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257 results for NOS

115 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Jun 18, 201843DRejections (10)Ross Trudeau
Tue Jul 4, 201744AThumbs-down responses (2)Mangesh Ghogre and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun May 28, 201775ARefusals (7)Andrew Zhou
Sat Oct 22, 201626ADirectory listings: Abbr. (3)James Mulhern
Sun Sep 4, 201652DNegativesTom McCoy
Wed Jun 15, 201642ARejections (10)Jason Flinn
Wed Apr 27, 201620ADenials (8)Jeff Stillman
Sat Apr 2, 201659DSome R.S.V.P.sDoug Peterson and Brad Wilber
Sun Feb 21, 201664DInclusions in safer passwords: Abbr.Patrick Berry
Thu Dec 3, 201521DRebuffs (10)Patrick Merrell
Mon Nov 23, 201566ARefusals (7)Parker Lewis
Sun Sep 6, 2015102AParts of many passwords: Abbr.Patrick Berry
Thu Aug 20, 201572AVetoes (5)Jules P. Markey
Sun Jul 5, 2015112DTurndowns (10)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Apr 23, 201558DThumbs-down responses (2)David Steinberg and Bruce Leban
Thu Feb 12, 201525AMost slush pile responsesJules P. Markey
Wed Jul 23, 201441AiPhone data: Abbr.Howard Barkin
Sun Jul 13, 2014124DRefusals (7)Tom McCoy
Thu Mar 13, 201459DRejections (10)Alex Vratsanos
Tue Dec 10, 201332DProhibitionsBill Thompson
Mon Nov 4, 201362D1, 2, 3, etc.: Abbr.John Lieb
Wed Sep 18, 201360ADiscouraging words (3)Paul Hunsberger
Tue Aug 13, 201354AWhat horizontal head shakes signifyJoel Fagliano
Wed Apr 24, 201312DKenKen entries: Abbr.Clive Probert
Wed Apr 17, 201369APrimes, e.g.: Abbr.Samuel A. Donaldson
Thu Jan 10, 201320AQuestionnaire response columnKevan Choset
Sat Dec 8, 201229AThey're crunchable: Abbr.Barry C. Silk
Mon Jun 11, 201264DDenials (8)Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Wed May 23, 201240DFigs. (3)Eric Williams
Thu Feb 23, 201264DDigits, e.g.: Abbr.Jeff Chen
Wed Jan 4, 201253ARejections (10)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Nov 18, 201153DRejections (10)Joe DiPietro
Sun Oct 30, 2011121DTurndowns (10)Andrea Carla Michaels & Patrick Blindauer
Wed Jun 22, 201114DZIP codes, e.g.: Abbr.Tim Croce
Thu Feb 24, 201132DDirectory listings: Abbr. (3)Gary Cee
Sun Feb 6, 2011100ATurndowns (10)David J. Kahn
Thu Sep 2, 201066AFigs. (3)Patrick Blindauer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Aug 17, 201061ATurndowns (10)Michael Sharp
Sat Jun 26, 20101DThey're not positiveRobert H. Wolfe
Tue Jun 9, 200947AMost apts. have themSteve Dobis
Mon Jun 1, 200964ATelephone book info: Abbr.John Farmer
Sun Nov 23, 200887ARejections (10)David J. Kahn
Thu Oct 23, 200864ADirectory data: Abbr. (4)Patrick Blindauer
Fri Jun 6, 200821APeople who aren't positive?Ashish Vengsarkar
Thu Apr 24, 200817ADenials (8)Michael Langwald
Thu Feb 14, 200845AThere are eight of these before "baby" in Elvis's "A Big Hunk o' Love"David J. Kahn
Wed Jan 9, 200821DSquares and cubes, e.g.: Abbr.John Farmer
Sun Nov 4, 2007108DRebuffs (10)Bob Klahn
Fri Oct 19, 200732ADirectory data: Abbr. (4)Frederick J. Healy
Sun Aug 26, 2007111DThey were worth $5 each on "What's My Line?"Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
Wed Aug 15, 200762DDissenting chorusRay Fontenot
Sun Aug 5, 2007109DRejections (10)Caroline Leong
Sun Apr 22, 200720DDenials (8)Victor Fleming
Wed Apr 4, 200723AThose againstBette Sue Cohen
Fri Feb 23, 200760DDirectory data: Abbr. (4)Patrick Merrell
Sat Feb 17, 200723ATelemarketing need: Abbr.Robert H. Wolfe
Thu Jan 18, 200742AVetoes (5)Randolph Ross
Sun Nov 5, 2006135DTurndowns (10)Derrick Niederman
Fri Nov 3, 200629AYellow Pages info: Abbr.Manny Nosowsky
Sat Jul 29, 200649DDirectory listings: Abbr. (3)Bob Klahn
Fri Feb 17, 200639ADirectory data: Abbr. (4)Trip Payne
Sun Feb 5, 200636DRebuffs (10)Eric Berlin
Wed Dec 14, 200551AFigs. (3)James R. Leeds
Sun Nov 6, 2005101ATurndowns (10)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Dec 7, 200429ADissenting votes (2)David Diefendorf
Fri Dec 3, 200424ABusiness card info: Abbr.Michael Shteyman
Fri Aug 20, 200427ASome are odd: Abbr.Harvey Estes
Tue Jun 15, 200422DRejections (10)Nancy Kavanaugh
Tue May 25, 200471ATaboosRichard Chisholm
Thu Jan 22, 200426DTel. book contentsRoy Leban
Sat Oct 26, 200258AStarts of many park signsRich Norris
Mon Oct 14, 200240DTel. book listingsGregory E. Paul
Sat Jul 6, 20025DForbiddancesNancy Joline
Wed Jun 26, 200227DDiscouraging words (3)Nancy Salomon
Sun Jun 16, 200257DRebuffs (10)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Oct 25, 200160DRejections (10)John Scott Marrone
Sat Jun 30, 200111DThey may be whole: Abbr.Frank Longo
Sun Jun 24, 200144ADissentsRandolph Ross
Fri May 25, 200155AThey may be real or imaginary: Abbr.Bob Peoples
Fri May 11, 200157DDiscouraging words (3)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Apr 9, 200163ADenials (8)Mel and Peggy Rosen
Wed Jan 24, 200132DDissenting votes (2)David Ainslie Macleod
Sun Jan 14, 2001107A# # #: Abbr.Nancy Salomon
Sun Dec 17, 200035D1 and 66: Abbr. (2)Frances Hansen
Thu Dec 14, 200057ARebuffs (10)Peter Gordon
Fri Dec 1, 200056DRebuffs (10)Bob Klahn
Fri Apr 28, 20001A5 and 10: Abbr. (2)Joe DiPietro
Mon Feb 21, 200059DPhone book listings: Abbr.Randy Sowell
Fri Oct 29, 199949ARefusal after refusalNancy Salomon
Fri Oct 8, 199936AZIP codes: Abbr.Nancy Salomon
Fri Sep 24, 199925AVetoes (5)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Thu Sep 2, 19999DRejection after rejection?Joe DiPietro
Mon Jan 25, 199940DRebuffs (10)Fran and Lou Sabin
Mon Nov 16, 199822ARefusals (7)Nancy Salomon and Bob Frank
Fri Sep 25, 199856DOur, in OrléansMark Blakeburn
Wed May 27, 199861DRefusals (7)Mark Elliot Skolsky
Sun May 17, 199886ADeclinationsDavid J. Kahn and Hillary B. Kahn
Tue Jan 6, 19984DRefusals (7)Ed Early
Thu Oct 16, 199755ARejections (10)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri May 23, 199765AAntisMartin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Mar 18, 199739ATurndowns (10)John R. Conrad
Fri Aug 16, 199640ADenials (8)M. Gaffney
Sat Dec 16, 199528DRebuffs (10)Bryant White
Sat Oct 7, 199548DTurndowns (10)Frank A. Longo
Tue Aug 15, 199530ATurndowns (10)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Jul 9, 199511DTwo-year-olds' utterancesNancy Nicholson Joline
Fri Dec 9, 199426ADenials (8)Matt Gaffney
Sun Nov 13, 199493DVetoes (5)Frank A. Longo
Tue Sep 6, 199420ADenials (8)Janet R. Bender
Thu Aug 11, 199456DVetoes (5)Bryant White
Fri Apr 22, 199423ARebuffs (10)A.J. Santora
Wed Apr 13, 199454ATurndowns (10)Jim Page
Sat Jan 22, 199467DRebuffs (10)Raymond Hamel
Sat Dec 4, 199342AAnswers for Nanette?Glenton Petgrave
Sun Nov 28, 199334ARefusals (7)Joanne W. Edwards

3 results for NOS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 17, 2014panda10DWhat makes Stan tanMel Taub
Jul 16, 2006diagramless25AFigs.Byron Walden
Jul 20, 2003diagramless26A7 and 11: Abbr.Michael Shteyman

139 results for NOS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Aug 15, 199363ABeckett's "___ Knife"Jack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Sat Jun 12, 19935DBeckett's "___ Knife"Bernard MerenMaleska
Sun May 2, 199335AGogol taleArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Wed Apr 14, 199313DWe, to CatoJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Nov 6, 199264D" . . . sed libera ___ a malo"Manny NosowskyMaleska
Sun Jul 26, 19929DUs, to OvidNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Wed Jul 8, 199268AUs, to CatoSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Jun 30, 199246AWe: Lat.Jeff HerringtonMaleska
Sun Jan 26, 199260ABeckett's "___ Knife"Cathy MillhauserMaleska
Fri Jan 17, 199263ADenialsI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sat Aug 17, 199155D"___ Knife," Beckett bookKevin BoyleMaleska
Wed Jul 10, 199142DOur, in NiceFrank MiceliMaleska
Mon Mar 25, 199124AUs, to OvidReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Wed Jan 10, 19905DC.P.A.'s interestReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Wed Aug 23, 19899DSome votesWalter CovellMaleska
Thu Jul 20, 198942DRefusalsJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Fri Jun 16, 198934DArith. itemsRhonda KrausMaleska
Tue Jun 13, 198947AOur, to RenéCalista LuminatiMaleska
Sun Jan 29, 1989122D"___ Knife," Beckett bookJeanne WilsonMaleska
Mon Dec 26, 198841DDigits: Abbr.Betty JorgensenMaleska
Wed May 18, 198812DUs, to CatoMark DiehlMaleska
Fri May 6, 198816ABeckett's "___ Knife"Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Aug 10, 198729AUs, to OvidDorothy DavisMaleska
Wed Jul 8, 198762DOur, in OrléansBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sun Mar 22, 198717DUs, to CatoErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Mar 13, 198754AUh-uh and nixLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Tue Oct 14, 19868DCertain votesJudson G. TrentMaleska
Mon Mar 17, 198653AFive and ten: Abbr.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Nov 21, 198537DOur, in OrneDorothy DavisMaleska
Sun Sep 15, 19857DGogol taleJim PageMaleska
Wed Jul 4, 198432DRefusalsClavanMaleska
Tue Apr 10, 198463DGogol storyArnoldMaleska
Sun Feb 26, 198439ADenialsPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon Oct 31, 198350AArith. unitsJonesMaleska
Sat Sep 3, 198348APart of a keyboard's top row: Abbr.George P. SphicasMaleska
Thu Aug 4, 198345A"Domine, dirigo ___": London mottoEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Jun 9, 198350DBeckett's "___ Knife"BrownMaleska
Fri Nov 12, 198222ABeckett's "___ Knife"Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Sep 7, 198245ADirectory infoMarie WestMaleska
Thu Oct 16, 198026A"Libera ___ a malo"C. J. AngioMaleska
Tue Mar 18, 198021AC.P.A.'s concernsMeunierMaleska
Sun Sep 23, 1979119DGogol taleGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Sun Aug 13, 197884ATurndownsLouis BaronMaleska
Tue Sep 27, 197722AOurs, in parts of QuebecBeverly J. SewardMaleska
Sat Aug 13, 197739D1, 2, etc.: Abbr.Alfio MicciMaleska
Wed Aug 10, 197730ADigits: Abbr.Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Jan 29, 197728ACertain votesBetty DuffyWeng
Sun Jan 23, 197752DTurndownsTap OsbornWeng
Thu Oct 7, 19767DVotesRuth N. SchultzWeng
Tue Aug 24, 197631DRefusalsElaine D. SchorrWeng
Thu Aug 19, 197660AOur, in FranceAlice H. KaufmanWeng
Sun Aug 15, 1976123ADenialsBill HartmanWeng
Wed Mar 3, 197621DCertain repliesAllan BlackmanWeng
Sun Feb 29, 197693ADigits: Abbr.Alfio MicciWeng
Tue Jul 1, 197531DFive and 9, e.g.: Abbr.DeWitt AndersonWeng
Tue May 6, 197532ADenialsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue Mar 11, 19754DDigits: Abbr.Raymond F. EisnerWeng
Sat Mar 1, 197558DOne, six, etc.: Abbr;Manny MillerWeng
Sat Sep 21, 197446ATwo and three: Abbr.Leonard SussmanWeng
Sun Jul 14, 197410DDenialsAlfio MicciWeng
Fri Jul 5, 197424ADenialsJordan S. LasherWeng
Tue Dec 25, 197314AOur: Fr.UnknownWeng
Wed Oct 17, 197324ADenialsUnknownWeng
Sun May 27, 197332DCertain votesNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Sun Mar 25, 197359DSome votesA. J. SantoraWeng
Mon Oct 2, 197258AFigures: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thu Jul 13, 197257DWe: Lat.UnknownWeng
Thu Jun 8, 197224DDigits: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thu May 18, 197223DDenialsMerl ReagleWeng
Wed Apr 5, 197238ANegativesUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 25, 197148AOur: Fr.UnknownWeng
Wed Jan 27, 197147ADigits: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Mon Nov 2, 197021AIntegers: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Mon Oct 12, 197056DDigits: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Sat Oct 10, 197064DSome votesUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 20, 19708DWe: Lat.Eugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Oct 26, 196910DOne, two, etc.: Abbr.Mary M. MurdochWeng
Sun Sep 28, 196912DDigits: Abbr.Edward J. O'BrienWeng
Mon Nov 18, 196828DNumbers: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 5, 196844AFigures: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 1, 196830DLatin or French pronoun.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 11, 196873AOur: Fr.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sun Dec 10, 19673DPronoun: Fr.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Sep 22, 196729DDigits: Abbr.William LandisFarrar
Thu Oct 6, 196630AOne and others: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 12, 196632DDigits: Abbr.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Mar 29, 196628AWe: Lat.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 7, 196558DDigits: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 20, 196559DFigures: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 22, 196518AInter ___.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 2, 196441DFrench possessive.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 1, 196452DFigures: Abbr.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Tue Oct 6, 196435DFigures: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 20, 196449AZip codes, area codes, etc.: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 4, 196410D1, 2, 3 etc.: Abbr.Jean ReedFarrar
Sat Dec 21, 196355DFrench possessive.Jean ReedFarrar
Sun Apr 28, 196376DDigits: Abbr.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Wed Apr 3, 196350AFrench possessive.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 12, 196250AFrench possessive.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 9, 196224DNumbers: Abbr.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Sun Nov 11, 1962144AOur: Fr.Will C. WengFarrar
Thu Oct 11, 196235DSixes and sevens: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 22, 196210DNumbers: Abbr.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Aug 9, 196128DFrench pronoun.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 11, 1961136DOur: Fr.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Thu Oct 20, 196044AFigures: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 4, 195957DOrdinals or cardinals: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 1959128DNumerals: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Oct 4, 1959131DNumbers: Abbr.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Jul 20, 195922ASixes and sevens: Abbr.Charles P. GerschFarrar
Thu May 15, 195823ANumbers: Abbr.Geraldine W. KingFarrar
Thu Jan 2, 195855DDigits: Abbr.Helen BernardFarrar
Sun Oct 6, 195726AOur: Fr.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Thu Sep 5, 195727AFigures: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Aug 1, 195722DFrench pronoun.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sat May 25, 195734DFrench pronoun.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Mon Jan 21, 195743AFrench pronoun.M. S. ManningFarrar
Tue Jan 1, 195751AOur: Fr.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 17, 195657DSixes and sevens: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 29, 195663DNumerals: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 11, 195637ADigits: Abbr.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Feb 6, 195670ANumbers: Abbr.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jun 19, 195595ANumerals: Abbr.Helen BernardFarrar
Sun Oct 31, 195459DNumbers: Abbr.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Apr 24, 19544DNumbers: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 28, 195330DPronoun: Fr.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sun Apr 19, 19538DFrench pronoun.Louis BaronFarrar
Wed Dec 24, 195256DSpanish pronoun.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 7, 195286AFigures: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Nov 1, 195220AIntegers: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 19, 19524DNumbers: Abbr.Israel GitterFarrar
Thu Jun 14, 195148AOur: French.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 27, 195172AOur: French.Louise RabbFarrar
Thu Dec 21, 195011DOur: French.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Apr 25, 1948116AOur: French.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Dec 29, 1946133DFrench pronoun.Harriot CookeFarrar
Sun Sep 24, 1944128DSpanish pronoun.I. KertFarrar
Sun Jul 25, 194315DClassical dramas in Japan.Howard O. SmithFarrar
Sun Jun 13, 194334AOur: FrenchJoseph C. EmidyFarrar