"Former Exxon name" crossword clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 02 May 2023

Former Exxon name NYT crossword answer is:

ESSO (4 letters length)

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The New York Times crossword puzzle on December 27, 2022 featured a clue for the former name of Exxon: Standard Oil. This clue was a nod to the history of the company, which was founded in 1870 as Standard Oil Company and was later renamed Exxon in 1972. Standard Oil was one of the first major oil companies in the United States, and it was eventually broken up into 34 separate companies in 1911.

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