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

This "SOBS" answer was first appeared in "21 Dec 1993" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Is grief-stricken". It was authored by Janie Lyons. Recently, the "SOBS" answer has been used for "2 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Loudly lachrymates". It was authored by Royce Ferguson. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Breaks down (7)". "SOBS" appeared 45 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "SOBS" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
2 Dec 2023 23A Loudly lachrymates Royce Ferguson
19 Jul 2023 12D Breaks down Billy Bratton
15 Jun 2023 65A Breaks down David Harris
6 Feb 2023 6A Cries loudly Taylor Johnson
11 Nov 2021 40D Breaks down Mark MacLachlan
28 Jun 2021 1D Weeps loudly Pamela F. Davis
31 May 2021 48D Bawls Michael Lieberman
18 Sep 2020 38A Wails Anne and Daniel Larsen
27 Sep 2019 10D Doesn’t just whimper Jack Mowat
17 Aug 2018 52D Doesn’t just tear up Jeff Chen
12 Aug 2016 22A Blubbers Kelly Clark
28 Jul 2016 40D Breaks down Adam G. Perl
18 Sep 2014 64A Sp-[gasp]-speaks like th-[sniffle]-this Joel Fagliano
14 Mar 2014 6A Doesn’t just tear up Alan Olschwang
21 Feb 2014 57A Breaks down Patrick Berry
2 Jun 2013 47D Cries a river Elizabeth C. Gorski
26 May 2013 75D Doesn’t just tear up Joon Pahk and Jeremy Horwitz
10 Oct 2011 4A Cries out loud Ian C. Livengood
27 Aug 2011 57D Displays disconsolation Ashton Anderson
27 Jun 2011 52A Bawls Joseph Samulak
2 Dec 2010 8D They’re good for crying out loud Joe Krozel
3 Sep 2010 9D Breaks down John Farmer
22 Jun 2010 24D Cries out loud Barry C. Silk
16 Apr 2010 51D Doesn’t just tear up Eric Berlin
4 Apr 2007 39D Shows disconsolateness Bette Sue Cohen
2 Nov 2006 13D Lamentations John Farmer
14 Aug 2006 30A Cries convulsively Gene Newman
11 Aug 2006 50D Is visibly miserable Patrick Merrell
17 Jul 2006 27D Blubbers Larry Paul
5 Oct 2005 53A Bawls Nancy Salomon
18 Aug 2005 66A Boohoos Paula Gamache
13 Apr 2005 26D Sounds after a tragedy Allan E. Parrish
18 Dec 2003 65A Wails John Underwood
29 Nov 2003 1A They come in fits Randolph Ross
11 Nov 2003 67A Sounds of sorrow M. Francis Vuolo
9 Aug 2003 54D Breaks down William I. Johnston
6 Feb 2003 24D Sad sounds Manny Nosowsky
17 May 2002 5A Wails Joe DiPietro
27 Feb 2000 99A Doesn’t just tear up Harvey Estes
25 Oct 1999 1A Weeps uncontrollably Philip Lew
23 May 1999 71D Sounds of unhappiness Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
28 Sep 1997 50D Breaks down, in a way Robert H. Wolfe
23 Jan 1997 5A So-and-sos F. Hansen
31 Dec 1995 32A Has a bawl Bob Klahn
21 Dec 1993 27A Is grief-stricken Janie Lyons

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