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79 results for LOSES

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

DateGridClueAuthor
42AComes up short, say (2)Michael Hawkins
22DFinishes with fewer votesDamon Gulczynski
9DShakes (2)Mary Lou Guizzo
50AGets the booby prizeIan Livengood
65AMisplaces (2)Sam Buchbinder
47AMislaysIan Livengood
45AGives the slipPatrick Berry
60AShakes, as in a car chaseJeffrey Wechsler
72DShakes off (2)Trip Payne
7DSquandersJohn Guzzetta
93AForfeits (2)Alan Arbesfeld
47AEarns the booby prizeDavid Ben-Merre
50DShakes, so to speakGary Cee
20AShakes (2)Joe Krozel
16DComes up short, say (2)Jeffrey Wechsler
28AHas confiscatedPaula Gamache
71AManages to eludeJulie Ann Bowling
56DComes in secondAnne Garellick
128ALeaves in the dustBrendan Emmett Quigley
54DTakes a drubbingBob Peoples
26DMisplaces (2)Nancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
55AIs defeatedManny Nosowsky
62AComes in last (2)Norma Steinberg
9AIs eliminated from competitionJoy L. Wouk
1DShakes off (2)David J. Kahn
52AGets lickedRichard Hughes
71AForfeits (2)Dean Niles
52DComes in last (2)Ernie Furtado

51 results for LOSES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
41DFails to showJames E. Hinish, Jr.Taub
69AFinishes lastJudith C. DaltonMaleska
70DIs schneideredLouis SabinMaleska
26AIs outscoredMartha J. DeWittMaleska
14AForfeitsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
44DForfeitsJohn GreenmanMaleska
21DIs defeatedLouis SabinMaleska
26DTakes the countGayle DeanMaleska
63AMisplacesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
105DChristie's “Poirot ___ a Client”Barbara Lunder GillisMaleska
62AOutdistancesLouis SabinMaleska
123DGets nosed outJohn M. SamsonMaleska
49A"Poirot ___ a Client": ChristieAudrey KochMaleska
35AIs bestedHerb L. RisteenMaleska
52D"Poirot ___ a Client": ChristieMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
69AComes out lastJeanette K. BrillMaleska
89AMislaysBert H. KruseMaleska
21AMislaysBert BeamanMaleska
79AIs bested or worstedJay SpryMaleska
56ABlows the gameJack LuzzattoMaleska
32AFinishes lastJames A. BrusselWeng
27DSuffers defeatUnknownWeng
13DComes in secondAnthony MorseWeng
10AMeets one's WaterlooArthur BennettWeng
105DBecomes an also-ranBert KruseWeng
6AWastesBruce R. ShawWeng
57AForfeitsUnknownWeng
32AMisplacesUnknownWeng
142AMisplacesAlfio MicciWeng
64AMisses out onUnknownWeng
44DMislaysUnknownWeng
56DForfeitsUnknownWeng
16AMisplaces.UnknownWeng
27AComes in lastRuth BallWeng
29DFinishes second.UnknownWeng
50DCeases to have.UnknownFarrar
163AMislays.Jean ReedFarrar
66AMislays.UnknownFarrar
13DSquanders.UnknownFarrar
22A___ one’s head.Thomas MeekinFarrar
3DMisses.UnknownFarrar
21DLets slip.UnknownFarrar
3DMisplaces.UnknownFarrar
115DTrails the field.W. E. JonesFarrar
43AForfeits.J. F. KellyFarrar
27AComes in second.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
33DComes in second.George HendersonFarrar
73DGets the short end.Herbert EttensonFarrar
101AMisplaces.Jules ArensbergFarrar
2DMislays.UnknownFarrar
137ASquanders.Waldo RansonFarrar