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112 results for ORELSE

60 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Oct 22, 201797D"Otherwise ...!" (4)Tracy Gray
Fri Oct 20, 201754AOminous parting wordsPeter Wentz
Tue Feb 21, 201719DUltimatum's end (2)Timothy Polin
Wed Nov 23, 201610DUltimatum endingDavid Steinberg
Sat May 7, 201614DWords that may elicit a worried gulpKyle Mahowald
Thu Dec 24, 201544D"Otherwise ... !!!" (4)Derek Bowman
Tue Aug 11, 201547DOpen-ended threatJay Kaskel and Daniel Kantor
Sun Jul 13, 201426AIntimidating wordsTom McCoy
Fri May 9, 201458AOminous final wordsJames Mulhern
Tue Apr 29, 201447DOminous end of a threatJules P. Markey
Mon Aug 19, 201363AUltimatum words (5)Jean O'Conor
Thu Jun 6, 201348D"Otherwise ..." (4)James Tuttle
Sun Aug 7, 20119DUnsettling last wordsTony Orbach and Janie Smulyan
Mon Jan 24, 201124DUltimatum words (5)Fred Piscop
Fri Feb 26, 201016AWords of intimidationJosh Knapp
Sun Feb 14, 201077A"And you'd better listen!"Matt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Fri Jan 1, 201061ABlackmailer's words (2)Brad Wilber
Thu Aug 20, 200945DBully's warningElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun May 17, 200911DUltimatum closerOliver Hill
Fri Mar 13, 200924DOminous wordsJoon Pahk
Sat Jan 17, 200933DWords often accompanied by a 45-AcrossBrad Wilber
Tue Sep 2, 200847DThreat enderStanley Newman
Sun Aug 3, 200876AUltimatum's end (2)Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Sat Nov 17, 200750DGoon's last wordsBrad Wilber
Sun Mar 18, 200730DUnfinished threatCraig Kasper
Fri Jan 5, 200743AUnspecified, but invariably unpleasant, alternativePaula Gamache
Fri Sep 8, 200623DBully's final wordsDavid Bunker
Sun May 7, 200694DOminous-sounding phraseTrip Payne
Sun Mar 5, 200664D"… and I mean it!"Ashish Madhukar Vengsarkar
Thu Aug 18, 200533DUltimatum enderPaula Gamache
Sat Jul 23, 200546A"…!!"Joe DiPietro
Sun Mar 13, 20052DVeiled threatPatrick Merrell
Sun Feb 27, 200577AUnspecified alternativeMike Torch
Sun Dec 12, 200412D“You don’t even want to know the alternative!”Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Mon Dec 6, 20044DUltimatum words (5)Barry C. Silk
Thu Jul 31, 20034DEnd of a warningPaula Gamache
Wed Jun 25, 200366AUltimatum words (5)Leonard Williams
Fri Mar 8, 200246DPart of a stern warningDavid J. Kahn
Sat Feb 16, 200213DWords before the consequencesFrank Longo
Wed Sep 12, 200126DChoice words?Philip Lew
Wed May 16, 200111DWords intended to intimidateRichard Silvestri
Mon May 14, 200110DUltimatum phraseGregory E. Paul
Sun Jan 7, 200196DCommon threatManny Nosowsky
Sun Sep 24, 2000115AChilling wordsRandolph Ross
Wed Aug 16, 200052AEnd of a blackmail letterDavid Levinson Wilk
Thu Aug 3, 200045D"You'll regret it otherwise!"Bob Sefick
Wed Aug 2, 200048DWords intended to scareElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jul 23, 200073AThreatening words (2)Patrick Berry
Thu Jan 27, 200061AWords intended to instill fearDavid Ainslie Macleod
Thu Nov 4, 199927AThreat finaleMatthew Lees
Thu Jul 15, 199966AFinal words?Zack Butler
Thu May 6, 199937DEnd of a threatMatt Gaffney
Sun Dec 28, 199725AThreatening finaleMatt Gaffney
Thu Jul 17, 199724D"Otherwise..." (4)Wayne Robert Williams
Tue Jan 21, 199719DTo avoid the alternative (2)T. W. Schier
Wed Aug 21, 199650AUltimatum words (5)Fred Piscop
Sun May 26, 199617DUltimatumR. Ross
Fri Dec 15, 199521AThreatening words (2)Harvey Estes
Thu Mar 16, 199512DTo avoid the alternative (2)A.J. Santora
Thu Feb 2, 19957DBlackmailer's words (2)Bob and Sharon Klahn

1 result for ORELSE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 30, 2014diagramless71AThreat enderEd Stein and Paula Gamache

51 results for ORELSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Sep 19, 199367AMenacing wordsJohn M. SamsonTaub
Sun Oct 4, 199268DBlackmailer's wordsRandolph RossMaleska
Sun Nov 11, 199018DChoice wordsJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Jan 10, 198832AThreatening phraseDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sun May 10, 198713DMenacing phraseStanley GlassMaleska
Tue Dec 16, 198611DUltimatum phraseJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sun Jun 30, 198572DThreatener's phraseCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Thu Nov 8, 198442DThreatening wordsShirley SolowayMaleska
Wed Jul 28, 198218DThreatening wordsNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wed May 26, 19829DThreat wordsJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Jan 25, 198142DUltimatum wordsMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sun Sep 16, 197913DThreatening alternativeMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Tue Feb 6, 19796DBlackmailer's phraseSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Nov 24, 197850AThreatening phraseC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun May 7, 197879DThreatening termAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Thu Feb 9, 197857ABook of poems by Robert Penn WarrenAnn JenkinsMaleska
Thu Jan 19, 19787DThreatening wordsA. J. SantoraMaleska
Fri Dec 16, 197722AEnforcer's expressionA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun May 15, 197759DThreatening wordsMaria G. RiceMaleska
Sun May 18, 1975137AWords of threatEleanor TylerWeng
Sun Dec 8, 1974125AWords of warningEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Wed Nov 20, 197453AThreatening wordsMary HarrisWeng
Fri Jul 12, 197410DWarning wordsSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Thu Mar 7, 19742DWords of threatRobin D. MayerWeng
Fri Dec 14, 197320AThreatening wordsUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 10, 197259AThreatening wordsA. J. SantoraWeng
Wed Dec 6, 197244DUltimatum wordsUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 16, 197248AVague threatC. McInerneyWeng
Sat May 30, 197049DThreatening wordsUnknownWeng
Sun May 24, 197095DThreatening wordsThreba JohnsonWeng
Tue Nov 5, 196820AIf not.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 9, 1967154AUltimatum of a kind.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Feb 26, 196774AIf not.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Nov 13, 196632AThreatening phrase.Anthony MorseFarrar
Wed May 20, 196442DUnderworld threat.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 3, 1964117ATough ultimatum.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Nov 10, 196318AIf not.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Feb 22, 196320AGangland threat.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Mon Jan 21, 196334AThreatening words.Norma SchierFarrar
Sun Nov 11, 196216DThreatening words.Will C. WengFarrar
Sun Oct 14, 196219DIf not.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Thu Nov 16, 196144DSlangy threat.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 1, 196016DIf not.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Sat Oct 24, 195947DPhrase indicating an ominous alternative.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 10, 195946DWords holding a threat.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Nov 11, 195724AOminous phrase.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 20, 195624AExpression carrying a threat.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 22, 195445DGangland threat.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Sep 23, 195344DGangster's threat.Dorothy SmithFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 195119DAn implied threat.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jan 21, 1951115AGangster's 2-word ultimatum.Harold T. BersFarrar