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196 results for RUSE

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

Saturday, June 25, 201652AFake-out (2)Kameron Austin Collins
Saturday, May 28, 201647DSmoke screenFrederick J. Healy
Saturday, January 2, 201630ADeception (2)David Phillips
Sunday, January 25, 201586DTrojan horse, e.g. (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, October 18, 201449DWileEvan Birnholz
Saturday, March 15, 201446DDeviceEd Sessa
Tuesday, November 5, 20137DArtifice (3)Paula Gamache
Friday, July 12, 201336ABit of flimflamMatt Ginsberg
Thursday, September 6, 201222DSetup for a surprise partyBen Pall
Saturday, April 2, 201121A34-Across, e.g.Mark Diehl
Saturday, December 25, 201043APart of the planning for many a surprise birthday partyStanley Newman
Tuesday, October 6, 200968ATrick (4)Matt Ginsberg
Thursday, February 21, 20081DFlimflamPeter A. Collins
Monday, November 26, 200758DSubterfuge (6)Andrea Carla Michaels
Saturday, August 18, 200728DMachination (2)Jim Page
Sunday, May 6, 200725AFake-out (2)Charles M. Deber
Monday, June 12, 200611DDeception (2)Curtis Yee
Thursday, April 20, 200612DBait-and-switch, e.g.Joe DiPietro
Sunday, January 22, 200611DDeceit (2)George Barany and Michael Shteyman
Saturday, December 17, 200552DPut-up jobPatrick Berry
Sunday, August 21, 200512DStratagem (3)Byron Walden
Friday, November 5, 200448DSubterfuge (6)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, January 12, 200368ADodge (8)Patrick Berry
Saturday, November 23, 200259AMachination (2)Dana Motley
Tuesday, July 9, 200260ADiversionRobert Malinow
Thursday, June 27, 200236AShenaniganJames R. Leeds
Sunday, May 5, 200287ADodge (8)Patrick Berry
Monday, February 4, 200220ABit of chicaneryGregory E. Paul
Sunday, July 8, 200199DArtifice (3)Michael S. Maurer
Friday, January 5, 200132AFeintNelson Hardy
Sunday, December 10, 2000111DDodge (8)Rich Norris
Sunday, October 22, 200083ATrojan Horse, e.g. (2)Henry Hook
Thursday, October 19, 200018DDeceit (2)Patrick Jordan
Friday, June 30, 200013DDodge (8)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sunday, June 11, 200037ABeguilementNelson Hardy
Sunday, March 19, 200049ASubterfuge (6)Greg Staples
Wednesday, January 12, 200023DSubterfuge (6)Greg Staples
Monday, December 6, 199949DTrick (4)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, June 20, 19992DStratagem (3)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, February 21, 199949ADodge (8)Fred Piscop
Tuesday, January 5, 199946DTrick (4)Lyell Rodieck
Sunday, December 13, 199845ADodge (8)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, November 15, 199852APloyRobert H. Wolfe
Tuesday, October 6, 199852AJuggleryElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, August 3, 199834ASneaky schemeNancy Salomon
Sunday, May 10, 199814DConRich Silvestri
Thursday, January 22, 199812DSly tacticPatrick Jordan
Tuesday, January 13, 199862ATrick (4)Stanley B. Whitten
Sunday, December 7, 199714DDodge (8)Randolph Ross
Monday, April 7, 199714AStratagem (3)Teresa M. Hackett
Friday, February 28, 199751DTrojan horse, for exampleBob Klahn
Sunday, May 5, 1996108DSubterfuge (6)D. J. Kahn
Thursday, February 1, 19966DSubterfuge (6)L. Sidway
Sunday, February 5, 199575AArtifice (3)Frank A. Longo
Tuesday, May 17, 199458DMisleading moveHarvey Estes
Sunday, April 3, 199470DChicaneryErnie Furtado
Saturday, February 12, 199435ADodge (8)Rand H. Burns

2 results for RUSE from Variety puzzles.

August 30, 2015panda43ASure trickJoe DiPietro
February 18, 2001diagramless34DArtful dodgeFred Piscop

137 results for RUSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, June 22, 199353DTrickMorton B. BraunMaleska
Tuesday, January 19, 199352DTrick (4)Jim PageMaleska
Wednesday, January 6, 199314AArtful dodgeLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, December 14, 199256DStratagemJeff HerringtonMaleska
Friday, September 27, 199116ACon jobNorma SteinbergMaleska
Friday, July 26, 19918DTrickJim PageMaleska
Tuesday, March 27, 199059DTrickJean M. HuntMaleska
Monday, March 19, 199014AWileSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, February 3, 199027DArtificeNancy JolineMaleska
Wednesday, January 3, 199058AArtificePeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, June 20, 198957DStratagemSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, June 14, 198952DSubterfugeH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Wednesday, January 25, 198950DRed herringRhonda KrausMaleska
Monday, November 28, 198810ATrickAsnasMaleska
Tuesday, September 20, 198864ATrickBetty JorgensenMaleska
Saturday, April 9, 198823ATrickEileen LexauMaleska
Monday, March 14, 198858DClever trickChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Tuesday, December 8, 198734ASubterfugePeter SwiftMaleska
Monday, November 16, 198718APretextFred TooleMaleska
Thursday, November 12, 198722DTrojan horse, e.g.R. S. JonesMaleska
Monday, October 12, 198728DTrickJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, July 13, 198758DArtificeRita YelleMaleska
Saturday, May 2, 19873DArtificeBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Wednesday, April 8, 198753DClever trickChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sunday, February 1, 198791DStrategemFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, October 19, 198622AArtificeNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Monday, December 9, 198547AAction to misleadH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Friday, November 22, 198570AArtificeGayle DeanMaleska
Thursday, October 24, 198522DStratagemDorothy ElliottMaleska
Friday, February 22, 198545AStratagemDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sunday, September 23, 198422AStratagemBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thursday, July 26, 198454DTrickMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Saturday, July 21, 198419DStratagemHickmottMaleska
Wednesday, January 25, 198415APloyMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Sunday, November 20, 198330ADirty trickElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sunday, October 16, 198366DTrickCharles M. DeberMaleska
Tuesday, August 16, 198349DTrickElaine GeorgeMaleska
Friday, July 8, 198352DTrickMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Friday, July 1, 198319DDeceptionRemleyMaleska
Thursday, January 20, 198341AStratagemChristy RidleyMaleska
Monday, January 10, 198350ATrickNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sunday, November 7, 198230ATrojan horse, e.g.Vincent L. OsborneMaleska
Saturday, May 1, 198232DPloyTimothy HoyMaleska
Monday, March 8, 198211DTrickSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, October 14, 198116ATrickKay SullivanMaleska
Friday, November 21, 198047DPloyJudson G. TrentMaleska
Wednesday, June 4, 198016AStratagemBernice GordonMaleska
Thursday, October 11, 197955DSubterfugeRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Wednesday, September 5, 197946AStratagemTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, May 3, 197957AThe Trojan horse, e.g.Vincent L. OsborneMaleska
Wednesday, February 21, 197946DTrickJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, April 29, 197861AArtificeMeltzerMaleska
Friday, October 21, 197751DStratagemMeislerMaleska
Thursday, March 24, 197747DArtificeMarie WestMaleska
Sunday, September 5, 197647DSubterfugeCornelia WarrinerWeng
Monday, August 23, 197612DArtificeReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Sunday, August 22, 197620DStratagemDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sunday, December 14, 1975128AStratagemJack LuzzattoWeng
Thursday, October 10, 197458DBit of trickeryNorton RhoadesWeng
Wednesday, November 28, 197316AStratagemUnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 7, 197360AArtificeUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 4, 197362ATrickUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 8, 197266DArtificeElaine D. SchorrWeng
Monday, May 22, 197239AArtificeUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 2, 1972146DPloyFrances HansenWeng
Sunday, December 26, 197181AStratagemRobert Vaux RoopWeng
Friday, September 3, 197156ATrickUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 21, 197184DTrickJay SpryWeng
Monday, March 1, 197118ATrickUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 3, 197070ATrickUnknownWeng
Friday, September 11, 197058ATrickUnknownWeng
Tuesday, July 21, 197012DStratagemUnknownWeng
Friday, June 19, 197060AUnderhand ployUnknownWeng
Saturday, January 17, 197054AArtificeUnknownWeng
Saturday, May 24, 196958DTrick.UnknownWeng
Sunday, December 29, 196887ASubterfugeJoseph LaFauciFarrar
Monday, October 21, 196850ATrojan horse.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 9, 196814AStratagem.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 6, 196829ATrick.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 11, 196722DSubterfuge.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 17, 196714DTrick.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tuesday, September 5, 196743DTrick.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, July 31, 196743DSubterfuge.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wednesday, February 22, 196757DDodge.William LutwiniakFarrar
Thursday, December 29, 196653DBit of trickery.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 26, 196657ATrick.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Friday, February 4, 196665AStrategy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 1, 196568AType of trick.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 9, 196565ATrick.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 9, 196469ATrick.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 11, 196431DRed herring.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Sunday, November 24, 196373DStratagem.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, June 3, 196334D"Wool over the eyes" gambit.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 1, 196353DArtifice.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wednesday, April 17, 196355DTrick.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 9, 19633DTrick.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Monday, November 5, 196221DTrick.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 30, 19622DStratagem.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 29, 196215ATrick.Jean ReedFarrar
Friday, September 15, 196121ATrick.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 29, 196147DTrick.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sunday, May 22, 196075AArtifice.Tom MixonFarrar
Sunday, May 8, 1960123AWooden horse, for one.H. R. CraftFarrar
Thursday, February 11, 196015ACrafty expedient.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 9, 195946AArtifice.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 16, 195939AArtifice.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 13, 195911DSubterfuge.Helen FasuloFarrar
Saturday, November 8, 195848AArtifice.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sunday, August 17, 1958122AStrategic move.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tuesday, August 5, 195823DTrick.Bernice GordonFarrar
Monday, July 28, 195838AArtifice.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Friday, April 25, 195855DArtifice.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, December 13, 195757DArtifice.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 31, 195736AArtifice.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 30, 195753DSubterfuge.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 9, 195710ATrick.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thursday, May 23, 195763AHoax.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, February 15, 195749DStratagem.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, March 20, 195637DSubterfuge.Helen FasuloFarrar
Saturday, March 10, 195618DTrojan horse, for example.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 2, 195565AStratagem.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Sunday, July 3, 195519AWool over the eyes.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, June 4, 195523AArtifice.Marian MoeserFarrar
Friday, August 6, 195446ADeceitful trick.Alice CookFarrar
Thursday, May 20, 195413DArtful dodge.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 8, 195433DTrojan horse, for instance.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Friday, February 19, 195439ADodge.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, August 11, 195350ATrick.Edward BucklerFarrar
Thursday, May 15, 195247AResort of the wily.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 24, 195235DStratagem.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 27, 195221DAn attempt to pull wool over the eyes.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 5, 195254DA cunning move.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, October 15, 195149DTrick.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 11, 195157DSubterfuge.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 1, 195139AWool over the eyes.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, December 22, 195065AStratagem.Charles CrossFarrar
Sunday, December 1, 194699ASubterfuge.S. K. FliegnerFarrar