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168 results for NCAA

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

3 results for NCAA from Variety puzzles.

February 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.

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