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89 results for BOMB

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Mar 9, 201758DFail ignominiouslyJeremy Newton
Tue Mar 22, 20161AFail big-timeDon Gagliardo and Zhouqin Burnikel
Wed Jan 14, 20151ABox-office dudCaleb Emmons
Sun Dec 7, 201420DFlame outJeff Chen
Sun May 25, 201456AZero-star movieDan Schoenholz
Wed May 30, 201220AFlopDavid J. Kahn
Sun Apr 15, 201294DOne with a terrible openingKevin G. Der
Tue Nov 29, 201126DCrash and burnAimee Lucido
Mon Jun 28, 201056DFail miserably (2)Joel Fagliano
Tue Mar 2, 201029A*DudElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Jan 16, 201031ALay an egg (2)Ned White
Wed Jun 18, 20081A"Ishtar" or "Heaven's Gate," famouslyAdam Fromm
Mon Apr 16, 200750AComplete flopRandall J. Hartman
Mon Feb 12, 200747ATotal flopLynn Lempel
Wed Nov 29, 200649A0-star movieBarbara Olson
Wed May 10, 200626AFail miserably (2)Kevan Choset
Wed Aug 24, 200510ALess than a one-star movieMel Taub
Fri Aug 12, 20055DTurkeyManny Nosowsky
Sun May 22, 200536DHit's oppositeA. J. Santora
Wed Apr 6, 200528DScreen flopMichael Doran
Tue Jul 15, 20031DLong, high passHarvey Estes
Wed Jun 5, 20022DLong pass (2)Richard Silvestri
Wed Mar 21, 200133DLong pass (2)Greg Staples
Tue Oct 10, 20001DBig flopFrances Hansen
Thu May 13, 199932DFiascoRich Norris
Wed Feb 17, 199958AClunkerNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sat Apr 11, 19981DLay an egg (2)Gerald R. Ferguson
Mon Oct 24, 19949ADrop explosives onSidney L. Robbins

61 results for BOMB from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Mar 30, 199365AFlop on BroadwayJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Jul 23, 199144AAbsolute failureEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Sep 10, 198994AFail on BroadwayBert H. KruseMaleska
Fri May 19, 198914ABroadway loserPatterson PeppleMaleska
Fri Apr 1, 19888DElway featAlfio MicciMaleska
Wed Sep 23, 19871DFlopDorothy DavisMaleska
Thu Jul 30, 19871ALong N.F.L. passGayle DeanMaleska
Wed Jan 14, 19871DBroadway loserPatterson PeppleMaleska
Fri Sep 5, 198644DLethal missileDaniel GirardiMaleska
Sat Aug 16, 198638ALong passEdward BobbMaleska
Fri Jan 24, 19865ALay an eggKenneth WitteMaleska
Wed Jul 24, 198510AAngel's bad newsJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Wed Mar 20, 198510AComplete failureLois SidwayMaleska
Thu Mar 10, 19831ABradshaw-Stallworth coupBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Mar 6, 198336DComplete failureRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sat Jan 15, 198310AFlopRobert KatzMaleska
Wed Sep 15, 198255DMontana-to-Solomon passWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Wed Jun 23, 198225DWord with A or HRabinowitzMaleska
Tue Jun 15, 19829AFlop on BroadwayBette Sue CohenMaleska
Fri Mar 26, 19821ARialto turkeyJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Tue Mar 2, 198210ABradford-to-Swann passNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon May 11, 19811AExplosive deviceMaloneyMaleska
Thu Oct 16, 198042DBradshaw-to-Swann thrillerC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Nov 22, 197939AAerosol canJordan S. LasherMaleska
Wed Feb 28, 19792DH, A or cherryJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Jan 29, 197712DKind of shell or scareBetty DuffyWeng
Fri Nov 26, 197635DFlop on BroadwayStanley A. KurzbanWeng
Fri Dec 12, 197510AA or H weaponDennis ListortWeng
Sun Sep 7, 197587DRelative of a turkeyHume R. CraftWeng
Wed Jul 16, 197539AA- or H-Dennis ListortWeng
Thu Mar 6, 197540DExplosiveMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Sun Aug 11, 19741DRialto turkeyStafford P. OsbornWeng
Sat Jul 6, 19741DFlop on BroadwayEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sat Feb 23, 197424ABroadway flopRonald C. HirschfeldWeng
Mon Feb 11, 197430DTerrorist's weaponHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Tue Nov 13, 19731DCherry or stinkUnknownWeng
Mon May 7, 19731AFlop, on BroadwayUnknownWeng
Sun Mar 4, 197342AB'way turkeyEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Mon Oct 30, 197253DFlop on BroadwayUnknownWeng
Mon Apr 24, 197210AMilitary missileUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 24, 197110AFlop, as a playUnknownWeng
Fri Feb 19, 19711AFall flat, as a showUnknownWeng
Thu Oct 29, 19705ABroadway flopUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 19, 197058AFlop on BroadwayUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 8, 196725AProjectile.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 5, 19656ABan the ___.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 6, 19629APlastic ___.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sun Jan 29, 196170DGrenade.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Mon Nov 28, 196050DType of weapon.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 1, 19591DMilitary projectile.Robert HeglerFarrar
Mon Apr 7, 195840DBlockbuster.UnknownFarrar
Sat Feb 8, 19581DExplosive container.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 30, 19571D"Clean" item.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 24, 19561DRelative of a shell.Irving L. RosenheimFarrar
Mon Aug 18, 195224DSymbol of war.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 4, 19515AWeapon named for its sound.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 13, 195170ARevolutionary's stock in trade.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Dec 2, 195046ABlockbuster.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Nov 6, 19501DExplosive subject.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 13, 194673AMissile.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Aug 15, 194357AAllied blockbuster.C. W. HudsonFarrar