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273 results for NOVA

99 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Mon Dec 16, 201950DCelestial explosionHoward Barkin and Kevin Christian
Sat Sep 21, 20199DFlare way up?Joon Pahk and Erik Agard
Sun Jun 9, 201987AThe first recorded one was noted by the Greek scientist Hipparchus in 134 B.C.Seth A. Abel
Thu Mar 7, 201941APBS series since 1974Brian Thomas
Mon Feb 25, 201963D___ Scotia (8)Peter Gordon
Thu Dec 6, 201862A___ Caesarea, original name of New JerseySophia Maymudes
Mon Nov 12, 20186D___ Scotia (8)Kathy Bloomer
Thu Jul 12, 201819DSalmon varietyJoe DiPietro
Tue Jul 10, 201814A___ Scotia (8)Alex Eaton-Salners
Tue Feb 20, 201831ASmoked salmon (2)Joel Fagliano
Sun Jan 28, 201876DAstronomical eventPriscilla Clark and Jeff Chen
Wed Jan 17, 201816ASalmon at a deliJules Markey
Thu Dec 28, 201757DBlast from the past, astronomically speaking?Gary Larson
Wed Dec 20, 201736DBurst in spaceTalitha Randall
Fri Sep 15, 20178DBygone Chevy modelDamon Gulczynski
Wed Jun 14, 20171ATerra ___ (old name for Newfoundland)Andrew Zhou
Sun May 7, 201753DAstronomer's sighting (5)Natan Last, Finn Vigeland and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Fri Nov 27, 201544DMassive explosionPeter Wentz
Wed Sep 23, 201540ADeli purchaseMichael S. Maurer
Fri Aug 21, 201545DDeli item that's 14-Across backwardDavid Steinberg
Sun May 31, 201561DBagel topper (2)Tom McCoy
Mon Feb 23, 201559AExploding star (8)Joel Fagliano
Sun Jun 1, 2014115AStar burstTom McCoy
Tue Jan 7, 201468AStellar phenomenon (3)Mark Bickham
Wed Dec 4, 201319ABrilliant 13-DownDaniel Raymon
Wed Jun 12, 201350DPBS science series (4)Todd Gross
Sat May 11, 201331DAstronomical figure?Matt Ginsberg
Tue Apr 23, 201337DLong-running PBS science seriesSeverin T. Nelson
Tue Feb 12, 201356DKind of loxDan Schoenholz
Fri Sep 21, 201217ARising star?Barry C. Silk
Tue Jul 26, 201119APBS science series (4)Michael Black
Tue Nov 30, 201061DSuddenly bright star (2)Kristian House
Mon Aug 2, 201036DBright starDiane Baker van Hoff
Tue Jul 13, 20102DExploding star (8)Peter A. Collins
Sun Jul 11, 201092APBS staple since 1974Ed Sessa
Tue Jun 29, 201018ASuper starPeter A. Collins
Wed May 26, 201060D___ Scotia (8)Anna Shechtman
Thu Dec 24, 200916AAstronomer's sighting (5)Nancy Salomon
Sun Oct 25, 2009107AAstronomer's sighting (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Jul 7, 200939DStar of changing brightnessLynn Lempel
Sat May 23, 20094DCured and smoked salmonDave Tuller
Thu Apr 9, 20099AWith 46-Down, site of Cape Breton IslandPatrick Blindauer and Tony Orbach
Tue Feb 3, 200962AExploding star (8)Katie Yeager
Mon Sep 15, 200815AExploding star (8)Sharon E. Petersen
Thu Mar 20, 200857ASource for an outburstStephen Edward Anderson
Fri Jul 27, 200752DAstronomer's study (2)John R. Conrad
Thu Aug 10, 200618DPop star?Todd McClary
Tue Jun 6, 200638AStellar phenomenon (3)Barry C. Silk
Tue Feb 7, 200657DAstronomical sighting (2)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Dec 5, 200559ABrilliant starGary Steinmehl
Sun Nov 13, 200574DBig starBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Jul 24, 200590AAstronomer's study (2)Frank Longo
Wed Jun 22, 200514ABagel stuffer (3)Verna Suit
Mon Jun 20, 200510AExploding star (8)Alison Donald
Sun Mar 21, 200485ABagel topper (2)Roy Leban
Tue Feb 17, 200440DExplosive starBob Frank and Nancy Salomon
Mon Jan 5, 200459DPopular PBS science seriesAllan E. Parrish
Wed Nov 12, 200336APBS science show (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun Oct 19, 200315DBagel shop requestNancy Nicholson Joline
Mon Dec 23, 200233DExploding star (8)David Bunker
Thu Oct 10, 200258DStellar spectacularRichard Silvestri
Thu Aug 22, 200257APBS science show (2)Cathy Millhauser
Thu Oct 18, 200119ADeli orderElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Aug 20, 200158A___ Scotia (8)Sherry O. Blackard
Mon Jun 18, 200152DBossa ___Sherry O. Blackard
Wed May 30, 200153DBagel stuffer (3)Joe DiPietro
Wed Mar 28, 200128DBagel stuffer (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Tue Mar 6, 200157DBygone Chevy (2)Ed Early
Mon Mar 5, 200114A"Super" star (2)Sherry O. Blackard
Mon Nov 13, 200015A___ Scotia (8)Peter Gordon
Sat Sep 9, 200014A"Super" sightDana Motley
Wed Jul 5, 200062APBS science series (4)Alan Arbesfeld
Fri May 26, 200026ASpace heater?Joe DiPietro
Thu Jan 13, 20004DPBS classicA. J. Santora
Tue Sep 14, 199953APBS Emmy winnerElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon May 3, 199958DSpectacular starNancy Kavanaugh
Thu Nov 12, 199824DBrunch itemDavid J. Kahn
Thu Jul 16, 199856DPBS offeringKelly Clark
Sat Feb 7, 199851AAstral flareupFrank Longo
Mon Jan 12, 199857D___ Scotia (8)John Greenman
Sat Aug 16, 199751AStellar phenomenon (3)Matt Gaffney
Mon Jun 30, 199714AExploding star (8)Peter Gordon
Wed Apr 30, 199751DAstronomer's sighting (5)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sat Apr 5, 199751DAstronomical sighting (2)Rand H. Burns
Sun Jan 26, 1997112AAstronomer's sighting (5)S. Elliott
Wed Dec 25, 199655DSuddenly bright star (2)N. S. Ross
Tue Oct 15, 199618AVariable starG. E. Paul
Tue Aug 27, 199651D"Super" star (2)D. E. Donaldson
Wed Feb 14, 19967DBygone Chevy (2)C. Lundberg
Thu Jan 11, 199657DPopular salmonB. Jorgensen
Mon Nov 13, 199564APBS science series (4)Norma Steinberg
Wed Nov 8, 199559A____ Scotia (8)Glenn E. Sykes
Tue Sep 26, 199552DTemporary superstarBob Klahn & Raymond Hamel
Thu Jun 29, 199524DOld Chevy modelMatt Gaffney
Mon Jun 5, 199535APBS science programGregory E. Paul
Thu Jan 19, 199516AScience series since 1974Bryant White
Mon Dec 12, 199453DExploding star (8)Joy L. Wouk
Wed Jan 12, 19948DSmoked salmon (2)Fred Piscop
Wed Dec 8, 19938DAward-winning science showNorma Steinberg

3 results for NOVA from Variety puzzles.

Mar 6, 2016acrosticKEmmy-winning science seriesEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Dec 27, 2009diagramless65AStar's blowupMike Nothnagel
Mar 28, 2004diagramless4D___ ScotiaBrendan Emmett Quigley

171 results for NOVA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sun Jul 4, 199390AVariable starJack R. HarnesMaleska
Fri Apr 16, 199349ASmoked salmonNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Jan 26, 19932D___ ScotiaJames L. BeattyMaleska
Sun Jan 17, 1993101AEphemeral heavenly blazeMel TaubMaleska
Wed Jan 13, 19932DBossa ___ (Brazilian dance)Joy L. WoukMaleska
Fri Sep 11, 199215ASmoked salmonNorma SteinbergMaleska
Fri Jun 19, 199227AA smoked salmonWalter CovellMaleska
Sun Nov 24, 1991112AVariable starJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Mon Aug 26, 199125DStar or TV programEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Aug 18, 19912DPopular PBS programJeanne WilsonMaleska
Wed Jul 31, 19911DPopular PBS seriesBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tue Feb 26, 199114APBS science seriesWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sat Feb 9, 199164ALoser to Louis: 1941Jesse RoarkeMaleska
Sun Jan 20, 199149DSmoked salmonBernard MerenMaleska
Wed Jun 6, 199055AVariable starBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tue Apr 3, 19907DPBS seriesLois SidwayMaleska
Wed Oct 18, 198925DScience program on PBSWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sat Aug 26, 198956ASmoked salmonNancy JolineMaleska
Tue Jan 24, 198938ATV science seriesWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Tue Dec 13, 198832AStar or TV seriesEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Thu Nov 24, 198858ATV science programJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Oct 12, 198860AVariable starRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun Jul 24, 1988111DA 1941 Louis victimBert RosenfieldMaleska
Thu Jun 9, 198864ABlazing starRobert O. DillmanMaleska
Mon Apr 18, 198851DPopular PBS showElaine GeorgeMaleska
Sat Feb 27, 19883DA loser to Joe Louis: 1941Arthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Tue Nov 17, 198716AExploding starEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tue Oct 27, 198729ACelestial blazerLouis SabinMaleska
Mon Oct 19, 198757DCelestial phenomenonChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Tue Mar 10, 198759ABright starHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wed Dec 31, 198668ARapidly brightening starChristy RidleyMaleska
Sun Nov 16, 198694ALoser to Louis: Sept. 29, 1941Deborah Pelkey TrombleyMaleska
Wed Nov 12, 198610DCelestial blazerNorma SteinbergMaleska
Mon Nov 10, 198661A___ ScotiaJames R. BurnsMaleska
Thu Nov 6, 198617ATV offeringEileen LexauMaleska
Wed Jun 18, 198627DPBS programPatterson PeppleMaleska
Tue Jun 10, 198627D___ ScotiaJudson G. TrentMaleska
Mon Feb 3, 198660A___ ScotiaJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sun Dec 29, 198592DTV science showWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Dec 22, 198522APBS showJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wed Jul 31, 198519ABrilliant starWilliam CanineMaleska
Mon Feb 25, 198566AExploding starBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Sat Oct 27, 198411DKind of starPeter SwiftMaleska
Tue Oct 2, 198452DBright new starArnold MossMaleska
Sun Sep 23, 1984108APBS programBette Sue CohenMaleska
Mon Jul 23, 198418DPBS seriesJames R. BurnsMaleska
Fri Jun 29, 198416AShort-lived starDaniel GirardiMaleska
Wed Jun 27, 198418ABright starWorthingMaleska
Fri Jan 13, 198457DPBS programJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Fri Sep 30, 198317ATV science showWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Mar 21, 198342APBS programJohn R. ProsserMaleska
Sun Aug 29, 198268APBS programJim PageMaleska
Thu Jul 15, 198216APBS programBert H. KruseMaleska
Wed Mar 10, 19823DSagan subjectI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Wed Feb 24, 198250DPBS programC. J. AngioMaleska
Tue Feb 9, 19823DBrilliant star, at timesHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Dec 27, 198112DPBS programAnne FoxMaleska
Sun Dec 20, 1981118AType of starRuth N. SchultzMaleska
Wed Nov 4, 198157DPBS programC. J. AngioMaleska
Sat Aug 22, 198154DLoser to Joe Louis: 1941Kathryn RighterMaleska
Thu Jul 23, 198114APBS science programJean J. DavisonMaleska
Thu Feb 5, 198119AVariable starNikki TenfeldeMaleska
Fri Nov 21, 198051DLoser to Louis: 1941Judson G. TrentMaleska
Wed Jun 18, 198011DPBS programBernice GordonMaleska
Tue Feb 5, 198057AETV fareElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Sat Nov 24, 197963AExploding starMichael PriestleyMaleska
Sat Nov 3, 197956DPBS seriesHenry HookMaleska
Thu Sep 20, 197953DVariable starJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Wed Aug 29, 197938A___ ScotiaFrank GearyMaleska
Sun Jul 29, 1979106A___ ScotiaReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Sun Apr 29, 197910AVariable starRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sat Apr 21, 197952DLou ___, boxing star of the pastA. J. SantoraMaleska
Wed May 10, 197855DBossa ___Jordan S. LasherMaleska
Sat Apr 29, 197855DStar that brightens and fadesMeltzerMaleska
Fri Jan 6, 197818AExploding starAdelyn LewisMaleska
Sun Oct 16, 197796DMilky Way sphereLouis BaronMaleska
Wed Aug 31, 197758DVariable starGrace FabbroniMaleska
Sat Aug 13, 197718AStar that brightens, then fadesAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Jul 23, 197739AFlaring starJack LuzzattoMaleska
Sun May 2, 1976129DHeavenly sightAlexander F. BlackWeng
Sat Sep 27, 197524DFlashing starH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Wed May 28, 197531AFlaring starA. J. SantoraWeng
Tue Apr 29, 197545D___ ScotiaHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sat Nov 3, 197350DKind of starUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 29, 197354DVariable starUnknownWeng
Sun Aug 5, 197375DType of starBarbara GillisWeng
Sun Jul 15, 197322A“A Star Is Born”George Rose SmithWeng
Thu Apr 12, 197312DBright starUnknownWeng
Tue Jun 27, 197250DCertain starUnknownWeng
Fri Dec 24, 197151DCertain starUnknownWeng
Mon Oct 18, 197138ABright starUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 6, 197156AFlaring starUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 20, 197152DFlaring starUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 13, 197135DBrightening starUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 11, 1971106DFlaring starEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Sun Jun 20, 19719DResurging starFrances HansenWeng
Sun Nov 29, 197089ANew starGladys V. MillerWeng
Wed Sep 30, 19703DKind of starUnknownWeng
Sun Sep 13, 1970135DTemporary starRoss L. Jamison Jr.Weng
Wed Jul 29, 197048DStarUnknownWeng
Sat May 2, 197051AType of starUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 4, 197034ATemporary starUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 12, 196916ATransient star.UnknownWeng
Fri Jul 4, 196916AA type of star.UnknownWeng
Thu Feb 20, 196918AFading star.UnknownWeng
Sat Jan 18, 196918ATemporary star.UnknownWeng
Mon May 6, 196857D___ Scotia.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 23, 196716AType of star.Thomas W. SchierFarrar
Fri Dec 23, 196638AType of star.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 23, 196633DType of star.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 6, 196639DType of star.UnknownFarrar
Thu Sep 16, 196527DVariable star.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 23, 196557DType of star.UnknownFarrar
Mon Nov 30, 196459ABossa ___.UnknownFarrar
Tue Oct 27, 196421AKind of star.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 5, 196423AType of star.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 15, 196459ABossa ___.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 19, 196442ABossa ___, current dance.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 30, 196454D___ Scotia.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Feb 26, 196337ABossa ___, current dance.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun Nov 4, 196262AKind of star.Diana SessionsFarrar
Mon Mar 26, 196257A___ Lisboa, capital of Angola.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tue Aug 8, 196125D___ Lisboa.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 5, 196150D"New" star.UnknownFarrar
Fri Feb 10, 196159D___ Scotia.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 12, 196057A"New" star.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 21, 196051DTemporary star.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 7, 196033D___ Lisboa, capital of Angola.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 21, 195914A___ Scotia.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Feb 4, 195956DSuddenly flaring star.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Dec 30, 195846A___ Scotia.Charles C. AllenFarrar
Fri Apr 4, 195854ANew star.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Feb 27, 19581D___ Scotia.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri Feb 21, 195862ASuddenly bright star.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Feb 9, 195876A___ Lisboa.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sat Aug 24, 195734AAstronomer's discovery.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Aug 5, 195728DNew star.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Jul 18, 19573D___ Scotia.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Mon Feb 11, 195746APugilistic actor.Helen BernardFarrar
Wed Nov 28, 195626ABoxer turned actor.Bernice GordonFarrar
Tue Sep 4, 195663AFormer heavyweight contender.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sun Aug 19, 195659D___ Scotia.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Mar 21, 19567D___ Scotia.Louis SabinFarrar
Sun May 22, 1955102A___ Scotia.Diana R. SessionsFarrar
Wed Feb 23, 195516AFlaring star.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Nov 22, 195431A___ Scotia.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Oct 28, 195470ATemporary star.Roberta MorseFarrar
Mon Oct 18, 195443A___ Scotia.Jo BodleFarrar
Mon Jul 26, 195460ABriefly brilliant star.Ruth OliverFarrar
Thu Apr 8, 195459DHe fought Louis.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Mon Feb 1, 195425ATemporary star.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 29, 195311D___ Scotia.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri May 15, 195321ANew star.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 26, 1953128DNew star.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Thu Mar 19, 19532DLouis KO'ed him in 1941.Victor GoldfarbFarrar
Wed Mar 4, 19532DNew star.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 8, 195258D___ Scotia.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 19, 195227A"New" star.UnknownFarrar
Thu Feb 28, 19522DStar which appears suddenly and then grows fainter.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sun Dec 16, 1951105DLouis defeated him.Charles CrossFarrar
Fri Aug 3, 195149A___ Scotia.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 13, 1951125D___ Friburgo, Brazil.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Apr 22, 1951134DNew star.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Apr 16, 195142ANew star.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 28, 195170ALouis defeated him, 1941.Edward BucklerFarrar
Tue Jan 16, 195126A___ Scotia, province of Canada.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Oct 8, 1950118DOne of Joe Louis' victims.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 195010DTemporary star.Archie S. KreilingFarrar
Sun Feb 2, 1947114AVery bright star.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Jun 30, 194630AStar that brightens suddenly.J. P. DownesFarrar
Sun Sep 24, 1944120DBlaze star.I. KertFarrar