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95 results for TOPS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Apr 15, 201827AAt the mostAlex Bajcz
Fri Jan 12, 201852D"... max" (2)Erik Agard
Wed Jul 19, 201763AA-1Michael S. Maurer and Pawel Fludzinski
Sun Sep 20, 201547DTwirlersJason Mueller and Jeff Chen
Fri Jul 31, 201547AMax (2)James Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Thu Sep 2, 201032AA number one (2)Patrick Blindauer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Nov 11, 200970AA-number-one (2)Kelsey Blakley
Fri Nov 30, 200746DMaximally (2)Henry Hook
Mon Nov 14, 200568ASpinning toys (2)Marjorie Berg
Wed Aug 3, 200540DTrumpsDavid Liben-Nowell and Ryan O'Donnell
Tue Aug 3, 200436AShirts and blousesRoy Leban
Wed Jan 7, 200463ABlouses and sweatersMike Torch
Sun Oct 19, 2003105AMaximally (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sat May 31, 200349DThe best (3)Mitch Komro
Fri May 23, 200327AAt mostDave Tuller
Thu Apr 25, 200263AThe best (3)Lois Sidway
Sun Jan 27, 200288DOutstandingPatrick Berry
Sun Mar 4, 2001118AFirst-rate (4)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Jan 23, 200061ASuper-duperJoe DiPietro
Tue May 4, 199924ASpinning toys (2)Gayle Dean
Sun Mar 28, 199971DFirst-rate (4)Cathy Millhauser
Fri Mar 6, 199824AFirst-rate (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Dec 28, 1997136AThe best (3)Matt Gaffney
Wed Oct 1, 199760ASpinnersElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Mar 29, 199562AA-oneManny Nosowsky
Mon Feb 13, 199512DTake these out for a spinSidney L. Robbins
Wed Jan 5, 199464AFirst-rate (4)Chet Currier
Sun Dec 19, 1993102DFirst-classJohn M. Samson

1 result for TOPS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jan 25, 1998cryptic25DThe best spinners (4)Richard Silvestri

66 results for TOPS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Apr 15, 19939ADoes one betterBetty JorgensenMaleska
Mon Jul 6, 199232AA-1Jeff HerringtonMaleska
Mon Dec 2, 19917DExceedsAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Aug 4, 199144DA-oneArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Fri Aug 3, 199026DA-oneDaniel GirardiMaleska
Wed Jun 1, 19881DSurpassesElaine GeorgeMaleska
Sun Jan 5, 1986118AThe cat's whiskersJulian OchrymowychMaleska
Wed Oct 16, 198537AThe cat's whiskersJim PageMaleska
Sat Nov 17, 198439AA-oneBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed Aug 3, 19831AA onePeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Jun 29, 198337DA-oneDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sat Feb 26, 198347AThe bestJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Aug 14, 198213DAces' placesRobert KatzMaleska
Sat May 1, 19829AWord for Triple Crown winnersTimothy HoyMaleska
Fri Sep 11, 198110AA oneWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Apr 27, 198077AThe bestJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Jan 20, 198089AA oneAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Dec 29, 19781AA oneJudson G. TrentMaleska
Thu Apr 14, 197737AAces' placesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Apr 17, 197643AGoes one betterHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Thu Aug 7, 19754DExceedsBert BeamanWeng
Tue Jul 30, 197421DThe mostGeorge LaczkoWeng
Thu Dec 6, 19736AA-oneUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 17, 197231DExcelsUnknownWeng
Sun Aug 15, 1971119AA-oneA. J. SantoraWeng
Sat Jun 12, 197123ASurpassesUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 21, 1971107AA-oneJay SpryWeng
Tue Oct 15, 196824ASurpasses.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 13, 19685AUnexcelled: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 22, 196654DFirst-class.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Fri Aug 5, 196637ABest: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 9, 1966125ASurpasses.William LutwiniakFarrar
Fri Nov 12, 196553DBest of the lot.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 23, 19655ABest.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 16, 19653DFirst rate: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 13, 196415ABest of its kind.Anne FoxFarrar
Tue Mar 10, 196465AUnexcelled: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 19, 196362AA number 1.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 14, 196325AHighest in quality: Colloq.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Mon Apr 16, 196256DRises above.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Feb 15, 196224AA number 1.Louise EarnestFarrar
Mon Jan 22, 196223DUnexcelled: Colloq.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jan 21, 1962125DFirst-rate.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Wed Jul 19, 196146ASurpasses.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 15, 19611DThe best: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 13, 196132DSurpasses.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 9, 196031D"The most."UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 25, 196013DParts of pajamas.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 17, 195959AChoicest parts.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 16, 195926AThe very best (with "the"): Slang.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Apr 13, 19597DUnexcelled: Colloq.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Nov 20, 195862AToys.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sat Dec 28, 19571A"The most."UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 25, 195726ASurpasses.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 28, 195643AThe very best: Slang.Bernice GordonFarrar
Fri Dec 30, 195554DThe best.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 23, 195521DThe very best: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 1, 195463APre-eminent: Slang.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jul 25, 1954138AWinning cards.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Feb 28, 195445AWinning bridge cards.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Dec 21, 195333DOutclassed by none.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Aug 31, 195213DSuper.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Jul 15, 195251DSurpasses.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 2, 1952104ASurpasses.Louis BaronFarrar
Fri Oct 6, 195020ASuper-duper.Robert HeglerFarrar
Sun Jul 27, 194736AHighest.Louise RabbFarrar