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243 Results for IOWA

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sunday, October 1, 201757ALocale for two of the Quad CitiesRobert Fisher
Thursday, August 17, 201735AIts motto is "Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain"Peter A. Collins
Thursday, February 23, 201753AWhere Herbert Hoover was bornJeff Chen
Tuesday, February 14, 20172DDes Moines's homeDaniel Larsen
Tuesday, February 7, 201725DSite of the first-in-the-nation caucusesFinn Vigeland
Monday, January 9, 20172DState that produces the most cornNeville Fogarty
Tuesday, September 13, 201616ADavenport's homeStanley Newman
Monday, June 20, 201611DWhere the presidential primary season kicks offJason Mueller
Thursday, May 26, 201636DIts eastern and western borders are formed entirely by riversAndrew Zhou
Sunday, May 8, 201680DSetting for "The Music Man"David J. Kahn
Sunday, February 21, 20163D"The Bridges of Madison County" setting (2)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, February 10, 201627ACaucus localeJohn Guzzetta
Thursday, July 16, 201562ARiver flowing SE to the MississippiPaula Gamache
Thursday, June 4, 201511DName repeated in ___ City, ___Joe Krozel
Wednesday, February 4, 201516AWord repeated in ___ City, ___Julian Lim
Thursday, September 18, 20142DOne of 14 in the Big TenJoel Fagliano
Thursday, August 28, 201435DLos Angeles's U.S.S. ___ MuseumNed White
Sunday, August 10, 201460DPlace to caucusElizabeth C. Gorski
Friday, August 23, 201349DLocale for many political debatesIan Livengood
Wednesday, July 17, 201358DCaucus state (2)Robyn Weintraub
Thursday, April 18, 201329DU.S.S. ___ (W.W. II battleship)Stu Ockman
Monday, February 18, 201356ADubuque's state (2)Jeffrey Harris
Monday, October 15, 201260DDes Moines's stateTom Pepper
Tuesday, May 8, 201229DEarly stop in a presidential raceLynn Lempel
Sunday, December 25, 201114DW.W. II battleshipElizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, June 8, 201154DHerbert Hoover's home statePeter A. Collins
Wednesday, May 4, 201157AHome of Fort DodgeJeff Chen
Friday, April 29, 201133DWhere I-80 crosses I-35David Quarfoot
Wednesday, June 30, 20106DEarly caucus stateKristian House
Thursday, June 10, 201057ABig Ten teamMike Nothnagel
Wednesday, February 3, 201056DWhere James T. Kirk was born and raisedKristian House
Sunday, January 31, 201082D"The Bridges of Madison County" setting (2)Tony Orbach and Andrea Carla Michaels
Monday, January 25, 201011DEarly state in presidential campaignsHolden Baker
Tuesday, May 26, 200953DHome of the Hawkeyes of the Big TenMike Nothnagel
Sunday, April 5, 200978DThe Big Sioux River forms part of its borderCharles Deber
Tuesday, February 10, 200916ASioux City's localeJohn Underwood
Thursday, December 18, 200855DHome of Private Ryan in "Saving Private Ryan"Michael Vuolo
Tuesday, December 2, 200833DPlace name before and after CityMatt Ginsberg
Wednesday, March 19, 200829AHawkeye's home (3)Gary Whitehead
Monday, February 18, 200860AEarly state in the presidential campaignLynn Lempel
Tuesday, October 16, 200712DPolitical caucus stateMichael Kaplan
Sunday, October 14, 200718DA SiouanElizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, August 29, 200711DCorn Belt state (3)Jayne and Alex Boisvert
Tuesday, June 26, 200759AThe Hawkeyes of college sportsRay Fontenot
Sunday, December 3, 2006128ABig source of cornPatrick Merrell
Thursday, November 23, 200636AFor Minnesotans, it's south of the borderAri Halpern
Tuesday, September 19, 200628DCorn Belt state (3)Allan E. Parrish
Friday, June 2, 200629DStraw poll settingJim Page
Tuesday, March 14, 200612DThe Hawkeyes of the Big TenLynn Lempel
Wednesday, November 17, 20042DDavenport siteRichard Silvestri
Thursday, July 8, 200425AHome of Pottawattamie CountyScot Ober
Friday, April 30, 20046DSkunk River localeKevin Hagen
Tuesday, September 30, 200350APart of the Corn Belt (4)Kevan Choset
Tuesday, March 18, 200333DCorn Belt state (3)William Schaub
Thursday, November 28, 200255DWaterloo's placePatrick Merrell
Wednesday, October 30, 200255AOttumwa's localeKumar Balani
Monday, August 5, 20022DDubuque's state (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tuesday, June 11, 200264AKeokuk's homeNancy Kavanaugh
Wednesday, May 1, 20022D"The Music Man" settingSteve Jones
Tuesday, December 25, 200154DPart of the Corn Belt (4)Peter Gordon
Thursday, December 13, 200150DRaccoon River localeManny Nosowsky
Thursday, October 4, 200112DWaterloo localeDavid J. Kahn
Wednesday, March 21, 200161DSee 6-DownGreg Staples
Tuesday, January 16, 200159AHawkeye's home (3)Peter Gordon
Sunday, January 14, 20012D"Field of Dreams" setting (2)Nancy Salomon
Tuesday, August 22, 200038DWhere Red Delicious apples originatedEd Early
Wednesday, July 12, 200047DCaucus state (2)William A. Ballard
Monday, April 24, 200065AThe Hawkeye State (2)Peter Gordon
Monday, February 21, 200014AEarly political caucus stateRandy Sowell
Thursday, January 20, 200064AHawkeyes' home (3)Jeremy Thomas Paine
Monday, November 8, 199927APart of the Corn Belt (4)Kent Lorentzen
Wednesday, August 4, 199960DBig Ten schoolRichard Silvestri
Friday, June 18, 19994DWhere Buffalo Bill was bornBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, April 25, 1999117ACorn localeJoe DiPietro
Monday, February 22, 199947DDes Moines is its capitalGregory E. Paul
Monday, July 6, 19981APresidential caucus stateSheldon Benardo
Saturday, June 20, 199825DPart of the Corn Belt (4)Cathy Millhauser
Monday, May 25, 19982DHawkeye State (2)William Canine
Sunday, July 27, 199759D"Field of Dreams" setting (2)June Boggs
Wednesday, November 20, 19961D"State Fair" stateM. S. Maurer
Monday, September 9, 19963DWhere Ames isS. L. Robbins
Monday, July 15, 199613AThe Hawkeye State (2)S. Spadaccini
Thursday, November 23, 199530D"The Music Man" localeDorothy Elliott
Sunday, June 25, 199516D"Bridges of Madison County" settingFrances Hansen
Friday, November 18, 199411D"The Bridges of Madison County" localeTimothy S. Lewis
Monday, November 7, 199428DHawkeye State (2)Randall J. Hartman

5 results for IOWA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
November 19, 2006diagramless21DA Grant Wood design is seen on its state quarterBrendan Emmett Quigley
September 16, 2001diagramless12ASetting for "The Bridges of Madison County"Peter Gordon
July 1, 2001acrosticFPart of the Corn BeltEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
January 7, 2001diagramless12DBig Ten teamPeter Gordon
May 30, 1999diagramless29APart of the Corn BeltFrank Longo

152 results for IOWA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sunday, October 13, 199155DNebraska neighborErnst TheimerMaleska
Monday, April 15, 199113AMissouri neighborPeter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, November 15, 19902DBattleship in the 1989 newsEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, August 7, 19906ADes Moines's localeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, June 7, 19901AState featured in this puzzleWilson McBeathMaleska
Thursday, December 28, 198956DPart of the Louisiana PurchaseMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Thursday, August 3, 198952DU.S. warship in 1989 newsChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Tuesday, July 18, 198911DPart of the Louisiana PurchaseJohn DreyerMaleska
Wednesday, June 7, 198961AHawkeye StateFrances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, May 3, 198955ACorn Belt stateKenneth WitteMaleska
Friday, October 28, 198844DCorn Belt stateS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Sunday, September 18, 1988108DPart of the Louisiana PurchaseJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, August 29, 198815ADavenport milieuSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, January 14, 198828DHawkeye StateDorothy CannanMaleska
Wednesday, February 18, 198747ANative state of Meredith WillsonKenneth WitteMaleska
Thursday, January 29, 198757DHawkeye StateEli WesoffMaleska
Wednesday, January 14, 198732AHawkeye StatePatterson PeppleMaleska
Saturday, December 27, 198654DHawkeye's stateJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wednesday, May 28, 198637AHawkeye StateJoy L. WoukMaleska
Saturday, April 19, 19867DHerbert Hoover's stateKenneth WitteMaleska
Wednesday, July 10, 19853DDes Moines is hereFred TooleMaleska
Thursday, June 6, 198553AState in the Corn BeltWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, June 4, 19857DHawkeye StateJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, May 1, 198554DHawkeye's homeEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, January 13, 198574DWaterloo is hereJim PageMaleska
Saturday, December 8, 198460AHawkeye's homeAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Wednesday, September 19, 198453DHawkeye StateJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, September 16, 1984107ACorn Belt stateEdward MarcheseMaleska
Monday, September 3, 198444AScene of first caucus in '84Arthur W. PalmerMaleska
Tuesday, July 31, 198460AHoover called it homeJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sunday, June 3, 198418DWaterloo is hereBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Thursday, January 26, 198415AWhere Waterloo isBette Sue CohenMaleska
Friday, December 9, 198342AHawkeye StateSam Bellotto, Jr.Maleska
Thursday, November 24, 198341AHome of Wood worksJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Saturday, October 22, 198310DHawkeye StateFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, October 20, 198359DWaterloo is hereLois SidwayMaleska
Friday, September 30, 198359APeach Bowl winner: 1982William LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, September 23, 198331DBig Ten competitorMaverMaleska
Saturday, August 27, 198311DPeach Bowl winner: 1982William LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, December 19, 198265AWhere Waterloo isAnne FoxMaleska
Thursday, December 2, 198259ARose Bowl team: 1982Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, November 8, 19822DWhere Gov. Ray holds swaySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thursday, August 12, 198257ARose Bowl team: 1982I. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wednesday, July 7, 198237ARose Bowl team: 1982C. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, June 29, 198249DWaterloo is hereArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Friday, November 20, 198145APart of the Louisiana PurchaseA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, November 17, 198155DCorn countryI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Friday, May 1, 198125ADavenport's locationJim ModneyMaleska
Wednesday, March 11, 198127DHarry Hershfield's home stateEli WesoffMaleska
Saturday, January 19, 198015AHawkeye's stateVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Sunday, October 7, 197923APart of the La. PurchaseReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Saturday, October 6, 197945AHawkeye's homeC. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, August 21, 197953DSiouan tribesmanN. M. MeyerMaleska
Friday, February 16, 197952DThe Hawkeyes of the Big TenWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tuesday, July 11, 197848DWhere the tall corn growsHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wednesday, May 24, 197815AWhere Waterloo isChet CurrierMaleska
Sunday, February 5, 197854DHawkeye StateA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, May 31, 197753DWhere Gov. Ray holds swayHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Monday, May 30, 19773DTall-corn stateJohnsonMaleska
Tuesday, March 15, 197735AThe HawkeyesWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, January 16, 1977138DHawkeyes' homeJordan S. LasherWeng
Saturday, November 13, 197645ABig Ten memberAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sunday, February 8, 197641DBig Ten teamJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Wednesday, September 24, 197516ABig Ten teamWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thursday, May 22, 197558AMissouri's neighborBert H. KruseWeng
Wednesday, April 9, 197518DBuffalo Bill's birthplaceSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Monday, March 10, 19757DWhere the tall corn growsDorothy N. DavisWeng
Wednesday, February 26, 197563AThe HawkeyesWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Friday, June 28, 197455AHawkeye StateMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Tuesday, April 9, 197454DHawkeye StateAndrew LeskoWeng
Friday, February 15, 197428DHawkeye stateCatharine Y. C. ProbstWeng
Tuesday, November 6, 197353DHawkeye's homeUnknownWeng
Monday, August 20, 197355AWhere Drake U. isUnknownWeng
Thursday, March 22, 197354DHawkeyes' homeUnknownWeng
Monday, November 27, 19727DKansas IndianUnknownWeng
Wednesday, July 5, 197239ABig Ten teamUnknownWeng
Friday, August 20, 197159ASen. Hughes's stateUnknownWeng
Saturday, October 31, 197030ACentral stateUnknownWeng
Saturday, September 5, 197054DHawkeyes' homeUnknownWeng
Thursday, July 9, 197035AStateUnknownWeng
Monday, April 6, 197039DHawkeye stateUnknownWeng
Wednesday, February 18, 197061AWhere Waterloo isUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 5, 19695AThe 29th.UnknownWeng
Friday, May 2, 19696ABig Ten team.UnknownWeng
Tuesday, April 15, 196919DMidwest state.UnknownWeng
Saturday, October 5, 196814AHome of the Cyclones.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 29, 196826DState.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 28, 196857DHawkeye State.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sunday, August 27, 196747ACorn state.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Monday, June 26, 196761AIndian.Dorothy M. HallFarrar
Sunday, February 12, 196716DIndian.Sidney LambertFarrar
Friday, January 27, 196757DLocale of "The Music Man"Rachel F. BakerFarrar
Saturday, December 3, 196614AHome of the Hawkeyes.UnknownFarrar
Monday, April 18, 196663AHawkeye State.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 26, 196629DBig Ten member.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Friday, January 28, 19662DSiouan Indian.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 10, 19661DSiouan Indian.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, July 10, 196537ACorn country.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 19, 196415AState.Anne FoxFarrar
Wednesday, October 23, 196334DOne of the "Big Ten."Helen FasuloFarrar
Tuesday, July 23, 196350DSioux tribe.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 7, 196332ALocale of "The Music Man."UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 21, 196314ATributary of the Mississippi.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Friday, December 7, 196262ASiouan Indian.UnknownFarrar
Monday, September 3, 196255DSioux.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, August 2, 196252DWhere the corn grows tall.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 19, 19622DWhere Sioux City is.UnknownFarrar
Friday, December 29, 19612DRose Bowl winner, 1959.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 7, 196115AHome of the Hawkeyes.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 13, 196135DState.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 25, 196151AWhere Burlington is.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, July 11, 196150DHeartland of American agriculture.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 17, 196096AHome of the Hawkeye.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wednesday, January 20, 196025DState.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 30, 195963AGov. Loveless' home.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 22, 195996DWhere Dubuque is.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sunday, January 11, 195990DRose Bowl winner.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wednesday, November 26, 19581AAbode of the Hawkeyes.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Friday, April 18, 195821DOne of the Big Ten.Herman KeldFarrar
Saturday, February 15, 195830AWinner of Rose Bowl game, 1957.J. F. KellyFarrar
Tuesday, January 7, 195857AWhere Fort Dodge is.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Monday, October 7, 195715AMinnesota's neighbor.UnknownFarrar
Friday, August 30, 195757DPart of the Louisiana Purchase.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, May 3, 195762AGov. Loveless' state.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 24, 195716AHickenlooper's state.Herbert LyleFarrar
Wednesday, January 16, 195734DWhere H. C. Loveless was elected Governor.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 14, 195613AWhere Cedar Falls is.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 27, 195628AState.W. E. JonesFarrar
Monday, May 14, 195615AWhere the tall corn grows.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Saturday, January 7, 19562DGreat corn state.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, July 20, 195522DWhere there is no state debt.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 10, 195594DHickenlooper's state.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thursday, July 7, 195544AWhere the corn grows.Bernice GordonFarrar
Saturday, October 30, 195465AWhere Davenport is.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Saturday, March 27, 195433DWhere Sioux City is.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, February 10, 195468AHoover's birthplace.Marian MoeserFarrar
Monday, October 12, 195318DBirthplace of Grant Wood.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 26, 195352DWhere Cherokee is.Maxwell D. GuntherFarrar
Monday, October 6, 195215AWhere the corn grows tall.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 6, 195223AWhere Ottumwa is.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, June 24, 195216AHerbert Hoover's birthplace.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 24, 195155DHome of the "Hawkeyes."UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 7, 1951119AGov. Beardsley's state.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, September 26, 195152DSen. Hickenlooper's state.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 25, 19511ASenator Bourke Hickenlooper's State.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 24, 195119ALeader in production of eggs, corn and oats.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 1, 195116ALeading egg-producing state.Robert HeglerFarrar
Thursday, December 28, 195010ABattleship still in mothballs.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 23, 195050AHickenlooper's state.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, December 11, 194978DSen. Hickenlooper's bailiwick.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, August 17, 1947133DHawkeye state.Waldo RansonFarrar
Sunday, September 30, 194533AMighty U. S. dreadnought.Willard N. JordanFarrar

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