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89 results for SSRS

73 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Jan 4, 201868AHistorical group of 15, for short (2)Daniel Mauer
Wed Sep 20, 201760DThey became independent in 1991: Abbr.Hal Moore
Thu Nov 24, 201655DHistorical group of 15, for short (2)Brian J. MacDonald
Thu Jul 21, 201650A15 divs. on old mapsJason Flinn
Sun Jan 3, 2016116DThey were wiped off the map in '91David Woolf
Thu Nov 26, 201569AMoldova and Belarus, once: Abbr.Ed Sessa
Sun Jun 22, 201453AFormer political divs.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Dec 25, 201345AUkraine and others, once: Abbr.Jacob Stulberg
Tue Dec 3, 201355DUkr., Est. and Lith., oncePhil Ruzbarsky
Sun Aug 4, 201339DParts of Eastern Eur., onceSteven Ginzburg
Sat Jun 29, 201342AGeorgia and neighbors, once: Abbr.Joe Krozel
Wed May 22, 201360DUkr. and Lith., onceKevin Christian
Wed Oct 3, 201268ALat. and Lith., formerlyGary Cee
Sat Aug 4, 201262AThey broke up in 1991: Abbr. (2)Jim Page
Fri Mar 23, 201225AUnited entities before 1991: Abbr.Steven Riley
Sun Jan 22, 201272DGeorgia and Moldova, once: Abbr.Adam Fromm
Mon Jun 6, 201140AArmenia and Azerbaijan, once: Abbr.Gary Whitehead
Wed Apr 6, 201163ACold war-era lands: Abbr.Gareth Bain
Wed Feb 2, 201167ALith. and Lat., once (4)Peter A. Collins
Thu Jan 13, 201167AMembers of a former union: Abbr.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Oct 1, 200932ACold war grp. (2)Patrick Blindauer & Rebecca Young
Sat Jun 6, 200958DRed grp.Doug Peterson
Sun Feb 8, 200936ARed states?: Abbr.Alan Arbesfeld
Sat Feb 7, 200914DBygone Black Sea borderers: Abbr.Pete Muller
Sun Dec 21, 200865DC.I.S. members, once (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Aug 21, 200826APart of Eastern Europe, once: Abbr.Gary J. Whitehead
Fri Jul 25, 200824DFormer union members: Abbr. (2)John Farmer
Sat Jul 12, 200854DBygone grp. of 15Myles Callum
Sun Feb 24, 20089DRus. and Ukr., onceNancy Nicholson Joline
Sat Jul 28, 200729ACommunist federation: Abbr.Manny Nosowsky
Fri May 25, 200726AErstwhile grp. of 15Mike Nothnagel
Sun Feb 18, 200780DGeorgia and others, once: Abbr. (2)David Kwong and Kevan Choset
Thu Dec 14, 200658DA lot of Eurasia, once: Abbr.Ed Early
Sat Aug 19, 200629AFormer grp. of 15Bob Peoples
Wed Aug 16, 200653DGeorgia et al., once: Abbr. (3)Kevan Choset
Sat Jun 17, 200657ACold war grp. (2)Robert H. Wolfe
Mon Jun 12, 200668ALith. and Ukr., formerly (2)Curtis Yee
Fri Jun 2, 200637DOld union members: Abbr.Jim Page
Thu Dec 15, 200539DLith. and Ukr., oncePatrick Merrell
Mon Aug 29, 200565AGeorgia and Lithuania, once: Abbr.Sarah Keller
Sun Jun 26, 2005101AThe Baltics, once: Abbr.Joe DiPietro
Tue Apr 26, 200567AIndependence achievers of 1991: Abbr.Sarah Keller
Sun Oct 3, 200410APre-1989 Eurasian political divs.Randolph Ross
Tue May 4, 200458DLith. and Lat., once (4)Eric Berlin
Fri Mar 12, 200458DThey broke up in 1991: Abbr. (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Nov 14, 20035DLat. and others, onceMyles Callum
Tue Nov 4, 200328AUkr. and Lat., onceElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Aug 9, 200340DOld Eurasian locales: Abbr.William I. Johnston
Fri Aug 8, 200318AGeorgia and others, once: Abbr. (2)Myles Callum
Sun Jul 20, 200340DFormer union members: Abbr. (2)Patrick Merrell
Sat Jun 14, 200329AA great deal of Eurasia, once: Abbr.Manny Nosowsky
Tue Apr 15, 200365ALith. and Ukr., formerly (2)Adam G. Perl
Mon Mar 17, 200324DGeorgia and Ukraine, once: Abbr.David Ainslie Macleod
Thu Jan 23, 200354DEstonia et al., once: Abbr.Cathy Millhauser
Fri Jan 3, 200313DFormer union mems.Jim Page
Sun Nov 17, 2002100DOld political divs.Richard and Judith Martin
Sun May 19, 200240AEst. and Lat., onceCathy Millhauser
Sun Dec 30, 2001106DGeorgia et al., once: Abbr. (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Oct 21, 2001110DBygone pol. unitsRobert H. Wolfe
Sun Sep 2, 200178AArmenia and Georgia, once: Abbr.Manny Nosowsky
Sun Aug 5, 200115DAzerbaijan and Ukraine, once: Abbr.Peter Gordon
Sun Apr 29, 2001144AGeorgia et al., once: Abbr. (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Jan 9, 200089AStates under Stalin: Abbr.Charles M. Deber
Fri May 7, 199927DC.C.C.P. unitsDana Motley
Fri Nov 6, 199853DC.I.S. members, once (2)Bob Klahn
Fri Oct 30, 199810DOld polit. entitiesJim Page
Wed Apr 22, 199856DLat., Lith. and Ukr., onceBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu May 29, 199761ALith. and Azer., onceGilbert H. Ludwig
Fri Mar 28, 199751ALith. and Lat., once (4)Jim Page
Sat Mar 2, 199657DLat. and Lith., once (2)N. Joline
Sun Jul 9, 199548DLat. and Lith., once (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Fri Mar 17, 199516DFormer states: Abbr.Randolph Ross
Fri Sep 16, 199452DLith. and Lat., once (4)Randolph Ross

3 results for SSRS from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Mar 25, 2007diagramless66ALith. and Ukr., onceBrendan Emmett Quigley
May 22, 2005diagramless61DLith. and Est., onceBrendan Emmett Quigley
Apr 27, 2003diagramless8DStates under Stalin: Abbr.Frank Longo

13 results for SSRS from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Jun 23, 199346AFormer Soviet sts.Robert HerrigMaleska
Sun May 16, 199313AUkr. et al., onceRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Fri Jul 26, 199168ALatvia et al.Jim PageMaleska
Sat Jul 7, 199065AUkr., etc.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Fri Jul 6, 199053AKazakhstan and Armenia, e.g.Gloria EvansMaleska
Thu Mar 31, 19881ATadzhik and Uzbek: Abbr.Bert RosenfieldMaleska
Fri Jan 31, 198660DUkr., Latv., etc.Jim PageMaleska
Sat Dec 22, 198431DByelorussia and Georgia: Abbr.Kenneth HaxtonMaleska
Tue Jun 19, 198441DUkr. and Lith.John DreyerMaleska
Fri Sep 4, 198152DRussia and Latvia are two: Abbr.Timothy HoyMaleska
Sun Jul 30, 1978130DKazakh and Uzbek: Abbr.Jordan S. LasherMaleska
Sun Aug 24, 1975120AEastern Eur. unitsJim PageWeng
Wed Feb 28, 196831DSoviet states: Abbr.UnknownFarrar