3, 198723AKin of la grippeWilburMaleska
Mon Jul 21, 198652ABug-caused ailmentVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Mon Aug 26, 198554AGrippe's cousinVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Fri Jul 26, 19858DRespiratory ailmentPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Jun 16, 1985102DCommon ailmentVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Thu Nov 3, 19838DAgue's cousinTap OsbornMaleska
Fri Aug 5, 198315ACold-weather threatQuiveyMaleska
Sun Apr 10, 198349AViral infectionPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sun Oct 11, 1981111DAchy ailmentWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Dec 15, 198028AAsian or swine followerDavid GalefMaleska
Wed May 14, 198058DSwine ___Bette Sue CohenMaleska
Tue Mar 18, 19801DSniffles plusMeunierMaleska
Fri Oct 5, 197923DAchy ailmentWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Jul 21, 19794DCommon ailmentWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Jun 4, 197910ASwine or AsianHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Jan 7, 197841ASwine ___William LutwiniakMaleska
Fri May 13, 197721AA-VictoriaA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Oct 20, 197610DAsian ___Raymond F. EisnerWeng
Mon Dec 22, 19755DWinter ailmentH. M. KennedyWeng
Thu Sep 4, 197525ACommon ailmentWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Jun 1, 1975114AAsian gift to U.S.Frances HansenWeng
Fri May 23, 197520AViral diseaseHenry HookWeng
Sun May 18, 197592AWinter woeEleanor TylerWeng
Wed Sep 25, 197431DCommon ailmentWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Fri Dec 21, 197360AAsian, for oneUnknownWeng
Sat Aug 5, 197220ACommon ailmentUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 8, 197238DHong Kong or AsianUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 11, 197031AWinter ailmentUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 7, 1969118AAsian or Hong KongFrances HansenWeng
Sun Aug 10, 196995DWinter topic of talkKirk DoddWeng
Mon May 19, 19697ACommon illness.UnknownWeng
Sun Apr 27, 196969AHong Kong or AsianA. J. SantoraWeng
Wed Aug 14, 196819AWinter ailment.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 27, 196831AToo popular malady.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 18, 19671ACatching ailment.Betty LearyFarrar
Wed Nov 25, 196435ACommon ailment.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 10, 196432AGrippe's cousin.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 18, 196443ACurrent ailment.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun May 19, 1963105DLa grippe.Ted DombrasFarrar
Sun Jul 8, 19627DAsian ___.Ted DombrasFarrar
Fri Mar 2, 19627DCommon ailment.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Aug 7, 1960111DAsiatic ___.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Feb 20, 196060DCurrent ailment.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 17, 1958130DAsian ___.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri May 24, 195739AEpidemic of 1918.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Dec 17, 195540DPenicillin chases it.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 27, 195522ACommon ailment.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Jul 13, 19557DGrippe.Edward EarlyFarrar
Wed Oct 21, 195338AUnwelcome winter visitant.Helen ChapmanFarrar
Mon Feb 25, 195230APopular name for unpopular ailment.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 194537AEpidemic disease: Colloq.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun May 13, 194568ANature of epidemic of 1918.L. K. WebsterFarrar
Sun May 23, 194330AEpidemic disease.George BucklerFarrar
Sun Apr 26, 1942121DDisease: Colloq.A. A. WebsterFarrar