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73 results for ABRADE

19 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for ABRADE.

Tuesday, January 23, 201822AWear away (5)Jim Hilger
Thursday, April 20, 201710DWear down (2)Jeffrey Wechsler
Monday, January 14, 200829AUse a rasp onRobert Dillman
Saturday, June 24, 200642ARub down (3)Harvey Estes
Sunday, January 15, 200646DWear away (5)Richard Silvestri
Sunday, December 22, 200233ARub (4)Frances Hansen
Saturday, July 6, 200255AWear down (2)Nancy Joline
Sunday, January 6, 200252DRub down (3)Frank A. Longo
Sunday, June 10, 200166ARub offCathy Millhauser
Friday, June 8, 200154ARub down (3)Harvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, April 16, 200059DRub (4)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Sunday, February 6, 2000120ARub (4)Richard Hughes
Sunday, June 14, 19987DWear offManny Nosowsky
Friday, January 12, 19969ARoughenR. Norris
Thursday, November 2, 199567AWear away (5)Wayne Robert Williams
Thursday, August 18, 199436DRub (4)A.J. Santora
Thursday, May 5, 199448DScrapeMel Taub
Thursday, January 20, 199429AWear away (5)Lois Sidway
Sunday, December 26, 199367DWear away (5)Tom Underhill

54 results for ABRADE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Wednesday, February 10, 199346DIrritateLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, February 23, 199291DRub offJoy L. WoukMaleska
Friday, February 7, 199255AGrateJames L. BeattyMaleska
Thursday, January 2, 199210DScrapeJames L. BeattyMaleska
Monday, August 26, 199149AScrape offEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Tuesday, July 23, 199149AWear downEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Monday, October 29, 199044DChafeAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Friday, March 2, 19905DScrape offWilliam BaxleyMaleska
Wednesday, December 27, 198963AUse a raspBetty JorgensenMaleska
Tuesday, November 29, 198820ARub offWhittenMaleska
Sunday, November 6, 198894DGrateBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, October 23, 198821ARub with a raspJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sunday, March 20, 198862AIrritateBert H. KruseMaleska
Friday, September 4, 198716ARub offJim PageMaleska
Sunday, August 30, 198745DWear downBernice GordonMaleska
Saturday, January 11, 198632DUse emeryWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, August 23, 198546DGrateRobert KatzMaleska
Sunday, June 23, 198522AChafeLouis SabinMaleska
Sunday, May 3, 198197AScrapeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, February 4, 197917DChafeBert H. KruseMaleska
Friday, November 25, 197711DUse emery clothWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sunday, July 24, 197767DSandpaperJay SpryMaleska
Tuesday, February 22, 19776DWear awayHenry HookWeng
Monday, February 14, 197743DIrritateTap OsbornWeng
Sunday, April 15, 197356AErodeHerb RisteenWeng
Saturday, February 10, 197325DScrapeUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 18, 197310DRubUnknownWeng
Monday, April 3, 197255AScrapeUnknownWeng
Sunday, November 12, 1967107DRasp.Frances HansenFarrar
Monday, January 9, 196746AWear away.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Friday, March 20, 196414AChafe.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, January 26, 1964102AApply friction to.W. E. JonesFarrar
Friday, August 3, 196230ARub off.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 20, 196242DRub off.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Thursday, June 8, 196146DFret.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 7, 196012DWear away.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, June 14, 196040DRub off.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, October 1, 195915DScrape off.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 3, 195921AWear away by friction.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, April 11, 195932AScrape.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Monday, April 21, 195822AScrape off.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Saturday, March 29, 195846DWear away.Anthony MorseFarrar
Sunday, July 28, 19578DWear away.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, March 30, 195744DWear away.J. F. KellyFarrar
Monday, February 11, 19577AWear down.Helen BernardFarrar
Sunday, April 1, 195654DRub.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Friday, October 31, 195246DScrape off.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, September 3, 195213AWear away.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 2, 195270AWear off.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, February 17, 195295AScrape.Sam LakeFarrar
Saturday, January 20, 195163ARoughen by friction.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, August 14, 194992DRub off.Elizabeth PattersonFarrar
Sunday, October 6, 194696AIrritate.Willard JordanFarrar
Sunday, January 14, 1945169AFret.Bert StoreyFarrar