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  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Tuesday, 23 Nov 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Tuesday, 21 Sep 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Friday, 27 Aug 2021
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  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Friday, 30 Jul 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Saturday, 22 May 2021
  • USA Today - Friday, 30 Apr 2021
  • The New York Times Crossword - Thursday, 15 Apr 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
  • USA Today - Sunday, 21 Mar 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Thursday, 4 Mar 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Tuesday, 2 Feb 2021

Crossword Answers

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Nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"

SHY Surinder Sobti
A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

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RUDE Surinder Sobti
Belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"

POOR Surinder Sobti
People without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance"

DIRE Surinder Sobti
Causing fear or dread or terror; "the awful war"; "an awful risk"; "dire news"; "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked"; "the dread presence of the headmaster"; "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was"; "a dreadful storm"; "a fearful howling"; "horrendous explosions shook the city"; "a terrible curse"

LOUD Surinder Sobti
Characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"

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

KEEN Surinder Sobti
A funeral lament sung with loud wailing

DEAR Surinder Sobti
A sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child)

MEAN Surinder Sobti
Characterized by malice; "a hateful thing to do"; "in a mean mood"

WILD Surinder Sobti
A wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition; "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"

HURT Surinder Sobti
The act of damaging something or someone

NUMB Surinder Sobti
Make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"

CALM Surinder Sobti
Wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale

BALD Surinder Sobti
Grow bald; lose hair on one's head; "He is balding already"

FIRM Surinder Sobti
The members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"

DOUR Howard
Stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

(of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum; "Russian distinguished between hard consonants and palatalized or soft consonants"

Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

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

SORE Surinder Sobti
An open skin infection

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HARSH Surinder Sobti

CRUEL Surinder Sobti
(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"

SMART Surinder Sobti
Be the source of pain

Completely; "stark mad"; "mouth stark open"

SHARP Surinder Sobti
Quick and forceful; "a sharp blow"

A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"

Sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"

A mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

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

STIFF Surinder Sobti
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"

SOBER Surinder Sobti
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"

EXACT Surinder Sobti
Marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"

TOUGH Surinder Sobti
Someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing

GREAT Surinder Sobti
Remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; "a great crisis"; "had a great stake in the outcome"

NASTY Surinder Sobti
Characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"

BROKE Surinder Sobti
Lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term"

STARE Surinder Sobti
A fixed look with eyes open wide

CLOSE Surinder Sobti
The concluding part of any performance

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POTENT Surinder Sobti
Having or wielding force or authority; "providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons"

MIGHTY Surinder Sobti
(Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree; "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily"

MORTAL Surinder Sobti
A human being; "there was too much for one person to do"

SIMPLE Surinder Sobti
A person lacking intelligence or common sense

STORMY Surinder Sobti
Characterized by violent emotions or behavior; "a stormy argument"; "a stormy marriage"

BROKEN Surinder Sobti
Not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly; "broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs"

Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"

Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"

HUMBLE Surinder Sobti
Marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski

RAGING Surinder Sobti
(of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"

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HATEFUL Surinder Sobti
Evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly

Difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill; "the arduous work of preparing a dictionary"

(of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green"; "intense blue"

The furthest or highest degree of something; "he carried it to extremes"

Concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!"

A resident of Sparta

Of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"

Forceful and extreme and rigorous; "drastic measures"

CAREFUL Surinder Sobti
Mindful of the future in spending money; "careful with money"

EARNEST Surinder Sobti
Not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal

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Requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"

DIVORCED Surinder Sobti
Of someone whose marriage has been legally dissolved

Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; "rigorous application of the law"; "a strict vegetarian"

Causing or marked by grief or anguish; "a grievous loss"; "a grievous cry"; "her sigh was heartbreaking"; "the heartrending words of Rabin's granddaughter"

A blow that renders the opponent unconscious

HOPELESS Surinder Sobti
Certain to fail; "the situation is hopeless"

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Not forbearing; ruthless; "an unsparing critic"

(of weather or climate) severe

Requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"

Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

TERRIFIED Surinder Sobti
Thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; "became panicky as the snow deepened"; "felt panicked before each exam"; "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd"; "the terrified horse bolted"

FANTASTIC Surinder Sobti
Extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

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A drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

Relating to or resulting from the action of a torrent; "torrential erosion"; "torrential adaptations seen in some aquatic forms"

An official prohibition or edict against something

OUTRAGEOUS Surinder Sobti
Grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror; "subjected to outrageous cruelty"; "a hideous pattern of injustice"; "horrific conditions in the mining industry"

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INTEMPERATE Surinder Sobti
Given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors; "a hard drinker"

DISTRESSING Surinder Sobti
Causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

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