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135 results for MESSY

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Dec 14, 201812DDifficult to sort outAndrew J. Ries
Thu Jan 11, 201847DStylike (2)Sam Trabucco
Mon Sep 18, 201769AAntonym of 64-AcrossTom McCoy
Fri Jul 28, 201748ALike some divorces (3)Robyn Weintraub
Fri Jan 6, 20178DChaotic (5)Jacob Stulberg
Wed Feb 17, 201664ANot neat (3)Kyle Mahowald
Sat Mar 28, 201526ATough to resolve (2)David Steinberg
Sun Nov 30, 2014118AOverly involvedMatt Ginsberg
Thu Oct 16, 201430DConvolutedJohn Farmer
Sun Jul 28, 201318DUnkempt (3)Andrew Reynolds
Fri Nov 30, 201264ALike rats' nestsGary Cee
Tue Aug 21, 20128DLike drawn-out divorcesJosh Knapp
Sat Aug 18, 201264ASordidDana Motley
Wed Apr 11, 201267ALike dorm rooms, often (2)David Kwong
Sun May 22, 201137APiggishBob Klahn
Sat Dec 25, 201032DEmbarrassingStanley Newman
Tue Jun 8, 201071APiglike (2)Peter A. Collins
Mon May 17, 201066ANot tidyJay Kaskel
Mon Nov 2, 200966ASloppyAndrea Carla Michaels and Kent Clayton
Sat Oct 17, 200926ATough to resolve (2)Chuck Deodene
Sat Dec 13, 200825DTough to sort outFrank Longo
Tue Nov 11, 200857DComplicated, as a divorceNancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
Mon Aug 4, 200812DLike dorm rooms, often (2)Oliver Hill
Sat Jul 19, 200835DPoorly organizedTodd McClary
Sat Jul 5, 200813DUnpleasant (2)Karen M. Tracey
Thu Feb 28, 200867AChaotic (5)Matt Ginsberg
Thu Nov 9, 200613DFraught with complicationsByron Walden
Sat Dec 3, 200561AHard to settleDana Motley
Sat Nov 26, 200544AHaving entanglements (2)Rich Norris
Thu Dec 23, 200413DTangled (2)Nancy Salomon
Sun Sep 28, 200318DPiglike (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Aug 29, 200362ALike some divorces (3)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Wed Jul 9, 200350DUnkempt (3)Patrick Merrell
Sat Sep 14, 200261AUnpleasant (2)Bruce L. Bliven
Thu Jul 25, 200248DHaving entanglements (2)Michael Shteyman
Sun Apr 14, 2002129AChaotic (5)David J. Kahn
Tue Feb 12, 200267ADisorganizedManny Nosowsky
Sat Jan 26, 200214DChaotic (5)Mark Diehl
Mon Dec 3, 200131DNeat's oppositeNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Tue Oct 2, 20019AHard to resolveRichard Hughes
Mon Jan 8, 200133DNot neat (3)Gregory E. Paul
Thu Jun 8, 200045ALike some divorces (3)Mark Diehl
Fri Jun 2, 200014DNot well-groomed (2)Manny Nosowsky
Mon May 15, 200043DStylike (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Apr 12, 200046DSlovenlyPeter Gordon
Sun Jan 2, 200087ATangled (2)Rich Norris
Sat Jul 17, 199919ANot well-groomed (2)Rand H. Burns
Tue Feb 17, 199813DClutteredMark Elliot Skolsky
Sun Jul 13, 1997123ARather awkwardFred Piscop
Sun Jun 23, 19966DChaotic (5)F. Hansen
Sun Jan 28, 199685ADisheveled (2)M. W. Perry
Sun Jan 14, 1996120ADisheveled (2)C. Millhauser
Tue Jan 2, 199670AUnkempt (3)G. Paul
Tue Sep 26, 199565ANot neat (3)Bob Klahn & Raymond Hamel
Wed Dec 29, 199344DTopsy-turvyHarvey Estes

3 results for MESSY from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 31, 2017panda47DLike the cafeteria after a G.I.s' mealMel Taub
Jun 4, 2006diagramless17DNot easily fixableBrendan Emmett Quigley
Jan 24, 1999diagramless59DUnlike Felix UngerFrank Longo

77 results for MESSY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat May 1, 199312DUnkemptJune A. BoggsMaleska
Wed Apr 7, 199363AUntidyGayle DeanMaleska
Wed Dec 23, 199213DUntidyHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wed Oct 7, 199266ACluttered upTap OsbornMaleska
Thu Jun 4, 199265AClutteredJeff HerringtonMaleska
Mon May 18, 199252DLike Junior's roomJeff HerringtonMaleska
Sun Dec 15, 199193DDisorderlyNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Feb 4, 199065DUntidyDonald V. Lee IIMaleska
Sun Oct 30, 1988120AUntidyCharles M. DeberMaleska
Mon Jul 13, 198741AUntidyRita YelleMaleska
Wed Oct 15, 19869AUntidyWhittenMaleska
Sat Jul 19, 198658AAt sixes and sevensJoe ClonickMaleska
Sat Apr 13, 198527DUnkemptRobert KatzMaleska
Mon Jan 14, 198566AUntidyJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Jul 22, 198454DDisorderedMildred ChurchMaleska
Sun May 27, 1984103AUnpleasantly difficultErnst T. TheimerMaleska
Thu Apr 12, 198465ALike Oscar MadisonJim ModneyMaleska
Sun Oct 2, 1983116DNot shipshapeRichard SilvestriMaleska
Mon Feb 14, 198330DLike Junior's room, perhapsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Jan 11, 198362AUncleanMartin FassMaleska
Tue Feb 16, 198260ADisorderedNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Thu Oct 22, 198134DIn disorderA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Jun 16, 198143AUntidyMaloneyMaleska
Mon Nov 24, 198037AUnkemptCarol DuttingMaleska
Tue Oct 21, 198064AIn disorderHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thu Oct 16, 198037ALike many a teen-ager's roomC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Jun 22, 1980109AUnkemptVicki & Alex BlackMaleska
Sun Jul 1, 1979153AIn disorderAnne FoxMaleska
Tue May 29, 197966AIn disorderMeislerMaleska
Wed May 17, 19789AIn disorderNancy SchusterMaleska
Sun Mar 12, 1978128AUntidyWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Feb 22, 197831DClutteredWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Oct 26, 197658ALike a teenager's roomMarstonWeng
Wed Sep 8, 197613DUnkemptHenry HookWeng
Tue Jul 29, 197513DDisorderedBert H. KruseWeng
Sat Jun 7, 197535DUntidyManny MillerWeng
Mon Mar 31, 197569AUntidyDorothea E. ShippWeng
Wed Oct 30, 197465AUntidyKathryn RighterWeng
Wed Jul 25, 197361ADisorderedUnknownWeng
Thu Jan 4, 197346AUntidyUnknownWeng
Sat Oct 21, 197245ADisorderlyUnknownWeng
Tue May 23, 197213DDisorderedUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 16, 1972104DUntidyA. J. SantoraWeng
Thu Apr 6, 197245AClutteredUnknownWeng
Sat Mar 11, 197250AUntidyUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 12, 1971125DDisorderedGuido N. ScaratoWeng
Sun May 2, 197144DUntidyAlfio MicciWeng
Tue Feb 2, 197113DSloppyUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 24, 197151DIn disorderMel RosenWeng
Wed Nov 4, 197050DIn disarrayUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 9, 197053DSoiledUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 4, 196965AUntidy.UnknownWeng
Mon Jan 6, 196962ANot shipshape.UnknownWeng
Sun May 26, 1968138DDisordered.Will WengFarrar
Sun Oct 9, 196671AUnpleasantly difficult.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Aug 14, 196688ANot neat.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Nov 6, 196551DNot in order.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 4, 196519DDisordered.Will C. WengFarrar
Sun Nov 24, 1963103DCareless.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Oct 30, 196344AUntidy.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 24, 196359AUntidy.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sat Jan 13, 196249DUnpleasant.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Sun Oct 29, 1961120DNot neat.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Sep 2, 196132DUntidy.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 31, 196152ANot in order.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 2, 1961137ADisordered.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Jan 9, 196151DDisordered.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 29, 1960145AEvery which way.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Oct 11, 1959124ADisordered.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jan 21, 195921DAt sixes and sevens.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Apr 29, 1956118DUntidy.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Nov 25, 195545ABotched up.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 5, 19555ADisorderly.Roberta MorseFarrar
Wed Jan 6, 195455AUntidy.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 25, 194850ADisordered.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Jul 6, 194797DUntidy.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Jan 20, 194688ANot neat.Louis BaronFarrar