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13 Results for DETONATOR

3 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Saturday, April 30, 200536AKa-boom! makerNancy Salomon
Sunday, February 23, 200350APercussion capNancy Salomon
Friday, April 23, 199933DPercussion cap, e.g.Harvey Estes

1 result for DETONATOR from Variety puzzles.

May 20, 2007cryptic27ARevolved (turned around) on explosive device (9)Richard Silvestri

9 results for DETONATOR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, September 18, 199132DBomb deviceKenneth HaxtonMaleska
Sunday, September 6, 198155AExplosiveAlfio MicciMaleska
Monday, February 26, 197954APercussion capMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Wednesday, January 25, 197857ABomb deviceAlfio MicciMaleska
Friday, March 12, 196553APercussion cap.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, November 5, 19575DDevice for exploding.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 10, 195434DPercussion cap.Albert BlumFarrar
Saturday, June 7, 195244AExploding device.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 4, 1950136AUnsolved problem of H-bomb.Edward BucklerFarrar