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

3 results for DESOTO from Variety puzzles.

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

26 results for DESOTO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Jan 2, 199140DExplorer of 4 Down, c. 1540Christy RidleyMaleska
Fri Feb 16, 199056ADiscoverer of the MississippiPeggy DevlinMaleska
Tue Oct 6, 19875DMississippi River discovererFred TooleMaleska
Sun Feb 15, 198793ASpanish explorerBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thu Dec 22, 198346AMississippi River discovererJanis HellerMaleska
Wed Apr 13, 198339DMississippi discovererEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat May 8, 197644DMississippi discovererMel RosenWeng
Sun Oct 5, 1975120DFlorida explorerRichard CampWeng
Mon Sep 16, 197444DSpanish explorerEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sat Jun 3, 197224ASpanish explorerUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 26, 1969100DEarly U. S. explorerMary M. MurdochWeng
Fri Nov 1, 19681ASpanish explorer.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 20, 196810DDiscoverer of the Mississippi.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 8, 196846D16th century explorer.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 15, 196744ASpanish explorer.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 12, 196747DSpanish explorer.William LutwiniakFarrar
Sun Aug 12, 196288DSpanish explorer.Mary D. WeisserFarrar
Sun May 14, 196132ASpanish explorer.Christine ValenceFarrar
Tue Dec 8, 195957ASpanish explorer.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 26, 195857ADiscoverer of the Mississippi.Walter H. BlumFarrar
Sun Apr 21, 1957123AEarly Spanish explorer.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Jan 6, 195773DEarly Arkansas traveler.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sun Aug 19, 1956159ANotable conquistador.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Jul 2, 195451AFirst white man to see the Mississippi.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Jan 30, 195346DHernando of Old Man River.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Fri Jan 25, 195248DHe discovered the Mississippi.UnknownFarrar