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106 results for RUB

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Aug 9, 201843DSteak coatingPatrick Merrell
Wed May 30, 201829DChafe (4)Sande Milton and Jeff Chen
Wed Nov 29, 201752AMassage (6)Erik Agard
Wed May 17, 20178DMarinade alternativePaul Hunsberger
Wed Mar 8, 201745DChafe (4)Paula Gamache
Mon Jan 30, 201750AMassage (6)Zhouqin Burnikel
Thu Nov 19, 201511DHitch (3)Andrew Zhou
Mon Sep 14, 20159AMassage (6)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Dec 28, 201445DChafe (4)Joe Krozel
Tue Dec 16, 201450AMassage (6)Joel D. Lafargue
Wed Aug 28, 201350APre-barbecuing mixtureErik Agard
Sun Jun 2, 201363DBarbecue applicationElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jan 13, 201344DHitch (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Dec 24, 201240DMassage (6)Michael Sharp
Sun Mar 25, 201297ABack stroke?Patrick Berry
Sat Jun 25, 201131AHang-up (2)Barry C. Silk
Wed Mar 31, 201061DChafe (4)Chuck Deodene
Sat Dec 26, 200927AHitch (3)Kevin G. Der
Sun Apr 12, 200961ACatchEric Berlin
Mon Apr 10, 200661DMassage (6)Gary J. Whitehead
Fri Sep 30, 200510DPolishNancy Kavanaugh
Sun May 29, 200550AIrritationFrank Longo
Sun Jun 29, 200351DObstacleRich Norris
Wed Jan 24, 200118ADifficulty, to the BardDavid Ainslie Macleod
Thu Jun 29, 200010AHangup (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Tue Feb 3, 199830AStart with down and outNancy Salomon
Mon Mar 31, 199716ACause frictionJanet R. Bender
Sat May 18, 199644ABuffM. Nosowsky
Wed Jan 18, 199530ATight spotWayne Robert Williams
Thu Sep 22, 199459DStrokeGeorge Quincy
Sat Mar 19, 199428ASticking point, to HamletManny Nosowsky

4 results for RUB from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Apr 19, 2009diagramless63DIrritationPatrick Blindauer
Nov 10, 2002diagramless28AMassageDave Tuller
Apr 30, 2000diagramless26AHitchJean Wykoff Reno
Oct 3, 1999diagramless46AMassageFrank Longo

71 results for RUB from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Jan 11, 19936D"___-a-dub-dub" (3)Jim PageMaleska
Thu Dec 24, 199252AImpediment (3)Jim PageMaleska
Tue Jul 16, 199133AMassageJonathan J. TowleMaleska
Mon Sep 24, 199037DPolish; massageAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sat Apr 29, 198920ADo a masseuse's jobJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sat Sep 3, 198811DMassageErnst TheimerMaleska
Mon Jun 27, 198861DAnnoySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri May 13, 198836AImpedimentDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sun Mar 22, 198798DMassageErnst TheimerMaleska
Tue Feb 10, 198741D" . . . ay, there's the ___"Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Nov 20, 198461APolishLeslieMaleska
Sun Mar 25, 198415DChafeJim PageMaleska
Thu Mar 8, 198422DGrateWhittenMaleska
Fri Aug 19, 198336AObstacleJamie KaplanMaleska
Sun Apr 3, 19831AMassageJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Sep 30, 198255DChafeElio DesiderioMaleska
Wed Dec 24, 198059AChafeTap OsbornMaleska
Wed Nov 5, 198011DApply polishCivenMaleska
Sat Aug 30, 198019AChafeWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Aug 18, 198031APolish or chafeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Jul 27, 198082AHindranceRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sat Dec 22, 197930D___ elbows (mingle)A. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Dec 16, 197977DCatch-22, perhapsMichael PriestleyMaleska
Sun Nov 18, 197910DChafeWilliam J. YskampMaleska
Mon Sep 24, 197930D"Ay, there's the ___"Jean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Oct 29, 197756DObstructionDorothy N. DavisMaleska
Sun Sep 4, 197775DUse an eraserHenry HookMaleska
Sat Sep 3, 197739AMasseur's specialtyBert BeamanMaleska
Wed Jun 8, 197747APolishHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Aug 29, 197680AKind of downAlfio MicciWeng
Fri Apr 9, 197619AObstacleWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Dec 7, 19758ADifficultyBarbara GillisWeng
Sun Jun 8, 197543D___ the wrong wayAlfio MicciWeng
Tue May 27, 197510A"Ay, there's the ___"Herb L. RisteenWeng
Wed Dec 25, 197447ASummon a genieMarie WestWeng
Sun Dec 1, 197442D___ it in (needle)George MadridWeng
Tue Nov 30, 197148DDifficultyUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 9, 197123ADifficultyUnknownWeng
Sat Apr 3, 197124ADifficultyUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 19, 197033DAbradeUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 11, 197011DMassageUnknownWeng
Wed Jul 15, 197041AUse an eraserUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 23, 197026AObstacleUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 3, 196822DMassage.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 11, 196841AAbrade.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 24, 196845AChafe.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 196629AObstruction.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wed Apr 21, 196545AChafe.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 18, 19648DBurnish.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 22, 196459AGrate.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 5, 1964107ABurnish.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Mar 3, 19647DScour.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Sep 24, 196057DHindrance.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 24, 196072DScrub.James ByrneFarrar
Fri May 20, 196034DChafe.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 1, 195849APolish.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Aug 4, 1957133DSandpaper.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Jul 11, 195766DApply, as polish.J. F. KellyFarrar
Sat Mar 23, 195751AFray.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Aug 1, 195665DGrate.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Jul 31, 195636DSomething that annoys.Churchill SatterleeFarrar
Mon Mar 19, 195633AAchieve a burnish.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 18, 1955125ADifficulty.Helen BernardFarrar
Thu Jun 2, 19559D"Ay, there's the ___."UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 7, 195452A"Ay, there's the ___."David L. CorbinFarrar
Sat May 9, 195320APolish.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Jul 16, 19529DAn obstacle or difficulty.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 12, 195218DPolish by friction.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 15, 195110DPolish up.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Dec 27, 195010DPoint of friction.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 26, 195071AFurbish.S. K. FliegnerFarrar