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104 results for BASRA

27 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Aug 22, 201854AIraq's main port (2)John Lampkin
Mon Jun 4, 20188AIraqi city whose name, appropriately, is an anagram of ARABSZhouqin Burnikel
Wed May 30, 201844AIraq's main port (2)Sande Milton and Jeff Chen
Sat Jul 22, 201746AMajor port near the Persian GulfZhouqin Burnikel
Wed Oct 26, 201640APort of Iraq (3)Scott Yut
Sun Jun 7, 201550DArab city whose name is an anagram of ARABSSamuel A. Donaldson
Fri May 29, 201543DArabian port that's home to Sinbad IslandPatrick Berry
Fri Jun 7, 201353AHome of Sinbad the sailorEd Sessa
Thu Mar 15, 201228ASouthern Iraqi cityKristian House
Wed Sep 29, 20106DMideast city whose name, coincidentally, is an anagram of ARABSCharles Gersch
Thu Jul 15, 201030AMideast city that is the capital of the world in H. G. Wells's "The Shape of Things to Come"Brendan Emmett Quigley and Patrick Blindauer
Tue Feb 10, 20091DIraqi seaportJohn Underwood
Wed May 28, 200830DIraqi port (3)C. W. Stewart
Sun May 4, 200857APort of Iraq (3)Richard Silvestri
Fri Mar 7, 200841DCity bombed in the gulf warPaula Gamache
Sat Jul 7, 200731AShatt al Arab portTodd McClary
Tue Jun 13, 200631DCity whose name can be anagrammed, appropriately, to ARABSJanet R. Bender
Wed Jul 14, 20045AIraqi port (3)A. J. Santora
Thu Dec 21, 200024DPort on the Shatt-al-ArabManny Nosowsky
Thu Sep 14, 200036AMideast portJoe DiPietro
Tue Jan 11, 200048APersian Gulf portFran and Lou Sabin
Wed Nov 10, 199945ABig Iraqi portJoan Yanofsky
Sat Jun 13, 199848DIraqi port (3)Richard Silvestri
Wed Sep 24, 19979APort of Iraq (3)Wayne Robert Williams
Thu Nov 21, 199653DIraqi city (2)M. Ashwood-Smith
Fri Aug 23, 199621DIraqi city (2)M. Ashwood-Smith
Mon Oct 17, 19941AIraq's second-largest cityJonathan Schmatzbach

77 results for BASRA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Aug 26, 199150DIraqi portEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Thu Aug 22, 199149DIraqi portEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Fri Oct 19, 199039DIraqi portJean M. HuntMaleska
Sun Jul 1, 199073DIraqi portJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sat Sep 26, 198721AIraqi portR. S. JonesMaleska
Sun Jan 5, 198696DPort of IraqJulian OchrymowychMaleska
Fri Nov 2, 19845AIraqi portJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue May 3, 198315AIraqi portErnst TheimerMaleska
Tue Jan 4, 19831DShatt-al-Arab portWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Sep 25, 19815APort city of IraqJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Apr 12, 198114AMajor port of IraqElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sun Mar 9, 198060AIraqi portBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Mar 26, 19791APort in IraqJean ReedMaleska
Sun Jan 15, 197850DIraqi portAlex F. BlackMaleska
Fri Feb 11, 197767APort of IraqHarvey BergWeng
Tue Feb 1, 19777APort of IraqWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Sep 25, 197655DPort of IraqAllan BlackmanWeng
Sun Jul 11, 197648DPort of IraqBarbara GillisWeng
Thu Jun 26, 19755AOil portNorton RhoadesWeng
Sun Dec 1, 19749APort in IraqGeorge MadridWeng
Sun Nov 17, 197475DIraqi portArnold MossWeng
Sun May 20, 197379APort of IraqPeter T. ThorntonWeng
Sun Mar 11, 19731ACity in IraqJ. A. FelkerWeng
Tue Mar 6, 197310DIraqi portUnknownWeng
Thu Jan 4, 197347DPort in IraqUnknownWeng
Tue Oct 17, 197251DIraqi portUnknownWeng
Wed May 3, 197232ACity in IraqUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 12, 197111AIraqi portEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Sat Oct 30, 19718DIraqi portUnknownWeng
Sat Aug 28, 19711DMideast portUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 13, 197183DMideast portThomas W. SchierWeng
Wed Mar 31, 197148APort of IraqUnknownWeng
Wed May 20, 19705APort of IraqUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 26, 196925APort of Iraq.UnknownWeng
Fri Apr 4, 196948DGateway to Russia in W.W. II.UnknownWeng
Thu Feb 6, 196921APersian Gulf port.UnknownWeng
Sun Sep 17, 196711AIraqi port.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Feb 15, 196629APort at head of Shatt-al-Arab.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 15, 19658DPort of Iraq.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 29, 196559AShatt el Arab port.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Sun Aug 1, 196573APort of Iraq.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Tue Jun 1, 196525DPort of Iraq.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 16, 196452DCity of Iraq.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wed Feb 12, 196429ACity of Iraq.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Tue Dec 31, 196347DPort of Iraq.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 13, 196359APort of Iraq.Jean ReedFarrar
Sun Aug 5, 19621AIraq port.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Fri Jul 6, 196231AShatt-el-Arab port.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Mon Apr 23, 196241APort of Iraq.Ruth M. McWhirkFarrar
Thu Oct 19, 196129AShatt el Arab port.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 20, 19611APort of Iraq.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 15, 19609APort of Iraq.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 13, 195942AIraqi port.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jan 3, 19591DPort of Iraq.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 17, 195845DSeaport in Iran.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Aug 3, 195869APort on the Shatt-al-Arab.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Jun 14, 195854APort of Iraq.Herman KeldFarrar
Sun Apr 21, 195736DSeaport of Iraq.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thu Apr 4, 195725DPort of Iraq.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 14, 1956116DPort on the Shatt-al-Arab.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Apr 29, 195615ANeighbor of Abadan.Harold T. BersFarrar
Tue Aug 23, 195545APort of Iraq.Mel TaubFarrar
Sun Feb 6, 195575APort on Shatt-al-Arab.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Dec 26, 1954130DPort of Iraq.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Aug 14, 19545ACity of mosques, in Iraq.Marian MoeserFarrar
Sun Feb 22, 1953106DPort on the Persian Gulf.Herbert ArensbergFarrar
Sun Dec 7, 195296DPort in S. E. Iraq.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Oct 1, 195225DOil port of Iraq, on the Persian Gulf.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 28, 195144APort in Iraq.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Mar 7, 1948102APersian Gulf terminus of Bagdad railway.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Aug 20, 194479APort in Irak.Dan CaywoodFarrar
Sun Apr 30, 194445APort of Irak.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sun Jun 13, 194381DImportant Turkish river port.Joseph C. EmidyFarrar
Sun Mar 21, 1943101DStrategic oil port on Persian Gulf.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Feb 14, 19436APort on Shatt al Arab, Iraq.C. Hartley MillsFarrar
Sun Dec 27, 194249APort in South Iraq.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sun Nov 8, 1942123DStrategic seaport in South Irak.Louis BaronFarrar