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76 total results for FRAY   ( score: 50 )

27 results for FRAY from Shortz Era puzzles:
Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
Fri Jul 15, 20225AWear out (2)Matthew Stock and Nam Jin Yoon
Mon May 16, 202222DNoisy scuffleLynn Lempel
Mon Nov 1, 202160AMelee (4)Fiona Taylor
Sun Oct 24, 202134DMelee (4)Katie Hale
Thu Jun 18, 20206AStart to come apartRicky Cruz
Mon Aug 12, 201966AStart to deteriorate, as a cordJeffrey Wechsler
Tue Jun 12, 201849DMelee (4)Samuel A. Donaldson and Tracy Gray
Sun Apr 3, 201640AShow wearNatan Last
Sun Dec 27, 201530AMelee (4)Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Dec 8, 2013109DBegin to show wearPatrick Berry
Wed Mar 28, 201270ASkirmish (3)Joe DiPietro
Sun Nov 22, 2009117DSkirmish (3)Patrick Merrell
Wed Dec 20, 20066AWear at the edgesNancy Salomon
Mon Oct 17, 20051AUnravel, as a cordGregory E. Paul
Sun Mar 28, 200414DWear out by rubbingDavid J. Kahn
Thu Jan 23, 200362DScuffle (3)Cathy Millhauser
Mon Oct 21, 200230DWear on, as the nervesPeter Sarrett
Thu Feb 8, 200148DDonnybrookManny Nosowsky
Mon Sep 11, 200059DSkirmish (3)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Jun 11, 200047DScuffle (3)Nelson Hardy
Tue Jul 14, 199824DCome apart at the seamsRaymond Hamel
Sun Jun 8, 1997100DRowRichard Silvestri
Tue Feb 4, 199731ABecome raveled (2)G. R. Ferguson
Fri Nov 3, 19952DBrawlDavid J. Kahn
Sun Jul 24, 1994105AWear out (2)Matt Gaffney
Sun Mar 27, 199470DBecome raveled (2)Jeanette K. Brill
Thu Mar 17, 199444AScuffle (3)Jim Page
49 results for FRAY from pre-Shortz puzzles:
Wed Aug 18, 19935DCome apart at the seamsManny NosowskyMaleska
Sun Sep 22, 199184DContentionLawrence M. RheingoldMaleska
Mon Nov 5, 199011DScufflePeter SwiftMaleska
Thu Jul 5, 199059DCause to ravelKenneth WitteMaleska
Sun Oct 1, 198938DFracasJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tue Jun 6, 198921DSkirmishWilson McBeathMaleska
Sat Oct 4, 198649DRavelKenneth WitteMaleska
Sun Aug 10, 198695DMeleeLouis SabinMaleska
Mon Mar 25, 198510ABattleEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Mar 10, 19851ADonnybrookBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Dec 30, 1984108ABrawlBeverly TivinMaleska
Wed Jul 6, 198337DRavelCromwellMaleska
Tue May 25, 198236ASkirmishJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Mar 11, 198110AUnravelEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Oct 27, 198049DRavelAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Oct 14, 1979129ABecome raggedMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Fri Dec 1, 197823AWear off by rubbingWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Jun 28, 197860ANoisy quarrelHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon May 22, 197829ABrawlHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Aug 7, 197657ABattleTap OsbornWeng
Wed Apr 21, 197661DCommotionJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Sun Dec 1, 197436ABrawlGeorge MadridWeng
Sun Sep 22, 197491AFrazzleJordan S. LasherWeng
Sat Aug 5, 197264ABrawlUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 25, 196956DConflict.UnknownWeng
Tue Feb 13, 196867AWear out.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 29, 196666ABecome worn.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Oct 22, 196656DBattle.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Aug 27, 196661ARavel.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 19, 196629DBecome worn.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 19, 196517DSkirmish.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 29, 196436DBrawl.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 26, 1964120ARavel.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Mon Apr 13, 196460DBrawl.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 196251ACombat.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jul 7, 196158DSkirmish.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 22, 196113DNoisy quarrel.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 6, 196137ABrawl.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 2, 1961110AConflict.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Sep 26, 196010DFight.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 17, 195813DRavel.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Mar 10, 195839AConflict.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sat Apr 27, 195759AFight.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Apr 29, 195696DMelee.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Aug 22, 195511DNoisy quarrel.Morton B. BraunFarrar
Wed Apr 1, 195322DWear off.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Jan 13, 195359DSkirmish.Roberta MorseFarrar
Tue Aug 12, 19525ABattle.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 11, 195036AMelee.UnknownFarrar