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68 results for TIMID

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Nov 10, 201818AChicken (2)Will Nediger
Sun Jul 30, 20174AChickenheartedIsaac Mizrahi and David J. Kahn
Thu Jun 15, 201738DPusillanimous (4)Richard F. Mausser
Sat Jan 7, 201750AShrinking (2)Roland Huget
Fri Oct 28, 201620DPusillanimous (4)Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Tue Mar 17, 20155DShyDavid Phillips
Fri Oct 24, 201448APusillanimous (4)Patrick Blindauer
Sun Dec 30, 201283DRetiring (2)Steve Savoy
Thu Aug 9, 201260ALike a mouse (2)Joe Krozel
Fri Oct 1, 201052DMeek (2)David J. Kahn
Mon Jun 7, 201057AFaintheartedLynn Lempel
Sat Oct 14, 200658ANot made of brassByron Walden
Fri Jun 10, 200546AChicken (2)David Quarfoot
Fri Dec 19, 200345DYellowishElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Mar 18, 199926DPusillanimous (4)Rand H. Burns
Wed Dec 9, 199826DShrinking (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sat Apr 18, 199816DNot exactly outgoingFrank Longo
Tue Dec 9, 19979ANot boldFran and Lou Sabin
Sat Sep 6, 199752DIndecisiveRich Norris
Sun Feb 11, 199629ARetiring (2)Harvey Estes
Mon May 22, 199559ALily-liveredGregory E. Paul
Wed Aug 31, 199455ALike a mouse (2)Christopher Hurt
Tue Jul 12, 199435DMeek (2)Charles Arnold
Wed Dec 15, 19931ALike Caspar MilquetoastFred Piscop

3 results for TIMID from Variety puzzles.

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

41 results for TIMID from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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