Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : F


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FABRICATED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FABULOUS

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


FABULOUS BIRD

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


FAHRENHEIT

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


FAIR

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


FALLING SHORT

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


FALSE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FAMILY

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


FANCIFUL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FANCY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FANTASTIC

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FASHION

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

2. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters TON.


FASHIONABLE

Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters IN or HOT.


FASHIONED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FASHIONING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FATHER

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters FR or DAD, PA, POP, SIRE, etc.


FAULTY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FAVOURITE

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


FEATURING

Possibly a hidden word indicator.


FEET

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter F or the letters FT.


FELLOW

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


FEMALE

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


FEMALE SUPPORTER

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


FEMININE

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


FERMENTED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FEW

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the Roman numeral V.


FIDDLE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FIDDLED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FIFTY

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


FIGUREHEAD

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


FILLETED

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


FILLING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FILTHY PLACE

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


FINALLY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the last letter of a word.


FIND

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FINE

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter F or the letters OK.


FINISH

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

Finish of race = E
Photo finish = O

FINISH OFF

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


FIRST

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

2. May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the inital letter of a word.

First of AprilA
Beethoven's firstB
Coming firstC
etc. 

FIRST CLASS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter A or the letters AI (the crossword equivalent of A1).


FIRST LADY

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


FIRST OFF

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


FIRST PERSON

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter I or the letters ME or ADAM.


FIVE

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


FIVE HUNDRED

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


FLANK

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FLANKED

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FLANKING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FLANKS

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FLIER

1. May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters BIRD or the name (usually short) of a bird - such as LARK or TIT.

(For other names of birds, see BIRDS.)


FLIERS

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


FLIPPED

Possibly a reversal indicator.


FLIPPING

Possibly a reversal indicator.


FLOWER

1. May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the name (usually short) of a flower - frequently ROSE or LILY.

(For other names of flowers, see Flowers.)

2. May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the name (usually short) of a river (something that flows) - frequently DEE, DON or EXE.

(For other names of rivers, see Rivers of the British Isles and Rivers of the World.)

3. May be a cryptic definition indicating something that flows - BROOK, BURN, CURRENT, RIVER, STREAM, TIDE, etc.


FLUID

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FLUORINE

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

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clue:
Just fluorine and a mixture of gases (4)

FLURRIED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FOLIO

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


FOLLOWER

A follower may be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter B.


FOLLOWING

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


FOOL

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters ASS or NIT or MUG or SAP.

FOOL AROUND may indicate the letters SSA or TIN or GUM or PAS.


FOOLISH

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FOOLISHLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FOOT

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter F or the letters FT.


FOR

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


FOR A CHANGE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FORCE

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

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters MET (Metropolitan Police Force).


FORCED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FORD

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter T (as in Model T Ford).


FOREIGN OFFICE

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


FORGE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FORGED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FORM

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FORMER

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


FORTE

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


FOR THE MOST PART

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


FORWARD

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters ON or PERT.


FOUR

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


FOURTH OF JULY

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


FOXTROT

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Foxtrot by Romeo has to produce disapproving looks (8)

FRACTURED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FRAGMENTED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FRAGMENTS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FRAME

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FRAMED

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FRAMES

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FRAMING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


FRANC

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


FRANCE

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

(See International Vehicle Registrations).


FREE

Possibly an anagram indicator.

Sample clue:
Refuse to allow free vote (6)

FREELY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FRENCH

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

A FRENCH may be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters UN or UNE.

THE FRENCH may be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters LA, LE or LES.

TO THE FRENCH may be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters AU or AUX.

OF FRENCH may be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters DE or DU or DE LA.

FRENCH BREAD may indicate PAIN, FRENCH LEAVE may indicate ALLER, etc.


FRENCHMAN

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter M (Monsieur).


FRENCHWOMAN

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters MME (Madame).


FREQUENCY

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


FREQUENTLY

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


FRESH

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FRESHLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FRIDAY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter F or the letters FRI.


FROLICKING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FROM

Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clues:
Tin from Tuscany (3)
Money from Lancashire (4)
Horses from the farm are saddled (5)

FROM THE BOTTOM

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).

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FROM THE EAST

Possibly a reversal indicator.


FROM THE RIGHT

Possibly a reversal indicator.


FROM THE SOUTH

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


FUDGE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FUNNY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


FURLONG

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



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