New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for April 2, 2020

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Today’s pangram is BLANKET.

BLANKET is defined as bedding that keeps a person warm in bed. It is also defined as anything that covers. It is also defined as broad in scope or content. It is also defined as a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor. It is also defined as cover as if with a blanket. It is also defined as form a blanket-like cover (over).

ALKANE is defined as a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2).

ALKENE is defined as any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon.

ANKLE is defined as a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus.

ANKLET is defined as an ornament worn around the ankle. It is also defined as a sock that reaches just above the ankle. It is also defined as a shoe for a child or woman that has a strap around the ankle.

BABKA is defined as a coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.

BAKE is defined as be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun. It is also defined as heat by a natural force. It is also defined as cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven. It is also defined as prepare with dry heat in an oven.

BALK is defined as the area on a billiard table behind the balkline. It is also defined as one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof. It is also defined as something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress. It is also defined as refuse to comply. It is also defined as an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base.

BANK is defined as a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities. It is also defined as have faith or confidence in. It is also defined as put into a bank account. It is also defined as a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home. It is also defined as a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force. It is also defined as a building in which the business of banking transacted. It is also defined as act as the banker in a game or in gambling. It is also defined as a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning). It is also defined as a long ridge or pile. It is also defined as an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers. It is also defined as a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies). It is also defined as be in the banking business. It is also defined as cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning. It is also defined as do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank. It is also defined as enclose with a bank. It is also defined as sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water). It is also defined as the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games. It is also defined as tip laterally.

BANKABLE is defined as acceptable to or at a bank. It is also defined as guaranteed to bring a profit.

BEAK is defined as horny projecting mouth of a bird. It is also defined as informal terms for the nose. It is also defined as hit lightly with a picking motion. It is also defined as a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures. It is also defined as beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles).

The word BETAKE has no known definition.

The word BETAKEN has no known definition.

BLANK is defined as a blank gap or missing part. It is also defined as complete and absolute. It is also defined as a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing. It is also defined as (of a surface) not written or printed on. It is also defined as a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet. It is also defined as a piece of material ready to be made into something. It is also defined as keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning. It is also defined as not charged with a bullet. It is also defined as without comprehension.

BLEAK is defined as providing no shelter or sustenance. It is also defined as offering little or no hope. It is also defined as unpleasantly cold and damp.

KALE is defined as a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head. It is also defined as informal terms for money. It is also defined as coarse curly-leafed cabbage.

The word KATANA has no known definition.

KEBAB is defined as cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.

KEEL is defined as walk as if unable to control one’s movements. It is also defined as a projection or ridge that suggests a keel. It is also defined as one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability. It is also defined as the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly.

KEEN is defined as express grief verbally. It is also defined as intense or sharp. It is also defined as painful as if caused by a sharp instrument. It is also defined as having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions. It is also defined as very good. It is also defined as a funeral lament sung with loud wailing. It is also defined as having a sharp cutting edge or point.

KENNEL is defined as outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog. It is also defined as put up in a kennel.

KETTLE is defined as a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it. It is also defined as the quantity a kettle will hold. It is also defined as a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid. It is also defined as (geology) a hollow (typically filled by a lake) that results from the melting of a mass of ice trapped in glacial deposits.

KNEE is defined as joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee. It is also defined as hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella. It is also defined as the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee.

KNEEL is defined as supporting yourself on your knees. It is also defined as rest one’s weight on one’s knees.

KNELL is defined as make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification. It is also defined as ring as in announcing death. It is also defined as the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something.

The word KNELT has no known definition.

LAKE is defined as a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land. It is also defined as any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments. It is also defined as a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal.

LANK is defined as long and lean. It is also defined as long and thin and often limp.

LATKE is defined as made of grated potato and egg with a little flour.

LEAK is defined as unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information. It is also defined as the discharge of a fluid from some container. It is also defined as be leaked. It is also defined as a euphemism for urination. It is also defined as an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape. It is also defined as enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure. It is also defined as have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out. It is also defined as soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi. It is also defined as tell anonymously.

LEEK is defined as plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum. It is also defined as related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves.

TAKE is defined as the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property. It is also defined as be capable of holding or containing. It is also defined as remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract. It is also defined as serve oneself to, or consume regularly. It is also defined as make a film or photograph of something. It is also defined as be designed to hold or take. It is also defined as require (time or space). It is also defined as take somebody somewhere. It is also defined as have sex with; archaic use. It is also defined as have with oneself; have on one’s person. It is also defined as receive or obtain regularly. It is also defined as admit into a group or community. It is also defined as head into a specified direction. It is also defined as pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives. It is also defined as take into consideration for exemplifying purposes. It is also defined as assume, as of positions or roles. It is also defined as interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression. It is also defined as lay claim to; as of an idea. It is also defined as accept or undergo, often unwillingly. It is also defined as make use of or accept for some purpose. It is also defined as take something or somebody with oneself somewhere. It is also defined as engage for service under a term of contract. It is also defined as be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness. It is also defined as take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect. It is also defined as take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs. It is also defined as get into one’s hands, take physically. It is also defined as require as useful, just, or proper. It is also defined as occupy or take on. It is also defined as receive willingly something given or offered. It is also defined as be a student of a certain subject. It is also defined as proceed along in a vehicle. It is also defined as point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards. It is also defined as ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial. It is also defined as be seized or affected in a specified way. It is also defined as buy, select. It is also defined as carry out. It is also defined as experience or feel or submit to. It is also defined as obtain by winning. It is also defined as take by force. It is also defined as take into one’s possession. It is also defined as the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption. It is also defined as travel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route.

TAKEN is defined as understood in a certain way; made sense of. It is also defined as be affected with an indisposition.

TALK is defined as exchange thoughts; talk with. It is also defined as use language. It is also defined as an exchange of ideas via conversation. It is also defined as express in speech. It is also defined as deliver a lecture or talk. It is also defined as reveal information. It is also defined as a speech that is open to the public. It is also defined as idle gossip or rumor. It is also defined as divulge confidential information or secrets. It is also defined as discussion; (`talk about’ is a less formal alternative for `discussion of’). It is also defined as the act of giving a talk to an audience.

TANK is defined as a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids. It is also defined as a cell for violent prisoners. It is also defined as an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads. It is also defined as a freight car that transports liquids or gases in bulk. It is also defined as as much as a tank will hold. It is also defined as consume excessive amounts of alcohol. It is also defined as store in a tank by causing (something) to flow into it. It is also defined as treat in a tank.

TEAK is defined as hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding. It is also defined as tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood.

TEAKETTLE is defined as kettle for boiling water to make tea.

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