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53 results for REDTAPE

19 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for red tape.

Monday, March 19, 201823A*Bureaucratic rigmaroleMichael Wiesenberg and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sunday, March 11, 201893AForms, forms and more formsMatthew Sewell
Sunday, October 22, 2017110AExcessive regulationTracy Gray
Sunday, July 24, 20165DSome complicationsDavid Steinberg
Thursday, March 13, 20144DBureaucracy (2)Alex Vratsanos
Thursday, December 8, 20112DBureaucratic hoopsDaniel A. Finan
Friday, March 5, 201017ANice thing to cut throughLouis Hildebrand
Thursday, February 25, 20105DDelay causeHolden Baker
Wednesday, March 18, 20094DReason for a long delay in getting approval, maybeRobert A. Doll
Sunday, September 19, 200422ACause for delayKyle Mahowald
Tuesday, May 11, 200410DBureaucratic tangleLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Monday, February 24, 200328ABureaucratic stuff (2)Gregory E. Paul
Thursday, July 11, 20023DBarrier to progressElizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, January 3, 199839DOval Office supplies?Rich Norris
Sunday, August 17, 199781ABureaucratic stuff (2)Cathy Millhauser
Thursday, December 19, 199640DBureaucratic problemC. Millhauser
Saturday, August 10, 199614DGovernment bonds?R. Norris
Sunday, May 14, 199543AComplicationsRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, February 7, 199538DBureaucracy (2)Matt Gaffney

4 results for REDTAPE from Variety puzzles.

February 19, 2017acrosticKHoops to jump through before action is taken (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 16, 2010cryptic19DAnnoying bureaucratic procedures predate changes (3,4)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
April 17, 2005acrosticCAnnoying rules and regulations (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
August 19, 2001panda29AIt doesn't predate bureaucracyMel Taub

30 results for REDTAPE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, December 6, 199290ABureaucratic wrappingJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, November 6, 199071ABureaucratic routineJoy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, May 1, 198754AImpedimental officialeseMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Monday, September 16, 19857DBureaucratic delaysJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sunday, August 5, 198436DBureaucratic impedimentVaughn KeithMaleska
Saturday, March 25, 197833DBureaucratic procedureWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, June 19, 19759DBureaucratic finish lineEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sunday, January 7, 197377DBureaucracyEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Saturday, November 11, 19721ABureaucratic specialtyUnknownWeng
Thursday, December 26, 196823AOfficial inefficiency.Louise EarnestFarrar
Tuesday, October 15, 196853ASymbol of delay or inaction.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 14, 196889DBureaucratic procedure.Diana SessionsFarrar
Saturday, December 18, 196567ALegal forms and more forms.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 9, 19658DOfficial routine and delay.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 5, 196548AOfficialism.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 5, 196562ABane of bureaucracy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 18, 19659DBureaucratic procedure.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 20, 196447DBureaucratic problem.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, August 27, 196338AOfficial impedimenta.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sunday, April 21, 196311DSymbol of delay.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Friday, August 25, 19611ASymbol of official delay, inaction, etc.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 24, 196137ABane of bureaucracy.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 2, 195815DBane of bureaucracy.Helen BernardFarrar
Sunday, September 20, 19533DOfficial routine.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
Sunday, May 31, 195352ABureaucracy's "offspring."Israel GitterFarrar
Friday, May 15, 195323AA problem on Capitol Hill.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 6, 195245DWashington tanglefoot.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 17, 19513DUnpopular government product.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 13, 195158AUnpopular Government product.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 12, 195144DExcessive attention to routine in official doings.Helen H. ChapmanFarrar