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22 results for OEDIPUS

3 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Jul 25, 200712DAntigone's fatherEd Early
Sat Oct 18, 200324DIsmene's fatherMyles Callum
Sat Feb 10, 19963DComplex 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
Thu Jun 27, 198523AAntigone's fatherKathryn RighterMaleska
Sat Apr 3, 198245DSophoclean protagonistBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sat Mar 2, 197424DKind of complexMartha J. DeWittWeng
Wed Jan 7, 197043DKind of complex.UnknownWeng
Mon Apr 18, 196644DSophocles character.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 9, 196523ASon of Laius and Jocasta.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 1, 196426ASophocles subject.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 21, 196019DSon of Laius and Jocasta.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 28, 195842AHe died at Colonus.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Dec 12, 195644DSophocles' tragic hero.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Oct 1, 195612DWell-known complex.Herbert LyleFarrar
Sun Sep 23, 195688DSon of Jocasta.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sun Jan 3, 195437DRole for Laurence Olivier.Roberta MorseFarrar
Tue Sep 8, 195355ANamesake of a well-known complex.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Mon Jun 22, 195335DHe answered the riddle of Sphinx.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Jul 24, 19498AHe solved the riddle of the Sphinx.Alice CookFarrar