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140 results for GRIT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Oct 8, 201735DStick-to-it-iveness (6)Erik Agard and Alex Briñas
Mon May 29, 201749DFortitude (2)Jeff Chen and Seth Geltman
Tue Feb 14, 201723AMoral toughnessDaniel Larsen
Sat Jan 3, 201552DClenchSam Ezersky
Mon Aug 12, 201355DBits of sandDaniel Raymon
Wed Apr 3, 201359AStick-to-it-iveness (6)Gary Cee
Sat Nov 10, 201238DDetermination (3)David Quarfoot
Wed May 9, 201225DSandpaper surface (2)Eshan Mitra
Tue Jun 15, 201012DSand (4)Jill Winslow
Tue Mar 10, 200970ADetermination (3)Thomas Takaro
Sat Jun 2, 200733ANerveByron Walden
Sun May 13, 200715AStaying powerJim Page
Sun Mar 4, 200722APluck (3)Randolph Ross
Mon Oct 3, 200535ASand (4)Roy Leban
Wed May 11, 200539DStick-to-it-iveness (6)Kumar Balani and Lou Sabin
Mon Jan 31, 200514AStick-to-itiveness (6)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Nov 21, 200472ABeach sandal problemKumar Balani
Wed Apr 21, 200468ASand (4)Michael Shteyman
Sun Jul 14, 200289ABackbonePatrick Berry
Mon May 13, 200262ASandpaper coatingPatrick Merrell
Tue Feb 26, 200235DIndomitable spiritPeter Gordon
Mon Jun 5, 200025DSand inside a shoe, e.g.William A. Ballard
Sun Nov 21, 199958DDoggednessPatrick D. Berry
Sun Feb 22, 199864AIt bollixes up the machineryFred Piscop
Mon Aug 4, 199752DStick-to-itiveness (6)Gregory E. Paul
Thu Nov 14, 199670APluck (3)N. S. Ross
Tue Oct 22, 199624AStick-to-it-iveness (6)E. Quigley
Tue May 21, 199638AFortitude (2)J. Schmalzbach
Sun Mar 17, 199654DPluck (3)P. O'Gordon
Tue Jul 25, 199533DIt's stuck in beach sandalsGregory E. Paul
Mon Apr 10, 199510ASand (4)Sidney L. Robbins
Sun Sep 18, 199432DDetermination (3)Merl Reagle
Thu Jun 23, 199460AGumptionTrip Payne
Tue Dec 21, 199355DSandpaper surface (2)Janie Lyons

106 results for GRIT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Apr 18, 199324DPluckNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sun Mar 7, 19936DPluckBetty JorgensenMaleska
Fri Mar 6, 199221AFortitudeBryant WhiteMaleska
Mon Jan 27, 199222APluckEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Jun 30, 199142APluckJacques LiwerMaleska
Wed Jun 26, 199154D"True ___," John Wayne filmEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Sep 16, 199051APluckJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Sep 8, 19901DSpunkJack LechnerMaleska
Sat Jul 28, 199023A"True ___"Jesse RoarkeMaleska
Fri Apr 27, 199056DFortitudeMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sun Mar 4, 199036DSpunkJim BernhardMaleska
Thu Nov 2, 198925DSandAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Feb 20, 198936DSandNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Sep 10, 198823DSpunkErnst TheimerMaleska
Sat Mar 28, 198746AFortitudeRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Tue Mar 17, 198735APluckJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Apr 28, 198621DPluckJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sun Dec 1, 1985111ACourageMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sun Oct 20, 198582APluckJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Aug 25, 198568DPluckHarold B. CountsMaleska
Thu Jun 28, 19844DStaminaLois HillisMaleska
Sun Mar 4, 198483DFortitudeJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Mon Jan 23, 198465APluckVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Mon Oct 11, 198224DSpunkChristy RidleyMaleska
Sun Sep 26, 198279AGrind, as teethWilliam H. FordMaleska
Tue Mar 23, 198221DCourageNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sat May 16, 198111D"True ___"Vaughn KeithMaleska
Wed Nov 26, 198058DHoratio Alger hero's virtueJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tue Sep 23, 198061ACourageFrank GearyMaleska
Mon Jul 21, 198050D"True ___," John Wayne filmI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Thu Jan 11, 197922AThe Duke's was "True"Raymond F. EisnerMaleska
Fri Dec 29, 197858DWayne qualityJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Jun 14, 19781APluckJohnsonMaleska
Wed Sep 28, 197723AFortitudeJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Jul 10, 197759APluckJordan S. LasherMaleska
Tue Aug 17, 197640DGutsy qualityAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sat Sep 6, 197562AStrong spiritSamalinWeng
Tue Jun 24, 197524AFirmnessVirginia GodwinWeng
Fri Jan 3, 197550DDeterminationRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Mon Jul 29, 197462ACourageJay SpryWeng
Mon Sep 10, 197338DCourageUnknownWeng
Fri Apr 13, 197313AWayne's "True ___"UnknownWeng
Sun Mar 25, 197397APluckA. J. SantoraWeng
Thu Nov 2, 197249DSpiritUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 11, 197239APluckUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 26, 197265AFirm characterUnknownWeng
Wed Jul 7, 197136D"True ___"UnknownWeng
Sun Jan 17, 19713DPluckH. L. RisteenWeng
Mon Oct 5, 197055ACourageUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 5, 197062ADeterminationUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 9, 19693DPluckJohn WilligWeng
Fri May 9, 196968ANerve.UnknownWeng
Wed Jun 5, 196828DHard particles.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 20, 196824AFortitude.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 12, 196716APluck.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 15, 196754DSand.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 22, 19676APluck.Mary MurdochFarrar
Sun Dec 18, 196681DPluck.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wed Oct 26, 196639DRough stuff.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 24, 196623ACourage.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 27, 196621ABulldog courage.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 13, 196632AFortitude.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 28, 196635AFortitude.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 25, 196611DPluck.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 15, 19663DSpunk.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 30, 19651AFortitude.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 196435ACourage.Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Jun 17, 196358ASand.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 5, 196240AFortitude.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 23, 196258DStamina.Lois HillisFarrar
Mon Apr 30, 196223APluck.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Dec 30, 196023DSandy particles.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 21, 196046DPluck.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 196046AFirmness of character.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wed Feb 17, 196052DSand.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 3, 195951AFortitude.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 31, 195988DSpunk.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Feb 19, 19598DSpinach ingredient.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jan 11, 1959106AStamina.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu Aug 7, 195841DStamina.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 2, 195755AParticles of sand.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Apr 29, 195710APluck.Walt ClarkFarrar
Thu Mar 7, 195764ASpinach addenda.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Dec 1, 195634DObstinate courage.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 195670ASand.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Aug 25, 195532DPluck.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Thu May 12, 195527DStamina.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 14, 195449DUnyielding courage.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Oct 2, 195362DCourage.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jun 10, 19537DSandlike particles.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Jan 23, 195336DSpunk.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Mar 8, 195234DQuality all Alger heroes had.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 3, 195244ACourage.Diana SessionsFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 195148ACharacteristic of Alger heroes.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 30, 195134DPluck.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 18, 195146DSand and stones.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 19, 1951104DSand.Charles CrossFarrar
Mon Apr 23, 195156DCourage.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 28, 1951116DIntestinal fortitude.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun Dec 18, 194999ASand.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jul 3, 194989DQuality of Alger heroes.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jun 20, 1948127DUnyielding courage.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Apr 21, 1946123DCourage.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun Dec 10, 194447ACourage.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun May 7, 194439ACourage.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Dec 27, 1942115DUnyielding courage.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar