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232 results for MATE

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

Tue Jun 4, 20196DEach animal in Noah's Ark had oneJake Halperin
Sun Jun 2, 201955AGame's endErik Agard
Sat May 25, 20196D#, in chess notationPaolo Pasco
Tue Feb 26, 201918AChess ending (6)Alex Vratsanos
Sun Sep 16, 201846DWhat "#" means in chess notationJoel Fagliano
Sun Jul 8, 2018106DHalf of a pairBruce Haight
Sat Jun 30, 201817AAnother end of a chess gameAndy Kravis
Thu Jun 14, 201858ANinth word ...Joe Krozel
Mon Mar 19, 201853DOne sock, to anotherMichael Wiesenberg and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sat Dec 9, 201739DDating service successStu Ockman
Sun Oct 8, 201754AAustralian friendErik Agard and Alex Briñas
Wed Jul 26, 201756DOne to whom you might say "G'day!"Brian Cox
Wed Jun 7, 201715AImpossible chess ending with a king and knight versus a lone kingTimothy Polin
Sun Sep 4, 201622A"Check and ___"Tom McCoy
Sat Jun 11, 20165DWinning moveAndrew Kingsley
Sun Jan 31, 2016112AChumYaakov Bendavid
Thu Jan 29, 201525DBud (2)John Farmer
Fri Aug 29, 201420AKiwi's companionDaniel Raymon
Sun Jun 29, 201443DChess ending (6)Byron Walden
Tue Apr 8, 20145DChess finale (4)Ian Livengood
Tue Jan 14, 201413DAustralian palTim Croce
Mon Dec 23, 201328DAussie's buddyMichael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sun May 12, 201382DCanberra chumDavid J. Kahn
Fri Feb 24, 20129ACounterpartPatrick Berry
Sun Jan 15, 201276ABud (2)Finn Vigeland
Thu Apr 7, 201149DRunning ___Henry Hook
Tue Dec 14, 201056D9-Across endingMark Feldman
Mon Oct 25, 20105APartnerJonah Kagan
Sun Sep 28, 200850DOutback buddyCathy Allis Millhauser
Sat Apr 5, 200855AThe other shoe, e.g.Rich Norris
Mon Mar 31, 200850DCorner, as a kingJeff Armstrong
Mon Mar 3, 20081DCrew memberC. W. Stewart
Tue Feb 26, 200828ARecipient of "G'day"Sarah Keller
Thu Nov 29, 200733APal (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Sep 5, 200731DFinal checkRichard Silvestri
Mon Jun 11, 200712DChess ending (6)Harriet Clifton
Wed Jan 24, 200763ASpouse (2)Gary Steinmehl
Thu Dec 7, 200643ADeck officerKelly Clark
Mon Nov 7, 200571AChess ending (6)Jay Livingston
Fri Nov 4, 20053DPal (4)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sun Jun 19, 200547APal (4)Manny Nosowsky
Fri Apr 1, 20059ABlokeDavid Pringle
Tue Oct 26, 200455AChess player's cryBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Jul 29, 200453DCaptain's aidePatrick Merrell
Fri May 7, 200424AGame-ending wordManny Nosowsky
Sat Dec 20, 200340DPal (4)Myles Callum
Wed Dec 17, 200347D"G'day, ___!"Leonard Williams
Thu Jun 12, 200319ASecond sock, sayPatrick Merrell
Tue Dec 17, 200231DChess ending (6)Tyler Hinman
Wed Oct 23, 200210APal in SydneyNancy Salomon and Nancy T. Shack
Wed Oct 9, 200263AWhat "++" means in Qe2++Peter Gordon
Sun Sep 29, 200263ACertain game endingRandolph Ross
Tue Aug 6, 200212DChess ending (6)Ethan Cooper and Michael Shteyman
Fri Jul 26, 200218AWhat a stocking needsManny Nosowsky
Thu May 30, 200228DPal, in PerthPeter Gordon
Fri Apr 19, 20027DWifeElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Apr 15, 200231APal from Down UnderJames P. Sharp
Wed Feb 28, 200153DGame endingA. J. Santora
Thu Feb 8, 200133AOne of a coupleManny Nosowsky
Sat Nov 4, 200051DGame enderRich Norris
Fri Dec 11, 199821ABad news for the kingJoe DiPietro
Fri Jul 17, 199848DBuddy (2)Randolph Ross
Tue Mar 31, 199851D"G'day" recipientAlan Arbesfeld
Tue Sep 30, 19973DAussie buddyNancy Schuster
Tue May 13, 199723DPal, Down UnderGregory E. Paul
Mon May 12, 199760AChess finale (4)Hugh Davis
Fri Sep 27, 199625ASock necessityB. Sefick
Tue Sep 24, 199636DSpouse (2)S. Spadaccini
Mon Jul 29, 199614AChess finale (4)F. Piscop
Mon Jul 22, 199632ABetter halfS. L. Robbins
Tue Oct 31, 199565ALast word in chessRich Norris
Sun Apr 30, 1995113DFriend Down UnderWarren W. Reich
Tue Jan 3, 19959DChess finale (4)Rich Norris
Tue Aug 2, 199430ABuddy (2)Arthur S. Verdesca
Tue Apr 5, 199411DPart of a pairHarvey Estes
Sun Mar 27, 199480AWord with soul or helpJeanette K. Brill

2 results for MATE from Variety puzzles.

Jun 27, 2010cryptic6DBreed's winning move (4)Daniel Raymon
Sep 9, 2001acrosticPLeft glove, vis-a-vis the right, e.g.Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

154 results for MATE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Mon Nov 15, 199343ASpouseAlbert J. KlausTaub
Thu Sep 9, 199356AChess callRoger H. CourtneyTaub
Fri Aug 6, 199367AStarbuck on the PequodBill PolvogtMaleska
Sun Jun 13, 199317DSpouseFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Thu Feb 18, 199366AFischer triumphJudith PerryMaleska
Wed Feb 10, 199341AKasparov conquestLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Jan 8, 199311DBeat SpasskyEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Mar 8, 199258AParaguayan teaKevin BoyleMaleska
Sun Feb 10, 1991112DSpouseBette Sue CohenMaleska
Mon Oct 1, 199053DDeck officerWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Sat Sep 1, 199047AWin at chessErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Jan 5, 19903DOne of a pairPeggy DevlinMaleska
Sun Mar 5, 19893DNo sock should be without oneFrances HansenMaleska
Tue Feb 21, 198962AWord with room or helpJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Nov 28, 198866ASpouseAsnasMaleska
Tue Aug 23, 198844ASpouseAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thu Jun 16, 198848DBest at chessMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Thu May 19, 198824DPartnerIrene SmullyanMaleska
Thu Mar 17, 19886AEvery sock has oneFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Jan 15, 198815AStarbuck was oneEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Jul 1, 198751AMom or PopWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Fri Jun 12, 198765ACrew memberLois SidwayMaleska
Mon May 4, 19876ASire, to a damWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Feb 17, 198612DSpouseWhittenMaleska
Sun Sep 15, 198576AFinale for FischerJim PageMaleska
Fri Aug 2, 198519AGreen tea of ParaguayJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wed Jul 24, 198512DThe end for KarpovJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Jun 23, 198550DTal triumphLouis SabinMaleska
Wed Feb 13, 198518DThe end, in chessWilliam JarvisMaleska
Fri Dec 21, 198412AOne of a pairPatterson PeppleMaleska
Wed Sep 14, 198310AStarbuck on the PequodDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Tue Jan 18, 198361AHind, to a stagAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wed May 19, 198222DBlondie, to DagwoodC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri Feb 5, 198227AParaguay teaNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Sun Jan 10, 1982111AJane, to TarzanJim PageMaleska
Mon Oct 12, 198133AA Pinta officerC. J. AngioMaleska
Sat Jul 25, 198162ASpouseA. J. SantoraMaleska
Fri Oct 3, 19801AConsortNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Mon Sep 29, 198022AMolly, to FibberHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Aug 11, 198017AMarryHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Jun 30, 198054DOne of a perfect pairLouis SabinMaleska
Sat Nov 24, 197923ADoe, to stagMichael PriestleyMaleska
Mon Aug 20, 197910ANautical officerHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Aug 15, 19799DChanticleer, to a biddyCharles EnglerMaleska
Tue Jun 5, 197957ABeat at chessButlerMaleska
Thu May 10, 19799DStarbuck, in "Moby Dick"WeilMaleska
Fri Apr 28, 197854DFischer's forteVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Mon May 23, 197715AShip's officerJohn PrytzMaleska
Mon Jan 17, 197748AChess finaleDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sat Dec 11, 19764DPartnerJohn PrytzWeng
Tue Oct 19, 197621DS.A. beverageVirginia ButlerWeng
Sun Jul 4, 197632AChess crisisAnne FoxWeng
Thu Apr 22, 197616ACheck or firstSidney NelsonWeng
Thu Apr 3, 197552DDeck officerManny MillerWeng
Wed Nov 6, 19747DFit togetherAllan BlackmanWeng
Thu Aug 29, 197452ANautical manHerb L. RisteenWeng
Thu Jul 4, 197414ASpouseElaine D. SchorrWeng
Mon May 20, 19747DHusband or wifeGladys V. MillerWeng
Tue Apr 9, 19748DChess endingAndrew LeskoWeng
Mon Apr 1, 197419AShip’s officerJames A. BrusselWeng
Sat Feb 10, 197338ANaval officerUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 14, 197227DOther gloveUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 23, 197260AChess wordUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 21, 197236AOther gloveUnknownWeng
Sat Feb 12, 197224AShip's officerUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 24, 197112DPartnerUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 25, 197112DChess winUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 31, 197011DOther shoeUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 9, 197037ADeck officerUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 3, 197058DShip officerUnknownWeng
Tue Apr 14, 197015ASpouseUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 1, 197036DOther shoeA. J. SantoraWeng
Wed Dec 3, 196923DShip officer.UnknownWeng
Wed Nov 5, 196926ACompanion.UnknownWeng
Fri Jul 11, 196913DSouth American beverage.UnknownWeng
Wed Jul 2, 196950DShip's officer.UnknownWeng
Thu Jun 26, 196934AOne of a pair.UnknownWeng
Tue Nov 5, 19687DDefeat at chess.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 28, 19681DFellow worker.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 25, 196857AChess termJoseph LaFauciFarrar
Wed Aug 21, 196842AShip's officer.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 20, 196768ACompanion.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Fri Sep 10, 19653DFinis, in chess.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 27, 196522DAromatic beverage.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 21, 196568ALast word in chess.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 26, 196510AParaguay tea.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 3, 196424AShip's officer.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 14, 196426DShip's officer.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 15, 19646AOne of a pair.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 14, 196410AChess term.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 15, 196413DNavy man.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sat Jun 23, 196237DGood match.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon May 28, 196225AParaguay tea.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Tue Apr 3, 196239DChess term.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Mar 12, 196225DPetty officer.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Jan 24, 19621ASpouse.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Fri Dec 29, 196113DChess term.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 8, 196130DConsort.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 30, 1960146DCompanion.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sun Oct 23, 196035ASpouse.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Jun 15, 196052DSo. American drink.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 5, 196048DBill Bobstay was one.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Aug 18, 19593DPartner.Melville P. LiveranceFarrar
Tue Apr 21, 195961ADeck officer.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Mar 16, 195951AYokefellow.S. A. KayFarrar
Sat Oct 18, 195819AComrade.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Mar 23, 195896ASo. American beverage.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Dec 4, 19572DDefeat at chess.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 23, 195721DSpouse.J. F. KellyFarrar
Mon Apr 22, 19571DParaguay tea.Madeline CorseFarrar
Tue Apr 9, 195750DShip's officer.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 4, 195721DColleague.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 2, 1956107DPetty officer.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Mon Jul 30, 195645DShip's officer.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon May 21, 195650DDeck officer.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Apr 10, 195650DDefeat at chess.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 11, 195699DCounterpart.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Dec 18, 195537AFinal move in chess.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Nov 4, 195540APetty officer.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 3, 195555AMatch.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 23, 195523DParaguay tea.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 19, 19556DShip's officer.Marian MoeserFarrar
Fri Feb 18, 195564AA kind of tea.Helen BernardFarrar
Mon Dec 6, 195424ACounterpart.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Nov 28, 195449DLord Jim's rating.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Sep 10, 19541ASkipper's aide.S. A. KayFarrar
Sat Jun 26, 195441DCompanion.Diana SessionsFarrar
Fri Mar 19, 195439DPetty officer.Martha BrownleeFarrar
Tue Oct 13, 195355DPetty officer.Isaac KertFarrar
Thu Aug 13, 195310ADeck officer.Helen SmathersFarrar
Fri Jun 26, 195339ABrazilian holly, basis of a beverage.Maxwell D. GuntherFarrar
Mon Jun 8, 195355DSouth American drink.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thu Mar 19, 195360AOfficer in the merchant marine.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Sun Feb 1, 195332AParaguay tea.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Dec 23, 195211DHelper.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 30, 195152DSouth American tea.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 28, 195139AFinal chess move.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Tue May 1, 195164ASkipper's assistant.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 29, 1951100ADeck officer.E. T. WebsterFarrar
Sun Mar 4, 195163DSpouse.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Feb 20, 195129DSkipper's assistant.S. A. KayFarrar
Thu Jan 11, 195139DMerchant marine officer.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Sat Nov 11, 195033DMerchant marine officer.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 12, 195036DSpouse.Margaret P. FarrarFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 1950113DHelper.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 22, 194610DWhat Lord Jim was on board the Patua.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Dec 1, 194668AFellow.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun May 19, 194680AEdmond Dantes' nautical rating.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 194460DSpouse.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Jul 16, 1944114DShip's officer.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sun Jul 4, 1943104AMerchant marine officer.J. C. DoesburgFarrar
Sun May 23, 194377DOfficer of merchant vessel.George BucklerFarrar
Sun May 9, 1943100DAssistant to a warrant officer.P. Joseph LamannaFarrar
Sun Mar 8, 1942116DSouth American beverage.Mabel DaggettFarrar