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290 Results for NAIL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, October 27, 201761APolish placeDavid Steinberg
Monday, August 28, 201727DExecute perfectly, as a routineDan Margolis
Wednesday, August 23, 201757ADo flawlesslyJoe Kidd
Tuesday, April 11, 201752DIt gets hit on the head (3)Zachary Spitz and Diane Roseman
Monday, March 27, 201737APull off perfectlyTom McCoy
Sunday, November 13, 201689AGet exactly right (4)Joel Fagliano
Wednesday, August 31, 201633DSomething to hit on the headNed White
Sunday, July 3, 201683APolish siteSamuel A. Donaldson
Monday, June 20, 201660AHammer's target (3)Jason Mueller
Monday, January 18, 201653DSomething chewed by a nervous personKathy Wienberg
Wednesday, December 16, 201515ADo perfectly (6)Paula Gamache
Sunday, October 25, 201595AExecute perfectly (5)Bill Zais
Saturday, March 28, 201528ACatch but good (4)David Steinberg
Friday, July 25, 201458AOne hit on the headPeter A. Collins
Sunday, October 20, 2013108DSomething to fileElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, July 2, 201253DFinger's tipBernice Gordon
Friday, June 8, 201253ADigital protection (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Tuesday, August 16, 201115AIt gets hammeredDavid Steinberg
Friday, July 8, 201137AOne taking a poundingBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, May 29, 201126AExecute perfectly (5)Jeremy Newton and Tony Orbach
Tuesday, February 15, 201140AIt can scratch an itchPaula Gamache
Sunday, July 4, 201033DGet exactly right (4)Patrick Blindauer and Tony Orbach
Sunday, January 31, 201083DGet exactly right (4)Tony Orbach and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sunday, January 17, 201030ASomething an office worker might fileCathy Allis
Wednesday, January 14, 200955DAceOliver Hill
Monday, March 24, 200864AFinger's endDavid J. Kahn
Tuesday, January 22, 200815ADo perfectly (6)Adam G. Perl
Thursday, June 14, 20073DPolish localeDonna Hoke Kahwaty
Sunday, March 4, 2007102DGet the goods onRandolph Ross
Sunday, February 4, 200770DIt's right at your fingertipPaul Guttormsson
Thursday, November 23, 200653DPerform perfectlyAri Halpern
Tuesday, October 24, 200651AIt may be filedGail Grabowski
Monday, October 9, 200624DHammer's target (3)Sarah Keller
Wednesday, September 13, 200635ACatch red-handed (2)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, August 9, 200664AExecute perfectly (5)Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Sunday, July 9, 200637AAccomplish flawlesslyPatrick Berry
Wednesday, November 2, 200540DPicture holderRandall J. Hartman
Tuesday, April 5, 200522DPlace for some polishHarvey Estes
Monday, March 28, 200559DHammer's target (3)Elizabeth Babikan
Sunday, December 19, 2004104DCatch but good (4)Frances Hansen (1919-2004)
Wednesday, December 15, 20044DGet exactly right (4)Zach Jesse
Monday, November 15, 200421DIt's on the tip of one's fingerAlison Donald
Sunday, July 25, 200482DDo perfectly (6)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thursday, December 4, 200316AOne with a pounding head?Elizabeth C. Gorski
Friday, September 5, 200315ACatch but good (4)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, August 8, 200354DHit hardMyles Callum
Sunday, July 27, 200349DDigital protection (2)Michael Grudzielanek
Friday, December 21, 200151DDo perfectly (6)William I. Johnston
Saturday, December 8, 200136DCatch, and how!Rich Norris
Wednesday, December 27, 200015AExecute perfectly (5)Michael S. Maurer and Bonnie Prystowsky
Tuesday, April 11, 200056DIt's at your fingertipNancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Monday, August 16, 199957DDo perfectly (6)M. Francis Vuolo
Tuesday, February 16, 199957DCatch but good (4)Randy Sowell
Friday, November 6, 199832DClip-and-file itemBob Klahn
Monday, November 24, 199726DIt gets hit on the head (3)Alex K. Justin
Wednesday, September 10, 199768ATenpenny ___Randall J. Hartman
Monday, July 21, 199728DIt gets hit on the head (3)Gregory E. Paul
Saturday, April 19, 199730AClinchRich Norris
Saturday, April 5, 199734ADo perfectly (6)Rand H. Burns
Thursday, January 9, 19971ACatch (2)C. Millhauser
Sunday, September 1, 199666AGet but goodD. J. Kahn
Tuesday, August 20, 199616AItem filed by a secretary?S. Spadaccini
Monday, March 4, 199667ACatch (2)S. B. Whitten
Sunday, November 5, 199512DFinalize, with "down"Dean Niles
Sunday, October 22, 1995137DCatch red-handed (2)Matt Gaffney
Sunday, October 15, 199592DExecute perfectly (5)Mel Rosen
Tuesday, April 4, 199525DCatch, slangilyDavid J. Kahn
Friday, November 18, 199465AFasten permanentlyTimothy S. Lewis
Wednesday, July 27, 199417DOne that gets hit on the headNancy Joline
Friday, November 26, 199366ASecure, in a wayNancy A. Corbett

3 results for NAIL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
March 17, 2013diagramless12DCatch red-handedFred Piscop
July 26, 2009panda34ANab in L.A.Mel Taub
September 23, 2007cryptic21ANothing restricts a claw (4)Daniel Raymon

217 results for NAIL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, April 25, 1993104DHammer's targetMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Wednesday, April 7, 199355DCatch red-handedGayle DeanMaleska
Tuesday, March 23, 199352DKind of file (4)Jim PageMaleska
Saturday, December 12, 199219ACobbler's sparableStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Wednesday, September 2, 199216ACaptureWayne Hall-EastmanMaleska
Thursday, July 30, 199243DCatch a crookPeggy DevlinMaleska
Thursday, April 30, 199221AFastenerWilson McBeathMaleska
Tuesday, April 21, 199224DManicurist's concernNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wednesday, March 18, 199234DUnguisWayne EastmanMaleska
Tuesday, December 31, 199157DPolish precederJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sunday, November 10, 199175DProverbial kingdom-loserCharles M. DeberMaleska
Thursday, January 3, 199154DCatchAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Wednesday, April 18, 199048AEmery-board targetBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thursday, March 29, 19906DFasten or fastenerPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Tuesday, January 16, 199067ACatch a thiefArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Monday, December 18, 198948DIt's often hit on the headAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Friday, September 15, 198922AFastenerRhonda KrausMaleska
Saturday, July 22, 198922A"For want of a ___ . . . "Daniel GirardiMaleska
Monday, March 20, 198936DBrad or spadSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, March 15, 198915AFasten firmlyMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Monday, February 13, 198962ABrad, e.g.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Wednesday, February 1, 198912DBrad or spadChristy RidleyMaleska
Monday, November 7, 198853DIt's often polishedAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, December 13, 198763DCatch red-handedLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, September 19, 198620AKind of fileHickmottMaleska
Wednesday, July 16, 198618ATooth and ___Jim PageMaleska
Monday, June 16, 198660ADrive tenpenniesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Monday, April 21, 198654DCatch in the actSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, September 21, 198556DCertain striker's targetLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Monday, September 16, 198537DDetect and exposeJames R. BurnsMaleska
Monday, August 5, 198519ASecureJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tuesday, May 21, 198538AFingertip itemShirley SolowayMaleska
Monday, May 6, 198552DFinger endingSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, January 5, 198553DNabKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sunday, October 21, 198482AItem often filedRichard SilvestriMaleska
Monday, July 23, 19846AFastenerJames R. BurnsMaleska
Saturday, July 21, 198435DBrad or spadHickmottMaleska
Monday, July 16, 198441ACatch a crookRhonda KrausMaleska
Sunday, April 22, 198434ADetect and exposeTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, April 15, 198438ACaptureA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, April 4, 198412DDetect and exposeJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wednesday, March 7, 198453DStaple's kinAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, February 5, 198412DTooth's partnerHenry HookMaleska
Saturday, December 31, 198319ASomething often polishedA. J. SantoraMaleska
Saturday, October 22, 198352DBrad or spadFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, October 9, 1983106DSpike's relativeLouis BaronMaleska
Sunday, August 14, 1983103DKingdom loser in a refrainPeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, June 21, 198337ATenpenny, for oneVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Tuesday, February 1, 198373ACatchJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thursday, December 9, 198231DSparable, e.g.JonesMaleska
Wednesday, November 10, 198259ABrad, e.g.Fred KellerMaleska
Monday, October 25, 198234DBrad, for oneBob BermanMaleska
Wednesday, September 22, 198236DBradJack R. HarnesMaleska
Sunday, August 15, 1982108DCollarLouis BaronMaleska
Monday, March 8, 198256ANabSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, February 11, 198255DThis gets hit on the headI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wednesday, August 5, 198153DTenpenny, e.g.Louis SabinMaleska
Thursday, June 18, 198151DFastenerMel RosenMaleska
Friday, March 27, 198164ASomething to be hit on the headRobert KatzMaleska
Tuesday, October 7, 198060ADo carpentry workHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, June 15, 198067ACatch red-handedTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, December 20, 197915A___ polishRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Sunday, November 18, 197959ACobbler's sparableWilliam J. YskampMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 197953DSparable, e.g.William LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, August 5, 197953AKingdom loserTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, August 2, 197918DFinger or finishing followerJohnsonMaleska
Wednesday, May 23, 197919ABrad or spadRussellMaleska
Sunday, May 6, 1979114DBrad or spadAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Sunday, February 11, 1979142ABrad or spadA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, June 15, 197853DBrad or spadWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, May 20, 197847ACatch red-handedTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, May 11, 197821DBrad or spadMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thursday, January 12, 197818ABradRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wednesday, December 28, 197753DWord with polish or fileRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Tuesday, December 27, 197723ABrad or spadWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, November 23, 19779AIts overgrowth is called onychauxisJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, November 21, 197737DDo carpentry workHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Monday, August 22, 197737DDo carpentry workHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, July 17, 197783DBrad or spadAlex F. BlackMaleska
Tuesday, December 7, 197629AHammer's targetMarion MoeserWeng
Monday, November 8, 197646ATooth's partnerJay SpryWeng
Sunday, October 3, 197651DFastenBert RosenfieldWeng
Tuesday, August 10, 197628AClawEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sunday, July 18, 197697A___ down (make final)George Rose SmithWeng
Thursday, July 1, 19767DManicurist's targetPaul R. BarnesWeng
Wednesday, May 5, 197662AShingler's needMcCainWeng
Thursday, April 29, 197616AKind of polishBeverly J. SewardWeng
Thursday, April 1, 197616ACabinetmaker's needHenry HookWeng
Sunday, November 23, 197521AFile or polishTom SheehanWeng
Saturday, October 18, 197523A"For want of a ___ the . . . "Anthony B. CanningWeng
Tuesday, June 24, 197558ATooth's partnerVirginia GodwinWeng
Wednesday, May 14, 197555DKind of fileJean J. DavisonWeng
Thursday, January 2, 197524DFastenBert BeamanWeng
Thursday, November 28, 197448DTooth's partnerDorothy CannanWeng
Saturday, November 2, 197419AFastenerDaniel GirardiWeng
Wednesday, September 25, 197437AFasten firmlyWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tuesday, August 13, 197448ACatchBert BeamanWeng
Sunday, July 7, 197430DHang or hobEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sunday, February 10, 1974130DWord with hob or hangJean J. DavisonWeng
Tuesday, August 14, 197360AKind of fileUnknownWeng
Saturday, August 4, 197326APin downUnknownWeng
Thursday, May 24, 197318DHammer and ___UnknownWeng
Thursday, May 3, 197332DMake fastUnknownWeng
Saturday, April 7, 197353ADo carpenteringUnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 17, 197321AKind of fileUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 4, 197277D"For want of a ___"Arnold MossWeng
Friday, December 10, 19715DBrad or spikeUnknownWeng
Wednesday, November 17, 197152DFastenUnknownWeng
Tuesday, October 26, 197148DFastenUnknownWeng
Thursday, August 19, 19716DSeizeUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 24, 197143AHardware itemUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 2, 197154ASpadAlfio MicciWeng
Monday, February 15, 197134AFastenUnknownWeng
Tuesday, May 26, 197051A"For want of a ___ the shoe is lost"UnknownWeng
Sunday, October 26, 196923AFastenMary M. MurdochWeng
Friday, July 4, 196920DUnguis.UnknownWeng
Saturday, June 7, 196933DFasten.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 16, 196934ABrad.UnknownWeng
Saturday, January 18, 196955DBrad or spad.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 23, 196867ASpike.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 3, 196853DSpike.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 8, 196745DSecure.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 19, 196762DFinger part.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 20, 196743ASpad.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Monday, February 13, 196734ASpike.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 18, 19666ACatch.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Saturday, December 17, 196636DSecure.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 9, 196615ASecure.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 1, 196654DCatch.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 10, 196524DOne kind of polish.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 7, 196534AFasten.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 6, 196562DFasten.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thursday, December 17, 196447ASpike.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 7, 196451DMuch-polished object.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 11, 1964108DSpike.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, February 13, 196453DCompanion of tooth.George LaczkoFarrar
Thursday, October 3, 196337ATenpenny item.Michael DubinFarrar
Wednesday, September 25, 196363AHold fast.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, February 21, 196361AFasten.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Saturday, February 2, 19638DTooth's partner.Lois HillisFarrar
Wednesday, January 30, 196321DTack.George LaczkoFarrar
Monday, January 14, 196319ATooth's partner.Helen FasuloFarrar
Saturday, January 12, 196326DTenpenny item.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Tuesday, October 9, 196264ATooth's companion.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 8, 196219AAt one's fingertip.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 28, 196239DTenpenny.Diana SessionsFarrar
Thursday, June 28, 196237ABrad.Louis SabinFarrar
Wednesday, April 25, 196215ACompanion of tooth.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, April 16, 196261ATenpenny.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Monday, March 26, 196254DFix in steady attention.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sunday, February 18, 1962120DClaw.Lois HillisFarrar
Thursday, November 16, 196127AStaple's cousin.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 12, 196125DUngula.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 17, 196030DRelative of a staple.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 9, 196027DSeize: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 24, 196051DStaple's cousin.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 26, 195943AClaw.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 2, 195955DStaple's relative.Madeline CorseFarrar
Saturday, January 3, 195915ABrad.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 30, 195829DFastener.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 29, 195823ACatch: Colloq.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, June 28, 195855DCapture: Colloq.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Monday, June 23, 195815AFasten firmly.Madeline CorseFarrar
Friday, June 13, 195813AOn the ___ (immediately).Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, April 15, 195818AOn the ___ (immediately).Sidney LambertFarrar
Monday, March 24, 195844DFastener.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 9, 19585DSeize: Colloq.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, January 17, 195867ACapture: Colloq.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wednesday, January 8, 195857DPart of a digit.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 3, 195716AOn the ___ (immediately).Jules ArensbergFarrar
Saturday, August 31, 195761AStaple's relative.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, August 22, 195751D___ file.Walt ClarkFarrar
Friday, March 1, 195721D___ file.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, September 13, 195653DOn the ___ (immediately)Edward EarlyFarrar
Sunday, August 5, 195674DClout.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, May 20, 195679DSpike.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, February 16, 195653DSecure.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Monday, September 19, 195561DCapture: Slang.Helen FasuloFarrar
Saturday, April 16, 195515ASpike.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 12, 195552ACatch a baserunner.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, January 28, 195530DStud.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 6, 195452A2½ inches.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 13, 19549ASpike.Albert CarrollFarrar
Monday, July 13, 195320DTooth and ___.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wednesday, June 24, 195316AFor want of which a kingdom was lost.Israel GitterFarrar
Thursday, June 11, 195355AFasten.George HendersonFarrar
Sunday, April 19, 195333AFasten.Louis BaronFarrar
Thursday, February 12, 195329DCatch; trap.Sidney LambertFarrar
Saturday, January 10, 19539DCatch.Edward BucklerFarrar
Tuesday, December 30, 195225ASpike.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 21, 1952100APicture hanger.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, November 29, 195237AA stud.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 30, 195242DPiece of hardware.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 24, 195250DAdjunct of a horseshoe.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 16, 195216AA sixpenny or tenpenny.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 14, 195248DHorseshoe holder.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 9, 195226AUpholsterer's necessity.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 4, 195220DWork at carpentering.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 9, 195133D2¼ inches.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 16, 1951108DPin down.Charles CrossFarrar
Thursday, August 2, 195151DBrad; spike.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 3, 195161AProtection for the finger end.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, January 12, 195115AMake secure.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, December 17, 1950120AFastener.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Wednesday, November 29, 19505D___ polish.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 1, 1950102APeg.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, September 30, 195024AFastener.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sunday, October 2, 194924DTack.George W. RootFarrar
Sunday, May 1, 194981ASecure.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sunday, October 17, 1948110AClaw.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, October 13, 1946115ACatch.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, March 17, 194676DBrad.Lewis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, April 22, 194552DPeg.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, May 28, 1944132D2¼ inches.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, February 27, 194451DFasten.James E. KisnerFarrar
Sunday, November 14, 194379DSecure.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, March 8, 194243DClinch.Mabel DaggettFarrar

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