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

This "WASP" answer was first appeared in "5 Dec 1993" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Mandrake the Magician’s nemesis". It was authored by Manny Nosowsky. Recently, the "WASP" answer has been used for "2 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "The fairyfly (the smallest known insect in the world) is one". It was authored by Royce Ferguson. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Stinger (6)". "WASP" appeared 58 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "WASP" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
2 Dec 2023 3D The fairyfly (the smallest known insect in the world) is one Royce Ferguson
6 Nov 2023 6A Insect with a sting Desirée Penner and Jeff Sinnock
26 Apr 2023 26A Stingy sort? Aaron M. Rosenberg
25 Mar 2023 47D The deceptively named tarantula hawk, for one Robyn Weintraub
4 Sep 2022 54A Yellow jacket, for one Tracy Gray
25 Nov 2021 1A Builder of a papery nest Chase Dittrich
10 Mar 2021 34A Center of a sting operation? Nancy Stark and Will Nediger
8 Feb 2021 44A “Ant-Man and the ___” (2018 film) Portia Lundie
26 Oct 2020 1D The “murder hornet” is one Eric Bornstein
14 Sep 2020 1A Insect that builds a paper nest John Guzzetta
27 Aug 2020 36D Participant in a sting? Nancy Stark and Will Nediger
3 Jul 2020 32D Marvel superhero with the power to shrink, with “the” Hal Moore
4 May 2020 29A Flying insect with a narrow waist Emily Carroll
4 Feb 2019 10A Stinging insect Ali Gascoigne
23 Sep 2018 10A Stinger Andrew Zhou
29 May 2018 32D Stinger with a slender “waist” John Lieb
26 Jun 2017 59D Big stinger Brian Greer
11 Apr 2017 1D Insect with a hanging nest Zachary Spitz and Diane Roseman
26 Mar 2017 1A Martin Van Buren was the first president who wasn’t one Tracy Gray and Jeff Chen
27 Nov 2016 82A Social worker? Matt Ginsberg
23 Oct 2016 105D Female W.W. II enlistee Ellen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
20 Aug 2016 1D One might be involved in a sting Mark Diehl
20 Jun 2016 39A Big stinger Jason Mueller
13 Nov 2014 1D Upper-crust sort, stereotypically Tracy Gray
1 Jul 2014 27D Insect with a stinger Gary Cee
8 Apr 2014 67A Dangerous stinger Ian Livengood
10 May 2013 46A Tarantula hawk, e.g. Derek Bowman
10 Mar 2013 1A Direct descendant of the Mayflower Pilgrims, e.g. Finn Vigeland
1 Jun 2011 49A Target of many a New Yorker cartoon Elizabeth C. Gorski
29 Mar 2011 10A Attic nester Peter A. Collins
15 Dec 2008 13D Stinging flier Susan Gelfand
13 Oct 2006 51D Mud dauber, e.g. Eric Berlin
7 Mar 2006 53D Stinger Richard Jacobs
9 Jan 2005 104D Velvet ant Brendan Emmett Quigley
23 Nov 2004 1A Thin-waisted flier Kurt Mengel
17 Nov 2004 1D Yellow jacket Richard Silvestri
8 Nov 2004 47D Winged stinger Damon J. Gulczynski
5 Sep 2004 59A Colony member Patrick Merrell
2 Jun 2004 45A Nest builder in the eaves Nancy Salomon
6 Apr 2004 1A Big stinger Tony Orbach
13 Feb 2003 5D Target of some humor in The New Yorker Joe DiPietro
19 Jul 2000 54D Ethnic acronym Philip Lew
20 Nov 1999 26D One of a traditional elite A. J. Santora
10 Nov 1999 10A Insect in a colony Joan Yanofsky
5 Sep 1999 107D Stinger Elizabeth C. Gorski
13 Jul 1999 1A Slender-waisted insect Brendan Emmett Quigley
16 Apr 1999 14D Mud dauber, e.g. John Wolting
14 Apr 1999 58D Stinger Alan Arbesfeld
7 Apr 1999 1A Slender-bodied insect Rich Norris
20 Nov 1997 68A Member of a traditional establishment Raymond Hamel
13 Nov 1996 54D Stinger M. Nosowsky
9 Apr 1996 49D Kind of waist M. E. Skolsky
22 Jan 1996 56D Hornet E. Gorski
21 Nov 1995 36A Big stinger Thomas W. Schier
2 Aug 1995 10A Stinger James Neal
13 Sep 1994 48D Big stinger Gregory E. Paul
7 Jul 1994 9A Marmon ___ (first auto to win the Indy 500) Ed Early
5 Dec 1993 80D Mandrake the Magician’s nemesis Manny Nosowsky

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