New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for April 23, 2021

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Today’s pangram is ALLOWANCE.

ALLOWANCE is defined as an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances. It is also defined as a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company’s assets. It is also defined as a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits. It is also defined as an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period). It is also defined as a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses. It is also defined as put on a fixed allowance, as of food. It is also defined as the act of allowing.

ALLELE is defined as (genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character.

ALLOW is defined as give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause. It is also defined as make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen. It is also defined as allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something. It is also defined as let have. It is also defined as allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting. It is also defined as consent to, give permission. It is also defined as allow the other (baseball) team to score. It is also defined as afford possibility. It is also defined as make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain. It is also defined as grant as a discount or in exchange.

ALOE is defined as succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa.

ALONE is defined as without anybody else or anything else. It is also defined as without any others being included or involved. It is also defined as lacking companions or companionship. It is also defined as exclusive of anyone or anything else. It is also defined as radically distinctive and without equal. It is also defined as isolated from others.

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.

ANNEAL is defined as bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling.

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.

CALLOW is defined as young and inexperienced.

CANAL is defined as a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance. It is also defined as provide (a city) with a canal. It is also defined as (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion. It is also defined as long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation.

CANCEL is defined as declare null and void; make ineffective. It is also defined as make up for. It is also defined as a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat. It is also defined as remove or make invisible. It is also defined as make invalid for use. It is also defined as postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled.

CANOLA is defined as vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids.

CELL is defined as a room where a prisoner is kept. It is also defined as small room in which a monk or nun lives. It is also defined as a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction. It is also defined as a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver. It is also defined as a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement. It is also defined as any small compartment. It is also defined as (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals.

CELLO is defined as a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing.

CLAN is defined as group of people related by blood or marriage.

CLAW is defined as a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something. It is also defined as a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods. It is also defined as a bird’s foot. It is also defined as attack as if with claws. It is also defined as clutch as if in panic. It is also defined as move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging. It is also defined as scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails. It is also defined as sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles.

CLEAN is defined as make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from. It is also defined as free of restrictions or qualifications. It is also defined as free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed. It is also defined as (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections. It is also defined as clean one’s body or parts thereof, as by washing. It is also defined as not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination. It is also defined as completely; used as intensifiers. It is also defined as exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play. It is also defined as remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits. It is also defined as a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead. It is also defined as (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers. It is also defined as (of a surface) not written or printed on. It is also defined as morally pure. It is also defined as free from impurities. It is also defined as (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims. It is also defined as remove unwanted substances from. It is also defined as clean and tidy up the house. It is also defined as free from sepsis or infection. It is also defined as remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely. It is also defined as in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating. It is also defined as be cleanable. It is also defined as deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.. It is also defined as free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits. It is also defined as free of drugs. It is also defined as not carrying concealed weapons. It is also defined as (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense. It is also defined as remove shells or husks from. It is also defined as remove while making clean. It is also defined as ritually clean or pure. It is also defined as thorough and without qualification. It is also defined as without difficulties or problems.

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.

CLONE is defined as a person who is almost identical to another. It is also defined as a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction. It is also defined as an unauthorized copy or imitation. It is also defined as make multiple identical copies of.

CLOWN is defined as act as or like a clown. It is also defined as a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior. It is also defined as a rude or vulgar fool.

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.

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.

The word COLCANNON has no known definition.

COLLEEN is defined as an Irish girl.

COLON is defined as the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos. It is also defined as a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal. It is also defined as a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter). It is also defined as the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.

COLONEL is defined as a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.

CONCEAL is defined as prevent from being seen or discovered. It is also defined as hold back; keep from being perceived by others.

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.

COWL is defined as protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine. It is also defined as a loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk). It is also defined as cover with or as with a cowl.

ELAN is defined as distinctive and stylish elegance. It is also defined as a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause). It is also defined as enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness.

ENLACE is defined as spin, wind, or twist together.

LACE is defined as add alcohol to (beverages). It is also defined as spin, wind, or twist together. It is also defined as draw through eyes or holes. It is also defined as make by braiding or interlacing. It is also defined as a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment). It is also defined as a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns. It is also defined as do lacework.

LANCE is defined as a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions. It is also defined as an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish. It is also defined as a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon. It is also defined as move quickly, as if by cutting one’s way. It is also defined as open by piercing with a lancet. It is also defined as pierce with a lance, as in a knights’ fight.

LANE is defined as a narrow way or road. It is also defined as a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic.

LAWN is defined as a field of cultivated and mowed grass.

LEAN is defined as lacking excess flesh. It is also defined as the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical. It is also defined as containing little excess. It is also defined as have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined. It is also defined as cause to lean to the side. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as cause to lean or incline. It is also defined as not profitable or prosperous. It is also defined as rely on for support. It is also defined as lacking in mineral content or combustible material.

LLANO is defined as an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America).

LOAN is defined as a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz’ is a German word borrowed into modern English. It is also defined as give temporarily; let have for a limited time. It is also defined as the temporary provision of money (usually at interest).

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.

LOCALE is defined as the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting).

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.

LONE is defined as lacking companions or companionship. It is also defined as characterized by or preferring solitude. It is also defined as being the only one; single and isolated from others.

LOON is defined as a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought. It is also defined as large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes. It is also defined as a worthless lazy fellow.

NEWEL is defined as the post at the top or bottom of a flight of stairs; it supports the handrail. It is also defined as the central pillar of a circular staircase.

NOEL is defined as period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6.

The word NONLOCAL has no known definition.

OLEO is defined as a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter.

WALE is defined as a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions. It is also defined as thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship.

WALL is defined as an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes. It is also defined as (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure. It is also defined as surround with a wall in order to fortify. It is also defined as a difficult or awkward situation. It is also defined as a layer of material that encloses space. It is also defined as a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden). It is also defined as an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure. It is also defined as anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect. It is also defined as a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain).

WALLOW is defined as rise up as if in waves. It is also defined as be ecstatic with joy. It is also defined as roll around. It is also defined as an indolent or clumsy rolling about. It is also defined as a puddle where animals go to wallow. It is also defined as delight greatly in. It is also defined as devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure.

WEAL is defined as a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions.

WELL is defined as in a manner affording benefit or advantage. It is also defined as (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good’ is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well’). It is also defined as indicating high probability; in all likelihood. It is also defined as resulting favorably. It is also defined as to a great extent or degree. It is also defined as an abundant source. It is also defined as with great or especially intimate knowledge. It is also defined as come up, as of a liquid. It is also defined as in financial comfort. It is also defined as a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid. It is also defined as a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine. It is also defined as an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane’s landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship’s pumps. It is also defined as an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway). It is also defined as in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury. It is also defined as (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully. It is also defined as wise or advantageous and hence advisable. It is also defined as favorably; with approval. It is also defined as with skill or in a pleasing manner. It is also defined as without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor.

WOOL is defined as a fabric made from the hair of sheep. It is also defined as outer coat of especially sheep and yaks. It is also defined as fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving.

WOOLEN is defined as a fabric made from the hair of sheep. It is also defined as of or related to or made of wool.

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