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21 results for PURIST

8 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Oct 13, 201653DStickler (2)Don Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Wed Jan 28, 201541DType not susceptible to compromiseGary Cee
Tue Dec 15, 200967AOne unlikely to compromiseSteve Dobis
Tue Apr 1, 200830AUncompromising sortManny Nosowsky
Sun May 28, 200677DPrecisionistTimothy Powell
Sun Nov 3, 2002102ANoncompromiser (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Dec 24, 200092ANoncompromiser (2)Bill Zais
Sun Dec 19, 1993114DStickler (2)John M. Samson

13 results for PURIST from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Oct 4, 199342DStrict traditionalistScottTaub
Thu Mar 1, 198414DStickler re diction, etc.A. J. SantoraMaleska
Fri Jun 10, 198345DRigid grammarianFennessyMaleska
Tue Dec 11, 197355AHidebound grammarianUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 4, 197347AFinicky grammarianEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sat Jun 20, 197053AStickler for correctnessLouise EarnestWeng
Tue Oct 8, 196316DPerfectionist.Michael DubinFarrar
Mon Dec 3, 195610DOne oversolicitous about use of language.Louis SabinFarrar
Mon Aug 13, 195642DOne solicitous about use of words.Jo BodleFarrar
Sat Aug 21, 195443DStrict observer of precise usage.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun May 31, 195341DOversolicitous one.Israel GitterFarrar
Sun Jul 20, 1947109DDoctrinaire.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jun 30, 194647DAdvocate of nicety in language.J. P. DownesFarrar