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235 results for SPY

111 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Mar 16, 201822ABug expert?Robyn Weintraub
Fri Jan 19, 201833AWiretapper, e.g.David J. Kahn
Mon Dec 18, 201735ASnoop (on) (3)Bruce Haight
Tue Dec 12, 201721DSomeone with intelligence?David J. Kahn
Thu Nov 9, 201767APerson using binoculars, maybeBruce Haight
Sun Oct 22, 201790ADouble-O sortTracy Gray
Mon Sep 11, 20174DPerson wearing a trench coat and sunglasses, stereotypicallyErik Agard and Paolo Pasco
Mon Aug 14, 201722A007, for one (5)Rich Proulx
Sat May 27, 201753DBug catcher, maybeDamon Gulczynski
Sat May 13, 201724ANonnative plant?Jeff Chen
Thu Apr 13, 20175APeeper (2)Michael Shteyman
Fri Mar 31, 201755DOne wearing sunglasses, stereotypicallyDavid C. Duncan Dekker
Wed Dec 28, 201633DOne with a phony passport, maybeBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Nov 23, 201631DNathan Hale, for the ColoniesDavid Steinberg
Wed Aug 31, 20161DOne may bug you (2)Ned White
Sun Jun 19, 20169DBusybody, maybeDavid Woolf
Tue Apr 5, 201668AJames Bond, e.g.Dan Schoenholz
Wed Feb 17, 201613DSecret admirer?Kyle Mahowald
Sun Oct 4, 2015128AHalf of a classic Mad magazine featureJeremy Newton
Wed Sep 16, 201563D2015 Melissa McCarthy comedyJoel Fagliano and Finn Vigeland
Fri Jul 31, 201522AAuthority on bugs?James Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Mon Jun 29, 201534AAustin Powers, e.g. (3)Todd Gross and Andrea Carla Michaels
Fri Jun 12, 201511DInvasive plantDavid Steinberg
Sun May 3, 20155DSleeper, maybeDan Schoenholz
Wed Apr 22, 201568AExpert on bugs?Alex Vratsanos and Sam Ezersky
Mon Nov 17, 20141DJames Bond, for one (2)Tom McCoy
Mon Oct 20, 201460D007, for one (5)Patrick Blindauer
Thu Aug 21, 201432DPlant, maybe (2)Jules P. Markey
Mon Jul 14, 201446AJames Bond, for one (2)MaryEllen Uthlaut
Sun Jul 13, 2014130AAustin Powers, e.g. (3)Tom McCoy
Thu Jun 19, 201429DWhat was Caleb in the Bible?Timothy Polin
Sun Jun 1, 201472DSecret collectorTom McCoy
Sun May 18, 201430DOne who bugs people?Joe DiPietro
Thu May 8, 201461AStratego piece with a monocleMatthew Lees
Sun Mar 9, 201451APeepBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Dec 9, 201355AJason Bourne, for oneNina Rulon-Miller
Mon Oct 14, 201331D007, for one (5)Zhouqin Burnikel and D. Scott Nichols
Thu Jun 6, 201331DPlant, maybe (2)James Tuttle
Sun Mar 3, 201314DBond, for one (3)Samuel A. Donaldson
Sun Jul 22, 2012126DDangerous job (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Fri May 18, 201211AMany a buggerAllan E. Parrish
Wed Sep 14, 20111AFoe of 71-Across in Mad magazine (2)Jeff Chen
Wed Sep 14, 201171AFoe of 1-Across in Mad magazine (2)Jeff Chen
Thu Sep 8, 201138DWriter in cipher, maybeMatt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Fri Dec 24, 201010D19-Down employeeJay Kaskel and Daniel Kantor
Mon Jul 12, 201049DPasser of secret documentsFreddie Cheng
Thu Apr 15, 201030A"Mission: Impossible" figureBrendan Emmett Quigley & Joon Pahk
Mon Mar 1, 201066DWord repeated in Mad magazine's "___ vs. ___"Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Feb 22, 201041D007, for one (5)Steve Dobis
Fri Jan 8, 201059DInvisible ink userPatrick Berry
Tue Nov 10, 200962ABug planterAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Sep 28, 200913DNathan Hale, notablyLynn Lempel
Sun Sep 6, 200915D"Alias" typeRobert H. Wolfe
Fri Jul 24, 200927AWith 5-Down, snooping aidPatrick Berry
Sun Apr 19, 200910AStratego piece (2)Will Nediger
Fri Feb 27, 200936ACover girl, e.g.?Joe DiPietro
Sun Apr 20, 2008119ASneak a peekJohn Farmer
Mon Feb 4, 200843DAustin Powers, e.g. (3)Dave and Tracy Mackey
Mon Dec 10, 200763DMata Hari, for oneLynn Lempel
Mon Oct 8, 200752DU-2 pilot, e.g.Steve Kahn
Sun Jul 22, 200713DMole, e.g.David Levinson Wilk
Wed May 23, 200739APerson with a code name, maybeBruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Wed Jan 31, 200756AOne who may bug youBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Jan 27, 200734ANoticeKaren M. Tracey
Sun Jan 21, 200782AInfiltratorPatrick Berry
Tue Oct 31, 200637D007, for one (5)Patrick Blindauer
Mon Jul 10, 200672AHush-hush jobRandall J. Hartman
Sun Jun 18, 2006111DPerson with intelligenceBen and Mark Tausig
Wed Jan 12, 200534DWire wearerAlan Arbesfeld
Fri Sep 24, 200424ATail, maybePatrick Berry
Sun Sep 12, 200433DMole (2)Patrick Berry
Sun Jun 6, 200433DSneakPatrick Merrell
Sun Nov 16, 200397ASeek intelligenceCathy Millhauser
Thu Aug 14, 200337DBug someone, e.g. (2)Greg Staples
Sun Apr 20, 200392AShadow, maybeBill Zais
Sat Feb 8, 200357DOne with a coverPatrick Berry
Fri Jan 31, 200333DOne may bug you (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Jan 23, 200350ASpotterCathy Millhauser
Sun Jan 12, 200352ATelephoto lens user, maybePatrick Berry
Wed Sep 4, 200211DOperative (2)Eric Berlin
Thu Nov 29, 200141AMicrofilmer, maybePatrick Merrell
Mon Nov 12, 20019DSnoop (2)Janice M. Putney
Mon Oct 29, 200164DSnoop (on) (3)Richard Hughes
Sat Jun 2, 200123ABug someone, e.g. (2)Jim Page
Thu Feb 15, 200159DGood looker?David Ainslie Macleod
Mon Jan 15, 200129AFinder of secretsJanet R. Bender
Wed Nov 29, 200061DBond, for one (3)Peter Gordon
Tue Aug 1, 20004DLe Carré characterRandall J. Hartman
Sun May 21, 200032ADangerous job (2)Matt Gaffney
Wed Mar 15, 200062DPlant, perhapsJim Page
Sun Jan 23, 200094AStratego piece (2)Joe DiPietro
Wed Nov 10, 199944DLe Carré stapleJoan Yanofsky
Sun Oct 17, 1999161DMole (2)Bob and Sharon Klahn
Tue Oct 5, 199945ALook in (on)Stephanie Spadaccini
Wed Aug 19, 199822APeek in (on)Alfio Micci
Sun Jan 18, 199882DOperative (2)Ed Early and Bob Klahn
Sat Nov 8, 199741AKind of catcherJim Page
Sun Jan 19, 199738DScoutB. Klahn
Mon Oct 21, 199658DSnoop (on) (3)J. Bender
Mon Jul 22, 199644AMata Hari, e.g. (3)S. L. Robbins
Wed Jun 19, 199626DLe Carre figureF. Piscop
Fri May 31, 199644AShadow, with "on"J. S. Marrone
Thu May 30, 199657DPeeper (2)N. S. Wizer
Sun Jan 7, 199695DKind of satelliteEric Albert
Mon Nov 13, 199523ASnoop (2)Norma Steinberg
Mon Apr 24, 199523AMata Hari, e.g. (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Mon Aug 22, 199464DMata Hari, e.g. (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Sun Aug 14, 199420DBond, for one (3)Deborah Kathryn Trombley
Wed Mar 2, 199433DNathan Hale, e.g.Jonathan Schmatzbach
Sun Jan 30, 1994121DRudolf Abel, e.g.Alex K. Justin
Sat Nov 27, 199322ACooper novel, with “The”Manny Nosowsky

3 results for SPY from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 25, 2018panda9DAgent in Shaw's "Pygmalion"Sam Ezersky
Jan 5, 2014diagramless38AUse a nanny cam, e.g.Fred Piscop
Feb 24, 2008diagramless59ADangerous jobPatrick Blindauer

121 results for SPY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Feb 17, 199323AHale or 007Harold B. CountsMaleska
Tue Feb 9, 199340DEmulate HariAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Aug 14, 199242ANapoleon Solo, for oneWilliam CanineMaleska
Wed Apr 1, 199267ACaleb, e.g.Lawrence M. RheingoldMaleska
Sun Feb 23, 199215AHari or HaleJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Feb 6, 199253ACasanova was oneLois SidwayMaleska
Sat Dec 7, 199125DSmiley was oneRosalind PavaneMaleska
Sun Mar 24, 199157DLe Carré characterJudith PerryMaleska
Sun Aug 26, 199043AEspionage agentNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Dec 23, 198928DWhat's a Mata?S. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Tue Oct 27, 198720AAgentLouis SabinMaleska
Mon Dec 15, 198666AMata Hari, e.g.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Aug 12, 19861ADouble agentAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Jul 11, 198667AAgentLawrence M. RheingoldMaleska
Fri Sep 14, 198423DK.G.B. manD. JonesMaleska
Sun Jun 24, 198466ADouble agentAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Oct 30, 198374ADeighton's Needle, e.g.Barry L. CohenMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 198346DPeeperPeter SwiftMaleska
Tue Mar 1, 198367AKind of ring or glassJim PageMaleska
Tue Nov 30, 198249ANorthern ___ (apple)Margaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Wed Mar 24, 19825AKeep watch secretlyJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Mar 7, 1982118DHale or HariMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sun Oct 4, 19815ADouble agentJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Sep 1, 198120AUnderground workerAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
Sun Aug 16, 198118DHale or HariA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Jul 9, 198149AHe came in from the coldRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Feb 8, 1981112DUndercover agentSandra GastMaleska
Thu Jan 29, 198150DOne who "came in from the cold"Edward MarcheseMaleska
Mon Dec 8, 198063ACooper's "The ___"Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Jun 30, 198055ASnoopLouis SabinMaleska
Sat Jun 14, 19801DTriple agentJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Jun 1, 198071DSnoopThreba JohnsonMaleska
Thu Sep 13, 197941DNorthern ___ (apple variety)C. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Nov 9, 197860DHe "came in from the cold"Grace FabbroniMaleska
Sun May 28, 197832ADouble agentHenry HookMaleska
Sun Sep 25, 197732AInfiltratorWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Sep 20, 197744DAgent provocateurHenry HookMaleska
Wed Aug 3, 197760DHari, for oneAlfio MicciMaleska
Wed Jun 22, 197755ADouble agentWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Apr 24, 197744DDouble agentA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Mar 13, 197729ANoticeLouis C. Mandes Jr.Maleska
Wed Mar 24, 197630DKind of glassVirginia ButlerWeng
Fri Feb 20, 197650AWatch stealthilyAlice H. KaufmanWeng
Sun Feb 15, 197689DKind of glassElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sat Nov 29, 197534AJames Bond, e.g.Jordan S. LasherWeng
Sun Aug 24, 197513DJ. F. Cooper characterJim PageWeng
Fri Jul 11, 197513DMail-drop userJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Tue May 13, 197567ALe Carre characterJay SpryWeng
Sat Aug 31, 197413DCooper characterRonald C. HirschfeldWeng
Sat Mar 23, 197426AAgentSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sun Feb 10, 1974105ASnoopJean J. DavisonWeng
Sat Dec 15, 19738AMata HariUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 15, 197337AKind of glassUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 15, 197328DNorthern, for oneHerb RisteenWeng
Wed Jan 24, 197362AAgentUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 17, 197330ACertain data-gathererUnknownWeng
Tue May 30, 197238DBond, e.g.UnknownWeng
Thu May 18, 197210AUse a periscopeMerl ReagleWeng
Mon Jan 31, 197223ANorthern ___UnknownWeng
Sat Feb 6, 19714DCooper characterUnknownWeng
Fri Sep 26, 196954DAndré.UnknownWeng
Sat Jun 28, 196926ADouble agent.UnknownWeng
Mon Apr 14, 196938AAgent.UnknownWeng
Sat Jan 25, 196947AHero of many a movie.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 2, 196926DAgent.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 18, 196850ADouble agentA. J. SantoraFarrar
Thu May 30, 196852A007, for one.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 12, 196727DHero of many a tale.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Jan 22, 196761AJohn André.Barbara GolubFarrar
Thu Oct 20, 196669APerennial TV hero.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 22, 19665DPopular figure in fiction.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 18, 196520ACurrent-type hero.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 13, 196549DPerennial TV hero.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 19, 196561D007, for one.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Aug 20, 19659AKind of glass.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 4, 196536AHero of certain adventure tales.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 30, 196455DNorthern ___.Anne FoxFarrar
Thu Jul 30, 196412DSecret agent.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 25, 196465AUndercover man.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 22, 196364DCaleb's role.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 26, 196345AUnderground worker.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Fri Nov 16, 196250ASecret watcher.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 196196ASecret agent.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tue Jul 5, 196014DNorthern ___, kind of apple.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 26, 196073DEmissary.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Jun 21, 196064DMember of G-2.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 12, 196016DWatcher.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon May 30, 196057DNorthern ___, winter apple.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 20, 195936APerceive.John F. ByrneFarrar
Fri Dec 11, 195958DPerceive.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 17, 195945ASecret agent.Mary S. ManningFarrar
Wed Apr 8, 195920AScrutinize.Helen SmathersFarrar
Mon Apr 6, 19595DSecret agent.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jan 25, 1959105DNorthern ___, winter apple.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Sep 29, 195858ACatch sight of.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 20, 19584DNorthern ___, winter apple.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jan 6, 195732DHidden viewer.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sun Dec 9, 195695AMake out.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tue Dec 4, 195630APerceive.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Nov 25, 195644ANorthern ___.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Aug 20, 195623A"The ___," Cooper classic.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wed Jul 18, 19569DMajor John Andre, for instance.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Oct 12, 195535AKeep watch.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Jan 19, 195525ASecret agent.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 1, 195423ASnoop.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Sep 17, 19547DNorthern ___, a winter apple.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Oct 12, 1952122DPeeper.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Sep 28, 195276AF. B. I. target.Evelyn E. SmithFarrar
Thu Jul 10, 195258DSecret agent.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 16, 195146ASecret agent.Charles CrossFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 19518DSecret agent.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 10, 195160DMember of G-2.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 6, 195051AMata Hari was one.Robert HeglerFarrar
Sun Oct 9, 19494DSee.Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 194965DEavesdrop.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sun Jan 26, 1947100ASnooper.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Mar 3, 194617DDiscover.Laird C. AddisFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 1945103ASecret watcher.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 194416DMata Hari.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Dec 13, 194221DSecret agent.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar
Sun Aug 9, 194237ASecret agent.Herbert EttensonFarrar