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130 results for INTRO

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun May 20, 201897D101 courseWill Nediger
Thu Jul 6, 201748DOpening (6)Erik Agard
Tue Apr 4, 201761AOpening remarksTimothy Polin
Wed Nov 2, 201626DIt's a startAndrew Kingsley
Thu Sep 15, 201630DNailed, for shortIan Livengood
Sun May 8, 201662DPrelude (2)David J. Kahn
Wed May 4, 20162DIt's just for startersJacob Stulberg
Tue Apr 26, 201627DCourse that might be labeled "101"Finn Vigeland
Wed Jul 8, 20151DStart of many course titlesRyan Milligan
Sun Apr 5, 201536A101, sayTom McCoy
Tue Dec 9, 201417AEmcee's assignmentPaul Hunsberger
Sun Oct 19, 201441DFirst classDavid Phillips
Tue Jan 21, 201455DEmcee's delivery (5)Todd Gross
Wed May 8, 201332DEmcee's delivery (5)Bruce Venzke
Sun Feb 10, 201337DPart of the front matterPatrick Berry
Wed Aug 15, 201248D101 course, typicallyElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jul 1, 201259DPrelim (4)Dan Schoenholz
Sat Jun 23, 201218AEmcee's delivery (5)Laura Sternberg
Sun May 6, 201260DSetup, of a sortAlex Vratsanos
Sun Feb 6, 201111DEmcee's wordsDavid J. Kahn
Sun Aug 29, 201046A"Ladies and gentlemen ...," e.g.Derek Bowman
Thu Jan 7, 201052DMany a freshman courseXan Vongsathorn
Wed Nov 4, 20095DWords from an emcee (2)Ricky Ini Liu
Wed Aug 5, 200917AFirst few barsDonna S. Levin
Sun Dec 7, 200846D"He-e-ere's Johnny!," e.g.Jim Page
Tue Jun 12, 200724DEmcee's delivery (5)Jonathan Gersch
Tue May 8, 200768AEmcee's delivery (5)Sarah Keller
Fri Dec 2, 200518AOpening (6)Patrick Merrell
Mon Jul 25, 200530DForeword (4)Lynn Lempel
Wed May 18, 20053DOpening bars (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Nov 1, 200458DForeword, for short (3)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Wed Oct 27, 200459AForeword (4)Nathaniel Weiss
Mon Jun 28, 200429DEmcee's spielSarah Keller
Sun Oct 26, 20036DOpening (6)Patrick Merrell
Sun Nov 24, 200216DOpener (2)Nancy Salomon and Lee Glickstein
Mon Nov 4, 20022DConclusion's oppositePeter Gordon
Mon Sep 23, 200215AForeword, for short (3)Peter Gordon
Wed Jun 5, 200260AOpening wordsRichard Silvestri
Mon May 6, 200229DPreface (3)Peter Gordon
Mon Mar 11, 200257AForeword, for short (3)Peter Gordon
Mon Jan 7, 20026DForeword (4)Peter Gordon
Sun Sep 16, 200168DPrelude (2)Bill Zais
Sat Aug 18, 200151AOpening (6)Rich Norris
Tue Jul 17, 200111DWords from an emcee (2)Fred Piscop
Thu Apr 5, 200166APrelim (4)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Feb 11, 2001112DOpener (2)Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Wed Feb 2, 200051AEmcee's taskRichard Chisholm
Sun Jan 10, 199931DEmcee's forteDavid J. Kahn
Sun Dec 20, 199849DMusical vampFrances Hansen
Sun Jul 12, 199868DPreface (3)Henry Hook
Wed Apr 8, 199821APrelim (4)Nancy S. Ross
Thu Aug 28, 19979DPrologueShannon Burns
Tue Aug 12, 199729DPrelim (4)Janet R. Bender
Sun May 25, 199798DOpening (6)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Sep 15, 199687DSpeaker's needA. K. Justin
Tue Aug 13, 199627DOpening bars (2)R. Hughes
Mon Apr 15, 199644AForeword (4)S. L. Robbins
Tue Mar 26, 199641DPreface (3)J. S. Marrone
Sun Jul 10, 1994103DStartAlvin Chase
Tue Feb 22, 19944DOpening (6)Fred Piscop

3 results for INTRO from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Nov 6, 2016cryptic24DPlain trousers revealing opening (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Sep 18, 2011diagramless2DForeword, for shortPaula Gamache
Jan 7, 2001diagramless7DForewordPeter Gordon

67 results for INTRO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Nov 9, 199338DA job for an emceeCharles WoodardTaub
Sun May 2, 199316DJob for an emceeArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Wed Jan 20, 199340APop song lead-inStanley GlassMaleska
Wed Oct 7, 199252DJob for an emceeTap OsbornMaleska
Fri Aug 2, 199148AOverture, for shortPeter GordonMaleska
Sat Jul 13, 199134DMusical vampJonathan J. TowleMaleska
Sat Mar 9, 199157ABallad lead-inDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sun Aug 20, 19893DPrefix for missionEdward MarcheseMaleska
Wed Jul 20, 198850DOpening segment, for shortCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Tue Jun 14, 198814DMusical beginningSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun May 8, 1988125AMusical vampBette Sue CohenMaleska
Fri Aug 21, 198770AVamp's relativeBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Mar 29, 1987100AJob for an emceeRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Sun Dec 7, 1986103APodium prelimCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Sat Oct 18, 198624APop song lead-inFrederick DudaMaleska
Wed Aug 20, 198615AVampDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Thu Jun 19, 198629DMusical passage, for shortCharles E. GerschMaleska
Tue Dec 17, 198527DOpening monologue, for shortSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Nov 10, 198520ALead-in, for shortJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sun Jan 6, 19856DPrefix with versionStanley GlassMaleska
Wed May 30, 198415APrefix for versionRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
Mon May 21, 198411DEmcee's functionNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sat Dec 25, 198211DMusical lead-inJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Oct 17, 19827DMusical vampBert H. KruseMaleska
Wed Sep 22, 19822DPop-song lead-inJack R. HarnesMaleska
Sun Jun 6, 198288DMusical passageRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sat Aug 8, 198145ALead-in, for shortWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Jun 11, 198114AJob for an emceeC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu May 28, 198138DOpening, for shortJim ModneyMaleska
Thu May 7, 198125APop song lead-inKathryn RighterMaleska
Wed Nov 26, 198021DEmcee's spielJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Jun 6, 197911DPreface, for shortRuth Lake TepperMaleska
Wed Dec 14, 197727DPreface, for shortMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Fri Sep 16, 197734DMusical vampAnn JenkinsMaleska
Thu Sep 8, 197732AJazz openerElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sat Mar 26, 197749DMusical vampBert BeamanMaleska
Thu Jan 20, 197743DEmcee's choreTap OsbornWeng
Sat Jan 15, 197737DJob for an emceeAnthony B. CanningWeng
Mon Oct 4, 197616ABeginning, for shortChet CurrierWeng
Sat May 8, 197626DRelative of a prelimMel RosenWeng
Mon Sep 15, 197520AMusical prelimDennis ListortWeng
Wed May 29, 197417APreface, for shortA. J. SantoraWeng
Sun Mar 3, 197490DPrelim's relativeJim PageWeng
Tue Jan 15, 197462APart of a musical pieceEdward JuliusWeng
Thu Mar 8, 197330DEmcee's jobUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 22, 197217ALead-in, for shortUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 3, 197221APrelimJack RosenthalWeng
Thu Apr 6, 197259ABit of music, for shortUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 1, 197230DRelative of prelimUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 20, 197145DMusical vampFrances HansenWeng
Sun Sep 6, 197058DStart of a jazz pieceBarbara LewisWeng
Fri Aug 7, 197029DPreamble, for shortUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 28, 196935AOpening lines, for short.UnknownWeng
Fri Jan 10, 196917AOpening words, for short.UnknownWeng
Wed Apr 13, 196663AJazz term.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 29, 196516AMusical beginning.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 14, 196450DFirst part of a pop tune.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 15, 196353DOpening bars, in jazz.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 21, 196363AMusical beginning.Norma SchierFarrar
Thu Jun 7, 19622DJazz term.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 8, 196150DOpening bars of music.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 26, 195949DOpening bars of popular music: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 17, 195912DMusical preliminary: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 12, 195898ABeginning of a song: Colloq.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Mar 15, 195554DOpening bars of music: Colloq.Morton BraunFarrar
Sat Feb 19, 19558DOpening bars of music: Colloq.Charles GerschFarrar
Fri Jan 1, 195427DMusical opening: Jazz slang.UnknownFarrar