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21 Results for REDHERRING

2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Tuesday, February 9, 201628DPurposeful misdirectionLynn Lempel
Monday, September 12, 199427DIt misleadsSidney L. Robbins

19 results for REDHERRING from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, December 10, 199157AMisleading clueMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sunday, October 6, 1991104AMisleading clueGloria EvansMaleska
Monday, February 25, 199125DDiversionary tacticMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Saturday, December 2, 198928DSubterfugePatterson PeppleMaleska
Monday, March 20, 198916AMystery-novel itemSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, March 14, 198811DWhodunit ingredientChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Wednesday, September 26, 198430DDiversion; distractionColeburyMaleska
Monday, August 15, 198362AFalse clueJeanne WilsonMaleska
Thursday, January 29, 198131DPlanned distractionEdward MarcheseMaleska
Tuesday, February 11, 197552AFishy clueMartha J. DeWittWeng
Thursday, December 27, 197353ADish for a shifty politicianUnknownWeng
Thursday, May 27, 197111DFishy fishUnknownWeng
Monday, April 24, 196118AFalse clue.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 2, 195918AFalse clue.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 5, 195818ADiversionary trick.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tuesday, September 17, 195727DDiversionary tactic, as in politics.Helen BernardFarrar
Sunday, December 4, 1955105AMystery story trickery.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sunday, March 1, 195377DIt diverts the attention.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Friday, September 28, 195110DSomething that diverts attention from main issue.UnknownFarrar

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