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59 results for DESPOT

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

Sunday, August 21, 201666DTyrant (5)Kathy Matheson and Jeff Chen
Tuesday, May 20, 20145DRuler who rules by forcePeter A. Collins
Tuesday, December 17, 201343AIronfisted rulerPaula Gamache
Sunday, June 21, 200960AKim Jong-il, e.g.Matt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Monday, October 6, 20088DTyrant (5)Patrick Blindauer
Wednesday, September 13, 200626AOppressor (2)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Thursday, November 18, 20041DTyrant (5)Charles Barasch
Wednesday, June 2, 200440DTyrant (5)Nancy Salomon
Monday, April 12, 200473ATyrannical leaderGail Grabowski
Sunday, July 6, 2003129APapa Doc Duvalier, e.g.Robert H. Wolfe
Thursday, April 27, 200069ASaddam Hussein, e.g. (2)Greg Staples
Saturday, October 2, 199924AQaddafi, for oneRich Norris
Thursday, September 2, 199952DIronfisted oneJoe DiPietro
Monday, June 9, 199749AVlad the Impaler, e.g. (2)Thomas W. Schier
Sunday, May 4, 199712DDemocrat's opponent?Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, April 27, 1997112ASaddam Hussein, e.g. (2)Matt Gaffney
Saturday, February 17, 199641AOppressor (2)Bob Sefick
Sunday, November 12, 199566AVlad the Impaler, e.g. (2)Randolph Ross
Thursday, August 25, 199447DRuthless rulerHarvey Estes
Thursday, June 2, 199459AIdi Amin, e.g.Harvey Estes
Wednesday, April 20, 199463ASatrapWalter Webb
Sunday, March 20, 199456DTyrant (5)Joel Davajan

1 result for DESPOT from Variety puzzles.

March 12, 2000acrosticBTyrantEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

36 results for DESPOT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, February 15, 199347ATyrantAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, November 24, 19929DTyrantRuth MinaryMaleska
Friday, April 22, 198833AAutocratJim PageMaleska
Monday, December 22, 198652ATyrantJames R. BurnsMaleska
Saturday, October 13, 198448DCaligula was oneJoe ClonickMaleska
Thursday, July 16, 19815DAutocratJohn GreenmanMaleska
Monday, September 15, 198047ANero or CaligulaRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
Monday, May 28, 197944DAutocratWilliam JarvisMaleska
Saturday, April 10, 197613DTyrantBill ShippWeng
Wednesday, February 4, 197627ACruel dictatorJack LuzzattoWeng
Sunday, July 13, 1975120ANero or IvanMel RosenWeng
Wednesday, April 9, 197547DAbsolute rulerSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Sunday, September 22, 197460DTyrantJordan S. LasherWeng
Tuesday, April 8, 196945ADictator.UnknownWeng
Sunday, February 23, 196935AAutocratFrances HansenWeng
Thursday, May 4, 19671DAutocrat.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wednesday, June 23, 196534AAutocrat.UnknownFarrar
Monday, November 23, 19649DAutocrat.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 13, 196434ARuler of a kind.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 10, 196412DByzantine emperor.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wednesday, July 15, 196412DAutocrat.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 9, 196130AAutocrat.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 26, 196046DOverlord.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 31, 1960135ATyrant.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thursday, December 10, 195930AAutocrat.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 6, 19597DIron-handed ruler.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tuesday, January 21, 195813DTyrant.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, July 29, 195675A45 Across, for example.William S. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Monday, July 5, 195445DSee 28 Down.William F. BulowFarrar
Sunday, November 29, 195379AMogul.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, February 23, 195325DAutocrat.Edward BucklerFarrar
Tuesday, November 11, 195257AAn absolute ruler.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 16, 195248DOne with absolute authority.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 30, 195085AAutocrat.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sunday, January 30, 1949125AIron-handed ruler.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, March 16, 194753DMonocrat.P. J. LamannaFarrar