New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 21, 2022

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Today’s pangram is HYDRANT.

HYDRANT is defined as a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask. It is also defined as a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks.

DADDY is defined as an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.

DANDY is defined as a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost. It is also defined as a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance. It is also defined as very good.

DARN is defined as something of little value. It is also defined as sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment). It is also defined as repair by sewing.

DART is defined as run or move very quickly or hastily. It is also defined as move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart. It is also defined as a sudden quick movement. It is also defined as a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot. It is also defined as a tapered tuck made in dressmaking. It is also defined as move with sudden speed.

DATA is defined as a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn.

The word DRAT has no known definition.

DRAY is defined as a low heavy horse cart without sides; used for haulage.

DRYAD is defined as a deity or nymph of the woods.

DYAD is defined as two items of the same kind.

HAND is defined as the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb. It is also defined as a hired laborer on a farm or ranch. It is also defined as place into the hands or custody of. It is also defined as something written by hand. It is also defined as a card player in a game of bridge. It is also defined as the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time. It is also defined as physical assistance. It is also defined as ability. It is also defined as a member of the crew of a ship. It is also defined as a position given by its location to the side of an object. It is also defined as a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece. It is also defined as a round of applause to signify approval. It is also defined as a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses. It is also defined as guide or conduct or usher somewhere. It is also defined as one of two sides of an issue. It is also defined as terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos).

HANDY is defined as United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958). It is also defined as easy to reach. It is also defined as skillful with the hands. It is also defined as useful and convenient.

HARD is defined as (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source. It is also defined as unfortunate or hard to bear. It is also defined as with firmness. It is also defined as produced without vibration of the vocal cords. It is also defined as slowly and with difficulty. It is also defined as very strong or vigorous. It is also defined as given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors. It is also defined as indulging excessively. It is also defined as not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure. It is also defined as being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content. It is also defined as characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort. It is also defined as causing great damage or hardship. It is also defined as dispassionate. It is also defined as dried out. It is also defined as (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum. It is also defined as resisting weight or pressure. It is also defined as with effort or force or vigor. It is also defined as into a solid condition.

The word HARDHAT has no known definition.

HARDY is defined as United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957). It is also defined as English novelist and poet (1840-1928). It is also defined as having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships. It is also defined as invulnerable to fear or intimidation. It is also defined as able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions.

HYDRA is defined as a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) monster with nine heads; when struck off each head was replaced by two new ones. It is also defined as small tubular solitary freshwater hydrozoan polyp. It is also defined as trouble that cannot be overcome by a single effort because of its many aspects or its persistent and pervasive quality.

NADA is defined as a quantity of no importance.

RADAR is defined as measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.

RAND is defined as a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese. It is also defined as United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982). It is also defined as the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents.

RANDY is defined as feeling great sexual desire.

TARDY is defined as after the expected or usual time; delayed.

YARD is defined as a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel). It is also defined as a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride. It is also defined as the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100. It is also defined as an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines. It is also defined as the enclosed land around a house or other building. It is also defined as a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen. It is also defined as an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock). It is also defined as a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings). It is also defined as a tract of land where logs are accumulated.

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One Comment

  1. DADA is an art movement with a nonsensical name, thus not always capitalized.

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