Periodic Puns and Elemental Discoveries

Which element is...?

1 Half of a dime
2 The Lone Ranger's horse
3 Not fat
4 Watered down gin
5 A police officer
6 What I do when I'm hungry
7 What torpedoed ships do
8 Male member of the Ganese tribe
9 What he did with a bucking horse
10 What should be done with an ailing man
11 What she got after the divorce
12 What to do with the dead
13 Frivolous prisoner
14 Night messenger for Helen of Troy
15 Storage place for street cars
16 To shock speechless
17 To grab a guy
18 Molly's blue jeans
19 Base of a house under construction
20 What many courses do (but not Chemistry)
21 When there is no gas left we say its:
22 When I meet a 6'6" mugger ______ away very fast
23 The original inhabitant of North America
24 A houseplant

Nickel
Silver
Tin
Hydrogen
Copper
Iodine
Zinc
Manganese
Rhodium
Helium/Curium
Antimony
Barium
Silicon
Nitrogen
Carbon
Tungsten
Cesium
Molybdenum
Fluorine
Boron
Argon
Iron
Indium
Germanium

Originally posted by Doug Mulford on CHEMED-L