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144 results for LOSER

39 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Sat Apr 21, 201852AJuvenile put-downDaniel Nierenberg
Tue May 2, 201754DDeadbeat, e.g.David J. Kahn
Sun Dec 18, 201629ADudDerrick Niederman
Sun Nov 15, 201556ASad sack (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Mon Oct 12, 201564APut-down from Donald TrumpPatrick Merrell
Tue Jun 30, 201519ASchlubSusan Gelfand
Sun Apr 12, 2015122AX-O-X line in tic-tac-toe, e.g.Jeff Chen
Wed Feb 19, 201432DSchlemiel (7)Michael Dewey
Thu Oct 10, 201365AThe hare, notablyJeffrey Wechsler
Sun Oct 6, 2013100ASad sack (3)Patrick Berry
Tue Aug 6, 201365AAlso-ranLynn Lempel
Mon Aug 5, 20137DOne who can't catch a breakAlan Arbesfeld
Thu Dec 1, 201154DSchlemiel (7)Elizabeth A. Long
Sun May 1, 201130D#2 or #3, sayXan Vongsathorn
Sun Aug 8, 201061D#2 or #3Pam Klawitter
Fri Apr 23, 201047A36-Down, notablyBrad Wilber
Tue Apr 28, 200947ABottom dogMatt Ginsberg
Sun Jan 4, 200946DDeadbeatDaniel A. Finan
Sat Dec 30, 200660AOne who doesn't go past a semi?Rich Norris
Wed Jan 18, 200642ASad sack (3)Sheldon Benardo
Tue Dec 27, 200562AThe one with 0 in 7-0Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Mon Sep 19, 200551DDoofusTimothy Powell
Sat Jul 30, 200536ATerse putdownSherry O. Blackard
Tue Jun 7, 200568ADewey, to TrumanLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Tue May 25, 200442ADweebRichard Chisholm
Sat Oct 25, 200324DSchlemiel (7)Rich Norris
Sat Oct 27, 200126DSchlimazelTrip Payne
Thu Aug 23, 200146ASchlemiel (7)Peter Gordon
Fri Mar 9, 200131DGood sport, perhapsMitch Komro
Tue Nov 28, 200044AShort-straw drawer (2)Richard Hughes
Sun May 28, 200043DShort-straw drawer (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Oct 31, 199964DSee 143-DownFrank Longo
Wed Feb 17, 199925ASchlemiel (7)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Wed Jul 8, 19987DNot a medalistSam Bellotto Jr.
Fri Feb 21, 199762ASchlemiel (7)C. E. Gersch
Fri Nov 8, 19965DVanquishedM. Gaffney
Thu Feb 15, 199663ASchlemiel (7)Matt Gaffney
Fri Dec 15, 199530AThe Beatles' "I'm a ____"Harvey Estes
Wed Jan 11, 199533DMisfitStanley B. Whitten

2 results for LOSER from Variety puzzles.

Jul 16, 2006diagramless49ASad sackByron Walden
Oct 29, 2000cryptic9AChump botched roles (5)Mike Selinker

103 results for LOSER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wed Jun 23, 199371ADewey in 1948Robert HerrigMaleska
Tue Nov 17, 19926DSchlimazelEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Sep 5, 199227DCarthage, in the Punic WarsJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Aug 9, 199264AHard-luck caseS. E. BookerMaleska
Sun Apr 12, 19927DWhat Bryan was to TaftAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Wed Apr 8, 199233DAlso-ranBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Feb 25, 199230DT.K.O. victim, e.g.Peggy DevlinMaleska
Sat Sep 29, 199021AAlso-ranErnst TheimerMaleska
Mon May 7, 199025AAlso-ranLois SidwayMaleska
Thu Apr 19, 199041AVanquished oneWalter CovellMaleska
Fri Nov 17, 198965AUnsuccessful participantChristopher PageMaleska
Thu Aug 3, 198915ABorn ___ (schlemiel)Christopher SherwoodMaleska
Sun Sep 25, 198877DAlso-ranBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wed Aug 24, 19881DDefeated pitcherSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Aug 1, 198812DDefeated oneSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Apr 6, 198822DBested oneEmory H. CainMaleska
Thu Feb 18, 198829DBorn followerTom W. UnderhillMaleska
Mon Nov 23, 198731DDefeated contestantAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Nov 15, 198741DUnlucky oneJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Oct 23, 198752DWeeper, proverbiallyGloria EvansMaleska
Thu May 29, 198653AAlso-ranJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Feb 11, 198513DNe'er-do-wellJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sun Dec 30, 198463DMondale on Nov. 6, 1984Beverly TivinMaleska
Sun Oct 21, 198479AMcDowell or Pope, at Bull RunRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Mar 25, 198354DSchlimazelJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Mon Mar 14, 198341DAlso-ranBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Fri Feb 18, 198367AHis wager should have been sagerWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Feb 16, 198335DMcGovern, in 1972Karen HodgeMaleska
Fri Mar 19, 198247ACarter vis-à-vis ReaganA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Feb 23, 198246DFord in 1976WhittenMaleska
Mon Feb 15, 198226DHis wager should have been sagerEmory H. CainMaleska
Thu Nov 12, 19815DCornwallis at YorktownRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Sep 27, 198140AAlso-ranHume R. CraftMaleska
Sun Sep 20, 198156DSchlimazelReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Tue Jul 7, 198150DWord with soreLois SidwayMaleska
Mon Jan 26, 198113DHe may be soreSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Sep 9, 198048DAlso-ranBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Dec 2, 197935DSchlimazelGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Sat May 12, 197922AAlso-ranA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun May 6, 1979129AAlso-ranAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Sun Nov 19, 197883ADefeated oneMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Mon Aug 29, 197739AProverbial weeperDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Mon May 9, 19772DBurgoyne at SaratogaEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tue Jul 20, 197625DDefeated oneR. KaplanWeng
Fri Nov 7, 197566AAlso-ranBert BeamanWeng
Wed Oct 15, 197568ASecond bestLouis SabinWeng
Fri Aug 1, 197519AOne back in the packJoseph LaFauciWeng
Sun May 11, 197583AUnlucky oneTap OsbornWeng
Fri May 9, 197518ATraditional weeperSophie FiermanWeng
Sat Feb 1, 197532DAlso-ranAlice H. KaufmanWeng
Sun May 12, 197421DSore ___Stanley GlassWeng
Sat Mar 9, 197433ABad-luck guyHenry V. StrakaWeng
Thu Aug 23, 197359AWeeper, in sayingUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 19, 197245DUnlucky oneUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 22, 197118AAlso-ranMel TaubWeng
Sun Sep 5, 197171DWeeper, in adageGladys V. MillerWeng
Mon Feb 22, 197147AEdsel, for oneUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 15, 197048DHumphrey, in 1968UnknownWeng
Tue Jun 16, 197046DVanquished oneUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 29, 197035DAlso-ranArnold MossWeng
Sun Feb 8, 1970109AGoliath, for oneMarjorie K. CollinsWeng
Thu Nov 21, 196833DTailender.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 9, 196827AUnlucky one.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 27, 196748DAlso-ran.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Jul 16, 196634DUnderdog.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 27, 196518AMinnesota to Los Angeles.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 7, 196559AMember of a Las Vegas majority.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jun 26, 196533DAlso-ran.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 17, 1964102AAn also-ran.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Dec 6, 196332DUnderdog.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Mon Sep 2, 196330ALow card.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 22, 196325DMoney dropper.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 18, 196348DRunner-up.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 27, 196131AElection casualty.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 17, 196142ABooby prize winner.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 9, 196019ALast one in.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 22, 196024DRunner-up.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 15, 196015ALast one in.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 21, 195932AAn also-ran.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 26, 195953ALast one in.Sam LakeFarrar
Sun Oct 19, 195823DWinner of a red ribbon.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Wed Apr 30, 195851DLast one in.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 16, 195819DSecond-best one.Arthur LewisFarrar
Tue Oct 8, 19571ASecond-best contestant.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 18, 195746DCornwallis at Yorktown.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jan 27, 195725ALittle Bo-Peep, for one.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Oct 20, 195640AAlso-ran.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 11, 195621DSecond best.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 18, 195648DLast one in.Mel TaubFarrar
Fri Dec 23, 195524DAlso-ran.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 3, 195513DLast one in.Isaac KertFarrar
Thu Jun 23, 195530DUnderdog.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Jun 5, 195528DWinner of the booby prize.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 1954103DTeam in the cellar.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tue Jul 13, 195414ARunner-up.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 14, 195345DCornwallis at Yorktown.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jun 7, 19531AShort-ender.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Aug 27, 195222DTeam in the cellar.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 9, 195233DSugar Ray on June 25th.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 8, 195125DDefeated one.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 7, 195132DHe pays up.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 16, 1946134ADefeated one.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 194470DDefeated candidate.Lester KeeneFarrar