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140 results for OED

92 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..

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Jun 2, 201840DIt took 70 years to complete, in brief (2)Trenton Charlson
Thu May 3, 201849AIt ends with "zyzzyva," in briefEmily Carroll
Wed Apr 25, 20184DClassic work originally in 10 vols.Adam G. Perl
Thu Apr 5, 201844DBig ref. workDavid J. Kahn
Sat Mar 17, 20186DSubj. of the 2003 book "The Meaning of Everything"Roland Huget
Sun Mar 11, 2018107DWebster's Third competitor, for shortMatthew Sewell
Thu Mar 8, 201854DVoluminous ref. (2)Jim Quinlan
Mon Jan 29, 201821DBrit. resource for writersLynn Lempel
Thu Jan 25, 201838A"Reading the ___: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages" (2008 book)Alex Eaton-Salners
Wed Sep 13, 201758A21,728-pg. work that is constantly updatedDaniel Mauer
Tue Aug 1, 201767AMultivolume ref. (5)Jay Kaskel
Wed May 24, 201722DVoluminous ref. work (2)Michael Hawkins
Tue Apr 11, 201747AMultivolume ref. (5)Zachary Spitz and Diane Roseman
Tue Feb 14, 201735DU.K. lexicon (2)Daniel Larsen
Mon Jan 16, 201765DBritish ref. work (3)John Wrenholt
Mon Oct 24, 201645DBritish ref. work (3)John Guzzetta
Fri Feb 12, 201642DTime magazine's "scholarly Everest," for shortBrandon Hensley
Sun Jun 21, 201543ALexical ref.Timothy Polin
Mon Apr 27, 201538DBritish ref. work (3)Johanna Fenimore
Mon Sep 29, 201462DWord ref. started in 1857Eric Sydney Phillips
Tue Jul 22, 201437A20-volume ref.Joel Fagliano
Thu Jun 5, 201444AWork that's been punningly called a "lex icon": Abbr.Ed Sessa
Mon Feb 17, 201452DRef. with about 22,000 pagesDavid Gray
Thu Feb 6, 201419DMultivolume set, for shortJoe Krozel
Sun Aug 25, 201357AMassive ref.Victor Barocas
Fri Jun 21, 201345AIts first complete ed. was published in 1928Michael Sharp
Tue Jun 11, 201340ARef. work that took 70 years to completePete Muller
Thu Jun 6, 201332ARef. with more than 2 1/2 million quotationsJames Tuttle
Sun Jun 2, 201343AIts last word is "zyxt": Abbr.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Jan 3, 201318AIt took 70 years to complete, in brief (2)Bruce Haight
Sun Dec 2, 2012107AVoluminous ref. (2)Steven E. Atwood
Mon Jun 11, 201265DBrit. reference work (2)Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Mon Mar 12, 201260ABritish ref. for wordsmithsLynn Lempel
Tue Oct 11, 20115DU.K. wordsmith's ref.Ed Sessa
Fri Nov 5, 201037AIts first two vols. covered 43-AcrossMike Nothnagel
Mon Aug 23, 201019DBrit. word reference (2)Oliver Hill
Mon May 31, 201044A20-vol. reference workOliver Hill
Tue May 4, 201033DU.K. lexicon (2)Doug Peterson
Fri Apr 16, 201043AWork containing about 2.5 million quotations: Abbr.Eric Berlin
Sun Mar 21, 201041DU.K. referenceAdam Fromm
Tue Feb 2, 201053ABrit. referenceAlex Fay
Sat Jan 23, 201021DIt has hundreds of thousands of meanings: Abbr.Karen M. Tracey
Wed Dec 23, 200965DOrthographer's ref.Jonathan Porat
Thu Oct 8, 20095DWork started by London's Philological Soc. (2)Scott Atkinson
Sun Jul 12, 2009120DEtymologist's ref.Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Jun 25, 200914D20-vol. workBill Zais
Mon Mar 2, 200916ABrit. resource for wordsmithsLynn Lempel
Wed Feb 18, 200933AWordsmith's ref.Susan Gelfand
Sun Feb 1, 200943ACompetitor of Chambers, for shortVictor Fleming and Matt Ginsberg
Sun Mar 23, 2008109AShak. is its most-quoted writerRobert W. Harris
Sat Nov 24, 200719APhilologists' work, for shortVictor Fleming
Sun Jun 24, 200722ARef. work with online subscriptionsEric Berlin
Wed May 2, 200723AWork started by London's Philological Soc. (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Mar 25, 200787ARef. work with more than 300,000 entriesFred Piscop
Mon Mar 19, 200719AMultivolume Brit. referenceRichard Chisholm
Mon Jan 29, 200727ABrit. reference work (2)Fred Piscop
Fri Sep 1, 20064DCitation-filled ref.David Quarfoot
Sun Dec 4, 200591DRef. staple (2)Eric Berlin and Craig Kasper
Fri Sep 2, 200551DIt comes in many vols.Sherry O. Blackard
Tue Apr 5, 200556AMonument of lexicography, for shortHarvey Estes
Mon Apr 4, 200540ABrit. word reference (2)Christina Houlihan Kelly
Sun Nov 30, 200345A"The Professor and the Madman" subj.Manny Nosowsky
Wed Nov 19, 200351AVoluminous ref. work (2)Richard Silvestri
Mon Jul 21, 200321DMultivolume ref. (5)Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Apr 23, 200349ALexicon with many citations: Abbr.Gilbert H. Ludwig
Sat Apr 19, 200321A"The Professor and the Madman" topic, for shortManny Nosowsky
Wed Nov 7, 200159DMultivolume ref. (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Oct 24, 200125AVoluminous ref. setSarah Keller
Wed Dec 29, 199936ASet of Brit. tomesRobert O. Dillman
Thu Dec 9, 199943APhilologist's ref.Chuck Deodene
Wed Oct 20, 19997DMultivolume ref. workRichard Silvestri
Tue Oct 19, 199958ABrit. lexicon (4)Fred Piscop
Sun Oct 3, 199965AIt may fill a lib. shelfFred Piscop
Sun May 30, 199959ARef. room offeringCathy Millhauser
Sat Jan 16, 199922DLib. referenceRich Norris
Fri Oct 16, 199829AOf which A-Ant was pub. in Jan. 1884Martin Ashwood-Smith
Wed Jul 1, 199830ABrit. lexicon (4)Fred Piscop
Sat May 9, 199833ARef. staple (2)Rich Norris
Sun Feb 8, 199815DLibrary ref. (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Jul 13, 199728ALibrary ref. (2)Fred Piscop
Sat Mar 22, 199745AOften-cited ref.Rich Norris
Sun Jan 5, 199727ARef. setW. R. Williams
Fri Dec 20, 199633ANoted publication of 1933, for shortM. Ashwood-Smith
Sun Sep 8, 199672ASome library vols.R. H. Wolfe
Tue Sep 5, 199532DBrit. lexicon (4)Jonathan Schmatzbach
Thu Apr 27, 199550DRespected ref. workLois Sidway
Sun Oct 23, 1994102ABrit. lexicon (4)Cathy Millhauser
Wed Oct 19, 199432DExpensive ref. workD.J. Listort
Thu Sep 1, 199420AJames Murray work: Abbr.Manny Nosowsky
Sun Aug 21, 199452DMultivolume ref. (5)Ted Fulton
Mon Aug 15, 199427ABrit. ref. work (2)Fred Piscop
Thu Mar 24, 199429ABrit. ref. work (2)A.J. Santora

3 results for OED from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 3, 2014diagramless10DMultivolume ref.Paula Gamache
Nov 24, 2013diagramless45ARef. for wordsmithsPaula Gamache
Jun 24, 2001diagramless51ANoted British ref.Peter Gordon

45 results for OED from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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