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78 Results for HONES

24 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Monday, September 28, 201537APerfects, as one's skillsDan Bischof and Jeff Chen
Friday, September 26, 201429DImproves (2)Patrick Berry
Thursday, September 25, 201451APerfects (2)Alex Vratsanos
Tuesday, April 1, 201437DImproves, in a wayAndrew Reynolds
Monday, August 13, 201211DSharpens (9)Gareth Bain
Thursday, September 29, 201144DPuts an edge onBen Fish
Sunday, July 10, 201165APractices (2)Ben Pall and David Kahn
Monday, July 4, 201124DSharpens (9)Paul Johnson
Sunday, July 27, 200861AFine-tunes (2)Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Friday, June 8, 200746AImproves (2)Randolph Ross
Sunday, February 4, 200729AWorks onPaul Guttormsson
Tuesday, October 3, 200635DSharpens, as a knifeEd Stein
Monday, June 20, 200527ASharpens (9)Alison Donald
Tuesday, March 13, 200113DSharpens (9)Michael S. Maurer
Sunday, June 4, 200067AWhetstonesMartin Schneider
Sunday, March 12, 2000115APractices (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Friday, February 6, 199826DFine-tunes (2)Wayne Robert Williams
Tuesday, June 24, 199727DSharpens (9)Stephanie Spadaccini
Monday, November 4, 199633ASharpens (9)P. Wilson
Tuesday, March 12, 199666ASharpens (9)R. J. Hartman
Sunday, February 25, 199673AMaximizes effectiveness, as of skillsD. Niles
Friday, August 4, 199541DPerfects (2)Chuck Deodene
Thursday, June 29, 19958DSharpens (9)Matt Gaffney
Wednesday, December 8, 199328DSharpens (9)Norma Steinberg

54 results for HONES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, April 1, 199333DSharpensAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, March 18, 19936DWhetsBernice GordonMaleska
Thursday, June 25, 199223ASharpens razorsBryant WhiteMaleska
Monday, March 9, 199267AUses a stropMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Saturday, January 25, 199237AWhetsErnst TheimerMaleska
Sunday, January 28, 199016DUses a whetstoneLouis BaronMaleska
Sunday, January 24, 198868DSharpensMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Friday, June 19, 198759ASharpensJudith PerryMaleska
Saturday, February 28, 19877DStropsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, May 21, 198631DSharpensMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, September 20, 198339DWhetsNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sunday, December 26, 198263DWhetsBarry L. CohenMaleska
Friday, February 12, 198230DGives new life to a knifeWhittenMaleska
Saturday, September 26, 198111DTools for enlarging holesStanley GlassMaleska
Monday, September 7, 198159AStropsDavid GalefMaleska
Monday, August 10, 198136DPuts an edge onMike ShenkMaleska
Friday, May 16, 198027AEdgesJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Wednesday, February 13, 198047DUses a whetstoneAlfio MicciMaleska
Monday, June 11, 197963ASharpensJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wednesday, December 24, 197519ASharpensWill ShortzWeng
Sunday, March 2, 197531DSharpensJames BarrickWeng
Tuesday, October 29, 197427DSharpensH. M. KennedyWeng
Tuesday, July 17, 197346DSharpensUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 22, 197296AWhetstonesFrank NosoffWeng
Tuesday, August 1, 197245DPuts an edge onUnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 4, 197029DSharpensUnknownWeng
Thursday, April 30, 197064ASharpensUnknownWeng
Thursday, February 19, 19707DSharpensUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 15, 196921DSharpening devices.UnknownWeng
Friday, November 29, 196864ASharpens, in a way.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 12, 19682DWhetstones.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 26, 1967143ASharpens.Will WengFarrar
Thursday, November 23, 196736ASharpens.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 18, 196728DTonsorial tools.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Friday, January 20, 196713DPuts an edge on.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 5, 196573DSharpens.Diana SessionsFarrar
Thursday, August 6, 196464ABrings to a fine edge.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 23, 196233ASharpens.Ruth M. McWhirkFarrar
Wednesday, November 16, 196053DSharpens.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 21, 196057ASharpens.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 13, 195863AWhetstones.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, December 8, 195780DWhets.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wednesday, October 16, 195722DWhetstones.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 29, 195732ASharpeners.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, May 27, 195645DSharpeners.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, October 1, 195569ASharpens.Mel TaubFarrar
Saturday, January 8, 195543AWhetstones.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Saturday, February 6, 195419AOilstones.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 31, 195239AWhets.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 26, 19527DWhetstones.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 4, 195271ASharpens.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 27, 195114ASharpens.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, December 24, 195078DWhetstones.Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, August 22, 1948116ASharpens.Archie KreilingFarrar

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