17 September 2020 The New York Times CrosswordWe have 57 answers for the crossword clue crack. We last saw the 'crack' clue in The New York Times Crossword on Sunday, 31 May 2020.
Before we get to our crossword answers for 'crack', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'crack' and give you a hint.
An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
(usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
Information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"
Success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
Informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"
Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
Of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
The act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
Remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"
Find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
Read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"
A small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal; "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"