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124 results for GERM

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Apr 18, 201829ACause of a coldPeter A. Collins and Bruce Haight
Thu Mar 15, 201853DWheat ___ (2)Joe DiPietro
Sun Dec 3, 2017103A"Bug" (2)David Steinberg
Mon Oct 30, 201721DTarget for a disinfectant wipeJay Kaskel
Wed Sep 13, 201742D___ warfareDaniel Mauer
Tue Aug 22, 201758DInfection causeTimothy Polin
Tue Jan 31, 201740DStart of an idea (3)Neil Padrick Wilson
Sun Nov 6, 2016101AGenesis of an ideaJoe DiPietro
Sun May 1, 201650DWheat ___ (2)Joel Fagliano and Byron Walden
Sat Apr 9, 201627AThought starterDavid Phillips
Sat Aug 1, 201545DIt can make you sick (2)Kameron Austin Collins
Sun Aug 10, 201466APurell targetElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Mar 11, 201310ABug (2)Robert Fisher
Thu Jul 19, 201227ASeed (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Jul 20, 201135DIt might make you sick (2)Peter A. Collins
Mon Feb 28, 20113DIt may be what ails youMike Buckley
Wed Jan 19, 201132DLysol targetKristian House
Fri Nov 19, 201051ABasisVictor Fleming
Wed Oct 27, 201034D"Cootie"Jay Kaskel
Tue Apr 6, 201013DStart, as of an idea (2)Sarah Keller
Sun Feb 28, 201095AIdea's startYaakov Bendavid
Sun Nov 29, 200973AStarting point (3)Will Nediger
Tue Mar 31, 200935DListerine target (2)Allan E. Parrish
Sun Jan 27, 200892DBeginning, as of an ideaMike Nothnagel
Sun Oct 28, 200740AIt might make you sick (2)Ben Tausig
Fri Jul 21, 200623AIt's sickeningKyle Mahowald
Sat Jun 3, 200646DSparkBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Nov 1, 20045AIt can make you sick (2)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Sat Aug 23, 200329AStarting point (3)Rich Norris
Wed Jul 9, 200344DStart of an idea (3)Patrick Merrell
Sun Sep 23, 200128AStart of an idea (3)Randolph Ross
Wed Feb 7, 20015DIdea's beginningKent Lorentzen
Tue Jan 30, 20013DOrigin, as of an ideaDavid J. Kahn
Wed May 31, 20005DDisease causeM. Francis Vuolo
Thu Apr 23, 199810AStarting point (3)Cathy Millhauser
Wed Apr 22, 19983DKind of warfareBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon May 5, 199770AMicrobeStephanie Spadaccini
Wed Aug 28, 199642DStart, as of an idea (2)F. Heaney
Sun Apr 7, 1996123AListerine target (2)C. Millhauser
Thu Mar 21, 199652AWheat centerH. Estes
Tue Sep 27, 199433DSeed (2)Eileen Lexau

83 results for GERM from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Jul 11, 199312DMicrobeErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Feb 28, 199397DSeedKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Tue Sep 22, 199230DBacillusNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Jul 7, 199141DPathogenCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Sun Jun 24, 199012DMicrobeJack R. HarnesMaleska
Thu Feb 9, 198941AHypochondriac's dreadEli WesoffMaleska
Thu Jan 5, 19891ABudFrances HansenMaleska
Mon Oct 31, 198849AMicrobeNancy JolineMaleska
Thu Jul 7, 198821DBacteriumMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sun Feb 21, 198890DSporeFrances HansenMaleska
Tue Dec 16, 19869DBacteriumJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sat Oct 19, 19851AOriginPeter G. SnowMaleska
Thu Sep 5, 198538AMicrobeEli WesoffMaleska
Thu Sep 13, 198426DSeed; originEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Apr 29, 198412D"Bug"Louis BaronMaleska
Tue Jan 10, 198440DMicrobeElaine GeorgeMaleska
Tue Dec 6, 19832DSeedArnold MossMaleska
Fri Jun 10, 198362ARudimentFennessyMaleska
Sat May 7, 198346DBudNancy McCarthyMaleska
Fri Mar 18, 198333AGenesisWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Sep 27, 198221AHypochondriac's dreadNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue Jan 6, 19812DOriginKay SullivanMaleska
Fri Aug 22, 198056AOriginC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Apr 29, 1979114DBud or seedRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Feb 25, 1979106DMicrobeJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Wed Jan 31, 197948DBacteriumMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sun Dec 3, 197831DSeedAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Dec 25, 1977116ABeginningAnne FoxMaleska
Tue Dec 20, 197759ABacillusRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Thu Dec 15, 197723ASeedStephanie SpadacciniMaleska
Sat Oct 8, 197759AHypochondriac's dreadJack LuzzattoMaleska
Wed Oct 6, 197614ASeedHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Fri Nov 21, 197523DWheat ___Samuel H. BarkanWeng
Sat Mar 16, 197443ALab-slide itemHugh McElroyWeng
Sat Jan 26, 197417DSourceH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Wed Mar 22, 19721DSourceUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 23, 197154DBeginningUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 4, 196969AVirus's cousin.UnknownWeng
Thu Sep 26, 196833AWheat ___.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 9, 196860ABud or seed.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 1, 196846ASeed.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 10, 1968118AWheat ___.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat Feb 10, 196829AMicroorganism.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 31, 196819AOrigin.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 13, 196753ASeed.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 12, 196782ARudiment.Frances HansenFarrar
Fri Aug 11, 196751DOrigin.Mary M. MurdochFarrar
Wed Nov 17, 196521AOrigin.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 8, 196555DRudiment.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 7, 196558ASeed.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 19, 19637DOrigin.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Mon Mar 18, 196358DWheat ___.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Wed Feb 13, 196321DOrigin.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 196245ARudiment.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tue Nov 28, 196163AOrigin.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 25, 196118ASeed, bud, etc.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 11, 196159AOrigin.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 3, 196044AOrigin.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 10, 196038AOrigin.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 27, 1959123ASource.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jul 8, 195939AOrigin.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Nov 7, 195836ABeginning.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Feb 20, 195851DSeed.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Jun 24, 195753DBeginning.Herbert LyleFarrar
Sun Feb 3, 195737DRudiment.H. C. CraftFarrar
Tue Jan 18, 195563ASeed.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun Nov 21, 195426ARudiment.Alice CookFarrar
Sun May 9, 195486DRudimentary beginning.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Dec 18, 195336DOrigin of an idea.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Mar 6, 195349DUnwelcome winter visitor.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 5, 195239ABeginning.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 26, 195150DA beginning.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 22, 195144ABeginning of an idea.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 195138DA beginning or rudiment.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 17, 195154AMicroorganism.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 3, 19516AThe beginning of an idea.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Feb 27, 195116DMicrobe.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Nov 5, 195037AEmbryo.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Apr 30, 1950129ADisease carrier.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun May 2, 194871DRudiment.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Jan 2, 194432DRudiment.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 194351ABeginning.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Nov 8, 19425DDisease-bearing organism.Louis BaronFarrar