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133 results for HARD

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Jul 8, 201655DWith 60-Down, gotten by great effortBarry C. Silk
Sun Jul 19, 201554DHerculean (2)Tom McCoy
Thu Apr 30, 201513DBrain-busting (4)Herre Schouwerwou
Thu Oct 2, 201460ANot squishyDavid Woolf
Thu Jun 28, 20121AYou might give this to someone you don't likeElizabeth C. Gorski
Fri May 11, 201234AKind of rock or candyNatan Last
Thu May 5, 20115AFatiguingJoel Fagliano
Sun Jan 24, 201099DBrain-busting (4)David Kwong and Kevan Choset
Tue Apr 28, 200968A___ as a diamondMatt Ginsberg
Mon Apr 21, 200826DDifficult (3)Janet R. Bender
Mon Mar 17, 200856ARocklike (2)C. W. Stewart
Wed Jan 23, 200856DObdurateHenry Hook
Sat Sep 8, 200735DCompactBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Jun 18, 200751DRocklike (2)Randall J. Hartman
Mon Jun 4, 200723DSteellikeSteve Kahn
Sun Dec 31, 200628DNot liquidyElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Apr 7, 200531DLike some ciderPatrick Merrell
Sun Apr 11, 200443DVerifiable, as factsPatrick Merrell
Tue Apr 1, 200336DKnottyRich Norris
Mon Oct 29, 200159DBrain-busting (4)Richard Hughes
Mon Jul 16, 200132AArduousPeter Gordon
Tue Jul 3, 20017DGranitelike (2)Randall J. Hartman
Tue May 1, 200132DStonyStanley Newman
Mon Sep 14, 199842ABrainbusting (4)Gregory E. Paul
Fri May 8, 199833ALike some candyHarvey Estes
Fri Jul 25, 199759ALike a Friday crosswordHarvey Estes
Sun Jan 12, 19979DLike Hannah's heart, in songM. Rosen
Fri Oct 4, 199620AHerculean (2)M. Ashwood-Smith
Sun May 14, 199540DLike #4 pencilsRichard Silvestri
Wed Mar 29, 199531DDifficult (3)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Oct 5, 199411DRockyFran & Lou Sabin
Tue Oct 4, 199445ADifficult (3)Stanley B. Whitten
Wed Mar 2, 19941AGranitelike (2)Jonathan Schmatzbach
Sun Nov 21, 199394AFermentedPeter Gordon

99 results for HARD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Sep 20, 199248ADickens's "___ Times"John M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Aug 29, 199238AUnyieldingTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Jul 19, 199237DKind of rock or candyKevin BoyleMaleska
Mon May 25, 199222ASubjected to indurationJames L. BeattyMaleska
Sat Mar 7, 19926DUnyieldingI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sat Aug 3, 199151DToughJonathan J. TowleMaleska
Tue Jul 16, 199162ADifficultJonathan J. TowleMaleska
Mon Sep 17, 19904DAdamantSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed May 2, 199052DSomewhat high on the Mohs' scalePeter GordonMaleska
Sun Feb 18, 199084A"___ Copy," TV programJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Jan 28, 199079A"___ Candy," T. Williams bookLouis BaronMaleska
Sat Dec 17, 198818D___ as nailsBert RosenfieldMaleska
Tue Aug 9, 198834DRocklikeChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Fri Mar 4, 198850DNo picnicJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Feb 28, 1988128ABeatles' "A ___ Day's Night"Joy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Jan 26, 198837DDifficultWalter CovellMaleska
Tue Aug 25, 198724DAdamantineEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Sep 23, 198610ASteelyJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Fri Mar 28, 198654DExactingJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sat Dec 21, 198556ARigidPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sun Dec 8, 198518DMercilessLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Dec 6, 198560ADemandingLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Mon Jun 24, 198519AStrongly alcoholicNancy McCarthyMaleska
Fri Jun 14, 19851AUnrelentingFrank GearyMaleska
Mon May 27, 198553ADifficultJonesMaleska
Tue May 14, 198511DPuzzlingTangrediMaleska
Mon Nov 19, 19848DDifficultJohnsonMaleska
Mon Feb 21, 19837DDifficultPeter G. SnowMaleska
Wed Dec 29, 19826DUnfeelingFraasMaleska
Sat May 8, 198212ADifficultGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Wed Sep 23, 19819D"A ___ Day's Night," Beatles songA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Aug 16, 1981108D___ Ridden (1958 Epsom winner)A. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Jul 30, 198128DDarlene of tennis fameEmory H. CainMaleska
Thu Feb 19, 19817DLike a diamondRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Jan 7, 197974AUnyieldingAlex F. BlackMaleska
Sat Mar 25, 197845DObdurateWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Aug 26, 197762AFar from flabbyJohnsonMaleska
Fri Jun 17, 197725AUnyieldingMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Apr 19, 197731ALike some puzzlesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Feb 4, 19778DKind of cash or timesStanley A. KurzbanWeng
Sun Jan 4, 197699ATimes or tackStanley GlassWeng
Sun Jul 20, 1975106AKind of sauce or luckEmanuel BergWeng
Mon Mar 31, 197510DKind of sauceDorothea E. ShippWeng
Fri Aug 10, 197362A___ as nailsUnknownWeng
Wed Oct 4, 197255AUnfeelingUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 21, 19726AKind of sauceUnknownWeng
Wed Jul 19, 197252DWord with tack or lineUnknownWeng
Tue Apr 4, 197253AToothbrush ratingUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 20, 19711DToothbrush ratingUnknownWeng
Wed Apr 14, 197119A___ as a rockUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 17, 196919AUnyielding.UnknownWeng
Sun Jun 8, 196942AWithout pityAnthony MorseWeng
Wed Jan 8, 196956DTroublesome.UnknownWeng
Wed Aug 14, 196846AUnyielding.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 13, 19681AArduous.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 19, 196829DUphill.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tue Nov 21, 196713DCalloused.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 5, 196749ACompact.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Jan 15, 196712DLike a diamond.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Tue Mar 29, 196657DArduous.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 15, 196648AWith vigor.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 1, 19657DFirm.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat May 29, 19656DSevere.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 17, 196258ATrying.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 7, 196237AUnfeeling.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 1961106DPowerful.Stephanie CaruanaFarrar
Sat Oct 14, 196152DUnyielding.Louise EarnestFarrar
Mon May 1, 196158ASevere.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 5, 1961114ADifficult.Christine ValenceFarrar
Mon Jul 4, 196039DObdurate.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 22, 196036D___ sauce.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 18, 19599DLike anthracite.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Jun 19, 195959DUnsentimental.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Sun Jun 7, 195945AAdamantine.Charles C. AllenFarrar
Sat May 23, 195944ASolid and compact.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon May 4, 19596DArduous.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sat Jan 31, 19591DObdurate.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Sep 21, 195838AArduous.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Sep 26, 19579DUnyielding.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu Jul 25, 19571DUnfeeling.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Mar 20, 195735DExacting.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri Jan 13, 195649ARigorous.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Sep 8, 195525ADifficult to deal with.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Aug 28, 195529AUnsentimental.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun May 8, 1955122AUnfeeling.Alice CookFarrar
Thu May 5, 195513DKind of sauce.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tue Mar 1, 195532ASevere.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Wed Oct 6, 19541ACompact and solid.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun May 3, 195346ASteely.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Jan 13, 195354DVermont poet, Walter ___.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sat Apr 5, 195231DObdurate.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 20, 195269AKnotty.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 30, 195111DUnyielding.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 18, 195176DKnotty.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jul 23, 19505DAdamant.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun May 14, 195038DIntense.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Oct 29, 194474ASpikenard.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Apr 2, 194415DDifficult.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun May 16, 194396APhysically fit for exertion.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar