NAPE is an answer for the NYT Crossword puzzle. Here you can get the history and usage for NAPE in NYT Crossword from 1994.

This "NAPE" answer was first appeared in "26 Nov 1993" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Neck part (2)". It was authored by Nancy A. Corbett. Recently, the "NAPE" answer has been used for "18 Oct 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Back of the neck (19)". It was authored by Joseph Gangi. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Back of the neck (19)". "NAPE" appeared 106 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "NAPE" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
18 Oct 2023 39D Back of the neck Joseph Gangi
26 Jun 2023 1A Back of the neck Taylor Johnson and Christina Iverson
21 Feb 2023 24A A scarf might cover it Daniel Raymon
12 Feb 2023 113D Common spot for a sunburn Christina Iverson and Samuel A. Donaldson
16 Jan 2023 59A Body part covered by a mullet Michael Paleos
10 Jan 2023 19A Place for a ponytail Emily Rourke
4 Nov 2022 51D Resting spot for some buns Juliet Corless
7 Jul 2022 18D Part of the body covered by a mullet Philip Wolfe
12 Apr 2022 53D Scruff of the neck Dan Schoenholz
7 Feb 2022 41D Back of the neck Rebecca Goldstein
4 Nov 2021 68A Puppy pickup place David Steinberg
26 Jan 2021 27D Back of the neck Peter Gordon
13 Dec 2020 116D Scruff Dan Margolis
26 Aug 2020 28D It may get hot under the collar Carl Larson
23 Aug 2020 50D A collar might hide it Barbara Lin
21 Jun 2020 27D Back of the neck Byron and Harrison Walden
11 Mar 2020 5D Back of one’s neck Erik Agard
26 Jan 2020 51A Back of the neck Erik Agard
11 Nov 2019 33A Where a cat may be picked up Evan Kalish
9 Nov 2019 15A Scruff Neil Padrick Wilson
12 Jan 2019 37A A scarf might cover it Sam Trabucco
9 Oct 2018 24A What a kitten is picked up by Natan Last, Andy Kravis and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
17 Jan 2018 41A Scruff Jules Markey
24 Jul 2017 68A Back of the neck Peter Gordon
25 Apr 2017 70A What a ponytail partially covers Gary J. Whitehead
14 Mar 2017 31A Scruff of the neck Damon J. Gulczynski
26 Jan 2017 8D Common spot for a sunburn Hal Moore
9 Jun 2016 11D Mane area Damon Gulczynski
3 Dec 2015 55D It might get hot under the collar Patrick Merrell
17 Nov 2015 54D What’s exposed by a ponytail Paula Gamache
24 Sep 2015 55D Scruff Peter A. Collins
4 Jun 2015 54D What a collar may cover Joe Krozel
10 Feb 2015 26D Where a redneck gets red Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
21 Nov 2014 50A Where a ducktail tapers Kevin Christian
18 Jul 2014 53A Nuzzling spot, maybe Ian Livengood
22 May 2014 36D Pickup spot? Adam G. Perl
21 Apr 2014 66A Back of the neck John Lieb
24 Mar 2014 31D Scruff of the neck Tom Pepper
6 Dec 2012 19A End of a haircut? Jill Denny and Jeff Chen
27 Nov 2012 31D A ponytail hangs over it Peter A. Collins
20 Nov 2012 58D Scruff Allan E. Parrish
30 Sep 2012 104A Spot for a farm laborer’s sunburn Elayne Cantor and Victor Fleming
2 Jul 2012 10A Back of the neck Bernice Gordon
21 Mar 2012 53A A ponytail hangs over it Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
18 Dec 2011 82D Ponytail locale Patrick Merrell
12 Jun 2011 47A Place for a pickup? C. W. Stewart
6 Jun 2011 15A Scruff Gary Whitehead
26 Jan 2011 11D Mane area David Murchie
10 Nov 2010 55D Target of a rabbit punch Samuel A. Donaldson
25 Oct 2010 36A Back of the neck Jonah Kagan
28 Sep 2010 35D Back of the neck Michael Torch
13 Aug 2010 7D It’s often cleaned up by a barber Manny Nosowsky
30 Jun 2010 16A Rabbit punch target Kristian House
15 May 2010 44A Place for pick-ups Trip Payne & Patrick Berry
16 Aug 2009 97A Pickup place for pets Randolph Ross
15 Apr 2009 18D Kitty’s pickup point Michael Vuolo
15 Feb 2009 8D Where a redneck gets red Jim Leeds
18 Nov 2008 63A Back of the neck Richard Chisholm
30 May 2008 33A Rabbit punch landing site Natan Last
5 Apr 2008 21A View from the back seat? Rich Norris
13 Feb 2008 29A Place brushed by a barber Elizabeth C. Gorski
2 Dec 2007 107D Pick-up spot? Seth A. Abel
10 Nov 2007 46A Target of a rabbit punch Dana Motley
19 Oct 2007 25A Area below the hairline Frederick J. Healy
10 May 2007 16A Collar’s locale Peter A. Collins
2 May 2007 55D Mane site Richard Silvestri
31 Mar 2007 50A A barber may shave this John Duschatko
7 Jul 2006 19A Place to be picked up? Joe Krozel
7 May 2006 75A Where a haircut may end Trip Payne
1 Mar 2006 14A Collar neighbor Richard Silvestri
15 Jan 2006 86A Barbering area Richard Silvestri
1 Aug 2005 18D Back of the neck Kendall Twigg
3 Apr 2005 74D Place to pick up kittens Nancy Nicholson Joline
19 May 2004 70A Shoulder adjoiner Alan Arbesfeld
3 Feb 2004 69A Scruff Joe Bower and Nancy Salomon
30 Oct 2003 63A Where a rabbit punch lands Patrick Berry
26 Jul 2003 52A Resting place for a chignon Brendan Emmett Quigley
15 Jun 2003 91D Occiput neighbor Cathy Millhauser
14 Mar 2003 53D Bun’s place Kevin Hagen
11 Jul 2002 15A Pickup point? Elizabeth C. Gorski
4 Mar 2002 45A Scruff Randall J. Hartman
29 Jan 2002 16A Back of the neck Zack Butler
7 Jan 2002 31A Back of the neck Peter Gordon
19 Oct 2001 56D Spot for a necklace clasp Joe DiPietro
20 Aug 2001 54D Scruff Sherry O. Blackard
1 Aug 2001 16A Where a puppy may be picked up William I. Johnston
25 Jun 2001 3D Back of the neck Stanley Newman
4 Apr 2001 1A Pickup spot? Alan Arbesfeld
9 Mar 2001 36D Shirt tag irritation point Mitch Komro
4 Feb 2001 5D Puppy pickup point Frank A. Longo
22 Oct 2000 64D Scruff Henry Hook
26 Jul 1999 53D Back of the neck M. Francis Vuolo
13 Dec 1998 68A Mane area Richard Silvestri
21 Apr 1998 22A Scruff Fred Piscop
22 Dec 1997 21D Back of the neck Arthur S. Verdesca
24 Nov 1997 59A Back of the neck Alex K. Justin
6 Sep 1997 56D Neck part Rich Norris
7 Jun 1997 28A Scruff Martin Schneider
1 Jun 1997 118D Place to be picked up? Randolph Ross
16 Nov 1994 4A Scruff Chuck Deodene
18 Sep 1994 31D Scruff Merl Reagle
13 Jun 1994 25D Place for a necklace clasp John Greenman
25 Mar 1994 39A Scruff Harvey Estes
18 Jan 1994 35A Scruff Joy L. Wouk
9 Dec 1993 7D Scruff Janie Lyons
26 Nov 1993 54D Neck part Nancy A. Corbett

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