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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).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Aug 21, 201666DTyrant (5)Kathy Matheson and Jeff Chen
Tue May 20, 20145DRuler who rules by forcePeter A. Collins
Tue Dec 17, 201343AIronfisted rulerPaula Gamache
Sun Jun 21, 200960AKim Jong-il, e.g.Matt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Mon Oct 6, 20088DTyrant (5)Patrick Blindauer
Wed Sep 13, 200626AOppressor (2)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Thu Nov 18, 20041DTyrant (5)Charles Barasch
Wed Jun 2, 200440DTyrant (5)Nancy Salomon
Mon Apr 12, 200473ATyrannical leaderGail Grabowski
Sun Jul 6, 2003129APapa Doc Duvalier, e.g.Robert H. Wolfe
Thu Apr 27, 200069ASaddam Hussein, e.g. (2)Greg Staples
Sat Oct 2, 199924AQaddafi, for oneRich Norris
Thu Sep 2, 199952DIronfisted oneJoe DiPietro
Mon Jun 9, 199749AVlad the Impaler, e.g. (2)Thomas W. Schier
Sun May 4, 199712DDemocrat's opponent?Manny Nosowsky
Sun Apr 27, 1997112ASaddam Hussein, e.g. (2)Matt Gaffney
Sat Feb 17, 199641AOppressor (2)Bob Sefick
Sun Nov 12, 199566AVlad the Impaler, e.g. (2)Randolph Ross
Thu Aug 25, 199447DRuthless rulerHarvey Estes
Thu Jun 2, 199459AIdi Amin, e.g.Harvey Estes
Wed Apr 20, 199463ASatrapWalter Webb
Sun Mar 20, 199456DTyrant (5)Joel Davajan

1 result for DESPOT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 12, 2000acrosticBTyrantEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

36 results for DESPOT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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