Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

19 Results for OCTANT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Saturday, January 10, 20093DPiece of pie, oftenBob Klahn
Sunday, September 14, 20034DNavigational instrumentCathy Millhauser
Saturday, April 9, 199431D45-degree sectorRandolph Ross

2 results for OCTANT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
November 2, 2014acrosticFAngle-determining instrument used in celestial navigationEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon
November 21, 1999acrosticDNavigator's instrument for measuring anglesEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

14 results for OCTANT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, September 22, 199336DNavigator's instrumentJoel D. LafargueTaub
Sunday, May 30, 1993126AEighth part of a circleA. J. SantoraMaleska
Saturday, September 5, 199244ARelative of a sextantJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thursday, February 18, 198836DNavigation instrumentTom W. UnderhillMaleska
Wednesday, April 20, 19835DAn eighth of a circleAnsteyMaleska
Sunday, February 11, 197918DAstronaut's instrumentA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wednesday, February 20, 197439DNavigator's deviceWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Friday, August 1, 196934DPart of a circle.UnknownWeng
Sunday, February 23, 1969125ANavigator's aidFrances HansenWeng
Monday, September 9, 196349AEighth of a circle.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 18, 195845DAn eighth of a circle.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, January 27, 195213DEighth part of a circle.Alice CookFarrar
Wednesday, November 14, 195158AAn angle of 45 degrees.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 7, 194598A45 degree angle.P. J. LamannaFarrar