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142 results for NEEDLE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Aug 27, 201763DHospital stickerJeff Chen
Sun May 14, 201735AYou might find one under a Christmas treeWill Nediger
Sun Mar 1, 201528DSomething a trypanophobe fearsFinn Vigeland
Sun Dec 30, 2012118APart of an applause-o-meterSteve Savoy
Sun Apr 22, 20126DRazz (5)Paula Gamache and Ed Stein
Mon Apr 16, 201228ACompass pointerLynn Lempel
Sun Mar 18, 201283AIrk (2)Mike Nothnagel and Byron Walden
Wed Jan 4, 201248DThing watched while driving through a speed trapBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Dec 1, 201168APart of a meterElizabeth A. Long
Sun Nov 27, 201139ARazz (5)Jeff Chen
Tue Nov 1, 20115DReplaceable part of a phonographKristian House
Sun Feb 20, 201138DEtui itemElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Aug 22, 2010103DConifer leafPatrick Berry
Sat Sep 12, 200941DOne getting into the groove?Barry C. Silk
Sun Apr 5, 2009110DEye site (2)Charles Deber
Sat Dec 6, 200826D*Aid in tailingAshish Vengsarkar & Narayan Venkatasubramanyan
Wed Jun 25, 200861AEye site (2)Rob Cook
Wed Apr 11, 200721AHard-to-find object, perhapsBruce Adams
Mon Mar 19, 200731ACompass part (3)Richard Chisholm
Wed Jun 14, 200645DLP spinner's buyLisa Wiseman
Sun May 7, 200639AIt gets in the grooveTrip Payne
Sat Jul 23, 200515AIt may be lowered to hear musicJoe DiPietro
Tue Dec 28, 200448DChristmas tree droppingElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Nov 3, 200446DGauge partEd Early
Sun Feb 22, 200463DTeaseNancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Nov 30, 200389DChristmas debrisManny Nosowsky
Sat Dec 14, 200220ABugDavid J. Kahn
Thu Mar 14, 200223DRib (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Oct 30, 20019DTone arm attachmentBarbara Olson
Sun Jul 15, 200150DIt may get under your skinElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Mar 7, 200150DRib (2)Noah Dephoure
Thu Jan 18, 200142DPesterManny Nosowsky
Sat Oct 7, 200035AOne with an eye for fine clothing?Chuck Menning
Wed Aug 2, 200045DRazz (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Dec 6, 199947DKnitting toolGregory E. Paul
Sat Feb 27, 199945DIt may be in the grooveJohn Scott Marrone
Sun Jun 7, 199890DIrk (2)Randolph Ross
Mon Feb 2, 199848DPine leafGregory E. Paul
Mon Jan 12, 199847DWhat CD players don't requireJohn Greenman
Mon Mar 3, 199750DThread's partnerStephanie Spadaccini
Mon Nov 25, 199636DCompass part (3)M. Huret
Sun Sep 8, 199615DRazz (5)R. H. Wolfe
Tue Apr 16, 199620ASpeedometer partG. E. Paul
Sun Oct 23, 199426AGoadCathy Millhauser
Fri Feb 25, 199414ARazz (5)Bob Lubbers
Tue Jan 11, 19945DCompass part (3)Albert J. Klaus

96 results for NEEDLE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Mar 9, 199341AObeliskMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sat Feb 22, 199245DBodkinEli WesoffMaleska
Tue Oct 15, 19915DObeliskEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Sep 28, 199135DRideLouis SabinMaleska
Sat Sep 7, 199145DIt has a sightless eyeDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sun Aug 25, 199173AIt has an eye, but it sees notJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Jul 22, 199041AGoadJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Apr 21, 198913DOne-eyed instrumentWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Thu Feb 9, 19895DRibEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Jun 12, 198827AVexWarren W. ReichMaleska
Sun May 15, 198898DRideRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tue Dec 1, 198719DTailor's toolNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Fri Sep 4, 198767ASometimes it's in the grooveJim PageMaleska
Sun Mar 30, 198667DAcupuncture itemErnst TheimerMaleska
Sat Dec 28, 198512AHeckleWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Mar 20, 198550DProvokeLois SidwayMaleska
Thu Dec 6, 198420AObelisk or bodkinEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Mar 23, 198412DTeaseJoan WhitmanMaleska
Mon Oct 3, 198323AGoadTrusselMaleska
Sun Dec 26, 198283AHeckleBarry L. CohenMaleska
Sun Dec 19, 198298DGoadAnne FoxMaleska
Fri May 28, 198231DRibJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Feb 18, 198251DCompass partJudson G. TrentMaleska
Mon Oct 26, 198114DKind of work or pointHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri Oct 23, 198142DPesterRabinowitzMaleska
Thu May 14, 198124ATeaseEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Nov 14, 19804DCleopatra's ___, in Central ParkEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Nov 7, 198063ABodkinA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Oct 19, 198068DTeaseJim PageMaleska
Fri Aug 8, 198035ABodkinEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Jul 4, 198038DBodkinJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tue Mar 18, 198023ATeaseMeunierMaleska
Thu Sep 27, 197918DBadgerLouise EarnestMaleska
Sat Feb 24, 197937DTeaseWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Dec 20, 197748AMake a snide remarkRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Sun Dec 11, 197724DQuilter's necessityOlga KowalsMaleska
Thu Jan 29, 197643DCleopatra's ___DeWitt AndersonWeng
Fri Dec 26, 197568AHaystack fugitiveJohn PrytzWeng
Sun Mar 17, 1974115AAcupuncture ItemEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Wed Oct 18, 197243AKnitting aidUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 2, 197247AProdUnknownWeng
Wed Dec 22, 197147AHaystack yieldUnknownWeng
Wed Jul 14, 197145DPhonograph mustUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 15, 197149DObeliskUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 20, 197043DObeliskUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 8, 19707DHeckleMarjorie K. CollinsWeng
Fri Jan 30, 19708DGoadUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 22, 196921DObelisk.UnknownWeng
Tue Feb 20, 196823AObelisk.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 29, 196738DPine leaf.Dorothea BauerFarrar
Sun Oct 23, 196694AThe ribber's weapon.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Oct 6, 196518AObelisk.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 11, 19659DPart of a compass.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed Mar 24, 196519AObelisk.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 14, 1965101AObelisk.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Fri Dec 6, 196330AObelisk.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Fri Nov 8, 196356AStylus.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
Mon Jul 29, 196346ACleopatra's ___.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 30, 19637DSeattle Fair feature.Jay SheldonFarrar
Mon Sep 17, 19625DCompass pointer.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 22, 1962116DPointer of a compass.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Jul 2, 196243ATease.Macon ReedFarrar
Mon May 1, 196144DTall, spikelike rock.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 19, 196166ASew.LavengroFarrar
Sun Dec 18, 196017DCleopatra's ___.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Sep 13, 196049DCompass pointer.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 5, 196051ACleopatra's ___ in Central Park.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 29, 196025DStylus.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 3, 196054DObelisk.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Nov 10, 195925DObelisk.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 5, 195915DPhonographic adjunct.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Feb 17, 195937DCleopatra's ___.Madeline CorseFarrar
Fri Jul 18, 195843DTease persistently: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 29, 195840A___ in a haystack.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sat Apr 26, 195868AObelisk.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 23, 195763AJutting pointed rock.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 30, 195661APointer of a compass.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 13, 195649DPointed leaf.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu Apr 5, 195639AObelisk.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Sep 19, 195552DCrochet hook.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Jul 21, 195542DCleopatra's ___.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Jan 19, 195553AObelisk.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 1954100DObelisk.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sun Jan 3, 195418DPointer.Roberta MorseFarrar
Thu Aug 20, 195361ACrochet hook.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 5, 19537DObelisk.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun Mar 22, 1953100DPart of a compass.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 8, 195362DConifer leaf.Israel GitterFarrar
Fri May 30, 195242DPart of a compass.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 5, 195214DCleopatra's ___.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 30, 195134DPinnacle of rock.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Thu Aug 2, 195141AGarment workers' trade designation.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 18, 195142DCleopatra's is in Central Park.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 25, 194946ACouturier's accessory.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Aug 7, 194953ASharp rock.Alice McKinleyFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 194484AObelisk.Jack LuzzattoFarrar