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38 results for TERSER

11 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Dec 20, 20171DMore conciseTalitha Randall
Sat Jul 9, 201628DLike Hemingway vis-à-vis most other writersJosh Knapp
Fri Jul 8, 201642AMore compactBarry C. Silk
Wed Jul 3, 20131DMore to the point (2)Pamela Klawitter
Wed Mar 27, 201369ANot as long-windedDavid J. Kahn
Thu Dec 10, 200933DComparatively clippedTrip Payne
Thu Jan 8, 200432DLess wordyMichael Shteyman
Fri Mar 7, 200324AMore to the point (2)Harvey Estes
Tue Sep 3, 200225ALess verbose (2)Don West
Sun Oct 31, 1999119AMore apothegmaticFrank Longo
Thu Feb 27, 199742DLess verbose (2)Raymond C. Young

1 result for TERSER from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 14, 2000cryptic21DHaving fewer words in printer's error (6)Trip Payne

26 results for TERSER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Sep 9, 199242AMore compendiousEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Feb 9, 199252DMore compendiousJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tue Dec 25, 199023AMore conciseJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Aug 10, 19899DMore conciseAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Feb 6, 198947DMore conciseAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Oct 23, 198872DMore laconicJohn GreenmanMaleska
Mon Sep 19, 198843AMore pithyPeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Jan 30, 198810DMore succinctBernard MerenMaleska
Mon Jul 13, 198746AShorterRita YelleMaleska
Fri Oct 31, 198651DMore succinctJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sat Jan 11, 198628ANot so verboseWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Jan 26, 198323ALess verboseJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sat Oct 30, 198220AMore succinctEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 198122ANot so prolixNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tue Mar 17, 198163AMore succinctA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Dec 5, 197847DMore succinctHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Jan 18, 197862AMore pithyWeilMaleska
Sun Jun 12, 197746AMore succinctJay ScottMaleska
Sun Nov 17, 197450DMore pithyArnold MossWeng
Tue Jul 24, 196267AMore pithy.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 12, 196011DMore succinct.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 4, 195716DLess prolix.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Sep 10, 195250DMore succinct.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 16, 195148ASententiously more concise.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 12, 1950109AMore succinct.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 194618DMore compact.Lester KeeneFarrar