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216 results for ISAAC

105 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
110ABiblical son who was nearly sacrificed by his fatherZhouqin Burnikel
24DAlmost-sacrificed son in the Bible (2)Mark Diehl
14AA patriarch of the IsraelitesPatrick Merrell
53AScience fiction writer AsimovRoss Trudeau
50DFashion designer MizrahiPeter Gordon
31DShorthand system inventor PitmanRandolph Ross
55AMizrahi of fashionEd Sessa
7D"I, Robot" writer AsimovLynn Lempel
78DOscar ___, star of "Inside Llewyn Davis"Natan Last
21ASinger of storiesNatan Last and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
14ASir ___ Newton (3)David Woolf
31DWriter Asimov (4)Michael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
60ANewton who formulated the law of universal gravitationZhouqin Burnikel
8ASir ___ Newton (3)Robyn Weintraub
57A___ Watts, English hymnist who wrote "Joy to the World"Todd Gross
11D"Shaft" composer Hayes (2)Timothy Polin
18ASinger who wrotePeter Wentz
33A___ Disraeli, author of "Curiosities of Literature"Peter A. Collins
3DCaravaggio's "The Sacrifice of ___" (2)Alan Arbesfeld
102D___ Pitman, developer of shorthandJoel Fagliano
56DDesigner Mizrahi (3)Daniel A. Finan
31ADesigner Mizrahi (3)Dan Feyer and Andrea Carla Michaels
9DHull of the ConstitutionBarry C. Silk
58ASci-fi's AsimovC. W. Stewart
68A"Shaft" composer Hayes (2)Michael Sharp
58DR&B singer HayesTracy Gray
20AStern taking a bow (in two senses)Daniel A. Finan
34ANearly sacrificed son of AbrahamMichael Dewey
54DOne spared in a sacrificeJoe Krozel
89APianist AlbénizDaniel A. Finan
25DDeep-voiced HayesJoel Fagliano
7DEnglish theologian WattsAlbert R. Picallo
50DHayes or NewtonC. W. Stewart
100DSinger of sewing machine fame (2)Kevin G. Der
23DStern violinistLee Glickstein
48AStern playing?Karen M. Tracey
24DNewton with a law named after himAnthony J. Salvia
60AStern, for oneAshish Vengsarkar
2DHalf brother of Midian, in the BibleKevin G. Der
56AShorthand inventor Pitman (3)Brad Wilber
3DSci-fi writer AsimovDavid Kwong
7DProlific AsimovJoe Krozel
6DSon of SarahPatrick Berry
17AAlmost-sacrificed son in the Bible (2)Nancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
49ABiblical patriarch (2)Kevin G. Der
44ASinger of sewing machine fame (2)Michael Shteyman
30DViolinist Stern (3)Barry C. Silk
54DHall-of-Fame Nascar racer BobbyJohn Farmer
36ABiblical patriarch whose name means "he will laugh"Alan Arbesfeld
10DAsimov of sci-fiLarry Shearer
48ABiblical name meaning "laughter"Bob Klahn
2DStern that bowsPatrick Blindauer
8DEsau's father (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
61D10-Down's fatherEric Berlin
99ACaravaggio's "The Sacrifice of ___" (2)Byron Walden
43ASir ___ Newton (3)Lynn Lempel
103DIshmael's half-brotherJoe DiPietro
33D180-year-old in GenesisSeth A. Abel
62AStern who saved Carnegie HallElizabeth C. Gorski
22A___ Pitman, who invented shorthandPatrick Merrell
23A1960's-70's singer HayesSarah Keller
52DPublisher Funk of Funk and WagnallsPaula Gamache
9AFather of well-known twins (2)Ed Early
26DAuthor ___ Bashevis SingerLynn Lempel
27DEsau's father (2)Alan J. Weiss
26DSinger HayesSarah Keller
23DFather of EsauJames Rogers
24DAsimov or SternTyler Hinman
40DFather of well-known twins (2)Peter Abide
50AComposer Albéniz (2)Patrick Berry
42DStern or HayesBob Peoples
15DHayes who sang "Do Your Thing"Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
37DStern with a violinPatrick Berry
21ADesigner Mizrahi (3)Trip Payne
42AViolinist Stern (3)John Greenman
32DFather of famous twinsJoe DiPietro
3DHayes who sang "Never Can Say Goodbye"Sherry O. Blackard
45AStern with a bow (2)Michael S. Maurer
36DHe was spared by divine intervention in GenesisPatrick Berry
78DStern with a bow (2)David J. Kahn
45ACaptain Hull, known as "Old Ironsides"Greg Staples
59AHalf-brother of IshmaelMatt Gaffney
5DBiblical patriarch (2)Matt Gaffney
36ACapt. Hull who commanded Old IronsidesNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
33DViolinist Stern (3)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
23AComposer Albéniz (2)Fred Piscop
2DFather of biblical twinsNancy Scandrett Ross
55AFunk of Funk & WagnallsRich Norris
54DNewton or Stern (2)Joy L. Wouk
1DWriter Asimov (4)Gregory E. Paul
105ANearly sacrificed sonHenry Hook
12DSoul singer HayesBrendan Emmett Quigley
1DStern that works with a bowPeter Gordon
25DWriter Asimov (4)Nancy Schuster
65AWriter Asimov (4)Mark Elliot Skolsky
41ANewton or Stern (2)E. C. Gorski
76DBiblical forebearM. Schneider
44ANewton of gravity fameF. Piscop
10DShorthand inventor Pitman (3)Manny Nosowsky
117AA PatriarchNaomi Geller Lipsky
32DShorthand inventor Pitman (3)Frances Hansen
1ASon of AbrahamJonathan Schmatzbach
104DSpanish composer AlbenizDeborah Kathryn Trombley
15ANewton knighted in 1705Harvey Estes
1AHayes of "Shaft"Rand H. Burns

2 results for ISAAC from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 25, 2006acrosticGWith H., proponent of the equation F = ma (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Mar 11, 2001acrosticQ"Theme From Shaft" composer ___ HayesEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

109 results for ISAAC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
7DNewton or SternAlex K. JustinMaleska
29DHayes or SternJohn GreenmanMaleska
26DViolinist SternMichael S. MaurerMaleska
26DViolinist SternMichael S. MaurerMaleska
12DFirst name in calculusGayle DeanMaleska
19AViolinist SternMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
75DWriter SingerJeanette K. BrillMaleska
56DNewton or HayesJames E. Hinish Jr.Maleska
68DAsimov or SternCharles M. DeberMaleska
25DStern or NewtonPatterson PeppleMaleska
3DStern or NewtonGayle DeanMaleska
17ASir ___ NewtonDale O. BurgenerMaleska
67AWriter AsimovS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
14DNewton or SternAlbert J. KlausMaleska
73DViolinist SternJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
49AHymn writer WattsMelvin KenworthyMaleska
18ATed Lange on "The Love Boat"Jeanne WilsonMaleska
39DAuthor SingerNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
9ANewton or SternVirginia L. YatesMaleska
58ARebekah's husbandJohn M. SamsonMaleska
113AA Stern fellowJeanette K. BrillMaleska
34AFather of JacobElaine GeorgeMaleska
53AItzak's contemporaryKevin WrayMaleska
65AViolinist SternJames R. BurnsMaleska
139AEarly father of twinsAnne FoxMaleska
16AViolinist SternPeter SwiftMaleska
37DNewton or SternFrances HansenMaleska
26DA son of AbrahamRabinowitzMaleska
56ANewton or SingerMichael J. ParrisMaleska
38DEarly father of twinsC. J. AngioMaleska
42DSon of AbrahamHugh McElroyMaleska
25DRebecca's spouseCharles EnglerMaleska
15ABiblical patriarchGurnerMaleska
32DNobelist SingerJack LuzzattoMaleska
39AFather of Jacob and EsauFloy StrykerMaleska
101DStern or NewtonFrances HansenMaleska
29AViolinist SternJordan S. LasherMaleska
32AStern or SingerJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
41DNewtonWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
101AStern or NewtonAnne FoxWeng
27DNewton or SternChet CurrierWeng
59AStern or NewtonMartha J. DeWittWeng
15DNewton or SternGeorge MadridWeng
5ANewtonDeWitt AndersonWeng
14AHebrew patriarchGladys V. MillerWeng
5A“Ivanhoe” characterMaura B. JacobsonWeng
47DNewtonUnknownWeng
84DViolinist SternJack LuzzattoWeng
27DNewtonUnknownWeng
26DViolinist SternUnknownWeng
56DNewtonUnknownWeng
10DNewtonUnknownWeng
2DNewtonUnknownWeng
37ANewtonUnknownWeng
31AComposer AlbenizJack LuzzattoWeng
25AViolinist SternUnknownWeng
15ANewton.UnknownFarrar
3DNewton.UnknownFarrar
1AWriter Singer.Cora GoodmanFarrar
29DBiblical patriarch.Jane CoonFarrar
37AStern.Bert BeamanFarrar
53DNovelist Singer.Manny MillerFarrar
27DStern.UnknownFarrar
63DNewton.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
30AStern.UnknownFarrar
6DAuthor Singer.UnknownFarrar
52DNewton.UnknownFarrar
38DBiblical patriarch.UnknownFarrar
9AViolinist Stern.UnknownFarrar
58ANewton.UnknownFarrar
58ANewton.UnknownFarrar
48DBiblical patriarch.Alda ZimpelFarrar
47DBiblical figure.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
34ABiblical patriarch.UnknownFarrar
94DGrandfather of 133 Across.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
26DRebecca's father, in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
18AFather of 16 Across.Helen FasuloFarrar
49DViolinist Stern.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
42DViolinist Stern.Bernice GordonFarrar
48DVirtuoso Stern.Walt ClarkFarrar
32DSir ___ Newton.Helen FasuloFarrar
28DHymnist Watts.Helen FasuloFarrar
30DViolinist Stern.S. A. KayFarrar
40AMan's name meaning laughter.UnknownFarrar
34DCharacter in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
118ACharacter in "Ivanhoe."William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
81AAn offering by Abraham.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
74ANewton or Pitman.Herbert EttensonFarrar
48DCharacter in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
15ARebecca's father.Marian MoeserFarrar
50ACharacter in "Ivanhoe."S. A. KayFarrar
25DHe befriended Ivanhoe.Sidney BlumFarrar
23ACharacter in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
55AHe couldn't tell Jacob from Esau.UnknownFarrar
61ARebecca's father, in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
49AThe titled Mr. Newton of gravity fame.UnknownFarrar
26DMan's name meaning laughter.UnknownFarrar
35AComposer Albéniz.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
63AMr. Stern, violinist.UnknownFarrar
127A___ Newton.Louis BaronFarrar
17DRebecca's husband.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
55DSir ___ Newton.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
71AFather of Jacob and Esau.Willard N. JordanFarrar
4DAlmost sacrificed by Abraham.Lester KeeneFarrar
101DApple target, of much gravity.Charles CrossFarrar
130ANewton.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
70ACogitator struck by an apple.Jonathan CrossFarrar
55DSir ___ Newton.Louis ShieldsFarrar
84DFather of Esau.Helen SmathersFarrar