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22 results for IRKSOME

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue May 8, 201843DIrritating (2)Ori Brian
Mon Mar 6, 201741DAnnoying (6)Susan Gelfand
Wed Jan 8, 201441DAnnoying (6)Sam Ezersky and Victor Fleming
Mon Nov 1, 20104DIrritating (2)Holden Baker
Sun Jan 18, 200912DAnnoying (6)Randolph Ross
Fri Aug 29, 200840DTrying (2)Mike Nothnagel
Tue Aug 22, 200641DAnnoying (6)Michael J. Doran
Tue Mar 22, 200524DAnnoying (6)David J. Kahn
Sat Jul 5, 200312DLike gnatsDavid J. Kahn
Mon Apr 28, 200344AAnnoying (6)Jim Hyres
Sun Jul 19, 199896DTrying (2)Nancy Salomon
Fri Dec 12, 199717APestiferousManny Nosowsky

3 results for IRKSOME from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 24, 2018acrosticUTrying, causing annoyanceEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jul 27, 2014acrosticGVexing, apt to get under one's skinEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Mar 6, 2005acrosticCLike a chore that bores or vexesEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

7 results for IRKSOME from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Aug 25, 199242DExasperatingNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Mon Oct 22, 199027AAnnoyingPeter SwiftMaleska
Fri Jan 26, 199046AAnnoyingPatterson PeppleMaleska
Fri Apr 1, 198818DTediousAlfio MicciMaleska
Mon May 22, 196140AAnnoying.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 19, 195320ATedious.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Dec 9, 1951147AMonotonous.John RogetFarrar