New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for May 17, 2020

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Today’s pangram is CULPRIT.

CULPRIT is defined as someone who perpetrates wrongdoing.

CIRCUIT is defined as an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow. It is also defined as a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area. It is also defined as a racetrack for automobile races. It is also defined as movement once around a course. It is also defined as the boundary line encompassing an area or object. It is also defined as an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to. It is also defined as (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations); one of the twelve groups of states in the United States that is covered by a particular circuit court of appeals. It is also defined as make a circuit.

CULL is defined as look for and gather. It is also defined as the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality. It is also defined as remove something that has been rejected.

CULT is defined as an interest followed with exaggerated zeal. It is also defined as a system of religious beliefs and rituals. It is also defined as a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false. It is also defined as followers of an exclusive system of beliefs and practices. It is also defined as followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader.

The word CULTIC has no known definition.

CURL is defined as wind around something in coils or loops. It is also defined as form a curl, curve, or kink. It is also defined as a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals). It is also defined as American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933). It is also defined as twist or roll into coils or ringlets. It is also defined as a strand or cluster of hair. It is also defined as shape one’s body into a curl. It is also defined as play the Scottish game of curling.

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

The word CUTUP has no known definition.

IRRUPT is defined as erupt or intensify suddenly. It is also defined as enter uninvited. It is also defined as increase rapidly and in an uncontrolled manner.

LULL is defined as a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished. It is also defined as make calm or still. It is also defined as a period of calm weather. It is also defined as become quiet or less intensive. It is also defined as calm by deception.

LULU is defined as a very attractive or seductive looking woman.

PULL is defined as strip of feathers. It is also defined as a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments. It is also defined as perform an act, usually with a negative connotation. It is also defined as remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense. It is also defined as special advantage or influence. It is also defined as direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes. It is also defined as bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover. It is also defined as a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke). It is also defined as take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for. It is also defined as tear or be torn violently. It is also defined as cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense. It is also defined as the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you. It is also defined as cause to move by pulling. It is also defined as strain abnormally. It is also defined as a device used for pulling something. It is also defined as apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion. It is also defined as a sustained effort. It is also defined as hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing. It is also defined as move into a certain direction. It is also defined as operate when rowing a boat. It is also defined as rein in to keep from winning a race. It is also defined as steer into a certain direction. It is also defined as take away. It is also defined as the force used in pulling.

PULP is defined as an inexpensive magazine printed on poor quality paper. It is also defined as a soft moist part of a fruit. It is also defined as any soft or soggy mass. It is also defined as a mixture of cellulose fibers. It is also defined as reduce to pulp. It is also defined as remove the pulp from, as from a fruit. It is also defined as the soft inner part of a tooth.

PULPIT is defined as a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.

PUPIL is defined as a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution. It is also defined as a young person attending school (up through senior high school). It is also defined as the contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot.

PURL is defined as flow in a circular current, of liquids. It is also defined as make a murmuring sound. It is also defined as a basic knitting stitch made by putting the needle through the front of the stich from the righthand side. It is also defined as edge or border with gold or silver embroidery. It is also defined as embroider with gold or silver thread. It is also defined as gold or silver wire thread. It is also defined as knit with a purl stitch.

PURR is defined as make a soft swishing sound. It is also defined as indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats. It is also defined as a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat.

PUTT is defined as hitting a golf ball that is on the green using a putter. It is also defined as hit a putt. It is also defined as strike (a golf ball) lightly, with a putter.

TULIP is defined as any of numerous perennial bulbous herbs having linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and usually a single showy flower.

The word TUTTI has no known definition.

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.

The word UPLIT has no known definition.

The word UPTILT has no known definition.

URIC is defined as in or relating to or obtained from urine.

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