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93 Results for IDLY

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, November 5, 201712DWithout purpose (6)Natan Last
Monday, June 5, 201729DWithout purpose (6)Paul Coulter
Sunday, May 28, 201753DWithout forethought (2)Andrew Zhou
Sunday, March 19, 2017117AOne way to sit by (2)Grant Thackray
Thursday, August 11, 201665AOne way to stand by (3)Timothy Polin
Saturday, July 9, 201661AWithout much effortJosh Knapp
Sunday, April 17, 201654DOne way to sit by (2)Howard Barkin
Friday, October 2, 201555AHow doodles are drawnPatrick Berry
Sunday, October 20, 2013111DWithout thinking (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, March 4, 201338DSit ___ byIan Livengood
Monday, April 18, 201114AHow doodles are usually drawnJames Tuttle
Monday, May 3, 201059DHow thumbs are twiddledSusan Gelfand
Thursday, February 4, 201044DWithout aimMatt Ginsberg
Sunday, August 23, 2009125AWithout much thought (3)Phil Ruzbarsky
Sunday, June 28, 200975DWithout purpose (6)Barry C. Silk
Wednesday, June 24, 200958DWay to stand by (2)Corey Rubin
Saturday, March 14, 200951AWith no apparent purposeBarry C. Silk
Sunday, March 18, 20078DWithout thinking (3)Craig Kasper
Saturday, March 3, 200757DOne way to sitKaren M. Tracey
Monday, January 23, 200654DWithout doing anythingMark T. Milhet
Friday, August 26, 200517AWay to stand by (2)Joe DiPietro
Monday, November 1, 200435AWithout much thought (3)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, April 11, 200442DWithout purpose (6)Patrick Merrell
Monday, November 11, 200262DFrivolouslyGregory E. Paul
Monday, July 30, 200160DLazilyNancy Kavanaugh
Friday, June 15, 20013DOne way to stand by (3)Manny Nosowsky
Tuesday, January 2, 200118DSans purpose (2)Sarah Keller
Thursday, November 9, 200066AIn a lazy wayRichard Silvestri
Monday, September 18, 20003DWithout purpose (6)Sherry O. Blackard and Lyell Rodieck
Monday, January 24, 200061AWithout serious thoughtRandall J. Hartman
Tuesday, November 23, 199927DOne way to stand by (3)Nancy Salomon
Thursday, August 20, 199833AWithout purpose (6)Harvey Estes
Monday, January 13, 199756DWithout thoughtG. E. Paul
Thursday, January 9, 199743ASans purpose (2)C. Millhauser
Thursday, November 30, 199562AWithout thinking (3)Susan Smith
Monday, November 13, 199513DCasuallyNorma Steinberg
Friday, June 16, 199552DWithout effortThomas W. Schier
Friday, November 18, 199459DWithout urgencyTimothy S. Lewis
Sunday, September 25, 199477DWithout forethought (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Wednesday, April 27, 199464AWithout much thought (3)Rich Norris

1 result for IDLY from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
February 26, 2012acrosticXWith no why or whereforeEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

52 results for IDLY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Friday, April 3, 19926DIn a vain mannerAlfio MicciMaleska
Saturday, December 16, 198960DWithout purposeBetty Jane CometaMaleska
Wednesday, December 7, 198833AIn vainJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tuesday, September 15, 19877DIn a lazy wayBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thursday, October 31, 198563ATo no availWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, August 26, 198528DTo no availVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thursday, September 13, 198433DIn an otiose wayEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, April 25, 198414AInactivelyAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wednesday, February 8, 198439AHow otiose people spend timeKathryn RighterMaleska
Tuesday, October 27, 198123DTo no availChristy RidleyMaleska
Friday, November 7, 198013DHow some stand byA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, September 24, 198052DIn a lazy mannerKathryn RighterMaleska
Friday, June 27, 198035A"And my fingers wandered ___ . . . ": ProcterLouis SabinMaleska
Wednesday, November 7, 197916ATo no availJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thursday, March 8, 197960ATo no availWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, November 16, 197761AHow fainéants spend timeJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Sunday, July 17, 1977150AWithout purposeAlex F. BlackMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 1977134DWithout purposeAnne FoxMaleska
Thursday, March 31, 197718AIndolentlySidney FrankMaleska
Thursday, March 3, 197739DTo no availMichael W. MillerMaleska
Thursday, July 22, 197655AIn a casual wayFrancis HuetherWeng
Sunday, October 26, 197529DIn vainEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Friday, December 27, 197460ALackadaisicallyTap OsbornWeng
Monday, May 6, 197433ACasuallyGeorge LaczkoWeng
Wednesday, January 2, 19747DIn a casual wayS. A. KayWeng
Thursday, November 29, 197314AIn a casual wayUnknownWeng
Saturday, November 3, 19739ACasuallyUnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 3, 197357AIn a casual wayUnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 30, 197242AIn a casual wayUnknownWeng
Friday, August 18, 197212DUselesslyUnknownWeng
Sunday, April 16, 197260ALazilyA. J. SantoraWeng
Wednesday, September 16, 197054DWithout interestUnknownWeng
Monday, May 26, 196937AIn vain.UnknownWeng
Sunday, August 18, 196819DCasuallyA. J. SantoraFarrar
Friday, May 17, 196831DVainly.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 1, 196748AIneffectively.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tuesday, April 11, 196752DIneffectively.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 31, 196625DIn a lazy way.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 29, 196611DVainly.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 17, 19652DCasually.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 20, 196468ACarelessly.Michael DubinFarrar
Monday, October 21, 196347AAimlessly.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Thursday, January 24, 196341DIndolently.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sunday, December 18, 196036AIndolently.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Saturday, February 8, 195852DLazily.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 30, 195712DIn a useless way.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 26, 195558DVainly.Helen FasuloFarrar
Friday, October 16, 195349DIndolently.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, May 25, 195296DWithout aim.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, June 10, 1951116AVainly.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sunday, March 30, 1947117DLazily.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, August 22, 194358AWithout purpose.Jack LuzzattoFarrar

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