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167 results for ORC

72 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Mar 13, 201810DTolkien monster (3)Carl Worth
Sun Nov 12, 2017118DFictional creature made from heat and slimeEd Sessa
Thu Oct 26, 201714ATolkien creature (4)Jacob Stulberg
Tue Aug 8, 201742A"The Lord of the Rings" baddie (3)Dan Flanagan
Sun Jan 1, 201798ATolkien meanie (2)Matthew Sewell
Sat Nov 12, 201648ALiterary terrorDavid J. Kahn
Tue Nov 1, 201628DTolkien terror (2)Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
Thu Sep 8, 201631AElf's foeJoanne Sullivan
Sun Jun 26, 201641DWorld of Warcraft beastPriscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
Thu Jun 9, 201620AMonster of fantasyDamon Gulczynski
Sun Jun 5, 201689D"The Silmarillion" creature (2)Tom McCoy
Mon Dec 14, 201532ALow-level Dungeons & Dragons monsterTimothy Polin
Fri Nov 13, 201533ASoldier in the Battle of Helm's DeepPatrick Berry
Sun Nov 1, 20159DTolkien beast (4)Zhouqin Burnikel
Fri Oct 23, 201536A"The Two Towers" creatureEvan Birnholz
Sun May 24, 201572AWarrior in the "Discworld" fantasy booksKevin G. Der
Mon Apr 20, 20159D"The Lord of the Rings" baddie (3)Tom McCoy
Mon Mar 30, 201523DMiddle-earth creatureBruce Haight
Tue Jan 20, 20154DTolkien creature (4)Susan Gelfand
Tue Dec 2, 201437AFabled monster in English literatureTimothy Polin
Fri Aug 29, 201418AMiddle-earth baddieDaniel Raymon
Wed Jul 23, 201431DHumanoid monster of mythHoward Barkin
Sun Jul 6, 201491D"The Hobbit" figureDaniel C. Bryant
Sun Jan 12, 20148D"The Lord of the Rings" villainAndrew Chaikin
Sun Aug 11, 201328AFoe of FrodoDan Schoenholz
Thu Mar 28, 201347ATolkien baddieRandolph Ross
Tue Mar 12, 20139DTolkien meanie (2)Bruce Sutphin and Neville Fogarty
Sun Nov 6, 201111D"The Lord of the Rings" menaceElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Oct 10, 20115D"The Lord of the Rings" creatureIan C. Livengood
Sun Jun 19, 201114DBrute of fantasyPatrick Berry
Mon May 9, 20113DTolkien creature (4)Nina Rulon-Miller
Mon Mar 21, 201114ATolkien monster (3)Patrick Blindauer and Steve Salitan
Thu Jan 20, 201143AMythical monster (6)Michael Shteyman
Tue Jun 1, 20104DTolkien beast (4)Sarah Keller
Fri Jan 8, 20108DMember of Sauron's armyPatrick Berry
Tue Oct 6, 20095D"The Lord of the Rings" baddie (3)Matt Ginsberg
Mon Jul 20, 200925A"The Lord of the Rings" enemyPancho Harrison
Sun Jun 7, 20098DFrodo foeJeremy Newton
Thu Apr 16, 200953D"The Silmarillion" creature (2)Oliver Hill
Tue Jan 20, 200931AHobbit's enemyTim Wescott
Mon Feb 4, 200862DTolkien creature (4)Dave and Tracy Mackey
Tue Jan 15, 200836AMiddle-earth meanieStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Tue Jan 8, 200840ATolkien humanoidMalia Jackson and Noah Snyder
Sun Dec 9, 2007110AMythical beast (2)Patrick Blindauer
Fri Mar 2, 20074DDungeons & Dragons beastEric Berlin
Sun Jan 7, 200761DFabulous monsterAshish Vengsarkar
Tue Mar 14, 200648A"The Lord of the Rings" critterLynn Lempel
Thu Nov 17, 200549A"The Lord of the Rings" extraBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jun 5, 200561DFrodo pursuerPatrick Merrell
Wed May 11, 200540ATolkien beast (4)Kumar Balani and Lou Sabin
Thu Jan 20, 200558ATolkien monster (3)Manny Nosowsky
Fri May 7, 200411DFictional ogreManny Nosowsky
Sat Mar 27, 200448DTolkien terror (2)Sherry O. Blackard
Sun Jul 6, 200388DSea monsterRobert H. Wolfe
Sun May 11, 2003107AMythical monster (6)Patrick Berry
Wed Apr 23, 200323D"Lord of the Rings" menaceGilbert H. Ludwig
Sun Dec 22, 200299ATolkien cannibal (2)Frances Hansen
Sat Oct 14, 200027ALegendary beastRich Norris
Thu Jul 20, 20008DTolkien beast (4)Bonnie S. Prystowsky
Wed May 10, 200034DCommon Dungeons & Dragons foeZack Butler
Sat Jan 15, 200032DMythical beast (2)Matt Gaffney
Thu Oct 14, 19999DMythical monster (6)Joe DiPietro
Fri Jan 22, 199911ATolkien cannibal (2)Ed Early
Sun Mar 22, 199899DMythical monster (6)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
Tue Jan 20, 199854AMythical monster (6)Randall J. Hartman
Thu Aug 21, 199756AMiltonian sea creatureMartin Ashwood-Smith
Thu Dec 12, 199623DFabled monsterJ. R. Conrad
Sun Jul 7, 199639AMythical monster (6)R. H. Wolfe
Sat Sep 16, 199528AMiddle-earth mutantBryant White
Fri Oct 28, 19949DAzog or Bolg of Middle-earthBryant White
Thu Oct 27, 19941ADolphin family memberFred Piscop
Fri Feb 25, 199460DKiller of the deepBob Lubbers

2 results for ORC from Variety puzzles.

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

93 results for ORC from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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