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23 results for SOURGRAPES

9 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for sour grapes.

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Apr 11, 20168DReaction from a sore loserRon Toth and Zhouqin Burnikel
Mon Feb 23, 201532AFox's feeling in an Aesop fableJoel Fagliano
Mon Apr 9, 201217ANegative reaction to failureNancy Kavanaugh
Mon Jan 4, 201017AReaction of a sore loserPaula Gamache
Wed Mar 22, 200611DSore loser's reaction, maybeJim Hyres
Thu Feb 9, 200660AUngraciousness in defeatEthan Cooper
Sun Jan 27, 2002109AFruit dish that's not available ... though no one wanted it anyway?Patrick Berry
Thu Feb 22, 200120AStart of a quipElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Dec 5, 199417ABad loser's reactionSidney L. Robbins

14 results for SOURGRAPES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Feb 12, 199216A"Foxy" comment on the unattainableSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Oct 6, 1991102APretended disdain for the unattainableGloria EvansMaleska
Wed Apr 8, 198762AHave-not's scornChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Mon Jul 18, 197729DEnvious disparagementElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Thu Jul 7, 196621APhrase from the fox.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 15, 196544DFabled remark.William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Jul 23, 196521ASymbol of the unattainable.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 20, 196484AFabled remark.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Thu Sep 6, 196217AItem from Aesop.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 12, 196228DFruit of a sort.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun Jul 2, 196155APlea of the disappointed.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Sep 26, 195918APhrase from an Aesop fable.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 15, 195428DThings despised because out of reach.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri May 25, 195126DThings despised because they cannot be had.UnknownFarrar