Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : R


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RACES

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


RADIUS

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


RAGGED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RAILHEAD

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


RAILWAY

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

Old railwayMay be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters LMS or LNER.


RAISED

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


RAISING

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


RAMBLING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RANDOM

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RANDOMLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RAT'S TAIL

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


RAW BEGINNER

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


RAW EDGE

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


REBEL LEADER

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


RECIPE

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


RECOLLECTED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RECORD

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters LOG or EP or LP or TAPE.


RECTIFIED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REDCAP

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


REDHEAD

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


REELING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REELS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REFORM

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REFORMED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REFUSAL

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

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


REGARD

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


REGINA

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


REGULATED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REPAIR

1. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters GO.

2. Possibly an anagram indicator.


REPAIRED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REPLACED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REPORTED

Possibly a homophone indicator.


REPORTEDLY

Possibly a homophone indicator.


REPORTERS

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


RESISTANCE

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


RESORT

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

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


RESTRAIN

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


RETREAT

1. Possibly a reversal indicator.

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


RETREATING

Possibly a reversal indicator.


RETROGRADE

Possibly a reversal indicator.


RETROSPECTIVE

Possibly a reversal indicator.


REVERSE

Possibly a reversal indicator.


REVERSED

Possibly a reversal indicator.


REVIEW

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REVIEWED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REVOLTING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


REVOLUTIONARY

1. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator for CHE or RED or perhaps TROT.

Sample clues:
Cigars with revolutionary origins (8)
Prison revolutionary is aroused (7)

2. Possibly an anagram indicator.

Sample clues:
A good person isn't a revolutionary (5)
Reds die, but revolutionary lived (7)
Informer bores well with revolutionary (7-6)

3. Possibly a reversal indicator.

Sample clues:
It's a revolutionary wine (4)
Be revolutionary in estimates and discounts (7)

REX

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


RIGGED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RIGHT

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter R or the letters LIEN.


RING

1. Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.

2. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter O.


RINGED

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


RINGING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


RINGS

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


RIOT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RIOTING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RIOTOUS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RISING

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


RIVER

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

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

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


ROAD

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


ROCK

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ROCKING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ROCKY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ROMAN CATHOLIC

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


ROMANIA

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

(See International Vehicle Registrations).


ROMEO

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Romeo gets colleague to perk up (5)

ROOK

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


ROTTEN

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ROUGH

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ROUGHLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


ROUND

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

Sample clues:
Callas going round to a famous opera house (2,5)
Getting bail, turn round in court (8)
Take a cap round for a child's game (3-1-4)

2. Possibly a reversal indicator.

Sample clues:
Dutch cheese made round (4)
Find Sid's round lid (8)
Round? Round round the front (6)

3. Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.

Sample clues:
Swan taking donkey round trees (6)
Bring tea round in porcelain (5)
Round? Round round the front (6)

4. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter O.


ROUNDHEAD

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

RUIN

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RUINED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RUINOUS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RULER

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters ER or KING etc.


RUM

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RUN

1. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter R.

2. Possibly an anagram indicator.


RUNNING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


RUNS

1. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter R.

2. Possibly an anagram indicator.


RUPTURED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


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