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339 results for ECO

249 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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45ALead-in to -cideSam Trabucco
2DWriter Umberto ___ (4)Morton J. Mendelson
53APrefix with friendly (14)Sean Biggins
5DGreen prefix (14)Ross Trudeau
63DEnvironment-related prefixLynn Lempel
42A"Baudolino" novelist (5)Doug Peterson and Erik Agard
29DLead-in to tourism or terrorismLewis Dean Hyatt
20A"Foucault's Pendulum" author, 1988 (11)Tom McCoy
24A___-friendly (green) (3)Gary Cee
12DPrefix with warrior (6)David Steinberg
65APrefix with warrior (6)Brendan Emmett Quigley
36DStart to terrorism or tourismEmily Carroll
37APrefix with law or labelAlex Eaton-Salners
8DGreen: Prefix (14)Peter Gordon
11AModern prefix with warrior (2)Peter A. Collins
56DPro-sustainability, in lingoBrendan Emmett Quigley
19A___-consciousDavid Steinberg
32A___-friendly (4)Peter Gordon
35DPrefix with conscious or freakTrenton Charlson
36DPrefix with system (11)Andrew Zhou
45D___-friendly (4)Tom McCoy
56AGreen: Prefix (14)Dan Flanagan
22APrefix with tourism (10)Michael Hawkins
47A___-friendly (4)Lisa Loeb and Doug Peterson
6DPrefix with tourism (10)David J. Kahn
29AFriendly introduction? (3)Damon Gulczynski
49A"The Name of the Rose" author (5)Hal Moore
41APrefix with freak or friendlyTracy Gray
9DPrefix with conscious (3)Ed Sessa
43AEnvironmentalist's prefix (4)Jason Mueller
25DPrefix with villageJames Mulhern
7DPrefix with chicKary Haddad
38DAuthor Umberto (14)Tom McCoy
5APrefix with aware or catastropheJoel Elkins and Andrea Carla Michaels
16AEnvironmental prefix (9)Kevan Choset
111D"The Name of the Rose" novelistTom McCoy
100APrefix meaning 118-AcrossHoward Barkin
47DPrefix with tourism (10)Tom McCoy
24A___-Drive, popular light-powered watchFred Piscop
42AEarth-friendly prefix (3)David J. Kahn
12DPrefix with terrorism or tourismFrancis Heaney and Brendan Emmett Quigley
54AUmberto ___, author of "The Name of the Rose" (2)Byron Walden
39APrefix with designSean Dobbin
36DPrefix with system (11)Derek Bowman
2D___-friendly (green) (3)D. Scott Nichols and Zhouqin Burnikel
36DEnvironmental prefix (9)Mike Buckley
44ASystem starter? (6)Randolph Ross
121APrefix with system (11)Tom McCoy
22AModern prefix with designJacob Stulberg
41A"The Prague Cemetery" author, 2010Julian Lim
40AModern prefix with warrior (2)Tom McCoy
55ACar starter?Daniel Landman
10D"The Island of the Day Before" novelist (2)John Farmer
27AGreen piece?Evans Clinchy
6DFriendly start?Joe Krozel
6D"The Name of the Rose" author (5)Peter A. Collins
11DPrefix with friendly (14)MaryEllen Uthlaut
118DGreen: Prefix (14)Byron Walden
45DPrefix with efficiencyJosh Knapp
59DGreen start?Kameron Austin Collins
71AEarth-friendly prefix (3)Lynn Lempel
33D"Foucault's Pendulum" author UmbertoJohn Lieb
48AAuthor Umberto (14)Michael Dewey
1A"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Alex Vratsanos
94AAuthor Umberto (14)Charles M. Deber
55DSystem prefixDick Shlakman and Jeff Chen
39AAuthor of "The Prague Cemetery"Alan DerKazarian
11DPrefix with tourism (10)Peter Wentz
5DPrefix with sphere (6)Michael Sharp
19APrefix with car (2)Gareth Bain
46DEarth Day prefixMike Buckley
33D"The Name of the Rose" author (5)Richard and Judith Martin
62DPrefix with friendly (14)Jay Kaskel
39APrefix with consumerKristian House
73DPrefix with resortTracy Gray
27AGreen prefix (14)Peter Wentz
29DPrefix with management (2)Patrick Merrell
89AWriter Umberto (4)James F. C. Burns
116DEnvironmental prefix (9)Charles M. Deber
54DPrefix with car (2)Alex Vratsanos
36DFriendly introduction? (3)Milo Beckman
11DConscious beginning?Jeremy Horwitz
18DPrefix with friendly (14)Daniel Raymon
47APrefix with sensitiveBrendan Emmett Quigley
57DPrefix with warrior (6)Brendan Emmett Quigley
34DEnvironmental prefix (9)Michael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
33AGreen: Prefix (14)Elizabeth A. Long
50AGreen: Prefix (14)Anna Shechtman
15AWriter Umberto (4)Victor Barocas
18D"Green" prefix (2)Ron and Nancy Byron
5DPrefix with system (11)Jim Hilger
100DSphere or system starterPatrick Berry
49DPrefix with hazard (2)Allan E. Parrish
83DPrefix with warrior (6)Brendan Emmett Quigley
9DFriendly intro?Mark Diehl
9DEnvironmental prefix (9)Andrea Carla Michaels and Jennifer Nutt
101APrefix with tour (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
57A"Baudolino" novelist (5)Peter A. Collins
98AAuthor Umberto (14)Ed Sessa
29DPrefix with -cide (7)Alex Boisvert
54D___-friendly (green) (3)Fred Piscop
41AEnvironmentalist's prefix (4)Nancy Salomon
48DPrefix with friendly (14)Elizabeth C. Gorski
10DModern prefix with balanceJohn Farmer
38AUmberto ___, author of "The Name of the Rose" (2)Anthony J. Salvia
26ATrendy prefixAlex Boisvert
90AFriendly opening?Caleb Madison
31AGreen: Prefix (14)Charles Deber
45APrefix with tourism (10)Allan E. Parrish
64APrefix with tourism (10)Betty Keller
6DPrefix with system or sphere (3)Jim Hyres
44AAuthor of "The Island of the Day Before" (2)Fred Piscop
108APrefix with warrior (6)Randolph Ross
116D"Baudolino" author (3)Daniel C. Bryant
38DPrefix with touristPeter A. Collins
36DPrefix with tourism (10)Barry Boone
112DPrefix with freakBrendan Emmett Quigley
3DSystem starter? (6)Donna Hoke Kahwaty
62DPrefix with -cide (7)Gary J. Whitehead
8DWriter Umberto (4)Allan E. Parrish
55DPrefix with tour (2)Karen M. Tracey
45AUmberto who wrote "The Name of the Rose"Peter A. Collins
43A"Baudolino" novelist (5)Manny Nosowsky
58AGreen: Prefix (14)Susan Harrington Smith
63AModern prefix with villageBrendan Emmett Quigley
13D"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Alan Arbesfeld
23APrefix with warrior (6)Alan Arbesfeld
4DPrefix with -cide (7)Patrick Berry
38A"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Janet Bender
11DModern prefix with tourismEric Fischer
48A"Baudolino" novelist (5)David J. Kahn
24APrefix with -cide (7)Mike Nothnagel
57DGreen prefix (14)Kim Seidl
57A"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Patrick Berry
22DGreen: Prefix (14)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
37APrefix with friendly (14)Bruce P. Douglas
8DPrefix with tourism (10)Michael Shteyman
13DPrefix with system (11)Seth A. Abel
56APrefix with friendly (14)Richard Chisholm
30APrefix with friendly (14)Patrick Berry
54DGreen: Prefix (14)Elizabeth C. Gorski
93APrefix with friendly (14)Elizabeth C. Gorski
25DSystem start-up? (3)Joe DiPietro
43AAuthor Umberto (14)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
27DGreen: Prefix (14)Michael Shteyman
109APrefix with system (11)Daniel C. Bryant
6D"Baudolino" author (3)Manny Nosowsky
61DPrefix with friendly (14)Philip Thomson
29DFriendly opener?Elizabeth C. Gorski
8D"Baudolino" author (3)David J. Kahn
66DSystem starter? (6)Nancy Salomon
45APrefix with conscious (3)Ed Early
15DPrefix with system (11)Patrick Merrell
38AAuthor Umberto (14)Elizabeth C. Gorski
3DPrefix with friendly (14)Nancy Salomon and Earl W. Reed
7DPrefix with conscious (3)Harvey Estes
14A"The Name of the Rose" writer (2)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
10DEnvironmental prefix (9)Michael Shteyman
76DPrefix with tourism (10)Cathy Millhauser
24DGreen: Prefix (14)Patrick Merrell
33A___-friendly (4)Ethan Friedman
2DAuthor Umberto (14)Roy Leban
52D"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Nancy Nicholson Joline
86D"The Island of the Day Before" writerMichael Grudzielanek
26DPrefix with management (2)Harvey Estes
35D"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Leonard Williams
5DPrefix with tourism (10)Todd McClary
11DEnvironmental prefix (9)Karen M. Tracey
36ASystem start-up? (3)Patrick Merrell
31ANovelist UmbertoJohn Greenman
18DPrefix with logicalNancy Salomon
8D"Baudolino" novelist, 2002 (5)James E. Buell
85APrefix with catastropheNancy Nicholson Joline
36AEnvironmentalist's prefix (4)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
14AAuthor Umberto (14)Tyler Hinman
28DPrefix with sphere (6)Frank Longo
24DPrefix with system (11)Robert Malinow
37APrefix with sphere (6)David J. Kahn
25APrefix with terrorism (2)Alan Arbesfeld
88A"A Theory of Semiotics" authorFrank A. Longo
6DPrefix with terrorism (2)Michael Ashley
15D"The Name of the Rose" author (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
61APrefix with friendly (14)Jim Page
107DPrefix with -cide (7)Randolph Ross
105A"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Patrick Berry
109DAuthor of "Il nome della rosa"Nancy Nicholson Joline
43ASystem starter (6)Cathy Millhauser
46DFriendly introduction? (3)Joe DiPietro
89APrefix with sphere (6)Matt Gaffney
43DPrefix with friendly (14)Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
21DPrefix with system or sphere (3)Randy Sowell
54ALogical intro?Robert O. Dillman
34DSystem starter (6)Gilbert H. Ludwig
39DEnvironmental prefix (9)Fred Piscop
55DPrefix with system (11)Fred Piscop
91ASystem starter (6)Randolph Ross
56DAuthor Umberto (14)Dave Tuller
60DPrefix with friendly (14)Nancy Nicholson Joline
38DPrefix with climateRich Norris
23A"The Name of the Rose" writer (2)Alan Arbesfeld
10DPrefix with hazard (2)Matt Gaffney
26AModern prefix with friendlyDavid J. Kahn
34DPopular 90's essayistCathy Millhauser
108DPrefix with terroristDave Tuller
96AGreenDavid J. Kahn
27APrefix with sphere (6)Matt Gaffney
32AGreen's prefixMatt Gaffney
22DAuthor Umberto (14)Mark Elliot Skolsky
8DPrefix with -cide (7)Brendan Emmett Quigley
121DNonpollutingFred Piscop
70A"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Jim Page
5DEnvironmentalist's prefix (4)Nancy Salomon
59APrefix with sphere or systemCathy Millhauser
57DEarth-friendly prefix (3)Randy Sowell
45APrefix with sphere or disasterFran and Lou Sabin
35APrefix with system (11)Cathy Millhauser
110D"The Island of the Day Before" author (3)Mike Shenk
25APrefix with -cide (7)Raymond Hamel
54D"The Island of the Day Before" author (3)Trip Payne
76APrefix with sphere (6)Nancy Nicholson Joline
4D"Green": Prefix (2)R. Norris
58A"The Island of the Day Before" author (3)C. Currier
91AAuthor of "The Island of the Day Before" (2)R. Ross
23AAuthor Umberto (14)G. E. Sykes
62DWilliam of Baskerville's creatorJ. Herrington
19DEnvironmental prefix (9)E. Gorski
41A"The Island of the Day Before" novelist (2)M. Gaffney
33AAuthor Umberto (14)Sidney L. Robbins
12D"The Name of the Rose" author (5)Jim Page
66DAuthor Umberto (14)Stephanie Spadaccini
59DItalian novelistMatt Gaffney
24D"Apocalypse Postponed" essayistFrances Hansen
123A"Foucault's Pendulum" penmanBryant White
22A"Travels in Hyperreality" writerRich Norris
37APrefix with system (11)Randolph Ross
59DEnvironmentally mindedRandolph Ross
29A"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Nancy S. Ross
70ASystem start-up (3)Bob and Sharon Klahn
10D"Foucault's Pendulum" author (11)Rich Norris
39AEnvironmentally concernedJacques Liwer
33DLogical beginningHarvey Estes
60DPrefix with system or sphere (3)A. D. Cover
37AEnvironmentally minded, for shortErnie Furtado
49ASphere openingHarvey Estes
31DAuthor Umberto (14)Raymond Hamel
55DUmberto of ItalyEileen Lexau
16A"Foucault's Pendulum" novelistJim Page
6D''Travels in Hyperreality'' authorBob Klahn
12D"Foucault's Pendulum'' authorMel Rosen

3 results for ECO from Variety puzzles.

Oct 30, 2011diagramless36DNature lover's prefixFred Piscop
Mar 28, 2004diagramless41D"Foucault's Pendulum" authorBrendan Emmett Quigley
Jan 7, 2001diagramless34A"Foucault's Pendulum" authorPeter Gordon

87 results for ECO from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

24DEnvironmental prefixRand H. BurnsTaub
11DAuthor Umberto ___Dorothy ElliottTaub
102DHe wrote "The Name of the Rose"Tom UnderhillMaleska
22AWriter Umberto ___Tap OsbornMaleska
9DWriter Umberto ___Nancy JolineMaleska
58AAuthor Umberto ___ (3)Jim PageMaleska
56AHousehold: Comb. formWalter CovellMaleska
37DWriter Umberto ___Nancy JolineMaleska
34DHe wrote "The Name of the Rose"Dorothy ElliottMaleska
20AAuthor Umberto ___Christy RidleyMaleska
103AHe wrote "The Name of the Rose"Jacques LiwerMaleska
5DAuthor Umberto ___Bernard MerenMaleska
61D"The Name of the Rose" authorDaniel GirardiMaleska
57A"Foucault's Pendulum" authorNancy JolineMaleska
33A"The Name of the Rose" authorFrank MiceliMaleska
59AFamed Italian writerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
61DHe wrote "The Name of the Rose"Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
46A"The Name of the Rose" authorJack LechnerMaleska
48DEnvironmental prefixWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
95A"The Name of the Rose" authorFrances HansenMaleska
9DWriter UmbertoNancy N. JolineMaleska
11DAuthor of "The Name of the Rose"Ernst TheimerMaleska
26AHabitat: Comb. formAsnasMaleska
54AEnvironment: Comb. formFred TooleMaleska
13DHe wrote "The Name of the Rose"Shirley SolowayMaleska
50D"The Name of the Rose" authorCharles E. GerschMaleska
2D"The Name of the Rose" authorRichard SilvestriMaleska
30ALead-in for system or speciesBert RosenfieldMaleska
23D"The Name of the Rose" authorFrances HansenMaleska
49AAuthor UmbertoAlfio MicciMaleska
37DType of systemArthur W. PalmerMaleska
51D"The Name of the Rose" authorCharlotte ShoreMaleska
43DHe wrote "The Name of the Rose"Joy L. WoukMaleska
21APrefix with systemColeburnMaleska
15D"The Name of the Rose" authorEdward MarcheseMaleska
34AItalian author UmbertoRobert KatzMaleska
32AHe wrote “The Name of the Rose”Robert H. WolfeMaleska
45APrefix for system or sphereI. Judah KoolykMaleska
4DHousehold: Comb. formTap OsbornMaleska
118DPrefix for system or typeVincent L. OsborneMaleska
45AHabitat: Comb. formJim PageMaleska
8DEnvironmental prefixWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
13DHousehold: Comb. formJordan S. LasherMaleska
37DBionomics: Comb. formPollardMaleska
71DAndes echoMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
14DHabitat: PrefixHenry HookMaleska
92DHabitat: PrefixLouis BaronMaleska
25DHabitat: PrefixAllan BlackmanMaleska
20DPrefix for logy or nomyEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
44AEnvironmental prefixWilliam LutwiniakWeng
85AEnvironment: PrefixMaura B. JacobsonWeng
93AEnvironment: PrefixBill HartmanWeng
14DHabitat: PrefixCornelia WarrinerWeng
55AEnvironmental prefixWilliam LutwiniakWeng
6DEnvironmental prefixSamalinWeng
52APrefix for nomy or logyFloy StrykerWeng
47DHousehold: PrefixDiana SessionsWeng
4DHabitat: PrefixUnknownWeng
25AEnvironment: PrefixUnknownWeng
34AEnvironment: PrefixUnknownWeng
95APrefix for logy and nomicsBert KruseWeng
36AHabitat: PrefixUnknownWeng
8DEnvironmental prefixUnknownWeng
94AHabitat: PrefixEdward J. O'BrienWeng
42DFar sound: Sp.Marjorie K. CollinsWeng
48AEnvironment: Prefix.UnknownWeng
10DHabitat: PrefixWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
54DHabitat: Prefix.UnknownFarrar
48AHouse: Prefix.Diana SessionsFarrar
55DEcho: Sp.Dorothea BauerFarrar
45AHousehold: Prefix.Anne FoxFarrar
112DHabitat: Prefix.Threba JohnsonFarrar
34ASchool subject: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
33AHabitat: Prefix.Helen FasuloFarrar
10DCollege course, for short.UnknownFarrar
43ACollege course, for short.UnknownFarrar
96DCollege course: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
20AEcho: Span.Jules ArensbergFarrar
70AEcho: Span.Jules ArensbergFarrar
9DCollege course: Abbr.Herbert EttensonFarrar
25ACollege course: Colloq.Charles GerschFarrar
57AHabitat: Comb. form.Jules ArensbergFarrar
35AHabitat: Comb. form.William F. BulowFarrar
37ACollege course: Colloq.Jules ArensbergFarrar
133AHouse: Comb. form.Herbert EttensonFarrar
62DScience of production and distribution: School slang.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
4DEnvironment: Comb. form.P. J. LamannaFarrar