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236 results for LOSE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Feb 5, 201833AMisplace (8)Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Sep 7, 201741AHit the top in Tetris, e.g.Alex Eaton-Salners
Mon Mar 20, 201759DFinish secondNeil deGrasse Tyson and Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Jul 7, 201541AMisplace (8)Daniel Raymon
Mon Apr 6, 201536DTake off, as weightFinn Vigeland
Thu Jan 15, 201555DBow (to)Herre Schouwerwou
Sun Oct 19, 201484DShake (8)David Phillips
Sat Sep 20, 201424AShake (8)Erik Agard
Sun Aug 31, 2014102AGet whipped (3)Joel Fagliano
Wed Sep 4, 20136DTake the booby prize (2)Joel Fagliano
Wed Mar 20, 20133DMislay (7)Raymond C. Young
Mon Jan 7, 201316AMisplace (8)Jim Peredo
Wed Apr 18, 201267ALeave in the dust (3)Steven Riley
Wed Jan 4, 20125DCome up shortBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Aug 25, 201124AGo home empty-handed, sayPatrick Blindauer & Francis Heaney
Fri Aug 27, 201021AGet blitzedCorey Rubin
Mon Jun 21, 20107DGet whipped (3)Fred Piscop
Thu Sep 10, 200952DGet checkmated (3)Kevan Choset
Mon Jul 14, 200853AScore the 3 in a 4-3 gameEd Early
Fri Dec 28, 20078DPlace, e.g.John Farmer
Thu Oct 18, 200730DShake, in a way (2)Lucy Gardner Anderson
Mon Apr 9, 200729ACome in last (2)J. K. Hummel
Wed Jan 10, 200758DGet checkmated (3)Curtis Yee
Thu Jan 4, 20072DShake (8)Alan Olschwang
Thu Aug 31, 200612DPlace last, sayPatrick Merrell
Tue Feb 14, 200656DTake the booby prize (2)Kevan Choset
Wed Jul 13, 200539ADitch (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sat Jun 11, 200529AShake (8)Patrick Merrell
Sun Nov 14, 200433AShake (8)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Tue Sep 21, 200416ALeave in the dust (3)Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Oct 7, 200363ALeave behindSteve Jones
Wed May 28, 200310DGive the slip to (4)Alan Arbesfeld
Fri Oct 4, 200240AShake off (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Sep 16, 200223AMisplace (8)Roy Leban
Sat Sep 7, 200239AGet rid ofPatrick Berry
Sun Aug 4, 200232DAlternative to drawRobert Malinow
Thu Jun 6, 200262AGet whipped (3)Patrick Merrell
Mon Apr 15, 200257AMisplace (8)James P. Sharp
Mon Jan 14, 200262AMislay (7)Michael Shteyman
Fri Dec 14, 200129DShake (8)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Sep 9, 200179AShake (8)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Mon Aug 13, 200119AForfeit (3)Sherry O. Blackard
Sun Jul 15, 200170AFail to medalElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Jul 7, 20011AWith 5-Across, blow a fuseRobert H. Wolfe
Sun May 6, 200170DDitch (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Mar 21, 200125AShake off (2)Greg Staples
Sun Feb 4, 200155AShake (8)Frank A. Longo
Thu Jan 4, 200164ASquanderNancy S. Ross
Tue Mar 7, 200054DGet checkmated (3)John Greenman
Wed Aug 25, 19996DGive the slip to (4)Richard Hughes
Fri Jun 4, 199919ALeave in the dust (3)John Wolting
Thu May 20, 199941DFall (to)Zack Butler
Fri Mar 26, 199928DWord before face or heartBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Oct 14, 199825ACome in behind the othersJay Sullivan
Thu May 28, 19986DWastePatrick Jordan
Mon May 11, 199812DMisplace (8)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Apr 8, 199837DMeet one's WaterlooNancy S. Ross
Sat Feb 28, 19987DBe deprived ofDavid J. Kahn
Thu Feb 5, 199838DShed (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tue Nov 25, 199764ACome in last (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Apr 23, 199764AMislay (7)Cathy Millhauser
Sat Mar 22, 199727DSuffer deprivationRich Norris
Tue Dec 24, 199618AGive the slip to (4)E. C. Gorski
Mon Jul 1, 199613DMislay (7)S. Spadaccini
Mon Mar 4, 199645DBe BeatenS. B. Whitten
Wed Jan 31, 199651DGet upsetM. Gaffney
Tue Dec 5, 199553DForfeit (3)Robert Katz
Thu Aug 31, 199542AMiss out on a prizeDavid J. Kahn
Sat Jul 1, 199528AShake, so to speakEileen Lexau
Wed Mar 22, 199515ACome in secondDavid J. Kahn
Sun Feb 12, 199525AGive the slip to (4)Alex & Victoria Black
Wed Jan 18, 199534DMislay (7)Wayne Robert Williams
Thu Nov 24, 199422AShed (2)Fran and Lou Sabin
Tue Oct 4, 19946DMisplace (8)Stanley B. Whitten
Sun Sep 25, 199461AForfeit (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Mon Sep 12, 199413DMislay (7)Sidney L. Robbins
Tue Aug 30, 199454AMisplace (8)Jonathan Schmatzbach
Fri Jul 22, 199418AShake, in away (2)Raymond Hamel
Tue Mar 8, 199412DMislay (7)Harvey Estes
Sun Feb 20, 199495DMake a successful getaway fromHarvey Estes

156 results for LOSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Aug 2, 199325DBe an also-ranSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Jun 21, 199352DCome in secondSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Feb 28, 199348AForfeitKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Thu Jan 28, 199314ABe defeatedBetty JorgensenMaleska
Fri Jan 22, 199319ACome in secondUnknownMaleska
Sat Oct 31, 199216AForfeitRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
Sun Jul 5, 199270DBe bestedWilson McBeathMaleska
Wed Jun 17, 199257DCome in lastJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sat Apr 18, 199241AMislayRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Wed Mar 11, 199253ABe defeatedBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sun Jan 26, 199252AShedCathy MillhauserMaleska
Wed Jan 8, 199247AShakeNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Sep 1, 199147AMisplaceFrances HansenMaleska
Tue Jul 16, 19912DMislayJonathan J. TowleMaleska
Mon Mar 25, 199154DMisplaceReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Fri Jan 18, 19911DCome in secondRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
Mon Jan 14, 199162AFail to winSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Oct 28, 199034AMisplacePeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Sep 15, 199064AShakeKevin BoyleMaleska
Wed Jun 13, 199015ABe an also-ranPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Thu Mar 8, 199063AGet checkmatedErnst TheimerMaleska
Tue Nov 28, 198956AFail to conquerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Apr 24, 198957ABe defeatedNorma SteinbergMaleska
Mon Nov 28, 19887DMisplaceAsnasMaleska
Mon Oct 10, 198843DBe vanquishedChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Wed Jun 8, 19883DBring up the fieldAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun May 1, 198864DMisplaceFrances HansenMaleska
Tue Oct 13, 198714ACome in secondR. S. JonesMaleska
Wed Jun 17, 198740DCome in second, e.g.R. S. JonesMaleska
Thu Jun 11, 198727DMislayRhonda KrausMaleska
Wed Nov 26, 198664AMisplaceElissa KoolykMaleska
Sat Sep 27, 198646AHave a setbackDaniel GirardiMaleska
Mon Jul 7, 198654DFail to winAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sat Jun 14, 198639DMisplaceCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Fri May 2, 198619ABe bestedDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sat Oct 5, 198534DWhat schlimazels usually doPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon May 27, 198540DBe bestedJonesMaleska
Sun May 19, 198516DMislayJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Mar 23, 19852DForfeitNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sun Mar 17, 198563AMisplaceJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Thu Jan 24, 198558ABe bestedEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Dec 2, 198433DFlub the gameMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Tue Sep 4, 198415ALeave far behindWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Aug 10, 198430DOutdistanceEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Jun 18, 198435ABe bestedEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Jun 16, 198435ADropPeter SwiftMaleska
Thu May 17, 198420AOutdistanceFrank GearyMaleska
Wed Jan 25, 198451DBe outmatchedMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Sun Jan 1, 198419DCome in secondAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Jul 23, 198348DMislayPeter G. SnowMaleska
Thu Apr 22, 198228DMislayEli WesoffMaleska
Tue Dec 15, 198114ASuffer defeatSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 198175ABe an also-ranFletcher IngallsMaleska
Sun Feb 8, 198178DCostello and Gehrig*Sandra GastMaleska
Sat Aug 16, 198066ABe bested or worstedJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Fri Jul 25, 198031AOutdistanceJonesMaleska
Sun Nov 11, 197942AOutdistanceTap OsbornMaleska
Tue May 22, 197931ACome in secondJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wed Nov 29, 197839AMeet one's WaterlooBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sat Mar 18, 197824AOutspeed handilyWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Sep 22, 197729D"Tails, you ___"Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Apr 25, 197731DBe bested or worstedSamuel H. BarkanMaleska
Thu Apr 14, 197714AMislayWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Feb 14, 19776DForfeitTap OsbornWeng
Sun Dec 12, 197645DForfeitHenry HookWeng
Sun Oct 3, 19763DFinish secondBert RosenfieldWeng
Thu Jun 17, 197654AForfeitDeWitt AndersonWeng
Fri May 7, 197655ADraw the wrong strawJordan S. LasherWeng
Mon May 3, 197623A___ one's shirtMaurice J. TeitelbaumWeng
Sun Feb 8, 1976119DFail to keepJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Sun Feb 1, 197679DTrail the fieldJohn VezendyWeng
Tue Jan 20, 19761A___ ground (regress)Bert BeamanWeng
Mon Mar 3, 197523ACome in secondVirginia ButlerWeng
Mon Nov 18, 197466AMislayGlasserWeng
Sat Dec 29, 197322AGet the booby prizeUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 26, 19735DFare badly at the trackUnknownWeng
Thu Oct 4, 197361DForfeitUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 22, 197316DForfeitDavid A. MurrayWeng
Fri Jun 29, 19737D___ faceUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 8, 19733DForfeitUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 4, 1973103DMislayEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Wed Nov 15, 197239DLeave behindUnknownWeng
Sat Sep 23, 19722DMisplaceUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 21, 197221AMisplaceUnknownWeng
Mon May 1, 19727DMisplaceUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 31, 197166ADraw the wrong strawUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 9, 197123AMiss the blue ribbonUnknownWeng
Tue May 4, 19712DSquanderUnknownWeng
Mon Mar 15, 197154DBe on the short endUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 14, 197097DMislayWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Jun 7, 197047DCome in lastAnthony MorseWeng
Thu Apr 23, 197031DMislayUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 9, 197025DMislayUnknownWeng
Sat Nov 1, 196913DForfeit.UnknownWeng
Tue Oct 28, 196931DForfeit.UnknownWeng
Thu May 22, 196913DOutdistance.Arthur BennettWeng
Sun May 18, 196975DMislayCornelia WarrinerWeng
Sun Oct 27, 1968122AOutstripFrances HansenFarrar
Sat Aug 24, 196823DMiss out.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 27, 196820ALet slip by.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 12, 196813DMisplace.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 2, 196858ATrail the field.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 11, 196816AMiss.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 5, 196737ACome in second.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 25, 196760AMislay.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Dec 31, 196655AMisplace.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 12, 196645ALet slip by.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu May 12, 196626DMiss.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 11, 19663DOutdistance in a race.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 24, 196638ABe bested or worsted.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 6, 196649ABe bested.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 196472D"Having nothing, nothing can he ___."Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Jul 11, 196443AMisplace.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 6, 196453DGo down.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 28, 196454AMislay.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 17, 196370AWin the booby prize.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Aug 31, 196323ABet on the wrong horse.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 21, 196353DWaste.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Fri Jun 28, 196352DWin the booby prize.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 4, 196324ALet slip by.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 23, 196214AMiss.Alda ZimpelFarrar
Tue Apr 17, 19621DGrow slimmer.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Thu Apr 12, 196253DTake a booby prize.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed Jan 10, 196251DForfeit.Charles CrossFarrar
Mon Sep 18, 196160DRun second.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 196187AForfeit.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Feb 5, 196194AMislay.Dortha F. MarksFarrar
Wed Jan 18, 19618DFail to keep, as one's temper.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 22, 196032DMiss.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 1, 196038DCease to have.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 8, 196016AGet rid of.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 7, 196030AMislay.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 195981ADrop a few pounds.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jun 14, 1959132A___ face.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Jan 25, 195965ABe bested.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Dec 29, 195861AMislay.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Sep 26, 195827DMiss.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Aug 9, 195849DMiss.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jul 4, 195846AMiss.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon May 12, 195861AMislay.Alda F. ZimpalFarrar
Fri Jul 19, 19576AWaste.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Jul 1, 195714ALet slip through the fingers.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Nov 20, 195615AFinish last.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 30, 195644AMiss.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Mon Apr 23, 195612DFail to keep.Marjorie ConnellyFarrar
Tue Apr 3, 195647DCome in second.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Jul 6, 195428DMislay.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sat Mar 20, 195435DForfeit.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Sep 14, 195360ABe shut out.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Mon Mar 9, 195328AWin, ___ or draw.Isaac KertFarrar
Mon Dec 29, 195214AGet fewer votes.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 6, 195151AWaste.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 30, 19512DCease to have.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 28, 195169ALeave far behind.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 12, 195113DCome off second best.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 5, 195049AMislay.Willard N. JordanFarrar