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14 results for DOGSTAR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Sep 24, 201551ASirius (2)Peter A. Collins
Sun Apr 12, 201594DBright spot?Jeff Chen
Wed Aug 22, 201251ASirius (2)Peter A. Collins
Thu Aug 18, 201114DIts rising signaled the flooding of the Nile in ancient EgyptKevan Choset
Sun Jul 26, 200941AAnother name for 72-AcrossKevin G. Der
Sun Apr 12, 200950ABright spot in the night skyEric Berlin
Fri Feb 2, 20079DGuiding lightDavid J. Kahn
Tue Jun 27, 200011DPart of Canis MajorHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon

2 results for DOGSTAR from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 3, 2017cryptic28ADarn! Mars or Mercury, in retrospect, is bright spot in the night sky (3,4)Daniel Raymon
Oct 10, 1999acrosticUSirius (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

4 results for DOGSTAR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Sep 14, 195870ASirius.Grace HosterFarrar
Sat Aug 27, 19551ASirius.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jan 4, 195359AIt's in Canis Major.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Sun May 25, 19528ANight's brightest luminary besides the moon.Jack LuzzattoFarrar