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266 Results for CIA

139 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences). See the dictionary definition.

DateGridClueAuthor
Friday, June 16, 201727ASpooky grp.?Zhouqin Burnikel
Monday, May 29, 201758AFact-gathering org.Jeff Chen and Seth Geltman
Friday, December 30, 201641A"Zero Dark Thirty" org. (2)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, November 2, 201648AOrg. in "Argo" (4)Andrew Kingsley
Monday, June 20, 20164DOrg. based in Langley, Va. (2)Jason Mueller
Saturday, May 21, 201648AStan's employer on "American Dad!"Jason Flinn
Thursday, April 14, 201640AEmployer whose workers don't discuss their jobs much, in shortJason Flinn
Tuesday, December 29, 20159DOrg. in "Homeland" (2)Jeff Stillman
Wednesday, December 2, 201560D"Homeland" org. (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Monday, November 30, 201548DHush-hush org. (2)Ian Livengood
Sunday, November 8, 2015113DSnoop group, in briefTracy Gray
Wednesday, October 7, 201533AK.G.B. adversaryJulian Lim
Sunday, September 6, 201510DThe Company, in govt. lingoPatrick Berry
Thursday, August 13, 201559DWorld Factbook publisher, for shortJim Hilger
Tuesday, April 28, 201560A"The Bourne Identity" org.José Chardiet
Tuesday, March 31, 201542DCovert org. (2)Gary Cee
Saturday, February 21, 201519AOrg. in "Argo" (4)Doug Peterson and Brad Wilber
Thursday, February 5, 201529DOrg. in "Homeland" (2)Mike Buckley
Thursday, January 22, 201513ADecoder ring, for short?Timothy Polin
Tuesday, January 13, 201560DOrg. in "The Bourne Ultimatum"Michael Blake
Wednesday, December 24, 201419AOrg. in "Argo" (4)Adam G. Perl
Saturday, September 6, 20144D"Profiles in Leadership" publisher, brieflyJames Mulhern
Friday, August 22, 201410D"Burn Notice" grp.Sam Ezersky
Thursday, August 7, 201449ALead-in to a 2000s "-gate"Joe DiPietro
Monday, July 21, 201429DSpy org. (5)Matt Fuchs
Friday, May 9, 201455DGrp. with many operationsJames Mulhern
Saturday, February 22, 201432AGrp. with the Office of Iraq AnalysisEvan Birnholz
Wednesday, January 1, 201455AK.G.B. rival (2)Peter A. Collins
Wednesday, July 31, 201346DOrg. in "Argo" (4)H. David Goering
Thursday, May 30, 20136DPossible coup instigator, for shortJulian Lim
Sunday, May 26, 201386D"Homeland" org. (3)Joon Pahk and Jeremy Horwitz
Thursday, May 23, 201330DThe sculpture "Kryptos" sits outside its hdqrs.David Levinson Wilk
Sunday, May 12, 201320A"Zero Dark Thirty" org. (2)David J. Kahn
Sunday, April 14, 201351ASurveillance org.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, March 23, 201365AOperation Cyclone org.David Steinberg
Wednesday, January 23, 201336D"Homeland" org. (3)Joel Fagliano
Wednesday, January 9, 201338AOrg. based in Langley, Va. (2)David Ben-Merre
Thursday, December 20, 20126ASecretive org. (3)Ian Livengood and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Wednesday, October 10, 201253D"The Bourne Supremacy" org. (2)Pete Muller
Sunday, September 2, 201293AMI6 : Britain :: ___ : U.S.Joel Fagliano
Tuesday, June 26, 201260DCovert org. (2)Mike Torch
Wednesday, May 30, 201229AOrg. in Robert Ludlum novelsDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, April 25, 20121DThe Company, for shortPeter Wentz
Tuesday, January 24, 201214A"The Good Shepherd" org.Alex Boisvert
Sunday, December 25, 2011146AOrg. in Tom Clancy novelsElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, December 18, 2011118D"Three Days of the Condor" org.Patrick Merrell
Sunday, October 9, 201126AWorld Factbook publisher, in briefBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, October 2, 2011109DOrg. in "Burn After Reading" (2)Eric Berlin
Sunday, September 25, 201162DSubj. of the 2005 Pulitzer-winning book "Ghost Wars"Paul Hunsberger
Friday, December 24, 201019DEmployer of 10-Downs: Abbr.Jay Kaskel and Daniel Kantor
Friday, December 17, 201043ASubj. of Stansfield Turner's "Burn Before Reading"Patrick Berry
Sunday, September 19, 201033AOrg. in the "Bourne" series (2)Kevin G. Der
Wednesday, September 8, 201020AOrg. in "Burn After Reading" (2)Tracy Gray
Monday, August 9, 201030D"Alias" org.David Poole
Monday, February 15, 201036AEspionage org.Lynn Lempel
Friday, January 8, 20101DPlame affair org.Patrick Berry
Monday, January 4, 20106DOrg. in "The Bourne Identity" (2)Paula Gamache
Friday, February 20, 200916AOrg. in the 1982 film "Enigma"Paula Gamache
Thursday, February 19, 200931AOrg. in the Bourne series (2)Kevin G. Der
Friday, August 29, 200842AOrg. at the center of the 2007 memoir "At the Center of the Storm"Mike Nothnagel
Wednesday, May 7, 200863DOrg. in "The Bourne Identity" (2)Richard Silvestri
Tuesday, April 8, 200853DGrp. known as the CompanyDave Mackey
Saturday, March 8, 200842ASubj. of the 2006 film "The Good Shepherd"Brad Wilber
Monday, December 31, 200738ASnooper's org.Lynn Lempel
Tuesday, July 17, 200738DSecretive org. (3)Natan Last
Sunday, June 24, 200788ASubj. of many conspiracy theories (2)Eric Berlin
Monday, April 9, 200762DSpy org. (5)J. K. Hummel
Tuesday, March 20, 200749DOrg. in "The Good Shepherd"Laura A. Halper
Thursday, January 18, 200722AOrg. once led by George BushRandolph Ross
Tuesday, January 9, 200735DOrg. in the 2006 film "The Good Shepherd"Ed Early
Sunday, August 27, 2006122DKind of operation (2)Seth A. Abel
Sunday, July 2, 200627DOrg. with operationsElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, June 15, 200627A"The Bourne Supremacy" org. (2)Adam Cohen
Wednesday, May 31, 200619AOrg. formerly headed by Porter GossTrip Payne
Wednesday, May 10, 20061ASubj. of many conspiracy theories (2)Kevan Choset
Monday, April 10, 200629DSpy org. (5)Gary J. Whitehead
Sunday, April 2, 200642D9/11 Commission subj.Bob Klahn
Tuesday, February 21, 200646AInfo supplier for a natl. security briefingLisa Wiseman
Monday, December 5, 200522DUndercover org.Gary Steinmehl
Sunday, September 11, 2005110DThe World Factbook publisher: Abbr.Patrick Berry
Sunday, July 31, 200544AIt has moles: Abbr. (2)Mark Feldman
Tuesday, July 26, 200511AThe elder Geo. Bush once headed itLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, June 26, 200555AProvision of the Natl. Security Act, 1947Joe DiPietro
Sunday, June 12, 200597DTom Clancy subj. (4)Joe Bower
Sunday, April 17, 200546AAllen Dulles headed it for eight years under D.D.E.Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, February 27, 200592AIt has moles: Abbr. (2)Mike Torch
Wednesday, January 5, 200511DIntelligence grp.Michael Shteyman
Thursday, December 30, 200460DSecretive org. (3)Kyle Mahowald
Friday, December 3, 200426AIt's based in McLean, Va.Michael Shteyman
Friday, October 31, 200361DBug group?: Abbr.Earl L. Martin III
Wednesday, December 25, 200214AOrg. in Langley, Va.Patrick Merrell
Sunday, November 3, 2002107AKind of operation (2)Patrick Berry
Sunday, June 16, 200262ABush Sr.'s bailiwick, 1976-77Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, March 10, 2002117DOrg. in "Patriot Games"Nelson Hardy
Sunday, January 13, 200276ATom Clancy subj. (4)Nelson Hardy
Monday, December 3, 200162DCloak-and-dagger org. (3)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Friday, August 31, 200131A"World Factbook" compilerElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, July 29, 200136ALangley outfitMichael Ashley
Thursday, July 26, 200138AThe Company (5)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, July 13, 200135ATom Clancy subj. (4)Manny Nosowsky
Wednesday, May 23, 200121ABush Sr. headed itAlan Arbesfeld
Friday, April 27, 200149DThe Company (5)Mark Diehl
Monday, November 6, 200037ACloak-and-dagger org. (3)Nancy Salomon and Bob Frank
Friday, August 18, 200040ASpooky place?: Abbr.Patrick D. Berry
Monday, August 14, 200023AOrg. with secretsNancy Kavanaugh
Tuesday, May 9, 20008DSpy's org. (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, February 21, 20001DGrp. with informantsRandy Sowell
Tuesday, October 26, 199911AHush-hush org. (2)Kevin McCann
Tuesday, October 19, 199965DCloak-and-dagger org. (3)Fred Piscop
Tuesday, August 10, 199959DK.G.B. rival (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, July 21, 199924ASecret employer, maybeNoah Dephoure
Monday, May 10, 199942ASpy's org. (2)Frances Hansen
Sunday, March 14, 1999108AIran-contra org.Martin Schneider
Friday, December 4, 199850A"Harlot's Ghost" subj.John Wolting
Saturday, May 2, 199859DFact-gathering grp.Jeff Herrington
Monday, January 5, 199859DSpy org. (5)Mark Moldowsky
Thursday, December 25, 199724DTom Clancy subj. (4)A. J. Santora
Monday, May 5, 199762DK.G.B.'s cold war foeStephanie Spadaccini
Monday, April 21, 199722DSpy org. (5)Patrick Jordan
Tuesday, February 11, 199747AOrg. that advises the N.S.C.P. Jordan
Wednesday, December 4, 199655AO.S.S. successor (2)M. E. Skolsky
Sunday, November 10, 199646DOrg. once headed by Allen DullesR. Hamel
Monday, October 28, 199625ASpies' org.R. Norris
Friday, May 10, 199642AEx-employer of Aldrich AmesM. Gaffney
Thursday, November 9, 199538ASnoop groupBob Sefick
Sunday, October 8, 199595ASpook groupNancy Nicholson Joline
Tuesday, July 18, 199557DSpook-y org.Jonathan Schmatzbach
Saturday, July 15, 199545AInformation-gathering grp.Rand H. Burns
Wednesday, January 25, 199541DBush's old commandNorma Steinberg
Sunday, November 20, 19944DMcLean, Va., grp.Matt Gaffney
Friday, November 18, 199444AU-2 overseersTimothy S. Lewis
Tuesday, August 9, 19941DSpy grp.Jonathan Schmatzbach
Sunday, July 10, 199487AJames Woolsey's org.Alvin Chase
Tuesday, July 5, 19943D"The Company" (5)Raymond Hamel
Sunday, April 17, 199468DCousin of MI6 in spy storiesR.M. Hopkins
Saturday, April 16, 199458DGeorge Bush once headed itRand H. Burns
Tuesday, March 15, 199423A"The Company" (5)David J. Kahn
Tuesday, December 28, 199336A"The Company" (5)Ronald C. Hirschfield
Thursday, November 25, 199322DO.S.S. successor (2)Joy L. Wouk

2 results for CIA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
April 14, 2002diagramless10AOrg. with molesFrank Longo
June 11, 2000diagramless40A"S*P*Y*S" org.Frank Longo

125 results for CIA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wednesday, November 3, 199366AK.G.B.'s nemesisDaniel GirardiTaub
Saturday, March 13, 199331ACasey's org.Kevin BoyleMaleska
Thursday, January 21, 199351AHush-hush org.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, November 9, 199223AHush-hush org.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Friday, November 6, 199219DBush org., onceManny NosowskyMaleska
Tuesday, September 29, 199237ABush's command: 1976-77Norma SteinbergMaleska
Wednesday, July 8, 199250ASecretive org.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, April 29, 199223AOrg. Robert Gates headsMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Friday, April 24, 199250AGates's org.Charles E. GerschMaleska
Tuesday, January 14, 199223DO.S.S.'s successorArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Friday, October 11, 199151DRobert M. Gates's org.Mark BlakeburnMaleska
Tuesday, July 30, 19916DSecret org.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, June 30, 199188ASpooks' denJacques LiwerMaleska
Sunday, May 12, 199140AW. Webster's gp.Randolph RossMaleska
Thursday, January 10, 199149DBush's old org.Frank MiceliMaleska
Tuesday, January 8, 199141AOrg. Bush once headedEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Monday, December 24, 199046DSecurity org.Lois SidwayMaleska
Thursday, July 26, 199026AU.S. spy org.Patterson PeppleMaleska
Saturday, June 23, 199057DO.S.S. successorJesse RoarkeMaleska
Saturday, April 21, 199027AWhat G.H.W.B. headed: 1976-77Ronnie K. AllenMaleska
Tuesday, March 27, 199064DOrg. headed by Allen Dulles 1953-61Jean M. HuntMaleska
Sunday, January 7, 199088AHush-hush agcy.Will WengMaleska
Saturday, November 11, 198943ACasey's agcy. under ReaganFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, November 9, 198922AOrg. once headed by BushLois SidwayMaleska
Wednesday, March 8, 198960DAgcy. once headed by G.H.W.B.Peter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, December 8, 198834AGovt. org. once headed by BushArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Wednesday, August 31, 198866AO.S.S. successorLois SidwayMaleska
Wednesday, June 8, 198824ASpy org.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, April 12, 198824AO.S.S. successorKenneth WitteMaleska
Tuesday, December 1, 19879DSecret letters?Nancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Saturday, November 14, 19876DO.S.S. successorDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sunday, November 1, 198725AU.S. Govt. org.Brett A. BlaylockMaleska
Sunday, September 13, 198768AO.S.S. successorJohn DreyerMaleska
Wednesday, April 29, 198759AO.S.S. successorDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sunday, March 15, 1987115DO.S.S. successorGloria EvansMaleska
Friday, February 6, 198751ACasey's org.Robert KatzMaleska
Sunday, January 18, 1987144DCasey's org.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Monday, May 12, 198634AHush-hush org.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wednesday, January 15, 198622DInvestigative org.Shirley SolowayMaleska
Sunday, February 24, 198533DSpy org.Dale O. BurgenerMaleska
Saturday, November 17, 198463DHush-hush org.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Friday, November 16, 198450ASecret D.C. groupJonesMaleska
Friday, June 15, 198453DSpy agcy.Kathryn RighterMaleska
Sunday, October 23, 1983101DBush's old org.Derrick C. NiedermanMaleska
Thursday, November 11, 198249AO.S.S. successorKevin WrayMaleska
Tuesday, September 14, 198222AFed. groupWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, January 11, 198233AOrg. once headed by DullesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sunday, October 4, 198152ASecret agcy.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, May 19, 19805DWashington org.Louis SabinMaleska
Sunday, March 2, 198052AUndercover org.Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Saturday, December 8, 197937AHush-hush agcy.William LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, November 21, 19796ACloak-and-dagger org.William JarvisMaleska
Sunday, October 21, 197937ATurner's org.David J. Pohl and John M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, September 24, 197928AO.S.S. successorJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wednesday, August 29, 197947DGovt. agencyFrank GearyMaleska
Sunday, August 19, 197938ATurner's agcy.Ronald FriedmanMaleska
Thursday, August 9, 197945DSpy HQC. J. AngioMaleska
Friday, June 22, 197948ASpy guysRussellMaleska
Wednesday, March 28, 19794AStansfield Turner's org.Kathryn RighterMaleska
Thursday, February 1, 197931AAdm. Turner's agcy.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, November 9, 197728DPresent-day O.S.S.Ann JenkinsMaleska
Thursday, November 3, 197735ATurner's org.BeresinMaleska
Monday, August 1, 197735DHush-hush org.Terry HealyMaleska
Sunday, May 22, 197713AInfo org.Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Wednesday, February 23, 197728AU.S. agencyTerry HealyWeng
Monday, November 8, 197666DU.S. agencyJay SpryWeng
Wednesday, September 8, 197639DUndercover group: Abbr.Henry HookWeng
Saturday, November 29, 197551AIntelligence org.Jordan S. LasherWeng
Tuesday, September 30, 197510DU.S. agencyMartha J. DeWittWeng
Wednesday, May 14, 197537AU. S. agencyJean J. DavisonWeng
Saturday, August 3, 197469DGovernment org.Manny MillerWeng
Monday, June 17, 197436AWashington org.William LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, September 9, 197331DU. S. agencyGladys V. MillerWeng
Sunday, August 5, 197346AU. S. agencyBarbara GillisWeng
Sunday, June 3, 1973118DU. S. agencyAnne FoxWeng
Sunday, May 20, 197395DU. S. agencyPeter T. ThorntonWeng
Saturday, May 19, 197349AU. S. agencyUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 25, 197311DGovt. agencyArnold MossWeng
Saturday, July 29, 197243DU. S. agencyUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 20, 197230DU.S. agencyElizabeth A. YaroWeng
Thursday, February 17, 19724DRelative of F.B.I.UnknownWeng
Thursday, August 5, 197119AU. S. agencyUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 17, 197121DU. S. agencyUnknownWeng
Saturday, March 13, 197140AHelms's outfitUnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 19, 197164DU.S. spy org.Mel TaubWeng
Sunday, August 30, 197034AGov't. sleuthing agencyAnne FoxWeng
Thursday, April 30, 197060DGovt. agencyUnknownWeng
Friday, March 13, 197041AGovt. agencyUnknownWeng
Wednesday, May 7, 196964DGov't agency.UnknownWeng
Sunday, January 19, 1969138AD.C. groupEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Monday, September 23, 196836ASpanish "co."UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 2, 196851AD. C. agency.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 11, 196836AWashington outfit.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 26, 196851AHelms's agency.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 20, 196844AWashington initials.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 10, 196747DInitials in the headlines.George LaczkoFarrar
Thursday, December 1, 19667DWashington initials.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 25, 196677DWashington group.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, September 24, 196644DD. C. agency.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 19, 196691DWashington initials.Anne FoxFarrar
Friday, February 11, 196638AGovernment agency.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 27, 196557DWashington group.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 27, 1964138AWashington group.Frances HansenFarrar
Friday, December 18, 196431DU. S. agency.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 9, 196456AMcCone's agency.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 27, 1963111DMcCone's outfit.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Thursday, October 10, 196342DWashington initials.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, October 2, 196336AMcCone's concern.S. A. KayFarrar
Monday, July 22, 19636DGovernment agency.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 28, 196370AWashington group.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thursday, January 31, 196342DMcCone's concern.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Tuesday, August 7, 196261DAgency in the news.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 16, 196242AWashington initials.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, January 1, 196240ASecurity group: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 30, 1960154DDulles' concern.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Saturday, September 17, 196049ADulles' department.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, December 6, 195925AAllen Dulles outfit.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wednesday, January 14, 195939AIntelligence agency in Washington.S. A. KayFarrar
Tuesday, February 11, 195839AAllen Dulles' department.S. A. KayFarrar
Sunday, March 24, 1957106DAllen Dulles' agency.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, January 1, 195738DAllen Dulles' agency.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 26, 195646AAllen Dulles' responsibility.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sunday, July 3, 195530AAllen Dulles heads it.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, July 20, 195460AAllen Dulles' responsibility.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Monday, March 2, 195336AAgency headed by Allen Dulles.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar

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