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66 results for IRONIC

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Nov 24, 201449DLike a firehouse burning down?Robert Seminara
Sat Jan 19, 20137DHaving a twist (2)David Quarfoot
Mon Nov 15, 201025DFunny in a twisted wayEmily L. Lilly
Wed Oct 13, 20106DHaving a twist (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sat Jan 30, 201049ALike Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard"Mark Diehl
Sun Jul 5, 2009127ALike some Swift writing (2)Tony Orbach and Amy Reynaldo
Tue Jun 20, 200626DLike many O. Henry storiesSteve Salmon
Thu Feb 17, 200522ATwisted, in a wayPatrick Merrell
Tue Jun 8, 200419DLike many an O. Henry storyEd Early
Sat Jan 5, 200247D"Isn't it ___?"Rich Norris
Thu Jun 29, 200037ALike many Rod Serling worksRobert H. Wolfe
Sun Mar 5, 20002DUnexpected, in a wayNancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Dec 26, 199930DLike a break-in at a burglar's houseGreg Staples
Fri Mar 26, 19992DLike some of Chekhov's writingsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Mar 3, 199941DUnexpectedly appropriate, maybeRich Norris
Thu Jul 9, 199828DDouble-edgedNorman S. Wizer
Sun May 24, 19981ALike some Swift writing (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thu Feb 8, 199634DLike man O. Henry storiesAlex K. Justin
Mon Aug 14, 199516AHaving hidden humorBen Wheelock
Tue Oct 18, 19946DSatirical, maybeHarvey Estes

2 results for IRONIC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jan 5, 2014diagramless14ALike a typical O. Henry storyFred Piscop
Aug 28, 2011acrosticVLike a firehouse on fire, sayEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

44 results for IRONIC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Jun 21, 199344DLike poetic justiceSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Oct 7, 199128ALike some twists of fateMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Wed Aug 8, 199040DSubtly sarcasticLois SidwayMaleska
Fri Jul 28, 198915ASubtly sarcasticWalter CovellMaleska
Sat Jun 10, 19897DSarcasticPatterson PeppleMaleska
Sun Jun 1, 198638DLike wry humorCharles M. DeberMaleska
Thu Jun 13, 198532DSarcastic, in a wayGayle DeanMaleska
Sat Jun 9, 198435DLike poetic justiceRhonda KrausMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 198377DWryBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Jan 23, 198372DLike poetic justiceBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sun Aug 22, 198214DWryly humorousCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sat Dec 20, 198012AMeaning the contrary of what is expressedLouise EarnestMaleska
Sat Oct 18, 198059ALike some twists of fateGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Sun Apr 6, 198069DSatiricalFrances HansenMaleska
Wed May 3, 197838DSubtly sarcasticKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sun Aug 12, 197399ASatiricalBert KruseWeng
Tue Jul 24, 197322DRabelaisianUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 17, 196919DBitter.UnknownWeng
Sun Mar 17, 196850DLike some writing.Anne FoxFarrar
Sun Mar 10, 196885DDirectly opposite to what might be expected.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Tue Jul 18, 196748DSarcastic.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed May 31, 196726DImplying the opposite.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tue Mar 15, 196655ADirectly opposite to what is.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 16, 196335DSarcastic.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 196217DSarcastic.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Nov 12, 196150DSatirical.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Jun 30, 196016ABitter, Sneering, Sarcastic.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 14, 196017AMeaning the contrary of what is expressed.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 4, 195977DUsing a sort of humor.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Feb 15, 19592DSatiric.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Feb 8, 195913DSarcastic.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Jul 18, 195652ADirectly opposite to what is expected.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Feb 5, 195621ABitterly sarcastic.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Mon Oct 24, 195535DSarcastic.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Nov 23, 19541ALike the twist of fate.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Sep 15, 195415AWry.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Oct 22, 195215ASarcastic.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 15, 195151ASarcastic.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 16, 1950125ASocratic.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Dec 11, 194996DSatiric.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jul 25, 19482DDescribing O. Henry stories.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Dec 22, 19462DSatiric.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Aug 4, 194682DSatiric.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Nov 11, 194582DBitingly unexpected.Louis BaronFarrar