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20 Results for SPOONER

4 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.

Thursday, June 22, 200640A"May I sew you to another sheet?" speakerChristina Houlihan Kelly
Wednesday, May 17, 200622DReverend credited with saying "The Lord is a shoving leopard"Patrick Blindauer
Monday, July 12, 200423ARev. William who originated the phrase "a blushing crow"Gregory E. Paul
Saturday, February 10, 200142DCleric famous for bloopersRich Norris

2 results for SPOONER from Variety puzzles.

January 2, 2000acrosticVEnglish cleric known for his verbal slipsEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
March 21, 1999panda12DOld lover who used no proseMel Taub

14 results for SPOONER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, January 20, 199191D"Well-boiled icicles" manBernard MerenMaleska
Friday, July 13, 19904DLegendary speech garblerMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Friday, September 5, 198610D"Well-boiled icycle" manDaniel GirardiMaleska
Friday, February 1, 198544AFamed twister of wordsJudith PerryMaleska
Sunday, October 2, 198315DWhen he botched words, he watched birdsRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, April 16, 198312DClergyman famous for slips of the tongueLouise EarnestMaleska
Saturday, August 1, 19814DInadvertent creator of phrases like "well-boiled icicle"A. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, September 4, 197013DClergyman known for slips of tongueUnknownWeng
Thursday, April 2, 19701DName linked to "This pie is occupewed" etc.UnknownWeng
Thursday, May 17, 196239DMan known for witty reversals as "I'll sew you to a sheet."Samuel DavisFarrar
Sunday, March 12, 196132DDeviser of humorous sound transpositions.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, June 9, 196010DOxford Dean, famous for a form of humor.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 4, 195413DHe gave his name to a transposition of sounds.E. E. SmithFarrar
Friday, April 3, 195327AHe transposed letters, i. e., "I'll sew you to a sheet."Roberta MorseFarrar

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