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13 results for LITOTES

2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for LITOTES.

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Feb 15, 201339DFigure of speech like "not unlike"Tom Heilman
Sat Sep 26, 200941DFigure of speech like "no mean feat"Joon Pahk

2 results for LITOTES from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Nov 25, 2007acrosticPFigure of speech like "That's not bad!"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Dec 19, 1999acrosticCLiterary device in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of its contraryEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

9 results for LITOTES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Oct 21, 198523DUnderstatement for effectFrank GearyMaleska
Sun Jul 31, 196652DUnderstatement: Rhet.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Jan 16, 19604DUnderstatement to increase effect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 23, 1958104A"A citizen of no mean city."Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Sep 11, 195717AUnderstatement: A figure of speech.Josephine MartinFarrar
Tue Aug 5, 195237DRhetorical expression such as "not bad at all."UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 16, 195057DRhetorical understatement.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun May 2, 194345AAffirmation by the negation of the opposite.I. KertFarrar
Sun Aug 9, 194287ARhetorical form.Herbert EttensonFarrar