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173 results for NCAA

121 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Sep 6, 201860DIndianapolis-based sports org. (2)Jeff Chen
Tue Aug 21, 20188DMarch Madness org. (16)John Lieb and Andrea Yañes
Sun Aug 5, 20187DBig scholarship awarder, for shortAlison Ohringer and Erik Agard
Tue Jul 10, 20181AGrp. from which many people are draftedAlex Eaton-Salners
Fri Apr 27, 20187DAwarder of billions in sports scholarships, in briefDavid Steinberg
Tue Sep 19, 201724AOrg. for the Big East, Big South and Big 12Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Mon May 8, 201758DMarch Madness org. (16)Zhouqin Burnikel
Thu Apr 20, 201758ASports org. headquartered in Indianapolis (2)Jeffrey Wechsler
Mon Feb 20, 201754DMarch Madness org. (16)Ed Stein and Paula Gamache
Tue Aug 9, 201667AFinal Four grp. (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Sun Jun 19, 2016106DOrg. with Divisions I-IIIDavid Woolf
Sun Jan 3, 2016110DPublisher of Champion magazine, for shortDavid Woolf
Sun Nov 29, 201567DTournament organizer since '39Alex Vratsanos
Mon Nov 16, 201567AOrg. overseeing the Big Ten and Big 12Jim Holland
Sun Sep 6, 2015114AOrg. with conferencesPatrick Berry
Sun Aug 30, 201579AESPNU covers itLee Taylor
Mon Jul 13, 201526DSports org. with divisions I, II and IIIZhouqin Burnikel
Sun Jul 5, 2015109DOrg. with rules on eligibilityElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 22, 201550AFinal Four org. (16)Jeremy Newton
Tue Feb 24, 201515AMarch Madness org. (16)Elizabeth A. Long
Sun Jul 6, 201474ASports org. founded in 1906Daniel C. Bryant
Tue Jun 10, 201453DOrg. with eligibility rules (4)Pamela Klawitter
Fri May 9, 201430DOrg. affected by Title IXJames Mulhern
Sat Mar 29, 20144DBulldogs play in it: Abbr.Barry C. Silk
Sun Mar 9, 2014105DCertain tourney overseerBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Nov 4, 201357DSweet 16 org. (5)John Lieb
Tue Oct 22, 201325DOrg. with Lions, Tigers and BearsKevan Choset
Sun Oct 20, 2013132ASports org. headquartered in Indianapolis (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Aug 2, 201336AAbbr. on a sports tickerBarry C. Silk
Wed Jun 12, 201350AFinal Four org. (16)Todd Gross
Thu May 9, 201310AOrg. with Divisions I, II and III (2)Patrick Merrell
Wed Jan 16, 201367ASportsmanship Award org.Michael David
Mon Jul 16, 201260AFinal Four org. (16)Randall J. Hartman
Thu Jul 12, 20121AIndianapolis-based sports org. (2)Pawel Fludzinski
Wed Jun 20, 20123DOrg. with bracketsAlan Arbesfeld
Wed May 23, 201257DFinal Four org. (16)Eric Williams
Thu Apr 12, 201230DESPN ticker abbr.Michael Shteyman
Fri Mar 2, 201221AGrp. concerned with bowlsScott Atkinson
Wed Feb 8, 201219ASee 43-AcrossLynn Lempel
Fri Feb 3, 201212DScholarship-offering org.Joel Kaplow
Mon Oct 31, 201162AFinal Four org. (16)Jeff Chen
Wed Aug 17, 201118AOrg. with Spartans and TrojansMichael Black
Thu Apr 21, 201152DMarch Madness inits.Julian Lim
Sat Apr 16, 201151DSee 12-DownRobert H. Wolfe
Wed Mar 2, 20111DMarch Madness org. (16)David Poole
Sat Feb 12, 201113DOrg. with a Hall of ChampionsJoel Fagliano
Tue Oct 26, 201033DFinal Four inits. (2)Chris Handman
Wed Sep 1, 201056DOrg. with Divisions I, II and III (2)Michael Torch
Mon May 17, 201016AMarch Madness org. (16)Jay Kaskel
Tue Feb 16, 201064ABig Ten or Big 12 org.Paul Hunsberger
Sun Nov 29, 200966AGame grp.Will Nediger
Sun Jun 28, 200963AESPN topicBarry C. Silk
Sun Mar 8, 200963AOrg. involved with ESPNZack Kushner
Sun Feb 8, 2009102DCollege World Series org.Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Jan 14, 200920DElite Eight org. (2)Oliver Hill
Sun Dec 7, 20088DSweet 16 org. (5)Jim Page
Sat Nov 15, 20088DHall of Champions org.Karen M. Tracey
Tue Oct 14, 200856AFinal Four org. (16)Lucy Gardner Anderson
Mon Sep 8, 200837DMarch Madness org. (16)Oliver Hill
Mon Jun 30, 200838DMarch Madness org. (16)Lynn Lempel
Mon May 5, 200859DUniv. sports org.Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Mon Feb 11, 200866AMarch Madness org. (16)Ken Bessette
Fri Oct 12, 200710DOrg. since 1910Mike Nothnagel
Wed Oct 10, 200727AFinal Four org. (16)Robert Zimmerman
Mon Sep 3, 200738DAnnual hoops championship organizer, for shortSarah Keller
Mon Jun 11, 200726ASports org. for scholarsHarriet Clifton
Tue May 15, 200757DFinal Four org. (16)John Halverson
Thu Mar 1, 200743AOrg. setting eligibility requirementsSteven E. Atwood
Wed Dec 20, 200653AFinal Four org. (16)Nancy Salomon
Mon Aug 14, 200646AScholastic sports grp. (2)Gene Newman
Sun Apr 2, 200627ASweet 16 org. (5)Bob Klahn
Sun Dec 4, 200547AGrp. with eligibility requirementsEric Berlin and Craig Kasper
Sun Apr 17, 200574ASports org. since 1906 (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Feb 15, 20059DScholastic sports grp. (2)Gene Newman
Wed Nov 17, 200410AFinal Four lettersRichard Silvestri
Thu Sep 9, 200462AOrg. with eligibility rules (4)Peter Abide
Wed Sep 8, 200447DSchool sports org. (2)Steve Jones
Sun Aug 15, 2004132AElite Eight org. (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Jun 22, 200460DFinal Four org. (16)Allan E. Parrish
Sun May 30, 2004108DSweet 16 org. (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Oct 30, 200354AFinal Four grp. (2)Patrick Berry
Fri Oct 3, 200341ABig sports inits.Manny Nosowsky
Sun Sep 28, 200345DFinal Four org. (16)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Aug 28, 200335DFinal Four org. (16)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Jun 2, 200312DMarch Madness org. (16)Gregory E. Paul
Tue Mar 11, 200354DFinal Four org. (16)Janice M. Putney
Mon Jan 13, 200336DInterscholastic sports org.Gregory E. Paul
Mon Nov 18, 200227DSports org. with a March tourneyNancy Salomon and Gail Grabowski
Tue Jul 16, 200242AMarch Madness grp.Ed Early
Thu May 30, 200257DSports org. (3)Peter Gordon
Mon Apr 22, 200253DFinal Four org. (16)Peter Gordon
Sun Apr 7, 200258ABowl org.Nancy Salomon
Thu Jul 5, 200155ASports org. since 1906 (2)Peter Gordon
Mon Dec 11, 200043ACollege sports org., for shortMyles Callum
Tue Aug 8, 200068AHoops tournament org.Joy L. Wouk
Tue Jul 11, 200028AAmateur sports org.Nick Grivas and Nancy Salomon
Fri Jul 7, 200055DMarch Madness org. (16)M. Francis Vuolo
Tue Jun 6, 200036DDuke belongs to it: Abbr.Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Mar 19, 200015AOrg. with eligibility rules (4)Greg Staples
Sun Nov 7, 199940DMarch Madness org. (16)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu May 13, 199956DMarch Madness org. (16)Rich Norris
Mon Feb 8, 199953AMarch tourney sponsorSidney L. Robbins (1909-97)
Fri Jan 22, 199950DWildcats' org.Ed Early
Mon Aug 17, 199859DOrg. with eligibility rules (4)Gregory E. Paul
Tue May 19, 199835AMarch Madness org. (16)William S. Cotter
Thu Apr 30, 199821DOrange Bowl org.Kelly Clark
Wed Mar 18, 199860ACollege sports org.Susan Smith
Wed Dec 17, 199718DFinal Four org. (16)Michael S. Maurer
Tue Sep 16, 199760ASchool sports org. (2)Christopher Page
Mon Jun 2, 199770AFinal Four inits. (2)Gregory E. Paul
Fri Mar 29, 199647ACampus sports org.C. Millhauser
Sun Mar 24, 199689ATournament org.J. K. Brill
Tue Nov 7, 199540ASaturday TV sports org.Sidney L. Robbins
Sun Oct 22, 199540DMarch Madness org. (16)Matt Gaffney
Sun Jun 11, 199592ASports org. (3)Coral Amende
Thu Mar 30, 199557DUniversity sports org.Rich Norris
Sun Feb 26, 199573DTourn. sponsor since 1939Fred Piscop
Fri Jul 15, 199446A"Sweet-16" org. (5)A.J. Santora
Sun Jul 3, 1994123DFinal Four org. (16)A.J. Santora
Sun Jun 5, 199491ASports org. (3)Dean Niles
Fri Dec 31, 199359A"March Madness" org. (16)Norman S. Wizer

3 results for NCAA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 2, 2014other58AActor JamesPatrick Blindauer
May 9, 2004diagramless20AMarch Madness org.Brendan Emmett Quigley
May 13, 2001diagramless14AMarch Madness org.Peter Gordon

49 results for NCAA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Sep 19, 19939DAmateur sports org.John M. SamsonTaub
Thu Aug 26, 199312D"Final Four" initialsMark BlakeburnMaleska
Mon Jul 26, 199348DBasketball tourn. won by N. C.: 1993John BrobstMaleska
Sun Feb 28, 199396DOrg. regulating college sportsKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Mon Nov 2, 199249DSports gp.Arthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sun Mar 10, 1991140DSports org.Joan P. LeemhorstMaleska
Wed Oct 31, 199056DOrg. regulating college sportsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Sep 19, 199059ASports org.Arthur W. PalmerMaleska
Mon Feb 27, 198959APac-10's parent org.Virginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Feb 5, 198986ACollege sports org.Virginia L. YatesMaleska
Mon Jan 16, 198936DAmerican sports org.John R. ProsserMaleska
Sun Mar 27, 1988110DColl. World Series sponsorBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Sun Jan 11, 198783DSponsor of a court tourn.Derrick C. NiedermanMaleska
Mon Mar 31, 198655DAthletic org.John BrobstMaleska
Sat Jan 25, 198648DCollegiate org.Daniel GirardiMaleska
Fri Jun 21, 198551ASponsor of a basketball tourn.Robert KatzMaleska
Fri Apr 26, 198546ASports org.William CanineMaleska
Thu Nov 11, 198253DCollege sports org.Kevin WrayMaleska
Sun Jul 4, 198288DAth. groupAnne FoxMaleska
Wed Jun 23, 198245DCollege ath. groupRabinowitzMaleska
Sat Jan 30, 198253DSports org.Nikki TenfeldeMaleska
Sun Aug 2, 1981117ASports org.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed May 13, 198162ACollege sports org.I. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sun Jan 11, 198148DSports org.Stanley GlassMaleska
Sun Jun 15, 1980102DCollege sports org.Tap OsbornMaleska
Sun Jun 29, 197511DColl. Athletic groupA. J. SantoraWeng
Wed Apr 30, 197546AAthletic org.Ann JenkinsWeng
Fri Feb 21, 197522DCampus sports org.Chet CurrierWeng
Fri Jan 31, 197550DCollege sports org.Jordan S. LasherWeng
Mon Nov 25, 197415ACampus sports org.Chet CurrierWeng
Sun Apr 22, 197335DCampus sports org.Mel RosenWeng
Mon Feb 19, 197362DCampus sports org.UnknownWeng
Sun Jan 7, 197321ACampus sports org.Edward J. O'BrienWeng
Sun Sep 3, 1972115DCampus sports org.Jack RosenthalWeng
Tue May 16, 197229ACollegiate org.UnknownWeng
Sat Jun 19, 197155AAthletic org.UnknownWeng
Thu Jun 10, 197162ASports org.UnknownWeng
Tue Mar 2, 197147DCollege sports org.UnknownWeng
Sat Feb 13, 197141DAthletic org.UnknownWeng
Tue May 5, 197028DGroup at odds with A.A.U.UnknownWeng
Tue Sep 2, 196961ACollege sports org.UnknownWeng
Sat Nov 30, 196844ASports group.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 14, 196762AAthletic group.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Thu Jul 5, 196260ACollege sports group: Abbr.Robert O'MalleyFarrar
Sun Dec 24, 196140DCollege sports group.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jan 8, 1961123ACollegiate athletic group.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Dec 30, 195727ACollegiate athletic group: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 29, 195698DCollege sports body: Abbr.William S. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Jan 1, 1956107DSponsor of basketball tourney.W. S. Lewis Jr.Farrar