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98 results for PHD

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Jan 25, 201831DGoal of many a candidateAlex Eaton-Salners
Thu Nov 23, 201743DHigh degree (7)Howard Barkin
Tue Aug 15, 201711ADeg. that requires a defenseZhouqin Burnikel
Sun Oct 30, 201695AWoodrow Wilson was the only U.S. prez to have oneCaleb Madison
Sun Aug 21, 201664AResult of many years of study, for shortKathy Matheson and Jeff Chen
Sun Jul 10, 201675DNth degree? (2)Patrick Berry
Mon May 23, 201661DProf's degree (2)Ori Brian
Mon Apr 20, 20157D"Mr. Jock, TV quiz ___, bags few lynx" (classic pangram)Tom McCoy
Wed Jun 4, 201433DDeg. held by Woodrow WilsonJim Hilger
Tue Dec 17, 20135DM.A. follow-up, maybePaula Gamache
Sun Nov 24, 201357AAdvanced deg. (4)Gary Cee
Fri Jun 21, 201350AT.A.'s pursuit, maybeMichael Sharp
Thu Jul 12, 201231DUltimate degree?Pawel Fludzinski
Mon Jun 4, 20125DWhat an M.A. might go on to earnJohn R. O'Brien
Mon May 21, 201214DDeg. for a profIan Livengood
Tue May 15, 201222AScholar's deg.Susan Gelfand
Mon Apr 23, 20121DAdvanced deg. (4)Michael David
Wed Feb 15, 201235DHigh degree (7)Peter A. Collins
Fri Sep 2, 201132AA good defense may result in it, brieflyTim Croce
Mon Aug 1, 201130ADegree after an M.A., perhapsJoel Fagliano
Tue Jun 21, 201137AWoodrow Wilson is the only U.S. president to have oneKelsey Boes
Fri Nov 26, 201037AMany a prof (2)Gary Steinmehl
Sun May 16, 201098AThe nth degree? (2)Matt Ginsberg
Tue May 4, 20104DAdvanced deg. (4)Doug Peterson
Tue Mar 16, 201033DThird degree? (4)Paula Gamache
Sat Feb 27, 20104DGoal of some candidatesPatrick John Duggan
Sun Feb 7, 201040DHigh degree (7)Patrick Berry
Wed Jul 30, 200849A___ candidateElizabeth A. Long
Sun Jul 15, 200753DSignificant degree?Patrick Berry
Sun Jun 24, 200773AHigh degree (7)Eric Berlin
Fri May 11, 200724AThesis defender's prize, maybePatrick Berry
Thu Dec 14, 20064DMany a prof. (2)Ed Early
Wed Jun 14, 200658DHigh degree (7)Lisa Wiseman
Thu Dec 22, 200533DThird degree, oftenElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Nov 14, 200450DHigh degree (7)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Thu Aug 12, 200445AHigher degree?David J. Kahn
Mon Nov 3, 200342AProf.'s degree (2)Marjorie Berg
Mon Nov 4, 200226AThird degree? (4)Peter Gordon
Thu Jul 18, 200210DWhat a candidate might go forKevin McCann
Fri Jul 5, 200218AHigh degree (7)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Sep 25, 200134DAcad. honorA. J. Santora
Thu Mar 22, 200121DQuite a scholar, for shortNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Fri Feb 23, 200128DA grad may be working on itJoe DiPietro
Sun Jan 21, 200172AUniversity offeringCon Pederson
Sun Dec 3, 20004DResearcher's goal, maybeElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Apr 29, 200032DUniversity conferralPatrick D. Berry
Wed Dec 29, 199939APres. Wilson held oneRobert O. Dillman
Sun Jun 13, 199942DOft-framed documentRich Norris
Wed Dec 16, 199811AHighest deg.Nancy Salomon
Wed Dec 17, 199725AThird degree? (4)Michael S. Maurer
Sun Dec 14, 199715DScholarly typeNancy Salomon
Sat Aug 23, 199752AMaster's follower, maybeRich Norris
Mon Mar 31, 199760AProf's deg.Janet R. Bender
Fri Feb 7, 19975DScholar's goalR. Norris
Sat Sep 16, 199550ANth degree (2)Bryant White
Thu Nov 17, 19941DAdvanced deg. (4)Rich Norris
Fri Oct 21, 199422DThird degree? (4)Mark Diehl
Thu Sep 1, 199449AThe nth degree? (2)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Jun 2, 199455DDegree of distinctionHarvey Estes
Fri Feb 18, 199451DReward for yrs. of studyManny Nosowsky

2 results for PHD from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 24, 2015diagramless32DM.A. follow-up, maybePaula Gamache
Apr 28, 2013diagramless76ADeg. held by President WilsonFred Piscop

36 results for PHD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Mar 28, 199387DPres. Wilson was oneJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Fri Feb 14, 199239ADeg. Wilson earnedMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sun Sep 3, 1989100DWilson's deg.Frances HansenMaleska
Mon Jun 19, 198911AThird degreeRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Feb 3, 198926AProf's degreeWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun May 3, 198731ADeg. Wilson earnedFrances HansenMaleska
Sat Mar 7, 198734DAcademic deg.Judith PerryMaleska
Mon Dec 29, 198626DProf.'s deg.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Apr 25, 198637DProf's deg.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Jan 26, 198420APres. Wilson was oneBette Sue CohenMaleska
Fri Dec 16, 198332APres. Wilson was oneMargaret KingmanMaleska
Wed Nov 30, 19831AThe Prof, usuallyWilliam CanineMaleska
Thu Apr 21, 198337AGrad. degreeEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Apr 19, 198231DCoveted deg.Nancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon Mar 8, 198213DHigh deg.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed May 6, 198154DPres. Wilson was oneJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Aug 3, 198097DProf. probablyJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sun Dec 24, 197834DHigh degreeAnne FoxMaleska
Fri Aug 12, 197752DPossibility after an M.A.Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sun Dec 5, 197671DGraduate degreeMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Fri Jul 30, 197651DCollege degreeF. D. SchwarzWeng
Thu Apr 8, 197646AGraduate degreeJohn PrytzWeng
Fri Nov 14, 197526AGraduate degreeEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Fri Apr 25, 19759DThird degree, in a scholastic senseVictor GoldfarbWeng
Wed Apr 10, 197411DCollege degreeEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sat Aug 16, 196962DDegree.UnknownWeng
Wed Nov 6, 196828AHigh degree.Louise EarnestFarrar
Mon Jan 23, 196726AHigh degree.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Fri Aug 20, 196536DScholars degree.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 3, 19641DDegree.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 9, 196420AGraduate degree.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 4, 196329AHigh degree.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 196245ADegree.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sat Nov 22, 195844AAcademic degree.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Sep 29, 1957125DDegree Wilson held.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Mar 7, 195242APerson of high degree.UnknownFarrar