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76 results for PLEAD

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

DateGridClueAuthor
6DImplore (3)Seth A. Abel
21A"How do you ___?" (court query)Bruce Haight
5DArgue in courtC. W. Stewart
21DAnswer, in court (2)Martin Ashwood-Smith
56DBeg (2)Allan E. Parrish
21DSeek mercy, sayPeter A. Collins
50DPrayDerek Bowman and Sarah Keller
24DAnswer, in court (2)Paula Gamache
15AAllege in defenseJames M. and James C. Jenista
52DArgue at the barFrank A. Longo
8DBeseechHolden Baker
10DMake, as a caseEd Early
16AImplore (3)Stephanie Spadaccini
23AImplore (3)Diane C. Baldwin
50DMake a caseManny Nosowsky
12DBeg (2)Holden Baker
44AMake one's caseM. Nosowsky
26AEntreat (2)G. Paul
34AAsk urgentlyErnie Furtado
48DArgue (2)Randy Sowell
11DArgue (2)Betty Jorgensen
37AAnswer a chargeDaniel R. Stark
113AEntreat (2)Frances Hansen
39AAsk on one's kneesHarvey Estes

2 results for PLEAD from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 4, 2009diagramless9DBeseechPatrick Blindauer
Feb 22, 2009panda29DAsk for P-PbMel Taub

50 results for PLEAD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
5AObtestHarold B. CountsMaleska
58APresent a caseLois SidwayMaleska
37AObtestEileen LexauMaleska
65ASolicitAlfio MicciMaleska
50DSupplicateEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
28DBegThomas BohmMaleska
63ABeseechWilliam CanineMaleska
31DBegWhittenMaleska
35ABegWilliam CanineMaleska
28DEntreatJames R. BurnsMaleska
73DEntreatJeanette K. BrillMaleska
8DArgue, as a caseShirley SolowayMaleska
51DImploreJohnsonMaleska
43ABegJohn M. SamsonMaleska
8DArgue at the barCatherine BenanteMaleska
39ASpeak in courtBert H. KruseMaleska
60ABeseechTap OsbornMaleska
20AEntreatJeanette K. BrillMaleska
24AEntreatJeanette K. BrillMaleska
29DBegEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
69ABegJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
50DMake a court statementJack L. SteinhardtWeng
35DMake a court moveBarbara LewisWeng
40DMake a court moveS. A. KayWeng
6AEntreatJoan DeRossoWeng
40ASupplicateUnknownWeng
5AEntreatUnknownWeng
107AEntreatAnthony MorseWeng
66AEntreat.UnknownFarrar
38DImplore.William LutwiniakFarrar
10DSupplicate.UnknownFarrar
26AArgue at the bar.UnknownFarrar
8DArgue a case.Sidney LambertFarrar
41AArgue at the bar.E. R. GalliFarrar
58AImplore.Louis SabinFarrar
27DArgue at the bar.UnknownFarrar
47DSupplicate.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
32AEntreat.Leonard SussmanFarrar
8DEntreat.Madeline CorseFarrar
29DState a case.UnknownFarrar
18AArgue a case.Helen FasuloFarrar
21DBeg.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
88ABeseech.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
5AOffer as an excuse.Ellsworth SmithFarrar
112AArgue at the bar.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
100ABeseech.Harold T. BersFarrar
11DBeg.UnknownFarrar
19DAllege in defense.S. A. KayFarrar
41AMake earnest appeal.Alice CookFarrar
139AAdvocate.Lester KeeneFarrar