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46 results for ELLIPSE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Oct 10, 201243DBasic orbital pathPete Muller
Thu Mar 22, 201262AOrbital figureAlan Arbesfeld
Wed Sep 13, 200061AOval (2)Jim Morton
Mon Mar 8, 19994DArea south of the White House, with "the"Gregory E. Paul
Tue Feb 24, 199821AOval (2)Bill Ballard
Sat Jun 1, 199613DOrbital trackB. Klahn

3 results for ELLIPSE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Apr 15, 2018acrosticEFigure with a pair of fociEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jan 13, 2002acrosticPPark where the National Christmas Tree is displayed, with "the"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Apr 15, 2001panda3DShape of pill, see?Mel Taub

37 results for ELLIPSE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Mar 27, 199235DOvalTap OsbornMaleska
Thu Oct 31, 199149AOvalBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Thu Mar 1, 199022DOvalMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Tue Nov 20, 198456AOvalLeslieMaleska
Fri Oct 12, 198450AOvalWilliam CoburnMaleska
Tue Oct 2, 198438DClosed curveArnold MossMaleska
Wed Sep 12, 198441ASatellite's pathLee JonesMaleska
Fri Sep 23, 198356AElongated circleMaverMaleska
Sun Apr 5, 198196DElongated circleJohn McCarthy SamsonMaleska
Sun Dec 28, 198060DGeometric figureBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Apr 29, 197977AOvalRichard SilvestriMaleska
Wed Apr 12, 197838DOvalJohn S. Richter, Sr.Maleska
Fri Oct 7, 197730DElongated circleWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Apr 9, 197442DGeometric shapeAndrew LeskoWeng
Wed Jul 5, 19725DCircle's relativeUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 23, 197149AGeometrical figureUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 28, 197023AGeometric shapeMel RosenWeng
Sun Nov 29, 197092DCertain shapeGladys V. MillerWeng
Wed Apr 22, 197022DGeometric figureUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 11, 196912DGeometrical figure.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 5, 19677DOval.George LaczkoFarrar
Thu Jan 27, 19669DGeometric figure.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 12, 196530AGeometric figure.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 16, 196313DGeometrical figure.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 15, 196259APlane curve.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 18, 196140DGeometric curve.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 30, 196023AOrbit of a satellite.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sat Apr 9, 196019AOrbit of a satellite.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 12, 195551AOvoid.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 29, 19542DClosed plane curve.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 18, 19546DGeometric figure.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tue Jun 10, 195246DFlattened circle.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 8, 1952119AShape of a planet's orbit.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 195118DOval figure.J. L. WilkinsonFarrar
Mon Oct 1, 195143DShape of the orbit of a planet.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 13, 195126DOval.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 26, 195136DShape of the orbit of a planet.J. F. KellyFarrar