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274 results for PEST

90 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Aug 22, 201821DTermite or gnatJohn Lampkin
Sun Apr 22, 20181ABedbug, e.g.Ross Trudeau
Sun Mar 18, 201827AOne getting shooedDaniel Raymon
Tue Jan 30, 201853DAnnoyance (5)Emily Carroll
Sun Jan 7, 2018126ALittle sibling, oftenDavid Steinberg
Wed Aug 9, 201769APain in the you-know-whatAdam G. Perl
Sat Apr 1, 201762AObnoxious oneHoward Barkin
Sun Mar 12, 201730APain in the neck (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Mon Mar 6, 201763ARat or roachSusan Gelfand
Fri Dec 9, 201640AAnnoyance (5)David Phillips
Sat Nov 5, 201639ARaid targetDavid Phillips
Fri Jul 15, 201635DTick, e.g. (2)Matt Ginsberg
Sat Jun 25, 201658ABother (5)Kameron Austin Collins
Thu Dec 10, 201512DTrying typeTimothy Polin
Sat Nov 14, 201531AReal painKameron Austin Collins
Fri Nov 13, 201560AGarden interloperPatrick Berry
Thu Jan 8, 201567ANag, e.g.Jacob Stulberg
Fri Nov 14, 201427AFly in the face of someone?Joe Krozel
Sun Jul 20, 201428DBother (5)Eric Berlin
Sun Apr 13, 201417DNudnik (6)Dan Schoenholz
Fri Feb 1, 201350DSlug, e.g.Josh Knapp
Mon Dec 17, 201213DLittle brother, to an older sibling, sayElizabeth A. Long
Fri Apr 6, 201242A16-Across, e.g.Mike Nothnagel
Thu Aug 11, 201116AOne who 26-AcrossParker Lewis
Fri Jul 29, 201146ATick, e.g. (2)Paula Gamache
Sun May 1, 2011118AUnwelcome guestXan Vongsathorn
Tue Jul 20, 201020AIrksome typeEd Sessa
Mon May 17, 201065ADennis the Menace, for oneJay Kaskel
Sun May 16, 201028DPain, so to speak (2)Matt Ginsberg
Tue May 4, 201066APain in the neck (5)Doug Peterson
Mon Mar 15, 20109DCockroach or termiteFred Piscop
Sun Jan 17, 201064DExterminator's target (2)Cathy Allis
Thu Jan 7, 201057DWith 65-Across, extermination ... or what can be done to 10 answers in this puzzle without affecting their clues?Xan Vongsathorn
Wed May 6, 20098DAnnoying typeMichael Callaway Barnhart
Wed Apr 29, 20099DOrkin victimBarry C. Silk
Tue Feb 24, 200955AReal pillStephen Edward Anderson
Sat Oct 25, 200858AStarling, e.g.Karen M. Tracey
Sun Oct 5, 2008114DMole, e.g.Byron Walden
Tue Nov 13, 200732AYounger brother, sayFred Piscop
Sat Sep 1, 200713DRaid victimKaren M. Tracey
Fri Mar 30, 200753DSlug, sayDavid Quarfoot
Mon Feb 12, 200773AAnnoyerLynn Lempel
Mon Aug 14, 200669AMole, to a gardenerGene Newman
Thu Jun 1, 200665AIrritantEthan Cooper
Mon Jan 16, 20061APersistent annoyerSarah Keller
Wed Oct 5, 200549AButtinsky, e.g.Nancy Salomon
Fri Aug 26, 200553DNoodge (3)Joe DiPietro
Thu Aug 11, 200565AD-Con targetMichael Shteyman
Mon Jun 13, 200521ATermite, e.g. (2)Earl W. Reed
Thu Jun 9, 200513DLittle brother, maybeDavid J. Kahn
Sun Sep 26, 2004113AAnnoyance (5)Joe DiPietro
Mon Mar 8, 200413DExterminator's target (2)Allan E. Parrish
Mon Feb 23, 200434DNuisance (3)Anne Garellick
Sun Feb 2, 200324DAnt, maybeMark Danna
Sat Dec 14, 200234DBother (5)David J. Kahn
Fri Feb 15, 200259APain in the neck (5)Sherry O. Blackard
Wed Jan 30, 200264DDennis, to Mr. WilsonRandall J. Hartman
Fri Jan 18, 200229DFly, e.g. (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Apr 1, 2001117DNoodge (3)Bill Zais and Nancy Salomon
Sat Mar 3, 200148D43-Down, e.g.Fraser Simpson
Sun Feb 11, 200151DNudnik (6)Bob Peoples and Nancy Salomon
Sat Oct 28, 200020DBother (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Oct 18, 200042ACutworm, e.g.Thomas W. Schier
Sun Oct 1, 2000145AMosquito, e.g.Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Aug 20, 20001DAdamant ant?Charles M. Deber
Sun Jul 23, 200072AFly, e.g. (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Apr 30, 2000123AHanger-on, maybeCathy Millhauser
Sat Apr 15, 200059AButtinskyRaymond Hamel
Sun Jan 30, 200075DNoodge (3)Peter Gordon
Sun Jan 23, 2000105ATermite, e.g. (2)Joe DiPietro
Fri Jan 21, 20009DPain in the neck (5)John Wolting
Sat Dec 25, 199938ATeaserJohn Scott Marrone
Mon Nov 29, 19991ANuisance (3)Richard Chisholm
Mon Aug 2, 199960DNuisance (3)Stephanie Spadaccini
Wed Jun 23, 199913DNudnik (6)Alan Olschwang
Mon Feb 1, 199961DBothererDorothy Smitonick
Thu Dec 3, 199867AIrk-aholic?Cathy Millhauser
Tue Nov 10, 199832DAnnoyance (5)Diane C. Baldwin
Fri Aug 21, 199851DPlagueNoah Dephoure
Mon Aug 11, 19977DBuzzy oneDaniel Halfen
Sun Sep 22, 19961DNudnik (6)C. Millhauser
Wed May 29, 199619ABother (5)R. Norris
Wed Sep 6, 199565ANudnik (6)Peter Gordon
Sun May 14, 19955DPain, so to speak (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Apr 30, 199526APain in the neck (5)Warren W. Reich
Sun Sep 18, 199451AWeevil, for oneMerl Reagle
Tue May 3, 199431DAnnoyance (5)Lois Sidway
Sun May 1, 199417DNudgePeter Gordon
Fri Feb 25, 199423APain of a sortBob Lubbers
Sun Dec 19, 1993100ANudnik (6)John M. Samson

184 results for PEST from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 10, 199318DAphid, to a fruit treeCharles M. DeberTaub
Sun Aug 1, 199379AGnat or ratMartin FassMaleska
Mon Apr 26, 19934DMidge or aphidJames L. BeattyMaleska
Thu Apr 1, 199330ANuisanceAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Oct 17, 19921DNo-see-um, e.g.John GreenmanMaleska
Tue Sep 15, 19929DNuisanceMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Feb 18, 199242AFlea or flyPeggy DevlinMaleska
Thu Feb 13, 199236DBothersome oneJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tue Jan 14, 199261ANuisanceArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Thu Oct 24, 199123DHeckler or lapel grabberEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Aug 18, 1991119AButtinskyJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sun Jun 3, 199019DAnnoyanceJames E. Hinish Jr.Maleska
Sun Jan 14, 199091DButtinskyKay SullivanMaleska
Thu Jan 4, 199061AGnat or ratBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wed Nov 8, 198956DNuisanceEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Jun 26, 19897DAnnoyanceEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sat Jun 3, 198950DNudnikWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Wed Dec 28, 19881AAnnoyanceDon GroatMaleska
Tue Oct 25, 198837DNuisanceChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sat Sep 10, 198813DNuisanceErnst TheimerMaleska
Sat Aug 13, 198841ABaneKevin BoyleMaleska
Sun May 15, 198830APain in the neckRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wed Apr 13, 19889DNuisanceJudith PerryMaleska
Mon Apr 4, 198849DNuisanceSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Mar 31, 198828DPain in the neckBert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Mar 14, 198842ABothersome individualChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Fri Feb 19, 198835DThorn in one's sideJim PageMaleska
Fri Dec 18, 19872DNudnikErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Jul 17, 198766ADennis, for oneDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Jun 21, 198712DNudnikLouis BaronMaleska
Mon Apr 27, 198719ANuisanceJohnsonMaleska
Fri Mar 20, 19879DGnat or ratEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Oct 5, 198681ALapel clutcherJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun May 11, 198687ANudnikVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Mon Apr 21, 198635DKibitzer, at timesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Dec 16, 19851ANuisanceVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Sep 29, 1985123DNudnikBert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Aug 26, 198558DNuisanceVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Fri Jun 14, 198513DGadflyFrank GearyMaleska
Sun Jul 29, 198418DNudnikWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Jul 17, 198451DGnat, e.g.John GreenmanMaleska
Mon Jun 4, 198426DNuisanceJames R. BurnsMaleska
Mon Apr 16, 198458DNuisanceVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thu Mar 8, 198456DNuisanceWhittenMaleska
Mon Jan 9, 198417APlagueJeanne WilsonMaleska
Wed Nov 30, 198359AExterminator's concernWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Oct 30, 198373DGadfly or aphidBarry L. CohenMaleska
Mon Aug 8, 19831DNuisanceDanielsMaleska
Wed Jul 27, 19839ANuisanceVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Mon Apr 4, 19831DMidge or mosquitoFrank GearyMaleska
Tue Jan 11, 19835DDDT targetMartin FassMaleska
Mon Jan 3, 19831DNuisanceFrank GearyMaleska
Sun Nov 28, 1982115DVarmintWarren W. ReichMaleska
Mon Aug 30, 198213DButtinskyCuzzolinaMaleska
Mon May 10, 198261AButtonholerJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tue Feb 23, 19821ANuisanceWhittenMaleska
Sat Nov 21, 198146AAnnoyanceFraasMaleska
Wed Oct 21, 19815AAphid, e.g.Nikki TenfeldeMaleska
Sat Oct 3, 198165ALocust, for oneVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Thu Feb 26, 198112DAphid, for oneC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Dec 29, 19801AKid sister to boy of 17JohnsonMaleska
Wed Dec 10, 198013DGnat, e.g.Jean J. DavisonMaleska
Tue Aug 26, 19801ANuisanceJoan WhitmanMaleska
Sun Feb 10, 1980109ANudnikLouis BaronMaleska
Wed Dec 19, 197965ANudnikJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Nov 4, 1979118DVarmintWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Oct 7, 197954DDDT targetReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Thu Aug 23, 197913DAphid, to a roseElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sat Aug 4, 19798AAnnoyerDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Mon Jul 23, 197936ANudnickJohn ChervokasMaleska
Fri Apr 20, 197961ATiresome oneHugh McElroyMaleska
Tue Apr 10, 197934AGnat, rat or bratJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tue Mar 13, 19795DNuisanceJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Nov 26, 19787AGnat or bratEmanuel BergMaleska
Mon Jul 3, 197813DLapel grabberJean J. DavisonMaleska
Fri Apr 21, 19783DMosquito or gnatSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Mar 10, 197830DAnnoying oneMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sun Mar 5, 197878AObnoxious oneAlfio MicciMaleska
Wed Jan 18, 197842AKid brother, perhapsWeilMaleska
Mon Dec 5, 197735DSheep ked, e.g.MeislerMaleska
Mon Jul 25, 197746DNuisanceVirginia SchneiderMaleska
Sat Apr 23, 19774DIrritantWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Oct 17, 197630AOne to get rid ofJack LuzzattoWeng
Fri Jul 23, 197635ANuisanceFrank GearyWeng
Mon Apr 26, 197614DPlagueHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Mon Apr 12, 19761AGnat, for oneMartha J. DeWittWeng
Wed May 28, 19751DNuisanceA. J. SantoraWeng
Wed Dec 4, 197422DNuisanceDavid CrosattoWeng
Mon Nov 18, 19741ANuisanceGlasserWeng
Fri Nov 15, 197413DMosquito, for oneRemleyWeng
Sun Oct 27, 1974113AAnnoyerThomas SheehanWeng
Thu Aug 29, 19747DDDT targetHerb L. RisteenWeng
Mon Apr 29, 197470APlagueJames BarrickWeng
Mon Feb 4, 197469AAnnoying oneDorothea E. ShippWeng
Sun Jul 22, 197397DFly, for oneDavid A. MurrayWeng
Thu Jun 7, 197369ANuisanceUnknownWeng
Sat Apr 21, 19733DBoreUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 8, 197392DNuisanceRonald HirschfeldWeng
Mon Dec 25, 197261AHanger-onUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 8, 197264ANuisanceUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 6, 197260AAnnoying thingUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 7, 19721AHanger-onUnknownWeng
Wed May 31, 197243ANuisanceUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 29, 197169AAnnoyanceUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 23, 197165AHanger-onUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 9, 197166ANuisanceUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 8, 19719DPain-in-the-neckUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 4, 197160AHanger-onUnknownWeng
Mon May 31, 197160AFly, for oneUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 18, 197159ANuisanceUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 7, 197064ASticky oneUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 30, 197013DGnat or ratUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 13, 197013DNuisanceUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 18, 197049DUnwelcome oneUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 29, 196913DHanger-on.UnknownWeng
Tue Sep 23, 196971AHanger-on.UnknownWeng
Sat Jun 14, 196932DHanger-on.UnknownWeng
Wed Jun 4, 196932DNuisance.UnknownWeng
Fri May 30, 196913DHanger-on.UnknownWeng
Sun May 18, 19691AHanger-onCornelia WarrinerWeng
Fri May 24, 196871ABusybody, for one.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 2, 196824DNuisance.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 27, 196749AVarmint.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Mar 1, 196749DNuisance.George LaczkoFarrar
Wed Dec 14, 196645DAnnoying one.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 9, 1966114AFly or gnat.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Fri Sep 23, 196646AMosquito.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 30, 19661ANuisance.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 29, 196697DNuisance.B. A. HeimbinderFarrar
Sat Feb 12, 196610ATroublemaker.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 10, 196568AVarmint.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 5, 196510A"Pain in the neck."UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 18, 196428DMosquito, for one.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 22, 196329DTroublemaker.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sat Aug 17, 196358DAnnoyance.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 18, 196261AAphid, for instance.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sat Sep 29, 196232DNuisance.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 8, 196262ANuisance.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wed Dec 27, 196152DNuisance.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 17, 196135DCause of annoyance.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 30, 196130DPlague.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 22, 196021DDestructive insect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 12, 196043ANuisance.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 196050DBane.Tom MixonFarrar
Mon Jun 29, 195968AKibitzer, at times.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Fri Jun 26, 195955DPlague.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 8, 195959ANoxious thing.Helen SmathersFarrar
Mon Jan 19, 195930DNuisance.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Jun 20, 19581DHalf of a European twin city.Walter BlumFarrar
Fri May 23, 195816DAnnoyance.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Apr 22, 195841ANuisance.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Mar 2, 1958118ANuisance.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Jun 7, 195768ANuisance.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Apr 30, 195743AAnnoyance.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Fri Jan 4, 195763ABane.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Sep 24, 195656ANuisance.Irving L. RosenheimFarrar
Sat Aug 11, 195624ABotheration.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Jul 30, 195636DNuisance.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu May 31, 195651AAnnoyance.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed May 2, 195664ANuisance.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Feb 19, 195651DBothersome insect.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Mon Feb 6, 195628ANuisance.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Dec 22, 195539DTrouble-maker.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 18, 19555ASee 55 Down.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Jan 5, 19555AGnat or rat.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Nov 6, 195447DGnat or rat.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 27, 195457DAnnoying person.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Aug 17, 195463ANuisance.M. S. ManningFarrar
Wed Apr 28, 19546ANuisance.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 28, 195492DNuisance.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Mar 6, 195413DPlague.Marian MoeserFarrar
Sun Jan 17, 195457DNuisance.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Sep 2, 19538DChild with a new drum.Albert BlumFarrar
Mon May 4, 195337DTarget of DDT.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 8, 195347DDDT target.Alice CookFarrar
Thu Jul 31, 195251DAny destructive insect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 13, 1952117DAnnoyance.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Apr 27, 195257DNuisance.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Dec 12, 195113DTown that has been part of Hungary's capital since 1873.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 6, 195147DVarmint.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 20, 195116DNuisance.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Nov 25, 19508DVictim of D. D. T.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 5, 1947105AApplicable to Peck's Bad Boy.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 194644DAnnoyer.Lester KeeneFarrar