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124 results for NAILS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Jun 30, 201750DCatches in the actDamon Gulczynski
Tue Sep 16, 201431DThey can take a poundingGary Cee
Tue Jun 17, 201455DFinalizes, with "down"Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Dec 9, 201297DBarrelful at a hardware storePatrick Berry
Thu Dec 8, 201110DGets perfectlyDaniel A. Finan
Thu Oct 20, 201119DFiled thingsPatrick Berry
Mon Oct 17, 201118AManicurists treat themPatrick Berry
Mon Jul 19, 201053DTough as ___ (2)David Blake
Sun Sep 13, 200999DDoes perfectlyTodd Gross
Mon Dec 24, 200715AManicurists' concernsMark Sherwood
Sat Nov 24, 200739AThey may be done in a salonVictor Fleming
Sat Jul 28, 200727AAcesManny Nosowsky
Sun May 13, 2007106DAccomplishes perfectly, as a dismountJim Page
Tue May 8, 200740APolish receiversSarah Keller
Sun Apr 29, 200753DPerforms perfectlyHenry Hook
Tue Nov 21, 200664ASome have big headsStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Wed Nov 15, 200614AManicurist's expertiseDavid Benkof
Mon Apr 25, 200525DManicurists' targetsAlison Donald
Mon Dec 29, 200332DSymbols of hardness (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Oct 22, 200325DSymbol of toughnessJudy Cole
Wed Jul 16, 200313DThings at one's fingertips?Norm Guggenbiller
Tue May 13, 200370AAchieves perfectlyTodd McClary
Wed Feb 20, 200218DThey may be polishedMarjorie Richter
Fri Jan 11, 200223DCatches red-handedMark Diehl
Mon Mar 26, 200150ASymbols of hardness (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Jan 3, 200127DEpitome of toughnessFred Piscop
Mon Dec 18, 200031DPolish sitesNancy Kavanaugh
Sun Nov 5, 200017DCatches but goodMichael S. Maurer
Wed Oct 27, 199926DManicurists' jobsChris Sallade
Fri Jan 29, 199928DFiled itemsEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Sun Mar 8, 199863AEpitome of hardnessRichard Silvestri
Tue Aug 5, 199725ATough as ___ (2)William Bernhardt
Wed Feb 19, 199733DThings to be filedD. J. DeChristopher
Sun Oct 2, 199454ASymbol of hardnessFrances Hansen
Thu Sep 15, 199421DAttachesFred Piscop
Fri Dec 3, 199349ASecretaries may file theseBill Click

3 results for NAILS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 25, 2007panda29ALani's fastenersMel Taub
Aug 23, 1998cryptic17ANavy's leader does poorly with studs (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Apr 5, 1998diagramless43AHand weapons?Frank Longo

85 results for NAILS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Aug 1, 199332AFastenersMartin FassMaleska
Sun Mar 28, 199378DA human scoreJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Thu Dec 24, 199262AA human score (5)Jim PageMaleska
Wed Dec 2, 199238DNabs a crookPeter GordonMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 199246ASymbols of hardnessCharles E. GerschMaleska
Tue Jun 2, 199230ABrads or spadsWilson McBeathMaleska
Mon Oct 14, 199140ACapturesBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Sun May 12, 199172AThey're bitten and bangedRandolph RossMaleska
Sun Feb 17, 199125DBrad and spadNorman S. WizerMaleska
Wed Nov 8, 198920ATenpenny, etc.Eli WesoffMaleska
Mon Oct 16, 198952DHard as ___ (tough)Albert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Aug 14, 198880ASparablesJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Jul 8, 198829DSparablesMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Jun 21, 198819ACarpenter's needThomas BohmMaleska
Sun Mar 8, 19875ACatches red-handedWilson McBeathMaleska
Wed Dec 24, 198640ATwenty that often need trimmingH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Sun Apr 13, 198646DCarpentry needsNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Nov 23, 198554DThey're often filedJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Nov 10, 198553DHob or hang followersJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wed Jan 30, 198518DFastensChristy RidleyMaleska
Mon Aug 13, 198438AHard as ___Edward BobbMaleska
Sun Jan 29, 198419AManicurist's chargeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Dec 22, 198362ACarpenter's purchaseJanis HellerMaleska
Mon Jan 25, 198230DHard as ___Samuel H. BarkanMaleska
Fri May 2, 198034ACollarsGhulam Y. FarukiMaleska
Sun Feb 3, 198067DCatches red-handedHenry HookMaleska
Thu Nov 15, 197941ASymbols of hardnessCoppsMaleska
Tue Aug 1, 197834DItems to be filedRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Thu Jul 8, 197618DHard as ___Norton RhoadesWeng
Sun Oct 5, 1975113AFinger partsRichard CampWeng
Fri Oct 4, 197440AHard as ___Marie WestWeng
Sun Mar 17, 19744DBrad and spadEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Jan 20, 197422AHard as ___Adelyn LewisWeng
Tue Sep 11, 197321DSymbols of hardnessUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 7, 197354DCapturesUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 1, 197227DNabsUnknownWeng
Mon Jul 24, 197240ASecuresUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 4, 197229DCatchesUnknownWeng
Sat Oct 16, 197131DHardware itemsUnknownWeng
Mon Jul 27, 197066ABradsUnknownWeng
Wed May 20, 197045ACommon and headlessUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 25, 197021DName for a ship's carpenterEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon Oct 20, 196950DFinger parts.UnknownWeng
Sun Oct 6, 196867DTalonsSidney LambertFarrar
Sun Sep 8, 196884DHardwareSara V. TuckermanFarrar
Thu Mar 21, 196867AHardware.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 11, 196849ASpikes.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 29, 196827ATacks.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 14, 196747ASpikes.Martha J. DeWittFarrar
Wed Aug 9, 196756AFastens.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 1966154ASecures.Will WengFarrar
Sun Nov 14, 196566AFiled items.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
Tue Aug 31, 196519DSynonym for hardness.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 16, 196528DSpikes.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 30, 196519ASpikes.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 18, 1965114AName for a ship's carpenter.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Mar 19, 196532DSpikes.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 3, 196530AMuch-enameled items.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 25, 196520ARelatives of staples.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 19639DSpikes.Hume CraftFarrar
Fri May 3, 19639DSymbol of hardness.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 2, 1962110ASymbol of hardness.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sat Mar 10, 196234ATacks.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 5, 196166ASymbol of hardness.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 4, 196041ASymbol of hardness.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Jan 11, 196053DSymbol of hardness.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 8, 1959104AUpholster's necessities.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Jul 26, 195998ACriterion of hardness.E. J. WestFarrar
Sun Oct 5, 195866ASecures.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Dec 1, 1957102ASecures.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jul 12, 195732DHardness comparison.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Fri Jun 17, 195553AFastens.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 10, 1955100ASynonym of hardness.Sam LakeFarrar
Sat Mar 6, 195419DCatches: Colloq.Marian MoeserFarrar
Fri Nov 20, 195359ASynonym for hardness.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 14, 195318DSymbol of hardness.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Jan 18, 195317DSynonym of hardness.Israel GitterFarrar
Sun Nov 9, 195232DThey get care in beauty shops.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Oct 28, 195172DClouts.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Tue May 29, 195134DCarpenter's equipment.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 21, 19516DFemale weapons.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Dec 19, 195019DClaws.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 7, 194756ACrusoe's find.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 194559ABrads.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Dec 24, 194444DSixteenths of a yard.C. E. NoelFarrar