It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

180 results for ORALS

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

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

3 results for ORALS from Variety puzzles.

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

118 results for ORALS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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