Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : U


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ULSTER

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


UNDONE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNENDING

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


UNFINISHED

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


UNIFORM

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Very large hotel uniform, for example, is taken up (4)

UNINITIATED

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


UNION

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


UNIONIST

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


UNITED

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


UNITED NATIONS

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


UNIVERSAL

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter U (as in film classification).


UNIVERSITY

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

At university or to university be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters UP.


UNKNOWN

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter X, or Y or, less commonly, Z (as in algebra).

Sample clues:
Carpet unknown in a church (9)
Celebration not completely unknown (5)

UNLIMITED

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


UNNATURAL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNRESTRAINED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNRULY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNSETTLED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNSTARTED

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


UNSTEADY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNTIDY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNUSUAL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNUSUALLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UNWELL

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


UP

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


UPENDED

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


UPHEAVAL

Possibly an anagram indicator.


UPPER CLASS

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


UPSET

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

Sample clues:
Scared to upset old soldiers (8)
Calm those getting upset about nothing (6)

2. Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).

Sample clues:
Lack of drink that's upset a monster (6)
Communication has upset me - trouble follows (5)

UPSTART

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


UPWARDLY MOBILE

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


URANIUM

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

(See Symbols for Chemical Elements).

Sample clues:
Chemical tester finding uranium in illuminated manuscript (6)
Odd trinkets containing uranium (7)

USED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


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