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199 results for LILAC

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Feb 14, 201849APurple shade (6)Mary Lou Guizzo
Tue Nov 28, 201745ALight purple (5)Andrew J. Ries
Fri Sep 15, 201749ABridesmaid dress shadeDamon Gulczynski
Wed Sep 13, 201725DState flower of New Hampshire (2)Daniel Mauer
Thu Mar 24, 201613DCandle scentDavid Liben-Nowell and Tom Pepper
Wed Aug 20, 20146AAir freshener scentZhouqin Burnikel
Sun Aug 3, 201446DWhitman's dooryard flowerIan Livengood
Thu Sep 15, 201149DLavenderSamuel A. Donaldson
Sun Jul 24, 201172APurple shade (6)Kurt Mueller
Thu Jun 30, 201155AWhitman's dooryard bloomer (3)David Poole
Sun Jul 25, 201014DEye shadow shadeAlan Arbesfeld
Tue Jun 30, 200954DPale shade of violetSteve Dobis
Sun Jan 4, 2009101DLight purple (5)Daniel A. Finan
Sun Nov 23, 200844DReddish purple (2)David J. Kahn
Thu Jul 17, 200818APale purple (5)Elizabeth A. Long
Tue Jan 29, 200812DPurple hueC. W. Stewart and J. K. Hummel
Sun Oct 7, 200763DSachet scent (5)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sun Apr 22, 200749APurplish (5)Victor Fleming
Thu Apr 5, 200753DSachet scent (5)Mike Shenk
Sun Jan 21, 200786DPale purple (5)Patrick Berry
Thu Sep 7, 200621DPurplish (5)Lucy Gardner Anderson
Mon Jul 3, 200648DShade of purple (4)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Jun 25, 200622APastel shade (3)Jim Page
Fri Oct 7, 200535DAmethyst shadeManny Nosowsky
Tue Sep 13, 200521DPurplish (5)Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Thu Jul 28, 200564APurplish (5)Eric Berlin
Sat May 21, 200555ANew Hampshire's state flower (4)Rich Norris
Tue Aug 17, 20045AFragrant blossomGene Newman
Thu Aug 5, 200412DPastel shade (3)Seth Abel
Thu Jul 22, 200456DPurple shade (6)Greg Staples
Thu May 27, 200427DKew bloom in a Noyes poemCathy Millhauser
Wed May 19, 20042DPurple shade (6)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun May 2, 20041ANew Hampshire's state flower (4)Derrick Niederman
Tue May 27, 200361AFlowering shrubPAtrick MErrell
Sun Mar 23, 2003106APastel shade (3)Con Pederson
Sun Feb 9, 20031DLight purple (5)David J. Kahn
Sun Dec 15, 200273APale reddish purpleRIchard Hughes
Mon Sep 9, 200228DLight purple (5)William I. Johnston
Tue Jul 9, 200248APurple ___, New Hampshire's state flowerRobert Malinow
Tue May 14, 20021APurple bloomer (2)Barry Callahan
Thu Mar 7, 20021ASachet scent (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Sep 4, 200138APurple bloomRandall J. Hartman
Tue Aug 21, 20012DPurplish bloomSarah Keller
Sun Aug 5, 200181DReddish purple (2)Peter Gordon
Mon Jun 4, 200118AWhitman's dooryard bloomer (3)Patrick Jordan
Wed Jan 17, 200117APurple shade (6)Alan Arbesfeld
Fri Aug 11, 200042ASoap scentJoe DiPietro
Sun Apr 30, 200029DPopular fragranceCathy Millhauser
Tue Apr 25, 200020APotpourri scentRandall J. Hartman
Fri Jan 14, 200048DAir freshener option (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Thu Jun 24, 199947DSachet scent (5)Jim Page
Sun May 3, 199860ASpring bloomerBrendan Emmett Quigley
Fri May 1, 199840AWhitman's dooryard bloomer (3)John Wolting
Sat Mar 7, 199828DPale purple (5)Rich Norris
Wed Oct 8, 199724APurple shade (6)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Mon Jun 2, 199754DLight purple (5)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Jun 1, 199729AShade of purple (4)Randolph Ross
Sun Feb 9, 199792APurplish (5)D. Niles
Wed Jan 29, 199721DPale purple (5)R. Hughes
Tue Jan 21, 199732DNew Hampshire's state flower (4)T. W. Schier
Wed Jan 8, 19979DViolet shadeJ. D. Leavy
Mon Nov 4, 199611DState flower of New Hampshire (2)P. Wilson
Sun Sep 29, 199651DCousin of Corinthian pinkM. Reagle
Tue Jul 30, 199646ASachet scent (5)E. Gorski
Tue Jan 23, 19961DPerfume scentB. Lubbers
Wed Nov 8, 199523AShade of purple (4)Glenn E. Sykes
Mon Sep 4, 199527DSpring bloomRichard Thomas
Thu Mar 2, 199536DPurple bloomer (2)Raymond Hamel
Fri Aug 19, 199424AAir freshener option (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Jul 18, 199448ASpring fragranceWayne Robert Williams
Sat Jul 2, 19944APale purple (5)Bryant White
Sun Jun 19, 199489DNew Hampshire state flowerNancy Scandrett Ross
Wed May 11, 19948DShade of purple (4)Harvey Estes
Sun Mar 13, 199412DNew Hampshire's state flower (4)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sat Jan 29, 199426AWhitman bloomerBob Klahn

2 results for LILAC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 2, 2012panda28DI call it purplishMel Taub
Mar 28, 2004diagramless47DPurple hueBrendan Emmett Quigley

122 results for LILAC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Jun 27, 199333AState flower of N.H.Alex K. JustinMaleska
Sat Jul 11, 199210DState flower of N.H.Ernie FurtadoMaleska
Mon Jan 27, 199213APale purpleEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Fri Jan 17, 199210DFragrant shrubI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Mon Nov 5, 199036AFragrant flowerPeter SwiftMaleska
Tue May 1, 199015AN.H. state flowerMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Thu Dec 14, 198913ARichly scented flowerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Oct 8, 198962DSyringaJim PageMaleska
Fri Sep 1, 198924DPale purplePatterson PeppleMaleska
Sun Jul 31, 198854DGranite State flowerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Jan 31, 198881DSyringaRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Sat Nov 21, 198751AN.H. state flowerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Jul 4, 198649AFlowering shrubH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Thu Apr 3, 19862DBlooming shrubWilliam CanineMaleska
Mon Mar 3, 198631DFragrant shrubJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Feb 22, 198634ASpring flowerKenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Jan 29, 198614AFragrant flowerOliveros McLloydMaleska
Tue Dec 24, 198550DShade of purpleWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Tue Dec 17, 19855AN.H.'s state flowerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Nov 23, 198528DFlowering bushJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thu Jul 25, 198528DFragrant bloomerWilliam CanineMaleska
Fri Jun 7, 198526DPopular scentGayle DeanMaleska
Tue May 14, 198514AShade of purpleTangrediMaleska
Thu Nov 1, 198425DShrub akin to the olive treeJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sun Aug 28, 198392DFragrant bushMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thu Jun 30, 198325DN.H. state flowerFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Wed Dec 15, 19825AFlowering shrubJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sun Dec 5, 198261AState flower of N.H.Virginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Fri Jul 2, 19821DSyringaLouise EarnestMaleska
Tue Jun 15, 198228DPale purple flowerBette Sue CohenMaleska
Fri Jun 5, 198155ASpring bloomMassiMaleska
Sat Apr 4, 198118DColor or flowerGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Thu Mar 26, 198126ASyringa kinJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu Sep 4, 198040AState flower of N.H.Jim ModneyMaleska
Tue Aug 26, 198028DNew Hampshire's state flowerJoan WhitmanMaleska
Wed Jun 25, 19805AShrub of the olive familyBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Feb 24, 198055DFragrant shrubJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Fri Aug 24, 19792DPurple flowering shrubEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wed Jul 11, 197939A"Go down to Kew in ___ time": NoyesKathryn RighterMaleska
Mon Mar 12, 197914AFragrant flowerJacobsMaleska
Sun Mar 26, 197830AWhite ___ ("youthful innocence")A. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Nov 20, 197749DBlossom for WhitmanAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Tue Nov 8, 197726AState flower of N.H.C. J. AngioMaleska
Sat Aug 6, 197746DDelicate purpleJack LuzzattoMaleska
Sun Jul 24, 197796DPopular scentJay SpryMaleska
Wed Jul 13, 197724AState flower of N.H.YoungMaleska
Thu Dec 16, 197630APurple colorRemleyWeng
Sat Nov 6, 197650DFragrant shrubLansingWeng
Fri Oct 1, 19765APerfume scentPaul R. BarnesWeng
Thu Jul 8, 197640AWhitman flowerNorton RhoadesWeng
Thu Mar 11, 197642AState flower of N. H.Dorothy CannanWeng
Fri Mar 5, 197611DPerfume scentSophie FiermanWeng
Fri Feb 27, 197632AN. H. flowerJoli Quentin KansilWeng
Tue Dec 30, 197566ASpring bloomSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sun Apr 20, 1975133DN. H. flowerMary M. MurdochWeng
Wed Mar 19, 197559AState flower of N. H.Diana SessionsWeng
Thu Feb 13, 19755DPerfume flowerJames BarrickWeng
Fri Nov 8, 197414DWalt Whitman flowerJames BarrickWeng
Sun Sep 8, 197468DWhitman's bloomerFrances HansenWeng
Mon Jul 23, 197326DFragrant shrubUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 24, 197376DDiamond gal is in bloomEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon Sep 27, 197133DOrnamental shrubUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 22, 197115ASpring flowerUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 30, 197021DPopular scentUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 23, 197026DLight purpleUnknownWeng
Thu Mar 20, 19693DPopular shrub.UnknownWeng
Sun Dec 1, 196819AColorW. A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Wed Sep 11, 196833DFragrant shrub.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 5, 196831DPurplish color.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 19, 19689DFragrant bloom.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 1, 196814ASpring bloom.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 24, 19678DFragrant flower.Wells GemberlingFarrar
Fri Jun 16, 19673DSpring flower.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Jan 14, 196754ASpring flower.Manny MillerFarrar
Sun Feb 20, 196631DColor.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Aug 1, 1965101APopular scent.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat Jul 31, 19651AFlower.Nancy SchusterFarrar
Sun Jun 13, 196541AFlower.Christine ValenceFarrar
Thu Jun 3, 196551AFlower.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 30, 196415AColor.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 8, 19641DSpring color.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 16, 196412DPale purple.Michael DubinFarrar
Tue Jan 7, 196410DBlooming shrub.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sat Oct 13, 196242DDelicate color.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 25, 196211DSpring flower.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 10, 1962118DPale purple.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Jun 6, 196260ANew Hampshire symbol.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Feb 22, 196256ABluish blue-red.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Wed Dec 27, 196148ASpring flower.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 28, 196145DFlowering shrub.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 12, 19611DSpring flower.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 20, 196056ASymbol of spring.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 4, 1960105DSpring flower.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sun Feb 21, 196029AFragrant shrub.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Sep 21, 195891DNew Hampshire symbol.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Sep 27, 195717AFloral emblem of N. H.Louis SabinFarrar
Thu Sep 5, 195760AFragrant shrub.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun May 12, 1957137APastel shade.Marion MoeserFarrar
Thu Mar 29, 195623AFlower.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 8, 195638DSymbol of spring.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Nov 25, 195546DSpring flower.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 24, 195557APowder scent.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sat May 21, 19551APastel color.Isaac KertFarrar
Mon May 16, 195527DHardy flowering shrub.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 17, 195518ASpring bloomer.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 3, 195514AEmblem of New Hampshire.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Tue Nov 2, 195420ASpring flower.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sat May 22, 195438DNew Hampshire state flower.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Mar 28, 195485DSymbol of New Hampshire.Diana SessionsFarrar
Thu Dec 24, 195341AContemporary of dogwood.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 2, 195323AState emblem of New Hampshire.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Sep 9, 195233AFlower.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 27, 195226DFlower called the prince's-feather.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 24, 195239DState flower of New Hampshire.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 17, 195231ATime to "come down to Kew."UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 1, 195055DGarden shrub.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Feb 27, 194990ANew Hampshire's state flower.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun Sep 26, 194875AState flower of New Hampshire.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Dec 30, 194590AColor.Harriot CookeFarrar
Sun Sep 16, 194566DState emblem of New Hampshire.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sun Feb 14, 19431DFlowering plant.C. Hartley MillsFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 194247DShrub of genus Syringa.Agnes W. BartlettFarrar