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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.

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

5 results for PRESTO from Variety puzzles.

October 19, 2014acrosticVQuicklyEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
June 7, 2009acrosticEUtterance from a conjurerEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 17, 2009takeaway26ASergea*t of old TVMatt Ginsberg
November 24, 2002cryptic20AImmediately relax in post office (6)RIchard Silvestri
August 25, 2002acrosticFTempo faster than allegroEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

74 results for PRESTO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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