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212 results for KNOT

78 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Thursday, January 25, 201837AClove hitch, e.g. (2)Alex Eaton-Salners
Saturday, December 16, 201742AHard-to-solve problemSam Ezersky
Tuesday, August 22, 20179DHard-to-undo tieTimothy Polin
Monday, March 27, 201719DProblem with a shoelaceTom McCoy
Wednesday, May 18, 201657DMacramé featureZhouqin Burnikel
Monday, March 14, 201655DTie that's hard to untieLynn Lempel
Saturday, February 27, 201656ATough problem (2)Julian Lim
Monday, February 15, 20164DEnd of one's rope?David J. Kahn
Wednesday, April 16, 201463AClump of hairMichael Dewey
Monday, September 30, 201331ATie the ___ (wed)Ian Livengood
Tuesday, June 25, 201337DMuscle problem (2)Joel Fagliano
Tuesday, June 19, 201226DPart of a tied tieSteve Riley
Sunday, June 5, 201189DCluster (4)Yaakov Bendavid
Monday, December 27, 201057DShoelace problem (10)C. W. Stewart
Wednesday, September 15, 20105AMasseur's target (3)Zoe Wheeler, Brown University '12
Tuesday, April 20, 201036DMuscle maladyPaula Gamache
Friday, July 18, 200855DSpeed unit (3)Mike Nothnagel
Thursday, May 22, 200862DSpeed unit (3)Richard Silvestri
Wednesday, November 14, 200721AGranny, for oneJim Page
Wednesday, September 12, 200766AWindsor, for oneAlan Arbesfeld
Thursday, May 31, 200760AMuscle problem (2)William F. Stephens
Saturday, April 1, 200613DTough problem (2)Kevan Choset and David Kwong
Sunday, March 19, 200686DRope expert's favorite radio station?Michael Shteyman
Thursday, February 9, 200613DComplicated problem (2)Ethan Cooper
Monday, October 31, 200563AShip's speed unitJim Hyres
Tuesday, September 27, 200556DGranny ___ (2)Kevan Choset
Friday, September 16, 200527AMarriage bondCraig Kasper
Thursday, July 14, 200519AWord with slip or slideKevan Choset
Wednesday, November 24, 20049DGranny ___ (2)Adam Cohen
Saturday, November 20, 200413DIt may stop a sawRobert H. Wolfe
Tuesday, October 19, 20041DShoelace problem (10)Adam Cohen
Sunday, October 17, 2004105DBall of string?Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, July 11, 200470A1.85 kilometers/hourRandolph Ross
Wednesday, June 23, 200423AMasseur's target (3)Jim Goodsell
Wednesday, May 5, 200467AShoelace problem (10)Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, April 28, 200468AStomach tightnessJohn Underwood
Tuesday, September 9, 200336DShoelace problem (10)Robert Zimmerman
Monday, September 8, 200357DTight tieLeslie H. Nicoll
Monday, August 4, 200314AShoelace problem (10)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sunday, April 13, 200376APretzel shapeCharles Deber
Monday, March 24, 200368AShoelace problem (10)Alison D. Donald
Tuesday, October 29, 200264ABad spot for a nailRichard Hughes
Sunday, June 16, 200287DCluster (4)Manny Nosowsky
Thursday, April 18, 200231DSailor's unitPatrick Berry
Friday, March 29, 200256DBoard defectKevin Hagen
Wednesday, March 27, 200240ATie-upSarah Keller
Wednesday, March 6, 200243APerplexityRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, November 6, 200133AShoelace problem (10)Denise Neuendorf
Wednesday, October 24, 20014DNautical unitSarah Keller
Thursday, May 17, 200157DCluster (4)David J. Kahn
Wednesday, March 7, 200167AHitch, e.g.Noah Dephoure
Thursday, October 5, 200012DSpeed measureCathy Millhauser
Sunday, July 9, 200026ABowManny Nosowsky
Monday, June 26, 200037DWindsor or sheepshankPeter Gordon
Sunday, April 9, 2000131AGut feeling?Joe DiPietro
Monday, July 19, 199918DShoelace woeGregory E. Paul
Tuesday, January 26, 199957DShoelace problem (10)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thursday, January 21, 199923DMasseur's target (3)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, January 13, 199961ASpeed unit (3)Richard Silvestri
Wednesday, January 6, 199964AWedlock, so to speakSam Bellotto Jr.
Saturday, December 12, 199820ACluster (4)Rich Norris
Friday, August 21, 199849DComplicated problem (2)Noah Dephoure
Wednesday, May 6, 199850AWood panel featureRichard Hughes
Sunday, September 28, 1997106DCat's-paw, e.g.Robert H. Wolfe
Tuesday, August 5, 199763DHalf hitch, e.g. (2)William Bernhardt
Sunday, July 20, 1997105DMeasure of speedRich Norris
Wednesday, November 27, 199641AStomach woeR. Hughes
Saturday, October 12, 199657DClove hitch, e.g. (2)R. Norris
Tuesday, August 27, 199624AShoelace problem (10)D. E. Donaldson
Tuesday, May 21, 199655DHalf hitch, e.g. (2)J. Schmalzbach
Sunday, June 4, 1995111DBow, e.g.Bryant White
Tuesday, April 25, 199539DGroup of toadsGregory E. Paul
Monday, April 24, 199555DShoelace problem (10)Sidney L. Robbins
Sunday, August 21, 1994115AScout's handiworkTed Fulton
Friday, April 8, 19941DGranny, e.g.David A. Rosen
Wednesday, February 9, 199451AStevedore's, e.g.Randolph Ross
Thursday, January 27, 199437DPuzzleBetty Jorgensen
Tuesday, January 4, 199425DCarpenter's woeDavid A. Rosen

5 results for KNOT from Variety puzzles.

June 7, 2015panda22A... H I J L M N ...Mark Diehl
December 8, 2013panda27D... G H I J L M N O ...Mel Taub
September 26, 2004panda22AForget-me-___ (divorce?)Mel Taub
January 4, 2004diagramless67DTough puzzleFred Piscop
September 29, 2002diagramless8DCub Scout's creationFrank Longo

129 results for KNOT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, June 24, 199361AMariner's unit of speedBeverly J. SewardMaleska
Tuesday, June 8, 199363AGordian attachmentGayle DeanMaleska
Wednesday, January 13, 19931AGranny or bowlineJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, January 6, 199358DEntangleLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, January 27, 199212DClove hitch, for oneEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wednesday, October 9, 199157AHalf hitch, e.g.Bernice GordonMaleska
Thursday, August 29, 199118AGranny or bowlineLouis SabinMaleska
Tuesday, July 30, 199138DSheepshank, e.g.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, May 3, 199157DWood featureBetty HinmanMaleska
Wednesday, February 20, 199118DSheepshank, for oneWilson McBeathMaleska
Monday, February 11, 199129DNautical unit of speedAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, December 16, 199020DClove hitch, e.g.Sandy GrafMaleska
Tuesday, October 16, 199060ANautical unit of speedAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Monday, January 1, 199024AGnarlEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, July 1, 198928DGranny or half hitchBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tuesday, June 13, 198934DGranny or sheepshankCalista LuminatiMaleska
Wednesday, February 8, 198964ATurk's-head or sheepshankBernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, October 19, 198847AScout's achievementNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Friday, January 8, 198869AGranny or bowlineKay SullivanMaleska
Thursday, October 22, 198723ASheepshank, e.g.Judson G. TrentMaleska
Friday, April 3, 198735AMatthew Walker, e.g.Walter CovellMaleska
Wednesday, March 11, 198762AStomach problemThomas W. SchierMaleska
Monday, May 19, 198619AScout's challengeVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Friday, September 6, 198539AGordian ___Peter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, September 5, 198537DSheepshank or bowlineEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, July 17, 198565AKind of bindChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Monday, May 27, 198524DSmall clusterJonesMaleska
Monday, September 17, 198461DDiamond hitch, e.g.DanielsMaleska
Thursday, July 26, 198435ANautical mile per hourMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wednesday, May 30, 198468ASpeed unit at seaRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
Tuesday, November 8, 198323AGordian ___Warren W. ReichMaleska
Wednesday, June 15, 198341ATieChristy RidleyMaleska
Monday, June 13, 198355AGranny or sheepshankBette Sue CohenMaleska
Friday, February 11, 198325DSmall groupFennessyMaleska
Sunday, December 12, 198292DGranny is oneBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, October 17, 198264DSandpiperBert H. KruseMaleska
Thursday, September 9, 198240DDiamond hitchNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 1981105AGranny or bowlineJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, June 22, 198155DGranny or reefJoy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, June 19, 198134DBend or hitchMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Monday, December 1, 19803DUnit of speed at seaHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, December 2, 197983AGranny, e.g.George Rose SmithMaleska
Thursday, February 1, 197945ASheepshank or bowlineJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, March 27, 197854DWord with slip or loopGrace FabbroniMaleska
Friday, February 3, 197815DGranny, e.g.William LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, April 12, 197758DGrannyBert BeamanMaleska
Saturday, April 2, 197711DBowlineManny MillerMaleska
Sunday, December 14, 197554AMarriage bondJack LuzzattoWeng
Thursday, October 16, 197544ASea-speed limitH. M. KennedyWeng
Thursday, October 2, 197555DIntricate problemJ. R. WilliamsWeng
Wednesday, August 13, 197548AGranny, e.g.William LutwiniakWeng
Wednesday, June 25, 197531AHitch or grannyEugene SardWeng
Friday, May 9, 197563AGordius's claim to fameSophie FiermanWeng
Wednesday, January 22, 197528DBowlineJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Thursday, December 19, 197439DSea-speed unitSamalinWeng
Friday, August 9, 197438ASea-speed unitJames A. BrusselWeng
Thursday, June 20, 197452DCarrick bendVirginia ButlerWeng
Sunday, June 16, 1974115DSmall groupRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Tuesday, May 1, 197369AGranny, for oneUnknownWeng
Friday, January 19, 197325AGordian itemUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 7, 197267AM.P.H. at seaUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 29, 197224AGordian creationUnknownWeng
Saturday, January 1, 197239AGist of a matterUnknownWeng
Friday, May 14, 197155ANautical speedUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 24, 1971124ASea-speed unitMel RosenWeng
Thursday, January 14, 197166ANautical speed unitUnknownWeng
Wednesday, August 19, 197052DGrannyUnknownWeng
Saturday, April 4, 19704DCarrick bendUnknownWeng
Wednesday, March 25, 197034ASheepshankUnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 2, 196927ALarge sandpiper.UnknownWeng
Saturday, August 30, 196952DGranny or square.UnknownWeng
Saturday, May 24, 196934DSpeed unit.UnknownWeng
Sunday, March 30, 19699DSea speed unitE. ToroWeng
Friday, February 28, 196960ABond.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 9, 196833DGranny, for one.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 10, 196823AClove hitch.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 23, 196862AFigure eight, for one.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 22, 196749DClove hitch.Mary MurdochFarrar
Saturday, April 1, 196754DBurl.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Thursday, March 16, 196724ASea mile.Helen FasuloFarrar
Monday, February 20, 196759DClove hitch.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Friday, July 23, 196570APsyche ___.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 22, 196518DHalf hitch.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 29, 196553DGranny or half hitch.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 1, 196539AFisherman's bend.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 4, 196349DHarness hitch.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 13, 196249DHarness hitch.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 30, 196156DGordian ___.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 23, 196161AHalf hitch.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 31, 196030DHalf hitch.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 31, 19608DProblem.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 15, 195964AUnit of ocean speed.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Friday, February 20, 195922ATie that binds.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, February 4, 195923AShip's speed measure.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, September 20, 195813DBow.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, March 10, 195824ACluster.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Saturday, February 1, 195826ASmall group or cluster.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, May 21, 195768AGranny.Geraldine KingFarrar
Sunday, May 12, 195798AGordius' symbol.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 195628DProblem.W. E. JonesFarrar
Monday, September 3, 195665AGranny ___.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 9, 195657ABow.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 14, 195613DCarrick bend is one.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 8, 195526AThe bond of marriage.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 1, 195546DHalf hitch.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 10, 195556AHarness hitch.Norton RhoadesFarrar
Friday, February 11, 195529ACat's-paw or clove hitch.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, November 13, 195423AFisherman's bend.Harold T. BersFarrar
Monday, November 1, 195413DHarness hitch.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Monday, October 4, 195424A6,080 feet.Isaac KertFarrar
Monday, April 26, 195461AHalf hitch.John de CuevasFarrar
Sunday, March 21, 195490ASheet bend.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, December 30, 195345AHalf hitch.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wednesday, September 30, 195361DClove hitch.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sunday, June 14, 19538DHalf crown.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, June 10, 195343AUnit of speed.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, January 11, 195383DClove hitch.Albert CarrollFarrar
Sunday, January 4, 195353AGranny or prolonge.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Monday, November 24, 195251DOverhand or figure of eight.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 9, 1952108AGranny.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, September 6, 195225AHalf hitch or clove hitch.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 24, 195238AHalf hitch or clove hitch.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 11, 195011DNautical mile, 6,080.20 ft.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 11, 194942DTied by Gordius.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, August 28, 1949100ATied by Gordius.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, March 27, 1949125DTied by Gordius.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, February 17, 194668AClove-hitch.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sunday, October 15, 194428A6,080 ft.Bert StoreyFarrar
Sunday, June 27, 1943120DEntanglement.Louis BaronFarrar