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126 results for SLANG

36 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Aug 23, 201759AUrban Dictionary fodder (2)Joe Kidd
Thu Sep 15, 20165ATense talk, oftenIan Livengood
Fri Jul 10, 20157DIt may be thrown around at a partyBarry C. Silk
Fri Oct 3, 201453DUrban Dictionary fodder (2)Tracy Bennett
Mon Mar 3, 201468A"Pasted" or "wasted," for "drunk"Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Thu Feb 20, 201447ADictionary labelZhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Fri Jun 14, 201335ABad, for good (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Mar 25, 201276A"The cat's meow" or "a dog's life"Patrick Berry
Mon Apr 25, 201170AInformal language (2)Joon Pahk
Tue Mar 1, 201165ASome teen talk (2)C. W. Stewart
Wed Jan 19, 20111DSome teen talk (2)Kristian House
Tue Jul 20, 201043A"All ___ is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry": G. K. ChestertonEd Sessa
Tue Dec 9, 200823D"Language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work," per Carl SandburgC. W. Stewart
Sun Dec 3, 20065DLooie or hooey, e.g.Patrick Merrell
Mon Oct 16, 200637AWhat "yo mama" is (2)Paula Gamache
Wed Aug 18, 200419A"Bad" for "good," e.g.Nancy Salomon and Levi Denham
Thu Jun 10, 200442AWhat "yo mama" is (2)Paula Gamache
Tue Mar 2, 200439D70-Across, e.g.Charles Barasch
Mon Oct 6, 200368ALike much hip-hop lingoBarry Silk
Sun Apr 13, 200310DBlotto or stinko, e.g.Charles Deber
Wed Feb 19, 200348AWhat "dis" isSarah Keller
Sun Mar 31, 200269DBad, for good (2)Lynn Lempel
Sat Aug 11, 200110AThreads, for clothingDavid J. Kahn
Thu May 31, 20017DTalk on the streetRobert H. Wolfe
Sun Apr 1, 200114ALoose talk? (3)Bill Zais and Nancy Salomon
Wed Aug 2, 200053DLike "hot-diggity"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue May 16, 200055DTeen talk, oftenPeter Gordon
Tue Aug 31, 199924DColorful talkArthur S. Verdesca
Mon Aug 2, 199934DBreezy talkStephanie Spadaccini
Wed Jun 2, 199950DLoose talk? (3)Nancy Salomon
Fri Nov 7, 199714DLoose talk? (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Jun 10, 199738AJive talkin'Fred Piscop
Fri Jul 26, 199640DDefinition labelG. Newman
Mon Apr 1, 199625AInformal language (2)F. Piscop
Mon Jun 12, 199533AInformal wordsRobert Zimmerman
Sun Jan 1, 1995115DWord on the streetHenry Hook

90 results for SLANG from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Apr 19, 199320AArgotAlex F. BlackMaleska
Thu Nov 26, 199231DAde's "Fables in ___"Ernie FurtadoMaleska
Fri Nov 13, 19921AArgotThomas W. SchierMaleska
Mon May 11, 199236AJargonSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Aug 19, 199128DArgotArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Mon Jun 10, 199112DStreet talkSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Mar 22, 199137AArgotRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sun Feb 17, 199164DAde mediumNorman S. WizerMaleska
Tue Dec 4, 199018DStreet talkMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sun Sep 30, 199042DAde's "Fables in ___"Nancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Sun Oct 15, 198910DArgotCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sun Jan 1, 19891ABreezy idiomFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Nov 20, 1988125DAde mediumShirley SolowayMaleska
Wed Jan 27, 19881ACantDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Tue Jan 5, 198820AJargonSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Dec 20, 198621AVernacularVaughn KeithMaleska
Sat Jul 20, 198538DJive talkWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Feb 16, 198538DJive, e.g.William LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Sep 21, 198441DArgotUllmenMaleska
Fri Jan 13, 19845AShoptalkJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wed Sep 28, 19831A"Kiddo," e.g.Lois SidwayMaleska
Tue Aug 23, 198327DArgotWhittenMaleska
Sat Feb 19, 198348DShoptalkBette Sue CohenMaleska
Wed Dec 22, 198262ASome neologismsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Mar 28, 198212DTerms like "show biz"Tom MixonMaleska
Mon Mar 30, 198129DHighly informal languageBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Jul 28, 197741AGeorge Ade's "Fables in ___"Ann JenkinsMaleska
Sun Jul 3, 197787A"Fables in ___"Anne FoxMaleska
Sun Jun 26, 197721DGang's languageSam LakeMaleska
Fri Jun 3, 19775AArgotRickertMaleska
Mon Oct 25, 197637DArgotBert BeamanWeng
Sun Aug 1, 197627DMedium for AdeMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sat Jul 31, 197629DAde's "Fables in ___"Raymond F. EisnerWeng
Sat Dec 13, 19755AVulgateBert H. KruseWeng
Mon Oct 13, 19751DVocabulary of a sortJohn PrytzWeng
Sat Aug 16, 197523AJargonManny MillerWeng
Sun Jul 27, 197586D"Fall guy" or "gent," e.g.Fletcher IngallsWeng
Fri Jul 25, 197568AMedium for George AdeBeverly J. SewardWeng
Sun May 11, 197533DMedium for Ade's fablesTap OsbornWeng
Thu Dec 12, 197459AJargonManny MillerWeng
Sun May 13, 197398ATeen talkRobert RoopWeng
Sat Feb 17, 197320A"Fables in ___"UnknownWeng
Tue Sep 5, 197246AGeorge Ade's fable styleUnknownWeng
Wed May 31, 19721AMedium for Ade's "Fables"UnknownWeng
Mon May 29, 197244AArgotUnknownWeng
Wed Dec 15, 197170ACantUnknownWeng
Sat Aug 14, 197123DNot the king's EnglishUnknownWeng
Fri Oct 30, 197025AArgotUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 26, 197067A"Fables in ___"UnknownWeng
Wed Oct 1, 196966AJargon.UnknownWeng
Mon Aug 11, 19695ACertain talk.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 2, 196961ASpecialized talk.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 26, 196741DArgot.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 1966132DArgot.Will WengFarrar
Fri Jun 17, 19667DShoptalk.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 30, 196669ACoined words.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 17, 196630DPart of the language.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 4, 196430AShoptalk.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 8, 196442DPopular cant.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jul 28, 196375AVocabulary of sorts.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Jan 26, 196322ALingo.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Sat Dec 22, 196239DArgot.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 196265ANot the King's English.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Fri Jul 20, 196230DJive talk.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 25, 196240AColorful speech.Jean ReedFarrar
Sat Feb 10, 196224AJargon.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 1, 196167ALanguage of a sort.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 28, 196040ANot the Queen's English.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 11, 196064ALingo.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 12, 195946AShoptalk.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Oct 5, 195841ATeen-age patois.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Aug 25, 195824DLanguage of a sort.Roberta MorseFarrar
Thu Dec 5, 195757AShoptalk.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 12, 195725AColorful language.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jun 16, 19578DSpecial vocabulary.C. Hume CraftFarrar
Sun Oct 23, 195522DShoptalk.George ArguimbauFarrar
Thu Apr 14, 195562ACoined words.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Jan 21, 195527DJargon.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Sep 11, 195433DBopster's talk.Marian MoeserFarrar
Fri Feb 20, 195325A“Snafu,” for instance.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Jan 9, 195325AStyle of George Ade's fables.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Fri Aug 15, 195217AJimmy Durante's patter.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 31, 195255AJive talk, for instance.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 5, 195141DArgot.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Wed Jul 4, 195131ASpecial vocabulary of a group.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 29, 195042ARacy speech.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 1946109AVulgar.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jan 21, 194537AJive-talk.L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun Aug 27, 194411DColorful words.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Mar 1, 1942119AVulgarism.Charles CrossFarrar