Cryptic Crossword Dictionary : W


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WALES

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


WANDER

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

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


WANDERING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WARPED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WATT

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


WAYWARD

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WEAVE

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WEAVING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WED

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


WEDNESDAY

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


WEEK

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


WEEKEND

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


WEIGHT

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter W or a unit of weight: OZ, LB, DRAM, TON, etc.


WEIRD

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WELSH

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


WELSHMAN

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


WEST

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


WESTBOUND

Possibly a reversal indicator.


WESTERN

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


WEST INDIES

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


WHISKEY

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

(See NATO Phonetic Alphabet).

Sample clue:
Warren gives donkey whiskey (6)

WICKET

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


WIDE

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


WIDTH

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


WIFE

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


WILD

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WILDER

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WILDLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WINGLESS

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


WINGS

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the first and letters of a word.

Sample clues:
A bird regrets losing its wings (5)
A bird with extended wings is not natural (7)

WINGTIP

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


WITH

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


WITHIN

1. Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.

Sample clues:
Flower is found within 24 hours (5)
Cook fish within, without compulsion (6)

2. Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clues:
Arab state within Romania (4)
Within a week I lost weight (4)

WITHOUT

Possibly, meaning 'outside', a container-and-contents indicator.


WITHOUT END

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


WITHOUT LIMITS

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


WIZARD PLACE

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


WOLFRAM

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


WOMAN

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters HER or SHE.


WON

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


WORK

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


WORKED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WORKER

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters ANT or BEE.


WORKING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WORRIED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WOUND

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WOVEN

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WRAP

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.

Sample clue:
Boy not beginning to wrap a range of items(5)

WRAPPED

1. Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.

2. Possibly a hidden word indicator.

Sample clue:
Little bird wrapped in a scarf in church(5)

WRAPPING

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


WRAPS

Possibly a container-and-contents indicator.


WRATH

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


WRECKED

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WRITE

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


WRITER

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


WRITHING

Possibly an anagram indicator.


WRITING

May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letters MS (manuscript).


WRITTEN UP

Possibly a reversal indicator (in a Down clue).


WRONG

1. Possibly an anagram indicator.

Sample clues:
Animal doing wrong (5)
Trainee given many a wrong date (5)

2. May be a bits-and-pieces indicator indicating the letter X or the letters SIN or TORT.

Sample clue:
Wrong revolution for Communist (4)

WRONGLY

Possibly an anagram indicator.


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