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196 results for TEC

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Apr 15, 201853APrivate eye (6)Alex Bajcz
Mon Mar 26, 201852AInvestigator, in old film noirAndy Kravis
Thu Jan 25, 20189AP.I. (4)Alex Eaton-Salners
Wed Oct 18, 201757DPrivate eye, in old slangJohn Lithgow and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Dec 1, 20143DSleuth, in old crime fictionJohn Guzzetta
Sat May 24, 201454DClassic Bogart role, in slangPeter Wentz
Fri Feb 14, 201427A20-Across, e.g., informallyBruce Haight
Wed Sep 18, 201345APrivate investigator, in old slangPaul Hunsberger
Tue Sep 10, 201346DSleuth, in slang (3)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Jun 2, 201385ASleuth, in slang (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 31, 201375DSam Spade, e.g., for shortCaleb Madison
Sat Oct 13, 201239DP.I. (4)Barry C. Silk
Sun Oct 7, 201267AGumshoe (11)Zoe Wheeler
Wed Sep 19, 201261DSleuth, informally (3)Michael Shteyman
Sun Jul 22, 2012122DPrivate eye (6)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Apr 8, 20125DPrivate investigator, in slangDaniel A. Finan
Wed Aug 31, 201121AGumshoe (11)Peter A. Collins
Sat Apr 2, 201127DSue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone, e.g.Mark Diehl
Mon Jan 10, 201148ASleuth, in slang (3)James Tuttle
Fri Dec 3, 201035ASpade, e.g., for short (2)Matt Ginsberg
Sun Oct 17, 201066DShamus (3)Patrick Blindauer
Thu Oct 14, 201054DGumshoe (11)Jim Hilger
Tue Oct 12, 201023DPrivate eye (6)José Chardiet
Tue Jun 1, 201058DGumshoe (11)Sarah Keller
Fri Feb 19, 201010DSherlock (2)Victor Fleming
Sun Jan 31, 201086APrivate eye (6)Tony Orbach and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sun Jan 17, 201059ASpade, e.g., for short (2)Cathy Allis
Wed Dec 23, 20094DSam Spade typeJonathan Porat
Fri Oct 9, 200939ASherlock (2)David Quarfoot
Tue Sep 29, 200938ASleuth, slangilyPaula Gamache
Wed Sep 23, 200962DGumshoe (11)Jonathan Gersch
Sun Jul 26, 200916DGumshoe (11)Kevin G. Der
Thu Sep 18, 200862ADick (5)Mike Nothnagel
Tue Aug 26, 200834DSleuth, informally (3)Nancy Salomon
Tue Dec 18, 20074DPrivate eye, for short (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Jul 31, 200765DPrivate eye, slangily (2)Allan E. Parrish
Sun Jul 29, 2007110DP.I. (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue May 22, 200745APrivate eye, slangily (2)Roger Wolff
Tue Sep 13, 200522DGumshoe (11)Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Wed Jun 15, 200540DPrivate eye (6)Richard Silvestri
Sun Apr 24, 200582DPerson with a magnifying glass, for short?Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Sep 11, 200456DShamus (3)Byron Walden
Wed Nov 26, 200321DClue hunter, informallyTyler Hinman
Fri Aug 29, 20037DCase studier, slangilyGilbert H. Ludwig
Sat Jul 26, 200346ADick (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Thu May 15, 200327AGumshoe (11)David J. Kahn
Tue Apr 22, 200365DInvestigator, slangilyNancy Kavanaugh
Sat Feb 16, 200248AClue collector, slangilyFrank Longo
Thu Oct 11, 200143DSleuth, for shortNancy S. Ross
Sun Jan 28, 200193AP.I., e.g.Jim Page
Sat Dec 2, 200045APinkerton, e.g.David J. Kahn
Sun Jun 13, 199948ADick (5)Rich Norris
Tue Nov 24, 199814APrivate eye, for short (2)Jeremy Thomas Paine
Wed Apr 29, 199851AP.I. (4)Gayle Dean
Mon Jan 5, 199826ASleuth, informally (3)Mark Moldowsky
Sun Dec 14, 1997115DShamus (3)Nancy Salomon
Sun May 18, 1997105APrivate eye (6)Frances Hansen
Mon Jan 27, 19974DGumshoe (11)F. Piscop
Sun Apr 7, 199698AMike Hammer, for oneC. Millhauser
Fri Jun 9, 199556DDick (5)A.J. Santora
Mon Sep 19, 199467DOld-time gumshoeWayne Robert Williams
Tue Sep 6, 19948DGumshoe (11)Janet R. Bender
Sun Jul 17, 1994116ALt. Columbo, e.g.Cathy Millhauser
Sat Apr 16, 199452ADick (5)Rand H. Burns
Mon Jan 31, 199431DGumshoe (11)Janet R. Bender

3 results for TEC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 23, 2009diagramless61DGumshoePaula Gamache
Mar 27, 2005diagramless59DSleuth, for shortMichael Shteyman
Apr 28, 2002panda51DPrivate eye, etc.Mel Taub

128 results for TEC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Oct 28, 199357DSam Spade, e.g.I. Judah KoolykTaub
Thu Apr 1, 199321DGumshoeAlfio MicciMaleska
Tue Mar 2, 19935DGumshoeBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Nov 30, 19924DP.I.Janet R. BenderMaleska
Sun May 31, 199229AGumshoeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun May 10, 1992105AShamusMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Fri Apr 17, 199233AGumshoeDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Fri Feb 28, 199248APrivate eyeNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sat Jan 12, 199116DShamusRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Sun Sep 16, 199060DGumshoeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Apr 8, 199068AGumshoeErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Jan 7, 199099APrivate eyeWill WengMaleska
Sun Nov 5, 198969AGumshoeMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Sun Aug 13, 198977AP.I.Nancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Fri May 26, 19896DGumshoeNancy JolineMaleska
Thu Dec 15, 198836DP.I.Charlotte ShoreMaleska
Sun Sep 25, 198849AShamusBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sat Sep 3, 198825AShamusErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Aug 21, 19888DGumshoeT. W. UnderhillMaleska
Sat May 23, 198747AShamusNorman S. WizerMaleska
Sun Oct 12, 198660ASpade or HammerA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Sep 22, 19864DSleuth, for shortArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Wed Apr 23, 198634DShamusLawrence M. RheingoldMaleska
Tue Jul 30, 198518DP.I.Dorothy SmitonickMaleska
Thu Jun 27, 198546APrivate eyeKathryn RighterMaleska
Wed May 15, 198537ASleuth, for shortCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Wed Jan 23, 19854DGumshoeChristy RidleyMaleska
Fri Oct 5, 198455DP.I.ReichertMaleska
Wed Sep 12, 198422AGumshoeLee JonesMaleska
Sun Jul 1, 198447DGumshoeRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Fri Apr 1, 198338DPrivate eyeFrances HansenMaleska
Mon Dec 27, 198223DPrivate eyeWarren W. ReichMaleska
Tue Dec 7, 198213DPrivate eyeNorma SteinbergMaleska
Mon Oct 4, 198226AGumshoeEdward J. BucklerMaleska
Sat Jul 3, 198244ADickI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sat Apr 24, 198261ASleuthAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
Sun Feb 7, 198288AGumshoeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Jan 21, 198261AGumshoeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Oct 27, 198139AShamusChristy RidleyMaleska
Wed Aug 26, 19818DShamusChristy RidleyMaleska
Mon Jun 9, 198039AShamusHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Mar 9, 198013DL.A.P.D. memberBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Mar 3, 19807DGumshoeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Mar 2, 198054DGumshoeMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Mon Feb 4, 198054DGumshoeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri Aug 3, 19799DPrivate eyeDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Fri Jul 20, 197938AGumshoeRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Jul 13, 197935ASee 50 DownElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sat Mar 10, 197949DGumshoeRobert KatzMaleska
Thu Nov 23, 197818AShamusJordan S. LasherMaleska
Mon Jul 31, 197845ASleuth, for shortHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun May 28, 197810DGumshoeHenry HookMaleska
Mon Apr 24, 197814AShamusJordan S. LasherMaleska
Mon Feb 13, 197838AHawkshawJohnsonMaleska
Mon Sep 5, 19778DGumshoeTap OsbornMaleska
Tue Jul 19, 197752DGumshoeWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Apr 3, 197793AGumshoeBert H. KruseMaleska
Wed Jul 14, 19769DOperative, for shortD. DavisWeng
Sun Jan 18, 197640DFlatfoot's relativeNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Sun Nov 30, 197564ASoho sleuthWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Fri Aug 22, 19756DPlainclothesman, for shortGeorge MadridWeng
Sun Mar 2, 19758DGumshoeJames BarrickWeng
Sun Dec 22, 197432DDickAnne FoxWeng
Sun Mar 17, 197410DGumshoeEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Feb 17, 197472ASleuth, for shortElaine D. SchorrWeng
Mon Feb 11, 197446AGumshoeHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Sun Sep 16, 197374ASleuth, for shortNancy S. RossWeng
Sun Feb 18, 197315DPrivate eyeJack LuzzattoWeng
Tue Aug 1, 197219AGumshoeUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 23, 1972111DGumshoeEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Thu Dec 16, 197164DDickUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 4, 197197AGumshoeSylvia BaumgartenWeng
Sun Jan 3, 197176AGumshoeHerbert EttensonWeng
Thu Sep 24, 197039AGumshoeUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 11, 197036AGumshoeUnknownWeng
Thu Mar 5, 197035DGumshoeUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 4, 196947ASleuth, for short.UnknownWeng
Sun Jul 13, 196940DPrivate eyeCornelia WarrinerWeng
Sat Aug 24, 196824APrivate eye.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 4, 196851AGumshoeThreba JohnsonFarrar
Fri Mar 1, 196825DGumshoe.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 3, 196797AGumshoe.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Dec 6, 19668DGumshoe.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 20, 196626DOperative: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 21, 196515ASleuth.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 9, 196542AHawkshaw.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 29, 1965111DClue man.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Sat Jan 2, 196520ADick.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 6, 196438AGumshoe.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 19, 196466APrivate eye.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Thu Feb 13, 196437AGumshoe.George LaczkoFarrar
Wed Nov 20, 196359DPlain-clothes man: Slang.Thomas E. DevlinFarrar
Sun Sep 2, 1962107AGumshoe.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Fri Jul 14, 196164DSleuth.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 5, 196061DPrivate eye.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 30, 19606DGumshoe, for short.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 26, 196042DHawkshaw.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri May 13, 196019AGumshoe.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 27, 195970AGumshoe.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Dec 23, 195923ASleuth.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 16, 195961ASleuth.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 16, 195973ASleuth: Slang.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Aug 5, 19598DPrivate eye.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Mar 20, 19594DSleuth, for short.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 3, 19594DPrivate eye.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 16, 195830ASleuth.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sat Aug 16, 19584DPrivate eye.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 2, 195850APrivate eye.Helen BernardFarrar
Tue Jul 23, 19578DPrivate eye.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Jun 25, 195747ASleuth.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Sep 15, 195623ASleuth: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 21, 195512DPrivate eye.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Mar 30, 195522ASleuth: Slang.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Fri Jan 14, 19555DSleuth.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Dec 13, 195447ASleuth: Slang.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Jul 7, 195463DSleuth: Slang.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Jun 18, 195421ASleuth: Slang.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Jun 9, 195345ASleuth.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Feb 1, 1953109ASleuth: Sl.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Mar 29, 19528DArmy subrating: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 30, 195136ASleuth: Slang.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed May 30, 195149DSleuth.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 6, 195127DSleuth: Slang.S. A. KayFarrar
Sat Sep 30, 195053AArmy subrating: Abbr.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 1949136DDetective: Slang.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jan 30, 194972ASleuth.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Aug 11, 1946144DThief's enemy: Colloq.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Jun 10, 194559ADetective: Slang.Lester KeeneFarrar