Crossword Clue and Answers

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This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

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  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Thursday, 3 Jun 2021
  • USA Today - Monday, 31 May 2021
  • The Sun Cryptic - Thursday, 20 May 2021
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Monday, 17 May 2021
  • The New York Times Crossword - Wednesday, 12 May 2021
  • The Guardian Quick - Friday, 23 Aug 2019
  • The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest - Friday, 19 Oct 2018
  • The New York Times Crossword - Sunday, 18 Feb 2018
  • The Guardian Speedy - Sunday, 30 Oct 2016

Crossword Answers

4 letters

A light slender flexible sword tipped by a button

Escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"

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5 letters

(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"

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

Turn away from by persuasion; "Negative campaigning will only dissuade people"

Treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"

The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

One of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

6 letters

Put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

A flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy

A thwarting and distressing situation

Of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language; "Scots Gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"

7 letters

Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

Stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"

9 letters

Treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

Cripple by cutting the hamstring

11 letters

A crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat


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