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54 results for SPIKE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Sep 19, 201760ASharp increaseDon Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Mon Nov 30, 20151AAdd alcohol to, as punchIan Livengood
Tue Oct 20, 201553DFeature of a punk hairdoSam Buchbinder
Tue Jul 31, 201270ADirector LeeMichael Sharp
Sat May 26, 201250DRail nailPeter Wentz
Fri Apr 20, 201249DShoot up (2)Mike Nothnagel
Mon Apr 4, 20114DReally high heelLynn Lempel
Thu May 6, 20106DLaceDan Naddor
Fri Feb 13, 200918AUnusually high 17-AcrossDoug Peterson
Sun Oct 12, 20081ASudden increase (2)Rich Norris
Sun Mar 9, 200833DAbrupt increase on a graphPatrick Berry
Sun May 20, 200747DSudden increase on a graphSeth A. Abel
Mon Apr 23, 200763AAdd liquor to, as punchDavid Pringle
Sat Jul 3, 20041DSudden increase (2)Eric Berlin
Wed Apr 10, 200237DShoot up (2)Gregory Casagrande
Mon Feb 25, 20026DVolleyball killChristina Houlihan
Sun May 2, 199956DSudden upturn, as in salesJim Page
Sat Mar 8, 19976DNet featRich Norris
Wed Oct 2, 199623ALace with liquorK. Hodge

35 results for SPIKE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Oct 10, 199144DActor-director LeeWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Tue Jun 25, 199124DSlam a volleyball downNorma SteinbergMaleska
Mon Mar 25, 199125AFastener or unbranched antlerReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Sun Dec 16, 1990122ASkewerSandy GrafMaleska
Thu Oct 25, 19904DRailroad nailLois SidwayMaleska
Tue Jun 21, 198853ABandleader JonesThomas BohmMaleska
Sat Jul 25, 198742ALace the punchBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Mon Nov 12, 198423DTD aftermathLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Apr 10, 198371AEar of grainPeter G. SnowMaleska
Mon Mar 22, 198240ALarge nailN. M. MeyerMaleska
Fri Aug 21, 198128DKind of heelLois SidwayMaleska
Sun Feb 15, 198167DThwart a planJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Jul 12, 198037ADoctor the drinkElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sun Feb 10, 198071DHeel stepped on by womenLouis BaronMaleska
Sun Sep 8, 197427AKind of heelFrances HansenWeng
Wed Jul 31, 19745DPut out of commissionWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun May 28, 197243DBandman JonesMartin J. WargoWeng
Thu Aug 3, 196730DType of heel.Norton RhoadesFarrar
Sat Apr 29, 196731DKind of heel.Louis SabinFarrar
Tue Oct 4, 196614DType of heel.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 21, 196436DLong flower cluster.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 30, 196340AHeel.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thu Jun 22, 19616DFrustrate, as a scheme.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 9, 196127ALong flower cluster.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 22, 195849DLong flower cluster.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 1, 19575AA Jones boy.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 27, 195729DA musical Jones.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 195627ALong flower cluster.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Jun 8, 195548DEar of corn.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Mar 15, 195514DLarge nail.Morton BraunFarrar
Wed Nov 21, 19513DLarge nail.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 18, 195129AWashboard, cowbell Jones.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 3, 195175AAn ear, as of wheat.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 8, 1946113ASixty-penny nail.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Aug 30, 1942147ALarge nail.Louis JenkinsFarrar