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175 results for MERIT

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

Monday, February 5, 201843ADeserve (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, October 30, 201746DKind of badge for a boy scout (2)Jay Kaskel
Wednesday, July 26, 201744AReason to earn a badgeBrian Cox
Sunday, January 1, 201740AWorthinessMatthew Sewell
Wednesday, March 2, 201664APhilip Morris brand (2)Fred Piscop
Sunday, October 12, 201445DExcellence (6)Pawel Fludzinski
Monday, September 1, 201422DBoy Scout ___ badgeAllan E. Parrish
Sunday, April 27, 201474DBasis for promotionJohn Lampkin
Monday, February 24, 201412DDeserve (3)Adam G. Perl
Wednesday, September 18, 201327D___ badge (2)Paul Hunsberger
Friday, April 27, 201235DGood reason for promotionPatrick Berry
Sunday, March 20, 201158ABrand introduced by Philip Morris in 1975Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, December 27, 201050DKind of badge for a Boy Scout (2)C. W. Stewart
Thursday, November 18, 20105AExcellence (6)Peter Wentz
Monday, May 10, 201044D___ badge (2)Randy Sowell
Thursday, December 17, 200966AExcellence (6)Francis Heaney and Patrick Blindauer
Wednesday, October 28, 200924DEarn (2)Mike Torch
Sunday, August 23, 200932DBasis of a Scouting badgePhil Ruzbarsky
Friday, August 14, 200931ARate (2)Barry C. Silk
Monday, April 6, 200927DEarn (2)Dustin Foley
Sunday, February 15, 200986AExcellence (6)Jim Leeds
Friday, December 5, 200828DCriterion for a raiseJoe Krozel
Sunday, August 3, 200810DDeserve (3)Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Monday, February 25, 200844A___ badge, boy scout's awardRandall J. Hartman
Wednesday, November 21, 20079DScholarship criterionKelsey Blakley
Friday, October 5, 200745DKind of scholarship (2)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, June 4, 200659AKind of badge (2)Patrick Blindauer
Thursday, April 20, 200637AAlternative to Virginia SlimsJoe DiPietro
Thursday, January 13, 200530DKind of raise (2)Robert Zimmerman
Wednesday, July 14, 200461AReason for a raise (4)A. J. Santora
Sunday, May 26, 200270AKind of payElizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, January 2, 20026DReason for a raise (4)Sarah Keller
Friday, November 23, 200125AReason for a badgeByron L. Walden
Thursday, May 24, 200150DExcellence (6)William I. Johnston
Saturday, April 21, 200140AKind of system (2)David J. Kahn
Sunday, March 4, 200194AWorth (2)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, February 7, 200112DReason for a raise (4)Kent Lorentzen
Sunday, December 17, 200048DHave coming (2)Frances Hansen
Monday, February 28, 200037DKind of badge for a scoutJerry E. Rosman
Thursday, April 1, 199912DExcellence (6)Kelly Clark
Sunday, December 27, 199857AWorth (2)Rich Norris
Saturday, August 22, 199843ARate (2)David J. Kahn
Sunday, March 29, 199861DKind of raise (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Friday, December 19, 199723APhilip Morris brand (2)John Wolting
Wednesday, June 18, 199722ALike some raisesStanley B. Whitten
Sunday, August 13, 199513DKind of scholarship (2)Nancy Salomon
Friday, August 4, 199521DType of badgeChuck Deodene
Saturday, October 8, 199458AReason for a raise (4)Rand H. Burns
Friday, July 29, 199433DHave coming (2)A. D. Cover
Sunday, July 24, 1994111DKind of system (2)Matt Gaffney
Thursday, June 16, 199420AKind of badge (2)Jim Page

4 results for MERIT from Variety puzzles.

October 18, 2009cryptic27ARate two New England states kind of square (5)Richard Silvestri
December 2, 2007diagramless34DKind of badgeMike Nothnagel
June 12, 2005acrosticCProperty of a sound argumentEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
September 26, 2004panda45DValue of timerMel Taub

120 results for MERIT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, October 11, 199325ALaudable qualityJoy L. WoukTaub
Sunday, April 18, 19935AWarrantNorman S. WizerMaleska
Friday, March 26, 199338DBe worthy ofJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wednesday, February 17, 199325AWorthHarold B. CountsMaleska
Tuesday, January 26, 199343ADeserveJames L. BeattyMaleska
Thursday, September 17, 199225ARateRobert KatzMaleska
Tuesday, February 11, 19929DDeserveAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wednesday, August 21, 199159ADeserveBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sunday, June 2, 199154DPart of N.M.S.Q.T.Timothy S. LewisMaleska
Saturday, April 14, 199049DKind of badgeAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wednesday, November 15, 198944AWorthJohn GreenmanMaleska
Saturday, November 11, 198960AEarnFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, August 3, 198927DPromotion basis, sometimesChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Friday, June 2, 198932AEarnMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Friday, September 16, 198831DKind of badgeRhonda KrausMaleska
Wednesday, December 2, 198747DValueHarold B. CountsMaleska
Sunday, July 12, 198761ADeserveLouis SabinMaleska
Wednesday, November 26, 198610DEarnElissa KoolykMaleska
Saturday, November 22, 198633AExcellenceKenneth WitteMaleska
Monday, September 15, 198651DEarnAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, May 20, 198625DDeserveEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, December 20, 198546DHave comingLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, August 29, 198538AKind of Scout badgeLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, February 24, 198578DLegion of ___Dale O. BurgenerMaleska
Saturday, September 1, 198430D___ badgeLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Friday, June 24, 198351DLegion of ___Kevin WrayMaleska
Friday, February 11, 198310DLegion of ___FennessyMaleska
Sunday, October 24, 198282DKind of badgeFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, September 16, 198232ABoy Scout's ___ badgeC. J. AngioMaleska
Thursday, November 12, 198125AEarnRobert KatzMaleska
Tuesday, September 9, 198041AExcellenceBernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, May 16, 19796DEarnHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, May 12, 197948AKind of badgeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, December 28, 197827DWorthKathryn RighterMaleska
Tuesday, September 20, 197764AKind of badgeHenry HookMaleska
Tuesday, August 23, 197732DBoy Scout badgeMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, August 16, 19779DKind of badgeJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, May 12, 197530DBasis of a scout badgeAllan BlackmanWeng
Sunday, March 23, 1975115DBasis for a scout badgeTom MixonWeng
Wednesday, February 26, 197546AVirtueWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, September 30, 197334DKind of scout badgeJack LuzzattoWeng
Thursday, August 16, 197354DWorthUnknownWeng
Saturday, March 31, 197327ADeserveUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 29, 197237ADeserveUnknownWeng
Friday, May 5, 197251AType of badgeUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 11, 197240DWorthUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 16, 197233ABe worthy ofWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Monday, June 7, 197140AWorthUnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 20, 197163ABasis for a Scout badgeUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 16, 197055AEarnUnknownWeng
Saturday, May 2, 197029ADeserveUnknownWeng
Monday, September 8, 196961A___ badge.UnknownWeng
Sunday, June 1, 196968AWorthwhile qualityJack LuzzattoWeng
Sunday, August 25, 196880DDeserveJoseph LaFauciFarrar
Monday, May 6, 19681DExcellence.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 24, 196851DEarn.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 29, 196819AWorth.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 26, 196749DWorth.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 29, 196789AVirtue.Hume CraftFarrar
Wednesday, March 1, 196730APraiseworthy quality.George LaczkoFarrar
Tuesday, September 13, 196640AVirtue.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 26, 196620AVirtue.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 2, 196639DWorth.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 23, 196699AExcellence.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Monday, November 15, 196529DExcellence.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 21, 196541DDeserve.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 6, 196485AVirtue.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, May 5, 196375DPart of O.M.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Wednesday, March 20, 19638DExcellence.Jay SheldonFarrar
Saturday, January 5, 196356APraiseworthy quality.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, August 4, 19627DVirtue.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 12, 196214DReason for an award.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 13, 196239AExcellence.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Friday, February 16, 196246DEarn.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, January 23, 196243ADeserve.Michael DubinFarrar
Thursday, July 28, 196038DExcellence.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 7, 19604DEarn.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 4, 196032APart of O. M.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sunday, March 13, 196069DExcellence.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Wednesday, March 2, 196017AWorth.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 28, 196049DPart of O. M.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, February 7, 1960122D___ badge.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Monday, November 9, 19599ADeserve.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 4, 195943ABe worth of.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thursday, October 9, 19589DExcellence.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Sunday, August 31, 195846DLegion of ___.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wednesday, August 27, 195849AWorth.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sunday, September 1, 195760ABe worthy of.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Monday, June 17, 195721AExcellence.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, April 1, 195742A___ badge.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 15, 195727ADue reward.Sidney LambertFarrar
Saturday, February 9, 195718DPart of O. M.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, January 10, 195741DExcellence.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 8, 195642DPart of O. M.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, October 7, 195688DDesert.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, July 3, 195665APart of O. M.Walt ClarkFarrar
Sunday, November 7, 1954107AExcellence.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, July 8, 195446DScout's badge.Martin W. FreyFarrar
Wednesday, June 9, 195432ACommendable quality.Ellsworth SmithFarrar
Thursday, April 15, 195421DScout badge.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, July 13, 195298AExcellence.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, April 16, 195251DScout badge.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 21, 195237DEarn by service.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 21, 195128DOrder of ___.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, March 11, 195140DDeserve.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sunday, February 11, 195141DEarn by service.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, April 2, 195078ADeserve.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, June 12, 194944AEarn.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sunday, September 12, 194843D___ system, opposed to spoils system.J. P. WordenFarrar
Sunday, February 1, 1948101ALegion of ___.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, June 22, 194728AOrder of ___.I. KertFarrar
Sunday, September 15, 194686DDeserve.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, May 12, 194633ADesert.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sunday, November 11, 194546AExcellence.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, May 6, 194573AWorth.C. W. CrossFarrar
Sunday, March 26, 1944126DWorth.Jonathan CrossFarrar
Sunday, July 11, 1943107DDeserve.Archie S. KreilingFarrar
Sunday, June 13, 194365AExcellence.Joseph C. EmidyFarrar
Sunday, July 19, 194291ARecognition.I. KertFarrar
Sunday, April 19, 194267AOrder of ___, British decoration.Louis BaronFarrar