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182 results for ORALS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Aug 5, 2018119AStage in getting a Ph.D.Alison Ohringer and Erik Agard
Fri Jun 1, 20185DThey're all talk (2)Andrew J. Ries
Sun Dec 10, 201751DFace-to-face challengesErik Agard and Laura Braunstein
Thu Nov 16, 201757AGrad students' hurdlesAlex Eylar
Sun Jul 9, 201756AGrad student headachesWill Nediger
Thu Jul 2, 201547APostgraduate ordealsTimothy Polin
Sun Apr 19, 201563ASome grillingsDon Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Thu Mar 20, 201455DStage in a Ph.D. programVictor Barocas
Mon Feb 10, 201421AFace-to-face exams (5)C. W. Stewart
Tue Nov 12, 201342ATests for many Ph.D. candidatesMike Doran
Sun Nov 3, 201397DSome exams (3)Andy Kravis and Victor Barocas
Sun Jun 30, 201331AEndings of some coursesAlex Vratsanos and Jeff Chen
Sun Feb 3, 201352APh.D. hurdles (3)Dan Schoenholz
Mon Oct 1, 201225ADoctorate grillingsSusan Gelfand
Sun Feb 19, 2012105ASome exams (3)James F. C. Burns
Wed Feb 8, 201253AGrad students' grillingsLynn Lempel
Fri Oct 21, 201156AStressful testsPatrick Berry
Mon May 16, 20119AFace-to-face exams (5)Ian Livengood
Mon Mar 14, 201126DPh.D. examsAndrea Carla Michaels
Sun May 2, 201074DTough tests (3)Kelsey Blakley
Fri Apr 30, 201019DGrad students often dread themNatan Last
Thu Mar 11, 201064ADissertation defensesJohn Farmer
Sun Apr 27, 200886ATrying period for a doctoral studentOliver Hill
Wed Feb 20, 200856ASome doctoral examsChuck Hamilton
Mon Dec 3, 200716AFace-to-face exams (5)Harvey Estes
Wed Nov 28, 200751APh.D. hurdles (3)Ray Fontenot
Mon Jul 23, 200731AThesis defensesRandall J. Hartman
Sun Jun 3, 200716DGrad school grillingsKelsey Blakley
Fri Feb 23, 200729DGrad student's hurdlePatrick Merrell
Tue Oct 3, 200636DTests for Ph.D. candidatesEd Stein
Wed Aug 10, 200570ADegree-seekers' hurdlesKurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Thu Nov 18, 200421AHurdle for a graduate degree, maybeCharles Barasch
Mon Sep 20, 200428DRigorous exams (2)A. J. Santora
Wed Aug 25, 200414APh.D. hurdleRichard Silvestri
Thu Jun 10, 200446DSome 47-DownPaula Gamache
Thu Oct 3, 200260ATough tests (3)Susan Harrington Smith
Sun Aug 25, 20026DMaster's hurdleRandolph Ross
Mon Mar 25, 200242ASome testsGerald R. Ferguson
Thu Jan 24, 200228DChallenging testsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jul 8, 200123AHurdles to a degree?Michael S. Maurer
Tue Jun 5, 200149DTough tests (3)Peter Gordon
Sun Dec 3, 200033DTough examsElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Aug 16, 200031APh.D. hurdles (3)David Levinson Wilk
Tue May 23, 20004ACollege finalsMonica Krausse
Tue Jan 25, 200054DFace-to-face exams (5)William S. Cotter
Tue Aug 24, 199961AFace-to-face exams (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Nov 7, 19987DDoctorate hurdleRaymond Hamel
Thu Oct 8, 199838DCertain examsAlan Arbesfeld
Sat Oct 18, 199726DSeniors' hurdles, maybeRich Norris
Thu Sep 25, 199745AMaster's degree requirementMark Diehl
Thu Aug 28, 199727ARigorous testsShannon Burns
Fri May 23, 199722DThey're all talk (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Wed Dec 4, 199627DDoctoral dreadM. E. Skolsky
Sun Sep 29, 199670DFuture doctors' testsM. Reagle
Mon Sep 16, 199622AGrad student examsR. J. Hartman
Tue Sep 5, 199557AAdvanced examsJonathan Schmatzbach
Wed Aug 9, 199528DSome finalsRichard Hughes
Mon Jan 2, 199532ARigorous exams (2)Sidney L. Robbins
Mon Jul 25, 199447AGrueling testsAlbert J. Klaus
Wed Jun 8, 199452DSome exams (3)A.J. Santora
Sat Dec 11, 199353DFeared examsRobert H. Wolfe

3 results for ORALS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 5, 2010diagramless38ADegree seekers' hurdlesFred Piscop
May 17, 2009takeaway68ALessons fro* fablesMatt Ginsberg
Jun 28, 1998diagramless59ATough testsEd Early

118 results for ORALS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Jun 1, 199318AVerbal examsAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Jun 28, 199273DSome examsSally CoyleMaleska
Sun Jun 7, 199269AExams for would-be Ed.D.'sNorman S. WizerMaleska
Thu Oct 3, 199130ADoctoral examsLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Sep 1, 199126ASome examsFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Jan 13, 199132DHurdles for would-be Ph.D.'sKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sun Dec 2, 199068ADoctoral hurdlesRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Jul 15, 199042AGraduate-school hurdlesWarren W. ReichMaleska
Sun May 20, 199098DExams for would-be Ph.D.'sJohn RussellMaleska
Sat Feb 3, 199018ACertain examsNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Jan 9, 199031ASome examinationsAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Dec 8, 198962ASome examsAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thu Mar 30, 198927DCertain testsMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Wed Jan 25, 198925DGraduate exams, sometimesRhonda KrausMaleska
Sun Jul 3, 198817DHurdles for would-be Ph.D.'sJack R. HarnesMaleska
Sun Apr 24, 198877ASome testsJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Thu Dec 3, 19878DCertain examsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Thu Oct 22, 198733ASome testsJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sun May 10, 19872DOrdeals for would-be Ph.D.'sStanley GlassMaleska
Tue Mar 17, 198741APh.D. hurdleJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Aug 27, 198660APh.D. trialLouis SabinMaleska
Thu Jun 27, 19856DCertain examsKathryn RighterMaleska
Thu Dec 27, 198440ACollege examsJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Jul 2, 198342AProfs' posers, at timesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Mar 20, 198376AHurdles for would-be Ph.D.'sJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Thu Jan 13, 198325ATests of a sortEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Jan 9, 198398APenless examsLouis BaronMaleska
Sat Aug 21, 198249DCertain testsPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Mar 28, 198258DSome testsTom MixonMaleska
Thu Mar 4, 198238APh.D. candidates' bugaboosJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Dec 18, 198126ACertain examsKathryn RighterMaleska
Sun Mar 15, 198153DDegree hurdlesLynn Gilbert LempelMaleska
Wed Sep 10, 198031DHurdles on campusJim ModneyMaleska
Sun Nov 11, 197932DCertain testsTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Jul 22, 197926DPostgraduate's concernAlfio MicciMaleska
Mon Jun 11, 197926DPh.D. candidates' concernsJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wed May 2, 197957APostgraduate hurdlesJohnsonMaleska
Sat Mar 31, 197927DCertain examsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Jul 3, 197844ATests of a sortJean J. DavisonMaleska
Mon May 29, 197858AHurdles for would-be Ed.D.'sSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Apr 17, 197822ACampus ordealsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri Dec 9, 19775ASome examsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Nov 3, 197725DPh.D. examsBeresinMaleska
Wed Oct 19, 19772DCertain testsSara V. TuckermanMaleska
Mon Aug 29, 197723DOrdeals for would-be Ph.D.'sDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Sun May 1, 197756APh.D. ordealElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Thu Nov 4, 19766DDegree-seekers' burdensFarrantWeng
Mon Oct 13, 197564AExamsJohn PrytzWeng
Tue Sep 23, 197548DExamsRuth N. SchultzWeng
Sat Jun 21, 197530DExamsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wed Jun 18, 197524DExamsSophie FiermanWeng
Fri Apr 18, 197525DExamsAllan BlackmanWeng
Fri Mar 21, 197510DTestsDennis ListortWeng
Fri Jan 10, 197539AExamsJean ReedWeng
Mon Aug 7, 197214AExamsUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 9, 197244DExamsJean ReedWeng
Fri Jul 7, 197261ATestsUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 2, 1972124DExamsAnne FoxWeng
Mon Mar 27, 19726DExamsUnknownWeng
Tue Mar 16, 197132DTestsUnknownWeng
Wed Dec 9, 197027DExamsUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 29, 197032AExamsGladys V. MillerWeng
Sun Mar 29, 197068DSome examsArnold MossWeng
Sun Dec 28, 196950DExamsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Nov 16, 1969112ACertain examsB. H. KruseWeng
Mon Jun 9, 19694DTests.UnknownWeng
Sun Jan 26, 19696DSome testsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Fri Nov 1, 196843ACertain exams.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 23, 196788AExams of a sort.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun May 21, 196711DCertain tests.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sun Apr 23, 1967102AExams.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sat Apr 1, 196714AExaminations for a doctorate.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Tue Jan 3, 196751DCertain exams.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun Aug 28, 1966101ACertain exams.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Mon Mar 21, 19666DPh.D. ordeals.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 12, 196586AExaminations.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sat Jun 26, 196515AExams.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 7, 196526DKinds of tests.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 1, 196447ATests.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 29, 196417DStudent's trial.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sat Mar 21, 196433AExams.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 4, 196419APh.D. exams.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Dec 1, 196359ACertain tests.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jun 15, 19633DSome quizzes.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 29, 196248DSome exams.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Mon Nov 12, 196248APh. D. ordeals.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 196260AExaminations.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue May 1, 196234AExams.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 9, 196153DExaminations.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 26, 196114DExaminations.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sun Dec 25, 1960128AExams.Eva Pollack TaubFarrar
Sun Nov 27, 196021DTests.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Dec 5, 19598DExams.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 9, 1959120DHurdle for Ph.D. candidates.Ted DombrasFarrar
Sun Jan 11, 195949DExams.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Aug 10, 195851DExams.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Jun 13, 195856ATests.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Jul 19, 195714AKind of exams.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Mar 27, 19575ATests.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Feb 6, 195727AUnwritten tests.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Feb 25, 195640ACertain exams.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 195525ACertain exams.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Jul 9, 195525DExams.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 29, 195533DQuizzes.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jan 2, 195522ATeacher's exams.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Dec 25, 195444AClassroom tests.George HendersonFarrar
Sun Nov 21, 195433DMilestone for Ph.D. student.Alice CookFarrar
Sun May 16, 1954105ASpoken tests.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Mar 24, 195422AExams for Ph.D. degrees.Louise RabbFarrar
Thu Dec 31, 195362AUnwritten exams.Helen ChapmanFarrar
Thu Oct 22, 195318ACertain exams.Joseph La FauciFarrar
Thu May 28, 195349DCertain tests.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 6, 195319DTypes of exams.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 14, 195228DMilestone for the Ph. D. student.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 11, 195042AVocal examinations.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 4, 194497DSpoken tests.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jun 7, 1942122DVerbal tests.John L. MapesFarrar
Sun Mar 29, 194232DVerbal tests.Alvin AshbyFarrar