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357 results for DES

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

DateGridClueAuthor
103D___ Moines (27)Natan Last
68A___ Moines, Iowa (8)Julie Bérubé
67ADôme ___ Invalides (historic church)Jason Mueller
33A___ Moines, Iowa (8)Bruce Greig
55DParis's Pont ___ Arts (3)John Guzzetta
26A___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Daniel Mauer
41D___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Lynn Lempel
18D___ Moines (27)Charles M. Deber
53DSome, along the SommeNed White
4DFrom abroad?Mark MacLachlan
25DMontréal's Île ___ SoeursBrian J. MacDonald
18DAcadémie ___ Beaux-ArtsTimothy Polin and Joe Krozel
14DSome, in SommeAndrew Zhou
13D___ Moines (27)Fred Piscop
111D___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) (6)Patrick Berry
94AJardin ___ Plantes (Paris botanical garden)Alan Arbesfeld
63DStart of many French surnamesTimothy Polin
6DSome Parisian?Alan Arbesfeld
39DSome of the French?Timothy Polin
33AFrench surname starterEd Sessa
18AFrom overseas? (2)David Phillips
42APalais ___ Sports (Paris arena)Ethan Cooper
47APart of many French surnamesVictor Barocas
26A___ Moines, Iowa (8)Adam G. Perl
12D___ Moines, Iowa (8)Susan Gelfand
119AParis's Parc ___ Princes (3)Joe DiPietro
54DNotre-Dame-___-Champs (Paris Métro stop)Ian Livengood
85A___ Moines (27)Victor Barocas
63D___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Jonathan Gersch
84A___ Plaines (6)Dan Schoenholz
18AFrench preposition (2)Chris A. McGlothlin
65APrefix in some French surnamesErik Wennstrom
61DParis's Avenue ___ Champs-ÉlyséesMatt Ginsberg
46AFrance's Académie ___ Beaux-ArtsMel Rosen
10DFrom overseas? (2)David Quarfoot
4DFrench preposition (2)Todd Gross
36A___ Moines, Iowa (8)Michael David
33ASome French?George Barany and Victor Barocas
9D___ Moines RegisterNancy Kavanaugh
114AÉcole ___ artsVictor Fleming and John Dunn
59D___ Moines (27)Elizabeth C. Gorski
66AChemin ___ Dames (W.W. I battle locale)Brendan Emmett Quigley
60D___ Moines, Iowa (8)Mark Feldman
27D"Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" (4)Milo Beckman
37D___ Plaines (6)David J. Kahn
58D"Porte ___ Lilas" (Oscar-nominated 1957 film)Will Nediger
70A___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) (6)Patrick Blindauer
11A___ Moines (27)Janice M. Putney
27DNorth Dakota's ___ Lacs National Wildlife RefugeJohn Farmer
86A___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Mel Rosen
82AAvenue ___ Champs-ÉlyséesAlan Arbesfeld
110DParis's Parc ___ Princes (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
21A___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Nancy Salomon
31AParis's Palais ___ CongrèsJoe Krozel
69A___ Moines (27)Richard Chisholm
38D___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) (6)Brendan Emmett Quigley
28ASee 53-DownByron Walden
34D___ Moines (27)J. K. Hummel
49A___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Manny Nosowsky
39D___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) (6)Gilbert H. Ludwig
24A___ Moines (27)Lisa Wiseman
13D___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Sheldon Benardo
32D___ Arc, Ark. (3)Joe DiPietro
74AFrom, in France (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
29D"Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" (4)David Murchie
27D___ Moines (27)Nancy Salomon and Kyle Mahowald
51A___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Seth A. Abel
6DParis’s Pont ___ Arts (3)Robert H. Wolfe
63D___ Plaines (6)M. Francis Vuolo
27D___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Fred Piscop
41AFrom, in France (3)Randolph Ross
54D___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) (6)Patrick Berry
29D___ Moines (27)Adam G. Perl
28DLouisiana's Lake ___ AllemandsJim Page
45AComposer Josquin ___ Prés (2)Bob Peoples
39D___ Peres, Mo. (2)Manny Nosowsky
43A___ Moines (27)Greg Staples
53A___ Moines (27)Michael Shteyman
86D"Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" (4)Patrick Berry
8DGoethe's "Die Leiden ___ jungen Werthers"Martin Ashwood-Smith
13D___ Moines (27)Manny Nosowsky
9DParis's Pont ___ Arts (3)Jim Page
114AFrom, in France (3)David J. Kahn
23A___ Moines (27)Monica Krausse
92AMarais ___ Cygnes (Kansas river)Richard Hughes
51A___ Moines, Iowa (8)Nancy Salomon
20D___ Plaines (6)Randolph Ross
28A___ Moines, Iowa (8)Fran and Lou Sabin
45A___ Peres, Mo. (2)David J. Kahn
43A___ Plaines (6)Rich Norris
64D___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Ed Early
25D___ Arc, Ark. (3)Robert H. Wolfe
40A___ Moines (27)Randall J. Hartman
50A___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Alan Arbesfeld
30A___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) (6)Rich Norris
18D___ Arc, Ark. (3)Cathy Millhauser
45A___ Moines (27)Gregory E. Paul
57D___ Moines (27)Manny Nosowsky
14D___ Lacs National Wildlife RefugeGerald R. Ferguson
27A___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Patrick Jordan
109DParis's Parc ___ Princes (3)Randolph Ross
50A"Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" (4)Chuck Deodene
23A___ Moines (27)Stephanie Spadaccini
49D___ Plaines, Ill. (14)Gregory E. Paul
100AFrench surname startManny Nosowsky
24AFlemish composer ___ PresJ. R. Conrad
14DFrancoise Sagan's "___ bleus a l ame"A. D. Cover
38DComposer___PresD.J. Kahn
27A___Moines (27)E. Gorski
49A____ Moines (27)Gregory E. Paul
50A____ Moines (27)Sidney L. Robbins
39DComposer Josquin ____ Prés (2)Jonathan Schmatzbach
67D_____ Moines (27)Sidney L. Robbins
37DTV host O'ConnorGregory E. Paul
26A_____ Moines (27)Ernie Furtado
50A_____ Plaines, Ill. (14)Alfio Micci
45D_____ Moines (27)Bryant White
24A_____ Moines (27)Sidney L. Robbins
36D_____ Plaines, III.Arthur S. Ash
17DFlemish composer _____ PrésCathy Millhauser
51D_____ Plaines (6)Sidney L. Robbins
53D_____ Moines (27)Cathy Millhauser

2 results for DES from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 30, 2011diagramless62D___ PlainesFred Piscop
Sep 1, 2002panda5DBeginning of TroyMel Taub

233 results for DES from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
36D___ MoinesRand H. BurnsTaub
21A___ PlainesRobert H. WolfeTaub
36D___ MoinesCharles E. GerschMaleska
55D___ MoinesPeter GordonMaleska
18D___ MoinesMichael J. ParrisMaleska
108A___ PlainesWarren W. ReichMaleska
22D___ MoinesRichard SilvestriMaleska
122A___ MoinesErnst TheimerMaleska
29A___ Plaines, Ill.Peter SwiftMaleska
26D___ MoinesJim PageMaleska
42D___ Plaines, Ill.Timothy S. LewisMaleska
10A___ Plaines, Ill.Peter SwiftMaleska
38AComposer Josquin ___ PrésRichard SilvestriMaleska
8DManon's ___ GrieuxC. McInerneyMaleska
50A___ MoinesMelvin KenworthyMaleska
8D___ MoinesMelvin KenworthyMaleska
8DThe ___ Moines RegisterPeter SwiftMaleska
26D___ PlainesArthur W. PalmerMaleska
140A___ MoinesA. J. SantoraMaleska
21D___ MoinesRichard SilvestriMaleska
46DEcole ___ Beaux-ArtsRhonda KrausMaleska
9D___ Plaines, Chicago suburbChristy RidleyMaleska
43A___ Plaines, Ill.Albert J. KlausMaleska
41D___ MoinesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
71A___ MoinesVictoria Black and Alex F. BlackMaleska
31AHôtel ___ Invalides, ParisNancy JolineMaleska
106A___ MoinesBette Sue CohenMaleska
23AWith 59 Across, Iowa cityHarold B. CountsMaleska
116DSee 115 AcrossCharles M. DeberMaleska
50A___ Plaines, Ill.Louis SabinMaleska
58D___ PlainesJoel D. LafargueMaleska
27AMoines or Plaines precederFrances HansenMaleska
26A___ MoinesAlbert J. KlausMaleska
15ASynthetic estrogen, for shortNancy RossMaleska
45ASince, in SavoieAlbert J. KlausMaleska
3D___ Plaines RiverMark DiehlMaleska
23A___ MoinesFrank GearyMaleska
25A___ Prés, Flemish composerKenneth WitteMaleska
65A___ MoinesJohn M. SamsonMaleska
46A___ PlainesVaughn KeithMaleska
65D___ MoinesSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
49A___ PlainesJudson G. TrentMaleska
61DPhilip Wylie characterEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
31AComposer Josquin ___ PrésMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
18DPhilip Wylie characterJoy L. WoukMaleska
64A___ Moines, IowaWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
5D"La Valse ___ Toréadors": AnouilhYurie HoriguchiMaleska
28A___ Moines RiverJonesMaleska
90A___ MoinesA. J. SantoraMaleska
14D___ Plaines, Ill.Harold B. CountsMaleska
45AEcole ___ Beaux-Arts, ParisAlbert J. KlausMaleska
4D___ Plaines RiverFred TooleMaleska
69A___ Prés, memorable Flemish composerMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
32A___ MoinesH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
30A___ Plaines, Ill.Jeanne WilsonMaleska
5D___ Plaines, Ill.MurphyMaleska
124A___ PlainesJim PageMaleska
76AManon’s lover ___ GrieuxBert RosenfieldMaleska
62A___ MoinesLouis SabinMaleska
23A___ Plaines, Ill.ReidMaleska
36D___ MoinesWilliam CanineMaleska
4D___ Moines, IowaAlfio MicciMaleska
109A___ Plaines, Ill.Mary Virginia OrnaMaleska
122AIrish golfer SmythJohn M. SamsonMaleska
36D___ MoinesJim PageMaleska
65A___ MoinesJoy L. WoukMaleska
42A___ MoinesPetschkeMaleska
68A___ MoinesFrank GearyMaleska
1D___ MoinesWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
47D___ PlainesJim PageMaleska
49D___ Plaines, Ill.Bert H. KruseMaleska
42A___ MoinesArthur W. PalmerMaleska
4A___ MoinesMargaret RigbyMaleska
41A___ Plaines, Ill.C. J. AngioMaleska
15D___ Arc, Ark.Emory H. CainMaleska
9D___ PlainesBert H. KruseMaleska
38A___ MoinesGene StoneMaleska
96D___ Prés, Flemish composerJordan S. LasherMaleska
58A___ PlainesAlfio MicciMaleska
35AJardin ___ PlantesCorinne J. NadenMaleska
21A___ MoinesRuth Lake TepperMaleska
73DPlaines or MoinesBert RosenfieldMaleska
53A___ MoinesAnne FoxMaleska
29AArticle with Moines or PlainesRobert KatzMaleska
37DEcole ___ Beaux ArtsRobertMaleska
46DJosquin ___ Prés, Flemish composerVincent L. OsborneMaleska
65AEcole ___ Beaux-ArtsC. J. AngioMaleska
22A___ MoinesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
42A___ MoinesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
49A___ Plaines, Ill.N. M. MeyerMaleska
57DEcole ___ Beaux-Arts, in ParisHerb L. RisteenMaleska
40AHôtel ___ InvalidesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
63A___ MoinesA. J. SantoraMaleska
49ADice, in DijonJean ReedMaleska
42A___ MoinesGurnerMaleska
23A___ MoinesMichelle ArnotMaleska
9D___ PlainesJordan S. LasherMaleska
63A__ MoinesA. J. SantoraMaleska
149D___ MoinesMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
44A___ PlainesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
42A___ PlainesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
16D___ MoinesAlfio MicciMaleska
99A___ MoinesMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
1D___ Moines, IowaBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
44A___ MoinesHugh McElroyMaleska
9D___ MoinesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
40A___ MoinesMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
25D___ Plaines, Ill.George RaventosMaleska
23A___ PlainesNancy Scandrett RossWeng
30A___ PlainesMel RosenWeng
26A___ MoinesSidney L. RobbinsWeng
34D___ MoinesJordan S. LasherWeng
29A___ MoinesMaria G. RiceWeng
87A___ PlainesAlexander F. BlackWeng
9D___ MoinesJim PageWeng
101A___ MoinesFrances HansenWeng
64A___ MoinesEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
24A___ MoinesMarie WestWeng
32D___ PlainesChet CurrierWeng
79DFrom, in ParisArnold MossWeng
54A___ PlainesDorothea E. ShippWeng
23A___ PlainesElizabeth A. YaroWeng
83APlaines or MoinesAlexander BlackWeng
132A___ MoinesAlfio MicciWeng
15D___ MoinesUnknownWeng
43D___ MoinesUnknownWeng
20A___ MoinesUnknownWeng
34D___ MoinesUnknownWeng
62A___ MoinesUnknownWeng
11D___ PlainesUnknownWeng
7D___ PlainesRobert RoopWeng
27AFrom, in ParisUnknownWeng
79A___ PlainesMel RosenWeng
34D___ MoinesUnknownWeng
38AOf the, in FranceUnknownWeng
28AEcole ___ Beaux ArtsUnknownWeng
17A___ PlainesUnknownWeng
49A___ MoinesUnknownWeng
64AFrom, in ParisGladys V. MillerWeng
22D___ MoinesUnknownWeng
71ASince, in ParisUnknownWeng
43D___ PlainesUnknownWeng
47A___ PlainesUnknownWeng
23A___ PlainesUnknownWeng
20A___ MoinesUnknownWeng
66A___ MoinesChristine ValenceWeng
31D___ PlainesUnknownWeng
40A___ PlainesUnknownWeng
5DFrench preposition.UnknownWeng
25AFrom: Fr.UnknownWeng
54D___ Plaines.UnknownWeng
25A___ Plaines.UnknownWeng
63D___ Moines.UnknownWeng
59D___ Plaines, Ill.UnknownFarrar
18DJardin ___ Plantes.William LutwiniakFarrar
14D___ Moines.Emanuel BergFarrar
57DOf the: Fr.UnknownFarrar
108DFrom: Fr.Jean ReedFarrar
118DOf the: Fr.Hume R. CraftFarrar
38A___ Moines.Bert BeamanFarrar
88DOf the: Fr.Jean ReedFarrar
39AJardin ___ Plantes.UnknownFarrar
71DFrom: Fr.Bert BeamanFarrar
50AOf the: Fr.UnknownFarrar
46AJardin ___ Plantes.UnknownFarrar
33AJardin ___ Plantes.UnknownFarrar
4DHôtel ___ Invalides.UnknownFarrar
23A___ Plaines.UnknownFarrar
35A___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
59DJardin ___ Plantes.UnknownFarrar
86AHôtel ___ Invalides.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
49A___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
8D___ Moines.H. L. RisteenFarrar
35A___ Plaines, Ill.W. E. JonesFarrar
42A___ Plaines.UnknownFarrar
53ABoulevard ___ Capucines.UnknownFarrar
98DHôtel ___ Invalides.Hume CraftFarrar
116AJardin ___ Plantes.Kim RichmanFarrar
29APont ___ Invalides.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
65D___ Moines.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
30D___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
63A___ Moines.Thomas MeekinFarrar
42DSince: Fr.Sidney LambertFarrar
60D___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
9D___ Plaines.UnknownFarrar
25AOf the: Fr.UnknownFarrar
60DFrom the: Fr.UnknownFarrar
8DOf the: Fr.UnknownFarrar
62A___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
50A___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
20D___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
5D___ que (as soon as): Fr.UnknownFarrar
39A___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
61A___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
116A___ Moines.Jules ArensbergFarrar
23A___ Moines.Harold T. BersFarrar
49AOf thee: Fr.UnknownFarrar
45DFrom: Fr.Thomas MeekinFarrar
34DFrom: Fr.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
24A___ Moines.Helen FasuloFarrar
45AOf the: French.UnknownFarrar
22A___ Plaines.Herbert EttensonFarrar
149D___ Plaines.Herbert EttensonFarrar
44A___ Moines.H. L. RisteenFarrar
22A___ Moines.Roberta MorseFarrar
31APhilip Wylie character.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
20DFrom: French.UnknownFarrar
19AOf the: French.J. F. KellyFarrar
42A___ Moines, Iowa.Ethel LeStrangeFarrar
28ANavy escort vessels.UnknownFarrar
47D___ Plaines, Illinois.W. E. JonesFarrar
27D___ Moines, Iowa.Isaac KertFarrar
45ANavy escort vessels.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
60D___ Moines, Iowa.Thomas MeekinFarrar
23AOf the: French.UnknownFarrar
59DOf the: French.UnknownFarrar
69A___ Plaines.Ralph AndersonFarrar
22A___ Plaines, near Chicago.UnknownFarrar
49AFrom the: Fr.UnknownFarrar
35A___ Moines.Willard JordanFarrar
27A___ Moines, Iowa.UnknownFarrar
46A___ Moines.UnknownFarrar
33DOf the: French.UnknownFarrar
62A___ Plaines, Illinois.UnknownFarrar
41DOf the: French.Harold T. BersFarrar
33APhilip Wylie character.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
26A___ Moines.Charles CrossFarrar
61D___ Moines, Iowa.UnknownFarrar
30A___ Moines.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
119A___ Moines.W. W. WebsterFarrar
31A___ Plaines River, Wisconsin.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
135D___ Moines.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
88DOf the: Fr.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar