13 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for PRELIM.
|Sunday, August 27, 2017||74A||Heat||Jeff Chen|
|Tuesday, September 6, 2016||47D||Qualifying match, informally||Timothy Polin|
|Monday, September 7, 2015||20A||Early tournament match, informally||Paula Gamache|
|Sunday, March 8, 2015||8D||Heat, informally||Tom McCoy|
|Sunday, October 27, 2013||30A||Qualifier||Brendan Emmett Quigley|
|Sunday, July 28, 2013||7A||Early round (3)||Andrew Reynolds|
|Tuesday, June 21, 2011||6D||Event before the main event||Kelsey Boes|
|Saturday, November 28, 2009||9D||Heat, for short||Karen M. Tracey|
|Sunday, October 28, 2007||54D||Qualifying round, informally||Ben Tausig|
|Monday, February 18, 2002||46A||Early game in a tournament||Philip Lew|
|Tuesday, May 25, 1999||46D||Early round (3)||Philip Lew|
|Sunday, July 30, 1995||69A||Early round (3)||Charles M. Deber|
|Sunday, May 8, 1994||54D||Heat, of a sort||Ralph G. Beaman|
2 results for PRELIM from Variety puzzles.
|May 2, 1999||cryptic||30A||Poland's premier runner makes a comeback in early race (6)||Richard Silvestri|
|November 15, 1998||panda||13D||Limper race||Mel Taub|
6 results for PRELIM from older pre-Shortz puzzles.
|Monday, September 13, 1993||10D||Main-event warm-up||Robert O. Dillman||Taub|
|Sunday, January 15, 1989||15D||Heat, for short||Norma Steinberg||Maleska|
|Saturday, January 3, 1987||48D||Bout before the biggie||Eugene T. Maleska||Maleska|
|Tuesday, December 1, 1964||8D||Boxing bout, for short.||Unknown||Farrar|
|Monday, March 16, 1964||52A||Boxing bout, for short.||Unknown||Farrar|
|Sunday, October 13, 1957||141A||Introductory: Slang.||Hume R. Craft||Farrar|