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115 results for PRESTO

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Dec 6, 201641ARapid tempoEd Sessa
Thu Nov 27, 201414AUpwards of 170 beats per minuteStanley Newman
Mon Aug 25, 201445DMagician's cry (3)Greg Johnson
Sat Oct 29, 201156AScored very quickly?Barry C. Silk
Mon Aug 8, 201145DMagician's cry (3)Ian Livengood
Mon Aug 23, 201043DPart of a magician's mumbo-jumboOliver Hill
Fri Jul 9, 201024DMagic word (4)Patrick Berry
Sun Jun 13, 2010123ARapidlyFrancis Heaney
Thu Jul 16, 20093DCry just before a rabbit appears?Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Apr 18, 200942AQuickly (2)Byron Walden
Sun Oct 19, 200893ACousin of "VoilĂ !"Joe DiPietro
Sat Dec 22, 200716AReally moving, musicallyHarvey Estes
Sat Dec 2, 20063DFast (2)Bob Klahn
Sun Jul 23, 200672DLively tempoFred Piscop
Sat Aug 20, 200538DFast (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Jul 10, 2005124AImmediately (2)Con Pederson
Mon Apr 25, 20054DCousin of "Abracadabra!"Alison Donald
Mon Sep 23, 20028DMagician's word (3)Peter Gordon
Sun Mar 24, 200215DAbracadabra alternativeCon Pederson
Thu Jan 24, 200238DMagic word (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Oct 28, 20018DQuickly (2)Michael Ashley
Tue Jul 31, 200149DMagic word (4)Sarah Keller
Mon Apr 30, 200124AMagician's cry (3)Peter Gordon
Sun Apr 15, 200184DImmediately (2)Richard Silvestri
Thu Dec 30, 199946DMagic word (4)Alan Jay Weiss
Sat Nov 6, 199941AMagical utteranceJoan Bayer Williamson
Sun Oct 17, 1999139DOn the doubleBob and Sharon Klahn
Mon Jul 19, 199931DMagician's word (3)Gregory E. Paul
Fri Jul 9, 199925ADirection in 23-AcrossIngrid Truemper
Wed May 12, 19994DChop-chopNancy Salomon
Wed Jun 3, 199828AWord said with a wave of the handKaren Hodge
Sun Dec 18, 19944AWand waver's wordManny Nosowsky & Bob Klahn
Mon Sep 19, 199450DMagician's word (3)Wayne Robert Williams
Sun Jun 5, 199448D"Shazam!"Dean Niles
Mon Apr 4, 199425A_____ chango (magician's command)Betty Jorgensen
Fri Jan 21, 199420AWith rapid tempoA.J. Santora

5 results for PRESTO from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 19, 2014acrosticVQuicklyEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jun 7, 2009acrosticEUtterance from a conjurerEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 17, 2009takeaway26ASergea*t of old TVMatt Ginsberg
Nov 24, 2002cryptic20AImmediately relax in post office (6)Richard Silvestri
Aug 25, 2002acrosticFTempo faster than allegroEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

74 results for PRESTO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Sep 30, 199334ARapidlyManny NosowskyTaub
Fri Jun 25, 199345AFastJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sat May 1, 199344ADouble-quickJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Apr 25, 199348DMagician's wordMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Sun Dec 20, 199286AMagical wordJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Fri Nov 20, 19929DChango precederJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Dec 8, 199133AP.D.Q.Betty JorgensenMaleska
Tue Oct 1, 199149AMagician's wordMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Jun 25, 199020AQuickly, in musicFred TooleMaleska
Wed Jul 19, 198928AQuicklyLouis SabinMaleska
Fri May 6, 198826DWord from Doug HenningBert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Apr 25, 198821AAt a rapid tempoElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wed Aug 21, 198548AThaumaturgist's wordNorma SteinbergMaleska
Fri Jul 12, 198548AMagician's wordPatterson PeppleMaleska
Thu Feb 28, 19856DQuicklyChristy RidleyMaleska
Mon Oct 29, 198424AMagician's commandHoslerMaleska
Tue May 15, 198449AQuicklyEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Apr 5, 198242AMagician's wordCharles EnglerMaleska
Thu Jan 21, 198245DQuickly, in musicA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Oct 6, 198142DQuicklyJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Sep 16, 19816DMagician's wordJohn GreenmanMaleska
Mon Sep 7, 198146DMagician's wordDavid GalefMaleska
Thu May 14, 198139AIn rapid tempoEli WesoffMaleska
Wed Jun 18, 198024ARapidlyBernice GordonMaleska
Wed Jun 11, 198041DImmediatelyCarlyleMaleska
Wed Jun 4, 198043AImmediatelyBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Jun 1, 198019AImmediatelyThreba JohnsonMaleska
Sat Aug 4, 197941DQuicklyDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Sat Apr 28, 197921AP.D.Q.William LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Dec 20, 197845AMagician's "___ chango!"Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Dec 3, 197877DQuickly, maestro!Alfio MicciMaleska
Mon Jun 26, 19783DQuicklyRuth Lake TepperMaleska
Sun Oct 23, 197742DP.D.Q.Frank NosoffMaleska
Sat Oct 26, 197439AQuicklySara V. TuckermanWeng
Wed Apr 3, 197438AAt onceJordan S. LasherWeng
Fri Jan 19, 197353AMagician's wordUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 13, 197228DMagician's wordUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 29, 197220AMagician's wordUnknownWeng
Fri May 12, 197264ACompanion of changoUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 24, 197132AMagician's wordJoseph LaFauciWeng
Mon Sep 1, 196947DCompanion of chango.UnknownWeng
Sat Feb 8, 196934DImmediately.UnknownWeng
Sat Sep 14, 196847DFast, in music.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 21, 196880DQuicklyWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Tue Feb 14, 196747DMagician's word.Jean ReedFarrar
Sat Oct 15, 196645DTempo.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 1, 196512DFast.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed Jun 2, 19656DImmediately.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 6, 19645DMagician's word.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 29, 19645DQuickly.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thu Oct 24, 196344DQuickly.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Wed Jan 2, 196330DFast.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Dec 20, 19629DIn fast tempo: Mus.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Dec 3, 196243DMagician's word.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 14, 196244DQuickly.Alda ZimpelFarrar
Tue Aug 1, 196135AFast.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 23, 196197AMagician's word.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Jan 11, 196039DMagician’s word.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 7, 19595DRapidly performed.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Dec 3, 195846AQuickly.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Fri Feb 28, 195859AMagician's byword.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 19, 195716AMagician's word.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 20, 195734DMagic word.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Sun Aug 4, 1957137AMagician's command.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Nov 11, 1956101DMagic word in ledgerdemain.Walt ClarkFarrar
Sun Feb 7, 195410DMagician's command.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Apr 28, 195323AA magician's command.George HendersonFarrar
Sat Sep 29, 195157ACommand given by a magician.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 19, 195110DMagician's command.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 15, 195161DQuick!Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Sep 17, 195015DImmediately.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Aug 15, 194858DQuickly.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 1944101DInstantly.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Aug 30, 1942113AQuickly.Louis JenkinsFarrar