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170 results for MOAT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Aug 18, 201829DDefensive ring (2)Mark Diehl
Fri Feb 10, 20177DCertain barrier to entryKyle Mahowald
Fri Aug 26, 201654DIt's water under the bridgeAndrew Kingsley
Sat Apr 2, 201616ACertain siege defenseDoug Peterson and Brad Wilber
Fri Apr 1, 201610AFeature of a modern zooPeter Gordon
Tue Mar 15, 20162DRing around a castleGordon Johnson
Sun Feb 21, 201699AFeature of the Tokyo Imperial PalacePatrick Berry
Sun Dec 6, 2015111DDefensive ring (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Oct 4, 201598ADrawbridge localeJeremy Newton
Fri Jan 30, 201548DWater under the bridge? (2)David Phillips
Tue Nov 25, 201421ACastle defense (6)Jeffrey Wechsler
Tue Jun 10, 201442ACastle protection (2)Pamela Klawitter
Sun Nov 11, 20121DDefense against a siegeElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Jun 16, 201222AProtective zoo featureBarry C. Silk
Tue May 15, 201260ACastle obstacleSusan Gelfand
Sun Nov 27, 201112DCastle guardJeff Chen
Sun Sep 18, 201182AAdvanced sandcastle featureJosh Knapp
Sun Oct 18, 200929DCastle security systemElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jun 9, 200915AZoo barrier (2)Steve Dobis
Tue Feb 5, 200810DCastle defense (6)Peter A. Collins
Tue Jan 15, 200835ACastle protector (3)Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Tue Mar 14, 200658DCastle defense (6)Lynn Lempel
Mon Nov 7, 200535DCastle protector (3)Jay Livingston
Tue Mar 1, 200513DA drawbridge may span oneGilbert H. Ludwig
Mon Apr 5, 200434DCastle encirclerJim Hyres
Mon Jan 12, 200437DPalace protectorKurt Mengel
Tue Jul 8, 200315ACastle defense (6)Roy Leban
Wed Mar 5, 200323AA drawbridge spans itTyler Hinman
Thu Mar 22, 200117AAlternative to a fenceNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Wed Sep 20, 200037AAttack deterrentEdgar R. Fontaine
Wed Jan 5, 200036AZoo barrier (2)D. J. DeChristopher
Sun Aug 1, 199927AWater under the bridge (2)Randolph Ross
Fri Dec 4, 199851DTower of London featureJohn Wolting
Mon Nov 2, 19981ACastle protection (2)Sheldon Benardo
Mon Sep 7, 19987DCastle defense (6)Gregory E. Paul
Sat Jun 20, 19989APart of a defenseCathy Millhauser
Mon Jun 1, 19984ACastle protector (3)Evie Eysenburg
Sun Jul 27, 199780DWater ringJune Boggs
Mon Mar 17, 199746ACastle's protectionStephanie Spadaccini
Fri Feb 28, 199746DStage protectionBob Klahn
Sun Oct 6, 199622DIt may hold the fortR. Max Hopkins
Thu May 16, 19969DFortress surrounderF. Longo
Tue Feb 13, 199613DCastle defense (6)G. Paul
Sun Apr 16, 199540DKeep guardMatt Gaffney
Tue Apr 11, 199521ARing of waterGregory E. Paul
Sun Sep 18, 199449ARing around the castleMerl Reagle
Fri Jun 3, 199415ADefense mechanismNorman S. Wizer
Fri Mar 25, 199454DOnetime means of defenseHarvey Estes

122 results for MOAT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon May 10, 19932DCastle protectionMary S. SnyderMaleska
Wed Feb 3, 199357DCastle protectionEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Jan 22, 199342ALiquid defenseUnknownMaleska
Mon Sep 28, 199243AFortress protectionJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Jun 7, 199285ACastle protectionNorman S. WizerMaleska
Mon Feb 17, 199231DCastle trenchWilson McBeathMaleska
Fri Feb 14, 199251DCastle ditchMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Thu Dec 12, 199124APalatial protectionLois SidwayMaleska
Wed Jun 12, 199115ACastle's defenseKenneth WitteMaleska
Sat Mar 23, 199111DCastle circlerKenneth WitteMaleska
Sun Feb 17, 19911ACastle featureNorman S. WizerMaleska
Wed Dec 12, 199011DCastle ditchRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wed Nov 21, 199015AFosseMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Oct 31, 199040ACastle defenseEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Aug 2, 199018AFortress protectionDon GroatMaleska
Tue Jun 26, 199012DCastle defenseMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Tue May 22, 19906DCastle adjunctMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Thu Mar 15, 199057DTorquilstone defenseRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tue Apr 4, 198913DMedieval protectionMary M. MurdochMaleska
Fri Jan 27, 19897DTrench around a fortificationBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Nov 10, 19887DDefensive ditchKenneth WitteMaleska
Tue Mar 29, 198865ACastle defenseEileen LexauMaleska
Mon Sep 14, 198736DCastle defenseChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Tue Dec 23, 198634DCastle defenseChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sun Nov 9, 1986122AFosseRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Wed Aug 13, 19863DProtective trenchNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon Mar 3, 198656ACastle ditchJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Jun 4, 19841DWater-filled trenchJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sun Jan 1, 198431ACastle's protectionAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Dec 30, 198338ACastle defenseKathryn RighterMaleska
Wed Aug 3, 198333DDefensive trenchPeter SwiftMaleska
Fri Jul 8, 198316AProtective ditchMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Sun Jun 26, 198321AAnagram for atomJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Jun 18, 19832DCastle protectionEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Sep 16, 198251DDitch around a castleC. J. AngioMaleska
Wed Jun 16, 198260AWater-filled trenchChristy RidleyMaleska
Sun Mar 21, 198261AFosseHenry HookMaleska
Tue Feb 17, 198133DDitch at a ducal domicileArnold MossMaleska
Sat Oct 4, 198053DCastle defenseC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Sep 18, 19802DItem under a drawbridgeC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri May 9, 198012DFortress featureRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Tue Oct 30, 19792DZoo trenchTap OsbornMaleska
Wed Mar 28, 197953DCastle defenseKathryn RighterMaleska
Sat Mar 17, 197961AFortress featureHugh McElroyMaleska
Tue Aug 30, 197733DCastle ditchMcDermottMaleska
Wed Jun 1, 197710ATrench around a fortAllan BlackmanMaleska
Tue Nov 23, 197625ACastle featureAlfio MicciWeng
Tue Jul 27, 197635ACastle defenseR. KaplanWeng
Tue Jun 29, 197631DHazard for a castle invaderMary HarrisWeng
Thu May 20, 197610DCastle guardianJames A. BrusselWeng
Sun Dec 21, 197541AWater barrierAnne FoxWeng
Fri Dec 12, 19756ACastle-visitor's hurdleDennis ListortWeng
Mon Nov 17, 197560DDitch of oldDorothea E. ShippWeng
Wed Oct 15, 197551DCastle ditchLouis SabinWeng
Fri Apr 18, 197517ACastle isolatorAllan BlackmanWeng
Sun Apr 6, 1975103ACastle's non-welcome matAnne FoxWeng
Sun Jan 27, 1974137AWatery defenseAlexander BlackWeng
Wed May 23, 197327DCastle featureUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 24, 197262DTrenchAnne FoxWeng
Mon Oct 30, 197217ACastle guardUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 12, 197196ACastle crossingEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Thu Dec 2, 197118DCastle areaUnknownWeng
Thu Oct 28, 197133DCastle featureUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 14, 19703DRampart's relativeUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 12, 197010ACircle of waterUnknownWeng
Wed Dec 17, 196963ACastle area.UnknownWeng
Mon Sep 22, 196958ATrench.UnknownWeng
Fri Sep 12, 196918DCastle's defense.UnknownWeng
Thu Dec 19, 196850ACastle defense.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 28, 196839ADitch.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 3, 196850ATrench.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 196767DCastle area.Will WengFarrar
Thu Jun 29, 196750AFortress ditch.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri May 20, 196617ACastle feature.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 3, 196657DCastle's defense.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 25, 196517ABastion trench.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 21, 196545DCastle adjunct.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 6, 19653DType of ditch.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 25, 196457DDitch.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 2, 196428DCastle's defense.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 26, 196428DDitch.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 18, 196437DDitch.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 22, 196330DCastle's defense.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 11, 196323DCastle's ditch.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 11, 196330ACastle's trench.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed May 16, 196227DDitch.Barbara A. BrasureFarrar
Mon Dec 11, 196147DDitch.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 26, 196141AFortress ditch.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 19, 196116DCastle adjunct.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Feb 16, 196143ADitch.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 27, 1960113ATrench.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Nov 20, 1960125ADitch.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jul 7, 196049ADitch.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 18, 196015ADitch.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 22, 196010ABridged ditch.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 15, 19607DCastle ditch.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 1, 195910DCastle defense.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 23, 1959124ADitch.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Aug 19, 19593DDitch.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 29, 195951DFortification trench.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Aug 14, 195850DAncient castle's defense.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sun Jul 20, 1958124DCastle ditch.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 30, 195831ACastle defense.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Mar 1, 195733DFosse.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Jan 28, 195720DDitch.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jun 22, 195651AIt's under a drawbridge.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Jun 5, 195611DCastle ditch.Walt ClarkFarrar
Thu Dec 8, 195541DMedieval protective device.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 19, 195521DCastle ditch.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Feb 9, 195526DScene of battle in "Ivanhoe."Mel TaubFarrar
Mon Nov 1, 195439ADitch.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Wed Oct 6, 195437ADitch around a fortress.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Aug 22, 19541AProtective ditch.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun May 30, 195417DCastle defense.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sun Apr 4, 195492AFoss.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Mar 23, 195462DDitch around a castle.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 20, 1953128ATrench around a castle.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
Mon Mar 2, 195310ADitch around a castle.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Aug 5, 195226ASight for castle visitors.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 11, 19505DSwum by Rudolf Rassendyll.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Sep 11, 194938AAbout the castle of Zenda.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jan 5, 194798DAbout Castle Dangerous.Thomas MeekinFarrar