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134 results for PUN

51 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Aug 1, 201835AGroan-worthy remark, saySande Milton and Jeff Chen
Tue Aug 15, 201761DThe clue for 58-Down, e.g. [sorry!]Zhouqin Burnikel
Thu Jul 27, 201749DOgden Nash specialtyJeffrey Wechsler
Sat Mar 25, 201736D"Horse voice," e.g.Sam Ezersky and David Steinberg
Sat Oct 22, 201646AOne of "the highest form of literature," per HitchcockJames Mulhern
Mon Aug 22, 201643ATitle like "The Santa Clause" or "Knight and Day"Emily Carroll
Fri Apr 22, 20167DMany a Weird Al Yankovic titleRobyn Weintraub
Sun Sep 27, 20152D"Let us spray," e.g. (2)Tom McCoy
Tue Oct 7, 201427DMany a "?" clue in a crosswordMatt Skoczen and Victor Fleming
Tue Sep 23, 201455A"Ugh, German sausage is the wurst," e.g.Gerry Wildenberg
Fri Jul 25, 201422AMany a New York Post headlinePeter A. Collins
Sun Jun 1, 201493AFeature of many a Ludacris lyricTom McCoy
Fri Mar 21, 201433AFeature of many a Duchamp workBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Jun 13, 201364D"Poultry in motion," e.g.David Steinberg
Wed Feb 27, 201350DWordplay from GrouchoDaniel Kantor
Mon Jul 30, 201222DSo-called "lowest form of humor"Rosemarie Dolan and Christopher Geach
Sun May 13, 201285AThe title of this puzzle, e.g.Ben Tausig
Fri Sep 17, 201037AOne of about 3,000 in Shakespeare's playsJonah Kagan, Brown University '13
Thu Sep 9, 201034AGroan triggerKevin Wald
Sun Aug 15, 201056A"The lowest form of humor," per Samuel JohnsonDaniel C. Bryant
Tue Oct 27, 200941ABit of wordplay (2)Chuck Deodene
Fri Jul 10, 200933AIt may not have been intendedJoe Krozel
Wed Jul 1, 200949DBit of wordplay (2)David J. Kahn
Sun Dec 14, 2008144D86-Across, e.g.Trip Payne
Tue Nov 28, 200667AWhat 61-Across containsAlan Arbesfeld
Sat Feb 4, 200637DIt may involve a homophonePhilip C. Ordway
Mon Jan 2, 200639A"Queen of denial" for Queen of the NileLinda Schechet Tucker
Sun Jul 3, 200570A"The Santa Clause," for oneElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 28, 200411D"Queen of denial," e.g.David J. Kahn
Sun Mar 2, 200356ACause of a smile, maybeBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Jan 16, 20036DBit of witPatrick Merrell
Thu Oct 17, 200255DMany an "Airplane!" gagTodd McClary
Wed Apr 24, 200210D20-, 39- or 53-Across, saySheldon Benardo
Tue Mar 12, 200254AMany a crossword clueSarah Keller
Wed Dec 19, 200130DBit of Cerf humorDon West
Sat Jun 2, 200124D"Let us spray," e.g. (2)Jim Page
Thu Jun 22, 200041DSmile producerRobert B. Baker
Sun May 14, 200034AAmuse with wordsBill Zais and Nancy Salomon
Mon Apr 17, 200019A"Dollars, taxes," e.g., for Dallas, TexasGreg Staples
Tue Dec 7, 19997DWit's end?Norman S. Wizer
Sun Jan 31, 199977D"Miró, Miró, on the wall," e.g.Manny Nosowsky
Thu Feb 19, 199822AEquivoqueA. J. Santora
Tue Oct 29, 199645ABit of paronomasiaR. J. Hartman
Sun Jun 9, 199631AKnock-knock joke, essentiallyM. Gaffney
Sun Apr 21, 19966DSubject of a Swift essayM. Gaffney
Sat May 27, 199526AHomophone, maybeA.J. Santora
Sun Oct 30, 199458DGroaner (2)R.M. Hopkins
Sat Jul 16, 199410DGroaner (2)Mark Diehl
Mon Jul 11, 199430DPlay on wordsSidney L. Robbins
Tue May 24, 199431DSo-called "lowest form of wit"Arthur S. Ash
Tue Dec 28, 199351AKnock-knock joke, e.g.Ronald C. Hirschfield

1 result for PUN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 2, 2012panda44AStart of some verbal punishmentMel Taub

82 results for PUN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Nov 13, 199318A"Maid in Japan," e.g.Louis SabinTaub
Thu Oct 28, 199364AEquivoqueI. Judah KoolykTaub
Thu May 27, 199320APlay on wordsWalter CovellMaleska
Tue Aug 25, 199251AGroan provokerNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Mon May 18, 199225AWord playJeff HerringtonMaleska
Fri Apr 17, 199251APlay on wordsDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sat Aug 24, 199125DCalembourPatterson PeppleMaleska
Thu Apr 11, 199144AWord playBert H. KruseMaleska
Thu May 10, 199022APlay on wordsFrank MiceliMaleska
Sun Dec 10, 1989110DCalembourJim PageMaleska
Fri Sep 29, 198954AEquivokeBetty JorgensenMaleska
Fri Jun 9, 198934AParonomasiaWilliam CanineMaleska
Fri Sep 9, 198861DWord playJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Jul 31, 198859D"Canoe row a boat?" is oneJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Apr 10, 198812DCerf specialtyWilliam CanineMaleska
Fri Feb 22, 198535AEquivoqueDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sun Feb 26, 198476AEquivoquePeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Nov 7, 198229AEquivoqueVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Sat Jul 31, 198258AGroan producerJoe ClonickMaleska
Sun Jul 4, 198241DEquivoqueAnne FoxMaleska
Sun Aug 9, 1981112AWitticismHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri Jul 18, 19804DParonomasiaElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sun Jun 1, 198095DJeu de motsThreba JohnsonMaleska
Tue Mar 18, 198033D"Abel was I ere I saw Cain," e.g.MeunierMaleska
Sun Jan 27, 1980123DSometimes it's funnyBert BeamanMaleska
Fri Oct 19, 197939AParonomastic witticismWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Nov 25, 197831DIt seldom made Cerf boredJordan S. LasherMaleska
Wed Apr 12, 197858DParonomasiaJohn S. Richter, Sr.Maleska
Tue Aug 30, 197752A"Canoe row a boat?" is oneMcDermottMaleska
Mon May 9, 197718A"Sticks float; they wood" is oneEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wed Sep 15, 197622DCertain bit of witJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Tue Jan 7, 197538AWord playWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun May 27, 197393A"Thyme on my hands," e.g.Nancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Sat Mar 17, 197339DWord playUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 20, 197265AEquivoqueMerl ReagleWeng
Wed Jun 7, 197230ABit of humorUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 16, 196955AWitticismMary MurdochWeng
Sat Dec 14, 196840AHumorous remark.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 6, 196833AWitticism.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 15, 196731DForm of humor.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 29, 196718DWit's forte.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Tue Jun 27, 196749DType of humor.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Thu May 25, 196743AThe "lack of foresight" saga, for example.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sat Nov 5, 196633APlay on words.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 3, 196658AWord manipulation.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 22, 196657ABit of wit.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 11, 196657DWordplay.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 1, 196540AComedian's forte.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 4, 196411DOne kind of quip.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sat May 2, 196452ABit of wit.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 4, 196441AEquivoque.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 5, 196310DPlay on words.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 19, 196342DJoke of a sort.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 28, 196233DWitticism.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 13, 196235ALaughing matter.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 11, 19627DJoke.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Jul 28, 196144APlay on words.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 11, 196156DA form of wit.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 31, 196033AWitticism.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 21, 196016DPlay on words.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 7, 19594D"His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Oct 6, 19588DHumor of a sort.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jun 1, 195830DWord play.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed May 15, 195736AWisecrack.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Apr 24, 195726DWitticism.Herbert LyleFarrar
Sun Jan 6, 195769A"And thereby hangs a tale."Marion MoeserFarrar
Thu Apr 5, 195645DJoke book item.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 195574AJeu de mots.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 1954103DClever ad lib.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
Sat Aug 21, 195434A"Sticks float. They wood."Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Jul 29, 19549DAd libber's quip.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Oct 23, 195337DKind of verbal quibble.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Oct 21, 195336AThe "Louisiana Perches," à la Walt Kelly.Helen ChapmanFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 19518DJeu de mots.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 1, 1951133DForm of wit.Israel GitterFarrar
Sun Oct 16, 194970AEd Wynn joke.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Feb 6, 194939DWord play effect.G. A. K. SuttonFarrar
Sun Mar 9, 194794D"Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find me a grave man."—Mercutio.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun May 19, 194618DParonomasia.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Feb 11, 19458DPlay on words.Waldo RansonFarrar
Sun Jul 30, 194439AVerbal quibble.Alvin AshbyFarrar
Sun Aug 16, 1942131AWord play.Jack LuzzatoFarrar