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133 results for ROTS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Jun 24, 201873DDeteriorates (2)Timothy Polin
Fri May 12, 201754DSpoils badlyBill Clinton and Victor Fleming
Fri Feb 3, 201722AIs no longer goodPaolo Pasco
Wed Nov 23, 201647DBecomes compostDavid Steinberg
Sun Nov 22, 2015120DTurns bad (2)Samuel A. Donaldson and Jeff Chen
Mon Jan 19, 201557DGoes bad (7)Jean O'Conor
Tue Dec 16, 201465ADecomposes (2)Joel D. Lafargue
Sun Aug 17, 201427DBreaks down (4)Caleb Madison
Tue Jul 8, 201435AGoes to potBruce Venzke and Gail Grabowski
Sun Apr 6, 201492ABreaks down (4)Patrick Berry
Thu Feb 27, 20144DTurns bad (2)Stanley Newman
Thu Aug 29, 201363AFalls into decayTimothy Polin
Sun Sep 11, 201156DGoes bad (7)Kay Anderson
Fri Aug 20, 201018ALanguishes in the lockupBrad Wilber
Thu Aug 19, 20107DSpoils (4)Kristian House
Tue Apr 13, 201051DGoes bad (7)Alex Boisvert
Sun Dec 20, 200988AGoes to hellAlan Arbesfeld
Sat Nov 21, 200928DDegeneratesGary J. Whitehead
Sat May 2, 200955DSpoils (4)Peter A. Collins
Thu Jan 22, 200926DFails to keep (2)Gary J. Whitehead
Tue May 6, 200871AFails to keep (2)Gary J. Whitehead
Mon Mar 24, 200838AGoes bad, as fruitDavid J. Kahn
Sat Oct 20, 200748DBreaks down (4)Patrick Berry
Fri Nov 17, 20064DDeteriorates (2)Beth Hinshaw
Fri Apr 21, 200619ADoesn't keep (5)Manny Nosowsky
Mon Dec 26, 200556DGoes bad (7)Allan E. Parrish
Wed Aug 10, 200561DRaises a stink?Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Sun Apr 10, 200571DBreaks down (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Mar 5, 20045DBreaks down, in a wayGary Steinmehl
Wed Dec 31, 200330DMakes a stink?Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Feb 25, 200354DGoes bad (7)Nancy Salomon
Wed Feb 19, 200317ADoesn't keep (5)Sarah Keller
Sun Oct 20, 200224DDoesn't keep (5)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Mon Apr 29, 20021DGoes bad (7)Holden Baker
Sat Feb 9, 200211DLanguishes in confinementRich Norris
Wed Feb 21, 20011DGoes bad (7)Karen Hodge
Thu Jan 11, 20015DFalls apart (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Jun 29, 200040DTurnsRobert H. Wolfe
Sun Jan 9, 2000116ADoesn't keep (5)Charles M. Deber
Sun Oct 31, 199979ADoesn't keep (5)Frank Longo
Tue Apr 27, 199913DGoes to waste (2)Fred Piscop
Mon Feb 22, 19993DDecomposes (2)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Nov 29, 1998115ALanguishesMatt Gaffney
Sat Oct 25, 199753DFalls apart (2)John Scott Marrone
Sat Mar 15, 199751DMoldersDaniel R. Stark
Fri Sep 20, 199650DStagnatesJ. Page
Tue Mar 26, 19961DSpoils (4)J. S. Marrone
Mon Sep 4, 199560APutrefiesRichard Thomas
Sun Mar 20, 199431AGoes to waste (2)Joel Davajan
Sun Dec 5, 1993120ASpoils (4)Manny Nosowsky

83 results for ROTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Dec 18, 199229DPutrefiesMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sat Dec 12, 199267AMoldersStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Fri Mar 13, 19921DDecaysErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Mar 6, 19923DErodesBryant WhiteMaleska
Wed Nov 21, 199024ASpoilsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Oct 8, 19907DDecaysFred TooleMaleska
Wed Jul 11, 199068ADecaysBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thu Jul 5, 199061DDeterioratesKenneth WitteMaleska
Sun Feb 11, 199057ADegeneratesArnold MossMaleska
Sun Feb 4, 199062AHurdy-gurdiesDonald V. Lee IIMaleska
Tue Aug 29, 19895DPutrefiesHarold B. CountsMaleska
Mon Aug 21, 19891ADecaysPeter G. SnowMaleska
Tue Jul 25, 198961DDecomposesChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sun Feb 26, 198991DDeterioratesWarren W. ReichMaleska
Wed Dec 14, 198819ADecaysWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Tue Sep 27, 198837ADecaysWhittenMaleska
Wed Jul 6, 198863ADegeneratesRobert O. DillmanMaleska
Wed Mar 30, 198858DDecaysShirley SolowayMaleska
Sat Dec 12, 198738DMoldersHarold B. CountsMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 198755DMoldersRita YelleMaleska
Sun Jul 19, 19873DDecaysKathryn RighterMaleska
Fri May 30, 198636DDecaysGayle DeanMaleska
Mon May 12, 198622ADecaysSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Dec 13, 198563ASpoilsWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Mon Dec 9, 198521APutrifiesH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Wed Jul 10, 198562ADecaysFred TooleMaleska
Mon Aug 22, 198364ADecomposesNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Jun 19, 198311DDecomposesArnold MossMaleska
Sun Feb 20, 198356DMoldersMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Wed Oct 6, 198264AMoldersSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Wed Sep 22, 198223ADecaysJack R. HarnesMaleska
Mon Aug 16, 198239ADecaysNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sat Aug 7, 198223AGoes badWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Apr 14, 19826DPlant diseasesJohn GreenmanMaleska
Fri Jun 12, 198140ASpoilsMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Tue Aug 26, 198025DDeterioratesJoan WhitmanMaleska
Sat Aug 9, 198029DMoldersJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Tue Jan 15, 198065ASpoilsRubinMaleska
Tue Nov 6, 197940ADecaysJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wed Apr 11, 197952ADeterioratesWeilMaleska
Sun May 28, 197845APutrefiesHenry HookMaleska
Tue Feb 7, 197859ADeterioratesRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Tue Apr 8, 197527DGoes badWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Fri Aug 16, 197469AGoes badBert H. KruseWeng
Sun Jan 27, 1974131DGoes badAlexander BlackWeng
Sat Aug 4, 19737DDecaysUnknownWeng
Sat Mar 3, 197335ADecaysUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 12, 197348ADeterioratesUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 7, 197264AGoes badUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 22, 197210ADeterioratesUnknownWeng
Fri Nov 5, 197121ASpoilsUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 30, 197128AGoes badUnknownWeng
Wed May 5, 197124ADeterioratesUnknownWeng
Tue Mar 16, 19713DGoes badUnknownWeng
Sat Feb 14, 197058DDecaysUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 14, 19691DDecays.UnknownWeng
Wed Jul 24, 196854DDeteriorates.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 5, 1965103ASpoils.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Aug 18, 196518DGoes to pot.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 22, 196437DSpoils.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Aug 25, 196342DGoes to ruin.Stephanie CaruanaFarrar
Sun Jul 15, 1962105ASpoils.Jean ReedFarrar
Sun Apr 29, 1962148ASpoils.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Apr 11, 19606DSpoils.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 2, 195910DSpoils.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 27, 195851DSpoils.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Jul 23, 195718DPutrefies.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Jul 1, 195695ASpoils.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Oct 10, 195556DSpoils.M. S. ManningFarrar
Sat Aug 13, 195528DSpoils.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 4, 195522DSpoils.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tue Sep 21, 195426ADecomposes.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 195415DDecomposes.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Jan 25, 195450AGoes bad.Willard JordanFarrar
Fri Sep 11, 195331ASpoils.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun Jun 7, 1953111AWastes away.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Jul 24, 195240ADecomposes.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 22, 195154DSpoils.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 11, 195147AUndergoes decomposition.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 2, 195021DGoes bad.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Dec 14, 194720DDecomposes.Louise RabbFarrar
Sun Mar 23, 1947100DCorrupts.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Feb 27, 194412DPutrefies.James E. KisnerFarrar