Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in The Daily Mail Quick.

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  • The Daily Mail Quick - Tuesday, 7 Sep 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Tuesday, 4 May 2021
  • The Guardian Quick - Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Thursday, 24 Sep 2020
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Friday, 2 Aug 2019
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019

Crossword Answers

5 letters

A valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine

6 letters

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Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

A theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas

An out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout); "the first baseman made 15 putouts"

Joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

Mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"

Toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way; "The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours"

Conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"

7 letters

Conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"

A confused multitude of things

Vacuum flask that preserves temperature of hot or cold drinks

Prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"

8 letters

The area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

Prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"

9 letters

Feel uncomfortable for lack of fresh air; "The room was hot and stuffy and we were suffocating"

Charge someone with too many tasks


10 letters

Put an end to; kill; "The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"

Deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing; "Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow"; "The child suffocated herself with a plastic bag that the parents had left on the floor"


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