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115 results for SHALE

30 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Aug 28, 201741DOil-producing rock (2)Dan Margolis
Fri Jun 23, 201723AFracking targetJames Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Tue Jan 10, 201743A*Sedimentary rockDavid Poole
Sat Dec 24, 20161ASomething fracked in frackingDavid Steinberg
Wed Nov 2, 201613AFuel-yielding rockAndrew Kingsley
Tue Mar 8, 201654AFracking materialDavid Steinberg
Thu Dec 4, 20147DSomething settled long ago?Kacey Walker and David Quarfoot
Mon Dec 1, 201440AMineral layer involved in frackingJohn Guzzetta
Sun Oct 6, 201372ARock used for flagstonesPatrick Berry
Mon Oct 15, 201212DOil-producing rock (2)Tom Pepper
Sat Jun 27, 200957AOil source (6)Trip Payne
Sun Apr 19, 200979DFossil sourceWill Nediger
Fri Feb 20, 200924DSlate, originallyPaula Gamache
Sun Nov 30, 2008100DFossil-yielding rockRichard Silvestri
Fri Mar 3, 20063DShelf materialTyler Hinman
Fri Nov 12, 200454AFossil mediumBrendan Emmett Quigley and Ethan Friedman
Wed Oct 1, 200320AOil source (6)A. J. Santora
Sat Sep 6, 20035ABrick ingredientDavid J. Kahn
Fri Mar 28, 200313AOil source (6)Cathy Millhauser
Sun Mar 9, 200376APetroleum sourcePatrick Berry
Fri Aug 2, 200233AMudstoneElizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Dec 5, 200143AOil source (6)Frances Hansen
Thu Aug 10, 200026DRock that may hold fossilsMark Diehl
Fri Oct 1, 199912DSynfuel sourceJohn Wolting
Wed Oct 14, 199833DOil source (6)Jay Sullivan
Sat Oct 25, 199747DKind of oilJohn Scott Marrone
Mon Feb 19, 199615ALaminated rock (2)T. W. Schier
Mon Apr 10, 199544DLaminated rock (2)Sidney L. Robbins
Sun Jan 16, 199421AOil source (6)Ernst Theimer
Thu Nov 25, 199353AEasily split rockJoy L. Wouk

3 results for SHALE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 12, 2010panda8ALeah's rockMel Taub
Apr 23, 2006diagramless31DOil sourceFred Piscop
Apr 27, 2003diagramless29DOil-producing rockFrank Longo

82 results for SHALE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Aug 8, 199389DFissile rockTom UnderhillMaleska
Sun Sep 20, 199253AFissile rockJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Fri May 1, 199249DFissile rockBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed Apr 15, 199221DLayered rockEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Feb 9, 1992138AClayey rockJohn GreenmanMaleska
Mon Nov 11, 19916AOily stoneWilson McBeathMaleska
Sun Jul 14, 199131DLaminated rockBert RosenfieldMaleska
Wed Feb 20, 199133AKind of oilWilson McBeathMaleska
Thu Mar 8, 199062AFissile rockErnst TheimerMaleska
Wed Apr 5, 198949DType of oilEdward BobbMaleska
Fri Sep 23, 198826DFissile rockRita YelleMaleska
Tue Jan 12, 198857DAn oil sourceJeanne WilsonMaleska
Mon Jul 13, 198727DFragile layered rockRita YelleMaleska
Tue Oct 15, 198516AFissile rockStanley B. WhittenMaleska
Mon Oct 7, 19852DLayered rockElaine GeorgeMaleska
Fri Aug 30, 19859DFissile rockWilliam CanineMaleska
Fri May 17, 198566AFissile rockJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Mar 25, 198555DCleavable rockEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Sun Dec 16, 19849AOil sourceBarbara Lunder GillisMaleska
Sat Sep 22, 198425DFissile rockPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon Nov 21, 198333ALayered rockMarie WestMaleska
Sun Aug 8, 1982133AOil sourceMary Virginia OrnaMaleska
Sun Jul 5, 198199AAn oil sourceJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Fri Dec 12, 198055ARock that splits into bitsC. J. AngioMaleska
Sun Nov 16, 198048AArgillaceous rockAlfio MicciMaleska
Sun Jul 27, 198074DA source of oilRichard SilvestriMaleska
Mon Apr 14, 198048ALaminated rockIrene SmullyanMaleska
Sun Apr 22, 1979115DFine-grained rockNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Mon Feb 5, 197960AFine-grained rockHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sun Jun 18, 19786A___ oilTap OsbornMaleska
Thu May 11, 197840AFine-grained rockMaura B. JacobsonMaleska
Sat Mar 4, 19782DOne source of oilGeherMaleska
Sat Jan 28, 197815APotential oil sourceWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Dec 4, 197764AFissile rockA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue May 24, 197723AFissile rockFrank GearyMaleska
Tue Nov 2, 197615AEasily split rockHugh McElroyWeng
Sun Apr 18, 197626AOil sourceHume R. CraftWeng
Tue Mar 30, 197627AOil yielderDennis ListortWeng
Thu Feb 26, 197614AOil sourceDennis ListortWeng
Fri Dec 12, 19751AFissile rockDennis ListortWeng
Mon Apr 21, 197553DFissile rockReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Fri Apr 4, 197552DOil rockHugh McElroyWeng
Sun Mar 16, 197524AOil sourceRuth N. SchultzWeng
Mon Mar 10, 197524DSource of oilDorothy N. DavisWeng
Tue Dec 17, 197448AOil-bearing rockVirginia ButlerWeng
Tue Jun 18, 197441AEmergency oil sourceJack LuzzattoWeng
Thu Mar 28, 197450DKind of rockReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Sat Oct 13, 197312AClayey rockUnknownWeng
Tue Sep 5, 197240AFissile rockUnknownWeng
Thu May 27, 197124DOil sourceUnknownWeng
Sat Aug 8, 197048DFissile rockUnknownWeng
Wed Aug 5, 197030DType of rockUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 10, 196928AFine-grained rock.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 23, 196919AType of rock.UnknownWeng
Thu Jan 16, 196939APorous rock.UnknownWeng
Fri Feb 12, 196526DFissile rock.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 22, 196449DRock.UnknownFarrar
Wed Apr 15, 196444DFissile rock.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 26, 196348DFine-grained rock.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Jul 28, 196226AFissile rock.Diana SessionsFarrar
Mon Jun 4, 196218AFissile rock.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Jun 3, 1962107DFissile rock.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Apr 25, 196110DFine-grained rock.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 18, 196135APetroleum source.UnknownFarrar
Tue Aug 2, 196038AType of rock.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 6, 195953DFine-grained rock.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Jan 5, 195947DFine-grained rock.Ann GerlachFarrar
Thu Oct 17, 195742AFine-grained rock.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jun 24, 195757AFine-grained rock.Herbert LyleFarrar
Sun Feb 5, 195685ARock.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Dec 18, 19552DPetrologist's concern.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sat Nov 12, 195547ALaminated rock.UnknownFarrar
Thu Oct 27, 19557DFine-grained rock.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Fri Jul 22, 195550DFissile rock.UnknownFarrar
Thu May 19, 195541AFissile rock.Sidney LambertFarrar
Sat Mar 19, 19552DRock.Marian MoeserFarrar
Sat May 15, 195446DRock.Isaac KertFarrar
Sun Nov 9, 195261ARock.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Sep 7, 195211ALaminated rock.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Apr 27, 195234DFissile rock.Harold T. BersFarrar
Wed Feb 21, 19511DFissile rock.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Feb 25, 1945114AFissile rock.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar