2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.
|Friday, February 15, 2013||39D||Figure of speech like "not unlike"||Tom Heilman|
|Saturday, September 26, 2009||41D||Figure of speech like "no mean feat"||Joon Pahk|
2 results for LITOTES from Variety puzzles.
|November 25, 2007||acrostic||P||Figure of speech like "That's not bad!"||Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon|
|December 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.
|Monday, October 21, 1985||23D||Understatement for effect||Frank Geary||Maleska|
|Sunday, July 31, 1966||52D||Understatement: Rhet.||W. E. Jones||Farrar|
|Saturday, January 16, 1960||4D||Understatement to increase effect.||Unknown||Farrar|
|Sunday, November 23, 1958||104A||"A citizen of no mean city."||Herbert Ettenson||Farrar|
|Wednesday, September 11, 1957||17A||Understatement: A figure of speech.||Josephine Martin||Farrar|
|Tuesday, August 5, 1952||37D||Rhetorical expression such as "not bad at all."||Unknown||Farrar|
|Sunday, April 16, 1950||57D||Rhetorical understatement.||Eugene T. Maleska||Farrar|
|Sunday, May 2, 1943||45A||Affirmation by the negation of the opposite.||I. Kert||Farrar|
|Sunday, August 9, 1942||87A||Rhetorical form.||Herbert Ettenson||Farrar|