It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word, or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
Enter a word or pattern:

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Learn about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors

271 results for SHAH

90 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for SHAH.

DateGridClueAuthor
Tue Oct 16, 201859DPolitical figure granted asylum by Anwar SadatEd Sessa
Mon Oct 8, 201820AOnetime leader of IranJacob Stulberg
Sun Mar 18, 201887D1979 exile (3)Daniel Raymon
Sun Nov 5, 20172DBygone title (2)Natan Last
Tue Sep 12, 201710ARuler deposed in 1979 (2)Bruce Haight
Sun Sep 3, 201742A___ Jahan, leader who commissioned the Taj MahalAndrew Zhou
Tue Jul 4, 201746DPersian leaderMangesh Ghogre and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Jun 27, 20171AExiled leader of 1979John Guzzetta
Mon Feb 13, 201710AFormer Iranian leader (2)Brent Sverdloff and Michael Blake
Tue Jan 3, 201710ALeader from the House of PahlaviMichael Shteyman
Thu Sep 29, 20169DNoted exile of 1979Jonathan M. Kaye
Thu Jul 14, 201652DOnetime royalDavid J. Kahn
Sun Jan 24, 201663AOnetime Iranian leaderFrancis Heaney and Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Jan 9, 20167DRuler's title from which the word "chess" is derivedJason Flinn
Mon Dec 14, 20151AExiled leader of IranTimothy Polin
Mon Oct 12, 20158DFormer Iranian ruler (2)Patrick Merrell
Tue Apr 14, 201526DExile of 1979 (3)Bruce Haight
Wed Jan 14, 201548DRuler toppled in 1979 (2)Caleb Emmons
Sun Jan 11, 201534DWorld leader in 1979 headlinesPeter A. Collins
Tue Dec 9, 201454DPre-ayatollah leaderPaul Hunsberger
Fri Nov 14, 201444ANotable 1979 exileJoe Krozel
Sun Sep 7, 201448AAyatollah predecessorTracy Gray and Jeff Chen
Tue Sep 24, 20131ADeposed leader of 1979Kevin Christian
Mon Jun 24, 201317DBygone head of IranRobert Seminara
Tue Jun 26, 201216AOld Iranian leader (2)Mike Torch
Sun Jun 17, 201242A1970s exileKyle T. Dolan
Tue May 10, 201124ARuler deposed in 1979 (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Mar 1, 20114DDeposed Iranian rulerC. W. Stewart
Thu Nov 11, 201044DBygone sovereignAndrew Zhou
Wed Apr 14, 201048DPersian monarchJonah Kagan
Sat Apr 3, 201056AAny member of the Safavid dynastyPeter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Thu Feb 18, 201060AOnetime Asian autocratCaleb Madison
Fri Jul 31, 200914DOnetime C.I.A.-backed foreign leaderMike Nothnagel
Mon Mar 10, 200825DDeposed IranianKen Bessette
Thu Jan 24, 200852DBygone potentateMatt Ginsberg
Mon Sep 10, 200752AAyatollah's predecessorEdward M Sessa
Thu Aug 16, 200725DRuler toppled in 1979 (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Aug 5, 200772DBygone monarchCaroline Leong
Sat Jun 24, 200611ALiterally, "king"Harvey Estes
Mon May 8, 20062DFormer Iranian ruler (2)Norm Guggenbiller
Sun Oct 9, 2005106ABygone royal (2)Kyle Mahowald
Sun May 15, 20051APersian for "king"Patrick Berry
Tue May 10, 200523DPersian potentateNancy Salomon
Thu Mar 24, 200547DMideast rulerDan Reichert
Mon Nov 8, 20047DOld Iranian rulerDamon J. Gulczynski
Tue Jul 6, 200432DHead of old IranMatt Skoczen
Sun Mar 14, 200424AWho ran Iran, onceCraig Kasper
Sun Jan 11, 2004116ALeader's name that's etymologically related to "chess"Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Dec 3, 20033DRuler exiled in 1979Bruce Adams
Mon Nov 3, 200315AFormer ruler of IranMarjorie Berg
Wed Aug 27, 200354DOnetime throne occupierManny Nosowsky
Mon Jul 21, 200363AOld Iranian leader (2)Andrea Carla Michaels
Fri Jun 6, 200358ADeposed kingRandolph Ross
Sun Mar 23, 200372DAsian autocrat of oldCon Pederson
Sun Feb 2, 200321AHe ran from IranMark Danna
Thu Jan 30, 200352DPahlavi, for oneAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Jan 13, 200357DIranian "king"Gregory E. Paul
Mon Jan 21, 200252DFormer Iranian leader (2)Peter Gordon
Fri Dec 21, 200140ABygone title (2)William I. Johnston
Mon Oct 8, 20011AEx-leader of IranMonica Krausse
Wed Sep 5, 200124DPeacock Throne occupantLyell Rodieck
Sun Jun 24, 2001100ABygone royal (2)Randolph Ross
Thu May 3, 20011AOverthrown leaderTrip Payne
Sun Mar 25, 200195DIndia's ___ JahanTrip Payne
Fri Mar 16, 200123DDeposed leaderManny Nosowsky
Tue Feb 20, 200133DEx-head of IranSteven Dorfman
Thu Sep 28, 20003DOnetime Islamic leaderFrances Hansen
Sun Mar 12, 2000102DBygone leader (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Dec 13, 199924DOverthrown Iranian leaderDave and Diane Epperson
Wed Oct 13, 199955AExile of 1979 (3)David Levinson Wilk
Sun Sep 26, 199962AOld potentateRandolph Ross
Fri Jul 23, 199952D___ Jahan (Taj Mahal builder)Joe DiPietro
Sun Apr 25, 199935DBygone ruler (2)Joe DiPietro
Tue Jan 26, 199910ABygone Mideast leaderBrendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Oct 20, 19986AExile of 1979 (3)Fred Piscop
Mon Aug 24, 199810AOnetime Iranian chiefAlan Jay Weiss
Sun May 17, 199849D1979 exile (3)David J. Kahn and Hillary B. Kahn
Tue Oct 14, 19971D___ of IranRobert Malinow
Mon Sep 22, 19971DMideast ruler of years pastGregory E. Paul
Wed Jul 9, 19971AMonarch until 1979Chuck Deodene
Thu Mar 13, 19971A1979 exile (3)Matt Gaffney
Thu May 23, 19961ABygone leader (3)M. E. Brindamour
Sat May 4, 199625APersian pooh-bah (2)B. Klahn
Fri Mar 15, 199623DBygone leader (3)A. J. Santora
Sun Jan 28, 19961DBygone ruler (2)M. W. Perry
Sun Dec 18, 1994122DPersian pooh-bah (2)Manny Nosowsky & Bob Klahn
Sun Dec 4, 199434DFormer potentateRobert H. Wolfe
Mon Jun 20, 199423DIranian chief, onceBette Sue Cohen
Wed Apr 27, 19941DAyatollah precederRich Norris
Sun Feb 20, 199438DToppled leader of 1979Harvey Estes

2 results for SHAH from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 24, 2015diagramless1AFormer Iranian leaderPaula Gamache
May 18, 2008diagramless10DPersian kingJon Weems

179 results for SHAH from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Sep 1, 199322DFormer Iranian rulerMary S. SnyderMaleska
Mon Jul 12, 19932D___ Jahan, Taj Mahal builderJames L. BeattyMaleska
Fri Mar 12, 19931AFormer Iranian rulerJesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Sep 27, 19925APahlavi was oneRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Tue Jun 25, 199155ARiza PahleviNorma SteinbergMaleska
Fri Apr 26, 199134DIranian leaderJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Mar 17, 1991118DRiza Pahlevi, onceCharles E. GerschMaleska
Mon Mar 4, 19911DEx-sovereign of IranChristy RidleyMaleska
Sun Dec 9, 199035DPahlavi was oneDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Mar 25, 199097ARiza Khan Pahlevi, e.g.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Jan 7, 199077DRuler who fled: Jan. 16, 1979Will WengMaleska
Mon Dec 18, 198949DPersian potentate, onceAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Nov 10, 198939APahlevi, onceCalista LuminatiMaleska
Fri Oct 20, 198953DPahlavi, formerlyMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Oct 4, 198958DFormer ruler of IranJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Aug 25, 198951DPahlevi, e.g.William CanineMaleska
Sat Mar 4, 198936AHe ruled 25 AcrossRobert KatzMaleska
Wed Apr 6, 19881DDeposed IraniEmory H. CainMaleska
Sun Feb 21, 19881DPahlavi's titleFrances HansenMaleska
Sat Feb 13, 198830AEmperor ___ JahanKay SullivanMaleska
Sun Jan 10, 1988109DFormer Iranian rulerDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Wed Jan 6, 198825DPahlavi, e.g.Wilson McBeathMaleska
Fri Aug 28, 198710APahlavi, onceEli WesoffMaleska
Wed Jul 15, 198742DFormer Iranian rulerIrene SmullyanMaleska
Tue Apr 28, 198754AFormer Iranian rulerChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Sat Mar 7, 198722AFormer Iranian rulerJudith PerryMaleska
Fri Jan 30, 198724DFormer Iranian rulerChristy RidleyMaleska
Wed Oct 8, 198639DPahlevi's titleShirley SolowayMaleska
Fri Aug 22, 19862DRiza Pahlevi, e.g.Irene SmullyanMaleska
Mon Jul 21, 198650AFormer Iranian titleVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thu Jan 17, 198539APahlavi's titleWilliam CanineMaleska
Sat Dec 29, 198410DHe ran Iran before he ranI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Tue Jul 10, 198456DFormer Iranian sovereignSilversteinMaleska
Sun Feb 26, 198483A___ JahanPeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Dec 24, 19834AFormer Iranian leaderA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed Aug 31, 198330DFormer ruler at TeheranEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Jul 31, 198366ARuler ousted on Jan. 16, 1979Jim ModneyMaleska
Mon Mar 14, 19831DPersian rulerBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Mon Oct 25, 19826AFormer Iranian rulerBob BermanMaleska
Sat Oct 16, 198251DMohammed Riza PahleviAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Wed Sep 8, 198250APre-Khomeini monarchJohn GreenmanMaleska
Thu Mar 4, 198232DRuler who died in exileJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Sep 11, 198132AFormer ruler of IranWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Tue Nov 25, 19801AHe once ran IranI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sat Feb 23, 198014AFormer Eastern rulerAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Feb 9, 198031DPahleviFederingMaleska
Sun Jan 13, 1980118D___ JahanTap OsbornMaleska
Thu Oct 4, 19795AFormer Iranian rulerTap OsbornMaleska
Sat Aug 25, 197963AIranian monarchFred KellerMaleska
Mon Apr 30, 19791AIranian in exileHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Mar 4, 19791DPahleviMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Wed Nov 8, 197844DEastern rulerMeislerMaleska
Sat Apr 22, 197837DPahlaviHenry HookMaleska
Fri Feb 10, 19781AV.I.P. in TeheranKathryn RighterMaleska
Thu Dec 1, 19776AIranian rulerTap OsbornMaleska
Fri Mar 18, 197740DIranian chiefJames A. BrusselMaleska
Mon Dec 27, 19761APahlaviMartha J. DeWittWeng
Wed Oct 6, 197652DMideast V.I.P.Hallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Sun Oct 3, 1976110DReza PahlaviBert RosenfieldWeng
Sat Apr 17, 197637AMideast leaderHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Sun Mar 28, 19769DSultan's relativeRuth N. SchultzWeng
Thu Dec 11, 197526DLeader of IranA. J. SantoraWeng
Wed Sep 3, 19751DMideast rulerSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sun Jul 6, 197584DPahlavi, e.g.Diana SessionsWeng
Sat Jun 28, 19752DIranian leaderHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Fri Jun 27, 197554AIranian V.I.P.Allan BlackmanWeng
Sun May 18, 19751DPahlavi, e.g.Eleanor TylerWeng
Sun Apr 6, 197564DEastern rulerAnne FoxWeng
Sun Jan 5, 197531AMideast rulerDiana SessionsWeng
Sun Dec 22, 1974119DMideast kingAnne FoxWeng
Tue Nov 12, 197445APahlavi's titleH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Thu Sep 26, 19741AIranian leaderAnthony B. CanningWeng
Sat Aug 18, 19731ARiza Pahlavi, for oneUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 25, 19726DMideast rulerUnknownWeng
Sat Jun 24, 197254AEastern rulerUnknownWeng
Tue May 30, 197248ARiza PahleviUnknownWeng
Mon May 8, 197210APahlaviUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 29, 197226DMideast V.I.P.UnknownWeng
Sat Feb 26, 197225AEastern rulerUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 21, 197182ARuler in TeheranEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Thu Jan 14, 197150AIranian rulerUnknownWeng
Fri Oct 16, 19706AIranian kingUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 15, 19701DIrani bigwigUnknownWeng
Wed Apr 8, 197015AEastern titleUnknownWeng
Fri Mar 20, 197048DMideastern rulerUnknownWeng
Tue Jan 6, 197067APersian V.I.P.UnknownWeng
Fri Sep 26, 196945AEastern ruler.UnknownWeng
Fri Nov 1, 196839DMonarch's title.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 3, 196847DEastern ruler.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 27, 196824DRuler.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 6, 196833DTitle of a monarch.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 29, 196825DMonarch.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 2, 196835DMonarch.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 21, 19676AMonarch.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 19, 196724AOriental ruler.Jane CoonFarrar
Thu Feb 2, 196715ARiza Pahlevi.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Jan 10, 196725DMiddle East ruler.Jean ReedFarrar
Thu Dec 29, 19665ARuler.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 24, 196643DRuler.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 19, 196656DJahan, for one.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 5, 19661AMonarch.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 8, 19669AMonarch.UnknownFarrar
Wed Feb 16, 196633DSovereign.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 18, 19665AOriental title.UnknownFarrar
Thu Dec 30, 196531DJehan, for example.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 3, 196552DRuler.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 14, 196565ARuler.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 23, 196534DMonarch.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 27, 19651AEastern VIP.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 31, 196576DThe man of Tehran.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jul 16, 196454DRuler.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun May 24, 196492APahlavi.Anne FoxFarrar
Tue Oct 15, 196341DRuler.William LutwiniakFarrar
Wed Sep 26, 19621DPotentate.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 16, 196236DRuler.Anthony MorseFarrar
Tue Aug 14, 196262APersian title.J. S. CrowellFarrar
Sun Jul 22, 196253AEastern ruler.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu May 3, 196254DIranian visitor with "headaches."Joseph CrowellFarrar
Sat Feb 10, 196260AReza Pahlavi.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 17, 19616ARuler.UnknownFarrar
Fri Sep 15, 196125AEastern ruler.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 12, 196145DPahlavi.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Feb 13, 196159DReza Pahlevi.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 12, 196140ARuler.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Dec 25, 1960111DRuler.Eva Pollack TaubFarrar
Fri Dec 9, 19609APotentate.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 6, 1960109DPersian chief.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Fri Aug 19, 196029DEastern ruler.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 22, 196031DSee 6 Down.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 20, 196047DRuler.W. E. JonesFarrar
Thu Mar 10, 196033DGrand Vizier's master.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 9, 19591AJahan of Hindustan.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Mar 27, 195921AReza Pahlavi.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Mar 20, 195923APersian ruler.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 31, 195844DEastern ruler.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 5, 19575ARuler in Teheran.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Fri Jun 21, 195710APahlevi.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed May 22, 195747DRuler.Madeline CorseFarrar
Fri Nov 16, 19561ARelative of caliph.Isaac KertFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 1956104ASoraya's husband.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Sep 6, 195627DRuler.Sidney LambertFarrar
Wed May 30, 19561ARuler.Anne V. AhernFarrar
Fri Mar 23, 195630DPahlevi of Iran.Bernice GordonFarrar
Wed Mar 14, 19561ARuler.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 19, 19561ARuler.Madeline CorseFarrar
Fri Jan 6, 195631DRiza Pahlevi.S. A. KayFarrar
Mon Oct 3, 195515AEastern ruler.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 11, 195510ARecent visitor to U. S.John M. HolmesFarrar
Fri Mar 18, 19559ARoyal visitor to U. S.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Dec 30, 195424DVisiting ruler.M. S. ManningFarrar
Mon Dec 20, 195450DRuler.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Dec 2, 19541AEastern ruler.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 11, 19546AV.I.P. in Iran.Martha BrownleeFarrar
Fri Oct 8, 195418DPahlevi.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Sep 13, 195424ARuler.Elsie BishopFarrar
Tue Jul 6, 19541APahlevi.Roberta MorseFarrar
Thu Apr 15, 195442AQueen Soraya's husband.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Tue Feb 9, 195444AFirst man of Iran.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat May 30, 19536AMonarch.Isaac KertFarrar
Sun Nov 9, 1952112DSoraya's spouse.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Aug 30, 195253DRuler in Teheran.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 16, 195265AIran's ruler.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 28, 195216DRuler of a troubled country.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 7, 195255ATop man in Teheran.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 19, 195252DPahlevi of Iran.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 30, 195110AMossadegh reports to him.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 3, 195110ASupreme ruler in Iran.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 15, 195110ATitle of Mohammed Riza Pahlevi.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 17, 195123DRuler in Teheran.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 1, 1951116APahlevi, for instance.Israel GitterFarrar
Fri Mar 16, 19515ARuler of Entezam's country.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 14, 195110ARecent royal bridegroom.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 5, 19506ARuler of Iran.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 4, 19501APahlevi of Iran.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Sep 3, 195048DTitle of Mohammed Riza Pahlevi.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Jul 11, 194870AIranian ruler.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sun Aug 13, 194462DPersian ruler.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun May 14, 19441DPersian ruler's title.G. O. ButlerFarrar
Sun Feb 20, 1944117ARuler of Persia.Jack LuzzattoFarrar