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301 results for RATS

103 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Friday, December 15, 201729A"Aw, man!"Jacob Stulberg
Sunday, September 17, 2017126A"Darn it!" (4)Mark MacLachlan
Tuesday, April 18, 201719A"Darn it all!" (4)Bruce Haight
Monday, March 13, 201725D"Darn!" (12)Alan DeLoriea
Wednesday, February 15, 201710AUnwanted subway sightsJesse Eisenberg and Patrick Blindauer
Tuesday, November 22, 201613D"Darn!" (12)Andrew Zhou
Tuesday, October 25, 201666ASnitches (on)John E. Bennett
Tuesday, September 20, 201671A"Phooey!" (15)Tracy Bennett
Wednesday, August 3, 201655D"Consarn it!"Neville Fogarty
Friday, March 11, 201611DBad singers?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Friday, January 15, 201621ADisappointed outburstPatrick Berry
Sunday, January 3, 201663A"I hate when that happens!"David Woolf
Monday, November 23, 201568A"Doggone it!" (3)Parker Lewis
Monday, September 21, 201573A"Darn it!" (4)Bruce Haight
Sunday, July 12, 201517D"Dagnabbit!"Patrick Berry
Tuesday, June 30, 201547ASquealers (2)Susan Gelfand
Monday, January 19, 201510D"Gosh darn it!"Jean O'Conor
Thursday, January 15, 201513D"Shoot!"Herre Schouwerwou
Monday, February 17, 201473A"Darn it all!" (4)David Gray
Sunday, April 14, 201323A"Bummer!"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, November 11, 201226D"Curses!"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, October 11, 201225AWinston's biggest fear in "1984"Byron Walden
Sunday, July 15, 201297D"Darn!" (12)Randolph Ross
Sunday, March 25, 2012103DCry often made while snapping the fingersPatrick Berry
Friday, February 24, 201227D"I hate it when that happens!" (2)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, February 15, 201221D"Peanuts" expletive (2)Peter A. Collins
Saturday, December 31, 201154DExperiment runners?Joe Krozel
Monday, November 21, 201155D"Darn!" (12)Peter A. Collins
Thursday, October 20, 201157A"What rotten luck!"Patrick Berry
Monday, October 17, 20119ALaboratory maze runnersPatrick Berry
Wednesday, January 26, 20114D"Fiddlesticks!" (2)David Murchie
Wednesday, December 8, 201015AMrs. Frisby's charges in "The Secret of NIMH"Mike Nothnagel
Tuesday, October 26, 20101D"Darn it!" (4)Chris Handman
Tuesday, October 19, 201022DSlum verminFred Piscop
Wednesday, September 1, 201069ACry from Charlie Brown (2)Michael Torch
Wednesday, February 24, 201052ACandidates for witness protection programsKenneth J. Berniker
Saturday, August 16, 200822AWinston Smith's greatest fear, in "1984"Byron Walden
Wednesday, April 2, 200811D"Darn it all!" (4)Patrick Merrell
Tuesday, February 26, 200858DPiper's followersSarah Keller
Tuesday, January 1, 20086DHamelin's problemAdam G. Perl
Sunday, December 16, 200734ALoser's cry (2)David J. Kahn and Steve Kahn
Friday, December 7, 200727D"I hate it when that happens!" (2)Patrick Berry
Friday, November 23, 200723ATwo-timing typesPaula Gamache
Tuesday, November 13, 200760A"Darn!" (12)Fred Piscop
Wednesday, October 10, 200762DMafiosi who "flip"Robert Zimmerman
Wednesday, July 4, 200737D"Phooey!" (15)Patrick Blindauer
Thursday, March 22, 200761A"The Secret of NIMH" figuresKaren M. Tracey
Monday, November 27, 200665ACry from Charlie Brown (2)Marlon R. Howell
Thursday, August 17, 200660D"Darn it all!" (4)Harvey Estes
Saturday, June 3, 20069DRefuse visitors (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, March 26, 200666D"Darn!" (12)Patrick Berry
Sunday, December 19, 20044DLoser’s cry (2)Frances Hansen (1919-2004)
Sunday, November 21, 200467A"Phooey!" (15)Kumar Balani
Tuesday, November 9, 200432D"Phooey!" (15)Robert Dillman
Thursday, July 22, 200441D"Doggoneit!" (3)Greg Staples
Monday, September 15, 200364A"Phooey!" (15)Sheldon Benardo
Friday, August 29, 200313DDumpsite sightsGilbert H. Ludwig
Wednesday, May 21, 200357D"Phooey!" (15)Paula Gamache
Tuesday, April 29, 200332DSquealers (2)Norma Johnson
Sunday, April 13, 200333D"Fiddlesticks!" (2)Charles Deber
Monday, February 3, 200364AVerminSheldon Benardo
Friday, January 17, 200328DStinkersSherry O. Blackard
Sunday, December 22, 200282DLab subjectsFrances Hansen
Sunday, November 24, 2002102A"Dang it all!"Nancy Salomon and Lee Glickstein
Monday, October 28, 200233DFollowers of the Pied Piper of HamelinRandy Sowell
Saturday, October 19, 20025DSome lab stockDonald E. West
Tuesday, August 13, 200246A"Of all the luck!"Robert Malinow
Tuesday, June 11, 200222D"Darn it!" (4)Nancy Kavanaugh
Saturday, May 25, 200245ARefuse visitors? (3)Frank Longo
Wednesday, February 27, 200269A"Doggone it" (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, October 29, 200163D"Darn!" (12)Richard Hughes
Saturday, October 6, 200128ATellers (2)Rich Norris
Sunday, March 4, 20011D"Darn!" (12)Cathy Millhauser
Sunday, August 20, 2000114ACharlie Brown's exclamationCharles M. Deber
Tuesday, June 20, 200050ACharlie Brown expletiveNancy Salomon
Friday, January 7, 200010DSo-and-sosManny Nosowsky
Monday, September 27, 199928APlague carriersEd Early
Friday, August 13, 199928D"Darn!" (12)Frances Hansen
Wednesday, June 30, 199962DCharlie Brown exclamation (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, January 24, 199988D"Phooey!" (15)Robert Malinow
Saturday, January 2, 199963ATellers? (2)Rich Norris
Sunday, October 4, 1998106ARefuse visitors (3)Frank Longo
Saturday, August 1, 199852DWord of disappointmentJoe DiPietro
Sunday, March 8, 199890A"Phooey!" (15)Richard Silvestri
Tuesday, December 16, 199732DLab runnersElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, November 3, 199734D"Fudge!"Stephanie Spadaccini
Sunday, June 8, 199785A"Phooey!" (15)Richard Silvestri
Tuesday, April 29, 199746D"Phooey!" (15)Jeff Herrington
Friday, April 18, 19979D"Darn!" (12)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Thursday, January 30, 19976A"Nuts!"D. Motley
Saturday, January 11, 199726D"Phooey!" (15)R. Norris
Tuesday, November 12, 199633A"Darn!" (12)E. Lexau
Friday, June 14, 199622AComics expletiveR. Norris
Monday, April 1, 199670A"Peanuts" expletive (2)F. Piscop
Sunday, February 11, 19967D"Darn!" (12)Harvey Estes
Sunday, October 22, 1995130A"Phooey!" (15)Matt Gaffney
Wednesday, September 13, 19953DCharlie Brown exclamation (2)Eileen Lexau
Sunday, March 19, 199574D"Phooey!" (15)Alex K. Justin
Wednesday, January 4, 199571A"Phooey!" (15)Stephanie Spadaccini
Saturday, October 1, 199450D"Phooey!" (15)Bob Klahn
Monday, March 28, 199433ACharlie Brown's "Darn!"William P. Baxley
Tuesday, January 25, 199422AOpposite of "yippee!"Joel Davajan
Sunday, January 9, 199411D"Phooeyl''Mel Rosen

4 results for RATS from Variety puzzles.

June 18, 2017cryptic25DTraitors ran a tight ship, initially (4)Fraser Simpson
July 31, 2016panda5DStar turnJoel Fagliano
March 2, 2014cryptic13AShoot top performer from behind (4)Fraser Simpson
October 4, 1998cryptic5DPrincipal is coming up. Darn! (4)Richard Silvestri

194 results for RATS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, October 17, 1993131ABackward starJeanette K. BrillTaub
Monday, October 4, 19933DStooliesScottTaub
Saturday, April 3, 199350D"Phooey!"Bernard MerenMaleska
Sunday, February 28, 199390DHamelin's problemKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Wednesday, January 6, 199368A"Oh, heck!"Lois SidwayMaleska
Friday, January 1, 199361DMild expletiveNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Tuesday, September 15, 199269ACry of frustrationMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Monday, February 17, 199221DPiper's followersWilson McBeathMaleska
Thursday, February 13, 199218DCharlie Brown's expletiveJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Thursday, January 16, 199257DSquealsC. McInerneyMaleska
Wednesday, November 20, 199138ASquealsWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Friday, November 8, 199156DMild expletiveJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tuesday, October 1, 199152DCry of frustrationMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Friday, September 20, 199141AGerbils' kinEli WesoffMaleska
Sunday, July 28, 19911AHamelin's problemRichard SilvestriMaleska
Thursday, July 18, 199111DDarn!Robert KatzMaleska
Sunday, June 9, 19917D"Peanuts" plaintLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, March 31, 199197ASquealsNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Monday, March 25, 199161DWord of disgustReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Monday, February 4, 199118ARodentsFred TooleMaleska
Thursday, December 20, 199024DDarn!Robert H. WolfeMaleska
Thursday, November 15, 19907DBackward star?Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, November 11, 1990110D"Willard" creaturesJune A. BoggsMaleska
Saturday, October 27, 199031APied Piper followersNancy JolineMaleska
Sunday, September 9, 1990113AStar in reverseJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sunday, September 2, 199070DPied Piper's entourageFrances HansenMaleska
Friday, June 1, 199027ABackward star?Michael A. RampinoMaleska
Tuesday, May 29, 19903DNuts; phooeyNancy JolineMaleska
Thursday, March 8, 19905ADesertersErnst TheimerMaleska
Sunday, February 18, 199082DDesertersJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, June 16, 198945ABackward star?Rhonda KrausMaleska
Thursday, June 15, 198923A"Peanuts" expletiveLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, March 10, 198956DCry in a Schulz creationWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Wednesday, March 8, 198957DWord of annoyancePeter SwiftMaleska
Sunday, December 18, 1988107AExpression of disgustEdward MarcheseMaleska
Sunday, July 24, 198811DWord from Charlie BrownBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thursday, June 9, 19888DInformersRobert O. DillmanMaleska
Tuesday, May 24, 198850ACharlie Brown's expressionBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Monday, March 21, 198810ABandicootsFrank GearyMaleska
Sunday, March 20, 198867DDarn it!Bert H. KruseMaleska
Wednesday, March 16, 198836AMild expletiveJesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, February 1, 198820DCry of disgustRita YelleMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 198737AWhat a backward star may cryCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Friday, August 7, 198730DBackward star?Mark DiehlMaleska
Wednesday, June 17, 19873DCharlie Brown expletiveR. S. JonesMaleska
Monday, April 27, 19877DWords of disgustJohnsonMaleska
Monday, February 16, 198732DSnitchesVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Tuesday, February 3, 198721DFalse hairpiecesJames R. BurnsMaleska
Monday, December 1, 198664AExpletive in a Schulz comicFred TooleMaleska
Wednesday, October 15, 198657D"Peanuts" expletiveWhittenMaleska
Monday, March 24, 198647A"Peanuts" expletiveWhittenMaleska
Thursday, March 6, 198622ACharlie Brown expletiveBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wednesday, August 21, 198551DCharlie Brown expletiveNorma SteinbergMaleska
Friday, July 19, 198543APhooey!James BarrickMaleska
Monday, May 20, 198534AHamelin's baneBitoniMaleska
Thursday, April 11, 198532AExclamation of disgustBrian G. TylerMaleska
Monday, March 25, 198533APoufs' kinEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Saturday, December 8, 198423D"Confound it!"Alan ArbesfeldMaleska
Monday, August 20, 198461ABackward star?Albert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, June 26, 198441DShip desertersJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tuesday, July 5, 198323AScornful exclamationBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Tuesday, March 22, 19831DMild expletiveEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tuesday, February 15, 198321ADesertersLois SidwayMaleska
Thursday, September 23, 198259A"Darn!"Jeanne WilsonMaleska
Friday, May 14, 198250DPied Piper followersJoan WhitmanMaleska
Tuesday, March 30, 198243APhooey!Arthur W. PalmerMaleska
Monday, January 11, 198220ADeserters of sinking shipsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, September 10, 19818DPshaw!Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, August 29, 198144A"___, Lice and History," Zinsser bookJohn FinchMaleska
Friday, August 28, 19811DExclamation in a Schulz comicC. J. AngioMaleska
Thursday, May 21, 198156DCry of disgustC. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, May 2, 198155DPhooey!Vaughn KeithMaleska
Tuesday, April 21, 198122DBetrayersJankeMaleska
Tuesday, March 31, 198151AExpression of disgustHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Wednesday, March 25, 198122A"Gosh darn it!"Bernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, March 18, 198149A"Phooey!"C. J. AngioMaleska
Monday, January 26, 19817DWord of disgustSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, December 6, 198053DCry of a backward star?RobertsonMaleska
Monday, October 6, 198018DExclamation of annoyancePeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, August 26, 198011DExclamation of disgustJoan WhitmanMaleska
Sunday, November 4, 197920DPhooey!William LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, August 14, 19797DWord of disgustR. W. GreenleafMaleska
Tuesday, July 10, 197963APhooey!Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, March 18, 197943DPhooey!David J. Pohl & John M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, May 8, 197819ATraitorsJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tuesday, November 1, 19771D"Peanuts" expletiveHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, September 1, 19776A"Gosh darn it!"A. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, August 30, 197746ACry of disgustMcDermottMaleska
Friday, May 13, 19771ACry of disappointmentA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, March 30, 197760A"Gosh darn it!"Evelyn B. RosenthalMaleska
Monday, January 24, 197759D"Peanuts" expletiveHenry HookWeng
Tuesday, January 18, 197754DTurns informerJean ReedWeng
Monday, December 27, 197648DCry of disgustMartha J. DeWittWeng
Friday, October 22, 197655DShip stowawaysSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Monday, August 30, 197640ACry of disgustJay SpryWeng
Saturday, July 10, 197669AFamous leaversMarion MoeserWeng
Sunday, January 25, 19766ACry of disgustVirginia SchneiderWeng
Sunday, January 18, 197614DZounds!Nancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Monday, July 7, 19753DSinking-ship quittersJohn FinchWeng
Saturday, June 21, 197553D"Peanuts" expletiveWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thursday, May 22, 197562AMild expletiveBert H. KruseWeng
Saturday, November 9, 197413DWord of disgustAnthony B. CanningWeng
Tuesday, September 10, 197411DRolls of hairGladys V. MillerWeng
Friday, September 6, 197435ACry of disgustAnthony B. CanningWeng
Thursday, September 5, 197455ACharlie Brown wordGeorge LaczkoWeng
Monday, May 27, 19747DExclamation of disgustReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Friday, January 18, 197434AHamelin's undesirablesThomas SheehanWeng
Sunday, October 14, 197341AHair padsJay SpryWeng
Friday, July 6, 197339DHamelin invadersUnknownWeng
Tuesday, March 27, 197329DDarn it!UnknownWeng
Thursday, March 15, 19731ABetrayersUnknownWeng
Tuesday, July 11, 197242ADarn it!UnknownWeng
Thursday, June 22, 197244AHair piecesUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 31, 19726ATurns informerUnknownWeng
Saturday, March 25, 197262ALab animalsUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 19, 197274ACry of disgustHerb RisteenWeng
Monday, March 6, 197267APied Piper satellitesUnknownWeng
Monday, November 29, 197122DCry of disgustUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 23, 19716DSquealsUnknownWeng
Tuesday, October 12, 197145APiper's followersUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 2, 1971112DCharlie Brown expletiveAlfio MicciWeng
Wednesday, December 16, 197013DHairpiecesUnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 28, 197069AExclamationUnknownWeng
Wednesday, July 15, 197016ADesertersUnknownWeng
Sunday, July 5, 197043AExclamationNancy SchusterWeng
Tuesday, May 26, 197059DNonsense!UnknownWeng
Wednesday, March 4, 197010ASlangy exclamationUnknownWeng
Thursday, February 12, 197012DCharlie Brown expletiveUnknownWeng
Friday, January 23, 197042APshaw!UnknownWeng
Wednesday, November 12, 196913DBetrayers.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 1, 196935AWord of disgust.UnknownWeng
Thursday, January 23, 196954DWord of disgust.UnknownWeng
Thursday, January 9, 196924ANonsense!UnknownWeng
Sunday, October 13, 196855AHamelin's problemAnthony MorseFarrar
Sunday, March 3, 196816ASlangy exclamation.Will WengFarrar
Friday, November 10, 19671DBig-city problem.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 25, 196719ASubject of Congressional debate.Lois HillisFarrar
Wednesday, May 24, 196767ARodents.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Friday, December 23, 19661DSlangy exclamation.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 20, 196661DSlangy exclamation.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Thursday, March 3, 196658DShip deserters.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 20, 196524AGnawing animals.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 19, 196529ABalderdash!UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 2, 196461DPiper followers.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, January 11, 196446ABalderdash!Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Tuesday, November 26, 196341APshaw!H. L. RisteenFarrar
Saturday, January 19, 196345AVermin.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, December 17, 196243ABalderdash!Eileen LexauFarrar
Saturday, November 3, 196214DThreat to Hamelin.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 30, 196293ANorway ___.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Friday, September 7, 196264AHamelin's problem.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 15, 1962104DShip deserters.Jean ReedFarrar
Sunday, May 6, 196292APied Piper's victims.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, April 18, 196254AHamelin's problem.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, August 18, 196135AStable fare.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 13, 196179AHamelin's problem.Mel TaubFarrar
Friday, April 28, 196111DHamelin's problem.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 19, 196068AHamelin's problem in 1284.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thursday, August 18, 196063ABandicoots.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 24, 196032ABalderdash!UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 6, 19608DCoiffure aids of former days.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 4, 19599DCorncrib pests.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wednesday, February 18, 195913DDestructive nuisances.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, September 17, 195851DDesert ___.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, August 17, 195847DExclamation of scorn: Slang.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, August 10, 195852DSlangy exclamation of scorn.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, July 15, 195840DRodents.S. A. KayFarrar
Saturday, April 12, 195836DRodents.S. A. KayFarrar
Tuesday, January 21, 195843AGranary pests.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, October 28, 195710ADestructive animals.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 10, 195739DSlangy exclamation.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Monday, October 15, 195625DScoundrels: Slang.Herbert LyleFarrar
Friday, February 10, 195613DRodents.Mel TaubFarrar
Friday, July 29, 195569ADestructive rodents.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Saturday, May 28, 195518DGnawers.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, December 31, 195428ARodents.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Saturday, December 18, 195425DGranary dwellers.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wednesday, June 9, 195458AImpatient exclamation.Ellsworth SmithFarrar
Thursday, December 17, 195323ANight raiders.Marion MoeserFarrar
Wednesday, November 4, 195320DScornful exclamation: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 20, 19533DDeserters.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Monday, August 31, 195343ADoublecrossers.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sunday, June 14, 195374DFiddlesticks!Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, August 10, 195277DBah!Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sunday, May 11, 195286DSlangy "Bah!"Hilda E. AllenFarrar
Saturday, July 28, 195154DExclamation of scoffing disbelief: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 17, 195140ABah!: Slang.James NesiFarrar
Sunday, December 17, 19505DBah!: Slang.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sunday, April 11, 1948104AExclamation of disgust.Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, May 20, 194565AForsakes one's associates.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, February 27, 194417DHair pads.James E. KisnerFarrar
Sunday, February 13, 1944116AMurines.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sunday, October 25, 19425DRodents.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sunday, May 24, 194213DTyphus carriers.Charles CrossFarrar