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27 results for IDIOMS

13 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Jan 10, 201698DBlue-collar and pink-slipPatrick Merrell
Fri Jan 23, 201511DHot potatoes and cold fish?Ed Sessa
Mon Aug 23, 201023DEveryday expressionsOliver Hill
Sat Aug 9, 20087DThey're seldom taken literallyMark Diehl
Sun Aug 12, 200717DSee red, talk a blue streak, etc.Cathy Millhauser
Sun Oct 2, 200531DSubject in foreign language classRandolph Ross
Sun Feb 6, 20053D"Hands down" and "cold feet"Joel Kaplow
Fri Jun 28, 200256ASome dictionary entriesCharles E. Gersch
Fri Mar 8, 20028DHurdles for language learnersDavid J. Kahn
Sun Dec 31, 199555DEat crow and talk turkey, e.g.Bob Klahn
Thu Jul 13, 199549DDistinct stylesA.J. Santora
Sat Oct 22, 199444DCurry favor and crack a joke, e.g.Daniel R. Stark
Mon Jan 10, 199444DThey trip up foreignersRandolph Ross

1 result for IDIOMS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 14, 2017acrosticC"Piece of cake" and "cup of tea"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

13 results for IDIOMS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Apr 16, 199328DDialectsNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Oct 1, 199146AArgotsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Thu Mar 28, 199136DCharacteristic stylesChristopher PageMaleska
Sun Jan 15, 198999ADialects of regionsNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Oct 9, 198221ARegional dialectsWilliam CanineMaleska
Thu Aug 14, 198045DDialectsWilliam JarvisMaleska
Tue Feb 3, 197624ADialectsJim PageWeng
Sat Oct 13, 197322DDialectsUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 18, 197221ADialectsUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 23, 196742DConversational expressions.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 1, 196519DSet phrases.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 25, 195810DPecularities of language.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Aug 22, 19436DLocutions.Jack LuzzattoFarrar