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322 results for GNAT

100 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Jul 30, 201839DPesky flier (3)Gary Cee
Sun Jul 8, 201848DSummer swarmerBruce Haight
Sun Apr 1, 201829AComponent of a summer cloudSam Ezersky
Thu Mar 22, 201834DLittle irritantRoss Trudeau
Mon Jul 24, 201771AAnnoying insect (2)Peter Gordon
Thu Jul 6, 201753DLittle annoyance (2)Erik Agard
Mon Jun 12, 201766AItsy-bitsy biter (5)Dan Margolis
Tue Sep 13, 201662DMetaphor for insignificanceStanley Newman
Tue Jul 26, 201622DCookout annoyanceBruce Haight
Sat Nov 7, 201525DAnnoying sortBarry C. Silk
Sun Oct 11, 2015132AZapper targetDavid J. Kahn
Tue Oct 6, 201511DTiny nuisanceZhouqin Burnikel
Mon Jul 27, 201545AFlying pest (3)D. Scott Nichols and Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun May 31, 201544DLittle buggerTom McCoy
Tue Feb 17, 20156DAnnoying pestBruce Haight
Mon Nov 3, 201443AInsect in a summer swarmJanet R. Bender
Thu Sep 18, 201435DPart of a black cloudJoel Fagliano
Thu May 29, 201442DTiny irritant (2)Anna Shechtman
Fri Apr 11, 201414DPart of a moving cloudPeter Wentz
Mon Mar 24, 201442DPesky insect (5)Tom Pepper
Sat Mar 22, 201447DCookout irritantGreg Johnson
Mon Dec 23, 201325DFlying pest (3)Michael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Dec 18, 201357DWee pestEd Sessa
Mon Nov 25, 201342ABuzzing pest (2)Kevin G. Der
Fri Nov 15, 201319AOne buzzing off?David Woolf
Mon Jul 8, 201357APart of a buzzing swarmRandy Sowell
Wed May 22, 201310AStrained-at bug, in an idiomKevin Christian
Wed Feb 27, 201338DSwarming annoyanceDaniel Kantor
Wed Jan 2, 201366ASwarm member (4)David Steinberg
Mon Jul 30, 201219ABuzzing annoyanceRosemarie Dolan and Christopher Geach
Sun Jul 1, 2012110DPunkie (7)Dan Schoenholz
Sat Mar 10, 201254AOne attracted to vinegarPatrick Berry
Mon Aug 8, 201135DPesky insect (5)Ian Livengood
Thu Feb 24, 20111AZapper's casualtyGary Cee
Wed Jan 19, 201127APunkie (7)Kristian House
Tue Jul 13, 201010AAnnoyance at a barbecuePeter A. Collins
Sun Jan 10, 201042DAnnoying buzzer (3)Mel Rosen
Sun Jan 3, 201095AAirborne irritant (2)Jeremy Newton
Thu Nov 26, 20098DTiny irritant (2)Paula Gamache
Tue Sep 15, 200969A*Pest you might slapFran and Lou Sabin
Mon Mar 23, 200969APesky flier (3)Randy Sowell
Thu Nov 6, 200858DAirborne irritant (2)Jeremy Newton
Sat Jul 26, 200833ASnack for a dragonflyBarry C. Silk
Mon Sep 24, 200737DPesky swarmerFred Piscop
Tue Sep 18, 200732DSwarm member (4)Chuck Deodene
Fri Aug 17, 200752DSwatter's targetRoger Barkan
Mon Jan 29, 20071AMember of a pesky swarmFred Piscop
Thu Apr 13, 200664DBlack fly, e.g.Barry Silk
Tue Mar 14, 200611DPesky biterLynn Lempel
Thu Jan 12, 200621ALittle annoyance (2)Kyle Mahowald
Wed Nov 2, 200538ASwarm member (4)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Sep 18, 200578DLittle biter (2)Joe DiPietro
Tue May 10, 200519AItsy-bitsy biter (5)Nancy Salomon
Fri Apr 8, 200521DCause for slapping oneselfManny Nosowsky
Sun Dec 19, 200462AItsy-bitsy biter (5)Frances Hansen (1919-2004)
Tue Nov 2, 200417AFlying irritantPatrick Merrell
Tue Jul 20, 200462ASwarming pestNancy Kavanaugh
Thu Apr 29, 200446AItsy-bitsy biter (5)Steven Kahn
Sat Jan 31, 200449DSmall distractionByron Walden
Mon Aug 11, 200362DPicnic pest (2)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Feb 9, 200357DNo-see-um (4)David J. Kahn
Wed Dec 25, 200226DLittle biter (2)Patrick Merrell
Sun Sep 29, 200246DPunkie (7)Randolph Ross
Sun Sep 22, 200250ATiny swarmerAlan Arbesfeld
Thu Aug 15, 200258APest (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sat Apr 27, 200228AItsy-bitsy biter (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Dec 7, 200157DDipterous oneJoe DiPietro
Thu Oct 25, 200118ASwarm member (4)John Scott Marrone
Tue Oct 9, 200144AAnnoying insect (2)Peter Gordon
Wed Jun 6, 200162ASummer pestRichard Silvestri
Sat Mar 10, 200114DBlack ___ (fishing fly)Charles E. Gersch
Sat Feb 24, 200146APunkie (7)Rich Norris
Thu Sep 2, 199967APunkie (7)Joe DiPietro
Mon May 17, 199949APesky insect (5)Ethan Cooper
Sun Mar 21, 199917DBlack flyLloyd E. Pollet
Sun Mar 7, 199933ANo-see-um (4)Randolph Ross
Sun Oct 4, 199839DPicnic pest (2)Frank Longo
Thu Sep 10, 199818APunkie (7)Christopher Hurt
Sun Aug 30, 19989DNo-see-um (4)John Wolting
Wed Aug 5, 199855DSmall buzzerPatrick Jordan
Tue Jun 9, 199857DPesky insect (5)Arthur S. Verdesca
Tue Apr 21, 199861DPesky flier (3)Fred Piscop
Mon Apr 6, 199819AStrain at a ___Kenneth Witte
Tue Jan 27, 199857DFlying pest (3)Manny Nosowsky
Mon Dec 29, 199744AWinged pestGregory E. Paul
Tue Oct 28, 199736DBuzzing pest (2)Bernice Gordon
Tue Apr 22, 199754DMidgeGerald R. Ferguson
Sun Apr 6, 199737APunkie (7)Rich Norris
Mon Feb 24, 199752DTiny pestDerek Allen
Wed Feb 5, 199751DSmall annoyanceJ. Schmalzbach
Tue Dec 17, 199648DPesky insect (5)G. E. Paul
Thu Nov 23, 199529DAnnoying buzzer (3)Dorothy Elliott
Wed May 31, 199543DBiting insectJonathan Schmatzbach
Fri Nov 18, 199412DNo-see-um (4)Timothy S. Lewis
Mon Jul 25, 199457DPest (2)Albert J. Klaus
Sun Jul 24, 1994118DRelative of the midgeMatt Gaffney
Thu Jun 23, 199445ABiterTrip Payne
Wed Feb 9, 199454ALittle pestRandolph Ross
Thu Jan 27, 199452DBackbiter?Betty Jorgensen
Sun Dec 19, 199359DAnnoying buzzer (3)John M. Samson

2 results for GNAT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 5, 2012cryptic16ABug bite seen from behind (4)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Feb 6, 2000diagramless57DPesky flierFred Piscop

220 results for GNAT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Aug 16, 199368APesky insectMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Fri Jun 4, 199315ABlack flyJune A. BoggsMaleska
Thu Feb 11, 199335AMidgeMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Fri Oct 23, 199240ASmall flierTimothy S. LewisMaleska
Fri Oct 2, 199250DMidgeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Jul 27, 199230DBlackflyEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Apr 6, 199255DSmall pestArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Mon Feb 10, 199218DMidgeMary S. SnyderMaleska
Tue Dec 3, 199151DMidgeBrenda PomeranceMaleska
Thu Sep 26, 199132DMidgeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Sep 11, 199167ADipterous insectJames L. BeattyMaleska
Mon Jul 15, 199159DTwo-winged flyAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Mar 31, 199199DPunkieNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Wed Feb 27, 199163AMidgePeggy DevlinMaleska
Mon Jan 21, 199119ABlack flyFred TooleMaleska
Fri Dec 28, 199050DMidgeThomas W. SchierMaleska
Fri Nov 16, 199040DMidgeKevin BoyleMaleska
Wed Aug 29, 199055DPesky miteJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Mar 18, 199073ABuzzy bodyCharles M. DeberMaleska
Fri Sep 29, 198940APunkieBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tue May 9, 198950DMidgeMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Apr 25, 198956DPunkieNancy JolineMaleska
Wed Jan 18, 198944AFlying pestSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Nov 5, 198865APesky bugS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Sat Sep 17, 198855DPesky insectErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Apr 15, 198842DBiting bugJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thu Apr 7, 198823AMidgeEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tue Oct 6, 198762ABothersome bugFred TooleMaleska
Tue Jun 9, 198770AInsect pestMary C. WhittenMaleska
Mon May 4, 198751DNo-see'umWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Apr 7, 198717ATang anagramElaine GeorgeMaleska
Mon Nov 10, 198664ABiting flyJames R. BurnsMaleska
Wed Sep 17, 198656DFlying pestRobert KatzMaleska
Tue Jul 22, 19869AMiniature pestChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Mon Apr 28, 198664ASummer pestJames R. BurnsMaleska
Wed Oct 16, 198558DMini-biterJim PageMaleska
Sat Oct 5, 198554DPunkiePeter SwiftMaleska
Mon Aug 26, 198536DMidgeVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Jul 28, 1985106DNo-see-umLouis BaronMaleska
Tue Jul 23, 198553DPicnic pestAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri May 24, 198558DSmall biting flyJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tue Apr 23, 198566AMidgeMary S. SnyderMaleska
Thu Jan 17, 198541ABiting insectWilliam CanineMaleska
Fri Jul 20, 198439ABlack flyBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Feb 14, 198442DPunkieJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Fri Jan 13, 198458DTiny pestJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun May 29, 198383AMosquito's cousinSam Bellotto Jr.Maleska
Wed Jan 5, 198325DMidge or punkieEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Nov 1, 198249DPesky creatureJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Sep 6, 198248DPunkieAdamsMaleska
Mon Jun 21, 198258AHot-weather pestCharles EnglerMaleska
Wed May 5, 19827DBiting insectPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Nov 4, 198156DPunkieC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Oct 8, 198167APunkieJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wed Aug 26, 198154DSmall two-winged insectChristy RidleyMaleska
Tue Jul 1, 198051DInsectHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tue Jun 3, 19801DNo-see'umWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed May 14, 198019ATiny stingerBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sun Mar 30, 198093DPunkieAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Dec 23, 1979124AMidgeAnne FoxMaleska
Sat Oct 20, 197938AStinging insectBensonMaleska
Wed Sep 19, 197953DSmall insectBensonMaleska
Sun Jul 29, 1979101DMidgeReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Wed Apr 18, 197927A"No-see-um" insectDaughdrilleMaleska
Thu Apr 12, 197950AAlmost invisible biterDana GrossMaleska
Wed Mar 7, 19793DMosquito's relativeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Dec 24, 1978109DMidgeAnne FoxMaleska
Fri Nov 24, 197838ABlackflyC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Jun 25, 197867DPunkieLouis BaronMaleska
Sun Apr 30, 197861APunkieBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Dec 12, 197749DMidgeMarie WestMaleska
Thu Oct 6, 197740DPesky insectJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thu Sep 1, 197736APesky insectA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Jun 14, 197723AMidgeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Jun 6, 197735APicnic pestDorothy CannanMaleska
Wed Feb 23, 197754DInsectTerry HealyWeng
Fri Jan 14, 197710AInsectReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Tue Jan 4, 197757DInsectHerb L. RisteenWeng
Sun Dec 12, 197671DPesty flierHenry HookWeng
Thu Nov 25, 197625AGnuisanceDeitmerWeng
Wed Oct 13, 197644AStrain at a ___DeWitt AndersonWeng
Sun Aug 29, 197638DInsectAlfio MicciWeng
Tue Aug 10, 197651DSmall flyEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Jul 5, 197627DInsectAlfio MicciWeng
Wed Mar 31, 197663AStrain at a ___DeWitt AndersonWeng
Fri Mar 12, 197644AWhat some strain atAnn JenkinsWeng
Sun Jan 11, 197693DInsectA. J. SantoraWeng
Sun Sep 7, 197559ASomething strained atHume R. CraftWeng
Thu Aug 21, 197537AMidgeJim PageWeng
Fri Aug 15, 197552DSmall pestSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Thu Apr 24, 197549DInsectEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Oct 7, 197439AInsectHerb L. RisteenWeng
Mon Sep 16, 197463AFlyEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Sep 2, 197462AInsectTap OsbornWeng
Tue Apr 23, 197437AInsectGeraldine Von MaluskiWeng
Sun Dec 2, 1973115D"Strain at a ___"Hume R. CraftWeng
Wed Jun 6, 197331DSmall biterUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 14, 197318AWhat to strain atMel RosenWeng
Sun Feb 4, 197332DInsectKeith BlakeWeng
Mon Nov 6, 19727D"Strain at a ___"UnknownWeng
Mon Oct 9, 197263AInsectUnknownWeng
Tue Oct 3, 197240AInsectUnknownWeng
Fri Aug 11, 197223AObject of a strainUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 14, 197260DSummer pestJim PageWeng
Sun Nov 14, 197193DMosquito, in EnglandThomas SheehanWeng
Mon Oct 4, 197160AMosquito, in EnglandUnknownWeng
Wed Aug 18, 197143AInsectUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 1, 197119ASmall insectUnknownWeng
Fri May 14, 197139DPunky or midgeUnknownWeng
Tue Mar 9, 197119AInsectUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 11, 197155DPicnic pestUnknownWeng
Sat Jul 18, 197026AMidge or punkieUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 10, 197052DMidgeUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 3, 197062ASummer pestUnknownWeng
Wed May 13, 197053DInsectArthur SchulmanWeng
Fri Jan 9, 19709DSmall flyUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 26, 196952DMidge.UnknownWeng
Sun Nov 9, 1969100AAnnoyerJohn WilligWeng
Sun Nov 2, 196940AMidgeWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Weng
Sun Oct 19, 1969115DPesty bugNancy SchusterWeng
Sun Jun 15, 1969106DPestJohn D. OwensWeng
Mon May 26, 196939AMidge.UnknownWeng
Wed May 21, 196945DProverbially, a trifle.UnknownWeng
Thu May 15, 196966AInsect.UnknownWeng
Mon Jul 22, 196863AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 3, 196749AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 15, 1967108DInsect.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu Aug 17, 196756AInsect.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sat Aug 12, 196738DInsect.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Mar 4, 19679DPunkie.Manny MillerFarrar
Sat Dec 10, 19663DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 196631DInsect.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Aug 15, 196621AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 13, 196656DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 6, 196621AAnnoying one.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 14, 196650DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 9, 196547DTiny insect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 12, 196524DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 30, 196560AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 27, 196525AMidge.Anne FoxFarrar
Sat Jun 19, 196550DBiting insect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 7, 196568DMosquito's cousin.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Wed Jan 27, 196565AMosquito, in Britain.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 20, 1964123DInsect.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jul 12, 196442DSmall, bothersome thing.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thu Jul 9, 196420AStrain at a ___.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 8, 196416DInsect.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Fri Feb 14, 196456AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 8, 196330AInsect.Ted DombrasFarrar
Mon Jul 22, 196355DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 22, 196319AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 6, 196256AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 26, 196244DPest.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 23, 196251DInsect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 13, 196258DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 4, 196256DMidge.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Feb 23, 19623DTiny insect.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sat Jan 20, 196240APunkie.Manny MillerFarrar
Sat Sep 23, 196163AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 8, 196153DInsect.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 21, 196152DInsect.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 11, 19615DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 25, 196159AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 11, 196067AMidge.Tom MixonFarrar
Fri Nov 4, 19609ABlack fly.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 9, 196056DFlying insect.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 16, 195958ASmall biting fly.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 6, 195950AInsect pest.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 11, 195958DSmall insect.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Nov 18, 195858DTwo-winged insect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 19, 195896AMidge.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Mon Oct 13, 195810DInsect.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Jul 22, 195816AInsect.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Mon Jul 14, 195855DSmall stinging fly.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 22, 195830DWinged pest.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Feb 4, 195855DMidge.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Nov 24, 1957132AMidge.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Nov 9, 195753DInsect.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 15, 195731DPlaguing insect.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 23, 195728DInsect.J. F. KellyFarrar
Tue Aug 20, 19577DInsect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 24, 195762ABothersome bug.Herbert LyleFarrar
Wed May 29, 195771AInsect.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun May 12, 195783DLittle pest.Marion MoeserFarrar
Thu Mar 21, 195753DInsect.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sat Dec 29, 195651DSymbol of small irritativeness.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 12, 195647ADipterous insect.Stephen BarrFarrar
Sun Jul 1, 195678DSmall insect.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun May 20, 1956101DSmall fly.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Apr 15, 195648AWinged pest.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Mar 20, 195656DSmall, winged insect.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Dec 2, 195517DMidge.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 2, 1955107ATwo-winged fly.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Sep 11, 195557AAnnoying insect.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Jul 17, 195597DSummer insect.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun May 8, 195564DInsect.Alice CookFarrar
Wed Apr 27, 195523DTiny winged insect.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Mar 18, 195555DStinging insect.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed May 5, 195424AMosquito, in London.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 28, 195460APunkie.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Wed Jan 27, 195447DMidge.Marian MoeserFarrar
Sat Apr 18, 195362AInsect.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Thu Oct 23, 195235ABritish mosquito.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 3, 195222AMidge.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 27, 195260DBiting insect.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 18, 195259DInsect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 5, 195137ABritish mosquito.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 4, 195136AHe whispered in Alice's ear.Evelyn SmithFarrar
Wed Oct 25, 195040AMidge.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun Sep 3, 195083ABiting fly.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 195081ABlack fly.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jul 2, 1950100DPunkie.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Oct 9, 194981DBlack fly.Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sun Apr 11, 194862D___ catcher, a small bird.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Jan 4, 194816DBiting pest.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Jun 9, 194663AInsect pest.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Oct 15, 19444DEnglish mosquito.Bert StoreyFarrar
Sun Dec 12, 1943128AEnglish mosquito.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 194398AInsect.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Aug 1, 194376AEnglish mosquito.Bert StoreyFarrar