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22 results for OEDIPUS

3 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for OEDIPUS.

DateGridClueAuthor
12DAntigone's fatherEd Early
24DIsmene's fatherMyles Callum
3DComplex individualJohn R. Conrad

3 results for OEDIPUS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 13, 2007acrosticKKing with a matrilineal problemEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Aug 15, 2004cryptic25AOde Pius reprinted in Greek (7)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Feb 10, 2002acrosticUClassic lover of the wrong womanEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

16 results for OEDIPUS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
23AAntigone's fatherKathryn RighterMaleska
45DSophoclean protagonistBert RosenfieldMaleska
24DKind of complexMartha J. DeWittWeng
43DKind of complex.UnknownWeng
44DSophocles character.UnknownFarrar
23ASon of Laius and Jocasta.UnknownFarrar
26ASophocles subject.UnknownFarrar
19DSon of Laius and Jocasta.UnknownFarrar
42AHe died at Colonus.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
44DSophocles' tragic hero.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
12DWell-known complex.Herbert LyleFarrar
88DSon of Jocasta.Roberta MorseFarrar
37DRole for Laurence Olivier.Roberta MorseFarrar
55ANamesake of a well-known complex.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
35DHe answered the riddle of Sphinx.S. A. KayFarrar
8AHe solved the riddle of the Sphinx.Alice CookFarrar