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284 results for SANTA

98 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Dec 24, 201794DDeliverer of Christmas packagesMary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Thu Dec 21, 20173DPole star? (2)Alex Eaton-Salners
Thu Oct 26, 201724AAnswer to "Who wears a long cap on his head?," in songJacob Stulberg
Sun Aug 27, 2017105DInternational package delivererJeff Chen
Sun Dec 4, 201666DDecember tempBruce Haight
Wed Nov 30, 201617APreceder of Barbara or ClaraMolly Young
Tue Nov 1, 201634ALeader of a group of elvesRuth Bloomfield Margolin
Mon Oct 17, 201630A___ ClausDamon Gulczynski
Sun Sep 25, 201625ADancer's leaderJim Holland and Jeff Chen
Sat Mar 19, 201624AStocking stuffer (3)Byron Walden
Wed Mar 9, 20161DNoted gift giverJohn Guzzetta
Mon Feb 23, 20155DDecember list keeper (2)Joel Fagliano
Tue Aug 26, 201414AIn verse, "His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!"Victor Fleming
Sun Aug 3, 201419DSeasonal cookie eaterIan Livengood
Sat Nov 23, 201331DPole star? (2)Frederick J. Healy
Sun Jul 14, 201383AHoliday attraction at a mallDaniel A. Finan
Sun Feb 3, 201392DPresent-day personality?Dan Schoenholz
Sat Oct 13, 201234ASee 46-AcrossBarry C. Silk
Sun Mar 6, 2011109DSee 3-DownDavid Levinson Wilk
Thu Aug 12, 201016ATraveler who carries his own bagBarry Boone
Wed Jul 21, 201053DWith 45-Across, largest city in California's wine countryOliver Hill
Thu Jul 15, 201023AAfter 66-Across, participant in a gift-giving activityBrendan Emmett Quigley and Patrick Blindauer
Tue Nov 17, 200911DNick who comes at nightJohn Farmer
Thu Oct 22, 20098DNick name? (5)Joel Fagliano
Sun Dec 14, 200837ANorthern star?Trip Payne
Sun Aug 3, 200861DReceiver of listsPeter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Mon Jun 23, 20081AAnnual sleigh driverAndrea Carla Michaels and Patrick Blindauer
Sun May 4, 200823ANick name? (5)Richard Silvestri
Tue Mar 11, 200823DYear-end temp (3)Eugene W. Sard
Sun Aug 26, 200742AGrinch disguiseAndrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
Fri Aug 24, 200746DStocking stuffer (3)Patrick Berry
Mon Aug 20, 200748DDecember list keeper (2)Lynn Lempel
Thu Apr 5, 200747AAnnual travelerMike Shenk
Tue Dec 5, 200630A"Ho ho ho" fellowKenneth J. Berniker
Thu Oct 5, 200652DWorkshop owner of noteJoe DiPietro
Wed Jul 26, 200651DYear-end temp (3)Dave Mackey
Wed Apr 26, 200641AOne who laughs a lotStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Tue Jan 17, 20065DSleigh driver (2)Nancy Salomon
Mon Nov 14, 200536AFather Christmas (2)Marjorie Berg
Fri Nov 4, 200552ABag carrierMartin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Oct 10, 200539ASt. NickHolden Baker
Tue Aug 16, 200522DSeasonal temp positionRandall J. Hartman
Sun Oct 31, 200462AOne who flies south in the winterPatrick Merrell
Wed Sep 15, 200414AYear-end temp (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Dec 25, 200339AOwner of eight other answers in this puzzleJohn Underwood
Sun Nov 16, 2003105DChristmas decorationCathy Millhauser
Sun Jun 1, 2003117ACupid's bossLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Tue Apr 29, 20032DNick name? (5)Norma Johnson
Fri Aug 23, 200231DRecipient of many wish listsBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Aug 13, 200261AWith 40-Down, seat of Orange County, Calif.Robert Malinow
Fri Jul 12, 200251DProducer of a famous laughBob Peoples
Mon Apr 29, 200255D"Ho ho ho" crierHolden Baker
Tue Apr 16, 200214AWith 59-Down, like some windsSarah Keller
Mon Dec 10, 200145AFather Christmas (2)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Sep 23, 200129ATeam managerRandolph Ross
Wed May 16, 200171AVixen's masterRichard Silvestri
Tue Feb 13, 200112DDecember drop-inMichael Shteyman
Sun Jan 21, 200196DSack toterCon Pederson
Sun Dec 10, 200087DA fly-by-night?Rich Norris
Fri Oct 13, 200014DPresent presenterJoe DiPietro
Thu Sep 21, 20004DMan in a red-and-white suitElizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Aug 24, 200017AMan in a suitDavid J. Kahn
Wed Jun 28, 20008DWith 15-Across, a California countyRandy Sowell
Sun Apr 30, 200034DMan with a nice laughCathy Millhauser
Mon Jan 10, 200042ADecember 25 visitorJohn Greenman
Sat May 29, 199945DSidewalk ___ (2)Randolph Ross
Tue Apr 6, 199921DBig bag carrierStephanie Spadaccini
Thu Mar 25, 199915DPopular legend of Dutch originDavid J. Kahn
Mon Nov 9, 199860AWith 61-Down, a California cityPeter Gordon
Mon Oct 26, 199820AClement Moore's "right jolly old elf"Robert Dillman
Sun Oct 18, 1998103DDancer director?David J. Kahn
Wed Jul 1, 199821AList recipientFred Piscop
Thu Jun 4, 199836AOne making overnight deliveriesFrances Hansen
Tue Mar 31, 199859ASeasonal visitor (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Mar 17, 199836DHoliday visitorNancy Salomon and Bob Klahn
Mon Oct 13, 199760AStocking stuffer (3)Gregory E. Paul
Tue Jun 24, 199720A___ Rosa, Calif.Stephanie Spadaccini
Wed Jun 11, 199721DSeasonal visitor (2)Rich Norris
Wed May 7, 199719ANick name? (5)Dean Niles
Sat Mar 8, 199735DWorker always seen in a suitRich Norris
Sun Jan 5, 199775DNoted workshop chiefW. R. Williams
Sun Oct 13, 199673AMan with a famous lapW. R. Williams
Tue Jun 18, 199623ASidewalk___ (2)E. C. Gorski
Tue May 21, 199633AReindeer driverJ. Schmalzbach
Sat Jan 27, 199618AGift giver (2)R. Norris
Wed Jan 17, 199631D___ MariaL. Sidway
Mon Jan 8, 199670AChristmas visitorN. Steinberg
Thu Dec 7, 19959ACupid's masterMichael S. Maurer
Wed Nov 15, 199534ADecember disguiseMatt Gaffney
Sun Oct 29, 1995100DNick name (5)Maura B. Jacobson
Mon Sep 25, 199571ARudolph's masterGregory E. Paul
Tue Mar 28, 199553DSleigh driver (2)Christopher Page
Thu Jan 26, 199518AMan in redA.J. Santora
Sat Nov 26, 199418A_____ BarbaraManny Nosowsky
Sat Nov 19, 199441AGift giver (2)Brett Blaylock
Thu Sep 15, 199465AAnnual visitorFred Piscop
Wed Jul 27, 199451ABarbara follows itNancy Joline
Fri Mar 18, 199451DClement Moore characterMark Diehl

3 results for SANTA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 30, 2012diagramless24DSeasonal tempFred Piscop
May 18, 2008diagramless60ALead-in to Monica or BarbaraJon Weems
Aug 12, 2001acrosticQBoss of some members of the genus RangiferEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

183 results for SANTA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Nov 20, 199349DDancer's guideRobert H. WolfeTaub
Thu Oct 21, 199362AA man for one seasonTap OsbornTaub
Tue Sep 21, 199337DClara or MonicaStanley GlassTaub
Wed Sep 15, 199353ALegendary polar inhabitantRand H. BurnsTaub
Sat Aug 7, 199346DOne of the ClausesReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Sun Jul 4, 1993105AAna or BarbaraJack R. HarnesMaleska
Thu Jun 3, 199368ARudolph's reinsmanRand H. BurnsMaleska
Mon May 31, 199346ARudolph's bossPeter GordonMaleska
Sun May 30, 1993125DBag manA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Jan 31, 199366DAnita or ClaraWilson McBeathMaleska
Sun Mar 1, 19926DSubject of a famed 1897 editorialEmanuel BergMaleska
Sat Feb 22, 199248DNoted bag manEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Dec 22, 19911AStocking stufferJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wed Sep 11, 199122DSeasonal store workerJames L. BeattyMaleska
Thu Aug 29, 199129AAnnual visitorLouis SabinMaleska
Mon Nov 26, 199050D___ CruzPeter SwiftMaleska
Tue Nov 20, 199066AFe or Ana precederAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Thu Aug 23, 19905AUniv. of Calif. site, with 10 AcrossRobert KatzMaleska
Thu May 17, 199069ADepartment store's seasonal temp.Richard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Dec 17, 1989113DAnnual visitorBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thu Nov 9, 198937AFabulous stocking-stufferLois SidwayMaleska
Wed Oct 11, 198937ACatalina or CatarinaChristopher PageMaleska
Tue Jul 25, 198970AThe fat man in redChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sat Jul 22, 198939A"___ Lucia" (Italian song)Daniel GirardiMaleska
Tue May 9, 198945DFe or Ana precederMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sun Dec 18, 1988145ATots' heroEdward MarcheseMaleska
Mon Aug 8, 198824DToys manElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wed Aug 3, 19889DClaus or CruzBetty JorgensenMaleska
Wed Nov 18, 198754AAna or BarbaraJohnsonMaleska
Wed Mar 11, 198740AKiddie heroThomas W. SchierMaleska
Sun Nov 30, 198697DSubject of a famed 1897 editorialHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wed Aug 13, 19869DAnita or AnaNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thu Jul 31, 198669ANick nameShirley SolowayMaleska
Fri Apr 25, 198626DAna or ClaraJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Jan 3, 198612DYule visitorA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Jun 17, 198515AYule visitorJonesMaleska
Sun Apr 21, 198559DTot's heroEdward MarcheseMaleska
Fri Mar 15, 19856DBag manEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Jul 7, 198447AFamed bag manErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Jan 20, 198430DPolar residentJoe ClonickMaleska
Mon Dec 5, 198337AJolly one in a red suitShirley SolowayMaleska
Sat Jun 4, 198367ANick-nameDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Fri Apr 8, 19839DPolar personagePeter SwiftMaleska
Thu Mar 31, 198321ABag manFennessyMaleska
Sun Jul 11, 198236DObese bag manWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Jun 4, 198255DAna or ClaraCatherine BenanteMaleska
Wed Jun 2, 19825ABag manAlbert E. LytleMaleska
Sat May 30, 198142AAnita, Monica or ClaraDorothy ElliottMaleska
Sun Mar 22, 1981115AKringleBert H. KruseMaleska
Fri Mar 6, 198126ASeasonal visitorJamesMaleska
Tue Jan 20, 19819DJolly oneJohnsonMaleska
Tue Dec 30, 198031AAnnual department store employeePeter SwiftMaleska
Fri Dec 5, 198032AHero of a famous 1897 editorialJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Oct 4, 198045ANick-nameC. J. AngioMaleska
Sat Dec 8, 19794DHis toys bring joys to girls and boysWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Nov 9, 197715AFamed sleigherAnn JenkinsMaleska
Mon Oct 10, 197768AWith 2 Down, city in BrazilJordan S. LasherMaleska
Mon Oct 3, 197715ARooftop sleigherJamesMaleska
Mon May 30, 19774D"Ho, ho, ho" manJohnsonMaleska
Mon Feb 28, 197719DNick-nameLeonard SussmanMaleska
Sat Dec 25, 197651ASeasonal visitorJordynWeng
Thu Jun 17, 197632DClara or AnaDeWitt AndersonWeng
Wed May 19, 197646DChimney visitorAdelyn LewisWeng
Wed Apr 14, 197646AChimney visitorBert H. KruseWeng
Wed Nov 5, 197542DYearly visitorRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Tue Sep 23, 197554DBarbara or MariaRuth N. SchultzWeng
Fri Jan 17, 197573AGood-children's friendReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Wed Oct 16, 197447AJolly oneTap OsbornWeng
Tue Oct 15, 19749DClausManny MillerWeng
Thu Sep 19, 19744D“Nobody shoots at ___ . . . ” (Smith)Jim PageWeng
Tue Sep 10, 197438AName before Barbara or ClaraGladys V. MillerWeng
Sun Aug 11, 197484ABag manStafford P. OsbornWeng
Tue Apr 2, 197426DNorth Pole inhabitantTap OsbornWeng
Wed Jan 9, 197441ALucia or MariaSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sun Aug 12, 197386DClausBert KruseWeng
Mon Aug 6, 197348DDecember callerUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 13, 197333A___ AnitaUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 22, 197312D___ AnaUnknownWeng
Thu Feb 1, 197328DJolly manUnknownWeng
Sat Nov 25, 197247AXmas visitorUnknownWeng
Fri Jun 23, 197235A___ MariaUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 15, 197252DRosa or AnnaUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 26, 19719ASeasonal visitorRobert Vaux RoopWeng
Mon Nov 8, 197128DMaria or SophiaUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 24, 1971117AMaria or CruzJoseph LaFauciWeng
Mon May 3, 197150D___ FeUnknownWeng
Mon Mar 8, 197144A___ AnitaUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 14, 19711AAnna or MariaGladys V. MillerWeng
Mon Jan 18, 197140DAnnual V.I.P.UnknownWeng
Sun Dec 13, 197033D___ RosaBert BeamanWeng
Fri May 8, 197025D___ VittoriaUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 25, 197023DKringleEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Wed Jan 14, 197039AA NicholasUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 4, 197094AXmas V.I.P.Frances HansenWeng
Fri Oct 24, 196961AA Nick.UnknownWeng
Wed Sep 24, 196932A___ Cruz.UnknownWeng
Tue Apr 29, 196927D"The Secret of ___ Vittoria."UnknownWeng
Wed Dec 25, 196846DPopular man about town.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 19, 196821ASeasonal symbol.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 30, 1967131AJolly fellow.Louis SabinFarrar
Sat Apr 15, 196752DSymbol of Christmas.Jean ReedFarrar
Sat Feb 25, 196741D___ Ana.W. E. JonesFarrar
Fri Dec 9, 196646DSeasonal figure.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 7, 196644DDecember figure.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Mon May 16, 196652DPopular saint.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 8, 196639D___ Maria.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 18, 196522ADecember feature.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 10, 196527D___ Barbara.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 12, 196549D___ Barbara.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 25, 196544ASeasonal visitor.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 18, 196532DDecember figure.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 12, 196437ARed-clad figure.UnknownFarrar
Fri Dec 27, 196364AMan now on leave.Michael DubinFarrar
Fri Dec 13, 196351DMan in red.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Jun 16, 1963147A___ Clara.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Tue Mar 19, 196350DReindeer driver.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Mon Feb 25, 196340DDecember symbol.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Tue Dec 4, 196235AMan of distinction, for December.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 14, 196231DDecember figure.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 18, 196245ASubject of Virginia's famous query.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Jun 26, 196243AMaria or Clara.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sat May 26, 196252DRed-coat.Helen H. KamerlingFarrar
Tue Apr 17, 196217A___ Cruz.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Mon Feb 19, 196268A"___ Lucia."Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Dec 13, 196141ADecember symbol.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 12, 196137AYule man.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Nov 11, 196130ADecember VIP.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 17, 196125DDecember VIP.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 21, 196132D___ Maria, Guatemala volcano.Roberta H. MorseFarrar
Sat Dec 24, 196045ADriver of 17, 23, 26, 48 Across, 1, 26, 36, 37 Down.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 27, 196038ASeasonal saint.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 24, 196056AClara or Monica.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 12, 1960121A___ Fé.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sat May 28, 196048ASaint Nick.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 2, 195922ASeasonal visitor.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 13, 195913D___ Maria.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Aug 9, 195957AXmas aeronaut.Ted DombrasFarrar
Fri Feb 20, 195917A___ Barbara.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jun 26, 195815A"___ Lucia."Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tue Dec 31, 19575DLast week's visitor.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 28, 195648DComet's driver.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Mon Aug 13, 195646A"___ Lucia."Jo BodleFarrar
Fri Jun 29, 195638AChristmas figure.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Mar 20, 19567DYule symbol.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Jan 4, 195642AReindeer driver.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Sep 18, 1955119AWinter visitor.Helen BernardFarrar
Sun Jun 19, 195521D___ Clara, university in California.Helen BernardFarrar
Sat Apr 9, 195542AFé or Cruz.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Apr 4, 195548DSeasonal visitor.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Mar 27, 195530AAnita or Monica.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Mar 6, 195578DBarbara or Clara.Maura JacobsonFarrar
Sun Feb 6, 1955115AClara or Anita.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Tue Oct 20, 19535AVixen's driver.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Sep 6, 195374ADepartment store employee.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sun Jun 14, 195392DToyland V. I. P.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun May 10, 1953101AHero of Clement Moore poem.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue May 5, 195330DThe other half of 4 Down.Sidney LambertFarrar
Mon Aug 25, 195237ABlitzen's driver.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 6, 195226AThe man in the red suit.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 9, 195145DReindeer driver, seasonal.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 6, 195124DSeasonal department store job.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 2, 195182ASymbol of Christmas.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Aug 24, 195119A___ Rosa, California.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 19, 195110DFriend of good children.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 13, 195138DMan in red.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 12, 195120AColumbus' ship, "___ Maria."UnknownFarrar
Sun May 6, 195173AGiver of gifts.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Apr 15, 195144DFamous sleigh ride.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Jan 21, 1951143AEdmund Gwenn.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Dec 25, 195064AToday's hero.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 26, 195059A___ Maria.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Wed Oct 25, 19508D"A right jolly old elf."Edward BucklerFarrar
Sun Aug 20, 195064AKiddie's hero.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sun Mar 2, 194799A___ Fe.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Feb 9, 1947135D___ Ana, Calif.Isaac KertFarrar
Sun Nov 3, 194644A"A right jolly old elf."Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Dec 23, 1945100A"A right jolly old elf."L. K. PetersFarrar
Sun May 6, 1945122DReindeer driver.C. W. CrossFarrar
Sun May 28, 194465ARiver in Peru.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Aug 15, 194339A___ Fe, capital of New Mexico.C. W. HudsonFarrar
Sun Jan 17, 194364DAnnual visitor.Amy L. GlazierFarrar
Sun Oct 4, 1942135AChild's best friend.Sam LevineFarrar
Sun Aug 2, 1942123DChildren's friend.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar