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217 results for LYE

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

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

5 results for LYE from Variety puzzles.

November 5, 2017panda9DLaymen, oddlySam Ezersky
January 5, 2014diagramless46AClog remover ingredientFred Piscop
April 28, 2013diagramless26DChemical in DranoFred Piscop
April 19, 2009diagramless11DStrong cleanerPatrick Blindauer
August 10, 2008diagramless72ACaustic potashPatrick Blindauer

109 results for LYE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

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