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75 results for PLEAD

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, January 23, 201721A"How do you ___?" (court query)Bruce Haight
Monday, August 10, 20155DArgue in courtC. W. Stewart
Friday, June 19, 201521DAnswer, in court (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Monday, September 1, 201456DBeg (2)Allan E. Parrish
Wednesday, February 6, 201321DSeek mercy, sayPeter A. Collins
Thursday, January 19, 201250DPrayDerek Bowman and Sarah Keller
Tuesday, October 5, 201024DAnswer, in court (2)Paula Gamache
Saturday, January 3, 200415AAllege in defenseJames M. and James C. Jenista
Wednesday, November 14, 200152DArgue at the barFrank A. Longo
Monday, October 15, 20018DBeseechHolden Baker
Monday, May 8, 200010DMake, as a caseEd Early
Tuesday, August 17, 199916AImplore (2)Stephanie Spadaccini
Monday, April 12, 199923AImplore (2)Diane C. Baldwin
Thursday, March 11, 199950DMake a caseManny Nosowsky
Monday, November 17, 199712DBeg (2)Holden Baker
Wednesday, July 17, 199644AMake one's caseM. Nosowsky
Tuesday, January 2, 199626AEntreat (2)G. Paul
Wednesday, December 13, 199534AAsk urgentlyErnie Furtado
Wednesday, September 20, 199548DArgue (2)Randy Sowell
Thursday, July 21, 199411DArgue (2)Betty Jorgensen
Thursday, July 14, 199437AAnswer a chargeDaniel R. Stark
Sunday, June 12, 1994113AEntreat (2)Frances Hansen
Tuesday, April 5, 199439AAsk on one's kneesHarvey Estes

2 results for PLEAD from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
October 4, 2009diagramless9DBeseechPatrick Blindauer
February 22, 2009panda29DAsk for P-PbMel Taub

50 results for PLEAD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, February 14, 19915AObtestHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wednesday, November 7, 199058APresent a caseLois SidwayMaleska
Friday, September 7, 199037AObtestEileen LexauMaleska
Thursday, January 12, 198965ASolicitAlfio MicciMaleska
Tuesday, December 13, 198850DSupplicateEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tuesday, June 21, 198828DBegThomas BohmMaleska
Sunday, April 10, 198863ABeseechWilliam CanineMaleska
Wednesday, January 20, 198831DBegWhittenMaleska
Thursday, October 15, 198735ABegWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, September 21, 198728DEntreatJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sunday, August 3, 198673DEntreatJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wednesday, November 6, 19858DArgue, as a caseShirley SolowayMaleska
Monday, November 19, 198451DImploreJohnsonMaleska
Friday, August 31, 198443ABegJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Friday, June 4, 19828DArgue at the barCatherine BenanteMaleska
Friday, May 21, 198239ASpeak in courtBert H. KruseMaleska
Saturday, June 27, 198160ABeseechTap OsbornMaleska
Tuesday, February 27, 197920AEntreatJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, February 13, 197924AEntreatJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, January 8, 197929DBegEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sunday, July 23, 197869ABegJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Monday, September 22, 197550DMake a court statementJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Sunday, August 31, 197535DMake a court moveBarbara LewisWeng
Tuesday, April 30, 197440DMake a court moveS. A. KayWeng
Thursday, January 31, 19746AEntreatJoan DeRossoWeng
Tuesday, July 4, 197240ASupplicateUnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 6, 19705AEntreatUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 8, 1969107AEntreatAnthony MorseWeng
Wednesday, November 1, 196766AEntreat.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 29, 196738DImplore.William LutwiniakFarrar
Saturday, January 29, 196610DSupplicate.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 14, 196326AArgue at the bar.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 26, 19628DArgue a case.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, May 27, 196241AArgue at the bar.E. R. GalliFarrar
Friday, May 4, 196258AImplore.Louis SabinFarrar
Thursday, September 29, 196027DArgue at the bar.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 9, 195947DSupplicate.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, March 24, 195932AEntreat.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wednesday, July 16, 19588DEntreat.Madeline CorseFarrar
Saturday, March 2, 195729DState a case.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 24, 195618AArgue a case.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tuesday, June 12, 195621DBeg.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, September 25, 195588ABeseech.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, April 19, 19545AOffer as an excuse.Ellsworth SmithFarrar
Sunday, February 1, 1953112AArgue at the bar.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, December 30, 1951100ABeseech.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, July 21, 195111DBeg.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 23, 195019DAllege in defense.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, July 24, 194941AMake earnest appeal.Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, January 7, 1945139AAdvocate.Lester KeeneFarrar