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15 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, March 20, 201550AWho wrote to Ptolemy I "There is no royal road to geometry"Roland Huget
Sunday, October 6, 201382ATeacher at AlexandriaPatrick Berry
Sunday, December 4, 201143AFigure in Raphael's "School of Athens"Kelsey Blakley
Monday, November 14, 201140DThe Father of GeometryMark Feldman
Sunday, April 20, 2008123DAuthor of the "Elements," ca. 300 B.C.John Farmer
Wednesday, March 12, 200848DCity near ClevelandLarry Shearer
Wednesday, March 5, 200843AOhio city named for a mathematicianSteven Ginzburg
Sunday, January 28, 2007103AFundamental figure in geometryVictor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Sunday, May 21, 200652AGeometry figure?Ashish Vengsarkar
Saturday, June 1, 200259ACleveland avenue said to have America's first traffic light, 1914Rich Norris
Sunday, February 3, 200269D"Elements" authorRichard Silvestri
Friday, November 5, 199918A"Elements" writerMark Diehl
Monday, November 2, 199844DGeometer of 300 B.C.Sheldon Benardo
Saturday, March 4, 199564AEarly geometerRand H. Burns
Monday, June 6, 199425AGreek geometerRobert Zimmerman

2 results for EUCLID from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
August 12, 2012acrosticBImportant figure in geometryEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
May 4, 2003acrosticFScholar who told Ptolemy I "There is no 'royal road' to geometry"Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

11 results for EUCLID from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, March 28, 1993115AGreat Greek geometricianJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Sunday, April 7, 199177DClassical geometerValerie MeunierMaleska
Friday, October 5, 199044DAncient Greek mathematicianPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Monday, April 16, 199023AGreat Greek geometerMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Friday, February 16, 199057AGreat geometricianPeggy DevlinMaleska
Sunday, February 3, 197493AGeometry pioneerBert KruseWeng
Tuesday, December 11, 197315AGeometry pioneerUnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 8, 19694DFamed geometrist.UnknownWeng
Sunday, April 19, 1964142ACity on Lake Erie.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Saturday, November 17, 196239DGreek mathematician.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 3, 196212DGreat Greek.Joseph CrowellFarrar