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168 results for WIT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Nov 9, 201852DRomeo's was "a most sharp sauce," per ShakespeareRobyn Weintraub
Wed Feb 14, 201827A"There's many a man hath more hair than ___": Shak.Mary Lou Guizzo
Sun Oct 22, 201776DQuick thinkingTracy Gray
Tue Dec 20, 20166DMark Twain, notablyTimothy Polin
Sat Sep 17, 201658DCard (3)Andrew J. Ries
Wed Jun 1, 20164DJokesterWren Schultz
Thu May 19, 201629D"Few love it unless in themselves," per Lord ChesterfieldMorton J. Mendelson
Sun Jun 28, 201585A"___ and wisdom are like the seven stars, seldom seen together": Thomas FullerJeremy Newton
Fri Dec 12, 201451DRomeo's was "a most sharp sauce"Evan Birnholz
Sun Dec 7, 201466DNative ___Jeff Chen
Fri Dec 5, 201429DWhat "many a man hath more hair than," in ShakespeareTim Croce
Fri Nov 21, 201441AIt can be dry or sparklingKevin Christian
Tue Nov 18, 201441DTina Fey displayJacob McDermott
Thu Aug 14, 201457AWordplay, e.g. (2)Jason Flinn
Thu Jul 10, 201432ACleverness (4)John Guzzetta
Thu Jun 12, 201419D"Well-bred insolence," per AristotleMark Feldman
Thu May 8, 201437AJon Stewart displayMatthew Lees
Thu Nov 21, 201329ACard (3)Jules P. Markey
Sun Mar 10, 201378AQuipsterFinn Vigeland
Sun Mar 3, 201325ACleverness (4)Samuel A. Donaldson
Sun Jul 29, 201233ACard (3)Kevin G. Der
Mon Apr 9, 201231DA lively person may have a sparkling oneNancy Kavanaugh
Thu Oct 7, 201044DPunster (2)Patrick Blindauer
Wed Oct 6, 201034DWordplay, e.g. (2)Ian Livengood
Fri Sep 10, 20104DSwift giftPeter Wentz
Mon Oct 20, 200836DPunning and suchDaniel Raymon
Thu Mar 6, 200849AJon Stewart assetPamela Amick Klawitter
Mon Sep 3, 200758D___ and wisdomSarah Keller
Tue Mar 13, 200736DPuns and suchHolden Baker
Thu Feb 15, 200739DCleverness (4)Elizabeth Rehfeld
Sun Jul 9, 200685DWildean qualityPatrick Berry
Sun Mar 5, 200665AWisecrackerAshish Madhukar Vengsarkar
Fri Feb 17, 200612ASwift qualityTrip Payne
Sun Jul 17, 2005113A"Cultured insolence," according to AristotleDavid J. Kahn
Wed Jan 12, 200517AOscar Wilde, notablyAlan Arbesfeld
Sun Jul 4, 200475ADrolleryElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu May 27, 200462DComicCathy Millhauser
Mon Mar 22, 20046DMental quicknessKyle Mahowald
Thu Mar 27, 200363DRaconteur's assetDavid J. Kahn
Fri Jan 31, 200324AReparteeistBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Dec 16, 200199AQuotable oneFred Piscop
Sun Jul 1, 200175D48-Down, e.g.Manny Nosowsky
Wed Nov 15, 200061DFunnymanChuck Deodene
Sun Jul 16, 2000119D1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play (2)David J. Kahn
Wed Apr 26, 200013DDorothy Parker quality (2)A. J. Santora
Sun Feb 13, 2000106D1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play (2)Bill Zais
Mon Dec 20, 199910DSense of humorNancy Salomon
Sun Nov 14, 199966DPunster (2)Lloyd E. Pollet
Mon Aug 23, 199961DCleverness (4)Nancy Kavanaugh
Wed Jun 16, 199911D1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning dramaGilbert H. Ludwig
Sun Feb 7, 199943ARailleryNancy Nicholson Joline
Sat Jan 30, 199953DZinger producerChuck Deodene
Tue Dec 2, 199757ADorothy Parker quality (2)Alan Olschwang
Wed Dec 4, 199661DSeinfeld, e.g.M. E. Skolsky
Wed Feb 28, 199610DSparkling gift?F.A. Longo
Thu Jan 25, 199644DReparteeD. Kahn
Thu Mar 23, 199546AHumoristWayne Robert Williams
Fri Nov 18, 199425DWisdom's partnerTimothy S. Lewis
Fri Jul 8, 199422AAstutenessManny Nosowsky
Mon May 16, 199460DAcumenEd Pegg Jr.
Fri Feb 18, 19946DDorothy Parker, e.g.Manny Nosowsky

4 results for WIT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Apr 4, 2010panda10DJoke with the end cut offMel Taub
Jul 29, 2007diagramless56AQuipsterByron Walden
Oct 9, 2005panda46AHumor with no endMel Taub
Aug 31, 2003diagramless16APunning and suchTrip Payne

103 results for WIT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Sep 14, 199335DHumoristDorothy ElliottTaub
Tue May 11, 19934DGood senseArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Fri Jun 5, 199246DClever comedianBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sun May 12, 1991112AWilde was oneRandolph RossMaleska
Thu Apr 11, 199141AReasoning powerBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Apr 7, 199172AWilde was oneValerie MeunierMaleska
Fri Jun 1, 19902DWagMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Mon Dec 18, 198910AYoungman or Berle, e.g.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Tue Apr 25, 198947ADrolleryNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Jan 17, 198939AIntellectDon GroatMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 198829AWilde's forteJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Oct 4, 1987105AGood senseCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Mon Mar 30, 198760DQuipperMary S. SnyderMaleska
Fri Mar 20, 198731DThurber was oneEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Feb 20, 198734DRetorts are his forteEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Dec 8, 198573AAttic appendageLouis SabinMaleska
Fri Nov 29, 198554DRepartee adeptHarold B. CountsMaleska
Fri Oct 25, 198536AIts soul is brevityDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sun Jul 21, 19859AReasoning powerTap OsbornMaleska
Mon Dec 10, 198455DHumorBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sat Aug 18, 198444AGood sensePeter G. SnowMaleska
Wed Jan 4, 19848DClever oneWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Sep 19, 1982108ACardA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Jul 4, 198290AWilde forteAnne FoxMaleska
Sun Sep 27, 198185DComedianHume R. CraftMaleska
Wed Jul 29, 198150AAttic ___Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Dec 20, 198051DMark Russell's forteLouise EarnestMaleska
Sat Oct 13, 197944ABrevity is its soulR. W. GreenleafMaleska
Wed Oct 10, 197938ARepartee requisiteTap OsbornMaleska
Sun May 13, 197967AIntelligenceTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Dec 24, 1978113DWilde forteAnne FoxMaleska
Sun Jul 9, 1978106DG.B.S. was oneHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat May 27, 197841AThinker; brainElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Fri May 26, 197810AReparteeDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Feb 12, 197867AWilde was oneJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sun Dec 25, 197734DWhat G.B.S. hadAnne FoxMaleska
Tue Oct 18, 19771DTo ___ (for example)Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Jan 15, 197725ADim or halfAnthony B. CanningWeng
Tue May 4, 197622DHalf or dimEsther BlumWeng
Sat Aug 3, 197430AGagsterManny MillerWeng
Sun Sep 9, 1973130DClevernessGladys V. MillerWeng
Sun Aug 26, 1973114DComedian's forteMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Thu Jun 7, 197348AWordplayUnknownWeng
Tue Mar 13, 197334AJokerUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 2, 1972116DWilde, for oneAnne FoxWeng
Thu Mar 23, 197257DIts soul is brevityUnknownWeng
Sat Sep 11, 197126AClever oneUnknownWeng
Thu Apr 2, 197034AIts soul is brevityUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 18, 196928AResourcefulness.UnknownWeng
Tue Jun 24, 196954DPerception.UnknownWeng
Sat Nov 2, 196823AAcumen.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 9, 196859AAttic salt.S. LambertFarrar
Fri Apr 12, 196832DPleasantry.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 18, 196748DGood humor man.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 10, 196735DDroll fellow.David S. HogmerFarrar
Sun Aug 13, 1967115DQuipster.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Fri Oct 28, 196624AFarceur.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 25, 196618ARepartee.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 8, 196630DRaconteur's asset.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 1, 196637DRepartee.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 10, 196598ARepartee.Will WengFarrar
Thu Dec 10, 196438AAmusing one.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 21, 196432DHumor.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 20, 196425AIngenuity.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 16, 196445AAttic salt.Michael DubinFarrar
Fri Nov 1, 196334ARaillery.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 28, 196356DEpigrammatist.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 9, 196331DIngenuity.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 2, 19634DScintillating one.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 11, 19624DScintillating one.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 30, 1962126DHumor.Kathryn RighterFarrar
Thu Jun 28, 196243AHumorist.Louis SabinFarrar
Sat Jan 13, 196225DJoker.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Wed Oct 18, 196148AAttribute of 7 Down.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 3, 196020DMental alertness.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 16, 196059ATo ___ (namely).UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 8, 195852AMaker of epigrams.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Jul 21, 195746AFunnyman.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Dec 22, 195650ATo ___.Madeline CorseFarrar
Fri Dec 23, 195537DGroucho's stock in trade.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 3, 195552DMaker of epigrams.Isaac KertFarrar
Thu Jun 2, 19554DHumorist.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 10, 195559DHumorist.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 31, 195465AToastmaster's job.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu Jun 10, 195450DEpigram maker.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon May 17, 195449DDrollery.William S. WoodsFarrar
Tue Nov 10, 195330ARaillery.George HendersonFarrar
Mon Jun 8, 19534DShavian forte.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sat May 16, 195321AIts soul is brevity.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun May 3, 195379DTo ___.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Feb 9, 195351ATalent for a good M. C.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Jul 23, 195222DWaggishness.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 29, 195297AClever one.Waldo RansonFarrar
Mon May 26, 195260DCleverness.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 27, 195130DIngenuity.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 8, 19515DG. B. S. or Oscar Wilde.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 1, 195131AMax Beerbohm, for instance.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Mar 22, 195138DFamed for it was 56 Down.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Feb 20, 195157DOne clever at repartee.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Mar 5, 195010DAcumen.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 1946125ARepartee.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jul 12, 194212D"Brevity is the soul of ___."—Hamlet.Alvin AshbyFarrar
Sun Mar 15, 1942133DHumor.Marie C. FrenchFarrar