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26 total results for NEEDLESS   ( score: 50 )

Usage of answer word NEEDLESS by year
6 results for NEEDLESS from Shortz Era puzzles:
Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Feb 13, 200914DGratuitousDoug Peterson
Wed Nov 19, 200337DUncalled for (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Jun 24, 200117DExpendableRandolph Ross
Sun Jul 23, 200083DUncalled-for (2)Patrick Berry
Fri Aug 18, 199530DLike a lot of worryManny Nosowsky
Wed Mar 2, 199441DUnnecessaryJonathan Schmatzbach
3 results for NEEDLESS from Variety puzzles:
DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jul 3, 2016Cryptic16DItems in a sewing kit beginning to seem unnecessary (8)Richard Silvestri
Apr 3, 2016AcrosticTDispensable, gratuitousEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Mar 2, 2014Cryptic6DExpendable bugs squashed at the beginning (8)Fraser Simpson
17 results for NEEDLESS from pre-Shortz puzzles:
DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun May 26, 199185AUncalled-forAlfio MicciMaleska
Thu Jun 16, 19889DUnnecessaryMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Fri Feb 20, 198736DGratuitousEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Aug 9, 19839DGratuitousCharles EnglerMaleska
Mon Feb 23, 198143AUnnecessaryMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Mar 24, 198038DSuperfluousGrace FabbroniMaleska
Tue Aug 1, 197259AUnessentialUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 25, 19699DSuperfluous.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 26, 196741ASuperfluous.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Oct 19, 195811DSuperfluous.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Wed Jul 11, 19569DSuperfluous.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Sep 26, 195547ANot required.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Feb 4, 195339DNot required.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 25, 19507DUnnecessary.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 194988DUnnecessary.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sun Feb 21, 194323DNot required.I. KertFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 194275DSuperfluous.Agnes W. BartlettFarrar