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291 results for OSS

99 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Sep 3, 201863APre-C.I.A. spy org.Trent H. Evans
Fri Apr 20, 201839AOrg. in "Inglourious Basterds"Joel Fagliano
Wed Feb 28, 201860DSpy org. created by F.D.R.Peter A. Collins
Wed Dec 27, 201765AC.I.A.'s forerunner (4)David Kwong
Sun Sep 24, 2017117DC.I.A. forerunner (13)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed May 10, 201722D1940s spy org. (2)Ned White
Tue Jan 3, 201732AW.W. II spy org. (7)Michael Shteyman
Mon Dec 26, 201638DC.I.A. precursorJules P. Markey
Sun Oct 9, 20168DW.W. II org. (3)Michael Ashley
Sun Jul 24, 2016108ADefunct spy org.David Steinberg
Tue Sep 29, 201536AC.I.A. predecessor (7)Kurt Krauss
Wed Jun 10, 201512DCovert W.W. II org.Tracy Gray
Mon Jan 26, 201542DW.W. II spy org. (7)Ian Livengood
Thu Oct 2, 201428DOld spy org. (10)David Woolf
Sun Aug 31, 2014117A"Inglourious Basterds" org. (2)Joel Fagliano
Sun Apr 14, 201384A51-Across forerunnerElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Mar 2, 201342AJulia Child worked for it during W.W. II: Abbr.Barry C. Silk
Mon Aug 6, 201241DW.W. II spy org. (7)Lynn Lempel
Wed Jun 20, 201230DOld spy org. (10)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Jun 19, 201264AC.I.A. forerunner (13)Steve Riley
Thu May 10, 201245APre-C.I.A. org.Jules P. Markey
Mon Mar 12, 201252DW.W. II intelligence org. (4)Lynn Lempel
Thu Mar 1, 201233DFormer intelligence agcy.Steven E. Atwood
Fri Dec 2, 201129A"Cloak and Dagger" org.Ed Sessa
Sat Nov 12, 201110D"Inglourious Basterds" org. (2)Barry C. Silk
Fri Nov 11, 201126ABygone espionage org.Alex Vratsanos
Mon Jul 25, 201167AC.I.A. forerunner (13)Nina Rulon-Miller
Sun Jul 17, 201180AC.I.A. forerunner (13)Daniel A. Finan
Sun May 29, 2011136DPre-C.I.A. grp.Jeremy Newton and Tony Orbach
Tue May 3, 201141DW.W. II spy org. (7)Kevan Choset
Sun Nov 28, 2010158AOrg. that infiltrated Nazi GermanyJeremy Newton
Fri Jun 18, 201011DCovert W.W. II grp.Karen M. Tracey
Tue Dec 1, 200912DC.I.A. forerunner (13)Jonah Kagan and Victor Fleming
Wed Jul 1, 200954AOld spy grp. (5)David J. Kahn
Sun Jun 7, 2009115DOrg. in the 1946 film "Cloak and Dagger"Jeremy Newton
Sun Apr 12, 200993AOrg. in the 1946 thriller "Cloak and Dagger"Eric Berlin
Wed Feb 25, 200945AOld spy org. (10)Kelly Browder
Tue Jun 3, 200842AOld spy org. (10)Pete Muller
Thu Nov 29, 200727DC.I.A. forerunner (13)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Oct 5, 200722AW.W. II agcy. (4)Lynn Lempel
Wed Aug 15, 200747AC.I.A. predecessor (7)Ray Fontenot
Wed Apr 18, 20075DBygone covert org.Jim Page
Sun Jan 28, 200791DC.I.A. ancestorVictor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Thu Sep 28, 200647AW.W. II spy org. (7)Richard Chisholm
Sun May 7, 200696A1940's spy grp.Trip Payne
Wed Mar 8, 200634DOrg. in old spy stories (2)Sherry O. Blackard
Tue Jan 10, 200636AOld spy org. (10)David J. Kahn
Sat Dec 24, 200522AOld intelligence org.Byron Walden
Wed Dec 7, 200529AC.I.A. forerunner (13)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Oct 19, 200511AW.W. II spy org. (7)Levi Denham
Sat Sep 17, 200537D1942 F.D.R. creationRich Norris
Sat Jan 22, 200526AW.W. II org. (3)Byron Walden
Thu Dec 23, 200462DHush-hush W.W. II grp.Nancy Salomon
Sat Sep 11, 200455DOld spy grp. (5)Byron Walden
Mon May 17, 200413DSecret W.W. II agcy.Ethan Cooper
Sun May 16, 2004126AW.W. II spy org. (7)Patrick Berry
Fri May 14, 200426AWild Bill Donovan’s org.Robert H. Wolfe
Thu May 6, 200438AOrg. in old spy novelsKevan Choset
Fri Nov 21, 200314DHush-hush W.W. II agcy.David Ainslie Macleod
Sun Jul 6, 200379DOld spy grp. (5)Robert H. Wolfe
Thu Jun 12, 200321DW.W. II intelligence org. (4)Patrick Merrell
Thu Apr 17, 200362AOld spy org. (10)Eric Berlin
Sun May 26, 200290AC.I.A. forerunner (13)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Mar 22, 200227DW.W. II agcy. (4)Randall J. Hartman
Fri Feb 22, 200219AW.W. II spy grp.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Aug 5, 2001122AC.I.A.'s forerunner (4)Peter Gordon
Sun Jul 8, 200115DOld spy org. (10)Michael S. Maurer
Thu Dec 21, 200013D1940's spy org. (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Sep 13, 200049DC.I.A. predecessor (7)Jim Morton
Thu Oct 14, 199953AFormer intelligence org.Joe DiPietro
Tue Sep 14, 199943AOld spy org. (10)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Sep 8, 199960DC.I.A. forerunner (13)Holden Baker
Wed Aug 25, 199925AC.I.A. progenitorRichard Hughes
Thu Aug 12, 199917DW.W. II org. (3)Robert H. Wolfe
Wed Jun 23, 199958AC.I.A.'s predecessorAlan Olschwang
Mon Apr 26, 199919AW.W. II intelligence org. (4)Robert Dillman
Wed Jan 27, 199931AOrg. in old spy stories (2)Leslie Billig
Mon Dec 7, 199823AC.I.A. predecessor (7)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Oct 26, 199852DW.W. II agcy. (4)Robert Dillman
Mon Oct 12, 199820AC.I.A. predecessor (7)Richard Chisholm
Fri Mar 13, 199862A1946 Alan Ladd filmShannon Burns
Sun Feb 15, 199894AW.W. II agcy. (4)Rich Norris
Tue Nov 25, 199720AC.I.A. forerunner (13)Gregory E. Paul
Mon Nov 10, 19971DC.I.A. predecessor (7)Grace Fabbroni
Thu Aug 21, 199742DC.I.A.'s forerunner (4)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sun Aug 10, 1997147DC.I.A. forerunner (13)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Fri Jul 18, 199766AGrp. in old spy novelsMartin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Aug 12, 199646AC.I.A. forerunner (13)J. R. Bender
Sat Feb 10, 19969DOld spy grp. (5)John R. Conrad
Sun Oct 29, 1995113DC.I.A.'s forerunner (4)Maura B. Jacobson
Wed Sep 27, 199544AOld spy org. (10)David J. Kahn
Mon Sep 25, 199563DC.I.A., formerlyGregory E. Paul
Wed Jun 21, 199520AOld spy org. (10)Dorothea E. Shipp
Tue Jan 3, 19954DW.W. II intelligence org. (4)Rich Norris
Sun Dec 25, 199432DC.I.A. predecessor (7)Randolph Ross
Sun Oct 23, 199449DC.I.A., onceCathy Millhauser
Fri Aug 12, 199422AOld spy grp. (5)Norman S. Wizer
Sat Jul 23, 199412AOld spy novel grp.Randolph Ross
Thu May 19, 199457DC.I.A. forerunner (13)Richard Silvestri

3 results for OSS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Nov 8, 2015diagramless36AW.W. II-era covert grp.Fred Piscop
Feb 15, 2004diagramless70DC.I.A.'s forerunnerFred Piscop
Aug 6, 2000panda33ASpy group in La CrosseMel Taub

189 results for OSS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 3, 199389AWhilom spy gp.Warren W. ReichTaub
Sun Sep 5, 199363AC.I.A. predecessorNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Mon Jul 5, 199363AC.I.A. forerunnerJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Jan 2, 199334DNetherlands cityBernard MerenMaleska
Mon Nov 9, 199239DPre-C.I.A. agcy.Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Oct 18, 199261ADonovan's agcy.Grace M. GordonMaleska
Thu Sep 24, 199242DDonovan's gp.Jack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Mon Aug 31, 199233DCounterespionage agcy. of W.W. IIFred TooleMaleska
Sat Feb 22, 19921DC.I.A. forerunnerEli WesoffMaleska
Mon Feb 10, 199261DC.I.A. predecessorMary S. SnyderMaleska
Fri Nov 22, 199130AC.I.A. predecessorRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Wed Nov 13, 199129AC.I.A.'s predecessorNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Oct 29, 199148DW.W. II org.William CanineMaleska
Wed Sep 25, 199162DC.I.A. antecedentMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sat Sep 7, 199136DDonovan's org.Daniel GirardiMaleska
Tue Jul 2, 199138AC.I.A. predecessorEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Jun 19, 199157DW.W. II cloak-and-dagger outfitBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thu Jun 6, 199143AC.I.A. predecessorLois SidwayMaleska
Sat Mar 2, 199138DC.I.A. precursorRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sun Dec 2, 199037AC.I.A. predecessorRichard SilvestriMaleska
Fri Jul 27, 199060DDonovan's secret agcy.Roger H. CourtneyMaleska
Wed May 9, 199065DWild Bill Donovan's org.Nancy JolineMaleska
Wed Apr 4, 199023AW.W. II agcy.Jean M. HuntMaleska
Sat Apr 29, 198935AW.W. II agcy.June A. BoggsMaleska
Mon Apr 24, 19895DC.I.A.'s forerunnerNorma SteinbergMaleska
Thu Jun 2, 19889DC.I.A.'s predecessorRhonda KrausMaleska
Thu Apr 28, 198842AC.I.A predecessorKathryn RighterMaleska
Sun Feb 7, 198875AC.I.A.'s parentRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Wed Dec 23, 198739DBill Donovan's org.Christopher PageMaleska
Fri Dec 4, 198756DC.I.A. predecessorKathryn RighterMaleska
Fri Nov 13, 198728ADonovan's W.W. II org.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Fri Oct 9, 198710DC.I.A. predecessorRita YelleMaleska
Mon Sep 7, 198755DC.I.A.'s predecessorDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Thu May 28, 19876DC.I.A. forerunnerMary C. WhittenMaleska
Wed Dec 10, 198661DW.W. II agcy.Joy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Oct 16, 198622AWild Bill Donovan's gp.Eugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Apr 19, 198656DC.I.A. precursorKenneth WitteMaleska
Sat Oct 26, 198544AC.I.A.'s predecessorJeffrey A. MercerMaleska
Sat Sep 7, 198543DC.I.A. forerunnerJames BarrickMaleska
Sat Jun 1, 198532AWild Bill Donovan's org.Eli WesoffMaleska
Mon Apr 22, 198555DC.I.A. predecessorH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Mon Mar 18, 19854DC.I.A. forerunnerTangrediMaleska
Tue Feb 12, 19859DW.W. II Govt. agencyGayle DeanMaleska
Sun Nov 25, 1984102ABill Donovan's org.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Oct 28, 198432ALadd film: 1946John M. SamsonMaleska
Sat Oct 6, 198447AC.I.A. predecessorJoe ClonickMaleska
Wed May 9, 198436DWild Bill Donovan's org.Fred TooleMaleska
Tue May 8, 198466DC.I.A. forerunnerChristy RidleyMaleska
Sat Feb 26, 198351AAlan Ladd film: 1946John M. SamsonMaleska
Fri Jan 7, 198348DPre-C.I.A. agencyKathryn RighterMaleska
Tue Nov 9, 198263DC.I.A. predecessorJulian OchrymowychMaleska
Tue Oct 5, 19828DWild Bill Donovan's org.Barbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Fri Aug 27, 198235DC.I.A. predecessorWilliam JarvisMaleska
Sun Feb 28, 198216DClandestine initialsBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Nov 29, 198189AWild Bill Donovan's org.Fletcher IngallsMaleska
Tue Jul 28, 19817DC.I.A. predecessorHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun May 17, 198154AW.W. II agencyBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed Mar 4, 198140DC.I.A.'s predecessorRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Jun 8, 198087DW.W. II groupWalter WebbMaleska
Mon Oct 8, 197918DW.W. II intelligence org.A. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Jun 25, 197937DWartime agcy.Stanley GlassMaleska
Sat Apr 7, 197938DStrategic org. of W.W. IICornelia WarrinerMaleska
Thu Mar 15, 197933D"Wild Bill" Donovan's org.C. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Feb 5, 197942DPredecessor of C.I.A.Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Jun 3, 197830AC.I.A. predecessorElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Wed Mar 1, 197831DForerunner of the C.I.A.Ann JenkinsMaleska
Sun Feb 19, 197810DDonovan's gp.Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sun Jun 12, 197750AC.I.A.'s forerunnerJay ScottMaleska
Wed Mar 2, 197744AC.I.A. predecessorGeorge RaventosMaleska
Wed Feb 16, 197752DDonovan's agency: Abbr.Ann JenkinsWeng
Sun Dec 5, 197661DDonovan's gp.Maura B. JacobsonWeng
Thu Nov 18, 197635DC.I.A.'s forerunnerHenry HookWeng
Fri Nov 12, 197620AW.W. II org.Hugh McElroyWeng
Sun Oct 24, 1976113DW.W. II agencyJohn WilligWeng
Thu Oct 21, 197651AOrg. of W.W. IIBeverly J. SewardWeng
Wed Aug 11, 197641AForerunner of C.I.A.Sidney L. RobbinsWeng
Tue Jul 20, 197638AW.W. II agencyR. KaplanWeng
Thu Mar 11, 19765DForerunner of the C.I.A.Dorothy CannanWeng
Thu Jan 22, 19769DW. W. II agencyHenry HookWeng
Wed Jan 21, 197631DW.W. II groupStanley A. KurzbanWeng
Thu Dec 18, 19757DW.W. II agencyMcCainWeng
Wed Oct 22, 197541AW. W. II groupVirginia ButlerWeng
Sun Aug 17, 197587ADonovan's org.Norton RhoadesWeng
Thu Apr 17, 197557DW. W. II initialsSidney L. RobbinsWeng
Tue Nov 5, 197443AW. W. II groupReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Sat May 18, 197442DW. W. II agencyH. M. KennedyWeng
Mon Apr 22, 197457DW. W. II groupThomas SheehanWeng
Thu Mar 14, 197435AW. W. II groupGleasserWeng
Thu Jan 24, 197437DDonovan's W.W. II outfitWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Mon Nov 12, 197345AFederal agencyUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 15, 197362DU. S. agencyUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 16, 1973126AW. W. II groupNancy S. RossWeng
Thu Sep 6, 197353AW. W. II agencyUnknownWeng
Sat May 12, 197342AW. W. II groupUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 22, 197364DCloak-and-dagger org.UnknownWeng
Mon Jan 22, 197355DSleuthing agency of W.W. IIUnknownWeng
Thu Sep 7, 197264DW.W. II org.UnknownWeng
Thu Aug 3, 197229DW. W. II agencyUnknownWeng
Fri Nov 12, 197148AW. W. II outfitUnknownWeng
Fri Oct 8, 197154DW. W. II agency: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Mon Aug 9, 197116DDonovan's groupUnknownWeng
Thu Aug 5, 197125DW.W. II agencyUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 23, 197141AW. W. II groupUnknownWeng
Wed Apr 21, 197121AW.W. II agencyUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 28, 1971123DW. W. II org.H. Hastings ReddallWeng
Sun Feb 21, 19719DWild Bill Donovan's org.Eugene T. MaleskaWeng
Sun Aug 23, 1970119DW.W. II groupMarjorie K. CollinsWeng
Fri Jul 24, 197038DWartime group: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Thu Jul 23, 197068AW. W. II initialsUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 16, 197047AW.W. II groupUnknownWeng
Wed Apr 29, 197063DWartime Gov't agencyUnknownWeng
Wed Jul 30, 196922AWartime group.UnknownWeng
Fri Jul 25, 196960DWartime agency.UnknownWeng
Mon May 12, 196955DW. W. II group.UnknownWeng
Sun Feb 16, 1969118DWartime agencyHume R. CraftWeng
Sun Nov 3, 196880AW. W. II groupBert BeamanFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 196849ACloak-and-dagger groupArnold MossFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 196893ADutch communeAnthony MorseFarrar
Sun Mar 17, 196830AWartime group.Anne FoxFarrar
Mon Jan 8, 196816DW. W. II group.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 22, 196719AW. W. II group.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 22, 196739ACIA's predecessor.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Feb 6, 196720AFormer Govt. agency.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Fri Dec 9, 19668DW.W. II outfit.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 31, 196638AW.W. II group.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 25, 196623ADonovan's group.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 6, 196659DWartime agency.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 22, 196555DW.W. II agency.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 29, 196546AWartime group.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 7, 196455DWartime bureau.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 18, 196445AWartime group.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 29, 196450AWartime agency.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 6, 1963153DWartime group.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Sun Jun 2, 196371AWartime group.Kim RichmanFarrar
Mon Feb 4, 196358DWartime agency.Jean ReedFarrar
Sun Oct 7, 19626AW. W. II agency.Ted DombrasFarrar
Fri Oct 5, 196210DW. W. II agency.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 1, 196257DWartime group.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 7, 196237DCloak-and-dagger agency.Manny MillerFarrar
Fri Mar 30, 196228AWartime group.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Jan 13, 196257DCloak-and-dagger group.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Fri Sep 8, 196126AWartime initials.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 19, 1961121DCloak-and-dagger outfit.LavengroFarrar
Sun Feb 12, 1961115DWartime agency.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Sep 5, 196022DWartime intelligence unit.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 13, 196056DW. W. II outfit: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 15, 196021DWartime agency: Abbr.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 29, 195943DW. W. II outfit.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Nov 1, 195970D1942 agency.Charles GerschFarrar
Tue Aug 25, 195954DWartime group.Jan DubinFarrar
Thu May 14, 195941DW. W. II intelligence unit.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Oct 3, 195830AWorld War II outfit.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Sep 8, 195823ASecret agency of U. S., 1942–45.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 3, 195834ACloak-and-dagger outfit.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Oct 27, 195758DWartime agency.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Dec 25, 19568DCommune in the Netherlands.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Oct 6, 195649AWartime agency.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Thu Sep 20, 195663AWartime agency.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Sep 10, 195519AWorld War II group.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Jul 29, 195552DCloak-and-dagger agency.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Thu May 26, 195518DWorld War II agency.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Thu Mar 24, 19554DW. W. II agency.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun Feb 6, 195542DBill Donovan's outfit.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri May 21, 195446AStrategic Service group.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Mar 24, 195438DCloak and dagger outfit.Louise RabbFarrar
Mon Jan 4, 195442ACloak-and-dagger agency.M. S. ManningFarrar
Tue Oct 20, 195319AWartime cloak-and-dagger outfit.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Jul 1, 195336ACloak-and-dagger group of W. W. II.George HendersonFarrar
Mon Feb 2, 195329DPrecursor of the C. I. A.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jan 18, 195354AWartime agency.Israel GitterFarrar
Mon Jan 12, 195368DCloak-and-dagger group.Louise RabbFarrar
Fri Sep 26, 195248AWartime strategists.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 13, 195236DWar agency.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Nov 20, 195128AWartime service.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 17, 195162DCloak-and-dagger men.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 2, 195112DDonovan's famous outfit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 14, 195133D"Cloak and dagger" group.W. W. WordsworthFarrar
Sat Oct 13, 195161DStrategic Services group.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 13, 19516DWild Bill Donovan's outfit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 3, 195065ACloak and Dagger boys.Harold T. BersFarrar
Thu Sep 21, 19509DWild Bill Donovan's outfit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 1949107A"Cloak-and-dagger" outfit.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Jul 24, 19494D"Wild Bill" Donovan's outfit.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Feb 15, 194843DDonovan's boys.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 1944117DOffice of Strategic Services.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun May 21, 194493ACol. Donovan's bureau.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Mar 19, 194450AOffice of Strategic Services.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Aug 22, 1943130DCol. Donovan's office.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Jan 31, 1943142DDutch commune in Brabant.Jack LuzzattoFarrar