Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Scent

17 September 2020 The New York Times Crossword

We have 22 answers for the crossword clue Scent. We last saw the 'Scent' clue in The New York Times Crossword on Monday, 27 July 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Any property detected by the olfactory system
  • An odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
  • Catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
  • Cause to smell or be smelly
  • Apply perfume to; "She perfumes herself every day"
  • A distinctive odor that is pleasant

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

MUSK

An odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative

NOSE

A projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

ODOR

Any property detected by the olfactory system

TANG

The imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907

WIND

Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

5 Letters

AROMA

Any property detected by the olfactory system

ODOUR

Any property detected by the olfactory system

SMELL

Emit an odor; "The soup smells good"

SPOOR

The trail left by a person or an animal; what the hunter follows in pursuing game; "the hounds followed the fox's spoor"

TRACK

The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track

TRAIL

Evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"

WHIFF

Strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third

6 Letters

FOLLOW

Travel along a certain course; "follow the road"; "follow the trail"

7 Letters

BOUQUET

An arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

ESSENCE

A toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor

ODORIZE

Cause to smell or be smelly

PERFUME

A toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor

8 Letters

ODOURISE

Cause to smell or be smelly

9 Letters

FRAGRANCE

A pleasingly sweet olfactory property

REDOLENCE

A pleasingly sweet olfactory property

12 Letters

EAUDECOLOGNE

A perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol

17 Letters

OLFACTORYPROPERTY

Any property detected by the olfactory system

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