New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for September 13, 2022

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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.

ACACIA is defined as any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.

The word ACAI has no known definition.

AIOLI is defined as garlic mayonnaise.

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.

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

ATTIC is defined as informal terms for a human head. It is also defined as floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage. It is also defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof. It is also defined as of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times.

The word CACTI has no known definition.

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.

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

CIAO is defined as an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian).

The word CILIA has no known definition.

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.

COATI is defined as omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America.

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

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

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.

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

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.

IOTA is defined as a tiny or scarcely detectable amount. It is also defined as the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet.

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.

KICK is defined as the act of delivering a blow with the foot. It is also defined as express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness. It is also defined as stop consuming. It is also defined as informal terms for objecting. It is also defined as spring back, as from a forceful thrust. It is also defined as the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired. It is also defined as a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics. It is also defined as the swift release of a store of affective force. It is also defined as drive or propel with the foot. It is also defined as kick a leg up. It is also defined as make a goal. It is also defined as strike with the foot. It is also defined as the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs). It is also defined as thrash about or strike out with the feet.

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.

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.

The word LOCI has no known definition.

The word OLIO has no known definition.

TACIT is defined as implied by or inferred from actions or statements.

TACTIC is defined as a plan for attaining a particular goal.

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.

The word TALI has no known definition.

The word TALLIT has no known definition.

TICK is defined as a metallic tapping sound. It is also defined as make a sound like a clock or a timer. It is also defined as sew. It is also defined as make a clicking or ticking sound. It is also defined as a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.. It is also defined as put a check mark on or near or next to. It is also defined as a light mattress. It is also defined as any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals.

TICKTOCK is defined as steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock. It is also defined as make a sound like a clock or a timer.

The word TIKI has no known definition.

The word TIKKA has no known definition.

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.

The word TOOLKIT has no known definition.

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One Comment

  1. You accept COITAL today. But you disallowed COITION a few days ago. Puzzled I am.

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