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145 Results for SPADE

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

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

102 results for SPADE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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

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