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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.

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

2 results for PATENT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
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.

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