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216 results for BESS

48 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Wednesday, November 15, 201751DFirst lady after EleanorSteven E. Atwood
Tuesday, November 7, 201736DPorgy's partnerGreg Poulos
Wednesday, May 24, 20174DMrs. Truman (3)Michael Hawkins
Tuesday, July 7, 201558DGershwin title heroineDaniel Raymon
Friday, October 31, 20145D20th-century first ladyMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Monday, September 29, 201433DMrs. Truman (3)Eric Sydney Phillips
Wednesday, April 9, 201470AFirst lady before Mamie (2)John E. Bennett
Monday, January 13, 201467A"Porgy and ___" (2)Lynn Lempel
Wednesday, January 2, 201360DGershwin opera heroineDavid Steinberg
Sunday, June 3, 201228AGershwin title character (3)Patrick Berry
Monday, April 9, 201210A"Porgy and ___" (2)Nancy Kavanaugh
Friday, November 25, 201125A1940s-'50s White House nameJoe Krozel
Thursday, November 18, 201076ALongest-lived first ladyPeter Wentz
Saturday, April 11, 200957AGershwin title character (3)Karen M. Tracey
Wednesday, November 26, 200810AGershwin heroineHarvey Estes
Monday, October 20, 200824AMrs. Truman (3)Daniel Raymon
Thursday, May 22, 200869ACatfish Row denizenRichard Silvestri
Thursday, January 17, 200857DFormer first lady (2)Matt Ginsberg
Wednesday, March 7, 200758DPorgy's woman (4)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, December 10, 20069ATudor queen, informallyDavid J. Kahn
Sunday, October 22, 200638AHeroine of a Gershwin operaHarvey Estes
Sunday, October 1, 200653D1940's first lady (3)Ashish Vengsarkar
Sunday, July 23, 2006127A1940's first lady (3)Fred Piscop
Wednesday, September 21, 200524AEleanor's follower as first ladyAnne Garellick
Monday, July 25, 200572AFirst lady before Mamie (2)Lynn Lempel
Sunday, December 26, 200410AFormer first lady's nameHal Turner
Friday, July 23, 200437DFormer first lady's first nameDavid Levinson Wilk
Sunday, May 16, 2004105AGershwin title character (3)Patrick Berry
Thursday, December 25, 200325A1953 Jean Simmons title roleJohn Underwood
Wednesday, December 3, 200368A1940's first lady (3)Bruce Adams
Sunday, August 17, 20031A"I Loves You, Porgy" singerElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, May 5, 200324AMrs. Harry TrumanMel Taub
Friday, December 14, 200155APorgy's woman (4)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, January 2, 20013DPorgy's mateSarah Keller
Tuesday, January 25, 200010APorgy's woman (4)William S. Cotter
Monday, August 16, 199913DPorgy's love (2)M. Francis Vuolo
Saturday, August 14, 199962AShe was wild about HarryJoe DiPietro
Sunday, August 1, 199945ABrown ___ (old musket)Randolph Ross
Thursday, March 19, 199848APorgy's woman (4)Manny Nosowsky
Wednesday, September 24, 199766AActress Armstrong (2)Wayne Robert Williams
Wednesday, June 4, 199710APorgy's belovedNancy S. Ross
Sunday, July 14, 199651AFormer First Lady (2)J. Schmalzbach
Tuesday, April 30, 199656A"The Highwayman" heroineG. E. Paul
Saturday, November 25, 19956DPorgy’s love (2)Joe DiPietro
Friday, October 6, 199520AActress Armstrong (2)Rich Norris
Tuesday, May 9, 19951AGood Queen _____Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, July 31, 199437DMamie's predecessorRichard Silvestri
Friday, April 8, 199434DCatfish Row sopranoDavid A. Rosen

1 result for BESS from Variety puzzles.

May 6, 2007diagramless73APorgy's lovePaula Gamache

167 results for BESS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, July 7, 19936DCatfish Row galWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Sunday, February 28, 19937DGershwin heroineKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Wednesday, February 10, 199358DA TrumanLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 1992105DA First Lady of the 50'sRandolph RossMaleska
Wednesday, July 31, 199113DPorgy's womanBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wednesday, July 10, 199130DMrs. TrumanFrank MiceliMaleska
Monday, May 6, 199168AFirst Lady of the 40'sRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tuesday, June 12, 199030DMrs. TrumanMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sunday, February 11, 1990122ARole in a Gershwin opusArnold MossMaleska
Saturday, January 6, 199058DCatfish Row galPatterson PeppleMaleska
Tuesday, July 18, 198964AMamie's predecessorJohn DreyerMaleska
Sunday, April 16, 198953AHarry's spouseWilson McBeathMaleska
Tuesday, March 7, 198946AEngland's Good Queen ___Don GroatMaleska
Tuesday, January 24, 19891AGershwin folk-opera roleWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Monday, October 24, 198852AMrs. TrumanAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thursday, September 22, 198863DMamie's predecessorWilliam CanineMaleska
Tuesday, August 9, 19887DMrs. TrumanChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Monday, June 6, 19885AHarry's helpmateWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, March 28, 198863APorgy's womanNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thursday, December 3, 198763ANickname for Elizabeth IMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wednesday, December 2, 198713DHarry's mateHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wednesday, August 19, 198713DEleanor's successorMary M. MurdochMaleska
Saturday, August 15, 198762AHoudini's wifeKay SullivanMaleska
Saturday, July 4, 198717ATruman's true womanSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, June 25, 198741APorgy's womanBernard MerenMaleska
Thursday, March 26, 19871DHarry's wifeFrances HansenMaleska
Monday, December 15, 198610DHarry's First LadySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, June 23, 198663AGood Queen ___Nancy McCarthyMaleska
Tuesday, June 11, 198567AMrs. TrumanJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tuesday, April 16, 198530DWife of 53 DownLouis SabinMaleska
Tuesday, April 9, 198553DMamie's predecessorH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Sunday, March 17, 198589DActress ArmstrongJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Thursday, February 21, 198560DMrs. TrumanRhonda KrausMaleska
Monday, December 10, 19846APorgy's womanBette Sue CohenMaleska
Monday, August 27, 198427DPorgy's womanVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thursday, June 14, 19847DShe seldom harried HarryEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, February 12, 198487AEleanor's successorDerrick C. NiedermanMaleska
Tuesday, November 8, 198333DEleanor's successorWarren W. ReichMaleska
Thursday, June 30, 198368AEleanor's followerFrances K. SchnitzerMaleska
Monday, June 20, 198365APorgy's womanNancy McCarthyMaleska
Tuesday, May 31, 19831DMiss MyersonJames R. BurnsMaleska
Thursday, May 27, 198252AHarry's ladyEmory H. CainMaleska
Sunday, May 9, 198217AMyersonTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, August 16, 1981107DBlack ___ (Dick Turpin's mare)A. J. SantoraMaleska
Thursday, July 30, 198160AOldest living First LadyEmory H. CainMaleska
Monday, February 9, 198110DPorgy's loveCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Wednesday, May 28, 198029DGood Queen ___Jean J. DavisonMaleska
Wednesday, December 12, 197947AWife of Harry SHugh McElroyMaleska
Tuesday, November 27, 197913DHarry's spouseJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, October 29, 197945DMrs. TrumanN. M. MeyerMaleska
Tuesday, April 24, 197912D"Good Queen ___"Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Monday, January 22, 197946DMrs. H.S.T.Samuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Sunday, January 7, 197926AMyersonAlex F. BlackMaleska
Wednesday, December 20, 197844A"Good Queen ___"Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Monday, October 17, 19779APorgy's womanHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Monday, June 27, 197745DCatfish Row galYoungMaleska
Monday, December 13, 197624AGood queenRuth N. SchultzWeng
Monday, August 16, 197662AEleanor's successorJean J. DavisonWeng
Monday, May 3, 197652DMyersonMaurice J. TeitelbaumWeng
Thursday, March 11, 197628DGood Queen ___Dorothy CannanWeng
Tuesday, November 25, 197563AMrs. TrumanSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Sunday, October 19, 197587APorgy's womanFrances HansenWeng
Friday, October 3, 197553DGood Queen ___Norton RhoadesWeng
Tuesday, March 4, 197559AWife of H.S.T.John GordonWeng
Tuesday, February 11, 197534AGood QueenMartha J. DeWittWeng
Wednesday, November 13, 197421DMrs. TrumanNancy Scandrett RossWeng
Saturday, April 27, 197413DMyersonG. Gordon CookWeng
Sunday, April 14, 1974106AGood queenThreba JohnsonWeng
Sunday, January 6, 197431AGood QueenHerb RisteenWeng
Tuesday, September 25, 197357DMiss MyersonUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 12, 19739DMyersonBert KruseWeng
Wednesday, November 22, 19725AQueenly nicknameUnknownWeng
Tuesday, October 31, 19728AMiss MyersonUnknownWeng
Thursday, July 27, 197260AGood QueenUnknownWeng
Saturday, June 10, 197213DQueenly nicknameUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 27, 197235AQueenly nameUnknownWeng
Sunday, September 26, 197194AGood Queen ___Virginia W. SchneiderWeng
Friday, August 6, 197164AA First LadyUnknownWeng
Friday, May 21, 197162AName for an English queenUnknownWeng
Thursday, August 20, 197010AGood Queen ___UnknownWeng
Thursday, August 13, 19701DFirst Lady's first nameUnknownWeng
Wednesday, June 3, 197020DGood Queen ___UnknownWeng
Friday, May 30, 196932DMrs. Truman.UnknownWeng
Saturday, May 17, 196948AGershwin heroine.UnknownWeng
Sunday, March 2, 196982DGood queenBetty LearyWeng
Sunday, November 24, 1968106DCatfish Row dwellerHerbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, November 6, 196827ALizzie's cousin.Louise EarnestFarrar
Tuesday, October 10, 19674DQueen ___.David S. HogmerFarrar
Sunday, November 20, 196667DPopular opera role.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Friday, August 12, 196657DPorgy's woman.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 2, 196626AFormer First Lady.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 21, 196670ACatfish Row dweller.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 19, 196624AA queen, for short.Anne FoxFarrar
Monday, November 22, 196512D"Catfish Row" dweller.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 18, 1965110DFolk opera role.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, May 9, 19651DCatfish Row dweller.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, November 11, 196422APorgy's beloved.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 19, 196352DBefore Mamie.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, July 11, 196317ACatfish Row dweller.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 7, 19636ACatfish Row character.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 19, 196221DFormer first ladyLouis SabinFarrar
Friday, October 19, 196271ACatfish Row resident.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 18, 1962157ACatfish Row dweller.Hume CraftFarrar
Tuesday, August 22, 196150DGood Queen ___.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 17, 196166ACatfish Row character.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 7, 196038ASee 2 Down.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, July 12, 1959113ACatfish Row dweller.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, November 21, 195863ADu Bose Heyward character.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, September 21, 195832ACatfish Row character.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, January 10, 195859ACatfish Row dweller.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, September 28, 195747ADu Bose Heyward character.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 19, 195749AMamie's predecessor.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, August 13, 195771AGershwin role.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tuesday, July 16, 195723ACatfish Row dweller.Louise EarnestFarrar
Wednesday, May 15, 195760ATV's Miss Myerson.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, March 31, 195749DMrs. H. S. T.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, January 13, 195746DFirst Lady.Paula BauersmithFarrar
Friday, January 11, 195766AOpera role.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thursday, November 29, 195651DCatfish Row dweller.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, November 12, 19561DMrs. Truman.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, August 5, 195666ADweller on Catfish Row.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Monday, July 30, 195625DDuBose Heyward character.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thursday, June 14, 19561ACatfish Row heroine.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, February 20, 195624DMrs. Truman.S. A. KayFarrar
Friday, October 7, 195524APopular opera heroine.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 17, 195561AMrs. H. S. T.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sunday, May 1, 1955130DElizabeth I.Harold T. BersFarrar
Saturday, April 23, 195533DResident of Catfish Row.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Friday, February 18, 195565ARole for Anne Brown.Helen BernardFarrar
Saturday, February 5, 195512DGershwin heroine.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 25, 195441AFormer resident of the White House.M. S. ManningFarrar
Tuesday, October 12, 195428AWell-known name in Independence.Alice CookFarrar
Monday, September 20, 195469AGershwin role.D. L. CorbinFarrar
Wednesday, August 18, 19541AGershwin girl.Helen FasuloFarrar
Friday, August 13, 195457ADu Bose Heyward heroine.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, June 11, 195467ACatfish Row girl.S. A. KayFarrar
Saturday, May 29, 19541DPart of a Gershwin title.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thursday, April 22, 19541ADweller in Catfish Row.Edith KennedyFarrar
Monday, March 22, 195440DLady of Independence.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, February 17, 19541ADweller in Catfish Row.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 11, 195457DSportin' Life's girl.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Monday, December 21, 19531DDiminutive of a girl's name.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, November 25, 195364AOther half of 47 Down.Willard JordanFarrar
Saturday, October 3, 195312DLady of Independence.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wednesday, August 19, 195348DMary Margaret's mother.M. S. ManningFarrar
Tuesday, May 19, 19531DFormer resident of the White House.M. S. ManningFarrar
Saturday, March 21, 195313DHousewife of Independence, Mo.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 19, 195210AMrs. Truman.UnknownFarrar
Monday, June 23, 195261ACharacter in "Porgy."UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 6, 19521AHer residence has been redecorated.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 16, 19521AWhite House chatelaine.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 13, 1952129AThe First Lady.Edward BucklerFarrar
Saturday, February 16, 195238DFirst Lady.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 25, 195157DShe is spending Christmas in Independence.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 27, 195150DMargaret's mother.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 25, 195129AShe was Miss Wallace.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 24, 195144ABeloved of Porgy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 9, 19505DMrs. Truman.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 8, 1950124DMrs. Truman.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, July 3, 194911DPorgy's girl.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, January 4, 1948134AThe First Lady.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, November 17, 1946118DMrs. Truman.W. J. LondonFarrar
Sunday, May 19, 194647DGood Queen ___.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, January 7, 194544AHeyward-Gershwin heroine.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, September 3, 194465DGood Queen ___.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, June 4, 194431AEnglish Queen.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, May 10, 1942156AGood Queen ___.Louis ShieldsFarrar