Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : P


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PACKING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


PAGE

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


PAGES

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


PAINTER

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters RA (for Royal Academician).


PAINTING

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters strong>ART.


PAINTINGS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters strong>ART.


PANTS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PAPA

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Papa, given assistance, footed the bill (4)

PAPER

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters RAG or FT or MAIL or SUN.


PARKING

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


PART

Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clues:
Everyone taking part in ballet (3)
Foreign currency found in a remote part (5)

PARTIAL

Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clues:
The almanac's partial cure (4)
Partial delivery sent back? That's disgusting (4)

PARTING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


PARTLY

Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clues:
Impertinent - or partly so (4)
Partly determining final points (7)

PARTY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters DO or CON or LAB or LIB.


PARTY LEADER

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


PASS

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


PAST

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


PAWN

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter P or the letters POP.


PEACEKEEPERS

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


PECULIAR

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PEG

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


PENCE

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


PENETRATING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


PENNY

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


PENSIONER

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


PENULTIMATE

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


PERHAPS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PERMIT

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


PERVERSE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PERVERSELY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PERVERT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PERVERTED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PHONEY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PHOSPHORUS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter P

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clue:
Phosphorus is put on many bits of land (5)

PIANISSIMO

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters PP (as in music notation).


PIANO

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter P (as in music notation).


PIE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PIERCING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


PIGTAIL

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


PINT

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

PITCHING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PLACE

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters PL or SET or SITE or SPOT.


PLASTIC

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PLAYING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


POET

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


POINT

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter N or E or S or W.

Sample clue:
Father bearing fruit (5)

POLE

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


POLICE

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


POLICEMAN

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters PC (Police Constable) or DI (Detective Inspector).


PONYTAIL

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


POOR

Possibly an anagram indicator.


POORLY

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

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


PORTUGAL

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

(See International Vehicle Registrations).


POSH

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


POSSIBLE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


POSSIBLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


POST OFFICE

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


POTASSIUM

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

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clue:
Phosphorus or potassium found in meat (4)

POTENTIAL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


POTENTIALLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


POUND

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter L (£) or the letters LB.

POWER

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


PREPARE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PREPARED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PRESIDENT

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter P or possibly the letters ABE, IKE, BUSH or FORD.


PRESSURE

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

PRIEST

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


PRIMATE

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


PRINCE

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter P or the letters HAL.


PRINCESS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters DI or IDA.


PRISON

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters CAN or PEN.

PRISONER

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


PROBLEM

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

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


PROCESSING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PRODUCE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PRODUCTION

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PRONOUNCED

Possibly a homophone indicator.


PROVIDING

Possibly a hidden word indicator.


PROVINCE

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


PSEUDO

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PUBLICITY

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters PR or AD or ADS.


PUT OUT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PUT RIGHT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


PUT STRAIGHT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


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