New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for January 9, 2021

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Today’s pangram is COCKTAIL.

COCKTAIL is defined as an appetizer served as a first course at a meal. It is also defined as a short mixed drink.

AIOLI is defined as garlic mayonnaise.

The word ALACK has no known definition.

The word ALIT has no known definition.

ALKALI is defined as any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water. It is also defined as a mixture of soluble salts found in arid soils and some bodies of water; detrimental to agriculture.

ALLOT is defined as give out. It is also defined as allow to have. It is also defined as administer or bestow, as in small portions.

ALTO is defined as the highest adult male singing voice. It is also defined as of or being the lowest female voice. It is also defined as the lowest female singing voice. It is also defined as of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor. It is also defined as a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef. It is also defined as (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group. It is also defined as (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments. It is also defined as the pitch range of the lowest female voice.

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

ATOLL is defined as an island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon.

CALICO is defined as having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly. It is also defined as coarse cloth with a bright print. It is also defined as made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned.

CALL is defined as assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to. It is also defined as make a prediction about; tell in advance. It is also defined as order, request, or command to come. It is also defined as utter a sudden loud cry. It is also defined as pay a brief visit. It is also defined as the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date. It is also defined as a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement. It is also defined as a demand especially in the phrase. It is also defined as a telephone connection. It is also defined as a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition. It is also defined as greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name. It is also defined as demand payment of (a loan). It is also defined as give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance. It is also defined as get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone. It is also defined as the characteristic sound produced by a bird. It is also defined as make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands. It is also defined as a brief social visit. It is also defined as a demand for a show of hands in a card game. It is also defined as an instruction that interrupts the program being executed. It is also defined as a request. It is also defined as ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality. It is also defined as a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course. It is also defined as a visit in an official or professional capacity. It is also defined as call a meeting; invite or command to meet. It is also defined as challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense. It is also defined as challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of. It is also defined as consider or regard as being. It is also defined as declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee. It is also defined as indicate a decision in regard to. It is also defined as lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal. It is also defined as make a stop in a harbour. It is also defined as order or request or give a command for. It is also defined as order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role. It is also defined as read aloud to check for omissions or absentees. It is also defined as require the presentation of for redemption before maturation. It is also defined as rouse somebody from sleep with a call. It is also defined as send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message. It is also defined as (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee. It is also defined as stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather. It is also defined as utter a characteristic note or cry. It is also defined as utter in a loud voice or announce.

CALLA is defined as water arum. It is also defined as South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix.

The word CALLALOO has no known definition.

CATCALL is defined as a cry expressing disapproval. It is also defined as utter catcalls at.

CATTAIL is defined as tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes.

The word CILIA has no known definition.

CLACK is defined as make a rattling sound. It is also defined as a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated. It is also defined as speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly. It is also defined as a simple valve with a hinge on one side; allows fluid to flow in only one direction. It is also defined as make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens.

CLICK is defined as move or strike with a noise. It is also defined as a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu). It is also defined as depression of a button on a computer mouse. It is also defined as become clear or enter one’s consciousness or emotions. It is also defined as cause to make a snapping sound. It is also defined as make a clicking or ticking sound. It is also defined as a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward. It is also defined as click repeatedly or uncontrollably. It is also defined as a short light metallic sound. It is also defined as make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens. It is also defined as produce a click.

CLOACA is defined as a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water. It is also defined as (zoology) the cavity (in birds, reptiles, amphibians, most fish, and monotremes but not mammals) at the end of the digestive tract into which the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts open.

CLOAK is defined as hide under a false appearance. It is also defined as cover as if with clothing. It is also defined as a loose outer garment. It is also defined as anything that covers or conceals. It is also defined as cover with or as if with a cloak.

CLOCK is defined as measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time. It is also defined as a timepiece that shows the time of day.

CLOT is defined as a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid. It is also defined as turn into curds. It is also defined as change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state. It is also defined as cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state. It is also defined as coalesce or unite in a mass.

COAL is defined as burn to charcoal. It is also defined as a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering. It is also defined as fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period. It is also defined as supply with coal. It is also defined as take in coal.

COATTAIL is defined as the loose back flap of a coat that hangs below the waist.

COIL is defined as a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops. It is also defined as wind around something in coils or loops. It is also defined as make without a potter’s wheel. 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 to wind or move in a spiral course. It is also defined as a contraceptive device placed inside a woman’s womb. It is also defined as a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine. It is also defined as reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit. It is also defined as tubing that is wound in a spiral.

COITAL is defined as of or relating to coitus or copulation.

COLA is defined as carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope’ is a southernism in the United States). It is also defined as large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts.

COLIC is defined as acute abdominal pain (especially in infants).

COLT is defined as a kind of revolver. It is also defined as a young male horse under the age of four.

COOL is defined as great coolness and composure under strain. It is also defined as marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional. It is also defined as make cool or cooler. It is also defined as loose heat. It is also defined as lose intensity. It is also defined as being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition. It is also defined as fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept. It is also defined as inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets when referring to color. It is also defined as neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat. It is also defined as psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike. It is also defined as the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature. It is also defined as used of a quantity or amount (especially of money) for emphasis.

ILIAC is defined as of or relating to the ilium.

ILLICIT is defined as contrary to or forbidden by law. It is also defined as contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention.

ITALIC is defined as a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative. It is also defined as a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right. It is also defined as a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right. It is also defined as characterized by slanting characters. It is also defined as of or relating to the Italic languages.

KILL is defined as mark for deletion, rub off, or erase. It is also defined as end or extinguish by forceful means. It is also defined as thwart the passage of. It is also defined as drink down entirely. It is also defined as the act of terminating a life. It is also defined as be fatal. It is also defined as be the source of great pain for. It is also defined as cause the death of, without intention. It is also defined as cause to cease operating. It is also defined as cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly. It is also defined as deprive of life. It is also defined as destroy a vitally essential quality of or in. It is also defined as hit with great force. It is also defined as hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games. It is also defined as overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration. It is also defined as the body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal. It is also defined as the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile. It is also defined as tire out completely.

KILO is defined as one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d’Unites.

KILT is defined as a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland.

KOALA is defined as sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark.

KOLA is defined as a Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad. It is also defined as tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract.

LACK is defined as be without. It is also defined as the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.

LACTIC is defined as of or relating to or obtained from milk (especially sour milk or whey).

LAIC is defined as characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.

The word LAICAL has no known definition.

LICIT is defined as authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law. It is also defined as sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality.

LICK is defined as take up with the tongue. It is also defined as touching with the tongue. It is also defined as pass the tongue over. It is also defined as (boxing) a blow with the fist. It is also defined as find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of. It is also defined as a salt deposit that animals regularly lick. It is also defined as beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight.

LILAC is defined as of a pale purple color. It is also defined as any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers.

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

LOCAL is defined as anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body. It is also defined as affecting only a restricted part or area of the body. It is also defined as public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops. It is also defined as relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area. It is also defined as of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood.

The word LOCI has no known definition.

LOCK is defined as a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key. It is also defined as place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape. It is also defined as enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it. It is also defined as hold in a locking position. It is also defined as keep engaged. It is also defined as a strand or cluster of hair. It is also defined as become engaged or intermeshed with one another. It is also defined as a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed. It is also defined as a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun. It is also defined as any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent’s body is twisted or pressured. It is also defined as become rigid or immoveable. It is also defined as build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels. It is also defined as fasten with a lock. It is also defined as hold fast (in a certain state). It is also defined as pass by means through a lock in a waterway.

LOCO is defined as informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.

LOLL is defined as hang loosely or laxly. It is also defined as be lazy or idle.

LOOK is defined as take charge of or deal with. It is also defined as the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people. It is also defined as have faith or confidence in. It is also defined as give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect. It is also defined as look forward to the probable occurrence of. It is also defined as the feelings expressed on a person’s face. It is also defined as be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to. It is also defined as search or seek. It is also defined as the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually. It is also defined as accord in appearance with. It is also defined as convey by one’s expression. It is also defined as have a certain outward or facial expression. It is also defined as perceive with attention; direct one’s gaze towards. It is also defined as physical appearance.

LOOT is defined as goods or money obtained illegally. It is also defined as informal terms for money. It is also defined as take illegally; of intellectual property. It is also defined as steal goods; take as spoils.

LOTTO is defined as a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards.

OCOTILLO is defined as desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers.

OCTAL is defined as of or pertaining to a number system having 8 as its base.

The word OLIO has no known definition.

TACTICAL is defined as of or pertaining to tactic or tactics.

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.

TAILCOAT is defined as formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men.

TALC is defined as a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder. It is also defined as apply talcum powder to (one’s body).

The word TALI has no known definition.

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.

TALL is defined as too improbable to admit of belief. It is also defined as lofty in style. It is also defined as a garment size for a tall person. It is also defined as great in vertical dimension; high in stature. It is also defined as impressively difficult.

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.

TOIL is defined as productive work (especially physical work done for wages). It is also defined as work hard.

TOLL is defined as value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something. It is also defined as the sound of a bell being struck. It is also defined as a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance). It is also defined as charge a fee for using. It is also defined as ring slowly.

TOOL is defined as ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it. It is also defined as the means whereby some act is accomplished. It is also defined as a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else. It is also defined as obscene terms for penis. It is also defined as an implement used in the practice of a vocation. It is also defined as drive. It is also defined as furnish with tools. It is also defined as work with a tool.

The word TOOLKIT has no known definition.

TOTAL is defined as determine the sum of. It is also defined as the whole amount. It is also defined as add up in number or quantity. It is also defined as constituting the full quantity or extent; complete. It is also defined as a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers. It is also defined as complete in extent or degree and in every particular. It is also defined as damage beyond the point of repair.

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