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104 results for TAPER

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Jan 12, 201553DGradually decrease to a pointJason Flinn
Tue Apr 5, 201149DNarrowE. J. Masicampo
Fri Jun 13, 200845DCome to the point?Patrick Berry
Wed Jun 6, 200722DGet to the point? (3)Richard Silvestri
Fri Nov 24, 20064DAttenuateDave Mackey
Sun Aug 13, 200677ASpy, at times (2)Derrick Niederman
Fri May 19, 200636ASound technicianPatrick Berry
Fri Mar 31, 200628DSpire or obelisk, e.g.Gilbert H. Ludwig
Sun Sep 7, 200375DPart of a Christmas decorationAlan Arbesfeld
Wed Feb 19, 200325DPut darts into, as a garmentSarah Keller
Tue Jul 17, 200113DCome to a pointFred Piscop
Mon Dec 11, 20004DBecome narrower (2)Myles Callum
Wed Feb 2, 200034DDiminish graduallyRichard Chisholm
Sat Jan 15, 200025DGet to the point? (3)Matt Gaffney
Thu Nov 12, 199810DCandleDavid J. Kahn
Mon Nov 9, 19982DBecome narrowPeter Gordon
Wed Oct 28, 199846DBring to a pointAlan Arbesfeld
Fri May 15, 199826DFall (off)John Wolting
Sat May 9, 199830ASpy, at times (2)Rich Norris
Mon Mar 9, 19982DBecome narrower (2)Randall J. Hartman
Mon Dec 30, 199632DGrow narrowerC. F. Murray
Sun Dec 8, 199658DVCRA. J. Santora
Mon Sep 30, 199650AGradually decrease, with "off"F. Piscop
Sun Apr 10, 199415AGet to the point? (3)Trip Payne

80 results for TAPER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Sep 1, 199267ASlender candleShirley SolowayMaleska
Sun Jun 21, 1992106AAcuminateLouis SabinMaleska
Wed May 13, 199226ADecrease graduallyRuth MinaryMaleska
Tue Jan 14, 199233AFeeble lightArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sun Oct 27, 199144DAcuminateMary M. MurdochMaleska
Sun Nov 18, 199091DAcuminateEdward MarcheseMaleska
Fri Sep 14, 199015ASlight lightArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Tue Oct 31, 19899DCome to a pointWhittenMaleska
Sat Jul 15, 19896ACandleRhonda KrausMaleska
Sun Jan 8, 1989116ASlender candleRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wed Aug 17, 198842ABecome attenuated, with "off"Gloria EvansMaleska
Sun Jul 3, 198879DAcuminateJack R. HarnesMaleska
Mon Jun 29, 198733DDiminish graduallyFred TooleMaleska
Sun Jun 7, 198739DSlender candleJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Fri Mar 20, 198761AAcuminateEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Jan 2, 198617AAny feeble lightGayle DeanMaleska
Thu Apr 11, 198524ACandleBrian G. TylerMaleska
Tue Sep 25, 198415ACandle lighterJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sun Aug 5, 1984123DDiminish, with "off"Vaughn KeithMaleska
Fri Jun 8, 19847DDecrease graduallyEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Apr 24, 198455AFeeble lightA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Apr 4, 198464ACandelabrum insertJohn GreenmanMaleska
Fri Mar 16, 19841DSlender candleJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tue Feb 21, 19845AReduce graduallyNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue Mar 22, 198315AAny feeble lightEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Mar 22, 198216ASlender candleN. M. MeyerMaleska
Fri Feb 26, 19822DCome to a point graduallyMel RosenMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 198160ASlender candleNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sat Sep 5, 198148DAcuminateHallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Fri Aug 14, 198137ASmall candleEli WesoffMaleska
Sat Mar 21, 198146DThin candleJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wed Mar 18, 198141DDiminish graduallyC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu May 1, 198033DWhat pyramids and steeples doI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Tue Mar 21, 197826DLighting deviceSchwarzbaumMaleska
Sun Jun 5, 197717DCandleBarbara GillisMaleska
Sat May 14, 197728DSlight lightAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Mon Mar 7, 197716ACandleAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Dec 13, 197538DDiminishBert H. KruseWeng
Fri Jul 18, 197527DGrow gradually thinJean ReedWeng
Thu Jan 16, 197537DSlacken, with "off"A. J. SantoraWeng
Tue Oct 29, 197451DDecrease graduallyH. M. KennedyWeng
Tue Sep 25, 197326DDiminish graduallyUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 27, 197230DCandleUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 7, 197247A___ off (dwindle)UnknownWeng
Sun Jun 18, 19727DCandleHerbert EttensonWeng
Sun Oct 31, 1971121ACandleThreba JohnsonWeng
Sat Dec 5, 197050DLamp-lighterUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 17, 197023DCandleUnknownWeng
Mon Jun 15, 197053DGradual decreaseUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 11, 197064AGradual decreaseJoseph LaFauciWeng
Sun Feb 2, 196959DCandleAnthony MorseWeng
Sat Mar 2, 19681ADecrease (with "off").UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 30, 196868ALight giver.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 1, 196735ACandle.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 196786DLight.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Apr 26, 196634DCandle.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 26, 1964100ADiminish.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sat Dec 7, 196339ADiminish (with "off").William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Dec 7, 196230DCandle.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 7, 19611DCandle.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 9, 196047DCandle.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 25, 19605ACandle.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 20, 195827DSmall candle.Walter BlumFarrar
Wed Nov 27, 195711DDiminish.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 20, 19578DFeeble light.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Jan 13, 195765DReduce gradually.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Tue Jan 24, 195666ALighting facility of early days.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Nov 16, 195527DCandle.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 25, 195544DCandle.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Mar 27, 195541DSlender candle.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Mar 12, 195325ACome to a point.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 4, 195252DWhat cones do.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 19512DWax light.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 29, 195126DLong waxed wick.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 23, 195151DNarrow toward the end.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 2, 195164ASlender candle.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jun 29, 194726DCandle.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Sep 23, 1945110ADiminish.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Jul 11, 1943105DSmall candle.Archie S. KreilingFarrar
Sun Nov 15, 1942133AAcuminate.Louis ShieldsFarrar