New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for April 8, 2020

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Today’s pangram is COUNTRY.

COUNTRY is defined as the territory occupied by a nation. It is also defined as a politically organized body of people under a single government. It is also defined as a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography). It is also defined as the people who live in a nation or country. It is also defined as an area outside of cities and towns.

COCONUT is defined as tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics. It is also defined as large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk. It is also defined as the edible white meat of a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries.

CONCOCT is defined as devise or invent. It is also defined as prepare or cook by mixing ingredients. It is also defined as invent. It is also defined as make a concoction (of) by mixing.

CONTORT is defined as twist and press out of shape.

CONTOUR is defined as a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height. It is also defined as any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline). It is also defined as a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure. It is also defined as form the contours of.

COOT is defined as slate-black slow-flying birds somewhat resembling ducks.

COTTON is defined as erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers. It is also defined as soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state. It is also defined as fabric woven from cotton fibers. It is also defined as take a liking to. It is also defined as thread made of cotton fibers.

COTTONY is defined as resembling cotton; as soft as cotton.

COUNT is defined as put into a group. It is also defined as show consideration for; take into account. It is also defined as determine the number or amount of. It is also defined as have faith or confidence in. It is also defined as take account of. It is also defined as the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order. It is also defined as have weight; have import, carry weight. It is also defined as a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl. It is also defined as have a certain value or carry a certain weight. It is also defined as include as if by counting. It is also defined as name or recite the numbers in ascending order. It is also defined as the total number counted.

COUNTY is defined as (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government. It is also defined as (United States) the largest administrative district within a state.

COURT is defined as Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947). It is also defined as seek someone’s favor. It is also defined as a room in which a lawcourt sits. It is also defined as an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings. It is also defined as a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws. It is also defined as the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state. It is also defined as respectful deference. It is also defined as a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area. It is also defined as make amorous advances towards. It is also defined as the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince. It is also defined as an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business. It is also defined as a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played. It is also defined as engage in social activities leading to marriage. It is also defined as the residence of a sovereign or nobleman.

CROUTON is defined as a small piece of toasted or fried bread; served in soup or salads.

CURT is defined as marked by rude or peremptory shortness. It is also defined as brief and to the point; effectively cut short.

CUTOUT is defined as a part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out. It is also defined as a photograph from which the background has been cut away. It is also defined as a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload.

NUTTY is defined as informal or slang terms for mentally irregular. It is also defined as having the flavor of nuts.

ONTO is defined as On the top of; upon..

OUTCRY is defined as utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy. It is also defined as shout louder than. It is also defined as a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition.

The word OUTRO has no known definition.

OUTRUN is defined as run faster than.

ROOT is defined as a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes. It is also defined as someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent). It is also defined as become settled or established and stable in one’s residence or life style. It is also defined as (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed. It is also defined as the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation. It is also defined as the place where something begins, where it springs into being. It is also defined as dig with the snout. It is also defined as a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number. It is also defined as (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground. It is also defined as cause to take roots. It is also defined as cheer for. It is also defined as come into existence, originate. It is also defined as plant by the roots. It is also defined as take root and begin to grow. It is also defined as the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair.

The word ROTO has no known definition.

ROTOR is defined as the rotating armature of a motor or generator. It is also defined as rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils. It is also defined as the revolving bar of a distributor.

ROUT is defined as defeat disastrously. It is also defined as make a groove in. It is also defined as cause to flee. It is also defined as a disorderly crowd of people. It is also defined as dig with the snout. It is also defined as an overwhelming defeat.

The word RUNOUT has no known definition.

RUNT is defined as disparaging terms for small people.

RUNTY is defined as (used especially of persons) of inferior size. It is also defined as well below average height.

RUTTY is defined as full of ruts.

The word TONY has no known definition.

TOON is defined as a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence.

TOOT is defined as make a loud noise. It is also defined as revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party. It is also defined as a blast of a horn.

TORN is defined as having edges that are jagged from injury. It is also defined as disrupted by the pull of contrary forces.

The word TORO has no known definition.

TORT is defined as (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought.

TOUR is defined as a period of time spent in military service. It is also defined as a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area. It is also defined as a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else). It is also defined as make a tour of a certain place.

TOUT is defined as one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack). It is also defined as someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit. It is also defined as show off. It is also defined as someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way. It is also defined as advertize in strongly positive terms.

TROT is defined as run at a moderately swift pace. It is also defined as a slow pace of running. It is also defined as a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly). It is also defined as radicals who support Trotsky’s theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution. It is also defined as a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together. It is also defined as cause to trot. It is also defined as ride at a trot.

TROUT is defined as any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons. It is also defined as flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes.

TROY is defined as an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War. It is also defined as a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains.

TRYOUT is defined as trying something to find out about it. It is also defined as a test of the suitability of a performer.

TURN is defined as to break and turn over earth especially with a plow. It is also defined as twist suddenly so as to sprain. It is also defined as pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become. It is also defined as cause to move around a center so as to show another side of. It is also defined as undergo a change or development. It is also defined as let (something) fall or spill from a container. It is also defined as cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form. It is also defined as undergo a transformation or a change of position or action. It is also defined as pass to the other side of. It is also defined as have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to. It is also defined as turning or twisting around (in place). It is also defined as a favor for someone. It is also defined as change to the contrary. It is also defined as (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession. It is also defined as a short performance that is part of a longer program. It is also defined as a circular segment of a curve. It is also defined as (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive. It is also defined as a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else). It is also defined as a movement in a new direction. It is also defined as an unforeseen development. It is also defined as the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course. It is also defined as go sour or spoil. It is also defined as accomplish by rotating. It is also defined as alter the functioning or setting of. It is also defined as become officially one year older. It is also defined as cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics. It is also defined as cause to move along an axis or into a new direction. It is also defined as cause to move around or rotate. It is also defined as change color. It is also defined as change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense. It is also defined as channel one’s attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something. It is also defined as direct at someone. It is also defined as get by buying and selling. It is also defined as move around an axis or a center. It is also defined as shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel. It is also defined as taking a short walk out and back. It is also defined as the act of turning away or in the opposite direction. It is also defined as to send or let go.

TURNOUT is defined as a set of clothing (with accessories). It is also defined as what is produced in a given time period. It is also defined as a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park. It is also defined as a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass. It is also defined as attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election). It is also defined as (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer’s leg from the hip. It is also defined as the group that gathers together for a particular occasion.

TUTOR is defined as a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.). It is also defined as act as a guardian to someone. It is also defined as be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction.

TUTU is defined as South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931). It is also defined as very short skirt worn by ballerinas.

TYCOON is defined as a very wealthy or powerful businessman.

TYRO is defined as someone new to a field or activity.

UNCUT is defined as complete. It is also defined as not shaped by cutting or trimming. It is also defined as (used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine. It is also defined as not trimmed. It is also defined as not cut. It is also defined as (of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge.

The word UNTO has no known definition.

YURT is defined as a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing.

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