New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for April 13, 2020

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Today’s pangram is HANDRAIL.

HANDRAIL is defined as a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling.

ANAL is defined as a stage in psychosexual development when the child’s interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.. It is also defined as of or related to the anus.

The word ANNAL has no known definition.

ARIL is defined as fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelops the seed.

DAHLIA is defined as any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia.

DIAL is defined as a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called. It is also defined as choose by means of a dial. It is also defined as operate a dial to select a telephone number. It is also defined as the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments. It is also defined as the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning. It is also defined as the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours.

DILL is defined as aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning. It is also defined as aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning.

DIRNDL is defined as a dress with a tight bodice and full skirt. It is also defined as a full skirt with a gathered waistband.

DRILL is defined as make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool. It is also defined as systematic training by multiple repetitions. It is also defined as learn by repetition. It is also defined as similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored. It is also defined as a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows). It is also defined as (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms. It is also defined as teach by repetition. It is also defined as train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons. It is also defined as undergo military training or do military exercises.

HAIL is defined as praise vociferously. It is also defined as be a native of. It is also defined as greet enthusiastically or joyfully. It is also defined as call for. It is also defined as enthusiastic greeting. It is also defined as many objects thrown forcefully through the air. It is also defined as precipitate as small ice particles. It is also defined as precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents.

HALAL is defined as conforming to dietary laws. It is also defined as (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah. It is also defined as proper or legitimate.

HALL is defined as United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914). It is also defined as a large entrance or reception room or area. It is also defined as a college or university building containing living quarters for students. It is also defined as United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924). It is also defined as a large and imposing house. It is also defined as an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open. It is also defined as English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943). It is also defined as the large room of a manor or castle. It is also defined as United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907). It is also defined as United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871). It is also defined as a large building for meetings or entertainment. It is also defined as a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research. It is also defined as a large room for gatherings or entertainment.

HILL is defined as United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916). It is also defined as (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands. It is also defined as risque English comedian (1925-1992). It is also defined as structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones. It is also defined as a local and well-defined elevation of the land. It is also defined as form into a hill.

ILIAD is defined as a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy.

INLAID is defined as adorned by inlays.

INLAND is defined as situated away from an area’s coast or border.

LAID is defined as set down according to a plan.

The word LAIN has no known definition.

LAIR is defined as the habitation of wild animals.

LANAI is defined as an island of central Hawaii; a pineapple-growing area. It is also defined as a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room.

LAND is defined as material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use). It is also 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 United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991). It is also defined as extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use. It is also defined as reach or come to rest. It is also defined as bring into a different state. It is also defined as the people who live in a nation or country. It is also defined as arrive on shore. It is also defined as cause to come to the ground. It is also defined as agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life. It is also defined as the solid part of the earth’s surface. It is also defined as shoot at and force to come down. It is also defined as territory over which rule or control is exercised. It is also defined as a domain in which something is dominant. It is also defined as bring ashore. It is also defined as deliver (a blow). It is also defined as the land on which real estate is located.

LARD is defined as add details to. It is also defined as prepare or cook with lard. It is also defined as soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog.

LIAR is defined as a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly.

LIRA is defined as the basic unit of money in Turkey. It is also defined as the basic unit of money on Malta; equal to 100 cents. It is also defined as formerly the basic unit of money in Italy; equal to 100 centesimi.

NAIL is defined as hit hard. It is also defined as take into custody. It is also defined as complete a pass. It is also defined as locate exactly. It is also defined as succeed at easily. It is also defined as succeed in obtaining a position. It is also defined as a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard. It is also defined as a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener. It is also defined as attach something somewhere by means of nails. It is also defined as horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.

RADIAL is defined as arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center. It is also defined as pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing. It is also defined as relating to or near the radius. It is also defined as relating to or moving along or having the direction of a radius. It is also defined as issuing in rays from a common center; relating to rays of light.

RAIL is defined as a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports. It is also defined as enclose with rails. It is also defined as criticize severely. It is also defined as complain bitterly. It is also defined as separate with a railing. It is also defined as spread negative information about. It is also defined as travel by rail or train. It is also defined as a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll. It is also defined as a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal). It is also defined as any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud. It is also defined as convey (goods etc.) by rails. It is also defined as fish with a handline over the rails of a boat. It is also defined as lay with rails. It is also defined as provide with rails. It is also defined as short for railway.

RHINAL is defined as of or in or relating to the nose.

RIAL is defined as the basic unit of money in Oman. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Iran. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Yemen; equal to 100 fils.

RILL is defined as a small stream. It is also defined as a small channel (as one formed by soil erosion).

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