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

This "TKO" answer was first appeared in "22 Nov 1993" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Foreman stat". It was authored by Fred Piscop. Recently, the "TKO" answer has been used for "9 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "M.M.A. decision (2)". It was authored by Doug Peterson and Christina Iverson. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Ref’s decision (8)". "TKO" appeared 109 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "TKO" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
9 Dec 2023 41A M.M.A. decision Doug Peterson and Christina Iverson
17 Nov 2023 55A Canvas finish? Hemant Mehta
10 Oct 2023 46D Certain boxing win, for short Nate Cardin
20 Aug 2023 87A Thrilla in Manila result, in brief Michael Schlossberg
5 Nov 2022 56D Ring call, for short John Westwig
9 May 2022 1D Boxing ring ruling, in brief August Miller
6 Dec 2021 38D Boxing ruling, for short Emily Rourke
5 Jun 2021 8D Ringside call Peter Wentz
10 Mar 2021 46D Ring ref’s decision Nancy Stark and Will Nediger
9 Feb 2021 5D Certain boxing win, in brief Colin Ernst
10 Jan 2021 99A Result of the ’64 Clay/Liston fight Alex Bajcz
19 Feb 2020 64D Ring result, for short Alex Eaton-Salners
10 Feb 2020 59D W.B.A. result, in brief Bruce Haight
29 Dec 2019 103D It stops a round and a bout Andrew Chaikin
6 Dec 2019 26D Ring result, for short Andrew J. Ries
4 Apr 2019 22D Ring finish, briefly Lewis Rothlein
4 Jan 2019 60D End of a match, for short Neil Padrick Wilson
23 Oct 2018 19A Ref’s decision Kathy Wienberg
27 Aug 2018 20A Ring result, for short Susan Gelfand
1 Jul 2018 66D Bout result, in brief Sam Trabucco
29 Sep 2017 43A M.M.A. stoppage Damon Gulczynski
7 Jun 2017 55D Boxing decision, for short Timothy Polin
1 Dec 2016 9D Fight stopper, for short Timothy Polin
29 Apr 2016 57D Fight call, for short Andrew Kingsley
12 Apr 2016 27D Fight-ending letters Alan DerKazarian
6 Apr 2016 21A Pugilistic victory, briefly Timothy Polin
8 Feb 2016 23A Boxing decision, for short Paolo Pasco
7 Jan 2016 53A Boxer’s achievement, for short Andrew J. Ries
20 Sep 2015 94A Finish on a canvas? Jason Mueller and Jeff Chen
8 Feb 2015 27A Ring call, for short Jeremy Newton
25 Nov 2014 46D Ruling from a boxing ref Jeffrey Wechsler
6 Aug 2014 45A M.M.A. decision Brendan Emmett Quigley
10 Jul 2014 33D What a punch may result in, briefly John Guzzetta
24 May 2014 38A Round stopper, for short Peter Wentz
12 Feb 2014 21A Ring decision, briefly Peter A. Collins
7 Jun 2013 40A Swinging halter, for short Ed Sessa
26 Oct 2012 22A Ref’s call Peter A. Collins
10 Feb 2012 38D A 40-Across may call it Barry C. Silk and Brad Wilber
9 Feb 2012 58D End of a match, for short Kevin G. Der
28 Dec 2011 38D Bout ender, briefly Louis Zulli
25 Dec 2011 15D Ref’s decision Elizabeth C. Gorski
28 Sep 2011 40D End-of-fight letters Steve Salitan
31 Aug 2011 40A Thrilla in Manila outcome Peter A. Collins
6 Aug 2011 62D It’s declared after the last hit, for short Joe Krozel
16 Apr 2011 54D Decision letters Robert H. Wolfe
23 Feb 2011 63A First Liston/Clay fight result, in brief Barry C. Silk
13 Jan 2011 61D Ref’s decision Elizabeth C. Gorski
1 Jan 2011 9D What stops swings, briefly Mark Diehl
1 Oct 2010 71A 40-Across ending, for short David J. Kahn
29 Sep 2010 42A Bout stopper Charles Gersch
31 Dec 2009 34D Ref’s call Frank Longo
1 Sep 2009 36D Fight ender, for short Steven Ginzburg
14 Nov 2008 21D It stops the swinging, briefly Brad Wilber
3 Jun 2008 32A Bout stopper, for short Pete Muller
15 Jan 2008 22D Bout decision Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
1 Jan 2008 47A Ring outcome, briefly Adam G. Perl
12 Nov 2007 33D W.B.A. decision Harvey Estes
17 Oct 2006 23A Ring decision, briefly Alan Arbesfeld
13 Aug 2006 14D How Holmes beat Ali in ’80 Derrick Niederman
14 Sep 2005 40D Ref’s declaration, for short David Elfman
7 Sep 2005 13D Bout stopper, for short Andrea C. Michaels
26 Jul 2005 33A Stat for Ali Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
21 May 2005 62D Ref’s call Rich Norris
25 Mar 2005 58D Fight shortener, for short Harvey Estes
28 Nov 2004 36D Round stopper, for short Elizabeth C. Gorski
22 Nov 2004 4D Certain boxing win, for short Gregory Paul
3 Oct 2004 69A Ref’s call Randolph Ross
17 Aug 2004 55D Ref’s decision Gene Newman
12 Apr 2004 43D Bout ender, for short Gail Grabowski
22 Jan 2004 21D Bout stopper, briefly Roy Leban
5 Oct 2003 76A W.B.A. outcome Richard Silvestri
15 Jul 2003 22D Ali vs. Liston outcome, 1964 Harvey Estes
14 Jun 2003 49D Ref’s ruling Manny Nosowsky
7 Oct 2002 62D Bout stopper, for short Greg Staples
7 Jul 2002 18D Fight finisher Lloyd E. Pollet
6 May 2001 77D Match ender Manny Nosowsky
5 Feb 2001 64D Fight stopper, briefly Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
17 Dec 2000 88A Ref’s decision Frances Hansen
26 Oct 2000 67A One end of a match: Abbr. Patrick Berry
12 Oct 2000 35D Lights out, so to speak A. J. Santora
25 Jun 2000 97A Certain win, for short Cathy Millhauser
28 Apr 2000 18D Match end, perhaps Joe DiPietro
24 Mar 2000 53D Ring call Manny Nosowsky
30 Oct 1999 28A Ref’s call Rich Norris
1 Oct 1999 17A Match stopper John Wolting
26 Feb 1999 34D Ring letters Martin Ashwood-Smith
23 Dec 1998 21A Bout decision Christopher Hurt
3 Oct 1998 30A Result of a wallop Rich Norris
9 Sep 1998 61D Ref’s ruling Richard Hughes
29 Jul 1998 59D Fight stopper Elizabeth C. Gorski
12 Mar 1998 1D Ref’s ruling, briefly Fred Piscop
2 Feb 1998 35D Ring result, briefly Gregory E. Paul
26 Dec 1997 60D Match end, maybe Bob Sefick
22 Dec 1997 24A Bout outcome, briefly Arthur S. Verdesca
29 Nov 1997 37D Ref’s decision Rich Norris
1 Jul 1997 36D Bout outcome, in brief Fred Piscop
19 Jun 1997 60D W.B.A. decision Patrick Jordan
12 Jun 1997 40A It might result in a change of title Gilbert H. Ludwig
18 May 1997 79A Ref’s decision Frances Hansen
17 Nov 1996 91D W.B.A. result N. N. Joline
13 Nov 1996 9D Ring result M. Nosowsky
26 Oct 1996 31D Ring decision D. Niles
25 Jan 1996 56D Fight result D. Kahn
24 May 1995 4D Ref’s decision Wayne Robert Williams
25 Aug 1994 33D Ring result Harvey Estes
14 Apr 1994 12D Referee’s decision Manny Nosowsky
21 Dec 1993 5D Round stopper Janie Lyons
12 Dec 1993 18A Ref’s ring decision Cathy Millhauser
22 Nov 1993 61D Foreman stat Fred Piscop

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