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7 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

Sunday, October 5, 200890DForerunner of the K.G.B.Byron Walden
Sunday, March 30, 2008113AK.G.B. predecessor (3)Paula Gamache
Sunday, June 10, 20075AK.G.B. predecessor (3)Bob Klahn
Sunday, October 6, 200228DOld Soviet secret police org.Myles Callum
Friday, March 24, 199522AK.G.B. predecessor (3)Christopher Hurt
Sunday, April 3, 1994105DOld Russian secret-police org.Ernie Furtado
Thursday, March 10, 199460ALenin's police org.Lois Sidway

32 results for OGPU from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Saturday, November 11, 198952DN.K.V.D. forerunnerFrances HansenMaleska
Monday, June 6, 198835DFormer U.S.S.R. secret policeWilliam CanineMaleska
Friday, August 21, 198726AN.K.V.D.'s predecessorBert RosenfieldMaleska
Friday, May 15, 198723APre-K.G.B. groupEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, April 1, 198754DN.K.V.D.'s predecessorJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tuesday, July 30, 198541AN.K.V.D. predecessorDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sunday, September 18, 198334AN.K.V.D. antecedentBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, August 15, 198246ACheka's successorLouis BaronMaleska
Tuesday, August 10, 198235ASoviet police before N.K.V.D.Joel D. LafargueMaleska
Wednesday, December 9, 198148DStalin's secret policeBraunMaleska
Sunday, March 4, 1979120AN.K.V.D. predecessorMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Saturday, January 7, 197817AN.K.V.D. predecessorWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, May 28, 197738ARussian secret police: 1922–35William LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, April 4, 1976136DRussian policeJ. A. FelkerWeng
Saturday, January 31, 197658ARussian policeVirginia ButlerWeng
Sunday, June 1, 19756DRussian policeFrances HansenWeng
Sunday, December 15, 197463DU.S.S.R. policeElmer ToroWeng
Friday, June 7, 197448DRussian policeMike O'NeillWeng
Sunday, December 9, 197324DKremlin policeKeith BlakeWeng
Thursday, July 19, 197333ARussian secret policeUnknownWeng
Sunday, March 26, 1972130ARussian policeGladys V. MillerWeng
Wednesday, December 23, 197025DSoviet police initialsUnknownWeng
Saturday, April 19, 196938APredecessor of MVD.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 8, 19661DSoviet secret service, 1922–34.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 11, 19645AGay-Pay-Oo.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 23, 196351ASuccessor to the Cheka.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 2, 19639DFeared initials of 1922–34.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, December 11, 196038DGay-Pay-Oo.Tom MixonFarrar
Monday, August 15, 19602DMonogram of secret police.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 21, 19605APredecessor of NKVD.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tuesday, September 15, 195947DSoviet secret police, 1922.UnknownFarrar
Friday, July 31, 19591DPredecessor of NKVD.Cora GoodmanFarrar