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95 results for MOTH

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

Thu Mar 14, 201954DUnpleasant find in a sweaterNancy Stark and Will Nediger
Wed Dec 13, 20176D___-eatenBenjamin Kramer
Sun Feb 12, 20177DCreature on the movie poster for "The Silence of the Lambs"Lynn Lempel
Sun Aug 28, 201626AInsect that shorted out an early computer, spawning the term "computer bug"Paolo Pasco
Fri Dec 25, 201516AHole maker (3)Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Wed Dec 2, 20155ASee 14-AcrossAlan Arbesfeld
Tue Dec 1, 201515ASomething that might come to light?Dan Schoenholz
Sat Oct 24, 201546AFly-by-night?Andrew Zhou
Wed Jun 25, 201425APorch light circlerPatrick Merrell
Tue Sep 24, 201338AWool loverKevin Christian
Sun Mar 13, 201187ALover of lightPatrick Berry
Mon Sep 13, 201034DOne drawn to a flameAimee Lucido, Brown University '13
Mon Sep 6, 201023APest attracted to lightRandall J. Hartman
Sun Oct 18, 20091DLepidopterist's studyElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Sep 15, 20091A*One attracted to a flameFran and Lou Sabin
Fri Jan 30, 20091AWoolly bear, eventuallyBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Apr 19, 20085DPhototropic flierBob Klahn
Wed May 2, 200717ACloset pestRichard Silvestri
Tue Mar 14, 20061AWool eaterLynn Lempel
Fri Oct 7, 200514DArmyworm, eventuallyManny Nosowsky
Tue Oct 12, 20042DCloset invaderNancy Kavanaugh
Thu Sep 9, 200410AHole maker (3)Peter Abide
Fri Sep 20, 200221ACutworm, eventuallyKevin Hagen
Tue Mar 5, 20029DSweater eater (2)Marjorie Richter
Sun Mar 11, 200139ACloset eater?Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Nov 20, 20004DCocoon contentsRandall J. Hartman
Fri Feb 12, 199952DMaker of holesJoe DiPietro
Thu Apr 23, 199818DIt's bad to keep in the closetCathy Millhauser
Thu Oct 30, 199714ASweater eater (2)Cathy Millhauser
Mon Oct 27, 19977DButterfly's cousinMark Gottlieb
Mon Jan 9, 19951DHole maker (3)Sidney L. Robbins

64 results for MOTH from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Fri Oct 9, 199253AGypsy, e.g.Robert ZimmermanMaleska
Fri May 15, 199213ACloset pestMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Mon Mar 16, 19927DScourge of clothingStanley GlassMaleska
Sun Jun 9, 199137DRacing sailboatLouis SabinMaleska
Mon Mar 11, 19919AKind of ballFrank MiceliMaleska
Tue Dec 25, 199028DGypsy that fliesJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon May 28, 199026DClothes-closet culpritSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue May 19, 198768ALeaf miner or lunaNancy JolineMaleska
Mon Mar 9, 19871AGypsy ___Frank GearyMaleska
Tue Feb 18, 198651AButterfly's relativeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Feb 14, 198653ARacing sailboatJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sat Dec 25, 198224DMiller, e.g.John M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Nov 25, 19828DFlying gypsyI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wed Jun 9, 198220AGypsy or codling followerI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Tue May 18, 198242AGypsy ___Tap OsbornMaleska
Thu Apr 22, 198248DFlame seekerEli WesoffMaleska
Thu Feb 18, 198240AAtlas or gypsyJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Oct 28, 198135ARacing sailboatRobert KatzMaleska
Sat Sep 13, 198042ACecropiaBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thu Jun 19, 19809AFlame seekerC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Dec 16, 19798DLepidopteranMichael PriestleyMaleska
Wed Apr 18, 197915AFlame seekerDaughdrilleMaleska
Sun Dec 11, 197799DMillerOlga KowalsMaleska
Wed Jul 27, 197710AClothes-closet culpritMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Jun 29, 197661AHole makerMary HarrisWeng
Mon Jun 16, 197529DHole-eaterH. M. KennedyWeng
Wed May 22, 197454DCloset's threatJean ReedWeng
Thu Feb 28, 197414ACloset intruderTap OsbornWeng
Fri Apr 27, 19738DCandle circlerUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 5, 197237AMenace to woolensUnknownWeng
Sat Feb 27, 197113DCloset menaceUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 18, 19711D___ eatenUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 7, 197010ALuna, for oneUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 19, 197082ASeeker of the flameJack LuzzattoWeng
Tue Nov 26, 196847AInsect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 13, 196852AMillerAnthony MorseFarrar
Wed Mar 27, 19681DMiller.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 1967106DSailboat.Ross L. Jamison, Jr.Farrar
Sat Apr 29, 196713ANight flier.Louis SabinFarrar
Sun Mar 5, 196747DMiller.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Jan 8, 196716DTortrix.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Wed Oct 5, 196658AMiller.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 4, 196563AMiller.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 23, 196450DCecropia.J. Arensberg and H. EttensonFarrar
Sat Jul 25, 196450DNight flyer.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 17, 196421DLuna ___.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 3, 19636AWinged insect.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 9, 19632DCecropia.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 17, 19621DBrowntail.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 13, 196091DCecropia.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Oct 3, 195858DInsect.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jun 22, 195875AMiller.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Dec 22, 195798AMiller.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu May 30, 195756AInsect.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Aug 4, 195540ACrepuscular insect.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Mar 16, 195545DLuna or browntail.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Apr 30, 19546ALuna ___.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sun Dec 20, 195397DCodling ___.Sam LakeFarrar
Sat Aug 29, 195322DMiller or egger.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Jun 11, 195353AGypsy or browntail.George HendersonFarrar
Sun Jan 7, 1951127DLight-green Luna ___.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Fri Dec 15, 195055DWool menace.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jun 2, 194637ATineid insect.W. W. WordsworthFarrar
Sun Dec 5, 194354AMolloson's plane on transatlantic flight, 1932.Louis ShieldsFarrar