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6 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. See the dictionary definition.

Tuesday, February 4, 201423DLike pomaded hairDavid Steinberg
Monday, December 16, 201321ALike a recently waxed floorGreg Johnson
Wednesday, June 14, 20061DRain-coveredLisa Wiseman
Thursday, August 2, 200162AOilyBruce F. Adams
Tuesday, October 21, 199718ALike a snake-oil salesmanElizabeth C. Gorski
Saturday, May 24, 19979ADeftRich Norris

10 results for SLICK from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, November 1, 198919DSmooth-talkingNorma SteinbergMaleska
Thursday, November 12, 198730ASuaveR. S. JonesMaleska
Sunday, February 22, 198131AUrbaneTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, September 21, 198055DSmooth-talkingLouis BaronMaleska
Friday, September 13, 196827DSmooth and shiny.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, May 30, 196855DGlossy.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 9, 196727AGlossy.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wednesday, April 26, 196739AOil on water.Lois HillisFarrar
Sunday, April 25, 1965116ASpruce up.Anne FoxFarrar
Saturday, December 17, 19605AIngenious.UnknownFarrar