2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for LITOTES.
|Fri Feb 15, 2013||39D||Figure of speech like "not unlike"||Tom Heilman|
|Sat Sep 26, 2009||41D||Figure of speech like "no mean feat"||Joon Pahk|
2 results for LITOTES from Variety puzzles.
|Nov 25, 2007||acrostic||P||Figure of speech like "That's not bad!"||Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon|
|Dec 19, 1999||acrostic||C||Literary device in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of its contrary||Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon|
9 results for LITOTES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.
|Mon Oct 21, 1985||23D||Understatement for effect||Frank Geary||Maleska|
|Sun Jul 31, 1966||52D||Understatement: Rhet.||W. E. Jones||Farrar|
|Sat Jan 16, 1960||4D||Understatement to increase effect.||Unknown||Farrar|
|Sun Nov 23, 1958||104A||"A citizen of no mean city."||Herbert Ettenson||Farrar|
|Wed Sep 11, 1957||17A||Understatement: A figure of speech.||Josephine Martin||Farrar|
|Tue Aug 5, 1952||37D||Rhetorical expression such as "not bad at all."||Unknown||Farrar|
|Sun Apr 16, 1950||57D||Rhetorical understatement.||Eugene T. Maleska||Farrar|
|Sun May 2, 1943||45A||Affirmation by the negation of the opposite.||I. Kert||Farrar|
|Sun Aug 9, 1942||87A||Rhetorical form.||Herbert Ettenson||Farrar|