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165 Results for IDI

101 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).

DateGridClueAuthor
Saturday, April 25, 20154DFirst name in infamyJames Mulhern
Wednesday, March 18, 201527DTyrannical AminTimothy Polin
Wednesday, January 21, 201555AExiled Amin (4)Jim Hilger
Sunday, January 11, 201522AUganda's Amin (20)Peter A. Collins
Monday, November 3, 20142DDictator Amin (13)Janet R. Bender
Thursday, October 23, 201447DUganda's ___ Amin (20)Patrick Blindauer
Saturday, August 16, 201431DFirst name in tyranny (7)Peter Broda
Sunday, March 2, 201462AFirst name in tyranny (7)Alan Arbesfeld
Sunday, February 9, 201430DDictator Amin (13)Charles M. Deber
Tuesday, January 7, 201435DDespot Amin (5)Mark Bickham
Wednesday, July 24, 201314AA mean Amin (8)Erik Wennstrom
Wednesday, May 8, 20136DWith 25-Down, 1979 exileBruce Venzke
Sunday, November 18, 201269AWith 8-Down, deposer of Milton OboteTimothy Polin
Monday, October 29, 201255AUganda's ___ Amin (20)Gareth Bain
Thursday, October 11, 201238DTyrant Amin (3)Byron Walden
Friday, March 30, 20126DFirst name in 1970s tyrannyJoe Krozel
Tuesday, December 13, 201146ADespot Amin (5)Jonathan Gersch
Monday, October 24, 20111DCoup leader ___ AminLynn Lempel
Friday, October 21, 20117DFirst name in despotism (8)Patrick Berry
Sunday, May 22, 201176AUganda's Amin (20)Bob Klahn
Thursday, April 14, 201131DDictator Amin (13)Pete Muller
Wednesday, December 1, 201049AA mean Amin (8)Caleb Madison
Monday, December 7, 200911DUganda's ___ Amin (20)Ed Sessa
Tuesday, August 18, 20099DUganda's ___ Amin (20)Tony Orbach
Monday, July 27, 200928AUganda's ___ Amin (20)Allan E. Parrish
Wednesday, July 22, 200937DUganda's ___ Amin (20)Patrick Blindauer
Tuesday, March 3, 200918DInfamous Amin (6)Jeffrey Wechsler
Wednesday, August 13, 200810D"Rise and Fall of ___ Amin" (1981 film) (2)Victor Fleming
Wednesday, May 21, 20089D"Rise and Fall of ___ Amin" (1981 film) (2)Dave Mackey
Sunday, April 20, 200873DDespot ___ Amin (5)John Farmer
Monday, April 7, 200848DWith 1-Across, infamous Ugandan dictatorRandall J. Hartman
Sunday, December 9, 200784AUganda's ___ Amin (20)Patrick Blindauer
Monday, October 15, 20074DDictator Amin (13)Andrea Carla Michaels
Monday, August 20, 200723DAmin of AfricaLynn Lempel
Tuesday, July 10, 200741D___ Amin (4)Pete Muller
Wednesday, April 4, 200733A___ Amin in "The Last King of Scotland"Bette Sue Cohen
Tuesday, February 6, 20077DMean AminStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Thursday, January 11, 200756DFirst name in tyranny (7)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, November 26, 200612DExiled Amin (4)Manny Nosowsky
Saturday, November 4, 20069DFormer name in tyrannyRich Norris
Tuesday, August 8, 200635DInfamous Amin (6)Ed Early
Tuesday, July 25, 200652AInfamous Amin (6)Anne Garellick
Wednesday, January 25, 200623DUganda's Amin (20)John Farmer
Saturday, September 3, 200558DFirst name in despotism (8)Bob Peoples
Sunday, August 14, 2005115AFirst name in despotism (8)Patrick Merrell
Monday, April 4, 200538DDictator Amin (13)Christina Houlihan Kelly
Wednesday, October 20, 200442DDespot Amin (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, August 18, 200434DExiled Amin (4)Nancy Salomon and Levi Denham
Sunday, July 18, 20045DNotorious AminSeth A. Abel
Friday, May 21, 200452AFirst name in tyranny (7)Eric Berlin
Tuesday, April 27, 200448A___ Amin (4)Janet R. Bender
Sunday, January 11, 20048D___ Amin (4)Alan Arbesfeld
Saturday, December 27, 20036DFirst name in tyranny (7)Adam Cohen
Sunday, October 5, 20038DA mean Amin (8)Richard Silvestri
Thursday, June 19, 200328DDictator Amin (13)Randolph Ross
Tuesday, May 13, 200365DUganda's Amin (20)Todd McClary
Monday, May 12, 200358AExiled Amin (4)Sarah Keller
Thursday, May 1, 20032DFirst name in tyranny (7)Gilbert H. Ludwig
Monday, January 20, 20037DDictator Amin (13)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, September 23, 200236ADictator Amin (13)Peter Gordon
Thursday, September 19, 200230DFirst name in despotism (8)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, September 18, 20026DDictator Amin (13)David J. Kahn
Saturday, January 12, 200236AFirst name in despotism (8)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, December 23, 200178AInfamous Amin (6)Frances Hansen
Monday, August 20, 200138ADictator Amin (13)Sherry O. Blackard
Saturday, July 28, 200111DDictator who idolized AdolfRich Norris
Friday, June 29, 200137AA mean Amin (8)Holden Baker
Sunday, February 18, 200162DA mean Amin (8)David J. Kahn
Sunday, December 24, 20002DA mean Amin (8)Bill Zais
Sunday, November 26, 2000107ADespot Amin (5)Patrick Berry
Sunday, July 30, 200047AA mean Amin (8)Randolph Ross
Sunday, February 20, 200098DName in Ugandan historyTrip Payne
Sunday, December 19, 1999108DInfamous Amin (6)Frances Hansen
Saturday, May 8, 199962DFirst name in despotism (8)Richard Hughes
Sunday, April 19, 19985DFirst name in exilesRich Norris
Thursday, April 16, 199823AFirst name in despotism (8)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, November 20, 199724AA mean Amin (8)Raymond Hamel
Tuesday, September 2, 199722DUganda's Amin (20)Alan Arbesfeld
Sunday, June 15, 1997117DFirst name in dictatorsKaren Hodge
Sunday, May 25, 199771DUgandan with abandonCathy Millhauser
Friday, May 9, 199737AHe was Amin guyRichard Hughes
Saturday, April 5, 199719AUganda's Amin (20)Rand H. Burns
Sunday, February 23, 199731DUganda's Amin (20)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sunday, July 28, 199631AUganda's Amin (20)N. S. Wizer
Sunday, January 21, 199648AFirst name in despotism (8)R. Wolfe
Saturday, October 28, 199557DFirst name in despotsChuck Deodene
Sunday, July 16, 199518DUganda's Amin (20)Naomi Geller Lipsky
Wednesday, April 26, 199516AInfamous Amin (6)Wayne Robert Williams
Monday, April 24, 199529DUganda's Amin (20)Sidney L. Robbins
Sunday, April 16, 1995115D_____ Amin (4)Matt Gaffney
Monday, April 3, 199551ADictator Amin (13)Randall J. Hartman
Sunday, March 26, 1995111DDictator Amin (13)Rich Norris
Sunday, March 12, 199579AUganda's Amin (20)Charles M. Deber
Sunday, January 8, 199564ATyrant Amin (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Monday, October 24, 199455DUganda's Amin (20)Sidney L. Robbins
Tuesday, October 18, 199435ATyrant Amin (3)Harvey Estes
Wednesday, September 14, 199423AUganda's Amin (20)Harvey Estes
Thursday, August 4, 199461AFirst name in tyranny (7)Jim Page
Sunday, February 20, 199413DInfamous dictatorHarvey Estes
Thursday, January 6, 199423AInfamous UgandanArthur W. Palmer
Sunday, December 19, 199334DDictator Amin (13)John M. Samson

3 results for IDI from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
November 2, 2008diagramless2DDespot AminPatrick Blindauer
August 14, 2005diagramless7DA mean AminBrendan Emmett Quigley
April 2, 2000panda25AInfamous name of one princessMel Taub

61 results for IDI from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Saturday, October 30, 199353A___ AminRand H. BurnsTaub
Monday, August 2, 19934DAminSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, July 10, 199334DEdie homophoneCathy MillhauserMaleska
Sunday, July 4, 19938DExile AminJack R. HarnesMaleska
Sunday, May 2, 1993107AExile AminArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Friday, April 16, 199326AAminNancy JolineMaleska
Tuesday, December 8, 199260DJanuary 13, in GenovaAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, December 1, 199260DMarch 15, in MilanoMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Wednesday, April 1, 199220AUgandan exileLawrence M. RheingoldMaleska
Sunday, December 1, 19916DUgandan exile AminRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Tuesday, November 12, 19912DMarch 15, in MilanoTap OsbornMaleska
Thursday, May 2, 199125AMarch 15, in ItalyJean M. HuntMaleska
Sunday, October 28, 199064AA marzo datePeter SwiftMaleska
Tuesday, September 18, 199056AA day in marzoAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, August 19, 199099AMarch 15 in MilanoEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, April 29, 199083AMarch 15, in MilanoFrances HansenMaleska
Monday, May 22, 198942A___ Amin, Ugandan exileAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thursday, May 11, 198926A___ Amin, Ugandan exileAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thursday, April 6, 19892DDeposed dictator ___ AminBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wednesday, December 30, 198721DMarch 15, in ItalyJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Friday, May 22, 198723AMilton's Ugandan successorBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thursday, May 21, 198755AExile AminElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wednesday, December 31, 19866DMarch 15, in MilanoChristy RidleyMaleska
Saturday, December 20, 198638DDec. 13, in RomaVaughn KeithMaleska
Monday, November 24, 198630AMarch 15, in RomaSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, June 29, 198638DFirst name of a Ugandan exileEdward MarcheseMaleska
Sunday, February 9, 198691DMarch 15, in ItalyAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, November 21, 198550AFirst name of a Ugandan exileDorothy DavisMaleska
Thursday, July 18, 198538AA date in RomaEli WesoffMaleska
Tuesday, March 5, 198541AApril 13, in ItalyWhittenMaleska
Thursday, February 28, 198524AMarch 15 in MilanoChristy RidleyMaleska
Monday, August 6, 198439AUgandan nameArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Thursday, May 17, 198436AMarch 15, in MilanoFrank GearyMaleska
Saturday, December 10, 198326DDec. 13 in RomaJoe ClonickMaleska
Thursday, November 10, 198355DNov. 13 in NapoliTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, November 14, 198282AMarch 15, in ItalyMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sunday, August 1, 19823DAug. 13 in ItalyJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, December 28, 19812DAminI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sunday, May 17, 1981146DMarch 15, in MilanoBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sunday, April 5, 1981124DHomophone for EydieJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Sunday, August 17, 198049DIdes, in RomaMargaret RigbyMaleska
Sunday, July 27, 1980118AMarch 15, in MilanoRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sunday, March 2, 19804DMar. 15, in MilanoMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Saturday, January 26, 19808DMar. 15, in ItaliaWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, November 9, 197935DAminA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, October 7, 197973DUgandan nameReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Wednesday, August 8, 19795DIdes, in ItalyGreenleafMaleska
Friday, May 11, 197943DAminJordan S. LasherMaleska
Thursday, January 25, 197944AIdes, to ItaliansWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, January 17, 19796AAminFloy StrykerMaleska
Tuesday, November 14, 19788DName in UgandaSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Sunday, November 12, 197886DFirst name in UgandaFrances HansenMaleska
Monday, August 7, 197846AAminMrs. John FabbroniMaleska
Wednesday, December 21, 197766AAminStephanie SpadacciniMaleska
Sunday, November 20, 197723AAminAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Saturday, September 10, 197753AAminJack LuzzattoMaleska
Tuesday, August 16, 197732DUganda's AminJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, July 11, 19772DAmin of UgandaJim PageMaleska
Wednesday, July 6, 197731DAminRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Wednesday, January 19, 197725AUganda's AminMichael J. PriestleyWeng
Sunday, October 3, 197630AUganda's AminBert RosenfieldWeng