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25 results for EPONYM

9 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for EPONYM.

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Jun 19, 201810DGeorge Ferris, for the Ferris wheelPeter Gordon
Thu Feb 2, 201745DJames Parkinson or Alois AlzheimerAlex Eaton-Salners
Thu Aug 21, 201426ASee 16-AcrossJules P. Markey
Fri May 31, 201329AEarl of Sandwich, e.g.Josh Knapp
Tue Oct 2, 201245DLouis Braille or Louis ChevroletEthan Cooper
Fri Jun 10, 201118DRob Roy or Shirley TemplePatrick Berry
Wed Mar 23, 20116DThe Earl of Sandwich, for oneWill Nediger
Wed May 6, 200944DPenn, to PennsylvaniaMichael Callaway Barnhart
Sun Aug 27, 200610DGabriel Fahrenheit or Anders CelsiusSeth A. Abel

3 results for EPONYM from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 10, 2013acrosticVAtlas or Calliope of Greek mythEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 20, 2012acrosticDHarald Bluetooth or Gustave Eiffel, e.g.Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 4, 2003acrosticBThe Earl of Sandwich, for the term "sandwich"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

13 results for EPONYM from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Jan 10, 1993114DName sourceJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Sep 15, 199171DPenn, to PennsylvaniaJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Jul 5, 198723AColumbus, to Colombia, e.g.Barry L. CohenMaleska
Tue Feb 11, 198651DName giver of a sortChristy RidleyMaleska
Fri Jun 27, 198042DPerson for whom a nation or city is namedLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Oct 16, 197742DName giverLouis BaronMaleska
Sat Jul 19, 197546DName giverDavid CrosattoWeng
Sun May 9, 1971100DName giverMarian PearceWeng
Tue Jan 19, 197150DName giverMel TaubWeng
Fri Apr 4, 196947AHellen, to Hellenes.UnknownWeng
Thu Nov 28, 195722AWhat Penn is to Pennsylvania.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 11, 195410DWhat William Penn is to Pennsylvania.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Feb 6, 195147DPresumed ancestor of a race, nation, etc.S. A. KayFarrar