Help support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Consider giving $10, $20, or more so this site can continue to provide in-depth analysis of NYT puzzles. Thank you!

Donate any amount and get full access to XWord Info for a year.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
length enforced when pattern includes *
Enter a word or pattern:

125 Results for HERON

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

Wednesday, September 9, 201549DEgret, e.g.Michael Hawkins
Sunday, January 11, 2015103DLong-legged fisher (3)Peter A. Collins
Tuesday, August 12, 20142DLong-legged birdRobyn Weintraub
Tuesday, August 6, 201327A"Great blue" waderLynn Lempel
Friday, November 9, 201211DWading fisherBarry C. Silk
Sunday, May 6, 201296D"Great blue" creatureAlex Vratsanos
Tuesday, June 21, 201116ABird that flies with its neck retractedKelsey Boes
Tuesday, January 12, 201016ALong-legged fisher (3)Patrick Blindauer and Rebecca Young
Wednesday, December 16, 200916ALeggy waderDavid J. Kahn
Sunday, March 9, 2008115AGreat white ___ (3)Patrick Berry
Saturday, June 16, 20072DMarsh denizenJoe DiPietro
Wednesday, May 2, 200719ALong-billed wader (2)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, October 8, 2006118AMarsh wader (2)Fred Piscop
Sunday, May 1, 200550AIt's a shore thingJoe DiPietro
Saturday, August 28, 20046DMarsh fisherDana Motley
Thursday, April 1, 200437DShore bird (3)Byron Walden
Monday, March 15, 200426DLong-billed wader (2)Patrick Merrell
Wednesday, February 11, 200428DGraceful birdEthan Friedman
Tuesday, July 23, 200253D"Great white" birdRandall J. Hartman
Sunday, November 4, 200191DShore bird (3)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, October 21, 200167ABittern, e.g.Robert H. Wolfe
Saturday, November 20, 199911DLong-legged fisher (3)A. J. Santora
Tuesday, November 16, 199925DMarsh wader (2)Arthur S. Verdesca
Saturday, May 22, 199924DGreat white ___ (3)A. J. Santora
Monday, April 26, 199937AGreat white ___ (3)Robert Dillman
Tuesday, April 6, 199938DLong-necked birdStephanie Spadaccini
Thursday, October 15, 199852DBird with an S-shaped neckDavid J. Kahn
Tuesday, April 7, 199828D"Great blue" birdRandy Sowell
Wednesday, February 5, 199746DShore bird (3)J. Schmalzbach
Sunday, January 22, 199587DCousin of the egretFrances Hansen
Friday, June 17, 19941AHellenic mathematicianBryant White

94 results for HERON from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, August 18, 199310DLong-billed waderManny NosowskyMaleska
Sunday, January 10, 1993152AUmbrette's relativeJune A. BoggsMaleska
Thursday, October 1, 199252DCousin of a hammerheadWalter CovellMaleska
Monday, June 1, 199215AWading birdChristy RidleyMaleska
Tuesday, December 25, 199052DWading birdJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thursday, November 22, 199016AUmbrette's cousinJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, May 28, 199050DEgretSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, April 1, 199050DFish-eating birdBert H. KruseMaleska
Wednesday, November 22, 198959DWading birdGayle DeanMaleska
Thursday, May 18, 198914AWading birdBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wednesday, May 10, 198949DEverglades denizenWilliam CanineMaleska
Saturday, March 25, 198922AMarsh birdEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, January 25, 198923AWading birdRhonda KrausMaleska
Monday, June 20, 198854DWading birdSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, December 21, 198637DTiger bitternJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, September 1, 198622DEgret's cousinJonesMaleska
Sunday, July 6, 198680DLong-necked wading birdBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sunday, January 12, 198698AWading birdBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Saturday, October 5, 198526DAvian anagram for RhonePeter SwiftMaleska
Sunday, May 26, 198515DShore birdKathryn RighterMaleska
Tuesday, September 25, 198446DGreat white ___James R. BurnsMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 198426DLong-billed birdPeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, April 10, 19848DWading birdArnoldMaleska
Tuesday, August 9, 19835AMarsh birdCharles EnglerMaleska
Thursday, June 2, 198335AWading birdEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sunday, April 24, 19832DBittern's kinAlfio MicciMaleska
Friday, January 22, 198229DWading birdChristy RidleyMaleska
Tuesday, April 28, 198131DStork's relativeMargettsMaleska
Thursday, February 5, 198114ADenizen of the EvergladesNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Wednesday, October 8, 198045AUmbrette's relativeCarol DuttingMaleska
Sunday, June 22, 19808DEverglades denizenVicki & Alex BlackMaleska
Saturday, May 31, 198039AEgret, e.g.William LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, April 16, 198048DBittern, e.g.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, January 25, 198015AOne of Audubon's favoritesRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Saturday, February 10, 197921DShore birdTap OsbornMaleska
Wednesday, February 7, 19796DBitternC. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, January 16, 197952DWading birdRobert KatzMaleska
Sunday, August 21, 197794AEverglades sightJack LuzzattoMaleska
Wednesday, November 3, 197638AWading birdMarie WestWeng
Sunday, September 19, 197630DBitternEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Saturday, April 3, 197616ABog birdHerb L. RisteenWeng
Thursday, September 5, 197444AWading birdGeorge LaczkoWeng
Wednesday, December 6, 197247AEverglades birdUnknownWeng
Monday, September 6, 197165AWading birdUnknownWeng
Thursday, August 26, 197128DWading birdUnknownWeng
Monday, July 19, 197110DWading birdUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 10, 197136AWading birdUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 28, 197124DWading birdUnknownWeng
Sunday, January 25, 197024ABitternEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sunday, January 18, 197030ALong-billed birdThomas W. SchierWeng
Friday, December 5, 196947AEverglades bird.UnknownWeng
Monday, November 3, 196920AWading bird.UnknownWeng
Sunday, June 22, 196993AWater birdEileen BushWeng
Thursday, June 19, 196936DWader.UnknownWeng
Monday, December 30, 196829DEgret.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 21, 196815AWading bird.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 24, 1968111AWader.Emanuel BergFarrar
Saturday, January 21, 196759AMarsh bird.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, December 6, 196626DMarsh denizen.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 19, 196641ABig bird.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 17, 196641DWading bird.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 31, 19665DGreat blue bird.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 26, 1965112DWading bird.Frances HansenFarrar
Thursday, September 16, 196513DWading bird.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 22, 196548ALarge bird.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 20, 19643DBittern.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, August 23, 196442AWading bird.J. Arensberg and H. EttensonFarrar
Friday, March 27, 196449DRelative of the bittern.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 25, 196315ARelative of the shoebill.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, January 14, 19635ABird of the Everglades.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wednesday, July 11, 196254DRelative of the umbrette.UnknownFarrar
Monday, March 13, 196146DWading bird.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 13, 196152ABittern or boatbill.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 3, 195914DWading bird.W. E. JonesFarrar
Monday, February 23, 195933DEgret.Herman KeldFarrar
Sunday, November 16, 195898DBird.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, April 26, 195847AWading bird.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 13, 195754DEverglades bird.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 17, 1957100DWading bird.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, September 22, 195736ALong-legged wader.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, July 12, 195727DBird.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, June 26, 195715AWading bird.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 14, 195736AGreek geometer of 3d cen.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, November 20, 195614AStork's relative.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 17, 19559DWater bird.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, January 14, 195529AWading bird.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, November 20, 195321ARelative of the spoonbill.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 27, 195325DLong-legged bird.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 5, 195251DBittern or boatbill.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 25, 1951115AWading bird.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, May 13, 1951119DGreat Blue ___.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, April 4, 194891AWading bird.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, February 4, 1945106DWater bird.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, July 19, 194244AWading bird.I. KertFarrar