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216 Results for ODESSA

76 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences). See the dictionary definition.

Sunday, March 1, 2015129AWhere the Potemkin Steps areFinn Vigeland
Monday, October 20, 201444DTexas city named after a Ukrainian cityPatrick Blindauer
Friday, July 11, 201440DSeat of Ector County, Tex.Sam Ezersky and Victor Fleming
Sunday, February 9, 201456A"The Battleship Potemkin" localeCharles M. Deber
Thursday, November 21, 201350DBlack Sea port (9)Jules P. Markey
Sunday, June 16, 2013101ATexas oil city (6)Mel Rosen
Monday, November 19, 201250DTexas or Ukraine cityPaul Guttormsson
Tuesday, October 30, 201226ACity in Ukraine or TexasAlex Vratsanos
Monday, October 29, 201216AOld Soviet naval base site (2)Gareth Bain
Monday, May 7, 20124DUkrainian port whose staircase is a setting for "The Battleship Potemkin"Guy Tabachnick
Sunday, March 25, 2012116AOld Soviet naval base site (2)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, June 1, 201147D"Potemkin" portElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, April 3, 2011128A"The Battleship Potemkin" settingOliver Hill and Eliza Bagg
Tuesday, January 18, 20119DBlack Sea port (9)Gary J. Whitehead
Tuesday, July 27, 201050D"The Battleship Potemkin" portMike Torch
Monday, July 5, 20105DBlack Sea port (9)Jill Denny and Jeff Chen
Friday, April 2, 20102D1905 revolt settingAlan Olschwang
Monday, August 17, 200933ACity on the Black Sea (2)Mike Buckley
Sunday, May 10, 200916DStalin named it a "hero city" after W.W. IIPatrick Berry
Tuesday, November 11, 200824APotemkin mutiny cityNancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
Tuesday, September 30, 200849DUkrainian port cityAllan E. Parrish
Wednesday, February 27, 200813DBlack Sea port (9)Lee Glickstein
Friday, July 20, 20079DCity on the Permian BasinBarry C. Silk
Saturday, May 19, 200747DBirthplace of Yakov SmirnoffByron Walden
Sunday, December 24, 2006120ATexas city (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, November 20, 200646ATexas city named for a city in UkraineBernice Gordon
Wednesday, August 9, 200612DBlack Sea port (9)Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Sunday, May 28, 200631DThe Pearl of the Black SeaTimothy Powell
Wednesday, May 17, 200666ATexas oil city (6)Patrick Blindauer
Monday, April 17, 200613DCity on the Black Sea (2)Larry Paul
Wednesday, February 1, 200610DSight from the Black SeaElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, October 16, 200559DSite of a historic 1905 revoltCon Pederson
Tuesday, May 3, 20053DBlack Sea resortGary Steinmehl
Sunday, May 1, 20054D"Little ___," 1994 Russian-American film dramaJoe DiPietro
Tuesday, April 5, 200552DBlack Sea port (9)Harvey Estes
Monday, February 14, 200518DTexas oil city (6)Janet R. Bender
Sunday, February 13, 200534DSite of the Potemkin mutinyDaniel C. Bryant
Saturday, July 17, 200446DTexas city named by Russian immigrantsRich Norris
Tuesday, June 22, 200410DUkrainian port (3)Allan E. Parrish
Monday, February 2, 200438DTexas oil city (6)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, February 1, 2004151ATitle city of a Forsyth thrillerRoy Leban
Tuesday, February 18, 200310DUkrainian port (3)Holden Baker
Saturday, April 27, 200218ASite of some well-known stepsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Saturday, November 10, 200148DTexas college townWilliam I. Johnston
Tuesday, October 2, 200147D"The ___ File" (Forsyth novel)Richard Hughes
Friday, May 18, 200123ALittle ___ (Brighton Beach nickname)Joe DiPietro
Saturday, April 14, 200124DTexas city with an annual Shakespeare FestivalRich Norris
Tuesday, January 23, 20012DForsyth's "The ___ File"Nancy Salomon
Sunday, December 31, 200017DGerman victory site, October 1941Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, September 7, 200044DWhere Leon Trotsky grew upManny Nosowsky
Saturday, July 1, 20007DCity southwest of MidlandRich Norris
Sunday, June 4, 200037DPotemkin Steps cityMartin Schneider
Saturday, December 25, 199928A"Potemkin" setting (3)John Scott Marrone
Wednesday, October 27, 199946AOil city of west TexasChris Sallade
Monday, July 5, 199946ATexas oil city (6)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, April 25, 1999124AWest Texas cityJoe DiPietro
Sunday, February 28, 1999114ATexas oil city (6)Dave Tuller
Tuesday, February 23, 199910D"Battleship Potemkin" locale (2)Robert Zimmerman
Friday, September 11, 199820ATexas college or its localeHarvey Estes
Sunday, July 5, 199873ABlack Sea localeJoe DiPietro
Sunday, April 19, 1998117A"Potemkin" setting (3)Rich Norris
Sunday, June 22, 199769DWest-central Texas cityMatt Gaffney
Monday, June 16, 199724ABlack Sea port (9)Gene Newman
Monday, December 9, 199618DUkraine portF. Piscop
Thursday, November 28, 199623A"Potemkin" setting (3)B. Klahn
Wednesday, October 16, 199645AUkrainian port (3)B. Gordon
Friday, July 5, 199631A"Battleship Potemkin" locale (2)M. Gaffney
Sunday, December 24, 199589DClassic Bee Gees albumFrances Hansen
Friday, December 15, 199547APotemkin localeHarvey Estes
Thursday, June 22, 199548D“Potemkin” mutiny portCathy Millhauser
Tuesday, June 6, 199518DBlack Sea port (9)Sidney L. Robbins
Monday, January 23, 199524DTexas city (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Monday, November 21, 199426ABlack Sea reosrtNorman S. Wizer
Tuesday, August 23, 199466ATexas city (3)Peter Gordon
Tuesday, March 22, 199449DPotemkin mutiny siteStephanie Spadaccini
Sunday, December 26, 199387DBlack Sea port (9)Tom Underhill

5 results for ODESSA from Variety puzzles.

April 12, 2015panda17ALocale of some Black Sea dosMel Taub
July 21, 2013diagramless32D"Potemkin" portFred Piscop
October 24, 2004diagramless28D"The ___ File"Ed Early
July 7, 2002diagramless31A"Potemkin" localeFred Piscop
March 11, 2001acrosticRSite of the Potemkin mutinyEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

135 results for ODESSA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, November 12, 199354ABlack Sea cityMartin Ashwood-SmithTaub
Wednesday, August 11, 199353ABlack Sea portEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, May 9, 1993113ABlack Sea portIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sunday, April 25, 199391DBlack Sea portMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Thursday, December 3, 199218DTex. cityJim PageMaleska
Saturday, June 27, 199222AW Texas cityDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sunday, April 19, 19921DForsyth's "The ___ File"Nancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Wednesday, March 25, 199253ACity in Tex. or UkraineStanley GlassMaleska
Tuesday, June 4, 199142ACity in Ukranian S.S.R.Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sunday, March 31, 1991111AForsyth's "The ___ File"Nancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Tuesday, October 23, 199025ACity in Tex. or the U.S.S.R.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, September 30, 199035AW Texas cityNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Thursday, September 6, 199048APort on the Black SeaNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Friday, May 4, 199037DBlack Sea portWalter CovellMaleska
Sunday, June 11, 19892DBlack Sea portJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, October 30, 19887DBlack Sea portCharles M. DeberMaleska
Tuesday, October 18, 198846DUkrainian seaportLois SidwayMaleska
Monday, July 11, 19888DUkrainian citySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, May 25, 198867ASoviet seaportDorothy DavisMaleska
Tuesday, May 12, 198752AUkrainian bayMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Tuesday, November 4, 198649DRussian portJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, September 18, 198628ABlack Sea portWilson McBeathMaleska
Monday, May 19, 19869DTexas oil centerVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sunday, May 4, 198698DBlack Sea portJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sunday, April 27, 19864DBlack Sea portMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sunday, October 20, 198533AUkrainian cityJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tuesday, June 19, 198448A"The ___ File": ForsythJohn DreyerMaleska
Saturday, March 17, 198443DUkrainian seaportLouis SabinMaleska
Monday, January 2, 19849DCity in Texas or RussiaShirley SolowayMaleska
Wednesday, March 30, 19835DTexas cityJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sunday, August 22, 198273ABlack Sea cityCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sunday, November 15, 198162AUkrainian portNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Wednesday, September 10, 198048ACity in Texas or RussiaJim ModneyMaleska
Thursday, August 14, 198067AForsyth's "The ___ File"William JarvisMaleska
Sunday, July 27, 1980113ABlack Sea portRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, July 13, 198036DBlack Sea portWilliam J. YskampMaleska
Wednesday, May 21, 198029ABlack Sea portBensonMaleska
Sunday, September 9, 1979114DPort on the Black SeaA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, February 25, 197991DBlack Sea portJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Sunday, June 18, 197827DTexas cityTap OsbornMaleska
Friday, April 7, 19781ABlack Sea portJim PageMaleska
Thursday, January 5, 197827AMain port for grain from the UkraineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, October 10, 197744ASoviet seaportJordan S. LasherMaleska
Thursday, September 1, 197741DCity in TexasA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, August 30, 197719DBlack Sea portMcDermottMaleska
Wednesday, April 20, 197755AUkrainian seaportJordan S. LasherMaleska
Wednesday, February 2, 197746APotemkin's portAllan BlackmanWeng
Friday, January 7, 19776DSoviet citySidney L. RobbinsWeng
Monday, December 13, 197647DBlack Sea cityRuth N. SchultzWeng
Saturday, June 19, 197645ABlack Sea portAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sunday, March 14, 197692D"Potemkin" localeBert BeamanWeng
Sunday, January 4, 19761DBlack Sea portStanley GlassWeng
Sunday, November 16, 1975108ABlack Sea cityThreba JohnsonWeng
Saturday, August 23, 197510DBlack Sea portAnthony B. CanningWeng
Thursday, July 4, 197410DBlack Sea portElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sunday, April 7, 197420DPort for the PotemkinDorothea ShippWeng
Monday, February 18, 197418DBlack Sea portJean ReedWeng
Monday, August 13, 197350A"Potemkin" portUnknownWeng
Saturday, June 16, 197346DBlack Sea portUnknownWeng
Tuesday, May 1, 197310DCity on Black SeaUnknownWeng
Tuesday, June 13, 197219DBlack Sea portUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 9, 197171D"Potemkin" localeMarian PearceWeng
Thursday, February 18, 197142DBlack Sea portUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 9, 196947ACity on Black Sea.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 16, 196820ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 31, 1968109ABlack Sea port.Frances HansenFarrar
Tuesday, January 30, 196848DSoviet seaport.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 8, 196845DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 28, 196745DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 17, 196696DBlack Sea port.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thursday, November 4, 196531AUkrainian city.Louise EarnestFarrar
Saturday, July 24, 196549DUkrainian port.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, January 2, 196521ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 30, 196450ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 29, 196364ACity of the Ukraine.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, April 17, 19634DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, February 5, 196322ABlack Sea port.Louis SabinFarrar
Thursday, November 8, 196226ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 11, 196249DBlack Sea port.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, August 5, 1962103ABlack Sea port.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tuesday, July 24, 196213DUkrainian port.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 1, 196235ABlack Sea port.Roberta MorseFarrar
Monday, January 2, 196148DBlack Sea city.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 18, 196039AUkrainian city.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 30, 196046DBlack Sea city.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 31, 196069ABlack Sea port.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tuesday, December 1, 19599DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 14, 195942DBlack Sea port.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Monday, September 8, 195843AOblast in Black Sea Lowland.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 31, 195839DBlack Sea port.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Friday, June 6, 195810DUkranian port.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Saturday, November 23, 195746DPort west of the Crimea.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 9, 195744DGulf of the Black Sea.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sunday, July 21, 1957128APort of the Ukraine.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Monday, July 1, 195759ABlack Sea port.Helen FasuloFarrar
Friday, June 14, 195719ABlack Sea port.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, May 8, 195724APort on the Black Sea.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, February 26, 195747ACity on the Black Sea.Christine F. BrooksFarrar
Sunday, October 21, 1956106DWest Texas oil city.W. E. JonesFarrar
Monday, July 9, 195650ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 23, 195638DCity on the Black Sea.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wednesday, April 4, 195649ABlack Sea port.Madeline CorseFarrar
Wednesday, June 15, 195548DBlack Sea port.M. S. ManningFarrar
Tuesday, March 15, 195518DCity in Russia.Morton BraunFarrar
Sunday, January 23, 195545AGrain market on Black Sea.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thursday, December 30, 195443ABlack Sea port.M. S. ManningFarrar
Monday, June 28, 195446ABlack Sea port.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Saturday, June 6, 195347DRussia's vacation city.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, April 22, 195322ABlack Sea port.Israel GitterFarrar
Saturday, December 6, 195254ARed city on Black Sea.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 18, 195255ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, August 30, 195245DSeaport near the mouth of the Dniester.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, February 5, 195222APort on the Black Sea.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 9, 1951133APort on Black Sea.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, June 19, 19517ARed Black Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 28, 195014AChief port of the Ukraine.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, November 6, 194912DRussia's grain basket.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, January 2, 1949142ASeaport of the Ukraine.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Sunday, November 2, 1947157ARussian grain market.Louise RabbFarrar
Sunday, July 21, 194624APort on the Black Sea.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sunday, June 30, 1946148APort on Black Sea; big grain market.J. P. DownesFarrar
Sunday, November 25, 194578AStrategic port near Yalta.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, October 14, 1945111DBlack Sea port.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, December 17, 1944119DBlack Sea port taken by Malinovsky.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sunday, November 26, 194420ARussian port.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, October 8, 1944139ARussian seaport.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, July 30, 194424ABlack Sea naval base.Alvin AshbyFarrar
Sunday, June 25, 194423DLiberated Black Sea port.Jonathan CrossFarrar
Sunday, May 28, 194449ABirthplace of Malinovsky, recaptured by him.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, December 26, 194321APort near mouth of Dniester River.I. KertFarrar
Sunday, September 12, 1943128DBlack Sea port.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sunday, December 20, 19422DRussian seaport.Mrs. Hedley V. CookeFarrar
Sunday, December 6, 194215ABlack Sea port.F. C. JaschobFarrar
Sunday, August 9, 194227ABlack Sea port.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, February 15, 194228ABlack Sea naval base.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar