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106 results for OPENER

33 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Jun 5, 201811DFirst game of a seriesPeter Gordon
Thu Jul 27, 20175DWord with can or season (2)Jeffrey Wechsler
Sun Jul 9, 201732DPart of a concert that many people impatiently sit throughWill Nediger
Wed Oct 19, 201621AGame one (2)Tom Pepper
Sun Jan 4, 201511DKitchen gadget (2)Finn Vigeland
Wed Feb 19, 201428DFirst game of the season (2)Michael Dewey
Sun Mar 17, 201321APart of a doubleheaderJ. R. Leopold
Mon Nov 1, 201045DFirst game of the season (2)Holden Baker
Sat Jun 12, 201040DKitchen drawer item (2)Joe DiPietro
Sat Apr 4, 200941DBarkeep's gizmoMatt Ginsberg
Sun Feb 24, 200899DFirst act in a revueNancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Sep 30, 2007126ACorkscrew, e.g.Kelsey Blakley
Fri Aug 31, 200717AHandle, e.g.Paula Gamache
Wed May 30, 20079DAct before the headlinerMike Nothnagel
Wed Mar 29, 200647AStart of a doubleheaderFrances Hansen (1919-2004)
Sun Jan 25, 200453AOne who says "one club," e.g.Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Wed Feb 19, 200346DGame one (2)Sarah Keller
Fri Feb 16, 200116AKickoffBob Klahn
Mon Jun 26, 200047DFirst game of a doubleheaderPeter Gordon
Mon Sep 20, 199947DFirst of two baseball gamesGregory E. Paul
Fri Sep 17, 199921DWord with can or season (2)Patrick D. Berry
Wed Nov 11, 199860AIntro (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Apr 16, 199845DIntro (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed May 21, 199718DFirst game (2)John D. Leavy
Sun Apr 13, 199794DKitchen drawer item (2)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Jan 12, 199711DWarm-up actM. Rosen
Fri Jan 3, 199758AKitchen drawer gadgetM. Nosowsky
Sun Jul 7, 1996123ASeason___R. H. Wolfe
Sat Jun 8, 199639ASeries startM. Shenk
Sun Mar 24, 199621AKitchen gadget (2)J. K. Brill
Thu Feb 29, 199650DKeyP. Gordon
Thu May 25, 199533DFirst game (2)Harvey Estes
Thu Feb 16, 199516AFirst actChristopher Hurt

1 result for OPENER from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 10, 2017panda41DOne per introductionMel Taub

72 results for OPENER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 24, 199320DKitchen gadgetFrances HansenTaub
Wed Feb 3, 199328DFirst gameEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Jan 18, 19939DCorkscrew, e.g.Bert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Jun 14, 199288DEarly April gameBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Apr 26, 199294DIt goes with eye or canErnie FurtadoMaleska
Wed Nov 13, 199126AKitchen itemNancy JolineMaleska
Mon Oct 29, 199045APair of jacks, e.g.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Sat Aug 25, 199048DN.F.L. event in Sept.Ronald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Sun Apr 29, 199068AKitchen gadgetFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Oct 23, 1988128AKitchen utensilJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sun Oct 9, 198855DKitchen itemNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Wed Jul 27, 198844AFirst gameArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sat Aug 15, 198745DCorkscrewKay SullivanMaleska
Wed Jul 30, 198659AKitchen devicePeter SwiftMaleska
Fri Aug 2, 198550DHand at pokerJesse RoarkeMaleska
Fri Apr 5, 198552AFirst of a seriesJames BarrickMaleska
Tue Sep 18, 198427DKey, sometimesNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue Aug 7, 198427DKey, sometimesNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Aug 5, 198478DFirst of a doubleheaderVaughn KeithMaleska
Fri Feb 4, 198343AKey, e.g.William LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Aug 11, 198237DDiamond event in AprilJames R. BurnsMaleska
Mon Aug 10, 198143DKitchen gadgetMike ShenkMaleska
Sun Feb 8, 198192DFirst bidderSandra GastMaleska
Mon May 5, 198017DKickoff or overtureMargettsMaleska
Tue Dec 4, 197938DEye or can followerDaughdrilleMaleska
Tue Jul 3, 197916AWord with eye or seriesCarol DuttingMaleska
Tue Feb 20, 197946AKitchen gadgetMichelle ArnotMaleska
Mon Dec 26, 197743AFirst gameTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Dec 12, 197710DFirst game in a seriesMarie WestMaleska
Mon Apr 4, 197734AEye or can followerSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Sun Oct 24, 197638DPoker player, at timesJohn WilligWeng
Sat May 1, 19762DKitchen toolDorothea ShippWeng
Sun Feb 16, 19758DPoker player, at timesStanley GlassWeng
Tue Oct 1, 197449DPoker player, at timesLois HillisWeng
Wed Jun 5, 197448DKitchen mustWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue Aug 15, 197210DFirst gameUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 25, 197242ACorkscrew, for oneUnknownWeng
Sat Nov 27, 197151AFirst gameUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 2, 197119DKitchen gadgetUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 11, 197172DKitchen mustWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Mon Jun 6, 19668DKitchen device.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 3, 196646DKitchen gadget.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 26, 196547DLatchkey.Frances HansenFarrar
Tue Nov 9, 196534AFirst game.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 19, 196544DKitchen device.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 14, 196542AFirst game in a series.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 1, 196557ALetter ___.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 19, 196433DEssential kitchen tool.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 1, 196461ACurtain raiser.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thu Feb 1, 196246AKitchen gadget.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Dec 29, 195936AKitchen gadget.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 25, 19593DKitchen gadget.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 27, 195818DFirst bid or game.Grace HosterFarrar
Fri Sep 27, 195749DFirst act on a program.Louis SabinFarrar
Tue May 21, 195719AFirst game of the season.Geraldine KingFarrar
Wed May 8, 195748DKitchen gadget.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Jan 7, 195750AKitchen gadget.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 195631DKitchen gadget.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jul 1, 195694DFirst of the season.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Nov 20, 195588ASeason's starter.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat May 14, 195563AThe first game.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jan 22, 195544DKitchen gadget.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Jan 16, 1955107AKitchen implement.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Aug 24, 195149DFirst game of a double-header.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 23, 195122AApril event in baseballEugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Mar 6, 195148DHousewife's kitchen aid.S. A. KayFarrar
Thu Feb 22, 19518AFirst game of the season.Isaac KertFarrar
Thu Jan 11, 195136DFirst contributor to a jackpot.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Sun Jun 18, 195093DFirst game of season.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Aug 8, 194871APicnic necessity.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Dec 24, 1944105DTwo jacks.C. E. NoelFarrar
Sun May 23, 194352DPoker hand.George BucklerFarrar