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5 Results for METONYM

3 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Saturday, September 5, 200942A"The press," for "reporters," e.g.Mike Nothnagel
Friday, March 14, 200836A"The White House," for "the presidency," e.g.Kevin G. Der
Friday, October 1, 200418AExample or attribute of something used to represent the whole, as "sword" for "military power"Bob Peoples

1 result for METONYM from Variety puzzles.

February 7, 2016acrosticG"Suits" for execs, or "brass" for officersEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

1 result for METONYM from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, September 24, 19714DCity Hall as a word for mayor, e.g.UnknownWeng

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