Clues for: Homophones

Question Answer Value Airdate
To tint & to perish to dye/die 200 January 26, 2022
A mineral supply & a paddle ore/oar 400 January 26, 2022
A good source of protein & a gathering for track events meat/meet 600 January 26, 2022
An alloy & to pilfer steel/steal 800 January 26, 2022
A type of liquor & an evil spirit in Islamic folklore gin/Jinn 1000 January 26, 2022
An empress' tenure & a downpour reign/rain 200 September 30, 2021
An Oracle & a monetary yield a prophet/profit 400 September 30, 2021
A sense of style & a sudden solar explosion flair/flare 600 September 30, 2021
A church singing group & an enclosure for horses a chorale/corral 800 September 30, 2021
A sculpted decoration on a wall near the ceiling & the act of keeping prices or wages at a fixed level frieze/freeze September 30, 2021
To offer something for purchase, or the basic structural unit of an organism sell/cell 200 March 4, 2021
A measure of gold purity, or a Bugs Bunny favorite carat/carrot 400 March 4, 2021
A female antelope, or material to be baked doe/dough 600 March 4, 2021
To fire a .45, or a sloping channel for water shoot/chute 800 March 4, 2021
A lowly servant in the era of knights, or the central part of a church a knave/nave 1000 March 4, 2021
A military rank & a corn seed *colonel & **kernel 200 April 9, 2020
Time of dawn & time of sorrow morning & mourning 400 April 9, 2020
A way of behaving & a lord's estate manner & manor 600 April 9, 2020
To lift up & to tear down raise & raze 800 April 9, 2020
Gets ahead by the whole length of a track, or a slip-up in judgment laps & lapse 1000 April 9, 2020
Garbage, or where a belt goes waste/waist 200 November 4, 2019
That fancy lodging at your favorite hotel, or the "saccharine" word that describes it suite/sweet 400 November 4, 2019
A statement of admiration for another, or a "full" number of soldiers to do a job compliment/complement 600 November 4, 2019
The opposite of slack, or what slackers weren't getting in school taut/taught 800 November 4, 2019
An old word for the Christian cross, or a description of one's impolite disposition rood/rude 1000 November 4, 2019
A medieval farm worker, or to browse the internet serf/surf 200 July 9, 2018
A cereal grass, or sardonic, like some humor rye/wry 400 July 9, 2018
To smell really bad, or to inflict, usually havoc reek/wreak 600 July 9, 2018
The type of fabric seen here, or the little piece of land seen here eyelet/islet 800 July 9, 2018
Containing little fat, or a legal claim on a property lean/lien 1000 July 9, 2018
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
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 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 gaff/gaffe 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/ring 200 May 2, 2007
Pirates' plunder, or an item of baby footwear booty/bootie 400 May 2, 2007
A pronoun, or a song like "Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed?" him/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/clew 800 May 2, 2007
A participle for one who has reached adulthood, or a sound of misery on hearing a bad pun grown/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
Enjoyed a book, or a primary color read (red) 200 September 22, 2003
Moved like the wind, or a primary color blew (blue) 400 September 22, 2003
A penny, or mailed a letter cent (sent) 600 September 22, 2003
Walk through water, or determined the heaviness of something wade (weighed) 800 September 22, 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
A kind of evergreen tree, or a female sheep a yew/ewe 200 February 4, 2002
A unit of weight for gemstones, or a root veggie a carat/carrot 400 February 4, 2002
A member of the nobility, or lacking vegetation, like a tree without its leaves baron/barren 600 February 4, 2002
Pulled tight, like a rope; or instructed taut/taught 800 February 4, 2002
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents holding a bird.) A British term for a truck, or this Australian parrot a lorry/lory 1000 February 4, 2002
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
Uncomplicated, or a carpenter's tool used to level wood plain-plane 100 April 26, 1996
Food & drink or an exhibition of farm products where you might buy some fare-fair 200 April 26, 1996
A squeaking sound, or a small stream creak-creek 300 April 26, 1996
A slight error, or the reindeer herders of Northern Europe lapse-Lapps 400 April 26, 1996
Pertaining to the mouth or to the ear oral-aural 500 April 26, 1996
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 group of two, or a type of fruit a pair/pear 100 February 21, 1994
A piece of jewelry, or to twist water from a cloth ring/wring 200 February 21, 1994
A large vase, or a synonym for the verb merit urn/earn 300 February 21, 1994
A European nobleman, or a theatre overhang that displays the name of the show marquis/marquee 400 February 21, 1994
Way or direction, or unrefined course/coarse 500 February 21, 1994
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The crossbar that connects a team of oxen, or the yellow part of an egg yoke/yolk 100 January 24, 1992
To be in want, or to fold & stretch dough with your hands need/knead 200 January 24, 1992
What your dog might chew, or the interjection you could use to scare him away shoe/shoo 300 January 24, 1992
Trash, or the part of the body between the rib cage & pelvis waste/waist 400 January 24, 1992
A card game from the 1600s that's still played, or an ancient king of Egypt faro/pharaoh 500 January 24, 1992
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
To make money, or a vase to stash ashes earn/urn 100 February 22, 1991
Antagonistic & adverse, or a supervised shelter for young travelers hostile/hostel 200 February 22, 1991
Inscribed on paper, or a routine way of doing something wrote/rote 300 February 22, 1991
An ursine creature, or any naked creature for that matter a bear/bare 400 February 22, 1991
To impose a tax, or an embankment built along a river levy/levee 500 February 22, 1991
Where you see the biggest pig in the state, or what you pay the bus driver to take you there fair/fare 100 February 8, 1991
To ring a bell, or to skin an orange to peal/peel 200 February 8, 1991
A small, bloodsucking insect, or to run away from danger to flee/flea 300 February 8, 1991
A treaty, or filled to capacity pact/packed 400 February 8, 1991
Of sound health, or to beckon a taxi hale/hail 500 February 8, 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
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To inflict terrible vengeance on a person, or exude a terrible odor wreak/reek 400 January 6, 1989
It's used to indicate either a negative vote or a married woman's maiden name nay/née 500 January 6, 1989
A bunch of money to get you out of jail, or a bunch of hay bail/bale 100 May 31, 1988
A moan for Moby wail/whale 200 May 31, 1988
To stand by, or a measure of heaviness wait/weight 300 May 31, 1988
Wander aimlessly to a world capital roam/Rome 400 May 31, 1988
All the gold you gathered up, or a golden group known for marauding hoard/horde 500 May 31, 1988
To color a fabric or kick the bucket to dye (die) 100 October 29, 1987
A small stream or the noise old bones might make a creek creak 200 October 29, 1987
It can describe the type of grip Crockett & Tubbs have on their department a vise vice 300 October 29, 1987
The time gone by the passed past 400 October 29, 1987
One does this to do this to the Lord prays praise 500 October 29, 1987
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