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11 results for PURISM

3 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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Fri Dec 17, 20041AInsistence on precise standardsManny Nosowsky
Fri Jan 17, 200343AEarly 20th-century art movementSherry O. Blackard
Thu Sep 30, 199950AStickler's creedMatt Gaffney

8 results for PURISM from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tue Apr 10, 199033AObservance of correctnessWalter CovellMaleska
Thu May 29, 198623AEarly 20th-century French art styleJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Jan 26, 198024DRigid insistence on nicetyWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Aug 3, 196312DAdherence to nicety in diction.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 20, 196047ARigid insistence on nicety.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 17, 196022DInsistence on precise usage of language.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 6, 195538DMeticulosity.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 15, 194850ARigid nicety in use of words.P. J. LamannaFarrar