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  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Friday, 12 Nov 2021
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  • The Mirror Classic - Sunday, 24 Jan 2021
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  • The Mirror Classic - Monday, 7 Sep 2020
  • The Guardian Quick - Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019
  • The Guardian Speedy - Sunday, 17 Sep 2017

Crossword Answers

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DRY Mike Smallman
A reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages

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Make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"

Very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

Lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross"

Pompous or pretentious talk or writing

A suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

BARE Mike Smallman
Lacking embellishment or ornamentation; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete"

COLD Mike Smallman
The sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head"

DEAD Mike Smallman
People who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"

FADE Mike Smallman
Gradually ceasing to be visible

FAIR Mike Smallman
A traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.

MILD Mike Smallman
Mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze"

NULL Mike Smallman
A quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"

PALE Mike Smallman
Lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"

POKY Mike Smallman
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

SLOW Mike Smallman
(of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market"

SOSO Mike Smallman

SOFT Mike Smallman
(of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"

THIN Mike Smallman
Take off weight

VOID Mike Smallman
Take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidate a contract"

WEAK Mike Smallman
Wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"

TAME Surinder Sobti

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BEIGE Surinder Sobti

BLANK Mike Smallman
A blank gap or missing part

CLEAR Mike Smallman
A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"

DUSTY Mike Smallman
Covered with a layer of dust; "a dusty pile of books"

EMPTY Mike Smallman
A container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store"

HEAVY Mike Smallman
A serious (or tragic) role in a play

HOHUM Mike Smallman

INAPT Mike Smallman
Not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"

MILKY Mike Smallman
Resembling milk in color not clear; "milky glass"

MUSHY Mike Smallman
Effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"

PAPPY Mike Smallman

PLAIN Mike Smallman
Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

PROSY Mike Smallman
Lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"

PULPY Mike Smallman
Like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness

STALE Mike Smallman
Urinate, of cattle and horses

STIFF Mike Smallman
The dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"

WASHY Mike Smallman
Having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"

WHITE Mike Smallman
(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"

Lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest; "a vapid conversation"; "a vapid smile"; "a bunch of vapid schoolgirls"

Devoid of intelligence

Lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke"

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The act of drilling a hole in the earth in the hope of producing petroleum

Lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very poor"

Relating to or resembling or consisting of water; "a watery substance"; "a watery color"

BARREN Mike Smallman
Providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"

COMMON Mike Smallman
A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"

DEVOID Mike Smallman
Completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning"

DILUTE Mike Smallman
Corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"

DISMAL Mike Smallman
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

DRAGGY Mike Smallman

DREARY Mike Smallman
Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"

EFFETE Mike Smallman
Marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay; "a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"; "a group of effete self-professed intellectuals"

FEEBLE Mike Smallman
Pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"

HOLLOW Mike Smallman
A cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"

LEADEN Mike Smallman
Lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation"

MEDIUM Mike Smallman
An occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"

MODEST Mike Smallman
Limited in size or scope; "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"

PALLID Mike Smallman
Lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance"

SICKLY Mike Smallman
Unhealthy looking

SLIGHT Mike Smallman
A deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

SOLEMN Mike Smallman
Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

STODGY Mike Smallman
(used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned; "moss-grown ideas about family life"

STUFFY Mike Smallman
Affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction; "a stuffy feeling in my chest"

STUPID Mike Smallman
In a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was stupid from fatigue"

SWASHY Mike Smallman

VACANT Mike Smallman
Void of thought or knowledge; "a vacant mind"

WOODEN Mike Smallman
Made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood; "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden wheels"

ANEMIC Surinder Sobti

LIQUID Surinder Sobti

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MAUDLIN Surinder Sobti

NEBBISH Surinder Sobti

NOWHERE Surinder Sobti

DECAYED Surinder Sobti

SLURRED Surinder Sobti

GOSSIPY Surinder Sobti

NOTHING Surinder Sobti

DILUTED Mike Smallman
Reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid"

FAIRISH Mike Smallman
Not excessive or extreme; "a fairish income"; "reasonable prices"

GRUELLY Mike Smallman

HUMDRUM Mike Smallman
The quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety; "he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work"; "he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners"; "he hated the sameness of the food the college served"

INSIPID Mike Smallman
Lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"

MUNDANE Mike Smallman
Concerned with the world or worldly matters; "mundane affairs"; "he developed an immense terrestrial practicality"

NEUTRAL Mike Smallman
One who does not side with any party in a war or dispute

OFAKIND Mike Smallman

OFASORT Mike Smallman

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PROSAIC Mike Smallman
Lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"

PROSING Mike Smallman

SAPLESS Mike Smallman
Destitute of sap and other vital juices; dry; "the rats and roaches scurrying along the sapless planks"- Norman Mailer

STERILE Mike Smallman
Incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple"

SUBDUED Mike Smallman
Not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"

TEDIOUS Mike Smallman
Using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

TENUOUS Mike Smallman
Lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"

VACUOUS Mike Smallman
Void of expression; "a blank stare"

WATERED Mike Smallman
(of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern

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BLEACHED Mike Smallman
(used of color) artificially produced; not natural; "a bleached blonde"

BROMIDIC Mike Smallman
Dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality; "bromidic sermons"