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138 results for OWLS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Oct 21, 201837D"Wise" ones (2)Finn Vigeland
Sun Dec 31, 20171D"Wise" sortsJohn Lampkin
Tue Jan 17, 201756DReal head-turners?Timothy Polin
Fri Jan 13, 201760APride : lions : parliament : ___Andrew J. Ries
Mon Mar 7, 20161DAvian hootersDamon Gulczynski
Mon Jan 25, 201666ABirds whose heads can move 270°Ian Livengood
Sun Dec 20, 201574AHogwarts delivery systemPeter Wentz
Wed Nov 25, 201517DHogwarts' fifth-year exams, for shortDuncan Kimmel and Clara Williamson
Sun Mar 1, 201580DHooters (2)Finn Vigeland
Fri Feb 27, 201510DKnot : toads :: parliament : ___Julian Lim
Sun Dec 21, 2014121ATemple University's teamJoel Fagliano
Thu Jan 30, 201470AHead-turning night fliersDan Schoenholz
Mon Feb 18, 201349DBig-eyed birds (3)Jeffrey Harris
Wed Dec 5, 201258DMessengers at HogwartsJim Hilger
Tue Jul 3, 201223DMail deliverers at HogwartsRobyn Weintraub
Tue Jun 19, 201261AOnes taking night flights?Steve Riley
Sun Apr 15, 2012137DLate-night fliersKevin G. Der
Tue Jan 3, 201260ABig-eyed birds (3)Allan E. Parrish
Sun Nov 13, 201186DTheir necks can turn 270 degreesJeremy Newton and Tony Orbach
Tue Jul 5, 201138DTemple University teamAndrea Carla Michaels and Johanna Fenimore
Sat Jan 24, 200929AFifth-year exams at HogwartsMark Diehl
Tue Dec 30, 200819ANocturnal huntersDoug Peterson
Wed Dec 10, 20089DMice catchers (5)Joe Krozel
Fri Nov 2, 200730DThey're known for head-turningBarry C. Silk
Tue Aug 21, 200768ABirds whose heads can rotate 135 degrees left or rightTom Heilman
Fri Jun 29, 20075DMouse catchersMike Nothnagel
Fri Aug 11, 200662AMice catchers (5)Patrick Merrell
Mon May 29, 200656DBig-eyed birds (3)Alex Boisvert
Thu Jun 30, 200524DBirds with rare binocular visionJoe DiPietro
Wed Feb 2, 200558A    Temple University team, with "the"Richard Leva and Nancy Salomon
Wed Aug 18, 200459DBarn birdsNancy Salomon and Levi Denham
Wed Apr 28, 200465ANight fliersJohn Underwood
Tue Nov 11, 200361DHooters (2)M. Francis Vuolo
Sun Jan 26, 2003121DBarn denizensNancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Sun Jan 5, 200389AMice catchers (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Feb 24, 2002109DMice catchers (5)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Jul 5, 200167AMice catchers (5)Peter Gordon
Fri Jun 8, 200129DGood mousersHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Fri May 4, 200123DRice University nicknameElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jan 9, 20017DBirds in barns (2)Nick Grivas
Sat Dec 9, 200046ATwo residents of the Old Man's beard, in a Lear versePatrick Berry
Sun Nov 19, 200011DThey fly by nightCathy Millhauser
Tue Sep 14, 199937DPredators on miceElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jan 5, 199910ABirds in barns (2)Lyell Rodieck
Thu May 21, 199855DWise ones (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tue Mar 24, 199829DTemple footballersFred Piscop
Thu Sep 18, 199768ASome are hornedCathy Millhauser
Wed Jul 17, 199653DNocturnal preyersM. Nosowsky
Mon Jun 3, 199634DWise birdsS. L. Robbins
Sun Sep 18, 199456ANight predatorsMerl Reagle

2 results for OWLS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Apr 22, 2018panda34ASlow birdsMel Taub
Aug 2, 2015panda5DSlow birdsMel Taub

86 results for OWLS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Nov 8, 199347DBarn birdsDorothea E. ShippTaub
Wed Nov 20, 199119AWise onesWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Tue Jan 8, 199158DTemple teamEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Sep 2, 199057ATemple or Rice 11Frances HansenMaleska
Sun Jan 15, 1989106DBoobooks and moreporksNorma SteinbergMaleska
Thu May 5, 198841DNocturnal raptorsWalter CovellMaleska
Fri Nov 13, 19875DTemple griddersBert RosenfieldMaleska
Fri May 1, 198762AMoreporksMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Nov 26, 19851ARice U. teamChristy RidleyMaleska
Sat Jun 29, 198536DTemple teamGayle DeanMaleska
Thu May 9, 198540DMoreporksHarold B. CountsMaleska
Thu Feb 7, 198552DTemple teamJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Dec 11, 198448DTemple teamLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Jun 1, 19846AThey give a hootSam Bellotto, Jr.Maleska
Sat Dec 24, 198359DHootersA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Aug 11, 198310ANight creaturesBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Aug 2, 198350DCertain hootersArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Wed Apr 13, 198356DTemple U. teamEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Aug 26, 198223ATemple U. studentsLouis SabinMaleska
Wed Apr 28, 19826ASolemn, nocturnal groupBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sun Jan 18, 198147ARice teamWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Apr 23, 198049DWise ones, proverbiallyRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Tue Dec 19, 197859DTemple's teamRussellMaleska
Tue Dec 13, 197759DNight birdsRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Wed Oct 13, 197612DSwivel-headed birdsDeWitt AndersonWeng
Thu Mar 20, 19756ASnowy and hootSidney FrankWeng
Wed Nov 6, 197413DLarge-eyed birdsAllan BlackmanWeng
Sun Sep 29, 1974107ABarn and screechElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sun Jun 9, 197492AHootersMel RosenWeng
Sun Sep 10, 197266DRaptorial birdsThomas W. SchierWeng
Fri May 19, 197213DBirdsUnknownWeng
Mon May 8, 197219ASnowy and hootUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 31, 197138DSpooky birdsThreba JohnsonWeng
Wed Nov 18, 19705ASnowy and barnUnknownWeng
Tue Dec 23, 196955AKeepers of late hours.UnknownWeng
Fri May 23, 19691ASnowy and spotted.UnknownWeng
Mon Mar 17, 196958DBirds.UnknownWeng
Mon Mar 10, 196957DBirds.UnknownWeng
Wed Apr 17, 196868ANighthawks' cousins.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 12, 196845APredatory birds.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 19, 196724AWise birds.Ronald C. HirschfeldFarrar
Sat Jul 22, 196762ANocturnal fowl.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Jun 10, 196769ABirds of prey.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat May 13, 19671DBirds.George LaczkoFarrar
Sat Apr 29, 196762AWise ones.Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Oct 19, 19661ABirds of prey.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 22, 196556DNocturnal ones.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 5, 196416ANighthawks.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 28, 196444ABirds.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 24, 196410AMinerva's symbol.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 27, 196422ABarn ___.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 27, 19649DBirds.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 18, 196410ATemple University symbols.Manny MillerFarrar
Thu Mar 14, 196323AWise ones.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wed Aug 1, 19623DWise birds.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 23, 19613DNight birds.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 26, 196132DSymbolic birds.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 196177ANight birds.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wed Sep 21, 196017ABirds of prey.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 30, 196021AMinerva's birds.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 29, 195960ABirds of prey.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 26, 195937DSymbols of wisdom.E. J. WestFarrar
Fri Jan 30, 195921DNight birds.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jan 8, 195953DHooters.Madeline CorseFarrar
Tue Jan 6, 195920DNight fliers.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Jun 24, 195856DSymbols of wisdom.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Dec 22, 195710ANight ___.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Oct 1, 195751DBirds having a weird cry.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 3, 195756DBirds.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 28, 195754DPersons of solemn mien.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Dec 23, 1956126AHooters.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Oct 14, 195645DNight people.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Apr 1, 195690ANight birds.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Mar 21, 195636DNight ___.Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Sep 21, 195537ABirds of prey.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Mar 13, 195462DStay-ups.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 2, 195322DPeople who burn the midnight oil.Sidney BlumFarrar
Fri Mar 27, 19537DNocturnal birds.Diana SessionsFarrar
Fri Dec 12, 195230AVery solemn people.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 21, 195248ASymbols of wisdom.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 12, 195257DNocturnal birds.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 195164DSymbols of wisdom.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Jan 28, 195116ARodent-killers.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun Nov 10, 194696AMinerva's birds.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Nov 4, 194560DBirds of prey.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Apr 23, 194449ANight birds.Archie S. KreilingFarrar