Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : D


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DAMAGE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DAMAGED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DANCE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DANCING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DAUGHTER

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DAY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D or the letters SAT, SUN, MON, etc.


DAY'S END

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter Y.


DEALT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEATH'S-HEAD

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DECAPITATED

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the removal of an initial letter.


DECAY

Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters ROT.


DECISIVE BLOW

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters KO.


DEFORM

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEFORMED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DELTA

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Delta seen by family members is intimidating (6)

DEMOLISHED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DENIAL

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters NO or NAY.

French denial may indicate NON; German denial may indicate NEIN.


DEPARTS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DEPLOY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEPLOYED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEPTH

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DEPUTY HEAD

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DERIVED FROM

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DESIGN

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DESIGNED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DETAILED

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the removal of a final letter.


DETECTIVES

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters CID.


DEVELOP

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEVELOPED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEVIANT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEVIATION

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DEVIOUS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DIAMETER

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DIAMONDS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D or the letters ICE.


DICKY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DIED

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DIFFERENT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DIFFERENTLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DIRECTION

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter N or E or S or W or a group of letters such as NE or SW or SSE.

Sample clue:
Long story without direction (5)

DISARRAY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISC

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters CD.


DISFIGURE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISFIGURED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISGUISE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISGUISED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISHEARTENED

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the removal of one or more central letters from a word.


DISHEVELLED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISLOCATED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISMANTLED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISNEY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters WALT.

Sample clue:
Disney's last dance (5)

DISORDER

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISORDERED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISORDERLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISPERSED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISPLAYING

Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clue:
Birds the museum is displaying (4)

DISPOSED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISRUPTION

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISSEMINATED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISTRESSED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISTURBED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DISTURBING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DIVERSIFIED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DIVIDING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


DIZZY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DOCTOR

1. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters DR or DOC or GP or MD or MO.

Sample clues:
Exercise makes doctor unwell (5)
Gloomy doctor got up (6)

2. Possibly an anagram indicator.

Sample clues:
Doctor wears tie, so to speak (2,2,4)
Untidy doctor reads diary (10)

DOCTORED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DODGY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DOG'S TAIL

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter G.


DOTTY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DRAWER

May indicate someone who something that draws (in any sense), e.g. TUG, PEN, CRAYON, ARTIST or possibly TOWER.


DREADFUL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DREADFULLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DRESSED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DRINK

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters DRAM, NIP, SIP, SUP, etc.

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters ALE, GIN, RUM, TEA, etc.

For more names of drinks, see Drinks.


DRIVE

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters DR.


DRUG

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter E (ecstasy) or H (heroin) or the letters POT.


DRUNK

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DRY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters TT or SEC or BRUT.


DUCK

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter O.


DUD

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DUFF

Possibly an anagram indicator.


DUKE

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.


DUNDERHEAD

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter D.



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