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172 results for KEY

82 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Monday, November 20, 201773AAnthem writer Francis Scott ___Peter Gordon
Wednesday, October 25, 201764DHotel desk handoutJules P. Markey
Wednesday, May 24, 201723ACaps Lock, e.g.Michael Hawkins
Thursday, April 27, 201745AManual openerTodd Gross
Tuesday, January 31, 201739DItem that might be fervently wanted by a prisonerNeil Padrick Wilson
Tuesday, August 23, 201639AGift in a relationship that's getting serious, maybeJoel Fagliano
Wednesday, July 13, 201667DSee 65-DownTom McCoy
Monday, February 22, 201666AC minor, for Beethoven's Fifth (2)Ed Sessa
Monday, November 30, 201549AC minor, for Beethoven's Fifth (2)Ian Livengood
Wednesday, October 28, 201554D"The Star-Spangled Banner" writerJay Kaskel and Daniel Kantor
Wednesday, October 21, 201552ACipher creator's needMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Monday, August 3, 201522AItem on a custodian's ringDavid Steinberg
Monday, May 18, 201513DItem often kept on a chainGene Newman
Sunday, May 17, 2015111DVery important (2)Joe Krozel
Sunday, April 5, 201568ACrucial (3)Tom McCoy
Friday, April 11, 20148DIt has all the answersPeter Wentz
Wednesday, December 18, 201363DA cipher needs oneEd Sessa
Monday, November 11, 201345ALock unlockerElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, October 10, 201366AG, e.g.Jeffrey Wechsler
Friday, October 4, 201335ACritical (8)Bruce R. Sutphin
Friday, July 12, 201319A*Basketball areaMatt Ginsberg
Sunday, August 5, 2012122DSet of answersPatrick Merrell
Tuesday, June 26, 201261DCritical (8)Mike Torch
Tuesday, October 4, 201113DCritical (8)Dan Feyer
Sunday, July 31, 201170AEnter, for onePamela Klawitter
Sunday, February 6, 201117DWith 34-Down, kind of pieDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, August 18, 201042AIntegralAlex Boisvert
Tuesday, July 13, 201065DLock opener (4)Peter A. Collins
Wednesday, June 2, 201024ASpeck in the oceanAdam Cohen
Saturday, May 29, 201051AOrgan pieceCaleb Madison
Thursday, April 29, 201021ACommon item in a purseDavid J. W. Simpson
Thursday, November 26, 200950ASwipe card alternativePaula Gamache
Wednesday, August 5, 200924AItem with a magnetic strip, nowadaysDonna S. Levin
Sunday, July 19, 200963ACritical (8)Lynn Lempel
Thursday, March 12, 200962AEssential (3)David Chapus
Sunday, February 8, 200947DSignificant (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, November 24, 200865DIgnition starterBillie Truitt
Saturday, August 30, 200854ACrucial (3)Michael Shteyman
Monday, August 4, 200866AFlorida islandOliver Hill
Monday, February 18, 200820AList of test answersLynn Lempel
Friday, January 18, 200820DThing on a ringTrip Payne
Monday, January 14, 200843ASafe box openerRobert Dillman
Tuesday, May 23, 200662DCritically importantAlan Arbesfeld
Monday, February 20, 200620ADoor openerDoug Peterson
Tuesday, January 24, 200663DCritical (8)David Sullivan
Wednesday, September 14, 200549AChurch ___David Elfman
Wednesday, February 9, 200559DG, e.g., but not HAlan Arbesfeld
Saturday, December 18, 200422ACritical (8)Dana Motley
Sunday, October 17, 2004105AAnswer sheetManny Nosowsky
Monday, September 20, 200432DC minor, for oneA. J. Santora
Wednesday, July 28, 200421AVitalMark Elliot Skolsky
Tuesday, September 9, 200323ACryptographer's aidRobert Zimmerman
Wednesday, August 27, 200367AOpenerManny Nosowsky
Sunday, August 24, 2003106DEssential (3)Patrick Berry
Thursday, August 7, 200340DHotelier's handoutPatrick Berry
Wednesday, May 28, 200320APivotal (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, December 23, 200223ALock opener (4)David Bunker
Sunday, July 21, 200249DCryptographer's needTrip Payne
Monday, April 15, 200265DShift, tab or caps lockJames P. Sharp
Sunday, February 3, 2002118DA or E, but not IRichard Silvestri
Wednesday, October 17, 200121DCritical (8)Greg Staples
Sunday, December 24, 2000127DImportantBill Zais
Wednesday, November 22, 200065DOne of 88 on an eighty-eightFred Piscop
Thursday, September 14, 200012DE or G, e.g. (2)Joe DiPietro
Friday, June 4, 199918AF or G, but not HJohn Wolting
Sunday, April 4, 199953AChiefRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, March 23, 199940AA major, maybeNathaniel Weiss
Monday, January 11, 199925ALock opener (4)Randall J. Hartman
Sunday, June 28, 1998119DBit of FloridaFred Piscop
Thursday, June 18, 199856ASignificant (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, May 23, 199855DCritical (8)Rich Norris
Sunday, January 18, 199863DCode breakerEd Early and Bob Klahn
Tuesday, October 21, 199734AE or G, e.g. (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, June 3, 19974DCrucial (3)Jonathan Schmalzbach
Monday, May 12, 199758DCodebreaker's discoveryHugh Davis
Sunday, May 11, 1997119DEssential (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Tuesday, May 6, 199757DLock opener (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, April 9, 199667ARoller skate accessoryM. E. Skolsky
Wednesday, April 12, 199544AVery important (2)Rich Norris
Thursday, February 23, 199536DChoirmaster's announcementDaniel R. Stark
Thursday, May 12, 199413DPivotal (2)A.J. Santora
Thursday, December 23, 199322AF or G, for example, but not HRichard Silvestri

1 result for KEY from Variety puzzles.

June 9, 2013diagramless39AWitness to the Fort McHenry attack of 1814Fred Piscop

89 results for KEY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, October 7, 199358DOne of EIGHTY-EIGHTNancy A. CorbettTaub
Monday, July 26, 199310DLargo or WestJohn BrobstMaleska
Friday, June 4, 199337DPitchJune A. BoggsMaleska
Tuesday, November 10, 199220A___ LargoPeter GordonMaleska
Sunday, September 13, 1992109DThis could be a skeletonFrances HansenMaleska
Monday, August 3, 199259DKind of board or chainMary S. SnyderMaleska
Thursday, March 12, 199263DEssentialWalter CovellMaleska
Wednesday, February 26, 199258DPitchChristy RidleyMaleska
Wednesday, December 4, 199149ACotter pinBernice GordonMaleska
Tuesday, December 3, 19914DImportantBrenda PomeranceMaleska
Friday, November 8, 19918DSmall islandJesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, December 3, 199047A___ West, Fla.Peter SwiftMaleska
Friday, September 7, 199056DOne of 88 for Van CliburnEileen LexauMaleska
Thursday, May 24, 199023AEssentialNancy JolineMaleska
Monday, February 26, 199063D"The Star-Spangled Banner" composerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, January 26, 199013DLock's buddyPatterson PeppleMaleska
Wednesday, January 3, 199039AFla.'s ___ LargoPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, November 8, 198936A___ lime pieEli WesoffMaleska
Tuesday, August 8, 198965DTypewriter leverLois SidwayMaleska
Sunday, July 2, 198932DPitchErnst TheimerMaleska
Tuesday, April 11, 198919ADoor openerPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, January 25, 198944AOpener of a sortRhonda KrausMaleska
Friday, October 14, 198823A"Hazel" cartoonistMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Tuesday, January 26, 198813DOf crucial importanceWalter CovellMaleska
Sunday, January 17, 1988123ALow islandWarren W. ReichMaleska
Friday, October 2, 198760DCartoonist who created "Hazel"Eli WesoffMaleska
Saturday, September 5, 198747AClavisMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Monday, August 3, 198744AMeans of accessJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sunday, June 28, 1987100DReefMary M. MurdochMaleska
Wednesday, May 7, 198658DCrucialRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, November 24, 1985137DAnswer to a puzzleCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Sunday, September 30, 198414DClueHarriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Thursday, December 15, 198342AOffshore reefJohn GreenmanMaleska
Friday, November 11, 198324AOpenerErnst TheimerMaleska
Friday, October 21, 198359DCar starterTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, January 16, 198334AAnthem authorFrances HansenMaleska
Friday, July 31, 198155DEssentialNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thursday, May 14, 198160AWord before West or LargoEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, March 29, 197822ATypewriter leverHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Friday, March 17, 197860AWord with board or stoneHugh McElroyMaleska
Sunday, August 28, 197729DEssentialMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Tuesday, July 5, 197719AC or F, e.g.Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wednesday, June 22, 197765DEssentialWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, May 22, 197732AWest or LargoMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Monday, November 8, 197667DEssentialJay SpryWeng
Saturday, July 24, 19765DWest or stoneElaine D. SchorrWeng
Friday, June 11, 197637DLock's partnerGeorge MadridWeng
Wednesday, June 2, 197620ALow islandEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Friday, May 2, 197551AWest or LargoDeWitt AndersonWeng
Tuesday, August 6, 197449AEssentialWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wednesday, January 23, 197438DSolutionMike LeiferWeng
Wednesday, December 5, 197332DWest or LargoMel RosenWeng
Wednesday, April 25, 197313DAnthem nameUnknownWeng
Saturday, January 13, 197359D___ WestUnknownWeng
Friday, November 10, 197236DAnthem writerUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 13, 197212DWest, for oneUnknownWeng
Saturday, May 29, 197161DIsletUnknownWeng
Saturday, February 6, 197134ALegend, as on a mapUnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 27, 197149DMap explanationUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 8, 197039DClueUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 8, 196840ACode.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 31, 196752AOpener.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 4, 1967118AVital point.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tuesday, October 25, 196612DEssential.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 8, 196642AIslet.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 30, 196446ALow island.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, June 17, 196438ACoral islet.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 9, 196449A___ West.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 13, 196439AOpener.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 12, 196330DTone of voice.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 2, 196238ACode book.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, November 5, 1961125A___ West.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Friday, May 19, 196140AEssential person or thing.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 24, 195874ATypewriter part.Lois HillisFarrar
Monday, July 21, 195853DDevice to turn a bolt.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Friday, October 25, 195720AReef or low island.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 20, 19564D___ West.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Saturday, February 11, 195654A___ West.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 8, 195422AMost important part.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, December 12, 195339D___ Largo, island off SE Florida.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, October 2, 195366DAnthem author.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, September 25, 195322ASongwriter of Sept 14, 1814.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, March 23, 19515DPart of typewriter.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, March 11, 19518DLow island or reef.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Wednesday, March 7, 195128AHe wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner."Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, November 3, 194695AEmblem on Varden's house: Barnaby Rudge.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, September 16, 194513DU. S. lawyer (1780–1843).Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sunday, December 13, 194234AAuthor of our national anthem.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar
Sunday, April 26, 194237ALever on a piano.A. A. WebsterFarrar