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222 results for LYE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
4DChemical compound with the formula NaOHThomas van Geel
25DIngredient in a drain decloggerSam Trabucco
43A___ soapGreg Johnson
41DSoapmaker's supply (3)Sande Milton and Jeff Chen
61APowerful cleanerAlex Eaton-Salners
62DBurn cause (4)Erik Agard
30DNaOH (2)Roland Huget
36DCaustic soda (3)John Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
42AChemical in Drano (3)David Kwong
31ACaustic agent (2)Chuck Deodene
52DStrong basePatrick Berry
65DCorrosive stuffJeremy Newton
72DOven cleaner ingredient (2)Patrick Merrell
67ACaustic substance (7)Jeffrey Wechsler
20ACaustic compoundTom McCoy
38DPotent cleaning solutionIan Livengood
9DPipe cleanerMike Buckley
83ASolution for some houseworkJoe Krozel
38DCaustic materialAndy Kravis
24DIt's KOH, chemicallySam Ezersky
83DGrease dissolverAndy Kravis and Victor Barocas
115DCleaning solutionBrendan Emmett Quigley
32DBasic solutionBruce R. Sutphin
16AOven cleaner componentJim Hilger
30DCleaning agentBarry C. Silk
36DSoapmaking stuffPeter A. Collins
34DChemical in drain cleanersIan Livengood
60ASoapmaker's supply (3)Will Nediger
104ACaustic soda (3)Charles M. Deber
28ACleaning substanceElizabeth A. Long
35DCaustic substance (7)Victor Fleming
48DBurning stuffAllan E. Parrish
43DMore common name for caustic sodaTim Croce
60ABurn cause (4)Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
61DCaustic soda (3)Mike Nothnagel
64DSoapmaker's need (2)Janice M. Putney
34ADrano ingredientBob Johnson
19DA corrosiveDan Naddor
22ACaustic drain openerPaula Gamache
42DCaustic substance (7)Jonathan Gersch
12DCause of some skin burnsDan Naddor
22DSoapmaker's supply (3)Janet R. Bender
42AChemical in Drano (3)Samuel A. Donaldson
29ANaOH (2)Oliver Hill
7DBurning substance (2)Manny Nosowsky
54ABurn cause (4)Jim Page
25AChemical in Drano (3)Ray Fontenot
51ACaustic cleansing agentjoon and caroline pahk
69DOven cleaner ingredient (2)Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
120DAlkali in cleansersCathy Millhauser
60DCaustic alkaliJohn Underwood
51ADrain uncloggerLynn Lempel
118DHeavy-duty cleanser (2)Harvey Estes
118DBurn cause (4)Ashish Vengsarkar
35DSoap ingredient (2)David J. Kahn
42DStrong alkalineEthan Cooper
67DClog removerPatrick Berry
59DSoapmaker's need (2)Richard Silvestri
28ASodium hydroxideNancy Kavanaugh
119DStrong cleanser (2)Joe DiPietro
19APotassium hydroxide (2)Greg Staples
13DCaustic substance (7)Barry Silk
25DCaustic substance (7)Gail Grabowski
103DCaustic chemical (2)Randolph Ross
35AIngredient in some cakesPatrick Merrell
110AIt makes soap strongCharles M. Deber
30ACaustic chemical (2)Sarah Keller
61ABasic cleanerJim Hyres
94DSoap-making ingredientRich Norris
62DSoapmaking need (2)Ethan Cooper and Michael Shteyman
116DStrong cleaner (2)Lloyd E. Pollet
42DDrain cleaner ingredient (2)Peter Gordon
45ATough cleanerManny Nosowsky
32DStrong cleanser (2)Manny Nosowsky
66DNaOH or KOHRandall J. Hartman
40AStrong alkaliFred Piscop
10DEye burnerMichael S. Maurer
43AStrong cleaner (2)Manny Nosowsky
25ASoapmaking need (2)Bill Zais
48ALixivium (2)Dana Motley
25ACommon name for sodium hydroxideMitch Komro
30ALeaching product (2)Roger Barkan
18APotassium hydroxide, e.g.Randolph Ross
94DCaustic cleanserManny Nosowsky
34ABleaching solutionRich Norris
34ALeaching product (2)Daniel R. Stark
23ACaustic substance (7)Gregory E. Paul
69ASoap solutionAlan Arbesfeld
57DBleaching agentRich Norris
9DLixivium (2)Harvey Estes
33DBurning substance (2)Hugh Davis
71AHigh-pH substanceFred Piscop
62DSoapmaker's solutionPeter Gordon
37AHeavy-duty cleanser (2)Manny Nosowsky
51APotash (2)M. E. Skolsky
130APotassium hydroxide (2)D. Niles
113APotash (2)R. Norris
19AOld cleaning substanceN. Steinberg
40DLiquid in drumsD. Trombley
2DDrain opener ingredientChuck Deodene
65DDrain cleanerRich Norris
11DSoap ingredient (2)Jonathan Schmalzbach
45DDrain cleaner ingredient (2)George Quincy
35DCaustic agent (2)Harvey Estes
35DCausticHarvey Estes
19AFamiliar solution?Rand H. Burns
99ABurn cause, perhapsHarvey Estes
37ACaustic 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
12DA solid causticA. J. SantoraTaub
26DCaustic substanceBetty JorgensenMaleska
9DCausticChristy RidleyMaleska
18ASoap ingredientNorma SteinbergMaleska
74ALixiviumJohn M. SamsonMaleska
56DSoap ingredientMary S. SnyderMaleska
35ASoap ingredientBette Sue CohenMaleska
67DCausticSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
44ASoap solutionAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
20AStrong soap ingredientStanley GlassMaleska
67ACausticWilson McBeathMaleska
22ASoap componentPatterson PeppleMaleska
77DCleaning substanceLouis BaronMaleska
4DCausticWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
66DAlkaline solutionJim PageMaleska
62DSoap ingredientEileen LexauMaleska
4DLixiviumBert RosenfieldMaleska
39ACausticJames R. BurnsMaleska
32DSoap componentChristopher SherwoodMaleska
54DCaustic substanceJudith PerryMaleska
58DCausticWhittenMaleska
26AAcid neutralizerErnst TheimerMaleska
39ALixiviumHickmottMaleska
32DCausticAlfio MicciMaleska
36AMark of the P.G.A.Daniel GirardiMaleska
65ANaOHJohn M. SamsonMaleska
63DSoap ingredientJohnsonMaleska
30DSoap ingredientAlfio MicciMaleska
53DCleansing solutionMaloneyMaleska
98DSoap ingredientRichard SilvestriMaleska
41ALixiviumA. J. SantoraMaleska
65AHousewife's cleanserA. J. SantoraMaleska
25ALixiviumFrank GearyMaleska
30ACausticA. J. SantoraMaleska
65ACleansing solutionA. J. SantoraMaleska
26AAlkaline solutionJeanette K. BrillMaleska
7DCaustic substanceAlfio MicciMaleska
9DSolution used in ablutionsMermelsteinMaleska
54ASolid causticRichard N. Platt, Jr.Maleska
13DCausticMarie WestMaleska
16DCausticTap OsbornMaleska
10DSoap ingredientPeter SwiftMaleska
25DCausticMel RosenMaleska
90AAlkaline solutionTap OsbornMaleska
20DWashing substanceChet CurrierMaleska
12DCausticJeanette K. BrillMaleska
45ACaustic solutionDeitmerWeng
69AStrong solutionEvelyn BenshoofWeng
44DCausticAlfio MicciWeng
57DStrong solutionDennis ListortWeng
13DSoap baseTap OsbornWeng
60DCausticHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
9DDrainpipe cleanerThomas SheehanWeng
26DCaustic solutionS. Courtney IzsakWeng
63DSoap ingredientBert BeamanWeng
86DSoap ingredientOlga KowalsWeng
43DCaustic substanceJoseph LaFauciWeng
38DCausticReginald L. JohnsonWeng
108DSoap ingredientJean J. DavisonWeng
35DCausticUnknownWeng
102DCausticMartin J. WargoWeng
64DLixiviumWalter McSherryWeng
21DCaustic substanceUnknownWeng
34ASoap ingredientUnknownWeng
69AAlkaline solutionUnknownWeng
66AStrong solutionUnknownWeng
69ASodium hydroxideUnknownWeng
26DCausticMary M. MurdochWeng
27ACausticUnknownWeng
108DCausticWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Weng
60DCaustic.UnknownWeng
55ACaustic.UnknownFarrar
63DCleanser ingredient.UnknownFarrar
40ASoap ingredient.UnknownFarrar
26ALixivium.UnknownFarrar
53ACaustic.George LaczkoFarrar
9DCaustic.Leonard SussmanFarrar
23ACaustic stuff.UnknownFarrar
145ACaustic.A. J. SantoraFarrar
128ASoap ingredient.Christine R. ValenceFarrar
13DCaustic.UnknownFarrar
38ASoap ingredient.UnknownFarrar
38DCaustic.UnknownFarrar
139DAlkaline solution.Ted DombrasFarrar
92ASoap base.William WengFarrar
60ACaustic stuff.Leonard SussmanFarrar
13DCaustic solution.S. A. KayFarrar
11DSodium hydroxide.Brice MetcalfeFarrar
19ALixivium.UnknownFarrar
16DCaustic.UnknownFarrar
18AAlkaline solution.UnknownFarrar
78DSoap ingredient.Threba JohnsonFarrar
36ASoap ingredient.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
21ALixivium.Herbert EttensonFarrar
61DSoap ingredient.Helen FasuloFarrar
67ACleansing solution.Harold T. BersFarrar
9DSoap ingredient.Helen FasuloFarrar
27DStrong alkaline solution.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
36AHarsh cleanser.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
38DLixivium.Bernice GordonFarrar
110AIngredient of soap.Herbert EttensonFarrar
28DCaustic.Jules ArensbergFarrar
4DStrong cleanser.UnknownFarrar
72ACaustic solvent.UnknownFarrar
24AAlkaline used in soap making.UnknownFarrar
70AA lixivium.Thomas MeekinFarrar
120DSoap ingredient.Louis JenkinsFarrar
135ALiquor from leached wood ashes.Lester KeeneFarrar
110DLixivium.W. W. WebsterFarrar