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166 results for ORC

71 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Sunday, November 12, 2017118DFictional creature made from heat and slimeEd Sessa
Thursday, October 26, 201714ATolkien creature (4)Jacob Stulberg
Tuesday, August 8, 201742A"The Lord of the Rings" baddie (3)Dan Flanagan
Sunday, January 1, 201798ATolkien meanie (2)Matthew Sewell
Saturday, November 12, 201648ALiterary terrorDavid J. Kahn
Tuesday, November 1, 201628DTolkien terror (2)Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
Thursday, September 8, 201631AElf's foeJoanne Sullivan
Sunday, June 26, 201641DWorld of Warcraft beastPriscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
Thursday, June 9, 201620AMonster of fantasyDamon Gulczynski
Sunday, June 5, 201689D"The Silmarillion" creature (2)Tom McCoy
Monday, December 14, 201532ALow-level Dungeons & Dragons monsterTimothy Polin
Friday, November 13, 201533ASoldier in the Battle of Helm's DeepPatrick Berry
Sunday, November 1, 20159DTolkien beast (4)Zhouqin Burnikel
Friday, October 23, 201536A"The Two Towers" creatureEvan Birnholz
Sunday, May 24, 201572AWarrior in the "Discworld" fantasy booksKevin G. Der
Monday, April 20, 20159D"The Lord of the Rings" baddie (3)Tom McCoy
Monday, March 30, 201523DMiddle-earth creatureBruce Haight
Tuesday, January 20, 20154DTolkien creature (4)Susan Gelfand
Tuesday, December 2, 201437AFabled monster in English literatureTimothy Polin
Friday, August 29, 201418AMiddle-earth baddieDaniel Raymon
Wednesday, July 23, 201431DHumanoid monster of mythHoward Barkin
Sunday, July 6, 201491D"The Hobbit" figureDaniel C. Bryant
Sunday, January 12, 20148D"The Lord of the Rings" villainAndrew Chaikin
Sunday, August 11, 201328AFoe of FrodoDan Schoenholz
Thursday, March 28, 201347ATolkien baddieRandolph Ross
Tuesday, March 12, 20139DTolkien meanie (2)Bruce Sutphin and Neville Fogarty
Sunday, November 6, 201111D"The Lord of the Rings" menaceElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, October 10, 20115D"The Lord of the Rings" creatureIan C. Livengood
Sunday, June 19, 201114DBrute of fantasyPatrick Berry
Monday, May 9, 20113DTolkien creature (4)Nina Rulon-Miller
Monday, March 21, 201114ATolkien monster (2)Patrick Blindauer and Steve Salitan
Thursday, January 20, 201143AMythical monster (6)Michael Shteyman
Tuesday, June 1, 20104DTolkien beast (4)Sarah Keller
Friday, January 8, 20108DMember of Sauron's armyPatrick Berry
Tuesday, October 6, 20095D"The Lord of the Rings" baddie (3)Matt Ginsberg
Monday, July 20, 200925A"The Lord of the Rings" enemyPancho Harrison
Sunday, June 7, 20098DFrodo foeJeremy Newton
Thursday, April 16, 200953D"The Silmarillion" creature (2)Oliver Hill
Tuesday, January 20, 200931AHobbit's enemyTim Wescott
Monday, February 4, 200862DTolkien creature (4)Dave and Tracy Mackey
Tuesday, January 15, 200836AMiddle-earth meanieStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Tuesday, January 8, 200840ATolkien humanoidMalia Jackson and Noah Snyder
Sunday, December 9, 2007110AMythical beast (2)Patrick Blindauer
Friday, March 2, 20074DDungeons & Dragons beastEric Berlin
Sunday, January 7, 200761DFabulous monsterAshish Vengsarkar
Tuesday, March 14, 200648A"The Lord of the Rings" critterLynn Lempel
Thursday, November 17, 200549A"The Lord of the Rings" extraBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, June 5, 200561DFrodo pursuerPatrick Merrell
Wednesday, May 11, 200540ATolkien beast (4)Kumar Balani and Lou Sabin
Thursday, January 20, 200558ATolkien monster (2)Manny Nosowsky
Friday, May 7, 200411DFictional ogreManny Nosowsky
Saturday, March 27, 200448DTolkien terror (2)Sherry O. Blackard
Sunday, July 6, 200388DSea monsterRobert H. Wolfe
Sunday, May 11, 2003107AMythical monster (6)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, April 23, 200323D"Lord of the Rings" menaceGilbert H. Ludwig
Sunday, December 22, 200299ATolkien cannibal (2)Frances Hansen
Saturday, October 14, 200027ALegendary beastRich Norris
Thursday, July 20, 20008DTolkien beast (4)Bonnie S. Prystowsky
Wednesday, May 10, 200034DCommon Dungeons & Dragons foeZack Butler
Saturday, January 15, 200032DMythical beast (2)Matt Gaffney
Thursday, October 14, 19999DMythical monster (6)Joe DiPietro
Friday, January 22, 199911ATolkien cannibal (2)Ed Early
Sunday, March 22, 199899DMythical monster (6)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Tuesday, January 20, 199854AMythical monster (6)Randall J. Hartman
Thursday, August 21, 199756AMiltonian sea creatureMartin Ashwood-Smith
Thursday, December 12, 199623DFabled monsterJ. R. Conrad
Sunday, July 7, 199639AMythical monster (6)R. H. Wolfe
Saturday, September 16, 199528AMiddle-earth mutantBryant White
Friday, October 28, 19949DAzog or Bolg of Middle-earthBryant White
Thursday, October 27, 19941ADolphin family memberFred Piscop
Friday, February 25, 199460DKiller of the deepBob Lubbers

2 results for ORC from Variety puzzles.

December 11, 2011diagramless5DTolkien baddieMike Selinker
March 13, 2005cryptic21ABad being in junior class (3)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon

93 results for ORC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Monday, November 1, 19938DGrampusBetty JorgensenTaub
Tuesday, October 5, 199347AKiller whaleRobert HerrigTaub
Friday, August 27, 199349AMythical monsterManny NosowskyMaleska
Saturday, August 14, 199362DMiltonian monsterMartin Ashwood-SmithMaleska
Friday, February 19, 199327DKiller whaleArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sunday, August 16, 199255AGrampusIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sunday, August 2, 1992112DA cetaceanJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sunday, May 31, 199263DEvil Tolkien creatureEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, April 14, 19929DGrampusChristy RidleyMaleska
Wednesday, April 8, 19921DGrampusBernice GordonMaleska
Monday, January 6, 199252AGrampusAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sunday, December 1, 199135DOgreRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Wednesday, November 8, 198939AKiller whaleEli WesoffMaleska
Friday, June 16, 198957DGrampusRhonda KrausMaleska
Thursday, May 4, 19898DGrampusBetty JorgensenMaleska
Saturday, March 11, 19892DGrampusBernard MerenMaleska
Thursday, October 20, 198828AGrampusMary S. SnyderMaleska
Wednesday, April 20, 198844DKiller whaleDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Saturday, April 9, 19885DKiller whaleEileen LexauMaleska
Wednesday, December 30, 198744AGrampusJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wednesday, December 23, 198747ASea monsterChristopher PageMaleska
Saturday, November 1, 198647AOgreEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tuesday, August 5, 198633AGrampusMary M. MurdochMaleska
Friday, October 25, 19858DGrampusDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Saturday, June 22, 198527AKiller whaleDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Friday, February 24, 198433ATolkien creatureLois SidwayMaleska
Sunday, October 2, 19838DGrampusRichard SilvestriMaleska
Friday, August 13, 19827DEvil Tolkien creatureC. J. AngioMaleska
Tuesday, September 1, 19818DSea mammalAlbert L. MisenkoMaleska
Friday, May 29, 198120DGrampusDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Monday, August 18, 198051DTolkien creatureHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Monday, May 21, 197945AEvildoer in Tolkien talesI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Tuesday, March 13, 197946AGrampus or giantJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wednesday, December 27, 19788DGrampusHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Friday, October 28, 197733AGrampusBrownMaleska
Monday, June 6, 197736AKiller whaleDorothy CannanMaleska
Wednesday, February 9, 197751AGrampusSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Saturday, October 9, 197638AGrampusHerb L. RisteenWeng
Sunday, May 23, 197662AGrampusJack LuzzattoWeng
Monday, February 2, 197640AGrampusVirginia SchneiderWeng
Saturday, August 23, 197535DSea creatureAnthony B. CanningWeng
Saturday, July 19, 19758DGrampusDavid CrosattoWeng
Friday, May 2, 197523DGrampusDeWitt AndersonWeng
Saturday, October 28, 19726DGrampusUnknownWeng
Tuesday, August 1, 197243AGrampusUnknownWeng
Sunday, June 25, 1972111DWhaleBert BeamanWeng
Monday, April 17, 197227AWhaleUnknownWeng
Tuesday, November 2, 197147DGrampusMel RosenWeng
Thursday, February 4, 197151DGrampusUnknownWeng
Friday, April 10, 197010DSea animalUnknownWeng
Monday, February 23, 19707DKiller whaleUnknownWeng
Sunday, August 10, 196926AGrampusKirk DoddWeng
Thursday, March 14, 196826DGrampus.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 6, 196752AGrampus.Dorothea BauerFarrar
Sunday, May 28, 1967102AMilitary group.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, April 1, 196627ASea monster.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 16, 196572AGrampus.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sunday, February 28, 196590ASea monster.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Tuesday, May 19, 196436ADolphin whale.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 26, 19643DMarine mammal.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 12, 1963109DGrampus.William WengFarrar
Thursday, February 7, 196348DGrampus.John ByrneFarrar
Friday, January 18, 196352AGrampus.Kay RichmanFarrar
Thursday, November 22, 196236ADolphin whale.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 16, 196247DSea animal.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Wednesday, August 2, 19618DDolphin whale.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 18, 19618DWhale.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 20, 196130AGrampus.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 3, 19607DGrampus.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 13, 196053DDolphin whale.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 3, 1960129AGrampus.Tom MixonFarrar
Monday, July 6, 195923ASpecies of whale.Isaac KertFarrar
Wednesday, April 8, 19598DSea animal.Helen SmathersFarrar
Sunday, March 16, 195827DGrampus.W. E. JonesFarrar
Wednesday, January 16, 195760DSea animal.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 15, 195621AMilitary group: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, September 6, 195645DCetacean.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, August 15, 195630ASea animal.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, March 13, 19562DGrampus.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, October 9, 1955100DDolphin whale.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, May 2, 19551DGrampus.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, March 2, 19546DGrampus.Willard JordanFarrar
Monday, July 27, 195342DSea animal or grampus.Bernice GordonFarrar
Saturday, June 7, 19529DGrampus or killer whale.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 23, 195138AKiller whale.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Monday, December 18, 195056ASea animal.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, January 22, 195070DSea animal.Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, January 15, 195086AThe grampus.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, April 24, 194931ASea monster.Hilda E. AllenFarrar
Sunday, March 28, 1948115DThe grampus.Hilda E. AllenFarrar
Sunday, February 22, 194874AThe grampus.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, January 23, 194474AGrampus.Jackson CrossFarrar
Sunday, March 28, 194356DThe grampus.Helen SmathersFarrar