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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Writer as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 13 answers for the crossword clue 'Writer', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

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 Writer a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Writer as an answer itself some 65 times.

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

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 with the answer being SCRIBE, but the most popular answer for this clue is AUTHOR.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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

  • Writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  • A person who is able to write and has written something

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

Female swan

4 Letters

A pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper

6 Letters

Someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he was the generator of several complaints"

A thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood

Informal terms for journalists


A sharp-pointed awl for marking wood or metal to be cut

The quantity a shovel can hold

8 Letters

Someone who composes music as a profession

A writer of literary works

One who writes novels

9 Letters

A gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races)

12 Letters

A man devoted to literary or scholarly activities

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