New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for September 8, 2022

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Today’s pangrams are HONEYPOT, NEOPHYTE, and PHENOTYPE.

HONEYPOT is defined as South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes.

NEOPHYTE is defined as a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist. It is also defined as any new participant in some activity. It is also defined as a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously.

PHENOTYPE is defined as what an organism looks like as a consequence of the interaction of its genotype and the environment.

EYETOOTH is defined as one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars.

HONE is defined as make perfect or complete. It is also defined as a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors. It is also defined as sharpen with a hone.

HONEY is defined as a beloved person; used as terms of endearment. It is also defined as a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees. It is also defined as of something having the color of honey. It is also defined as sweeten with honey.

HOOEY is defined as senseless talk.

HOOP is defined as horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball. It is also defined as a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling. It is also defined as a small arch used as croquet equipment. It is also defined as a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt. It is also defined as bind or fasten with a hoop.

HOOT is defined as something of little value. It is also defined as a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt. It is also defined as a loud raucous cry (as of an owl). It is also defined as to utter a loud clamorous shout. It is also defined as utter the characteristic sound of owls.

HOPE is defined as intend with some possibility of fulfilment. It is also defined as expect and wish. It is also defined as grounds for feeling hopeful about the future. It is also defined as United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003). It is also defined as a specific instance of feeling hopeful. It is also defined as be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes. It is also defined as one of the three Christian virtues. It is also defined as someone (or something) on which expectations are centered. It is also defined as the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled.

The word HOPPY has no known definition.

HOTPOT is defined as a stew of meat and potatoes cooked in a tightly covered pot.

HYPO is defined as a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections. It is also defined as a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing.

NEON is defined as a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts.

NONE is defined as a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise. It is also defined as a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier. It is also defined as not any.

The word NONET has no known definition.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

The word NOPE has no known definition.

NOTE is defined as a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank). It is also defined as a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound. It is also defined as a short personal letter. It is also defined as a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time. It is also defined as make mention of. It is also defined as observe with care or pay close attention to. It is also defined as high status importance owing to marked superiority. It is also defined as make a written note of. It is also defined as a comment or instruction (usually added). It is also defined as notice or perceive. It is also defined as a brief written record. It is also defined as a characteristic emotional quality. It is also defined as a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling.

ONTO is defined as On the top of; upon..

OPEN is defined as (of textures) full of small openings or gaps. It is also defined as not defended or capable of being defended. It is also defined as possibly accepting or permitting. It is also defined as with no protection or shield. It is also defined as not sealed or having been unsealed. It is also defined as openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness. It is also defined as affording free passage or view. It is also defined as start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning. It is also defined as a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water. It is also defined as ready or willing to receive favorably. It is also defined as used of mouth or eyes. It is also defined as spread out or open from a closed or folded state. It is also defined as become available. It is also defined as afford access to. It is also defined as open and observable; not secret or hidden. It is also defined as where the air is unconfined. It is also defined as affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed. It is also defined as become open. It is also defined as information that has become public. It is also defined as make available. It is also defined as cause to open or to become open. It is also defined as not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought. It is also defined as accessible to all. It is also defined as affording free passage or access. It is also defined as a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play. It is also defined as begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.. It is also defined as display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer. It is also defined as having no protecting cover or enclosure. It is also defined as make the opening move. It is also defined as not having been filled. It is also defined as not requiring union membership. It is also defined as open to or in view of all. It is also defined as ready for business. It is also defined as (set theory) of an interval that contains neither of its endpoints. It is also defined as without undue constriction as from e.g. tenseness or inhibition. It is also defined as have an opening or passage or outlet.

OPPONENT is defined as characterized by active hostility. It is also defined as someone who offers opposition. It is also defined as a contestant that you are matched against.

PEON is defined as a laborer who is obliged to do menial work.

PEONY is defined as any of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers.

PEYOTE is defined as the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons. It is also defined as a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons.

PHONE is defined as (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language. It is also defined as electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds. It is also defined as electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear. It is also defined as get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.

The word PHONO has no known definition.

PHONY is defined as a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives. It is also defined as fraudulent; having a misleading appearance.

The word PHOOEY has no known definition.

PHOTO is defined as a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format.

PHOTON is defined as a quantum of electromagnetic radiation; an elementary particle that is its own antiparticle.

POET is defined as a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry).

PONE is defined as cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern).

PONTOON is defined as a float supporting a seaplane. It is also defined as (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge.

PONY is defined as a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly). It is also defined as a small glass adequate to hold a single swallow of whiskey. It is also defined as an informal term for a racehorse. It is also defined as any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder. It is also defined as a range horse of the western United States.

The word POOH has no known definition.

POOP is defined as obscene terms for feces. It is also defined as the rear part of a ship. It is also defined as slang terms for inside information. It is also defined as a stupid foolish person.

POPE is defined as English poet and satirist (1688-1744). It is also defined as the head of the Roman Catholic Church.

POPPET is defined as a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines.

POPPY is defined as annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers.

POTENT is defined as having great influence. It is also defined as having or wielding force or authority. It is also defined as (of a male) capable of copulation. It is also defined as having a strong physiological or chemical effect.

POTTY is defined as a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination. It is also defined as slightly intoxicated. It is also defined as marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness. It is also defined as a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom. It is also defined as (British informal) trivial.

PYTHON is defined as a soothsaying spirit or a person who is possessed by such a spirit. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) dragon killed by Apollo at Delphi. It is also defined as large Old World boas.

TENON is defined as a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint.

TONE is defined as a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color. It is also defined as the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli. 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 a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound. It is also defined as give a healthy elasticity to. It is also defined as (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound). It is also defined as a musical interval of two semitones. It is also defined as the quality of a person’s voice. It is also defined as vary the pitch of one’s speech. It is also defined as utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically. It is also defined as a steady sound without overtones. It is also defined as change the color or tone of. It is also defined as change to a color image. It is also defined as (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages. It is also defined as the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author.

TONNE is defined as a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms.

The word TONY has no known definition.

TOON is defined as a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence.

TOOT is defined as make a loud noise. It is also defined as revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party. It is also defined as a blast of a horn.

TOOTH is defined as a means of enforcement. It is also defined as hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense. It is also defined as one of a number of uniform projections on a gear. It is also defined as something resembling the tooth of an animal. It is also defined as toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell.

TOOTHY is defined as having or showing prominent teeth.

TOPE is defined as a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists. It is also defined as drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic.

TOTE is defined as carry with difficulty. It is also defined as a capacious bag or basket.

TYPHOON is defined as a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans.

TYPO is defined as a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind.

The word YOOHOO has no known definition.

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2 Comments

  1. POOPY commonly refers to things like the weather or the condition of a diaper – maybe even a puzzle editor who is overly if not uptight, as in POOPY-HEAD.

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