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215 results for ISAAC

104 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Aug 18, 201824DAlmost-sacrificed son in the Bible (2)Mark Diehl
Thu Aug 9, 201814AA patriarch of the IsraelitesPatrick Merrell
Mon Jun 18, 201853AScience fiction writer AsimovRoss Trudeau
Tue Apr 24, 201850DFashion designer MizrahiPeter Gordon
Thu Jul 20, 201731DShorthand system inventor PitmanRandolph Ross
Thu Jan 5, 201755AMizrahi of fashionEd Sessa
Mon Jun 13, 20167D"I, Robot" writer AsimovLynn Lempel
Sun Apr 3, 201678DOscar ___, star of "Inside Llewyn Davis"Natan Last
Fri Aug 14, 201521ASinger of storiesNatan Last and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Mon Jun 1, 201514ASir ___ Newton (3)David Woolf
Tue May 5, 201531DWriter Asimov (4)Michael Blake and Andrea Carla Michaels
Mon May 4, 201560ANewton who formulated the law of universal gravitationZhouqin Burnikel
Mon Oct 6, 20148ASir ___ Newton (3)Robyn Weintraub
Sun Sep 28, 201457A___ Watts, English hymnist who wrote "Joy to the World"Todd Gross
Tue Jul 29, 201411D"Shaft" composer Hayes (2)Timothy Polin
Sat May 24, 201418ASinger who wrotePeter Wentz
Sun May 11, 201433A___ Disraeli, author of "Curiosities of Literature"Peter A. Collins
Sun Mar 2, 20143DCaravaggio's "The Sacrifice of ___" (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Dec 29, 2013102D___ Pitman, developer of shorthandJoel Fagliano
Sun Jul 14, 201356DDesigner Mizrahi (3)Daniel A. Finan
Sun Jan 6, 201331ADesigner Mizrahi (3)Dan Feyer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Fri Sep 21, 20129DHull of the ConstitutionBarry C. Silk
Mon Sep 3, 201258ASci-fi's AsimovC. W. Stewart
Tue Jul 31, 201268A"Shaft" composer Hayes (2)Michael Sharp
Sun Apr 29, 201258DR&B singer HayesTracy Gray
Sun Feb 26, 201220AStern taking a bow (in two senses)Daniel A. Finan
Mon Jan 9, 201234ANearly sacrificed son of AbrahamMichael Dewey
Sat Aug 6, 201154DOne spared in a sacrificeJoe Krozel
Sun Jul 17, 201189APianist AlbénizDaniel A. Finan
Thu May 5, 201125DDeep-voiced HayesJoel Fagliano
Tue Mar 22, 20117DEnglish theologian WattsAlbert R. Picallo
Tue Mar 1, 201150DHayes or NewtonC. W. Stewart
Sun Sep 19, 2010100DSinger of sewing machine fame (2)Kevin G. Der
Thu Apr 1, 201023DStern violinistLee Glickstein
Sat Jan 23, 201048AStern playing?Karen M. Tracey
Mon Aug 24, 200924DNewton with a law named after himAnthony J. Salvia
Thu Jul 9, 200960AStern, for oneAshish Vengsarkar
Fri Jul 3, 20092DHalf brother of Midian, in the BibleKevin G. Der
Sat Apr 25, 200956AShorthand inventor Pitman (3)Brad Wilber
Mon Feb 16, 20093DSci-fi writer AsimovDavid Kwong
Wed Dec 10, 20087DProlific AsimovJoe Krozel
Thu Nov 27, 20086DSon of SarahPatrick Berry
Tue Nov 11, 200817AAlmost-sacrificed son in the Bible (2)Nancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
Fri Sep 5, 200849ABiblical patriarch (2)Kevin G. Der
Sat Aug 30, 200844ASinger of sewing machine fame (2)Michael Shteyman
Tue Jun 10, 200830DViolinist Stern (3)Barry C. Silk
Thu May 29, 200854DHall-of-Fame Nascar racer BobbyJohn Farmer
Thu Mar 13, 200836ABiblical patriarch whose name means "he will laugh"Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Nov 20, 200710DAsimov of sci-fiLarry Shearer
Sun Nov 4, 200748ABiblical name meaning "laughter"Bob Klahn
Wed Oct 24, 20072DStern that bowsPatrick Blindauer
Sun Oct 14, 20078DEsau's father (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jun 24, 200761D10-Down's fatherEric Berlin
Sun Apr 8, 200799ACaravaggio's "The Sacrifice of ___" (2)Byron Walden
Mon Feb 12, 200743ASir ___ Newton (3)Lynn Lempel
Sun Sep 10, 2006103DIshmael's half-brotherJoe DiPietro
Sun Aug 27, 200633D180-year-old in GenesisSeth A. Abel
Sun Apr 30, 200662AStern who saved Carnegie HallElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Mar 2, 200622A___ Pitman, who invented shorthandPatrick Merrell
Mon Jan 16, 200623A1960's-70's singer HayesSarah Keller
Thu Aug 18, 200552DPublisher Funk of Funk and WagnallsPaula Gamache
Fri Mar 18, 20059AFather of well-known twins (2)Ed Early
Mon Jun 7, 200426DAuthor ___ Bashevis SingerLynn Lempel
Wed Jul 30, 200327DEsau's father (2)Alan J. Weiss
Wed Feb 19, 200326DSinger HayesSarah Keller
Wed Jan 8, 200323DFather of EsauJames Rogers
Tue Dec 3, 200224DAsimov or SternTyler Hinman
Thu Sep 12, 200240DFather of well-known twins (2)Peter Abide
Sun Sep 1, 200250AComposer Albéniz (2)Patrick Berry
Tue Aug 20, 200242DStern or HayesBob Peoples
Sun Aug 11, 200215DHayes who sang "Do Your Thing"Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sun Jul 14, 200237DStern with a violinPatrick Berry
Sun Apr 21, 200221ADesigner Mizrahi (3)Trip Payne
Mon Mar 18, 200242AViolinist Stern (3)John Greenman
Thu Aug 16, 200132DFather of famous twinsJoe DiPietro
Tue Mar 27, 20013DHayes who sang "Never Can Say Goodbye"Sherry O. Blackard
Tue Mar 13, 200145AStern with a bow (2)Michael S. Maurer
Sun Oct 15, 200036DHe was spared by divine intervention in GenesisPatrick Berry
Sun Sep 3, 200078DStern with a bow (2)David J. Kahn
Thu Aug 17, 200045ACaptain Hull, known as "Old Ironsides"Greg Staples
Thu Apr 13, 200059AHalf-brother of IshmaelMatt Gaffney
Sat Jan 15, 20005DBiblical patriarch (2)Matt Gaffney
Thu Jan 6, 200036ACapt. Hull who commanded Old IronsidesNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Thu Dec 16, 199933DViolinist Stern (3)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Wed Nov 17, 199923AComposer Albéniz (2)Fred Piscop
Sun Sep 12, 19992DFather of biblical twinsNancy Scandrett Ross
Sat Sep 11, 199955AFunk of Funk & WagnallsRich Norris
Tue Jul 20, 199954DNewton or Stern (2)Joy L. Wouk
Mon Jan 4, 19991DWriter Asimov (4)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Jul 12, 1998105ANearly sacrificed sonHenry Hook
Sun May 3, 199812DSoul singer HayesBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Oct 20, 19971DStern that works with a bowPeter Gordon
Tue Sep 30, 199725DWriter Asimov (4)Nancy Schuster
Mon Jul 14, 199765AWriter Asimov (4)Mark Elliot Skolsky
Tue Jan 28, 199741ANewton or Stern (2)E. C. Gorski
Sun Aug 11, 199676DBiblical forebearM. Schneider
Mon Apr 1, 199644ANewton of gravity fameF. Piscop
Fri Dec 1, 199510DShorthand inventor Pitman (3)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Jul 16, 1995117AA PatriarchNaomi Geller Lipsky
Sun Oct 2, 199432DShorthand inventor Pitman (3)Frances Hansen
Tue Aug 30, 19941ASon of AbrahamJonathan Schmatzbach
Sun Aug 14, 1994104DSpanish composer AlbenizDeborah Kathryn Trombley
Thu Jan 13, 199415ANewton knighted in 1705Harvey Estes
Sat Dec 25, 19931AHayes 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
Sun Jun 27, 19937DNewton or SternAlex K. JustinMaleska
Thu Apr 29, 199329DHayes or SternJohn GreenmanMaleska
Tue Dec 1, 199226DViolinist SternMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Tue Sep 8, 199226DViolinist SternMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Thu Jul 9, 199212DFirst name in calculusGayle DeanMaleska
Thu Nov 7, 199119AViolinist SternMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sun Sep 9, 199075DWriter SingerJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Jun 3, 199056DNewton or HayesJames E. Hinish Jr.Maleska
Sun Mar 18, 199068DAsimov or SternCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sat Dec 2, 198925DStern or NewtonPatterson PeppleMaleska
Wed Nov 22, 19893DStern or NewtonGayle DeanMaleska
Tue Jul 4, 198917ASir ___ NewtonDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Fri Oct 28, 198867AWriter AsimovS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Mon Dec 14, 198714DNewton or SternAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Jan 25, 198773DViolinist SternJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Tue Dec 30, 198649AHymn writer WattsMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Wed Nov 19, 198618ATed Lange on "The Love Boat"Jeanne WilsonMaleska
Sun Oct 19, 198639DAuthor SingerNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Mon Jun 9, 19869ANewton or SternVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Wed Nov 27, 198558ARebekah's husbandJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Oct 7, 1984113AA Stern fellowJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Sep 10, 198434AFather of JacobElaine GeorgeMaleska
Sat Jun 2, 198453AItzak's contemporaryKevin WrayMaleska
Tue Dec 27, 198365AViolinist SternJames R. BurnsMaleska
Sun Dec 25, 1983139AEarly father of twinsAnne FoxMaleska
Sun Aug 14, 198316AViolinist SternPeter SwiftMaleska
Sun Oct 24, 198237DNewton or SternFrances HansenMaleska
Wed Jun 23, 198226DA son of AbrahamRabinowitzMaleska
Wed Apr 29, 198156ANewton or SingerMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Fri Dec 12, 198038DEarly father of twinsC. J. AngioMaleska
Tue Jan 29, 198042DSon of AbrahamHugh McElroyMaleska
Wed Aug 15, 197925DRebecca's spouseCharles EnglerMaleska
Thu Jul 12, 197915ABiblical patriarchGurnerMaleska
Sun May 27, 197932DNobelist SingerJack LuzzattoMaleska
Wed Jan 17, 197939AFather of Jacob and EsauFloy StrykerMaleska
Sun Dec 31, 1978101DStern or NewtonFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Nov 10, 197829AViolinist SternJordan S. LasherMaleska
Sun Jan 29, 197832AStern or SingerJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Sun Sep 25, 197741DNewtonWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Dec 19, 1976101AStern or NewtonAnne FoxWeng
Mon Jun 23, 197527DNewton or SternChet CurrierWeng
Tue Dec 10, 197459AStern or NewtonMartha J. DeWittWeng
Sun Dec 1, 197415DNewton or SternGeorge MadridWeng
Thu Nov 21, 19745ANewtonDeWitt AndersonWeng
Mon May 20, 197414AHebrew patriarchGladys V. MillerWeng
Fri Apr 26, 19745A"Ivanhoe" characterMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sat Oct 6, 197347DNewtonUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 30, 197384DViolinist SternJack LuzzattoWeng
Wed Apr 18, 197327DNewtonUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 9, 197326DViolinist SternUnknownWeng
Fri Feb 23, 197356DNewtonUnknownWeng
Tue Dec 28, 197110DNewtonUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 21, 19712DNewtonUnknownWeng
Tue Nov 3, 197037ANewtonUnknownWeng
Sun Apr 19, 197031AComposer AlbenizJack LuzzattoWeng
Mon Apr 13, 197025AViolinist SternUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 5, 196815ANewton.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 27, 19683DNewton.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 27, 19671AWriter Singer.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Wed May 17, 196729DBiblical patriarch.Jane CoonFarrar
Sun May 7, 196737AStern.Bert BeamanFarrar
Fri Feb 10, 196753DNovelist Singer.Manny MillerFarrar
Sat Aug 27, 196627DStern.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 1, 196663DNewton.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thu Dec 16, 196530AStern.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 8, 19646DAuthor Singer.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 7, 196452DNewton.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 16, 196438DBiblical patriarch.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 20, 19639AViolinist Stern.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 1, 196358ANewton.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 10, 196258ANewton.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 2, 196248DBiblical patriarch.Alda ZimpelFarrar
Wed Jan 3, 196247DBiblical figure.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Sat Apr 1, 196134ABiblical patriarch.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 23, 195994DGrandfather of 133 Across.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Feb 26, 195826DRebecca's father, in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 19, 195818AFather of 16 Across.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Aug 11, 195749DViolinist Stern.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jun 2, 195742DViolinist Stern.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun Nov 11, 195648DVirtuoso Stern.Walt ClarkFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 195632DSir ___ Newton.Helen FasuloFarrar
Mon Aug 27, 195628DHymnist Watts.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue May 1, 195630DViolinist Stern.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Dec 26, 195540AMan's name meaning laughter.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 7, 195534DCharacter in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 24, 1955118ACharacter in "Ivanhoe."William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Nov 7, 195481AAn offering by Abraham.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Aug 22, 195474ANewton or Pitman.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon May 3, 195448DCharacter in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 6, 195415ARebecca's father.Marian MoeserFarrar
Thu Jul 9, 195350ACharacter in "Ivanhoe."S. A. KayFarrar
Thu Apr 2, 195325DHe befriended Ivanhoe.Sidney BlumFarrar
Mon Mar 24, 195223ACharacter in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 10, 195255AHe couldn't tell Jacob from Esau.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 28, 195261ARebecca's father, in "Ivanhoe."UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 17, 195149AThe titled Mr. Newton of gravity fame.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 31, 195126DMan's name meaning laughter.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 17, 195135AComposer Albéniz.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Dec 4, 195063AMr. Stern, violinist.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 16, 1950127A___ Newton.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Jan 29, 195017DRebecca's husband.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Mar 13, 194955DSir ___ Newton.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 30, 194571AFather of Jacob and Esau.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Aug 5, 19454DAlmost sacrificed by Abraham.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Nov 19, 1944101DApple target, of much gravity.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jun 4, 1944130ANewton.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Mar 26, 194470ACogitator struck by an apple.Jonathan CrossFarrar
Sun Feb 13, 194455DSir ___ Newton.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Mar 28, 194384DFather of Esau.Helen SmathersFarrar