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52 results for SMEARS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Jun 16, 201758AMakeup problemsZhouqin Burnikel
Tue Aug 26, 201445DSlings mud at (2)Victor Fleming
Tue Dec 28, 201028DSlings mud at (2)Robert A. Doll
Wed Feb 18, 20098DArtists' boo-boosSusan Gelfand
Tue Oct 21, 20085DDirty tricks on the campaign trailRandall J. Hartman
Wed Apr 11, 200720ASpeaks ill ofBruce Adams
Fri Nov 10, 200645DSlide preparationsLynn Lempel
Wed Nov 30, 200544DDrags through the mudSeth A. Abel
Tue Feb 4, 200345AUses finger paints, sayElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Jul 11, 200125DSulliesRichard Silvestri
Tue Aug 17, 199930ASlandersStephanie Spadaccini
Wed Apr 28, 19996DSpreads, as cream cheeseNancy Salomon
Sun Aug 3, 1997122ABlursPeter Gordon
Fri Aug 11, 199529DVilifiesMartin Ashwood-Smith
Sat Sep 10, 199435ABad-mouthsRand H. Burns

37 results for SMEARS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Oct 5, 199114DSlings mudKevin BoyleMaleska
Sat Apr 27, 19916DPathologist's specimensDaniel GirardiMaleska
Wed Nov 21, 199045ADaubsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tue Jul 3, 199055ASulliesArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Mon Mar 19, 19908DDaubsSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Jun 1, 198822AMalignsElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wed Jun 6, 198442DDefeats utterlyH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Thu Apr 19, 198447DMakeup mishapsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Nov 15, 19829DSlandersPeter G. SnowMaleska
Fri Jan 15, 198244ASmudgesJohn D. MessenheimerMaleska
Mon Feb 23, 198124DBad paintingsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Jul 23, 198041ADaubsHarriet Gilson RosenbergMaleska
Sat May 31, 198050ATraducesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Jun 6, 197845ABlotchesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat May 29, 19765DSulliesAllan BlackmanWeng
Mon Apr 22, 197439AMudslingers' specialtiesThomas SheehanWeng
Mon May 11, 197043ASpecimens for a lab testUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 13, 196910DSullies.UnknownWeng
Sun Jan 26, 196488DSmudges.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Apr 30, 1961112DBedaubs.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Mon Jan 2, 196171AVilifies.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 16, 196011DDaubs.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 13, 195715DDoes finger painting.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 3, 1957106APolitical brickbats.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jan 17, 195738DMaligns.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tue Apr 17, 195642DSullies.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 6, 195515DDefames.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 20, 195423ADaubs.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Jun 6, 1954107ADoes finger painting.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon May 10, 195424DMudslingings.Albert BlumFarrar
Sun Jan 23, 1949137ADaubs.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sun Jul 20, 194763ASmudges.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun May 19, 194678DBesmirches.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 14, 194554ADaubs.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Jun 10, 194531DBedaubs.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun May 20, 1945113DSlanders.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Nov 14, 194354DDefames.P. J. LamannaFarrar