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70 results for RETORT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Jul 13, 201550DComeback (4)Zhouqin Burnikel
Tue Jan 20, 20153DComeback (4)Susan Gelfand
Fri Dec 19, 201446DShoot backBrad Wilber and Doug Peterson
Thu Nov 27, 201442DCounter with a sharp edgeStanley Newman
Fri Mar 7, 201463A"Says who?," e.g.Matt Ginsberg
Thu Apr 4, 201359A"Your mother wears army boots," e.g.Corey Rubin
Tue May 13, 200850D"So's your old man!," e.g. (2)Caleb Madison
Fri Sep 14, 200744D"Touché!" elicitorJohn Farmer
Sun Feb 26, 20064DComeback (4)Randolph Ross
Sun Dec 4, 200518DMany a zingerEric Berlin and Craig Kasper
Sat Mar 8, 20032DCome back withPatrick Berry
Mon Dec 16, 200251ASharp comebackJim Hyres
Fri Jan 17, 199724AZingerB. Klahn
Sun Nov 12, 199514DAnswerRandolph Ross
Thu Jan 19, 199514AComeback (4)Bryant White
Fri Jul 29, 199420A"So's your old man," e.g. (2)A. D. Cover

1 result for RETORT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jul 24, 2016acrosticDAnswer, comebackEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

53 results for RETORT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Jul 3, 199343DSnappish answerTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Feb 3, 199231ALab vesselRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Sun Jan 1, 198938DSnappy comebackFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Jan 3, 19883DCutting comebackElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Mon Jul 13, 198731ASharp answerRita YelleMaleska
Tue Oct 8, 198529ASharp answerShirley SolowayMaleska
Sun Jan 20, 198545DComebackWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Dec 23, 198479DIncisive answerJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Fri Sep 23, 198334ALab vesselMaverMaleska
Wed Jan 12, 198367ASharp answerJeanne WilsonMaleska
Thu Apr 29, 198246DLaboratory vesselTeresa ForestallMaleska
Tue Jun 12, 197925AAnswer sharplyEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Thu Jul 7, 197744AComebackAllan BlackmanMaleska
Tue Feb 1, 197758ARejoinderWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Fri Aug 6, 197648AComebackHigginsWeng
Tue Jan 7, 197518DHeckler's put-downWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Fri Oct 4, 197450AWithering replyMarie WestWeng
Tue Jul 10, 197329ALab vesselUnknownWeng
Sun Aug 15, 197144DAnswer in kindA. J. SantoraWeng
Sun Jan 19, 196953DWry replyEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sat Dec 28, 196840ASnappy comeback.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 24, 196827AQuick reply.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 31, 196847ALab gear.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 5, 196551DLab vessel.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Sep 16, 196549DRetaliatory response.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 1, 196489DAnswer.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Jul 13, 196433ADistilling vessel.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 21, 196337AVerbal comeback.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 10, 196338DDistilling vessel.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 6, 19638DWitty reply.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Tue Feb 26, 196342DSharp response.Louise EarnestFarrar
Thu May 17, 19628DClever comeback.Samuel DavisFarrar
Wed May 9, 196257AWitty reply.Walt ClarkFarrar
Mon Jun 12, 196123AWitty reply.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 5, 196186AChemical vessel.Christine ValenceFarrar
Wed Oct 26, 196048DAnswer (an argument) in kind.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 3, 195961DTouchstone's ___ Courteous.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Jun 10, 19587DCutting reply.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 12, 195810DLaboratory vessel.Alda F. ZimpalFarrar
Mon Feb 20, 195616AWitty reply.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri Jun 3, 195514ASnappy comeback.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Feb 15, 195511DCutting reply.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Sun Dec 5, 195433DWitty reply.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Oct 3, 195338DVerbal comeback.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Apr 7, 195366ABandied witticism.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Jun 24, 195240ACutting reply.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 28, 19519DDistilling vessel.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Mon Apr 23, 195164AAnswering quip.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 2, 19491DQuick reply.George W. RootFarrar
Sun Jul 25, 194818D"The ___ Courteous."—As You Like It.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 194444DVerbal riposte.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jun 20, 1943116DAnswer in kind.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Dec 6, 1942135AChemical vessel.F. C. JaschobFarrar