New York Times Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for September 6, 2020

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Today’s pangrams are ATTAINABILITY,BANALITY, and INABILITY.

ATTAINABILITY is defined as the state of being achievable.

BANALITY is defined as a trite or obvious remark.

INABILITY is defined as lacking the power to perform. It is also defined as lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something.

ABILITY is defined as possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done. It is also defined as the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment.

ALIBI is defined as a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.. It is also defined as exonerate by means of an alibi. It is also defined as (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question.

The word ALIT has no known definition.

ANTI is defined as a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.). It is also defined as not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.).

ATILT is defined as departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal.

ATTAIN is defined as reach a point in time, or a certain state or level. It is also defined as find unexpectedly. It is also defined as to gain with effort. It is also defined as reach a destination, either real or abstract.

ATTAINT is defined as bring shame or dishonor upon. It is also defined as condemn by attainder.

BAIL is defined as (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial. It is also defined as deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period. It is also defined as empty (a vessel) by bailing. It is also defined as release after a security has been paid. It is also defined as remove (water) from a vessel with a container. It is also defined as secure the release of (someone) by providing security. It is also defined as the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial).

BAIT is defined as anything that serves as an enticement. It is also defined as something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed. It is also defined as harass with persistent criticism or carping. It is also defined as attack with dogs or set dogs upon. It is also defined as lure, entice, or entrap with bait.

BIALY is defined as flat crusty-bottomed onion roll.

BILABIAL is defined as a consonant that is articulated using both lips; /p/ or /b/ or /w/. It is also defined as of or relating to or being a speech sound that is articulated using both lips.

BILL is defined as a statute in draft before it becomes law. It is also defined as publicize or announce by placards. It is also defined as a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank). It is also defined as an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered. It is also defined as a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement. It is also defined as demand payment. It is also defined as horny projecting mouth of a bird. It is also defined as an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution. It is also defined as a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes. It is also defined as a cutting tool with a sharp edge. It is also defined as advertise especially by posters or placards. It is also defined as a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare). It is also defined as the entertainment offered at a public presentation.

BILLY is defined as a short stout club used primarily by policemen. It is also defined as male goat.

The word BLIN has no known definition.

BLINI is defined as Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream.

The word ILLY has no known definition.

INANITY is defined as total lack of meaning or ideas.

INITIAL is defined as mark with one’s initials. It is also defined as occurring at the beginning. It is also defined as the first letter of a word (especially a person’s name).

INITIALLY is defined as at the beginning.

INLAY is defined as a decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface. It is also defined as decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal. It is also defined as (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.

The word ITTY has no known definition.

The word LABIA has no known definition.

LABIAL is defined as a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips. It is also defined as of or relating to the lips of the mouth. It is also defined as relating to or near the female labium.

The word LAIN has no known definition.

LAITY is defined as in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy.

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.

LIABILITY is defined as an obligation to pay money to another party. It is also defined as the quality of being something that holds you back. It is also defined as the state of being legally obliged and responsible.

LILT is defined as a jaunty rhythm in music. It is also defined as articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way.

LILY is defined as any liliaceous plant of the genus Lilium having showy pendulous flowers.

LINT is defined as cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds. It is also defined as fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers.

The word LINTY has no known definition.

LITANY is defined as any long and tedious address or recital. It is also defined as a prayer consisting of a series of invocations by the priest with responses from the congregation.

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.

NATALITY is defined as the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.

NINNY is defined as a stupid foolish person.

TAIL is defined as a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements. It is also defined as the rear part of a ship. It is also defined as go after with the intent to catch. It is also defined as any projection that resembles the tail of an animal. It is also defined as the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on. It is also defined as the rear part of an aircraft. It is also defined as remove or shorten the tail of an animal. It is also defined as the time of the last part of something. It is also defined as remove the stalk of fruits or berries. It is also defined as the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body. It is also defined as (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person’s head.

TAINT is defined as the state of being contaminated. It is also defined as contaminate with a disease or microorganism. It is also defined as place under suspicion or cast doubt upon.

The word TALI has no known definition.

TANNIN is defined as any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine.

TIBIA is defined as the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.

TIBIAL is defined as relating to or located near a tibia.

TILL is defined as a treasury for government funds. It is also defined as a strongbox for holding cash. It is also defined as unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together. It is also defined as work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation.

TILT is defined as a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances. It is also defined as move sideways or in an unsteady way. It is also defined as pitching dangerously to one side. It is also defined as heel over. It is also defined as a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement. It is also defined as the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as a slight but noticeable partiality. It is also defined as charge with a tilt.

The word TINILY has no known definition.

TINNY is defined as of very poor quality; flimsy. It is also defined as thin and metallic in sound; lacking resonance. It is also defined as of or containing tin.

TINT is defined as a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color. It is also defined as a dye for coloring the hair. It is also defined as a just detectable amount. It is also defined as color lightly.

TINY is defined as very small.

TITAN is defined as a person of exceptional importance and reputation. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth). It is also defined as the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere.

2 Comments

  1. Sept 6: How about Latin and Latina?
    Greetings from Cologne,
    Gabriele Rivet

    Reply
    • I’m not sure why those aren’t included. Perhaps because they are only proper nouns?

      Reply

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