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60 results for LITERAL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Aug 14, 201410DLike some interpretations (2)Jason Flinn
Sun Jul 13, 201495DStrictTom McCoy
Sun Apr 29, 2012120ALike some interpretations (2)Tracy Gray
Thu Nov 26, 200941DVerbatim (4)Paula Gamache
Sat Feb 21, 200911DCompletely straightforwardMike Nothnagel and Byron Walden
Mon Aug 27, 200741DWithout metaphorSteven Ginzburg
Sun Oct 2, 200549ALike some translationsRandolph Ross
Sun Mar 27, 2005117ANot exaggeratedCon Pederson
Sat Jul 14, 200119APreciseDavid J. Kahn
Sun Oct 1, 2000121AExactNancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Feb 21, 199987AVerbatim (4)Fred Piscop
Sun Oct 6, 199662DLike some meaningsR. Max Hopkins
Sun Apr 2, 199552DVerbatim (4)Norman S. Wizer
Sat Apr 30, 199446AVerbatim (4)Wayne Robert Williams
Fri Feb 4, 199426DNot looseJoe Clonick

2 results for LITERAL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 25, 2015panda11DExact tallierMel Taub
Apr 15, 2001panda50AReply to Pacino's "What's 1.057 quarts?"Mel Taub

43 results for LITERAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Oct 1, 199047AVerbatimWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Sun May 14, 1989111DActualCharles M. DeberMaleska
Fri Sep 16, 198815AProsaicRhonda KrausMaleska
Sat Apr 18, 198741DVerbatimDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Feb 1, 198777DMatter-of-factFrances HansenMaleska
Mon Oct 7, 198549AFar from figurativeElaine GeorgeMaleska
Sun Apr 21, 198540AWord-for-wordEdward MarcheseMaleska
Mon Oct 29, 19847DVerbatimHoslerMaleska
Sat Jul 30, 198342ATo the letterJulian OchrymowychMaleska
Mon Jan 21, 198042DNot figurativeBrumbauchMaleska
Tue Oct 23, 197942DWord-for-wordKathryn RighterMaleska
Thu Oct 31, 197443DMatter-of-factGeorge LaczkoWeng
Sat Dec 9, 19723DNot exaggeratedUnknownWeng
Tue Oct 12, 197136DLike some translationsUnknownWeng
Thu Mar 11, 197116ANot exaggeratedUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 23, 196810DWord-for-word.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 15, 196816AVerbatim.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 24, 196737DWord-for-word.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 196715DProsaic.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Fri Mar 4, 19669DProsaic.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 25, 196437DVerbatim.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 10, 196325DTo the letter.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thu May 23, 196351ATrue to fact.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 8, 196347DNot figurative.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 16, 196240AMatter-of-fact.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 12, 196136AWord for word.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Jul 25, 196014AMatter-of-fact.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 2, 195918ATrue to fact.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 5, 195937AAs opposed to figurative.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 4, 195844AMatter-of-fact.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 16, 19583DProsaic.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Dec 12, 195738DTrue to the fact.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 20, 195736DWord for word.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jul 23, 19557DUnimaginative.Marion MoeserFarrar
Fri Jun 24, 195535AMatter-of-fact.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Nov 27, 19523DMatter-of-fact.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 24, 195249AUnimaginative.Evelyn SmithFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 195143DMatter-of-fact.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 12, 19483DExact.Harold P. FurthFarrar
Sun Jul 28, 194690DFollowing the exact words.A. H. CookFarrar
Sun Jul 9, 194486DWritten.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 19423DMatter-of-fact.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Apr 5, 194223AExact.J. C. DoesburgFarrar