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72 Results for ZAP

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Monday, June 22, 201550ASound of a mosquito being friedJoel Fagliano
Friday, July 25, 201421AAnnihilate, arcade-stylePeter A. Collins
Saturday, May 10, 201455DUse a laser onBarry C. Silk
Monday, December 30, 20135DElectrocuteDavid Steinberg
Thursday, December 26, 201348AHit with an electric boltTim Croce
Sunday, December 22, 201389ANuke (5)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, August 1, 201338DNuke (5)Timothy Polin
Monday, February 4, 201349AHit with a ray gun (2)Randall J. Hartman
Thursday, September 13, 201259DNuke (5)Matt Ginsberg
Wednesday, April 4, 201250ABlast (3)Zoe Wheeler
Sunday, January 8, 201265DKill quicklyTony Orbach
Monday, January 24, 201150AHit with a stun gunFred Piscop
Monday, December 20, 201043AElectrocute, in slangDonna Hoke
Sunday, May 9, 20108DMicrowave (8)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wednesday, December 23, 200940AInstantly fryJonathan Porat
Thursday, November 26, 20091DSound on "Batman" (2)Paula Gamache
Monday, August 10, 20091DHit with high voltagePaula Gamache
Thursday, April 23, 200959AMicrowave (8)Steve Dobis
Thursday, February 26, 200959DDelete in one quick strokeBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, December 24, 200828ASound of a lightning strikeWarren Biro
Friday, July 4, 200862DGet rid ofJohn Underwood
Sunday, April 20, 200843DTaseJohn Farmer
Tuesday, April 24, 200762DMicrowave (8)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wednesday, March 7, 200740AMicrowave (8)Richard Silvestri
Monday, January 2, 200658DMicrowave (8)Linda Schechet Tucker
Friday, June 10, 200531ABlast (3)David Quarfoot
Sunday, October 17, 200430DMore than dazeManny Nosowsky
Wednesday, October 6, 200424DSound on "Batman" (2)Adam Cohen
Sunday, August 15, 200412ALightning soundBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sunday, February 1, 2004116ABolt from the blue?Roy Leban
Monday, January 19, 20047ASound of a lightning bolt (2)Zach Jesse
Monday, October 20, 200349AStun (2)Lynn Lempel
Wednesday, September 10, 20037ASound of a lightning bolt (2)Patrick Berry
Wednesday, August 20, 200347AMicrowave (8)Mel Taub
Thursday, March 6, 200361DStun (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tuesday, January 28, 200319AMicrowave, slangilyChristina Houlihan
Wednesday, July 11, 200112DMicrowave (8)Richard Silvestri
Tuesday, May 8, 200145AMicrowave (8)Mark P. Sherwood
Sunday, August 13, 200065D[Gotcha!]Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sunday, August 15, 199977DBlast (3)David J. Kahn
Monday, June 14, 199920ACook in the microwaveNorma Steinberg
Tuesday, December 8, 199831DNuke (5)Frances Hansen
Sunday, September 6, 1998143DKill with a clickRich Norris
Wednesday, September 2, 199811AHit with a ray gun (2)Randall J. Hartman
Wednesday, August 12, 199859AHit with a phaserAlan Arbesfeld
Tuesday, May 26, 199861DLast sound some bugs hearJonathan Schmalzbach
Monday, November 3, 199713DKnock out, as with a remoteStephanie Spadaccini
Wednesday, June 11, 199729DErase, as a PC fileRich Norris
Thursday, May 15, 19971ADelete, in a wayMark Elliot Skolsky
Wednesday, March 26, 199762DSkip, as commercialsRichard Silvestri
Saturday, March 23, 199623DDelete, as a fileR. Norris
Saturday, January 13, 199638DShootJ. Page
Saturday, December 10, 199440DShoot à la Buck RogersBryant White
Thursday, May 26, 199421ANuke (5)Cathy Millhauser

2 results for ZAP from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
December 31, 2006diagramless16ANukePaula Gamache
September 29, 2002diagramless33ANukeFrank Longo

16 results for ZAP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thursday, July 2, 199222AUse 48 DownPaul MatwychukMaleska
Sunday, January 27, 1991111DUse a ray gunJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Friday, July 20, 19901DUse a ray gunJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sunday, March 25, 199025AUse a death rayBert RosenfieldMaleska
Saturday, June 25, 198831AVanquish with a ray gunJoe ClonickMaleska
Friday, January 22, 198833AShoot a sci-fi villainJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Friday, February 20, 198719AUse a ray gunEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Monday, April 21, 198634AUse a ray gunSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Saturday, February 25, 198451ABombard or strafeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Monday, November 30, 198128DDestroy Darth VaderEmory H. CainMaleska
Wednesday, April 22, 19819ALiquidate Darth VaderJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, April 21, 197954DStrafe, in slanguageA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, April 3, 19798DCartoon sound effectMel RosenMaleska
Sunday, November 21, 1976149AConkBert KruseWeng
Wednesday, February 26, 197524AComic-strip wordWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thursday, May 31, 197365ABang outUnknownWeng