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21 results for REDHERRING

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Feb 9, 201628DPurposeful misdirectionLynn Lempel
Mon Sep 12, 199427DIt misleadsSidney L. Robbins

19 results for REDHERRING from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Dec 10, 199157AMisleading clueMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sun Oct 6, 1991104AMisleading clueGloria EvansMaleska
Mon Feb 25, 199125DDiversionary tacticMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sat Dec 2, 198928DSubterfugePatterson PeppleMaleska
Mon Mar 20, 198916AMystery-novel itemSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Mar 14, 198811DWhodunit ingredientChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Wed Sep 26, 198430DDiversion; distractionColeburyMaleska
Mon Aug 15, 198362AFalse clueJeanne WilsonMaleska
Thu Jan 29, 198131DPlanned distractionEdward MarcheseMaleska
Tue Feb 11, 197552AFishy clueMartha J. DeWittWeng
Thu Dec 27, 197353ADish for a shifty politicianUnknownWeng
Thu May 27, 197111DFishy fishUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 24, 196118AFalse clue.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 2, 195918AFalse clue.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 5, 195818ADiversionary trick.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Sep 17, 195727DDiversionary tactic, as in politics.Helen BernardFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 1955105AMystery story trickery.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sun Mar 1, 195377DIt diverts the attention.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Fri Sep 28, 195110DSomething that diverts attention from main issue.UnknownFarrar