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219 results for TRITE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Mar 20, 201851DLike the expressions "a dime a dozen" and "a penny for your thoughts"Andrew Zhou
Sat Feb 17, 20186DWorn-out (2)Peter Wentz
Tue Apr 18, 201728DLike the invitation line "Be there or be square"Bruce Haight
Fri Feb 17, 201747DUsed too much (2)David Steinberg
Tue Oct 20, 201520DOverused (3)Sam Buchbinder
Tue Oct 6, 201514AAll too familiarZhouqin Burnikel
Wed May 27, 201560AHardly originalJim Quinlan
Wed Feb 18, 201524DHackneyed (4)Ed Sessa
Sun Jul 27, 201436APlayed out (4)Randolph Ross
Wed Jun 4, 201419ADone to death (2)Jim Hilger
Sun Mar 9, 201425AUnimaginativeBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Feb 11, 201451DToo-often repeatedMatthew E. Paronto and Jeff Chen
Thu Dec 5, 201363ARepentantDan Schoenholz
Fri Jul 12, 201321DLike "Have a nice day," for exampleMatt Ginsberg
Sat Jun 8, 201335ATired (2)David Quarfoot
Sun Feb 10, 201368DOverused (3)Patrick Berry
Sun Nov 11, 201241DShopworn (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon May 30, 201119AOverused, as a sayingMichael Barnhart
Mon May 16, 201114AClichéd (2)Ian Livengood
Mon Oct 4, 201048DHackneyed (4)Adam G. Perl
Sun Jul 19, 2009106ALike "Have a nice day!"Lynn Lempel
Thu Jan 1, 200925DShopworn (5)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Dec 7, 200843APlayed out (4)Jim Page
Thu Oct 16, 200814ADone to death (2)Ian Tullis
Mon Sep 11, 200661AHackneyed (4)Lynn Lempel
Sun Dec 4, 200546DPlayed out (4)Eric Berlin and Craig Kasper
Sun Dec 26, 200487DOld hat (3)Hal Turner
Sun Nov 21, 200454DMuch-heardKumar Balani
Thu Jun 3, 200449AOverused (3)Mike Torch
Sun Jan 4, 200450DTired (2)Patrick Merrell
Sun Oct 5, 200394DShopworn (5)Richard Silvestri
Sun Oct 27, 200241DLike a sunset at the end of a movieNancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Aug 25, 200238ANot fresh (2)Randolph Ross
Fri Jul 26, 200244AUsed too much (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sat Jun 8, 200236ABeaten to deathFred Piscop
Wed May 1, 200260AUnoriginalSteve Jones
Tue Mar 5, 200233DClichéd (2)Marjorie Richter
Thu Jul 26, 200118DStating the obviousManny Nosowsky
Sat May 27, 200047AShopworn (5)Robert H. Wolfe
Mon May 15, 200024AOverly commonGregory E. Paul
Sat Apr 1, 200061AFormulaicManny Nosowsky
Mon Jan 10, 200050DOld hat (3)John Greenman
Fri May 21, 199945DHumdrumMartin Ashwood-Smith
Sat Apr 10, 199921ANot novelA. J. Santora
Wed Mar 3, 199918AHackneyed (4)Rich Norris
Fri Oct 2, 199829ANot fresh (2)John Wolting
Mon Sep 7, 19983DSaid too oftenGregory E. Paul
Tue Jun 30, 199830DStaleArthur S. Verdesca
Sat Dec 13, 199722ACommonplaceRichard Silvestri
Wed Jul 2, 199747APlayed out (4)Richard Hughes
Fri Oct 25, 199619AOld as Methuselah, in a wayM. Nosowsky
Fri Sep 27, 199647DWorn-out (2)B. Sefick
Thu Apr 11, 199621DShopworn (5)R. Hamel
Sat Nov 4, 199513DUninspiredFrank A. Longo
Fri Sep 22, 199522DOverworkedJim Page
Fri Mar 17, 199511DPlatitudinousRandolph Ross
Wed Dec 28, 199451AOld hat (3)Gerald R. Ferguson
Sun Jul 10, 199461DOverdoneAlvin Chase

161 results for TRITE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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