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147 results for SPADE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Aug 22, 201855DOne in a black suit (6)John Lampkin
Mon Jul 30, 201816AHole digger's toolGary Cee
Sun Jul 30, 2017122AGround breakerIsaac Mizrahi and David J. Kahn
Sun Jun 11, 201796DExample of 47- and of 83-AcrossCharles M. Deber
Fri Jul 29, 20165DFigure in a dark suitJohn Guzzetta
Mon Apr 18, 201619DGarden shovelJanice Luttrell
Tue Jul 8, 201466AClub alternative (2)Bruce Venzke and Gail Grabowski
Fri Mar 7, 201437ABogart role (3)Matt Ginsberg
Mon Jan 27, 201455DDigging tool (3)James Tuttle
Wed Dec 18, 201329DTrench maker's toolEd Sessa
Tue Sep 18, 201225DJack that's one-eyed and lacks a heartAndrew Reynolds
Fri Aug 10, 201227DOne in a black suit (6)John Lampkin
Wed May 9, 201213DGarden tool (4)Eshan Mitra
Tue Mar 27, 20126AOne in a black suit (6)Todd McClary
Wed Jan 25, 201253DClassic Bogart roleGareth Bain
Sat Dec 17, 201112DOne in a dark suitTom Heilman
Fri Sep 9, 201126DOne may take your heartJoe Krozel
Tue Nov 16, 201048DDiamond alternativeIan Livengood
Mon Apr 26, 201053ADigging tool (3)Lynn Lempel
Tue Nov 25, 200822AHeart beater in bridge biddingCaleb Madison
Sun Jul 27, 200891AClub alternative (2)Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Mon Mar 10, 200820ABlack cardKen Bessette
Mon Mar 5, 20071ADigging tool (3)Fred Piscop
Wed Mar 22, 20061AGardener's tool (2)Jim Hyres
Mon Mar 7, 200555DDitchdigger's tool (2)Christina Houlihan Kelly
Mon Dec 20, 200464ADitch digger's tool (2)Kyle Mahowald
Thu Mar 25, 20048DGarden tool (4)David Liben-Nowell and Ryan O'Donnell
Thu Sep 4, 200346AOne in a black suit (6)Nancy Salomon and Bob Peoples
Sun Aug 10, 2003112APart of a black suitCathy Millhauser
Wed Jul 16, 200323AOne in a suitNorm Guggenbiller
Sun Apr 6, 200368DSuit partJoe DiPietro
Tue Feb 11, 20039AHammett sleuthMyles Callum
Fri Oct 11, 200228ADeck figureA. J. Santora
Tue Jul 30, 200255DGardener's needSherry O. Blackard
Tue Sep 4, 20019ABogart's sleuthRandall J. Hartman
Tue Apr 17, 200161AOne in a black suit (6)Greg Staples
Thu Dec 21, 200031DDiggerManny Nosowsky
Mon Feb 7, 200041AGarden tool (4)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Oct 29, 19971DOne in a black suit (6)Kelly Clark
Mon Apr 1, 19969AGardener's tool (2)F. Piscop
Fri Apr 28, 199533DBogart role (3)Rich Norris
Sat Jun 4, 199410AMiles Archer's partner of fictionManny Nosowsky
Wed Apr 20, 19941AGarden tool (4)Walter Webb
Sun Dec 12, 199359AHammett heroCathy Millhauser
Thu Dec 9, 199369A1941 Bogart role (3)Janie Lyons

102 results for SPADE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Jun 22, 199330DGarden toolMorton B. BraunMaleska
Sun May 2, 199331DGardener's toolArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sun Jan 24, 19931ADo some gardeningJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Jan 1, 199354DBogart roleNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Thu Dec 31, 19925AOne of a deckJudith PerryMaleska
Sat Dec 12, 199215ABogart or Cortez roleStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Wed Aug 12, 199252DFictional detectiveJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon May 25, 19925DOne of a high suit in bridgeJames L. BeattyMaleska
Mon May 11, 199213DGarden toolSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Jul 7, 199132DDiggerCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Sun Mar 3, 199140DHammett figureRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Tue Jan 8, 199151DDeck partEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Fri Mar 16, 199024DHammett sleuthWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Sep 24, 198983APart of a black suitIrene SmullyanMaleska
Tue Jun 20, 198938DGarden toolSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 198813DHammett heroJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Mar 13, 198893AThree-year-old stagPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon Aug 24, 19875DShovelAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Apr 3, 19875AGardener's toolWalter CovellMaleska
Fri Feb 27, 198768ADigChristy RidleyMaleska
Sun Apr 20, 198632DHammett's detectiveJohn DreyerMaleska
Sat Jul 6, 19854DDeck itemMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sat May 18, 198547DDeck itemJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Fri Dec 14, 198447DFictional sleuthDaniel GirardiMaleska
Fri Oct 12, 198414AHammett's P.I.William CoburnMaleska
Fri Jul 27, 19849AHammett heroNorma SteinbergMaleska
Fri Jul 20, 198432ADeck itemBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Oct 2, 198315ABogart roleRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Jul 10, 198382AHammett detectiveJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sat Apr 11, 198144DBlack-suit itemJim ModneyMaleska
Sun Oct 26, 198076DOne of a top suitElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Thu Oct 9, 19809DSpudRobert KatzMaleska
Fri Oct 19, 197962APrivate eye SamWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Aug 26, 1979103AEarth moverDavid J. Pohl and John M. SamsonMaleska
Mon Jun 11, 197951APart of a deckJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Apr 7, 197969APart of a black suitCornelia WarrinerMaleska
Mon Jun 5, 197825DOne of a suitAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Jan 14, 197818DDigging toolA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Mar 23, 197727DPart of a black suitA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Feb 15, 197734DKind of preliminary workMel RosenWeng
Sat Oct 30, 197624DFarm toolH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Thu Feb 12, 197624DGarden toolEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sat Nov 8, 197529AKind of beard or workHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Fri Oct 31, 197564ASleuth SamSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Wed Sep 17, 197547ACertain playing cardJoan DeRossoWeng
Mon Jul 14, 197541ASleuth SamJames A. BrusselWeng
Mon Feb 17, 197561AToolRuth N. SchultzWeng
Fri Dec 27, 19745DGarden toolTap OsbornWeng
Wed Sep 11, 197427DGarden toolHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Mon Mar 4, 197455DGarden toolRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Tue Jul 17, 197325ADigging toolUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 21, 197240ASuitUnknownWeng
Mon Jul 24, 197251DBlack suitUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 18, 197283AGarden toolHerbert EttensonWeng
Fri Apr 21, 197225DPlaying cardUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 8, 197148DCertain cardUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 23, 197127DCardUnknownWeng
Thu Jan 21, 19711DBlack cardUnknownWeng
Sat Nov 7, 197063ADigUnknownWeng
Sat Aug 30, 196936DBlack suit.UnknownWeng
Sat Feb 22, 196945DCard.UnknownWeng
Tue Aug 6, 196850ADig.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 2, 196710DBlack suit.Louis SabinFarrar
Tue Oct 25, 196626AGarden tool.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 26, 196632DTool.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 6, 196627DFictional private eye.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 15, 196643AOne of a top suit.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 4, 196518DGarden tool.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 28, 196520ADetective Sam.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 2, 196457ACard.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 22, 196363ACard.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 19, 19632DGarden tool.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 23, 196323ABlack symbol.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 1, 19631DDigger.John ByrneFarrar
Thu Jan 31, 196339DTool.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Thu Dec 6, 196218ABlack figure.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 12, 196215ABridge bid.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 18, 196231AKind of work.Hume CraftFarrar
Sat Sep 17, 196046AGarden tool.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 31, 196037DCard symbol.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Wed Apr 13, 196033DBetter than a heart.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 17, 196013DBlack Lady's symbol.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 3, 195829AImplement.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Tue Nov 25, 19581DPlaying card.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri Jul 25, 195858ABlack suit.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Apr 27, 195819DRelative of a club.Grace HosterFarrar
Tue May 21, 195732DCard.Geraldine KingFarrar
Sat Dec 15, 195638AGarden tool.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 31, 195625ACard.Churchill SatterleeFarrar
Tue Sep 20, 195523DFigure on a card.Madeline CorseFarrar
Wed Jan 26, 195526ADig up.Sidney LambertFarrar
Thu Dec 31, 19531ASymbol of plain speaking.Helen ChapmanFarrar
Sat Sep 5, 195329DSam the sleuth.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Aug 30, 195348DBlack card.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Thu Jan 8, 195328DWell-known private op.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 27, 195249DSuit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 19, 195235ABridge bid.Israel GitterFarrar
Mon Aug 18, 195226DLong-handled tool.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 2, 195242DSymbol on a card.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 25, 19519ASam ___, radio "private eye."UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 11, 1951104DHammett's detective.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Fri Oct 27, 19501ACelebrated private eye.UnknownFarrar