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297 results for RAG

102 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Apr 9, 201838DOld washclothErik Agard
Tue Mar 20, 201857DCar wash aid (2)Andrew Zhou
Sun Jan 28, 201894ALively tunePriscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
Wed Nov 1, 20174ALow-quality paperHerre Schouwerwou
Wed Oct 18, 201735ATease relentlesslyJohn Lithgow and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Sep 20, 201768ASleazy newspaperHal Moore
Mon Sep 4, 201762DWhat an old shirt may be used asTracy Gray
Fri Dec 30, 201636ADisreputable periodicalPatrick Berry
Thu Dec 8, 201632AOld shirt, perhapsDamon Gulczynski
Thu Oct 13, 20168DLively piano tuneDon Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Thu Sep 15, 201618DTime for a grease monkeyIan Livengood
Sun Jul 24, 2016112DIt may collect dustDavid Steinberg
Thu May 26, 201660DRemover of dirt ... or spreader of dirt?Andrew Zhou
Sun Sep 13, 201568DItem in a mechanic's back pocketJoe DiPietro
Sun May 10, 201511DPiece of Tin Pan Alley musicJacob Stulberg
Tue Apr 14, 201555DTease, with "on" (3)Bruce Haight
Wed Aug 20, 201411ATabloid paper, slangilyZhouqin Burnikel
Sun Jul 13, 2014117AHardly highbrow readingTom McCoy
Wed Apr 23, 201442DTease (7)David J. Kahn
Thu Feb 27, 201425DMany a tune in "The Sting"Stanley Newman
Sat Jan 18, 201453AGrease monkey's pocket itemDavid Steinberg
Mon Jan 6, 201459DCleaning clothZhouqin Burnikel
Sun Dec 22, 201351ATease, with "on" (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Nov 6, 201357DDirt-dishing newspaperJacob McDermott
Sun Aug 11, 2013111AThrowaway publicationDan Schoenholz
Sun Jun 10, 2012117DSponge alternativeXan Vongsathorn
Sat Jun 9, 201230DTauntDavid Quarfoot
Mon May 28, 201247DDishcloth (2)Kurt Mueller
Sat Apr 14, 201237DCatchy tuneMark Diehl
Wed Oct 12, 20119DSleazy paper (2)Gary Cee
Sun Oct 9, 2011111DCar wash needBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Aug 18, 201176AMany an old T-shirt, nowKevan Choset
Tue Jun 28, 201156DUse for an old T-shirtTom Baring
Thu Jun 3, 201045ATitle word after "Pineapple" or "Maple Leaf"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jan 17, 20104DPaper that dishes dirtCathy Allis
Wed Oct 14, 200960ATease mercilessly, with "on"Richard Silvestri
Tue Sep 15, 200916AScott Joplin compositionFran and Lou Sabin
Sat Aug 1, 200948DLow-grade paperMartin Ashwood-Smith
Thu Jun 11, 20096ACar wash aid (2)Alex Boisvert
Thu May 14, 200938DNot the most authoritative journalism sourceDavid J. Kahn
Wed Nov 19, 200829APiano piece (2)Peter A. Collins
Wed Sep 24, 200840ACar wash itemLynn Lempel
Thu Feb 7, 200823ABootblack's needKenneth J. Berniker
Wed Apr 25, 200719DScandal sheet (2)John Farmer
Tue Mar 27, 200738ADirt-dishing publicationLucy Gardner Anderson
Tue Mar 13, 200727ATease, with "on" (3)Holden Baker
Tue Dec 12, 200624ANewspaper with hardly the highest journalistic standardsStephen Manion and Victor Fleming
Fri Jul 21, 200643ATease (7)Kyle Mahowald
Thu Jun 29, 20065DItem in a mechanic's hip pocketBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon May 8, 200623ATattered clothNorm Guggenbiller
Sun Apr 30, 200661ACar wash sightElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Dec 4, 200551AFast-moving piano pieceEric Berlin and Craig Kasper
Tue Jun 21, 20053DCleaning cloth, oftenNancy Kavanaugh
Tue May 31, 200538ADipstick wipe, oftenMerl Reagle
Sun Mar 27, 200562DShoddy news sourceCon Pederson
Wed Sep 8, 200439ATease (7)Steve Jones
Mon Aug 23, 200440DScandal sheet (2)Nancy Salomon and Kyle Mahowald
Mon Dec 29, 200343AOld clothGregory E. Paul
Mon Jun 2, 200326AMaid's cloth (2)Gregory E. Paul
Mon May 19, 200341ADisreputable paperTrip Payne
Sun Mar 23, 20039DHardly the most prestigious paperCon Pederson
Mon Jan 20, 200335DScott Joplin pieceAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Dec 23, 200227AScott Joplin's "Maple Leaf ___"David Bunker
Sun Oct 20, 200210DDusterHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Wed Sep 25, 20021ADust removerTyler Hinman
Sun Jun 9, 2002105DTease (7)Randolph Ross
Tue Apr 9, 200256DUnprestigious paperNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Mon Feb 25, 200243DScott Joplin tuneChristina Houlihan
Wed Feb 13, 200231DCleaning needSteven Picus
Fri Apr 6, 200163ANot the most prestigious publicationDavid J. Kahn
Mon Oct 30, 200053DDustclothGregory E. Paul
Wed Oct 4, 200059DJoplin specialtyAdam Cohen
Mon Jan 31, 200059DAid for a maidPeter Gordon
Sun Dec 12, 199918AMake fun of (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Oct 3, 199948DContemptible newspaperFred Piscop
Fri Sep 24, 199957DTease (7)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Jul 13, 199932ASleazy paper (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Jun 24, 199912DToe-tapping tuneJim Page
Fri Apr 23, 199921AUpbeat tuneHarvey Estes
Thu Apr 22, 199933DTease (7)David J. Kahn
Wed Dec 30, 199853DTatterManny Nosowsky
Wed Jul 22, 199838AJoplin compositionMark Elliot Skolsky
Fri Mar 20, 199823DPaparazzo's paper, perhapsMartin Ashwood-Smith
Sun Feb 15, 199898DPiano piece (2)Rich Norris
Sun Sep 28, 199748ATabloid, maybeRobert H. Wolfe
Tue May 20, 199736DJoplin pieceElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon May 12, 199721AMaid's cloth (2)Hugh Davis
Sat Nov 30, 199635DMusical pieceR. Norris
Tue Mar 26, 199653ALow-class newspaperJ. S. Marrone
Sat Mar 2, 199620AWord with dish or pianoN. Joline
Mon Dec 25, 199567DOld piano tuneSidney L. Robbins
Thu Oct 26, 19957DPiano tune (2)Jim Page
Sun May 14, 199594AMake fun of (2)Richard Silvestri
Wed Mar 22, 199531ATease (7)David J. Kahn
Tue Feb 14, 199530DOld barroom tuneRandy Sowell
Fri Jan 20, 199529DUnprestigious publicationManny Nosowsky
Tue Jan 3, 199562ADishcloth (2)Rich Norris
Sun Jan 1, 199533AJoplin tuneHenry Hook
Sat Sep 17, 199424AScold (2)Rich Norris
Sat May 7, 199425AScold (2)Bryant White
Wed Apr 27, 199447AMusic hall tuneRich Norris
Thu Jan 27, 199457DPiano tune (2)Betty Jorgensen

3 results for RAG from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 29, 2011diagramless10DScott Joplin piecePatrick Blindauer
Feb 24, 2008diagramless12DPiano piecePatrick Blindauer
Apr 28, 2002panda22A___ weed (piano player's smoke)Mel Taub

192 results for RAG from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Nov 10, 199341DDustclothRobert HerrigTaub
Tue Oct 12, 199361DTormentMichael S. MaurerTaub
Tue May 4, 199348AKind of rugBernice GordonMaleska
Fri Jul 10, 199248ATeaseWilliam CanineMaleska
Thu Aug 15, 199145APart of a lemonMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Fri Aug 2, 199146ABad newspaperPeter GordonMaleska
Tue Dec 11, 199042AJoplin musicJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Oct 28, 199089DScandal sheetPeter SwiftMaleska
Thu May 17, 199040DJoplin pieceRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sat Nov 18, 198962AJoplin creationPatterson PeppleMaleska
Fri Apr 21, 198931DPart of a lemonWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Wed Jan 25, 198935ATeaseRhonda KrausMaleska
Mon Jan 2, 198921DSyncopated musicAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thu Dec 29, 198854AJoplin workAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Oct 9, 198899AJoplin workNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Wed Oct 5, 198831ATatterNancy JolineMaleska
Sat Sep 17, 198853ATatterErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Sep 9, 198839AOld dressJesse RoarkeMaleska
Mon Sep 5, 198853AJoplin specialtyChristy RidleyMaleska
Sat May 21, 198854ASyncopated pieceJesse RoarkeMaleska
Fri Feb 19, 198838DJoplin forteJim PageMaleska
Mon Jan 25, 19881DDuster or tatterSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Jan 15, 198858DRoofing slateEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Nov 26, 198761DTatterJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Oct 22, 198745AJoplin opusJudson G. TrentMaleska
Fri Jul 31, 198735APesterChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Wed Apr 22, 198734DDuster or tatterMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sun Oct 12, 1986114DJoplin specialtyA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Apr 30, 198629DRemnantDorothy CannanMaleska
Mon Mar 17, 198661DTatterJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Dec 15, 198527DPart of a lemonBert H. KruseMaleska
Thu Dec 12, 198548ATauntPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Apr 24, 19854DLow or worthless playing cardJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Mar 26, 198565DVery poor magazineGayle DeanMaleska
Fri Feb 15, 198521DScandal sheetRobert KatzMaleska
Thu Nov 29, 198460DJazz tuneMary M. MurdochMaleska
Sat Nov 24, 198426DRoofing slateJames BarrickMaleska
Wed Sep 5, 198414ASleazy publicationWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Jun 10, 1984111AWord with time or weedMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Fri Mar 9, 198433AScoldWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed Oct 19, 198341DYellow-journalism productWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed Mar 2, 198324AJoplin outputJohn GreenmanMaleska
Thu Oct 14, 198252AShredJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Sep 12, 198252DJoplin creationBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Fri Jun 25, 198228AJoplin creationBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thu Jun 3, 19823DTatterC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Apr 26, 198255DVery poor magazineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Mar 9, 198233ATeaseJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Feb 21, 198286AJoplin creationReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Thu Dec 10, 198120DTatterKathryn RighterMaleska
Wed Oct 28, 198137DScott Joplin's creationRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Aug 9, 198175AKind of dollHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thu May 14, 19819AScott Joplin's musicEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Jan 18, 198169DTeaseWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Dec 22, 198036AJoplin pieceJay LivingstonMaleska
Wed Jul 16, 198033AJoplin creationMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Wed May 21, 198053DJoplin compositionBensonMaleska
Mon Mar 17, 198047AScott Joplin workHugh McElroyMaleska
Mon Jan 21, 198022DTatterBrumbauchMaleska
Mon Dec 10, 197953DDust clothN. M. MeyerMaleska
Sun May 6, 1979120DJoplin offeringAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Sat Apr 7, 197937DCheap magazineCornelia WarrinerMaleska
Mon Feb 19, 197944AWord with tune or weedSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Fri Dec 15, 197847AYellow journalSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue May 23, 19787DKind of time or dollJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Nov 27, 197716DJoplin specialtyAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Mar 5, 197757DKind of dollHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Nov 8, 197623DKind of time or dollJay SpryWeng
Sat Jul 17, 197636DTeaseVirginia ButlerWeng
Fri Apr 9, 197647DKind of doll or timeWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Oct 26, 197546A"A ___, a bone . . . "Eugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Apr 20, 1975118AKind of dollMary M. MurdochWeng
Fri Feb 21, 197564AKind of time or dollChet CurrierWeng
Wed Oct 30, 19741ADoll materialKathryn RighterWeng
Tue Aug 20, 197444DKind of time or dollCatharine Y. C. ProbstWeng
Fri Aug 9, 197457DKind of dollJames A. BrusselWeng
Sun Aug 4, 1974117ABag or timeRuth N. SchultzWeng
Tue Jul 23, 197429DCleaning aidEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Sun Jun 30, 197432DDustclothNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Thu Jun 27, 197419AChew the ___George RaventosWeng
Sat Mar 30, 197440DScoldJoseph LaFauciWeng
Sun Mar 17, 197496AKind of timeEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Mar 10, 1974112AMop clothA. J. SantoraWeng
Mon Dec 10, 197335AOld piece of clothingUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 27, 197343AKind of jazzUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 20, 197331DKind of timeUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 25, 197380ANewspaper, to someA. J. SantoraWeng
Wed Jan 3, 197353AKind of timeUnknownWeng
Sat Nov 18, 19729DKind of dollUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 17, 197255DTeaseUnknownWeng
Sat May 20, 197249ATiger, for oneUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 26, 1971103DKind of dollRobert Vaux RoopWeng
Mon Nov 15, 197136AOld clothUnknownWeng
Sat Aug 14, 19719DTatterUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 15, 197157ATatterUnknownWeng
Fri Jan 15, 197121ADusterUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 1, 197028DScrapUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 31, 197034ATiger, for oneUnknownWeng
Sat Jul 11, 197036A"Tiger ___"UnknownWeng
Mon Jun 22, 197041AWiperUnknownWeng
Mon Jun 23, 196934AShred.UnknownWeng
Sat May 24, 196926AYellow journal: Slang.UnknownWeng
Wed Apr 30, 196944ATatter.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 9, 196935DTease: Slang.UnknownWeng
Mon Aug 5, 196856DPiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 1968119DPiece of musicAnthony MorseFarrar
Thu May 2, 196821DRhythmic piece.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 18, 1968103AKind of doll.Pamela V-W WoodFarrar
Fri Jan 12, 196823DMusical piece.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 28, 196755ADuster.William LutwiniakFarrar
Mon Nov 27, 19673DOne kind of doll.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 22, 196762DTatter.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 30, 196732AType of paper.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 26, 19671AOld-time piece of music.William LutwiniakFarrar
Mon Sep 11, 196757AType of paper.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Nov 11, 196629DPiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 4, 196656DKind of paper.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 9, 19661ATease: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 17, 196633ASomething torn off.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Apr 6, 19666AType of paper.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 20, 196695DDustcloth.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Jun 11, 196524APiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 22, 196530DDuster liked by jazz men.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 15, 196544ATease: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 10, 196442ANoxious kind of weed.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 196424DPiece of music.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Nov 29, 196347APiece of music.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Oct 13, 196315DNo Paris frock.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun May 26, 196393DPiece of music.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Tue Apr 16, 196346APiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 14, 196252DPiece of music.Alda ZimpelFarrar
Wed Apr 11, 196227ADuster.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Wed Jan 31, 19627DKind of paper.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 5, 19629DDuster.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sat Dec 23, 196154APiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 28, 196134APiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 28, 196146APiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 9, 196145DDishcloth.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 15, 196167DPiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 23, 19618DDuster.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 16, 196151DDuster.Aida CromwellFarrar
Mon Apr 10, 196124DPiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 7, 196011DDuster.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 30, 196057DDiscard cloth.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 21, 196057AWiper.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Sep 20, 195968AOld dress.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Jul 20, 195941AShred.Charles P. GerschFarrar
Tue Jun 2, 195940A___ paper.Madeline CorseFarrar
Mon Apr 20, 195935APiece of music.Albert V. BlumFarrar
Sat Sep 6, 195861D"Maple Leaf ___."Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Aug 28, 195859DType of paper.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thu Aug 21, 195828AShred.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Jun 5, 195830DType of doll.Peter AllenFarrar
Sat Apr 12, 195862D___ paper.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Sep 1, 195757D___ paper.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Aug 14, 195753DPiece of music.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Jun 24, 195744DType of dance music.Herbert LyleFarrar
Sun Mar 10, 195715DDuster.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Aug 18, 195642AKind of music.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Jun 2, 195650ADuster.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tue May 22, 195635APiece of music.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Mar 18, 1956133DSyncopation.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Mar 4, 195645D“Tiger ___.”Marjorie ConnellyFarrar
Thu Feb 23, 19569DDuster.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Jan 30, 195638APiece of music.Jo BodleFarrar
Sun Jan 9, 1955111AWhite fiber of an orange.Israel GitterFarrar
Tue Dec 28, 195437APiece of music.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 26, 1954139A___ doll.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Oct 16, 19546APiece of dance music.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Sun Oct 10, 195415DPiece of music: Colloq.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jun 6, 195431ACake-walk music.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Jan 7, 195458DA very old dress.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Mon Oct 19, 195350AOutworn garment.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Aug 12, 195363DSyncopated music: Colloq.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Aug 3, 195358DLast year's dress.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 25, 195244DBenny Goodman's "Tiger ___."UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 15, 195221DSyncopated piece.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 30, 1952108DSee 30 down.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Thu Aug 9, 195161D___ doll.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 12, 195151ACakewalk music: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 195198AScrap of cloth.Nancy W. AtkinsonFarrar
Sun Mar 11, 19519DTease: Slang.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Dec 31, 195010DMaple Leaf ___.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Mon Nov 13, 195010DDuster.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 194813DShabby garment.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Nov 3, 1946102AOne of Kipling's famous trio.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Sep 22, 1946114DSyncopated dance.Waldo RansonFarrar
Sun Mar 31, 194671DShred.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Feb 17, 1946123DShred.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Feb 27, 194469ASyncopated melody: Colloq.James E. KisnerFarrar
Sun Jun 20, 1943133DBanter: Slang.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Apr 11, 194313DUseful salvage item.Harriot T. CookeFarrar