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252 results for NEEDS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Aug 20, 2017106DMust have (3)Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
Wed Dec 21, 201652DWater and sunlight, for plantsJeff Chen and Seth Geltman
Mon Oct 10, 201671AMust-haves (4)Patrick Merrell
Sun Mar 13, 2016102DMust have (3)Tom McCoy
Sun Jan 31, 2016123ACell towers for cellphones, for exampleYaakov Bendavid
Wed Dec 9, 201532ACan't do without (2)Jacob Stulberg
Mon Jun 3, 20139DEssentials (3)John Lampkin
Sun May 12, 201350DCravingsDavid J. Kahn
Tue Jan 1, 201355DImperativesJohn Farmer
Sat Dec 8, 201248DCalls for (3)Barry C. Silk
Tue Jul 10, 201244AFood and shelter, e.g. (2)Chris A. McGlothlin
Fri May 18, 201221DAir and water, e.g.Allan E. Parrish
Wed May 9, 201265ARequires (3)Eshan Mitra
Wed Mar 14, 201232DBudget prioritiesDave Sarpola
Fri Jan 20, 201253AThey're indispensablePatrick Berry
Wed Nov 16, 201152DRequisitesGary Cee
Wed Nov 9, 201130DFood and shelter (2)Paula Gamache
Wed Jun 8, 201132D"Pressing" thingsPeter A. Collins
Sun Apr 17, 2011116AEssentials (3)Matt Ginsberg
Sun Jun 6, 2010113ADesiderata (2)Daniel A. Finan
Tue May 12, 200968AHas to have (4)Wayne and P. K. King
Wed Jan 7, 200968AFood and water, for twoWilliam Frank Macreery
Fri May 9, 200822APhilanthropic focusJim Page
Sun Apr 6, 2008118AMustsDaniel C. Bryant
Wed Feb 27, 200866ACalls for (3)Lee Glickstein
Thu Aug 16, 200766ACan't do without (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Jan 21, 2007107AIsn't complete withoutPatrick Berry
Sun Aug 6, 2006108DMust have (3)Mark Feldman
Thu Apr 27, 20064DPaint and brush, for a painterGeorge Barany and Michael Shteyman
Mon Jan 23, 200629DMust-haves (4)Mark T. Milhet
Sat May 7, 200551AFood and waterPatrick Berry
Wed Mar 23, 200564ADemandsMike Shenk
Sat Mar 12, 200525DTopic in couples therapyByron Walden
Sun Feb 27, 200590DHumanitarian concernsMike Torch
Tue Aug 10, 200450DMust-haves (4)Sarah Keller
Mon Jul 12, 200435DRequires (3)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Sep 14, 200366DMust-haves (4)Cathy Millhauser
Mon Apr 14, 200356DRequires (3)Janet R. Bender
Sat Jan 18, 200351DFood and shelter (2)Harvey Estes
Wed May 29, 200218DHas to have (4)Alan Olschwang
Fri Feb 15, 200257APhilanthropists' concernsSherry O. Blackard
Mon Oct 29, 200171AExigencies (2)Richard Hughes
Wed Oct 3, 200133DRequirementsDavid Bunker
Tue Sep 25, 200168ANecessitiesA. J. Santora
Sun Aug 5, 200169DCalls for (3)Peter Gordon
Wed Jul 11, 200140DWhat alimony covers, minimallyRichard Silvestri
Fri Apr 7, 200053ARequired thingsRichard Silvestri
Tue Dec 28, 199916AHas to have (4)Randall J. Hartman
Fri Dec 17, 199950DHas got to haveManny Nosowsky
Wed Dec 15, 199933DFood and shelter, e.g. (2)Ethan Cooper
Wed Sep 8, 199941ALists of basicsHolden Baker
Sun Sep 5, 199955DIt's good to meet themElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Jun 23, 199926DCries out forAlan Olschwang
Sun Oct 4, 199873AMore than desiresFrank Longo
Thu Jun 19, 199721DBase negotiating amountsPatrick Jordan
Sun Jun 15, 199729DBasic ___Karen Hodge
Thu Apr 3, 19979DExigencies (2)Richard Hughes
Sun Jul 28, 1996114APrivations (2)N. S. Wizer
Sun Jul 30, 1995117AMissesCharles M. Deber
Sun Jan 29, 1995132AHas to have (4)Bryant White
Tue Jul 19, 199454AEssentials (3)Christopher Hurt
Sun Jul 10, 199433DPrivations (2)Alvin Chase
Mon May 2, 199413DDesiderata (2)James L. Beatty
Sun May 1, 1994115ASine qua nonsPeter Gordon
Wed Dec 29, 199360ALacksHarvey Estes

4 results for NEEDS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 3, 2017cryptic22DMust have heard massages (5)Daniel Raymon
Dec 20, 2015panda65AEden's requirementsJoel Fagliano
Mar 18, 2012cryptic24DWants massages in the mouth (5)Rosalie Moscovitch
Oct 17, 1999cryptic8DHas to have massages by the ear (5)Richard Silvestri

183 results for NEEDS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Nov 14, 199381DPrivationsNorma SteinbergTaub
Thu Sep 30, 199313DThings lackingManny NosowskyTaub
Mon Sep 13, 19936DRequirementsRobert O. DillmanTaub
Sun May 16, 199365APrivationsRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Tue May 4, 199327DRequirementsBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Nov 22, 199236DFood, shelter, etc.Charles M. DeberMaleska
Mon Aug 31, 199228DWantsFred TooleMaleska
Tue Jul 7, 199227DRequiresAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Dec 15, 199131ALacksNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Oct 5, 199134DRequirementsKevin BoyleMaleska
Sat Dec 8, 199037D" . . . to each according to his ___": MarxNancy JolineMaleska
Sun Aug 12, 19903DSleep, food, etc.Walter CovellMaleska
Wed Jun 27, 19903DSleep, food, etc.Melvin KenworthyMaleska
Wed Jun 20, 199026ARequirementsRita YelleMaleska
Tue Jun 12, 199066ALacksMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sun May 6, 199037ASleep, food, etc.Jacques LiwerMaleska
Wed May 2, 199047DRequiresPeter GordonMaleska
Fri Apr 20, 199021AWantsBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Apr 8, 199031ARequiresErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Sep 24, 198970DLacksIrene SmullyanMaleska
Mon Jul 3, 198933DRequiresSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Jun 23, 198929DEssentialsWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed May 3, 198921DRequiresKenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Apr 12, 198913DRequirementsDon GroatMaleska
Mon Mar 6, 198968ARequiresAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sat Jan 28, 198927DFood, sleep, etc.Bernard MerenMaleska
Wed Jan 11, 198925ARequiresBernice GordonMaleska
Sat Dec 10, 198828DRequiresJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Nov 10, 198853DRequiresKenneth WitteMaleska
Fri Jul 22, 198858APrerequisitesIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun May 15, 198867AHas to haveRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 198832DShelter, food, etc.Eli WesoffMaleska
Thu Aug 13, 198732DNecessitiesJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Jul 12, 198792DEssentialsLouis SabinMaleska
Wed Jun 17, 198746AWantsR. S. JonesMaleska
Sun May 24, 1987111ACalls forS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Tue May 5, 198731AHas to haveVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Sep 21, 1986117AWantsDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sun May 11, 198677DExigenciesVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Mon Mar 24, 198667ARequirementsWhittenMaleska
Thu Feb 27, 198613DExigenciesEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Mar 8, 198538DThe basicsWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed Jan 30, 198522ARequiresChristy RidleyMaleska
Tue Aug 21, 198444AWantsAveryMaleska
Tue Aug 7, 19844DRequirementsNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sat Jul 28, 198464AObligationsJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Jul 14, 198421DRequiresPeter G. SnowMaleska
Mon Mar 26, 198430DRequiresSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Mar 12, 198432DNecessitiesJohnsonMaleska
Wed Mar 7, 198431DRequirementsAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Feb 19, 1984123AFood, clothing, etc.Bert H. KruseMaleska
Thu Sep 29, 198353ARequirementsMaverMaleska
Fri Sep 16, 198364ARequiresClavanMaleska
Mon Jun 27, 198325ARequirementsNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue May 31, 198327DRequirementsJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sat Jan 1, 198367ASleep, food, etc.John M. SamsonMaleska
Wed Dec 29, 198231DNecessarilyFraasMaleska
Fri Dec 10, 198267ARequirementsBradshawMaleska
Sun Apr 11, 198259DRequirementsStanley GlassMaleska
Wed Sep 23, 198133DRequiresA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Apr 5, 19816DRequisitesJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Wed Aug 20, 198048ARequisitesI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Fri Jul 25, 198018AShelter, food, etc.JonesMaleska
Sat Apr 5, 198066ARequirementsBensonMaleska
Wed Jan 30, 198058ARequiresRobert KatzMaleska
Sat Jun 2, 197916DCan't do withoutJack LuzzattoMaleska
Mon May 7, 197913DRequiresMorton BraunMaleska
Sat Aug 5, 197830DShelter, clothing, etc.William LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Jul 15, 197843ARequirementsKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sun May 21, 197878DEssentialsElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Tue Apr 4, 197818AEssentialsKathryn RighterMaleska
Sun Jul 10, 197740ABare essentialsJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sun Oct 31, 197626AWantsThreba JohnsonWeng
Sun Jul 11, 1976124ALacksBarbara GillisWeng
Mon Jun 21, 197629DLacksReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Mon May 24, 197670ALacksElizabeth M. QuackenbushWeng
Sat Mar 13, 197640ADeficienciesLouise EarnestWeng
Sun Feb 29, 197667DIs obligatedAlfio MicciWeng
Tue Nov 11, 197562AWantsFrank FryWeng
Fri Sep 26, 197522AFood, shelter, etc.Will ShortzWeng
Sat Aug 16, 197537AFood and clothing, i.e.Manny MillerWeng
Sat Jul 19, 197518DWantsDavid CrosattoWeng
Sun Jun 29, 197597ARequiresA. J. SantoraWeng
Fri Apr 25, 197530DRequisitesVictor GoldfarbWeng
Thu Apr 17, 197530DRequiresSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Mon Nov 4, 197431DRequiresHenry V. StrakaWeng
Tue Jul 23, 197422ALacksEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Fri Apr 12, 197446DWantsDaniel GirardiWeng
Sun Feb 3, 19747DRequiresBert KruseWeng
Sun Oct 7, 197393DCrying thingsFrances HansenWeng
Tue Jun 19, 197360ARequiresUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 2, 197247ALacksBert KruseWeng
Thu Mar 16, 197224AExigenciesUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 10, 197232DRequisitesUnknownWeng
Wed Aug 4, 197166AIs wantingUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 3, 19718DIs obligatedUnknownWeng
Mon May 10, 197130DRequisitesUnknownWeng
Sat Feb 13, 197141ADemandsUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 28, 197045AWantsUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 8, 197067ALacksUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 31, 197026AStraitsUnknownWeng
Mon May 4, 197060AExigenciesUnknownWeng
Thu Mar 19, 197069ADeficienciesUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 4, 197034DRequirementsUnknownWeng
Thu Jan 1, 19708DRequiresUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 18, 196966AHas to have.UnknownWeng
Mon Oct 13, 196960ALacks.UnknownWeng
Sun May 25, 196989DObligationsEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Fri Apr 11, 196950ARequires.UnknownWeng
Tue Mar 4, 196931AObligations.UnknownWeng
Mon Sep 30, 196860AOf necessity (with "must").UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 196878DFood, clothing, etc.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Apr 30, 19684DWants.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 10, 196770DThat lacking.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Fri Jun 2, 196765ADesiderata.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thu May 25, 196744DNecessarily (with "must").William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Dec 23, 196667ADeficiencies.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 28, 196679DOf necessity.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jul 24, 196625DDeficient items.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thu Jul 14, 19667DOf necessity.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 13, 196632DMusts.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 16, 196624AWants.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 2, 19656DDemands.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 24, 19646DRequires.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 25, 196426AOf necessity.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 24, 196315DObligations.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 12, 196332DDesiderata.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 3, 196262ADesires.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 196276ALacks.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Apr 7, 196252DRequisites.Manny MillerFarrar
Wed Mar 14, 196268AList for the Red Cross.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Jan 29, 196198DWants.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Aug 1, 196032DRequirements.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 13, 1960118ARequires.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Sun Jun 14, 195953DWants.Roberta MorseFarrar
Tue May 12, 195913DNecessarily (with "must").Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Jan 19, 195936DHas occasion for.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Dec 1, 195817DRequirements.Jon PatashusFarrar
Wed Jul 30, 195863AOf necessity (with "must").Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Dec 25, 195760ACan't do without.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 9, 195769ARequirements.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 15, 195754DWants.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Jul 18, 195732DLacks.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Feb 7, 195731DExigencies.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Nov 8, 195630DRequirements.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Sep 4, 195634ARequirements.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Jul 7, 195630DMust have.Mel TaubFarrar
Sun Feb 5, 195691DCreature comfort.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Dec 23, 195531DExigencies.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 12, 195568AWants.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 18, 195591ADesiderata.Helen BernardFarrar
Sun Jun 5, 195530DOf necessity.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Mar 27, 195575DRequirements.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Mar 24, 195533DRequirements.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Wed Sep 15, 195436DShortages.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Sep 7, 195447DRequirements.Edward BucklerFarrar
Wed Aug 18, 195471ALacks.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed May 26, 195440ABases for curricula.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 21, 195437DLacks.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 20, 19536DLacks.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
Thu Jul 9, 195312DIs obliged (with an infinitive).S. A. KayFarrar
Mon May 25, 195327AIs lacking.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Oct 13, 195255DRequires.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 29, 195286DLacks.Waldo RansonFarrar
Sat May 17, 195232DRequisites.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 21, 195265AIs in want of.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 1, 19529DExigencies.H. H. ChapmanFarrar
Tue Feb 26, 195231DPerquisites.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Jan 1, 195232DOf necessity.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 30, 195115DRequisites.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sat Aug 25, 195130ARequires.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 24, 195166AShortages.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 7, 195127DNecessities.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Jan 26, 195162AWants.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 18, 195142DNecessities.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Dec 24, 195029ARequirements.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Dec 17, 195021DRequires.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 195048DMust have.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Jun 18, 1950116ARequires.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun May 16, 194894DExigencies.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Nov 9, 194771ARequires.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Mar 4, 1945132DLacks.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Oct 22, 194443ALacks.Jack LuzzattoFarrar