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217 Results for TRITE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tuesday, April 18, 201728DLike the invitation line "Be there or be square"Bruce Haight
Friday, February 17, 201747DUsed too much (2)David Steinberg
Tuesday, October 20, 201520DOverused (3)Sam Buchbinder
Tuesday, October 6, 201514AAll too familiarZhouqin Burnikel
Wednesday, May 27, 201560AHardly originalJim Quinlan
Wednesday, February 18, 201524DHackneyed (4)Ed Sessa
Sunday, July 27, 201436APlayed out (4)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, June 4, 201419ADone to death (2)Jim Hilger
Sunday, March 9, 201425AUnimaginativeBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, February 11, 201451DToo-often repeatedMatthew E. Paronto and Jeff Chen
Thursday, December 5, 201363ARepentantDan Schoenholz
Friday, July 12, 201321DLike "Have a nice day," for exampleMatt Ginsberg
Saturday, June 8, 201335ATired (2)David Quarfoot
Sunday, February 10, 201368DOverused (3)Patrick Berry
Sunday, November 11, 201241DShopworn (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, May 30, 201119AOverused, as a sayingMichael Barnhart
Monday, May 16, 201114AClichéd (2)Ian Livengood
Monday, October 4, 201048DHackneyed (4)Adam G. Perl
Sunday, July 19, 2009106ALike "Have a nice day!"Lynn Lempel
Thursday, January 1, 200925DShopworn (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Sunday, December 7, 200843APlayed out (4)Jim Page
Thursday, October 16, 200814ADone to death (2)Ian Tullis
Monday, September 11, 200661AHackneyed (4)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, December 4, 200546DPlayed out (4)Eric Berlin and Craig Kasper
Sunday, December 26, 200487DOld hat (3)Hal Turner
Sunday, November 21, 200454DMuch-heardKumar Balani
Thursday, June 3, 200449AOverused (3)Mike Torch
Sunday, January 4, 200450DTired (2)Patrick Merrell
Sunday, October 5, 200394DShopworn (5)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, October 27, 200241DLike a sunset at the end of a movieNancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, August 25, 200238ANot fresh (2)Randolph Ross
Friday, July 26, 200244AUsed too much (2)Manny Nosowsky
Saturday, June 8, 200236ABeaten to deathFred Piscop
Wednesday, May 1, 200260AUnoriginalSteve Jones
Tuesday, March 5, 200233DClichéd (2)Marjorie Richter
Thursday, July 26, 200118DStating the obviousManny Nosowsky
Saturday, May 27, 200047AShopworn (5)Robert H. Wolfe
Monday, May 15, 200024AOverly commonGregory E. Paul
Saturday, April 1, 200061AFormulaicManny Nosowsky
Monday, January 10, 200050DOld hat (3)John Greenman
Friday, May 21, 199945DHumdrumMartin Ashwood-Smith
Saturday, April 10, 199921ANot novelA. J. Santora
Wednesday, March 3, 199918AHackneyed (4)Rich Norris
Friday, October 2, 199829ANot fresh (2)John Wolting
Monday, September 7, 19983DSaid too oftenGregory E. Paul
Tuesday, June 30, 199830DStaleArthur S. Verdesca
Saturday, December 13, 199722ACommonplaceRichard Silvestri
Wednesday, July 2, 199747APlayed out (4)Richard Hughes
Friday, October 25, 199619AOld as Methuselah, in a wayM. Nosowsky
Friday, September 27, 199647DWorn-outB. Sefick
Thursday, April 11, 199621DShopworn (5)R. Hamel
Saturday, November 4, 199513DUninspiredFrank A. Longo
Friday, September 22, 199522DOverworkedJim Page
Friday, March 17, 199511DPlatitudinousRandolph Ross
Wednesday, December 28, 199451AOld hat (3)Gerald R. Ferguson
Sunday, July 10, 199461DOverdoneAlvin Chase

161 results for TRITE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, September 16, 199327DCommonplaceLois SidwayTaub
Saturday, May 29, 199364AThreadbareAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Monday, April 12, 199315DBanalBernice GordonMaleska
Tuesday, January 12, 199328DStaleMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sunday, August 23, 1992100AHackneyedArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Monday, January 27, 199267AHackneyedEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Thursday, January 16, 199230DHackneyedC. McInerneyMaleska
Thursday, March 7, 199137ALike a clichéEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wednesday, January 16, 199120ACommonplaceNancy JolineMaleska
Monday, November 26, 199049DHackneyedPeter SwiftMaleska
Sunday, June 10, 199057DStaleAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, September 3, 1989106AHackneyedFrances HansenMaleska
Saturday, August 26, 198920ABanalNancy JolineMaleska
Saturday, July 29, 19895AStaleBeverly TivinMaleska
Wednesday, May 3, 198919AHackneyedKenneth WitteMaleska
Tuesday, January 17, 19892DHackneyedDon GroatMaleska
Thursday, December 15, 198856AOverusedCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Sunday, October 9, 1988114AStaleNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Saturday, August 6, 198817AStaleThomas BohmMaleska
Sunday, January 10, 198898DHackneyedDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Saturday, October 24, 198736AHackneyedKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sunday, July 19, 198760DCommonplaceKathryn RighterMaleska
Tuesday, June 30, 198762ABanalMary S. SnyderMaleska
Monday, October 27, 19861DNo longer freshEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tuesday, June 24, 198627DLike an old chestnutH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Sunday, May 11, 198662DHackneyedVirginia P. AbelsonMaleska
Tuesday, February 25, 198626DStaleSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, November 24, 1985104ALike a clichéCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Sunday, October 21, 198467DVapidRichard SilvestriMaleska
Saturday, September 29, 198448DHackneyedJesse RoarkeMaleska
Monday, August 20, 198428DHackneyedAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Monday, August 6, 198447DCommonplaceArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Tuesday, May 1, 198464AHackneyedHelena FarmerMaleska
Thursday, January 12, 198418ALike a platitudeMaverMaleska
Friday, August 26, 198345AJejuneI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 198354DLike a clichéJim PageMaleska
Wednesday, April 13, 198341AHackneyedEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, March 1, 198352DHackneyedJim PageMaleska
Monday, December 20, 198239DStalePeter G. SnowMaleska
Sunday, September 26, 198292ANot originalWilliam H. FordMaleska
Thursday, July 29, 198227DPlatitudinousC. J. AngioMaleska
Friday, July 2, 198252DTimewornLouise EarnestMaleska
Wednesday, May 19, 198223AFar from freshC. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, May 16, 198275ABanalA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, December 24, 198114ALike a thrice-told taleWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sunday, December 13, 198190AWell-wornJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Thursday, November 5, 198151DShopwornJohn GreenmanMaleska
Friday, June 19, 198147DShopwornMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Monday, June 15, 198127DHackneyedJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, November 18, 198011DBanalJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Friday, March 14, 198042AFar from freshBert H. KruseMaleska
Wednesday, February 13, 198028DFar from freshAlfio MicciMaleska
Wednesday, October 31, 197934DPlatitudinousC. J. AngioMaleska
Sunday, September 23, 197968DLacking imaginationGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Wednesday, August 15, 19794DTimeworn, as a jokeCharles EnglerMaleska
Sunday, July 8, 197945DHackneyedWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, May 25, 197942DNo longer freshJonesMaleska
Sunday, May 14, 1978115DCommonplaceFrances HansenMaleska
Sunday, April 2, 197864ALike a clichéRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wednesday, March 22, 197854AThreadbareJohnsonMaleska
Sunday, January 8, 197877DOverusedTap OsbornMaleska
Friday, October 14, 197740ACommonplaceHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, September 25, 1977108DStereotypedWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, September 13, 197722AThreadbareMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, August 30, 197714AOften heard beforeMcDermottMaleska
Sunday, July 24, 197753DBanalJay SpryMaleska
Sunday, November 14, 197697DCornyBarbara GillisWeng
Sunday, April 25, 1976111DOverdoneEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Wednesday, December 10, 197558ABanalSara V. TuckermanWeng
Tuesday, August 5, 197524DUnoriginalJoseph McLaughlinWeng
Tuesday, June 24, 197516AHackneyedVirginia GodwinWeng
Monday, May 12, 197541AHackneyedAllan BlackmanWeng
Sunday, April 27, 197559ALike old JokesJoseph LaFauciWeng
Thursday, April 17, 197524DOld-hatSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Tuesday, January 21, 197516ABanalDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sunday, November 3, 197431ACliché-riddenGeorge Rose SmithWeng
Friday, October 4, 197431DCornyMarie WestWeng
Sunday, August 11, 197485ACornyStafford P. OsbornWeng
Wednesday, July 24, 19746DBanalDorothy CannanWeng
Wednesday, June 12, 197454DStaleElizabeth A. YaroWeng
Sunday, April 7, 197428AThrice-toldDorothea ShippWeng
Wednesday, November 21, 197325DCommonplaceUnknownWeng
Sunday, November 4, 197341DShopwornRichard CampWeng
Wednesday, September 5, 197322AStaleUnknownWeng
Tuesday, July 3, 197353AThrice-toldUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 15, 197239DBanalDavid A. MurrayWeng
Saturday, January 15, 197250AStaleUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 2, 197152AOverdoneUnknownWeng
Monday, February 8, 197124DCornyUnknownWeng
Saturday, December 19, 197028DCornyUnknownWeng
Saturday, November 28, 197031DOld-hatUnknownWeng
Sunday, September 27, 197026AThreadbareKeith BlakeWeng
Tuesday, September 8, 197061AThreadbareUnknownWeng
Tuesday, July 21, 197014AOverusedUnknownWeng
Tuesday, February 24, 197020AOverworkedUnknownWeng
Thursday, October 2, 196939AStale.UnknownWeng
Thursday, July 10, 196930DStale.UnknownWeng
Sunday, June 15, 1969114AStaleJohn D. OwensWeng
Saturday, May 10, 196911DStereotyped.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, January 29, 196919AOverused.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, February 27, 196812DBanal.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 20, 196734ABromidic.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, January 11, 196721DShopworn.George LaczkoFarrar
Friday, December 23, 196656AHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 19, 196627DHumdrum.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 12, 196637ABanal.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, February 1, 196638DStereotyped.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 30, 196637DBanal.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Monday, January 10, 196653ACommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 12, 196574AOften heard before.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, August 15, 196552DOverdone.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, June 6, 196543AThreadbare.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Thursday, May 13, 196524AStereotyped.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 27, 196410DOverused.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 9, 19642DStale.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 2, 196313DShopworn.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thursday, October 18, 19626DShopworn.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wednesday, October 11, 196146DBanal.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 16, 196119DHackneyed.Aida CromwellFarrar
Sunday, March 12, 19611DClichélike.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, August 2, 196032DCommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 11, 196057ACommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 11, 195961ACommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 14, 195934DBanal.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 31, 195912DStereotyped.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Wednesday, July 1, 195956ALacking novelty.W. E. JonesFarrar
Monday, September 15, 195818AHackneyed.Marcia GladstoneFarrar
Friday, October 4, 195734DCommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 17, 195761AHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 14, 1957126DThreadbare.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, November 20, 195635AHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 8, 195631DStereotyped.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, June 3, 195619AUnimaginative.Helen BernardFarrar
Wednesday, May 9, 195624DRelative of 33 Down.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, April 27, 195619DBromidic.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 27, 195518AHumdrum.Helen FasuloFarrar
Friday, January 21, 195544DStereotyped.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Friday, December 17, 195453DNot original.Maura B. JacobsonFarrar
Friday, August 6, 195427DHackneyed.Alice CookFarrar
Saturday, July 31, 195428DCommonplace.Thomas J. VarnerFarrar
Thursday, April 22, 195461AVapid.Edith KennedyFarrar
Friday, January 1, 195430DMeaningless from repetition.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, November 19, 195318DPlatitudinous.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 10, 195219AStereotyped.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 6, 195226AHackneyed.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
Friday, November 23, 195149DUnoriginal.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 29, 195160ACommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 3, 195142ACorny.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 10, 195063ANo longer amusing.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thursday, November 9, 19503DHackneyed.J. F. KellyFarrar
Thursday, September 21, 195030DHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 3, 1950116ATwice-told.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sunday, February 19, 195054AStereotyped.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sunday, October 16, 1949115ACorny.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, October 17, 1948107DStale.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, January 7, 1945131AHackneyed.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, October 1, 194447DThreadbare.Agnes CookFarrar
Sunday, November 14, 1943137AHackneyed.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, April 11, 194311DCommonplace.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sunday, March 14, 194371DHackneyed.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar
Sunday, June 21, 194282AVapid.Mabel C. DaggettFarrar

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