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33 results for PORTIA

6 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context.
See the dictionary definition for PORTIA.

DateGridClueAuthor
Mon May 4, 201525DShakespeare character whose name sounds like a carZhouqin Burnikel
Sat Sep 15, 20122DBalthasar's true identity, in ShakespeareJoon Pahk and Brad Wilber
Wed Aug 24, 201111DWife of BrutusKelsey Blakley
Sun Apr 20, 2008104ALover in "The Merchant of Venice"John Farmer
Sun Sep 19, 1999133D"The quality of mercy is not strained" speakerManny Nosowsky
Sun Feb 4, 199655DBassanio's loveD.J. Kahn

3 results for PORTIA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 14, 2015acrosticQShakespearean cross-dresserEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Mar 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.

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