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195 results for TAUT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Sep 5, 201823ALike a tightrope, more so than a slacklineAmanda Chung, Karl Ni and Erik Agard
Wed Aug 1, 20185DNot at all laxSande Milton and Jeff Chen
Sun Jun 10, 201867DNot sagging at allRuth Bloomfield Margolin
Fri Apr 7, 201722ALike a well-written thrillerPatrick Berry
Wed Sep 14, 20164DReady to snap, maybeDan Schoenholz
Wed Aug 17, 201659ALacking slack (5)Mark McClain
Sat Mar 5, 20161ALike a drumheadRoland Huget
Mon Aug 24, 201542AStretched tight (3)Lynn Lempel
Mon Aug 17, 201556DLike a rope during a tug-of-war matchAndrea Carla Michaels
Thu Mar 5, 201523ALike faces after face-liftsJim Peredo
Mon Nov 10, 201411DStretched tight (3)Bruce Haight
Fri Aug 8, 201447DLike a guitar stringBruce Haight
Sun Apr 27, 2014101DNot relaxedJohn Lampkin
Sun Mar 9, 201448DPulled tight (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Nov 17, 201369AHaving little giveJulian Lim
Sat May 26, 201252AAllowing no playPeter Wentz
Tue May 15, 201247AStretched to the maxSusan Gelfand
Fri Feb 3, 201262AUnder tensionJoel Kaplow
Wed Aug 3, 201169ATensedPaul Guttormsson
Sun Feb 13, 2011112DStrained (2)Ian Livengood
Mon Nov 8, 201019DFully stretched (2)John Dunn
Mon Sep 20, 201048ATense (2)Bernice Gordon
Sat Sep 18, 201021AStrained (2)Natan Last, Brown University '12
Sun Oct 4, 20094DStretched to the limitTodd McClary
Mon May 26, 200824AWithout slack (2)Mark Sherwood
Tue Jul 31, 200749ALacking slack (5)Allan E. Parrish
Thu May 31, 200732DLike guitar stringsWilliam F. Stephens
Wed May 23, 200722DLacking slack (5)Bruce Venzke and Stella Daily
Wed Feb 28, 20077DLike a trampoline's surfaceElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Nov 12, 2006110DStretched (2)Patrick Berry
Mon Oct 2, 200611DDrawn tight (3)Harvey Estes
Thu Aug 10, 200642AFully stretched (2)Todd McClary
Mon Nov 7, 200532DStretched tight (3)Jay Livingston
Sat Sep 17, 200533AEx-lax? (2)Rich Norris
Sun Jul 3, 200528AUnlooseElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Apr 13, 200544AWithout wrinklesAllan E. Parrish
Mon Nov 1, 200446ALacking slack (5)Kendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
Sun Sep 5, 200499AKeyed upPatrick Merrell
Mon Jun 7, 200450DTightly stretchedLynn Lempel
Mon Jul 28, 20031DTightly strungGregory E. Paul
Mon Jun 2, 200335DPulled tight (2)Gregory E. Paul
Mon Mar 31, 200364ASuspensefulPatrick Merrell
Mon Sep 16, 200221AStretched (2)Roy Leban
Tue Apr 30, 20026DEx-lax? (2)John F. Hughes
Mon Apr 29, 200228DDrawn tight (3)Holden Baker
Thu Nov 8, 20016DTightManny Nosowsky
Sun Jun 24, 200156AUnrelaxedRandolph Ross
Thu Jul 20, 200018DLacking playBonnie S. Prystowsky
Mon Jun 12, 200015AStrung tightlyAndrea C. Michaels
Thu Aug 26, 199944AHaving no playNancy S. Ross
Tue Dec 1, 19987DTight as a drumStephanie Spadaccini
Mon Mar 9, 199860ANot slackRandall J. Hartman
Wed Jan 28, 199858DWithout slack (2)Mark Gottlieb
Sun Dec 14, 1997105DUnbendingNancy Salomon
Tue Sep 26, 199530DLacking slack (5)Bob Klahn & Raymond Hamel
Wed Jun 28, 199527DLike some nervesRoger H. Courtney
Mon Jan 16, 199567ADrawn tight (3)Walter Covell
Fri Dec 3, 199362ATense (2)Bill Click

3 results for TAUT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Nov 26, 2017acrosticHSuspenseful, as a plot keeping you spellboundEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Apr 15, 2012diagramless5ALike toned absPaula Gamache
Nov 28, 2010diagramless2DLacking slackFred Piscop

134 results for TAUT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Sep 27, 19931ATenseBette Sue CohenTaub
Mon Aug 9, 199312DTightMorton B. BraunMaleska
Mon Apr 19, 19936DTightly drawnAlex F. BlackMaleska
Wed Mar 10, 19938DNot slack (4)Jim PageMaleska
Tue Dec 8, 199255ATightAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Oct 19, 199222DPulled tightMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sat Oct 10, 199220ATenseRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Wed Jul 1, 199241DLike a tightropeGayle DeanMaleska
Sat Jun 20, 199260ASmartKevin BoyleMaleska
Sat May 2, 199230DWithout slackJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Jul 28, 1991125DLacking slackRichard SilvestriMaleska
Mon Jan 14, 19912DTightSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Jan 9, 199115AStretched tightMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Mon May 28, 199060DTightly drawnSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Aug 26, 19895DTrimNancy JolineMaleska
Mon Jul 17, 198939ATensePeter G. SnowMaleska
Fri May 26, 198951DTenseNancy JolineMaleska
Fri Jul 15, 198862DSnugDaniel GirardiMaleska
Wed May 4, 198835DVery tightDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sat Dec 19, 198750AShipshapeHarold B. CountsMaleska
Sat Aug 29, 19878DLacking slackJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tue Apr 21, 198724ATensedWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Mon Apr 6, 198764AHigh-strungBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Aug 5, 198612DTenseMary M. MurdochMaleska
Tue Jun 24, 198656DDrawn tightH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Mon Apr 28, 198622DShipshapeJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tue Jan 21, 198618ATightRhonda KrausMaleska
Fri Mar 1, 198554DTenseRobert KatzMaleska
Thu Dec 13, 198439DTightRhonda KrausMaleska
Tue Oct 9, 19841AHigh-strungDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sat Mar 31, 198450AWell disciplinedBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Tue Dec 27, 198360DUnder tensionJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sat Dec 24, 198368ATightA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Nov 29, 198350DTenseFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Tue Jul 5, 198321DStretched tightBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Mon Sep 27, 198249ADrawn tightNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thu Sep 16, 19828DStretched tightlyC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Apr 18, 1982128DLike a high wireCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Wed Jan 6, 19822DTight as a drumLois SidwayMaleska
Sun Nov 8, 198128AStrainedMargaret RigbyMaleska
Fri Oct 30, 198151ASnugA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Jul 14, 198138ATenseJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Apr 19, 1981122AShipshapeMichael PriestleyMaleska
Fri Mar 6, 198158DShipshapeJamesMaleska
Mon Feb 16, 198157DHigh-strungJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tue May 6, 198029AHigh-strungHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tue Apr 15, 198048DShowing stressJean J. DavisonMaleska
Fri Mar 9, 197963ALike a bowstringVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Tue Feb 20, 197933AHigh-strungMichelle ArnotMaleska
Tue May 16, 19784AShipshapeMeislerMaleska
Wed Jan 18, 197827DNot loose or flabbyWeilMaleska
Sun Jun 5, 197750DFirmBarbara GillisMaleska
Fri May 6, 197737DHigh-strungRobert W. SturgesMaleska
Fri Mar 11, 197711DTenseSophie FiermanMaleska
Fri Jan 21, 19772DNot slackF. CoatesWeng
Fri Sep 26, 197517ANot slackWill ShortzWeng
Tue Mar 18, 197562AStrung tightVirginia SchneiderWeng
Sun Oct 27, 197469ALike a bowstringThomas SheehanWeng
Sun Jul 28, 1974108DHigh-strungTanaquil Le ClercqWeng
Mon Apr 15, 197449ANot slackHelen PettigrewWeng
Sat Oct 7, 197237ATenseUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 25, 197299AStrainedBert BeamanWeng
Sun Dec 5, 1971110ATenseHume R. CraftWeng
Fri Apr 30, 197161AWell disciplinedUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 25, 197117DStrainedNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Tue Feb 16, 197112DStrainedUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 31, 19717DKind of shipMartha DeWittWeng
Fri Dec 11, 197022DNot flabbyUnknownWeng
Sun May 24, 1970101DStrainedThreba JohnsonWeng
Thu Feb 26, 197025DStrainedUnknownWeng
Mon Nov 3, 196935ANervous.UnknownWeng
Fri Oct 31, 196965ATense.UnknownWeng
Wed Aug 13, 196918DHigh-strung.UnknownWeng
Wed May 28, 196933ARun a ___ ship.UnknownWeng
Sun Sep 22, 196865AStretchedWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun May 12, 1968139AStrained.Arnold MossFarrar
Tue Dec 5, 196742DTense.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 3, 196761ATense.Norton RhoadesFarrar
Wed Jul 26, 19671ANot slack.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Mon Aug 15, 196657AHigh-strung.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 10, 196680AKeyed up.Anne FoxFarrar
Wed Sep 15, 196557AShipshape.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 26, 196533DTightly drawn.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 17, 196510DSnug.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 12, 196537DHigh-strung.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 30, 19643DHigh-strung.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 17, 196412DTense.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 10, 196432DTense.Christine ValenceFarrar
Wed Sep 11, 196347AKeyed up.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 11, 196376DSnug.Will WengFarrar
Fri Apr 26, 196325DFirm.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 17, 196349ASnug.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 13, 196353AHigh-strung.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Jul 6, 19629DNot slack.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Mon Jun 25, 196264ATrim.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 29, 1962126AKept in proper order.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Dec 8, 196164AShipshape.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 196186DSnug; tidy.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Sep 11, 196161ASnug.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 20, 196136DSnug.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Sat Aug 12, 19612DSnug.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 11, 196136ATense.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 23, 196117DSnug.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Apr 18, 196144AWithout slack.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 11, 196158AFirm.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 14, 196152DNot slack.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 21, 196051ATense.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 18, 195949DTense.Melville P. LiveranceFarrar
Sun Feb 15, 195951ATense.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wed Feb 4, 195918ASnugly tight.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Oct 25, 195854ATense.Arthur LewisFarrar
Thu Aug 28, 195860ATense.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Jul 27, 195883DNot slack.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Feb 9, 195831ATense.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Dec 3, 195753DHigh-strung.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 195558DSnug.Diana SessionsFarrar
Fri Nov 4, 195538DTense.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 23, 195543DTense.Mel TaubFarrar
Mon Aug 8, 195514ATight.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 11, 195421ANot slack.Martha BrownleeFarrar
Sun Aug 22, 195464DHigh-strung.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Jul 14, 195424ATightly drawn.Ethel Le StrangeFarrar
Sun May 23, 195450ATightly drawn.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Oct 15, 195358DDrawn tight.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 11, 195239DNot slack.Hilda E. AllenFarrar
Tue Feb 5, 195217ATensely stretched.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 18, 1951107AHigh-strung.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Nov 11, 195010AStretched.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 12, 195067DTense.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Oct 9, 1949104ATightly drawn.Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sun Jan 11, 194876ATense.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 19466ATense.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Feb 20, 19445DSnug.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Feb 13, 1944106AHard drawn.Louis ShieldsFarrar