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104 results for RUB

29 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Wednesday, November 29, 201752AMassage (6)Erik Agard
Wednesday, May 17, 20178DMarinade alternativePaul Hunsberger
Wednesday, March 8, 201745DChafe (3)Paula Gamache
Monday, January 30, 201750AMassage (6)Zhouqin Burnikel
Thursday, November 19, 201511DHitch (3)Andrew Zhou
Monday, September 14, 20159AMassage (6)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sunday, December 28, 201445DChafe (3)Joe Krozel
Tuesday, December 16, 201450AMassage (6)Joel D. Lafargue
Wednesday, August 28, 201350APre-barbecuing mixtureErik Agard
Sunday, June 2, 201363DBarbecue applicationElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, January 13, 201344DHitch (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, December 24, 201240DMassage (6)Michael Sharp
Sunday, March 25, 201297ABack stroke?Patrick Berry
Saturday, June 25, 201131AHang-up (2)Barry C. Silk
Wednesday, March 31, 201061DChafe (3)Chuck Deodene
Saturday, December 26, 200927AHitch (3)Kevin G. Der
Sunday, April 12, 200961ACatchEric Berlin
Monday, April 10, 200661DMassage (6)Gary J. Whitehead
Friday, September 30, 200510DPolishNancy Kavanaugh
Sunday, May 29, 200550AIrritationFrank Longo
Sunday, June 29, 200351DObstacleRich Norris
Wednesday, January 24, 200118ADifficulty, to the BardDavid Ainslie Macleod
Thursday, June 29, 200010AHangup (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Tuesday, February 3, 199830AStart with down and outNancy Salomon
Monday, March 31, 199716ACause frictionJanet R. Bender
Saturday, May 18, 199644ABuffM. Nosowsky
Wednesday, January 18, 199530ATight spotWayne Robert Williams
Thursday, September 22, 199459DStrokeGeorge Quincy
Saturday, March 19, 199428ASticking point, to HamletManny Nosowsky

4 results for RUB from Variety puzzles.

April 19, 2009diagramless63DIrritationPatrick Blindauer
November 10, 2002diagramless28AMassageDave Tuller
April 30, 2000diagramless26AHitchJean Wykoff Reno
October 3, 1999diagramless46AMassageFrank Longo

71 results for RUB from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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