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155 results for NSA

136 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Apr 29, 201854DCryptanalysis org. (3)Peter Wentz
Sat Mar 10, 201838AOrg. concerned with cracking and leakingRyan McCarty
Sun Jan 14, 201841ABug-studying org.Joel Fagliano
Mon Dec 18, 201730DCovert govt. org.Bruce Haight
Thu Nov 30, 201755AOrg. whose symbol is an eagle atop a key (2)Trenton Charlson
Sun Nov 5, 2017119DEavesdropping org. (3)Natan Last
Thu Aug 24, 201770AOrg. whose budget is classifiedNeil Patrick Harris and David Steinberg
Wed Apr 5, 201719D"Crypto City" at Ft. MeadeAlex Eaton-Salners
Wed Mar 15, 201764DIntel org. (3)Bruce Haight
Sun Mar 12, 201787AGrp. in the Oscar-winning documentary "Citizenfour"Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Jan 15, 2017120DGovt. org. that offers a monthly "Puzzle Periodical"Joel Fagliano
Sun Jan 8, 2017113D"Snowden" org.Peter Broda and Erik Agard
Mon Nov 21, 201661DOrg. for which Edward Snowden once worked (2)John Lieb
Sun Nov 13, 201661DOrg. in "Snowden"Joel Fagliano
Fri Oct 7, 201623AOrg. whose symbol is an eagle atop a key (2)Robyn Weintraub
Thu Jul 21, 201661ACrack team, for short?Jason Flinn
Sat Jun 25, 201632AOrg. whose logo has a talon-gripped keyKameron Austin Collins
Thu Jun 23, 20169DCryptanalysis org. (3)Megan Amram and David Kwong
Tue May 10, 201633ACovert org.David Kwong
Sat Apr 16, 201627AOrg. in the documentary "Citizenfour"Andrew Zhou
Sun Jan 17, 2016118DIntel org. officially formed by TrumanJeff Chen
Sat Jan 9, 201643AHush-hush org. (7)Jason Flinn
Fri Jun 26, 20159DMetadata collector, for shortErin Rhode
Sun Apr 26, 201555AOrg. of concern to Edward SnowdenPatrick Berry
Wed Apr 8, 201554AU.S. counterpart to Britain's GCHQZhouqin Burnikel
Sat Feb 28, 201534AGroup of crackers, for short?Barry C. Silk
Wed Jan 7, 201524DIntel org. (3)Greg Johnson
Sun Jan 4, 2015111DEdward Snowden subj.Finn Vigeland
Mon Dec 29, 201420AU.S. intelligence org.Peter A. Collins
Sun Sep 28, 201431AOrg. implementing the Protect America ActTodd Gross
Thu Sep 4, 20145DOrg. whose annual budget is classifiedSamuel A. Donaldson
Mon Aug 11, 201430APhone-tapping org.David Steinberg and Bernice Gordon
Thu Jul 24, 201446DOrg. for which Edward Snowden once worked (2)David Phillips
Fri Jun 20, 201437ADefense Department dept.Martin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Jun 17, 201471AOrg. named in WikiLeaks documentsZhouqin Burnikel
Sat Feb 22, 201463DTapping grp.Evan Birnholz
Sun Feb 16, 201475ASubj. of Snowden leaksYaakov Bendavid
Sat Nov 9, 201322ANoted eavesdropper, for shortMichael Ashley
Wed Sep 4, 201339DOrg. with its HQ in Fort MeadeJoel Fagliano
Wed Aug 14, 201311ADecryption org. (4)Sarah Keller
Sat May 18, 201320AIntel processor?Martin Ashwood-Smith
Wed Feb 27, 201368ACode-cracking org. (8)Daniel Kantor
Mon Dec 24, 201259DSecretive org. (4)Michael Sharp
Tue Nov 6, 201214DIntelligence org.Erik Agard
Fri Sep 14, 20124DGrp. concerned with hackingPeter A. Collins
Thu Jun 14, 201210DCode-cracking org. (8)Tracy Gray
Sun May 13, 2012117DSurveillance org.Ben Tausig
Tue May 8, 201265DCryptologists' org. (3)Lynn Lempel
Thu May 3, 201232DOrg. associated with U.S. Cyber CommandNeville Fogarty
Thu Apr 12, 20121AGovt. org. whose logo depicts an eagle standing on a keyMichael Shteyman
Mon Mar 12, 201228DOrg. protecting U.S. secretsLynn Lempel
Thu Mar 8, 20121AOrg. whose annual budget is classified informationBill Thompson
Tue Jan 10, 201256AAmerican defense org.Gary Cee
Sat Dec 31, 201143AWiretapping grp.Joe Krozel
Sun Nov 20, 201182DIntel interpreter, for shortTrip Payne
Wed Jun 22, 201137A"Red Storm Rising" grp.Tim Croce
Tue May 3, 201164DSubj. of the book "The Puzzle Palace"Kevan Choset
Tue Apr 12, 201156DSupersecret org.Barry C. Silk
Tue Mar 22, 201115ACode-cracking org. (8)Albert R. Picallo
Sun Feb 27, 2011110DCode-breaking grp.Peter A. Collins
Sun Feb 20, 2011118DHush-hush grp. (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jan 2, 201129DUltrasecret org. (3)David Levinson Wilk
Tue Sep 14, 201034DSource of intelligence: Abbr.Eshan Mitra, Brown University '12
Sun Jun 13, 201096DCryptologist's org. (3)Francis Heaney
Wed May 12, 201069DSecretive org. (4)Pete Muller
Tue Mar 23, 201068ACode-breaking org. (2)Kurt Krauss
Wed Feb 17, 201058ACryptanalyst's org.Elizabeth A. Long
Sat Feb 13, 201060AIntelligence grp. (2)Ashish Vengsarkar
Thu Dec 3, 20098DCode-breaking central, in briefMatt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Sun Oct 25, 200944DHush-hush org. (7)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Oct 18, 200996DCode-cracking grp.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Aug 24, 200954DIntelligence-gathering org.Anthony J. Salvia
Sun Jul 26, 2009151AOrg. in Clancy's "Red Storm Rising"Kevin G. Der
Sun Feb 22, 200980AFort Meade org. (2)Barry C. Silk & Doug Peterson
Mon Jan 26, 200943AHush-hush org. (7)Timothy Powell and Nancy Salomon
Thu Jan 15, 200963DCode crackers' org. (2)Patrick Blindauer
Tue Jan 13, 200948ASecret govt. groupDaniel Kantor and Jay Kaskel
Sun Dec 21, 2008119ACode-cracking org. (8)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Nov 21, 200817AHush-hush org. (7)Patrick Berry
Thu Sep 11, 200837DUltrasecret org. (3)Caleb Madison
Thu Aug 21, 200829ACryptanalysis org. (3)Gary J. Whitehead
Sun Jul 27, 200878DCipher org. (2)Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Tue Jul 8, 200863DCode-crackers' org. (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Jun 3, 20088DCode-cracking org. (8)Pete Muller
Thu May 1, 200849AIntel org. (3)Jim Leeds
Thu Apr 24, 200860ASecretive org. (4)Michael Langwald
Tue Dec 25, 200765DSupersecretive intelligence org.Nancy Salomon
Wed Nov 14, 200733DCode-cracking org. (8)Jim Page
Wed Sep 26, 200721AGovt. code-breaking groupLee Glickstein and Craig Kasper
Sun Jun 17, 2007119DIntelligence grp. (2)Tony Orbach & Patrick Blindauer
Wed Mar 21, 200762DCryptologist's org. (3)Ed Early
Fri Jan 19, 200758D"The Puzzle Palace" org.Karen M. Tracey
Tue Dec 12, 200650ADecryption org. (4)Stephen Manion and Victor Fleming
Sun Nov 5, 200654DHush-hush govt. org. (2)Derrick Niederman
Sun Oct 15, 2006128DHush-hush grp. (5)Norma Johnson & Nancy Salomon
Wed Sep 13, 200662DSecret org.Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Thu Aug 17, 200643ADecryption org. (4)Harvey Estes
Fri Jul 21, 200619ACipher org. (2)Kyle Mahowald
Sun Jul 2, 200659DTop-secret grp.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Jun 21, 200642AFort Meade org. (2)Barry C. Silk
Sun Jul 24, 200591AEavesdropping org. (3)Frank Longo
Sun Jun 26, 200584A55-Across relativeJoe DiPietro
Thu May 19, 200547ASecretive org. (4)Barbara Olson
Tue Apr 12, 200531AGovt. code breakersNancy Salomon
Sun Mar 13, 200530AOrg. with a key-holding eagle in its logoPatrick Merrell
Thu Feb 17, 200557DHush-hush grp. (5)Patrick Merrell
Wed Nov 17, 200436AHush-hush org. (7)Richard Silvestri
Sun Aug 15, 200496DUltrasecret org. (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue May 4, 200451AHush-hush D.C. org. (2)Eric Berlin
Fri Feb 13, 200431AU.S. code and cipher grp.Manny Nosowsky
Tue Feb 3, 200447AGovt. code crackersJoe Bower and Nancy Salomon
Mon Dec 29, 200349AHush-hush org. (7)Gregory E. Paul
Tue Dec 2, 200332DFed. hush-hush group (2)Harvey Estes
Tue Jun 24, 200327DCode-breaking org. (2)Norma Johnson and Nancy Salomon
Thu Nov 7, 20023DDecryption org. (4)Patrick Merrell
Tue Aug 6, 200228ACodebreakers' org.Ethan Cooper and Michael Shteyman
Sat Apr 6, 200237DHush-hush grp. (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Feb 5, 200223ACryptologic grp.Alan J. Weiss
Fri Jan 18, 200220DHush-hush govt. group (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Jan 16, 200250AGovt. org. that employs mathematiciansLinda Bushman
Sat Jan 5, 200229AIntelligence grp. established by TrumanRich Norris
Sun Jul 22, 200141ACode-breaking govt. groupPatrick Berry
Sun May 20, 2001104DSecrets keeper: Abbr.Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Dec 10, 200067AHush-hush grp. (5)Rich Norris
Mon Nov 6, 200044ACode-cracking org. (8)Nancy Salomon and Bob Frank
Sat Sep 16, 200061DCode crackers: Abbr.Robert H. Wolfe
Thu Jul 13, 200062AFed. hush-hush group (2)Rich Norris
Tue Feb 1, 200037DCode-cracking org. (8)A. J. Santora
Fri May 14, 199958DEavesdropping org. (3)Frank Longo
Sun Oct 18, 199843DHush-hush D.C. org. (2)David J. Kahn
Thu Oct 23, 199762DHush-hush org. (7)Frances Hansen
Mon Sep 22, 199737AHush-hush govt. group (2)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Aug 24, 199795AGovt. intelligence org.Michael S. Maurer
Mon Jan 23, 199545AHush-hush govt. org. (2)Sidney L. Robbins
Sun Dec 18, 1994146AGovt. code grp.Manny Nosowsky & Bob Klahn
Thu May 19, 199459DHush-hush D.C. grp.Richard Silvestri

1 result for NSA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Apr 18, 1999diagramless57ACode-breaking org.Fred Piscop

18 results for NSA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Jun 18, 199040DOrg. for collegiansSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Jun 19, 1988101DCampus org.Nancy RossMaleska
Thu Apr 14, 198828AOrg. for Fleming, Hamill et al.Rhonda KrausMaleska
Tue Dec 3, 198562DC.I.A.-F.B.I. cousinJim PageMaleska
Sun Nov 24, 198550ARink org.Caroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Mon Jul 11, 198353DOrg. for Peggy Fleming et al.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Oct 24, 197629AMaritime agcy.John WilligWeng
Sun May 4, 197568DSea-trade org.Marjorie PedersenWeng
Wed Aug 28, 197455DCampus group: Abbr.Sara V. TuckermanWeng
Sun Jul 21, 197434DTransportation org.Barbara GillisWeng
Sun Jan 13, 1974133DU.S. scholastic org.Edward J. O'BrienWeng
Sun Jul 6, 1969145DShipper's group: Abbr.Bert BeamanWeng
Sun Nov 26, 196786ASkating group.Will WengFarrar
Wed Jun 14, 196746ASkaters' assn.Wells GemberlingFarrar
Tue May 4, 196538AStudents' org.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 8, 196058ASkaters' group: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 12, 19605DSki assn.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Sep 21, 195362DSkater's group.Hugh P. EvansFarrar