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186 Results for NERD

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, October 29, 201729AGet excited about crosswords, say, with "out"Ross Trudeau
Sunday, June 4, 201786DHomework lover, maybeTom McCoy
Wednesday, March 22, 201763DJerry Lewis's "Nutty Professor" was an early example of oneJeffrey Wechsler
Monday, February 6, 201754DJock's antithesisAndy Hinz
Friday, January 6, 201722ABrainiac, stereotypicallyJacob Stulberg
Tuesday, October 4, 201657DDo 10 crosswords in a row, say, with "out"Sam Buchbinder
Monday, September 19, 201624ASocially maladroit sortZhouqin Burnikel
Tuesday, April 12, 201625DDorkmeisterAlan Derkazarian
Wednesday, December 30, 20157DAlmost any character on "The Big Bang Theory"Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Tuesday, September 1, 20155DOne scoring 100% on Sporcle quizzes, sayMichael Torch
Tuesday, January 13, 201537AGeek (2)Michael Blake
Tuesday, December 16, 20143DOne whose favorite website is Sporcle, sayJoel D. Lafargue
Sunday, November 9, 201475AWith 77-Across, when combined into one word, national trivia championship, e.g.Tom McCoy
Thursday, November 6, 201414DFilmdom's Napoleon Dynamite, for oneMatt Ginsberg
Thursday, December 5, 201319DNapoleon Dynamite, e.g.Dan Schoenholz
Wednesday, November 27, 201336AHardly Mr. Cool (4)Jules P. Markey
Wednesday, November 20, 201330AStereotypical MensanPeter A. Collins
Tuesday, November 12, 201326DMathlete, stereotypically (2)Mike Doran
Tuesday, August 27, 201363AWeenieJacob McDermott
Sunday, July 28, 201387DBookworm, maybeAndrew Reynolds
Saturday, July 13, 20135DPi Day celebrant, perhapsByron Walden
Monday, June 3, 201330DStereotypical techieJohn Lampkin
Thursday, May 2, 201335DSwot : Britain :: ___ : AmericaJosh Knapp
Sunday, March 31, 201363ABrainy person, and proud of itCaleb Madison
Wednesday, December 12, 201230DSquare figurePeter A. Collins
Monday, November 5, 201222DUnlikely prom king (4)Andrea Carla Michaels
Tuesday, September 11, 201264AUnlikely prom king (4)Kenneth Leeser
Monday, August 6, 201270AUncool sort (5)Lynn Lempel
Thursday, June 14, 201263DDweeb (10)Tracy Gray
Wednesday, October 12, 201127APoindexter typeGary Cee
Thursday, October 6, 201140DLover of brain gamesAlan Arbesfeld
Tuesday, October 4, 201157DAnyone who can speak Klingon, e.g.Dan Feyer
Sunday, September 25, 201116DQuiz bowl lover, sayPaul Hunsberger
Thursday, August 18, 201163ACreature in Dr. Seuss's "If I Ran the Zoo"Kevan Choset
Friday, April 8, 201151AUnlikely prom king (4)Joe Krozel
Friday, March 11, 20118DSquare type (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Tuesday, November 30, 201013DDweeby sortKristian House
Saturday, November 13, 201040AMany a character on "The Big Bang Theory"Mark Diehl
Friday, May 7, 201048AHigh-school put-downTyler Hinman
Saturday, April 17, 201023DOne who might celebrate Pi DayTim Croce
Tuesday, April 13, 20106DDorky sortAlex Boisvert
Sunday, March 21, 201013DBrainiac's put-downAdam Fromm
Tuesday, July 7, 200932DJock's counterpartLynn Lempel
Saturday, November 29, 200854DSquare type (2)Barry C. Silk
Friday, October 3, 200856DSquare (4)Harvey Estes
Monday, September 15, 200838DGuy with his nose always stuck in a bookSharon E. Petersen
Tuesday, July 15, 200857DGeek (2)Leonard Williams
Tuesday, November 27, 20074DSocial misfit (3)Julie Ann Bowling
Friday, August 10, 200732ABully's target, maybePatrick Berry
Thursday, July 12, 200713DUnlikely party animalMichael Shteyman
Tuesday, June 12, 200737D"Happy Days" put-downJonathan Gersch
Thursday, May 17, 200748AStudious sort, and proud of itAlan Arbesfeld
Wednesday, May 2, 200724AGeeky guyRichard Silvestri
Sunday, December 10, 200667DEggheady sort (2)David J. Kahn
Saturday, May 6, 200621DWhom a bully may bullyJames E. Buell
Monday, November 21, 200570AOverly bookish sort (2)Wesley Johnson
Wednesday, October 12, 200572AUncool sort (5)Paul Guttormsson
Tuesday, October 4, 200530DEncyclopedia reader from A to Z, sayBarry C. Silk
Sunday, July 31, 200566DMathlete, stereotypically (2)Mark Feldman
Monday, June 6, 20054DDweeb (10)Raymond Hamel
Tuesday, May 24, 200562AUncool sort (5)Mike Torch
Sunday, March 20, 200570DUnlikely prom king (4)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, March 9, 200547AGeeky sort (2)Rob Richardson
Wednesday, December 1, 200450DHardly Mr. Cool (4)Roy Leban
Monday, November 29, 200469AGeeky sort (2)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, October 24, 200441DTypical Rick Moranis film rolePatrick Berry
Saturday, September 4, 200424ASocial bunglerPatrick Berry
Tuesday, May 11, 200456DOne who’s unhipLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, February 17, 20047DDork (2)Bob Frank and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, October 9, 200343DSquare (4)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, July 14, 200357DDweeb (10)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, September 16, 200261ASocially challenged person (2)Roy Leban
Tuesday, August 20, 200234ASocial misfit (3)Bob Peoples
Friday, May 17, 200259AComputer ___ (2)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, March 10, 2002114ADoofusNelson Hardy
Sunday, December 9, 2001113DBully's prey, traditionallyCathy Millhauser
Monday, November 26, 200147AUnhip personBette Sue Cohen
Saturday, July 14, 200129ARole in many teen flicksDavid J. Kahn
Monday, December 11, 200031DDweeb (10)Myles Callum
Monday, November 20, 20007DDweeb (10)Randall J. Hartman
Friday, November 10, 200047DUnpopular sortBob Klahn
Thursday, October 5, 200058DBully's prey, oftenCathy Millhauser
Tuesday, June 6, 20002DDoofus-y sortAlan Arbesfeld
Monday, June 5, 200040ADweeb (10)William A. Ballard
Thursday, May 11, 200013DDateless sortPeter Abide
Monday, May 1, 200013DMr. UncoolGregory E. Paul
Sunday, January 30, 200066DSquare (4)Peter Gordon
Sunday, November 21, 199997APropeller-headPatrick D. Berry
Sunday, October 24, 199910AUnlikely class presidentNancy Salomon
Sunday, August 8, 199942ASocially challenged person (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thursday, July 22, 19995DUnlikely candidate for prom king (2)M. Preston Sherwood
Tuesday, May 18, 199931DUnlikely candidate for prom king (2)Cynthia Joy Higgins
Monday, May 17, 199920APerson who gets picked onEthan Cooper
Sunday, May 16, 1999176AComputer ___ (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Tuesday, April 20, 199933DInternet addict, perhapsElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, April 18, 199938DOne who isn't inFrank Longo
Tuesday, April 13, 199928DUncool sort (5)Fred Piscop
Monday, April 5, 199913DDilbert, e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Wednesday, March 3, 199929AOverly brainy sortRich Norris
Friday, February 26, 199950AThis may be hard to dateMartin Ashwood-Smith
Monday, January 18, 199937DOne who's socially cluelessFrederick T. Buhler
Monday, January 4, 199913DUncool oneGregory E. Paul
Tuesday, November 3, 199864AHardly Mr. Cool (4)Ed Early
Sunday, October 18, 199817DHardly a hipsterDavid J. Kahn
Sunday, September 27, 199817DSocial misfit (3)Randolph Ross
Monday, September 7, 199871ABrainy, socially inept sortGregory E. Paul
Monday, July 6, 199857DUncool sort (5)Sheldon Benardo
Wednesday, May 27, 199838DDisappointing date, maybeMark Elliot Skolsky
Wednesday, March 18, 199865DBookwormSusan Smith
Wednesday, February 11, 199861AOverly bookish sort (2)Nancy S. Ross
Monday, October 27, 199737ADweeb (10)Mark Gottlieb
Sunday, October 12, 199783ADweeb (10)Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, July 1, 199731DTaped eyeglasses wearerFred Piscop
Sunday, June 29, 199748DSquare (4)David J. Kahn
Thursday, April 17, 199711DSquare, updatedSusan Smith
Tuesday, March 25, 199717AOne socially challengedBrendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, February 3, 199735AEggheady sort (2)M. E. Brindamour
Tuesday, December 19, 199521DDork (2)Marie Heller
Friday, September 15, 199513DTeen outcastMatt Gaffney
Thursday, June 8, 199551DDweeb (10)Chuck Deodene
Monday, April 3, 199512DUncool fellowRandall J. Hartman
Saturday, January 28, 199528AOne who's not in (2)Randolph Ross
Monday, January 16, 199514AOne who's socially challengedWalter Covell
Thursday, November 3, 199465ADweeb (10)Cathy Millhauser
Friday, October 14, 199441DOne who's not in (2)Bob Sefick
Monday, October 10, 199469AHardly Mr. Cool (4)Wayne Robert Williams
Sunday, April 24, 1994103ACommon butt of jokesLouis Sabin
Monday, December 6, 199311DWonk, maybePeter Gordon

5 results for NERD from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 11, 2014diagramless62AWonky typeFred Piscop
January 5, 2014diagramless57ARevenge seeker in a 1984 comedyFred Piscop
August 21, 2011panda52DAny dr., at heartMel Taub
May 15, 2011cryptic12AStudious sort encountered in dinner dance (4)Don Manley
November 30, 1997diagramless67ASquare oneFred Piscop

53 results for NERD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Friday, November 19, 19936DModern squareBryant WhiteTaub
Wednesday, November 3, 199329DTwerpDaniel GirardiTaub
Monday, July 19, 199319ATwerp's cousinMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Monday, July 5, 199339A"The ___," 1987 Shue playJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, March 8, 19933DContemporary dull oneJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, October 15, 199230DDweebNorma SteinbergMaleska
Friday, April 3, 199261DJerkAlfio MicciMaleska
Monday, February 17, 199260DBoreWilson McBeathMaleska
Sunday, November 10, 199152DUncool collegianCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sunday, September 1, 199195DWimp's cousinFrances HansenMaleska
Saturday, June 29, 199152ADripKevin BoyleMaleska
Thursday, January 24, 199128D"The ___," Shue playBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sunday, January 20, 1991122ATwerp's cousinBernard MerenMaleska
Wednesday, November 7, 199027DTwerp's cousinLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, October 15, 199030DJerkRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, July 28, 199035ADull guyJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tuesday, July 17, 199036DTwerp's cousinLois SidwayMaleska
Wednesday, July 11, 199059DSimp of a sortBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tuesday, May 1, 199058DDorkMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Friday, April 20, 199024DDorkBernice GordonMaleska
Sunday, October 29, 198995AWimp's cousinAlfio MicciMaleska
Tuesday, October 10, 198956DJerkLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, August 31, 198912DLunkheadLouis SabinMaleska
Wednesday, July 12, 198944AOafJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
Tuesday, May 23, 198964ADrip's cousinEileen LexauMaleska
Wednesday, May 3, 198962AClodhopper's cousinKenneth WitteMaleska
Thursday, April 27, 19897DIneffectual personKathryn RighterMaleska
Wednesday, March 15, 198943ATwerpMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, November 8, 198813DWimp's cousinLouis SabinMaleska
Wednesday, September 14, 198863AWimp's cousinMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Tuesday, March 1, 198838ATwerp's next of kinMary M. MurdochMaleska
Monday, February 8, 198859DWimp's cousinErnie FurtadoMaleska
Tuesday, January 12, 198862DTwerp's cousinJeanne WilsonMaleska
Monday, May 18, 198726ATwerp or jerkEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tuesday, February 17, 198770AWimp's cousinSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, November 9, 198696AWimp's cousinRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sunday, August 31, 198686AWimp's cousinFrances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, August 20, 198622DA real dripDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Wednesday, June 18, 198669AWimp's cousinPatterson PeppleMaleska
Friday, March 7, 198653ASchlemielS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Sunday, November 24, 198542ADullard, in spadesCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Sunday, October 27, 1985124AWimp's cousinWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, May 9, 198531ATwerpHarold B. CountsMaleska
Sunday, May 5, 198574ATwerpFrances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, April 17, 198562AJerkShirley SolowayMaleska
Tuesday, February 12, 198541DA jerkGayle DeanMaleska
Wednesday, October 10, 198458AJerkLois SidwayMaleska
Sunday, July 1, 198486ADoltRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Saturday, April 14, 198460AWimpDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sunday, April 3, 198396ADull oneJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sunday, October 24, 19827DJerkFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, April 22, 198235DLout: SlangEli WesoffMaleska
Sunday, April 11, 1982128AJerkStanley GlassMaleska

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