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

This "ROOTS" answer was first appeared in "10 Jul 1994" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Alex Haley epic (2)". It was authored by Alvin Chase. Recently, the "ROOTS" answer has been used for "2 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "They get down and dirty". It was authored by Royce Ferguson. "ROOTS" appeared 39 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "ROOTS" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
2 Dec 2023 22D They get down and dirty Royce Ferguson
31 Oct 2022 8D Cheers (for) Emily Carroll
9 Jul 2021 29A Heritage Robyn Weintraub
19 Jun 2021 60A Ancestry Sophia Maymudes
16 Mar 2021 54D Ancestry Lindsey Hobbs
30 Dec 2019 19A Hereditary background Gary Larson
26 Mar 2019 51D Alex Haley epic Zhouqin Burnikel
26 Sep 2017 14A Things teeth and hair have Joy Behar and Lynn Lempel
31 Jul 2017 56A Tree’s support system David Steinberg
25 Nov 2014 68A Carrots and turnips, basically Jeffrey Wechsler
29 Mar 2013 51D Natural life support system Josh Knapp
17 Oct 2012 55A See 1-Down Peter Koetters
26 Feb 2012 110A Genealogical study Daniel A. Finan
5 Oct 2010 20A Family beginnings Paula Gamache
30 Aug 2009 61A Underground network Ashish Vengsarkar and Narayan Venkatasubramanyan
15 Feb 2009 24D Gray location? Jim Leeds
27 Jan 2008 30A Lineage Mike Nothnagel
24 Jan 2007 36D 1976 best seller that opens “four days upriver from the coast of The Gambia” Gary Steinmehl
31 Dec 2006 42A Underground network Elizabeth C. Gorski
15 Feb 2006 6D Unseen parts Byron Walden
20 Mar 2005 34D Hometown ties Patrick Berry
2 Mar 2004 6D Cheers (for) Charles Barasch
9 Oct 2003 47D Origin Alan Arbesfeld
22 Sep 2003 22D Genealogy Marjorie Berg
7 Jul 2003 43A Alex Haley saga Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
29 Sep 2002 50A Haley best seller Randolph Ross
11 Jul 2001 62A 1976 best seller that starts in Gambia Richard Silvestri
20 Sep 1999 39D Genealogy Gregory E. Paul
28 Feb 1999 56D TV event of 1977 Dave Tuller
9 Nov 1997 42A Hair-dyeing job Rich Norris
7 Nov 1997 39A Heritage Brendan Emmett Quigley
21 Sep 1997 118A TV event of January 1977 Mike Shenk
12 Aug 1997 19D They may need coloring at a salon Janet R. Bender
10 Nov 1996 86D Heritage R. Hamel
14 Aug 1996 25A Kunta Kinte’s tale G. E. Sykes
20 Mar 1996 41A Rummages (through) G. Newman
4 Dec 1995 63A Alex Haley work Sidney L. Robbins
8 Aug 1995 67A 70’s TV drama Gregory E. Paul
10 Jul 1994 24A Alex Haley epic Alvin Chase

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