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220 results for SOOT

70 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Mon Oct 23, 201767AChimney buildup (2)Timothy Polin
Wed Nov 9, 20166DChimney sweep's target (3)John Lieb
Thu Jul 28, 201613DShade of black (4)Adam G. Perl
Sun Mar 13, 201648DFossil fuel residueTom McCoy
Thu Dec 31, 201526DSome air pollutionBen Tausig
Sun Dec 14, 201473AFire proof?Jim Peredo
Thu Mar 6, 201437DPipe buildupDaniel Raymon
Sat Jan 25, 201440DDiesel dischargeJames Mulhern
Sat Dec 14, 201351DFlue problemMartin Ashwood-Smith
Tue Jul 9, 201359DChimney sweep's target (3)Kurt Krauss
Sun Jun 30, 201321AShade of black (4)Alex Vratsanos and Jeff Chen
Thu Feb 28, 201353DShade of black (4)Joe Krozel
Mon Jan 14, 201358DChimney blackSteve Salmon
Sun Dec 23, 201232ASanta's bootblack?Joe DiPietro
Mon Oct 29, 201248AChimney sweep coatingGareth Bain
Sat Oct 6, 201223ASweep spots?Steve Salitan
Tue Apr 24, 201221AIt's found in stacks (2)Adam G. Perl
Sun Dec 26, 201020ALampblack (6)Darin McDaniel
Tue Sep 21, 201021ABlackener of Santa's bootsAdam G. Perl
Mon Mar 8, 201019AChimney grime (3)Stanley Newman
Sat Dec 5, 200958DFilm about a furnaceBrad Wilber
Fri Oct 9, 200925ABurning evidenceDavid Quarfoot
Tue Feb 10, 200917ALampblack (6)John Underwood
Wed Dec 3, 200844ABlackener of Santa's suitMichael Blake
Mon Sep 29, 200863AChimney buildup (2)Sharon Delorme
Sat Sep 13, 200850DSymbol of blackness (3)Will Nediger
Sat Aug 9, 200820AStack buildupMark Diehl
Thu May 15, 200849ASome particulatesElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 16, 200833DSymbol of blackness (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Jun 14, 200718DSymbol of blackness (3)Donna Hoke Kahwaty
Fri May 18, 200737ATarget of a sweepDavid Quarfoot
Mon May 7, 200729DChimney sweep's target (3)Janet Bender
Sun Oct 22, 200626ADirty coat (2)Harvey Estes
Wed Jul 19, 200656DLampblack, essentiallyAlison Donald
Sat May 20, 200636AShade of black (4)Bob Klahn
Tue Sep 13, 200563ASweep's schmutzStella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Thu Aug 4, 200510DEpitome of blacknessElizabeth C. Gorski
Sun Mar 20, 200541APipe residuePatrick Berry
Sun Apr 18, 200457AIt's found in stacks (2)Richard Chisholm
Fri Jul 25, 200364AIt settles on sweepsMichael Shteyman
Sun Nov 24, 2002108DLampblack (6)Nancy Salomon and Lee Glickstein
Thu May 23, 200253D*Sweep ... coal ... SantaJohn Underwood
Mon May 6, 200259AChimney grime (3)Peter Gordon
Fri Apr 12, 20023DDirty coat (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sat Jan 13, 200141DPipe sullierRich Norris
Wed Nov 29, 200037DSpot on SantaPeter Gordon
Tue Oct 17, 200018AChimney residuePeter Gordon
Fri Dec 31, 199929DSmog contributorPeter Gordon
Sun Oct 10, 19992DGrate stuffCathy Millhauser
Tue Jun 29, 199919ASanta soilerArthur S. Verdesca
Fri Jun 18, 199944AFlue buildupBrendan Emmett Quigley
Fri May 28, 199932DLampblack (6)Joe DiPietro
Mon May 3, 199911DCombustion byproductNancy Kavanaugh
Thu Jul 2, 199815ASanta's coat?Pat M. Hugel
Sun Jun 21, 199890ASanta's spot?Jim Page
Thu Mar 26, 199836AFlue residueCathy Millhauser
Tue Dec 2, 199724AChimney accumulationAlan Olschwang
Thu Sep 25, 199755AWhat chimney sweeps sweepMark Diehl
Wed May 7, 199718AChimney coveringDean Niles
Sun May 4, 199737DFire damageManny Nosowsky
Fri Mar 28, 199726ALampblack (6)Jim Page
Sat Nov 16, 199615AFly ash (2)J. Page
Fri Jun 21, 19961DAir particulatesG. R. Ferguson
Mon Apr 22, 199657DChimney dirtS. B. Whitten
Mon Aug 7, 199569AChimney grime (3)Sidney L. Robbins
Sun Mar 19, 199579AIt's found in a stackAlex K. Justin
Mon Feb 27, 199533DLampblack (6)Sidney L. Robbins
Tue Jun 28, 199410AStain on SantaJonathan Schmatzbach
Tue Apr 26, 199438DChimney gritDavid Ellis Dickerson
Thu Jan 6, 199465AFly ash (2)Arthur W. Palmer

150 results for SOOT from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Thu Jul 22, 19939AProblem for SantaArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sun Mar 28, 1993125ALampblackJudith C. DaltonMaleska
Tue Nov 17, 199213DLampblackEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sat Nov 14, 199270ACarbonaceous substanceJames L. BeattyMaleska
Wed Jul 22, 199237DChimney dirtArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sun Dec 1, 199178AChimney problemRalph G. BeamanMaleska
Tue May 28, 199124DChimney liningStanley GlassMaleska
Thu Mar 7, 199146AA pollutantEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Sun Mar 3, 199140ASanta's bane?Robert H. WolfeMaleska
Sun Nov 25, 199048AA concern of ecologistsHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wed Oct 17, 199022ALampblackEugene T. MaleskaMaleska
Thu Aug 16, 199054DPowdery carbonMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sat May 12, 199051DFuliginous substanceJesse RoarkeMaleska
Wed May 9, 199024DAir pollutantNancy JolineMaleska
Sun Dec 3, 198931AChimney liningMary M. MurdochMaleska
Sat Aug 19, 198957DFuliginous substancePatterson PeppleMaleska
Sun Aug 13, 198987ACarbon particlesNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Fri Aug 11, 198962ALampblackHarold B. CountsMaleska
Tue Jul 11, 198924ACombustion resultReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Wed May 3, 19892DWhat a chimneysweep sweepsKenneth WitteMaleska
Thu Dec 15, 198823ACombustion residueCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Wed Oct 5, 19884DLampblackNancy JolineMaleska
Fri Oct 30, 198752DA pollutantKathryn RighterMaleska
Fri Oct 16, 198763ACarbon particlesWilson McBeathMaleska
Sun Mar 15, 19875DSweep's sweepsGloria EvansMaleska
Tue Mar 10, 19872DChimney depositHarold B. CountsMaleska
Wed Feb 11, 198759DChimney dirtMary C. WhittenMaleska
Sun Nov 30, 198628AA pollutantHarold B. CountsMaleska
Thu Jun 5, 198626DLampblackEli WesoffMaleska
Sun Nov 24, 198553AChimney sweep's targetCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Wed Aug 14, 198548DSweep's substanceWhittenMaleska
Thu Jul 5, 198421DChimney sweep's baneCharlotte ShoreMaleska
Tue Apr 24, 198424AGrimeA. J. SantoraMaleska
Fri Apr 20, 198435DChimney residueBrownMaleska
Tue Mar 6, 19847DWhat a sweep sweepsJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wed Sep 7, 198325ACharcoal dustJohn GreenmanMaleska
Sat Jul 9, 19838DCarbon particlesWilliam JarvisMaleska
Sun Jun 26, 198315DPollution factorJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sat Aug 21, 198231DFireplace residuePeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Aug 7, 198259AFuliginous substanceWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun Mar 28, 198273DGrimeTom MixonMaleska
Tue Mar 23, 198229DCarbon particlesNancy McCarthyMaleska
Wed Mar 10, 198263AA problem for KringleI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Sat Feb 13, 198240DLampblackVirginia ButlerMaleska
Sat Oct 24, 198122ALampblackC. J. AngioMaleska
Wed May 13, 198134AKringle's anathemaI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Fri Apr 24, 198144AUrban polluterNancy McCarthyMaleska
Thu Mar 5, 198145DAir pollutantGerald BrooksMaleska
Thu Feb 26, 198149DLampblackC. J. AngioMaleska
Mon Feb 23, 198134AFlue depositMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Mon Feb 2, 198143AFlue coatingC. J. AngioMaleska
Thu Jan 15, 198152DPollutantSara V. TuckermanMaleska
Wed Aug 13, 198054DFuliginous substancePeter SwiftMaleska
Sat Jul 26, 198039APollution factorRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Thu Jul 3, 198025DChimney sweep's concernNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Sat Jun 14, 198023AChimney powderJean J. DavisonMaleska
Wed May 28, 19801AChimney coatingJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Oct 7, 197966AFlue coatingReginald L. JohnsonMaleska
Tue Oct 2, 197965ALampblackKathryn RighterMaleska
Sat Jul 21, 197952DLampblackWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Fri Mar 16, 197952DChimney stuffingMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Wed Dec 27, 197838DSweep's concernHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Tue Dec 19, 19785DProblem for SantaRussellMaleska
Thu Nov 9, 197853DIt might soil SantaGrace FabbroniMaleska
Sun Jun 4, 197866DSandblaster's targetChet CurrierMaleska
Sun Sep 18, 1977110DChimney coatingBert H. KruseMaleska
Fri Sep 9, 197724DSanta's laundry problemHenry HookMaleska
Sun Aug 21, 197790AGrimeJack LuzzattoMaleska
Thu Aug 18, 197761AGrimeHerb L. RisteenMaleska
Fri Apr 22, 197734DUrban dirtJames & Phyllis BarrickMaleska
Mon Jan 24, 197768ASanta's laundry problemHenry HookWeng
Fri Sep 10, 197648AChimney outputEvelyn B. RosenthalWeng
Wed Jan 14, 197618DRelative of fly ashJordan S. LasherWeng
Sat Aug 16, 197559DChimney substanceManny MillerWeng
Tue Apr 22, 197549AAir polluterMaurice J. TeitelbaumWeng
Mon Mar 10, 197563AChimney outputDorothy N. DavisWeng
Mon Sep 16, 197454DChimney coatingEvelyn BenshoofWeng
Sun Jun 23, 197481AChimney outputFrances HansenWeng
Wed Aug 22, 197339DChimney-sweep's targetUnknownWeng
Tue Apr 10, 197372ABlack stuffUnknownWeng
Mon Jan 22, 197348DChimney outputUnknownWeng
Mon Dec 18, 197240DPollution factorUnknownWeng
Thu Jun 29, 19721AChimney dirtUnknownWeng
Sun May 28, 197219ALampblackMartin J. WargoWeng
Tue Feb 8, 197250AFine ashUnknownWeng
Mon Aug 30, 197144DSmoke byproductUnknownWeng
Sun May 23, 1971104AChimney outputHerbert EttensonWeng
Sun May 3, 197053DBlack stuffBarbara H. LewisWeng
Sun Mar 8, 197079AFireplace problemEva Pollack TaubWeng
Mon Aug 4, 196929DColly.UnknownWeng
Sun Mar 30, 1969112DChimney dirtE. ToroWeng
Thu Mar 6, 196966ABlack stuff.UnknownWeng
Sun Dec 1, 196864AAir polluterW. A. Lewis Jr.Farrar
Thu Dec 21, 196712DCarbon.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 25, 19676DCarbon.Eileen LexauFarrar
Sun Jun 18, 196738DCarbon.William LutwiniakFarrar
Mon Jan 30, 196736ALampblack.Rachel F. BakerFarrar
Thu Jan 26, 196761AAir pollutant.Helen FasuloFarrar
Wed Dec 28, 196659DCertain curtain decor.UnknownFarrar
Mon Dec 19, 19667DCarbon particles.UnknownFarrar
Mon Sep 12, 196627DCoal dust.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 8, 196656ACarbon.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 10, 196546AHousewife's problem.UnknownFarrar
Mon May 10, 196530DFireplace residue.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 9, 196442AFireplace residue.UnknownFarrar
Mon Apr 27, 196458DLampblack.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 19, 196468DLampblack.William A. Lewis, Jr.Farrar
Sat Apr 27, 196330DBy-product of smoke.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 20, 19622DLampblack.UnknownFarrar
Sun Nov 4, 196271ALampblack.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Oct 27, 196225AChimney grime.UnknownFarrar
Wed Oct 10, 196252DHousecleaning problem.UnknownFarrar
Mon Aug 20, 196210ASmoke deposit.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 15, 196248ABlack stuff.Jean ReedFarrar
Thu Apr 26, 196239ACarbon waste.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sun Dec 10, 196149ACarbon particles.Aida CromwellFarrar
Wed Nov 15, 196158ABlack stuff.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 30, 196124ABlack dust.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 19, 1961101AUnburned carbon.LavengroFarrar
Sun May 22, 196050ACarbon.Tom MixonFarrar
Wed Nov 25, 195953DImperfect combustion result.UnknownFarrar
Tue Mar 24, 195939AFireplace dust.Leonard SussmanFarrar
Fri Feb 20, 195919AChimney sweepings.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Jul 14, 195835DPowdered carbon.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 25, 195654DSanta's chimney problem.Diana SessionsFarrar
Sat Oct 29, 195545AChimney carbon.Mel TaubFarrar
Mon Aug 15, 195511DPart of the smog problem.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jun 7, 195540DLampblack.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sat Dec 25, 195446AChimney stuff.George HendersonFarrar
Sun Sep 26, 195467AHousewife's bete noire.Natalie HankemeyerFarrar
Sat Sep 4, 195434DBlack substance.Isaac KertFarrar
Sat Aug 14, 195448DWinter by-product.Marian MoeserFarrar
Thu Jul 8, 195424AChimney lining.Martin W. FreyFarrar
Wed Feb 3, 195430DHousewife's woe.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 24, 195332ACarbon particles.Henry A. WolfeFarrar
Mon Jun 22, 195339DHousewives' headache.S. A. KayFarrar
Sat Feb 21, 195356DIngredient of smog.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Nov 22, 195256AOne target of N. Y. C. cleanup campaign.UnknownFarrar
Mon Oct 27, 195265APart of the smoke menace.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 27, 195298DPart of the grime wave.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Sep 2, 195175ACombustion problem.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Jul 17, 195134DChimney residue.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jun 7, 195146DElement of smog.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 13, 195114DChimney lining.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Apr 7, 195118DNew Yorkers breathe in much.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 7, 1951106ALampblack.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun May 15, 194942DBlack powder from carbon.Eugene MaleskaFarrar
Sun Jul 4, 194879AChimney-sweep's haul.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Sep 14, 1947114APart of smoke.P. J. LamannaFarrar
Sun Nov 1, 194275ASubstance from coal smoke.Helen SmathersFarrar