Word "COMET" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
(astronomy) a relatively small extraterrestrial body consisting of a frozen mass that travels around the sun in a highly elliptical orbit

Crossword Clues for COMET

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Clue Source Date
Flier with a tail New York Times 14 Dec 2021
One might fly close to the sun New York Times 04 Dec 2021
Competitor of Ajax and Bon Ami New York Times 31 Aug 2021
Extraterrestrial body The Telegraph Quick 26 Aug 2021
Cupid's teammate Eugene Sheffer 24 Aug 2021
Halley observation The Washington Post 27 Jul 2021
Halley observation LA Times Daily 27 Jul 2021
One may streak past Earth Universal 14 Jul 2021
Space object with a tail Universal 30 Jun 2021
December 24 flier Wall Street Journal 06 Jun 2021
Cosmic snowball The Washington Post Sunday 30 May 2021
Traveller round sun bed with me in it? The Sun Two Speed 20 Apr 2021
Tailed orbiter The Sun Two Speed 20 Apr 2021
Firm paid for jet The Telegraph Toughie 23 Mar 2021
Hale-Bopp, for one LA Times Daily 21 Feb 2021
Hale-Bopp, for one The Washington Post 21 Feb 2021
Dancer's colleague to turn up on time The Telegraph Toughie 18 Feb 2021
Member of the Donner party? Wall Street Journal 09 Jan 2021
One of Santa's team Thomas Joseph 21 Dec 2020
Halley's __ LA Times Daily 05 Nov 2020
Halley's __ The Washington Post 05 Nov 2020
Astronomer's find Thomas Joseph 27 Oct 2020
Threat in 1998's 'Deep Impact' The Washington Post 24 Oct 2020
Threat in 1998's "Deep Impact" LA Times Daily 24 Oct 2020
Streaker in space Universal 02 Oct 2020
Icy celestial body USA Today 23 Sep 2020
Dancer companion The Washington Post 18 Sep 2020
Dancer companion LA Times Daily 18 Sep 2020
Traveller round sun bed the writer occupies The Sun Two Speed 25 Aug 2020
Many a Hubble sighting Newsday 22 Aug 2020
'Deep Impact' streaker The Washington Post Sunday 16 Aug 2020
One of Santa's reindeer Family Time 16 Aug 2020
Celestial body The Guardian Speedy 09 Aug 2020
Heavenly body The Telegraph Quick 02 Jul 2020
Cupid coworker Newsday 28 Jun 2020
Icy astronomical object USA Today 16 Jun 2020
Body in space to travel over time The Sun Two Speed 09 Jun 2020
Space sighting Thomas Joseph 09 May 2020
Space traveller has a heavenly body Irish Times Crosaire 04 Apr 2020
Tailed orbiter Premier Sunday 05 Jan 2020
One of Santa’s team Wall Street Journal 24 Dec 2019
Rudolph's companion The Times Concise 24 Dec 2019
Celestial object The Times Concise 12 Dec 2019
Dancer cohort LA Times Daily 11 Dec 2019
Dancer cohort The Washington Post 11 Dec 2019
Halley's discovery Thomas Joseph 05 Dec 2019
Dancer's partner? Jonesin 12 Nov 2019
Heavenly body with a tail LA Times Daily 03 Nov 2019
Heavenly body with a tail The Washington Post 03 Nov 2019
Tailed orbiter LA Times Daily 25 Oct 2019
Tailed orbiter The Washington Post 25 Oct 2019
Hale Bopp, for one Canadiana 21 Oct 2019
Celestial streaker Universal 13 Aug 2019
Icy orbiter USA Today 11 Jun 2019
Celestial ice ball USA Today 29 May 2019
Heavenly body with a tail Universal 21 Apr 2019
Celestial body The Sun Two Speed 14 Feb 2019
Celestial streaker with a tail Newsday 30 Jan 2019
Cupid cohort The Washington Post 10 Jan 2019
Cupid cohort LA Times Daily 10 Jan 2019
Tailed orbiter
Celestial ice ball
Icy orbiter
Celestial streaker
Heavenly body with a tail
Cupid cohort
Heavenly body with a tail
Powdered cleaning product USA Today 11 Oct 2018
Orbiter with a tail USA Today 06 Oct 2018
Somewhat accurate mock-up reflecting object in space The Telegraph Cryptic 03 Oct 2018
Celestial orbiter The Times Concise 29 Aug 2018
Celestial body Canadiana 27 Aug 2018
Orbiting ice ball USA Today 01 May 2018
Hubble observation The Washington Post Sunday 25 Mar 2018
Streaking space item Family Time 05 Mar 2018
Sagan book whose Chapter Nine is ''Tails'' Newsday 17 Feb 2018
Sky streaker Premier Sunday 28 Jan 2018
Cohort of Prancer USA Today 22 Jan 2018
Space streaker Family Time 21 Jan 2018
Heavenly body The Times Concise 09 Jan 2018
Orbiter with a tail
Powdered cleaning product
Cohort of Prancer
Orbiting ice ball
Tailed celestial body The Washington Post 04 Dec 2017
Tailed celestial body LA Times Daily 04 Dec 2017
Swift space traveler Universal 10 Nov 2017
Shooting star The Telegraph Quick 29 Oct 2017
It streaks across space Family Time 02 Oct 2017
35-Across relative Universal 25 Jul 2017
Orbiter with a nucleus USA Today 21 Jun 2017
Cleanser once pitched by Josephine the Plumber The Chronicle of Higher Education 21 Apr 2017
Cleaner sold in green canisters The Washington Post 10 Apr 2017
Cleaner sold in green canisters LA Times Daily 10 Apr 2017
Streaker with a tail Wall Street Journal 11 Mar 2017
Under-the-sink brand LA Times Daily 27 Jan 2017
Swift space traveler
Tailed celestial body
Cleaner sold in green canisters
Cleanser once pitched by Josephine the Plumber
Orbiter with a nucleus
35-Across relative
Streaker in space
One of Rudolph's friends The Telegraph General Knowledge 18 Dec 2016
Sky streaker Wall Street Journal 16 Dec 2016
Cupid's teammate Eugene Sheffer 01 Dec 2016
Thing streaking across the night sky Family Time 27 Nov 2016
Company dealt with high-flier The Telegraph Toughie 25 Nov 2016
Arrive on time in old plane The Times Cryptic 25 Oct 2016
Halley's, for one Family Time 07 Aug 2016
Source of the meteors in a meteor shower Wall Street Journal 30 Jul 2016
Hale-Bopp, e.g USA Today 14 Jul 2016
Halley's discovery Newsday 12 Jul 2016
Long distance traveller to arrive on time The Guardian Cryptic 03 May 2016
Arrive on time to see streaker? The Telegraph Cryptic 16 Apr 2016
High-speed traveller caught on roundabout by police The Times Cryptic 12 Apr 2016
Hale-Bopp, e.g The Washington Post 24 Mar 2016
Halley's __
Hale-Bopp, e.g.
Orbiter with a tail Newsday 16 Nov 2015
Streaker through the universe Family Time 08 Nov 2015
Celestial streaker The Chronicle of Higher Education 16 Oct 2015
One of Santa's reindeer New York Times 16 Sep 2015
Common cleanser Canadiana 14 Sep 2015
Halley's sighting Thomas Joseph 16 Jun 2015
Reindeer name LA Times Daily 22 Mar 2015
Heavenly body with a tail New York Times 16 Mar 2015
Cupid's sleighmate Universal 13 Mar 2015
It may streak across the sky Family Time 01 Mar 2015
Cupid's co-worker USA Today 22 Jan 2015
Traveller round sun bed that the writer occupies The Times Cryptic 22 Jan 2015
One outsmarted by Odysseus New York Times 08 Jan 2015
Cupid's sleighmate
Nighttime streaker
Celestial streaker
Orbiter with a tail
Reindeer name
One of Santa's team
Frozen space traveler
Brand once pitched by Josephine the Plumber
Heavenly body with a tail
One of Santa's reindeer
Indie Brits ___ Gain
Cupid's coworker
Cupid's co-worker
Christmas flier
Hale-Bopp, e.g.
2013's ISON, for one
Celestial streaker
Halley's discovery
Cupid's teammate
Cupid's sleighmate
One of Santa's sleigh team
Cupid's yokemate
Dancer's teammate
Celestial streaker
Astronomer's sighting
Halley's, for one
"Sungrazing" object
One of Santa's team
Halley's ___
Sleighmate of Cupid
Celestial streaker
Sungrazer, e.g.
Astronomer's sighting
"Deep Impact" menace
Nocturnal streaker?
One of Santa's reindeer
Celestial streaker
Night sky streaker
Night sky streaker
Bon Ami competitor
Celestial streaker
Tailed orbiter
Old Mercury model
Cosmic ice ball
Cleanser with the old slogan "Nothing can hold a can to ..."
One of Santa's team
Halley's, for example
Celestial body with a tail
Halley's __ (celestial visitor)
Cupid's teammate
Under-the-sink brand
Under-the-sink brand
Member of Bill Haley's band
Dancer's mate
Christmas reindeer
Streaker seen at night
Dancer's teammate?
Streaker with a big tail
Streaker with a tail
Streaker with a tail
Deep Impact's target
Cleanser or a reindeer
Sleigh-puller of note
Astronomer's observation
Halley discovered one
Threat in "Deep Impact"
Dancer's partner?
"Full House" dog
Tailed orbiter
Streaker with a tail
One of St. Nick's team
Space traveler
Halley's __
Halley observation
One of Santa's reindeer
High-flying reindeer
Cupid neighbor?
Halley observation
Flier with Cupid
Halley's ___
Celestial firework
Bad omen, perhaps
Hale-Bopp, for one
Member of Santa's team
Cleanser or a reindeer
Cleanser or a reindeer
Hale-Bopp, for one
Streaker in space
Cupid's mate
Halley's namesake
Cupid's friend
HALLEY'S, FOR ONE
Celestial object with a tail
Doomsday cause, maybe
One of Santa's reindeer
Member of the Donner party?
Dancer's teammate
Scrub powder
Kohoutek, e.g.
Streaker in the sky
Cleanser brand
Theme of this puzzle
Moore flier
Dancer associate
Cleanser brand
Rare sky sight
Cupid's partner
Streaker, of sorts
Cleanser brand
Celestial body
One of Bill Haley's group
One of Bill Haley's group
Dancer's coworker
Kohoutek, e.g.
Halley's phenomenon
Kohoutek, for one
Christmas reindeer
Kohoutek, e.g.
Cleaning brand
Dancer's partner
Halley's __
One of Santa's reindeer
Reindeer name
Rival of Ajax
Verne subject
Yokemate of 1A
Kohoutek, for one
Streaker in space
Shoemaker-Levy 9, e.g.
Ajax rival
Sleighmate of Cupid
Cupid's teammate
Ajax rival
Ajax rival
One of Santa's sleigh team
Cupid neighbor?
MEMBER OF THE SET
Streaker in the night sky
Heavenly streaker
Celestial ice ball
Bill Haley bandmate
Telescope view
Dancer's partner
Temple-Tuttle, e.g.
Dancer's peer
Heavenly streaker
Hale-Bopp e.g.
Space streaker
Kohoutek, for one
Celestial sight
Hale-Bopp
One of Santa's reindeer
Tailed orbiter
Hale-Bopp, for example
Space-traveler with a tail
Sleighmate of Vixen
Kitchen cleanser
Doomsday cause, maybe
Cupid's sleighmate
Object with a tail
Hale-Bopp, e.g.
Hyakutake, for one
Shoemaker-Levy 9 e.g.
It reaches aphelion
Celestial sighting
Dancer's sidekick
Procter & Gamble brand
Celestial firework
Sky traveler
December night sight
Traveler with a tail
Heavenly streaker
Sky sight
Halley's, for one
Kohoutek, for one
Periodic visitor
Heavenly body
Tailed orbiter
Kohoutek, e.g.
A sleigh puller
Vixen teammate
OBTAINED
Halley's or Encke's ___
Astronomical iceball
Halley discovery
Heavenly body
Halley's discovery
Celestial body
Sky traveler
Astronomer's find
Celestial streaker
This has a fuzzy head and a long tail
Body with a fuzzy head
Sky blazer
Halley's find
Occasional sky visitor
Heavenly passer-by
Rare night sight
Kohoutek or Halley's
Halley's, e.g.
Celestial sight
Sky body
Cupid's mate
Long-tailed body
Sky phenomenon
Sun orbiter.
Halley's discovery, 1682.
Cupid's partner.
Celestial body.
Tailed luminary.
Sky sight.
One of Santa's reindeer.
Halley's find.
October 20th phenomenon.
Phenomenon in space.
Heavenly sight.
Heavenly phenomenon.
Heavenly body.
Orbiting object.
One of Santa's team.
Speeder in space.
Body in orbit around the sun.
Traveler around the sun.
Body in orbit.
Cupid's companion.
Journeyer through space.
British jet plane.
Dancer's co-worker.
British jet transport.
An earlier Halley's claim to fame.
Britain's huge jet plane.
Kin of Dasher and Dancer.
Halley's discovery.
One of St. Nick's reindeer.
Body moving about the sun.
Night streaker
Oort cloud object
Midnight streaker
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