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303 results for LEAN

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

DateGridClueAuthor
21ALow-fat (3)Peter Gordon
29DNot fatty (2)David Woolf
108DShow a biasJeff Chen
63ASlantElayne Boosler and Patrick Merrell
14ABend to one sideNeville Fogarty
58DNot stand completely straightRyan Milligan
45ALike venisonDebbie Ellerin
121ALacking excessPatrick Berry
69ANot fatMichael Hawkins
97AEctomorphic (2)Joel Fagliano
91ASlim and trimDavid J. Kahn
44ANonfattyKurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
104DShow bias (2)Joe Krozel
18ANot fatty (2)John Guzzetta
18DLike ostrich meatGareth Bain and David Poole
19ALike Jack Sprat's diet (4)Tom Pepper
3DNot marbled, sayJeff Chen
22ATrim (2)Daniel Landman
57DSpare (4)Barry C. Silk
4DRequest to a butcherPeter A. Collins
51A___ CuisineRobyn Weintraub
3DMeager (2)Patrick Merrell
43ALike the food Jack Sprat eatsMike Buckley
40DPut pressure (on)Barry Boone
66AMeat requestPeter Collins
71ASkin-and-bones (2)Xan Vongsathorn
66ATilt (3)Peter A. Collins
37DMeager (2)Joanne Sullivan
65AShow bias (2)Dana Motley
26DLow in fat (3)Lynn Lempel
102AListTodd McClary
95DGet ready to fall, maybeTodd Gross
91DShow a preferenceEric Berlin
16ABe biased (2)Caleb Madison
53ACantBob Klahn
19ALow in fat (3)Peter A. Collins
64AScraggySheldon Benardo
56DShow preferenceHenry Quillen
60ASkin-and-bones (2)Tyler Lewis Hinman
17ALow-fat, as beefSarah Keller
18AEctomorphic (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
3DOption at a butcher's, maybeJoe DiPietro
59DWhat Mrs. Sprat couldn't eatDavid Sullivan
25ALow in fat (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
58ATilt (3)Raymond Hamel
43DTrim (2)Patrick Merrell
21ALike a champion bodybuilderJay Leatherman
37ADietary no-no for Mrs. SpratKurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
67DBe biased (2)Randolph Ross
20ASpare (4)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
109DNot yielding muchBill Zais
6DNot very profitableDavid J. Kahn
12DDepend (on)Patrick Merrell
18DLow-fat (3)Richard Silvestri
33AUnlike a typical hot dogMichael Shteyman
65ALike some meat (2)Paula Gamache
110ABe precarious, maybeJoe DiPietro
64ALike Jack Sprat's diet (4)Wei-Hwa Huang
31ATipElizabeth C. Gorski
34ANo-no for Mrs. SpratJenny Gutbezahl
51DLike good hamburger meatGayle Dean
89ASpare (4)Cathy Millhauser
9DLike some meat (2)Richard Hughes
59AGravitate (toward)John Scott Marrone
16ASpare (4)Kent Lorentzen
28ADesirable to dietersWilliam S. Cotter
68AExert pressure (on)Brendan Emmett Quigley
36ALike higher-priced beefJanet R. Bender
59DNot having much fatEd Early
36ALike pricier meatLois Sidway
57DLike Jack Sprat's diet (4)Daniel Halfen
21DLow-fat (3)Gregory E. Paul
46DEmulate Pisa's towerThomas W. Schier
56DMrs. Sprat's no-noG. E. Paul
59DLike Jack Sprat's diet (4)N. Steinberg
17ATilt (3)B. Lubbers
17AEfficientRand H. Burns
68AHaving little fatSidney L. Robbins
14ASupermarket meat labelSidney L. Robbins

3 results for LEAN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 31, 2017panda52DGravitate toward low-fatMel Taub
Jan 29, 2017panda27DLike Neal after dietingMel Taub
Nov 19, 2000acrosticKWhat Mrs. Sprat eschewedEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

221 results for LEAN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
24AThin movie director?Alex K. JustinTaub
68DJack Sprat's dietTom UnderhillMaleska
3DSprat's dietJames E. Hinish, Jr.Maleska
122AMrs. Sprat's no-noAlex F. BlackMaleska
60DJack Sprat's dietArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
67DLike Miniver CheevyGrace M. GordonMaleska
23A"Raja of Imperial Cinema"Bernice GordonMaleska
59AMrs. Sprat's no-noJoel D. LafargueMaleska
23A"Lawrence of Arabia" directorErnie FurtadoMaleska
48AJack Sprat's dietRobert KatzMaleska
25ALike Cassius's lookPeggy DevlinMaleska
56DScraggyRuth MinaryMaleska
59A"A Passage to India" directorGloria EvansMaleska
33A" . . . River Kwai" directorEli WesoffMaleska
65ADirector David ___Betty HinmanMaleska
19ASprat's dietReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
8DSpareBernice GordonMaleska
3DLike CassiusJoy L. WoukMaleska
32AGauntJeanne WilsonMaleska
21AFree from fatArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
70ASprat's dietEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
50DGauntDaniel GirardiMaleska
69DScraggyWalter CovellMaleska
33ASpareAlfio MicciMaleska
12DFar from plumpAlbert J. KlausMaleska
7DNot fattyRichard SilvestriMaleska
12DTrimmed downJames R. BurnsMaleska
36ASpareWilliam CanineMaleska
13DTiltPeter G. SnowMaleska
13DSprat's dietBernice GordonMaleska
35DNot fattyFred TooleMaleska
26DSprat's preferenceAlfio MicciMaleska
68ALankyJohn M. SamsonMaleska
61AGauntWilson McBeathMaleska
3DLike Miniver CheevyR. S. JonesMaleska
9AInclineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
60DInclineJudson G. TrentMaleska
38ASpareEli WesoffMaleska
65A___ over backwardVirginia L. YatesMaleska
61DFatlessShirley SolowayMaleska
59AThinFrank GearyMaleska
60AThinChristy RidleyMaleska
64ASpareEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
12DInadequateHarold B. CountsMaleska
30DDirector from CroydonEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
33AFatlessRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
48A"A Passage to India" directorDaniel GirardiMaleska
31DSpareJeanette K. BrillMaleska
43DTiltArthur W. PalmerMaleska
62A"A Passage to India" directorKenneth HaxtonMaleska
68ASpareWhittenMaleska
45DSpareWilliam CanineMaleska
12DSkinnyH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
25DSvelteCharlotte ShoreMaleska
13DSkinnyChristy RidleyMaleska
36DDirector DavidJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
5DSpareEli WesoffMaleska
55DLike CassiusNancy McCarthyMaleska
40AInclineFred TooleMaleska
19AMeagerJames BarrickMaleska
24DTiltAveryMaleska
115ASpareBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
104DSpareBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
50DSpareEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
2DNot fattyEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
1DLike CassiusEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
44DTendMaverMaleska
12DRawbonedMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
54DSpareEli WesoffMaleska
127DNot pinguidMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
53DSpareSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
66ASpareRobert KatzMaleska
13ALooking like CassiusRobert KatzMaleska
7AThinJoan WhitmanMaleska
59AInclineC. J. AngioMaleska
12DFar from fatSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
28DBuilt like a greyhoundCharles J. MatontiMaleska
32DSpareWilliam CanineMaleska
62ALike CassiusKay SullivanMaleska
58AContaining much air, as fuelTimothy HoyMaleska
2DSlenderLouis SabinMaleska
63ASpareMaloneyMaleska
19AMrs. Sprat's anathemaJohnsonMaleska
38DLike CassiusDorothea E. ShippMaleska
65ASpareMarie WestMaleska
64DSpareRichard SilvestriMaleska
23DSpareA. J. SantoraMaleska
44AWhat Mrs. Sprat avoidedWilliam JarvisMaleska
62ASpareWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
9DAngularJack LuzzattoMaleska
14ASpareJean J. DavisonMaleska
56DSprat's dietC. J. AngioMaleska
60A" . . . a ___ and hungry look"Jean J. DavisonMaleska
3DBuilt like CassiusC. J. AngioMaleska
63AThin, like CassiusRobert W. SturgesMaleska
61AInclineHerb L. RisteenMaleska
23ASpareSara V. TuckermanMaleska
14DSprat's choiceHugh McElroyMaleska
14AJack Sprat's dietGrace FabbroniMaleska
37ABe biasedWilliam LutwiniakWeng
28DSpareBert H. KruseWeng
33DInclineMarstonWeng
12DJack Sprat's choicePaul R. BarnesWeng
13AJack Sprat's choiceSamuel H. BarkanWeng
34A"Kwai" directorAllan BlackmanWeng
48ASparseJ. R. WilliamsWeng
13DSparseHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
42AJack Sprat's preferenceMcCainWeng
65ASparseSophie FiermanWeng
32ADepend, with “on”RemleyWeng
22DDepend, with "on"Sophie FiermanWeng
121DInclineStafford P. OsbornWeng
35DSpareGladys V. MillerWeng
11DSpareAlexander BlackWeng
38DSprat's dietGeorge MadridWeng
21ASprat's preferenceUnknownWeng
52DSparseUnknownWeng
11DJack Sprat's menuUnknownWeng
11DTrimUnknownWeng
48AMeagerUnknownWeng
65AInclineUnknownWeng
72AInclineUnknownWeng
3DSpareUnknownWeng
7DSparseUnknownWeng
60A"___ and hungry look"UnknownWeng
139AKind of dietHume R. CraftWeng
57ASpareUnknownWeng
28ARawbonedJoseph LaFauciWeng
17ASparseUnknownWeng
31DMr. Sprat's fareHume R. CraftWeng
38AWord for CassiusUnknownWeng
58DTiltUnknownWeng
47DJack Sprat's dietUnknownWeng
33DThinUnknownWeng
56DSpareUnknownWeng
53DSlant.UnknownWeng
108DScantMary M. MurdochWeng
43AIncline.UnknownWeng
23ATend.UnknownWeng
52DCant.UnknownWeng
40ARaw-boned.UnknownWeng
14ARely (on).UnknownFarrar
33ASprat's preference.UnknownFarrar
3DSpare.UnknownFarrar
34DSpare.UnknownFarrar
19ASlender.UnknownFarrar
129DSprat's choice.Will WengFarrar
53DSpare.W. E. JonesFarrar
13DTend (to).Arthur S. HeiserFarrar
17ASpare.Dorothea BauerFarrar
67ASlender.Louis SabinFarrar
26DSlender.W. E. JonesFarrar
2DSpare.UnknownFarrar
2DSpate.UnknownFarrar
13DSpare.W. E. JonesFarrar
29DSpare.UnknownFarrar
30DSlender.UnknownFarrar
50AScant.UnknownFarrar
92DSpare.Will WengFarrar
27DGaunt.UnknownFarrar
22DSpare.UnknownFarrar
7DSkinny.UnknownFarrar
38AJack Sprat's choice.UnknownFarrar
32DRawboned.Sidney LambertFarrar
55DSpare.UnknownFarrar
75DSpare.Mary GrowFarrar
48DSlender.H. L. RisteenFarrar
57DSlender.UnknownFarrar
14ASpare.UnknownFarrar
54DDepend (on).UnknownFarrar
59ASpare.UnknownFarrar
65ASpare.UnknownFarrar
19AMeager.John ByrneFarrar
54ASpare.Aida CromwellFarrar
22ADepend (on).Thomas MeekinFarrar
96DSpare.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
25DGaunt.UnknownFarrar
31DSpare.UnknownFarrar
46DThin.UnknownFarrar
21DFatless.UnknownFarrar
54DMeagre.UnknownFarrar
53DSpare.UnknownFarrar
40DSpare.UnknownFarrar
61ALacking in profit.UnknownFarrar
57D"___ and hungry look."UnknownFarrar
40DIncline.UnknownFarrar
3DSpare.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
51ASpare.UnknownFarrar
50DThin.Helen FasuloFarrar
20ASpare.H. L. RisteenFarrar
19ASpare.UnknownFarrar
20DMeager.Louis SabinFarrar
29ASpare.Herbert EttensonFarrar
30ASpare.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
50DAttenuated.Mel TaubFarrar
113ASpare.Helen BernardFarrar
4DDescribing the look of "yon Cassius."H. L. RisteenFarrar
72ASpare.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
35AMeager.Isaac KertFarrar
29DSpare.Marjorie MorseFarrar
10DNot overweight.UnknownFarrar
52DPart of Cassius' "look."Harold ReinFarrar
48ASpare.Israel GitterFarrar
48DSpare.Martha BrownleeFarrar
23DJack Sprat's favorite.George HendersonFarrar
63AAdjective for Cassius.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
15AJack Sprat's favorite.S. A. KayFarrar
60ALacking in richness.UnknownFarrar
17A"Yond Cassius has a ___ and hungry look."UnknownFarrar
17ARely on something.S. A. KayFarrar
59AAvoided by Mrs. Sprat.UnknownFarrar
49DJack Sprat's diet.UnknownFarrar
30DShunned by Mrs. Sprat.Harold T. BersFarrar
44ASlender.Harold T. BersFarrar
115DSlender.J. P. WordenFarrar
36AScant.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
47DIncline.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
80ASlender.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
54A"Yond Cassius has a ___ and hungry look."—Julius Caesar.W. W. WebsterFarrar
58AMeager.William SchoppFarrar
17DAttenuated.I. KertFarrar