USSR is an answer for the NYT Crossword puzzle. Here you can get the history and usage for USSR in NYT Crossword from 1994.

This "USSR" answer was first appeared in "29 Nov 1993" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Stalin ruled it". It was authored by Sidney L. Robbins. Recently, the "USSR" answer has been used for "2 Nov 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Grp. that launched 41-Across". It was authored by Chase Dittrich and Christina Iverson. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "“Back in the ___” (6)". "USSR" appeared 154 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "USSR" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
2 Nov 2023 60A Grp. that launched 41-Across Chase Dittrich and Christina Iverson
15 Oct 2023 107D Former governor of Georgia? Jeff Chen and Juliana Tringali Golden
21 Aug 2023 33D It broke up on Dec. 26, 1991 Jennifer Nutt
29 Jun 2023 11D One-sixth of the world’s ground surface until 1991, in brief Simeon Seigel
6 Apr 2023 67A Old org. for Armenia Sam Buttrey
9 Feb 2023 52D U.N. member until 1991 Alex Rosen
20 Dec 2022 60A Cold War power, in brief Peter Koetters
9 Oct 2022 79A Map inits. until 1991 Jessie Trudeau and Ross Trudeau
14 Aug 2022 3D Old map inits. Jeff Chen and Jim Horne
29 Jun 2022 59D Geographical inits. until 1991 Jared Goudsmit
1 Apr 2022 63A Federation formed in 1922, for short Evan Mahnken
9 Mar 2022 4D Losing team in the “Miracle on Ice” hockey game Peter Gordon
18 Feb 2022 50D Red states, once, in brief Aimee Lucido
16 Nov 2021 51D Leningrad’s land, for short Drew Schmenner
7 Aug 2021 39A It raised a major red flag Adam Aaronson
29 Jul 2021 1A Founding member of the U.N. Security Council Trenton Charlson
17 Jul 2021 19A Name in a noted ’90s breakup Ryan McCarty
7 Jul 2020 45D Red state, once, for short Kevin Patterson
30 Jun 2020 24D Geographical inits. until 1991 Zachary David Levy
23 May 2020 46A Red states, once Wyna Liu and Erik Agard
26 Apr 2020 117A Founding member of the U.N. Security Council, for short Royce Ferguson
14 Feb 2020 35D Georgia was once a part of it Daniel Larsen
30 Oct 2019 26A The Beatles’ “Back in the ___” David Steinberg
25 Aug 2019 101A Red letters? Matt Ginsberg
15 Jul 2019 35A State led by Lenin, in brief Ed Sessa
30 Sep 2018 121A Collapsed red giant? Natan Last
26 Sep 2018 32A Land in a Beatles song Melinda Gates and Joel Fagliano
9 Aug 2018 6A 1922-91 initials Patrick Merrell
19 Jul 2018 10A American ally in W.W. II Mike Knobler
28 Jun 2018 24D Country in a Beatles title Jeff Chen
25 Apr 2018 56D Red letters? Adam G. Perl
5 Sep 2016 73A America’s Cold War foe, for short Tracy Gray
23 May 2016 67A Space race competitor, for short Ori Brian
29 Mar 2016 5D Country in a classic Beatles title Peter A. Collins
13 Sep 2015 11D 1991 breakup newsmaker Joe DiPietro
9 Jun 2015 30A One 29-Across of the U.S. in W.W. II Roy Leban
13 Apr 2015 31D Lenin’s land, for short Alex Silverman
17 Mar 2015 24D Gorbachev’s land, for short David Phillips
19 Jan 2015 15A Gorbachev’s land Jean O’Conor
20 Oct 2014 40D Lenin’s land, for short Patrick Blindauer
14 Sep 2014 79D Boycotter of the ’84 L.A. Olympics Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
21 Jul 2014 16A Khrushchev’s land, for short Matt Fuchs
6 Jul 2014 32D Initialism in a Beatles title Daniel C. Bryant
22 May 2014 2D Group of red states, for short? Adam G. Perl
26 Apr 2014 14D Red giant that disintegrated? Evan Birnholz
15 Mar 2014 47D Miracle on Ice loser of ’80 Ed Sessa
10 Jan 2014 22D Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty signatory, briefly Patrick Berry
30 Sep 2013 40D Stalin’s land, in brief Ian Livengood
24 Sep 2013 11D “Back in the ___” Kevin Christian
13 Jun 2013 25D Apt anagram of “Russ.” David Steinberg
16 Jul 2012 23A Reagan’s “evil empire,” for short Randall J. Hartman
12 May 2012 52D Locale in a Beatles title Caleb Madison
8 May 2012 37D Old NATO target Lynn Lempel
3 May 2012 66A Red letters? Neville Fogarty
8 Feb 2012 4D Red state, once Lynn Lempel
7 Dec 2011 29D 1-Down’s land Julian Lim
27 Oct 2011 54D Cold war inits. Kurt Mueller
23 Oct 2011 37D SALT party Joe DiPietro
22 Oct 2011 1A Treaty signer with Ger. in 1939 Patrick Berry
10 Oct 2011 28D The Beatles’ “Back in the ___” Ian C. Livengood
14 Sep 2011 6D “Evil empire” initials Jeff Chen
13 Aug 2011 27D Red giant, once? Tim Croce
15 Jul 2011 14D Amer. ally in W.W. II Martin Ashwood-Smith and Joe Krozel
14 Jun 2011 65A Country with a hammer-and-sickle flag, for short Doug Peterson and Angela Olson Halsted
29 May 2011 51D Country that disappeared in ’91 Jeremy Newton and Tony Orbach
21 May 2011 50D Erstwhile empire, in brief Barry C. Silk
13 May 2011 2D BOAC destination, in song Joe Krozel
16 Nov 2010 36D “Back in the ___” Ian Livengood
16 Aug 2010 37D Lenin’s land, for short Andrea Carla Michaels and Jennifer Nutt
25 Jul 2010 46A Locale in a 1968 Beatles song Alan Arbesfeld
29 Jun 2010 64A “Back in the ___” Peter A. Collins
2 May 2010 100D It disappeared on Dec. 26, 1991 Kelsey Blakley
23 Feb 2010 57D CCCP, in English Joanne Sullivan
13 Feb 2010 12D Former part of 11-Down: Abbr. Ashish Vengsarkar
4 Oct 2009 13D “Back in the ___” Todd McClary
14 Sep 2009 55D 56-Across’s cold war foe Bernice Gordon
23 Jul 2009 32A See 4-Down Gary & Stephen Kennedy
16 Mar 2009 22A Cold war foe, for short Lynn Lempel
15 Feb 2009 110D Mir launcher Jim Leeds
29 Jun 2008 64D Soyuz launcher Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
10 Jun 2008 47A Reagan’s “evil empire” Barry C. Silk
23 Mar 2008 121A Cold war inits. Robert W. Harris
25 Feb 2008 63D Stalingrad’s land, for short Randall J. Hartman
25 Dec 2007 69A Cold war superpower Nancy Salomon
17 Oct 2007 12D “Evil empire” of the ’80s Paula Gamache
10 Sep 2007 10A The Beatles’ “Back in the ___” Edward M Sessa
27 May 2007 73D Five-Year Plan implementer, for short Patrick Berry
25 Apr 2007 33D U.S. ally in W.W. II John Farmer
6 Feb 2007 65A Yalta conf. locale Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
11 Sep 2006 28D SALT I signer Lynn Lempel
28 Aug 2006 52A U.N. member through 1991 Stanley Newman
2 Aug 2006 40D “Red” letters Harvey Estes
24 Jul 2006 60A Brezhnev’s land, in brief Richard Chisholm
29 May 2006 65A Gorbachev was its last leader: Abbr. Alex Boisvert
24 Apr 2006 39A Lenin’s land, for short Lynn Lempel
23 Apr 2006 15A 15-Down rival, once Joe DiPietro
24 Feb 2006 35D Former empire inits. Manny Nosowsky
17 Jan 2006 9D Cold war initials Nancy Salomon
14 Dec 2005 1D SALT party James R. Leeds
18 Oct 2005 49A Cold war inits. Jay Leatherman
4 Feb 2005 52A Red letters? Robert Bridges
10 Jan 2005 23A Gorbachev was its last leader: Abbr. David Pringle
1 Jul 2004 4D “Back in the ___” Nancy Kavanaugh
14 Mar 2004 55D Locale in a Beatles song Craig Kasper
18 Feb 2004 50A W.W. II ally Mitch Komro
10 Dec 2003 33D Cold war inits. Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
16 Jul 2003 56A “Back in the ___” Norm Guggenbiller
23 May 2003 46A Where Kalinin was pres. Dave Tuller
10 May 2003 47D Country founded in 1922: Abbr. Bob Klahn
24 Mar 2003 4D Moscow’s land, once: Abbr. Alison D. Donald
23 Nov 2002 3D Former empire Dana Motley
14 Nov 2002 38D Former “evil empire” Paula Gamache
2 Apr 2002 24A Cold war foe Janice M. Putney
25 Dec 2001 46A Cold war initials Peter Gordon
23 Sep 2001 45D SALT signatory Randolph Ross
27 May 2001 16D Khrushchev’s concern Dana Motley
4 Mar 2001 47D Boycotter of the ’84 L.A. Olympics Cathy Millhauser
13 Feb 2001 1A Warsaw Pact land Michael Shteyman
13 Nov 2000 3D Russia was part of it: Abbr. Peter Gordon
22 Aug 2000 60A Brezhnev’s land Ed Early
2 Aug 2000 59D Cold war inits. Elizabeth C. Gorski
1 Aug 2000 54D The Beatles’ “Back in the ___” Randall J. Hartman
9 May 2000 9D Subj. of a 1991 breakup Elizabeth C. Gorski
2 Apr 2000 110D The Beatles’ “Back in the ___” Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
21 Jul 1999 48D Former world power, for short Noah Dephoure
3 Apr 1999 24A Atlas abbr. before 1991 Pat M. Hugel
25 Nov 1998 14A It broke up in Dec. 1991 Rich Norris
9 Aug 1998 48A One of the Allies of W.W. II Christopher Hurt
29 Jul 1998 44A Stalin’s domain Elizabeth C. Gorski
18 Jul 1998 45A Red letters? Rich Norris
2 Jul 1998 6D Former G.D.R. ally Pat M. Hugel
26 Apr 1998 49D Pre-1991 atlas abbr. Fran and Lou Sabin
2 Jan 1997 50D Soyuz launcher M. Gaffney
28 Nov 1996 18D 1980 Olympics host B. Klahn
14 Nov 1996 8D Once-mighty initials N. S. Ross
27 Oct 1996 50A 90-Down’s land N. N. Joline
3 Jun 1996 73A Stalin’s realm S. L. Robbins
1 Jun 1996 28A Bear country? B. Klahn
28 Mar 1996 43A C.I.S. predecessor G. Petgrave
21 Dec 1995 66A C.I.S. predecessor Rich Norris
6 Dec 1995 4D The Beatles’ “Back in the ___” Chet Currier
8 Nov 1995 6D Brezhnev’s land Glenn E. Sykes
2 Oct 1995 66A Stalin’s land Joy L. Wouk
21 Jul 1995 10A Red letters Matt Gaffney
14 Jul 1995 45D Country in a 1969 Beatles song Rich Norris
28 Jun 1995 34D Lenin’s land: Abbr. Roger H. Courtney
7 May 1995 102A Red letters Bob Klahn
29 Sep 1994 11D SALT participant Randolph Ross
18 Sep 1994 77D Space race participant Merl Reagle
4 Sep 1994 60A Ex-superpower Wayne Robert Williams
24 Aug 1994 60A Former empire Robert Herrig
18 Aug 1994 1A 1980 Olympics host A.J. Santora
11 Feb 1994 32D Locale in a Beatles song Harvey Estes
29 Nov 1993 50A Stalin ruled it Sidney L. Robbins

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