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126 results for DDT

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed May 17, 201750DPesticide banned in the '70sPaul Hunsberger
Sun Apr 2, 201747DBanned insecticide (9)Jerry Miccolis
Sun Mar 12, 201737DTarget of a 1972 ban (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Jul 24, 201690A"Silent Spring" subject (3)David Steinberg
Sun Jan 10, 201660A"Silent Spring" sprayPatrick Merrell
Sun Dec 20, 2015111DChemical used to fight malariaPeter Wentz
Wed Sep 30, 201522DE.P.A.-banned pesticideFreddie Cheng
Tue Sep 22, 201567DPesticide banned in 1972Victor Barocas and Tom Pepper
Mon Sep 7, 201539DBanned insecticide (9)Paula Gamache
Thu May 28, 201532D"Silent Spring" topic, in briefJeff Chen
Wed Mar 4, 20155D"Silent Spring" pesticideJeff Stillman
Thu Feb 19, 201570A"Silent Spring" topic, for shortJason Flinn
Sun Dec 28, 201430AAntimalarial agentJoe Krozel
Fri Oct 17, 201453AMalaria-fighting compound during W.W. IIMichael Ashley
Thu May 1, 20148DChemical restricted by the Stockholm ConventionBrandon Hensley
Fri Apr 11, 201437DTarget of a 1972 ban (2)Peter Wentz
Sat Jul 27, 20135D"Silent Spring" topic (2)John Lieb and David Quarfoot
Wed Apr 17, 201337AE.P.A.-banned substanceSamuel A. Donaldson
Mon Dec 24, 201229ABanned insecticide (9)Michael Sharp
Tue May 22, 20121AInsecticide whose spelled-out name has 31 lettersKyle T. Dolan
Wed Jan 4, 201249DSubj. of the 1948 Nobel in Physiology or MedicineBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Jun 4, 201129ATarget of a 1972 ban in the U.S.Frederick J. Healy
Mon Dec 27, 201067ABanned insecticide, for shortC. W. Stewart
Fri Nov 26, 20107DIt's been banned in the U.S. since 1972Gary Steinmehl
Wed Mar 17, 201066ABanned bug spray (2)Patrick Merrell
Fri Sep 25, 20099D"Silent Spring" subj.Robert A. Doll
Sun Sep 13, 200956DBanned insecticide (9)Todd Gross
Sun Jul 19, 200964AToxic sprayLynn Lempel
Mon Jun 22, 200969ABanned bug spray (2)Fred Piscop
Fri Mar 13, 200927A"Silent Spring" subject (3)Joon Pahk
Thu Oct 16, 200857DBanned pesticide (4)Ian Tullis
Mon Mar 3, 20088DBanned insecticide (9)C. W. Stewart
Sun Apr 22, 200794ABanned sprayVictor Fleming
Fri Dec 15, 200651AOne target of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring"Levi Denham
Tue Oct 24, 200623ABanned insecticide (9)Gail Grabowski
Mon May 22, 20061DBanned pesticide (4)Edgar R. Fontaine
Tue Jul 26, 200563DBanned insecticide (9)Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Sun Aug 31, 2003117DBanned pesticide (4)Fred Piscop
Fri Nov 29, 200251AChloral derivative, for shortPatrick Berry
Sun Aug 4, 2002115DOld agricultural lettersRobert Malinow
Mon Jul 29, 200250DBanned insecticide (9)Peter Gordon
Wed May 2, 200139ADanger in the water supplyNancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sat Mar 25, 200025A"Silent Spring" subject (3)David J. Kahn
Sun Apr 25, 1999125AInsect killerJoe DiPietro
Thu Apr 15, 19996D"Silent Spring" topic (2)Cathy Millhauser
Thu Oct 22, 199859ABug killer, brieflyChuck Deodene
Sun May 10, 199841AC14H9Cl5Rich Silvestri
Sat Mar 14, 19989DC14H9Cl5, familiarlyEd Pegg Jr.
Tue Sep 9, 199765DBanned pesticide (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Oct 11, 199644ASubject of a 1973 banF. Longo
Fri Sep 13, 19964DBug killerM. Nosowsky
Wed Nov 22, 199540DPotent pesticideChuck Deodene
Thu May 25, 199539DMantis killerHarvey Estes
Sun Apr 9, 199553DBanned insecticide (9)Cathy Millhauser
Wed Jul 20, 199430AIt was banned in 1973Harvey Estes

2 results for DDT from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
May 9, 2004diagramless32ABanned bug killerBrendan Emmett Quigley
Feb 6, 2000diagramless72ABanned bug killerFred Piscop

69 results for DDT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Sep 25, 199333DBanned bug baneRobert H. WolfeTaub
Thu Feb 18, 199350AToxic insecticideJudith PerryMaleska
Thu Jul 2, 199262DBanned insecticidePaul MatwychukMaleska
Fri Jan 24, 199259DBanned insecticideErnie FurtadoMaleska
Wed Aug 21, 199162DBanned insecticideBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sat Jul 20, 199159DBanned poisonJesse RoarkeMaleska
Tue Jul 9, 199163DBanned insecticideJeff HerringtonMaleska
Sun May 19, 199137DBanned pesticideRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Sun Aug 12, 199027DInsecticide in disreputeWalter CovellMaleska
Tue Dec 30, 198622AAnathema to R. CarsonMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sun Jul 20, 198684DBanned insecticideOlive DunnMaleska
Tue Nov 5, 198530DBanned insecticideEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Wed Apr 3, 198510AInsecticide, for shortAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun Jan 6, 198545ABanned pesticideStanley GlassMaleska
Fri Aug 24, 198441DToxic pesticideWilliam CoburnMaleska
Wed May 2, 198446AChem. insecticideWorthingMaleska
Mon Apr 2, 198457APesticideFred TooleMaleska
Sun Jul 24, 198354DBanned pesticideStanley GlassMaleska
Sun Apr 17, 198343ARachel Carson targetMel RosenMaleska
Sat Aug 15, 198154DBanned insecticideDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Tue Mar 18, 198045DBanned pesticideMeunierMaleska
Thu Jan 17, 198046AProscribed pesticideWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Sep 30, 197957ABug killerTimothy S. LewisMaleska
Sat Mar 17, 197957DPest killerHugh McElroyMaleska
Wed Oct 5, 19772DInsecticideJim PageMaleska
Sat Oct 16, 197631AInsecticideA. J. SantoraWeng
Sun Sep 12, 197687DInsecticideAnthony B. CanningWeng
Wed Oct 15, 197563DPlant sprayLouis SabinWeng
Sun Aug 31, 197546AInsecticideBarbara LewisWeng
Sun Jun 29, 197540AInsecticideA. J. SantoraWeng
Sat Mar 8, 197543DInsecticideTap OsbornWeng
Tue Sep 18, 197358DInsect sprayUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 29, 1973135DInsecticideElmer ToroWeng
Sun May 13, 197354AInsecticideRobert RoopWeng
Sat Oct 14, 197226DPesticideUnknownWeng
Sat Jul 1, 197262DInsecticideUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 13, 197220AInsect spray: Abbr.UnknownWeng
Wed Apr 14, 197140AInsecticideUnknownWeng
Sat Jan 23, 197171AInsecticideUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 25, 197057DInsect sprayUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 2, 196957DInsecticide.UnknownWeng
Fri Jul 26, 196821AInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Tue May 28, 196840AInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 8, 196746AInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 16, 196729AFinale for insects.Dorothea BauerFarrar
Fri Nov 19, 196567AInsects' nemesis.UnknownFarrar
Sun Oct 31, 1965115ABug killer.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Tue Sep 21, 196548DInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 8, 196529DBug killer.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 8, 196484DInsecticide.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Sat Apr 20, 196328DInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 8, 196246AInsecticide.Annamarie LobbFarrar
Sun Jan 21, 196248AInsecticide.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Oct 15, 196172DInsecticide.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Sat Apr 15, 196123AInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 22, 1959109DInsecticide.William A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Tue Nov 18, 195810DInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 19, 195621DCulicide.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Apr 22, 195665APest killer.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Dec 24, 19553DSubstance used to prevent disease.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 19, 195521AInsecticide.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jan 24, 195465AInsecticide.Marion MoeserFarrar
Sun Dec 27, 1953149AModern culicide.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Sat Oct 24, 195324AModern insecticide.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Fri Jul 3, 195364DNemesis of insects.Roberta MorseFarrar
Tue Apr 21, 195347APest killer.Roberta MorseFarrar
Sat Mar 28, 195354DInsecticide.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Mar 7, 19531AInsecticide.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 8, 19465DArmy insecticide.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar