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44 results for PATOIS

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

Tue May 7, 201921DLocal dialect (2)Ross Trudeau
Sun Apr 16, 2017102DVernacularTimothy Polin
Fri Apr 26, 201323ACreole, e.g.Michael Ashley
Wed Jul 6, 201141ALocal dialect (2)Peter Collins
Wed Nov 28, 200758ALocal lingo (2)Ray Fontenot
Mon Nov 12, 200731ARegional dialectHarvey Estes
Thu Nov 16, 200642DLanguage offshootKevin Donovan
Sun Jun 5, 200517DCajun French, e.g.Patrick Merrell
Wed Jan 23, 20021DDialect (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Oct 21, 199821ALocal lingo (2)Matt Gaffney
Sun Jun 1, 199753ATalk of the town?Randolph Ross
Fri Nov 1, 199636DAcademese, for exampleM. Rosen
Wed Jan 26, 199426ADialect (2)Kenneth Haxton

1 result for PATOIS from Variety puzzles.

May 15, 2005acrosticQForm of English used in JamaicaEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

30 results for PATOIS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wed Jan 20, 199350DDialectStanley GlassMaleska
Sun Jan 12, 199220AArgotBarbara SpringerMaleska
Sun Mar 18, 199014DDialectCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sun Jul 30, 1989120AArgotFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Jun 26, 19886DJargonDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Thu Jan 7, 198825ADialectDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sun Oct 27, 198591ADialectWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Sep 1, 19835DCreole, for oneEli WesoffMaleska
Sat Oct 9, 198243ASpecialized talkWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Jul 4, 198226AJargonAnne FoxMaleska
Tue Aug 19, 198021ADialect; jargonA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Jan 9, 197845DDialectHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Mon Dec 5, 19779DLocal dialectMeislerMaleska
Mon Aug 8, 197753ADialectBernsteinMaleska
Tue Dec 16, 197544DJargonJack PhilbrickWeng
Wed Aug 28, 197414DJargonSara V. TuckermanWeng
Thu Jan 10, 197429AJargonVirginia ButlerWeng
Tue Feb 13, 197336AJargonUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 17, 1972117AJargonThreba JohnsonWeng
Mon Aug 28, 19725DDialectUnknownWeng
Sat Aug 31, 196814ADialect.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 4, 19655DLingo.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 26, 196412DProvincial dialect.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Oct 14, 19631ADialect.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Tue Feb 24, 195926ADialect.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Dec 9, 195839ADialect.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Jul 17, 195826ADialect.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jun 29, 1952103ALingo.Waldo RansonFarrar
Sun Jan 29, 1950117AVernacular.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Mar 30, 194797ADialect.Louis JenkinsFarrar