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22 results for PRELIM

14 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Sat Aug 25, 201856AHeat (2)Sam Ezersky
Sun Aug 27, 201774AHeat (2)Jeff Chen
Tue Sep 6, 201647DQualifying match, informallyTimothy Polin
Mon Sep 7, 201520AEarly tournament match, informallyPaula Gamache
Sun Mar 8, 20158DHeat, informallyTom McCoy
Sun Oct 27, 201330AQualifierBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jul 28, 20137AEarly round (3)Andrew Reynolds
Tue Jun 21, 20116DEvent before the main eventKelsey Boes
Sat Nov 28, 20099DHeat, for shortKaren M. Tracey
Sun Oct 28, 200754DQualifying round, informallyBen Tausig
Mon Feb 18, 200246AEarly game in a tournamentPhilip Lew
Tue May 25, 199946DEarly round (3)Philip Lew
Sun Jul 30, 199569AEarly round (3)Charles M. Deber
Sun May 8, 199454DHeat, of a sortRalph G. Beaman

2 results for PRELIM from Variety puzzles.

May 2, 1999cryptic30APoland's premier runner makes a comeback in early race (6)Richard Silvestri
Nov 15, 1998panda13DLimper raceMel Taub

6 results for PRELIM from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Mon Sep 13, 199310DMain-event warm-upRobert O. DillmanTaub
Sun Jan 15, 198915DHeat, for shortNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Jan 3, 198748DBout before the biggieEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Dec 1, 19648DBoxing bout, for short.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 16, 196452ABoxing bout, for short.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 13, 1957141AIntroductory: Slang.Hume R. CraftFarrar