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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wednesday, November 12, 201426ALeave in the lurchDaniel Landman
Thursday, October 30, 20145DHot spotDavid Woolf
Saturday, October 18, 201461ALeave one's company?Evan Birnholz
Wednesday, October 1, 201412DMuch of ArabiaElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, October 28, 201257AAbandon (2)Michael Sharp and Caleb Madison
Saturday, March 24, 201240AJerboa's homeBarry C. Silk
Tuesday, July 19, 201165AAbandon (2)Mark Feldman
Saturday, April 9, 201150DPrickly pear's placeScott Atkinson
Friday, February 15, 200838DRoughly a third of the earth's land surfacePatrick Berry
Monday, July 2, 200744DGobi or MojavePeter A. Collins
Friday, June 8, 200748AMost of MauritaniaRandolph Ross
Friday, April 13, 200743DXerophyte's homePatrick Berry
Saturday, July 15, 200651ADry landPatrick Berry
Thursday, July 6, 200618DLeave (2)Pete Muller
Friday, September 9, 200548ALeave aloneKyle Mahowald
Sunday, April 3, 200594A"The English Patient" settingNancy Nicholson Joline
Saturday, March 19, 200553ALeave (2)Jim Hyres
Saturday, June 17, 200047DBarrenRich Norris
Monday, September 20, 19999DGila monster's homeGregory E. Paul
Monday, June 28, 199930ASahara, e.g.Ed Early
Thursday, December 11, 199760ARub' al Khali, e.g.Trip Payne
Friday, August 8, 199746DDitchMartin Ashwood-Smith and Bob Klahn
Friday, April 11, 199730ACamel countryManny Nosowsky
Thursday, March 9, 19954DSaguaro localeAlex Vaughn
Monday, December 6, 19934DGo AWOLPeter Gordon

76 results for DESERT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Friday, September 17, 199319AAct the ratManny NosowskyTaub
Sunday, August 29, 199328ALand of sandTap OsbornTaub
Monday, July 5, 199343DForsakeJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, May 17, 19938DNefud, e.g.Mary S. SnyderMaleska
Sunday, September 27, 199238AKalahari or TharRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Friday, March 13, 199222AOasis environmentErnst TheimerMaleska
Wednesday, November 13, 199113DTaklamakan, e.g.Nancy JolineMaleska
Tuesday, June 11, 199147DMojave or GobiMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Tuesday, March 12, 199139AApostatizeVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sunday, August 19, 199020DHome of a sidewinderEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thursday, August 11, 198844DAbandonMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Wednesday, June 22, 198846ALeave high and dryKenneth WitteMaleska
Saturday, November 21, 198716DValentino's milieuEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, November 1, 198717DOcotillo's milieuBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Monday, February 10, 198627AAbandonBurnsMaleska
Friday, January 11, 198538DAriz.'s Painted ___Brett A. BlaylockMaleska
Sunday, January 22, 1984118AAbandonFrances HansenMaleska
Saturday, December 17, 19836DApostatizeBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Tuesday, July 5, 19839DAbandonBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Monday, June 27, 198323AWastelandNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wednesday, May 4, 198339DForsakePeter SwiftMaleska
Wednesday, November 3, 198243DAbandonJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tuesday, May 4, 198243AAbandonAdamsMaleska
Saturday, March 13, 198254APlay turncoatWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Monday, December 28, 198140AJust rewardI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 198133AForsakeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tuesday, March 31, 198163ANegev, e.g.Hallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Friday, September 26, 19807DNegev or NefudTap OsbornMaleska
Wednesday, July 30, 198068AAbandonA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, April 20, 1980135AAbandonWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, March 9, 198081DPainted ___, Ariz.Bert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, January 6, 198098AGobi or NegevFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, October 18, 197944DRomberg's "___ Song"C. J. AngioMaleska
Wednesday, September 26, 19793DGobi or SaharaMeunierMaleska
Friday, September 7, 19794D"The ___ Song": RombergJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, July 2, 197946AGobi, e.g.StrassheimMaleska
Saturday, March 10, 19795DBecome a permanent AWOLRobert KatzMaleska
Thursday, May 20, 197642DForsakeJames A. BrusselWeng
Wednesday, October 8, 197521AAbandonJack LuzzattoWeng
Tuesday, August 19, 197526A___ rat (prospector)Hugh P. HollandWeng
Monday, December 31, 197342DArizona's is paintedCatherine ShogryWeng
Friday, May 18, 19739DPainted, for oneBrian G. TylerWeng
Thursday, February 1, 197348AGobi or PaintedUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 6, 197251DForsakeJack LuzzattoWeng
Thursday, January 27, 197242DAbandonUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 23, 197228APainted, for oneNancy S. RossWeng
Sunday, January 24, 1971131AAbandonMel RosenWeng
Wednesday, August 13, 196948ARun out on.UnknownWeng
Thursday, July 25, 196819AForsake.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 2, 196888AOne kind of island.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, May 25, 19684DThe Negev, for one.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 14, 196721DAbandon.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sunday, October 8, 1967111ABlack Rock, for one.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wednesday, November 16, 19664DLarge part of Iran.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 13, 196644DMojave.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sunday, July 4, 196553DPainted ___.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, May 2, 1965141AThe Negev.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, February 10, 196536AMojave.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 27, 196436APeriphery of Palm Springs.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 12, 196446DForsake.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 3, 196489DAbandon.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, December 23, 196326ASee 30 Across.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 15, 196395DThe Negev.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, January 26, 196336DMohave.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Saturday, January 27, 196221AMojave, for one.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 10, 196119D___ fox.Aida CromwellFarrar
Tuesday, November 28, 196120AMohave region.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 26, 196141DWilderness.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 15, 196110DGeographical feature.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, June 18, 196041ABlack Rock, for one.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 28, 196033AThe Negev.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Monday, April 11, 196043DPainted ___ in Arizona.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 5, 196038APalm Springs environment.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 3, 195955AWilderness.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 1, 195947DPalm Springs environs.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, May 26, 195943AWilderness.Walt ClarkFarrar