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97 results for TROPE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Jun 5, 201728DFigure of speech (6)Paul Coulter
Mon Feb 6, 201763ARecurrent themeAndy Hinz
Wed Nov 9, 201623DLiterary figure of speechJohn Lieb
Tue Oct 15, 201349AMetaphor, e.g. (2)Patrick Blindauer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Wed Jul 3, 201362AFigurative use of a wordPamela Klawitter
Sun Sep 18, 201139DFigure of speech (6)Josh Knapp
Thu Jun 9, 201151AFigurative deviceJoon Pahk
Mon Jun 2, 200849DFigure of speech (6)Barry Boone
Mon Feb 11, 200854AFigure of speech (6)Ken Bessette
Thu May 26, 200534DMetaphor, literarilyDavid J. Kahn
Thu Sep 25, 200354DFigure of speech (6)Patrick Merrell
Sat Dec 14, 200247DMetaphor, for oneDavid J. Kahn
Thu Sep 26, 200251DFigure of speech (6)Manny Nosowsky
Thu Oct 15, 199866AMetaphor or irony, e.g.David J. Kahn
Fri Jan 13, 199538AMetaphor, e.g. (2)Judith Perry

3 results for TROPE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 20, 2018cryptic23AFigure of speech in poet's last line (5)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Oct 8, 2017cryptic26DFigure of speech in sonnet's last line (5)Richard Silvestri
Mar 25, 2001acrosticQFigurative use of wordsEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

79 results for TROPE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Aug 22, 199332AFigure of speechBernard MerenMaleska
Sat Apr 3, 199325DFigure of speechBernard MerenMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 199237AFigure of speechCharles E. GerschMaleska
Sat Sep 21, 199153AFigure of speechLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Feb 22, 199134DSimile, e.g.Arthur W. PalmerMaleska
Tue Jan 8, 199142AFigure of speechEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sat Oct 6, 199031DFigure of speechDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sat May 21, 19881DRhetorical deviceJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Aug 9, 1987100AFigure of speechT.W. UnderhillMaleska
Sat Mar 8, 198639DFigure of speechPatterson PeppleMaleska
Fri Jan 24, 198626DFigure of speechKenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Aug 7, 198564ASimile, e.g.Wilson McBeathMaleska
Thu Mar 28, 19859AFigure of speechJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sat Jun 23, 198456DRhetorical deviceI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sun Dec 18, 198380ASimile or metaphorMartha J. De WittMaleska
Sun Jul 17, 198396AFigure of speechTap OsbornMaleska
Sat May 7, 198351ASynecdoche, e.g.Nancy McCarthyMaleska
Sun Feb 20, 19832DFigure of speechMaurice J. TeitelbaumMaleska
Sat Oct 9, 198212DFigure of speechWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Apr 5, 198122AFigure of speechJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Tue Jun 10, 198032AFigure of speechBernice GordonMaleska
Wed Apr 4, 197952DFigure of speechJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wed Aug 3, 197762AFigure of speechAlfio MicciMaleska
Mon Apr 4, 197762AMetaphor, e.g.Samuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Sat May 29, 197634DFigure of speechAllan BlackmanWeng
Fri Oct 31, 197530DFigure of speechSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Wed Sep 3, 197552DFigure of speechSara V. TuckermanWeng
Thu Jul 11, 197430DFigure of speechSara V. TuckermanWeng
Fri Aug 17, 197326DLiterary deviceUnknownWeng
Wed Jan 24, 197360AFigure of speechUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 14, 197387DFigure of speechWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wed Mar 15, 19723DFigure of speechUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 27, 1972123DFigure of speechWard W. SmithWeng
Fri Jan 14, 197249DFigure of speechUnknownWeng
Wed Oct 28, 197018AFigure of speechUnknownWeng
Tue Jan 13, 197034AFigure of speechUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 7, 196764AFigure of speech.Louis SabinFarrar
Sun May 21, 196745AFigure of speech.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat May 13, 196757AMetaphor or simile.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Aug 21, 196630AFigure of speech.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Mar 9, 196414AFigure of speech.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 15, 196448DFigure of speech.Louise EarnestFarrar
Fri Oct 25, 196322DFigure of speech.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sat Aug 17, 19638DFigure of speech.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 5, 196368AFigure of speech.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 12, 196139AMetaphor.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 27, 196143AFigure of speech.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 196113DTopical head.Christine ValenceFarrar
Tue Jul 11, 196128AFigure of speech.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 27, 196028DSimile or metaphor.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 27, 196065AFigurative language.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 30, 195967AFigurative language.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 17, 195980ATurning: Comb. form.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Mar 5, 195949DFigure of speech.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Nov 19, 195730DFigure of speech.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 31, 19579DFigure of speech.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Mon Aug 12, 195752DFigurative language in general.Albert BlumFarrar
Mon Jul 2, 195651DFigure of speech.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Mar 26, 195649DFigurative use of a word.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 18, 1956118DFigurative use of words.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Nov 3, 195527AFigure of speech.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 25, 195530DFigurative language in general.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 30, 195553DWhat 4 Down is.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 14, 195553DFigure of speech.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Nov 10, 195329DUse of a word in a figurative sense.George HendersonFarrar
Tue Oct 20, 195344DFigure of speech.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Sep 14, 195318DMetaphor or irony.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Wed May 6, 195345AA figure of speech.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Jan 30, 195234AFigure of speech, as irony.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 1, 195176AFigure of speech.Israel GitterFarrar
Wed Jan 31, 195152DFigure of speech: in rhetoric.S. A. KayFarrar
Wed Jan 24, 195119AFigure of speech, such as irony.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 25, 194853DTopical heading.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Aug 31, 194765DMetaphor.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Jun 17, 194516DTopical heading.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun May 28, 194428AFigure of speech.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Mar 5, 194418DIrony.Waldo RansonFarrar
Sun Oct 31, 1943109AFigure of speech-irony.James E. KisnerFarrar
Sun Jun 14, 194220DFigurative use of a word.Charles Merz and Arthur Hays SulzbergerFarrar