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225 results for AESOP

96 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Sep 3, 201814A"The Fox and the Grapes" author (2)Trent H. Evans
Sun Jun 3, 201837AFabulous fabulistDavid J. Kahn
Sun Sep 24, 201744DWriter of "The Gnat and the Bull"Alan Arbesfeld
Sat May 20, 201728A"Look before you leap" sourcePaolo Pasco and David Steinberg
Sun Oct 2, 201683DOne writing about "hare loss"?Zhouqin Burnikel
Mon Aug 8, 201664A"The Tortoise and the Hare" fabulistZhouqin Burnikel and Don Gagliardo
Sun Jul 31, 201664AMan of morals (3)Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
Tue Apr 19, 201619A"The Fox and the Crow" storytellerDavid J. Kahn
Mon Apr 18, 201615AFable writer (7)Janice Luttrell
Wed Mar 9, 201612A"The Hares and the Frogs" writerJohn Guzzetta
Sun Jan 31, 20162D"The Old Lion" storytellerYaakov Bendavid
Mon Jan 18, 201630DCreator of "The Tortoise and the Hare"Kathy Wienberg
Fri Nov 6, 20156DWho told "The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs"Ian Livengood
Sat May 23, 20152D"Slow and steady wins the race" sourcePeter Wentz
Thu May 21, 201566AMoral authority?Peter A. Collins
Wed Apr 22, 20159D"Sour grapes" storytellerAlex Vratsanos and Sam Ezersky
Sun Sep 28, 201477AWriter painted by VelázquezTodd Gross
Tue May 27, 20149D"The Tortoise and the Hare" storytellerJames Tuttle
Fri May 16, 201449DAncient master of didacticismMartin Ashwood-Smith
Sun Mar 9, 2014100D"The Two Pots" storytellerBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Nov 3, 2013117A"The Lion's Share" authorAndy Kravis and Victor Barocas
Mon Oct 14, 20132DFable writer (7)Zhouqin Burnikel and D. Scott Nichols
Sun May 5, 201329DNoted taletellerAlan Arbesfeld
Wed Apr 10, 201311DThere was always a point to what he wroteJulian Lim
Thu Nov 15, 201264A"Venus and the Cat" writerAndrew Reynolds
Mon Oct 22, 20126DFable writer (7)Joel Fagliano
Fri Aug 3, 201255AMoral creatorJeff Chen
Sun May 6, 201217DGreek with a storied lifeAlex Vratsanos
Sat Apr 14, 201226DClassical subject of a Velázquez painting in the PradoMark Diehl
Fri Dec 23, 201143DCreator of many talking animalsPatrick Berry
Sun Nov 6, 201161A"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" storytellerElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Sep 8, 201139ASource of the saying "The gods help them that help themselves"Matt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Mon Jun 27, 201151D"The Fox and the Grapes" storyteller (2)Joseph Samulak
Sun May 22, 201151AFabulous writer?Bob Klahn
Sat Oct 30, 201052D"The Frogs Who Desired a King" authorBarry C. Silk
Sun Jan 17, 201039AWhence the phrase "sour grapes"Cathy Allis
Sun Jul 19, 2009108AGreek moralizerLynn Lempel
Mon Jun 22, 20091DSee 8-DownFred Piscop
Mon Jun 15, 200914A"The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs" writerJohn Dunn
Thu May 7, 200935DClassical storytellerElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Jan 12, 200971A"The Lion and the Mouse" storytellerLynn Lempel
Mon Oct 27, 200824AFable writer (7)Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Tue May 6, 200853A"The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" authorGary J. Whitehead
Mon Mar 10, 200844AFable writer (7)Ken Bessette
Sat Oct 27, 200737D"The Mischievous Dog" authorBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Sep 17, 200732DGreek fabulist (2)Sarah Keller
Tue Dec 5, 200623DOld Greek storytellerKenneth J. Berniker
Wed Nov 22, 200627AFable writer (7)Edward Alch
Wed Oct 18, 200654D"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" writer (2)John Farmer
Mon Sep 11, 200652AFable writer (7)Lynn Lempel
Sun Jul 23, 200617AStoryteller of SamosFred Piscop
Mon Jul 17, 200648AGreek moralistLarry Paul
Tue Sep 27, 20056A"The Fox and the Grapes" author (2)Kevan Choset
Tue Jun 21, 200563AOriginator of the phrase "Familiarity breeds contempt"Nancy Kavanaugh
Tue Mar 29, 200562A"Belling the Cat" author (3)Victor Fleming and Nelson Hardy
Tue Mar 8, 200534DFabulous authorDeb Amlen
Sun Feb 20, 200583ASee 103-AcrossElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Oct 31, 200433DName on many a children's bookPatrick Merrell
Sun Aug 8, 2004122ASixth-century B.C. storytellerBill Zais
Sun Apr 4, 200435AMorals manManny Nosowsky
Sun Jan 25, 200458DFabulous storytellerHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Fri Oct 3, 200329DCertain moral authorityManny Nosowsky
Fri Dec 13, 200254AApologue authorBob Peoples
Fri Oct 25, 20027DThe Greek poet Babrius versified his storiesBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed May 29, 20021A"Belling the Cat" author (3)Alan Olschwang
Fri Jan 4, 200228AStoryteller of yoreDavid J. Kahn
Thu Dec 20, 20012DNoted didacticistRich Norris
Fri Dec 7, 200125DHis tales often featured animalsJoe DiPietro
Mon Sep 10, 200114AMan with moralsNancy Salomon and Karen Riekert
Tue Oct 3, 200012DMan of morals (3)Todd McClary
Mon Aug 28, 20009AMan with a fableRichard Hughes
Wed Aug 9, 20004D"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" writer (2)Kelly Clark
Wed Jul 19, 200065AFabulous fellow? (2)Philip Lew
Sun Jun 4, 20002D"The Tortoise and the Hare" writerMartin Schneider
Mon Oct 18, 199959AName on a children's bookNancy Salomon and Karen Riekert
Tue Aug 31, 199911D"The Fox and the Grapes" storyteller (2)Arthur S. Verdesca
Thu Feb 4, 199954A"The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" writerRich Norris
Sat Oct 17, 199840A"Belling the Cat" author (3)Bryant White
Tue Sep 22, 199825AFable fellowNancy Salomon
Mon Jul 27, 19987D"The Lion and the Mouse" writerSteven Picus
Tue Dec 23, 199722DAncient moralistFred Piscop
Tue Apr 16, 199625DGreek fabulist (2)G. E. Paul
Fri Apr 5, 199620D"The Eagle and the Arrow" writerJ. Page
Sun Mar 31, 1996112ASixth-century B.C. authorJ. Savage
Sun Feb 25, 199651DEarly moralistD. Niles
Sun Feb 11, 199614AModel for the writer La FontaineHarvey Estes
Tue Jun 20, 199520AAncient storyteller (2)Jon Delfin
Sun May 14, 19951AAncient storyteller (2)Richard Silvestri
Sun Apr 2, 19952DFabulous fellow (2)Norman S. Wizer
Thu Oct 6, 199461AMan of morals (3)Richard Silvestri
Fri May 20, 199427AHe told a hare racing storyManny Nosowsky
Tue Apr 12, 199448DNoted children's writerErnie Furtado
Sun Jan 30, 1994127A"The Frog and the Ox" writerAlex K. Justin
Sun Jan 2, 199441DMoral man?Brian G. Tyler
Wed Dec 8, 199315AStoryteller of old GreeceNorma Steinberg
Sun Dec 5, 199311DFabulous guy?Manny Nosowsky

2 results for AESOP from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 3, 2018panda21DPose as ___ (read palindromic stories)Joel Fagliano
Jul 13, 2003acrosticQTale-telling slave reputedly from PhrygiaEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

127 results for AESOP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Nov 1, 199322AFabulous moralistBetty JorgensenTaub
Sat Jul 24, 19935DFabulous fabulistHarrisMaleska
Sun Jan 26, 199290DFamous fabulistCathy MillhauserMaleska
Tue Apr 23, 199163AFamed fabulistCalista LuminatiMaleska
Sun Apr 21, 199164AA man of moralsJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Mar 18, 199146DFabulous fabulistPeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Feb 6, 19911DFabulistJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Dec 26, 199028DFabulous moralistBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wed Sep 26, 199029DFabulous moralist or moralistic fabulistBetty JorgensenMaleska
Mon Aug 13, 199011DFabulistPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Aug 5, 199079DFamed fabulistBert H. KruseMaleska
Sat Mar 24, 19906DFabulous fellowBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sat Jan 13, 199036DFabulistBernard MerenMaleska
Mon Sep 4, 198948DFabulistReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Tue Jul 11, 19894DFamed fabulistReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Wed Dec 21, 198822DAncient fabulistJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Mon Dec 5, 198814AFabulist of noteNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Nov 5, 19884DGreek fabulistS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Fri Oct 14, 198847DFabulistMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Mon May 30, 198819AFableistAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Mon Nov 23, 19875AFamed fabulistAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Oct 16, 19875AAncient moralistWilson McBeathMaleska
Sun Oct 4, 198759DFabulous fabulistCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Wed Jan 1, 198618DGreek fabulistJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon May 27, 198515AFabled fablerJonesMaleska
Mon Oct 29, 19841DGreek fabulistHoslerMaleska
Fri Aug 12, 198338DGreek fabulistMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Tue May 31, 198333AFabulistJames R. BurnsMaleska
Wed Oct 6, 198235ALa Fontaine predecessorSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Fri Oct 30, 198132A"The Crow and the Fox" writerA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sat Jun 27, 198151DLegendary storytellerTap OsbornMaleska
Wed Jan 28, 198122AFamous fabulistBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Jun 15, 1980119AAncient storytellerTap OsbornMaleska
Tue Jan 22, 198028DGreek writerHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Apr 23, 197894DFabulous fabulistBert RosenfieldMaleska
Fri Jan 20, 197826DHe wrote "The Lion and the Fox"Jordan S. LasherMaleska
Thu Jul 1, 197627DFable manPaul R. BarnesWeng
Sat May 17, 19755AFabulistHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Tue Apr 15, 197530DMan of moralsJohn PrytzWeng
Thu Apr 3, 19751AStoryteller of oldManny MillerWeng
Sun Jan 26, 197571DSour-grapes manA. J. SantoraWeng
Tue Oct 23, 197311DStorytellerUnknownWeng
Fri May 18, 19736DFabulistBrian G. TylerWeng
Thu Mar 8, 197331DFabulistUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 1, 197254DSour-grapes authorUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 14, 197250DFabulistUnknownWeng
Wed Apr 26, 197226DFabulistUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 17, 197253DFabulistUnknownWeng
Tue Aug 24, 197115AStory tellerUnknownWeng
Wed May 26, 197147DFable manUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 11, 19719DFabulistUnknownWeng
Thu Jan 7, 19716AFable authorUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 10, 197019DFabulistUnknownWeng
Fri Nov 27, 197043AMorals manUnknownWeng
Fri Nov 6, 197015AMorals manUnknownWeng
Fri Jan 9, 19703DFabulistUnknownWeng
Thu Nov 6, 196918DFamous fabler.UnknownWeng
Tue Sep 9, 19696DGreek writer.UnknownWeng
Sat Jun 29, 196867AFamous storyteller.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 25, 19688DFabulist.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 31, 196735AFabulist.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wed Jul 5, 196725DB.C. Greek writer.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 196755DTalking-beast taleteller.Ross L. Jamison, Jr.Farrar
Sun Apr 23, 196766ALegendary Greek author.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sun Dec 25, 1966134DFable man.Will WengFarrar
Fri Oct 7, 196635AStoryteller.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 16, 196651DGreek fabulist.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 11, 196627AEarly Greek writer.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 17, 196549DFabulist.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 3, 196535DFabulist.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 9, 196560AStoryteller of old.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 1, 196521AWriter of 25 centuries ago.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 12, 196352DB.C. storyteller.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 6, 196325DFabulist.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 7, 19638DWriter of 2,500 years ago.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sat Mar 16, 196315AWriter of 2500 years ago.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Feb 1, 196335AName from 500 B.C.Alda F. ZimpelFarrar
Mon Jan 7, 196335DMan of fables.Jean ReedFarrar
Sun Jun 17, 196269AMoralizer of old.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thu Feb 1, 196227DCreator of King Log and King Stork.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Jan 22, 196228DB. C. moralist.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Dec 28, 196124DB. C. Greek writer.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 30, 196152DGreek moralist.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 12, 196150DFabulist.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 28, 196138AB. C. fabulist.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 13, 19601AWriter of 600 B. C.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 21, 195993DMemorable slave of Samos.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Fri Feb 6, 19591AWriter of 2,500 years ago.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Nov 24, 195824AAncient fabulist.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sat Oct 4, 195845AStory teller of old.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 4, 195853DB.vC. story teller.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jun 2, 195748AB. C. writer.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thu Oct 11, 195659AAncient Greek.Mel TaubFarrar
Mon Aug 6, 195628DAncient storyteller.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Dec 19, 19551AAncient storyteller.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 25, 195576DFox-and-grapes man.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 24, 195556AName famous since 600 B.C.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Mar 23, 195526DFamous story teller.Bernice GordonFarrar
Mon Nov 8, 195430DWriter of animal stories.Edward EarlyFarrar
Mon Nov 1, 195418DAncient story teller.Alice SkodzusFarrar
Mon Aug 2, 195459AAuthor of moral tales.Edward EarlyFarrar
Mon May 10, 195448DEarliest fabulist.Albert BlumFarrar
Sun Nov 1, 195321AWriter of 2,500 years ago.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Aug 29, 195320APredecessor of La Fontaine.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri Jul 24, 195313AStory teller of 6th century B. C.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri May 15, 19535DAuthor famous since 6th century B. C.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 29, 195347DOriginator of "sour grapes."Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Mon Mar 30, 195348AHe wrote talking animal stories.Sidney LambertFarrar
Fri Dec 26, 195219AThe above was his idea.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 2, 195255DStoryteller akin to La Fontaine.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 6, 195211DMaster fabler.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 21, 195213DEarly teller of animal tales.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 30, 195163AScrivener, 6th century B. C.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Sep 13, 195116AHis stories have lived since B. C.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 6, 19515DHe wrote "The Lion and the Mouse."UnknownFarrar
Tue May 1, 19518DHe wrote about talking animals.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 12, 19519DHe wrote "The Fox and the Grapes."UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 11, 195184DFabulist.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Dec 5, 195034AGreek fabulist.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 5, 195064APhrygian fabulist.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 2, 1949100DFabulist.George W. RootFarrar
Sun Jun 15, 194765DAuthor of "The Fox and the Crow."Louise RabbFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 1946113AAncient writer.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jan 6, 194621ABabrius versified his fables, date unknown.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Dec 16, 19451AGuest of the Sages of Greece.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun May 13, 194544AJohn Gay's Greek prototype.L. K. WebsterFarrar
Sun Oct 29, 194440ALa Fontaine’s Greek counterpart.W. W. WebsterFarrar