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126 Results for IDLER

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

Thursday, March 23, 20175DLayabout (2)Sandy Ganzell
Wednesday, March 15, 201740DCouch potatoBruce Haight
Sunday, May 1, 201610DGoldbrick (3)Joel Fagliano and Byron Walden
Wednesday, July 1, 201519ASlacker (2)Ned White
Sunday, June 29, 201493ADo-nothing (5)Byron Walden
Monday, October 28, 201350DAesop's grasshopper, for oneEd Sessa
Wednesday, November 21, 201254DThumb twiddler (2)David J. Kahn
Monday, September 10, 201251DDo-nothing (5)Andrea Carla Michaels
Friday, April 20, 20123DThumb twiddler (2)Mike Nothnagel
Wednesday, March 14, 201227DLoitererDave Sarpola
Tuesday, September 14, 201033DLess activeEshan Mitra, Brown University '12
Thursday, June 18, 200962AGoof-off (2)Patrick Blindauer
Friday, November 14, 200816AShiftless typeBrad Wilber
Saturday, July 19, 200818AShiftless sortTodd McClary
Monday, December 25, 200627DSlacker (2)Adam G. Perl
Sunday, March 26, 200635DDo-nothing (5)Patrick Berry
Sunday, March 19, 2006104DLazybones (2)Michael Shteyman
Sunday, November 27, 200559DSlugabedPeter Abide
Sunday, October 16, 200524ALayabout (2)Con Pederson
Sunday, February 20, 200569DDo-nothing (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, February 4, 200331DLoaferElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, October 26, 200047DDo-nothing (5)Patrick Berry
Monday, December 20, 199953DTime wasterNancy Salomon
Thursday, March 18, 199935DClock watcherRand H. Burns
Sunday, February 7, 199979DGoof-off (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, September 6, 199841DLazybones (2)Rich Norris
Thursday, August 27, 199831DGoldbrick (3)Henry Hook
Sunday, May 5, 199670AInactive oneD. J. Kahn
Sunday, April 14, 1996105DSluggardHenry Hook
Tuesday, April 25, 199514AGoldbrick (3)Gregory E. Paul
Monday, August 15, 199418DAmbitionless oneFred Piscop
Tuesday, June 28, 199425DShiftless oneJonathan Schmatzbach

1 result for IDLER from Variety puzzles.

January 4, 2004diagramless46DThumb-twiddlerFred Piscop

93 results for IDLER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, December 27, 199226DFlâneurErnst TheimerMaleska
Saturday, July 11, 199242DLotus-eaterErnie FurtadoMaleska
Saturday, June 13, 199220AFlâneur or lazzaroneEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, June 10, 199266AGood-for-nothingBernice GordonMaleska
Saturday, June 22, 199150DFlâneur or fainéantKevin BoyleMaleska
Thursday, April 11, 199130ADrugstore cowboyBert H. KruseMaleska
Monday, January 28, 199154DFainéantEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sunday, December 30, 199018AFainéantNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Tuesday, December 4, 199067ADroneMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Monday, October 15, 199047DDo-nothingRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tuesday, September 18, 199050DLazy personAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, September 16, 199071DFainéantJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Saturday, September 8, 199025DOtiose oneJack LechnerMaleska
Sunday, August 27, 198928ALazzaroneWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, June 12, 198933DLoaferFred TooleMaleska
Saturday, April 8, 198919ALazybonesWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Monday, October 3, 198842ALotus-eaterVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Monday, March 21, 198827DLoaferFrank GearyMaleska
Sunday, November 8, 198737ALazy oneRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tuesday, March 24, 198730DBeliever in more than half a loaf?Louis SabinMaleska
Sunday, August 3, 198655ADo-nothingJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thursday, July 3, 198646DLazy bonesElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wednesday, October 2, 198550DGoof-offJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Saturday, March 2, 198529DFlaneurLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Wednesday, June 20, 198445DEmpty railroad carFrank GearyMaleska
Friday, March 30, 198450DLounge lizardClavanMaleska
Friday, February 3, 198431ADrugstore cowboyPeter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, November 10, 198323AVagrantTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, April 24, 198326AUnambitious oneAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, March 18, 198214AFlâneurEli WesoffMaleska
Saturday, October 10, 198123DSamuel Johnson's "The ___"Tap OsbornMaleska
Wednesday, May 27, 198147DSluggardSawikinMaleska
Friday, December 26, 198043DDroneVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Friday, May 9, 198052AHe kills timeRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Monday, February 4, 198031DDo-nothingHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, January 31, 198027APark-bench habituéJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wednesday, August 22, 197956A"Drugstore cowboy"Timothy HoyMaleska
Wednesday, March 28, 197958A"Lounge lizard"Kathryn RighterMaleska
Sunday, May 28, 197879ALazy oneHenry HookMaleska
Friday, May 5, 197835DLazybonesJean ReedMaleska
Sunday, January 15, 197882DLounge lizardAlex F. BlackMaleska
Sunday, July 25, 197695DVagrantTap OsbornWeng
Sunday, August 24, 197542DSluggardJim PageWeng
Sunday, June 1, 197590DLazy oneFrances HansenWeng
Thursday, January 23, 197519DLazy oneSara V. TuckermanWeng
Friday, March 1, 197437DLoaferReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Thursday, July 6, 197261AWastrelUnknownWeng
Tuesday, May 23, 197262AType of pulleyUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 16, 197240DDo-nothingWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Monday, November 22, 197145DLazy oneUnknownWeng
Friday, July 30, 197150DDroneUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 27, 197143AEmpty flatcarUnknownWeng
Thursday, September 17, 197028DLoaferUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 16, 1970141ADo-nothingFrances HansenWeng
Wednesday, July 2, 196931DDrone.UnknownWeng
Saturday, November 16, 196861ATwiddle-one's-thumbs one.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 27, 19685ALoafer.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 24, 196819ASnail.Emanuel BergFarrar
Tuesday, December 19, 196751DSlothful one.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 17, 196756ALazybones.Jane CoonFarrar
Wednesday, March 15, 196765ADrone.Jean ReedFarrar
Tuesday, May 31, 196612DTime waster.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 2, 196551DWastrel.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 9, 196440ADrone.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 3, 196355DClock watcher's cousin.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 24, 1961104DLazy bones.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, March 31, 196138ALazy one.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 11, 196153DDrone.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 10, 19602DSluggard.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 17, 196012DDillydallier.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Saturday, November 7, 195946DLounger.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 5, 1959101AFaineant.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wednesday, January 7, 195924DWastrel.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, July 1, 195834ATime-killer.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, August 11, 195710DDawdler.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, May 27, 1956105DDrone.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, March 3, 195619ALoafer.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 25, 1955107DFainéant.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Saturday, October 22, 195556AOne on the side lines.Irving L. RosenheimFarrar
Thursday, October 6, 19559DDrone.Marjorie M. ConnellyFarrar
Monday, June 20, 195518ATake-it-easy-ite.Thomas VarnerFarrar
Wednesday, August 11, 195430DRip Van Winkle was one.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, October 26, 195338AEmpty railroad car.D. B. ChapmanFarrar
Friday, October 9, 19533DGood-for-nothing.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, September 25, 19525ADo-nothing.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 21, 19523DSlowpoke.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, September 2, 19521DAn empty railroad car.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 22, 195133DSloth.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 25, 195133DA fool of time.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 11, 195183DLazy one.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, October 24, 195042ALounger.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 23, 1947104DWaster.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sunday, July 9, 194492ALoafer.L. K. PetersFarrar

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