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297 results for OPT

142 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon May 7, 201840DMake a choice (10)Julie Bérubé
Tue May 1, 201865DGo (for) (25)Jacob Stulberg
Wed Jan 17, 201860DElect (to) (2)Jules Markey
Tue Nov 21, 201755DMake a decision (3)Brian Thomas
Sat Sep 23, 201724DGo one way rather than anotherRobyn Weintraub
Sun Dec 25, 201612DGo (for) (25)Kevin G. Der
Wed Dec 21, 201648AChoose (14)Jeff Chen and Seth Geltman
Wed Nov 23, 201660D___-out clause (2)David Steinberg
Sun Sep 4, 201638DGo (for) (25)Tom McCoy
Thu Sep 1, 201649A___ out (email list selection)Ben Tausig
Fri Jul 1, 201645DPick (4)James Mulhern
Tue Jun 21, 20163DGo (for) (25)Julie Bérubé
Sat May 7, 201638DGo for it, with "in"Kyle Mahowald
Sun Apr 24, 20166D___-in clause (2)Kathy Wienberg
Sun Mar 13, 20169DElect (8)Tom McCoy
Mon Feb 22, 201619ADecide not to join, with "out"Ed Sessa
Mon Feb 1, 201634AMake a selection (4)Gary Cee
Tue Jan 26, 201648DGo (for) (25)Sam Ezersky
Thu Jan 7, 201626ADecide (to) (2)Andrew J. Ries
Wed Dec 16, 201514AElect (to) (2)Paula Gamache
Wed Nov 18, 201530AGo (for) (25)Zachary Spitz
Sun Sep 13, 201596AMake a selection (4)Joe DiPietro
Sun Aug 2, 201596AGo (for) (25)Matt Ginsberg
Fri Jul 10, 201552DElect (8)Barry C. Silk
Sun Jun 28, 201576D___-in clause (2)Jeremy Newton
Mon May 18, 201561DChoose (to) (4)Gene Newman
Mon Apr 6, 201528DSelect, with "for" (10)Finn Vigeland
Tue Feb 3, 20158DChoose (14)Joe Krozel
Mon Nov 24, 201425AChoose (14)Robert Seminara
Sun Nov 9, 2014113DGo (for) (25)Tom McCoy
Mon Jun 23, 201461DMake a decision (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Jun 7, 201443AElect (8)John Lieb
Mon Sep 2, 201322DChoose (14)Jim Peredo
Sat Jun 1, 201325APick (4)Barry C. Silk
Mon May 20, 201359DChoose (to) (4)Tim Croce
Sun May 12, 201394DElect (8)David J. Kahn
Mon Nov 12, 201239AChoose, with "for"Randall J. Hartman
Mon Sep 24, 201245DChoose to participate, with "in"John Dunn
Wed Sep 19, 20125DGo (for) (25)Michael Shteyman
Fri Aug 17, 201252DVote (for) (3)Peter Wentz
Sun Jun 10, 201215DDecide (to) (2)Xan Vongsathorn
Mon May 21, 201239DWithdraw, with "out" (2)Ian Livengood
Sun May 20, 201285AGo (for) (25)Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Jan 19, 201246ACheck the box (for)Derek Bowman and Sarah Keller
Thu Nov 17, 201143APick, with "for" (4)Patrick Merrell
Mon Oct 10, 201140DChoose (to) (4)Ian C. Livengood
Thu Aug 18, 20111DReject, with "out of"Kevan Choset
Tue Jun 14, 201125AGo (for) (25)Doug Peterson and Angela Olson Halsted
Thu Dec 16, 201022ADecide to take, with "for"Charles Deber
Thu Sep 23, 201051ADecide (3)David J. Kahn
Sun Aug 8, 201052DMake a choice (10)Pam Klawitter
Sun Jul 11, 20105DMake a choice (10)Ed Sessa
Wed Jun 16, 201010D___-out clause (2)Joe Krozel
Tue Nov 10, 200920AMake a pickAlan Arbesfeld
Wed May 27, 200938AWith 30-Down, kind of clauseCorey Rubin
Sun Apr 19, 2009110DMake a selection (4)Will Nediger
Fri Mar 27, 200954DElect (8)Paula Gamache
Sat Dec 20, 200860DElect (8)Brad Wilber
Tue Dec 16, 200846DSay no, with "out"Gail Grabowski
Sun Dec 7, 200838AMake a choice (10)Jim Page
Fri Nov 21, 20089DShow a preferencePatrick Berry
Sun Nov 2, 200860AGo (for) (25)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Oct 6, 20081DChoose (to) (4)Patrick Blindauer
Wed Sep 10, 200839ASelect, with "for" (10)Lucas Gaviotis Whitestone
Sat Jul 19, 200821DGo (for) (25)Todd McClary
Sun Jun 22, 200871DMake a choice (10)Pamela Amick Klawitter
Wed May 7, 200823DGo (for) (25)Richard Silvestri
Thu Mar 20, 200855DMake up one's mind (2)Stephen Edward Anderson
Mon Nov 12, 200724AQuit, with "out"Harvey Estes
Sun Nov 4, 200733DElect (8)Bob Klahn
Mon Oct 1, 200740ASelect, with "for" (10)Allan E. Parrish
Tue Sep 25, 200733DMake a choice (10)Randall J. Hartman
Wed Aug 1, 20076DElect, with "for" (2)David J. Kahn
Wed Jan 10, 200740DNot req. (2)Curtis Yee
Wed Dec 20, 20065DMake a choice (10)Nancy Salomon
Wed Oct 4, 200635APick, with "for" (4)Adam Cohen
Mon Sep 18, 200626AChoose (14)Dave Tuller
Wed Sep 6, 200639DSelect, with "for" (10)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Feb 14, 200644ASelect, with "for" (10)Kevan Choset
Sun Sep 25, 200511AGo (for) (25)Matt Skoczen
Tue Aug 9, 200559AChoose, with "to"Victor Fleming
Mon May 30, 200557DDecide (3)Lynn Lempel
Thu Dec 23, 200459ATake your pickNancy Salomon
Mon Nov 1, 200448DSelect, with "for" (10)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Sun Oct 31, 200465DChoose (14)Patrick Merrell
Thu Sep 23, 200437ADecide (3)Jerry E. Rosman
Thu Sep 9, 200444ASelect, with "for" (10)Peter Abide
Sun Aug 29, 2004100DGo (for) (25)Manny Nosowsky
Mon May 17, 200446ASelect, with "for" (10)Ethan Cooper
Sun Mar 14, 200476DMake a selection (4)Craig Kasper
Tue Jan 20, 200464DMake a choice (10)Eric Berlin
Thu Jan 1, 200452ASelectRichard Silvestri
Mon Sep 29, 200346AChoose (14)Richard Chisholm
Wed Aug 13, 20039DMake a choice (10)Charles E. Gersch
Sat Aug 9, 200333DDecline, with "out of"William I. Johnston
Sun Jul 27, 2003115DGo (for) (25)Michael Grudzielanek
Sun Jul 6, 200379APick, with "for" (4)Robert H. Wolfe
Sun May 4, 200332DGo (for) (25)Tyler Hinman
Mon Jan 27, 200329AMake a choice (10)Stanley Newman
Wed Nov 27, 20022D"x" a box, sayRon O'Hair
Tue Oct 15, 200243AGo (for) (25)Nancy Salomon
Fri Sep 27, 200231DCo-___Michael Shteyman
Fri Sep 20, 200245DGo with, with "for"Kevin Hagen
Sat Aug 31, 20029DElect, with "for" (2)Trip Payne
Mon Jul 8, 200240AChoose (14)Sheldon Benardo
Wed Apr 17, 200265DBe decisive (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Nov 25, 200117DDecide to leave, with "out" (3)Bob Klahn and Harvey Estes
Sat Oct 6, 200156DGo (for) (25)Rich Norris
Sun Mar 25, 200186DBe decisive (2)Trip Payne
Tue Oct 10, 200046DGo (for) (25)Frances Hansen
Sun Aug 6, 20005ASelect, with "for" (10)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Jul 6, 200060DCast one's votePatrick Berry
Wed May 31, 200047DChoose (14)M. Francis Vuolo
Fri Apr 14, 20005DGo (for) (25)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Thu Oct 14, 199919ANot req. (2)Joe DiPietro
Sun Aug 15, 199991ADecide to leave, with "out" (3)David J. Kahn
Fri Jun 4, 199917AGet off the fence, so to speakJohn Wolting
Sun Apr 4, 199976AGet off the fence (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Dec 20, 199834DGo (for) (25)Frances Hansen
Sun Sep 13, 199855AElect (8)Cathy Millhauser
Fri Jun 12, 199835DPick (4)Matt Gaffney
Sat May 23, 199842AWithdraw, with "out" (2)Rich Norris
Fri Apr 24, 199841DGet off the fence (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Fri Apr 3, 199845DPick, with "for" (4)Frank Longo
Sun Jan 18, 199853DMake up one's mind (2)Ed Early and Bob Klahn
Sat Dec 27, 199755DStop wafflingMartin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Dec 2, 199752ASelect, with "for" (10)Alan Olschwang
Fri Oct 31, 199756DGo one way or the otherMatt Gaffney
Thu Sep 18, 199712DChoose (14)Cathy Millhauser
Sat Dec 14, 199623AVote (for) (3)R. Norris
Thu Dec 5, 199612DChoose (14)B. Jorgensen
Tue Oct 1, 199640DChoose (14)R. J. Hartman
Sun Jul 21, 199665DCheck oneD. Niles
Thu May 2, 19961DGo (for) (25)D. J. Kahn
Sat Feb 17, 199644ADecide to leave, with "out" (3)Bob Sefick
Sun Feb 11, 199688AGo (for) (25)Harvey Estes
Sun Oct 22, 199514DChoose (14)Matt Gaffney
Tue Jul 12, 199439DChoose (14)Charles Arnold
Sat Jan 15, 199449AMake a decision (3)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Jan 5, 199434APick (4)Chet Currier
Sat Jan 1, 199418A_____ out of (reject)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Nov 24, 199330AVote (for) (3)Nancy S. Ross

6 results for OPT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jul 16, 2017panda41DTop pickJoel Fagliano
Apr 3, 2011diagramless66DMake a choiceFred Piscop
Sep 5, 2010diagramless40DTake one's pickFred Piscop
Nov 16, 2008panda56DTop pickMel Taub
Feb 2, 2003diagramless55AChoose, with "for"Dave Tuller
May 26, 2002diagramless51AChooseFrank Longo

149 results for OPT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Aug 25, 199354AChooseEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Mar 4, 199237DChooseBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thu Feb 13, 199223DChooseJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Thu Jan 9, 199241DPreferTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Sep 22, 199159DMake a choiceLawrence M. RheingoldMaleska
Sat Jul 27, 19919DElectA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Jul 14, 199173AMake a selectionBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sat May 4, 199132DElectCalista LuminatiMaleska
Tue Nov 13, 19906DChooseAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Oct 28, 199040DElectPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Aug 29, 19908DChooseJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Fri Jul 20, 199059DChooseJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wed Jul 4, 199042AChooseReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Mon Jun 4, 199065DChooseSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Dec 27, 198924AChooseBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sun May 7, 198932AChooseBert H. KruseMaleska
Tue Feb 7, 19891AChooseFred TooleMaleska
Sun Dec 18, 198894DChooseEdward MarcheseMaleska
Mon Oct 31, 198830DChooseNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Apr 19, 198832AElectNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Mar 22, 198850AChooseSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Oct 17, 198727DChooseDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 19873DMake a choiceRita YelleMaleska
Thu Jan 8, 198740AChooseIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun Jan 4, 198721AChooseJim PageMaleska
Fri Jul 4, 198632AChooseH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Fri May 23, 198645AChooseWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Thu Mar 20, 198635DChooseTerry HealyMaleska
Thu Dec 19, 198562DChooseWilliam CanineMaleska
Sat Nov 16, 198528AElectRobert KatzMaleska
Wed Aug 28, 198556DChoosePeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Jun 15, 198522ADecide onAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Mon May 13, 198558DSelectJohnsonMaleska
Fri Feb 15, 198555DSelectRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Dec 30, 198427AElectBeverly TivinMaleska
Sat Nov 24, 198460DEliminate the alternativesJames BarrickMaleska
Sun Nov 11, 1984108DChooseMark DiehlMaleska
Fri Sep 21, 198430DChooseUllmenMaleska
Mon Sep 3, 198429DChooseArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Thu Jul 12, 198431DChooseEli WesoffMaleska
Tue Jul 10, 198422AElectSilversteinMaleska
Sat Jan 21, 198467DPickRobert KatzMaleska
Fri Jan 20, 198426DElectJoe ClonickMaleska
Mon Dec 5, 198330DChooseShirley SolowayMaleska
Sat Nov 26, 19837DChooseMaverMaleska
Sun Aug 14, 198356DMake a choicePeter SwiftMaleska
Fri May 20, 198320DChoosePeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Feb 5, 198318AElectJoe ClonickMaleska
Sat Jan 8, 198341DDecide uponPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Nov 3, 19824DSelectJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Oct 30, 198246AChooseEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Jul 25, 198280DPickAlex F. BlackMaleska
Thu Jun 24, 198222AChooseRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Apr 18, 1982135DDecide uponCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Tue Nov 10, 198122DMake a choiceKay SullivanMaleska
Sun Jan 25, 19815DDecide in favor ofMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Fri Nov 14, 198042ADecideEli WesoffMaleska
Tue Sep 30, 198034AChoosePeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Aug 17, 19807DChooseMargaret RigbyMaleska
Sun May 18, 19806AMake a choiceA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Jan 22, 198042AMake a choiceHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thu Jul 12, 197955DElectGurnerMaleska
Thu Jan 25, 19799DPickWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Dec 20, 197857DChooseHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Jun 12, 197831AChooseAnn JenkinsMaleska
Thu Apr 20, 19787DChooseKathryn RighterMaleska
Sun Feb 12, 197842DElectJordan S. LasherMaleska
Tue Oct 25, 197755DMake a choiceHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thu Jun 9, 197739AChooseJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tue May 31, 197756AMake a choiceHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tue May 17, 197739ADecide on citizenshipArnold MossMaleska
Sun May 1, 1977104DTake one's pickElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sun Oct 10, 1976116DSelectWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Aug 7, 197650DChooseTap OsbornWeng
Sun May 2, 197694DPickAlexander F. BlackWeng
Sun Jan 25, 197639AChooseVirginia SchneiderWeng
Sun Jan 18, 197615DDecideNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Sun Nov 16, 1975102AChooseThreba JohnsonWeng
Mon Sep 29, 197562AChooseViolet GaleWeng
Sun Aug 17, 1975106AChooseNorton RhoadesWeng
Tue Jul 15, 19754ASelectGeorge MadridWeng
Sun Jul 6, 1975103DMake a choiceDiana SessionsWeng
Mon Apr 14, 197547ADecide onH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Thu Feb 13, 19756AMake a choiceJames BarrickWeng
Fri Jan 17, 197520AChooseReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Thu Aug 29, 197457DMake a choiceHerb L. RisteenWeng
Wed Aug 14, 197420DElectTap OsbornWeng
Wed May 1, 197459AChooseHal R. HollingerWeng
Wed Apr 3, 197444DChooseJordan S. LasherWeng
Thu Feb 14, 197443DChooseMarie WestWeng
Mon Feb 11, 19749DDecideHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Thu Nov 15, 197349DSelectUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 16, 1973117DChooseNancy S. RossWeng
Mon Mar 19, 197339AChooseUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 1, 197239DChooseUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 17, 197242AChooseUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 2, 197286DSelectBert KruseWeng
Sun Dec 19, 1971149AChooseAnne FoxWeng
Fri Sep 24, 197158DChooseUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 23, 19704DElectUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 22, 197041DChooseFrances HansenWeng
Sun Oct 4, 197027AChooseCornelia WarrinerWeng
Tue Oct 21, 196944AElect.UnknownWeng
Wed Oct 15, 196936AChoose.UnknownWeng
Mon Jun 2, 19692DChoose.UnknownWeng
Sat Nov 30, 196830DChoose.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 6, 196896DMake a choiceSidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jul 19, 196848AChoose.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 21, 1968103ADecide to do.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Tue Feb 20, 196860DChoose.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 5, 196755AChoose.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 30, 1967120AChoose.Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Apr 26, 196763DMake a choice.Lois HillisFarrar
Fri Mar 24, 196756AMake a choice.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Aug 3, 19665DMake a choice.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 28, 196647AMake a choice.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 4, 196558DSelect.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 7, 196538DChoose.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 1, 196458AChoose.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Thu Sep 17, 196423AChoose.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 17, 196451ASelect.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 21, 196456AChoose.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 12, 19634DChoose.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 8, 196344AChoose.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Feb 12, 196357DChoose.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Dec 29, 196220DChoose.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sat May 26, 196243DChoose.Helen H. KamerlingFarrar
Tue Aug 8, 196116AChoose.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 31, 19617DChoose.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 23, 196142AMake a choice.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 30, 196040DChoose.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sun Jun 5, 196038DChoose.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Jan 13, 196037AMake a choice.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 2, 195948DChoose.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 8, 195921AMake a choice.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 21, 195810DMake a choice.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jul 19, 195623AMake a choice.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Aug 24, 19559DSee 7 Across.John M. Holmes, Jr.Farrar
Sun Apr 25, 1954116DMake a choice.Israel GitterFarrar
Mon Mar 2, 195345DChoose citizenship.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Dec 19, 195244AChoose.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 4, 195246AMake a choice.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 27, 195210DChoose.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Nov 25, 195144DChoose.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Oct 30, 195053AChoose.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 11, 19504DSelect.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Apr 28, 1946133DChoose.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Jun 27, 1943148DExercise an elective choice.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 19424DMake a choice of citizenship.Willard N. JordanFarrar