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99 results for NEEDED

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Jan 14, 201734ARequisiteAndrew Kingsley
Tue Feb 21, 201265ANecessaryCaleb Madison
Fri Sep 17, 201039DCompulsoryJonah Kagan, Brown University '13
Sun Jun 14, 2009100ALike fourth-down yardage (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jan 25, 200941DObligatoryMichael Torch
Tue Dec 2, 200820AIndispensableMatt Ginsberg
Sat May 5, 20077DVital (3)David Quarfoot
Fri Apr 27, 200758ALike fourth-down yardage (2)Randolph Ross
Sat Jul 10, 200434AVital (3)Bob Peoples
Mon Apr 5, 200422AEssential (2)Jim Hyres
Fri Mar 26, 200444DEssential (2)Nancy Kavanaugh
Mon Feb 2, 200430DHad to have (4)Gregory E. Paul
Tue Jul 8, 200345DHad to have (4)Roy Leban
Thu Oct 17, 20024DVital (3)Todd McClary
Fri Aug 17, 200163ANot optional (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun May 13, 200178ANot optional (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Sep 10, 2000123ACalled forElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Aug 15, 200049DHad to have (4)Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Sat Nov 13, 199913DLike yardage on a fourth downJim Page
Wed Apr 16, 19973DHad to have (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Jan 24, 199714DSomething nice to feelD. J. Kahn
Thu Jul 20, 199515DNot optional (3)Gerald R. Ferguson
Tue Dec 6, 199425AHad a lackWayne Robert Williams
Sat Dec 3, 19947DIn demandRich Norris
Tue Aug 2, 199448DLackedArthur S. Verdesca

1 result for NEEDED from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 26, 2014diagramless8DNot optionalFred Piscop

73 results for NEEDED from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Jun 30, 199223ANecessaryJeff HerringtonMaleska
Sat Nov 23, 19918D"If I ___ Someone," Beatles hitKevin BoyleMaleska
Wed Aug 8, 199067AHad to haveLois SidwayMaleska
Sat Aug 12, 198927DHad to haveBernard MerenMaleska
Thu Jul 27, 198945DLackingIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sat Jan 31, 198750AHad to haveDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sat Aug 2, 198645DEssentialKenneth WitteMaleska
Fri Aug 1, 198641DRequiredJim PageMaleska
Sat May 11, 198546ARequiredJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Fri Apr 5, 198555ARequisiteJames BarrickMaleska
Fri Jun 1, 198443DRequiredSam Bellotto, Jr.Maleska
Mon Dec 26, 198348DRequiredWhittenMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 198344ALackedPeter SwiftMaleska
Thu Jan 8, 19816DMandatoryBernice GordonMaleska
Sun May 4, 1980110AMandatoryReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Sun Feb 24, 198080DRequisiteJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun May 6, 197926DRequisiteAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Tue May 30, 19788DEssentialAdelyn LewisMaleska
Mon Jul 11, 197762ARequisiteJim PageMaleska
Sat Apr 30, 19775DRequiredBergMaleska
Tue Jul 6, 197646DWas shortWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thu Nov 6, 197541DIn demandDeWitt AndersonWeng
Wed Nov 13, 197422AHad use forNancy Scandrett RossWeng
Wed Jan 23, 197461ARequiredMike LeiferWeng
Wed Sep 26, 197361ARequisiteUnknownWeng
Mon Jun 18, 197352DLackedUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 27, 197214DLackedUnknownWeng
Sat May 6, 197243DRequiredUnknownWeng
Sat Mar 6, 197145DRequiredUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 10, 197031AHad occasion forUnknownWeng
Wed Dec 10, 196958ARequired.UnknownWeng
Thu Jul 17, 196946DEssential.Jeffrey WechslerWeng
Tue May 27, 196924DRequired.UnknownWeng
Wed Jan 15, 196944DRequired.UnknownWeng
Sun Jul 14, 196896DRequiredJack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue May 7, 196858AEssential.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun Jan 21, 196878ANecessary.John WilligFarrar
Wed Dec 6, 196722DRequired.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 3, 196727AHad occasion for.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Jun 16, 196747DRequired.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 196720DLacking.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sun Mar 12, 196744DVital.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Jan 31, 196574DHad to have.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Sep 3, 196444DRequired.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 20, 196249DRequired.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Wed Mar 28, 196237DRequired.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Thu Aug 20, 195941DLacked.Louise RabbFarrar
Sun Aug 10, 195856DHad to have.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Mar 26, 195845DRequired.Walter H. BlumFarrar
Fri Jun 7, 195734AEssential.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Apr 14, 195795DWanted.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Jul 10, 195646DHad cause for.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Apr 22, 195643DIn demand.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Apr 9, 195631ARequired.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Oct 12, 195537DIn demand.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Jun 11, 195560ARequired.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 195478DLacked.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tue Oct 23, 195115DWanted.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 29, 1951141ALacked.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jul 1, 19512DRequired.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Feb 25, 1951113ARequired.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Feb 2, 195166AHad to have.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun May 29, 19496DRequired.Alice H. CookFarrar
Sun Jul 18, 1948116DLacked.Thomas JacksonFarrar
Sun Feb 17, 194619DNecessary.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Feb 18, 194517DWanted.Art SylvesterFarrar
Sun Jan 7, 19455DRequired.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Dec 10, 194418DRequired.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun Sep 17, 194492ARequired.Betty C. CrismanFarrar
Sun May 21, 1944107AWanted.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Aug 2, 194245DLacked.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar
Sun Jul 5, 194220D"All are ___ by each one."—Emerson.Charles KuhlsFarrar
Sun Apr 26, 194220DLacked.A. A. WebsterFarrar