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137 results for OOPS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Oct 30, 201725D"My bad!" (14)Jay Kaskel
Sun Sep 24, 201762A"I'm such a klutz!"Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Jan 18, 201729AKlutz's utterance (3)Matthew Sewell
Sun Oct 23, 201658D"That was dumb of me"Ellen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
Tue Sep 20, 201660DError report?Tracy Bennett
Mon Aug 1, 201656D"My bad!" (14)Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Mon Jun 13, 201662DKlutz's cry (3)Lynn Lempel
Wed May 25, 201634AKlutz's utterance (3)Andrew J. Ries
Sun Feb 28, 2016109A"My bad!" (14)Timothy Polin
Sun Nov 1, 201573D"My mistake!" (2)Zhouqin Burnikel
Fri Jul 24, 201540AOmission statement?Patrick Berry
Wed Jan 7, 201555A"My bad!" (14)Greg Johnson
Mon Nov 24, 201410D"My bad!" (14)Robert Seminara
Mon Dec 16, 201335D"My bad!" (14)Greg Johnson
Fri Aug 30, 201336AWord after a splatDavid Steinberg
Fri Mar 8, 201347ASchlemiel's cryPaula Gamache
Sun Sep 9, 201229DFumble followerKevin G. Der
Tue Jun 19, 201254DBoo-boo followerSteve Riley
Sun Jan 9, 201131A"I shouldn't have done that"Patrick Berry
Thu Oct 14, 201030AWorrying comment from a surgeonJim Hilger
Tue Feb 23, 201054D"Well, that was stupid of me!"Joanne Sullivan
Mon Nov 30, 200949A"My bad!" (14)Oliver Hill
Sat Jun 27, 20094DMumble after a fumbleTrip Payne
Sun May 17, 200980A"My bad" (14)Oliver Hill
Mon Mar 16, 200920A"My bad!" (14)Lynn Lempel
Fri Nov 21, 200838AWord of dismayPatrick Berry
Wed Sep 24, 200853DBungler's cryLynn Lempel
Thu Nov 1, 200755D"I goofed"Larry Shearer
Wed Oct 17, 200753D"Stupid me!" (2)Paula Gamache
Sat Oct 6, 200755DDropping soundBrendan Emmett Quigley and David Quarfoot
Sun Jan 28, 200715ACry from a butterfingers (2)Victor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Sun Nov 19, 200676D"Not good!"Tony Orbach
Mon Oct 30, 200651AKlutz's cry (3)Nancy Salomon
Tue Sep 26, 200625A"My bad!" (14)Randall J. Hartman
Tue Jun 13, 200639AWord from a klutzJanet R. Bender
Wed Dec 14, 200520A"Uh-oh"James R. Leeds
Tue Nov 1, 200558A"Sorry about that!"Sarah Keller
Sun Sep 18, 200579A"My bad" (14)Joe DiPietro
Thu Jul 14, 200561D"My bad!" (14)Kevan Choset
Thu Apr 28, 200541ABumbler's cryElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Sep 14, 200460D"My bad!" (14)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Tue Apr 6, 200426ACry from a butterfingers (2)Tony Orbach
Thu Sep 4, 20037DKlutz's cry (3)Nancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Sun Aug 10, 2003111DUnwelcome word from a surgeon (2)Cathy Millhauser
Wed Jan 29, 200359D"So sorry!" (2)Fred Piscop
Tue Dec 4, 200160A"My mistake!" (2)Michael Shteyman
Fri Oct 12, 200141AApology precederManny Nosowsky
Tue Aug 7, 200161A"I dropped it!"Mark P. Sherwood
Fri Jun 8, 200128DError message? (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sun Jan 14, 2001108D"My bad" (14)Nancy Salomon
Fri Nov 3, 200033DError message? (2)Joe DiPietro
Sat Oct 14, 20006DIt may follow an omissionRich Norris
Wed Jul 19, 200058DUnwelcome word from a surgeon? (2)Philip Lew
Sun Jan 2, 200094AWord following an omissionRich Norris
Mon Mar 15, 199937D"Stupid me!" (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Mar 5, 199957DCry over spilled milk (2)Joe DiPietro
Thu Sep 17, 199858DCry over spilled milk (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Thu Oct 2, 199758DButterfingers' remarkChristopher Hurt
Wed Sep 24, 199721A"Sorry 'bout that!"Wayne Robert Williams
Tue May 27, 199749DKin of "Uh-oh!"Stephanie Spadaccini
Fri Apr 11, 199736AUnwelcome word at an antique shopManny Nosowsky
Tue Mar 4, 199773AKlutz's utterance (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Jun 20, 199667ALummonx's cryC. Millhauser
Sat Sep 30, 199522A“So sorry!” (2)Bryant White
Sun Jul 2, 1995106DAll-thumbs apologyAlex K. Justin
Fri May 5, 199529DCousin of "uh-oh"Harvey Estes
Mon Feb 20, 199554AButterfingers' cryBernice Gordon
Wed Dec 7, 199461ABumbler's blurtChet Currier
Sat Aug 27, 199439ABad word to hear at a china shopJoy L. Wouk
Wed Jan 5, 199419AFaux pas followerChet Currier

5 results for OOPS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 14, 2016panda9DComment after mistaking goose eggs and peasMel Taub
Mar 12, 2006diagramless9D"That was dumb of me!"Byron Walden
Nov 26, 2000diagramless2D"Clumsy me!"Peter Gordon
Dec 14, 1997cryptic30AI'm sorry I'm so clumsy with doughnuts, pepper and salt (4)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Nov 2, 1997panda47A'Ula ___ (cockney toys)Mel Taub

62 results for OOPS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Nov 3, 19936DBumbler's exclamationDaniel GirardiTaub
Mon Nov 1, 199327DButterfingers' bleatBetty JorgensenTaub
Sun Oct 3, 199338DSound of embarrassmentWarren W. ReichTaub
Thu Sep 23, 199332DSpiller's wordBob SefickTaub
Mon Aug 10, 199268A"Pardon me!"Don GroatMaleska
Tue May 5, 199261AButterfingers' cryBetty JorgensenMaleska
Fri Dec 20, 199151DApologetic cryWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Fri May 31, 199155DOola and AlleyErnie FurtadoMaleska
Wed Oct 24, 199057DAwkward person's cryEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Aug 6, 199062ABungler's apologyPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Apr 15, 199075AClumsy one's cryJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 198815AClumsy one's expressionEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Mar 28, 198833ACry of surprised dismayNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon May 18, 198715AClumsy one's expressionEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Nov 30, 1986106D"Sorry about that!"Harold B. CountsMaleska
Sat Oct 25, 198632DApologetic interjectionNancy JolineMaleska
Wed Aug 27, 198654DPass-dropper's cryLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Jul 25, 198657DWord from a klutzGeorge MadridMaleska
Tue Jul 12, 198345AOh, oh!Virginia L. YatesMaleska
Tue Jul 6, 198221AButterfingers' exclamationDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sun Jan 17, 198262AClumsy one's expressionRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Apr 19, 198163DButterfingers' cryMichael PriestleyMaleska
Thu Jul 31, 198018DOmigosh!Jean J. DavisonMaleska
Mon Dec 24, 197925DClumsy person's cryMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sat Nov 10, 197938DApologetic wordC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Jun 7, 197935DButterfingers' cryRobert KatzMaleska
Sat Apr 29, 197852DInterjection for droppers and spillersMeltzerMaleska
Sun Mar 26, 197893DApologetic exclamationA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Mar 9, 197833DButterfingers' cryBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Jan 16, 1977107D"So sorry!"Jordan S. LasherWeng
Fri Aug 8, 197538A"___, sorry"Sophie FiermanWeng
Mon Jan 6, 197540ASurprised cryJay LivingstonWeng
Sat Jun 9, 197312DWord with sorryUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 21, 19721AWord of surpriseUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 2, 197226AWord with sorryBert KruseWeng
Fri Mar 24, 197264DCry of dismayUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 6, 197139DWord of surpriseUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 5, 197156DSurprised soundUnknownWeng
Tue Mar 16, 19717DWord before sorryUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 18, 197036AWord with sorryUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 16, 19697DExclamation.UnknownWeng
Sun Aug 10, 196940D"___, sorry"Kirk DoddWeng
Sun May 12, 196830APardon me!Arnold MossFarrar
Mon Apr 29, 196838DSound of surprise: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 17, 196839DSorry!Anne FoxFarrar
Fri Jan 26, 19687DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 23, 196750DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 3, 196713DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 4, 196759ASlangy exclamation.Ronald C. HirschfeldFarrar
Sun Apr 17, 196673DSorry!Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Nov 17, 196523D'Scuse, please!UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 7, 196542ASlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 6, 196440DSlangy exclamation.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Aug 31, 19631DSorry!, slangily.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 27, 196325DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 8, 196365ASlangy exclamation of apology.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 30, 1960143DSound of surprise: Slang.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sun Sep 7, 1958119ASlangy cry of dismay.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Aug 13, 19587DSorry!: Slang.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Mar 4, 195842DSlangy exclamation of dismay.Bernice GordonFarrar
Fri Sep 26, 195256DExclamation before "I'm sorry!"UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 15, 195117AComic-strip ejaculation.UnknownFarrar