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229 results for SLUR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Jun 19, 20181DSpeak indistinctly (2)Peter Gordon
Sat Jul 8, 201750AScore symbol similar to a tieDavid Steinberg
Sun Apr 30, 2017109DPut-down (6)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Mar 22, 201724D"You lowdown, no-good bum," e.g.Jeffrey Wechsler
Wed Jun 15, 201620ABit of name-callingJason Flinn
Sun May 8, 201693AMusical curveDavid J. Kahn
Thu Sep 3, 201526DDisparaging remark (2)Merl Reagle (1950-2015)
Mon Dec 29, 201410APut-down (6)Peter A. Collins
Sun Nov 30, 2014101DPotential libelMatt Ginsberg
Fri Aug 1, 201447D"Dirtbag," e.g.Ashton Anderson and James Mulhern
Wed Feb 5, 201437DEthnic joke, oftenTracy Gray
Thu Nov 8, 201237DEpithet (2)Damon J. Gulczynski
Thu Oct 25, 201233DMusical lineCaleb Rasmussen
Mon Feb 6, 201264ASpeak drunkenlyTom Pepper
Wed Nov 30, 201147DSay "Offisher, I am completely shober," e.g.Rolf Hamburger
Sun Jun 12, 2011108D"Dirty rotten scoundrel," e.g. (2)C. W. Stewart
Sun Dec 26, 201075AAspersion (4)Darin McDaniel
Sun Aug 22, 201076A"Lying thief," e.g.Patrick Berry
Sun Jun 27, 20106A"Dirty rat," e.g.Michael J. Doran
Wed Jan 6, 201035DArc on a music scoreJulian Lim
Sun Aug 23, 200928A"White trash," e.g.Phil Ruzbarsky
Sun Dec 7, 200888ASpeak carelesslyJim Page
Fri Mar 7, 200825ALegato indicatorPaula Gamache
Tue Apr 3, 200712DScore connector, in musicDavid Quarfoot and Mike Nothnagel
Tue Nov 29, 20052DTalk like a drunkAdam Cohen
Mon Oct 3, 200527APutdown (6)Roy Leban
Thu Sep 29, 200531DDrag through the mudSam Bellotto Jr.
Mon Sep 5, 200513D"Dirty, rotten scoundrel," e.g. (2)Lynn Lempel
Tue Aug 2, 200565ASpeak indistinctly (2)Nancy Kavanaugh
Sun Jun 5, 200546DAspersion (4)Patrick Merrell
Sun Dec 12, 200475DPutdown (6)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Thu Dec 2, 200438DDefamatory statementPatrick Berry
Wed Jun 23, 20045ABigot's commentJim Goodsell
Wed Jun 2, 200432ASling mud at, sayNancy Salomon
Mon Mar 22, 200472ASpeak unclearlyKyle Mahowald
Mon Dec 1, 20036ADisparaging remark (2)John Greenman
Sat Oct 25, 200351ADisparageRich Norris
Thu Jul 31, 200322ABit of slanderPaula Gamache
Fri Apr 18, 20035DCast aspersions on (2)Tyler Hinman
Tue Apr 8, 200337AEvidence of drunkennessVerna Suit
Fri Jun 14, 200256DInsinuationRandolph Ross
Fri Feb 22, 200232DArc on a scoreElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Nov 12, 200040ADisparaging wordJoe DiPietro
Tue Sep 26, 20003DTalk like a tosspotBill Ballard
Mon Sep 18, 200050DUgly putdownSherry O. Blackard and Lyell Rodieck
Wed Nov 3, 199963ATalk like thish, shayGreg Staples
Wed Oct 20, 199937DInsulting remark (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Oct 10, 199982DAspersion (4)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Jul 4, 1999109DInnuendo (2)Greg Staples
Sat May 1, 199919ATalk fast, maybeRich Norris
Thu Apr 8, 199957ADrunk's tipoffDavid J. Kahn
Wed Mar 31, 199954DMany a campaign tacticPatrick Jordan
Tue Mar 23, 199955DDisparagementNathaniel Weiss
Mon Feb 15, 199955AEpithet (2)Randall J. Hartman
Fri Oct 9, 199832DInsultCathy Millhauser
Fri Jun 26, 199849DMusical markFrank Longo
Tue Feb 10, 199847AAspersion (4)John Greenman
Sun Aug 17, 199780DCast aspersions on (2)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Jul 27, 199749A"Dirty dog," for oneJune Boggs
Sat Jul 5, 199755DScore lineRich Norris
Fri Sep 13, 199621AInsulting remark (2)M. Nosowsky
Thu Aug 29, 199661ALibelous remarkR. Ross
Fri Sep 29, 19954DMusical signManny Nosowsky
Sun Apr 2, 199569DPut-down (6)Norman S. Wizer
Wed Jan 11, 199525AInnuendo (2)Stanley B. Whitten
Thu Aug 25, 199425ACurve between musical notesHarvey Estes
Mon Aug 22, 199415ATalk drunkenlySidney L. Robbins
Sat Jul 16, 199424DBit of mudslingingMark Diehl
Sat May 7, 199450DPut-down (6)Bryant White
Sat Dec 11, 199310AMalignRobert H. Wolfe

3 results for SLUR from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 25, 2015panda46AKind of pingMel Taub
Jun 26, 2011diagramless62DUgly remarkFred Piscop
Jun 17, 2007diagramless22AAspersionBarry L. Cohen

156 results for SLUR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun May 30, 199398AAffrontA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu May 27, 199340ADepreciateWalter CovellMaleska
Mon May 24, 199323AInsultSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed May 12, 199355DAspersionBernice GordonMaleska
Sun May 2, 1993100DVilipendArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Wed Apr 7, 199317AMusician's note connectorGayle DeanMaleska
Thu Feb 25, 199327DDisparageRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Sat Sep 26, 199215AVilipendTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Mar 1, 19926APhonetic elisionEmanuel BergMaleska
Tue Feb 11, 199256DAspersionAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Nov 29, 199133DCast aspersions onEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun May 19, 199138AVilipendRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Sat Mar 30, 199112DCalumnyI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sun Mar 10, 199197AAspersionJoan P. LeemhorstMaleska
Fri Dec 14, 199011DInsultEileen LexauMaleska
Thu May 31, 199025AAsperseKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Mon Apr 3, 198956ACalumnySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Dec 1, 198860DVilipendJames L. BeattyMaleska
Sun Oct 9, 1988112AStigmaNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Fri Aug 19, 19884DInsultLois SidwayMaleska
Mon Aug 8, 198838AAffrontElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wed Jul 27, 198842ACause of many a duelArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sun May 29, 198856ADisparageJudith PerryMaleska
Sun Mar 6, 1988114ALegato effectMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sun Nov 1, 198756DDisparageBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Sat Oct 10, 198764ACalumniateJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Aug 9, 198753AAspersionT.W. UnderhillMaleska
Thu Jun 18, 198711DDisparageKenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Mar 19, 198612DInsultLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Mar 9, 198643ADisparageJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Mar 6, 198658ATraduceBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sat Mar 1, 198615AAspersionErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Feb 2, 198652DElideSam Bellotto Jr.Maleska
Wed May 8, 198530AAspersionA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Mar 26, 19851AAspersionGayle DeanMaleska
Sat Jan 26, 198557DAspersionEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Dec 23, 1984119ASmudgeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Dec 6, 198412DAspersionEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Feb 18, 198441AAspersionErnst TheimerMaleska
Thu Jan 12, 198462AAsperseMaverMaleska
Thu Jun 30, 198324AMusical symbolFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Mon Mar 14, 198329DMalignBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Sun Mar 6, 198352AMusical signRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Tue Jan 18, 198358AAspersionAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thu Sep 2, 198221AAspersionBette Sue CohenMaleska
Mon Jun 28, 198258AMusical markJonesMaleska
Thu Jan 21, 198253DDisparageA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Jan 3, 198288AAspersionE.T.M.Maleska
Fri Mar 27, 198112DCatty remarkRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Mar 1, 198171DCast aspersions onJordan S. LasherMaleska
Fri Jan 9, 19819DCurved musical symbolDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Dec 21, 198058DAspersionAnne FoxMaleska
Thu Nov 6, 198046ASpeak indistinctlyVictor GoldfarbMaleska
Wed May 28, 198040AAspersionJean J. DavisonMaleska
Mon Jan 28, 198065ASlightGrace FabbroniMaleska
Tue Jan 15, 198015AVilipendRubinMaleska
Sun Jan 6, 198054AAspersionFrances HansenMaleska
Wed Dec 5, 197925DInsultArnold MossMaleska
Mon Dec 3, 197960DElideMaduraMaleska
Mon Sep 17, 197953DCause of many a duelN. M. MeyerMaleska
Thu Jun 14, 19794DAspersionStephanie SpadacciniMaleska
Thu May 24, 197940DDiscreditAnn JenkinsMaleska
Thu Apr 19, 19792DElideWeilMaleska
Sun Feb 11, 197964DNasty remarkA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sat Feb 3, 197937ACast aspersions onVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Tue Jan 23, 197953DVilificationHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thu Jan 11, 197928DCause of many a duelRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Tue Mar 7, 197858APass lightly overHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Feb 14, 19762DCast aspersions onTanaquil Le ClercqWeng
Thu Jan 29, 19765AAspersionDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sun Sep 21, 1975115DInsultBill HartmanWeng
Sat Apr 12, 197554DMusical signSara V. TuckermanWeng
Tue Feb 18, 197556ADisparageGeorge LaczkoWeng
Thu Feb 6, 197531DOffendEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Aug 26, 19747DInsultVictor GoldfarbWeng
Sat Jun 8, 19743DDirection in musicSara V. TuckermanWeng
Tue Jul 31, 19734DInsultUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 5, 197334DMusical lineUnknownWeng
Fri Feb 2, 197311DDisparageUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 25, 197214AMusical notationUnknownWeng
Fri Nov 24, 197243DAffrontUnknownWeng
Fri May 26, 197255AAffrontUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 19, 19729ARun together, in musicHerb RisteenWeng
Mon Jan 3, 197233AAspersionUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 17, 197050DElideUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 25, 197065ADisparageUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 25, 197017ADisparageUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 17, 196955DDisparage.UnknownWeng
Sat Jun 14, 196926DMusical mark.UnknownWeng
Sun May 12, 196896AMusical term.Arnold MossFarrar
Sun Oct 22, 196782AMark in music.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat Feb 18, 196744AConnecting line, in music.George LaczkoFarrar
Sat Mar 5, 196636DMusical term.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 9, 19655ASign in music.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 31, 196522AMusical sign.Nancy SchusterFarrar
Fri Mar 26, 196547ALegato effect.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 3, 196594DMusical bind.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Nov 2, 19646AInnuendo.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 8, 196444ACalumny.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 19, 196454DMusical mark.Anne FoxFarrar
Sat Apr 6, 196317ARun together, as musical tones.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 1, 196354DCurved mark, in music.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 196254DCurved mark, in music.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 4, 196225ATreat superficially (with "over").UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 4, 196219ACurved mark, in music.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Mon Mar 12, 196229DDisparage.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Nov 16, 196123AInsult.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 196158AStigma.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Sep 13, 196118AMusical effect.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 11, 196140AAspersion.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 4, 196144ACalumny.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 16, 196143DMark in music.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Sep 16, 196011DCurved mark, in music.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 15, 196013DInnuendo.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 17, 196098AReproach.Mary GrowFarrar
Tue May 17, 196035DDisparaging remark.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 24, 1960141DInnuendo.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Oct 5, 195932DMusical gliding effect.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 1, 195961ACalumniate.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Apr 24, 195812DGliding effect in music.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 29, 195824DInsult.Anthony MorseFarrar
Fri Mar 7, 195817AAspersion.Melville LiveranceFarrar
Tue Oct 1, 195765ADisparaging remark.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 7, 195754DInsult.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 10, 195727ASpeak indistinctly.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 27, 195744AVilipend.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Jul 24, 195665AUnkind remark.Marion MoeserFarrar
Fri Jul 6, 195667AGliding effect in music.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tue Jun 26, 19561APass over quickly.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu May 3, 195663DDisparage.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 30, 195545AInnuendo.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 19, 195547DTraduce.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Sep 4, 1955103AInnuendo.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Aug 7, 195574DPotential libel.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jan 5, 19557DCalumniate.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Oct 26, 195463ALegato effect in music.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Aug 8, 195455ADisparage.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Jul 3, 195433ACaluminate.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Jun 27, 195493DAspersion.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Apr 3, 195462AStigma.Israel GitterFarrar
Wed Feb 17, 19543DAspersion.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 13, 195351AAspersion.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Oct 3, 19539DDisparage.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Aug 2, 195359DBrickbat.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu May 14, 195362AInnuendo.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Oct 15, 195257DDisparage.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 21, 195283ALegato effect, in music.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Sep 4, 195257DInnuendo.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 7, 195229DPart of a smear.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 6, 1952104ACurved mark, in music.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Mar 28, 19528DAspersion.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 18, 195261DPass over lightly.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 9, 195279ATraduce.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Mar 2, 195121ASpeak indistinctly.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun May 14, 1950120AAspersion.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 28, 1946129DStigma.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar