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21 results for OCTOPUS

7 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Sep 30, 201346AEight-armed sea creatureIan Livengood
Mon Feb 18, 20139DSea creature with suckersJeffrey Harris
Mon Jul 9, 200736ACreature suggested by this puzzle's circled lettersPeter A. Collins
Tue Oct 31, 200642AInk dispenser?Patrick Blindauer
Sun Apr 2, 2006111AWell-armed predator?Bob Klahn
Mon Mar 19, 200110DOne that's armed and dangerous?Peter Gordon
Thu Nov 11, 19994DArmy threat?Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon

4 results for OCTOPUS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Nov 26, 2017acrosticORelative of a nautiloidEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jan 2, 2011acrosticSSea creature with three heartsEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 31, 2009diagramless61AKind of 32-AcrossFrancis Heaney
Sep 21, 2003acrosticJHighly intelligent cephalopodEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

10 results for OCTOPUS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Jul 11, 199384DCuttlefishErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Mar 5, 198984DConglomerateFrances HansenMaleska
Sat Oct 19, 198543DMo. for an ink producer?Peter G. SnowMaleska
Fri May 2, 198023AWell-armed molluskGhulam Y. FarukiMaleska
Sun Dec 8, 196814DSea creatureWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Mon Oct 21, 195726ASea mollusk.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 3, 195514ACreature in "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."Louis SabinFarrar
Tue Apr 8, 195229AEight-armed cephalopod.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 5, 195126DEight-armed cephalopod.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 27, 19491A"The ___," by Frank Norris.Thomas MeekinFarrar