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140 results for NIOBE

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

Thursday, January 25, 201854ABoastful mother of Greek mythAlex Eaton-Salners
Saturday, December 10, 201640AAnalogue of Lot's wife in Greek mythologyByron Walden
Sunday, October 9, 201683DDaughter of Tantalus (4)Michael Ashley
Thursday, August 11, 201624DMythical eponym of element #41Timothy Polin
Saturday, March 12, 20167DPersonification of Turkey's Weeping RockJosh Knapp
Sunday, August 23, 2015106AMythical weeper (2)Joel Fagliano
Sunday, March 15, 201545ALegendary weeperDan Feyer
Sunday, July 27, 201424DWeeper of myth (8)Randolph Ross
Wednesday, January 29, 201426DWeeper of myth (8)Michael Black
Friday, March 29, 201315AWhom Turkey's Weeping Rock is said to representJosh Knapp
Saturday, September 8, 201211DTantalus' daughterByron Walden
Thursday, January 13, 201125DWeeper of ThebesElizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, October 14, 201015APetrified weeper of mythJim Hilger
Sunday, February 7, 2010124DDaughter of Tantalus (4)Patrick Berry
Tuesday, February 2, 201055AWeeper of mythologyAlex Fay
Monday, May 11, 200921AWeeper of Greek mythFred Piscop
Saturday, April 25, 200925DQueen for whom an element is namedBrad Wilber
Tuesday, October 14, 200854DWeeper of myth (8)Lucy Gardner Anderson
Sunday, November 5, 200622AWeeping daughter of TantalusDerrick Niederman
Thursday, April 6, 200647DDaughter of Tantalus who was turned to stoneEd Early
Sunday, January 8, 200684ATragic figure in Greek mythMichael Ashley
Sunday, August 28, 2005140AWeeper of myth (8)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Friday, April 4, 200313DDaughter of Tantalus (4)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Monday, May 27, 200256AWeeper of myth (8)Norman Wizer
Friday, October 30, 19983DZeus turned her to stoneJim Page
Sunday, October 26, 199798AMythical queen of ThebesCathy Millhauser
Monday, September 4, 199539DWeeper of myth (8)Richard Thomas
Monday, May 1, 199555DWeeper of myth (8)Sidney L. Robbins
Tuesday, March 28, 199543AMythical weeper (2)Christopher Page
Monday, February 20, 199527DWeeper of myth (8)Bernice Gordon
Sunday, April 24, 1994106AAmphion's wifeLouis Sabin
Sunday, February 27, 199496DDaughter of Tantalus (4)Bette Sue Cohen
Monday, February 7, 199433ACrier of Greek mythSidney L. Robbins
Sunday, November 21, 1993108DTantalus's daughterPeter Gordon

2 results for NIOBE from Variety puzzles.

October 25, 2009acrosticJWeeping daughter of TantalusEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
August 9, 1998diagramless60AShe turned to stoneFred Piscop

104 results for NIOBE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, July 17, 199245DTantalus's daughterNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sunday, June 14, 199233ATearful motherBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, May 3, 199277ATearful one of mythRosalind PavaneMaleska
Saturday, March 21, 199261AEponym of element 41Timothy S. LewisMaleska
Sunday, February 23, 199213DA queen of ThebesJoy L. WoukMaleska
Monday, June 10, 199153DDaughter of TantalusSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Monday, April 22, 199157AWeeping woman of mythFred TooleMaleska
Friday, March 29, 19913DTearful wife of AmphionDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Wednesday, January 24, 199018AWeeper of mythRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tuesday, April 25, 198926D"Like ___, all tears": Shak.Nancy JolineMaleska
Monday, January 23, 198930DTurned to stone by Zeus, she weptFred TooleMaleska
Saturday, October 22, 198827DLeto's taunterJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sunday, June 5, 198823ADaughter of TantalusJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, November 24, 198653DDaughter of TantalusSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, November 3, 198515DQueen changed into stoneWilson McBeathMaleska
Friday, October 18, 198542DTearful oneLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, March 8, 198541AA daughter of DioneWilliam CanineMaleska
Saturday, March 2, 19856DDaughter of TantalusLarry GoldhirschMaleska
Sunday, February 24, 198542DAmphion's wifeDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Saturday, June 23, 19841ADaughter of TantalusI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Tuesday, June 19, 198431DGrief-stricken mother of mythJohn DreyerMaleska
Wednesday, September 28, 198350DWeeping mother of mythLois SidwayMaleska
Friday, June 3, 198349DWeeping stone figureNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Sunday, August 23, 1981100A"Like ___, all tears": HamletArnold MossMaleska
Wednesday, July 22, 198154AMythological weeperLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, June 28, 198183DDaughter of TantalusAnne FoxMaleska
Monday, April 27, 198139AMother who was "all tears"DeutschMaleska
Tuesday, April 21, 198156ADaughter of TantalusJankeMaleska
Wednesday, January 7, 198153DLegendary weeperJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, June 29, 198029ADaughter of TantalusAnne FoxMaleska
Saturday, October 6, 197948DWeeping stone figureC. J. AngioMaleska
Wednesday, July 18, 19799DQueen whose pride Leto could not abideRussellMaleska
Monday, June 4, 197922ALegendary Greek motherHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thursday, May 3, 197959AZeus changed her into stoneVincent L. OsborneMaleska
Wednesday, December 6, 197851DClassical weeperJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sunday, December 3, 19785DZeus turned her into stoneAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, November 9, 197858ATearful queenGrace FabbroniMaleska
Thursday, July 6, 197860AZeus turned her into stoneGrace FabbroniMaleska
Thursday, June 8, 197810DTearful queenNorton RhoadesMaleska
Sunday, March 12, 19782DClassical weeperWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, April 23, 197734AWeepy oneWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Saturday, September 4, 197619ATeary oneJohn ShippWeng
Saturday, July 10, 197653DEpitome of sadnessMarion MoeserWeng
Sunday, April 18, 1976109DTeary queenHume R. CraftWeng
Wednesday, October 15, 197534DTantalus's daughterLouis SabinWeng
Tuesday, September 2, 197523ATantalus's daughterLouis SabinWeng
Friday, November 23, 197328DWeeper of mythUnknownWeng
Monday, September 17, 197368ALachrymose ladyUnknownWeng
Friday, April 6, 197328DMythical woman of tearsUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 25, 197382D"Like ___, all tears"Arnold MossWeng
Friday, July 7, 197215AWeeping woman of mythUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 8, 1971105DWeeper of mythHenry V. StrakaWeng
Sunday, June 20, 1971104ASorrowing figureFrances HansenWeng
Tuesday, October 20, 197051AQueen of ThebesUnknownWeng
Thursday, August 14, 196961AWeeping Greek mother.UnknownWeng
Saturday, September 28, 196861ATragic mother of myth.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 8, 196870DDaughter of TantalusSara V. TuckermanFarrar
Saturday, July 27, 196840DWeeping mother.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 28, 196892DWeeping mother.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Monday, July 17, 196723DMourning mother of myth.Jean ReedFarrar
Sunday, May 28, 196742DDaughter of Tantalus.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, September 23, 196634AWeeping woman of myth.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 1, 196651AWife of Amphion.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 21, 196437AWeeper of myth.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tuesday, October 29, 196352DWeeper of myth.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 27, 196391DWeeper of myth.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Saturday, October 12, 19635AQueen turned to stone.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Monday, July 30, 196218DWeeping mother.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, August 29, 196149DMythical weeper.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, March 4, 196157AWeeping mother of myth.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 3, 196149ADaughter of Tantalus.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, December 29, 196030AWeeping statue of Greek legend.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sunday, December 25, 1960119DFabled mother of twelve.Eva Pollack TaubFarrar
Tuesday, July 19, 196050DAmphion's wife.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 29, 195910DWeeper of myth.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wednesday, September 2, 195944DDaughter of Tantalus.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 22, 195931DTheban queen.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Saturday, January 3, 19593DDaughter of Tantalus.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 19, 195871DTheban queen.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, March 19, 195827DLegendary queen of Thebes.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thursday, March 13, 195827AShe's "all tears."H. L. RisteenFarrar
Tuesday, March 4, 195816ADaughter of Tantulus.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thursday, December 19, 195726DLegendary queen of Thebes.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 16, 195739AProud wife of Amphion.C. Hume CraftFarrar
Sunday, October 24, 195433DDaughter of Tantalus.Mel TaubFarrar
Saturday, June 5, 195415AMythical weeper.Israel GitterFarrar
Wednesday, June 2, 195428DDaughter of Tantalus.Ellsworth SmithFarrar
Friday, January 29, 195417DLachrymose lady.Israel GitterFarrar
Wednesday, November 18, 195357AWeeping daughter of Tantalus.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thursday, October 29, 195318DSad Grecian.Marian MoeserFarrar
Monday, May 11, 195335APetrified by Zeus, she wept and wept.Edward BucklerFarrar
Wednesday, October 29, 195229ADaughter of Tantalus.UnknownFarrar
Monday, August 4, 195224AWeeping wife of King Amphion.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, May 21, 195226DShe was punished for boasting of her children.UnknownFarrar
Monday, January 7, 195229DDaughter of Tantalus who was changed into a stone.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, November 7, 195130DZeus turned her into stone.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 28, 195179A"Like ___, all tears."Edward BucklerFarrar
Monday, December 18, 195061AApollo and Diana slew her children.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, September 26, 19505DQueen of Thebes who wept for her children.Alice H. CookFarrar
Sunday, April 13, 194757DWoman turned into stone.Isaac KertFarrar
Sunday, November 10, 194633A"Like ___, all tears."—Hamlet.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, June 25, 194434DGrecian mother of twelve.Jonathan CrossFarrar
Sunday, June 27, 194368ADaughter of Tantalus.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, June 14, 19422DDaughter of Tantalus.Charles Merz and Arthur Hays SulzbergerFarrar