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228 results for SLUR

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

3 results for SLUR from Variety puzzles.

October 25, 2015panda46AKind of pingMel Taub
June 26, 2011diagramless62DUgly remarkFred Piscop
June 17, 2007diagramless22AAspersionBarry L. Cohen

156 results for SLUR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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