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148 results for IFS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Oct 14, 201868AProvisionsRoss Trudeau
Sun Sep 30, 201886AQualifiers (3)Natan Last
Sat Mar 31, 201814DProvisosKevin G. Der
Sun Mar 4, 201856DHypotheticals (10)Byron Walden
Sun Dec 24, 2017106AHypotheticals (10)Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Thu Jul 13, 20171DUncertainties (7)Lewis E. Rothlein
Sun Oct 23, 201688AConditionalsEllen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
Mon Sep 26, 201633D"No ___, ands or buts" (4)Timothy Polin
Wed Aug 3, 201624APossibilities (4)Neville Fogarty
Sun May 15, 2016115DHypotheticals (10)Patrick Berry
Fri Oct 2, 201548DThey may or may not happenPatrick Berry
Sun Sep 20, 20155AMany lines of codeJason Mueller and Jeff Chen
Sun Mar 15, 2015112DUncertainties (7)Dan Feyer
Wed Sep 17, 20144DHypotheticals (10)Zhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Thu Nov 7, 201313DUncertainties (7)Alan DerKazarian
Sat Apr 20, 201332AThey're not definiteDavid Steinberg
Mon Feb 11, 201332ANo ___, ands or buts (4)Gary Cee
Fri Jan 25, 201349DWhat-___ (3)Joe DiPietro
Mon Sep 24, 201232DConditions (13)John Dunn
Sat Sep 22, 201212DThey're unclearKristian House
Fri Sep 14, 201219AWhat-___ (3)Peter A. Collins
Wed May 23, 201210DHypothetical cases (2)Eric Williams
Tue May 8, 201224AHypotheticals (10)Lynn Lempel
Mon Feb 20, 201235AHypothetical cases (2)Samuel A. Donaldson
Sun Dec 25, 2011151AStipulations (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Aug 16, 201126AHypotheticals (10)David Steinberg
Sun Jun 12, 2011101AConditions (13)C. W. Stewart
Sun May 1, 201160DThey're hypotheticalXan Vongsathorn
Sat Nov 20, 201032AWhat-___ (3)Joe DiPietro
Mon Aug 23, 201049AUncertainties (7)Oliver Hill
Sun Jan 31, 201087AConditions (13)Tony Orbach and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sun Jan 24, 201042AHypotheticals (10)David Kwong and Kevan Choset
Sat May 2, 200946DConditions (13)Peter A. Collins
Fri Feb 13, 200930DHypotheticals (10)Doug Peterson
Thu Dec 18, 200855ACertain qualificationsMichael Vuolo
Sun Jun 15, 200853AContingencies (5)Jeremy Newton
Mon Feb 11, 20083DConditions (13)Ken Bessette
Mon Nov 19, 200748ANo ___, ands or buts (4)Lynn Lempel
Tue Nov 6, 200724DHypotheticals (10)John Underwood
Tue Oct 2, 200720AUncertainties (7)Oliver Hill
Fri Jul 13, 200734DHypotheticals (10)Manny Nosowsky
Sat May 19, 200719AContingencies (5)Byron Walden
Mon Mar 26, 200734DNo ___, ands or buts (4)Eric Fischer
Fri Mar 9, 200754DPossibilities (4)Randolph Ross
Thu Mar 2, 200636AConditions (13)Patrick Merrell
Sun Aug 28, 200590DSuppositions (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Jul 17, 200558APresumptionsDavid J. Kahn
Sun Jan 2, 200529AContingency plans address themPatrick Merrell
Mon Nov 15, 200433AMaybesAlison Donald
Tue Oct 26, 200456AConditions (13)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Oct 4, 200431DContingencies (5)Seth A. Abel
Tue May 18, 200446AQualifiers (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Mar 4, 200351AUncertainties (7)Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Apr 18, 200213DContingencies (5)Patrick Berry
Tue Feb 19, 200224DConditions (13)Arlan and Linda Bushman
Sun May 6, 2001110DConditions (13)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Nov 26, 2000107DStipulations (3)Patrick Berry
Sun Oct 1, 200076DPossibilities (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Jan 30, 200081DSuppositions (4)Peter Gordon
Fri Sep 10, 199931AThey're uncertainDana Motley
Fri Dec 4, 19986DConditions (13)John Wolting
Sun Oct 25, 199888APossibilities (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Oct 4, 199894DContingencies (5)Frank Longo
Mon May 25, 199810DConditions (13)William Canine
Thu Nov 20, 199728DSpeculationsRaymond Hamel
Thu Sep 25, 199761DQualifiers (3)Mark Diehl
Fri Jul 11, 199739AUncertainties (7)Bob Klahn
Sun Jul 6, 199756DConditions (13)Robert H. Wolfe
Sun Mar 2, 199762AWith 86-Down, partner of butsHarvey Estes
Mon Mar 4, 19966DSuppositions (4)S. B. Whitten
Sun Nov 26, 199535AConditions (13)Harvey Estes
Thu Nov 9, 199522AHypothethicalsBob Sefick
Sun Jul 2, 1995101AStipulations (3)Alex K. Justin
Fri Nov 18, 199461DSuppositions (4)Timothy S. Lewis

3 results for IFS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jan 18, 2015diagramless9DHypotheticalsFred Piscop
Oct 26, 2014diagramless46AHypothetical casesFred Piscop
May 29, 2011diagramless1AConditional wordsPatrick Blindauer

71 results for IFS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Apr 21, 199321DConditions (3)Jim PageMaleska
Tue Jun 9, 199236DConditionsJoanne EdwardsMaleska
Fri Feb 7, 199269AConditionsJames L. BeattyMaleska
Mon Apr 29, 19917DConditionsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sun Jul 1, 1990106DConditionsJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sun Mar 4, 199046ASuppositionsJim BernhardMaleska
Fri Sep 29, 198922AConditionsBetty JorgensenMaleska
Fri Apr 7, 198911ASuppositionsA. J. SantoraMaleska
Fri Mar 24, 198939DUnknown conditionsWilliam CanineMaleska
Sat Jun 7, 198636AConditionsIrene SmullyanMaleska
Wed Jun 27, 198456DConditionsWorthingMaleska
Tue Sep 14, 198240AConditionsWilliam CanineMaleska
Thu Apr 1, 198241ASuppositionsErnst TheimerMaleska
Mon Dec 28, 198128DStipulationsI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sat Jun 27, 198146ASuppositionsTap OsbornMaleska
Thu Apr 30, 198129AConditionsC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Jun 25, 197910AUncertaintiesStanley GlassMaleska
Fri Feb 2, 197929AProvisosJordan S. LasherMaleska
Tue Aug 30, 197721DConditionsMcDermottMaleska
Sun Aug 15, 1976103DQualifying wordsBill HartmanWeng
Sun Jul 4, 197677DConditionsAnne FoxWeng
Tue Mar 23, 197630D"No ___, ands or . . . "Martin BryanWeng
Sat Apr 26, 197563DCompanions of ands and butsBert BeamanWeng
Wed Feb 19, 197572AConditionsAlfio MicciWeng
Thu Jan 16, 197541AUncertaintiesA. J. SantoraWeng
Fri Feb 1, 197459DProvisosJames A. BrusselWeng
Mon Jan 22, 197331AStipulationsUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 21, 197375AStipulationsBert BeamanWeng
Sat Sep 30, 197256AUncertaintiesUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 16, 19725DMaybesC. McInerneyWeng
Sun Jun 11, 197248DConditionsAlexander BlackWeng
Sat Sep 4, 197122DReservationsUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 6, 1970130DPossibilitiesChristine ValenceWeng
Fri Oct 10, 196957DSuppositions.UnknownWeng
Sun Sep 7, 196946AConditionsThreba JohnsonWeng
Wed Jun 5, 196827DConditions.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 2, 196856DConditions.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 21, 19678DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 28, 196774DConditions.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Jan 15, 196724ASuppositions.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Tue Jun 14, 196661DPossibilities.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 196513DConditions.Anne FoxFarrar
Sun Oct 31, 1965104ASuppositions.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Thu Sep 16, 196563DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 29, 196427ASuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 23, 196458DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 2, 196455DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 8, 196431ASuppositions.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Jul 17, 196354ASuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 2, 196345DSuppositions.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Jul 7, 196236DSuppositions.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Oct 5, 196030AConditions.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 14, 196020AQualifying words.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 1, 19599DConditions.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 21, 195848ASuppositions.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Jan 18, 195849ASuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 2, 195727ASuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 9, 195767DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 31, 19574DConditions.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Jul 3, 195622DSuppositions.Walt ClarkFarrar
Mon May 28, 19566DSuppositions.Alice H. CookFarrar
Sun May 6, 195625AQuestion marks.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Sep 4, 195565ASuppositions.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Apr 24, 195530DConditional words.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Mar 22, 195526DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 1, 19534DCompanions of ands or buts.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 15, 19535DSpeculations.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Jun 6, 19519DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 14, 195130AQuestions; doubts.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 21, 19506DSuppositions.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 4, 195035DConjunctions.Leonard GoldbergFarrar