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69 results for ARGON

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Jul 8, 201829AThird-most abundant gas in the atmosphereBruce Haight
Tue Oct 10, 201718A<--, on the periodic tableMark MacLachlan
Fri May 29, 201538ARoughly 1% of the earth's atmospherePatrick Berry
Wed Aug 28, 201363AIt lights up when it's excitedErik Agard
Sun Jun 23, 201372AGas in a vacuum tubePatrick Berry
Thu Aug 23, 201232D.93% of the earth's atmosphereMark Feldman
Tue Mar 1, 201111DMost common inert gas in the atmosphereC. W. Stewart
Sat Jun 26, 201029DComposition of some plasmasRobert H. Wolfe
Thu Jan 3, 200830DElement whose name roughly means "lazy"Henry Hook
Sun Oct 7, 200740AVacuum tube filler (4)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sun Jun 11, 200624DElement whose name comes from Greek for "inactive"Maxwell H. D. Johnson Jr.
Wed Dec 14, 20056DIt's inertJames R. Leeds
Mon Feb 21, 200524DLaser gasSherry O. Blackard
Thu Jul 8, 200427DVacuum tube filler (4)Scot Ober
Thu May 20, 200420AAbout 1% of the atmosphere (4)Greg Staples
Sun Jan 11, 200464DAbout 1% of the Earth's atmosphereAlan Arbesfeld
Mon Oct 6, 200324DInert gas (2)Barry Silk
Fri Jun 20, 200321AAbout 1% of the atmosphere (4)Bob Peoples
Sun Oct 20, 200269DFluorescent lamp filler (2)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Mon Oct 8, 200116ALight bulb gasMonica Krausse
Thu Oct 19, 200046DPart of the atmospherePatrick Jordan
Sun Aug 22, 199942AAbout 1% of the atmosphere (4)Raymond Hamel
Fri Jan 8, 199911DNumber 18Martin Ashwood-Smith and Brendan Quigley
Mon Dec 29, 199727ARadio tube gasGregory E. Paul
Sun Nov 16, 1997106AVacuum tube filler (4)Frank Longo
Fri Jun 6, 199724DScientific discovery of 1894Gerald R. Ferguson
Sun Sep 17, 199519AMost common inert gasStanley Newman
Tue Aug 1, 199515AInert gas (2)Jonathan Schmatzbach
Tue Jan 3, 19951AVacuum tube filler (4)Rich Norris
Fri Jul 1, 19942DAbout 1% of the atmosphere (4)Mel Taub
Fri Nov 26, 199335AFluorescent-lamp filler (2)Nancy A. Corbett

38 results for ARGON from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Wed Aug 28, 199170AElement found in 6 AcrossGayle DeanMaleska
Tue Jul 2, 199147AA gaseous elementEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Nov 30, 19896DOdorless gasDorothy CannanMaleska
Mon May 29, 19895DInert gaseous elementFred TooleMaleska
Fri Jun 5, 198768AInert gasWalter CovellMaleska
Sat Jun 14, 198617AElement in radio tubesCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Wed May 28, 198651DLight-bulb gasJoy L. WoukMaleska
Fri May 9, 198626DAtomic number 18JonesMaleska
Wed Mar 28, 198445AInert elementReichertMaleska
Thu Jun 9, 198311DAbout 1 percent of the atmosphereBrownMaleska
Fri Jan 29, 198219AInert gasErnst TheimerMaleska
Sun Aug 23, 198138DGaseous elementArnold MossMaleska
Fri Aug 1, 198031DInert gasWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat Feb 9, 198025DInert gasFederingMaleska
Wed Jan 31, 197928DGaseous element in our atmosphereMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Thu Jul 13, 197852AInert gaseous elementC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Jan 13, 197742DLight-bulb gasDaniel GirardiWeng
Sun May 5, 197472AGaseous elementLouis C. Mandes Jr.Weng
Fri Sep 22, 197254AGas used in light tubesUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 28, 197210DInert gasUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 3, 197139AInactive gasUnknownWeng
Sat Jun 6, 19703DGaseous elementUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 29, 196924ALight-bulb fillerLewis C. BreakerWeng
Tue May 17, 196624DGaseous element.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 20, 196639AElement.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Apr 25, 196542DGaseous element.Anne FoxFarrar
Tue Jul 23, 196354ARadio tube gas.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 26, 196355DRelative of 69 Across.Jan and Mike DubinFarrar
Mon Jul 2, 196222AGaseous element.Macon ReedFarrar
Tue Feb 21, 196122AGaseous element in the air.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 21, 196052DSee 70 Across.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 16, 195844AGas used in light bulbs.Madeline CorseFarrar
Sat Jul 5, 195818AInert gas.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Fri Jan 3, 195828DGas used in light bulbs.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Aug 21, 195625AGaseous element.A. B. OverholtFarrar
Fri Aug 26, 195529DElement in air.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 14, 195338DGas used in light bulbs, radio tubes, etc.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun Nov 30, 195216DElement in electric bulbs.Sam LakeFarrar