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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.

DateGridClueAuthor
23A*Bureaucratic rigmaroleMichael Wiesenberg and Andrea Carla Michaels
93AForms, forms and more formsMatthew Sewell
110AExcessive regulationTracy Gray
5DSome complicationsDavid Steinberg
4DBureaucracy (2)Alex Vratsanos
2DBureaucratic hoopsDaniel A. Finan
17ANice thing to cut throughLouis Hildebrand
5DDelay causeHolden Baker
4DReason for a long delay in getting approval, maybeRobert A. Doll
22ACause for delayKyle Mahowald
10DBureaucratic tangleLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
28ABureaucratic stuff (2)Gregory E. Paul
3DBarrier to progressElizabeth C. Gorski
39DOval Office supplies?Rich Norris
81ABureaucratic stuff (2)Cathy Millhauser
40DBureaucratic problemC. Millhauser
14DGovernment bonds?R. Norris
43AComplicationsRichard Silvestri
38DBureaucracy (2)Matt Gaffney

4 results for REDTAPE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 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
Apr 17, 2005acrosticCAnnoying rules and regulations (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Aug 19, 2001panda29AIt doesn't predate bureaucracyMel Taub

30 results for REDTAPE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
90ABureaucratic wrappingJeanette K. BrillMaleska
71ABureaucratic routineJoy L. WoukMaleska
54AImpedimental officialeseMartha J. DeWittMaleska
7DBureaucratic delaysJames R. BurnsMaleska
36DBureaucratic impedimentVaughn KeithMaleska
33DBureaucratic procedureWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
9DBureaucratic finish lineEvelyn BenshoofWeng
77DBureaucracyEdward J. O'BrienWeng
1ABureaucratic specialtyUnknownWeng
23AOfficial inefficiency.Louise EarnestFarrar
53ASymbol of delay or inaction.UnknownFarrar
89DBureaucratic procedure.Diana SessionsFarrar
67ALegal forms and more forms.UnknownFarrar
8DOfficial routine and delay.UnknownFarrar
48AOfficialism.UnknownFarrar
62ABane of bureaucracy.UnknownFarrar
9DBureaucratic procedure.UnknownFarrar
47DBureaucratic problem.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
38AOfficial impedimenta.Louise EarnestFarrar
11DSymbol of delay.A. J. SantoraFarrar
1ASymbol of official delay, inaction, etc.UnknownFarrar
37ABane of bureaucracy.UnknownFarrar
15DBane of bureaucracy.Helen BernardFarrar
3DOfficial routine.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
52ABureaucracy's "offspring."Israel GitterFarrar
23AA problem on Capitol Hill.UnknownFarrar
45DWashington tanglefoot.UnknownFarrar
3DUnpopular government product.UnknownFarrar
58AUnpopular Government product.UnknownFarrar
44DExcessive attention to routine in official doings.Helen H. ChapmanFarrar