Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : E


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EARLY CLOSING

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


EAST

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


EASTERN

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


ECCENTRIC

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ECHO

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
King discovered echo in ravine (6)

ECSTASY

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


EDGES AWAY

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the removal of first and last letters.


EDIT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EDITED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EGGHEAD

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


EGO

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


ELEVEN

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


EMBRACING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


EMPLOY

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


EMPTIED

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


EMPTY

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


ENCIRCLE

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


END

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the final letter of a word, for example:

End of April = L
End of term = M
Land's End = D

ENDLESS

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


ENERGY

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


ENFOLD

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENFOLDED

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENFOLDING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENFOLDS

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENGENDERING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ENGINEER

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ENGINEERED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ENGINEERS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters RE (Royal Engineers).

ENGLAND

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter E or the letters ENG.


ENGLISH

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter E or the letters ENG.


ENSEMBLE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ENTANGLED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ENTERING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENVELOP

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENVELOPED

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENVELOPING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ENVELOPS

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


ERRATIC

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ERUPTING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ESSAY

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


ESSAYIST

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters ELIA or LAMB.


ESSENTIALS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EVACUATED

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


EVENLY

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the selection of alternate letters from a word.


EVENS OUT

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the omission of alternate letters from a word.


EVERYONE

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


EVERY OTHER

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the selection of alternate letters from a word.


EVERY SECOND

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the selection of alternate letters from a word.


EVERYTHING

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


EVIL

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


EXCITED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EXCLAMATION

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter O or the letters AH or OH etc..


EXHIBITING

Possibly a hidden word indicator.


EXIST

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters BE or ARE.


EXISTS

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


EXOTIC

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EXPERT

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

Sample clue:
Expert covering right amount of land (4)

EXPLODE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EXPLODED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EXPLODING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EXTERNAL

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


EXTRACT

Possibly a hidden word indicator.


EXTRAORDINARY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


EXTREMELY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the first and letters of a word, for example:

Extremely rude = RE
Extremely silly = SY

EYE-OPENER

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



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