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161 results for OILY

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Nov 19, 2017103DOleaginousTom McCoy
Wed Jul 12, 201745DKind of boid that catches the woim?Elayne Boosler and Patrick Merrell
Sun Oct 30, 201621ALike sardinesCaleb Madison
Sun Apr 3, 201679AOverly ingratiatingNatan Last
Thu May 15, 201422AOverly flatteringJohn Lieb
Tue Mar 25, 201416ALike unwashed hair (3)David Woolf
Wed Jan 29, 201460DIn need of a shampoo, sayMichael Black
Sun Oct 6, 201362DLike sulfuric acidPatrick Berry
Thu Aug 29, 201342DUnctuous (6)Timothy Polin
Mon May 27, 201332DSlick (10)Doug Peterson
Sun Jan 6, 201369ASlick (10)Dan Feyer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Sun Dec 4, 201184AProne to acne, sayKelsey Blakley
Sun Jun 19, 201191ALike many sunscreensPatrick Berry
Wed Oct 27, 20106DLike mechanics' handsJay Kaskel
Sun Jul 11, 201079DUnctuous (6)Ed Sessa
Thu Nov 5, 200934DLike unwashed hair (3)Patrick Blindauer
Sun Jul 5, 200942DToo suaveTony Orbach and Amy Reynaldo
Thu Feb 5, 200940DLike some hairDavid J. Kahn
Mon Dec 15, 200865AOpposite of dry, as hairSusan Gelfand
Mon Jul 7, 200818DGreasy (4)Bob Klahn
Mon Mar 31, 200845ASlick (10)Jeff Armstrong
Wed Feb 6, 200864ANeeding shampoo, sayLarry Shearer
Tue Aug 28, 200716ALike hands after eating potato chipsLinda Schechet Tucker
Mon Jul 30, 200731DLike a mechanic's handsElizabeth A. Long
Fri Jun 22, 200725DSuave, and then someMike Nothnagel
Sun Jun 25, 200671AToo smooth (2)Jim Page
Sun May 21, 2006122ASlick (10)Ashish Vengsarkar
Wed Dec 7, 200516AToo smooth (2)Manny Nosowsky
Wed Sep 21, 200553DLike olives or peanutsAnne Garellick
Mon Dec 6, 200422DSlick (10)Barry C. Silk
Tue Sep 21, 200428DGreasy (4)Andrea Carla Michaels
Sat Aug 7, 200421DLubricativePatrick Berry
Sun May 9, 200427ASlick (10)Charles M. Deber
Tue Feb 3, 200458ASmarmyJoe Bower and Nancy Salomon
Tue Dec 23, 20032DLike unwashed hair, maybeMike Torch
Wed Oct 22, 200350DOverly suaveJudy Cole
Sat Nov 23, 200233DSuave to a faultDana Motley
Wed Mar 27, 200258ASlick (10)Sarah Keller
Wed Jul 4, 200165AUnctuous (6)John Beck
Mon Jul 2, 200116AGreasy (4)Sarah Keller
Mon Aug 14, 200058AGreasy (4)Nancy Kavanaugh
Tue Mar 21, 200057ALike service station ragsNick Grivas
Sat Jan 29, 200048DNot to be trustedRich Norris
Mon Mar 22, 199958DIn need of a shampooGregory E. Paul
Thu Sep 24, 199859DSlick (10)Frances Hansen
Tue Aug 18, 199824ALike unwashed hair (3)Nancy Salomon
Thu Jun 25, 199843ABootlickingStanley B. Whitten
Thu Apr 2, 199814ASmooth-tonguedAlex K. Justin
Wed Feb 18, 199840ASmooth-talkingThomas W. Schier
Mon Nov 10, 199747ALike auto shop floorsGrace Fabbroni
Mon Oct 6, 199713DUnctuous (6)Barbara Campitelli
Tue Feb 18, 19972DOverly smoothF. Piscop
Sun Oct 6, 199683AOverly adulatoryR. Max Hopkins
Thu Sep 26, 199616ALike garage floorsM. Gaffney
Mon Jul 8, 199616ASlick (10)Sidney L. Robbins
Sun Jan 28, 199651ASlick (10)M. W. Perry
Fri Jan 19, 199650APinguid (2)C. Gersch
Tue Sep 12, 199557DUnctuous (6)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Mar 12, 199597AHardly trustworthyCharles M. Deber
Thu Feb 9, 19956DPinguid (2)Richard Thomas
Mon Dec 26, 199453DUnctuous (6)Gregory E. Paul
Wed Apr 27, 199454DToo glibRich Norris

99 results for OILY from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Mon Apr 12, 199332DOverly suaveBernice GordonMaleska
Thu Jan 2, 19927DUnctuousJames L. BeattyMaleska
Thu Jun 6, 199116AUnctuousLois SidwayMaleska
Thu Jun 21, 199019A"___ to bed," said the grease monkeyEli WesoffMaleska
Wed Jun 13, 199051DUnctuousPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
Wed Dec 7, 198861AUnctuousJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Nov 16, 198817DSuave and glibBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thu Aug 4, 198855DUnctuousJames E. Hinish, Jr.Maleska
Sun Apr 3, 198831AFawningJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Jan 10, 198854AUnctuousDale O. BurgenerMaleska
Sun Oct 11, 198791AUnctuousAlan ArbesfeldMaleska
Sun May 24, 19876DPinguidS. E. WilkinsonMaleska
Thu Apr 16, 198722DUnctuousR. S. JonesMaleska
Mon Mar 30, 198755DUnctuousMary S. SnyderMaleska
Sat Dec 20, 198618AUnctuousVaughn KeithMaleska
Sat May 24, 198657DUnctuousJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tue Nov 19, 198517AUnctuousJames R. BurnsMaleska
Mon Apr 22, 198544DUnctuousH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Tue Jan 15, 198518DLike greasepaintJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Sun Jul 10, 19838DUnctuousJ. Samuel SmartMaleska
Tue Mar 1, 198357DLike seas after some spillsJim PageMaleska
Thu Sep 16, 198216AUnctuousC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Jun 21, 198261AUnctuousCharles EnglerMaleska
Sun Jun 20, 198243AToo smoothTap OsbornMaleska
Sat Apr 10, 198255DFatJoy L. WoukMaleska
Thu Mar 4, 198236AUnctuousJoy L. WoukMaleska
Sat Jan 23, 198218DUnctuousNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Mon Jan 11, 198238D"___ to bed . . . " (OPEC worker's slogan?)Herb L. RisteenMaleska
Mon Jan 4, 198224AUnctuousNancy McCarthyMaleska
Mon Oct 19, 198134DUnctuousCharles J. MatontiMaleska
Thu Apr 9, 198164AGlib and suaveWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Mon Dec 1, 198024DUnctuousHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Sat Aug 2, 198047DOleaginousKathryn RighterMaleska
Mon Oct 15, 197922D"___ to bed," said the grease monkeyN. M. MeyerMaleska
Mon Jul 9, 197919DCovered with greaseAlfio MicciMaleska
Mon Dec 25, 197812DLike mechanics' handsC. J. AngioMaleska
Fri May 26, 197853ASuave and glibDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Fri Jan 28, 197757DUnctuousElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sat Nov 13, 197657AUnctuousAnthony B. CanningWeng
Fri Nov 12, 197614ASea condition, at timesHugh McElroyWeng
Sun Apr 18, 1976114ALike mechanics' handsHume R. CraftWeng
Sun Mar 14, 197639DSuaveBert BeamanWeng
Tue Mar 9, 197658DLike canned sardinesJohn PrytzWeng
Thu Jul 10, 197557AGreasyEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Mon Feb 10, 197557ASlickMel RosenWeng
Sat Feb 1, 197561ASuaveAlice H. KaufmanWeng
Wed Jan 1, 19757DSuaveDiana SessionsWeng
Tue Jun 4, 197455AUnctuousMike MooreWeng
Sun Mar 31, 197475AUnctuousWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Thu Feb 21, 197436AUnctuousSara V. TuckermanWeng
Sun Nov 11, 197380DLike sardinesBetty LearyWeng
Tue Sep 18, 197336DUnctuousUnknownWeng
Mon Feb 7, 197214AGreasyUnknownWeng
Mon Sep 27, 197124AUnctuousUnknownWeng
Mon Jun 28, 197114AUnctuousUnknownWeng
Tue May 25, 197153DSlickUnknownWeng
Mon May 17, 197150ALike sardinesUnknownWeng
Wed Nov 25, 197024AUnctuousUnknownWeng
Wed May 27, 197054ALike some Calif. shoresUnknownWeng
Tue Jul 15, 196960DIngratiating.UnknownWeng
Mon Feb 17, 196957ASlick.UnknownWeng
Sun Dec 15, 196825DSuaveDiana SessionsFarrar
Thu Oct 24, 19682DSuave.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 17, 196885DButtery.Anne FoxFarrar
Sun Jan 14, 196893ASuave.Bert BeamanFarrar
Tue Sep 26, 196719AUnctuous.William LutwiniakFarrar
Tue Jul 25, 196761AUnctuous.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Sun Feb 5, 196718DSuave.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Sun Nov 13, 196657AToo smooth.Anthony MorseFarrar
Fri Oct 7, 196655DViscous.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 3, 196644AUnctuous.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 8, 196420AInsinuating.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wed Sep 23, 196441AUnctuous.UnknownFarrar
Wed May 29, 196354DToo smooth.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 22, 196260APinguid.UnknownFarrar
Thu Aug 23, 196224ASlick.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 10, 196228DUnctuous.Lois HillisFarrar
Fri Feb 10, 196127AViscous.UnknownFarrar
Tue Sep 20, 196028ASlippery.UnknownFarrar
Tue Feb 16, 196056DToo smooth.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jan 21, 196057ADeceitfully affable.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 16, 19592DSmoothly subservient.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 5, 195918DUnctuous.Helen FasuloFarrar
Tue Jun 30, 195930DUnctuous.Melville P. LiveranceFarrar
Fri May 23, 195853DBland.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sat Jun 2, 195659AUnctuous.Bernice GordonFarrar
Mon Mar 12, 195651DToo smooth.Louis SabinFarrar
Mon Mar 28, 195546AUnctuous.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
Fri Oct 22, 195457DUnctuous.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Sep 14, 19548DSlick-mannered.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Wed May 26, 195436AUnctious.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Fri Feb 26, 195461AToo smooth.Israel GitterFarrar
Wed Dec 30, 195354DSmooth-tongued.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Sep 22, 195341AToo smooth.Bernice GordonFarrar
Thu Mar 12, 195345ASlick.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 12, 195124AUnctuous.UnknownFarrar
Wed Mar 28, 195127DSmooth in manner.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 14, 194835AOleaginous.Clara RusheFarrar
Sun Apr 25, 194348DUnctuous.Hugh P. EvansFarrar