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256 results for RUIN

77 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Mar 23, 20178DWreckage (2)Sandy Ganzell
Tue Dec 13, 201611DDestroy (8)David Alfred Bywaters
Tue Jul 19, 201656DReduce to rubbleJames Mulhern
Wed Mar 25, 201520AWreck (2)Jacob Stulberg
Mon Feb 2, 201518AThe Parthenon or Machu PicchuJeffrey Wechsler
Wed Jan 21, 201519AWreck (2)Jim Hilger
Wed Jul 23, 201426DCompletely screw upHoward Barkin
Mon May 26, 201418DDestroy (8)Dan Margolis
Mon Apr 28, 201419ABankrupt (4)Jim Modney
Wed Dec 25, 201365ADevastation (2)Jacob Stulberg
Fri Aug 23, 201350DPerditionIan Livengood
Tue Aug 20, 201354DMany an archaeological siteZhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Sun Mar 17, 2013109DDestroy (8)J. R. Leopold
Thu Dec 20, 201215DTotal (2)Ian Livengood and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Thu Aug 9, 201233ASpoilJoe Krozel
Sun Apr 8, 201253DTorpedo (2)Daniel A. Finan
Sun Jul 31, 201123APompeii, e.g.Pamela Klawitter
Thu Apr 21, 201154DWaistJulian Lim
Fri Feb 25, 201150DBankruptcy (2)Henry Hook
Fri Feb 4, 201155AImpoverishAshton Anderson
Fri Dec 17, 201044DLeave destitutePatrick Berry
Fri Nov 12, 201055DMake unusableBarry C. Silk
Sat Feb 27, 201054ATorpedo (2)Patrick John Duggan
Thu Jan 15, 200953ACrush (2)Patrick Blindauer
Fri Jan 2, 200939AUtter collapseMartin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Nov 3, 20083DDamage beyond repairSusan Gelfand
Fri Jun 27, 200835ABankrupt (4)Brad Wilber
Mon Apr 21, 200851DGo to rack and ___Janet R. Bender
Mon Sep 17, 200736AArchaeological site (3)Sarah Keller
Fri Jun 15, 200724AMachu Picchu, for oneNancy Joline
Wed Apr 25, 200763ABring to naughtJohn Farmer
Sun Apr 1, 2007104DArchaeological site (3)Paula Gamache
Sat Sep 9, 200624DRemains to be seen?Bob Klahn
Sat Feb 18, 200619APauperizeEric Berlin
Mon Jan 23, 200631DDestroy (8)Mark T. Milhet
Mon Nov 7, 200511DUndo (3)Jay Livingston
Wed Jun 1, 200524DCompletely botch (4)Nick Grivas
Mon Apr 4, 200541DCompletely botch (4)Christina Houlihan Kelly
Sun Jul 4, 200497DBotch (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu May 6, 200440DDestroy (8)Kevan Choset
Sat May 1, 200452DCrush (2)Byron Walden
Mon Jan 12, 200464APompeii, e.g., todayKurt Mengel
Mon Nov 24, 200311DDestroy (8)Nancy Kavanaugh
Wed Nov 5, 200355DRender uselessNancy Kavanaugh
Mon Oct 20, 20037DWreckage (2)Lynn Lempel
Wed Aug 6, 20033DUndo (3)Jay Livingston
Thu Jan 2, 200318ABotch (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Sep 16, 200248DTear downRoy Leban
Tue Sep 10, 200219AHavoc (3)Wei-Hwa Huang
Tue Aug 20, 20023DTotally trashBob Peoples
Mon Apr 15, 200215AArchaeological site (3)James P. Sharp
Tue Mar 12, 200236ADownfallSarah Keller
Mon Dec 17, 200119ADemolishChristina Houlihan
Tue Dec 4, 200158ABreak, financiallyMichael Shteyman
Wed Jul 4, 200162ARack's partner (2)John Beck
Fri Nov 10, 200014DTotal (2)Bob Klahn
Tue Jun 27, 200063ABotch (4)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Tue Mar 14, 200057DTotally botch (2)Cynthia Joy Higgins
Tue Oct 12, 199930DHavoc (3)Ed Early
Wed Sep 15, 199934DCompletely botch (4)Thomas W. Schier
Tue May 18, 199955DArcheologist’s siteCynthia Joy Higgins
Sun Apr 4, 199925AUndo (3)Richard Silvestri
Thu Mar 18, 199954DTotally botch (2)Rand H. Burns
Mon Dec 7, 199818ACompletely bollixElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Nov 14, 199835DBankruptcy (2)Matt Gaffney
Mon Sep 28, 19982DMake a mess ofRobert Dillman
Mon Jan 12, 199814AArcheological siteJohn Greenman
Wed Nov 26, 19978DBankrupt (4)Nancy Schuster
Mon Feb 10, 199766ADestroy (8)S. Burns
Thu Jun 13, 199640ABankrupt (4)D. J. Kahn
Thu Dec 28, 199545DTrashCathy Millhauser
Tue Jul 4, 199535DCompletely botch (4)Fran & Lou Sabin
Fri Apr 7, 199534ADestroy (8)Gerald R. Ferguson
Sun Jan 29, 199557DHavoc (3)Bryant White
Wed Nov 30, 199416ARack's partner (2)Joan Scott
Thu Oct 13, 199428DDevastation (2)Manny Nosowsky
Fri Mar 11, 199456DBotch (4)A.J. Santora

3 results for RUIN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 26, 2017panda35APoker player's "Wanna play?," in a textSam Ezersky
Mar 17, 2013diagramless20AMake a shambles ofFred Piscop
Dec 2, 2007diagramless40DBankruptMike Nothnagel

176 results for RUIN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Jul 31, 199337ARack's partnerTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Jul 4, 199323ARack's partnerJack R. HarnesMaleska
Mon Jun 7, 199316ADestroyBill PolvogtMaleska
Thu Mar 4, 199340DDestroyAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Jun 28, 1992122DPerditionSally CoyleMaleska
Tue Jun 23, 19926DWord with wrackJeff HerringtonMaleska
Fri Jan 10, 199231DDevastationBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Jun 30, 1991105DUndoJacques LiwerMaleska
Thu Apr 4, 199151AThe Colosseum, e.g.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Dec 10, 19903DDevastatePeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Nov 21, 199062ADemolishMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Thu May 24, 199060ARack's partnerNancy JolineMaleska
Wed Mar 14, 199028ASpoilLois SidwayMaleska
Sat Feb 17, 199010DRack's partnerS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Fri Jan 19, 19904DBankruptPatterson PeppleMaleska
Wed Jan 17, 199019AWreckJune A. BoggsMaleska
Thu Aug 3, 198923ADilapidated buildingChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sat Feb 18, 19893DUndoBernard MerenMaleska
Thu Dec 29, 198819ARack's partnerAlfio MicciMaleska
Thu Dec 22, 198839DArcheologist's findBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Nov 10, 198822DDilapidationKenneth WitteMaleska
Sun Sep 11, 198854DHavocBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Sat May 2, 198755DDownfallBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Sun Nov 16, 198633DWreckDeborah Pelkey TrombleyMaleska
Wed Oct 8, 198662ADestroyShirley SolowayMaleska
Tue Nov 19, 198526DAncient remainsJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tue Oct 15, 198515AHavocStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Mon Jul 29, 198516ABankruptcySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Jul 17, 198552DBankruptChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Wed Feb 27, 19857DKnock into a cocked hatEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Jan 24, 198519AHavocEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Nov 16, 198411DDownfallJonesMaleska
Wed Oct 17, 198450ADilapidationJesse RoarkeMaleska
Mon Oct 15, 198455DKnock into a cocked hatShirley SolowayMaleska
Sun Oct 7, 198475DDestroyJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Fri Sep 7, 198419ADestroyDwyerMaleska
Thu Jun 14, 198429DPerditionEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Nov 20, 198325APerditionElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Fri Nov 18, 198335ABankruptcyWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Oct 1, 198349DDestroyErnst TheimerMaleska
Sat Jul 23, 198335AParthenon, e.g.Peter G. SnowMaleska
Sat Mar 12, 198342DSpoil completelyStoutMaleska
Tue Feb 22, 198354AWrack's partnerJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wed Aug 25, 198212AWrack and ___MaloneyMaleska
Mon Jul 19, 198238ADestructionJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Thu Jun 10, 198211DRack's partnerArnold MossMaleska
Sun Sep 13, 198123AGum up the worksElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sun Aug 16, 198184ADownfallA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sat Jun 13, 198127DAcropolis sightBensonMaleska
Sun May 3, 198199DEnd of a certain roadA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Apr 22, 198116AStatus of the ColosseumJean J. DavisonMaleska
Tue Nov 11, 19801DBankruptcyCarol DuttingMaleska
Wed Jun 25, 198016AArcheological findBernice GordonMaleska
Thu May 8, 19809DDestroyTimothy HoyMaleska
Wed Apr 9, 198011DDecaying stateBette Sue CohenMaleska
Mon Aug 20, 197958ADestroyHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tue Jun 12, 197914ADevastationEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Jun 3, 1979106APerditionBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Apr 23, 197948APerditionTap OsbornMaleska
Thu Jan 4, 197937DUndoRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Mon Feb 27, 197828DDownfallGrace FabbroniMaleska
Fri Jan 13, 197828ARack's partnerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Nov 24, 197711DRack's partnerTap OsbornMaleska
Thu Sep 22, 197710DDevastateJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wed Mar 16, 19774DPerditionEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Jun 14, 197655DDestructionHenry HookWeng
Tue Jun 1, 197639APartner of wrackHammondWeng
Fri May 14, 197647DPartner of wrackMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sat Sep 6, 197519AMake bankruptSamalinWeng
Mon Jun 9, 197512DPartner of rackAndrew LeskoWeng
Sat May 17, 197547DWrack's partnerHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Sun Apr 6, 197542DSpoilAnne FoxWeng
Tue Apr 1, 197545DRack's partnerBeverly J. SewardWeng
Fri Mar 28, 197512DDevastateJean ReedWeng
Thu Mar 27, 197516ADownfallJack LuzzattoWeng
Sun Jan 26, 197535ABowwowsA. J. SantoraWeng
Thu Sep 5, 197455DDestroyGeorge LaczkoWeng
Mon Jul 8, 197449DTourist sightElizabeth M. QuackenbushWeng
Wed Jul 3, 197421ARack's partnerDaniel GirardiWeng
Mon Jul 1, 197448DMake bankruptJames A. BrusselWeng
Sun Aug 19, 197313DDownfallElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sun Nov 19, 197261DRack's companionDorothea E. ShippWeng
Wed Aug 30, 197221ASightseer's choiceUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 16, 197236DDestroyA. J. SantoraWeng
Thu Feb 3, 197242DDownfallUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 1, 197223ADestroyUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 22, 197247DLay wasteUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 19, 1971145ADownfallAnne FoxWeng
Fri Nov 26, 197150DDownfallUnknownWeng
Sun Aug 22, 197180APerditionElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sun Aug 15, 1971100DMarA. J. SantoraWeng
Fri Jul 23, 197156DDestroyUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 9, 197137ARack's partnerUnknownWeng
Tue May 18, 197114ADemolishUnknownWeng
Tue May 4, 197116AOverthrowUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 31, 197195DRack's companionMartha DeWittWeng
Sat Sep 19, 197026ARack's partnerUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 8, 197068DDownfallMarjorie K. CollinsWeng
Mon Jan 20, 196924ABankruptcy.UnknownWeng
Wed Dec 18, 196861DDemolish.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 19, 196844DDemolish.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 4, 196849ATumbledown building.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 14, 196857DWreck.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 21, 196811DRack's partner.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 5, 196872ASpoil.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 11, 196751DArcheologist's find.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wed Dec 28, 196651ACrumbling castle.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 30, 196616ADownfall.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 19, 19666DSpoil.Anne FoxFarrar
Fri May 6, 196614AImpoverish.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 4, 196528DOverthrow.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 5, 19657DHavoc.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 19, 196537DDownfall.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 13, 196515AWrack's companion.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 28, 196419ARamshackle building.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 30, 196453DCrumbling structure.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 27, 196412DWreck.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 23, 19642DWrack's partner.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 2, 19633DUndoing.S. A. KayFarrar
Sat Jul 27, 196319ABuilding that has seen better days.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 26, 196353DDownfall.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed May 29, 196348ATourist sight.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 13, 196328DArchaeologist's concern.Jean ReedFarrar
Fri Jan 25, 196336ATumbledown building.John ByrneFarrar
Sat Dec 8, 196241ARack's mate.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 25, 19616DWreck.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 12, 196057DDestruction.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 15, 196049DKind of attraction Yucatán offers.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed May 11, 196027AImpoverish.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 21, 196063ARack's companion.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 15, 196028DRack and ___.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 1, 195741ASpoil.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 14, 19575DOverthrow.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jun 30, 1957128ADownfall.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Mar 13, 195749ATumble-down place.Mel TaubFarrar
Wed Feb 20, 195739ADevastate.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Fri Feb 15, 195722DPompeii's present status.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Nov 30, 195640DOverthrow.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Sep 19, 195618ACrumbling castle.Norton RhoadesFarrar
Mon Jul 30, 195616ADesolation.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Apr 3, 195619AWrack's companion.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 1, 1956100DWreck.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Mar 25, 195671DOverthrow.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Sep 30, 19553DDilapidated house.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 23, 195517AWreak havoc.Mel TaubFarrar
Mon Jun 20, 195552ACause of downfall.Thomas VarnerFarrar
Sat Jun 11, 19555DDamage greatly.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Apr 26, 19553DBuilding decayed through age.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Feb 7, 19556DDesolation.Elsie BishopFarrar
Thu Feb 3, 195553DThe Parthenon, for instance.Fletcher CoatesFarrar
Sat Jan 1, 195547ADown, vulnerable, doubled and redoubled.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Dec 7, 195448DRoad to ___.Mary M. ClarkFarrar
Sat Oct 16, 195437ADownfall.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Tue Jan 5, 195451DWreck.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Nov 15, 1953100AThe Colosseum, for instance.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 18, 195362ACrumbling castle.Sam LakeFarrar
Sun May 3, 195358DArchaeologist's delight.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Mar 31, 195359DDefeat.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Oct 20, 195219AFate of Nineveh.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 18, 1952111ADestroy.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sun Apr 6, 195270AWake of war.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Apr 5, 195260AMake worthless.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 195140ADilapidation.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 25, 195185DDemolish.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Feb 3, 19512DDesolation.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Apr 17, 194961DWreck.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Oct 3, 194894ADevastation.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Sun Mar 7, 1948101ADesolate.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Nov 23, 194789DBankrupt.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Dec 29, 194690APerdition.Harriot CookeFarrar
Sun Dec 15, 1946105ABankrupt.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 194683DDefeat.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Aug 12, 194593AFate of aggressor nations.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jan 16, 1944102DDefeat.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Apr 4, 194311DSpoil.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Nov 1, 194249ADemolish.Helen SmathersFarrar