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165 results for SPEC

78 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Aug 9, 201868ADetail, in briefPatrick Merrell
Mon Jul 9, 201818DBlueprint detail (4)John Lampkin
Tue Jan 23, 201853DParticular in a designJim Hilger
Sun Oct 1, 201774ADesign detail (3)Robert Fisher
Wed Dec 28, 201625DGuideline for a freelancer, for shortBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Dec 25, 201699DDesign featureKevin G. Der
Tue Nov 15, 201668AWhat many writers write onDavid J. Kahn
Wed Oct 19, 201615DSomething a journalist may work onTom Pepper
Fri Jan 29, 201646AProvide design details forDavid Phillips
Tue Dec 1, 20154DDesign detail (3)Dan Schoenholz
Mon Nov 23, 201526DGuideline for a contractor, for shortParker Lewis
Mon Oct 19, 201548AProduct detail, brieflyBruce Venzke and Victor Fleming
Fri Jul 31, 201540AWhat many designers work onJames Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Sun Apr 12, 201526APrototype detail, brieflyJeff Chen
Fri Nov 21, 201447ABit of design infoKevin Christian
Mon Nov 17, 201451ANot commissioned, after "on"Tom McCoy
Fri Nov 14, 201450DProvide technical details forJoe Krozel
Tue Oct 14, 201458DArchitect's detail, for short (2)Adam G. Perl
Wed Sep 10, 201427DDesign detail, briefly (2)Jim Peredo
Fri Dec 20, 201327DParticular, informallyIan Livengood
Sat Jul 20, 201331DIt may be submitted to an architectTim Croce
Wed May 29, 201361DArchitect's detail, for short (2)Gary Cee
Thu Mar 21, 201341AAn article may be written on it (2)Jeff Chen
Wed Feb 20, 201351DShort detail?John Farmer
Thu Jan 31, 201336ATechnical work requirementMike Buckley
Wed Jan 9, 20138DDesign detail, briefly (2)David Ben-Merre
Mon Oct 15, 201226DDesign detail, for shortTom Pepper
Fri Aug 27, 201062AIt's risky to build a house on thisCorey Rubin
Sun Aug 8, 201038DJob detailPam Klawitter
Wed Dec 23, 200935DA writer may work on it (2)Jonathan Porat
Fri Jul 17, 200940AParticularDoug Peterson and Barry C. Silk
Sun Jun 28, 200971AYou may work on itBarry C. Silk
Sun Jun 14, 200927ASmall detail? (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Feb 27, 20098DYou might not get paid while working on itJoe DiPietro
Tue Jul 15, 200847ABlueprint detail (4)Leonard Williams
Wed Dec 26, 20075DSomething risky to work onJim Page
Wed Dec 19, 200722DProject detail, for shortVictor Fleming
Thu Dec 13, 20071D___ sheetJohn Farmer
Thu Aug 30, 200747AA writer may work on it (2)Victor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Tue Aug 7, 200738APlanning detail (2)Daniel Kantor
Sat Apr 21, 20075DProject particularByron Walden
Thu Mar 8, 200720DEngineering detailGilbert H. Ludwig
Tue Feb 27, 200739DMil. designationAllan E. Parrish
Tue Jul 25, 200657DBlueprint detail, brieflyAnne Garellick
Mon Apr 17, 20065DDesign detail (3)Larry Paul
Thu Mar 9, 200655ASome houses are built on itJohn Farmer
Sun Oct 9, 200577DBlueprint detail (4)Kyle Mahowald
Wed Sep 14, 20055AParticular, for short (2)David Elfman
Mon May 30, 200524ADetail in a builder's planLynn Lempel
Mon Nov 29, 20046DOn ___ (without a contract) (2)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Wed Nov 3, 200440AContractor's detail, for shortEd Early
Thu May 27, 200423DWork detailCathy Millhauser
Tue Apr 27, 20041AJob detail, brieflyJanet R. Bender
Wed Apr 14, 200410ANot assigned, after "on"Randolph Ross
Tue May 13, 20031AAn article may be written on it (2)Todd McClary
Wed Mar 5, 200349APlanning detail (2)Tyler Hinman
Thu Dec 12, 200245AKind of sheetMichael Shteyman
Tue Aug 13, 20026AOn ___ (like some jobs)Robert Malinow
Sun Jan 27, 2002104DSome work may be done on itPatrick Berry
Sun Jul 15, 2001105DSmall detail? (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Jul 6, 200135AParticular, for short (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jan 28, 200180DOn ___ (without a contract) (2)Jim Page
Wed Nov 8, 20001DAn article might be written on itElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Oct 16, 20004DNot guaranteed, after "on"Mitch Komro
Sun Apr 2, 200055DSome writers work on itNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Fri Oct 8, 199950DSmall detail? (3)Nancy Salomon
Tue Sep 15, 19986AOn ___ (without assurance of payment)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Mon May 18, 19986AOn ___ (like much freelance work)Ed Early
Sun Apr 12, 199844ABlueprint itemRandolph Ross
Mon Jan 19, 199859AOn ___ (without commitment)Gregory E. Paul
Mon Jan 20, 199710AWork detail, for shortS. Spadaccini
Sun Oct 13, 199681DWork-order detailW. R. Williams
Fri Sep 6, 199622APlan detailR. Norris
Mon Aug 19, 199638DOn ___ (like some writers' assignments)E.C. Gorski
Mon Apr 15, 199621AOn___ (for later approval)S. L. Robbins
Sat Apr 15, 199525ABlueprint detail (4)Bob Klahn
Sun Jul 10, 199473DInvestor's work, for shortAlvin Chase
Fri Apr 22, 199466AOn _____ (freelancer's terms)A.J. Santora

2 results for SPEC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 25, 2007diagramless6ABlueprint detailBrendan Emmett Quigley
Nov 23, 2003diagramless1ABlueprint detailFred Piscop

85 results for SPEC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Sep 13, 199330ARisky deal, for shortRobert O. DillmanTaub
Sun Apr 4, 19931ARisky N.Y.S.E. activityTap OsbornMaleska
Thu Nov 19, 19926AArch.'s documentTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Oct 28, 199144DOn ___ (at a risk)Ernie FurtadoMaleska
Tue Aug 7, 199027ABlueprint datum, for shortSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed May 23, 19905ARisky venture on Wall St.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu May 11, 19891DRisky business, for shortAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun May 1, 19881AOn ___ (Wall St. risk)Frances HansenMaleska
Sun Mar 13, 1988103DWall St. termPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Oct 28, 19871ARisky transaction, for shortErnie FurtadoMaleska
Tue Jun 23, 198755DArch.'s drawingNorma SteinbergMaleska
Fri Jun 5, 198730ABlueprint datum, for shortWalter CovellMaleska
Tue Oct 29, 198532DBlueprint datum, for shortChristy RidleyMaleska
Mon Oct 7, 198525DDetailed description, for shortElaine GeorgeMaleska
Sat Jun 8, 198546AGuesswork, for shortLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Wed May 22, 19851ABear's risk on Wall St.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Nov 9, 19846AWorking plan, for shortVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Sun Dec 4, 19831ARisky bizMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sat Jul 23, 19835AGuesswork, for shortPeter G. SnowMaleska
Tue Jun 7, 19836ARisky venture on Wall St.Lois SidwayMaleska
Fri May 20, 198347ABlueprint datum, for shortPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon May 16, 19836AN.Y.S.E. high riskVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Sat Sep 11, 19821ARisky bizAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Jul 23, 198225DBuy on ___ (take a flyer)Kathryn RighterMaleska
Wed Jul 7, 198266ABlueprint datum, for shortC. J. AngioMaleska
Wed Feb 3, 198252AN.Y.S.E. risky buyJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu Sep 24, 198147DBlueprint datum, for shortWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Feb 26, 198131DWall St. term for a riskC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri Jan 30, 198122AArchitect's detailed description, for shortJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thu Oct 9, 198012DRisk venture, for shortRobert KatzMaleska
Fri Dec 14, 197931DGuesswork, for shortC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Aug 26, 197935ABlueprint, for shortDavid J. Pohl and John M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Aug 25, 197960AGuesswork, for shortFred KellerMaleska
Tue Jul 31, 19797DRisky bizI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sun Jan 16, 1977134DGuesswork, for shortJordan S. LasherWeng
Wed Aug 4, 197635AKind of delivery: Abbr.Lita M. ElversWeng
Wed Jan 21, 197612DNot ordinary: Abbr.Stanley A. KurzbanWeng
Thu Apr 11, 197431DNot ordinary: Abbr.Margery BernsteinWeng
Tue Oct 16, 19731ANot regular: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Mon Jun 25, 197363AConjecture, for shortUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 1, 197253DNot ordinary: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thu Aug 3, 197248AStock gamble, for shortUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 30, 1972131DNot regular: Abbr.James V. ShannonWeng
Mon Nov 22, 19711DSurmise, for shortUnknownWeng
Fri Aug 27, 197124AGuesswork, for shortJ. A. FelkerWeng
Thu Jul 1, 19717AGuesswork, for shortUnknownWeng
Thu May 21, 19701DDistinct: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Sun Jun 22, 19697AParticular: Abbr.Eileen BushWeng
Sun Jul 14, 196842AUnusual: Abbr.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jun 6, 19681AParticular: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 18, 196859AUnique: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 29, 196853AUncommon: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 21, 196722AKind of train: Abbr.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tue Mar 21, 196736AParticular: Abbr.William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Oct 14, 19665DParticular: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 6, 196645DRequirement: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 29, 1966111AWall Street man: Abbr.B. A. HeimbinderFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 196684AType of train: Abbr.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tue Mar 22, 196640ASlang for chance-taking.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 18, 196528DDraftsman's abbreviation.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 4, 19657DType of train: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 2, 196533DType of train: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 196486AKind of train: Abbr.Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Nov 9, 19634DType of train: Abbr.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Wed Jan 30, 19631AOn ___ (taking a risk): Slang.George LaczkoFarrar
Wed Jul 26, 19615AType of train: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 1961118AType of train: Abbr.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jun 7, 1959104AStated item: Abbr.Charles C. AllenFarrar
Sun May 31, 195964AOn ___ (taking a chance).Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Jan 9, 195920DUncommon: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Sep 23, 195848AWall Street gamble, for short.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 9, 195843AShort for a type of TV program.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Fri Jul 19, 195772AType of train.: Abbr.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Sep 23, 195637DType of train: Abbr.Roberta MorseFarrar
Fri Nov 19, 195410ATicket scalper: Colloq.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Jan 21, 195422ASomething unusual: Abbr.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Feb 2, 19534DWall Street activity, for short.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jun 22, 195251AUnusual: Abbr.Alice CookFarrar
Thu Jun 19, 19526AActivity of a Wall St. bull or bear: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 17, 19521DConjecture or surmise: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 15, 195124DRisk: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 3, 195135DWall Street gambling: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 29, 195149DGambling for profit: Colloq.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 1943115AStock Exchange gambling: Colloq.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jun 7, 194277ABuying on hopes for profit: slang.John L. MapesFarrar