New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for October 20, 2022

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Today’s pangram is APPLEJACK.

APPLEJACK is defined as distilled from hard cider.

The word ALACK has no known definition.

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.

ALPACA is defined as domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco. It is also defined as a thin glossy fabric made of the wool of the Lama pacos, or made of a rayon or cotton imitation of that wool. It is also defined as wool of the alpaca.

APPALL is defined as strike with disgust or revulsion. It is also defined as fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.

APPEAL is defined as attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates. It is also defined as request for a sum of money. It is also defined as earnest or urgent request. It is also defined as be attractive to. It is also defined as request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection. It is also defined as cite as an authority; resort to. It is also defined as challenge (a decision). It is also defined as (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court’s judgment or the granting of a new trial. It is also defined as take a court case to a higher court for review.

The word APPELLEE has no known definition.

APPLE is defined as native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits. It is also defined as fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh.

CACKLE is defined as noisy talk. It is also defined as a loud laugh suggestive of a hen’s cackle. It is also defined as emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing. It is also defined as squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens. It is also defined as talk or utter in a cackling manner. It is also defined as the sound made by a hen after laying an egg.

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.

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.

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.

CLAP is defined as a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra. It is also defined as clap one’s hands or shout after performances to indicate approval. It is also defined as clap one’s hands together. It is also defined as a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated. It is also defined as a sudden very loud noise. It is also defined as cause to strike the air in flight. It is also defined as put quickly or forcibly. It is also defined as strike the air in flight. It is also defined as strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise. It is also defined as strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting.

JACKAL is defined as Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair.

JELL is defined as become gelatinous.

KALE is defined as a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head. It is also defined as informal terms for money. It is also defined as coarse curly-leafed cabbage.

KEEL is defined as walk as if unable to control one’s movements. It is also defined as a projection or ridge that suggests a keel. It is also defined as one of the main longitudinal beams (or plates) of the hull of a vessel; can extend vertically into the water to provide lateral stability. It is also defined as the median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly.

KELP is defined as large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds.

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.

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

LAKE is defined as a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land. It is also defined as any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments. It is also defined as a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal.

LAPEL is defined as lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar.

LEAK is defined as unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information. It is also defined as the discharge of a fluid from some container. It is also defined as be leaked. It is also defined as a euphemism for urination. It is also defined as an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape. It is also defined as enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure. It is also defined as have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out. It is also defined as soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi. It is also defined as tell anonymously.

LEAP is defined as a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards. It is also defined as cause to jump or leap. It is also defined as pass abruptly from one state or topic to another. It is also defined as a sudden and decisive increase. It is also defined as an abrupt transition. It is also defined as move forward by leaps and bounds. It is also defined as jump down from an elevated point. It is also defined as the distance leaped (or to be leaped).

LEEK is defined as plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum. It is also defined as related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves.

PAELLA is defined as saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken.

PALACE is defined as a large and stately mansion. It is also defined as a large ornate exhibition hall. It is also defined as official residence of an exalted person (as a sovereign). It is also defined as the governing group of a kingdom.

The word PALAPA has no known definition.

PALE is defined as abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress. It is also defined as a wooden strip forming part of a fence. It is also defined as turn pale, as if in fear. It is also defined as (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble. It is also defined as lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness. It is also defined as not full or rich. It is also defined as very light colored; highly diluted with white.

PALL is defined as lose interest or become bored with something or somebody. It is also defined as become less interesting or attractive. It is also defined as cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing. It is also defined as a sudden numbing dread. It is also defined as lose sparkle or bouquet. It is also defined as cause to lose courage. It is also defined as hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window). It is also defined as burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped. It is also defined as cause to become flat. It is also defined as cover with a pall. It is also defined as lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to).

The word PALP has no known definition.

PAPAL is defined as proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.

PEAL is defined as a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells). It is also defined as sound loudly and sonorously. It is also defined as ring recurrently.

PEEL is defined as British politician (1788-1850). It is also defined as the rind of a fruit or vegetable. It is also defined as come off in flakes or thin small pieces. It is also defined as strip the skin off. It is also defined as get undressed.

PLACE is defined as a job in an organization. It is also defined as assign a location to. It is also defined as a point located with respect to surface features of some region. It is also defined as assign a rank or rating to. It is also defined as the particular portion of space occupied by something. It is also defined as a particular situation. It is also defined as assign to a station. It is also defined as a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane). It is also defined as recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something. It is also defined as where you live at a particular time. It is also defined as identify the location or place of. It is also defined as locate. It is also defined as take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal. It is also defined as put into a certain place or abstract location. It is also defined as a public square with room for pedestrians. It is also defined as make an investment. It is also defined as proper or designated social situation. It is also defined as a blank area. It is also defined as any area set aside for a particular purpose. It is also defined as estimate. It is also defined as an item on a list or in a sequence. It is also defined as intend (something) to move towards a certain goal. It is also defined as the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another. It is also defined as a general vicinity. It is also defined as an abstract mental location. It is also defined as assign to (a job or a home). It is also defined as finish second or better in a horse or dog race. It is also defined as place somebody in a particular situation or location. It is also defined as proper or appropriate position or location. It is also defined as sing a note with the correct pitch. It is also defined as the passage that is being read. It is also defined as to arrange for.

PLEA is defined as a humble request for help from someone in authority. It is also defined as an answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed. It is also defined as (law) a defendant’s answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer).

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One Comment

  1. A CAPPELLA is an odd case, isn’t it? Seems a shame to disallow such a common word, even though it is always written to look like two words, which it is not.

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