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433 results for REAL

120 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
51AKeep it ___ (be honest)Howard Barkin
55A"Get ___!" (10)Andy Kravis
38DVeritableAndrew J. Ries
16DVery, informally (2)Ryan McCarty
33DConcrete (7)Ross Trudeau
59ANot imaginary (3)David Woolf
49A"Get ___" (10)Ross Trudeau
2DGenuine (6)Erik Agard
57DHonest-to-goodness (2)Zhouqin Burnikel
5DNot made up (2)Mark MacLachlan
105A"Keep it ___" (2)Isaac Mizrahi and David J. Kahn
19AWord exclaimed with "Get" or "Too"John Guzzetta
8DDe factoPatrick Berry
80DBona fide (10)Tracy Gray and Jeff Chen
26ATangible (2)Timothy Polin
9DNot a knockoffMark MacLachlan
44ANot stagedPatrick Berry
70D"Get ___!" (10)David J. Kahn
45ALike e, but not iPaolo Pasco
128ALegitimate (2)Eric Berlin
7DAll-naturalIan Livengood
37DAuthentic (5)Nina Rulon-Miller
8DUnfeignedPatrick Berry
56AGenuine (6)Gary Cee
44A"Get ___!" (10)Peter Broda
41DLegitimate (2)Jay Kaskel
52DNot fantastic (3)Gary Cee
67AWhat some consider the 38-Across to beIan Livengood
37AUnimagined (2)Michael Shteyman
55DVery, informally (2)Alan Arbesfeld
35DTrue (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
61D"Keep it ___" (2)Peter A. Collins
30DUnembellishedBrendan Emmett Quigley
3DDown-to-earth (5)David Poole
57ANot knocked offTim Croce
51DNot fantastic (3)Paula Gamache
19AExistingSharon Delorme
6DUnlike fairiesKaren M. Tracey
6DTrue-to-life (4)Corey Rubin
56ANot imaginary (3)Peter A. Collins
55DDown-to-earth (5)Richard Chisholm
31DFlesh-and-blood (2)John Greenman
8DConcrete (7)Mike Nothnagel
32AFlesh-and-blood (2)C. W. Stewart
14DCoin on the Spanish Main (2)Barry C. Silk
70AUnexaggeratedLarry Shearer
16AAuthentic (5)Lynn Lempel
81DAuthentic (5)Patrick Berry
41DDown-to-earth (5)Courtenay Crocker and Nancy Salomon
10DSincere (2)Jonathan Gersch
1ANot a hologram, sayTimothy Powell
18AGenuine (6)Randy Sowell
42DBona fide (10)Elizabeth C. Gorski
48DTrue-to-life (4)Doug Peterson
18AHonest (2)Michael Shteyman
3DGenuine (6)Mike Torch
38DMaterialPatrick Merrell
70ANot fake (2)Gilbert H. Ludwig
54D"Get ___!" (10)Charles Barasch
10DUnaffected (2)Patrick Berry
22DUnalteredHenry Hook
32ABona fide (10)Manny Nosowsky
40DMTV's "___ World"Richard Silvestri
37DTrue (3)Joy C. Frank
15AConcrete (7)Earl L. Martin III
40DHonest-to-goodness (2)Barry Silk
45DConcrete (7)Nancy Salomon
63D"Get ___!" (10)Richard Chisholm
34DHonest-to-GodElizabeth C. Gorski
58D"Get ___!" (10)Rich Norris
39AConcrete (7)John Leavy
6DNot made up (2)Randolph Ross
15ABona fide (10)Matthew J. Koceich
15AFactualBarry Callahan
110DKind of numberTrip Payne
32DTangible (2)Jay Livingston
38ANot imagined (2)Sarah Keller
49DHonest (2)Richard Silvestri
43A___ worldRich Norris
55DNot fake (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
26AWord with life or timeRich Norris
59DGenuine (6)Frances Hansen
46A"Get ___!" (10)Frances Hansen
63AAuthentic (5)Peter Gordon
31DNot fancifulRandall J. Hartman
63ADown-to-earth (5)Gregory E. Paul
6DConcrete (7)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
37DCard-carryingGreg Staples
46AConcrete (7)Gene Newman
45DNot fantastic (3)John Wolting
55DHeartfeltDavid Ainslie Macleod
57ABona fide (10)Gregory E. Paul
5D"Get ___!" (10)Rich Norris
39DKind of timeCathy Millhauser
34DAuthentic (5)Diane C. Baldwin
13DDown-to-earth (5)Gregory E. Paul
43ABona fide (10)Fred Piscop
69ANot bogusEd Early
18ATrue (3)Sheldon Benardo
18AMTV's "The ___ World"Peter Gordon
110DTouchableCathy Millhauser
38ABona fide (10)Noah Dephoure
58DSincere (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
12DNot imaginary (3)Shannon Burns
65ASee 45-DownWilliam Canine
14AUnaffected (2)Lois Sidway
58ALifelikePatrick Jordan
56DTrue-to-life (4)Nancy S. Ross
51DGenuine (6)Gregory E. Paul
3DNot imagined (2)G. E. Paul
19DConvincingB. E. Quigley
58DBona fide (10)B. E. Quigley
44ABona fide (10)R. Norris
18ATrue-to-life (4)Gregory E. Paul
80AUnimagined (2)Manny Nosowsky
80ABona fide (10)Naomi Geller Lipsky
23ACoin on the Spanish Main (2)Norman S. Wizer
55DKind of estate (2)Jonathan Schmatzbach
23A"Get _____!" (10)Janie Lyons
13DKind of estate (2)Norma Steinberg

2 results for REAL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 27, 2006diagramless17D"Get ___!" (Dr. Phil's advice)Jim Hyres
May 13, 2001diagramless64DSincerePeter Gordon

311 results for REAL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
15AUnimaginedRand H. BurnsTaub
66ALike McCoy?Manny NosowskyMaleska
57AActualBetty JorgensenMaleska
82D"Camino ___": T. WilliamsRichard SilvestriMaleska
68AGenuineRobert KatzMaleska
42AAuthenticJeanette K. BrillMaleska
25DActualWalter CovellMaleska
58AGenuineNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
60AActualChristy RidleyMaleska
44ALike the McCoyRobert KatzMaleska
10AActualFred TooleMaleska
66AUnfeignedEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
60DTrueAlbert J. KlausMaleska
22A"Camino ___"Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
17DAuthenticArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
15ANot nominalDaniel GirardiMaleska
49DActualWalter CovellMaleska
110A"Camino ___," Williams playAlfio MicciMaleska
48AGenuineLois SidwayMaleska
63AActualArthur W. PalmerMaleska
38DGenuineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
24DSubstantialLouis SabinMaleska
69AType of estateKenneth HaxtonMaleska
50AFormer silver coin of SpainJeanette K. BrillMaleska
3DGenuineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
56AThe McCoyLouis BaronMaleska
50DKind of estateSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
13AGenuineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
12DNot imaginaryEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
53D___ estateChristopher SherwoodMaleska
33DKind of estateNorman S. WizerMaleska
29DGenuineThomas BohmMaleska
39AKind of estateSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
59DAuthenticGloria EvansMaleska
48AActualFrances HansenMaleska
12DThe McCoyEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
65A"Camino ___": T. WilliamsPeter SwiftMaleska
13AFormer Spanish coinJoy L. WoukMaleska
30DTrue to lifeJames R. BurnsMaleska
58DFormer Spanish coinJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
62DActualMary M. MurdochMaleska
67AGenuineFrank GearyMaleska
65AActualChristy RidleyMaleska
19AAuthenticChristy RidleyMaleska
58DTrueJudson G. TrentMaleska
61DActualChristy RidleyMaleska
64AUnfeignedVirginia L. YatesMaleska
11DActualJoy L. WoukMaleska
50ABona fideLouis SabinMaleska
24AVeritableJim PageMaleska
43DAuthenticWilliam CanineMaleska
14AConcreteElaine GeorgeMaleska
51DFactualNorma SteinbergMaleska
2DActualH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
12DConcreteS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
34DVeritableJim PageMaleska
12DMcCoy adjectiveEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
11DActualChristy RidleyMaleska
1DActualChristy RidleyMaleska
35AKind of estateEli WesoffMaleska
108AKind of estateHarold B. CountsMaleska
35DGenuineCharles M. DeberMaleska
7DNot illusoryWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
30AGenuineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
58ADe factoJames R. BurnsMaleska
111AActualDale O. BurgenerMaleska
54DSincereJudson G. TrentMaleska
4DAuthenticJames BarrickMaleska
25DThe ___ McCoyEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
32AType of estateArthur W. PalmerMaleska
27DAuthenticH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
60AAuthenticJeanne WilsonMaleska
28DGenuineNancy McCarthyMaleska
4DGenuineJoe ClonickMaleska
57DTrueAlbert J. KlausMaleska
32DAuthenticJohn R. ProsserMaleska
35AActualJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
2DVeritableCharles EnglerMaleska
51D"Camino ___"Ernst TheimerMaleska
65AAuthenticCometaMaleska
50DGenuineAnne FoxMaleska
53DKind of numberI. Judah KoolykMaleska
19AActualBernice GordonMaleska
94A"Life is ___!"Alex F. BlackMaleska
51DActualChristy RidleyMaleska
47DActualNancy McCarthyMaleska
60AAuthenticJohn GreenmanMaleska
11DActualChristy RidleyMaleska
18D"Camino ___," Williams playKathryn RighterMaleska
52DGenuineJean J. DavisonMaleska
11DNot fictitiousSara V. TuckermanMaleska
61ALike some TV "People"RobertsonMaleska
3DType of estateSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
28AEighth of a piece of eightNikki TenfeldeMaleska
53DKind of estateJudson G. TrentMaleska
62A"Life is ___!": LongfellowI. Judah KoolykMaleska
11D"Camino ___"Richard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
52DOpposite of 30 DownC. J. AngioMaleska
46AAbsoluteElaine D. SchorrMaleska
36DIn existenceA. J. SantoraMaleska
26DFormer Spanish coinBensonMaleska
52DWilliams's "Camino ___"C. J. AngioMaleska
7DHeartfeltCharles EnglerMaleska
57ALike a certain McCoyC. J. AngioMaleska
28D"Camino ___," play by WilliamsRobert KatzMaleska
29DAuthenticRuth Lake TepperMaleska
52DGenuineHerb L. RisteenMaleska
57A"Camino ___"James and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
73AAuthenticC. J. AngioMaleska
51DUnfeignedC. J. AngioMaleska
30AKind of estateGrace FabbroniMaleska
12DNot imaginaryJohnsonMaleska
21A"Camino ___"Hal R. HollingerMaleska
14AGenuineJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
40D"Camino ___," T. Williams playWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
38DAuthenticWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
41DKind of estateHenry HookMaleska
11DActualHugh McElroyMaleska
12DAdjective for a McCoyHenry HookMaleska
24DKind of estateHarvey BergWeng
19ATangibleWilliam LutwiniakWeng
46DThe McCoyEugene T. MaleskaWeng
15AUnfeignedEvelyn BenshoofWeng
66ASincereChet CurrierWeng
70AConcreteNorma HitchWeng
62AKind of estateDorothy CannanWeng
25AGenuineReginald L. JohnsonWeng
67AEstate or lifeSinnreichWeng
96AActualWilliam LutwiniakWeng
57DSincereGeorge MadridWeng
53AKind of estateHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
7DWord with McCoyJoseph LaFauciWeng
49DAuthenticJames A. BrusselWeng
47DType of McCoySidney L. RobbinsWeng
37DSee 36 DownAnn JenkinsWeng
55DKind of estateJean ReedWeng
48DGenuineGeorge LaczkoWeng
39ASincereAnthony B. CanningWeng
37AAuthenticAnthony B. CanningWeng
59AAuthenticDorothy CannanWeng
62AGenuineGeorge LaczkoWeng
55DUnaffectedGladys V. MillerWeng
94DThe McCoyWilliam LutwiniakWeng
51DAuthenticUnknownWeng
63ASincereUnknownWeng
36ATrueUnknownWeng
10ASincereUnknownWeng
17AOld Spanish coinUnknownWeng
12D"Camino ___"UnknownWeng
111A"Camino ___"Jack RosenthalWeng
33ASincereUnknownWeng
7DExistentUnknownWeng
14DTrueUnknownWeng
66ALife, to LongfellowWard W. SmithWeng
53DKind of estateUnknownWeng
49DSincereUnknownWeng
50ATrueUnknownWeng
70ASincereUnknownWeng
27DOld Spanish coinUnknownWeng
101DKind of numberHume R. CraftWeng
32AGenuineUnknownWeng
10AOld Spanish coinUnknownWeng
61ATrueUnknownWeng
107DSincereJack RosenthalWeng
76AWell-known caminoWilliam LutwiniakWeng
136DSincereGladys V. MillerWeng
12DAuthenticUnknownWeng
56D___ estateUnknownWeng
6DOld coin of SpainMel TaubWeng
18DSincereUnknownWeng
17AAuthenticUnknownWeng
36AKind of assetsUnknownWeng
51DOld Spanish coinUnknownWeng
59DAuthenticUnknownWeng
43DUnfeignedUnknownWeng
59DGenuineUnknownWeng
67A"Camino ___"UnknownWeng
1DActualUnknownWeng
50AKind of estate.UnknownWeng
49AKind of estate.UnknownWeng
21DOld Spanish coin.UnknownWeng
64ANot illusory.UnknownFarrar
66ANot shadowy.UnknownFarrar
24AAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
13DTrue.UnknownFarrar
16AActual.UnknownFarrar
44DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
16AUnaffected.UnknownFarrar
67AUnfeigned.UnknownFarrar
38DExisting.UnknownFarrar
27DIndubitable.UnknownFarrar
17AIndubitable.UnknownFarrar
54DTangible.UnknownFarrar
88DNatural.W. E. JonesFarrar
14AWhat life is.UnknownFarrar
58ASubstantial.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
14ATrue.William LutwiniakFarrar
57DVeritable.Cora GoodmanFarrar
26DIn the flesh.George LaczkoFarrar
38AOld Spanish coin.Rachel F. BakerFarrar
59AExisting.Manny MillerFarrar
98ANatural.Anne FoxFarrar
3DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
55DNot merely apparent.UnknownFarrar
37DWhat life is.UnknownFarrar
62AAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
53DPure.Frances HansenFarrar
23DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
49AExisting.UnknownFarrar
42AWhat life is.UnknownFarrar
66AVery: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
56DExistent.Diana SessionsFarrar
34AUnquestionable.UnknownFarrar
16AGenuine.UnknownFarrar
63AIndubitable.UnknownFarrar
63AVeritable.UnknownFarrar
6ATrue to life.UnknownFarrar
67DGenuine.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
10AExisting.UnknownFarrar
38DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
34DFor ___.UnknownFarrar
103DLifelike.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
18DExisting.UnknownFarrar
42AAuthentic.H. L. RisteenFarrar
50DTangible.UnknownFarrar
2DAbsolute.Roberta MorseFarrar
13DExisting.Jean ReedFarrar
51D"Camino ___."UnknownFarrar
69AAuthentic.J. S. CrowellFarrar
10DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
65ATrue to life.UnknownFarrar
21DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
28DActual.UnknownFarrar
13DNot imagined.UnknownFarrar
19D___ estate.Louise EarnestFarrar
3DMonetary unit of Latin America.UnknownFarrar
115AActual.LavengroFarrar
62ANot assumed.UnknownFarrar
52DGenuine.UnknownFarrar
34ASimon-pure.UnknownFarrar
54DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
31DSpanish-American coin.UnknownFarrar
50DVeritable.UnknownFarrar
4DObjectively so.Sidney LambertFarrar
117ACoin of Latin America.Ted DombrasFarrar
67AAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
52AUnfeigned.William Spaar, Jr.Farrar
53D___ McCoy.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
79DSimon pure.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
58AAuthentic.Helen FasuloFarrar
36DAdjective for the McCoy.Geraldine W. KingFarrar
61DHaving actuality.Herman KeldFarrar
28DSilver coin of Mexico.Bernice GordonFarrar
50AVery: Dial.Jules ArensbergFarrar
4DVery: Colloq.H. L. RisteenFarrar
53DObjectively so.Harold T. BersFarrar
26DVery: Colloq.W. E. JonesFarrar
61A___ estate.Marion MoeserFarrar
5AVeritable.S. A. KayFarrar
17AExisting in fact.Helen K. WhitmanFarrar
10AKind of estate.Charles BaronFarrar
58ANot assumed.S. A. KayFarrar
79AUnfeigned.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
24DSubstantial.UnknownFarrar
116AGenuine.Thomas MeekinFarrar
59DGenuine.Alice H. CookFarrar
56DExistent.Mel TaubFarrar
41DTrue.Irving L. RosenheimFarrar
73A"___ gone."Hamilton BidwellFarrar
57DExisting.UnknownFarrar
61DAuthentic.Roberta MorseFarrar
14ALifelike.Jules ArensbergFarrar
46AObjectively so.Helen SmathersFarrar
3DExisting.Mary M. ClarkFarrar
53DSincere.Thomas MeekinFarrar
47AUnaffected.Sidney LambertFarrar
21AAuthentic.Israel GitterFarrar
54ANot imaginary.Orrie HancockFarrar
61DWhat life is.Louise RabbFarrar
24ANot counterfeit.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
56AIn lacemaking, handmade.Ralph AndersonFarrar
62AAuthentic.Bernice GordonFarrar
42AGenuine.S. A. KayFarrar
13DTangible.UnknownFarrar
94DSincere.Ralph AndersonFarrar
29DMatter-of-fact.Harold T. BersFarrar
97ANot imagined.Harold T. BersFarrar
13DWhat 9 Down is not.UnknownFarrar
43DBona fide.UnknownFarrar
58DA kind of estate.UnknownFarrar
91DExisting.John RogetFarrar
114AUnfeigned.Thomas MeekinFarrar
52DSincere.UnknownFarrar
52DGenuine.UnknownFarrar
29AUnfeigned.UnknownFarrar
76DWhat the Cheshire cat wasn't.Thomas MeekinFarrar
122ACoin of Spanish-America.Charles CrossFarrar
33DNot humbug.UnknownFarrar
10DAuthentic.UnknownFarrar
2DGenuine.UnknownFarrar
31DUnfeigned.S. A. KayFarrar
48AUnfeigned.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
33DGenuine.UnknownFarrar
40ATangible.Harold T. BersFarrar
99ACaracas coin.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
20ASincere.L. K. PetersFarrar
93DExistent.W. J. LondonFarrar
103D10c in Caracas.L. K. WebsterFarrar
113AAlmost 10 cents in Colombia.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
61DAuthentic.P. Joseph LamannaFarrar
82DActually being.Charles KuhlsFarrar