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

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Today’s pangrams are EGGPLANT and PLANGENT.

EGGPLANT is defined as hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable. It is also defined as egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow.

PLANGENT is defined as loud and resounding.

AGAPE is defined as selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature). It is also defined as with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe. It is also defined as a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship. It is also defined as (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind.

AGATE is defined as an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles.

AGENT is defined as the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause. It is also defined as a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission. It is also defined as any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau. It is also defined as an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect. It is also defined as a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations. It is also defined as a substance that exerts some force or effect.

AGLET is defined as metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon. It is also defined as ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform.

ALGA is defined as primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.

ALGAE is defined as primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.

ALGAL is defined as of or relating to alga.

ALLEGE is defined as report or maintain.

ANGEL is defined as the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally. It is also defined as person of exceptional holiness. It is also defined as invests in a theatrical production. It is also defined as spiritual being attendant upon God.

ANGLE is defined as a biased way of looking at or presenting something. It is also defined as seek indirectly. It is also defined as present with a bias. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons. It is also defined as fish with a hook. It is also defined as move or proceed at an angle. It is also defined as the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians.

EAGLE is defined as shoot two strokes under par. It is also defined as any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight. It is also defined as a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars. It is also defined as an emblem representing power. It is also defined as (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole. It is also defined as shoot in two strokes under par.

EAGLET is defined as a young eagle.

ELEGANT is defined as suggesting taste, ease, and wealth. It is also defined as displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution. It is also defined as refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style.

ENGAGE is defined as consume all of one’s attention or time. It is also defined as carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in. It is also defined as engage or hire for work. It is also defined as give to in marriage. It is also defined as carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns). It is also defined as engage for service under a term of contract. It is also defined as keep engaged. It is also defined as hire for work or assistance. It is also defined as ask to represent; of legal counsel. It is also defined as get caught.

ENTANGLE is defined as twist together or entwine into a confusing mass. It is also defined as entrap.

GAGA is defined as intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with. It is also defined as mentally or physically infirm with age.

GAGE is defined as a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.. It is also defined as street names for marijuana. It is also defined as place a bet on.

GAGGLE is defined as a flock of geese. It is also defined as make a noise characteristic of a goose.

GALA is defined as a gay festivity.

GALANGAL is defined as southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots. It is also defined as European sedge having rough-edged leaves and spikelets of reddish flowers and aromatic roots.

GALE is defined as a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale.

GALENA is defined as soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead.

The word GALETTE has no known definition.

GALL is defined as a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats. It is also defined as an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle. It is also defined as irritate or vex. It is also defined as become or make sore by or as if by rubbing. It is also defined as the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties. It is also defined as a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will. It is also defined as abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury. It is also defined as a skin sore caused by chafing.

GALLANT is defined as lively and spirited. It is also defined as being attentive to women like an ideal knight. It is also defined as a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance. It is also defined as a man who attends or escorts a woman. It is also defined as having or displaying great dignity or nobility. It is also defined as unflinching in battle or action.

GANG is defined as an informal body of friends. It is also defined as an organized group of workmen. It is also defined as an association of criminals. It is also defined as act as an organized group. It is also defined as tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together.

GAPE is defined as look with amazement; look stupidly. It is also defined as be wide open. It is also defined as an expression of openmouthed astonishment. It is also defined as a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open).

GATE is defined as a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs. It is also defined as a movable barrier in a fence or wall. It is also defined as control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate. It is also defined as passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark. It is also defined as restrict (school boys’) movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment. It is also defined as supply with a gate. It is also defined as total admission receipts at a sports event.

The word GELEE has no known definition.

GELT is defined as informal terms for money.

GENE is defined as (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity.

GENT is defined as port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry. It is also defined as a boy or man. It is also defined as informal abbreviation of `gentleman’.

GENTEEL is defined as marked by refinement in taste and manners.

GENTLE is defined as marked by moderate steepness. It is also defined as having little impact. It is also defined as belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy. It is also defined as give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility. It is also defined as cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of. It is also defined as easily handled or managed. It is also defined as soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe. It is also defined as having or showing a kindly or tender nature. It is also defined as quiet and soothing. It is also defined as stroke soothingly.

GLEAN is defined as gather, as of natural products.

GLEE is defined as great merriment. It is also defined as malicious satisfaction.

GLEN is defined as a narrow secluded valley (in the mountains).

GNAT is defined as any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies. It is also defined as (British usage) mosquito.

LEGAL is defined as having legal efficacy or force. It is also defined as allowed by official rules. It is also defined as established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules. It is also defined as of or relating to jurisprudence. It is also defined as relating to or characteristic of the profession of law.

LEGATE is defined as a member of a legation.

NEGATE is defined as deny the truth of. It is also defined as be in contradiction with. It is also defined as prove negative; show to be false. It is also defined as make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of.

PAGAN is defined as a person who does not acknowledge your god. It is also defined as not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam. It is also defined as someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures. It is also defined as a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew).

PAGE is defined as United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922). It is also defined as English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962). It is also defined as number the pages of a book or manuscript. It is also defined as in medieval times a youth acting as a knight’s attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood. It is also defined as a boy who is employed to run errands. It is also defined as a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings. It is also defined as contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody’s name over a P.A. system. It is also defined as one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains. It is also defined as work as a page.

PAGEANT is defined as an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes. It is also defined as a rich and spectacular ceremony.

PANG is defined as a mental pain or distress. It is also defined as a sudden sharp feeling. It is also defined as a sharp spasm of pain.

TANG is defined as a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure. It is also defined as a tart spicy quality. It is also defined as the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907. It is also defined as the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth. It is also defined as brown algae seaweed with serrated edges. It is also defined as any of various coarse seaweeds. It is also defined as any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria.

TANGENT is defined as ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle. It is also defined as a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point.

TANGLE is defined as twist together or entwine into a confusing mass. It is also defined as something jumbled or confused. It is also defined as disarrange or rumple; dishevel. It is also defined as force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action. It is also defined as tangle or complicate. It is also defined as a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven.

TEENAGE is defined as being of the age 13 through 19.

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One Comment

  1. HI.

    I wonder why this word is not recognized in this October 9th Spelling Bee puzzle.

    PLANTAGENET

    Thank you.
    Martha Ankeny

    Reply

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