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201 Results for TARS

55 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Sunday, October 15, 2017106ASmears, as a reputationJohn Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
Friday, August 25, 20176DPopeye and othersSam Trabucco
Sunday, August 6, 2017118ABlackens (5)Patrick Berry
Friday, February 10, 201761AOnes whose assent is 26-AcrossKyle Mahowald
Sunday, May 1, 201617DBesmirches (5)Joel Fagliano and Byron Walden
Sunday, January 31, 20168DSmearsYaakov Bendavid
Sunday, December 20, 2015120ASurfaces, in a way (2)Peter Wentz
Monday, November 24, 201422ABlackens, as a reputationRobert Seminara
Tuesday, November 11, 201440ASeamenJames Mulhern
Tuesday, July 1, 201459DSailors (5)Gary Cee
Sunday, March 30, 201461DHands on deck (2)Peter A. Collins
Sunday, March 24, 2013121ABesmirches (5)Dan Schoenholz
Thursday, November 29, 201227ABesmirches (5)Sharon Delorme
Monday, October 22, 201272ASailors (5)Joel Fagliano
Friday, January 13, 20128DHold hands? (2)Todd Gross and Doug Peterson
Tuesday, October 18, 201163ADeck handsPatrick Berry
Saturday, May 15, 201020DClippers' skippers, e.g.Trip Payne & Patrick Berry
Saturday, May 1, 20104DHold hands? (2)Paula Gamache
Sunday, December 13, 200945ASwabbies (3)Mike Shenk
Thursday, November 20, 200852A20-Across's crewPete Muller
Monday, September 1, 200823DOld salts (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Friday, June 20, 200850ACrew team?Mike Nothnagel
Monday, February 6, 200664ASailors (5)Sheldon Benardo
Wednesday, January 4, 200667ASwabbies (3)John Minarcik and Nancy Salomon
Monday, September 12, 200531DBlackens (5)Michael Shteyman
Saturday, July 2, 200526DHands on deck (2)Sherry O. Blackard
Friday, October 22, 200421ACrew membersPatrick Berry
Wednesday, September 22, 200414ABlackens (5)David J. Kahn
Monday, March 1, 200471AOld salts (2)Gail Grabowski
Sunday, June 22, 200392AShip's crewJohn Duschatko
Saturday, March 15, 200320ASurfaces, in a way (2)Adam Cohen
Thursday, October 24, 200267AMarinersPatrick Merrell
Thursday, August 8, 200249ABlackens (5)Patrick Merrell
Thursday, July 18, 200227DHands at seaKevin McCann
Friday, May 10, 200219AGobs (5)Manny Nosowsky
Wednesday, May 1, 200212DPine productsSteve Jones
Wednesday, September 19, 200161DSailors (5)Steven Dorfman
Wednesday, October 11, 200019ASalts (2)Greg Staples
Thursday, September 14, 200037DSwabbies (3)Joe DiPietro
Saturday, August 12, 200052ABesmirches (5)Rich Norris
Saturday, March 18, 200055ABounty hunters?Rich Norris
Sunday, April 25, 199926ABesmearsJoe DiPietro
Monday, November 23, 19988DSailors (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, November 12, 199859DCrew on the high seasDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, December 31, 199713DCrewmenAlfio Micci
Wednesday, June 25, 199769ABlackens (5)Elizabeth Gorski
Thursday, September 5, 199613DGobs (5)C. Millhauser
Saturday, June 15, 199654ABesmirches (5)R. Ross
Wednesday, October 25, 199564AGobs (5)Larry Nargi
Friday, September 8, 199542AGobs (5)A.J. Santora
Wednesday, January 11, 199550APunishes in an old wayStanley B. Whitten
Saturday, October 15, 199429DPunishes publiclyRandolph Ross
Sunday, September 4, 199478ACigarette substancesWayne Robert Williams
Saturday, May 14, 199429DGobs (5)Rand H. Burns
Tuesday, December 14, 19937DSalts (2)Joel Davajan

2 results for TARS from Variety puzzles.

November 16, 2008panda34ARuins the reputation of seamenMel Taub
December 23, 2001panda10DAva's followersMel Taub

144 results for TARS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, August 2, 199313DSailorsSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, February 3, 199258D"H.M.S. Pinafore" groupRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Saturday, January 25, 199213DSailorsErnst TheimerMaleska
Monday, July 1, 199169AH.M.S. Pinafore crewmenMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sunday, June 30, 199114ASea dogsJacques LiwerMaleska
Monday, February 18, 199150AGobsArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sunday, December 30, 199031ADeadeye and RackstrawNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wednesday, September 19, 199011DSaltsArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Saturday, September 8, 199012DSea dogsJack LechnerMaleska
Saturday, June 23, 199033DSaltsJesse RoarkeMaleska
Saturday, November 25, 198934ASailorsNorma SteinbergMaleska
Tuesday, June 6, 198960ASea dogsWilson McBeathMaleska
Thursday, April 27, 198937DGobsKathryn RighterMaleska
Friday, February 24, 198965APartner of feathersWilliam CanineMaleska
Thursday, July 7, 198813DSticky substancesMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Saturday, December 26, 198762DSaltsJohn GreenmanMaleska
Monday, December 14, 19871D___ and feathersAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thursday, November 13, 198656DRackstraw's colleaguesIrene SmullyanMaleska
Monday, October 27, 198624AGobsEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Monday, October 6, 198662AH.M.S. Pinafore's crewJames R. BurnsMaleska
Monday, February 24, 198613DGobsVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Tuesday, August 20, 198513DSaltsLois SidwayMaleska
Wednesday, June 5, 198510ASailorsJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wednesday, March 27, 19855DSaltsIrene SmullyanMaleska
Monday, January 9, 198442DDrake's menJeanne WilsonMaleska
Friday, June 3, 198366ABritish swabbiesNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Thursday, May 19, 198322ABluejacketsJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tuesday, April 19, 198350ABritish sailorsElio DesiderioMaleska
Sunday, March 27, 198318DSeamenBernice GordonMaleska
Thursday, February 17, 19835ANavy menJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Friday, December 3, 198250DH.M.S. Pinafore crewJohnsonMaleska
Wednesday, September 22, 198213D"H.M.S. Pinafore" groupJack R. HarnesMaleska
Sunday, August 8, 1982122DSea dogsMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Wednesday, August 4, 198235DSailorsNewellMaleska
Monday, April 19, 198261DSea dogsNancy McCarthyMaleska
Sunday, March 7, 198299AGobsMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Saturday, December 12, 19815DPavesJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Sunday, November 29, 1981135AFixes the roofFletcher IngallsMaleska
Friday, September 11, 198168A"H.M.S. Pinafore" groupWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thursday, July 16, 198156ASailorsJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sunday, June 7, 198141DRackstraw and DeadeyeE.T.M.Maleska
Thursday, March 26, 198130DSaltsJudson G. TrentMaleska
Monday, March 9, 198128DBlackensJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, February 20, 19817DPavesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, November 9, 1980107ARackstraw's colleaguesBert H. KruseMaleska
Monday, September 22, 198045AKin of gobsJohnsonMaleska
Friday, September 5, 198059DMen's chorus in "Pinafore"GoldmannMaleska
Monday, July 21, 19801APopeye and SinbadI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Saturday, June 28, 19808DSaltsWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, May 18, 198071ADoes some roofingA. J. SantoraMaleska
Monday, April 14, 198013DGobsIrene SmullyanMaleska
Monday, August 20, 197922ASailorsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, July 1, 197981DSaltsAnne FoxMaleska
Thursday, May 17, 197912DSailorsJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thursday, April 12, 197949AWood and coal derivativesDana GrossMaleska
Monday, March 12, 197912D"H.M.S. Pinafore" groupJacobsMaleska
Thursday, December 28, 197859DGobsKathryn RighterMaleska
Monday, April 3, 197838ASeamenSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Monday, May 16, 197713DSea dogsMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wednesday, March 30, 19771ASaltsEvelyn B. RosenthalMaleska
Sunday, October 31, 197643DSailorsThreba JohnsonWeng
Friday, August 6, 19766DSailorsHigginsWeng
Saturday, May 1, 197621ASailorsDorothea ShippWeng
Thursday, March 25, 197643ASailorsSophie FiermanWeng
Monday, August 25, 197559ASailorsCecil McCormickWeng
Thursday, June 19, 197552DGobsEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Tuesday, April 1, 197540DRoad materialsBeverly J. SewardWeng
Wednesday, August 28, 197445ARoad surfacesSara V. TuckermanWeng
Tuesday, March 26, 19746DRelatives of nicotinesAnthony B. CanningWeng
Friday, March 22, 197441ASailorsSophie FiermanWeng
Sunday, July 22, 19737DSailorsDavid A. MurrayWeng
Saturday, April 14, 197323ACigarette makers' concernUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 22, 197257ARoad coversFrank NosoffWeng
Friday, June 9, 197263AGobsUnknownWeng
Wednesday, April 21, 197112DDefilesUnknownWeng
Saturday, September 19, 197038DNicotines' partnerUnknownWeng
Saturday, September 5, 197065ASeamenUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 4, 197067ASeamenUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 6, 197011DDoes a road jobUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 30, 196946ARoad surfaces.UnknownWeng
Sunday, November 2, 196924AGobsWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Weng
Friday, October 17, 196921DSeagoers.UnknownWeng
Friday, October 3, 19698DSeamen.UnknownWeng
Friday, August 15, 196961ASmears.UnknownWeng
Thursday, June 19, 196928DBlacktops.UnknownWeng
Sunday, April 14, 196853ASalts.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sunday, January 14, 196835ASalts.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sunday, April 9, 196746ACrew men.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, February 16, 196720DOld salts.Dorothea BauerFarrar
Sunday, September 18, 196616DSeamen.Jean ReedFarrar
Friday, May 20, 196651DSeafaring ones.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 11, 196624DCrew of the Pinafore.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 20, 196518DSalts.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 10, 196525ASeafarers.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 8, 196413DSea dogs.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 16, 196436DDick Deadeye and others.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 13, 196464AThe Pinafore's crew.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 6, 19641DWindjammers.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 21, 196413DSeamen.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tuesday, December 31, 196356DSeafarers.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 15, 196368DRackstraw et al.Jules Arensberg and Herbert EttensonFarrar
Monday, September 23, 196332ABosun's mates.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Monday, July 1, 196331DHearties.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, June 5, 196335DCertain captains.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 6, 196367ASailors.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 25, 196359DJolly seamen.John ByrneFarrar
Thursday, December 20, 196261ADick Deadeye and others.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, July 3, 196227DBluejackets.Manny MillerFarrar
Sunday, April 22, 196284DOld salts.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thursday, January 18, 19627DBluejackets.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 7, 196036ARackstraw and Deadeye.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, July 12, 195946DBluejackets.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, March 22, 195954ABluejackets.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, March 15, 19599DViscous liquids.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, February 17, 19594DViscid products.Madeline CorseFarrar
Sunday, January 25, 195955ASea dogs.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thursday, June 12, 19587DSalts.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sunday, March 16, 195834AMembers of "Pinafore" chorus.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, December 22, 195726AFo'c'sle men.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, December 15, 19579DSurface protectors.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, December 11, 195718DSeamen.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 18, 195639DRackstraw and Deadeye.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, June 24, 195653DRackstraw, Deadeye, etc.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, February 19, 1956107ASailors.Charles E. GerschFarrar
Saturday, July 2, 195567AThey sail the ocean blue.Mel TaubFarrar
Thursday, June 30, 195526DFo'c'sle folk.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tuesday, October 26, 195431DBluejackets.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, March 9, 195464ASeadogs.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 21, 195324ASingers of chanteys.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 20, 195331DBarnacle Bill and others.Albert BlumFarrar
Friday, December 5, 195238DBriny men.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 4, 195227ASea dogs.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 9, 195221ACovers with pitch.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 8, 195213DDick Deadeye and his pals.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 9, 19529DMen of the sea.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 7, 195150DSailors.UnknownFarrar
Monday, July 16, 195113DDick Deadeye's pals.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 3, 195113DOld salts.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, December 8, 19505DSeafarers.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 24, 195010ASeafarers.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 12, 195023ASailors.Margaret P. FarrarFarrar
Sunday, March 9, 1947114ACrew of H.M.S. Pinafore.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, March 19, 194478DSeamen.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, November 15, 194214DCovers with pitch.Louis ShieldsFarrar

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