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79 results for ZAP

61 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Jan 29, 201864DStick in the microwaveLynn Lempel
Sun Dec 10, 201740AComic book onomatopoeiaErik Agard and Laura Braunstein
Fri Sep 8, 201741ABe a buzzkill?Sam Trabucco
Sun Jul 2, 201715ANuke (6)Patrick Blindauer
Sat Jun 17, 201745ACartoon word often seen with a lightning boltRyan McCarty
Tue May 9, 201749AHit with a TaserPeter A. Collins
Fri Oct 23, 201552DWhat lightning bolts doEvan Birnholz
Mon Jun 22, 201550ASound of a mosquito being friedJoel Fagliano
Fri Jul 25, 201421AAnnihilate, arcade-stylePeter A. Collins
Sat May 10, 201455DUse a laser onBarry C. Silk
Mon Dec 30, 20135DElectrocuteDavid Steinberg
Thu Dec 26, 201348AHit with an electric boltTim Croce
Sun Dec 22, 201389ANuke (6)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Aug 1, 201338DNuke (6)Timothy Polin
Mon Feb 4, 201349AHit with a ray gun (2)Randall J. Hartman
Thu Sep 13, 201259DNuke (6)Matt Ginsberg
Wed Apr 4, 201250ABlast (3)Zoe Wheeler
Sun Jan 8, 201265DKill quicklyTony Orbach
Mon Jan 24, 201150AHit with a stun gunFred Piscop
Mon Dec 20, 201043AElectrocute, in slangDonna Hoke
Sun May 9, 20108DMicrowave (8)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Wed Dec 23, 200940AInstantly fryJonathan Porat
Thu Nov 26, 20091DSound on "Batman" (2)Paula Gamache
Mon Aug 10, 20091DHit with high voltagePaula Gamache
Thu Apr 23, 200959AMicrowave (8)Steve Dobis
Thu Feb 26, 200959DDelete in one quick strokeBrendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Dec 24, 200828ASound of a lightning strikeWarren Biro
Fri Jul 4, 200862DGet rid ofJohn Underwood
Sun Apr 20, 200843DTaseJohn Farmer
Tue Apr 24, 200762DMicrowave (8)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Wed Mar 7, 200740AMicrowave (8)Richard Silvestri
Mon Jan 2, 200658DMicrowave (8)Linda Schechet Tucker
Fri Jun 10, 200531ABlast (3)David Quarfoot
Sun Oct 17, 200430DMore than dazeManny Nosowsky
Wed Oct 6, 200424DSound on "Batman" (2)Adam Cohen
Sun Aug 15, 200412ALightning soundBrendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Feb 1, 2004116ABolt from the blue?Roy Leban
Mon Jan 19, 20047ASound of a lightning bolt (2)Zach Jesse
Mon Oct 20, 200349AStun (2)Lynn Lempel
Wed Sep 10, 20037ASound of a lightning bolt (2)Patrick Berry
Wed Aug 20, 200347AMicrowave (8)Mel Taub
Thu Mar 6, 200361DStun (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tue Jan 28, 200319AMicrowave, slangilyChristina Houlihan
Wed Jul 11, 200112DMicrowave (8)Richard Silvestri
Tue May 8, 200145AMicrowave (8)Mark P. Sherwood
Sun Aug 13, 200065D[Gotcha!]Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Sun Aug 15, 199977DBlast (3)David J. Kahn
Mon Jun 14, 199920ACook in the microwaveNorma Steinberg
Tue Dec 8, 199831DNuke (6)Frances Hansen
Sun Sep 6, 1998143DKill with a clickRich Norris
Wed Sep 2, 199811AHit with a ray gun (2)Randall J. Hartman
Wed Aug 12, 199859AHit with a phaserAlan Arbesfeld
Tue May 26, 199861DLast sound some bugs hearJonathan Schmalzbach
Mon Nov 3, 199713DKnock out, as with a remoteStephanie Spadaccini
Wed Jun 11, 199729DErase, as a PC fileRich Norris
Thu May 15, 19971ADelete, in a wayMark Elliot Skolsky
Wed Mar 26, 199762DSkip, as commercialsRichard Silvestri
Sat Mar 23, 199623DDelete, as a fileR. Norris
Sat Jan 13, 199638DShootJ. Page
Sat Dec 10, 199440DShoot à la Buck RogersBryant White
Thu May 26, 199421ANuke (6)Cathy Millhauser

2 results for ZAP from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 31, 2006diagramless16ANukePaula Gamache
Sep 29, 2002diagramless33ANukeFrank Longo

16 results for ZAP from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Jul 2, 199222AUse 48 DownPaul MatwychukMaleska
Sun Jan 27, 1991111DUse a ray gunJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Fri Jul 20, 19901DUse a ray gunJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sun Mar 25, 199025AUse a death rayBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sat Jun 25, 198831AVanquish with a ray gunJoe ClonickMaleska
Fri Jan 22, 198833AShoot a sci-fi villainJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Fri Feb 20, 198719AUse a ray gunEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Mon Apr 21, 198634AUse a ray gunSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Feb 25, 198451ABombard or strafeJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Mon Nov 30, 198128DDestroy Darth VaderEmory H. CainMaleska
Wed Apr 22, 19819ALiquidate Darth VaderJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sat Apr 21, 197954DStrafe, in slanguageA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Apr 3, 19798DCartoon sound effectMel RosenMaleska
Sun Nov 21, 1976149AConkBert KruseWeng
Wed Feb 26, 197524AComic-strip wordWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thu May 31, 197365ABang outUnknownWeng