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11 Results for HOSTAGE

2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Friday, March 27, 201537DOne way to be heldDavid Kwong
Thursday, August 10, 199537DTerrorist's insuranceMatt Gaffney

1 result for HOSTAGE from Variety puzzles.

September 6, 2009cryptic22ACaptive's ID hidden in socks (7)Bob Stigger

8 results for HOSTAGE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, August 10, 199345AOne held for ransomBetty JorgensenMaleska
Monday, September 18, 19897DOne held for ransomAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Saturday, June 9, 19841DBehan's "The ___"Rhonda KrausMaleska
Monday, November 14, 198349ADamon, for oneNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thursday, July 16, 196443DPrisoner of a sort.Louise EarnestFarrar
Friday, November 14, 19587DPerson held as a pledge.Harold T. BersFarrar
Monday, October 15, 19562DPerson held as a pledge.Herbert LyleFarrar
Saturday, September 6, 195226DWhat Damon was for Pythias.UnknownFarrar