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22 results for TAPERED

8 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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DateGridClueAuthor
44DLike the pointed end of a pencilRuth Bloomfield Margolin
9DGot to the point?Brendan Emmett Quigley
50ALike stocking capsTom Heilman
113AThinned outKevin G. Der and Jessica A. Hui
13DGetting to the point?Mike Nothnagel
22ANarrowedSarah Keller
38ALike chopsticksJoe DiPietro
5DLike some jeans legsCathy Millhauser

1 result for TAPERED from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Apr 11, 2004cryptic1DStuff that's sticky and red, like chopsticks (7)Fraser Simpson

13 results for TAPERED from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
21AAnagram of RED TAPENancy Scandrett RossTaub
21ALike most toothpicks or steeplesNorma SteinbergMaleska
36DDiminished graduallyWilliam BaxleyMaleska
35DLike the TrylonWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
22ASpirelikeJohn GreenmanMaleska
41DDecreased graduallyMarie WestWeng
36ALike a pyramidDiana SessionsWeng
38DDiminished slowly.UnknownFarrar
40D___ off (stopped gradually).UnknownFarrar
88DDiminished.Sidney LambertFarrar
17ASmaller toward the end.UnknownFarrar
94DPyramidical.Hilda E. AllenFarrar
56DLessened gradually.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar