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27 results for FORMOSA

2 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for FORMOSA.

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun May 6, 2012112AOld country name from the Portuguese for "beautiful"Alex Vratsanos
Tue Oct 14, 199740DWhere Taipei isRobert Malinow

25 results for FORMOSA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun May 2, 1993118DTaiwan, onceArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sun Jul 7, 198578ATaiwan, onceRichard SilvestriMaleska
Thu Dec 9, 198249APortuguese name for TaiwanJonesMaleska
Thu Dec 23, 197646DTaiwanReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Tue Jan 5, 197138DWest Pacific islandUnknownWeng
Mon Mar 11, 196340AIsland whose name means "beautiful."Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Dec 31, 19629DWhere Taipei is.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Apr 24, 195577DStrait between Quemoy and Matsu.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Aug 22, 19531DChinese Nationalist stronghold.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 20, 19531DIsland under Japanese rule, 1895–1945.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 19, 195322AGeographical headliner.Louis BaronFarrar
Wed Feb 11, 19534DBig news in State of Union speech.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Mar 16, 195226ATaipeh is its capital.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Dec 3, 195142AChiang's stronghold.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 30, 19511DLast stand of Chinese Nationalists.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Mon Aug 6, 19511ACrucial part of the Far Eastern problem.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 20, 195136AHeadquarters of Chiang Kai-shek.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 12, 19515DTaipei is its capital.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Dec 31, 19501AStrategic Pacific island.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Nov 18, 1945131AIsland surrendered to China by Japan.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sun Jul 15, 19451ATaiwan.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Jun 24, 19458AIsland east of Amoy.A. H. CookFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 19451AJapan's "Gibraltar."Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Apr 18, 194354AIsland ceded to Japan by China, 1895.J. C. DoesburgFarrar
Sun Sep 6, 1942140AJap island off China.J. L. WordsworthFarrar