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166 results for SPEC

79 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
64DBuilding direction, brieflyLee Taylor
68ADetail, in briefPatrick Merrell
18DBlueprint detail (4)John Lampkin
53DParticular in a designJim Hilger
74ADesign detail (3)Robert Fisher
25DGuideline for a freelancer, for shortBrendan Emmett Quigley
99DDesign featureKevin G. Der
68AWhat many writers write onDavid J. Kahn
15DSomething a journalist may work onTom Pepper
46AProvide design details forDavid Phillips
4DDesign detail (3)Dan Schoenholz
26DGuideline for a contractor, for shortParker Lewis
48AProduct detail, brieflyBruce Venzke and Victor Fleming
40AWhat many designers work onJames Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
26APrototype detail, brieflyJeff Chen
47ABit of design infoKevin Christian
51ANot commissioned, after "on"Tom McCoy
50DProvide technical details forJoe Krozel
58DArchitect's detail, for short (2)Adam G. Perl
27DDesign detail, briefly (2)Jim Peredo
27DParticular, informallyIan Livengood
31DIt may be submitted to an architectTim Croce
61DArchitect's detail, for short (2)Gary Cee
41AAn article may be written on it (2)Jeff Chen
51DShort detail?John Farmer
36ATechnical work requirementMike Buckley
8DDesign detail, briefly (2)David Ben-Merre
26DDesign detail, for shortTom Pepper
62AIt's risky to build a house on thisCorey Rubin
38DJob detailPam Klawitter
35DA writer may work on it (2)Jonathan Porat
40AParticularDoug Peterson and Barry C. Silk
71AYou may work on itBarry C. Silk
27ASmall detail? (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
8DYou might not get paid while working on itJoe DiPietro
47ABlueprint detail (4)Leonard Williams
5DSomething risky to work onJim Page
22DProject detail, for shortVictor Fleming
1D___ sheetJohn Farmer
47AA writer may work on it (2)Victor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
38APlanning detail (2)Daniel Kantor
5DProject particularByron Walden
20DEngineering detailGilbert H. Ludwig
39DMil. designationAllan E. Parrish
57DBlueprint detail, brieflyAnne Garellick
5DDesign detail (3)Larry Paul
55ASome houses are built on itJohn Farmer
77DBlueprint detail (4)Kyle Mahowald
5AParticular, for short (2)David Elfman
24ADetail in a builder's planLynn Lempel
6DOn ___ (without a contract) (2)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
40AContractor's detail, for shortEd Early
23DWork detailCathy Millhauser
1AJob detail, brieflyJanet R. Bender
10ANot assigned, after "on"Randolph Ross
1AAn article may be written on it (2)Todd McClary
49APlanning detail (2)Tyler Hinman
45AKind of sheetMichael Shteyman
6AOn ___ (like some jobs)Robert Malinow
104DSome work may be done on itPatrick Berry
105DSmall detail? (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
35AParticular, for short (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
80DOn ___ (without a contract) (2)Jim Page
1DAn article might be written on itElizabeth C. Gorski
4DNot guaranteed, after "on"Mitch Komro
55DSome writers work on itNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
50DSmall detail? (3)Nancy Salomon
6AOn ___ (without assurance of payment)Gilbert H. Ludwig
6AOn ___ (like much freelance work)Ed Early
44ABlueprint itemRandolph Ross
59AOn ___ (without commitment)Gregory E. Paul
10AWork detail, for shortS. Spadaccini
81DWork-order detailW. R. Williams
22APlan detailR. Norris
38DOn ___ (like some writers' assignments)E.C. Gorski
21AOn___ (for later approval)S. L. Robbins
25ABlueprint detail (4)Bob Klahn
73DInvestor's work, for shortAlvin Chase
66AOn _____ (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
30ARisky deal, for shortRobert O. DillmanTaub
1ARisky N.Y.S.E. activityTap OsbornMaleska
6AArch.'s documentTap OsbornMaleska
44DOn ___ (at a risk)Ernie FurtadoMaleska
27ABlueprint datum, for shortSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
5ARisky venture on Wall St.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
1DRisky business, for shortAlbert J. KlausMaleska
1AOn ___ (Wall St. risk)Frances HansenMaleska
103DWall St. termPeter SwiftMaleska
1ARisky transaction, for shortErnie FurtadoMaleska
55DArch.'s drawingNorma SteinbergMaleska
30ABlueprint datum, for shortWalter CovellMaleska
32DBlueprint datum, for shortChristy RidleyMaleska
25DDetailed description, for shortElaine GeorgeMaleska
46AGuesswork, for shortLarry GoldhirschMaleska
1ABear's risk on Wall St.Albert J. KlausMaleska
6AWorking plan, for shortVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
1ARisky bizMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
5AGuesswork, for shortPeter G. SnowMaleska
6ARisky venture on Wall St.Lois SidwayMaleska
47ABlueprint datum, for shortPeter SwiftMaleska
6AN.Y.S.E. high riskVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
1ARisky bizAlfio MicciMaleska
25DBuy on ___ (take a flyer)Kathryn RighterMaleska
66ABlueprint datum, for shortC. J. AngioMaleska
52AN.Y.S.E. risky buyJudson G. TrentMaleska
47DBlueprint datum, for shortWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
31DWall St. term for a riskC. J. AngioMaleska
22AArchitect's detailed description, for shortJean J. DavisonMaleska
12DRisk venture, for shortRobert KatzMaleska
31DGuesswork, for shortC. J. AngioMaleska
35ABlueprint, for shortDavid J. Pohl and John M. SamsonMaleska
60AGuesswork, for shortFred KellerMaleska
7DRisky bizI. Judah KoolykMaleska
134DGuesswork, for shortJordan S. LasherWeng
35AKind of delivery: Abbr.Lita M. ElversWeng
12DNot ordinary: Abbr.Stanley A. KurzbanWeng
31DNot ordinary: Abbr.Margery BernsteinWeng
1ANot regular: Abbr.UnknownWeng
63AConjecture, for shortUnknownWeng
53DNot ordinary: Abbr.UnknownWeng
48AStock gamble, for shortUnknownWeng
131DNot regular: Abbr.James V. ShannonWeng
1DSurmise, for shortUnknownWeng
24AGuesswork, for shortJ. A. FelkerWeng
7AGuesswork, for shortUnknownWeng
1DDistinct: Abbr.UnknownWeng
7AParticular: Abbr.Eileen BushWeng
42AUnusual: Abbr.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
1AParticular: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
59AUnique: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
53AUncommon: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
22AKind of train: Abbr.A. J. SantoraFarrar
36AParticular: Abbr.William LutwiniakFarrar
5DParticular: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
45DRequirement: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
111AWall Street man: Abbr.B. A. HeimbinderFarrar
84AType of train: Abbr.William LutwiniakFarrar
40ASlang for chance-taking.UnknownFarrar
28DDraftsman's abbreviation.UnknownFarrar
7DType of train: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
33DType of train: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
86AKind of train: Abbr.Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
4DType of train: Abbr.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
1AOn ___ (taking a risk): Slang.George LaczkoFarrar
5AType of train: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
118AType of train: Abbr.Thomas MeekinFarrar
104AStated item: Abbr.Charles C. AllenFarrar
64AOn ___ (taking a chance).Harold T. BersFarrar
20DUncommon: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
48AWall Street gamble, for short.UnknownFarrar
43AShort for a type of TV program.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
72AType of train.: Abbr.W. E. JonesFarrar
37DType of train: Abbr.Roberta MorseFarrar
10ATicket scalper: Colloq.Herbert EttensonFarrar
22ASomething unusual: Abbr.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
4DWall Street activity, for short.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
51AUnusual: Abbr.Alice CookFarrar
6AActivity of a Wall St. bull or bear: Slang.UnknownFarrar
1DConjecture or surmise: Slang.UnknownFarrar
24DRisk: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
35DWall Street gambling: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
49DGambling for profit: Colloq.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
115AStock Exchange gambling: Colloq.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
77ABuying on hopes for profit: slang.John L. MapesFarrar