|Tuesday, January 15, 2013||10D||Main part of Japan||Peter A. Collins|
|Sunday, November 27, 2011||95D||Island south of Tsugaru Strait||Jeff Chen|
|Friday, May 13, 2011||46A||Island whose name means, literally, "main land"||Joe Krozel|
2 results for HONSHU from older pre-Shortz puzzles.
|Friday, December 11, 1987||17D||Largest Japanese island||William S. McIlrath||Maleska|
|Saturday, May 17, 1986||5D||Main island of Japan||Jesse Roarke||Maleska|