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

This "POL" answer was first appeared in "3 Mar 1994" NYT Crossword for the hint of "D.C. figure (3)". It was authored by Richard Silvestri. Recently, the "POL" answer has been used for "4 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Experienced campaigner, for short". It was authored by Sean Ziebarth. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "D.C. insider (7)". "POL" appeared 89 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "POL" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
4 Dec 2023 31D Experienced campaigner, for short Sean Ziebarth
15 Jul 2023 35D Who’s in the running? Jeff Chen
6 Jun 2023 18A D.C. insider Daniel Jaret
17 Apr 2023 26D Professional office-seeker, informally Katherine Baicker and Scott Earl
12 Mar 2023 9D Party person, informally David Tuffs
24 Nov 2022 36A Beltway insider Pao Roy
28 Sep 2022 29D D.C. dealmaker Jeff Stillman
2 Aug 2022 51D Campaign pro Jay Kaskel and Daniel Kantor
22 May 2022 9A D.C. figure David and Karen and Paul Steinberg
16 Nov 2021 6D One shaking hands and kissing babies, stereotypically Drew Schmenner
30 Aug 2021 41A One running for office, for short Brooke Husic
13 May 2021 30A Hill figure, for short Natan Last, Andy Kravis and The J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
20 Feb 2021 22A Campaign figure, informally Ali Gascoigne
31 Jan 2021 101A Campaign guru Jim Hilger
3 Oct 2020 43D Party person Brad Wilber and Doug Peterson
13 Jan 2020 56A D.C. insider Alan Arbesfeld
3 Jun 2019 56A One running for office, informally Lynn Lempel
14 Oct 2018 84D D.C. insider Ross Trudeau
23 Feb 2018 60D Party person, for short Trenton Charlson
14 Jul 2017 20A Washington insider, informally Patrick Berry
6 Dec 2016 40D Capitol Hill sort, for short Ed Sessa
7 Sep 2016 19D Inside-the-Beltway sort Kary Haddad
25 Mar 2016 23A One on the trail, for short Ian Livengood
25 Oct 2015 9D One running races for a living? Bill Zais
5 Aug 2015 39A Inside-the-Beltway expert Patrick Berry
28 Jul 2015 56D D.C. insider Caleb Emmons
3 May 2015 40A Many a candidate, briefly Dan Schoenholz
13 Apr 2015 5D Campaign pro Alex Silverman
4 Nov 2014 21D Typical “Meet the Press” guest, for short Joel Fagliano
19 Aug 2014 9D David Axelrod or Karl Rove, for short Sam Buchbinder
20 Jul 2014 6D Glad-handing sort Eric Berlin
22 Mar 2014 46A Many a “Meet the Press” guest, informally Greg Johnson
29 Dec 2013 88D “Meet the Press” guest, for short Joel Fagliano
22 Aug 2013 19A Campaign pro Stu Ockman
5 Apr 2013 26A Party person, for short Peter Wentz
27 Dec 2012 35D Professional runner Julian Lim
12 Aug 2012 51A Seat seeker Patrick Berry
15 Oct 2011 31A House party? Joon Pahk
16 Feb 2011 29A Party planner, for short? Michael Barnhart
12 Jul 2010 39D Campaign pro Freddie Cheng
23 Dec 2009 36D Washington pro Jonathan Porat
6 Sep 2009 78A Person in a race Robert H. Wolfe
1 May 2009 27A Stumper? Joon Pahk
21 Apr 2009 59D Vote seeker, for short Ronald J. and Nancy J. Byron
11 Nov 2007 59D Party person Alan Arbesfeld
10 Jul 2007 22A D.C. insider Pete Muller
7 Mar 2007 41D Patronage purveyor, for short Richard Silvestri
28 Jan 2007 2D Campaign pro Victor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
3 May 2006 5D Electioneer Lisa Wiseman
5 Feb 2006 46A Baby kisser, maybe, in brief Eric Berlin
16 Oct 2005 69D Vote seeker Con Pederson
10 Aug 2005 26D Smoke-filled room figure Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
17 Jul 2005 26A Party person David J. Kahn
12 Jun 2005 77A Vote solicitor Joe Bower
22 May 2005 2D Washington type A. J. Santora
4 Oct 2004 38D One in the legislative biz Seth A. Abel
17 Jul 2004 55D NATO member since 1999: Abbr. Rich Norris
3 Mar 2004 45A Quadrennial conventiongoer Mark Diehl
1 Mar 2004 46D Campaigner, in brief Gail Grabowski
12 Nov 2003 43D D.C. figure Alan Arbesfeld
13 Jul 2003 117D Campaigner, for short Randolph Ross
2 Feb 2003 72A Party member, maybe Mark Danna
27 May 2002 57A Office seeker, for short Norman Wizer
3 May 2002 31D Newt, once William I. Johnston
29 Apr 2002 35D D.C. type Holden Baker
17 Mar 2002 55A Campaigner David J. Kahn
3 Mar 2002 60A D.C. insider Elizabeth C. Gorski
3 Dec 2001 54A Capitol Hill figure Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
21 Oct 2001 5A One experienced with running Robert H. Wolfe
30 Sep 2001 22A Neighbor of Ger. Con Pederson
12 Aug 2001 107A Person looking for a seat? Nancy Nicholson Joline
19 Apr 2001 29D Nov. runner Manny Nosowsky
20 Dec 2000 63A Washington denizen Alan Arbesfeld
11 Sep 2000 56A Office seeker, informally Gregory E. Paul
26 Aug 2000 11D Seat seeker A. J. Santora
2 Apr 2000 27A Capitol figure Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
13 Oct 1999 34A Ward heeler David Levinson Wilk
9 Mar 1999 4D Washington wheeler-dealer Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
27 Dec 1998 77D Person in a race Rich Norris
18 Nov 1998 25A Machine part? Stephanie Spadaccini
9 Jul 1998 49A Campaign pro Norman S. Wizer
30 Sep 1997 42D Campaigner, for short Nancy Schuster
29 Aug 1997 50A Professional runner? Mark Diehl
15 Dec 1996 48A Campaign pro R. Ross
30 Sep 1996 65A Office seeker F. Piscop
18 Nov 1995 48A Race planner Glenton Petgrave
9 Jul 1994 20A D.C. insider Gerald R. Ferguson
10 Jun 1994 14A Electioneerer, for short Wayne Robert Williams
3 Mar 1994 54D D.C. figure Richard Silvestri

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