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49 results for IMEAN

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

Friday, February 9, 20185D"Well ..."Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, April 3, 201754D"Wait, let me explain ..."Agnes Davidson and Zhouqin Burnikel
Sunday, February 7, 201632D"Er ... um ..." (6)Alan Arbesfeld
Wednesday, February 3, 201613D"That is to say ..." (9)Tom McCoy
Monday, December 7, 201521A"Um ... that is ..."Jason Mueller
Thursday, August 7, 201450D"Um ..."Joe DiPietro
Friday, October 4, 201350DBack-pedaler's wordsBruce R. Sutphin
Friday, June 15, 201225AExplanatory lead-inMark Diehl
Wednesday, January 11, 20127D"To clarify ..."Chuck Deodene
Tuesday, August 23, 201114A"Er ... um ..." (6)Michael Farabaugh
Sunday, January 23, 2011110D"Um ... er ..."Chris A. McGlothlin
Sunday, September 12, 201071D"Um ... well ... it's like ..."Paula Gamache
Thursday, February 12, 200931D"Er ... uh ..."Gary & Stephen Kennedy
Friday, October 10, 200833APreceder of what should have been saidKyle Mahowald
Sunday, August 3, 200860D"That is to say ..." (9)Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Sunday, July 13, 200870DClarifying wordsMatt Ginsberg
Wednesday, January 9, 200815A"You know ... it's ... um ... like this ..."John Farmer
Tuesday, October 9, 200763A"Er ... um ..." (6)Timothy Powell
Saturday, November 4, 200626DExplanation starterRich Norris
Monday, October 2, 20063D"To put it another way …"Harvey Estes
Tuesday, February 14, 200643A"That is to say …" (9)Kevan Choset
Tuesday, April 12, 200517A"That is to say …" (9)Nancy Salomon
Sunday, June 27, 2004118A"Er ..."Peter Abide and Steven Kahn
Tuesday, November 11, 20036D"That is to say ..." (9)M. Francis Vuolo
Friday, August 15, 200327DStammerer's wordsJim Page
Tuesday, June 24, 200340D"That is to say ..." (9)Norma Johnson and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, February 13, 200350DStart of a clarificationJoe DiPietro
Friday, August 23, 20026DFreudian slip followerBrendan Emmett Quigley
Friday, August 9, 20024D"Er ... um ..." (6)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Thursday, December 28, 200015A"That is to say..." (9)Manny Nosowsky
Thursday, July 13, 200030D"In other words..." (2)Rich Norris
Saturday, May 13, 200050DConversational fillerWilliam S. Cotter
Saturday, September 4, 199913AClarification starterBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, May 30, 199943D"" (6)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, August 19, 199838A"Y'know what ___?"Alfio Micci
Sunday, November 30, 199756DStammerer's phraseCharles Deber
Sunday, June 15, 1997126A"" (6)Karen Hodge
Sunday, April 6, 1997105A"In other words..." (2)Rich Norris
Sunday, March 30, 199723D"That is..."Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, January 19, 199741A"That is to say..." (9)B. Klahn
Friday, May 13, 199420D"That is to say..." (9)Randolph Ross

3 results for IMEAN from Variety puzzles.

September 14, 2014diagramless46AMisspeaker's phraseFred Piscop
September 30, 2012diagramless49AClarifying wordsFred Piscop
April 30, 2000diagramless6D"Um...that is..."Jean Wykoff Reno

5 results for IMEAN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, May 15, 198857DClarifying wordsRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, April 28, 19848D" . . . ___ what I say . . . ": AliceS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Monday, February 23, 197622D"___ what I say"Jay SpryWeng
Saturday, January 31, 197617A"___ what I say"Virginia ButlerWeng
Monday, August 2, 197131D"___ what I say"UnknownWeng