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272 results for RULE

83 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Sep 5, 201856AReign (9)Amanda Chung, Karl Ni and Erik Agard
Sun Apr 22, 201885DBe absolutely awesomeRoss Trudeau
Mon Feb 12, 201819ABe the best, in slang (2)Michael Black
Mon Jan 29, 201837AGovern (6)Lynn Lempel
Tue Nov 28, 201741A"No shoes, no shirt, no service," e.g.Andrew J. Ries
Mon Sep 28, 201567A"Collect $200 after passing Go," e.g.Dan Bischof and Jeff Chen
Fri Sep 11, 201555ABe the bombPeter A. Collins
Sun May 17, 201581A"Employees must wash hands before returning to work," e.g.Joe Krozel
Thu Nov 7, 201325DLine at a stationery store?Alan DerKazarian
Sat Aug 24, 201354AStickler's citationFrederick J. Healy
Sun Feb 3, 201388AMake a call (3)Dan Schoenholz
Sat Oct 13, 201251DBe the best, in slang (2)Barry C. Silk
Tue Jul 24, 20129DAnnounce a decisionAndrew Marc Greene
Tue Apr 17, 201261DReign (9)Milo Beckman
Sat Oct 29, 201133AGame player's concernBarry C. Silk
Sun Oct 31, 201058DExclude, with "out"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Sep 21, 201023A"No shirt, no shoes, no service," e.g. (2)Adam G. Perl
Mon Mar 15, 201052DGovern (6)Fred Piscop
Tue Dec 22, 200919AOccupy the throneRobert A. Doll
Mon Aug 10, 200919A"Look twice before crossing," e.g.Paula Gamache
Wed Jun 10, 200960ALord overRichard Silvestri
Sun Mar 1, 2009104A"No shirt, no shoes, no service," e.g. (2)Robert W. Harris
Sun Nov 16, 200816AReign (9)Merl Reagle
Thu Jul 10, 200817AEliminate, with "out"Ari Halpern
Wed Apr 23, 200833AListing in Hoyle'sStephen Edward Anderson
Tue Feb 5, 200815A"Look both ways before crossing," e.g.Peter A. Collins
Sun Nov 4, 200786AReign (9)Bob Klahn
Wed Sep 12, 200714AHold sway (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Jun 3, 200780DThree strikes and you're out, e.g.Kelsey Blakley
Thu Feb 22, 200754DCall the shotsMike Nothnagel
Thu Jan 25, 200761DImperativeManny Nosowsky
Sun Dec 3, 2006132ARun thingsPatrick Merrell
Tue Sep 5, 200672AHold sway (5)Timothy Powell
Mon Jun 26, 200627DReign (9)Randy Sowell
Thu Apr 20, 200649DRajJoe DiPietro
Mon Dec 26, 200553DGovern (6)Allan E. Parrish
Sun Sep 11, 20057DPreside over (2)Patrick Berry
Tue Jul 26, 200556DBe a monarch (3)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Tue Jun 21, 200543ABe the master ofNancy Kavanaugh
Thu Jun 16, 200540ADominateElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon May 30, 200554DHold sway (5)Lynn Lempel
Mon May 31, 200463AGovern (6)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Mar 14, 200422AMeasuring stickCraig Kasper
Sat Nov 29, 200359AMake a decisionRandolph Ross
Mon Oct 20, 200315AGovern (6)Lynn Lempel
Fri Sep 19, 200358APatternManny Nosowsky
Mon Apr 7, 200316AHold sway over (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Mon Feb 17, 200334DIt may begin "Do not ..."Alan Arbesfeld
Fri Aug 30, 20029DIt may be standingPatrick Merrell
Fri Apr 12, 200231DReign (9)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Mar 6, 200214ABe a monarch (3)Richard Silvestri
Mon Oct 8, 200154DReign (9)Monica Krausse
Thu Mar 1, 200154DDo or don'tNancy S. Ross
Tue Jan 9, 200155DHold sway (5)Nick Grivas
Thu Nov 23, 200058DReign (9)Louis Hildebrand
Sun Nov 19, 200023DDecree (2)Cathy Millhauser
Mon May 1, 200023ABe a monarch (3)Gregory E. Paul
Thu Mar 23, 200054DMake a call (3)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Mon Feb 7, 200012D"First in, first out," e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Wed May 12, 199936DMake a call (3)Nancy Salomon
Wed Oct 28, 199826DAct as an arbiterAlan Arbesfeld
Wed Sep 9, 199814AWord with slide or homeRichard Hughes
Mon Apr 13, 199862DBe king overGregory E. Paul
Mon Mar 30, 199816AHave the throneElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Jan 21, 199814ALay down the lawElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Sep 28, 1997113ARegnumRobert H. Wolfe
Wed Sep 17, 199725DWear the crownKaren Hodge
Tue Aug 19, 199738DGovern (6)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Aug 5, 199716A"I before E except after C," e.g. (2)William Bernhardt
Mon Jul 21, 199716AStraight line (2)Gregory E. Paul
Wed May 21, 199750DPreside over (2)John D. Leavy
Tue Jan 21, 19977DHold sway over (2)T. W. Schier
Sun Aug 18, 1996102DDecree (2)F. and L. Sabin
Tue Jul 16, 199654DReferee's guidelineR. Hamel
Mon May 13, 199651DStraight line (2)S. L. Robbins
Tue Apr 16, 199611D"___, Britannia"G. E. Paul
Mon Dec 25, 199527DReign (9)Sidney L. Robbins
Wed Aug 23, 199537ADictumJonathan Schmatzbach
Fri Apr 14, 199546DPrincipleManny Nosowsky
Mon Dec 5, 199416ARegulationSidney L. Robbins
Tue Nov 22, 199452AHold sway (5)Wayne Robert Williams
Wed Oct 12, 199460D"I before e, except after c," e.g. (2)Gregory E. Paul
Mon Jan 3, 199457DGolden, e.g.Sidney L. Robbins

1 result for RULE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jul 12, 2009diagramless49DPreside (over)Jim Hyres

188 results for RULE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 17, 199314DDecide judiciouslyJeanette K. BrillTaub
Fri Jun 4, 199316ASwayJune A. BoggsMaleska
Fri Dec 18, 199252DCanonMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Mon Mar 9, 199215APreceptMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Wed Feb 26, 199232D"___, Britannia"Christy RidleyMaleska
Mon Jun 10, 199116AReignSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Nov 6, 198910ACanonWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Thu Oct 19, 198966AStraightedgePatterson PeppleMaleska
Mon May 15, 198942AReignSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Feb 24, 198914DPreceptWilliam CanineMaleska
Tue Oct 25, 198826DBe kinglikeChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Tue Aug 9, 198854DSit on the throneChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Fri Apr 29, 19882DHold swayJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Mar 6, 1988106DQueens do itMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Mon Feb 29, 19887DHoyle edictFrances HansenMaleska
Sun May 3, 1987103DHoyle decisionFrances HansenMaleska
Thu Feb 12, 198728DPrincipleKenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Dec 10, 198634DGovernJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Nov 4, 198615AHold swayJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Aug 26, 198657DRegulationElaine GeorgeMaleska
Sun Mar 9, 198689ADirectJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Jan 9, 198615AGovernDorothy DavisMaleska
Fri Oct 11, 198534DGuide for conductWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Wed Sep 4, 198548DBylawWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Jan 29, 19853DRegulationJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Dec 3, 198421ADecreeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Oct 24, 198419DRegulationStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Tue Sep 11, 198416AGovernAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Jun 25, 198415APreceptEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Sep 26, 198312DPreceptAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Jun 12, 1983124DMeasuring deviceWarren W. ReichMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 198334DStraightedgePeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Nov 14, 198234AGolden ___Mary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sat Nov 13, 198216AHave swayWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Jul 8, 198216AHold swayArthur M. WhelanMaleska
Sat May 1, 198246DGovernTimothy HoyMaleska
Sun Jan 3, 198241DGovernE.T.M.Maleska
Sat Dec 19, 198119AAdministerJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Mon Aug 10, 19817DDecide, as a judgeMike ShenkMaleska
Sun Jul 5, 198179DStraightedgeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Mon May 18, 198162DGovernJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu Apr 23, 198115ACommon practiceBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Oct 9, 198022ASomething to obeyRobert KatzMaleska
Thu Sep 18, 198023AHold swayC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Aug 18, 198038DHold swayHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri May 2, 198054D___ out (exclude)Ghulam Y. FarukiMaleska
Fri Mar 28, 198054DDraw linesC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Jan 7, 198023ADecideHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Sep 12, 197946AStraightedgeBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Jul 31, 197916AGovernI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Tue Jun 5, 197916ACriterionButlerMaleska
Mon Jan 29, 197947D___ of thumbPerrymanMaleska
Fri Jan 19, 197916AStraightedgeMichael PriestleyMaleska
Tue Jan 16, 197961DBe in powerRobert KatzMaleska
Wed May 31, 197819AHold swayHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Mar 12, 19784DStraightedgeWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Feb 27, 197814AHold swayGrace FabbroniMaleska
Sun Jan 15, 197895AGolden or slideAlex F. BlackMaleska
Wed May 11, 197720A___ out (exclude)Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Mar 21, 19772DGolden, for oneLouise EarnestMaleska
Wed Mar 2, 197757DCriterionGeorge RaventosMaleska
Sun Aug 8, 197669DSlide or as aJoseph LaFauciWeng
Sun Jul 18, 1976129APreceptGeorge Rose SmithWeng
Sat Jun 19, 197658DControlAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sun Mar 14, 197629AYardstickBert BeamanWeng
Mon Mar 1, 19764DGolden or slideJordan S. LasherWeng
Tue Feb 17, 197632DGolden or slideBert H. KruseWeng
Fri Dec 5, 197535DOccupy a throneMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Mon Jun 2, 197552DControlRuth N. SchultzWeng
Tue Mar 18, 19752DGolden or slideVirginia SchneiderWeng
Tue Jan 28, 19752D___ of thumbVirginia GodwinWeng
Sat Jul 6, 197454DAs a ___ (usually)Evelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Jun 17, 197432DGovernWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue Jun 4, 197416A___ of thumbMike MooreWeng
Mon Jun 3, 197434DGolden or slideG. Gordon CookWeng
Mon May 6, 197470AGovernGeorge LaczkoWeng
Tue Feb 5, 197450DMake a decisionLeonard SussmanWeng
Sun Apr 22, 197319A___ of thumbMel RosenWeng
Thu Apr 19, 19732DUse a straightedgeUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 21, 197215A___ of the roadJoli Quentin KansilWeng
Sat Oct 7, 197234DControlUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 7, 197250DPreceptUnknownWeng
Mon May 15, 197216AGovernUnknownWeng
Mon Mar 20, 197223DMake a decisionUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 26, 19722D___ of thumbUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 16, 1972112DBylawWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Mon Aug 16, 197115ACriterionUnknownWeng
Tue Mar 16, 197144DHold swayUnknownWeng
Sat Feb 20, 197164AUmp's concernUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 11, 197064AIt's often goldenUnknownWeng
Fri Oct 9, 197016A"___ Britannia"UnknownWeng
Thu Sep 24, 197053D___ of thumbUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 3, 197035AGovernUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 11, 197052DRender a decisionUnknownWeng
Sun May 3, 1970126ADominionBarbara H. LewisWeng
Sun Mar 29, 197019D___ of thumbArnold MossWeng
Wed Jan 28, 197058AReignUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 15, 196917AJanice.UnknownWeng
Wed Nov 26, 196919AGolden advice.UnknownWeng
Mon Aug 25, 196944AHave sway.UnknownWeng
Sat Aug 9, 196914AActress Janice.UnknownWeng
Fri Apr 4, 196966APrecept.UnknownWeng
Tue Mar 25, 19692DControl.UnknownWeng
Mon Mar 17, 196915AGolden or general.UnknownWeng
Thu Feb 27, 196956DSway.UnknownWeng
Sun Nov 3, 196850ACriterionBert BeamanFarrar
Sun Oct 27, 1968135DExclude (with "out")Frances HansenFarrar
Wed May 15, 196855DLaw.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 11, 196820AGolden ___.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 1, 196742AHold sway.C. V. KingFarrar
Mon Mar 13, 196753DRegulation.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Mar 12, 196740DPrinciple.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Tue Feb 7, 196739AGuide.Louis SabinFarrar
Tue Nov 8, 19667DGovernment.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 11, 19667DSway.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 10, 1966100DSway.Anne FoxFarrar
Thu Feb 10, 196619AGolden ___.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 18, 196651DDominion.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 29, 196515ACustom.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 4, 196532DPrevail.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 22, 196515APrevail.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 17, 196546APrinciple.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 13, 196511DCanon.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 2, 196515AGuide.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 25, 196419APrecept.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 12, 196414APrevail.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 10, 196431AStandard.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 5, 196423D___ the roost.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 1, 196427DStandard.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 24, 196446ADraw straight lines.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 16, 196298DSee 51 Across.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sat Apr 28, 196211DCustom.Louise EarnestFarrar
Thu Apr 5, 196245DGuide.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sat Dec 23, 196135ACriterion.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 24, 196138AControl.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 7, 19612DCustom.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 24, 196112DCriterion.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 17, 196141AGuide.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 8, 19606DStandard.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 18, 196057APrevail.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 9, 196025APrevail.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 10, 196035DDetermine officially.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 7, 196036DCustom.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Jul 15, 196048DReign.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 6, 19597DCriterion.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Aug 25, 195842ASway.Roberta MorseFarrar
Wed May 28, 195856AYardstick.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri Mar 7, 195816AMake a formal decision.Melville LiveranceFarrar
Sun Feb 16, 195864DStandard.Arthur LewisFarrar
Thu Dec 26, 195762AEstablish by a decision.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 22, 195749ARegulation.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 17, 195740DCriterion.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sat Jun 29, 195757AControl.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 15, 195729DControl.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Jan 17, 19573DCriterion.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Jan 10, 195733DDecide legally.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 16, 195628ADetermine.Grace HosterFarrar
Thu Aug 30, 19567DGuide for conduct.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 7, 195667AMark off.Mel TaubFarrar
Fri Oct 7, 195539A"___, Britannia."UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 10, 19552DRegime.Elsie BishopFarrar
Wed May 11, 19553DStraightedge.John M. HolmesFarrar
Sat Dec 4, 195444ACustom.Marian MoeserFarrar
Mon Oct 4, 195456ACustom.Isaac KertFarrar
Sun Jul 4, 195477ADirect.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Oct 22, 195356DDecide.Joseph La FauciFarrar
Sun Jul 12, 195363DYardstick.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Mar 8, 1953127DHome ___.Israel GitterFarrar
Wed Feb 11, 195316AGuide for conduct.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Sep 29, 195214AEstablished way of doing something.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 29, 195235ASystematic method.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 6, 19524DAdminister.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Mar 16, 195237ARegime.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 16, 195168DPrevail.Charles CrossFarrar
Fri Sep 7, 195115ASlide ___.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 18, 19519DRegulation.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 17, 195036ACommon practice.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sat Dec 9, 195051AGovernment.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 7, 195034DSlide ___.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 25, 195030DGovern.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 13, 194975ARegime.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun Oct 24, 194814DGovern.Alberta BurtonFarrar
Sun Nov 2, 194711DFirst word of famous anthem.Louise RabbFarrar
Sun Aug 10, 194741DRegulation.Eileen St. ClairFarrar
Sun Apr 20, 1947143ACriterion.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Aug 4, 194638DControl.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Mar 19, 194457AGovern.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun May 9, 1943126A"Better no ___ than cruel ___."—Aesop.P. Joseph LamannaFarrar