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327 results for ROD

116 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Sep 30, 201851AFishing toolNatan Last
Sun Sep 2, 201843AHot ___ (2)Tom McCoy
Tue Aug 14, 201817AStick connected to a reelAndy Kravis and Erik Agard
Tue Jun 26, 201869AWord with curtain or hotZhouqin Burnikel
Sun May 20, 201860ACasting need (2)Will Nediger
Sun Mar 11, 201858AIt may hold the lineMatthew Sewell
Fri Dec 15, 201725ADowel, e.g.Jacob Stulberg
Sun Oct 8, 201741AStaff (6)Erik Agard and Alex Briñas
Fri Sep 1, 201751DClothes closet fixturePatrick Berry
Fri Aug 25, 201742AAngling toolSam Trabucco
Sun Dec 25, 201639DMetaphor for punishmentKevin G. Der
Wed Oct 19, 201626DImplement for an anglerTom Pepper
Wed Mar 16, 201638DReel holderDavid J. Kahn
Thu Jan 7, 201629DStaff (6)Andrew J. Ries
Wed Jan 6, 201635DDiscipline, figurativelyJules P. Markey
Thu Jul 2, 201537APart of a fascesTimothy Polin
Tue Jun 30, 20159DFishing shop purchaseSusan Gelfand
Mon Jan 26, 201557DCurtain hangerIan Livengood
Thu Sep 4, 201419AHot ___ (2)Samuel A. Donaldson
Mon Jul 21, 201439DFishing stick (2)Matt Fuchs
Thu Mar 27, 201437DGun, in slangJean O'Conor
Tue Oct 8, 201324DCurtain holder (5)Tim Croce
Wed Aug 28, 201337DSurveyor's unitErik Agard
Wed Jul 17, 201333AValance holderRobyn Weintraub
Fri May 24, 201323APlace to hang somethingJoe Krozel
Sun Apr 21, 2013114APart of a reactorJonah Kagan
Sat Mar 2, 20139DBygone means of corporal punishmentBarry C. Silk
Tue Jan 15, 201337ASerling or SteigerPeter A. Collins
Sun Dec 16, 201262ALightning ___Matt Ginsberg
Fri Sep 14, 201246AOne holding the linePeter A. Collins
Tue Feb 7, 201220APart of a nuclear reactorMike Buckley
Wed Jan 4, 201258D62-Across, e.g.Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Nov 7, 201136AGangster's gunDavid Steinberg
Sat Oct 29, 201158AIt holds the lineBarry C. Silk
Sun Oct 9, 201160AEye partBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Apr 5, 201146AAngler's needE. J. Masicampo
Sun Feb 27, 201193AGood name for a surveyor?Peter A. Collins
Mon Nov 15, 201018AFishing pole (4)Emily L. Lilly
Mon Aug 30, 201054ATennis legend LaverRichard Chisholm
Wed May 19, 201054AStaff's partnerRobert A. Doll
Tue Dec 8, 200964ATV writer/host SerlingJoe Krozel
Tue Jul 21, 200912DReel's partner (3)Donna S. Levin
Wed Jun 17, 200966DAxle, e.g.Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Mon Apr 27, 200913DFishing pole (4)Joe Krozel
Tue Nov 18, 200858AEngine part (5)Richard Chisholm
Sat Nov 1, 20086AGun-cleaning aidDonald K. Willing
Mon Sep 1, 200851AFishing stick (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Mon Nov 26, 200741AFishing pole (4)Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Sep 12, 200730DRetinal cell (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Aug 26, 200755DReactor part (2)Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
Sun Jul 8, 200727ADowelElayne Cantor and Nancy Salomon
Sat Mar 10, 200733DRetinal cell (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Sep 17, 200614DCasting need (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Aug 29, 200656DEngine part (5)David Pringle
Thu Jun 22, 200662DSee 43-AcrossChristina Houlihan Kelly
Thu May 18, 200652AStaff (6)Peter A. Collins
Sun Mar 26, 200624DPistol, slangily (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Dec 11, 2005116DOld-fashioned punishmentBen Tausig
Mon Oct 31, 200534DReel's partner (3)Jim Hyres
Mon Aug 15, 200530ACurtain holder (5)Lynn Lempel
Wed Jun 15, 200523A16 1/2 feet (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Feb 20, 200567AEngine part (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Sep 6, 200456DWandMichael Shteyman
Mon May 19, 200353ADowsing needTrip Payne
Sat May 17, 200321DSymbol of punishment (2)Bob Peoples
Thu May 15, 200355DTowel holder (2)David J. Kahn
Tue Apr 15, 200350ABacillus shape (2)Adam G. Perl
Mon Mar 31, 200320A"Spare the ___, spoil ..."Patrick Merrell
Sun Mar 2, 200338DTowel siteBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Feb 26, 200338APunishment, metaphorically (2)Greg Staples
Tue Dec 31, 200240DSerling of "The Twilight Zone" (2)Gene Newman
Wed Oct 2, 200241AANGLER'S BUYEric Berlin
Sun Jul 28, 200232DEngine part (5)Nelson Hardy
Tue May 7, 200226ACurtain holder (5)Steven Dorfman
Sun May 5, 200240ATowel holder (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Apr 14, 200235DCurtain holder (5)David J. Kahn
Thu Jun 21, 200124ASalmonella's shapePeter Abide
Mon Mar 5, 200139AFishing pole (4)Sherry O. Blackard
Sun Feb 25, 200149DStaff associate? (3)Greg Staples
Sun Dec 3, 200042DReel's partner (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Oct 24, 200039ACurtain holder (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Oct 1, 200055DHeater (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Tue Jun 13, 200033DPistol, slangily (2)Peter Gordon
Sun Dec 12, 199982AStaff associate? (3)Richard Silvestri
Wed Dec 8, 199947APoet McKuenFred Piscop
Wed Oct 20, 199932DFishing needRichard Silvestri
Fri Dec 25, 199857ADipstick, e.g.Ed Pegg Jr.
Thu Oct 22, 199863DFishing aidChuck Deodene
Mon Oct 19, 199824D16 1/2 feet (2)Stephanie Spadaccini
Sun May 24, 199858AAuthority, metaphoricallyHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sat May 9, 199840AIt may be sparedRich Norris
Sun Mar 29, 199830DLine carrierRobert H. Wolfe
Fri Nov 14, 199743ACasting requirement?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sat Nov 8, 199738AScepterJim Page
Thu Aug 28, 199730ARoscoeShannon Burns
Tue Jul 22, 199743DEngine part (5)Fred Piscop
Wed Jun 18, 199724AFarm distanceStanley B. Whitten
Sun Jun 15, 1997105AStaff (6)Karen Hodge
Sat May 24, 19974DPunishment, with "the"Rich Norris
Thu Mar 13, 199756DBacillus shape (2)Matt Gaffney
Wed Mar 12, 199724AReactor part (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Aug 30, 199639DHeater (3)A. J. Santora
Mon Apr 22, 199622DReel's companionS. B. Whitten
Tue Mar 12, 199642ACorporal punishment, with "the"R. J. Hartman
Sat Dec 16, 199527DHeater (3)Bryant White
Mon Nov 20, 199549ASymbol of punishment (2)Sidney L. Robbins
Wed Oct 4, 199557ASymbol of school punishmentWayne Robert Williams
Mon Apr 10, 199547ASerling of "The Twilight Zone" (2)Sidney L. Robbins
Wed Jan 18, 199525DFive-and-a-half yardsWayne Robert Williams
Sun Jan 8, 1995108APunishment metaphorically (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Dec 11, 199433AHood's heaterWayne Robert Williams
Sat Nov 12, 19949DStaff (6)Bryant White
Sun Jul 31, 199470DStaff associate (3)Richard Silvestri
Sun May 22, 199465ATowel's placeRandolph Ross
Wed Mar 23, 199443DStaff (6)Cathy Millhauser
Wed Jan 19, 199427AFishing gearStanley Newman

2 results for ROD from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 24, 2008diagramless65DCone's counterpartPatrick Blindauer
Oct 24, 2004diagramless19AFishing needEd Early

209 results for ROD from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Sep 4, 199318AHeaterEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Aug 27, 199321DMandrelManny NosowskyMaleska
Sat Aug 7, 199357AFirst name of 54 DownReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Thu Mar 25, 199310DAaron used oneEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Feb 15, 199326AFive and one-half yardsAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tue Dec 1, 199248DFishing implementMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 199282AActor TaylorCharles E. GerschMaleska
Fri Sep 11, 199246AStewart or SteigerNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Aug 29, 199251DHardware itemTap OsbornMaleska
Fri May 29, 199255DTaylor or StewartRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Mon May 11, 199258AStaffSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Feb 13, 199247AIt may be hotJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tue Feb 11, 199252ARoscoeAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Feb 9, 199234ASerling of TVJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wed Jan 22, 199240DBaculine instrumentMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sun Dec 22, 199169ALinear measureJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Mon Jul 29, 199135DGatVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Jul 21, 1991104DAngler's needVirginia YatesMaleska
Wed Feb 20, 19918DCurtain holderWilson McBeathMaleska
Mon Feb 4, 199124A"Twilight Zone" writer SerlingFred TooleMaleska
Sun Jan 27, 199146DPunty or mandrelJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Wed Jun 27, 199020AActor TaylorMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Wed May 30, 199013DCurtain hangerNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Tue Apr 24, 199054ALaver or SerlingLois SidwayMaleska
Sun Jan 14, 1990139APuntyKay SullivanMaleska
Thu Jan 4, 199033DIf spared, it spoilsBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wed Dec 27, 198937DLength measureBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sat Apr 29, 198952APoet McKuenJune A. BoggsMaleska
Thu Mar 30, 198923ALaver or SerlingMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Mon Feb 6, 198945ASerling or SteigerAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sat Dec 10, 198842AMeasure of lengthJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Nov 6, 1988112DReel's companionBert H. KruseMaleska
Thu Oct 6, 198853DStaffJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Sep 4, 198871DWandFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Jul 31, 19885DWandJune A. BoggsMaleska
Wed Jun 15, 198844AGatMary S. SnyderMaleska
Sat Apr 2, 19889DPoet McKuenVaughn KeithMaleska
Thu Mar 10, 198864DScepterWalter CovellMaleska
Tue Aug 18, 198760DReel's partnerWhittenMaleska
Sun Jul 5, 198751AGatBarry L. CohenMaleska
Sun Apr 12, 198789ALength unitJacques LiwerMaleska
Fri Apr 10, 198732AA comforter for DavidWilson McBeathMaleska
Thu Apr 9, 198754DAngler's poleArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Sun Mar 22, 1987102DGatErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Dec 31, 198624A"Spare the ___ . . . "Christy RidleyMaleska
Thu Oct 16, 198654DA movie TaylorEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Aug 8, 198656DGunsel's weaponEli WesoffMaleska
Wed May 21, 19867DSteiger or SerlingMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Fri Sep 6, 198521DGatPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Jul 28, 198517DCurtain fixtureLouis BaronMaleska
Tue Jul 9, 198566DStewart or SerlingBette Sue CohenMaleska
Mon Sep 24, 19846DSkewerHarold B. CountsMaleska
Fri Jul 27, 198424DSerling or TaylorNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Mar 17, 19844DDowser's toolLouis SabinMaleska
Thu Mar 8, 198410DSteiger or SerlingWhittenMaleska
Sun Feb 26, 198413DGatPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Jan 29, 198459APuntyJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tue Nov 29, 198354DStaffFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Fri Nov 25, 198348A5½ yardsJoan WhitmanMaleska
Sun Sep 11, 1983100ASerling or LaverAlfio MicciMaleska
Tue Aug 9, 19837DFive and a half yardsCharles EnglerMaleska
Thu Feb 17, 198356DReel's companionJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Nov 15, 198238AReel's partnerPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sun Jun 13, 1982110ASpareable itemBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Mar 1, 198223AAngler's purchaseJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 198134APuntyNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon Jun 29, 198137DActor TaylorChristy RidleyMaleska
Tue Apr 28, 198150AOne of 320 in a mileMargettsMaleska
Mon Dec 29, 198039AWalton's needJohnsonMaleska
Sun Nov 16, 19807DSerling or SteigerAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Aug 17, 1980118DCurl or FunsethMargaret RigbyMaleska
Wed May 28, 198053DGat or roscoeJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tue Feb 26, 198036AReel's partnerCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Sun Dec 9, 197927APoet McKuenLynn Gilbert LempelMaleska
Mon Oct 29, 197918DSurveyor's measureN. M. MeyerMaleska
Tue Aug 28, 197962DReel's partnerRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Fri Aug 17, 197959DCurl or Funseth of golfDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Thu Jul 26, 197928AActor SteigerMichelle ArnotMaleska
Wed Jul 11, 19796DDistance measureKathryn RighterMaleska
Mon May 22, 197856DHit man's heaterHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tue Dec 6, 197749AGilbert of hockey fameRickertMaleska
Tue Jul 5, 197745ACurtain supportJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Apr 25, 197735A16½ feetSamuel H. BarkanMaleska
Wed Jan 26, 197728DHot or diviningRonald C. HirschfeldWeng
Sat Oct 23, 197644DLaver of tennisMike LeiferWeng
Sat Apr 17, 197624AHot ___Hallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Thu Mar 11, 197644AGolden or fishingDorothy CannanWeng
Sun Nov 30, 197544ASteigerWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue Oct 21, 19758DSteigerDorothy CannanWeng
Sun Sep 14, 197560ALaverBert KruseWeng
Sat Aug 30, 197552AReel's companionTap OsbornWeng
Wed Aug 13, 197519AGang weaponWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Apr 12, 19758DDivining or fishingSara V. TuckermanWeng
Fri Feb 21, 197551AMcKuenChet CurrierWeng
Tue Jan 14, 19759DCarew of baseballTom MixonWeng
Wed Jan 1, 197547AUnit of lengthDiana SessionsWeng
Mon Aug 26, 197446ASerlingVictor GoldfarbWeng
Sat Jul 27, 197458AMobster's hardwareThomas SheehanWeng
Fri Apr 5, 197464AFishing itemWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Mon Feb 4, 197427DHot ___Dorothea E. ShippWeng
Thu Dec 6, 197343DDivining deviceUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 27, 197348ALaverUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 19, 197364ASerlingUnknownWeng
Sun May 6, 197372DBatonFrances HansenWeng
Sat Mar 24, 197334AFishing gearUnknownWeng
Thu Mar 1, 197349ASerlingUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 10, 197353AFishing gearUnknownWeng
Mon Jun 26, 197234AGang weaponUnknownWeng
Mon May 8, 197225DFishing gearUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 25, 197144ASerlingMary Ann CodeWeng
Tue Jun 1, 19716DLaver or McKuenUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 17, 197163AMcKuenH. L. RisteenWeng
Sat Aug 15, 197066ASpare the ___UnknownWeng
Sat Aug 8, 197030AMeasure of lengthUnknownWeng
Sat Apr 11, 197039ASerlingUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 15, 196945AGat.UnknownWeng
Sun Feb 11, 196881DSports item.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Jan 22, 196821DWriter Serling.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 1967105ABar.William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Aug 11, 196735ALinear measure.Mary M. MurdochFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 19677DGat.Ross L. Jamison, Jr.Farrar
Sat May 20, 19675DPole.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Thu Jan 5, 196732DStaff.George LaczkoFarrar
Wed Feb 2, 19669DRelative of a yard.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 11, 196556DRelative of a foot.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 3, 196562DStick.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 8, 196540AStick.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 30, 196452AFishing gear.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 24, 196421AAngler's pride.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 9, 196480AConnecting ___.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Thu Jun 4, 196420AReel's companion.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 14, 196461DScepter.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 6, 196434A5½ yards.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 23, 196347ASpicule.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Fri May 3, 196364DWand.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 9, 196345A"Spare the ___ . . . "Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Tue Jan 29, 196331DRelative of a yard.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Aug 16, 196233DAaron's ___.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 14, 196229AStick.Manny MillerFarrar
Sat Jun 16, 196210DIzaak's pole.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue May 30, 196155DStaff.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 28, 196125DStick.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 17, 196141AFishpole.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 2, 196146AWand.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 15, 196144AMeasure of length.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 27, 196038A16½ feet.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 9, 196021AStraight stick.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 13, 1960106DStick.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 196086DStick.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Oct 17, 196049DWand.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 30, 196061DCurtain support.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 1, 196037AMeasure of length.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 29, 19594AStick.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 14, 195961DDowel.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 1, 195928AMeasure of length.Diana SessionsFarrar
Fri Oct 31, 195845ALinear measure.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 6, 19585DPole.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Aug 19, 195823AStick.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Aug 17, 195839DCue.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Jul 13, 195899AAaron's ___.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Jul 1, 195810D"Spare the ___ . . . "Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue May 13, 195860DWand.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 21, 195833AStaff.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wed Feb 12, 19584D16½ feet.Evelyn E. SmithFarrar
Sat Jan 25, 195838DCurtain hanger.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jul 28, 1957112ADowser's diviner.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Apr 10, 195743AHot ___.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Dec 16, 195668AShaft.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed May 16, 195631AStaff.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue May 1, 195645A___ and reel.S. A. KayFarrar
Sat Apr 28, 195627DFisherman's pride.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 11, 195652AScepter.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 14, 19569DConnecting ___.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Dec 24, 195542DWand.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 30, 195530AAuthority.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jan 19, 19559DStick.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 31, 19548DSymbol of discipline.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Mon Dec 20, 195444D16½ feet.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Mon Jun 14, 195410D5½ yards.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Feb 12, 195422DScepter.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Jan 25, 195447D16½ feet.Willard JordanFarrar
Thu Dec 31, 195326ADevice for holding curtains.Helen ChapmanFarrar
Sun Dec 13, 195325APole.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Oct 24, 195329DScepter.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Mon Aug 17, 195359D16½ feet.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 17, 195333AScepter.Marian MoeserFarrar
Sun Apr 12, 195310DStaff.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Mar 16, 195350DChild guide.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Dec 19, 195259DStick.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 25, 1952129DVacation equipment.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Jan 18, 195246AAngler's equipment.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 3, 195143D5½ yds.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 20, 195126DShaft.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 24, 195145DMeasuring stick.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 12, 195155DBaton.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 9, 19519DGangster's gat.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 2, 195142ASouped-up jalopy.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 23, 195155A"Hot" car.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Nov 14, 195037AA child improver?UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 2, 195032A16½ feet.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Oct 23, 1949137DScepter.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun May 18, 194795DMr. Cameron of the movies.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Dec 15, 1946119AChastisement.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jul 14, 1946134D16½ feet.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sun Mar 24, 194658AAuthority.J. P. DownesFarrar
Sun Jan 20, 194635DDivining wand.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Nov 5, 194418DPistol: Slang.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Nov 21, 194350A16½ feet.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Jul 12, 1942134A5½ yards.Alvin AshbyFarrar