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58 results for DESOTO

29 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Tuesday, October 10, 201750DMississippi River explorer (5)Mark MacLachlan
Sunday, April 23, 201749AOld car named for an explorerOlivia Mitra Framke
Thursday, March 31, 201611DSpaniard granted the right to conquer Florida by Charles VEllen Leuschner and Jeff Chen
Sunday, January 4, 2015126ASee 52-DownFinn Vigeland
Sunday, May 4, 201449DAuto sponsor of Groucho Marx's "You Bet Your Life"Mary Lou Guizzo
Friday, July 12, 201356APizarro contemporaryMatt Ginsberg
Saturday, May 4, 201346DFireflite of the 1950s, e.g.Doug Peterson and Brad Wilber
Friday, January 18, 20135DFirst European to cross the MississippiTim Croce
Friday, June 22, 201246DOld Chrysler make (2)Josh Knapp
Saturday, August 29, 200936DStudebaker alternativeDoug Peterson
Friday, March 13, 200948DHe joined Pizarro in the conquest of the Inca EmpireJoon Pahk
Sunday, June 17, 200729DCar famous for its 1950s tailfinsTony Orbach & Patrick Blindauer
Friday, October 6, 200656ANash contemporaryNancy Joline
Monday, August 2, 200449DMississippi River explorer (5)Holden Baker
Tuesday, June 15, 20048DSpanish explorer who discovered the MississippiNancy Kavanaugh
Saturday, June 14, 200343DMississippi River explorer (5)Manny Nosowsky
Thursday, June 5, 200346D1950's FiredomeDavid J. Kahn
Sunday, December 29, 2002131AMississippi River explorer (5)Richard Silvestri
Friday, July 26, 200246DFiredome or AdventurerManny Nosowsky
Friday, January 18, 200246DMississippi River discoverer (2)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, November 30, 200146AFiredome, for oneElizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, December 5, 199946DMississippi River discoverer (2)Joe DiPietro
Thursday, August 12, 199951AEarly explorer of FloridaRobert H. Wolfe
Saturday, January 17, 199835A50's FireFliteRich Norris
Saturday, August 23, 199749DMississippi River explorer (5)Rich Norris
Wednesday, October 4, 199545DOld Chrysler make (2)Wayne Robert Williams
Sunday, June 18, 19956DNash competitorRich Norris
Sunday, January 22, 199557AExplorer of Florida, 1539Frances Hansen
Thursday, May 5, 19949DMississippi discovererMel Taub

3 results for DESOTO from Variety puzzles.

August 6, 2017acrosticQFirst European known to have crossed the Mississippi River (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
August 28, 2011acrosticHMississippi crosser of 1541 (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
July 1, 2001acrosticQChrysler product until 1961Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

26 results for DESOTO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, January 2, 199140DExplorer of 4 Down, c. 1540Christy RidleyMaleska
Friday, February 16, 199056ADiscoverer of the MississippiPeggy DevlinMaleska
Tuesday, October 6, 19875DMississippi River discovererFred TooleMaleska
Sunday, February 15, 198793ASpanish explorerBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thursday, December 22, 198346AMississippi River discovererJanis HellerMaleska
Wednesday, April 13, 198339DMississippi discovererEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Saturday, May 8, 197644DMississippi discovererMel RosenWeng
Sunday, October 5, 1975120DFlorida explorerRichard CampWeng
Monday, September 16, 197444DSpanish explorerEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Saturday, June 3, 197224ASpanish explorerUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 26, 1969100DEarly U. S. explorerMary M. MurdochWeng
Friday, November 1, 19681ASpanish explorer.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 20, 196810DDiscoverer of the Mississippi.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 8, 196846D16th century explorer.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 15, 196744ASpanish explorer.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, January 12, 196747DSpanish explorer.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sunday, August 12, 196288DSpanish explorer.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Sunday, May 14, 196132ASpanish explorer.Christine ValenceFarrar
Tuesday, December 8, 195957ASpanish explorer.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, March 26, 195857ADiscoverer of the Mississippi.Walter H. BlumFarrar
Sunday, April 21, 1957123AEarly Spanish explorer.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sunday, January 6, 195773DEarly Arkansas traveler.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sunday, August 19, 1956159ANotable conquistador.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, July 2, 195451AFirst white man to see the Mississippi.Harold T. BersFarrar
Friday, January 30, 195346DHernando of Old Man River.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Friday, January 25, 195248DHe discovered the Mississippi.UnknownFarrar