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81 Results for SPIES

18 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, September 26, 201767AJohn le Carré heroesJoy Behar and Lynn Lempel
Saturday, December 3, 201642ASpooks (3)Jason Flinn
Sunday, January 24, 201640DSecret collectorsFrancis Heaney and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, August 10, 201524D007 and othersC. W. Stewart
Sunday, February 3, 201340DSome "Bourne" film charactersDan Schoenholz
Friday, September 16, 201121AThey may work for both sidesJoe DiPietro
Thursday, May 26, 201150DFears of some paranoiacsAshish Vengsarkar
Wednesday, April 21, 201015DBlack and white Mad magazine figuresPeter A. Collins
Tuesday, April 21, 200931DBlack-clad and white-clad Mad adversariesRonald J. and Nancy J. Byron
Friday, October 21, 200529DUses a tap, perhapsLouis Hildebrand
Sunday, April 9, 200065DThose seeking intelligenceJoe DiPietro
Sunday, July 18, 199968ASpooks (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Wednesday, October 7, 199836APeople who aren't what they seemRandall J. Hartman
Saturday, August 3, 199628DShadowsA. D. Cover
Monday, April 17, 199538ACloak-and-dagger typesKenneth Witte
Saturday, April 15, 199545ASpooks (3)Bob Klahn
Sunday, February 26, 199581A1928 Fritz Lang thrillerFred Piscop
Monday, January 17, 199425ASometimes they get the hang of itSidney L. Robbins

1 result for SPIES from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
August 27, 2006diagramless66ABond and othersJim Hyres

62 results for SPIES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, November 17, 199224DDouble agentsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, April 9, 199147DSome are molesWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Friday, March 8, 199120APeople of intelligenceArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Thursday, March 1, 199028AAndré and HariMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sunday, October 22, 1989119ASecret passersPhyllis FehringerMaleska
Sunday, June 19, 198858DOperativesNancy RossMaleska
Thursday, June 16, 198818DCertain molesMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Friday, October 30, 198730ANorthern ___ (apples)Kathryn RighterMaleska
Friday, July 10, 198725AActs like CalebBernice GordonMaleska
Sunday, July 28, 198528DUnfriendly observersLouis BaronMaleska
Thursday, March 21, 198525DPeople of intelligenceDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sunday, January 1, 198444DSmiley's peopleAlfio MicciMaleska
Tuesday, August 9, 198336ASome K.G.B. menCharles EnglerMaleska
Monday, August 2, 198251ASecret agentsWhittenMaleska
Sunday, July 18, 198234ASome are molesRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Friday, April 17, 198161AC.I.A. employeesC. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, February 15, 198166DHale and HariJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sunday, November 16, 198018DTriple agentsAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, September 18, 198024DNorthern ___ (apples)C. J. AngioMaleska
Friday, September 12, 19806DHari et al.Hugh McElroyMaleska
Thursday, July 31, 198022ATriple agentsJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, August 27, 19791ADouble agentsMeunierMaleska
Friday, May 25, 197925AHale and HariJonesMaleska
Sunday, July 9, 197858DHale and HariHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Saturday, April 29, 197824DUndercover menMeltzerMaleska
Sunday, March 12, 1978103AInfiltratorsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, June 2, 197714AFleming charactersHenry HookMaleska
Sunday, March 27, 197729ACatches sight ofJay SpryMaleska
Friday, March 18, 197740AHari and HaleJames A. BrusselMaleska
Wednesday, November 24, 197629DCertain informersAnn JenkinsWeng
Tuesday, July 29, 197542ANorthern ___ (apples)Bert H. KruseWeng
Sunday, February 9, 197564DSecret seekersWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tuesday, April 30, 197424ASecretive onesS. A. KayWeng
Sunday, January 27, 197478AUses binocularsAlexander BlackWeng
Saturday, January 26, 197428AHigh-risk workersH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Thursday, June 28, 197325DMata Hari, etc.UnknownWeng
Sunday, June 18, 1972120DSnoopersHerbert EttensonWeng
Saturday, January 8, 19725DAgentsUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 9, 197131AHari et al.Marian PearceWeng
Thursday, March 20, 196959ABond and others.UnknownWeng
Friday, February 21, 196950DSnoops.UnknownWeng
Friday, August 18, 196730ACurrent heroes, in fact or fiction.Evelyn BenshoofFarrar
Sunday, January 9, 196687D007, et al.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tuesday, July 13, 196562AHeroes of current fiction.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 18, 196324DFront-page figures.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 1, 196333ACloak-and-dagger men.Alda F. ZimpelFarrar
Saturday, January 23, 196025DKeeps watch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 9, 1959109ARosencrantz and Guildenstern, for example.Ted DombrasFarrar
Thursday, September 18, 195829APerceives.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, August 12, 195824AGains sight of.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Monday, June 4, 195618ASecret agents.Madeline CorseFarrar
Wednesday, December 28, 195524DIntriguing characters.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 195548DNorthern ___ (apples).Helen BernardFarrar
Wednesday, June 15, 195549DSecret agents.M. S. ManningFarrar
Monday, September 13, 19541DSecret agents.Elsie BishopFarrar
Tuesday, June 2, 195364ANorthern ___, winter apples.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, May 22, 19511DFuchs, Gold, etc.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 22, 195183ASecret agents.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, April 1, 1951139AF. B. I. targets.Israel GitterFarrar
Friday, January 5, 195153DTargets of the F. B. I.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 30, 194787DCloak and dagger men.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, June 17, 194557DJ. Edgar Hoover's prey.P. J. LamannaFarrar

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