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

This "TAC" answer was first appeared in "5 Mar 1994" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Second X or O". It was authored by Manny Nosowsky. Recently, the "TAC" answer has been used for "9 Nov 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "See 65-Down". It was authored by Simeon Seigel. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Tic-___-toe (12)". "TAC" appeared 83 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "TAC" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
9 Nov 2023 45A See 65-Down Simeon Seigel
31 Jul 2023 31A Tic-___-toe David Litman and Andrea Carla Michaels
26 Jul 2023 8D Tic-___ Mary Crane
31 Mar 2023 37D Part of X-X-X Rich Norris
21 Mar 2023 43D “Tic ___ Dough” (bygone game show) Michael Lieberman
23 Jan 2023 57D Tic-___-toe Adrian Johnson
13 Mar 2022 114D Sea-___ Airport Christina Iverson and Katie Hale
12 Feb 2022 53A Central square, perhaps Mary Lou Guizzo
10 Jun 2021 9D X in XXX, maybe Sheldon Polonsky
12 Apr 2021 47D Tic-___-toe Aimee Lucido and Ella Dershowitz
2 Apr 2021 19A Toe preceder Kyra Wilson and Sophia Maymudes
4 Oct 2020 105D Middle of a certain three-in-a-row Sam Ezersky
9 Aug 2020 116A Washington’s Sea-___ Airport Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
4 Mar 2020 27D Middle X or O Tracy Gray
11 Aug 2019 46A Part of a three-in-a-row Alex Eaton-Salners
23 Jan 2019 31D Sea-___ (Washington airport) Amanda Chung and Karl Ni
25 Dec 2016 114A Middle X or O Kevin G. Der
5 Apr 2015 44D Game center? Tom McCoy
28 Nov 2014 5D XXX part Tracy Gray
31 Oct 2014 23A Sea-___ Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
27 Jul 2014 111D Part of a winning combination Randolph Ross
4 Apr 2014 42A Middle square, maybe Martin Ashwood-Smith and Joe Krozel
5 Jan 2014 88D Tic ___ (candy) Alan DerKazarian
4 Jan 2014 43A Tie ___ Kyle Dolan
22 Sep 2013 21A What X-O-X lacks? Mike Selinker
27 Jun 2013 21D Washington’s Sea-___ Airport Sean Dobbin
22 Jan 2013 23D Tic ___ (breath mint) Jay Kaskel
9 Aug 2012 24A See 23-Across Joe Krozel
2 Sep 2011 24A Certain X or O Tim Croce
16 Jun 2011 55A Sea-___ Airport David Steinberg
24 Oct 2010 59A One-third of a game win Brendan Emmett Quigley
29 Nov 2009 80D Certain X or O Will Nediger
25 Sep 2008 3D Middle X, say Victor Fleming
20 Apr 2008 10D Certain X or O John Farmer
4 Feb 2008 51D Tic-___-toe Dave and Tracy Mackey
4 Aug 2007 19A Central square, maybe Byron Walden
28 Mar 2007 6A X-X-X part Burton Clemans
2 Jan 2007 32D Tic ___ (mint) Sarah Keller
10 Sep 2006 75A Part of a winning combination Joe DiPietro
18 Mar 2006 33A Middle square, say Patrick Berry
7 Feb 2006 52A Middle O of O-O-O Elizabeth C. Gorski
6 Mar 2005 6D XXX part John Greenman
8 Nov 2004 46A Tic-___-toe Damon J. Gulczynski
5 Sep 2004 6D Wash. State’s Sea-___ Airport Patrick Merrell
25 May 2004 51D Middle X or O Richard Chisholm
1 Mar 2004 47A Tic-___-toe Gail Grabowski
24 Feb 2004 6D Center X or O Alan Arbesfeld
9 Feb 2004 40D Tic-___-toe Robert Dillman
31 Aug 2003 7D One X Fred Piscop
16 Jan 2003 41A Washington State’s Sea-___ Airport Patrick Merrell
12 Jan 2002 43D Tie ___ Brendan Emmett Quigley
24 Dec 2001 12D Tic-___-toe Nancy Salomon and Marjorie Berg
9 Dec 2001 46A Tic-___-toe Cathy Millhauser
12 Nov 2001 5D Middle X of X-X-X Janice M. Putney
21 Aug 2001 53A Center X or O Sarah Keller
29 Dec 2000 67D Part of X-X-X David J. Kahn
31 Oct 2000 59D Middle of XXX Bill Zais
25 Jul 2000 63D Middle X or O Patrick Jordan
11 Jul 2000 16A Middle X of X-X-X Nick Grivas and Nancy Salomon
5 Oct 1999 13D Tic-___-toe Stephanie Spadaccini
22 Sep 1999 28A “Hollywood Squares” square Manny Nosowsky
7 Aug 1999 5D Part of a game win Trip Payne
17 Oct 1998 23A Part of OOO Bryant White
7 Jun 1998 88A Part of X-X-X Randolph Ross
10 Jan 1998 8D Middle of a kids’ game Mark Diehl
1 Mar 1997 26D One-third of XXX? Jim Page
8 Feb 1997 29A Part of a winning combination G. R. Ferguson
18 Jan 1997 4D Tic-toe tie D. Niles
16 Aug 1996 34D “Tic ___ Dough” M. Gaffney
9 Jul 1996 58D Tic-___toe Jonathan Schmatzbach
15 Jun 1996 43A Second of three X’s R. Ross
28 Feb 1996 39D Tic-___ (candy) F. A. Longo
19 Feb 1996 7D Tic-___-toe T. W. Schier
21 Jan 1996 77A Part of XXX R. Wolfe
3 Dec 1995 31D The second X in XXX Martin Schneider
16 Sep 1995 5D Part of a game win Bryant White
29 Dec 1994 58D Second O of O-O-O Jim Page
3 Dec 1994 31A Toe preceder Rich Norris
20 Jul 1994 45A Tic-toe bridge Harvey Estes
2 Jul 1994 14A Center square in a game Bryant White
27 Jun 1994 56D Middle X or O Wayne Robert Williams
8 May 1994 111D Middle X or O Ralph G. Beaman
5 Mar 1994 21A Second X or O Manny Nosowsky

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