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76 results for NOSIR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Jun 24, 201548DSubordinate's refusalIan Livengood and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Sun Apr 8, 201229AGeneral refusal?Daniel A. Finan
Thu Dec 1, 201120AGentle decline?Elizabeth A. Long
Sun Jul 24, 201160DDeferential denialKurt Mueller
Mon Jun 6, 201124DMilitary denialGary Whitehead
Tue May 3, 201144APolite refusal (6)Kevan Choset
Wed Feb 2, 201151DResponse to a general question?Peter A. Collins
Tue Dec 28, 201010DBoot camp reply (2)Robert A. Doll
Thu Apr 10, 200858DRespectful replyDavid J. Kahn
Thu Feb 28, 200843ARespectful refusalMatt Ginsberg
Mon Jun 11, 200742DPolite refusal (6)Harriet Clifton
Sun Feb 18, 200775DPolite refusal (6)David Kwong and Kevan Choset
Tue Jul 18, 200662ARespectful denialKevan Choset
Tue Mar 14, 200627ARecruit's denialLynn Lempel
Sun Oct 16, 200574AOfficial denialCon Pederson
Thu Sep 1, 200523DPolite turndown (2)Kevan Choset
Wed Jan 19, 200569AFormal turndownLeonard Williams
Sun Jul 18, 200457APolite denialSeth A. Abel
Fri Apr 23, 200448AG.I.'s replyAlan Olschwang
Sun Jan 25, 200435DPrivate reply (3)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Mon Jan 13, 200328ABoot camp reply (2)Gregory E. Paul
Sat Nov 10, 200152APrivate reply? (3)William I. Johnston
Mon Aug 6, 200157AResponse to a generalBernice Gordon
Wed Apr 25, 200115AGeneral denial?Mel Taub and crossword class
Mon Aug 21, 200036APolite turndown (2)Dave and Diane Epperson
Sun Sep 13, 199895AArmy refusalCathy Millhauser
Wed Mar 25, 199826APrivate reply, maybeGene Newman
Sun Jun 29, 1997116ARecruit's responseDavid J. Kahn
Sun Apr 6, 199750DPolite refusal (6)Rich Norris
Fri Feb 21, 199720AEmphatic denialC. E. Gersch
Sun Jul 28, 199643DPrivate reply (3)N. S. Wizer
Sun May 12, 199687APolite refusal (6)R. Silvestri
Mon May 6, 199627DPlebe's answerN. Steinberg
Sun Aug 21, 1994109APolite refusal (6)Ted Fulton

2 results for NOSIR from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 26, 2011diagramless27ARespectful refusalFred Piscop
Feb 15, 2004diagramless75AEmphatic denialFred Piscop

40 results for NOSIR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Sep 14, 199366APolite negative replyDorothy ElliottTaub
Sat Dec 19, 199226ABase replyLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Dec 13, 198781APolite refusalLouis SabinMaleska
Tue Sep 3, 198525APolite negativeJonesMaleska
Thu Apr 4, 198538DPolite refusalHickmottMaleska
Fri May 1, 198151DPrivate's replyJim ModneyMaleska
Sat Feb 9, 19809ASubordinate's responseFederingMaleska
Sun Jul 17, 1977129DEmphatic denialAlex F. BlackMaleska
Tue Mar 15, 197721DPolite turndownWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Jan 10, 197758AStrong denialElio DesiderioWeng
Sun Oct 24, 197695A"___, don't mean maybe"John WilligWeng
Fri Sep 8, 197242ARecruit's negativeUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 7, 1970115APolite refusalAnthony MorseWeng
Sun May 18, 196964AEmphatic wordsCornelia WarrinerWeng
Mon Dec 16, 196847DNegative answer.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 12, 196850DPolite refusal.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 27, 19683DPolite refusal.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 9, 196763APolite refusal.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 7, 19677DPolite answer.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sun Oct 16, 196653DDenial.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Aug 23, 196648APolite refusal.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 1966153APolite refusal.Will WengFarrar
Fri Oct 29, 196540DPolite denial.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 27, 196556DPolite negative.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 7, 196448DOpposite of 20 Across.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 28, 196444ANegative answer.Barbara GolubFarrar
Tue Aug 27, 196353DOpposite of 68 Across.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun Apr 7, 196375APolite negative.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Fri Jan 25, 196343AEmphatic negative.John ByrneFarrar
Wed Sep 12, 196218A"I should say not!"UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 196119DDefinite denial.Diana SessionsFarrar
Mon Aug 1, 196041DDefinitely not!UnknownFarrar
Tue May 19, 195932AEmphatic refusal.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun May 17, 1959140ADitto 67 Down.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Apr 15, 195913DPolite refusal.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Fri Jul 12, 195729DPolite negative reply.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Tue Jun 18, 195712DDefinitely not!A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Fri Nov 9, 195631DAbsolutely not!Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Oct 26, 195640ATwo-word negative.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 26, 19556DRespectful denial.Fred C. JaschobFarrar