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125 results for DESERT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Apr 27, 201866AAntarctica, for oneDavid Steinberg
Wed Nov 12, 201426ALeave in the lurchDaniel Landman
Thu Oct 30, 20145DHot spotDavid Woolf
Sat Oct 18, 201461ALeave one's company?Evan Birnholz
Wed Oct 1, 201412DMuch of ArabiaElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Oct 28, 201257AAbandon (2)Michael Sharp and Caleb Madison
Sat Mar 24, 201240AJerboa's homeBarry C. Silk
Tue Jul 19, 201165AAbandon (2)Mark Feldman
Sat Apr 9, 201150DPrickly pear's placeScott Atkinson
Fri Feb 15, 200838DRoughly a third of the earth's land surfacePatrick Berry
Mon Jul 2, 200744DGobi or MojavePeter A. Collins
Fri Jun 8, 200748AMost of MauritaniaRandolph Ross
Fri Apr 13, 200743DXerophyte's homePatrick Berry
Sat Jul 15, 200651ADry landPatrick Berry
Thu Jul 6, 200618DLeave (2)Pete Muller
Fri Sep 9, 200548ALeave aloneKyle Mahowald
Sun Apr 3, 200594A"The English Patient" settingNancy Nicholson Joline
Sat Mar 19, 200553ALeave (2)Jim Hyres
Sat Jun 17, 200047DBarrenRich Norris
Mon Sep 20, 19999DGila monster's homeGregory E. Paul
Mon Jun 28, 199930ASahara, e.g.Ed Early
Thu Dec 11, 199760ARub' al Khali, e.g.Trip Payne
Fri Aug 8, 199746DDitchMartin Ashwood-Smith and Bob Klahn
Fri Apr 11, 199730ACamel countryManny Nosowsky
Thu Mar 9, 19954DSaguaro localeAlex Vaughn
Mon Dec 6, 19934DGo AWOLPeter Gordon

2 results for DESERT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Oct 8, 2017cryptic30ALeave the last course for the auditors (6)Richard Silvestri
Mar 13, 2016cryptic8DRun out on desolate area (6)Rosalie Moscovitch (1942-2015)

97 results for DESERT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Sep 17, 199319AAct the ratManny NosowskyTaub
Sun Aug 29, 199328ALand of sandTap OsbornTaub
Mon Jul 5, 199343DForsakeJean J. DavisonMaleska
Mon May 17, 19938DNefud, e.g.Mary S. SnyderMaleska
Sun Sep 27, 199238AKalahari or TharRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Fri Mar 13, 199222AOasis environmentErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Nov 13, 199113DTaklamakan, e.g.Nancy JolineMaleska
Tue Jun 11, 199147DMojave or GobiMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Tue Mar 12, 199139AApostatizeVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun Aug 19, 199020DHome of a sidewinderEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Aug 11, 198844DAbandonMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Wed Jun 22, 198846ALeave high and dryKenneth WitteMaleska
Sat Nov 21, 198716DValentino's milieuEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Nov 1, 198717DOcotillo's milieuBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Mon Feb 10, 198627AAbandonJames R. BurnsMaleska
Fri Jan 11, 198538DAriz.'s Painted ___Brett A. BlaylockMaleska
Sun Jan 22, 1984118AAbandonFrances HansenMaleska
Sat Dec 17, 19836DApostatizeBrett A. BlaylockMaleska
Tue Jul 5, 19839DAbandonBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Mon Jun 27, 198323AWastelandNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wed May 4, 198339DForsakePeter SwiftMaleska
Wed Nov 3, 198243DAbandonJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Tue May 4, 198243AAbandonAdamsMaleska
Sat Mar 13, 198254APlay turncoatWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Dec 28, 198140AJust rewardI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sun Oct 4, 198133AForsakeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Mar 31, 198163ANegev, e.g.Hallie & Gerald ParsonsMaleska
Fri Sep 26, 19807DNegev or NefudTap OsbornMaleska
Wed Jul 30, 198068AAbandonA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Apr 20, 1980135AAbandonWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Mar 9, 198081DPainted ___, Ariz.Bert H. KruseMaleska
Sun Jan 6, 198098AGobi or NegevFrances HansenMaleska
Thu Oct 18, 197944DRomberg's "___ Song"C. J. AngioMaleska
Wed Sep 26, 19793DGobi or SaharaMeunierMaleska
Fri Sep 7, 19794D"The ___ Song": RombergJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Jul 2, 197946AGobi, e.g.StrassheimMaleska
Sat Mar 10, 19795DBecome a permanent AWOLRobert KatzMaleska
Thu May 20, 197642DForsakeJames A. BrusselWeng
Wed Oct 8, 197521AAbandonJack LuzzattoWeng
Tue Aug 19, 197526A___ rat (prospector)Hugh P. HollandWeng
Mon Dec 31, 197342DArizona's is paintedCatherine ShogryWeng
Fri May 18, 19739DPainted, for oneBrian G. TylerWeng
Thu Feb 1, 197348AGobi or PaintedUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 6, 197251DForsakeJack LuzzattoWeng
Thu Jan 27, 197242DAbandonUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 23, 197228APainted, for oneNancy S. RossWeng
Sun Jan 24, 1971131AAbandonMel RosenWeng
Wed Aug 13, 196948ARun out on.UnknownWeng
Thu Jul 25, 196819AForsake.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 2, 196888AOne kind of island.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat May 25, 19684DThe Negev, for one.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 14, 196721DAbandon.Bert BeamanFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 1967111ABlack Rock, for one.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wed Nov 16, 19664DLarge part of Iran.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 13, 196644DMojave.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sun Jul 4, 196553DPainted ___.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun May 2, 1965141AThe Negev.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Feb 10, 196536AMojave.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 27, 196436APeriphery of Palm Springs.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 12, 196446DForsake.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 3, 196489DAbandon.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Dec 23, 196326ASee 30 Across.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 15, 196395DThe Negev.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Jan 26, 196336DMohave.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Sat Jan 27, 196221AMojave, for one.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 10, 196119D___ fox.Aida CromwellFarrar
Tue Nov 28, 196120AMohave region.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 26, 196141DWilderness.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 15, 196110DGeographical feature.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Jun 18, 196041ABlack Rock, for one.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 28, 196033AThe Negev.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Apr 11, 196043DPainted ___ in Arizona.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 5, 196038APalm Springs environment.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 3, 195955AWilderness.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 1, 195947DPalm Springs environs.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tue May 26, 195943AWilderness.Walt ClarkFarrar
Tue Dec 30, 195812DRegion left unoccupied.Charles C. AllenFarrar
Thu Aug 14, 195826DThe Negeb or the Nafud.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sun Apr 6, 1958114AThe Mojave, for example.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Nov 14, 195755ARecent Disney project.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 12, 195713DSetting for 51 Down.Ben GrahamFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 195552DImperial Valley.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Tue Sep 20, 195541DWhite Sands, for instance.Madeline CorseFarrar
Tue Sep 13, 195568AThe Mojave.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Dec 25, 195449AOne-fifth of the world's land.George HendersonFarrar
Tue Jul 6, 195420AMojave.Roberta MorseFarrar
Fri Jul 3, 19539DBlack Rock in Nevada.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Jun 28, 1953108AArizona scene.Marion MoeserFarrar
Tue Jul 24, 195149DThe Mojave, for instance.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 20, 195142AIsraeli reclamation project.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 8, 19508DMojave or Gobi.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 30, 195010AForsake.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Feb 12, 195097DNearly half of earth's surface.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Oct 30, 194950AAbandon.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun May 8, 194981AThe Negeb.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Mar 13, 194998DDry land.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 1948128AWhat Negeb is.Jack LuzzattoFarrar