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70 results for LOPS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Dec 31, 201644DRemoves as superfluousJeff Chen
Fri Mar 25, 20168DCuts (off) (2)Ian Livengood
Sat Mar 14, 201555ATruncatesJames Mulhern
Wed Dec 8, 201030DTakes the top (off)Mike Nothnagel
Mon Mar 15, 201056ACuts off, as branchesFred Piscop
Fri May 11, 200740APrunes (2)Patrick Berry
Fri Aug 6, 200445AEliminates as unnecessaryBob Peoples
Thu Sep 12, 200213DTrims a treePeter Abide
Sun Mar 10, 200282AWorks on a hedgerowNelson Hardy
Sun Feb 11, 200146DPrunes (2)Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Fri Feb 2, 20013DTakes a bough?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Oct 12, 199918ACuts, as branchesEd Early
Mon Sep 21, 199862ACuts with garden shearsMatthew Lees
Tue Aug 18, 199844AChops (off)Nancy Salomon
Wed Aug 5, 199834ACuts off (2)Patrick Jordan
Sun Jul 28, 1996115ATrims, as a treeN. S. Wizer
Thu Jan 27, 199423DMore than snipsBetty Jorgensen
Fri Dec 31, 199310ATrims the treeNorman S. Wizer

52 results for LOPS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Dec 2, 19921ACuts off, as branchesPeter GordonMaleska
Thu Nov 26, 19929DCuts offErnie FurtadoMaleska
Sun Jun 7, 199229DCuts offNorman S. WizerMaleska
Mon Sep 17, 199042DTruncatesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Apr 6, 19908DCuts offWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Jul 27, 19895APrunesIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun Jun 11, 1989123APrunes treesJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Nov 15, 198840DPrunesVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Mon Nov 14, 198841ACuts offAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tue Oct 4, 198840ATruncatesChristy RidleyMaleska
Thu Jun 2, 198852DCuts, with "off"Rhonda KrausMaleska
Sat Apr 16, 198821DTruncatesBetty HinmanMaleska
Sun Apr 5, 198747ATrimsArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Fri May 3, 198564ATrims branchesMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Thu Oct 25, 198434ATruncatesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Jan 30, 198413DCuts offNorma SteinbergMaleska
Thu Dec 1, 198366AHangs down looselyEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Aug 27, 198319DTruncatesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Jan 1, 19821ATruncatesC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Dec 16, 197962APrunesMichael PriestleyMaleska
Sun Dec 24, 1978107DCuts offAnne FoxMaleska
Wed Feb 15, 19788DDroopsJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Aug 1, 1976101DTrims offMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sun Mar 21, 1976131DCuts offArnold MossWeng
Fri Oct 11, 19747DCuts offBert H. KruseWeng
Thu Apr 12, 19731ACuts offUnknownWeng
Mon Mar 20, 197211DCuts offUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 8, 197141DCuts offUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 1, 197170AHangs downUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 19, 1970103DCuts offHume R. CraftWeng
Wed May 13, 19701AHangs looselyArthur SchulmanWeng
Wed Nov 5, 196919ACuts off.UnknownWeng
Thu May 8, 196956DCuts off.UnknownWeng
Fri Feb 28, 196936ADroops.UnknownWeng
Fri Jan 12, 196839ACuts (off).UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 3, 196721DTrims (off).UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 9, 196639ACuts off branches, twigs, etc.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 23, 19666DPrunes.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 14, 196324ADroops.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Mar 20, 196344ACuts off.Jay SheldonFarrar
Sat Dec 2, 196152ADroops.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 15, 196137ATrims.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 24, 196074AHangs down loosely.James ByrneFarrar
Tue Nov 5, 195736DRemoves superfluous parts.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 29, 195722DTruncates.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 12, 195711DTrims by cutting.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Aug 2, 195662AClips.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 1955114ATree trimmings.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
Sun Jun 21, 195318DClips off.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Apr 13, 195348ATrims.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Apr 16, 195031ACuts off.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Apr 2, 1950116ACuts off.Leonard GoldbergFarrar