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253 results for TACT

84 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Fri Jun 7, 201962ADelicacy (3)Michael Hawkins
Sun Jun 2, 20197DCareful word choice, maybeErik Agard
Wed Apr 10, 201921ADiplomacy (6)Alan Arbesfeld
Mon Feb 25, 201926D"The ability to step on a man's toes without messing up the shine on his shoes," per Harry TrumanPeter Gordon
Thu Jan 10, 201956DSavoir-faire (5)Jeff Slutzky and Derek Bowman
Tue Nov 6, 201826DPhrasing so as not to offend, sayAlan Southworth and Yacob Yonas
Mon Aug 13, 201830ADiplomat's forte (3)Lynn Lempel
Tue Jan 23, 20181DDiplomat's skill (2)Jim Hilger
Wed Aug 16, 201740AAsset for a press secretaryAndrew Kingsley and John Lieb
Tue May 9, 20171ASocial adroitnessPeter A. Collins
Thu Mar 23, 20171D"It is ___ that is golden, not silence": Samuel ButlerSandy Ganzell
Fri Feb 3, 201730ALout's lackPaolo Pasco
Sat Nov 12, 201640A"The art of making a point without making an enemy"David J. Kahn
Sun Jul 24, 201661DPolitician's assetDavid Steinberg
Sat Feb 13, 201657A"The ability to describe others as they see themselves," per LincolnPeter Wentz
Sun Sep 6, 201587AIt "teaches you when to be silent," per DisraeliPatrick Berry
Sun Jun 21, 201534DWhat might be revealed in silenceTimothy Polin
Sun Apr 26, 201554DBoor's lack (2)Patrick Berry
Tue Feb 17, 201541ADiplomacy (6)Bruce Haight
Mon Mar 10, 201454ASkill needed when being asked "Does this dress make me look fat?"Kelly Clark
Thu Dec 5, 201310ACall or emailDan Schoenholz
Sun Nov 17, 201373ASavoir-faire (5)Julian Lim
Sun Sep 16, 201256ACareful wording, maybeDavid Steinberg and Barry Haldiman
Sun Feb 5, 201294A"___ teaches you when to be silent": Disraeli (2)Charles M. Deber
Wed Jun 8, 201166ACareful phrasing, perhapsPeter A. Collins
Tue Sep 14, 201057DAmbassador's assetEshan Mitra, Brown University '12
Mon Aug 2, 201013DSaying "I'm not sure that dress looks perfect on you," e.g.Diane Baker van Hoff
Sat May 22, 201051AMediation assetWill Nediger
Wed Mar 10, 20104DSkill not displayed by asking "Have you put on weight?"Gary Steinmehl
Tue Aug 25, 20096AWhat it takes not to say "I see you've put on a little weight"Bob Johnson
Tue Oct 14, 200824AAsset in answering the question "Does this dress make me look fat?"Lucy Gardner Anderson
Sun Jun 29, 200831D"___ teaches you when to be silent": Disraeli (2)Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
Wed Jun 25, 200826DMediator's skill (4)Rob Cook
Wed Mar 12, 200810AChurls lack itLarry Shearer
Tue Feb 12, 200823AAmbassador's forteDeb Amlen
Tue May 8, 200756DDiplomacy (6)Sarah Keller
Sun Mar 18, 2007110D"The ability to describe others as they see themselves": LincolnCraig Kasper
Sat Jan 6, 200747DPoiseRobert H. Wolfe
Tue Jul 25, 200641DDiplomat's forte (3)Anne Garellick
Mon Jul 3, 200664AWhat it may take to answer the question "Does this make me look fat?"Randall J. Hartman
Wed Mar 15, 200634DDiplomacy (6)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Sun Dec 11, 2005102DDelicacy (3)Ben Tausig
Fri Aug 19, 20058DOpposite of gauchenessDavid Liben-Nowell
Mon Apr 18, 200510DSavoir-faire (5)Robert Dillman
Sun Apr 10, 20058ADelicatenessElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jan 18, 200532ADiplomat's asset (3)Richard Chisholm
Tue Nov 11, 200329DDiplomat's asset (3)M. Francis Vuolo
Sun Sep 14, 200345DSocial skillCathy Millhauser
Thu Jun 26, 200343ADelicacy at a state dinner?Patrick Berry
Wed May 21, 200324ADiplomat's asset (3)Paula Gamache
Thu Jan 23, 20037DPublic relations needCathy Millhauser
Sun Nov 10, 2002122ARemaining silent, sometimesCathy Millhauser
Sun Sep 15, 200212DYahoos lack itFred Piscop
Wed Jul 10, 200254DBoor's lack (2)Richard Silvestri
Thu May 23, 200247DOafs lack itJohn Underwood
Mon Apr 22, 200223ADiplomacy (6)Peter Gordon
Mon Mar 18, 20025DDiscretionJohn Greenman
Fri Mar 8, 200230DGood host's giftDavid J. Kahn
Thu Oct 18, 200128DSocial graceElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Oct 14, 200175DSign of refinementElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Oct 25, 20006DSavoir-faire (5)Nick Grivas
Sun Aug 6, 200084DPlaying to someone's vanity, maybeManny Nosowsky
Thu Jul 20, 200012DMediator's skill (4)Bonnie S. Prystowsky
Sat Jun 17, 200030ADelicacy (3)Rich Norris
Thu Jan 6, 20007DKnowing when to be silent, e.g.Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sun Oct 10, 199927ADiplomatic traitCathy Millhauser
Mon Jul 19, 19998DDelicate use of wordsGregory E. Paul
Sun Nov 1, 199861ACertain graceRobert Malinow
Mon Sep 28, 19983DDiplomat's forte (3)Robert Dillman
Wed Sep 16, 199861ASocial assetRichard Silvestri
Fri Aug 21, 19981DMediator's skill (4)Noah Dephoure
Fri Jun 12, 199819ARemaining silent, at timesMatt Gaffney
Sat Sep 13, 199732DPeacekeeping skillDave Tuller
Wed Apr 30, 19977DMediator's skill (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Apr 8, 199743ASavoir-faire (5)Fred Piscop
Tue Dec 17, 199637ADiplomat's skill (2)G. E. Paul
Sat Oct 12, 199623DMiss Manners subjectR. Norris
Tue Sep 3, 199627DDiplomat's specialtyAndrew Goldstein
Sat Feb 3, 199651ASensitivityW. R. Williams
Wed Jan 24, 19963DSavior-faireJ. Hess
Sun Jan 21, 199615ADiplomacy (6)R. Wolfe
Sun Aug 13, 19959DWhite lie, perhapsNancy Salomon
Wed Aug 24, 199440AWay with words (2)Robert Herrig
Sat Jul 9, 199452DWay with words (2)Gerald R. Ferguson

169 results for TACT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Mon Aug 23, 199311DDiplomat's assetJames L. BeattyMaleska
Tue Jul 13, 19933DDiplomacyMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Sat Nov 7, 199223ASavoir-faireBryant WhiteMaleska
Mon Aug 10, 199251ASavoir-faireDon GroatMaleska
Fri Jul 3, 199234DCore of rapportEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Feb 7, 19921DSavoir-faireJames L. BeattyMaleska
Tue Oct 8, 199136ADiplomacyStanley GlassMaleska
Wed Jun 12, 199160ASavoir-faireKenneth WitteMaleska
Sat Apr 6, 19916ASavoir-faireRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
Sun Mar 3, 19911DA social graceRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Mon Feb 18, 19911DDiplomacyArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Fri Jan 4, 199159ADiplomat's forteErnst TheimerMaleska
Thu Jul 5, 199068ASavoir-faireKenneth WitteMaleska
Mon May 28, 19901DDiplomacySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Feb 22, 199035ADiplomat's forteErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Sep 24, 1989123ASocial attributeIrene SmullyanMaleska
Thu Feb 16, 198946DDiplomat's assetNancy JolineMaleska
Mon May 9, 19881DDiplomacyFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 198856APerception; poiseEli WesoffMaleska
Wed Mar 16, 19881DSavoir-faireJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tue Jan 12, 19885AAmbassador's assetJeanne WilsonMaleska
Wed Dec 16, 198712DDiplomacyLois SidwayMaleska
Wed Dec 9, 198743ASavoir-faireWilliam CanineMaleska
Sat Mar 14, 198751AThe core of rapportEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Sep 17, 19861ADiplomat's forteRobert KatzMaleska
Tue Aug 5, 198654DDiplomacyMary M. MurdochMaleska
Fri May 30, 198637ASavoir-faireGayle DeanMaleska
Wed May 28, 198635ANeed of 30 AcrossJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Jan 15, 198666ASavoir-faireShirley SolowayMaleska
Wed Jan 8, 198649DDiplomacyJudith PerryMaleska
Sat Aug 24, 198510ADelicatesseJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thu Jan 10, 198547AAmbassadorial assetEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Dec 18, 198452ASavoir-faireLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Nov 9, 19842DSensitivityVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Sat Sep 29, 19842DSavoir-faireJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sat Sep 8, 198437ASocial assetWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Apr 16, 19841DWhat blunt, brusque people lackVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Fri Mar 16, 198429DSavoir-faireJesse RoarkeMaleska
Mon Jan 23, 198464ASavoir-faireVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thu Oct 20, 19837DDiplomacyLois SidwayMaleska
Wed Dec 8, 19821DSavoir-faireBernice GordonMaleska
Wed Nov 24, 198211DDiplomacyArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Tue Jul 13, 198239DSensitivitySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Dec 16, 19813DDiplomacyBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Nov 16, 198116ADiplomatic finesseJohnsonMaleska
Wed Apr 15, 198138ASubtletyEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Dec 22, 198010ASavoir-faireJay LivingstonMaleska
Thu Jun 5, 198036DThe core of rapportC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Mar 27, 198014ADiplomat's forteRobertMaleska
Fri Mar 14, 19808DDiplomacyBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Jan 13, 198048DSavoir-faireTap OsbornMaleska
Fri Dec 28, 197925DDelicacyMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Wed Sep 26, 197930ADelicate sensitivityMeunierMaleska
Sun Aug 5, 197975ADilpomacy's foundationTap OsbornMaleska
Sat Aug 4, 197955ASensitivityDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Thu Jul 6, 197826DDiscrimination, in a nice senseGrace FabbroniMaleska
Mon Mar 13, 197850DAsset of a P.R. manGrace FabbroniMaleska
Sun Jan 1, 197866ASocial assetFrances HansenMaleska
Mon Oct 4, 197668ASocial artChet CurrierWeng
Tue Sep 14, 197655DDeft handlingLouis BaronWeng
Thu May 6, 19765DFinesseTap OsbornWeng
Wed Apr 21, 197647DDiplomacyJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Fri Nov 21, 197552APerceptionSamuel H. BarkanWeng
Sat Oct 11, 197529DSocial assetMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Wed May 28, 197540ADiplomacyA. J. SantoraWeng
Fri May 23, 197535ADelicacyHenry HookWeng
Mon Dec 2, 19741ADiplomacyHerb L. RisteenWeng
Sat Oct 26, 19745ADiplomacySara V. TuckermanWeng
Mon Jun 10, 197459ADiplomacyHerb L. RisteenWeng
Sun Jan 27, 197476ADiscretionAlexander BlackWeng
Mon Dec 31, 19736APoiseCatherine ShogryWeng
Fri Apr 20, 19738APerceptionUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 12, 197215ADiplomacyEmanuel BergWeng
Mon Jul 17, 197267APoiseUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 14, 197257DSavoir faireJim PageWeng
Fri May 19, 197237ASavoir faireUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 27, 197191ASavoir-faireEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Tue Dec 22, 197018APoiseUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 6, 197015DSocial graceChristine ValenceWeng
Thu Jul 30, 197043ASavoir faireUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 17, 197023ADiplomat's needUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 24, 197025APoiseUnknownWeng
Fri May 15, 197029DTastefulnessUnknownWeng
Wed Apr 15, 197010ASocial graceUnknownWeng
Wed Dec 10, 196921ASavoir faire.UnknownWeng
Mon Sep 22, 19691DPoise.UnknownWeng
Thu Aug 7, 196958ASocial asset.UnknownWeng
Fri Apr 25, 196930DDiplomacy.UnknownWeng
Sun Jan 19, 196965ASocial assetEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Tue Nov 5, 196854DAsset in politics.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 24, 196855DDelicacy.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 8, 19682DDiscrimination.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 9, 19671ADiplomacy.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Sep 29, 196752DMediator's must.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Sep 9, 196733DSavoir-faire.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Mon Dec 12, 196621ASavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 11, 1966103ADelicacy.Diana SessionsFarrar
Fri Aug 26, 19661ADelicacy.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 20, 196661APersonal attribute.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 7, 196617ADiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 13, 196640ADiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 23, 196665ASavoir faire.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 5, 196544DFinesse.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 5, 19653DDiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 24, 19641DDiscernment.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 25, 196389DSavoir-faire.Stephanie CaruanaFarrar
Thu Jul 18, 196352AConsiderateness.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 4, 19635AMediator's asset.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Oct 16, 196252DSavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 10, 19621DSavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 6, 196231ADiscernment.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 13, 1962113DSavoir-faire.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Apr 16, 196210ASavoir-faire.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Jan 29, 19621ASavoir faire.Bettie Lou FisherFarrar
Sun Nov 5, 19611ASavoir-faire.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Sat Oct 28, 196140ASavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 10, 19618DSavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 14, 196130AGraceful consideration.Christine ValenceFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 196117DSavoir-faire.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Dec 31, 196046AFinesse.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 31, 196027AMediator's skill.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Jun 26, 19601DDiscrimination.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Apr 15, 196020DSavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 21, 196034DSavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 4, 195980AAsset for a hostess.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Sep 6, 1959129ASavoir-faire.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sun Aug 23, 1959123ASavoir-faire.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat May 2, 195926DDiscrimination.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Jan 5, 195910ASavoir-faire.Ann GerlachFarrar
Sun Sep 7, 195833DSocial asset.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Aug 11, 195825ADiplomacy.Madeline CorseFarrar
Mon Jul 21, 195833DSavoir-faire.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Mon Jul 14, 19583DSavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 2, 195851DRelative of discretion.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 8, 195899DDelicate perception.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Mar 23, 1958105AHeadwaiter's asset.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Feb 28, 19581ADiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 18, 19579ASavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 10, 195730DSocial asset.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 31, 195723DSavoir-faire.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 19, 19571DAttache's asset.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Mar 18, 195635DSavoir-faire.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Dec 16, 19551DDiplomatic virtue.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 13, 1955107DSmall-scale diplomacy.Grace HosterFarrar
Mon Sep 26, 195523DTalent for diplomacy.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Aug 28, 195533DDiplomatic talent.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jul 17, 195514DSavoir-faire.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat May 14, 19557DEveryday diplomacy.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Mar 3, 19554DSavoir-faire.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Thu Mar 18, 195425DSavoir-faire.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri Dec 11, 195351DAsset in top-level talk.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Jun 16, 195310ADiplomatic asset.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Oct 26, 195295ASocial asset.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Aug 17, 19521DIke's asset.Israel GitterFarrar
Thu Aug 7, 19521DIntuitive appreciation of what is proper.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 6, 19526ADiplomat's requisite.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
Mon Nov 12, 195150DAbility to deal with others in difficult situations.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 19511ADiplomatic asset.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 5, 195136ADiplomat's stock in trade.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri Sep 14, 195120ADiplomatic handling.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 5, 195139DDiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 22, 195123ADiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 25, 19511DDiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 195060ADiplomacy.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Tue Oct 17, 195049ADiplomacy.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 9, 1949105ANice discernment.Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 194982DDiscernment of right thing to do or say.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun May 4, 194741APerception.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jul 4, 194351DDiscernmentJ. C. DoesburgFarrar