It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

Help support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Donate to get access to XWord Info for a year.

Benefits vary by donation level.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

56 results for ROUTS

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

Wednesday, July 29, 201559DDefeats handilyDavid J. Lieb
Saturday, May 31, 20143DDebaclesJohn Lampkin
Sunday, February 9, 201473ATrouncesCharles M. Deber
Saturday, November 17, 20126DCrushesTim Croce
Thursday, March 1, 201251DRunaways (2)Steven E. Atwood
Wednesday, November 2, 201142ARunaways (2)Barry Franklin and Sara Kaplan
Sunday, May 23, 201041DNo contests (2)Yaakov Bendavid
Thursday, March 25, 201049DOne-sided contests (2)Dan Naddor
Sunday, February 15, 200945DNo contests (2)Jim Leeds
Tuesday, February 10, 20096DLicks soundlyJohn Underwood
Wednesday, December 26, 20077DOne-sided contests (2)Jim Page
Tuesday, October 16, 200111DDefeats decisively (2)Sarah Keller
Wednesday, August 1, 200130AClobbersWilliam I. Johnston
Sunday, November 22, 199855ALicksNelson Hardy
Sunday, May 24, 199886APuts to flightHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, November 30, 1997120AOne-sided tiltsCharles Deber
Tuesday, September 3, 199662ADefeats decisively (2)A. Goldstein
Wednesday, August 28, 199661ADecisive winsF. Heaney
Thursday, July 20, 199532DShellackingsGerald R. Ferguson
Friday, January 27, 199524AHandily subduesChuck Deodene

4 results for ROUTS from Variety puzzles.

March 30, 2014diagramless2DMajor defeatsEd Stein and Paula Gamache
February 5, 2012cryptic22DTrouncings Republican makes publicly known (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
October 30, 2011diagramless54DBeats hands-downFred Piscop
February 15, 2004diagramless63AWhompsFred Piscop

32 results for ROUTS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, March 8, 1992140ARummages aboutKevin BoyleMaleska
Thursday, July 12, 199028DStampedesWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Thursday, December 28, 198916ABeats decisivelyMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Friday, October 6, 198931ADebaclesMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Friday, November 4, 198843ADefeats badlyIrene SmullyanMaleska
Friday, August 21, 198755APuts to flightBert RosenfieldMaleska
Tuesday, December 3, 198526ASoundly defeatsJim PageMaleska
Sunday, April 15, 198462DComplete defeatsA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, January 19, 198414ADebaclesEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Friday, August 14, 198118DDisorderly retreatsEli WesoffMaleska
Thursday, December 7, 197830DPuts to flightN. M. MeyerMaleska
Monday, September 19, 197725DDefeats overwhelminglyRickertMaleska
Tuesday, May 25, 197621ADecisive victoriesJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Sunday, January 19, 197567AOverwhelmsJ. A. FelkerWeng
Tuesday, February 2, 197111DExpelsUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 31, 197028DOne-sided winsUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 29, 196943ADebacles.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, February 11, 196941ADispels.UnknownWeng
Sunday, July 16, 196733ADispels.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, March 24, 196632ADefeats.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 14, 196642APuts to flight.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 2, 196422APuts to flight.Helen FasuloFarrar
Friday, October 19, 196254DDefeats.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 23, 196238APuts to flight.Ruth M. McWhirkFarrar
Sunday, August 20, 196115DDefeats.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Tuesday, June 3, 195252DChases the enemy.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 11, 1952108ADrives out.Hilda E. AllenFarrar
Tuesday, April 8, 195241ABeats decisively.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 25, 1951102DOverwhelming defeats.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, October 28, 195170DDefeats.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sunday, July 16, 195034ADefeats disastrously.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, November 23, 194741ADefeats utterly.P. J. LamannaFarrar