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24 results for HOTPOTATO

10 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for hot potato.

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Mar 28, 201624AIssue that's too dangerous to touchGary Cee
Fri Nov 22, 201353ADicey issuePatrick Berry
Sat Oct 26, 201344AKids' party gameBarry C. Silk
Thu Mar 7, 20131ADifficult political situationJim Page
Fri Mar 12, 201018ASomething passed without hesitationTim Croce
Sun Jun 1, 200824AIssue to avoidPatrick Berry
Fri Mar 25, 200557AUnpleasant issue to handleHarvey Estes
Fri Feb 27, 200417AIt's hard to handleMyles Callum
Tue Sep 24, 200211DTough issue to handleSherry O. Blackard
Sat Nov 16, 199621ASticky matterJ. Page

2 results for HOTPOTATO from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 13, 2013diagramless22A*Controversial issueFred Piscop
Nov 13, 2005acrosticKRisky matter to handle (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

12 results for HOTPOTATO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Apr 9, 199158AIssue too risky to deal withWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Fri Oct 26, 199037ASticky situationWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Wed Jul 19, 198914ARisky, difficult situationLouis SabinMaleska
Thu Nov 29, 198429AObject often droppedMary M. MurdochMaleska
Fri Feb 15, 198036AControversial issueLewisMaleska
Sat Jul 23, 197714AExplosive issueJack LuzzattoMaleska
Sun Feb 18, 197342DBuck-passing itemJack LuzzattoWeng
Wed Sep 14, 196611DHard-to-handle issue.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 7, 196637DHard-to-handle situation.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 29, 196516AIssue that is hard to handle.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 4, 196111DFiguratively, something hard to handle.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 20, 19573DHighly controversial.Mel TaubFarrar