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54 results for KNOTS

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

Mon Jun 12, 201767AUnits of nautical speed (2)Dan Margolis
Tue Nov 11, 20145DUnits of nautical speed (2)James Mulhern
Sun Sep 14, 201478DClove hitch and sheepshankTony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Tue Nov 19, 201371ASpeed units for seafarersDavid J. Kahn
Mon Jul 29, 201370AShoelace problemsAndrea Carla Michaels
Fri Jan 25, 20138DSpeed unitsJoe DiPietro
Sun Dec 14, 2008150ANautical measureTrip Payne
Wed Oct 1, 200826DSheepshanks, e.g.Barry Boone
Tue Jun 12, 200736AWord that can follow the starts of 17-, 23-, 51- and 59-AcrossJonathan Gersch
Sat Nov 18, 200646DTough posersVictor Fleming
Wed Jul 12, 200659APretzels, basicallyRichard Chisholm
Tue Jan 3, 200652DComb stoppersLynn Lempel
Fri Apr 15, 200522ASailor's speedBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Mar 3, 200554AGranny and WindsorByron Walden
Tue Apr 22, 200355DStomachs may be in themNancy Kavanaugh
Mon Nov 26, 200146DShip speed unitsBette Sue Cohen
Wed Apr 19, 200062ASailor's expertiseFrances Hansen
Fri Dec 24, 199914DDifficult problemsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Oct 15, 199665ASpeed units at seaG. E. Paul

3 results for KNOTS from Variety puzzles.

Dec 20, 2015panda53DHave-___ (people whose shoelaces are tangled)Joel Fagliano
Mar 13, 2005cryptic7DFife player mentioned intractable puzzles (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Oct 3, 1999diagramless1DShoelace problemsFrank Longo

32 results for KNOTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sun Mar 21, 199361DA "Landing" on TVBernice GordonMaleska
Mon Sep 21, 199262ANautical speedsBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tue Oct 25, 198818ANautical measuresChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Mon Jul 18, 198854DSpeed measures aseaVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Mon Sep 7, 198731DNautical miles, looselyDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sun Dec 7, 1986107DHitches and slipsCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Wed Jul 9, 198664ASheepshank and half hitchWhittenMaleska
Thu Oct 18, 198422DMatthew Walker, etc.AndersonMaleska
Mon Apr 30, 198425DGrannies, e.g.Janis HellerMaleska
Sun Feb 19, 198465DGrannies, e.g.Bert H. KruseMaleska
Thu Jul 15, 19825DBoy Scout's creationsBert H. KruseMaleska
Sat May 30, 198139AGrannies, e.g.Dorothy ElliottMaleska
Sat Jul 23, 197746DAir or sea speedJack LuzzattoMaleska
Tue Nov 9, 197639ASlip and grannyFincusWeng
Mon May 3, 197618DSquare, granny, etc.Maurice J. TeitelbaumWeng
Thu Nov 13, 197551AGranny and bowHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Thu Sep 6, 197344DUnits of speedUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 28, 197351DSpeed measuresUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 8, 197018DNautical speed unitsUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 8, 1967112ASheet bends.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun Apr 23, 196740AUnits of speed.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Jun 10, 196348ANautical term.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 11, 196114DClove hitch and loop.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 196083ADifficulties.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Mar 21, 195853DTies.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Oct 26, 195713DClove hitches.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 18, 195770AHitches, in nautical usage.Walt ClarkFarrar
Thu Feb 23, 195649DNautical distances.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jun 17, 195571ADifficulties.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 12, 195513DHitches.S. A. KayFarrar
Thu Sep 16, 195454DClove hitches.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Dec 11, 195149DHalf hitches.UnknownFarrar