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9 Results for CORTEZ

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Saturday, June 5, 201042D"Lost" character Ana Lucia ___Samuel A. Donaldson
Monday, May 10, 201043AExplorer Hernando (2)Randy Sowell
Friday, May 2, 200342DHe accompanied Velázquez to CubaDana Motley
Monday, October 2, 200044DExplorer Hernando (2)Sarah Keller
Sunday, May 18, 199760AName in Keats's "On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer"Frances Hansen

4 results for CORTEZ from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Friday, May 16, 198633AMontezuma's captorWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, September 26, 19664DMontezuma's master.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 13, 196168AFirst conquistador.Mel TaubFarrar
Sunday, November 18, 194537AConqueror of Mexico, 1519–21.W. W. WebsterFarrar

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