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144 results for IFS

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

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

3 results for IFS from Variety puzzles.

January 18, 2015diagramless9DHypotheticalsFred Piscop
October 26, 2014diagramless46AHypothetical casesFred Piscop
May 29, 2011diagramless1AConditional wordsPatrick Blindauer

71 results for IFS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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