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216 results for TOOL

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Jul 11, 201852DHammer or sickle (4)Michael Hawkins
Mon Jul 9, 20181AReamer or wrenchJohn Lampkin
Sun Jul 8, 201882AUnwitting accompliceBruce Haight
Thu Jul 5, 201818AStooge (2)Randolph Ross
Sun Dec 24, 201756DOne of many in a Swiss Army knifeMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Mon Jan 25, 201616AScrewdriver or hammerIan Livengood
Thu Jan 21, 201611DIt might include "copy" and "paste"David Phillips
Wed Dec 23, 20152DJack, hammer or jackhammerJim Peredo
Sun Dec 6, 201562DEasily manipulated sortPatrick Berry
Wed Oct 21, 201523ALevel, for oneMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Tue Jun 30, 201535DPlane, for oneSusan Gelfand
Mon Jun 22, 201516AHoe or hatchetJoel Fagliano
Sun May 17, 2015104AWedge or sledgeJoe Krozel
Sun Nov 23, 201432DPlane, e.g. (4)Patrick Berry
Sat Nov 8, 201442APick, sayBarry C. Silk
Sun Oct 5, 2014117DJerk, slangilySamuel A. Donaldson
Thu Oct 2, 201420DDrive (along) (2)David Woolf
Tue Aug 12, 201429DHandyman's belt itemRobyn Weintraub
Thu May 29, 201455DOne being usedAnna Shechtman
Thu Feb 20, 201450DDrill, for oneZhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Sun May 19, 201368DPlane, e.g. (4)Jean O'Conor
Thu Feb 21, 201359DUtility belt itemPaul Hunsberger
Sun Nov 1, 200970DLever or levelMatt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Mon Sep 28, 200925DHammer or sawLynn Lempel
Tue Feb 24, 200924AHammer or tongs (2)Stephen Edward Anderson
Sun Sep 28, 200812DAwl, for oneCathy Allis Millhauser
Tue Jun 10, 20087DShed item (2)Barry C. Silk
Tue Mar 18, 200816AMaul or awlDavid Pringle
Mon Feb 11, 200845AAx or awlKen Bessette
Fri Aug 24, 20079D"Man is a ___-using animal": Thomas CarlylePatrick Berry
Sun May 13, 200732DDiligent student, in slangJim Page
Sun Jan 7, 2007108DCleaver or leverAshish Vengsarkar
Tue Mar 14, 200636DAwl or axeLynn Lempel
Wed Dec 21, 200512DShed item (2)David J. Kahn
Tue Aug 23, 200545DLabor saverHolden Baker and Nancy Salomon
Tue Jul 19, 20057DHammer or hoeTrip Payne
Fri Nov 26, 20041DNot the real decision-makerManny Nosowsky
Wed Sep 22, 200445AChisel or gougeDavid J. Kahn
Wed Mar 3, 200447DHammer or tongs (2)Mark Diehl
Tue Nov 11, 200368AUseful itemM. Francis Vuolo
Thu Jul 4, 20024DGouge or chiselNathaniel Weiss
Sat Mar 16, 200257ADrive (around)Verna Suit
Sun Jan 27, 200228DArchaeological dig findPatrick Berry
Tue Nov 20, 200162AHammer or sickle (4)Kelly Clark
Thu Aug 2, 200129DPlane or square, e.g.Bruce F. Adams
Mon Oct 2, 200030DDrill, to a dentistSarah Keller
Sun Jan 23, 200096DLevel, e.g.Joe DiPietro
Sat May 22, 199928DPlane, e.g. (4)A. J. Santora
Tue May 11, 199962AHandyman's needEd Early
Sun Apr 25, 1999121AEdger, e.g.Joe DiPietro
Sun Mar 28, 199933DNeolith or paleolithCathy Millhauser
Sat Mar 6, 199959ACat's-paw (3)Fred Piscop
Wed Nov 25, 199820AKit itemRich Norris
Sun Sep 13, 1998120ANeolith, e.g.Cathy Millhauser
Sat Aug 22, 199822A"Home Improvement" propDavid J. Kahn
Sun Jun 7, 199843DBushwhacker, e.g.Randolph Ross
Mon Feb 9, 199858DHammer or sickle (4)Robert Dillman
Thu Oct 30, 19977DDie, e.g.Cathy Millhauser
Mon Oct 27, 199757DHammer or sickle, e.g.Mark Gottlieb
Tue Oct 14, 199752DCat's-paw (3)Robert Malinow
Sun Oct 12, 199779AGimlet or screwdriverNancy Salomon
Thu Apr 10, 199735DDrive (along) (2)David J. Kahn
Wed Jan 29, 199762APlane, e.g. (4)R. Hughes
Mon Sep 2, 199662AHammer or sickle (4)F. Piscop
Sun Jan 14, 199692APuppetC. Millhauser
Tue Nov 21, 199556AImplementThomas W. Schier
Tue Nov 14, 199566AChisel, e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Mon May 22, 199561AScrewdriver, e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Fri May 5, 199534APistol, in gang slangHarvey Estes
Thu Nov 24, 19943DCat's-paw (3)Fran and Lou Sabin
Tue Sep 13, 199451DWrench, e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Wed Jul 6, 199448DFile, e.g.Lois Sidway
Sat Apr 9, 199436AStooge (2)Randolph Ross

4 results for TOOL from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 31, 2017panda34AReturning ill-gotten gainsMel Taub
Mar 3, 2013takeaway33D*aloon *eat*Matt Ginsberg
Sep 21, 2003acrosticXPaleolith, for exampleEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jul 21, 2002cryptic4DE.g., saw valuables overturned (4)Fraser Simpson

139 results for TOOL from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 3, 199321AWork leatherWarren W. ReichTaub
Sun Sep 5, 199367DUseful itemNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Thu Aug 26, 199365ACat's-pawMark BlakeburnMaleska
Thu Aug 5, 199350AWrench, e.g.Rand H. BurnsMaleska
Thu Mar 11, 199362AInstrumentAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Nov 6, 199259ALevel or planeManny NosowskyMaleska
Thu Oct 8, 199268ACat's-pawNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Jan 18, 199234APawnMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sun Dec 15, 199129ACat's-pawNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Apr 21, 19917DPawnJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Apr 6, 199164AAdze, for oneRoger H. CourtneyMaleska
Fri Oct 19, 19904DScrewdriver, e.g.Jean M. HuntMaleska
Mon May 14, 199058AHammer or sawAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tue Apr 24, 199046DImplementLois SidwayMaleska
Tue Apr 17, 19903DAwl or adzSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Fri Feb 2, 199060AJimmy, e.g.William BaxleyMaleska
Sun Dec 17, 198996AItem in a chestBette Sue CohenMaleska
Wed May 17, 19897DPuppetJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thu Dec 31, 198713ABurin or dibbleChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Wed Apr 15, 19872DDeviceMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Feb 18, 198742APlane or levelKenneth WitteMaleska
Fri Jan 23, 198736ACat's-pawJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Jan 12, 198737ASaw or hammerAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Dec 15, 19863DCat's-pawSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Dec 1, 198641DImplementFred TooleMaleska
Thu May 1, 198664AImplementGayle DeanMaleska
Sat Dec 7, 198543ABurin or gimletGayle DeanMaleska
Thu Aug 8, 198553DJimmy or jackMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Fri Jan 25, 198554DDibble or burinPeter G. SnowMaleska
Wed Dec 5, 198440DMeans to an endHal R. HollingerMaleska
Sun Nov 4, 19847DCat's-pawErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Sep 16, 1984106AJimmy, e.g.Edward MarcheseMaleska
Fri May 11, 19847DAdz or awlJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sat Mar 24, 198434DDupeHoslerMaleska
Mon Feb 20, 198463AInstrumentEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Wed Jan 11, 198420ADibble, e.g.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Wed Sep 14, 198312DBurin or dibbleDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Wed Apr 6, 198358AHammer or sickleTorreyMaleska
Tue Mar 1, 198356AAx or adzJim PageMaleska
Thu Feb 3, 198346ADupeRogersMaleska
Sun Jan 30, 1983108DAuger, for oneTap OsbornMaleska
Tue Dec 21, 198228DInstrumentDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Fri Nov 19, 198239ACat's-pawWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Jul 21, 198212DUnwitting stoogeJudson G. TrentMaleska
Sat Apr 10, 198252DBurin or dibbleJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Dec 13, 198128ACat's-pawJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Fri Nov 27, 198132DAwl or adzeBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Tue Nov 10, 198133APawnKay SullivanMaleska
Sun Sep 20, 198115DBurin or dibbleReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Sat Sep 12, 198123AUnwitting accompliceJim ModneyMaleska
Wed Jan 14, 198145APuppetNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Sun Nov 2, 198011DSaw, e.g.George Rose SmithMaleska
Mon Jun 18, 197965AKit articleFrank GearyMaleska
Thu Jul 27, 197816AMake designs in leatherA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Jul 5, 197850DAwl or adzeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri May 5, 197862AStooge or patsyJean ReedMaleska
Fri Sep 17, 19762DImplementDennis ListortWeng
Wed Jun 16, 197612DAdz or awlDennis ListortWeng
Wed Mar 3, 197655DSaw or fileAllan BlackmanWeng
Wed Sep 3, 197512DDupeSara V. TuckermanWeng
Mon Jul 14, 197552DAdz or hammerJames A. BrusselWeng
Mon Jun 30, 197555AHandyman's itemBeverly J. SewardWeng
Sat Jun 28, 197544DDupeHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sat Jun 21, 197557AHammer or sawWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wed Apr 9, 197521ACat's-pawSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Sun Feb 23, 197567DChisel or fileBert BeamanWeng
Sat Jan 4, 197556DUnwitting stoogeEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon Nov 18, 197456DHammer or axGlasserWeng
Mon Sep 23, 197411DKind of kitRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Sun Sep 15, 197471AAdz or axThreba JohnsonWeng
Sat Aug 24, 197424AHandyman's itemMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Tue Apr 2, 197466AAwl or hatchetTap OsbornWeng
Mon Feb 11, 197464AImplementHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Wed Jan 16, 197427DImplementGeorge MadridWeng
Thu Jan 10, 197427DCat's-pawVirginia ButlerWeng
Thu Dec 20, 197327DFall guyUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 3, 197355DDupeUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 6, 197327APipe wrench, e.g.UnknownWeng
Fri Nov 3, 19722DAwl or sawUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 7, 197256DCat's-pawUnknownWeng
Sat Apr 8, 197247ACat's-pawUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 9, 197023AImplementUnknownWeng
Tue Oct 14, 196928DHammer or axe.UnknownWeng
Fri Oct 3, 196931DImplement.UnknownWeng
Fri Aug 8, 196929DUtensil.UnknownWeng
Sat Mar 8, 196922AAxe.UnknownWeng
Mon Feb 3, 196973ACat's-paw.UnknownWeng
Sun Feb 2, 19693DDupeAnthony MorseWeng
Sun Aug 25, 196871DHammerJoseph LaFauciFarrar
Sun Feb 18, 196838DClippers.Pamela V-W WoodFarrar
Tue Sep 19, 196767ACrowbar.Ronald C. HirschfeldFarrar
Mon Aug 7, 196724AWrench.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Fri Jun 30, 196756ASaw.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Mar 18, 196717AWrench.Manny MillerFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 196637APuppet.Anne FoxFarrar
Tue Apr 26, 196642DJack, for one.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 18, 196636DCat's-pawUnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 14, 196625AHammer or tongs.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 20, 196528DSaw, for example.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 12, 196437ABrace and bit.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 19, 196449DImplement.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 25, 196434ACrowbar.Jean ReedFarrar
Thu Aug 29, 196362ACat's-paw.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 8, 196331DHammer.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 11, 196256DJack, for example.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 10, 196297DCat's-paw.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Fri Jun 2, 196168APawn.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 196154DSee 89 Down.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Jan 18, 196121DSaw, for one.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 28, 196028DHammer or sickle.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 28, 196038AHandy thing.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 28, 196049DHand instrument.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 4, 196020AWrench.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 19, 195957DHammer or sickle.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Tue Dec 24, 195754DHammer or tongs.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 26, 195751DBrace and bit.Christine F. BrooksFarrar
Sun Jan 13, 1957102AA means.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Sat Oct 20, 195625DCat's-paw.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 2, 195694ABurin or graver.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Nov 21, 195553DCat's-paw.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 25, 195556ACat's-paw.Mel TaubFarrar
Tue Dec 29, 195350ABrace and bit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 195384DRake or hoe.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Jul 21, 195332DUnwitting stooge.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Thu Apr 16, 195335ABurin or graver.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sun Mar 1, 195392DMake figures on leather.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Thu Oct 30, 195264AScrewdriver, for instance.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 17, 195251AA plane or a file.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 16, 195227ACat's-paw.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Feb 7, 195210AChisel or wrench.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 24, 195168ALathe or planer.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 195163DDupe.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Jul 6, 195155DDupe.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 11, 195024AImplement.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 31, 194883ACatspaw.Isaac KertFarrar
Sun Feb 1, 194844DMachine ___.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 19452DDrive a coach.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Dec 26, 194369AInstrument.I. KertFarrar
Sun Oct 25, 194273AInstrument for manual operation.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar