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67 results for TIMID

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

Sunday, July 30, 20174AChickenheartedIsaac Mizrahi and David J. Kahn
Thursday, June 15, 201738DPusillanimous (4)Richard F. Mausser
Saturday, January 7, 201750AShrinking (2)Roland Huget
Friday, October 28, 201620DPusillanimous (4)Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Tuesday, March 17, 20155DShyDavid Phillips
Friday, October 24, 201448APusillanimous (4)Patrick Blindauer
Sunday, December 30, 201283DRetiring (2)Steve Savoy
Thursday, August 9, 201260ALike a mouse (2)Joe Krozel
Friday, October 1, 201052DMeek (2)David J. Kahn
Monday, June 7, 201057AFaintheartedLynn Lempel
Saturday, October 14, 200658ANot made of brassByron Walden
Friday, June 10, 200546AChickenDavid Quarfoot
Friday, December 19, 200345DYellowishElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, March 18, 199926DPusillanimous (4)Rand H. Burns
Wednesday, December 9, 199826DShrinking (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, April 18, 199816DNot exactly outgoingFrank Longo
Tuesday, December 9, 19979ANot boldFran and Lou Sabin
Saturday, September 6, 199752DIndecisiveRich Norris
Sunday, February 11, 199629ARetiring (2)Harvey Estes
Monday, May 22, 199559ALily-liveredGregory E. Paul
Wednesday, August 31, 199455ALike a mouse (2)Christopher Hurt
Tuesday, July 12, 199435DMeek (2)Charles Arnold
Wednesday, December 15, 19931ALike Caspar MilquetoastFred Piscop

3 results for TIMID from Variety puzzles.

August 8, 2010panda26AReticent to say, upon reflection, "D-! I'm it!"Mel Taub
March 4, 2001cryptic8DBashful, Dopey and one tagged "Contrary" (5)Richard Silvestri
November 15, 1998panda48AIn 1501, it was fearfulMel Taub

41 results for TIMID from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Thursday, July 18, 199157ALike MilquetoastRobert KatzMaleska
Tuesday, April 24, 199053DShyLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, April 4, 198826DLike MilquetoastSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, June 12, 198731DLike Tolkien's Bilbo BagginsLois SidwayMaleska
Saturday, February 28, 198721DUnassertiveWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, April 23, 19841AFaint-heartedMurphyMaleska
Saturday, September 17, 198365AHesitantHickmottMaleska
Sunday, May 24, 198144ALike Mr. MilquetoastLouis BaronMaleska
Wednesday, October 22, 198032DMousyRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
Monday, December 24, 197917ADescribing MilquetoastMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, September 4, 197952DFearfulJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sunday, December 17, 197857DMilquetoastyHume R. CraftMaleska
Sunday, July 4, 1976171DDiffidentAnne FoxWeng
Monday, December 2, 197435AKind of soulHerb L. RisteenWeng
Friday, March 30, 197337ADiffidentUnknownWeng
Saturday, December 23, 197227DFaint-heartedUnknownWeng
Saturday, April 15, 197229ADiffidentUnknownWeng
Wednesday, November 17, 197147DAdjective for a mouseUnknownWeng
Thursday, February 8, 196811DFainthearted.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 20, 196646ALacking self-confidence.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 28, 19655DUnconfident.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 28, 1962129AShy.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, August 5, 196221DHesitant.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Monday, December 18, 196140AFainthearted.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 21, 196150AHesitant.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 6, 196128DHesitant.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 5, 196060ABashful.UnknownFarrar
Monday, February 15, 196049AFainthearted.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 19, 195970DFainthearted.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, February 3, 195942AHesitant.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, November 14, 195745DShrinking.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 25, 195646DHesitant.Madeline CorseFarrar
Tuesday, September 20, 19551AFainthearted.Madeline CorseFarrar
Thursday, February 3, 195522AEasily daunted.Fletcher CoatesFarrar
Friday, March 19, 195445DHesitant.Martha BrownleeFarrar
Sunday, August 30, 195383DMousy.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Monday, August 10, 195328DFainthearted.Martha BrownleeFarrar
Monday, June 30, 195231DFainthearted.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 5, 1950119DBeth's nature, in "Little Women."Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, February 15, 194889AShrinking.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, September 9, 194535AWhat "Caspar Milquetoast" is.Charles CrossFarrar