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223 results for CRETE

51 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Feb 13, 201854DHome of King MinosBruce Haight
Sat Jul 22, 201726AHome to the Museum of El GrecoZhouqin Burnikel
Sun Jun 25, 201771DIsland south of the CycladesJacob Stulberg
Fri Feb 24, 201748DWhere the Linear A script was unearthedAndrew Zhou
Tue Nov 1, 201639AWhere Theseus slew the MinotaurRuth Bloomfield Margolin
Sat Oct 1, 201647AIraklion is its capitalDavid Woolf
Tue Jun 30, 201544ALand of Minos (2)Susan Gelfand
Wed Jan 7, 201530DHome of the [circled letters]Greg Johnson
Mon Dec 15, 201468AIsland home of the MinotaurZhouqin Burnikel and Dennis Ryall
Wed Apr 3, 201319AMinotaur's island (2)Gary Cee
Wed Sep 12, 201226ALocation of the Labyrinth of MinosRobert W. Harris
Fri Dec 9, 201144DEl Greco's birthplace (4)Patrick Berry
Tue Sep 6, 201130DMinotaur's home (5)Susan Gelfand
Tue Jun 28, 201136AIsland of the MinotaurTom Baring
Tue Sep 21, 201052DWhere Minos reignedAdam G. Perl
Sun May 30, 2010125A"Zorba the Greek" setting (2)Eric Berlin
Wed Feb 18, 200920DMinos's landSusan Gelfand
Mon Jan 12, 200968AHome of the Minotaur's labyrinthLynn Lempel
Fri Mar 7, 200823ASite of the siege of CandiaPaula Gamache
Sun Apr 1, 200735AMinotaur's home (5)Paula Gamache
Sun Apr 9, 2006113AMinotaur's home (5)Paula Gamache
Sat Mar 25, 200622ASea of ___, south of the CycladesByron Walden
Wed Aug 31, 200529AMinos' landAlan Arbesfeld
Sun Sep 19, 200482DDomain of King MinosKyle Mahowald
Sun Aug 22, 200412AModern home of ancient KnossosCathy Millhauser
Mon Jun 14, 200457ASetting for Theseus and the MinotaurCraig Kasper
Mon Sep 8, 200329DAegean vacation locale (2)Leslie H. Nicoll
Sun Jun 1, 200399AAegean landLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Thu Sep 6, 200114AMinoan domainFrank Longo
Sat Jul 28, 200139AWhere Zeus took EuropaRich Norris
Mon Feb 5, 200158AIsland where Minos ruledNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Wed Oct 20, 19996DAegean vacation locale (2)Richard Silvestri
Wed Apr 28, 199968AWhere Minos ruled (2)Nancy Salomon
Sun Apr 18, 199968DEl Greco's birthplace (4)Frank Longo
Sat Mar 27, 199938AVacation locale with 3,500-year-old ruinsRich Norris
Sun Jan 17, 199956DEl Greco's homelandCathy Millhauser
Wed Jan 13, 199941AMinotaur's landRichard Silvestri
Tue Oct 13, 199869AWhere Minos ruled (2)Nancy Salomon
Mon Jul 27, 199863AMinotaur's island (2)Steven Picus
Tue May 12, 199833DBig olive oil exporterElizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Jun 17, 199714ASite of CnossusRobert Zimmerman
Tue May 20, 19978DEl Greco's birthplace (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 2, 19973DWhere Sir Arthur Evans excavatedHarvey Estes
Sun Feb 2, 199752AKingdom of MinosR. Silvestri
Sun Jan 19, 199727AHome of the MinotaurB. Klahn
Tue Dec 10, 199639A"Zorba the Greek" setting (2)D. Niles
Wed Oct 30, 199628AMinotaur's home (5)A. D. Cover
Mon Aug 28, 199540AEl Greco's birthplace (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Jul 21, 199548DLand of Minos (2)Matt Gaffney
Mon Jan 23, 19952DMinotaur's home (5)Sidney L. Robbins
Tue Dec 7, 199356ABirthplace of 16-AcrossEric Albert

172 results for CRETE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Nov 16, 199346DMinos's realmStanley B. WhittenTaub
Sun Nov 14, 1993127A___ chore of habit (usual job in Canea?)Norma SteinbergTaub
Sun Feb 28, 199358AMinotaur's homeKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 199224DLabyrinth site in mythologyRobert ZimmermanMaleska
Wed Sep 23, 199216AGreek islandWalter CovellMaleska
Mon Jul 20, 199268AGreek islandBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sat Jul 4, 199259AEl Greco's birthplaceMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sun May 31, 19921DEl Greco's homelandEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Feb 29, 199226AMinos's kingdomEileen LexauMaleska
Mon Nov 25, 199131DEl Greco's birthplaceSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Jun 22, 199151DCandiaKevin BoyleMaleska
Thu Feb 21, 19915DGreek isleBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sat Dec 15, 199047DKing Minos's realmBernard MerenMaleska
Tue Aug 7, 199030DCity in Neb.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon May 28, 199022DIsland also called CandiaSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Apr 28, 199021DIsland of the MinotaurRhonda KrausMaleska
Wed Apr 25, 199025DMediterranean islandNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Apr 1, 199057DEl Greco's birthplaceBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Feb 4, 199017DEstablishDonald V. Lee IIMaleska
Sat Feb 3, 199026AHome of the MinotaurNancy JolineMaleska
Wed Jul 12, 198917AMediterranean islandJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
Fri May 19, 198949DGreek islePatterson PeppleMaleska
Tue Mar 21, 19893DGreek islandShirley SolowayMaleska
Mon Feb 20, 198938AGreece's largest islandNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Feb 19, 198948ACandiaA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Jan 15, 19897DMinos's realmNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Apr 24, 198830DWhere Suda Bay isJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Mar 20, 198854AEl Greco's birthplaceBert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Nov 1, 198747AEl Greco's homelandBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Sat Nov 16, 198532DGreek islandRobert KatzMaleska
Tue Nov 12, 198533DWhere Minos ruledMary C. WhittenMaleska
Sun Sep 22, 198590DHomeland of DaedalusE. T. M. (Eugene T. Maleska)Maleska
Sun Aug 25, 198587AEl Greco's homelandHarold B. CountsMaleska
Sun Apr 7, 198543DMinotaur's landCharles M. DeberMaleska
Tue Feb 26, 198518AHomeland of IcarusJudith PerryMaleska
Wed Dec 19, 198465AHome of DaedalusJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Dec 4, 198434AWhere Canea isBette Sue CohenMaleska
Tue Jul 3, 19845ACnossus' countryArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Tue Mar 27, 198424DWhere Cnossus isMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Sun Nov 20, 1983102AIraklion's localeElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Thu Sep 22, 198328AHome of IcarusJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Wed Jul 6, 198345DMinoan landCromwellMaleska
Sat Feb 19, 19838DIda's islandBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sun Jan 23, 1983105DMinoan's landBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thu Jun 10, 198232DSite of the Minoan civilizationArnold MossMaleska
Wed Apr 21, 198245DGreek islandBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sun Mar 28, 198236AMinos' kingdomTom MixonMaleska
Sat Jul 18, 19816DCandia's isleWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Jan 19, 198133AGreek islandNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Mon Aug 18, 19805DWhere Mt. Ida isHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Aug 3, 198085DWhere the Minotaur menacedJordan S. LasherMaleska
Mon May 19, 198034DCanea is its capitalLouis SabinMaleska
Thu Apr 24, 198033DMt. Ida's islandC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Mar 30, 198016DMinoan's homeAlfio MicciMaleska
Mon Dec 31, 197918AAbode of MinosHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Aug 8, 197948DMinos' islandR. W. GreenleafMaleska
Mon Jun 4, 197945DWhere Mt. Ida isHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Apr 11, 197947DMinotaur's islandWeilMaleska
Sun Apr 8, 197968AEl Greco's homelandAlfio MicciMaleska
Thu Feb 8, 197910DLargest Greek islandJohnsonMaleska
Mon Oct 31, 197727DEl Greco's homelandArnold MossMaleska
Fri Oct 14, 197737AWhere Mt. Ida isHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Aug 14, 197784AEl Greco's homelandGeorge Rose SmithMaleska
Tue Aug 31, 197641ACanea's islandWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Dec 14, 197562DGreek islandJack LuzzattoWeng
Sat Sep 27, 197548DMedit. islandH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Mon Sep 15, 197546ACanea's landDennis ListortWeng
Thu Jul 25, 197466AKingdom of MinosJean ReedWeng
Mon Mar 25, 197423AGreek islandHerbert EttensonWeng
Sun Mar 3, 197417DMinoan's homeJim PageWeng
Fri Jan 4, 197430DMt. Ida's islandJordan S. LasherWeng
Wed Jan 2, 197451DCanea's islandS. A. KayWeng
Wed Dec 12, 197342AMinos's landUnknownWeng
Wed May 30, 197344DGreek islandUnknownWeng
Sun May 6, 197341DMinoan islandFrances HansenWeng
Sat Apr 28, 197330DCandia's islandUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 6, 197348ALand of the LabyrinthUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 31, 1972140AMinoan islandFrances HansenWeng
Mon Nov 13, 197219DLabyrinth siteUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 29, 197270AMinotaur's homeJoseph LaFauciWeng
Tue Aug 1, 19722DMedit. islandUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 24, 1971109DMinotaur's homeJoseph LaFauciWeng
Fri Oct 1, 19715DMedit. islandUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 4, 197118DCanea's islandUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 4, 197019AGreek islandUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 28, 196963ALand of MinosWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Wed Jul 30, 196919AWhere Cnossus is.UnknownWeng
Sun Jun 29, 196990DMinotaur's homeLewis C. BreakerWeng
Wed Aug 21, 196851DMediterranean island.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 19, 196841AWhere Canea is.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 6, 196846DGreek island.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 6, 196841AWhere Candia is.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 12, 19684DWhere Cnossus is.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 9, 196844DWhere Canea is.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 4, 196865AMediterranean island.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 10, 196757AWhere Candia is.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 2, 196717AGreek island.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 29, 196765AAegean island.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sun Jul 30, 1967134AAegean island.Louis SabinFarrar
Sat Dec 17, 196630DWhere Canea is.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 15, 196660AWhere Cnossus is.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 8, 196650DGreek island.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 24, 196635DWhere Heraklion is.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sat Mar 26, 19663DSite of Minoan civilization.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tue Dec 28, 19653DSite of Mt. Ida.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 18, 196564AMediterranean island.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 7, 196523ASite of Cnossus.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 21, 1965105DWhere Candia is.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Jun 3, 196412DCandia.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 12, 196439DGreek island.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 28, 196325AWhere Candia is.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 1, 19636DPart of Greece.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 24, 196228AIsland of the Minotaur.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 29, 196212DMediterranean island.Ed Vander NootFarrar
Tue Jun 13, 196118AMediterranean island.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 29, 19611DWhere Mt. Ida is.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sat Oct 1, 196047DWhere Canea is.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 3, 196047DWhere Mt. Ida is.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 27, 195964AIsland of Mt. Ida.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 1, 195942AGreek island.Robert HeglerFarrar
Thu Dec 11, 195821AWhere Candia is.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Oct 22, 19585DIts capital is Canea.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Jan 12, 1958118AHome of Minoan civilization.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Dec 15, 195782AGreece's largest island.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Dec 2, 195760AMinoan island.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 24, 195746AHome of 65 Down.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Aug 25, 1957100AWhere Cnossus is.Mel TaubFarrar
Fri Aug 16, 195727ASite of Minoan civilization.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 12, 195718DCandia.Albert BlumFarrar
Mon Jul 29, 195724DMediterranean island.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Sun Jun 30, 1957115DWhere Candia is.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Jun 8, 195726AIsland of the Minotaur myth.Charles C. AllenFarrar
Mon Oct 29, 19563DIsland at S limit of the Aegean.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Jul 25, 195663AGreek island.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 17, 195671AIsland in the Mediterranean.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thu Jan 19, 195623AHome of early civilization.Madeline CorseFarrar
Sun Dec 25, 1955108DWhere Candia is.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Nov 8, 195544AMediterranean island.Jo BodleFarrar
Wed Aug 3, 195552DIsland SE of Greece.Louis SabinFarrar
Sun May 8, 195589DCandia.Alice CookFarrar
Thu Jan 27, 195545DBritish-Greek problem.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jul 4, 195442DIsland of Mt. Ida.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jun 30, 195446DWhere Mt. Ida is.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue May 4, 19544DWhere Candia is.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Thu Apr 29, 195454AGreek island.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 28, 19537DWhere Thesus slew the Minotaur.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 15, 195369APart of Greece.Sergei TilartFarrar
Mon Nov 24, 195242DIsle of the Labyrinth.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 23, 195250DIts capital is Canea.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 18, 195145DWhere the Minotaur was confined.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 7, 195129AGreek island in the Mediterranean.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 19, 195140AGreek island in the Mediterranean.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 7, 195141AIts capital is Canea.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 23, 195153AGreece's largest island.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jan 13, 195124DIts capital is Canea.Robert HeglerFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 195046AWhere Canea is.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Jan 15, 195082DCanea is its capital.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Jun 27, 194880AGreek island.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Dec 7, 194728AOf which Minos was king.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 6, 194670DDaedalus built the labyrinth here.Willard JordanFarrar
Sun Nov 11, 1945122DCandia.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Feb 25, 194582DOne of the forgotten fronts.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Dec 24, 194411DNazis are cornered here.C. E. NoelFarrar
Sun Oct 15, 1944121DAllied objective in Mediterranean.Bert StoreyFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 194487DCandia.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun May 7, 194483ACandia.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Apr 16, 194490AWhere Canea is.Bert StoreyFarrar
Sun Sep 26, 1943116AStrategic Greek island.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Aug 29, 194360ACandia.William SchoppFarrar
Sun Jun 27, 194371DIts capital is Canea.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun May 23, 194364DGerman-occupied island.George BucklerFarrar
Sun Mar 8, 1942126DStrategic Mediterranean island.Mabel DaggettFarrar