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100 results for ESTHER

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Oct 4, 201763ABook before Job (4)Evan Mahnken
Mon Aug 31, 201525AHeroine of PurimMichael Dewey
Fri Mar 30, 201261AMegillah bookJoe Krozel
Wed Jun 2, 20104D"Sanford and Son" auntAdam Cohen
Sun Mar 15, 200943ABook recited during PurimPatrick Berry
Mon Jul 21, 20082DPurim heroineGilbert H. Ludwig
Thu Dec 20, 200743DEspoused of Ahasuerus, in the BiblePeter A. Collins
Sat Oct 20, 200752ABook before Job (4)Patrick Berry
Thu Sep 20, 200750DOld Testament book (2)Alex Boisvert
Wed Feb 28, 20072DHandel oratorio about a biblical womanElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Feb 26, 200743DRolle who starred in "Good Times"Peter A. Collins
Fri Nov 11, 200541AR & B singer PhillipsEric Berlin
Mon Dec 27, 200435ABook before Job (4)Levi Denham
Fri Nov 19, 200411DGrandma Walton, of 1970's TVJay Leatherman
Sun Jan 11, 200448DJob antecedentAlan Arbesfeld
Sun Nov 2, 200377ABook that says "Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Sep 29, 200276ABook of the Bible in which the word "God" never appearsRandolph Ross
Sun Apr 1, 200175DIt begins "In the days of Ahasuerus ..."Bill Zais and Nancy Salomon
Sun Mar 4, 200193DJob preceder (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tue Jan 23, 200123APurim honoree (2)Nancy Salomon
Thu Nov 30, 200020AQueen of Persia, in the BibleManny Nosowsky
Sat Jun 26, 199920AJean Racine tragedyJohn Wolting
Tue Feb 9, 199949DBook after Nehemiah (3)Janet R. Bender
Sun Jan 31, 199957DPurim honoree (2)Manny Nosowsky
Fri Sep 4, 199815DFeast of Lots bookHugh Davis
Sun Mar 1, 199894DJob preceder (2)Cathy Millhauser
Wed Apr 9, 199722AFeast of Lots honoreeNorman S. Wizer
Tue Nov 19, 199649DBook before Job (4)G. E. Paul
Fri Aug 30, 199631DBiblical queen celebrated at PurimA. J. Santora
Mon Mar 27, 199520ABook after Nehemiah (3)Gregory E. Paul
Sat Sep 10, 199411DJob's forerunnerRand H. Burns
Thu Aug 11, 199413DOld Testament book (2)Bryant White
Mon Jul 4, 199445ABook after Nehemiah (3)Joel Davajan

7 results for ESTHER from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 10, 2017panda7DThere's an Old Testament bookMel Taub
Jul 24, 2016acrosticV1961's fifth named hurricane, the first ever to be discovered by satellite imageryEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 12, 2013panda7DThere's an Old Testament bookMel Taub
Jan 6, 2013panda7DThere's an Old Testament bookMel Taub
Apr 17, 2011panda7DThere's part of the Old Testament about herMel Taub
Nov 28, 2010diagramless19DBook read during PurimFred Piscop
Apr 8, 2001acrosticTBook read from the Megillah on PurimEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

60 results for ESTHER from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Sep 3, 199120AA natatorial WilliamsLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Sep 23, 199059D___ Lederer (Ann Landers)Louis SabinMaleska
Sat Sep 22, 199040DBiblical heroineNancy JolineMaleska
Sat Dec 24, 19885DOld Testament bookSandra BurlingameMaleska
Sat Jul 30, 198851DVashti's successorKenneth WitteMaleska
Tue Jun 7, 198812DMordecai's cousinDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Fri Jan 8, 198822AHandel oratorio: 1720Kay SullivanMaleska
Tue Jun 3, 19864DBride of King AhasuerusH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Fri May 9, 198649DHadassahJonesMaleska
Sun Mar 16, 1986132ANehemiah's followerJune A. BoggsMaleska
Thu Aug 25, 198319DWilliams or RolleEli WesoffMaleska
Wed Oct 6, 198224AO.T. bookSamuel K. FliegnerMaleska
Tue Apr 22, 19804DBook of the BibleJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Aug 5, 197987DO.T. bookTap OsbornMaleska
Sun May 27, 197971AGood Book heroineJack LuzzattoMaleska
Wed May 25, 197761AKing Ahasuerus's queenJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sun Mar 20, 197768DBiblical queenRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Tue Sep 7, 19769DWilliamsManny MillerWeng
Tue Feb 24, 197648DO. T. bookWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Tue Mar 11, 197542DMiss WilliamsRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Fri Jan 24, 197547DMiss WilliamsSophie FiermanWeng
Mon Jan 28, 19744DBiblical wifeHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sun Aug 13, 197227DMiss WilliamsBetty LearyWeng
Sun Jun 27, 197157AVashti's successorEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon Dec 14, 197020AXerxes's queenUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 4, 197047DBiblical wifeUnknownWeng
Wed Oct 21, 197054ABible bookUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 24, 197022ABook of BibleUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 24, 197045ABiblical heroineUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 19, 197015DBiblical queenHume R. CraftWeng
Sat Apr 27, 19688DOld Testament queen.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 27, 19674DBiblical queen.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Fri Jan 27, 196749DMordecai's pretty cousin.Rachel F. BakerFarrar
Sat Nov 26, 19669DBook of the Bible.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 8, 19655DHadassah.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sat Jun 12, 196544DO. T. heroine.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 23, 19659DBook of the Old Testament.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 27, 196423DRacine drama.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 21, 19645DBiblical queen.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 16, 196135AAhasuerus' queen.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Apr 3, 196143DBook of the Bible.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 19, 196182AMordecai's adopted daughter.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Sep 11, 195818DWife of Ahasuerus.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Jun 22, 195882DNemesis of Haman.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Apr 20, 195853DOld Testament book.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sun Apr 7, 195712DVashti's successor.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Apr 14, 195641AActress Williams.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 21, 195559AAquatic V. I. P. (first name).H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Jan 28, 195524DMermaid Williams.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 27, 195425DAquactress Williams.William F. BulowFarrar
Sun Dec 7, 195234ASwimming star Williams.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Jul 20, 195260DBook of Old Testament.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Mon Jun 9, 195226DKing Ahasuerus' Queen.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 22, 195135DBook of the Old Testament.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 19, 1950137AMiss Summerson in "Bleak House."Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sun Feb 13, 1949143AScreen actress Williams.Howard O. SmithFarrar
Sun Sep 5, 194818DLady Dedlock's daughter in "Bleak House."Alice CookFarrar
Sun Aug 31, 194739ARacine's famous drama, 1689.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Mar 9, 194780ABook of the Old Testament.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Nov 17, 194688DShe replaced Vashti as queen of King Ahasuerus.W. J. LondonFarrar