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216 results for SWAN

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Feb 28, 201818DLake or dive precederPeter A. Collins
Sun Jul 23, 201779D___ songCaleb Madison
Mon Feb 13, 201765AWhat the Ugly Duckling becameBrent Sverdloff and Michael Blake
Mon May 30, 201670AThe Ugly Duckling, actuallyDavid Woolf
Wed May 11, 201644AA cygnet is a baby onePawel Fludzinski
Mon Jul 20, 201567AGraceful avian swimmerJohn Westwig
Tue May 12, 201516AWord before dive or songPaul Hunsberger
Tue Dec 30, 201472ABird in a Hans Christian Andersen taleJeffrey Wechsler
Tue Sep 16, 201464AUgly Duckling, eventually (3)Gary Cee
Wed Jun 11, 201410APen, e.g. (2)Ian Livengood
Sun Apr 20, 201417DGraceful trumpeterElizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Sep 27, 201342DPavlova portrayed one over 4,000 timesPeter A. Collins
Mon Nov 21, 201125DPond swimmerPeter A. Collins
Sun Aug 7, 201184DZeus' disguise when fathering Helen of TroyTony Orbach and Janie Smulyan
Thu Jul 28, 201110A"___ Lake" (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Tue Jul 26, 201160DBird in a bevy (2)Michael Black
Thu Sep 2, 201034DConstellation next to the Dragon, with "the"Patrick Blindauer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Tue Jul 20, 201058DTrumpeting birdEd Sessa
Sat Jul 25, 200928ATrumpeter with a prominent neckVictor Fleming
Sat May 24, 200824DKind of song (2)Charles Barasch
Mon Jan 7, 200836AGraceful swimmerLynn Lempel
Sun Oct 7, 200782DPark lake denizen (2)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Mon Aug 6, 200750DUgly duckling, eventually (3)Allan E. Parrish
Sat Feb 24, 200751ASymbol of gracefulnessByron Walden
Sat Dec 2, 20065DSweet ___ of Avon (epithet for Shakespeare)Bob Klahn
Sat Sep 2, 200644DPen, e.g. (2)Mel Rosen
Mon Apr 24, 200632D"___ Lake" (2)Lynn Lempel
Fri May 20, 200518AZeus, in another formHarvey Estes
Mon Apr 18, 200554DBird on a lakeRobert Dillman
Thu Mar 3, 200533AEpitome of graceByron Walden
Wed Feb 2, 20051A    Exemplar of grace (2)Richard Leva and Nancy Salomon
Tue Jun 15, 200445DLong-necked birdNancy Kavanaugh
Tue May 11, 200420AUgly Duckling, in realityLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Fri Jan 30, 200428DPen with eggsManny Nosowsky
Sun Oct 5, 2003113APavlova portrayalRichard Silvestri
Thu Sep 25, 200314ABird in a bevy (2)Patrick Merrell
Sun Aug 10, 2003112DWhooper, e.g.Cathy Millhauser
Tue Aug 5, 200352DE. B. White's "The Trumpet of the ___"D. J. DeChristopher
Wed Sep 26, 200165ATrumpeter in the parkStephen Budiansky
Sat Apr 14, 200151ALohengrin, the Knight of the ___Rich Norris
Tue Apr 10, 200158DPark lake denizen (2)Kevin McCann
Wed Sep 27, 200063DUgly Duckling, eventually (3)Fred Piscop
Sun Apr 9, 200079DKind of song (2)Joe DiPietro
Sun Mar 5, 2000107AExemplar of grace (2)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Mon Aug 30, 199952DBeautiful swimmerMargaret Watson
Tue Aug 3, 199933DKind of diveDave Tuller
Sat Feb 6, 199956DCertain trumpeterBob Klahn and Martin Ashwood-Smith
Mon Feb 1, 199928AGraceful birdDorothy Smitonick
Thu Oct 8, 199853AMajestic swimmerAlan Arbesfeld
Thu Oct 30, 199734DPen that swimsCathy Millhauser
Sat Jun 14, 199718A"I will play the ___, and die in music": EmiliaA. J. Santora
Mon Apr 1, 199637DUgly duckling, ultimatelyF. Piscop
Sun Jul 23, 199568ANorthern constellation, with "the"Fran & Lou Sabin
Tue Mar 14, 199550AGottfried, in "Lohengrin"Bob Klahn
Sun Mar 12, 199532DUgly Duckling, actuallyCharles M. Deber

4 results for SWAN from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 10, 2018acrosticGForm taken by Odette in balletEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Jan 9, 2011diagramless71AA young one is called a cygnetMike Nothnagel
Mar 28, 2004diagramless59DSymbol of graceBrendan Emmett Quigley
Nov 26, 2000diagramless45ACommon ice sculpturePeter Gordon

157 results for SWAN from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Sep 8, 199326AZeus, as seen by LedaMel TaubTaub
Sun Nov 1, 1992114ACertain trumpeterCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Mon Oct 19, 199257DKind of diveMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Apr 13, 19929AThe ugly ducklingSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Mar 14, 199235DKind of diveChristy RidleyMaleska
Wed Nov 27, 199112DTchaikovsky's "___ Lake"Patricia A. CevaalMaleska
Mon Nov 25, 19916AMatured cygnetSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tue Nov 5, 199113DConstellation CygnusMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sat Aug 31, 199154DType of diveKenneth WitteMaleska
Mon Aug 19, 199131DCygnetArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Mon Jul 29, 19911DBallet birdVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thu Apr 4, 19911DOne of Zeus's disguisesJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Mar 6, 199153DTrumpeter, e.g.Nancy JolineMaleska
Thu Nov 15, 199015ABird portrayed by PavlovaEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu May 31, 199010ABirdKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Thu Jan 25, 19909ACob or penWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Sep 10, 198966DVariety of neckBert H. KruseMaleska
Wed Apr 19, 198960DTchaikovsky's "___ Lake"Michael A. RampinoMaleska
Mon Oct 3, 198810ACob or penVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thu Jul 7, 198843DGraceful birdMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sun Jan 24, 198878DPen or cobMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Thu Nov 19, 198725ABallet birdLois SidwayMaleska
Thu May 28, 198733DGrown cygnetMary C. WhittenMaleska
Sun Aug 3, 1986113DPitcher Craig ___Jeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Jul 12, 198610AConstellation CygnusLauferMaleska
Wed May 28, 198657DDuck's relativeJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Oct 20, 198579DTrumpeterJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Fri Oct 4, 19858AOne of Zeus's disguisesDaniel GirardiMaleska
Mon Sep 23, 198569AUgly duckling's metamorphosisJudith PerryMaleska
Sat Jul 6, 198558DOne of Zeus's disguisesMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sat Nov 5, 19833DKind of songRobert KatzMaleska
Thu Sep 8, 198346DCob or penWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat May 7, 198354DBallet birdNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon Apr 4, 198361ATrumpeter ___Frank GearyMaleska
Sat Aug 29, 198149DRole for PavlovaJohn FinchMaleska
Sun Jun 14, 198195ABallet lakeJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Sat Mar 28, 198126AKind of diveWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Thu Jan 1, 198151DType of diveC. J. AngioMaleska
Tue Apr 15, 198047DCygnetJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Dec 30, 1979124AType of dive or songE.T.M.Maleska
Sun Oct 14, 197938DWater birdMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Tue Oct 9, 197924AKind of songHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Wed Aug 22, 197947DShakespeare, "Sweet ___ of Avon"Timothy HoyMaleska
Sun Aug 19, 1979113DCygnetRonald FriedmanMaleska
Sat Mar 17, 197966A"The ___," Grace Kelly filmHugh McElroyMaleska
Sun Dec 3, 197857AKind of diveAlfio MicciMaleska
Mon Jun 12, 197855AType of song or diveAnn JenkinsMaleska
Sun Jun 11, 1978103ABallet subjectStanley GlassMaleska
Sun Jan 1, 1978110DDisguise for ZeusFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Oct 30, 197786DBird with a trumpetA. J. SantoraMaleska
Thu Apr 28, 197726DThe Ugly DucklingAnn JenkinsMaleska
Fri Mar 18, 197713DSymbol of graceJames A. BrusselMaleska
Fri Oct 15, 197610D___ songJim PlacknerWeng
Tue Oct 5, 197656DBallet lakeReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Thu Aug 26, 197629DSong or LakeJean J. DavisonWeng
Wed Jun 16, 197652DDive or songDennis ListortWeng
Sun Mar 28, 197685AKind of songRuth N. SchultzWeng
Tue Mar 16, 19761DKind of songManny MillerWeng
Fri Mar 5, 19766D"___ Lake"Sophie FiermanWeng
Mon Sep 15, 197515ABallet birdDennis ListortWeng
Mon Jul 21, 197546DKind of diveDeborah YorkWeng
Sat Jun 14, 197552D"___ Lake" balletRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Sun Feb 17, 197484ALake or diveElaine D. SchorrWeng
Fri Feb 1, 197465AKind of songJames A. BrusselWeng
Mon Oct 29, 197351DKind of song or diveUnknownWeng
Sun Aug 5, 197333DKind of songBarbara GillisWeng
Wed Jun 13, 197339ACob, e.g.UnknownWeng
Tue Dec 26, 197248DSibelius's "___ of Tuonela"UnknownWeng
Sat Dec 23, 197241ABird portrayed by PavlovaUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 3, 1972147A"Leda and the ___"Elmer ToroWeng
Thu Jul 13, 197263ACobUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 26, 1972106DKind of diveGladys V. MillerWeng
Sun Sep 12, 197154DCygnusGuido N. ScaratoWeng
Sun Feb 7, 197116A"Lohengrin" birdDan GirardiWeng
Tue Jan 5, 197114DDive or songUnknownWeng
Thu Oct 1, 197061DGraceful birdUnknownWeng
Thu Jul 16, 197055D___ songUnknownWeng
Sat Feb 21, 197039ASweet-singing poetUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 26, 196939ACob or pen.UnknownWeng
Fri Oct 31, 196924DKind of dive.UnknownWeng
Mon Jul 21, 196956ABird of ballet.UnknownWeng
Fri Jul 4, 196951DCygnus.UnknownWeng
Fri Jan 10, 196931ACygnus.UnknownWeng
Sun Dec 1, 1968119AWaterfowlW. A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Sun Oct 20, 196839ACobJack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Oct 7, 19686AWater bird.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 4, 196848APoet's poet.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 19, 19671AKind of song.Ronald C. HirschfeldFarrar
Fri May 26, 196747DType of dive.George LaczkoFarrar
Tue Feb 7, 196728DGliding bird.Louis SabinFarrar
Mon Oct 17, 196642DCob or pen.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 20, 196647DBird.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 31, 196549ABallet role.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 14, 196556AKind of song.Anne FoxFarrar
Wed Jan 27, 19651ACob or pen.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 20, 196415DBird.James E. Hinish, Jr.Farrar
Sat Jul 4, 196462ATrumpeter.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 10, 196487AGrace Kelly movie (with "The").Christine ValenceFarrar
Mon Mar 9, 196422DWater bird.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 24, 196428ACygnus.George LaczkoFarrar
Tue Nov 12, 196313D"___ Lake."Leonard SussmanFarrar
Wed Aug 14, 196365ACygnet.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 3, 19636AStately bird.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 12, 19626AStately bird.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 3, 196240D"___ Lake."UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 17, 196232DTrumpeter.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 2, 196213DWhite bird.Macon ReedFarrar
Tue Jan 16, 19621DConstellation Cygnus.Madeline CorseFarrar
Fri Jul 7, 196125DType of dive.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 8, 19611ALarge water bird.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 1, 196057AMusically famous lake.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 29, 196071AGrace Kelly role in Molnar play.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 18, 196057AAquatic bird.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 12, 196018DConstellation Cygnus.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 28, 19606AWater bird.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Mon Jan 25, 196038DForm assumed by Zeus.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 22, 195946ATrumpeter.Louis SabinFarrar
Wed Jul 22, 195937DCygnet.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Sat Feb 14, 195933ACousin to duck or goose.Edward CansteinFarrar
Wed Dec 31, 195867AWater bird.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 2, 19584D"___ Lake."Madeline CorseFarrar
Sun Aug 3, 195840DCygnus.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Jul 6, 195874AType of dive.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Wed Jun 11, 19585ACygnus.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Sun Nov 3, 195785DWater bird.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 29, 195737AType of dive.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jul 7, 195743AType of dive.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Jun 5, 195719ABallerina's prototype.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu May 16, 19574D"___ Lake."UnknownFarrar
Sun May 12, 1957116AGottfried's magic form.Marion MoeserFarrar
Fri Apr 19, 195726DWater bird.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thu Feb 9, 195649A___ dive.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 18, 195542ABird.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Oct 5, 195526DWater bird.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Sep 17, 195513D___ song.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Aug 28, 19556AThe Ugly Duckling.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Jun 4, 195545DWater bird.Marian MoeserFarrar
Mon Jan 24, 195548AWater bird.Richard E. LawlorFarrar
Sun Nov 7, 195499ATrumpeter ___.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Oct 17, 1954121DBird.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Jan 23, 195434ACygnet.Israel GitterFarrar
Sun Dec 20, 1953122ABlack ___, a great rarity.Sam LakeFarrar
Mon Sep 7, 195347DFancy dive.Ethel Le StrangeFarrar
Mon Aug 31, 19535DWater bird.Edward BucklerFarrar
Sat Jun 6, 195318AOne of Zeus' disguises.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Dec 15, 195271ACygnet.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 20, 19525AAvonian bird.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 16, 195228DKind of song.UnknownFarrar
Sat Apr 5, 195230DLohengrin’s boat.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 2, 1951151AIt draws Lohengrin's boat.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Sep 27, 195159DSymbol of Lohengrin.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 195169AEmulated Eleanor Holm.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Jan 15, 195158AStately bird.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Mar 19, 1950113A"The Ugly Duckling."Elizabeth JacksonFarrar
Sun Apr 20, 194756AGraceful one.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Nov 3, 1946106DWhat the Ugly Duckling is.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Feb 28, 194387A"Sweet ___ of Avon."—Jonson.Bert StoreyFarrar