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69 results for SLEEPER

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Mar 22, 201667AUnexpected hitDon Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Wed Dec 1, 201036A... of 1973Caleb Madison
Fri May 26, 200663AOne out?Mike Torch
Tue Feb 28, 200610DRip Van Winkle, notablyJim Hyres
Sat Aug 13, 200514DSurprise success (2)Bob Peoples
Thu Dec 18, 200311DPerson in 39-DownJohn Underwood
Thu Nov 27, 200365ACertain train carJoe DiPietro
Fri May 26, 200043DSurprise success (2)Joe DiPietro
Mon Jul 20, 199819ATrain car / Strips againMary E. Brindamour
Wed May 10, 199539DTrain carJeremy Thomas Paine

59 results for SLEEPER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 3, 199314DPullmanWarren W. ReichTaub
Fri Jul 30, 199344AAllen film: 1973Dorothea E. ShippMaleska
Fri Jul 9, 199341AEarly Allen filmTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Feb 28, 199378DSurprise successKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sat Jul 18, 19928DWoody Allen filmDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sun Sep 22, 199126AA Woody work: 1973Lawrence M. RheingoldMaleska
Sat Dec 1, 199045AUnexpected success*Alan ArbesfeldMaleska
Wed Feb 14, 19904DBeauty, for oneJane S. FlowerreeMaleska
Sat Dec 28, 198510DUnexpected winnerWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Jul 26, 19849DSurprising successMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Apr 2, 198438ASurprise successFred TooleMaleska
Tue Jan 3, 19844DSurprising successMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sat Jan 3, 198154ARuddy duckNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wed Dec 17, 198020AAllen filmTimothy HoyMaleska
Sun Mar 25, 1979137AWoody Allen filmHenry HookMaleska
Sat Jun 25, 197723DUnexpected winnerHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Wed Mar 23, 197744DSurprise hitA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Jan 29, 197615DVan Winkle, e.g.DeWitt AndersonWeng
Tue Oct 7, 197547AUnheralded successAnn JenkinsWeng
Wed May 14, 197525AUnexpected successJean J. DavisonWeng
Fri Jun 21, 197415DRailroad carJohn LandenbergerWeng
Fri May 17, 197451ABeauty of fairy tale, e.g.Hallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Sat Nov 18, 197218ARip Van WinkleUnknownWeng
Wed Jul 12, 19725DDark horseUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 4, 197133AUnexpected winnerUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 1, 197065DPullmanA. J. SantoraWeng
Mon May 16, 196620AUnheralded movie hit.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 3, 196434DUnexpected success.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 15, 196439DPart of a train.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 2, 19636DType of railroad car.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 29, 1962103ABrünnhilde, for one.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Mar 16, 196216ARailroad tie.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed Mar 7, 196249ASurprise success item.Lee KochFarrar
Sun Jun 18, 196110DVan Winkle.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat May 13, 196121DUnexpected hit.Louise EarnestFarrar
Tue Jan 10, 196123ASomething that achieves unexpected success.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 7, 1960105DRailroad car.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Aug 31, 1958141ARailroad car.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Feb 7, 19589DUnexpectedly successful movie.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sat Oct 27, 195613DPullman.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 19564DRailroad car.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Mar 6, 195620AUnexpected success.Albert BlumFarrar
Sun Nov 28, 1954135ARip Van Winkle.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Jul 12, 19544DAn unexpected success.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Nov 6, 19531ASomething that unexpectedly achieves great success.Edward BucklerFarrar
Wed May 20, 195325DUnexpected moneymaker.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wed Jun 4, 195253APullman.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 13, 195137AUnheralded movie that becomes a hit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 9, 19517DUnexpected success.John RogetFarrar
Sat Dec 1, 195113DRailroad tie.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 1, 195113DNight train.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 14, 195120ARailroad car.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 4, 1950105ARailroad car.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun Mar 12, 195094DBrunhild, at the end of "Die Walkuere."Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Feb 26, 1950114DRip Van Winkle.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun Feb 6, 194995ASlow-selling article.G. A. K. SuttonFarrar
Sun Jun 9, 194660DRailway car.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 194459DTrain.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 194314DUnexpectedly successful movie: slang.Jack LuzzattoFarrar