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93 Results for SUB

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

Sunday, August 6, 201748DUnder goer?Patrick Berry
Sunday, April 16, 201759ADown in front?Timothy Polin
Sunday, February 26, 201792AGo in (for)Josh Knapp
Tuesday, October 25, 201647DTeacher who may get no respect, informallyJohn E. Bennett
Sunday, September 18, 201613ASwap (out)Jeremy Newton
Sunday, August 21, 201685DClancy's Red October, e.g.Kathy Matheson and Jeff Chen
Tuesday, May 5, 201529DStand-in (3)Michael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
Tuesday, December 2, 201449DBenchwarmer (2)Timothy Polin
Wednesday, July 23, 201411DBenchwarmer (2)Howard Barkin
Saturday, March 29, 201446APinch-hitter (2)Barry C. Silk
Monday, March 3, 20149DEasily pranked teacher, maybeAndrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Thursday, December 20, 201258DFill-in (4)Ian Livengood and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Thursday, June 30, 201121DBackupDavid Poole
Sunday, January 25, 200919DHero (10)Michael Torch
Tuesday, May 13, 200818D40-Down, e.g.Caleb Madison
Friday, January 11, 200844AFill-in (4)Mike Nothnagel
Friday, May 11, 200753DFill in (4)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, July 19, 200632DHero (10)Alison Donald
Monday, June 12, 200631DFootlong, e.g.Curtis Yee
Thursday, May 11, 200625AHero (10)Joe DiPietro
Wednesday, February 8, 200639ANot a starterPatrick Merrell
Sunday, June 26, 200544AHero (10)Joe DiPietro
Sunday, December 5, 200452DGrinder (2)David J. Kahn
Monday, February 10, 200349ASizable sandwichNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sunday, August 4, 200252DK-19, for oneRobert Malinow
Thursday, April 4, 200261DGrinder (2)Trip Payne
Sunday, April 8, 200163DFill-in (4)Randolph Ross
Saturday, January 20, 200152AHero (10)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Wednesday, October 4, 200048AHero (10)Adam Cohen
Sunday, August 27, 200080DStand in (3)Dana Motley
Saturday, August 26, 200052AReliefA. J. Santora
Wednesday, December 16, 199838DHero (10)Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, September 30, 19981DHero (10)Fran and Lou Sabin
Tuesday, August 25, 199840DLong sandwich (2)Randy Sowell
Sunday, July 19, 199873AStand in (3)Nancy Salomon
Monday, June 29, 199828ASecond-stringerGregory E. Paul
Sunday, September 14, 199761DTorpedoFrank Longo
Saturday, February 1, 199742AHero (10)R. H. Burns
Sunday, November 24, 199644DPinch hitter (2)M. Jacobson
Tuesday, July 16, 199636DLong sandwich (2)R. Hamel
Tuesday, January 23, 199641DHero (10)B. Lubbers
Wednesday, May 3, 199533DUndersea prowlerChuck Deodene

51 results for SUB from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, April 5, 199248AAshcan's targetWarren W. ReichMaleska
Sunday, December 9, 199064DAshcan targetDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Thursday, January 21, 198857ABench warmerEli WesoffMaleska
Friday, September 25, 198728DHero, for shortTom W. UnderhillMaleska
Sunday, July 26, 19879DFill-inCharles M. DeberMaleska
Friday, July 26, 198539DPrefix with mergePeter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, July 25, 198523DU-boatWilliam CanineMaleska
Saturday, May 4, 198555AAshcan targetGayle DeanMaleska
Sunday, January 22, 198499DU-boatFrances HansenMaleska
Saturday, October 1, 198354DU-boatErnst TheimerMaleska
Wednesday, August 17, 198344ANonstarter, for shortWilliam CanineMaleska
Friday, February 18, 19839DU-boatWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, November 12, 198238AAsh-can targetEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, June 9, 198222DBench warmerI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sunday, May 23, 19821A___ rosa (secretly)Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Friday, August 14, 198156APrefix with let or leaseEli WesoffMaleska
Sunday, July 12, 198139ANew London sightTap OsbornMaleska
Saturday, January 19, 19801DStand-inVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Sunday, January 29, 1978101A___ rosaJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Sunday, February 27, 1977117D___ rosaWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, June 9, 197477ABench warmerMel RosenWeng
Monday, April 29, 197446AU-boatJames BarrickWeng
Sunday, March 24, 197447DBench occupantCharles BaronWeng
Wednesday, September 26, 197313ABenchwarmerUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 30, 197152ABenchwarmerUnknownWeng
Saturday, January 2, 197141ABench-warmerUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 6, 197028ABench occupantUnknownWeng
Tuesday, June 11, 196825DBenchman.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 24, 196842AAct (for): Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 14, 196732APrefix with let or lease.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 196681AReplacement, for short.Jean ReedFarrar
Friday, July 8, 196632ABench-warmer.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 4, 19664DStand-in, for short.Louise EarnestFarrar
Saturday, January 2, 196557APrefix with side and way.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 15, 196410D___ rosa.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wednesday, October 30, 196319A___ rosa.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 11, 196333ASecondary: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 15, 196352DLower: Prefix.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Friday, January 20, 196134DType of vessel, for short.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 7, 196030D___ rosa.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 21, 196045AType of craft.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 14, 196040DUnderstudy: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 6, 195731ANaval unit: Colloq.Helen FasuloFarrar
Saturday, December 3, 195536AWahoo or Seawolf.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 4, 1954116DThe Nautilus.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, August 2, 195335DThe Nautilus, for example.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, May 13, 195263DShort for a snorkel user.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 12, 19514DNaval craft.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 16, 19447DWar vessel.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sunday, June 25, 194427A"Sighted ___, sank same."Jonathan CrossFarrar
Sunday, September 6, 1942132DDeadly craft.J. L. WordsworthFarrar

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