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228 results for ODESSA

87 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Sat Dec 28, 201922AFormer Soviet naval baseRobyn Weintraub
Sun Sep 15, 201916DCity in Texas or UkraineAndrew Kingsley
Wed May 29, 201946AOld Soviet naval base site (3)Jules Markey
Sun Jul 22, 2018106AFrederick Forsyth's "The ___ File"Patrick Merrell
Sun Jan 21, 201810D1941 siege targetVictor Barocas and Andy Kravis
Tue Dec 26, 201750DUkrainian city on the Black SeaPeter Gordon
Sat Apr 29, 201755ASetting for Sergei Eisenstein's "Battleship Potemkin"Martin Ashwood-Smith
Thu Mar 9, 201752DTexas oil city (7)Jeremy Newton
Sat Aug 20, 201623DFrederick Forsyth thriller "The ___ File"Mark Diehl
Mon Jul 18, 201632ACity on the Black Sea (3)Jacob Stulberg
Sun May 1, 201669ATexas city in the movie "Friday Night Lights"Joel Fagliano and Byron Walden
Sun Mar 1, 2015129AWhere the Potemkin Steps areFinn Vigeland
Mon Oct 20, 201444DTexas city named after a Ukrainian cityPatrick Blindauer
Fri Jul 11, 201440DSeat of Ector County, Tex.Sam Ezersky and Victor Fleming
Sun Feb 9, 201456A"The Battleship Potemkin" localeCharles M. Deber
Thu Nov 21, 201350DBlack Sea port (9)Jules P. Markey
Sun Jun 16, 2013101ATexas oil city (7)Mel Rosen
Mon Nov 19, 201250DTexas or Ukraine cityPaul Guttormsson
Tue Oct 30, 201226ACity in Ukraine or TexasAlex Vratsanos
Mon Oct 29, 201216AOld Soviet naval base site (3)Gareth Bain
Mon May 7, 20124DUkrainian port whose staircase is a setting for "The Battleship Potemkin"Guy Tabachnick
Sun Mar 25, 2012116AOld Soviet naval base site (3)Patrick Berry
Wed Jun 1, 201147D"Potemkin" portElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Apr 3, 2011128A"The Battleship Potemkin" settingOliver Hill and Eliza Bagg
Tue Jan 18, 20119DBlack Sea port (9)Gary J. Whitehead
Tue Jul 27, 201050D"The Battleship Potemkin" portMike Torch
Mon Jul 5, 20105DBlack Sea port (9)Jill Denny and Jeff Chen
Fri Apr 2, 20102D1905 revolt settingAlan Olschwang
Mon Aug 17, 200933ACity on the Black Sea (3)Mike Buckley
Sun May 10, 200916DStalin named it a "hero city" after W.W. IIPatrick Berry
Tue Nov 11, 200824APotemkin mutiny cityNancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
Tue Sep 30, 200849DUkrainian port cityAllan E. Parrish
Wed Feb 27, 200813DBlack Sea port (9)Lee Glickstein
Fri Jul 20, 20079DCity on the Permian BasinBarry C. Silk
Sat May 19, 200747DBirthplace of Yakov SmirnoffByron Walden
Sun Dec 24, 2006120ATexas city (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Nov 20, 200646ATexas city named for a city in UkraineBernice Gordon
Wed Aug 9, 200612DBlack Sea port (9)Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Sun May 28, 200631DThe Pearl of the Black SeaTimothy Powell
Wed May 17, 200666ATexas oil city (7)Patrick Blindauer
Mon Apr 17, 200613DCity on the Black Sea (3)Larry Paul
Wed Feb 1, 200610DSight from the Black SeaElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Oct 16, 200559DSite of a historic 1905 revoltCon Pederson
Tue May 3, 20053DBlack Sea resortGary Steinmehl
Sun May 1, 20054D"Little ___," 1994 Russian-American film dramaJoe DiPietro
Tue Apr 5, 200552DBlack Sea port (9)Harvey Estes
Mon Feb 14, 200518DTexas oil city (7)Janet R. Bender
Sun Feb 13, 200534DSite of the Potemkin mutinyDaniel C. Bryant
Sat Jul 17, 200446DTexas city named by Russian immigrantsRich Norris
Tue Jun 22, 200410DUkrainian port (3)Allan E. Parrish
Mon Feb 2, 200438DTexas oil city (7)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Feb 1, 2004151ATitle city of a Forsyth thrillerRoy Leban
Tue Feb 18, 200310DUkrainian port (3)Holden Baker
Sat Apr 27, 200218ASite of some well-known stepsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Nov 10, 200148DTexas college townWilliam I. Johnston
Tue Oct 2, 200147D"The ___ File" (Forsyth novel)Richard Hughes
Fri May 18, 200123ALittle ___ (Brighton Beach nickname)Joe DiPietro
Sat Apr 14, 200124DTexas city with an annual Shakespeare FestivalRich Norris
Tue Jan 23, 20012DForsyth's "The ___ File"Nancy Salomon
Sun Dec 31, 200017DGerman victory site, October 1941Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Sep 7, 200044DWhere Leon Trotsky grew upManny Nosowsky
Sat Jul 1, 20007DCity southwest of MidlandRich Norris
Sun Jun 4, 200037DPotemkin Steps cityMartin Schneider
Sat Dec 25, 199928A"Potemkin" setting (3)John Scott Marrone
Wed Oct 27, 199946AOil city of west TexasChris Sallade
Mon Jul 5, 199946ATexas oil city (7)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Apr 25, 1999124AWest Texas cityJoe DiPietro
Sun Feb 28, 1999114ATexas oil city (7)Dave Tuller
Tue Feb 23, 199910D"Battleship Potemkin" locale (2)Robert Zimmerman
Fri Sep 11, 199820ATexas college or its localeHarvey Estes
Sun Jul 5, 199873ABlack Sea localeJoe DiPietro
Sun Apr 19, 1998117A"Potemkin" setting (3)Rich Norris
Sun Jun 22, 199769DWest-central Texas cityMatt Gaffney
Mon Jun 16, 199724ABlack Sea port (9)Gene Newman
Mon Dec 9, 199618DUkraine portF. Piscop
Thu Nov 28, 199623A"Potemkin" setting (3)B. Klahn
Wed Oct 16, 199645AUkrainian port (3)B. Gordon
Fri Jul 5, 199631A"Battleship Potemkin" locale (2)M. Gaffney
Sun Dec 24, 199589DClassic Bee Gees albumFrances Hansen
Fri Dec 15, 199547APotemkin localeHarvey Estes
Thu Jun 22, 199548D“Potemkin” mutiny portCathy Millhauser
Tue Jun 6, 199518DBlack Sea port (9)Sidney L. Robbins
Mon Jan 23, 199524DTexas city (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Mon Nov 21, 199426ABlack Sea reosrtNorman S. Wizer
Tue Aug 23, 199466ATexas city (3)Peter Gordon
Tue Mar 22, 199449DPotemkin mutiny siteStephanie Spadaccini
Sun Dec 26, 199387DBlack Sea port (9)Tom Underhill

6 results for ODESSA from Variety puzzles.

Feb 25, 2018panda7DA Texas city has this name, as does one in UkraineSam Ezersky
Apr 12, 2015panda17ALocale of some Black Sea dosMel Taub
Jul 21, 2013diagramless32D"Potemkin" portFred Piscop
Oct 24, 2004diagramless28D"The ___ File"Ed Early
Jul 7, 2002diagramless31A"Potemkin" localeFred Piscop
Mar 11, 2001acrosticRSite of the Potemkin mutinyEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

135 results for ODESSA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Fri Nov 12, 199354ABlack Sea cityMartin Ashwood-SmithTaub
Wed Aug 11, 199353ABlack Sea portEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun May 9, 1993113ABlack Sea portIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun Apr 25, 199391DBlack Sea portMichael J. ParrisMaleska
Thu Dec 3, 199218DTex. cityJim PageMaleska
Sat Jun 27, 199222AW Texas cityDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Apr 19, 19921DForsyth's "The ___ File"Nancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Wed Mar 25, 199253ACity in Tex. or UkraineStanley GlassMaleska
Tue Jun 4, 199142ACity in Ukranian S.S.R.Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Mar 31, 1991111AForsyth's "The ___ File"Nancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Tue Oct 23, 199025ACity in Tex. or the U.S.S.R.Albert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Sep 30, 199035AW Texas cityNancy Nicholson JolineMaleska
Thu Sep 6, 199048APort on the Black SeaNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Fri May 4, 199037DBlack Sea portWalter CovellMaleska
Sun Jun 11, 19892DBlack Sea portJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Oct 30, 19887DBlack Sea portCharles M. DeberMaleska
Tue Oct 18, 198846DUkrainian seaportLois SidwayMaleska
Mon Jul 11, 19888DUkrainian citySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed May 25, 198867ASoviet seaportDorothy DavisMaleska
Tue May 12, 198752AUkrainian bayMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Tue Nov 4, 198649DRussian portJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Sep 18, 198628ABlack Sea portWilson McBeathMaleska
Mon May 19, 19869DTexas oil centerVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sun May 4, 198698DBlack Sea portJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Sun Apr 27, 19864DBlack Sea portMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sun Oct 20, 198533AUkrainian cityJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Tue Jun 19, 198448A"The ___ File": ForsythJohn DreyerMaleska
Sat Mar 17, 198443DUkrainian seaportLouis SabinMaleska
Mon Jan 2, 19849DCity in Texas or RussiaShirley SolowayMaleska
Wed Mar 30, 19835DTexas cityJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sun Aug 22, 198273ABlack Sea cityCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sun Nov 15, 198162AUkrainian portNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Wed Sep 10, 198048ACity in Texas or RussiaJim ModneyMaleska
Thu Aug 14, 198067AForsyth's "The ___ File"William JarvisMaleska
Sun Jul 27, 1980113ABlack Sea portRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Jul 13, 198036DBlack Sea portWilliam J. YskampMaleska
Wed May 21, 198029ABlack Sea portBensonMaleska
Sun Sep 9, 1979114DPort on the Black SeaA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Feb 25, 197991DBlack Sea portJames and Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Sun Jun 18, 197827DTexas cityTap OsbornMaleska
Fri Apr 7, 19781ABlack Sea portJim PageMaleska
Thu Jan 5, 197827AMain port for grain from the UkraineSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Mon Oct 10, 197744ASoviet seaportJordan S. LasherMaleska
Thu Sep 1, 197741DCity in TexasA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Aug 30, 197719DBlack Sea portMcDermottMaleska
Wed Apr 20, 197755AUkrainian seaportJordan S. LasherMaleska
Wed Feb 2, 197746APotemkin's portAllan BlackmanWeng
Fri Jan 7, 19776DSoviet citySidney L. RobbinsWeng
Mon Dec 13, 197647DBlack Sea cityRuth N. SchultzWeng
Sat Jun 19, 197645ABlack Sea portAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sun Mar 14, 197692D"Potemkin" localeBert BeamanWeng
Sun Jan 4, 19761DBlack Sea portStanley GlassWeng
Sun Nov 16, 1975108ABlack Sea cityThreba JohnsonWeng
Sat Aug 23, 197510DBlack Sea portAnthony B. CanningWeng
Thu Jul 4, 197410DBlack Sea portElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sun Apr 7, 197420DPort for the PotemkinDorothea ShippWeng
Mon Feb 18, 197418DBlack Sea portJean ReedWeng
Mon Aug 13, 197350A“Potemkin” portUnknownWeng
Sat Jun 16, 197346DBlack Sea portUnknownWeng
Tue May 1, 197310DCity on Black SeaUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 13, 197219DBlack Sea portUnknownWeng
Sun May 9, 197171D"Potemkin" localeMarian PearceWeng
Thu Feb 18, 197142DBlack Sea portUnknownWeng
Tue Dec 9, 196947ACity on Black Sea.UnknownWeng
Wed Oct 16, 196820ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 31, 1968109ABlack Sea port.Frances HansenFarrar
Tue Jan 30, 196848DSoviet seaport.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jan 8, 196845DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 28, 196745DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 17, 196696DBlack Sea port.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thu Nov 4, 196531AUkrainian city.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sat Jul 24, 196549DUkrainian port.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 2, 196521ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 30, 196450ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 196364ACity of the Ukraine.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed Apr 17, 19634DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 5, 196322ABlack Sea port.Louis SabinFarrar
Thu Nov 8, 196226ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 11, 196249DBlack Sea port.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Aug 5, 1962103ABlack Sea port.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Tue Jul 24, 196213DUkrainian port.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 1, 196235ABlack Sea port.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Jan 2, 196148DBlack Sea city.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 18, 196039AUkrainian city.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 30, 196046DBlack Sea city.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 31, 196069ABlack Sea port.W. E. JonesFarrar
Tue Dec 1, 19599DBlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 14, 195942DBlack Sea port.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Mon Sep 8, 195843AOblast in Black Sea Lowland.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 31, 195839DBlack Sea port.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Fri Jun 6, 195810DUkranian port.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sat Nov 23, 195746DPort west of the Crimea.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 9, 195744DGulf of the Black Sea.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Jul 21, 1957128APort of the Ukraine.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Jul 1, 195759ABlack Sea port.Helen FasuloFarrar
Fri Jun 14, 195719ABlack Sea port.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed May 8, 195724APort on the Black Sea.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Feb 26, 195747ACity on the Black Sea.Christine F. BrooksFarrar
Sun Oct 21, 1956106DWest Texas oil city.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Jul 9, 195650ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 23, 195638DCity on the Black Sea.Diana SessionsFarrar
Wed Apr 4, 195649ABlack Sea port.Madeline CorseFarrar
Wed Jun 15, 195548DBlack Sea port.M. S. ManningFarrar
Tue Mar 15, 195518DCity in Russia.Morton BraunFarrar
Sun Jan 23, 195545AGrain market on Black Sea.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thu Dec 30, 195443ABlack Sea port.M. S. ManningFarrar
Mon Jun 28, 195446ABlack Sea port.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Jun 6, 195347DRussia's vacation city.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Apr 22, 195322ABlack Sea port.Israel GitterFarrar
Sat Dec 6, 195254ARed city on Black Sea.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 18, 195255ABlack Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 30, 195245DSeaport near the mouth of the Dniester.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 5, 195222APort on the Black Sea.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 1951133APort on Black Sea.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Jun 19, 19517ARed Black Sea port.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 28, 195014AChief port of the Ukraine.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 194912DRussia's grain basket.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Jan 2, 1949142ASeaport of the Ukraine.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Sun Nov 2, 1947157ARussian grain market.Louise RabbFarrar
Sun Jul 21, 194624APort on the Black Sea.Louis ShieldsFarrar
Sun Jun 30, 1946148APort on Black Sea; big grain market.J. P. DownesFarrar
Sun Nov 25, 194578AStrategic port near Yalta.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Oct 14, 1945111DBlack Sea port.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Dec 17, 1944119DBlack Sea port taken by Malinovsky.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 194420ARussian port.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 1944139ARussian seaport.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jul 30, 194424ABlack Sea naval base.Alvin AshbyFarrar
Sun Jun 25, 194423DLiberated Black Sea port.Jonathan CrossFarrar
Sun May 28, 194449ABirthplace of Malinovsky, recaptured by him.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Dec 26, 194321APort near mouth of Dniester River.I. KertFarrar
Sun Sep 12, 1943128DBlack Sea port.Alexis P. BoodbergFarrar
Sun Dec 20, 19422DRussian seaport.Mrs. Hedley V. CookeFarrar
Sun Dec 6, 194215ABlack Sea port.F. C. JaschobFarrar
Sun Aug 9, 194227ABlack Sea port.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Feb 15, 194228ABlack Sea naval base.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar