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259 results for TOP

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

DateGridClueAuthor
1A"Let's take it from the ___"Andrea Carla Michaels and Mark Diehl
31DSee 31-AcrossXan Vongsathorn
54DBig ___Bruce Haight
20ABest (8)Zhouqin Burnikel
49AOutdo (6)Jeff Stillman
30DBest (8)Mary Lou Guizzo
60DBlouse or sweaterDamon Gulczynski
7DWord after carrot or muffinSamuel A. Donaldson
45DSpinning toyChuck Deodene
26DDo one better thanJohn Lieb
62ADreidel, e.g.Ellen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
66DBlouse, e.g. (7)Tom McCoy
38AWith 39-Across, refill to capacity ... or a hint to interpreting the clues at 17-, 27-, 46- and 61-AcrossJonathan M. Kaye
10AWith 66-Across, place on a keyboard to find all the letters in 16-, 28-, 46- and 60-AcrossBruce Haight
64AApexPatrick Blindauer
31DBest (8)Joe Krozel
72ABeat (4)Joe DiPietro
108DSurpassDavid J. Kahn
61DBlouse, e.g. (7)Daniel Kantor
25DDo better than (2)Michael David
27AHighest-ratedMichael Shteyman
127DOutdo (6)Patrick Merrell
41ABikini partRandolph Ross
61DLidLynn Lempel
44A"___ Chef"Zoe Wheeler
33DShirtPatrick Merrell
61ABlouse, e.g. (7)Charles M. Deber
108DOutdo (6)Ian Livengood
31DSee 29-DownIan Livengood
33AToy with an axisEdward Sessa
56DShirt or blousePaula Gamache
74DBeat (4)Caleb Madison
34DNonpareilBrendan Emmett Quigley
57A"You're the ___" (Cole Porter classic)Derek Bowman
40AHeadMatt Ginsberg
84DWith 62-Across, comic's challengeJoon Pahk and Matt Matera
58DEclipseFrank Longo
4DBlouse, e.g. (7)Jeremy Newton
36ADo better than (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
22DWith 24-Across, number one positionByron Walden
9DForemostPaula Gamache
56DToy with a string (3)Alison Donald
64DBlouse or shirt (2)Jeremy Horwitz
96DBest (8)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
106ABest (8)Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
58DWith 29-Across, highest-qualityByron Walden
27ABetter (2)David Levinson Wilk
57DVertexKevan Choset
63DBlouse or shirt (2)J. K. Hummel
61DTee, e.g. (3)Karen M. Tracey
56DBeat (4)Joe DiPietro
114DZenith (2)Derrick Niederman
8D#1Ethan Friedman
110AWhirlerElizabeth C. Gorski
45ABig ___ (circus)Bernice Gordon
62DBest (8)Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
58DBlouse, e.g. (7)Deb Amlen
51AShirt or sweaterKendall Twigg and Nancy Salomon
61DGo one better thanNancy Salomon
68DGo overDeb Amlen and Nancy Salomon
25ABetter (2)Arlan and Linda Bushman
54AToy with a string (3)Randall J. Hartman
37DTee, e.g. (3)A. J. Santora
57DTrumpSusan Harrington Smith
113DBlouse, e.g. (7)Patrick Berry
56DBlouse, e.g. (7)Robert Malinow
52DWith 51-Down, a hit list?Sherry O. Blackard
48DOutdo (6)Nelson Hardy
11AWith 69-Across, a film with 27- and 64-AcrossBette Sue Cohen
35AFirst-rateNancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
24ASpinner (2)David J. Kahn
57DPinnacleWilliam A. Ballard
46AExceed (2)Monica Krausse
55DBest (8)Randolph Ross
28AWhirligigJoe DiPietro
61DOutdo (6)Gregory E. Paul
19AEliteEthan Cooper
82ATee, e.g. (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
57DSpinner (2)David J. Kahn and Hillary B. Kahn
1DCrown (2)David J. Kahn
46ABeat (4)Rich Norris
16AToy with a string (3)Randall J. Hartman
38DCrown (2)C. Millhauser
4DExceed (2)D. R. Stark
55AOutdo (6)Nancy Nicholson Joline
9DBest (8)Glenn E. Sykes
50AGyroscope's cousinHarvey Estes
61APart of an inningAlfio Micci
43ASummitMatt Gaffney
13DZenith (2)Joel Davajan
41ATake this out for a spinNancy Joline
27AWord after flip or tipGlenton Petgrave

4 results for TOP from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jul 21, 2013diagramless39DDo one better thanFred Piscop
Jul 8, 2012diagramless66DT-shirt, e.g.Paula Gamache
Feb 15, 2004diagramless54ASweater or blouseFred Piscop
Feb 22, 1998diagramless50DGo one better thanFrank Longo

163 results for TOP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
11ABestRobert HerrigTaub
4ASummitJohn BrobstMaleska
13D. . . 55Charles M. DeberMaleska
66DBe better thanBob SefickMaleska
19AAcmeJeanette K. BrillMaleska
41AType of dog or dollarKenneth WitteMaleska
69ASpinnerStanley GlassMaleska
104ASurpassA. J. SantoraMaleska
56DPeakJoy L. WoukMaleska
13DApexCharles M. DeberMaleska
37ACrestBetty JorgensenMaleska
26ASummitAlbert J. KlausMaleska
29DAcmeBetty JorgensenMaleska
46DSurpassCharles M. DeberMaleska
57DTot's spinnerSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
59D___ banana (burlesque bigwig)AsnasMaleska
48ASummitAlbert J. KlausMaleska
23A"You're the ___," Porter tuneCharles E. GerschMaleska
52AToy spinnerChristopher PageMaleska
101DBestBert H. KruseMaleska
46AYou, to Cole PorterSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
7AChild's toySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
33A"You," to C. PorterEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
62DGo one betterJames R. BurnsMaleska
109DGo one betterAlfio MicciMaleska
43AAcmeWilliam CanineMaleska
40DSpinnerJesse RoarkeMaleska
56DOutdoWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
105ASpinnerGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
51AGo one betterAlfio MicciMaleska
13DAcmeFrank GearyMaleska
36AOutdoWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
4DApexErnst TheimerMaleska
9ASpinnerGeorge P. SphicasMaleska
31ASpinnerJoy L. WoukMaleska
45DSpinnerJulian OchrymowychMaleska
76AKind of soil or sailHume R. CraftMaleska
59DPlaythingHerb L. RisteenMaleska
126DChoicest partJudith C. DaltonMaleska
61DOutdoWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
6D___ of the Mark, in S.F.Norton RhoadesMaleska
55DPlaythingHerb L. RisteenMaleska
125DPorter's "You're the ___"Tap OsbornMaleska
1DKind of roundJordan S. LasherMaleska
50A"On ___ of Old Smokey"C. J. AngioMaleska
47AAcmeDavid J. Pohl and John M. SamsonMaleska
42AKind of banana or dogJordan S. LasherMaleska
56DKind of billingDana GrossMaleska
57DChild's toyWeilMaleska
111DZenithKenneth HaxtonMaleska
56DYoyo's relativeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
19AKind of kickBert BeamanMaleska
60DFlip-___ canA. J. SantoraMaleska
51ABanana or notchHarvey BergWeng
46AHat or bananaMike LeiferWeng
9DOutdoWilliam LutwiniakWeng
38A___ bananaElizabeth M. QuackenbushWeng
43DCapAnn JenkinsWeng
33DSpinnerH. Hastings ReddallWeng
35DCole Porter's “You’re the ___”DeWitt AndersonWeng
55DSurpassRaymond F. EisnerWeng
21DHard or bigGeorge MadridWeng
24D___ bananaMary HarrisWeng
114DGoal at EverestJack LuzzattoWeng
38AWhirlerTap OsbornWeng
41ABanana or drawerVirginia ButlerWeng
20APart of a hillSophie FiermanWeng
59DSpinnerBert BeamanWeng
50AKind of bananaTap OsbornWeng
21DSurpassUnknownWeng
10AOver the ___UnknownWeng
45ACoverUnknownWeng
49APart of a mountainAnne FoxWeng
54DTip's partnerUnknownWeng
55DSummitUnknownWeng
35AWord with brass or bananaUnknownWeng
47ADo better thanArthur SchulmanWeng
47ASpinning toy.UnknownWeng
45ASurpass.UnknownWeng
39ASpinner.Arthur BennettWeng
71ASpinnerCornelia WarrinerWeng
5DExceed.UnknownWeng
7DSummit.UnknownFarrar
30ADominate.Hume CraftFarrar
34ARise aloft.UnknownFarrar
21DZenith.UnknownFarrar
42AAcme.UnknownFarrar
44AOutdo.UnknownFarrar
21ACover.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
51DCrown.Barbara GolubFarrar
56DBoy's toy.UnknownFarrar
45AZenith.UnknownFarrar
57DOutdo.UnknownFarrar
8DRise above.UnknownFarrar
84ASurpass.A. J. SantoraFarrar
9AWhere there is very little room.UnknownFarrar
43APinnacle.UnknownFarrar
28ATranscend.Anne FoxFarrar
104DPlaything.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
22AChoicest part.Eileen LexauFarrar
39DOutdo.UnknownFarrar
13DExcel.UnknownFarrar
57DHigh notes of the voice.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
43AKind of banana.UnknownFarrar
65DUpper.Manny MillerFarrar
33DHighest.Lois HillisFarrar
24ACrown.Joseph CrowellFarrar
22ASpinner.William LutwiniakFarrar
142ACream.Hume CraftFarrar
33DZenith.Cora GoodmanFarrar
41AZenith.UnknownFarrar
55AChoicest part.UnknownFarrar
44ACrest.UnknownFarrar
96DPlaything.Herbert LyleFarrar
131DOutdo.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
30AChoicest part.UnknownFarrar
47AGo one better.Harold T. BersFarrar
8DChoicest part.UnknownFarrar
32ACrest.UnknownFarrar
25AZenith.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
51AOutdo.Hume R. CraftFarrar
43ASurpass.Herbert EttensonFarrar
11AZenith.Thomas MeekinFarrar
66DPeak.S. A. KayFarrar
61DOutdo.UnknownFarrar
27ASurpass.Cora GoodmanFarrar
104DOutdo.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
4DHighest.UnknownFarrar
64AChoicest part.Jules ArensbergFarrar
58DSurpass.Thomas MeekinFarrar
37AOutdo.Jules ArensbergFarrar
25AChief banana.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
59DSurmount.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
41DOutdo.Albert BlumFarrar
4DSurpass.Sidney LambertFarrar
37AOutdo.UnknownFarrar
84AKind of hat.Harold T. BersFarrar
33AOutdo.Elsie BishopFarrar
26ACream.W. E. JonesFarrar
43DTeetotum.S. A. KayFarrar
4DBoy's toy.Alice SkodzusFarrar
31ACream.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
71AZenith.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
18DKind of secret.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
33ABig ___.Israel GitterFarrar
53ASpinner.UnknownFarrar
53ACrown.Diana SessionsFarrar
39DRelative of a yoyo.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
9DTo better a witticism.UnknownFarrar
59DRise above.UnknownFarrar
61DCrown.UnknownFarrar
21AToy for a boy.UnknownFarrar
73A"___ Secret."Thomas MeekinFarrar
102AChild's toy.Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
17DBetter.Harold T. BersFarrar
66APinnacle.Art SylvesterFarrar
11DSpinner.Willard N. JordanFarrar
95A___ sergeant.Thomas MeekinFarrar
35DApex.Louis BaronFarrar
32ASurpass.Louis ShieldsFarrar
148DFirst-class: Colloq.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
31ACrowning tuft.A. A. WebsterFarrar
120DApex.Louis BaronFarrar