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175 results for KEY

85 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon May 14, 201822DCode breaker (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Apr 3, 201873ACrucial (4)Damon Gulczynski
Wed Mar 14, 201868AC major, for oneJeff Chen
Mon Nov 20, 201773AAnthem writer Francis Scott ___Peter Gordon
Wed Oct 25, 201764DHotel desk handoutJules P. Markey
Wed May 24, 201723ACaps Lock, e.g.Michael Hawkins
Thu Apr 27, 201745AManual openerTodd Gross
Tue Jan 31, 201739DItem that might be fervently wanted by a prisonerNeil Padrick Wilson
Tue Aug 23, 201639AGift in a relationship that's getting serious, maybeJoel Fagliano
Wed Jul 13, 201667DSee 65-DownTom McCoy
Mon Feb 22, 201666AC minor, for Beethoven's Fifth (2)Ed Sessa
Mon Nov 30, 201549AC minor, for Beethoven's Fifth (2)Ian Livengood
Wed Oct 28, 201554D"The Star-Spangled Banner" writerJay Kaskel and Daniel Kantor
Wed Oct 21, 201552ACipher creator's needMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Mon Aug 3, 201522AItem on a custodian's ringDavid Steinberg
Mon May 18, 201513DItem often kept on a chainGene Newman
Sun May 17, 2015111DVery important (2)Joe Krozel
Sun Apr 5, 201568ACrucial (4)Tom McCoy
Fri Apr 11, 20148DIt has all the answersPeter Wentz
Wed Dec 18, 201363DA cipher needs oneEd Sessa
Mon Nov 11, 201345ALock unlockerElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Oct 10, 201366AG, e.g.Jeffrey Wechsler
Fri Oct 4, 201335ACritical (8)Bruce R. Sutphin
Fri Jul 12, 201319A*Basketball areaMatt Ginsberg
Sun Aug 5, 2012122DSet of answersPatrick Merrell
Tue Jun 26, 201261DCritical (8)Mike Torch
Tue Oct 4, 201113DCritical (8)Dan Feyer
Sun Jul 31, 201170AEnter, for onePamela Klawitter
Sun Feb 6, 201117DWith 34-Down, kind of pieDavid J. Kahn
Wed Aug 18, 201042AIntegralAlex Boisvert
Tue Jul 13, 201065DLock opener (4)Peter A. Collins
Wed Jun 2, 201024ASpeck in the oceanAdam Cohen
Sat May 29, 201051AOrgan pieceCaleb Madison
Thu Apr 29, 201021ACommon item in a purseDavid J. W. Simpson
Thu Nov 26, 200950ASwipe card alternativePaula Gamache
Wed Aug 5, 200924AItem with a magnetic strip, nowadaysDonna S. Levin
Sun Jul 19, 200963ACritical (8)Lynn Lempel
Thu Mar 12, 200962AEssential (3)David Chapus
Sun Feb 8, 200947DSignificant (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Mon Nov 24, 200865DIgnition starterBillie Truitt
Sat Aug 30, 200854ACrucial (4)Michael Shteyman
Mon Aug 4, 200866AFlorida islandOliver Hill
Mon Feb 18, 200820AList of test answersLynn Lempel
Fri Jan 18, 200820DThing on a ringTrip Payne
Mon Jan 14, 200843ASafe box openerRobert Dillman
Tue May 23, 200662DCritically importantAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Feb 20, 200620ADoor openerDoug Peterson
Tue Jan 24, 200663DCritical (8)David Sullivan
Wed Sep 14, 200549AChurch ___David Elfman
Wed Feb 9, 200559DG, e.g., but not HAlan Arbesfeld
Sat Dec 18, 200422ACritical (8)Dana Motley
Sun Oct 17, 2004105AAnswer sheetManny Nosowsky
Mon Sep 20, 200432DC minor, for oneA. J. Santora
Wed Jul 28, 200421AVitalMark Elliot Skolsky
Tue Sep 9, 200323ACryptographer's aidRobert Zimmerman
Wed Aug 27, 200367AOpenerManny Nosowsky
Sun Aug 24, 2003106DEssential (3)Patrick Berry
Thu Aug 7, 200340DHotelier's handoutPatrick Berry
Wed May 28, 200320APivotal (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Mon Dec 23, 200223ALock opener (4)David Bunker
Sun Jul 21, 200249DCryptographer's needTrip Payne
Mon Apr 15, 200265DShift, tab or caps lockJames P. Sharp
Sun Feb 3, 2002118DA or E, but not IRichard Silvestri
Wed Oct 17, 200121DCritical (8)Greg Staples
Sun Dec 24, 2000127DImportantBill Zais
Wed Nov 22, 200065DOne of 88 on an eighty-eightFred Piscop
Thu Sep 14, 200012DE or G, e.g. (2)Joe DiPietro
Fri Jun 4, 199918AF or G, but not HJohn Wolting
Sun Apr 4, 199953AChiefRichard Silvestri
Tue Mar 23, 199940AA major, maybeNathaniel Weiss
Mon Jan 11, 199925ALock opener (4)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Jun 28, 1998119DBit of FloridaFred Piscop
Thu Jun 18, 199856ASignificant (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sat May 23, 199855DCritical (8)Rich Norris
Sun Jan 18, 199863DCode breaker (2)Ed Early and Bob Klahn
Tue Oct 21, 199734AE or G, e.g. (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jun 3, 19974DCrucial (4)Jonathan Schmalzbach
Mon May 12, 199758DCodebreaker's discoveryHugh Davis
Sun May 11, 1997119DEssential (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Tue May 6, 199757DLock opener (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Apr 9, 199667ARoller skate accessoryM. E. Skolsky
Wed Apr 12, 199544AVery important (2)Rich Norris
Thu Feb 23, 199536DChoirmaster's announcementDaniel R. Stark
Thu May 12, 199413DPivotal (2)A.J. Santora
Thu Dec 23, 199322AF or G, for example, but not HRichard Silvestri

1 result for KEY from Variety puzzles.

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

89 results for KEY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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