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97 Results for ESTHER

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

Monday, August 31, 201525AHeroine of PurimMichael Dewey
Friday, March 30, 201261AMegillah bookJoe Krozel
Wednesday, June 2, 20104D"Sanford and Son" auntAdam Cohen
Sunday, March 15, 200943ABook recited during PurimPatrick Berry
Monday, July 21, 20082DPurim heroineGilbert H. Ludwig
Thursday, December 20, 200743DEspoused of Ahasuerus, in the BiblePeter A. Collins
Saturday, October 20, 200752ABook before Job (3)Patrick Berry
Thursday, September 20, 200750DOld Testament book (2)Alex Boisvert
Wednesday, February 28, 20072DHandel oratorio about a biblical womanElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, February 26, 200743DRolle who starred in "Good Times"Peter A. Collins
Friday, November 11, 200541AR & B singer PhillipsEric Berlin
Monday, December 27, 200435ABook before Job (3)Levi Denham
Friday, November 19, 200411DGrandma Walton, of 1970's TVJay Leatherman
Sunday, January 11, 200448DJob antecedentAlan Arbesfeld
Sunday, November 2, 200377ABook that says "Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, September 29, 200276ABook of the Bible in which the word "God" never appearsRandolph Ross
Sunday, April 1, 200175DIt begins "In the days of Ahasuerus ..."Bill Zais and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, March 4, 200193DJob preceder (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tuesday, January 23, 200123APurim honoree (2)Nancy Salomon
Thursday, November 30, 200020AQueen of Persia, in the BibleManny Nosowsky
Saturday, June 26, 199920AJean Racine tragedyJohn Wolting
Tuesday, February 9, 199949DBook after Nehemiah (3)Janet R. Bender
Sunday, January 31, 199957DPurim honoree (2)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, September 4, 199815DFeast of Lots bookHugh Davis
Sunday, March 1, 199894DJob preceder (2)Cathy Millhauser
Wednesday, April 9, 199722AFeast of Lots honoreeNorman S. Wizer
Tuesday, November 19, 199649DBook before Job (3)G. E. Paul
Friday, August 30, 199631DBiblical queen celebrated at PurimA. J. Santora
Monday, March 27, 199520ABook after Nehemiah (3)Gregory E. Paul
Saturday, September 10, 199411DJob's forerunnerRand H. Burns
Thursday, August 11, 199413DOld Testament book (2)Bryant White
Monday, July 4, 199445ABook after Nehemiah (3)Joel Davajan

5 results for ESTHER from Variety puzzles.

May 12, 2013panda7DThere's an Old Testament bookMel Taub
January 6, 2013panda7DThere's an Old Testament bookMel Taub
April 17, 2011panda7DThere's part of the Old Testament about herMel Taub
November 28, 2010diagramless19DBook read during PurimFred Piscop
April 8, 2001acrosticTBook read from the Megillah on PurimEmily Cox and Henry Rathvon

60 results for ESTHER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, September 3, 199120AA natatorial WilliamsLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, September 23, 199059D___ Lederer (Ann Landers)Louis SabinMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 199040DBiblical heroineNancy JolineMaleska
Saturday, December 24, 19885DOld Testament bookSandra BurlingameMaleska
Saturday, July 30, 198851DVashti's successorKenneth WitteMaleska
Tuesday, June 7, 198812DMordecai's cousinDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Friday, January 8, 198822AHandel oratorio: 1720Kay SullivanMaleska
Tuesday, June 3, 19864DBride of King AhasuerusH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Friday, May 9, 198649DHadassahJonesMaleska
Sunday, March 16, 1986132ANehemiah's followerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Thursday, August 25, 198319DWilliams or RolleEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, October 6, 198224AO.T. bookSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Tuesday, April 22, 19804DBook of the BibleJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, August 5, 197987DO.T. bookTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, May 27, 197971AGood Book heroineJack LuzzattoMaleska
Wednesday, May 25, 197761AKing Ahasuerus's queenJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sunday, March 20, 197768DBiblical queenRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Tuesday, September 7, 19769DWilliamsManny MillerWeng
Tuesday, February 24, 197648DO. T. bookWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tuesday, March 11, 197542DMiss WilliamsRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Friday, January 24, 197547DMiss WilliamsSophie FiermanWeng
Monday, January 28, 19744DBiblical wifeHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sunday, August 13, 197227DMiss WilliamsBetty LearyWeng
Sunday, June 27, 197157AVashti's successorEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Monday, December 14, 197020AXerxes's queenUnknownWeng
Friday, December 4, 197047DBiblical wifeUnknownWeng
Wednesday, October 21, 197054ABible bookUnknownWeng
Thursday, September 24, 197022ABook of BibleUnknownWeng
Monday, August 24, 197045ABiblical heroineUnknownWeng
Sunday, July 19, 197015DBiblical queenHume R. CraftWeng
Saturday, April 27, 19688DOld Testament queen.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 27, 19674DBiblical queen.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Friday, January 27, 196749DMordecai's pretty cousin.Rachel F. BakerFarrar
Saturday, November 26, 19669DBook of the Bible.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 8, 19655DHadassah.Louise EarnestFarrar
Saturday, June 12, 196544DO. T. heroine.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, February 23, 19659DBook of the Old Testament.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 27, 196423DRacine drama.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 21, 19645DBiblical queen.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 16, 196135AAhasuerus' queen.W. E. JonesFarrar
Monday, April 3, 196143DBook of the Bible.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 19, 196182AMordecai's adopted daughter.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thursday, September 11, 195818DWife of Ahasuerus.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, June 22, 195882DNemesis of Haman.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, April 20, 195853DOld Testament book.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, April 7, 195712DVashti's successor.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Saturday, April 14, 195641AActress Williams.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 21, 195559AAquatic V. I. P. (first name).H. L. RisteenFarrar
Friday, January 28, 195524DMermaid Williams.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 27, 195425DAquactress Williams.William F. BulowFarrar
Sunday, December 7, 195234ASwimming star Williams.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, July 20, 195260DBook of Old Testament.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Monday, June 9, 195226DKing Ahasuerus' Queen.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 22, 195135DBook of the Old Testament.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 19, 1950137AMiss Summerson in "Bleak House."Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sunday, February 13, 1949143AScreen actress Williams.Howard O. SmithFarrar
Sunday, September 5, 194818DLady Dedlock's daughter in "Bleak House."Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, August 31, 194739ARacine's famous drama, 1689.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, March 9, 194780ABook of the Old Testament.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, November 17, 194688DShe replaced Vashti as queen of King Ahasuerus.W. J. LondonFarrar