It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

Help support XWord Info

Donation Amount

XWord Info is only possible when people like you choose to support it through donations.

Donate to get access to XWord Info for a year.

Benefits vary by donation level.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word,
or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
Enter a word or pattern:

107 results for MECCA

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Jun 2, 20171AChurchill Downs, to horse racing fansJohn Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
Fri Aug 26, 201610ACity with the world's largest clock faceAndrew Kingsley
Tue Jun 21, 20169AMuslim holy siteJulie Bérubé
Sun Jun 5, 201649AMuhammad's birthplace (4)Tom McCoy
Mon Mar 23, 201531AHajj destination (3)Michael Dewey
Mon Mar 17, 201425AMuslim pilgrim's destination (2)John Lieb
Sat Mar 8, 201410AHome to the Great MosqueDavid Steinberg
Fri May 17, 201325AEnd point of a common journeyJosh Knapp
Mon Oct 1, 20121AMuslim pilgrim's destination (2)Susan Gelfand
Fri Jul 20, 201224DVegas, vis-à-vis gamblingMartin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Jul 16, 20121AHoly city of Islam (2)Randall J. Hartman
Fri May 18, 201236DEndpoint of pilgrims' progress?Allan E. Parrish
Mon Jul 18, 201131ABirthplace of MuhammadKevin Donovan
Wed Oct 21, 200961APilgrimage destinationPeter A. Collins
Mon Jan 12, 200952DMuhammad's birthplace (4)Lynn Lempel
Sun Sep 2, 20078DBeliever's goalLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Mon Jun 18, 200725DHoly city of Islam (2)Randall J. Hartman
Tue May 29, 200739AMuslim pilgrim's goalJim Hyres
Tue Mar 15, 20055AMuhammad's birthplace (4)Gail Grabowski
Mon Mar 8, 200446DMuhammad's birthplace (4)Allan E. Parrish
Tue Jan 13, 20044DHajji's destination (2)M. Francis Vuolo
Thu Dec 20, 20013DTravelers' destinationRich Norris
Wed Mar 21, 20011ABig drawer? (3)Greg Staples
Wed Mar 14, 20011APilgrim's destinationGreg Staples
Sat Apr 15, 200028AMagnet, of a sortRaymond Hamel
Tue Mar 14, 200042DCity non-Muslims may not enterCynthia Joy Higgins
Sun Sep 5, 199949AGathering pointElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jun 20, 199936DBig drawer? (3)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Jun 1, 199947DTourist magnetMyles Callum
Sun Oct 18, 199875AHajji's destination (2)David J. Kahn
Fri Jul 3, 199854ABig drawer? (3)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Nov 3, 199722DMuslim's destinationStephanie Spadaccini
Sun Jul 27, 199788ACenter of activityJune Boggs
Fri Mar 14, 199738AHubManny Nosowsky
Mon Jul 29, 19964DGoal of a Muslim pilgrimageF. Piscop
Tue Jun 25, 19961AHajj destination (3)Randall J. Hartman
Thu Feb 22, 199612DBirthplace of MohammedC. Deodene
Tue Aug 30, 199414AHajj destination (3)Jonathan Schmatzbach
Sun Aug 21, 199492DHajj objectiveTed Fulton
Tue May 17, 199426DIslamic centerHarvey Estes
Sun Feb 6, 199438AGoal of many travelersArthur S. Verdesca
Wed Dec 1, 199327DMuslim's holy placeTap Osborn

65 results for MECCA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Feb 26, 199349DHajj destinationRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Thu Dec 31, 199246DTourist attractionJudith PerryMaleska
Sun Sep 13, 199213AHajj goalFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Jan 3, 199219AHajis have been hereJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tue Oct 23, 199063AHoly city of IslamAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Wed Aug 9, 198912DBirthplace of MohammedJune A. BoggsMaleska
Mon Dec 19, 19882DMoslem pilgrim's destinationJane S. FlowerreeMaleska
Sun Nov 27, 198862DCenter of activityNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sun Jun 19, 198833DMohammed's birthplaceNancy RossMaleska
Fri Jun 26, 19871ACenter for connoisseursWilliam CanineMaleska
Sat Jun 20, 198730ADestination during a hadjJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Sat Jun 22, 198528DGoal of one on a hadjDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Mon Jan 7, 198543AIslamic spiritual centerEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Mon Nov 12, 198415DEl Dorado, for exampleLouis SabinMaleska
Sun Oct 21, 198453AMohammed's birthplaceRichard SilvestriMaleska
Thu Aug 25, 198312DA goal of pilgrimsEli WesoffMaleska
Fri Aug 12, 198348DMoslems' holy cityMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Mon Jan 24, 198345APersonal goalHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun May 16, 1982119DGoal of a sortA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Dec 16, 198126DHoly cityBert H. KruseMaleska
Mon Mar 23, 198158ABirthplace of MohammedHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Oct 19, 198034DPlace attracting crowdsJim PageMaleska
Sat Apr 21, 197929DHoly cityA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Jan 18, 19768AHoly cityNancy W. AtkinsonWeng
Sun Jul 28, 1974107AMohammed's birthplaceTanaquil Le ClercqWeng
Sat Jul 6, 197429DPlace of great attractionEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sun Feb 10, 1974115AGoalJean J. DavisonWeng
Sun Apr 8, 1973107AHajj objectiveRonald HirschfeldWeng
Fri Jun 16, 19729AHoly cityUnknownWeng
Sat Oct 30, 197151DPilgrimage cityUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 26, 197146DHoly cityUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 28, 197151ABirthplace of MohammedH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Sat Aug 15, 19705DGoalUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 2, 1969124DGoalBetty LearyWeng
Wed Aug 7, 196853DSpiritual center of 69 Across.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 9, 19681ASite of the Kaaba.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 20, 196719AHoly city.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 10, 19669DSymbolic city.Will WengFarrar
Mon Dec 6, 19651APlace sought as a goal.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 21, 19633DTourist attraction.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Fri Sep 13, 196359AHejaz capital.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 4, 1963110DGoal for many people.Mary E. GrowFarrar
Thu Mar 7, 196350DCenter or goal for many people.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Mon Mar 4, 19635AWhere the Great Mosque is.Alda ZimpelFarrar
Tue Feb 5, 196347DPlace visited by many people.Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Jul 19, 196145DBirthplace of Mohammed.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 196149ASupremely desirable goal.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Mar 11, 196122DPlace of pilgrimage.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 7, 196028DOne capital of Saudi Arabia.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 23, 196027DHoly city.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 3, 195811DDestination of pilgrims.Madeline CorseFarrar
Wed Jun 18, 19581DHoly city.Herman KeldFarrar
Sun May 18, 195814AYearned-for destination.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Thu Jul 26, 195658ABirthplace of Mohammed.Helen SmathersFarrar
Sun Apr 8, 195651AMoslem holy place.Charles BaronFarrar
Thu Mar 8, 195632AShrine city in Saudi Arabia.S. A. KayFarrar
Thu Nov 24, 19554DSupremely desirable goal.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 8, 195415DSupremely desirable goal.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sun Feb 21, 19545DCapital of Hejaz.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Nov 24, 195340APilgrim's goal.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Jul 28, 19537APlace of pilgrimage.Edward BucklerFarrar
Wed May 21, 195244DCapital of Hejax.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 31, 195248ACity in Saudi Arabia, its seaport, Jidda.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 5, 195118ACapital of Hejaz, in Arabia.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 30, 19491DBirthplace of Mohammed.Edward BucklerFarrar