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30 results for RUBS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Sep 12, 201752DSummons a genie, perhapsBruce Haight
Mon Jul 28, 201440DChafes (4)Tom McCoy
Fri Jul 11, 201427DCoats put on at barbecuesSam Ezersky and Victor Fleming
Tue Nov 1, 200533AChafes (4)Sarah Keller
Mon Oct 24, 200524AChafes (4)Lynn Lempel
Tue Feb 19, 20021DChafes (4)Arlan and Linda Bushman
Sun May 28, 200068AApplies, with "on"Richard Silvestri
Fri Feb 11, 200030AAnnoyancesElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Oct 26, 199957DMassages (2)Kevin McCann
Mon May 31, 199928DBurnishesJoey Crumley
Mon May 4, 199821AMassages (2)Hugh Davis
Sat Apr 27, 199632APoints of difficultyF. Hansen
Sat Jul 16, 199433ADifficultiesMark Diehl

17 results for RUBS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun May 10, 199282DMassagesMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Wed Mar 15, 198931DMassagesMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Jun 28, 198243AFrets with frictionJonesMaleska
Sun Feb 27, 197729ADifficultiesWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Feb 26, 197248A___ the wrong wayUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 5, 19697D___ the wrong way.UnknownWeng
Sun Apr 10, 196683DBuffs.Anne FoxFarrar
Sun Sep 27, 1964101APolishes.W. A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thu Sep 3, 196449DDoes a polishing job.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 14, 196453APolishes.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 30, 196360DGrates (against).Christine ValenceFarrar
Sun Sep 2, 19627D___ out (erases).Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 19598DUses a holystone.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Mar 7, 195638AScrubs.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Mar 19, 195331AUses a washboard.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Thu Mar 1, 195141ASubjects to friction.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 194869AFriction spots.Jack LuzzattoFarrar