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120 results for COMET

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Sep 16, 201538DOne of Santa's reindeerJoel Fagliano and Finn Vigeland
Mon Mar 16, 201569AHeavenly body with a tailIan Livengood
Thu Jan 8, 201550DBrand once pitched by Josephine the PlumberJacob Stulberg
Fri Oct 10, 201441ACupid's teammate (2)David Steinberg
Mon Apr 15, 201337DHalley's ___Gayle Dean
Thu Feb 28, 201325DAstronomer's sightingJoe Krozel
Tue Dec 11, 20129ABon Ami competitorGene Newman
Thu Sep 13, 201223D"Deep Impact" menaceMatt Ginsberg
Sun Sep 18, 201114AOne of Santa's teamJosh Knapp
Tue Jul 19, 201121ACleanser with the old slogan "Nothing can hold a can to ..."Mark Feldman
Sun Feb 21, 201055DCupid's teammate (2)Eric Berlin
Thu Apr 2, 200922DStreaker seen at nightBrendan Emmett Quigley
Thu Dec 25, 200350DCleaning brandJohn Underwood
Sun Feb 10, 2002124ARival of AjaxHarvey Estes & Nancy Salomon
Wed Aug 1, 200146ABill Haley bandmateWilliam I. Johnston
Mon Jan 15, 200116AStreaker in the night skyJanet R. Bender
Tue Jun 16, 199835DDoomsday cause, maybeBill Ballard
Mon May 18, 199825DKitchen cleanserEd Early
Wed May 14, 19971DHale-Bopp, e.g.Norman S. Wizer
Thu Mar 14, 199632AProcter & Gamble brandR. Silvestri
Sun Jul 16, 199569ACelestial fireworkNaomi Geller Lipsky

2 results for COMET from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Aug 18, 2002diagramless31DOne of Santa's reindeerFrank Longo
Nov 2, 1997panda43AJoint Shea athlete?Mel Taub

97 results for COMET from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat May 29, 199361ATraveler with a tailAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Aug 28, 199238ASky sightSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun May 31, 199293DHeavenly streakerEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Tue Jan 21, 199260AHeavenly streakerPeggy DevlinMaleska
Sun Nov 10, 199114DHeavenly streakerCharles M. DeberMaleska
Thu Oct 31, 199141AHalley's, for oneBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Wed May 15, 199129DKohoutek, for onePeter GordonMaleska
Tue Dec 4, 199016AHeavenly bodyMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sat Nov 24, 199029DPeriodic visitorKevin BoyleMaleska
Thu Jul 19, 199025AHalley's ___Eli WesoffMaleska
Wed Mar 29, 198947DTailed orbiterMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Sun Mar 27, 198860AKohoutek, e.g.Brett A. BlaylockMaleska
Fri Dec 25, 198712DA sleigh pullerJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sat Nov 7, 198743AVixen teammateWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wed Aug 5, 198725DHalley's ___John GreenmanMaleska
Thu Dec 25, 198632DHalley's ___Norman WizerMaleska
Sun Oct 5, 1986103DHeavenly bodyJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Mar 30, 198634AOBTAINEDErnst TheimerMaleska
Mon Jul 1, 198540DHalley's or Encke's ___Christy RidleyMaleska
Mon Jul 23, 198449DHalley discoveryJames R. BurnsMaleska
Mon Aug 29, 198316AHalley's discoveryYoungMaleska
Mon Aug 23, 198246DCelestial bodySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Apr 29, 198216AHalley's discoveryTeresa ForestallMaleska
Mon Aug 17, 198123DSky travelerHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thu Apr 16, 19813DCelestial bodyNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Thu Nov 20, 198048DAstronomer's findWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Nov 7, 198038DThis has a fuzzy head and a long tailA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sun Nov 2, 1980105DKohoutek, e.g.George Rose SmithMaleska
Tue Oct 21, 198042ASky sightHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Thu Apr 3, 19804DBody with a fuzzy headRaeMaleska
Sun Mar 16, 198071DCelestial streakerC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri Jun 8, 197926ASky blazerJack LuzzattoMaleska
Fri Dec 24, 19762DOne of Santa's reindeerSophie FiermanWeng
Sat Dec 11, 197610DHalley's findJohn PrytzWeng
Thu Oct 14, 197661AHeavenly bodyHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sun Sep 19, 197677DTraveler with a tailEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Thu Nov 20, 197550ARare night sightBeverly J. SewardWeng
Wed Nov 12, 197528DHeavenly passer-byGeorge MadridWeng
Mon Aug 18, 197524AOccasional sky visitorAlice H. KaufmanWeng
Sat Jun 7, 197539DHalley's findManny MillerWeng
Sat May 17, 197528DHeavenly streakerHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Wed Nov 20, 197432AHalley's ___Mary HarrisWeng
Thu Jan 17, 197427AKohoutek or Halley'sNorton RhoadesWeng
Mon Oct 29, 197330DHalley's, e.g.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 18, 197342ACelestial sightUnknownWeng
Sun Dec 3, 197235DCupid's mateElmer ToroWeng
Mon Sep 25, 197233DHeavenly bodyUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 4, 197215ASky bodyUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 3, 197128DCelestial bodyUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 3, 1971113DLong-tailed bodyHerbert EttensonWeng
Sat Apr 25, 197025DSky phenomenonUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 11, 19707DHalley's, for oneUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 18, 196923ASun orbiter.UnknownWeng
Sun Dec 1, 196839DSky sightW. A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Mon Dec 25, 196721DCupid's partner.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 3, 196727DOne of Santa's reindeer.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 31, 196729DCelestial body.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 5, 196733ATailed luminary.S. A. KayFarrar
Sat Jun 17, 19678ACelestial body.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Thu May 11, 196736AHalley's discovery, 1682.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Thu Apr 6, 196746DSky sight.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sat Oct 30, 196534DOctober 20th phenomenon.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 29, 19653DHalley's find.A. H. Drummond Jr.Farrar
Fri Aug 27, 196528DPhenomenon in space.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 22, 196429DHeavenly sight.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 3, 196237AHeavenly phenomenon.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 22, 196247AHeavenly body.Michael DubinFarrar
Tue Dec 26, 196152DHeavenly body.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Dec 24, 196026AOrbiting object.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 5, 196058AHeavenly phenomenon.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 4, 196018AOne of Santa's team.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jul 1, 196053DHeavenly phenomenon.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 27, 196048DHeavenly phenomenon.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 10, 1960104ASpeeder in space.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sun Dec 20, 195992ATraveler around the sun.John F. ByrneFarrar
Wed Jul 29, 19591ABody in orbit.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 18, 195948DBody in orbit around the sun.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Wed Aug 6, 195831DOne of Santa's reindeer.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Jun 8, 195853DCupid's companion.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sat Oct 29, 195527DHeavenly body.Mel TaubFarrar
Fri Jan 14, 195538AHeavenly body.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 12, 195481DJourneyer through space.Harold T. BersFarrar
Fri Dec 25, 195343ADancer's co-worker.Jack ChaikinFarrar
Sat Oct 17, 195338ABritish jet transport.Edward BucklerFarrar
Tue Jun 16, 195362AOne of Santa's team.S. A. KayFarrar
Fri Mar 6, 195323DBritish jet plane.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 8, 195251ABritish jet plane.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 19, 195254DBritish jet plane.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jul 8, 195226DBritain's huge jet plane.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 15, 195214AKin of Dasher and Dancer.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 3, 195252AAn earlier Halley's claim to fame.UnknownFarrar
Sun Dec 23, 19511AOne of Santa's reindeer.Willard JordanFarrar
Wed Oct 3, 195144DBody moving about the sun.UnknownFarrar
Fri Mar 2, 195148DOne of St. Nick's reindeer.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Thu Feb 1, 195139AHalley's discovery.Robert HeglerFarrar
Thu Sep 21, 195029DHalley's discovery.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 14, 194435AHeavenly body.G. O. ButlerFarrar