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258 Results for TIC

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, November 15, 201739AFirst X, saySteven E. Atwood
Sunday, August 27, 20171DSign of nervousnessJeff Chen
Monday, July 10, 201750A___-tac-toe (5)Timothy Polin
Thursday, June 8, 201750ALittle jerk (3)David Steinberg
Friday, April 28, 201733APart of XXX (3)David Steinberg
Friday, June 3, 201630AConstantly adjusting one's glasses, e.g.Josh Knapp
Thursday, May 5, 20163DPart of XXX (3)David Poole
Sunday, January 24, 201686ATourette's symptomFrancis Heaney and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, August 30, 201563DPersonal quirk (5)Lee Taylor
Wednesday, August 26, 20152DPart of X-X-X (3)Ian Livengood
Wednesday, January 7, 201562DConstantly twirling a lock of hair, e.g.Greg Johnson
Sunday, December 7, 201461DIdiosyncrasy (4)Jeff Chen
Friday, September 12, 201422DNot too big a jerkMichael Wiesenberg
Friday, August 15, 201453DPeculiarity (2)Jeff Chen
Sunday, June 8, 20148DOdd mannerismPatrick Berry
Thursday, April 17, 201441DLittle jerk (3)Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Friday, December 27, 201324ASmall jerkIan Livengood & J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Sunday, January 27, 2013112DOne of the X's in XXX (2)Jeff Chen
Thursday, December 20, 201262AStarting O, maybeIan Livengood and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Sunday, November 25, 201252DOne of the X's in X-X-X (2)Jeff Chen
Thursday, August 9, 201223AWith 24- and 45-Across, game represented by this completed puzzle's gridJoe Krozel
Friday, August 3, 201243ALittle jerk (3)Jeff Chen
Friday, June 22, 201219AFoible (2)Josh Knapp
Tuesday, January 3, 201223AIdiosyncrasy (4)Allan E. Parrish
Tuesday, October 11, 201158AFirst of three X's or O'sEd Sessa
Monday, June 13, 201136A___-tac-toe (5)Alex Vratsanos
Wednesday, November 3, 201031DMuscle spasm (3)Tracy Gray
Wednesday, September 29, 201034AFirst X or O, sayCharles Gersch
Sunday, August 22, 201090DPersonal quirk (5)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, October 14, 200940DNervous mannerismRichard Silvestri
Tuesday, August 25, 200938DQuirky habitBob Johnson
Tuesday, May 12, 200924DBehavioral quirk (2)Wayne and P. K. King
Sunday, November 23, 200835DPersonal quirk (5)David J. Kahn
Sunday, November 2, 200815DPeculiarity (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, July 9, 200835DQuirk (9)Tim Wescott
Thursday, October 4, 200762ATwitch (4)Sheldon Benardo
Wednesday, June 13, 200737APersonal quirk (5)Curtis Yee
Thursday, August 3, 200660DJerk (4)Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, December 21, 20055DStart of a winning combinationDavid J. Kahn
Monday, August 1, 200560A___-tac-toe (5)Kendall Twigg
Sunday, July 3, 200573AMuscle movementElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, May 9, 20058D___ Tacs (breath mints)Jim Hyres
Wednesday, April 6, 200544AX-X-X partMichael Doran
Sunday, January 16, 200579DCertain X or ODamon J. Gulczynski
Tuesday, August 31, 200421DPart of three-in-a-rowNancy Kavanaugh
Saturday, May 1, 200418AOne might be verbalByron Walden
Monday, April 12, 20047DThe first O of O-O-OGail Grabowski
Friday, March 26, 20044DQuirky behaviorNancy Kavanaugh
Thursday, March 18, 200464AQuirk (9)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, March 14, 200488AQuirk (9)Craig Kasper
Monday, October 27, 200327D___-tac-toe (5)Richard Miller
Sunday, October 12, 200353AQuirk (9)David J. Kahn
Friday, July 11, 200354DFoible (2)Patrick Berry
Saturday, November 30, 200221AQuirk (9)Jim Page
Tuesday, July 30, 200249ATwitch (4)Sherry O. Blackard
Sunday, June 30, 2002111DAn X could represent itJoe DiPietro
Sunday, August 19, 200169ASudden contractionDavid J. Kahn
Monday, August 13, 200126AMuscle spasm (3)Sherry O. Blackard
Thursday, May 31, 200126AStart of a simple gameRobert H. Wolfe
Wednesday, April 18, 200137DTwitch (4)A. J. Santora
Friday, December 1, 200027DJerk (4)Bob Klahn
Monday, October 9, 200058AIdiosyncrasy (4)Teresa M. Hackett
Tuesday, September 5, 200063DPersonal quirk (5)Chris Sallade
Wednesday, October 27, 199956DSpasm (2)Chris Sallade
Saturday, September 25, 199927DQuirk (9)David J. Kahn
Thursday, May 20, 199925AThe first X?Zack Butler
Thursday, April 22, 199963DGame openerDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, December 9, 199826AFacial movementAlan Arbesfeld
Sunday, December 6, 199837AQuirk (9)Marjorie Richter
Wednesday, July 8, 199855AQuirk (9)Sam Bellotto Jr.
Monday, February 23, 199826AFacial spasmMark Danna
Wednesday, January 14, 199822DTwitch (4)William Bernhardt
Thursday, October 30, 199729DQuirk (9)Cathy Millhauser
Sunday, September 21, 199761DBehavioral quirk (2)Mike Shenk
Saturday, September 20, 199728DCertain XBob Klahn
Monday, August 4, 199737AThe first X of X-X-XGregory E. Paul
Tuesday, November 5, 19969DFirst of three-in-a-rowJeremiah Farrell
Thursday, October 24, 19963DOpening in "Hollywood Squares"M. S. Maurer
Thursday, July 11, 199625DBehavioral traitDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, April 3, 199626AInvoluntary muscle spasmM. Gaffney
Saturday, December 16, 199535DFixationBryant White
Saturday, July 22, 199537AParticularityRichard Thomas
Monday, May 22, 199539A_____-tac-toe (5)Gregory E. Paul
Wednesday, April 26, 199545DMuscle spasm (3)Wayne Robert Williams
Thursday, April 20, 199562AStart of a winning lineRaymond Hamel
Friday, March 10, 19955DJerk (4)Frank A. Longo
Sunday, December 25, 199473AJerk (4)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, December 21, 199435DSpasm (2)Alfio Micci
Friday, November 25, 199427AOddity (2)Daniel R. Stark
Friday, July 8, 199433DMannerismManny Nosowsky
Saturday, June 25, 199456DOddity (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tuesday, May 31, 19944DIdiosyncrasy (4)Roger H. Courtney
Sunday, March 6, 19948DNervous twitchFrances Hansen

4 results for TIC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
September 25, 2016panda25AFollower of FranMel Taub
February 24, 2008diagramless4DThe first X in X-X-XPatrick Blindauer
July 3, 2005diagramless6DStart of X-X-XBrendan Emmett Quigley
July 20, 2003diagramless16DPart of XXXMichael Shteyman

161 results for TIC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tuesday, April 6, 199356DMuscle contractionJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thursday, November 19, 199251DMuscular contractionTap OsbornMaleska
Tuesday, September 15, 199226AFacial spasmMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, January 7, 199266ATwitchMary S. SnyderMaleska
Sunday, September 29, 199177DPersonal quirkNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Wednesday, September 4, 199161DMuscular contractionEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, June 4, 199119DMuscle contractionJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thursday, April 4, 199125DSpasmJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, November 14, 199012DMuscle spasmJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, July 11, 199051AFixationBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wednesday, June 20, 199010DTwitchRita YelleMaleska
Sunday, December 31, 198989APersonal quirkNancy JolineMaleska
Monday, October 16, 198929DMuscle spasmAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thursday, September 28, 198936DMuscular spasmBetty JorgensenMaleska
Saturday, February 18, 198936DFacial spasmBernard MerenMaleska
Wednesday, January 4, 198922DFacial problemBetty JorgensenMaleska
Monday, January 2, 198943AMuscular spasmAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, December 6, 198843ATwitchDon GroatMaleska
Sunday, October 9, 1988106ATwitchingNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Sunday, September 11, 19886DObsessionBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Friday, February 26, 198838AFixationKevin WrayMaleska
Saturday, February 20, 198832DMuscular contractionDaniel GirardiMaleska
Saturday, September 19, 19873DFacial spasmCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Monday, September 14, 19874DMinor facial maladyChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Monday, August 24, 198722DMuscular spasmAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, May 26, 198711DTwitchingBernice GordonMaleska
Wednesday, November 19, 198641DObsessionJeanne WilsonMaleska
Sunday, November 9, 198635DSpasmRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Saturday, June 28, 19868DFixationBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Friday, June 27, 198657ANerve spasmWalter CovellMaleska
Sunday, March 23, 19866DFixationMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sunday, May 12, 198578DMuscular contractionMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Saturday, May 4, 19851DTwitchGayle DeanMaleska
Saturday, March 23, 198541AOne of a game trioNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sunday, January 13, 198520AObsessionJim PageMaleska
Saturday, January 5, 198542DFixationKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Tuesday, April 17, 198444AMuscular twitchJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tuesday, February 21, 198440ANeuralgic symptomNancy McCarthyMaleska
Saturday, November 26, 198352AObsessionMaverMaleska
Tuesday, September 20, 198334DFacial twitchNancy McCarthyMaleska
Saturday, May 28, 198348DTwitchErnst TheimerMaleska
Sunday, September 26, 1982101ATwitchWilliam H. FordMaleska
Thursday, August 5, 198239ASpasmRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Friday, June 25, 198219AStart of O and X gameBert RosenfieldMaleska
Monday, May 3, 198240DNervous twitchTeresa ForestallMaleska
Monday, March 1, 198246AMuscle spasmJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Saturday, February 27, 198259DFixationAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
Wednesday, February 17, 198227DTwitchingBette Sue CohenMaleska
Friday, January 22, 198227DTwitchChristy RidleyMaleska
Wednesday, July 15, 198133ATwitchingA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, July 8, 198134ATwitchingEli WesoffMaleska
Saturday, October 18, 198041ASign of nervousnessGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
Monday, June 16, 19808DTwitchingJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, June 1, 198096AContractionThreba JohnsonMaleska
Friday, July 13, 19794DObsessionElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Wednesday, May 23, 197937AMuscular contractionRussellMaleska
Sunday, January 7, 1979103AInvoluntary winkAlex F. BlackMaleska
Friday, December 22, 19785DTwitchJack LuzzattoMaleska
Friday, November 10, 19788DNervous twitchJordan S. LasherMaleska
Thursday, August 3, 19789DTwitchJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wednesday, July 12, 197860DNeuralgic symptomWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, April 28, 197857ASign of stress, sometimesVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Saturday, March 4, 197825AMuscular contractionGeherMaleska
Wednesday, December 14, 19778DSpasmMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 1977125ATwitchingAnne FoxMaleska
Thursday, June 30, 197740ASpasmAlfio MicciMaleska
Monday, September 13, 19764DTwitchingHerb L. RisteenWeng
Thursday, March 4, 197635ANervous twitchSamuel H. BarkanWeng
Sunday, September 14, 197587ATwitchBert KruseWeng
Friday, August 15, 19754DNervous twitchSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Tuesday, April 29, 197538ATwitchingHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Wednesday, November 20, 197424ATwitchingMary HarrisWeng
Friday, July 5, 197420ATwitchJordan S. LasherWeng
Monday, May 13, 19748DFirst of the toe trioMartha J. DeWittWeng
Tuesday, April 9, 197424ASpasmAndrew LeskoWeng
Tuesday, March 19, 197446ASign of nervesGeorge MadridWeng
Wednesday, March 6, 197436ATwitchingTrusselWeng
Sunday, September 30, 197391ATwitchJack LuzzattoWeng
Saturday, August 11, 197344ATwitchingUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 24, 1973120DTwitchingEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Saturday, June 2, 197356ATwitchUnknownWeng
Tuesday, February 13, 197340ASpasmUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 28, 197334ATwitchingTanaquil Le ClerqWeng
Saturday, December 9, 197258DTwitchUnknownWeng
Tuesday, October 31, 19724DSpasmUnknownWeng
Monday, September 18, 197235ASpasmUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 25, 197219AMinor spasmUnknownWeng
Thursday, March 2, 197237DSpasmUnknownWeng
Monday, November 1, 19719DSpasmUnknownWeng
Tuesday, June 9, 197048AAdjective suffixUnknownWeng
Tuesday, September 16, 196918DAdjective suffix.UnknownWeng
Sunday, May 25, 196937DTwitchEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Thursday, March 20, 19698DFixation.UnknownWeng
Sunday, December 15, 196888AObsessionDiana SessionsFarrar
Thursday, October 31, 196857DObsession.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 2, 196848AObsession: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 10, 196831DTwitching.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 29, 1967126ATwitch.Hume CraftFarrar
Monday, August 7, 196723AObsession.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Friday, July 28, 196720AObsession: Colloq.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Tuesday, June 27, 196721DObsession.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Wednesday, March 22, 196726AFixation.Helen FasuloFarrar
Monday, September 12, 196658DTwitch.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 25, 196655DTwitching.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 11, 196539ATwitching.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 14, 196561DFixation.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 15, 196421ATwitch.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 1, 196340AMuscular spasm.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wednesday, March 20, 196310DNervous symptom.Jay SheldonFarrar
Thursday, October 11, 196247DTwitching.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 31, 19628DTwitching.S. A. KayFarrar
Thursday, May 24, 196254ATwitch.Joseph CrowellFarrar
Monday, November 20, 196164DTwitch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 2, 196198DInvoluntary reaction.Sidney LambertFarrar
Monday, November 14, 196037AInvoluntary twitch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 12, 196074ATwitch.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Friday, May 13, 196044DTwitching.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 4, 196052DTwitch.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 2, 195935DHabitual response: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 25, 195942DNervous affliction.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Friday, May 8, 195956DTwitch.Barbara BrasureFarrar
Wednesday, October 22, 195829D___, tac, toe.Roberta MorseFarrar
Saturday, October 4, 195841ATwitch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 10, 195837ANeuralgic symptom.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, July 12, 195821DTwitch.Roberta MorseFarrar
Saturday, March 15, 195843ATwitching.Peter AllenFarrar
Saturday, December 21, 195722ARelative of a quirk.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 26, 195730DMuscular symptom.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 6, 195771AHabitual mental reaction.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Monday, September 30, 19579DNeural symptom.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 23, 195711DTwitching.J. F. KellyFarrar
Saturday, June 15, 195754DTwitching.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, September 28, 195655DHabitual mental reaction.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tuesday, July 31, 195629AHabitual mental reaction.Churchill SatterleeFarrar
Friday, March 30, 195662DTwitch.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, August 2, 195530ATwitch.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Sunday, May 29, 1955124DTwitch.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thursday, December 30, 195457DMuscle spasm.M. S. ManningFarrar
Sunday, March 28, 195483DSpasm.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wednesday, January 13, 19544DMuscular contraction.Albert CarrollFarrar
Tuesday, June 2, 195338ATwitch.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, April 19, 1953137DTwitch.Louis BaronFarrar
Saturday, October 11, 19525DMuscular contraction.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 28, 195255DMuscular contraction.Evelyn E. SmithFarrar
Monday, May 19, 195257DTwitch in a muscle.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 26, 195120ATwitch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 4, 1951107ATwitch.Evelyn SmithFarrar
Saturday, September 22, 195152DMuscular contraction.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 10, 195126ATwitching.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 28, 195137ATwitch.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 5, 195121ATwitch.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 23, 19519DNervous twitch.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 24, 195059DNervous twitch.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 9, 195035ATwitching.Archie S. KreilingFarrar
Sunday, December 8, 1946126ATwitching.Katherine McKennaFarrar
Sunday, July 21, 1946121AVellication.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sunday, December 2, 194577DTwitching.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sunday, June 24, 194589DSpasm.A. H. CookFarrar
Sunday, April 30, 1944123DTwitch.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sunday, November 1, 194236ANeurotic spasm.Helen SmathersFarrar
Sunday, September 20, 19425DVellication.Louis ShieldsFarrar

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