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68 results for ORDEAL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Sep 26, 201863AHarrowing experienceMelinda Gates and Joel Fagliano
Sun Oct 1, 201743AClimbing Mount Everest, e.g.Robert Fisher
Thu Jul 27, 201743ATough slogJeffrey Wechsler
Sun Apr 16, 201717DHell week, e.g.Timothy Polin
Sun Jan 4, 2015104DTraveling around the holidays, maybeFinn Vigeland
Wed Sep 17, 201435ATough time (4)Zhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Sun Sep 7, 201475AKidnapping, e.g.Tracy Gray and Jeff Chen
Mon Aug 11, 201437ADifficult experience (2)David Steinberg and Bernice Gordon
Sat Dec 21, 201336AExtended trialTodd Gross and David Steinberg
Sun Aug 25, 201393AExperience you might want to forgetVictor Barocas
Fri Feb 1, 20136DBaptism by fireJosh Knapp
Sun Jun 10, 201285DNo walk in the parkXan Vongsathorn
Mon Nov 17, 200860ATest of one's mettlePaula Gamache
Tue Nov 13, 200711DTough time (4)Fred Piscop
Tue Oct 11, 200552ATerrible trialMike Torch
Mon Jul 25, 200546ATough time (4)Lynn Lempel
Sun Dec 7, 200374DTough row to hoeSherry O. Blackard
Mon Oct 27, 200365ATrial by fireRichard Miller
Wed Dec 11, 200246ATrying experienceAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Nov 26, 200152ADifficult experience (2)Bette Sue Cohen
Sun Oct 28, 200119DBig testMichael Ashley
Sat Aug 11, 200130ABoot camp, typicallyDavid J. Kahn
Sun Dec 17, 200044DBaptism of fireFrances Hansen
Tue May 26, 199826DSevere testJonathan Schmalzbach
Wed Oct 15, 19976DTough goingRandall J. Hartman
Mon Jan 22, 199619ATough time (4)E. Gorski
Sat Jul 2, 199422ATrialBryant White

1 result for ORDEAL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 8, 2008acrosticGCrossing a bridge, to a gephyrophobeEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

40 results for ORDEAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Mar 26, 199310DTerrible experienceJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tue May 5, 199221DTrying timeBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sun Dec 8, 199136DTrialBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wed Sep 18, 199119DDifficult timeKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Wed Mar 28, 19902DFeverel's trialCalista LuminatiMaleska
Wed Nov 9, 198848DTrialEileen LexauMaleska
Sun Jun 5, 198885DSevere trialJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tue Dec 22, 198746AMeredith's "The ___ of Richard Feverel"Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Oct 25, 198751ATrying experienceJune A. BoggsMaleska
Tue Sep 1, 198747ATrialMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Fri Aug 28, 198746DTrying experienceEli WesoffMaleska
Wed Feb 26, 19865DTrialNorma SteinbergMaleska
Mon Oct 1, 198412DTrying experienceWhittenMaleska
Mon Sep 24, 198454AGantletHarold B. CountsMaleska
Fri Jan 4, 198035DThe worst kind of testC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Jul 26, 197918DSevere trialMichelle ArnotMaleska
Tue Jan 29, 19744DTrying experienceDavid CrosattoWeng
Tue Jan 22, 197441ATrying experienceMarie WestWeng
Sat Jan 27, 197323ATrialUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 31, 197284DTrialFrances HansenWeng
Sun May 21, 197220DTrying experienceDiana SessionsWeng
Tue Apr 4, 197233ATrialUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 19, 197284ATrialHerb RisteenWeng
Sun Jan 3, 197185DHarrowing experienceHerbert EttensonWeng
Sun Oct 11, 1970137AFeverel's burdenElmer ToroWeng
Fri Jul 18, 196914AOld trial device.UnknownWeng
Fri Aug 30, 196849ATrying time.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 4, 196543ATrial.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 8, 196453ATrial.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Sat Jan 18, 196446ATrying experience.Manny MillerFarrar
Thu Dec 19, 196317ATrying experience.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Sun Apr 7, 1963103ASevere trial.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Tue Aug 19, 19582DAncient form of trial.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sat Dec 24, 195514ATrial.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 13, 19553DSevere trial.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Tue Jun 15, 195429DTrying experience.Edgar WattsFarrar
Sun Aug 23, 195384APutting on a benefit, for instance.Albert CarrollFarrar
Fri Aug 14, 195324ANovel by Nevil Shute.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Dec 3, 195040AHow witches were tried.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Nov 23, 19478DAncient method of trial.P. J. LamannaFarrar