Crossword Clue and Answers

Let's see if we can help you solve the crossword puzzle "Backslide", we have 5 possible answers for this crossword clue, so hopefully we can assist you.

This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in The Sun Cryptic.

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  • The Sun Cryptic - Friday, 21 May 2021
  • The Sun Cryptic - Monday, 9 Nov 2020
  • The Guardian Speedy - Sunday, 10 Jun 2018
  • The New York Times Crossword - Thursday, 1 Mar 2018
  • The Guardian Speedy - Sunday, 3 Jul 2016

Crossword Answers

5 letters

A mistake resulting from inattention

6 letters

Go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"


7 letters

A failure to maintain a higher state

Returning to a former state