Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Land

17 September 2020 The New York Times Crossword

We have 51 answers for the crossword clue Land. We last saw the 'Land' clue in The New York Times Crossword on Thursday, 15 February 2018.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"
  • A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
  • Territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
  • Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
  • The solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
  • The territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
  • A domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
  • Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
  • Reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
  • United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)
  • Cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"
  • Shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
  • Arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"
  • Deliver (a blow); "He landed several blows on his opponent's head"
  • The people who live in a nation or country; "a statement that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him"
  • The land on which real estate is located; "he built the house on land leased from the city"
  • Bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
  • Bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

GET

A return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent

4 Letters

DOWN

(American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have four downs to gain ten yards"

LALA

SOIL

Material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"

5 Letters

ACRES

Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"

BRING

Induce or persuade; "The confession of one of the accused brought the others to admit to the crime as well"

CATCH

A person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

EARTH

A connection between an electrical device and a large conducting body, such as the earth (which is taken to be at zero voltage)

ENDUP

Finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"

REALM

A knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited realm of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"

ROVER

Someone who leads a wandering unsettled life

SAKES

SHORE

A beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support

STATE

The federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789"

TERRA

6 Letters

ALIGHT

Lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "houses on fire"

ARRIVE

Succeed in a big way; get to the top; "After he published his book, he had arrived"; "I don't know whether I can make it in science!"; "You will go far, my boy!"

DOMAIN

The content of a particular field of knowledge

ESTATE

A major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights

GROUND

The first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

NATION

A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

OBTAIN

Be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"

REALTY

Property consisting of houses and land

REELIN

SECURE

Not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"

7 Letters

ACREAGE

An area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming); "he wanted some acreage to build on"

CAPTURE

The act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

COUNTRY

A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

DEMESNE

Territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"

DINLAND

United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)

DRYLAND

The solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"

FARMING

Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"

KINGDOM

A domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"

PUTDOWN

Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"

SETDOWN

Reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"

TERRAIN

A piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential; "they decided to attack across the rocky terrain"

8 Letters

PROPERTY

Any area set aside for a particular purpose; "who owns this place?"; "the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"

9 Letters

BRINGDOWN

Impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"

DISEMBARK

Go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"

SETASHORE

Arrive on shore; "The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

SHOOTDOWN

Shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

TERRITORY

An area of knowledge or interest; "his questions covered a lot of territory"

TOUCHDOWN

Come or bring (a plane) to a landing; "the plane touched down at noon"

10 Letters

REALESTATE

Property consisting of houses and land

RESPUBLICA

A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

TERRAFIRMA

The solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"

11 Letters

BODYPOLITIC

A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

SOLIDGROUND

The solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"

12 Letters

COMMONWEALTH

A politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

LANDEDESTATE

Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"

16 Letters

EDWINHERBERTLAND

United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)

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