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70 results for PATENT

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

Tuesday, August 8, 20176DIt lasts 20 yearsDan Flanagan
Friday, August 28, 201541DItem authorized by Article I, Section 8 of the ConstitutionSamuel A. Donaldson
Saturday, November 30, 201326DRecognition not sought by Benjamin FranklinByron Walden and Brad Wilber
Wednesday, September 18, 201361AInventor's awardPaul Hunsberger
Thursday, November 6, 200868ABarefacedJeremy Newton
Sunday, October 5, 200847DKind of examiner 56-Across wasByron Walden
Wednesday, May 30, 200748DInventor's goal (2)Mike Nothnagel
Friday, September 1, 200618ALincoln is the only U.S. president to have oneDavid Quarfoot
Monday, January 30, 200615AInventor's goal (2)Adam G. Perl
Saturday, October 8, 200539DUnmistakableByron Walden
Thursday, June 24, 20046DBrainchild protectorPatrick Merrell
Monday, February 24, 200346D___ leatherGregory E. Paul
Saturday, August 31, 200241DManifestTrip Payne
Thursday, December 6, 200145DObvious (2)Richard Silvestri
Tuesday, December 4, 200135AInventor's desireMichael Shteyman
Sunday, October 8, 200097AClearRichard Silvestri
Friday, May 7, 19998DKind of lawyerDana Motley
Sunday, November 16, 199760DIt may be pendingFrank Longo
Sunday, November 12, 1995125AObvious (2)Randolph Ross
Saturday, October 14, 199548APlain as dayAlex K. Justin

2 results for PATENT from Variety puzzles.

May 24, 2015diagramless58DObviousPaula Gamache
May 15, 2011cryptic1DObvious document for an inventor to get (6)Don Manley

48 results for PATENT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, February 10, 199327AOut-and-outLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, September 18, 199244DObviousChristy RidleyMaleska
Wednesday, February 8, 198918D___ leatherBernice GordonMaleska
Sunday, December 25, 198857DOpen to allJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sunday, April 12, 198796DOpenJacques LiwerMaleska
Sunday, December 21, 198634DKind of leatherJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tuesday, January 14, 198645AObviousPeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, December 4, 19854DProtect an ideaCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Monday, May 13, 19855DObviousJohnsonMaleska
Sunday, March 3, 198581DObviousJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, April 9, 198212APlainKathryn RighterMaleska
Wednesday, October 14, 198148AObviousKay SullivanMaleska
Thursday, June 4, 198144AKind of medicineHugh McElroyMaleska
Monday, July 28, 198042ACopyright's cousinEd SteinMaleska
Tuesday, December 4, 197941AExclusive licenseDaughdrilleMaleska
Monday, June 11, 197943DObviousJean J. DavisonMaleska
Friday, November 10, 197825AOpen to viewJordan S. LasherMaleska
Saturday, February 21, 197610DObviousHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Saturday, December 14, 19745DObviousElizabeth A. YaroWeng
Sunday, September 2, 197335AObviousMarie WestWeng
Monday, August 7, 197234AInventor's concernUnknownWeng
Saturday, January 15, 197248AEvidentUnknownWeng
Friday, September 25, 197041DEvidentUnknownWeng
Thursday, December 12, 196822AManifest.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 7, 196556DObvious.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, June 26, 196244DKind of leather.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sunday, December 31, 196129AObvious.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Friday, July 28, 196152AOpen.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 18, 1961103AOpen.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, October 20, 19608DObvious.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 17, 196060AObvious.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 13, 195910DEvident.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Thursday, July 30, 19591ATrade-marked.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 20, 195955AManifest.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sunday, June 8, 1958113DOpen to view.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, March 4, 195844DType of leather.Bernice GordonFarrar
Friday, October 18, 195735DExclusive right.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 7, 195735DObvious.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Friday, February 4, 195520AObvious.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, September 19, 195439AExclusive right.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thursday, July 19, 195142DManifest.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, June 6, 195149DKind of leather.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 9, 195056AObvious.J. F. KellyFarrar
Sunday, November 5, 195024AObvious.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, April 24, 194972AManifest.Hilda E. AllenFarrar
Sunday, February 20, 194917DObvious.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, August 10, 194788AObvious.Eileen St. ClairFarrar
Sunday, May 16, 194390DEvident.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar