Clues for: Homophones

Question Answer Value Airdate
An ache, or a piece of glass in a window a pain/pane 200 May 6, 2013
An ache, or a piece of glass in a window a pain/pane 200 May 6, 2013
Got up, or lines of seats rose/rows 400 May 6, 2013
Got up, or lines of seats rose/rows 400 May 6, 2013
To give advice, or an assembly formed to reach conclusions counsel/council 600 May 6, 2013
To give advice, or an assembly formed to reach conclusions counsel/council 600 May 6, 2013
A meteorological environment, or to go up a mountain clime/climb 800 May 6, 2013
A meteorological environment, or to go up a mountain clime/climb 800 May 6, 2013
A small bit of land surrounded by water, or a small hole for the passage of a shoelace an islet/eyelet 1000 May 6, 2013
A small bit of land surrounded by water, or a small hole for the passage of a shoelace an islet/eyelet 1000 May 6, 2013
This 4-syllable word can refer to a stage of youth or the youths themselves adolescence/adolescents 200 November 10, 2010
A hiding place, or the moolah you might put there cache/cash 400 November 10, 2010
This word can refer to a boat's large hooked pole or a social blunder gaffe/gaff 600 November 10, 2010
Operated a small boat, or operated a horse rowed/rode 800 November 10, 2010
Shortcuts to webpages, or certain wildcats links/lynx 1000 November 10, 2010
Showers, or leather straps that control a horse rains/reins 200 May 5, 2009
A horse's harness, or pertaining to a wedding bridle/bridal 400 May 5, 2009
To acquire through merit, or a large decorative vase earn/urn 600 May 5, 2009
A plant of the parsley family, or a unit to measure the fineness of gold carrot/karat 800 May 5, 2009
Transparently thin, or to cut wool sheer/shear 1000 May 5, 2009
It can be a permanent coloring, or a cube with dots--roll again dye/die 200 November 4, 2008
Ran after someone, or pure & virginal chased/chaste 400 November 4, 2008
Kissed, or a head-to-shoulders sculpture bussed/bust 600 November 4, 2008
A young deer, or a half-man, half-goat deity fawn/faun 800 November 4, 2008
Reduce, or something to be learned or studied lessen/lesson 1000 November 4, 2008
A native of Copenhagen, or to stoop to do something dane/deign 200 April 16, 2008
To take a quick look, or the top of a mountain peek/peak 400 April 16, 2008
Antagonistic, or an inexpensive lodging place for young people abroad hostile/hostel 600 April 16, 2008
It's a sausage, or the absolute least best wurst/worst 800 April 16, 2008
A dish, or a braid of hair plate/plait 1000 April 16, 2008
With an initial W, it's done to necks & wet rags; without one, it's done to bells wring or ring 200 May 2, 2007
Pirates' plunder, or an item of baby footwear booty or bootie 400 May 2, 2007
A pronoun, or a song like "Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed?" him or hymn 600 May 2, 2007
Ending in -ue, it helps a detective find a killer; ending in -ew, it was thread that led the way out of a classic maze clue or clew 800 May 2, 2007
A participle for one who has reached adulthood, or a sound of misery on hearing a bad pun grown or groan 1000 May 2, 2007
To rule over, or to shower upon reign/rain 200 March 13, 2006
Jetties, or people of the same legal status, as on a jury piers/peers 400 March 13, 2006
Finished, or a grayish-brown horse color done/dun 600 March 13, 2006
Had a meal, or an octet ate/eight 800 March 13, 2006
A brutal form of embroidery? cruel/crewel 1000 March 13, 2006
It can be a blood vessel, or being excessively proud of oneself vein/vain 200 February 17, 2006
An aroma, or transmitted scent/sent 400 February 17, 2006
Select, or masticates choose/chews 600 February 17, 2006
Writing paper, or standing still stationery/stationary 800 February 17, 2006
Part of a horse's harness, or pertaining to a woman on her wedding day bridle/bridal February 17, 2006
A squash or pumpkin, or pierced by a bull's horn gourd/gored 200 March 5, 2004
A corridor, or to drag away a load hall/haul 400 March 5, 2004
A jack in a deck of cards, or part of a church knave/nave 600 March 5, 2004
A young deer, or a mythical Roman deity, half-man, half-goat fawn/faun 800 March 5, 2004
Rough in texture, or a semester-long class at school coarse/course 1000 March 5, 2004
An ermine coat, or a coniferous tree fur/fir 200 October 16, 2003
Zero, or a religious sister none/nun 400 October 16, 2003
Put pen to paper, or correct write/right 600 October 16, 2003
An equal, or a jetty peer/pier 800 October 16, 2003
A term used for Shakespeare, or the species of owl seen here bard/barred 1000 October 16, 2003
Took a plane, or part of a chimney flew/flue 200 January 3, 2003
Moved to & fro, or leather finished with a soft nap swayed/suede 400 January 3, 2003
The smallest amount, or rented out for a long term least/leased 600 January 3, 2003
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Belize Zoo) It can be a gradual decrease in sickness, or this mammal right here taper/tapir 800 January 3, 2003
To wander, or a European capital Roam/Rome 100 January 15, 2001
A big gun, or a book of religious law Cannon/canon 200 January 15, 2001
A member of a royal family, or some photographs Prince/prints 300 January 15, 2001
Large ocean mammals, or a small division of Great Britain Whales/Wales 400 January 15, 2001
Masticates, or select Chews/choose 500 January 15, 2001
A frothy French dessert, or Bullwinkle, for instance Mousse/moose 100 December 21, 2000
An artist's set of colors, or the roof of the mouth Palette/palate 200 December 21, 2000
Closing an envelope, or the overhead part of a room Sealing/ceiling 300 December 21, 2000
A portion, or a state of harmony Piece/peace 500 December 21, 2000
A poem of praise, or was indebted to Ode/owed December 21, 2000
Rain heavily, or a tiny opening in the skin a pour/pore 100 October 3, 2000
Masculine, or letters & packages male/mail 200 October 3, 2000
A walkway between sections of seats in a theater, or a small piece of land surrounded by water an aisle/isle 300 October 3, 2000
A monetary gain, or one who foretells the future profit/prophet 400 October 3, 2000
Deserve, or a large decorative vase earn/urn October 3, 2000
When Clem got arrested for stealing this bundle of hay, he had to make this to get out of jail Bale/bail 100 November 4, 1999
A shore area, or a hardwood tree growing near it Beach/beech 200 November 4, 1999
Run away? This insect hops away Flee/flea 300 November 4, 1999
It's what Lipton's could put in golf bags, or what's already there teas/tees 400 November 4, 1999
Spell loot & liar this way to turn them into musical instruments L-U-T-E & L-Y-R-E 500 November 4, 1999
Entreatments that precede "Thank You" Please & pleas 100 October 23, 1998
Run the flag up one to take a survey on how many people would salute Pole & poll 200 October 23, 1998
Thick as a brick or dings in a fender Dense & dents 300 October 23, 1998
Fall back to plant again Recede & reseed 400 October 23, 1998
A speck of dust or the area around a castle Mote & moat 500 October 23, 1998
Lift up, or tear down & demolish raise/raze 100 December 26, 1997
Instructed, or tightly drawn taught/taut 200 December 26, 1997
A flash of light, or a knack for doing something flare/flair 300 December 26, 1997
A sharp-bladed tool, or puts 2 + 2 together adz/adds 400 December 26, 1997
Unfriendly & threatening, or a friendly shelter for traveling students & hikers hostile/hostel 500 December 26, 1997
A ballet dancer's exercise equipment, or a place for a drinker to belly up barre/bar 100 December 1, 1995
A ballet ensemble, or an apple center corps/core 200 December 1, 1995
A Proust character, or a ballet lake Swann/Swan 300 December 1, 1995
Ballet "Igor" or what you make from negatives Prince/prints 400 December 1, 1995
Popular netting used for a ballet tutu, or an implement for a task at hand tulle/tool 500 December 1, 1995
A tree having single flattened needles or the pelt of an animal Fir/Fur 100 November 18, 1994
Free from illness or precipitation falling in the form of large ice pellets Hale/Hail 200 November 18, 1994
The actors in a play or one of the hereditary groups that make up Hindu society Cast/Caste 300 November 18, 1994
A wharf where ships are unloaded or a metal implement used to open a lock Quay/Key 400 November 18, 1994
A river that empties into the Adriatic or an author of macabre verses Po/Poe 500 November 18, 1994
A small stream, or the sound a squeaky stair makes Creek/Creak 100 May 15, 1991
A wild hog, or to drill a hole Boar/Bore 200 May 15, 1991
A measure of wood, or three or more musical notes played together Cord/Chord 300 May 15, 1991
To coat with gold, or an association for members of the same profession Gild/Guild 400 May 15, 1991
To interfere in someone's business, or an Olympic award Meddle/Medal 500 May 15, 1991
The lowest part of a column or the lowest singing voice in a vocal composition base/bass 100 November 7, 1990
A segment of a curve or a chest for 10 Commandments arc/ark 200 November 7, 1990
Peel the skin of 2 identical pieces of fruit pare/pair/pear 300 November 7, 1990
To fly high above the clouds or something painful to the touch soar/sore 400 November 7, 1990
The vertical part of a doorframe or the current fashion stile/style 500 November 7, 1990
To feel ill, or a heavy beer ail/ale 100 January 16, 1987
Hunting for Moby or the wall in Jerusalem whaling/Wailing 200 January 16, 1987
Carry something down the passageway haul/hall 300 January 16, 1987
A singer named Frankie or a street name Penny Laine/Lane 400 January 16, 1987
To discover by chance, or penalized monetarily find/fined 500 January 16, 1987
Achilles died because his wound here would not do this heel/heal 100 November 18, 1985
Only a few of these in the Pennsylvania coal fields are under 18 years old miners/minors 200 November 18, 1985
A big kiss upon parting, or the Greyhound that carries you away buss/bus 300 November 18, 1985
Vacationing on a ship, or people that staff them cruise/crews 400 November 18, 1985
Emotional state of a cow who bellowed mood/mooed 500 November 18, 1985