Clues for: 5 Letter Words

Question Answer Value Airdate
The name of this yellowish white color is from a word for "elephant" ivory 200 January 2, 2015
The name of this yellowish white color is from a word for "elephant" ivory 200 January 2, 2015
In the song "American Pie", it was dry the levee 400 January 2, 2015
In the song "American Pie", it was dry the levee 400 January 2, 2015
This steel rod is used to strengthen concrete pourings rebar 600 January 2, 2015
This steel rod is used to strengthen concrete pourings rebar 600 January 2, 2015
In the Catholic Church, it's a small vessel for holy water; in the kitchen, it holds a condiment such as vinegar or oil a cruet 800 January 2, 2015
In the Catholic Church, it's a small vessel for holy water; in the kitchen, it holds a condiment such as vinegar or oil a cruet 800 January 2, 2015
Collect bit by bit, such as grain left by reapers glean 1000 January 2, 2015
Collect bit by bit, such as grain left by reapers glean 1000 January 2, 2015
Another word for poisonous, it can also describe a bad relationship toxic 400 February 27, 2014
Another word for poisonous, it can also describe a bad relationship toxic 400 February 27, 2014
From Yiddish, it's a clumsy person klutz 800 February 27, 2014
From Yiddish, it's a clumsy person klutz 800 February 27, 2014
& in other news,change a letter inthe name of a sea creature & you get this short filler item in a newspaper squib 1000 February 27, 2014
& in other news,change a letter inthe name of a sea creature & you get this short filler item in a newspaper squib 1000 February 27, 2014
A recess in a wall, or a situation suited to a person; we hope you've found yours niche February 27, 2014
A recess in a wall, or a situation suited to a person; we hope you've found yours niche February 27, 2014
A tall structure rising from a tower or roof, especially the tapering point of a church's steeple a spire 200 December 6, 2011
A tall structure rising from a tower or roof, especially the tapering point of a church's steeple a spire 200 December 6, 2011
Honey is an animal product & can be excluded from a strict this type of diet vegan 400 December 6, 2011
Honey is an animal product & can be excluded from a strict this type of diet vegan 400 December 6, 2011
To surpass, or a Microsoft spreadsheet program excel 600 December 6, 2011
To surpass, or a Microsoft spreadsheet program excel 600 December 6, 2011
If you're in trouble you've been "left in" this, also a decisive defeat in games like cribbage the lurch 800 December 6, 2011
If you're in trouble you've been "left in" this, also a decisive defeat in games like cribbage the lurch 800 December 6, 2011
This synonym for "kingdom" comes from the Latin for "regal" realm 1000 December 6, 2011
This synonym for "kingdom" comes from the Latin for "regal" realm 1000 December 6, 2011
The 2 months that fit the category March & April 200 June 13, 2008
A kind of cereal grain, triticale is produced by crossing rye & this wheat 400 June 13, 2008
As a noun, it's a steep-walled canyon; as a verb, it means to stuff yourself with food gorge 600 June 13, 2008
An organism's ecological role in the community, or a recess in the wall for a statue niche 800 June 13, 2008
It can be an object from the past, or a personal item associated with a saint a relic 1000 June 13, 2008
To skip school, or the furrow on the side of the road ditch 200 May 27, 2008
A superlative form of little, it's an antonym of utmost least 400 May 27, 2008
This part of the face can mean "impudence" or "sass" cheek 600 May 27, 2008
It's a glass bottle used to hold vinegar or oil for salad dressing a cruet 800 May 27, 2008
This diminutive of Bridget usually refers to a fussy old woman biddy 1000 May 27, 2008
Historically it was the goods, money or property that a bride brought to her husband at marriage dowry 200 July 13, 2007
A group of full-time employees, or the set of 5 horizontal lines on which notes of music are written staff 400 July 13, 2007
I'd like to call the meeting to order, but I need one of these small mallets a gavel 600 July 13, 2007
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Boudin Bakery in San Francisco, California) It once meant a notch used to record a tally in a game. That meaning is still used for the cuts that will make your sourdough bake and look better score 800 July 13, 2007
From French for "to ward off", it means to ward off a blow, especially in fencing parry 1000 July 13, 2007
As an adjective, this 5-letter word can mean "exorbitant"; as a verb, "to soak in water", like tea steep 200 April 1, 2005
This term for a high-spirited horse comes from an Old English word that means "stallion" steed 400 April 1, 2005
This metallic word can precede "blue", "drum" or "-faced" steel 600 April 1, 2005
5-letter body part that's a synonym for hitchhike thumb 800 April 1, 2005
To steal game or cook eggs poach 1000 April 1, 2005
In a song title it precedes "Rattle and Roll" Shake 200 February 4, 2004
It's a horse race for 3-year-olds, or the stiff hat with a rounded crown that you might wear there derby 400 February 4, 2004
Trivial or worthless, or singer-guitarist Tom Petty 600 February 4, 2004
Kasdoop is a Dutch version of fondue, made with this kind of cheese Gouda 800 February 4, 2004
It's a Japanese form of fencing using bamboo swords kendo 1000 February 4, 2004
Headgear for a king, or part of a tooth crown 100 May 11, 2001
It "goes before a fall" & before "Prejudice" in a Jane Austen title pride 200 May 11, 2001
It's the zodiac sign symbolized by a ram Aries 300 May 11, 2001
Soup's on! & we need this long-handled spoon or scoop to serve it ladle 400 May 11, 2001
It can be an object from the past, or a personal item associated with a saint relic 500 May 11, 2001
When you want someone to hurry up with a lengthy explanation, have them "cut to" this The chase 100 March 19, 2001
One of these can toss a stone or hold steady a broken arm Sling 200 March 19, 2001
It's a danger to a chess player's king, or something you request from a waiter Check 300 March 19, 2001
As a noun it's a steep-walled canyon; as a verb, to stuff yourself with food Gorge 400 March 19, 2001
An organism's ecological role in the community, or a recess in the wall for a statue Niche 500 March 19, 2001
This unit of measure is equal to 2 pints quart 100 October 2, 2000
The cirrus type of this is delicate & wispy, & is made up of ice crystals cloud 200 October 2, 2000
It's the type of bedcover that's often made at a "bee" quilt 300 October 2, 2000
The rear end of a ship, or an adjective describing a hard or strict teacher stern 400 October 2, 2000
It's a person who lures another into danger, or an artificial bird used by hunters to lure game decoy 500 October 2, 2000
On the internet www.dol.gov gets you the Department of this Labor 100 June 12, 2000
MTV's 1997 award for Best New Artist in a Video went to this "Sleep to Dream" singer with 2 5-letter names Fiona Apple 200 June 12, 2000
The 2 5-letter words for the appliance being repaired here: Range & stove 300 June 12, 2000
It's a glass bottle used to hold vinegar or oil for salad dressing Cruet 400 June 12, 2000
This diminutive of Bridget usually refers to a fussy old woman Biddy 500 June 12, 2000
Something known to be feasible is this "and true" Tried 100 May 30, 2000
Mount a picture, or contrive evidence to make an innocent person look guilty Frame 200 May 30, 2000
This synonym for fast can also refer to all the ships in a navy Fleet 300 May 30, 2000
Skip school, or the furrow on the side of the road Ditch 400 May 30, 2000
A superlative form of little, it's an antonym of utmost Least 500 May 30, 2000
An opportunity to start again may give you "a new" one of these "on life" a lease 100 February 20, 1998
A small rounded hill or mound; there's a grassy one in Dallas a knoll 200 February 20, 1998
Slang synonym for zero that also begins with "Z" zilch 300 February 20, 1998
A flagpole, a group of nurses in a hospital or a cudgel a staff 400 February 20, 1998
Communications code word between Alpha & Charlie Bravo (or Baker) 500 February 20, 1998
One of these doesn't make sense, it makes just a cent Penny 100 May 14, 1997
An old synonym for an overseas telegram, today it brings HBO & USA to your home Cable 200 May 14, 1997
It's the crosshatched paper used in math class Graph 300 May 14, 1997
Alone, it's an aquarium fish; with coddle, it means to indulge excessively Molly 400 May 14, 1997
A full-court move in basketball, or the fourth estate Press 500 May 14, 1997
A metalworker, or a common surname Smith 100 December 23, 1996
This term for a person who's authorized to act for another is short for procuracy Proxy 200 December 23, 1996
It's the hollow, stemlike shaft of a feather Quill 300 December 23, 1996
Type of puzzle in which pictures or symbols represent words or phrases Rebus 400 December 23, 1996
A short, pithy expression, or a dwarfish creature who guards a treasure Gnome 500 December 23, 1996
This populous country is Hindio or Barato in Esperanto India 100 November 15, 1994
To touch lightly in passing, or to feed on growing grasses Graze 200 November 15, 1994
This word for a decorative sticker comes partly from calquer, meaning "to trace" Decal 300 November 15, 1994
This large African antelope's name comes from the Dutch word for an elk Eland 400 November 15, 1994
The books of the Bible accepted as holy scripture, or the works of an author considered authentic Canon 500 November 15, 1994
Since this 1980 song was his only #1 hit, it's no wonder Eddie Rabbitt loved this kind of night rainy 100 April 10, 1986
A Jackie Collins best seller & mini-series gave us the scoop about these "Hollywood" personages <i>Wives</i> 200 April 10, 1986
It can be "left", "right", "center", or "strawberry" field 300 April 10, 1986
From Old English "to kill", it's to quiet or subdue, such as a riot quell 400 April 10, 1986
A socially superior group, or a type of type elite 500 April 10, 1986
Army officer above a captain but below a lieutenant colonel a major 100 February 7, 1986
Among his "Marx" of success were silence & musical virtuosity Harpo 200 February 7, 1986
Scottish for a square of turf, amateur golfers often become pros at producing one a divot 300 February 7, 1986
13 witches a coven 400 February 7, 1986
Gary the gardener would use this protective covering of sawdust, leaves, etc. on his soil mulch 500 February 7, 1986