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42 results for VIPS

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Feb 2, 201748ASome line cutters, in briefAlex Eaton-Salners
Sun Sep 23, 201284DBigwigs (3)Matt Ginsberg
Fri Jun 8, 201238ABig namesMartin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Jun 21, 20111ALimo-riding sortsKelsey Boes
Mon Apr 11, 201151DBigwigs (3)Ian Livengood
Sun Jun 21, 200996DStarsMatt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Mon Dec 11, 20064DBig shots, for shortDavid J. Kahn
Sun May 29, 200563DSomebodiesFrank Longo
Sat May 8, 199929AC.E.O.'s, e.g.Richard Hughes
Wed Apr 24, 199628DBigwigs (3)G. Dean
Sun Dec 31, 199565DHonchosBob Klahn
Sat Jun 3, 19958DHigh muck-a-mucksBob Klahn
Sun Feb 19, 199535DBig guns, for shortAlfio Micci
Sat Mar 26, 199425DC.E.O.'s and B.M.O.C.'SRandolph Ross
Sun Dec 19, 199390DBig wheelsJohn M. Samson

27 results for VIPS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Feb 9, 19908DWheels, honchos et al.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Oct 23, 198951DBigwigsFred TooleMaleska
Sun Nov 20, 198812DBigwigsShirley SolowayMaleska
Wed Oct 26, 198822DBigwigsBernice GordonMaleska
Sat Dec 27, 198630DPrestigious people, for shortJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wed Jan 12, 198319DBrassJeanne WilsonMaleska
Mon Sep 10, 197958DRed-carpet guestsSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Sun Oct 13, 1974104ALionized onesWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue Aug 18, 197025DBig shotsUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 28, 196713DThe red-carpet set.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 8, 196556DRecipients of red-carpet treatment.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed Oct 17, 196250DCelebrities.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 196215DTop brass.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Mar 14, 196027DBigwigs.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 12, 195945DCelebrities: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 20, 195838DCelebrities: Slang.Bertha NelsonFarrar
Fri Jan 31, 195838ABig shots.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 16, 195770A"Brass."C. Hume CraftFarrar
Wed Aug 1, 195636DPersonages: Slang.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Oct 30, 195572DGuests at the captain's table.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Mar 22, 19551DPersonages.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 26, 19541DBigwigs.Ruth OliverFarrar
Wed Aug 13, 195256DImportant people.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 2, 195238DCertain people of important.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 27, 195135ACelebrities.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 3, 195052DVery important people.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 30, 195067DCandidates for priorities.W. W. WebsterFarrar