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239 results for LAME

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Jan 21, 201739DSorry (2)James Mulhern
Thu Nov 3, 201613DHardly adequateMel Rosen
Thu Sep 15, 20166DWakeIan Livengood
Tue Sep 6, 20164DTotally uncoolTimothy Polin
Tue Jan 5, 20162DNot cool, informallyJim Holland
Sun Apr 5, 2015107DUnbelievable, sayTom McCoy
Sun Mar 22, 201579AFlimsyJeremy Newton
Thu Feb 13, 201426AUnconvincing (6)Daniel Landman
Mon May 6, 201363ALimping, sayJoel Fagliano
Fri Jan 27, 201225DWeak (2)Joe Krozel
Tue Sep 27, 201164AHobbling, sayPeter A. Collins
Wed Aug 24, 201163AUncoolKelsey Blakley
Thu Jul 7, 201158DUnconvincing (6)Caleb Rasmussen
Wed Mar 31, 201067AHalf-bakedChuck Deodene
Thu Jul 23, 200940DPricey fabricGary & Stephen Kennedy
Sun Feb 22, 2009107DUnconvincing (6)Barry C. Silk & Doug Peterson
Sat Jan 31, 200916AShowy wearKen Bessette
Tue Dec 2, 200857DPathetic (4)Matt Ginsberg
Tue Oct 7, 200871AWeak (2)Kevin G. Der
Tue Feb 12, 200834DPoor, as an excuseDeb Amlen
Tue Jun 26, 20072DPoor, as excuses go (4)Ray Fontenot
Wed Jun 6, 200714AFormal fabricRichard Silvestri
Thu Nov 9, 200664ABeneath serious considerationByron Walden
Wed Oct 18, 200658DInadequateJohn Farmer
Fri Sep 15, 200625DHobbling (4)Harvey Estes
Wed Jun 1, 200551DWeak, as an effortNick Grivas
Thu May 5, 200534ANot really believableChris Sallade
Wed Mar 2, 20053D___ duckJames M. Jenista and Dana McLemore
Thu Dec 9, 200425DHobbling (4)Paula Gamache
Sun Nov 28, 200472ADress material for a ballElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Nov 15, 200466AHobbling (4)Alison Donald
Tue Jun 22, 200422DPoor, as excuses go (4)Allan E. Parrish
Wed Jun 9, 20047DPoor, as excuses go (4)Seth A. Abel
Thu May 6, 200422AUnconvincing (6)Kevan Choset
Fri Apr 23, 200413DPathetic (4)Alan Olschwang
Mon Sep 8, 200334DLike some excusesLeslie H. Nicoll
Sun Aug 17, 200336AUnconvincing (6)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jul 1, 200316APathetic (4)Karen M. Tracey
Tue Jun 10, 200319AShiny gold fabricElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue May 27, 200362DFlimsy, as an excusePAtrick MErrell
Tue May 20, 200331DLiberace fabricPeter Abide
Sun Dec 29, 200216DFancy fabricRichard Silvestri
Sat Feb 23, 20024DGetting hardly any laughsRich Norris
Mon Feb 4, 20027DHobbling (4)Gregory E. Paul
Mon Nov 19, 200159DWeak, as an excuse (2)Peter Gordon
Wed Mar 28, 200139DCouturier's fabricElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jan 16, 200156DCrippledPeter Gordon
Mon Dec 11, 200066AFabric with gold or silver threadsMyles Callum
Wed Nov 29, 200030DUnable to walkPeter Gordon
Mon Jun 26, 200065ADisabledPeter Gordon
Sat May 13, 200053AGold ___William S. Cotter
Tue Jan 4, 200061APoor, as excuses go (4)Joy L. Wouk
Fri Dec 17, 199936AUnconvincing (6)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Feb 25, 199915AGlittery materialJim Page
Wed Apr 1, 19986DHardly believable (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Dec 23, 199715AHardly believable (2)Fred Piscop
Sat Nov 29, 199712DSorry (2)Rich Norris
Sun Oct 5, 199782APathetic (4)Derrick Niederman
Mon Jun 2, 199735DShiny fabricGregory E. Paul
Fri Dec 20, 199660ABreak a leg?M. Ashwood-Smith
Wed Apr 24, 199638DGlittery fabricG. Dean
Thu Oct 19, 199519AIneffectualLois Sidway
Wed Aug 30, 199528DMetallic fabricJohn R. Conrad
Sun Aug 13, 199569AShoot in the foot?Nancy Salomon
Mon Jun 19, 199563AWeak, as an excuse (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Jul 13, 199422DHamstrungJonathan Schmatzbach
Mon Jul 4, 199413DCostly clothJoel Davajan

3 results for LAME from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 20, 2015panda30ADescription of a lackluster mealJoel Fagliano
Aug 21, 2011panda33AWeak maleMel Taub
May 17, 2009takeaway2DBit of *ireMatt Ginsberg

169 results for LAME from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Aug 5, 199315AShiny clothRand H. BurnsMaleska
Wed May 19, 199357DBrocaded fabricJune A. BoggsMaleska
Wed Nov 11, 199219ABrocaded fabricNorman S. WizerMaleska
Mon Sep 14, 199265AWeak, as an excuseArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Fri Jan 3, 199242DClaudicantJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Nov 24, 199179AGlitzy fabricJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Thu Oct 31, 199152DGold clothBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Wed Aug 7, 199156ACloth of goldHallMaleska
Thu Apr 4, 199121DUnconvincingJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Mar 10, 1991105DBrocaded fabricJoan P. LeemhorstMaleska
Sun Sep 9, 199018ARich fabricJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Fri Aug 17, 199014AAn anagram for maleEli WesoffMaleska
Wed May 23, 19901AKind of duck or excuseEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Nov 16, 19891AHamstringErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Jun 14, 19892DCloth of goldH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Fri Jan 13, 198914AHamstringArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Tue Sep 27, 198814AUnconvincingWhittenMaleska
Sun Aug 28, 19883DHaltMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Thu Jul 7, 198854DLike some excusesMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sun Jun 26, 1988110DGold clothDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Fri Jun 17, 198816ABrocaded fabricI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wed Apr 27, 198859AFine fabricNorma SteinbergMaleska
Mon Apr 18, 198814AKind of duckElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wed Apr 6, 198815AKind of brain or duckEmory H. CainMaleska
Tue Feb 16, 198812DType of excuseArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Sat Feb 13, 198854DKind of excuseKay SullivanMaleska
Mon Jan 25, 198866AHandicapped, in a waySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Jan 6, 198845AOrnamental fabricWilson McBeathMaleska
Mon May 11, 198726DKind of duckRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wed Feb 4, 198760AHaltTom W. UnderhillMaleska
Thu Aug 14, 198615AGlittery fabricWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Jul 20, 198660DRich materialOlive DunnMaleska
Sun Jun 1, 19863DType of duck or excuseCharles M. DeberMaleska
Tue Apr 29, 198649DRich fabricAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wed Mar 12, 198615ARich materialRhonda KrausMaleska
Wed Feb 12, 19861ADisabledJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Jan 7, 198656DGlittery fabricRhonda KrausMaleska
Mon Nov 4, 198528DLike John SilverAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thu Apr 11, 198523AKind of duckBrian G. TylerMaleska
Tue Mar 19, 198540AWeakArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Wed Jan 2, 198516ARich materialNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Dec 16, 1984113DBrocaded fabricBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Sun Sep 9, 198475DHobbleRichard SilvestriMaleska
Mon Jul 9, 198460ASlinky materialJohn H. HalesMaleska
Fri Jun 29, 198413DLike some excusesDaniel GirardiMaleska
Tue Jun 5, 198438DInadequateH. M. KennedyMaleska
Fri Dec 16, 198316AGown fabricMargaret KingmanMaleska
Tue Nov 29, 198314A___ duck (reelection loser)Frances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Thu Oct 20, 198316AInadequateLois SidwayMaleska
Thu Oct 6, 19833DCrippledAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tue May 10, 19831AHaltErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Jan 21, 198311DKind of duckRobert KatzMaleska
Mon Jan 17, 19831DMetallic clothNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Oct 31, 198268DLike some excusesJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Aug 15, 198232DKind of brainLouis BaronMaleska
Tue Jan 5, 198215AShimmery fabricElio DesiderioMaleska
Wed Dec 30, 198118AKind of duckNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wed Nov 18, 198156DKind of duckJohn GreenmanMaleska
Thu Oct 1, 198114ARich materialMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Thu Aug 13, 198114AType of excuseJonesMaleska
Sun Jun 21, 198151DKind of brainBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Sep 28, 198014AIll composedHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Jun 8, 1980104AHow some runners pull upWalter WebbMaleska
Mon Nov 26, 197933DKind of excuseI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wed Jul 4, 197912DPoor, as an excuseAlice H. KaufmanMaleska
Sat Apr 21, 19796DLike Charley's horse?A. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Jan 3, 19791AKind of excuseMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Jan 18, 197854A___ duckWeilMaleska
Sat Dec 31, 197721DCloth of goldC. J. AngioMaleska
Wed Nov 2, 19775A" . . . and the ___ walk": Matthew 11:5BartholomewMaleska
Fri May 27, 197713AKind of duck or excuseHarriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Fri Mar 4, 197714AHobblingMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thu Mar 3, 197736ALike some excusesMichael W. MillerMaleska
Tue Feb 8, 197752AMetallic fabricGeorge RaventosWeng
Sun Jan 2, 197751AKind of excuseJ. A. FelkerWeng
Mon Dec 27, 197613AKind of duckMartha J. DeWittWeng
Sat Oct 30, 197616AKind of brainH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Wed Jul 21, 197614AMetallic clothAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sat May 22, 197664ABrain or duckMarjorie PedersenWeng
Wed Jan 28, 197638ALike many excusesSteeleWeng
Sat Dec 20, 197522ARich fabricHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Wed Dec 10, 197529DRich fabricSara V. TuckermanWeng
Thu Oct 23, 197551DKind of duckAllan BlackmanWeng
Thu Mar 6, 197535AKind of duck or brainMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sun Jan 5, 1975110ABrain or duckDiana SessionsWeng
Mon Jul 8, 197445ASome excusesElizabeth M. QuackenbushWeng
Wed Mar 13, 19747DDuck or brainMary DormanWeng
Sat Mar 9, 197438DInadequateHenry V. StrakaWeng
Fri Oct 26, 197327AWeak, as an excuseUnknownWeng
Sat May 13, 197219DMetallic fabricUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 30, 19729DCertain duckMona AbramescoWeng
Tue Apr 18, 197255DKind of excuseUnknownWeng
Sat Mar 4, 197240AMetallic materialUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 19, 197260A___ duckUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 12, 197252DRich fabricUnknownWeng
Fri Nov 26, 197158DKind of duckUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 10, 197110DSome excusesUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 17, 197165ALike some excusesH. L. RisteenWeng
Thu Jan 7, 197153DIneffectualUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 21, 197059DClothUnknownWeng
Mon Jun 29, 197011DPoor, as an excuseUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 15, 197039ADuck of a kindFrank NosoffWeng
Mon Jan 26, 197019AMetallic fabricUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 11, 196954DFabric.UnknownWeng
Sat Nov 1, 19698DLike some excuses.UnknownWeng
Mon Oct 20, 196955DHalt.UnknownWeng
Fri Oct 17, 196916ACrippled.UnknownWeng
Sat Sep 13, 196932DGold cloth.UnknownWeng
Mon Mar 31, 19692DDress material.UnknownWeng
Mon Mar 10, 196931DGown material.UnknownWeng
Tue Apr 30, 196827DKind of duck.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 18, 196726DRich cloth.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 30, 196754DKind of duck.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 20, 196742AKind of duck.Rachel F. BakerFarrar
Mon Jul 24, 196745DRich fabric.Wells GemberlingFarrar
Mon Apr 17, 196714ACloth of gold.Louis SabinFarrar
Mon May 9, 19663DUnconvincing.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 7, 19652DElegant cloth.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 8, 196512DRich fabric.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 31, 19653DRich fabric.Nancy SchusterFarrar
Sun Feb 14, 196579DRich fabric.Anne FoxFarrar
Thu Oct 8, 19642DIneffectual.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 29, 19646DCloth of gold.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 4, 196441ACloth of gold.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 24, 196353DGold cloth.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 17, 196225AOne kind of duck.Samuel DavisFarrar
Tue Apr 24, 196224ACloth of gold.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Dec 7, 19618DPoor, as an excuse.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 25, 196133DGold cloth.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 8, 196167A___ duck.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 10, 196114ACloth of gold.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Sep 3, 1961120DClaudicant.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Jul 12, 196129DMetallic cloth.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 22, 196016A___ duck.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 11, 196050DHalt.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 30, 196055DRich fabric.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 16, 196022A___ duck.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 16, 196029DFabric for evening gowns.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 21, 195936DGold-shot fabric.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Dec 8, 195864A___ duck.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Oct 22, 195818DMetallic cloth.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Aug 17, 1958121DRich fabric.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Mon Jun 16, 195817ACloth of gold.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Jun 3, 195846DFeeble, as an excuse.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Nov 17, 195777DCloth akin to samite.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Sep 18, 195754DMetallic fabric.Edward CansteinFarrar
Wed Aug 28, 195723A___ duck.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Jul 6, 195728DMetallic fabric.Helen BernardFarrar
Sun Mar 24, 1957110ARich fabric.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Oct 26, 195611D___ duck.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 14, 195624AUnsatisfactory.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 1, 195653DUnsatisfactory.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Feb 3, 195656DNot sound or efficient.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Nov 8, 195515ARich, metal-threaded fabric.Jo BodleFarrar
Wed Feb 23, 195513DLimping.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Oct 1, 195414ARich fabric.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Sep 24, 195454DUnsatisfactory.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Jul 14, 195410ACloth with metal threads.Ethel Le StrangeFarrar
Sat Mar 27, 19543DCloth of gold.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 30, 195370ADress material.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Nov 16, 195253DRich fabric.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Thu Oct 23, 195221DIneffectual.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 1, 195230DNot sound or efficient.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 13, 195257DIneffective.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 12, 195167ADescribing a congressional "duck."UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 1, 19506AUnconvincing.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Oct 5, 1947134D___ duck.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Apr 21, 194692DHalt.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun Apr 1, 1945127A___ Duck.Louis BaronFarrar