Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : I


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ILL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ILL-DISPOSED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ILL-FORMED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ILL-TREATED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IMAGINARY NUMBER

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


IMPROPER

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IMPROPERLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IN

1. Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.

Sample clues:
Infant born in a tree (4)
Indian father in pain (6)

2. Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clues:
A tree in Chelmsford (3)
The first man in Canada, maybe (4)

IN A FERMENT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IN A JUMBLE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IN A MESS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IN A WHIRL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IN CHARGE

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


INCOMPLETE

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


INCORRECT

Possibly an anagram indicator.

Sample clue:
Altering incorrect figure (8)

INCORRECTLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


INDEED

May be a container and contents indicator indicating that one or more letters or words are to be placed inside DEED.

Sample clue:
Flat indeed! (8)

INDEFINITE NUMBER

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


INDIA

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Victor and Oscar go to India with the French material (5)

IN DISARRAY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IN DISGUISE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IN ERROR

Possibly an anagram indicator.


INFORMATION

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters DOPE or GEN or NEWS.


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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


INGREDIENTS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


INITIALLY

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


INITIALLY LACKING

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


IN RECITAL

Possibly a homophone indicator.


IN RUINS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


INSIDE

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


IN SPEAKING

Possibly a homophone indicator.


IN SPEECH

Possibly a homophone indicator.


INTELLIGENCE

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


INTERFERED WITH

Possibly an anagram indicator.


INTERMINABLE

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


INTERNAL

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


INTERRUPTING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


INTRODUCED

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.

Sample clues:
Companion introduced to right sort of plant (6)
Pest missing when copper is introduced (6)

INVOLVE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


INVOLVED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


IODINE

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

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clue:
Prince Henry has iodine in a medicine bottle (5)

IRON

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

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clue:
Hat for Iron Lady? (6)

IRREGULAR

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ISLAND

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter I. Other possibilities are: COS, CRETE, ERIN, HERM, SARK, etc.

(For other names of islands, see Islands of the British Isles and Islands of the World.)


ISLANDS

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


ISLAND STATE

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters RI (Rhode Island).


ISLE

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter I or the letters MAN. Other possibilities are: AIT, CAY, KEY, ERIN.


ITALIAN

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


ITALY

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

(See International Vehicle Registrations).


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