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388 results for LESS

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

42AOff (5)Ryan McCarty
33DWhat frugal people make do withBrian Thomas
69AMinus (29)Ori Brian
13DNot so much (13)Julie Bérubé
70ANot as (2)David J. Kahn
54DNot so great (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
104AMore limited (2)Isaac Mizrahi and David J. Kahn
23AMinus (29)John Guzzetta
5ATo a smaller degree (2)Lynn Lempel
56DWhat 1 is to 2 and 2 is to 3Dan Margolis
44ATaking awayRobyn Weintraub
53ATake away (2)Peter Wentz
33DDiminished by (2)David J. Kahn
49ANot so much (13)Tom McCoy
10DWhat irregulars go forJoe Krozel
19ALower (2)Victor Fleming
69AA reduced state (2)Stanley Newman
12DNot so great (4)Jeremy Newton
21DMinus (29)Patrick Berry
63ADieter's amountIan Livengood
69AMinus (29)Kenneth Leeser
51DOff, pricewiseJim Page
65A"___ is more"Bernice Gordon
107DWith 34-Across, what "<" meansKyle T. Dolan
21ANot so great (4)Stu Ockman
118A-Trip Payne
31DOff (5)Joel Fagliano
13DMinus (29)Ellen Leuschner
118AAmount that's settled forPatrick Berry
56DNot including (2)Jeffrey Wechsler
18DSubtracting (4)Karen Young Bonin
57ASubtracting (4)Patrick Blindauer
60DMinus (29)Paula Gamache and Ed Stein
67AMore's opposite (2)Jill Denny and Jeff Chen
62DMinus (29)Peter A. Collins
38AMinus (29)Matt Ginsberg
44AMore limited (2)Arthur Schulman
8DMore, in a saying (2)Samuel A. Donaldson
24ANothing ___ (3)Gary Cee
71AMinus (29)Susan Gelfand
13DSubtracted by (2)Sarah Keller
77AMinus (29)Patrick Berry
53DMuch ___Barry C. Silk
107ANot including (2)Henry Hook
53DMinus (29)Paula Gamache
18ANot so much (13)Harriet Clifton
65ADiscounted by (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
73AMinus (29)Damon J. Gulczynski
62AWhat dieters eatHarvey Estes
18ASale wordBruce Venzke and Stella Daily
24DMarked down (2)Patrick Blindauer
60DNot so much (13)Mike Torch
30AReduced by (3)Paula Gamache
116DMinus (29)Daniel C. Bryant
26ANot as much (4)Holden Baker
59ATo a smaller degree (2)Patrick Berry
29DMinus (29)Marc J. Gameroff
35ATake away (2)Manny Nosowsky
63AReduced by (3)Joe DiPietro
37ANot so much (13)Robert Malinow
27ATaking offFrank Longo
21AMarked down (2)Gregory Paul
46DLacking (2)Manny Nosowsky
65ANot as much (4)Paula Gamache
46AWith a discount of (2)Eric Berlin
42AMore's opposite (2)Charles Barasch
10DOff (5)Joe DiPietro
4AMinus (29)Eric Berlin
41DExhibiting greater moderationBrendan Emmett Quigley
8DNot as much (4)Harvey Estes
46ASubtracting (4)Patrick Merrell
73AMore or ___ (3)Randall J. Hartman
70ANot so much (13)Raymond Hamel
63ANot as (2)Dana Motley
58DMinus (29)Holden Baker
33DNot as much (4)Peter Gordon
9DNothing ___ (3)Michael S. Maurer
72AResult of downsizingStephen Windheim
68ASubtracted by (2)Nick Grivas
39ADiscountedRandolph Ross
29DNot so much (13)Peter Gordon
9DMinus (29)David Ainslie Macleod
59DLacking (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
64DMinus (29)Nick Grivas
61ALower (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
49DOn saleNelson Hardy
44ANot so much (13)Manny Nosowsky
83DMinus (29)Nancy Nicholson Joline
47DMore, in a saying (2)Gene Newman
55DNot so great (4)A. J. Santora
11DMore or ___ (3)Gregory E. Paul
13DSale-pricedGregory E. Paul
1ANot so much (13)Gregory E. Paul
42ADiscounted by (4)Myles Callum
92DDiscounted by (4)Randolph Ross
53DMore or ___ (3)Randall J. Hartman
55AAmount to make do with (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
28DNothing ___ (3)Bob Klahn
15DAmount to make do with (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
67AA reduced state (2)Christopher Hurt
57AWith a discount of (2)Fran and Lou Sabin
15ADiminished by (2)Fred Piscop
34A"Nothing ___" (bargainer's demand)Jim Page
13DMinus (29)Randall J. Hartman
57ANot so much (13)Alex K. Justin
30DMinus (29)Bernice Gordon
56DReduced by (3)John Scott Marrone
34AComparative form of littleJim Page
23ANot so much (13)S. L. Robbins
62AReducedBob Sefick
47DOff (5)Bob Klahn
54DMinus (29)Sidney L. Robbins
124A"Make do" amountErnie Furtado
68AMinus (29)Chuck Deodene
119ADiscounted by (4)Alex K. Justin
12DTake away, in a wayCoral Amende
65AMinus (29)Ed Early
26DNot so much (13)Gregory E. Paul
53DSubtracting (4)Bob Klahn
58AWhat you pay at salesHarvey Estes
7DMinus (29)Gregory E. Paul
18AOff (5)Randolph Ross
84AMinus (29)Frances Hansen
71AMinus (29)David Ellis Dickerson
11DDecreasinglyAlex K. Justin
13DMinus (29)Merl H. Reagle
37DMinus (29)Manny Nosowsky
75ANot so much (13)Sidney L. Robbins

1 result for LESS from Variety puzzles.

Mar 28, 2004diagramless24D"I could care ___"Brendan Emmett Quigley

259 results for LESS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

61ANot so muchBetty JorgensenMaleska
3DCousin of fewerWilliam CanineMaleska
13DNot so muchRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
75ADiminished byMel TaubMaleska
23AMinusDaniel GirardiMaleska
42ASuffix with count or numberCalista LuminatiMaleska
13DNot so muchArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
9DNot so muchWilliam BaxleyMaleska
13DMinusAlex K. JustinMaleska
38DNot so muchBert RosenfieldMaleska
47A"___ is more": BrowningNancy JolineMaleska
57DFewer's cousinAlbert J. KlausMaleska
29DFewer's cousinMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
51DNot so muchEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
59DNot so muchMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
45ANot so muchEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
32DMinusBetty JorgensenMaleska
53DAn end to motionRobert H. WolfeMaleska
79DSlighterJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
60AMinusRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
17ANo so muchEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
28DNot so muchRichard SilvestriMaleska
36ANot so muchLois SidwayMaleska
95A"More matter with ___ art": Shak.Walter CovellMaleska
12D"___ is more": BrowningBert H. KruseMaleska
71ANot so muchMartha J. DeWittMaleska
46ANot so muchAlfio MicciMaleska
74DMinusErnst TheimerMaleska
33DNot so muchBetty JorgensenMaleska
17D" . . . and ___ than kind": Shak.Arnold MossMaleska
1DNot so muchSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
8DMinusRhonda KrausMaleska
59ANot so manySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
7DSubtraction wordCharles E. GerschMaleska
48AMinusRhonda KrausMaleska
13DMinusEli WesoffMaleska
62A"___ is more": BrowningR. S. JonesMaleska
76DMinusT.W. UnderhillMaleska
61A"More," to BrowningNorman S. WizerMaleska
67AMinusChristopher SherwoodMaleska
48ANot so muchNancy McCarthyMaleska
1AMore's antithesisSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
30DCousin of fewerEmory H. CainMaleska
41AMore's antithesisWhittenMaleska
60ANot so muchChristopher SherwoodMaleska
31D"___ is more": BrowningElaine GeorgeMaleska
88ANot so muchRichard SilvestriMaleska
67AMinusNancy McCarthyMaleska
56DNot so muchSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
39AMinusJames R. BurnsMaleska
46DFewer's cousinSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
16DBottom or end endingBert RosenfieldMaleska
122AMinusSam Bellotto Jr.Maleska
66ANot so muchJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
50ANot so plentifulBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
11DOf lower degreeWilliam CoburnMaleska
93DMinusBert RosenfieldMaleska
31DMinusJames R. BurnsMaleska
121A"___ is more": BrowningCharles M. DeberMaleska
110DExcludingBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
50DEnding for help or harmTroxellMaleska
113ASmaller amountJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
48DMinusEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
50AMore's oppositeJulian OchrymowychMaleska
61AMinusErnst TheimerMaleska
69AMinusFrances HansenMaleska
24DCounterpart of fewerJoy L. WoukMaleska
38DTo a smaller extentWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
23DNot so muchAudrey KochMaleska
42ANot so muchWhittenMaleska
12DMinusNancy McCarthyMaleska
57DFewer's counterpartFrank GearyMaleska
12DMore's antithesisMary C. WhittenMaleska
44DNot so muchKathryn RighterMaleska
8DRelative of 25 DownSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
66ASuffix with use or helpBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
1AMinusJohn GreenmanMaleska
49AMinusJim ModneyMaleska
32DMinusJeanette K. BrillMaleska
40AN.T.'s James the ___Charles J. MatontiMaleska
3DColor or point followerBernice GordonMaleska
22ASlighterHerb L. RisteenMaleska
52DMinusNikki TenfeldeMaleska
61ANot so muchBensonMaleska
9AExcludingMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
13DNot so muchC. J. AngioMaleska
36A"___ is more": BrowningBensonMaleska
48DMore's oppositeErnst TheimerMaleska
51DNot as muchRobert KatzMaleska
123AMinusDavid J. Pohl and John M. SamsonMaleska
29DMinusWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
1AMinusTap OsbornMaleska
12DNot so muchC. J. AngioMaleska
82DMinusJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
58ADiminished byTap OsbornMaleska
31DSlighterRuth Lake TepperMaleska
1DMinusHerb L. RisteenMaleska
58A"___ is more": BrowningJeanette K. BrillMaleska
61AMinusMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
4DExcludingGrace FabbroniMaleska
113ANot so muchJay SpryMaleska
60AWhat some settle forMel RosenMaleska
8DPartner of moreSidney L. RobbinsWeng
23ALowlierMartha J. DeWittWeng
31DWithout: SuffixEvelyn BenshoofWeng
157AFewerGeorge Rose SmithWeng
32ASubtraction wordSophie FiermanWeng
60AWithout: SuffixVirginia ButlerWeng
61AWithout: SuffixBert H. KruseWeng
7DLacking: SuffixSidney L. RobbinsWeng
26DWithout: SuffixWilliam LutwiniakWeng
37DMore or ___Norton RhoadesWeng
57AMinusWilliam LutwiniakWeng
61DLowlierJay SpryWeng
66ALacking: SuffixEvelyn BenshoofWeng
8DLacking: SuffixRobert RoopWeng
55DWithout: SuffixUnknownWeng
66AWithout: SuffixUnknownWeng
103DMinusJean ReedWeng
18DFewerArnold MossWeng
57DSubtraction wordUnknownWeng
61DWithout: SuffixUnknownWeng
36AMore or ___UnknownWeng
99DInferiorHume R. CraftWeng
1DApostle James the ___UnknownWeng
37DSubtraction wordUnknownWeng
31DWithout: SuffixUnknownWeng
30ANot so muchJorgen RohlederWeng
13DNot as muchUnknownWeng
41AArithmetic wordUnknownWeng
58DWithout: Suffix.UnknownWeng
13DBetween little and least.UnknownWeng
23DCommon suffix.UnknownWeng
62ADiminished by.UnknownWeng
65DReducedBert BeamanFarrar
20DSlighterWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
69ANot so much.UnknownFarrar
62AWord with heed or need.UnknownFarrar
59DNot so great.William LutwiniakFarrar
50DMinus.Helen FasuloFarrar
30DSmaller.Jean ReedFarrar
32DMinus.Louise EarnestFarrar
55ANot as much.Cora GoodmanFarrar
13DSuffix with time or tide.UnknownFarrar
7DNot so much.UnknownFarrar
116DExcluding.Sidney LambertFarrar
33DMinus.Louise EarnestFarrar
69AWith the exception of.UnknownFarrar
28DWith the deduction of.UnknownFarrar
55DSmaller.Louise EarnestFarrar
14DNot so much as.UnknownFarrar
103AFewer.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
60DCommon suffix.UnknownFarrar
41DInferior.Jay SheldonFarrar
39DMinus.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
87DNot as much.Threba JohnsonFarrar
8DNot so great.UnknownFarrar
32DWith the deduction of.UnknownFarrar
26ANot as much.UnknownFarrar
5ANot so much.UnknownFarrar
12DWithout: Suffix.UnknownFarrar
22DIndicating deduction.UnknownFarrar
59DNot so much.UnknownFarrar
23ANot so much.UnknownFarrar
61ANot so much.UnknownFarrar
145A"Not that I loved Caesar ___ . . . "W. E. JonesFarrar
104ANot so much.Sam LakeFarrar
50DDiminished by.S. A. KayFarrar
56DNot the lion's share.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
13DSmaller portion.Bernice GordonFarrar
19AFewer.Cora GoodmanFarrar
24ANot so much.UnknownFarrar
1DMinus quantity.Helen SmathersFarrar
13DSmaller.H. L. RisteenFarrar
66AInferior.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
51DMinus.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
51DNot so much.UnknownFarrar
55DFewer.Madeline CorseFarrar
63ASmaller.Herbert LyleFarrar
31ASmaller.Madeline CorseFarrar
12DNot so much.UnknownFarrar
26DInferior.Diana SessionsFarrar
63AWithout: Suffix.Harold T. BersFarrar
62AWithout: Suffix.Madeline CorseFarrar
145ASmaller.W. E. JonesFarrar
33DMinus.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
10ANot so much.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
13DMinus.Jules ArensbergFarrar
61ANot so great.Thomas MeekinFarrar
110DWithout: Suffix.Sam LakeFarrar
129ADiminished by.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
53ADiminished by.E. E. SmithFarrar
14AMinus.Harold D. CannonFarrar
47DSmaller.Marian MoeserFarrar
75AFewer.Harold T. BersFarrar
5DSmaller portion.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
28AA smaller amount.S. A. KayFarrar
2DSmaller.William F. BulowFarrar
3DMinus.Bernice B. AmronFarrar
7DNot so much.Ralph AndersonFarrar
130DSmaller.Jules ArensbergFarrar
24AFewer.Edward BucklerFarrar
62AComparative of little.UnknownFarrar
40DShorter.S. A. KayFarrar
2DNot so much.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
52ANot so much.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
34DNot so much.UnknownFarrar
148AFewer.Thomas MeekinFarrar
68ALower in importance.UnknownFarrar
72DNot as much.J. L. WilkinsonFarrar
54DNot as much.UnknownFarrar
52DNot so much.UnknownFarrar
13DMinus.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
30AInferior.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
55DMinus.Thomas MeekinFarrar
118ASubtracting.Harold T. BersFarrar
41DShorter.Louise RabbFarrar
113ANot so much.Lester KeeneFarrar
140AInferior.Charles CrossFarrar
132AMinus.Louis BaronFarrar
158ANot so much.Willard N. JordanFarrar
92DInferior.Louis ShieldsFarrar
36DMinus.Jackson CrossFarrar
51DNot so much.Sam LevineFarrar