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The ClueNeeding shampoo, say (4 letter answer)
NotesThe answer OILY is seen frequently, appearing about once every 140 puzzles.
Suave to a fault
Suave and glib
Like canned sardines
Like garage floors
Like many sunscreens
Like mechanics' hands
Like olives or peanuts
Like some hair
Like unwashed hair
Opposite of dry, as hair
Suave, and then some
"___ to bed . . . " (OPEC worker's slogan?)
Like service station rags
DefinitionOILY as an adjective:
1. (greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginous) = containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
2. (buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous) = unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
3. coated or covered with oil; "oily puddles in the streets"
4. (greasy, oily) = smeared or soiled with grease or oil; "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"