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72 results for GNATS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Aug 16, 20177DCloud in the summerAndrew Kingsley and John Lieb
Tue Jul 18, 201739DSmall annoyancesMichael Hawkins
Sun Sep 14, 201431ANo-see-ums (2)Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Sat Aug 16, 20141DCampers' annoyancesPeter Broda
Mon Jul 21, 201426DFlying pests (2)Matt Fuchs
Thu Apr 25, 201346DAnnoying buzzersJeffrey Wechsler
Sun Feb 17, 20133DBarbecue annoyancesIan Livengood and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Sun Mar 25, 20124ABlack cloud formersPatrick Berry
Thu Nov 17, 201151DSwarms of them are called cloudsPatrick Merrell
Tue May 25, 201018APesky swarm (2)Sarah Keller
Thu Jul 30, 200923ABuzzersAshish Vengsarkar
Sun Nov 30, 200871ASummer swarmRichard Silvestri
Mon Oct 23, 200633DPesky swarm (2)John Calvin Williams
Tue Apr 9, 200240AItsy-bitsy bitersNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sat Feb 2, 200247DFlock : birds :: cloud : ___A. J. Santora
Tue Aug 14, 200133DAirborne pestsRandall J. Hartman
Tue Nov 7, 200044DPesky fliersDavid Levinson Wilk
Sun Aug 6, 200027DNo-see-ums (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Jun 22, 199933AItty-bitty bitersNancy Salomon
Wed Mar 24, 199931DBitersNancy Salomon
Tue Sep 1, 199829DFlying pests (2)Gene Newman
Mon Apr 21, 199720APesky insectsPatrick Jordan
Wed Oct 25, 199552DWinged pestsLarry Nargi

4 results for GNATS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 22, 2014diagramless1APesky swarmersFred Piscop
May 13, 2012mixup39ANo-see-ums / Zingy tastesMatt Ginsberg
Apr 13, 2008acrosticZTargets of some swatsEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Nov 19, 2006diagramless57ANo-see-umsBrendan Emmett Quigley

45 results for GNATS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Mar 3, 199352DPunkiesStanley GlassMaleska
Sun Nov 10, 1991108APunkiesCharles M. DeberMaleska
Tue Nov 1, 198867AMidgesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Jun 3, 198853APunkies, e.g.Nancy JolineMaleska
Thu May 5, 198831AAirborne bitersWalter CovellMaleska
Tue Dec 9, 198632DBuffalo ___ (blackflies)Harold B. CountsMaleska
Fri Jun 8, 198425AMidgesEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Dec 25, 1983147APunkiesAnne FoxMaleska
Thu Oct 13, 198344DNo-see'umsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Jul 2, 198339ANo-see'umsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Nov 22, 198245ATiny stingersPeter SwiftMaleska
Thu Aug 30, 197918DPicnic pestsJohn FinchMaleska
Mon Oct 6, 197540AInsectsManny MillerWeng
Tue Jun 10, 197538AInsects often strained atAdelyn LewisWeng
Sat May 31, 197543DInsectsJack LuzzattoWeng
Tue Jan 1, 197441DWinged bitersElaine D. SchorrWeng
Fri Feb 16, 197333DInsectsUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 1, 197229DMidge and punkieEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Mar 12, 1972102AInsectsAnthony MorseWeng
Wed Nov 24, 197132DSummer nuisancesUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 17, 197149AInsectsUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 5, 197031DAnnoying insectsUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 15, 197029DMidgesUnknownWeng
Sat May 30, 197053DBugsUnknownWeng
Fri Jan 10, 196922APesky insects.UnknownWeng
Mon Dec 16, 196843DFlies.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 31, 196834DSmall flies.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 16, 196629DMidges.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 29, 1964117AMidges.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sun Oct 16, 196068DPesky little things.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Dec 4, 19595AInsects.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 2, 195928AInsects.Herbert LyleFarrar
Mon Mar 17, 195822DMidges.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed May 23, 195633DStinging insects.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Mar 13, 195617DMidges.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Apr 23, 195539APestiferous insects.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Jul 8, 195436DSmall insects.Martin W. FreyFarrar
Mon Aug 10, 195332DDipterous insects.Martha BrownleeFarrar
Wed May 13, 195351DBlack flies.Albert BlumFarrar
Wed Aug 13, 19521AFliers on a summer evening.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 11, 195118DKin of the black flies.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 8, 195150DSmall two-winged flies.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 20, 194644DDipterous pests.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 194654DBlack flies.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Jan 10, 194393DInsects.Louis JenkinsFarrar