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This clue has been rated as COMMON
We've rated Sortie as COMMON because it has been seen regularly in the crossword puzzles we monitor.

20 May 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 7 answers for the crossword clue 'Sortie', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Sortie a popularity rating of 'Common' because it has featured in a number crossword publications.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Sortie as an answer itself some 78 times.

Sortie is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Monday, 24 May 2021 with the answer being SALLY, we also found SALLY to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Sortie', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Sortie' and give you a hint.

  • (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation)
  • A military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position


We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Sortie'.

  • Restio
  • sorite
  • triose Any monosaccharide sugar containing three atoms of carbon per molecule

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"

5 Letters

An initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence); "scientists' forays into politics"

A venture off the beaten path; "a sally into the wide world beyond his home"

6 Letters

An offensive move in a sport or game; "they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning"

A special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"


9 Letters

The act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers); "the incursion of television into the American living room"

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