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96 results for OTS

75 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Apr 30, 201822DExtra periods, in briefBruce Haight
Sun Apr 1, 201871ARegulation followers, in briefSam Ezersky
Mon Feb 26, 201811DSettlers of tied games, for shortAndrea Carla Michaels and Mark Diehl
Thu Feb 1, 201830DThey may follow buzzers, for shortDamon Gulczynski
Sun Sep 17, 2017113AExtra periods at TD GardenMark MacLachlan
Thu Aug 10, 201756DRare occurrences at Super Bowls, brieflyJohn E. Bennett and Jeff Chen
Sun Jul 2, 2017123AFifth qtrs. (5)Patrick Blindauer
Wed Apr 12, 201750ABonus sports periods, for shortEmily Carroll
Sat Jul 16, 201632DThey may end with golden goals, for shortByron Walden
Sun May 1, 201658DWhen golden goals happen in the N.H.L.Joel Fagliano and Byron Walden
Fri Jan 22, 201618ASo-called "fifth qtrs."Paula Gamache
Thu Aug 27, 201514DExtra N.B.A. periodsJoon Pahk
Tue Apr 28, 20157DExciting parts of games, for shortJosé Chardiet
Tue Mar 24, 201530ATiebreakers, for shortRobyn Weintraub
Fri Jan 16, 201519ARegulation followers, brieflyMichael Wiesenberg
Mon Oct 28, 201367AExtra periods of play, in briefEd Sessa
Wed Sep 7, 201155DGame extenders: Abbr.Jim Hilger
Tue May 10, 201136DSome tiebreakers, brieflyAlan Arbesfeld
Thu Oct 14, 201062DSome game enders, for shortJim Hilger
Fri Sep 10, 20105DDecisive periods, brieflyPeter Wentz
Wed Sep 1, 201064DPeriods of extra mins.Michael Torch
Mon May 10, 201042DTie-breaking play periods: Abbr.Randy Sowell
Thu Jan 14, 20107DThey may follow last periods, for shortCaleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Wed Jan 13, 201049ANotations on some game scoresKevan Choset
Sat Aug 22, 200922AThey occur when things are all tied up, brieflyKaren M. Tracey
Thu Jun 25, 200935DWhat buzzer beaters may lead to, brieflyBill Zais
Thu Apr 30, 20096AReasons some games run long: Abbr.Greg Kaiser and Steven Ginzburg
Sun Feb 22, 200983DN.F.L. tiebreakersBarry C. Silk & Doug Peterson
Sun Nov 2, 200829ATie followers, brieflyElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Jun 11, 200832DN.B.A. nail-biters (2)Daniel Kantor
Tue Apr 1, 200860AN.B.A. tiebreakersManny Nosowsky
Wed Mar 19, 200836AFifth qtrs., so to speakGary Whitehead
Sat Feb 2, 200828AFifth qtrs. (5)Natan Last
Sun Dec 30, 200782AFive-min. periods, maybeElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Apr 17, 200728ATiebreakers, briefly (4)Jennifer Nutt
Sat Apr 7, 200728ABowl bonuses, brieflyMichael Shteyman
Tue Feb 27, 200763AExtra play periods, for short (3)Allan E. Parrish
Thu Nov 2, 200646AFifth qtrs. (5)John Farmer
Sun Oct 22, 200610DSome score notations, for shortHarvey Estes
Mon Jul 10, 200613DExtra play periods, for short (3)Randall J. Hartman
Sat Jul 1, 200657ASports fans' bonuses, brieflyJim Page
Wed Dec 21, 200524AResults of ties: Abbr.David J. Kahn
Fri Aug 26, 200524AN.F.L. nail-bitersJoe DiPietro
Thu Aug 11, 200558DExciting periods, for shortMichael Shteyman
Sun Oct 3, 200494AExciting periods in the N.B.A.Randolph Ross
Tue Feb 10, 200423ATiebreakers, briefly (4)Seth A. Abel
Fri Aug 8, 200322ANail-biting sports events, brieflyMyles Callum
Sun Nov 24, 200214DFourth periods in the N.H.L.Nancy Salomon and Lee Glickstein
Sun May 19, 20023DEnds of some games, for shortCathy Millhauser
Sun Jul 1, 200192DSports score notationsManny Nosowsky
Mon Feb 5, 200132ATiebreakers, briefly (4)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sat Sep 23, 200045ADecisive periods, for shortRich Norris
Tue May 23, 20004DTie-breaking periods: Abbr.Monica Krausse
Sun May 14, 20007DTie deciders: Abbr.Bill Zais and Nancy Salomon
Sun Dec 12, 199996ASome sports score notationsRichard Silvestri
Wed Jun 30, 199922ATiebreakers, briefly (4)Manny Nosowsky
Tue May 25, 19991DGame finales: Abbr.Philip Lew
Thu Apr 8, 199912DExciting times in the N.I.T.David J. Kahn
Thu Feb 18, 19998DNail-biting events: Abbr.Robert H. Wolfe
Tue Sep 15, 199839AExtra-play periods: Abbr.Gilbert H. Ludwig
Tue Jun 9, 199848AFifth quarters, so to speak: Abbr.Arthur S. Verdesca
Mon May 25, 199826DExtra-play periods, for short (3)William Canine
Sat Jan 3, 19986DN.B.A. nail-biters (2)Rich Norris
Fri Oct 10, 199718AR.O.T.C. relativeShannon Burns
Thu May 1, 199757DNail-biters: Abbr.Martin Schneider
Mon Oct 7, 199613DExtra playing periods, for shortS. Spadaccini
Thu Oct 3, 199627ASports finales, for shortJ. R. Leeds
Fri Jan 19, 199654DGame finales, for shortC. Gersch
Sun Sep 24, 19953DFifth qtrs. (5)Randolph Ross
Sat Sep 16, 199519ASports page abbrs.Bryant White
Sun May 14, 199593AN.C.A.A. tournament nail-bitersRichard Silvestri
Fri Nov 11, 199448DSudden-death periods: Abbr.Randolph Ross
Fri Oct 28, 199455DWhere Its. are educatedBryant White
Sat Aug 13, 199421DFifth qtrs. (5)Randolph Ross
Fri Apr 22, 199459DMilitary sch.A.J. Santora

1 result for OTS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 9, 1998diagramless3DFourth-qtr. followersFred Piscop

20 results for OTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Jun 26, 199342AOfficers' sch.A.J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Dec 22, 199245AWhere lts. are createdArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Thu Apr 9, 199258DMil. schoolEli WesoffMaleska
Sun May 20, 199038AMil. educational institutionJohn RussellMaleska
Fri Apr 18, 198656DMilitary training inst.William S. McIlrathMaleska
Wed Jul 15, 19811DMilitary inst.A. J. SantoraMaleska
Sat Jul 4, 198122DMilitary inst.Tap OsbornMaleska
Fri Dec 9, 19775DMil. academyWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Apr 7, 197488DArmy training place: Abbr.Dorothea ShippWeng
Thu Nov 22, 197328AMilitary study place: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Sat Aug 16, 196910DMilitary study unit: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thu Dec 19, 196826DNaval school: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 19671DArmy school: Abbr.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Dec 20, 1964117DMilitary group.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Sep 5, 196440DMilitary group.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 10, 1963105AMilitary group.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Feb 4, 196344AMilitary school: Abbr.Jean ReedFarrar
Wed Dec 6, 196124ASchool for 4 Down: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 31, 19608DMilitary group: Abbr.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Wed Apr 21, 195464DOfficers' prep school, for short.Jack LuzzattoFarrar