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33 results for PORTIA

6 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
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Monday, May 4, 201525DShakespeare character whose name sounds like a carZhouqin Burnikel
Saturday, September 15, 20122DBalthasar's true identity, in ShakespeareJoon Pahk and Brad Wilber
Wednesday, August 24, 201111DWife of BrutusKelsey Blakley
Sunday, April 20, 2008104ALover in "The Merchant of Venice"John Farmer
Sunday, September 19, 1999133D"The quality of mercy is not strained" speakerManny Nosowsky
Sunday, February 4, 199655DBassanio's loveD.J. Kahn

3 results for PORTIA from Variety puzzles.

June 14, 2015acrosticQShakespearean cross-dresserEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
March 4, 2012diagramless10A"The Merchant of Venice" heroineMike Nothnagel
May 20, 2001acrosticSIn Shakespeare, the disguised Balthazar's true identityEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

24 results for PORTIA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, November 5, 199157ABassanio's loveMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Thursday, November 15, 199027AShakespearean heiressEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sunday, April 23, 19895DBassanio's belovedJim PageMaleska
Thursday, April 14, 19888DAuthority on mercyRhonda KrausMaleska
Monday, January 18, 198810DAntonio's defenderFrances HansenMaleska
Thursday, May 8, 19864DShakespearean heroineJoy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, September 28, 198442DAntonio's barristerWalter CovellMaleska
Sunday, June 13, 198260ABassanio's belovedBert H. KruseMaleska
Monday, July 6, 19818DHeiress in "The Merchant of Venice"John GreenmanMaleska
Thursday, December 5, 19742DShakespearean heroineAlfio MicciWeng
Saturday, November 11, 197226AShe faced lifeUnknownWeng
Monday, June 10, 196828ALady lawyer.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, August 8, 196210DShakespearean lady.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, July 14, 196050ABassanio's beloved.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, February 6, 196042DShakespearean character.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, April 20, 195820AAntonio's counsel.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wednesday, December 12, 195634DShakespearean heroine.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Tuesday, July 5, 195510D"Lady barrister."Philip G. RosemondFarrar
Monday, May 4, 195344DWife of Brutus.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 17, 195253ALady lawyer.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 27, 194941ABrutus' wife.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sunday, June 27, 194813DWife of Bassanio.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sunday, May 9, 194815DShe saved Antonio’s life.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sunday, November 1, 194263AHer portrait was in the leaden casket.Helen SmathersFarrar