Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : T


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TABLOID

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


TAIL

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

Sample clues:
Factory to design aircraft's tail (5)
Animal with no tail makes a beastly noise (4)
It's approximately located behind elephant's tail or trunk (5)

TAIL-END

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


TAILLESS

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


TAKE IN

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


TAKEN IN

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


TAKEN UP

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


TAKES IN

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


TAKING IN

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


TANGLED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TANGO

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Quick to take shelter between foxtrot and tango (5)

TATTERED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TAVERN

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


TEA

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters CHA or CHAR.

Sample clue:
Heat tea with iron (5)

TEAM

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


TEAM LEADER

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


TEETOTAL

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


TEMPERATURE

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


TEN

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


TENSE

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


TERMINALLY

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


TERRORISTS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters IRA or ETA.


THANKS

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


THAT IS

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


THEOLOGIAN

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


THOUSAND

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter M or sometimes G or K or the letters GRAND.


THURSDAY

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


TIDIED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TIME

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter T or the letters AGE, EON, ERA, etc.


TIME OUT

Possibly a subtraction indicator signifying the omission of the letter T from a word.


TIMES

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


TIN

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

Sample clue:
Tin found in street is barely sufficient (5)

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

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clue:
Traps laid for tin god (6)

TIN-OPENER

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

Sample clue:
Paddy has brown tin-opener - odd! (7)

TIPSY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TON

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


TOP-DRAWER

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


TORTUOUS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TORY

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


TORY LEADER

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


TOWN CENTRE

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


TRAIN

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRAINED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRAINING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRANSFORM

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRANSFORMED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRANSLATE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRANSLATED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRAVELLER

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


TREAT

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TREATED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRICK

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


TRICKY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TRIM

Possibly an anagram indicator (trim = order, condition; put in order).


TRIMMED

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


TRITIUM

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


TROOP LEADER

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


TROUBLE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TROUBLED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TUCKED IN

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


TUESDAY

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


TUMBLING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TUNGSTEN

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

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clues:
Metal-worker making tungsten tree (6)
Saint carrying tungsten alloy (6)

TURK'S HEAD

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

Sample clue:
Turk's head in ornate headgear. Would you believe it? (5,4)

TURN

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

2. Possibly a reversal indicator.

3. Possibly a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter U.


TURNED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TURNING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TURNS

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TWIST

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TWISTED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


TWITCH

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


TWO HUNDRED

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


TWO THOUSAND

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


TYNESIDE

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


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