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221 results for LYE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Nov 14, 201825DIngredient in a drain decloggerSam Trabucco
Tue Sep 18, 201843A___ soapGreg Johnson
Wed Aug 1, 201841DSoapmaker's supply (3)Sande Milton and Jeff Chen
Mon May 28, 201861APowerful cleanerAlex Eaton-Salners
Thu Feb 8, 201862DBurn cause (4)Erik Agard
Sat Oct 28, 201730DNaOH (2)Roland Huget
Sun Oct 15, 201736DCaustic soda (3)John Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
Wed Jun 28, 201742AChemical in Drano (3)David Kwong
Mon Jan 2, 201731ACaustic agent (2)Chuck Deodene
Fri Jan 15, 201652DStrong basePatrick Berry
Wed Jan 13, 201665DCorrosive stuffJeremy Newton
Sun Jan 10, 201672DOven cleaner ingredient (2)Patrick Merrell
Wed May 13, 201567ACaustic substance (7)Jeffrey Wechsler
Mon Apr 20, 201520ACaustic compoundTom McCoy
Mon Mar 16, 201538DPotent cleaning solutionIan Livengood
Thu Feb 5, 20159DPipe cleanerMike Buckley
Sun Jan 18, 201583ASolution for some houseworkJoe Krozel
Wed Sep 24, 201438DCaustic materialAndy Kravis
Fri Aug 22, 201424DIt's KOH, chemicallySam Ezersky
Sun Nov 3, 201383DGrease dissolverAndy Kravis and Victor Barocas
Sun Oct 27, 2013115DCleaning solutionBrendan Emmett Quigley
Fri Oct 4, 201332DBasic solutionBruce R. Sutphin
Thu Apr 11, 201316AOven cleaner componentJim Hilger
Sat Jan 5, 201330DCleaning agentBarry C. Silk
Mon Jun 18, 201236DSoapmaking stuffPeter A. Collins
Mon May 21, 201234DChemical in drain cleanersIan Livengood
Tue Mar 20, 201260ASoapmaker's supply (3)Will Nediger
Sun Feb 5, 2012104ACaustic soda (3)Charles M. Deber
Tue Jan 17, 201228ACleaning substanceElizabeth A. Long
Tue Nov 22, 201135DCaustic substance (7)Victor Fleming
Sat Nov 19, 201148DBurning stuffAllan E. Parrish
Wed Jun 22, 201143DMore common name for caustic sodaTim Croce
Sun Apr 24, 201160ABurn cause (4)Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Thu Jan 6, 201161DCaustic soda (3)Mike Nothnagel
Mon Sep 27, 201064DSoapmaker's need (2)Janice M. Putney
Mon May 24, 201034ADrano ingredientBob Johnson
Thu May 6, 201019DA corrosiveDan Naddor
Mon Feb 8, 201022ACaustic drain openerPaula Gamache
Wed Sep 23, 200942DCaustic substance (7)Jonathan Gersch
Thu Aug 6, 200912DCause of some skin burnsDan Naddor
Mon Aug 3, 200922DSoapmaker's supply (3)Janet R. Bender
Wed Jun 3, 200942AChemical in Drano (3)Samuel A. Donaldson
Sun May 17, 200929ANaOH (2)Oliver Hill
Fri Apr 10, 20097DBurning substance (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Dec 7, 200854ABurn cause (4)Jim Page
Tue Aug 12, 200825AChemical in Drano (3)Ray Fontenot
Tue Aug 5, 200851ACaustic cleansing agentjoon and caroline pahk
Sun Aug 26, 200769DOven cleaner ingredient (2)Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
Sun Aug 12, 2007120DAlkali in cleansersCathy Millhauser
Tue Jun 19, 200760DCaustic alkaliJohn Underwood
Thu Dec 21, 200651ADrain uncloggerLynn Lempel
Sun Oct 22, 2006118DHeavy-duty cleanser (2)Harvey Estes
Sun May 21, 2006118DBurn cause (4)Ashish Vengsarkar
Tue Jan 10, 200635DSoap ingredient (2)David J. Kahn
Mon Sep 26, 200542DStrong alkalineEthan Cooper
Sun Sep 11, 200567DClog removerPatrick Berry
Sun Sep 4, 200559DSoapmaker's need (2)Richard Silvestri
Tue Jun 21, 200528ASodium hydroxideNancy Kavanaugh
Sun May 1, 2005119DStrong cleanser (2)Joe DiPietro
Thu Jul 22, 200419APotassium hydroxide (2)Greg Staples
Mon Mar 29, 200413DCaustic substance (7)Barry Silk
Mon Mar 1, 200425DCaustic substance (7)Gail Grabowski
Sun Sep 21, 2003103DCaustic chemical (2)Randolph Ross
Sat Apr 26, 200335AIngredient in some cakesPatrick Merrell
Sun Feb 16, 2003110AIt makes soap strongCharles M. Deber
Mon Jan 6, 200330ACaustic chemical (2)Sarah Keller
Mon Dec 16, 200261ABasic cleanerJim Hyres
Sun Sep 8, 200294DSoap-making ingredientRich Norris
Tue Aug 6, 200262DSoapmaking need (2)Ethan Cooper and Michael Shteyman
Sun Jul 7, 2002116DStrong cleaner (2)Lloyd E. Pollet
Tue Dec 25, 200142DDrain cleaner ingredient (2)Peter Gordon
Thu Sep 27, 200145ATough cleanerManny Nosowsky
Sun Sep 2, 200132DStrong cleanser (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Aug 14, 200166DNaOH or KOHRandall J. Hartman
Tue Jul 17, 200140AStrong alkaliFred Piscop
Sun Jul 8, 200110DEye burnerMichael S. Maurer
Mon Jan 1, 200143AStrong cleaner (2)Manny Nosowsky
Tue Sep 12, 200025ASoapmaking need (2)Bill Zais
Sun Aug 27, 200048ALixivium (2)Dana Motley
Mon Jul 17, 200025ACommon name for sodium hydroxideMitch Komro
Fri May 5, 200030ALeaching product (2)Roger Barkan
Sat Mar 11, 200018APotassium hydroxide, e.g.Randolph Ross
Sun Jun 20, 199994DCaustic cleanserManny Nosowsky
Sun Jun 13, 199934ABleaching solutionRich Norris
Sat Dec 5, 199834ALeaching product (2)Daniel R. Stark
Mon Sep 7, 199823ACaustic substance (7)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Aug 12, 199869ASoap solutionAlan Arbesfeld
Thu Jul 30, 199857DBleaching agentRich Norris
Fri May 8, 19989DLixivium (2)Harvey Estes
Mon May 4, 199833DBurning substance (2)Hugh Davis
Tue Dec 23, 199771AHigh-pH substanceFred Piscop
Mon Oct 20, 199762DSoapmaker's solutionPeter Gordon
Fri Jun 20, 199737AHeavy-duty cleanser (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Nov 6, 199651APotash (2)M. E. Skolsky
Sun Jul 21, 1996130APotassium hydroxide (2)D. Niles
Sun Jun 2, 1996113APotash (2)R. Norris
Mon May 6, 199619AOld cleaning substanceN. Steinberg
Tue Feb 20, 199640DLiquid in drumsD. Trombley
Fri Mar 3, 19952DDrain opener ingredientChuck Deodene
Tue Jan 3, 199565DDrain cleanerRich Norris
Mon Nov 28, 199411DSoap ingredient (2)Jonathan Schmalzbach
Thu Sep 22, 199445DDrain cleaner ingredient (2)George Quincy
Wed Sep 14, 199435DCaustic agent (2)Harvey Estes
Wed May 11, 199435DCausticHarvey Estes
Sat Apr 16, 199419AFamiliar solution?Rand H. Burns
Sun Feb 20, 199499ABurn cause, perhapsHarvey Estes
Mon Nov 22, 199337ACaustic substance (7)Fred Piscop

5 results for LYE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Nov 5, 2017panda9DLaymen, oddlySam Ezersky
Jan 5, 2014diagramless46AClog remover ingredientFred Piscop
Apr 28, 2013diagramless26DChemical in DranoFred Piscop
Apr 19, 2009diagramless11DStrong cleanerPatrick Blindauer
Aug 10, 2008diagramless72ACaustic potashPatrick Blindauer

109 results for LYE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Nov 11, 199312DA solid causticA. J. SantoraTaub
Wed Jul 21, 199326DCaustic substanceBetty JorgensenMaleska
Fri May 14, 19939DCausticChristy RidleyMaleska
Tue Sep 29, 199218ASoap ingredientNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sun Sep 20, 199274ALixiviumJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Mon Aug 3, 199256DSoap ingredientMary S. SnyderMaleska
Mon Jul 20, 199235ASoap ingredientBette Sue CohenMaleska
Mon May 11, 199267DCausticSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sat Dec 1, 199044ASoap solutionAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Wed Sep 12, 199020AStrong soap ingredientStanley GlassMaleska
Mon Oct 30, 198967ACausticWilson McBeathMaleska
Fri Sep 1, 198922ASoap componentPatterson PeppleMaleska
Sun Jun 18, 198977DCleaning substanceLouis BaronMaleska
Mon Jul 4, 19884DCausticWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Fri Apr 22, 198866DAlkaline solutionJim PageMaleska
Tue Mar 29, 198862DSoap ingredientEileen LexauMaleska
Fri May 22, 19874DLixiviumBert RosenfieldMaleska
Mon Feb 23, 198739ACausticJames R. BurnsMaleska
Tue Dec 23, 198632DSoap componentChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Fri Nov 21, 198654DCaustic substanceJudith PerryMaleska
Tue Nov 18, 198658DCausticWhittenMaleska
Sat Mar 1, 198626AAcid neutralizerErnst TheimerMaleska
Fri Nov 15, 198539ALixiviumHickmottMaleska
Mon Sep 2, 198532DCausticAlfio MicciMaleska
Fri Jun 29, 198436AMark of the P.G.A.Daniel GirardiMaleska
Thu Nov 24, 198365ANaOHJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Mon Oct 24, 198363DSoap ingredientJohnsonMaleska
Sun Apr 24, 198330DSoap ingredientAlfio MicciMaleska
Wed Aug 25, 198253DCleansing solutionMaloneyMaleska
Sun Jun 6, 198298DSoap ingredientRichard SilvestriMaleska
Sun May 16, 198241ALixiviumA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Dec 22, 198165AHousewife's cleanserA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Jun 9, 198125ALixiviumFrank GearyMaleska
Wed Apr 8, 198130ACausticA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Mar 17, 198165ACleansing solutionA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tue Feb 24, 198126AAlkaline solutionJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Mon Oct 27, 19807DCaustic substanceAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat Oct 25, 19809DSolution used in ablutionsMermelsteinMaleska
Mon Sep 15, 198054ASolid causticRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
Mon Apr 21, 198013DCausticMarie WestMaleska
Sun Jan 13, 198016DCausticTap OsbornMaleska
Tue Jan 8, 198010DSoap ingredientPeter SwiftMaleska
Tue Apr 3, 197925DCausticMel RosenMaleska
Sun Jun 18, 197890AAlkaline solutionTap OsbornMaleska
Sun Jun 4, 197820DWashing substanceChet CurrierMaleska
Wed Nov 23, 197712DCausticJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Thu Nov 25, 197645ACaustic solutionDeitmerWeng
Mon Oct 18, 197669AStrong solutionEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Jul 5, 197644DCausticAlfio MicciWeng
Wed Jun 16, 197657DStrong solutionDennis ListortWeng
Sun Feb 22, 197613DSoap baseTap OsbornWeng
Wed Dec 3, 197560DCausticHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Sun Oct 27, 19749DDrainpipe cleanerThomas SheehanWeng
Wed Oct 9, 197426DCaustic solutionS. Courtney IzsakWeng
Sat Jul 13, 197463DSoap ingredientBert BeamanWeng
Sun May 26, 197486DSoap ingredientOlga KowalsWeng
Sun Apr 28, 197443DCaustic substanceJoseph LaFauciWeng
Thu Mar 28, 197438DCausticReginald L. JohnsonWeng
Sun Feb 10, 1974108DSoap ingredientJean J. DavisonWeng
Sat Sep 9, 197235DCausticUnknownWeng
Sun May 28, 1972102DCausticMartin J. WargoWeng
Sun Mar 5, 197264DLixiviumWalter McSherryWeng
Sat Feb 5, 197221DCaustic substanceUnknownWeng
Sat Jul 24, 197134ASoap ingredientUnknownWeng
Wed Apr 7, 197169AAlkaline solutionUnknownWeng
Thu Dec 3, 197066AStrong solutionUnknownWeng
Sat Oct 17, 197069ASodium hydroxideUnknownWeng
Sun May 10, 197026DCausticMary M. MurdochWeng
Thu Apr 2, 197027ACausticUnknownWeng
Sun Nov 2, 1969108DCausticWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Weng
Tue Oct 28, 196960DCaustic.UnknownWeng
Thu Nov 14, 196855ACaustic.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 2, 196863DCleanser ingredient.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 9, 196840ASoap ingredient.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 7, 196826ALixivium.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 5, 196753ACaustic.George LaczkoFarrar
Sun Dec 18, 19669DCaustic.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Fri Nov 11, 196623ACaustic stuff.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 7, 1966145ACaustic.A. J. SantoraFarrar
Sun Nov 14, 1965128ASoap ingredient.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
Mon Jun 14, 196513DCaustic.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jan 9, 196538ASoap ingredient.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 11, 196338DCaustic.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 19, 1963139DAlkaline solution.Ted DombrasFarrar
Sun May 12, 196392ASoap base.William WengFarrar
Thu Jan 24, 196360ACaustic stuff.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Fri Jan 4, 196313DCaustic solution.S. A. KayFarrar
Tue Dec 25, 196211DSodium hydroxide.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
Mon Dec 11, 196119ALixivium.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 23, 196116DCaustic.UnknownFarrar
Thu Apr 6, 196118AAlkaline solution.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 12, 196078DSoap ingredient.Threba JohnsonFarrar
Thu Apr 28, 196036ASoap ingredient.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Apr 10, 195721ALixivium.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 195661DSoap ingredient.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Oct 3, 195667ACleansing solution.Harold T. BersFarrar
Mon Jul 2, 19569DSoap ingredient.Helen FasuloFarrar
Thu Jul 28, 195527DStrong alkaline solution.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Wed Feb 23, 195536AHarsh cleanser.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Apr 7, 195438DLixivium.Bernice GordonFarrar
Sun Apr 4, 1954110AIngredient of soap.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Feb 18, 195328DCaustic.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Nov 24, 19524DStrong cleanser.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 11, 195272ACaustic solvent.UnknownFarrar
Fri Apr 6, 195124AAlkaline used in soap making.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 27, 194970AA lixivium.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jan 18, 1948120DSoap ingredient.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sun Jun 29, 1947135ALiquor from leached wood ashes.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Jan 19, 1947110DLixivium.W. W. WebsterFarrar