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110 results for BAM

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Nov 24, 201834DSound of a sockDavid Steinberg
Wed May 23, 201856DCollision sound (5)David Steinberg
Fri Mar 16, 201842A"Just like that!" (3)Robyn Weintraub
Thu Jan 25, 201855D"Kapow!" (13)Alex Eaton-Salners
Sun Nov 26, 201786AKa-boom!Jeff Chen
Thu Nov 16, 201754A"Pow!" (9)Alex Eylar
Sun Jun 18, 201747ARelative of "POW!"Sam Trabucco
Fri Mar 17, 201728DComic book sound effectJacob Stulberg
Wed Jan 18, 201741D"Ka-POW!" (13)Matthew Sewell
Fri Jul 31, 201519A"Just like THAT!" (3)James Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Mon Jul 13, 201565DCrash sound (4)Zhouqin Burnikel
Sun Jun 28, 201560A"Pow!" (9)Jeremy Newton
Mon Jan 5, 201532ACrash sound (4)John Guzzetta
Fri Aug 22, 201418ASound of a slugSam Ezersky
Mon Apr 28, 201422DCollision sound (5)Jim Modney
Fri Dec 13, 201325ASound of a beltGary Cee
Fri May 17, 20139DSock soundJosh Knapp
Mon Feb 4, 201355D"Kapow!" (13)Randall J. Hartman
Thu Jan 24, 201362D"Kapow!" (13)Michael Shteyman
Sun Jan 6, 201329D"Just like that!" (3)Dan Feyer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sun May 13, 201293A[Smack!]Ben Tausig
Wed Apr 25, 20123DWhack!Peter Wentz
Thu Mar 15, 20121DPunch accompanierKristian House
Mon Feb 20, 20129DBlast soundSamuel A. Donaldson
Thu Jan 26, 201246AWhat may come from a sock?Alan Arbesfeld
Thu Jan 12, 201233D"Pow!" (9)Gareth Bain
Tue Dec 6, 201160DKapow! (13)Steven E. Atwood
Fri Sep 23, 201131ACollision sound (5)Mike Nothnagel
Wed Aug 17, 201163DKapow! (13)Michael Black
Wed Jun 1, 201123A"... like THAT!"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Mar 31, 201130A"Wham ___!"Jeremy Horwitz and Tyler Hinman
Tue Jan 11, 201150A"Batman" sound effect (2)Sharon Delorme
Tue Dec 15, 200931DEmeril catchwordSteve Dobis
Thu Dec 10, 20098DCarpenter's sound, at timesTrip Payne
Wed Dec 9, 200961DImpact soundPeter A. Collins
Wed Jun 17, 200922AApril 1 cigar soundPeter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Tue Nov 18, 200846A"Pow!" (9)Richard Chisholm
Tue Feb 12, 200844ACatchword of 6-DownDeb Amlen
Tue Dec 25, 200753A"Pow!" (9)Nancy Salomon
Tue Aug 14, 20079D"Pow!" (9)C. W. Stewart
Tue Jul 17, 200718D"Kapow!" (13)Natan Last
Thu Feb 22, 200756D"Pow!" (9)Mike Nothnagel
Tue Jun 20, 200661D"Pow!" (9)Steve Salmon
Mon Aug 1, 20051D"Kapow!" (13)Kendall Twigg
Fri Jul 23, 200452ACartoon hitDavid Levinson Wilk
Mon Mar 22, 200427A"Pow!" (9)Kyle Mahowald
Sun Dec 28, 200332A"Kapow!" (13)Seth A. Abel
Wed Jan 15, 200362D"Batman" sound (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Nov 20, 200263DCollision sound (5)Manny Nosowsky
Mon Oct 28, 200246DCrash sound (4)Randy Sowell
Thu Jun 27, 200259DIt's a hit in the comicsJames R. Leeds
Mon Jun 18, 200154DCollision sound (5)Sherry O. Blackard
Sat Nov 25, 200037AChef's exclamation, perhapsPatrick D. Berry
Wed Jun 14, 200011A"Kapow!" (13)Nancy Salomon and Sherry O. Blackard
Sat Nov 6, 199951ABig hit in the comicsJoan Bayer Williamson
Sun Jun 20, 199957A"Batman" sound effect (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Feb 25, 199824D"Kapow!" (13)Robert H. Wolfe
Sat Dec 13, 199737ASound of impactRichard Silvestri
Sat Jul 19, 199724A[all of a sudden!]Robert H. Wolfe
Tue Jul 2, 199635DKa-pow! (13)S. Cohen
Tue Jan 30, 199622D"Batman" sound (2)M. Skolsky
Fri Apr 28, 199531ALoud noiseRich Norris
Mon May 16, 199445D"Kapow!" (13)Ed Pegg Jr.
Wed Mar 30, 199429ACrash sound (4)Eileen Lexau

1 result for BAM from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Jun 26, 2011diagramless10A"Wham ___!"Fred Piscop

45 results for BAM from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Oct 8, 19919DLoud soundStanley GlassMaleska
Sat Jul 20, 199139AA mah-jongg tileJesse RoarkeMaleska
Fri Aug 24, 199011AThudJune A. BoggsMaleska
Fri Nov 24, 19891ASocko!Jim PageMaleska
Thu Oct 19, 198924ANoisy town in Iran?Patterson PeppleMaleska
Mon Dec 26, 198861DLoud noiseBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tue Sep 13, 198838ASocko!WhittenMaleska
Tue Apr 12, 198823AJohn Madden exclamationKenneth WitteMaleska
Tue Nov 25, 19861DSound of a sudden impactJeanne WilsonMaleska
Wed Jul 11, 19841DSocko!William JarvisMaleska
Sat Oct 31, 198131AIranian town that sounds explosiveWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Mon Nov 10, 198054DBlast soundHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Oct 5, 1980117DSocko!Raymond F. EisnerMaleska
Sun Nov 25, 197937ARelative of "Pow!"Alex F. BlackMaleska
Sun Mar 19, 197877DSocko!Tap OsbornMaleska
Thu Dec 8, 197743ASocko!Dorothea E. ShippMaleska
Sun Feb 20, 197742DDull noiseRobert RoopWeng
Sun Aug 31, 197530AHit noisilyBarbara LewisWeng
Fri Dec 6, 197447DDull noiseJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Fri Jan 18, 197452DComic-strip soundThomas SheehanWeng
Thu Nov 29, 197332AComic strip wordUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 13, 197338APow!UnknownWeng
Sat Jan 20, 197343ABlowout soundUnknownWeng
Sat Oct 28, 197240AComic-strip soundUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 14, 1970100DLoud soundWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Dec 14, 1969102ADull noiseHume R. CraftWeng
Tue May 28, 19684DDull resounding noise.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 16, 196857DDull resounding noise.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 27, 196727ACrashing sound.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Aug 1, 196628ADull resounding noise.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 11, 196543ADull, resounding sound.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 14, 196425AWham.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 8, 196441ADull, resounding noise: Colloq.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 27, 196342DDull resounding noise.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 22, 196248ADull noise: Colloq.Michael DubinFarrar
Sat Dec 24, 196047DSound of quick hard blow.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 12, 196024AWham!UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 29, 196010DExclamation imitating a sound.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 7, 195931DSound of a quick blow.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 8, 195675APowie!Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Feb 24, 195310DSound of a quick blow.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Sep 22, 195235DExclamation imitating a loud sound.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 5, 19518DSound of blow.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 23, 1946132AWham!Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Apr 22, 1945138DBoom!Jack LuzzattoFarrar