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92 Results for SHEAR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, November 29, 201575ATake off, as a heavy coat?Alex Vratsanos
Wednesday, December 18, 201353DDo a shepherd's taskEd Sessa
Sunday, March 17, 201346AFleece (4)J. R. Leopold
Friday, August 10, 20121DCut throughJohn Lampkin
Thursday, July 19, 20127DCut (7)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, December 13, 201026DRemove wool fromPatrick Blindauer
Thursday, June 25, 200950AClip (2)Bill Zais
Friday, January 26, 200746DCut (7)Mike Nothnagel
Monday, December 11, 200623ACut, as sheep's woolDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, February 8, 200642DCut (7)Patrick Merrell
Sunday, November 27, 200520DWind phenomenonPeter Abide
Friday, May 13, 20058DGive a buzzRobert H. Wolfe
Sunday, April 3, 200521DCut (7)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, February 27, 200587DCut (7)Mike Torch
Wednesday, November 10, 200410DCut (7)David J. Kahn
Thursday, August 22, 200233DFleece (4)Cathy Millhauser
Saturday, May 25, 200248DCut (7)Frank Longo
Wednesday, March 27, 200256AFleece (4)Sarah Keller
Thursday, December 27, 200130ABuy-one-get-one-free item?Patrick Berry
Thursday, October 21, 199951DPilot's wind problemManny Nosowsky
Wednesday, August 18, 19999DWind dangerNancy Salomon
Tuesday, February 16, 19991AWind ___ (pilot's problem)Randy Sowell
Sunday, June 2, 199677DWind___R. Norris
Saturday, March 30, 199652AClip (2)D. R. Stark
Tuesday, March 5, 19965AFleece (4)G. E. Paul

3 results for SHEAR from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
February 1, 2015cryptic28AListen to unadulterated clip (5)Daniel Raymon
January 6, 2013panda23DCut, as Hera's sheepMel Taub
November 28, 1999panda8ARemove, as a wool coatMel Taub

64 results for SHEAR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, November 17, 199323AFleeceLois SidwayTaub
Thursday, June 11, 199229AClipJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tuesday, May 14, 199114DCutJeanne WilsonMaleska
Friday, October 12, 199049DClipJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, March 29, 19891DClipMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sunday, February 5, 198957DTrimVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Saturday, October 29, 198834DFleeceJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tuesday, June 30, 198724ACut woolMary S. SnyderMaleska
Tuesday, February 10, 198715DUse scissorsSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, January 7, 198731DFleecePeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, October 8, 198648ARemove woolShirley SolowayMaleska
Sunday, June 8, 1986113DHarvest woolBarry L. CohenMaleska
Sunday, May 11, 198660DClipVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Monday, February 3, 198661ATrim, as a hedgeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, October 17, 19857DClip fleeceKathryn RighterMaleska
Sunday, April 21, 19857DClipEdward MarcheseMaleska
Wednesday, February 6, 19859AFleeceChristine TilgnerMaleska
Monday, November 21, 198349ADivestMarie WestMaleska
Tuesday, September 27, 19836DClipJames R. BurnsMaleska
Wednesday, September 22, 198261AClip woolJack R. HarnesMaleska
Wednesday, January 27, 198246ASheet-metal cutterBette Sue CohenMaleska
Friday, November 27, 198119AClipBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Wednesday, December 24, 19801DDo a fleecing jobTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, July 13, 198059DClipWilliam J. YskampMaleska
Thursday, March 27, 198049DUse clippersRobertMaleska
Sunday, April 15, 197977AClip a merinoFrances HansenMaleska
Friday, March 3, 197823ADo some barberingC. J. AngioMaleska
Wednesday, January 19, 197752DClipMichael J. PriestleyWeng
Sunday, November 7, 19764DTrimNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Thursday, September 11, 197515AShave a sheepMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Saturday, August 23, 197538AWool-gatherAnthony B. CanningWeng
Thursday, February 6, 19755AClipEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Friday, December 13, 19741AWork on sheepJim PlacknerWeng
Monday, May 13, 197425DWoolgather, in a wayMartha J. DeWittWeng
Thursday, September 28, 197226DCutUnknownWeng
Thursday, September 21, 197240DClipUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 30, 19714DClipUnknownWeng
Sunday, July 18, 1971134ADo a sheep jobAnthony MorseWeng
Tuesday, July 21, 197031APruneUnknownWeng
Friday, December 19, 196936ACleave.UnknownWeng
Thursday, September 19, 19683DClip.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 29, 19688DClip.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 20, 196737AClip.Mary Owen CameronFarrar
Saturday, July 9, 196639DClip.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 4, 196625AClip.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 28, 196563AClip.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 24, 19655AClip.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 29, 196479DClip wool.Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
Saturday, September 8, 196227AClip.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 30, 196112DClip wool.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 21, 196128DClip.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 6, 196126DUse a cutting tool.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 2, 19606DCut off.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, February 23, 196049AClip.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 6, 195949DClip.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Saturday, September 28, 195762AClip the wool from.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 14, 195532AClip.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 27, 19547DClip off.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, September 30, 195247ACut with scissors.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 17, 19529DRemove by clipping.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 20, 195143DClip wool from sheep.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 26, 194743DClip.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, October 28, 194537AClip.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sunday, July 2, 194416DFleece.Lester KeeneFarrar

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