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15 results for OXYMORON

7 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Sep 11, 201815A"Original copy" or "open secret"Timothy Polin
Tue Jun 14, 201111DMilitary intelligence, e.g., according to George CarlinDoug Peterson and Angela Olson Halsted
Mon Jun 28, 201047AClearly confused, e.g.Joel Fagliano
Sun Oct 25, 200974AHell's Angels, e.g.Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu May 4, 20064DHead butt, e.g.Rob Richardson
Sun Apr 30, 20067DDeafening silence, e.g.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jan 24, 199517ACivil war, e.g.Richard Hughes

1 result for OXYMORON from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 4, 2005acrosticBWorking vacation, for exampleEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

7 results for OXYMORON from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Jun 3, 19936D"Sweet sorrow," e.g.Rand H. BurnsMaleska
Sat Oct 15, 198836DPhrase like "thundering silence"Walter CovellMaleska
Sun Dec 27, 1987100AGUEST HOSTVictoria Black and Alex F. BlackMaleska
Fri Nov 27, 19874DCombination like "thundering silence"Kenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Mar 9, 198312D"Thunderous silence," e.g.J. Samuel SmartMaleska
Thu Oct 28, 19764DPhrase such as "cruel kindness"Jim PageWeng
Sun May 29, 196064A"And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true."Herbert EttensonFarrar