Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in The Mirror Classic.

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  • The Mirror Classic - Thursday, 8 Apr 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Wednesday, 25 Nov 2020
  • The Mirror Classic - Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020
  • The Mirror Classic - Wednesday, 9 Sep 2020
  • The Mirror Classic - Tuesday, 18 Aug 2020
  • The Mirror Classic - Wednesday, 5 Aug 2020
  • The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest - Monday, 17 Feb 2020
  • The Guardian Speedy - Sunday, 5 May 2019

Crossword Answers

2 letters

A soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime

3 letters

The part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"

DIE Surinder Sobti
A cutting tool that is fitted into a diestock and used for cutting male (external) screw threads on screws or bolts or pipes or rods

OFF Surinder Sobti
Kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered"

LAY Surinder Sobti
Impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a responsibility on someone"

4 letters

WAIT Surinder Sobti
The act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something); "the wait was an ordeal for him"

DENY Surinder Sobti
Refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness"

VINE Surinder Sobti
A plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

AWAY Surinder Sobti
(of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter; "the pitch was away (or wide)"; "an outside pitch"

STAY Surinder Sobti
Continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"

Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

A brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"

5 letters

Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

ADMIT Surinder Sobti
Afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

REMIT Surinder Sobti
(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)


SANYO Surinder Sobti

LEAVE Surinder Sobti
The act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"

NOTTO Surinder Sobti

AVOID Surinder Sobti
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

FORGO Surinder Sobti
Be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools"

NOTDO Surinder Sobti

CEASE Surinder Sobti

6 letters

GIVEUP Surinder Sobti
Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

GIVEIN Surinder Sobti
Yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure"

DEFEAT Surinder Sobti
The feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals


Sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"

7 letters

Choose not to consume; "I abstain from alcohol"

Refrain from voting

DECLINE Surinder Sobti
Change toward something smaller or lower

8 letters

A stopping; "a cessation of the thunder"


11 letters

DISCONTINUE Surinder Sobti
Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"


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