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198 results for RUSE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Sep 19, 20184ASneaky scheme (2)Scot Ober and Jeff Chen
Mon Feb 26, 201841DTrick (5)Andrea Carla Michaels and Mark Diehl
Sat Jun 25, 201652AFake-out (2)Kameron Austin Collins
Sat May 28, 201647DSmoke screenFrederick J. Healy
Sat Jan 2, 201630ADeception (2)David Phillips
Sun Jan 25, 201586DTrojan horse, e.g. (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sat Oct 18, 201449DWileEvan Birnholz
Sat Mar 15, 201446DDeviceEd Sessa
Tue Nov 5, 20137DArtifice (3)Paula Gamache
Fri Jul 12, 201336ABit of flimflamMatt Ginsberg
Thu Sep 6, 201222DSetup for a surprise partyBen Pall
Sat Apr 2, 201121A34-Across, e.g.Mark Diehl
Sat Dec 25, 201043APart of the planning for many a surprise birthday partyStanley Newman
Tue Oct 6, 200968ATrick (5)Matt Ginsberg
Thu Feb 21, 20081DFlimflamPeter A. Collins
Mon Nov 26, 200758DSubterfuge (6)Andrea Carla Michaels
Sat Aug 18, 200728DMachination (2)Jim Page
Sun May 6, 200725AFake-out (2)Charles M. Deber
Mon Jun 12, 200611DDeception (2)Curtis Yee
Thu Apr 20, 200612DBait-and-switch, e.g.Joe DiPietro
Sun Jan 22, 200611DDeceit (2)George Barany and Michael Shteyman
Sat Dec 17, 200552DPut-up jobPatrick Berry
Sun Aug 21, 200512DStratagem (3)Byron Walden
Fri Nov 5, 200448DSubterfuge (6)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Jan 12, 200368ADodge (8)Patrick Berry
Sat Nov 23, 200259AMachination (2)Dana Motley
Tue Jul 9, 200260ADiversionRobert Malinow
Thu Jun 27, 200236AShenaniganJames R. Leeds
Sun May 5, 200287ADodge (8)Patrick Berry
Mon Feb 4, 200220ABit of chicaneryGregory E. Paul
Sun Jul 8, 200199DArtifice (3)Michael S. Maurer
Fri Jan 5, 200132AFeintNelson Hardy
Sun Dec 10, 2000111DDodge (8)Rich Norris
Sun Oct 22, 200083ATrojan Horse, e.g. (2)Henry Hook
Thu Oct 19, 200018DDeceit (2)Patrick Jordan
Fri Jun 30, 200013DDodge (8)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sun Jun 11, 200037ABeguilementNelson Hardy
Sun Mar 19, 200049ASubterfuge (6)Greg Staples
Wed Jan 12, 200023DSubterfuge (6)Greg Staples
Mon Dec 6, 199949DTrick (5)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Jun 20, 19992DStratagem (3)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Feb 21, 199949ADodge (8)Fred Piscop
Tue Jan 5, 199946DTrick (5)Lyell Rodieck
Sun Dec 13, 199845ADodge (8)Richard Silvestri
Sun Nov 15, 199852APloyRobert H. Wolfe
Tue Oct 6, 199852AJuggleryElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Aug 3, 199834ASneaky scheme (2)Nancy Salomon
Sun May 10, 199814DConRich Silvestri
Thu Jan 22, 199812DSly tacticPatrick Jordan
Tue Jan 13, 199862ATrick (5)Stanley B. Whitten
Sun Dec 7, 199714DDodge (8)Randolph Ross
Mon Apr 7, 199714AStratagem (3)Teresa M. Hackett
Fri Feb 28, 199751DTrojan horse, for exampleBob Klahn
Sun May 5, 1996108DSubterfuge (6)D. J. Kahn
Thu Feb 1, 19966DSubterfuge (6)L. Sidway
Sun Feb 5, 199575AArtifice (3)Frank A. Longo
Tue May 17, 199458DMisleading moveHarvey Estes
Sun Apr 3, 199470DChicaneryErnie Furtado
Sat Feb 12, 199435ADodge (8)Rand H. Burns

2 results for RUSE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 30, 2015panda43ASure trickJoe DiPietro
Feb 18, 2001diagramless34DArtful dodgeFred Piscop

137 results for RUSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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