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WAIF is a legal Scrabble word. See a dictionary definition for WAIF.

66 total results for WAIF   ( score: 50 )

25 results for WAIF from Shortz Era puzzles:
Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
Fri Jul 8, 202255AUrchin, perhapsKyle Dolan
Thu Jun 16, 202221DThin, unhealthy-looking sortParker Higgins and Ross Trudeau
Sat Oct 16, 202145DVictor Hugo's Cosette, e.g.Caitlin Reid and Erik Agard
Sun Mar 14, 202181ARagamuffin (4)Jacob Stulberg
Sun Jun 7, 202072DMany a Dickensian childAndy Kravis
Fri Sep 27, 201952DLittle Orphan Annie, e.g.Jack Mowat
Sat Apr 13, 201929DOliver Twist, for exampleDebbie Ellerin
Thu Feb 8, 201855AYoung strayErik Agard
Sun May 19, 201331ATwiggy's look in '60s fashionJean O'Conor
Tue Jan 15, 201355DCosette, e.g., in "Les Misérables"Peter A. Collins
Wed Jun 13, 201226DStreet urchin (3)Susan Gelfand
Sat Oct 22, 201139DOliver Twist, e.g. (2)Patrick Berry
Wed Aug 17, 201139DRagamuffin (4)Michael Black
Mon Apr 16, 200725AStreet urchin (3)Randall J. Hartman
Sun Jan 22, 20061AOliver Twist, e.g. (2)George Barany and Michael Shteyman
Mon Apr 26, 200417AHomeless child (2)Merle Baker
Thu Mar 4, 200455ARagamuffin (4)Patrick Merrell
Sun Jan 4, 20041DStray (2)Patrick Merrell
Fri May 23, 200357DRagamuffin (4)Dave Tuller
Sun Nov 18, 200124AStray (2)Jim Page
Mon Jan 3, 200047AHomeless child (2)Hugh Davis
Wed Sep 23, 19981DStray animalMichael S. Maurer
Thu Feb 12, 19981DStreet urchin (3)Richard Silvestri
Sat Nov 30, 199625AGaminR. Norris
Thu Jun 1, 199560AUrchinRich Norris
41 results for WAIF from pre-Shortz puzzles:
Thu Oct 5, 198935AOliver, for oneJim PageMaleska
Wed Jun 7, 198918AOrphan of the stormFrances HansenMaleska
Thu Dec 6, 198429AStrayEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Apr 10, 198394DStray bitPeter G. SnowMaleska
Sun Mar 27, 1983104AUnclaimed piece of propertyBernice GordonMaleska
Mon Nov 1, 19827DHomeless childJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Fri Jun 12, 19811DStrayMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Fri May 1, 198126DAbandoned totJim ModneyMaleska
Thu Mar 19, 198140AHomeless childBernice GordonMaleska
Sat Dec 29, 19795AUrchinA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Nov 7, 197951DUrchinJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Fri Jun 22, 197928AStreet urchinRussellMaleska
Wed May 30, 197928AStrayJohnsonMaleska
Mon Jul 3, 19782DStrayJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thu Dec 22, 197744DLost sheepWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Aug 22, 197688DUrchinDeWitt AndersonWeng
Sat Jan 31, 197610AStrayVirginia ButlerWeng
Mon Feb 11, 197448AStray animalHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Sat Apr 14, 197336AStrayUnknownWeng
Sat Dec 25, 197142AHomeless oneUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 7, 196996AHomeless totThreba JohnsonWeng
Sun Dec 1, 19688AStrayW. A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Mon May 15, 196727DGamin.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Aug 30, 196645AHomeless one.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 17, 19636AGamin.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 7, 196169AStray.Sandy GrafFarrar
Fri Apr 14, 196125DGamin.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 15, 196127AWanderer.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 2, 19574DLost sheep.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 20, 19571DConcern of the UNICEF.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Sep 16, 1956112AHomeless child.Grace HosterFarrar
Mon Jul 23, 19566AStray thing.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Jan 22, 195647ALittle Gavroche, for example.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Mon Jan 16, 195634DNeglected child.Herbert LyleFarrar
Mon Jan 9, 195623DGamin.J. F. KellyFarrar
Tue May 4, 195425DGamin.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sun Apr 18, 195448ALittle lost boy.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Feb 23, 195422DStray child.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Fri Jan 30, 19531DLost child.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Jan 18, 195210ACastaway.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 18, 1945100DStray article.W. W. WebsterFarrar