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293 results for ROOT

93 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Sep 7, 201834APotential drain obstructionJosh Knapp
Tue Jun 5, 201845AEdible part of a carrot or radishPeter Gordon
Mon Oct 2, 201759DYam or turnip (2)Trenton Charlson
Sun Jun 25, 201724ARummage (through)Jacob Stulberg
Mon May 22, 201766DWord sung three times before "for the home team" in "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"Gary Kennedy
Mon Feb 20, 201724ACheer (for) (15)Ed Stein and Paula Gamache
Mon Sep 19, 201615AMost important part of a carrot or turnip plantZhouqin Burnikel
Mon May 9, 201639DCheer (for) (15)Dan Schoenholz
Sun Jun 21, 201569Ai, for -1Timothy Polin
Tue Jan 6, 201555DWhat fans do (3)Joel Fagliano
Sun May 25, 201470AYam or turnip (2)Dan Schoenholz
Sat Apr 12, 201432DA cube has oneMel Rosen
Sun Apr 6, 2014105DFundamental partPatrick Berry
Wed Jul 24, 201357DPlant holder? (2)Erik Wennstrom
Tue Jul 16, 20133DCarrot, radish or parsnipJoel Fagliano
Mon Jun 3, 201341DPart of a plant or toothJohn Lampkin
Thu Feb 23, 20126ARummageJeff Chen
Mon Sep 19, 201116AUnderground part of a plantJulian Lim
Thu Sep 1, 201167DCarrot or beetJoel Fagliano
Mon Jul 11, 201158ADig like a pig (4)Ellen Leuschner
Thu Feb 3, 201112DSource (3)Matt Ginsberg
Tue Oct 19, 201047ACheer (for) (15)Fred Piscop
Thu Sep 30, 201028AIt may be squareVictor Fleming
Mon Jun 7, 201031DTooth or plant partLynn Lempel
Wed Jun 17, 200959DCheer (for) (15)Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Sun Jan 11, 200951DEtymologist's interestDavid J. Kahn
Thu Jul 10, 200861DSource (3)Ari Halpern
Tue Mar 18, 200835ACarrot or radishDavid Pringle
Sun Mar 9, 200843DOrigin (3)Patrick Berry
Mon Nov 19, 200728DUnderlying causeLynn Lempel
Fri Aug 31, 200752DLexicographic concernPaula Gamache
Tue Jun 12, 200726DEtymological basisJonathan Gersch
Sat Mar 3, 200755DEtymologist's concern (2)Karen M. Tracey
Wed Jan 3, 200755DCanine partKim Seidl
Thu Nov 30, 200650APoke (around)Patrick Merrell
Fri Aug 11, 200652DEtymology infoPatrick Merrell
Tue Jan 10, 200664ACheer (for) (15)David J. Kahn
Tue Dec 27, 200510DTooth part (4)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Wed Dec 21, 200529DCheer (for) (15)David J. Kahn
Mon Dec 19, 200531ATree's anchorRichard Hughes
Thu Oct 27, 200556AExtirpate, with "out"Bonnie L. Gentry
Fri Oct 14, 200529DEtymologist's concern (2)Michael Shteyman
Tue Oct 12, 200456DRadish or carrotNancy Kavanaugh
Sat Jun 12, 200433DOrigin (3)Henry Hook
Wed Apr 28, 200467ATooth part (4)John Underwood
Wed Mar 17, 200428ACheer (for) (15)A. J. Santora
Fri Feb 6, 200427AWhat many a word hasJoe DiPietro
Fri Jan 30, 200432AHair implant?Manny Nosowsky
Tue Nov 25, 200364ATooth part (4)Allan E. Parrish
Wed Jun 18, 200326ASee 53-DownAlan Arbesfeld
Sun Dec 1, 200285AOne may be squareDavid J. Kahn
Mon Mar 25, 200254DCheer (for) (15)Gerald R. Ferguson
Sat Jan 19, 200219AWhat fans do (3)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Tue Jan 15, 200228DDig like a pig (4)Kelly Clark
Tue Aug 7, 200118DDig (for)Mark P. Sherwood
Sun Aug 5, 200161ACarrot, e.g.Peter Gordon
Mon Apr 23, 200140AUnderground partGregory E. Paul
Sun Aug 20, 200076DTake 5, clue 1Charles M. Deber
Tue Aug 8, 20006DKind of vegetableJoy L. Wouk
Sun Jul 30, 2000114ASource (3)Randolph Ross
Sun Jun 11, 200075DOrigin (3)Nelson Hardy
Tue Mar 7, 20006DDig like a pig (4)John Greenman
Mon Feb 14, 200048A___ canalNancy Kavanaugh
Wed Feb 2, 20002DDig like a pig (4)Richard Chisholm
Mon Nov 15, 19992DCheer (for) (15)Nick Grivas
Mon Nov 8, 19993DEdible part of a parsnipKent Lorentzen
Sun Aug 29, 1999102DCheer (2)Lou and Fran Sabin
Fri Aug 13, 199931DPull (out)Frances Hansen
Tue May 4, 199954DApplaud (for)Gayle Dean
Sun Mar 7, 199911DCheer (2)Randolph Ross
Mon May 11, 199851ACarrot or turnip, e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Tue Dec 16, 199750ACheer (for) (15)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Dec 8, 199722DPlant anchorerMary E. Brindamour
Tue Dec 2, 199721D2, to 4 or 8Alan Olschwang
Thu Apr 10, 199742ATooth part (4)David J. Kahn
Mon Feb 24, 199731DEradicate, with "out"Derek Allen
Mon Feb 17, 199763ACheer (for) (15)R. Hughes
Mon Jan 6, 19973DCheer (for) (15)S. L. Robbins
Fri Oct 11, 199656DKind of canalF. Longo
Mon Aug 12, 199660AWhat fans do (3)J. R. Bender
Wed Jun 5, 199654DPlant holder (2)G. R. Ferguson
Mon Oct 9, 199561DUnderground stemGregory E. Paul
Tue Sep 5, 199561ALicorice or sassafrasJonathan Schmatzbach
Mon Sep 4, 199518DPlant anchorRichard Thomas
Sun Aug 20, 199535AUnearth, with ''up''Cathy Millhauser
Fri May 5, 19958DFundamentalHarvey Estes
Tue Apr 11, 199562AParsnip, e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Fri Feb 17, 199551DRadix, botanicallyArthur S. Verdesca
Mon Dec 19, 19942DCheer (for) (15)Sidney L. Robbins
Mon Apr 18, 199451DCheer (for) (15)Nancy Joline
Mon Mar 14, 199411DKind of beerErnie Furtado
Wed Mar 9, 199459ACheer (for) (15)Norma Steinberg
Thu Jan 6, 199448A1905 Secretary of StateArthur W. Palmer

2 results for ROOT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 31, 2006diagramless35ARadish or carrotPaula Gamache
Feb 15, 2004diagramless15DCheer (for)Fred Piscop

198 results for ROOT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Oct 4, 199356ASearch aboutScottTaub
Sat May 15, 199365ACheerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Mar 20, 199313DOriginWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Sat Nov 14, 199255ASourceJames L. BeattyMaleska
Wed Nov 11, 199222ACheerNorman S. WizerMaleska
Tue Oct 1, 199151DRadixMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Aug 19, 19918DSearch aboutArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Thu Jul 11, 199156DCheerWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Thu May 16, 19911DLicorice is oneEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Apr 2, 199156AOriginC. McInerneyMaleska
Tue Feb 12, 199160AStatesman Elihu ___Reginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Thu Nov 8, 199035ALicorice, e.g.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Jul 22, 199087DCoreJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Jul 20, 199063ABe a fanJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Thu Jul 19, 199015AIpecac is oneEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Jul 16, 199037AKind of beerMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Fri Jan 12, 199056APotato or carrotErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Nov 22, 198944DCauseGayle DeanMaleska
Thu Aug 24, 198960AWhat fans doLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Aug 11, 198937DGrubHarold B. CountsMaleska
Fri Jun 16, 198927DUnderlying sourceRhonda KrausMaleska
Mon Jun 5, 198963ACheerLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Jan 27, 198926ASecretary of State: 1905-9Bernice GordonMaleska
Tue Jan 10, 198919AElihu, the statesmanMary M. MurdochMaleska
Tue Dec 27, 198813AOriginCohenMaleska
Sat Dec 17, 198833ASearch for trufflesBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed Dec 14, 198811DWhat fans doWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Mon Nov 14, 19883DSubterranean plant partAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun May 29, 198878DSourceJudith PerryMaleska
Sun Apr 10, 198826AShout forWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Feb 7, 198868DStadium actionRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Thu Jan 28, 19883DType of canalJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Nov 1, 198733AU.S. Sec. of State: 1905-9Brett A. BlaylockMaleska
Sun Apr 5, 198720AOriginArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Thu Mar 26, 198718ASourceFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Jan 25, 198730AOriginJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Mon Dec 22, 19867DCheer forJames R. BurnsMaleska
Wed Dec 10, 198647AOriginJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Jul 1, 198636DCheerChristy RidleyMaleska
Fri May 2, 198611DCheerDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Mon Apr 14, 198616ACheerArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Sun Jan 26, 198624DSquare or cube followerBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed Nov 27, 198557AOriginJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Jul 21, 198593AGinseng or licoriceTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Jul 15, 198552DType of beerArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Sun Jul 14, 198584DSourceBert H. KruseMaleska
Sat Jun 8, 198522DSearch aboutLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Thu May 30, 198565ABeet, for oneJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tue Apr 23, 198557DWhat cheerleaders doMary S. SnyderMaleska
Fri Feb 22, 19855DEntrenchDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sat Feb 16, 19853DCheer onWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Sep 15, 198435DCheerBrownMaleska
Sat Aug 4, 19844DOriginJim PageMaleska
Wed Apr 18, 198419ACheer (for)Robert KatzMaleska
Thu Nov 24, 198339DFood for a DiggerJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tue Nov 15, 19835AOriginCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Thu Sep 29, 19837DOriginMaverMaleska
Mon Mar 7, 19835ACheerWhittenMaleska
Fri Feb 11, 198321DWhat pigs doFennessyMaleska
Tue Dec 7, 198251DKind of beerNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Nov 14, 198299DTurnip or parsnipMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Mon Sep 20, 198210AUnderground growthLazerMaleska
Mon Apr 12, 198265AElihu ___: 1845–1937Robert KatzMaleska
Mon Mar 29, 198214A___ and branchWhittenMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 198179DLicorice, for oneFletcher IngallsMaleska
Thu Nov 26, 198128DFood item for a Digger IndianC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 198145ALicorice or parsnipNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Oct 4, 1981100DJohn Wellborn or ElihuJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Jun 11, 198116AWhat fans doC. J. AngioMaleska
Wed Oct 15, 198057APartner of branchCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Wed Oct 1, 198058AGrubRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Fri Dec 28, 19798DGinseng or ginger, e.g.Mary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Tue Dec 4, 197950DOriginDaughdrilleMaleska
Mon Jul 23, 197948ATaro, for exampleJohn ChervokasMaleska
Sat Jun 9, 197954DRadixVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Tue Jun 5, 197923ACheerButlerMaleska
Mon Mar 19, 19792DSourceHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Jan 8, 197911DBasisEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sat Nov 18, 197863ARummageMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Tue Mar 28, 197819ARadish or radixArmstrongMaleska
Thu Dec 2, 197660DStatesman ElihuPaul R. BarnesWeng
Wed Dec 1, 197642DCheerPetersenWeng
Sun Nov 14, 197662AOriginBarbara GillisWeng
Wed Aug 4, 197659DCheerLita M. ElversWeng
Tue Jun 15, 197644APart of a treeEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Wed Jun 9, 197614AImplantWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thu May 27, 19767DKind of beerPaul R. BarnesWeng
Sat May 8, 197612DSquare or cubeMel RosenWeng
Sun Dec 14, 197548DCheerJack LuzzattoWeng
Sun Sep 7, 197594AFollow the cheerleaderHume R. CraftWeng
Fri May 2, 197548DElihu or squareDeWitt AndersonWeng
Fri Mar 14, 197522DCheer the team onSophie FiermanWeng
Sat Jan 11, 197555AFollow the cheeerleaderJack WherryWeng
Wed Jan 1, 197532DTurnip or radishDiana SessionsWeng
Fri Aug 23, 197435DCheer forSophie FiermanWeng
Sat Mar 9, 197467ACheer for the teamHenry V. StrakaWeng
Sun Feb 10, 197421AEncourage the teamJean J. DavisonWeng
Sun Nov 25, 197346AMoney, vis-à-vis evilAlfio MicciWeng
Thu Nov 1, 197321AKind of beerUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 1, 1973102DCarrot or beetEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Sat Jan 13, 197350AOriginUnknownWeng
Mon Jul 24, 197212DPart of a plantUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 29, 197223DElihuUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 22, 197154DCheerMel TaubWeng
Thu Aug 19, 197162ASourceUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 24, 197134DFountainheadUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 10, 197118DTake holdUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 9, 197114A1912 Peace NobelistMel TaubWeng
Thu Jan 7, 197150AWhat pigs doUnknownWeng
Fri Oct 30, 197037AKind of beerUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 5, 1970158APlant partNancy SchusterWeng
Tue Mar 31, 197018ABecome fixedUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 25, 196958ABecome fixed.UnknownWeng
Mon Feb 17, 196954ACheer.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 16, 196960AEtymon.UnknownWeng
Sat Jan 4, 196967ASource.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 11, 19687DSource.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 22, 196835ARadish or radix.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 24, 196790AOrigin.Jean ReedFarrar
Sat Aug 19, 196757ACheer (for) the team.Jane CoonFarrar
Mon Jul 3, 196761AEssential part.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Sat Jul 1, 196753DCarrot.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 19, 196759ARadish, for one.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 196777AOrigin.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jan 1, 1967101DKind of beer.Anne FoxFarrar
Tue Apr 12, 196615AEssential part.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 28, 1965147DElihu.Will WengFarrar
Tue Apr 27, 196534DBranch's partner.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 15, 196559DSecretary of State, 1905–09.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 31, 196563AFeature of the mangrove.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Jan 22, 19656DOrris, for example.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 13, 196536DKind of beer.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 4, 196489AMandrake's specialty.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Jul 8, 196449DCheer in sport.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 26, 196431DPartner of branch.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 28, 196413DPlant part.Barbara GolubFarrar
Tue Jan 28, 196426DFix firmly.Helen H. KamerlingFarrar
Mon Apr 15, 19632DWord element.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 16, 196231APartner of branch.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 18, 196237ABase.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Jun 18, 19622DEstablish.Joseph CrowellFarrar
Thu Mar 29, 196267AEssential part.Ed Vander NootFarrar
Tue Nov 14, 196151DPlant part.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 15, 196116AKind of beer.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 14, 196165A___ out (dig up).UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 8, 196162AOrigin.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 4, 196156DOrigin.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 4, 196151DEssential part.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 17, 196031DCompanion of branch.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 10, 19603DElihu ___.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 25, 196050DSource.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 6, 196015APlant part.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 27, 195972DEstablish.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Aug 10, 195912DEssential part.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Apr 13, 195973ABasis.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Apr 5, 195939DSource.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jan 14, 195959AWhat fans do.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Jul 8, 195837D___ beer.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Jun 21, 195847DEssential part.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Fri May 23, 19586DPoke around.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun May 4, 195847DSource.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Jan 12, 19587DCore.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Oct 21, 195737DPart of a plant.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 7, 19572DEssential part.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tue Jan 8, 195717AStatesman Elihu.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Oct 22, 195611DExtirpate (with "out").Irving L. RosenheimFarrar
Sat Oct 20, 195628DCheer the team.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 11, 195657AEssential part.Mel TaubFarrar
Tue Sep 4, 19561AEstablish.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Sep 1, 195643ASource.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 20, 195628DOrigin.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Jun 7, 195617ANew York's Elihu.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tue May 29, 195620DPart of a plant.Diana SessionsFarrar
Thu Mar 15, 195613DEssential part.Mel TaubFarrar
Sun Jan 22, 195690ASupport zealously: Slang.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Jan 11, 195655AEssential part.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu Sep 15, 195536ACheer for the team.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Apr 11, 195557ACheer.Jessie M. SnowFarrar
Fri Sep 17, 195445DT. R.'s Secretary of State.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Jul 9, 195449ACheer the team.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 28, 195451DCheer the team.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Mon Nov 16, 195331APeace price winner of 1912.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Sep 5, 195322DStatesman named Elihu.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Aug 1, 195349AEncourage a team by cheering: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 10, 195319AComposer of "Battle Cry of Freedom."Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Aug 28, 195231DSecy. of State under T. R.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 1, 195264AStem.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 6, 195199AComposer of "The Battle Cry of Freedom."Willard N. JordanFarrar
Tue Apr 3, 195151AAmerican statesman, Nobel peace prize winner, 1912.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 2, 195155DElihu ___, Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1912.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jul 31, 194986DFamous Secretary of State.Max GeistFarrar
Sun Feb 29, 194811DElihu ___.Eileen St. ClairFarrar
Sun Aug 4, 194661ANobel peace prize winner, 1912.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Nov 5, 194458AMcKinley’s Secretary of War, 1899.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Oct 24, 1943115ASecretary of War, 1899–1904.Archie KreilingFarrar
Sun Oct 17, 194345DSecretary of State under Roosevelt.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sun Apr 25, 194399ANobel Peace Prize winner, 1912.Hugh P. EvansFarrar
Sun Nov 22, 194268DAmerican statesman, a founder of the World Court, 1920.Isaac KertFarrar