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136 results for OED

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

Saturday, March 17, 20186DSubj. of the 2003 book "The Meaning of Everything"Roland Huget
Sunday, March 11, 2018107DWebster's Third competitor, for shortMatthew Sewell
Thursday, March 8, 201854DVoluminous ref. (2)Jim Quinlan
Monday, January 29, 201821DBrit. resource for writersLynn Lempel
Thursday, January 25, 201838A"Reading the ___: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages" (2008 book)Alex Eaton-Salners
Wednesday, September 13, 201758A21,728-pg. work that is constantly updatedDaniel Mauer
Tuesday, August 1, 201767AMultivolume ref. (5)Jay Kaskel
Wednesday, May 24, 201722DVoluminous ref. work (2)Michael Hawkins
Tuesday, April 11, 201747AMultivolume ref. (5)Zachary Spitz and Diane Roseman
Tuesday, February 14, 201735DU.K. lexicon (2)Daniel Larsen
Monday, January 16, 201765DBritish ref. work (3)John Wrenholt
Monday, October 24, 201645DBritish ref. work (3)John Guzzetta
Friday, February 12, 201642DTime magazine's "scholarly Everest," for shortBrandon Hensley
Sunday, June 21, 201543ALexical ref.Timothy Polin
Monday, April 27, 201538DBritish ref. work (3)Johanna Fenimore
Monday, September 29, 201462DWord ref. started in 1857Eric Sydney Phillips
Tuesday, July 22, 201437A20-volume ref.Joel Fagliano
Thursday, June 5, 201444AWork that's been punningly called a "lex icon": Abbr.Ed Sessa
Monday, February 17, 201452DRef. with about 22,000 pagesDavid Gray
Thursday, February 6, 201419DMultivolume set, for shortJoe Krozel
Sunday, August 25, 201357AMassive ref.Victor Barocas
Friday, June 21, 201345AIts first complete ed. was published in 1928Michael Sharp
Tuesday, June 11, 201340ARef. work that took 70 years to completePete Muller
Thursday, June 6, 201332ARef. with more than 2 1/2 million quotationsJames Tuttle
Sunday, June 2, 201343AIts last word is "zyxt": Abbr.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, January 3, 201318AIt took 70 years to complete, in briefBruce Haight
Sunday, December 2, 2012107AVoluminous ref. (2)Steven E. Atwood
Monday, June 11, 201265DBrit. reference work (2)Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Monday, March 12, 201260ABritish ref. for wordsmithsLynn Lempel
Tuesday, October 11, 20115DU.K. wordsmith's ref.Ed Sessa
Friday, November 5, 201037AIts first two vols. covered 43-AcrossMike Nothnagel
Monday, August 23, 201019DBrit. word reference (2)Oliver Hill
Monday, May 31, 201044A20-vol. reference workOliver Hill
Tuesday, May 4, 201033DU.K. lexicon (2)Doug Peterson
Friday, April 16, 201043AWork containing about 2.5 million quotations: Abbr.Eric Berlin
Sunday, March 21, 201041DU.K. referenceAdam Fromm
Tuesday, February 2, 201053ABrit. referenceAlex Fay
Saturday, January 23, 201021DIt has hundreds of thousands of meanings: Abbr.Karen M. Tracey
Wednesday, December 23, 200965DOrthographer's ref.Jonathan Porat
Thursday, October 8, 20095DWork started by London's Philological Soc. (2)Scott Atkinson
Sunday, July 12, 2009120DEtymologist's ref.Alan Arbesfeld
Thursday, June 25, 200914D20-vol. workBill Zais
Monday, March 2, 200916ABrit. resource for wordsmithsLynn Lempel
Wednesday, February 18, 200933AWordsmith's ref.Susan Gelfand
Sunday, February 1, 200943ACompetitor of Chambers, for shortVictor Fleming and Matt Ginsberg
Sunday, March 23, 2008109AShak. is its most-quoted writerRobert W. Harris
Saturday, November 24, 200719APhilologists' work, for shortVictor Fleming
Sunday, June 24, 200722ARef. work with online subscriptionsEric Berlin
Wednesday, May 2, 200723AWork started by London's Philological Soc. (2)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, March 25, 200787ARef. work with more than 300,000 entriesFred Piscop
Monday, March 19, 200719AMultivolume Brit. referenceRichard Chisholm
Monday, January 29, 200727ABrit. reference work (2)Fred Piscop
Friday, September 1, 20064DCitation-filled ref.David Quarfoot
Sunday, December 4, 200591DRef. staple (2)Eric Berlin and Craig Kasper
Friday, September 2, 200551DIt comes in many vols.Sherry O. Blackard
Tuesday, April 5, 200556AMonument of lexicography, for shortHarvey Estes
Monday, April 4, 200540ABrit. word reference (2)Christina Houlihan Kelly
Sunday, November 30, 200345A"The Professor and the Madman" subj.Manny Nosowsky
Wednesday, November 19, 200351AVoluminous ref. work (2)Richard Silvestri
Monday, July 21, 200321DMultivolume ref. (5)Andrea Carla Michaels
Wednesday, April 23, 200349ALexicon with many citations: Abbr.Gilbert H. Ludwig
Saturday, April 19, 200321A"The Professor and the Madman" topic, for shortManny Nosowsky
Wednesday, November 7, 200159DMultivolume ref. (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, October 24, 200125AVoluminous ref. setSarah Keller
Wednesday, December 29, 199936ASet of Brit. tomesRobert O. Dillman
Thursday, December 9, 199943APhilologist's ref.Chuck Deodene
Wednesday, October 20, 19997DMultivolume ref. workRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, October 19, 199958ABrit. lexicon (4)Fred Piscop
Sunday, October 3, 199965AIt may fill a lib. shelfFred Piscop
Sunday, May 30, 199959ARef. room offeringCathy Millhauser
Saturday, January 16, 199922DLib. referenceRich Norris
Friday, October 16, 199829AOf which A-Ant was pub. in Jan. 1884Martin Ashwood-Smith
Wednesday, July 1, 199830ABrit. lexicon (4)Fred Piscop
Saturday, May 9, 199833ARef. staple (2)Rich Norris
Sunday, February 8, 199815DLibrary ref. (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, July 13, 199728ALibrary ref. (2)Fred Piscop
Saturday, March 22, 199745AOften-cited ref.Rich Norris
Sunday, January 5, 199727ARef. setW. R. Williams
Friday, December 20, 199633ANoted publication of 1933, for shortM. Ashwood-Smith
Sunday, September 8, 199672ASome library vols.R. H. Wolfe
Tuesday, September 5, 199532DBrit. lexicon (4)Jonathan Schmatzbach
Thursday, April 27, 199550DRespected ref. workLois Sidway
Sunday, October 23, 1994102ABrit. lexicon (4)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, October 19, 199432DExpensive ref. workD.J. Listort
Thursday, September 1, 199420AJames Murray work: Abbr.Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, August 21, 199452DMultivolume ref. (5)Ted Fulton
Monday, August 15, 199427ABrit. ref. work (2)Fred Piscop
Thursday, March 24, 199429ABrit. ref. work (2)A.J. Santora

3 results for OED from Variety puzzles.

August 3, 2014diagramless10DMultivolume ref.Paula Gamache
November 24, 2013diagramless45ARef. for wordsmithsPaula Gamache
June 24, 2001diagramless51ANoted British ref.Peter Gordon

45 results for OED from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, July 26, 19935DRef. bookJohn BrobstMaleska
Monday, July 5, 199327DRef. bookJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wednesday, November 25, 199232ALarge ref. bookPeter GordonMaleska
Thursday, April 16, 199227DRef. bookNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Friday, February 28, 199252DRef. workNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sunday, September 29, 199144ABrit. lexiconNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Wednesday, July 31, 199143ARef. bookBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tuesday, April 30, 199123ARef. bookNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Tuesday, March 12, 199126DBrit. lexiconVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sunday, June 24, 199017DDict. published in EnglandJack R. HarnesMaleska
Thursday, January 18, 199038AWell-known dict.Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thursday, February 18, 198840ABritish ref. bookTom W. UnderhillMaleska
Sunday, January 18, 1987148DA ref. bookBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, September 28, 198687DRef. bookD. JonesMaleska
Sunday, August 21, 198388ADistinguished dict.Frances HansenMaleska
Monday, July 18, 198310DBrit. lexiconAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, September 7, 198071ANoted ref. bookCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Sunday, June 1, 198088ABrit. lexiconThreba JohnsonMaleska
Sunday, September 9, 1979113DEng. lexiconA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, July 25, 19788DRef. bookSara V. TuckermanMaleska
Tuesday, December 30, 197526ARef. bookSara V. TuckermanWeng
Thursday, December 11, 197534ARef. bookA. J. SantoraWeng
Friday, December 13, 197440ABritish ref. workJim PlacknerWeng
Sunday, August 25, 197444ARef. bookJack WherryWeng
Sunday, March 4, 19738DRef. bookEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Thursday, October 28, 197145DRef. bookUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 7, 197185DRef. bookDan GirardiWeng
Monday, April 13, 197057DCertain ref. workUnknownWeng
Saturday, February 14, 197047DReference book: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thursday, October 16, 196936ARef. book.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, March 28, 196758DFamous dictionary: Abbr.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, December 27, 196644AStandard reference book: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 29, 196679AFamed dictionary: Abbr.B. A. HeimbinderFarrar
Sunday, March 14, 196597DFamed dictionary: Abbr.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Saturday, June 10, 196123AStandard reference book: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 17, 196034DGreat dictionary: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 6, 196048AFamous dictionary: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 13, 195944ANoted dictionary: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 4, 195815DNoted English dictionary: Abbr.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, October 27, 1957120DBritain's "Webster."Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thursday, September 12, 195744ABritish lexicon: Abbr.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, September 11, 195556ABritish relative of Webster's: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, January 10, 1954116DBig dictionary: Abbr.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, July 21, 19517DAddendum to Euclid's theorems.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 4, 194817DFamous dictionary: Abbr.P. J. LamannaFarrar