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228 Results for NEARS

59 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Thursday, December 28, 201753DMoves toward (2)Gary Larson
Wednesday, March 22, 201774AEdges up toJeffrey Wechsler
Thursday, March 16, 201732DVerges on (6)Joel Fagliano
Monday, November 21, 201652DApproaches (8)John Lieb
Sunday, July 3, 201653DNarrows the gap withSamuel A. Donaldson
Thursday, June 23, 201615AConverges on (5)Megan Amram and David Kwong
Sunday, February 14, 2016119AApproximates (3)Mary Lou Guizzo
Sunday, March 15, 201527AGets close to (2)Dan Feyer
Wednesday, June 11, 201433DGets in the vicinity ofIan Livengood
Tuesday, May 6, 20144DApproaches (8)Alex Bajcz
Sunday, March 9, 20147DAdvances onBrendan Emmett Quigley
Friday, November 8, 201322DVerges on (6)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, August 26, 201357AGets closer toIan Livengood
Tuesday, June 25, 201366AGets close to (2)Joel Fagliano
Monday, February 25, 201318DGets closerAngela Olson Halsted
Thursday, November 1, 201210DAlmost reachesGeorge Barany and Victor Barocas
Thursday, May 28, 200963AVerges on (6)Gary Cee
Saturday, February 7, 200921AComes up toPete Muller
Sunday, January 18, 200979DConverges on (5)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, November 12, 200827DZeroes in on (2)Peter A. Collins
Friday, June 27, 200832ABellies up toBrad Wilber
Sunday, June 8, 200898DGets warmer (2)Will Nediger
Thursday, May 22, 200818DConverges on (5)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, April 22, 2007133AVerges on (6)Victor Fleming
Monday, October 16, 200631DDraws nigh (2)Paula Gamache
Friday, August 5, 200559AAppropinquatesDavid Ainslie Macleod
Wednesday, April 6, 200512DCloses in on (6)Michael Doran
Saturday, January 31, 200424AStarts to resembleByron Walden
Monday, January 26, 200452DCloses in on (6)Patrick Merrell
Sunday, January 25, 200437AComes closeHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, April 3, 200340AZeroes in on (2)Jim Hyres
Tuesday, December 31, 200266AApproaches (8)Gene Newman
Sunday, October 20, 200299AGets "warmer" (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, April 21, 200230AIs on the verge ofTrip Payne
Thursday, March 7, 200265AConverges on (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tuesday, October 9, 20016DApproaches (8)Peter Gordon
Saturday, September 1, 200159ALeans towardDana Motley
Tuesday, April 17, 200140AVerges on (6)Greg Staples
Monday, June 19, 200042ACloses in on (6)Manny Nosowsky
Monday, April 24, 200051DApproaches (8)Peter Gordon
Tuesday, April 11, 200027DDraws nigh (2)Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Wednesday, June 23, 199919ACloses in on (6)Alan Olschwang
Thursday, June 17, 199944AOpposite of pulls awayRichard Silvestri
Thursday, May 20, 199929AGets warmer, perhapsZack Butler
Friday, May 7, 199948DMoves toward (2)Dana Motley
Saturday, December 26, 199849DGets in range ofA. J. Santora
Thursday, March 5, 199866AGets 30-DownWayne Robert Williams
Sunday, December 7, 199753AApproaches (8)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, November 27, 199618DApproaches (8)R. Hughes
Friday, June 28, 199651DApproximates (3)D. J. Kahn
Tuesday, May 21, 199619DGets closeJ. Schmalzbach
Monday, December 18, 199569AApproaches (8)Randall J. Hartman
Sunday, November 5, 199539DVerges on (6)Dean Niles
Sunday, July 2, 199545DConverges on (5)Alex K. Justin
Tuesday, January 10, 199516ACloses in on (6)Christopher Page
Sunday, November 27, 1994123AApproximates (3)Jacques Liwer
Friday, September 2, 199462AMoves in onBryant White
Sunday, May 29, 199465AImpendsJanet R. Bender
Tuesday, February 15, 199431ACloses in on (6)Jonathan Schmatzbach

169 results for NEARS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, February 2, 199359AApproachesMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Wednesday, May 20, 199248ADraws nighLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, March 30, 199249DComes closeMary S. SnyderMaleska
Sunday, January 12, 1992104AApproximatesBarbara SpringerMaleska
Saturday, June 1, 199147AApproachesBryant WhiteMaleska
Thursday, February 28, 199127DComes closerEli WesoffMaleska
Monday, December 3, 199042DApproachesPeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, August 21, 199067AApproachesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, August 17, 199057DComes closeEli WesoffMaleska
Thursday, August 9, 199016DApproachesWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Sunday, July 8, 1990117AApproachesCharles M. DeberMaleska
Monday, March 19, 199052AApproachesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, December 21, 198941AApproachesErnst TheimerMaleska
Sunday, December 10, 198986DDraws closerJim PageMaleska
Thursday, June 15, 198940DApproachesLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, June 2, 198926DComes closeMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sunday, May 21, 198965AApproachesThomas W. UnderhillMaleska
Monday, November 21, 198857AApproachesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, October 26, 198864AApproachesBernice GordonMaleska
Tuesday, May 3, 198864AComes closerSam Bellotto, Jr.Maleska
Tuesday, March 8, 198846AComes closerChristopher PageMaleska
Sunday, December 13, 1987106AComes closerLouis SabinMaleska
Tuesday, August 25, 198719DComes closerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, December 2, 198613DApproachesJohn GreenmanMaleska
Thursday, October 9, 198663AApproachesJudith PerryMaleska
Monday, August 4, 198618AApproachesAlfio MicciMaleska
Friday, July 25, 198648AApproachesGeorge MadridMaleska
Thursday, June 19, 19866DApproachesCharles E. GerschMaleska
Saturday, March 22, 198630DApproachesPatterson PeppleMaleska
Monday, March 10, 198653AApproachesShirley SolowayMaleska
Sunday, January 26, 198651DEdges up onBert RosenfieldMaleska
Saturday, August 31, 198565AApproachesMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Wednesday, April 17, 198511DComes closeShirley SolowayMaleska
Friday, March 29, 198524AApproachesNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sunday, February 10, 198523DComes closeBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, September 9, 198420DApproachesRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, June 3, 198453AApproachesBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Wednesday, April 11, 198454DApproximatesBette Sue CohenMaleska
Monday, April 2, 198454AApproachesFred TooleMaleska
Monday, February 20, 198435AImpendsEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wednesday, January 4, 198448DApproachesWilliam CanineMaleska
Sunday, December 18, 1983107AComes closeMartha J. De WittMaleska
Sunday, September 11, 198341DApproachesAlfio MicciMaleska
Friday, July 1, 198345DCloses in onRemleyMaleska
Thursday, January 20, 198364AApproachesChristy RidleyMaleska
Thursday, December 2, 198264AComes closerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, October 23, 198233DApproachesTreuschMaleska
Sunday, August 1, 198272DApproachesJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Saturday, January 2, 198238AApproachesMaramarcoMaleska
Tuesday, August 25, 198140AApproachesRichard E. DempseyMaleska
Friday, July 31, 198160AComes closeNancy McCarthyMaleska
Monday, July 6, 198165AComes close toJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wednesday, July 1, 198131DApproachesTimothy HoyMaleska
Sunday, April 5, 198160DComes closeJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Thursday, January 29, 198149AApproachesEdward MarcheseMaleska
Tuesday, January 27, 198120DApproachesChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Thursday, November 20, 198051DIs imminentWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, August 22, 198043AApproachesC. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, May 18, 1980123DApproachesA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, February 13, 198021ADraws closerAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, September 9, 1979153AApproachesA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, July 25, 197918DOpposite of retreatsJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tuesday, June 26, 197947DApproachesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tuesday, May 15, 19796DComes closerJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Tuesday, January 16, 197947AGets into the vicinityRobert KatzMaleska
Monday, December 4, 197867AComes closerJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Sunday, August 13, 1978118DApproachesLouis BaronMaleska
Sunday, May 14, 1978134AApproachesFrances HansenMaleska
Monday, December 26, 197728DApproachesTap OsbornMaleska
Monday, August 29, 197730DComes close toDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Saturday, July 2, 197748DGets next toWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, November 18, 197630DApproachesHenry HookWeng
Monday, December 8, 197555AApproachesPaul R. BarnesWeng
Monday, November 24, 197558AComes nighMartha J. DeWittWeng
Saturday, November 8, 197550AImpends:Hallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Sunday, September 28, 197586AGains uponElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sunday, August 24, 197543DApproachesJim PageWeng
Tuesday, July 8, 197550DDraws closeMary DormanWeng
Monday, July 7, 197541AApproachesJohn FinchWeng
Wednesday, August 28, 197461AApproachesSara V. TuckermanWeng
Saturday, August 24, 197460AComes closeMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sunday, March 31, 197451DComes closeWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, February 3, 197446AApproachesBert KruseWeng
Tuesday, September 25, 197322AComes closeUnknownWeng
Tuesday, May 1, 197368AApproachesUnknownWeng
Monday, April 2, 197362AApproachesUnknownWeng
Friday, August 18, 197263AApproachesUnknownWeng
Sunday, December 26, 197154DApproachesRobert Vaux RoopWeng
Monday, November 15, 197161AApproachesUnknownWeng
Wednesday, September 22, 197166ADraws closeMel TaubWeng
Wednesday, August 4, 197148AApproximatesUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 31, 197150AApproachesUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 6, 197199AApproximatesFay L. GieschiWeng
Monday, May 10, 197138AApproachesUnknownWeng
Monday, February 22, 197145AApproachesUnknownWeng
Monday, May 4, 19706DApproachesUnknownWeng
Saturday, February 14, 197035DApproachesUnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 27, 197056AComes closerUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 1, 196954ACloses the gapJack LuzzattoWeng
Sunday, April 27, 1969122AApproachesA. J. SantoraWeng
Friday, March 21, 196922DApproaches.UnknownWeng
Friday, February 14, 196964AApproximates.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, September 4, 196831DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 2, 196819AApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 19, 196829DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 24, 196712DComes close.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 15, 196747AApproaches.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, July 23, 1967141AApproaches.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thursday, December 15, 196631DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 18, 196649AApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 27, 196683DApproximates.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Saturday, December 11, 196525DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 26, 196566AApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 13, 196593DApproaches.Christine ValenceFarrar
Sunday, February 28, 196531ACreeps up on.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, January 27, 196522DDraws nigh.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 17, 196439DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 9, 196420DApproaches.Emanuel BergFarrar
Friday, December 27, 196339DApproaches.Michael DubinFarrar
Saturday, November 16, 196334AApproaches.Michael DubinFarrar
Monday, June 17, 196331DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 25, 196366AComes close (to).Cora GoodmanFarrar
Monday, January 21, 196338AComes close.Norma SchierFarrar
Thursday, December 27, 196212DApproaches.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, December 2, 1962105AApproaches.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, September 4, 196268AApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 21, 196118AApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 3, 1961101AImpends.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, February 26, 196151DApproaches.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Thursday, November 3, 196059AApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 18, 195962AApproaches.Melville P. LiveranceFarrar
Thursday, March 26, 195932DApproaches.Anne GerlachFarrar
Tuesday, July 29, 195829DComes close.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, January 16, 195864ADraws close.Ruth L. RutkayFarrar
Sunday, September 15, 1957150AIs at hand.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, August 25, 195739DApproaches.Mel TaubFarrar
Friday, May 10, 195721DComes close to.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 18, 195732DApproaches.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Monday, March 11, 195747ADraws nigh.Helen FasuloFarrar
Saturday, September 22, 195642DApproaches.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, September 13, 195663AApproaches.Edward EarlyFarrar
Wednesday, May 2, 195622AApproaches.Sidney LambertFarrar
Monday, February 13, 195667AApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 5, 19556DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 13, 195591DComes close to.Grace HosterFarrar
Friday, October 21, 195538DComes close.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, December 22, 195419DApproaches.Helen SmathersFarrar
Sunday, September 19, 195438AApproaches.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tuesday, July 27, 195422AComes close.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thursday, April 29, 195467ACloses in.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 1, 195432DApproaches.Morton BraunFarrar
Sunday, October 4, 195361DProximates.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thursday, July 30, 195332AApproaches.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, May 1, 195319DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 17, 195322AApproaches.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, May 18, 195236AApproaches.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sunday, August 5, 195153DApproaches.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Wednesday, July 4, 195149DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 24, 195131DApproaches.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 22, 195166AApproaches.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, February 2, 195135DApproaches.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, January 22, 195036AApproaches.Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, August 22, 194850DApproaches.Archie KreilingFarrar
Sunday, February 8, 194873AApproaches.R. ShoemakerFarrar
Sunday, March 14, 1943143AVerges.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar
Sunday, February 21, 194375DApproaches.I. KertFarrar
Sunday, December 13, 19427DImpends.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar
Sunday, August 9, 1942118DApproaches.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, May 10, 194247DApproaches.Louis ShieldsFarrar

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