Friday, September 28, 2007

Indicators used in Cryptic Clues

   a               Austria
   a               I
   a               academician
   a               accepted
   a               ace
   a               acre
   a               active
   a               adult
   a               advanced
   a               afternoon
   a               aleph
   a               alpha
   a               amateur
   a               ampere
   a               an/ane
   a               angstrom
   a               answer
   a               ante
   a               are (metric)
   a               articles - English
   a               associate
   a               atomic
   a               ay
   a               aye
   a               before
   a               blood group
   a               bomb
   a               effect
   a               examination
   a               fifty
   a               film
   a               first character
   a               first class
   a               first letter
   a               five hundred
   a               five thousand
   a               good
   a               high class
   a               it
   a               key +
   a               level
   a               midday
   a               note +
   a               one *
   a               paper
   a               road
   a               strings (violin)
   a               un
   a               unit
   a               violin string
   a               vitamin
   a               year
   aa              motoring organisation
   ab              able seaman
   ab              hand
   ab              rating
   ab              sailor/salt/seaman
   ab              tar
   abbe            priest (Fr.)
   abe             Lincoln
   abel            first victim
   abel            murder victim
   abel            second child
   abel            third man
   able            can
   able            expert
   abo             native
   ac              account
   ac              accountant
   ac              aircraftsman
   ac              alternating current
   ac              before Christ
   ac              bill
   ac              current
   aca             accountant
   acas            peacemakers
   acc             account
   acc             bill
   ace             card
   ace             champion
   ace             expert
   ace             one
   ace             pilot
   ace             service
   ace             winner
   act             decree
   act             performance
   actor           tree
   ad              Christian era
   ad              advertisement
   ad              after date
   ad              before the day
   ad              contemporary
   ad              in the modern age
   ad              in the year of our Lord
   ad              modern times
   ad              notice
   ad              now
   ad              nowadays
   ad              our time/era
   ad              period
   ad              present day
   ad              promotion
   ad              puff
   ad              this era
   ad              today
   adam            first character
   adam            first person
   adam            number one
   add             sum
   add             tot
   aden            port
   admin           management
   admin           running
   ado             business
   ado             difficulty
   ado             fuss
   ado             row
   ado             trouble
   ae              aged
   ae              poet
   aet             aged
   ag              silver
   aga             Muslim leader
   age             (long) time
   age             mature
   age             period
   agent           spy
   agm             annual meeting
   agm             meeting
   agm             yearly meeting
   ai              capital
   ai              first class
   ai              good
   ai              high class
   ai              main road
   ai              sloth
   ail             trouble
   ain             own (Scot.)
   air             appearance
   air             display
   air             song
   aire            river
   ait             island
   al              Alabama
   al              Alan
   al              Albania
   al              Albert
   al              Capone
   al              aluminium
   al              gangster
   al              one pound
   ala             Alabama
   ala             after the style of
   ala             in the style of
   ala             to the (Fr.)
   ala             wings
   alas            Alaska
   alb             one pound
   ale             beer
   aleph           Hebrew letter
   all             completely
   all             everybody
   all             everything
   alp             mountain
   alp             peak
   alph            river
   alpha           Greek letter
   alpha           beginning
   alpha           first character
   alpha           first letter
   am              America
   am              American
   am              I am
   am              admitting
   am              boasting
   am              half day
   am              hymns
   am              in the morning
   am              morning
   am              self-confessed
   amen            final word
   amen            last word
   amer            American
   ammo            missiles
   amos            bookmaker
   amp             one member
   an              I
   an              articles - English
   an              before
   an              if (old word)
   an              one *
   an              un
   ana             tales
   ane             I
   ane             one
   ane             one
   ankh            life symbol
   anne            princess
   anon            now
   ans             answer
   ans             brief reply
   ans             collection
   ans             short answer
   ant             if it (old word)
   ant             six-footer
   ant             social worker
   ant             soldier
   ant             worker
   ape             copy
   ape             primate
   aq              water
   ar              arrive/arrival
   ar              year of reign
   ara             academician
   ara             artist
   ara             painter
   arab            horse
   arc             curve
   argo            old ship
   aria            song
   arm             gun
   arm             limb
   arm             member
   arr             arrive/arrival
   art             contrivance
   art             craft
   art             cunning
   art             painting
   art             skill
   as              Anglo-Saxon
   as              ayes
   as              ays
   as              like
   as              one's
   as              specifically
   as              when
   ash             remains
   ash             tree
   asia            continent
   aside           one fifteen
   asis            existing state
   asp             snake
   ass             donkey
   asti            wine
   ate             goddess
   ate             mischief
   athena          goddess
   ation           at one on
   atoll           bikini
   au              gold
   au              to the (Fr.)
   aus             Australia
   aux             to the (Fr.)
   av              bible
   av              lived so long
   ave             average
   ave             greeting
   ave             hail
   ave             road
   ave             way
   aver            average
   avon            county
   ay              I
   ay              agreement
   ay              always
   ay              ever
   ay              yes
   aye             I
   aye             I say
   aye             agreement
   aye             always
   aye             ever
   aye             yes
   az              Azed
   az              scope, plenty of
   b               Bach
   b               Beethoven
   b               Belgium
   b               Brahms
   b               Britain
   b               British
   b               a follower
   b               bachelor
   b               baron
   b               bedbug
   b               bee
   b               bel
   b               beta
   b               beth
   b               bishop
   b               black
   b               blood group
   b               bloody
   b               book *
   b               born
   b               boron
   b               bowled
   b               boy
   b               breadth
   b               inferior
   b               key +
   b               magnetic flux
   b               note +
   b               paper
   b               second
   b               second class
   b               second letter
   b               three hundred
   b               three thousand
   b               vitamin
   ba              Bachelor of Arts
   ba              airline
   ba              bachelor
   ba              barium
   ba              degree
   ba              graduate
   ba              scholar
   bac             airline
   bacon           philosopher
   ban             curse
   ban             outlaw
   ban             prohibition
   bar             Inn
   bar             lawyers
   bar             prevent
   bar             save
   barb            horse
   bat             fly-by-night
   bb              bees
   bb              books
   bb              very black
   bc              ancient times
   bc              before Christ
   bc              period
   bd              beady
   bd              bound
   bd              cleric
   bd              theologian
   be              exist
   be              live
   bea             airline
   bear            speculator
   bed             in bed
   bee             buzzer
   bee             group of workers
   bee             six-footer
   bee             social worker
   bee             worker
   bef             Gort's men
   bess            queen
   beta            Greek letter
   beth            Hebrew letter
   bi              double
   bi              two (double)
   bird            prison
   bis             two (twice)
   bit             chewed
   bit             piece
   biz             business
   bk              book
   bl              British company
   bl              lawman
   bl              lawyer
   blue            Conservative
   bm              British Museum
   bm              doctor
   bo              American man
   boa             snake
   board           directors
   bob             old shilling
   bp              bishop
   br              Britain
   br              British
   br              British Rail
   br              bank rate
   br              branch
   br              bridge
   br              brig
   br              brother
   br              brown *
   br              lines/landline
   br              railway(s)
   br              trains
   br              transport
   bra             female support(er)
   bra             support
   bra             undergarment
   brass           money
   brat            child
   bren            gun
   brer            rabbit
   bridal          old wedding
   bro             brother
   bs              bees
   bst             summer time
   bull            American policeman
   bull            gold
   bus             transport
   c               Celsius/centigrade
   c               Charles
   c               Conservative
   c               Cuba
   c               about (approx.)
   c               approx(imately)
   c               around
   c               cape
   c               caput
   c               carbon
   c               caught
   c               cedi
   c               cent/centime
   c               centi-
   c               century
   c               chapter
   c               circa
   c               club
   c               cold
   c               complex number
   c               copyright
   c               coulomb
   c               electrical capacity
   c               hundred
   c               hundred thousand
   c               key +
   c               lot
   c               many
   c               note +
   c               roughly
   c               sea
   c               see
   c               speed of light
   c               spring
   c               tap
   c               vitamin
   ca              about (approx.)
   ca              accountant
   ca              approx(imately)
   ca              calcium
   ca              roughly
   cab             transport
   cade            conspirator
   cain            first murderer
   cain            killer
   cain            murderer
   cal             California
   cam             river
   can             able to +
   can             is able to
   can             prison
   can             vessel
   cantuar         archbishop
   cap             chapter
   cap             international
   car             carat
   car             transport
   carnation       motor race
   cart            transport
   cat             jazz fan
   cato            censor
   cattle          neat
   cave            warning
   cb              Seabee (Amer.)
   cc              county council
   cc              seas
   cc              small measure
   cc              small quantity
   cc              two hundred
   cd              diplomat
   cd              seedy
   ce              Church of England
   ce              church
   ce              engineers
   ce              this (Fr.)
   cent            money
   cet             this (Fr.)
   ch              China
   ch              Companion of Honour
   ch              Switzerland
   ch              award
   ch              central heating
   ch              champion
   ch              chapter
   ch              chief
   ch              child
   ch              church
   ch              companion
   ch              honour
   ch              order
   cha             tea
   chai            gypsy woman
   chair           president
   chal            gypsy
   char            daily
   che             guerrilla
   che             revolutionary
   cher            dear (Fr.)
   chere           dear (Fr.)
   chi             Greek letter
   ci              Channel Islands
   ci              hundred and one
   cia             secret service
   cia             spies
   cid             captain
   cid             chief
   cid             detectives
   cid             police
   cid             spanish hero
   cinc            commander
   cl              chlorine
   cl              class
   cl              clause
   cl              gas - chlorine
   cl              hundred and fifty
   co              Colombia
   co              business
   co              care of
   co              cobalt
   co              commander
   co              commanding officer
   co              company
   co              county
   co              firm
   co              gas - carbon monoxide
   co              house
   co              objector
   co              officer
   cod             fish
   cod             swimmer
   col             neck
   col             pass
   cole            old king
   colon           stop
   com             commander
   comb            hairdresser
   composer        scorer
   con             Conservative
   con             against
   con             party
   con             politician
   con             study
   con             swindle
   con             trick
   cooler          prison
   core            decentralise
   corn            naval commander
   cot             bed
   cot             house
   cow             lower
   cow             neat
   cr              credit
   cr              crown
   cr              king
   cs              Civil Service
   cs              Czechoslovakia
   cs              hundreds
   cs              seas
   ct              Connecticut
   ct              carat
   ct              caught
   ct              cent/centime
   ct              court
   ct              small weight
   ct              weight
   cu              copper
   cu              see you
   cue             queue
   cure            priest (Fr.)
   cutie           pretty girl
   cv              autobiography
   cy              see why
   d               (old) penny
   d               Dee
   d               Democrat
   d               Deutsch
   d               Germany
   d               Schubert's works
   d               copper
   d               damn
   d               date
   d               daughter
   d               day
   d               dead/died
   d               deci
   d               degree
   d               delete
   d               delta
   d               deserted
   d               deuterium
   d               diameter
   d               diamond
   d               differential operator
   d               electrical flux
   d               five hundred
   d               four
   d               four thousand
   d               hundreds
   d               key +
   d               lot
   d               many +
   d               mark
   d               note +
   d               notice
   d               number
   d               strings (violin)
   d               violin string
   d               vitamin
   da              American lawyer
   da              District Attorney
   da              agreement - foreign (Russ.)
   da              dagger *
   da              lawman
   da              lawyer
   da              yes (Russ.)
   dab             expert
   dad             father
   dad             old man
   dail            Irish house
   dam             barrier
   dam             mother
   dam             restrain
   dame            lady
   dan             tribe
   das             articles - German
   das             the (Ger.)
   dc              Washington
   dc              Washington
   dc              current
   dd              cleric
   dd              days
   dd              divine
   dd              doctor
   dd              doctor of divinity
   dd              theologian
   de              from (Fr.)
   de              of (Fr.)
   dean            good man
   dec             Christmas period
   dec             last month
   decanter        Tantalus' prisoner
   dee             river
   deed            indeed
   deed            legal document
   deep            in the main
   deep            main
   deep            sea
   deg             degree
   del             of the (Ital.)
   dela            from the (Fr.)
   dela            of the (Fr.)
   demi            half
   den             retreat
   den             study
   der             articles - German
   der             the (Ger.)
   derby           horse race
   des             of the (Fr.)
   det             detective
   di              double
   di              five hundred and one
   di              princess
   di              two (double)
   die             articles - German
   die             the (Ger.)
   dime            12.5 cents
   dior            designer
   dis             Hell
   dis             Pluto
   dis             underworld
   disc            circle
   disc            record
   disc            ring
   dish            pretty girl
   dit             named
   dit             reported
   dit             said (Fr.)
   dit             say (Fr.)
   diy             amateur's department
   dk              Denmark
   dm              mark
   do              (the) same
   do              act
   do              cheat
   do              cook
   do              ditto
   do              note
   do              party
   do              work
   dodo            double act
   doh             note
   don             fellow
   don             nobleman
   don             put on
   don             university teacher
   down            county
   dr              dead reckoning
   dr              doctor
   dr              dram
   dr              drawer
   dr              healer
   drake           bowler
   dt              alcoholic state
   dt              psychotic state
   du              from the (Fr.)
   du              of the (Fr.)
   dutch           wife
   e               Asian
   e               Edward
   e               Elizabeth
   e               England/English
   e               Spain
   e               boat
   e               bridge players
   e               direction
   e               east/eastern
   e               eight
   e               eight thousand
   e               energy +
   e               epsilon
   e               eta
   e               five
   e               five thousand
   e               key +
   e               layer
   e               logarithm base
   e               low grade
   e               note +
   e               orient
   e               oriental
   e               point
   e               quarter
   e               strings (violin)
   e               two hundred and fifty
   e               two hundred and fifty thousand
   e               universal set
   e               violin string
   e               vitamin
   ea              East Africa
   ea              each
   ea              river *
   ea              running water
   ea              water
   ear             listener
   ear             organ
   ear             spike *
   earp            lawman
   eat             Tanzania
   ebor            archbishop
   ec              London district
   ec              city
   eccles          Cakesville
   ed              Edward
   ed              editor
   ed              journalist
   eden            garden
   eden            old Prime Minister
   eden            paradise
   edison          inventor
   edit            censor
   ee              ease
   eel             fish
   eel             swimmer
   eer             always
   eer             ever
   eer             invariably
   eg              for example
   eg              for instance
   egg             bomb
   egg             cocktail
   egg             encourage
   eight           rowing boat
   ein             number one (Ger.)
   el              American railway
   el              American railway
   el              articles - Spanish
   el              measure
   el              printer's measure
   el              small measure
   el              the (Span.)
   eld             old age
   eli             priest
   eli             prophet
   elia            writer
   ell             four feet
   ell             length
   ell             measure
   ely             city
   ely             city
   ely             see
   em              measure
   em              printer's measure
   em              small measure
   em              small square
   em              them
   en              measure
   en              printer's measure
   en              small measure
   eng             England/English
   ent             otorhinolaryngology
   entry           record
   eon             age
   eon             time
   ep              record
   er              Cockney girl
   er              QE
   er              difficulty
   er              ever
   er              hesitation
   er              king
   er              monarch
   er              queen
   er              royal badge
   era             generation
   erasmus         old scholar
   ere             always
   ere             before
   ergo            so
   eric            gradually
   erie            lake
   err             blunder
   err             sin
   err             wander
   erse            Gaelic
   es              French art
   es              ease
   esp             sixth sense
   esp             telepathy
   est             is (Fr.)
   et              Egypt
   et              alien
   et              and (Fr.)
   et              exotic
   et              extraterrestrial
   et              film
   eta             Greek letter
   eta             estimated time of arrival
   eta             illegal army
   eta             terrorists
   eton            college
   eton            educational establishment
   eton            school
   etty            artist
   eur             continent
   eve             first lady
   eve             first mate
   eve             lady
   eve             woman
   ew              bridge partners
   ew              partnership
   ex              former
   ex              from
   ex              late
   ex              one time
   exe             river
   eye             I
   eye             I say
   eye             seer
   eyot            island
   ezra            pound
   f               Fahrenheit
   f               France
   f               Friday
   f               clef
   f               farad
   f               farthing
   f               fathom
   f               fellow
   f               female
   f               feminine
   f               filly
   f               fine
   f               fluorine
   f               folio
   f               following
   f               foot
   f               force
   f               forte
   f               forty
   f               frequency
   f               gas - fluorine
   f               hole
   f               key +
   f               loud
   f               noisy
   f               note +
   f               strong
   f               vitamin
   f               woman
   fa              football
   fa              note
   fah             note
   fal             river
   fare            China area (Far East)
   fast            firm
   fe              iron
   fed             American detective
   ff              folios
   ff              followings
   ff              fortissimo
   ff              very loud
   ff              very loud
   ff              very strong
   ff              very strong
   fig             small illustration
   fir             tree
   firm            business
   firm            company
   fist            duke
   fl              flourished
   fla             Florida
   flower          bloomer
   flu             illness
   fo              Foreign Office
   fo              folio
   fob             free on board
   foc             free of charge
   fol             folio
   fool            dessert
   foot            infantry
   for             free on rail
   force           police
   fore            warning
   four            rowing boat
   fr              French
   fr              father
   fr              fragment
   fr              franc
   fr              frequently
   ft              feet
   ft              foot
   ft              measure
   fz              forced
   g               Gauss
   g               George
   g               Germany
   g               agent
   g               clef
   g               four hundred
   g               gamma
   g               gamut
   g               gee
   g               girl
   g               gram(me)
   g               grand (Amer.)
   g               gravity
   g               guinea
   g               gulf
   g               key +
   g               man
   g               midnight
   g               note +
   g               strings (violin)
   g               suit
   g               thousand
   g               thousand
   g               violin string
   g               weight
   g-man           American detective
   ga              Georgia
   gab             gift
   gad             tribe
   gael            Gaelic
   gal             girl
   gar             fish
   gat             gun
   gate            old goat
   gb              Great Britain
   gb              our islands
   gee             horse
   gee             little horse
   geiger          counter
   gel             jelly
   gen             Genesis
   gen             general
   gen             information
   gen             low down
   gent            fellow
   george          pilot
   gg              Gee-gee
   gg              horse
   gg              little horse
   gi              American soldier
   gi              doughboy
   gi              fighter
   gi              government issue
   gi              private
   gi              serving man
   gi              soldier
   gladiator       old fighter
   glc             capital authority
   gm              counter
   go              bargain
   go              energy
   go              in good condition
   go              ready
   go              success
   go              traffic signal
   go              work
   gotham          New York
   gp              doctor
   gr              Greece
   gr              Greek
   gr              King George
   gr              grain
   gr              grammar
   gr              gramme
   gr              grouse
   gr              king
   gr              small weight
   gr              weight
   grant           general
   grass           informer
   grist           miller's corn
   grs             gunmen
   gs              general service
   gs              general staff
   gt              fast car
   gt              sports car
   gu              guinea
   gu              old fiddle
   gue             old fiddle
   h               Dirac's constant
   h               Hungary
   h               Planck's constant
   h               bomb
   h               gas - hydrogen
   h               hand
   h               hard
   h               heart
   h               height
   h               henry
   h               horse
   h               hospital
   h               hot
   h               hour
   h               house
   h               husband
   h               hydrant
   h               hydrogen
   h               tap
   h               two hundred
   h               two hundred thousand
   h               vitamin
   ha              half ditch
   ha              laugh
   ha              this year
   haha            ditch
   haha            laugh
   hair net        lock keeper
   ham             (poor) actor
   han             Chinese dynasty
   hand            worker
   has             bears
   haw             hedge
   he              (high) explosive
   he              His Excellency
   he              ambassador
   he              excellency
   he              gas - helium
   he              governor
   he              helium
   he              legate
   he              male
   he              our man
   he              the man
   head            point
   hearth          hard ground
   hebe            goddess
   hehe            laugh
   hen             female
   hen             layer
   her             female
   her             the woman's
   her             woman
   hf              half
   hg              Dad's army
   hg              mercury
   hh              very hard
   hi              greeting
   hi              hello
   hic             here in Rome
   hic             this (Lat.)
   him             male
   hm              Her Majesty
   hm              His Majesty
   hm              king
   hm              queen
   ho              house
   hobo            tramp
   hock            prison
   hol             short break
   hp              hire purchase
   hp              never-never
   hr              hour
   hs              here is
   ht              high tension
   hun             German
   hun             barbarian
   i               Italy
   i               a
   i               an/ane
   i               ay
   i               aye
   i               che
   i               electrical current
   i               eye
   i               first person
   i               imaginary number
   i               iodine
   i               iota
   i               island
   i               line
   i               lunchtime
   i               number one
   i               one
   i               one
   i               single
   i               square root of -1
   i               straight line
   i               un
   i               unit
   i               upright
   i               yours truly
   ia              Iowa
   iam             I am
   iam             admitting
   iam             afternoon
   iam             boasting
   iam             early morning
   iam             self-confessed
   ian             Scot/Scotsman
   ians            one answer
   ib              in the same place
   ib              same place
   ibid            in the same place
   ic              I see
   ic              hundred
   ic              in charge
   ic              ninety nine
   ice             diamond(s)
   ice             hard water
   iceni           old people
   id              I had
   id              I would
   id              fish
   id              genius
   id              identification
   id              instinct
   id              same
   id              that (Lat.)
   ida             princess
   ide             fish
   idem            said
   ie              that is (that's)
   if              condition
   if              provided/providing
   ign             gin cocktail/sling
   ii              eleven
   ii              eyes
   ii              two
   il              Israel
   il              articles - Italian
   il              one pound
   il              the (Ital.)
   ilb             one pound
   ill             I shall/will
   ill             Illinois
   ill             badly
   ill             unwell
   im              I am
   im              admitting
   im              boasting
   im              self-confessed
   imp             little devil
   imp             mischevious child
   imp             one member
   impi            soldiers
   in              at home
   in              batting
   in              elected
   in              fashionable
   in              favoured
   in              in fashion
   in              not out
   in              playing
   in              trendy
   in              wearing
   ina             princess
   inch            island
   ind             India
   ine             oriental
   ing             gin cocktail/sling
   inn             local
   insect          six-footer
   intens          decimally
   io              cry of triumph
   io              joyful cry
   io              maiden
   io              ten
   io              triumphant cry
   ioc             dime (Amer.)
   iom             Isle of Man
   iom             island
   iom             man
   ion             number one returning
   iota            Greek letter
   ious            credit notes
   ious            promises to pay
   ip              trivial sum
   ir              Iran
   ira             illegal army
   ira             terrorists
   ire             anger
   ire             rage
   irl             Ireland
   is              Iceland
   is              ayes
   is              ays
   is              eyes
   is              island
   is              one's
   isis            goddess
   isis            river
   isle            man
   ism             doctrine
   ism             theory
   iss             exists
   ist             first
   it              Italian
   it              sex appeal
   it              the thing
   iv              four
   iv              ivy
   iv              tea-time
   ive             I have
   ix              nine
   j               Jack
   j               Japan
   j               heat
   j               jay
   j               joule
   j               judge
   j               justice
   j               knave
   j               one
   j               pen
   j               square root of -1
   ja              Jamaica
   ja              agreement - foreign (Ger.)
   ja              yes (Ger.)
   jack            sailor/salt/seaman
   je              I, being French
   je              In Paris, I
   jo              little woman
   jo              sweetheart
   job             bookmaker
   jock            Scot/Scotsman
   joe             American soldier
   jolly           Marine
   jug             prison
   k               Kay
   k               Khmer Republic
   k               Kirkpatrick
   k               Koechel
   k               Mozart's works
   k               Scarlatti's works
   k               constant
   k               kappa
   k               kelvin
   k               kilo
   k               king
   k               knight
   k               monarch
   k               potassium
   k               thousand
   k               twenty
   k               twenty thousand
   k               two hundred and fifty
   k               vitamin
   ka              double *
   ka              genius *
   ka              individuality
   key             opener
   kg              cagey
   kine            cattle
   kine            neat
   kine            ox
   kish            graphite
   kl              kale
   km              kilometre
   kn              cayenne
   knee            bender
   ko              decisive blow
   ko              kick off
   ko              knock out
   ko              stunner
   kr              krypton
   kt              knight
   kv              cave (beware)
   kv              cavy
   ky              Kentucky
   l               Labour
   l               Liberal
   l               Luxembourg
   l               angle
   l               apprentice
   l               corner
   l               el
   l               elevated railway
   l               ell
   l               fifty
   l               fifty thousand
   l               half century
   l               hand
   l               inductance
   l               inexperienced driver
   l               la(m)bda
   l               lake
   l               lambert
   l               latin
   l               latitude
   l               league
   l               learner
   l               learning
   l               left
   l               length
   l               licentiate
   l               line
   l               lira/lire
   l               litre
   l               long
   l               lumen
   l               luminance
   l               many +
   l               money
   l               new driver
   l               novice
   l               number plate
   l               one pound
   l               overhead railway
   l               port
   l               pound
   l               pupil
   l               railway
   l               side
   l               sovereign
   l               student
   l               trainee
   l               tyro
   l               vitamin
   la              Los Angeles
   la              Louisiana
   la              articles - French
   la              articles - Italian
   la              articles - Spanish
   la              look *
   la              note
   la              the (Fr.)
   la              the (Ital.)
   la              the (Span.)
   lab             Labour
   lab             laboratory
   lab             party
   lab             politician
   lab             science centre
   lac             aircraftsman
   lac             hundred thousand
   lah             note
   lakh            hundred thousand
   lam             beat
   lam             pound
   lambda          Greek letter
   lamed           Hebrew letter
   lar             Libya
   laud            archbishop
   lay             song
   lb              one pound
   lb              pound
   le              articles - French
   le              the (Fr.)
   lear            king
   lee             general
   leg             limb
   leg             member
   leg             on
   leg             support
   lei             flowers
   lei             wreath *
   lely            artist
   les             articles - French
   les             the French
   let             allow(ed)
   let             hindrance
   let             permit(ted)
   let             service
   let             with a tenant
   lewis           gun
   lh              left hand
   li              fifty one
   lib             Liberal
   lib             book
   lib             party
   lib             politician
   limn            old paint
   line            shipping company
   ling            fish
   ling            swimmer
   lips            mouthpiece
   lips            speakers
   lit             drunk
   lit             loaded
   lit             settled
   ll              ells
   ll              els
   ll              fifty pounds
   ll              fifty-fifty
   lner            old railway
   lo              look
   lo              see
   loch            lake
   log             maths function
   log             record
   los             articles - Spanish
   loser           fabulous hare
   lot             large amount
   loti            first item in sale
   lower           cow
   lowing          neat sound
   lp              long playing
   lp              record
   ls              ells
   ls              els
   lso             orchestra
   lt              Lieutenant
   lt              officer
   lud             old king
   lum             chimney (Scot.)
   lv              meal ticket
   m               Bond's boss
   m               French man
   m               Malta
   m               Monday
   m               em
   m               lot
   m               maiden
   m               maiden over
   m               male
   m               man
   m               many +
   m               mare
   m               mark
   m               married
   m               masculine
   m               mass
   m               master
   m               measure
   m               member
   m               meso-
   m               meta-
   m               meter (metre)
   m               midday
   m               mile
   m               modulus
   m               monsieur
   m               month
   m               moon
   m               motorway
   m               mu
   m               noon
   m               roof
   m               small square
   m               spymaster
   m               thousand
   m               vitamin
   ma              Master of Arts
   ma              academic
   ma              degree
   ma              educated man
   ma              graduate
   ma              master
   ma              mother
   ma              old woman
   ma              scholar
   mab             fairy queen
   mab             queen
   mac             Scot/Scotsman
   main            deep
   main            sea
   mal             bad French
   mam             mother
   man             Friday
   man             fellow
   man             fighter
   man             hand
   man             husband
   man             island
   man             piece (chess)
   man             soldier
   man             worker
   manifesto       show-ring
   mass            Massachusetts
   mass            service
   maxim           gun
   may             can
   mayo            tree ring
   mb              doctor
   mc              master of ceremonies
   mc              medal
   md              doctor
   md              one thousand five hundred
   me              first person
   me              note
   me              number one
   men             people
   men             soldiers
   ment            intended
   ment            meant
   ment            on purpose
   ment            understood
   mer             sea (Fr.)
   met             New York opera
   met             police
   mg              magnesium
   mi              main road
   mi              motorway
   mi              note
   mig             aeroplane
   mill            economist
   min             half minute
   min             thirty seconds
   ming            Chinese dynasty
   ming            china
   mini            car
   miss            Mississippi
   mm              French men
   mm              ems
   mm              medal
   mn              Merchant Navy
   mo              Missouri
   mo              doctor
   mo              half minute
   mo              month
   mo              second
   mo              short time
   mo              time
   mo              way of working
   mog             cat
   mon             Monday
   mon             Scot/Scotsman
   moo             low
   moo             neat sound
   mos             months
   moses           lawgiver
   mot             car test
   mot             test
   moth            fly-by-night
   mp              fairly quiet
   mp              member
   mp              member of parliament
   mp              military police
   mp              mounted police
   mp              mountie(s)
   mp              policeman
   mp              politician
   mp              representative
   mph             rate
   mph             speed
   mps             chemist
   mr              mister
   ms              ems
   ms              handwriting
   ms              manuscript
   ms              paper
   ms              text
   ms              writing
   mss             manuscripts
   mss             papers
   mt              hill
   mt              mountain
   mtb             torpedo boat
   mu              Greek character
   mu              Greek letter
   mum             mother
   mum             quiet
   mum             silence
   mur             wall (Fr.)
   mutt            dog
   my              gracious me
   n               Avogadro's number
   n               Norway
   n               born
   n               bridge players
   n               direction
   n               en
   n               gas - nitrogen
   n               half an em
   n               indefinite number
   n               knight
   n               midday
   n               name
   n               neper
   n               neuter
   n               new
   n               newton
   n               ninety
   n               ninety thousand
   n               nitrogen
   n               noon
   n               north(ern)
   n               note
   n               noun
   n               nu
   n               number
   n               point
   n               pole +
   n               quarter
   n               unfavourable aspect
   n               unknown number
   n               unlimited number
   na              North America
   na              no (Scot.)
   na              not (Scot.)
   na              sodium
   nae             no (Scot.)
   nae             not (Scot.)
   nag             horse
   nag             little horse
   nat             born
   nation          people
   nation          race
   national        horse race
   nb              nota bene
   nb              note
   nco             non-commissioned officer
   nco             sergeant
   nd              North Dakota
   nd              no date
   ne              Durham area
   ne              Humberside
   ne              Tyneside
   ne              born
   ne              bridge opponents
   ne              gas - neon
   ne              neon
   ne              north-east
   ne              not (old word)
   ne              quarter
   neat            cattle
   neat            ox
   ned             donkey
   ned             little horse
   nee             born
   nemo            submariner
   ness            head
   ness            loch
   ness            point
   net             capture
   net             fabric
   ney             Marshal
   ng              no good
   ni              Northern Ireland
   ni              Ulster
   ni              nickel
   nib             writer
   nick            prison
   nie             close (old word)
   nie             near (old word)
   nil             love
   nil             nothing
   nitre           chemical
   nitre           fertiliser
   nj              New Jersey
   nl              not clear
   nl              not far
   nl              not permitted
   nn              ens
   no              New Orleans
   no              indefinite number
   no              not out
   no              number
   no              play (Jap.)
   no              refusal
   noh             play (Jap.)
   noi             leading
   noi             no one
   noi             number one
   non             no (Fr.)
   nose            informer
   np              North Pole
   np              pole
   ns              bridge partners
   ns              ens
   ns              not specific
   ns              partnership
   nt              Holy Writ
   nt              New Testament
   nt              Northern Territories
   nt              book(s)
   nt              books
   nt              good book
   nt              part of Bible
   nt              preservationists
   nt              scriptures
   nu              Greek character
   nu              Greek letter
   nu              name unknown
   nu              unidentified
   num             miners
   number          anaesthetic
   nun             bluetit
   nurse           shark
   nus             dawn
   nus             students' (union)
   nut             teachers
   nv              envy
   nw              Merseyside
   nw              bridge opponents
   nw              north-west
   nw              quarter
   ny              Gotham
   ny              New York
   o               Ohio
   o               around
   o               aught
   o               bald patch
   o               ball
   o               blob
   o               blood group
   o               cavity
   o               cipher
   o               circle
   o               circuit
   o               circular letter
   o               dial
   o               disc
   o               duck
   o               egg
   o               eleven
   o               eleven thousand
   o               empty
   o               examination
   o               full moon
   o               gas - oxygen
   o               globe
   o               gulf
   o               hole
   o               hollow
   o               hoop
   o               loop
   o               love
   o               naught
   o               nil
   o               no
   o               nothing
   o               nought
   o               oh
   o               omicron
   o               opening
   o               orb
   o               ortho-
   o               ought
   o               owe
   o               oxygen
   o               pellet
   o               ring
   o               round
   o               spangle
   oaks            horse race
   oates           conspirator
   ob              old boy
   obe             award
   obe             honour
   obe             order
   obit            dead/died
   obit            final message
   obit            last word
   oc              commander
   oc              officer commanding
   odo             bishop
   oe              old English
   oe              old Etonian
   offa            old king
   og              ogee
   og              own goal
   og              soccer blunder
   oic             officer in charge
   ok              acceptable
   ok              all right
   ok              approval
   ok              authorisation
   ok              correct
   ok              fine
   ok              okay
   old man         captain
   ole             cry of delight
   om              award
   om              honour
   om              order
   omega           Greek letter
   omega           final letter
   omega           final word
   omega           last letter
   omitting        skipping
   on              about
   on              acting
   on              being broadcast
   on              leg
   on              on the menu
   on              operating
   on              performing
   on              playing
   one             lunchtime
   one             undivided
   oo              duck's eggs
   oo              ohs
   oo              owes
   oo              spectacles
   oom             Dutch uncle
   op              operation
   op              opposite
   op              opus
   op              out of print
   op              work
   optic           seer
   opus            work
   or              alternative
   or              alternatively
   or              before *
   or              gold
   or              yellow
   oral            examination
   oral            test
   ord             no way
   ord             ring road
   orion           hunter
   orpheus         classical musician
   os              Ordinary Seaman
   os              big
   os              large letters
   os              ohs
   os              old style
   os              outsize
   os              owes
   os              sailor
   os              very large
   ost             east (Ger.)
   ot              Holy Writ
   ot              Old Testament
   ot              book(s)
   ot              good book
   ot              occupational therapy
   ot              part of Bible
   ot              scriptures
   ou              Open University
   oui             agreement - foreign (Fr.)
   oui             yes (Fr.)
   ouija           Franco-German agreement
   ous             nothing to America
   ouse            river
   out             away
   out             not at home
   out             unfashionable
   over            maiden
   ox              bull
   ox              neat
   oxonian         dark blue
   oy              oh, why
   oz              ounce
   oz              small weight
   oz              weight
   oz              wizard place
   p               Celt
   p               Kelt
   p               Portugal
   p               copper
   p               four hundred
   p               four hundred thousand
   p               page
   p               park(ing)
   p               participle
   p               pawn
   p               pea
   p               pedal
   p               pee
   p               peg
   p               penny
   p               phosphorous
   p               pi
   p               piano
   p               pint
   p               poise
   p               power
   p               president
   p               prince
   p               quiet
   p               small change
   p               soft
   p               softly
   p               vitamin
   pa              Panama
   pa              father
   pa              old man
   pan             god
   par             standard
   para            Brazilian
   para            airborne soldier
   parent          source
   pas             dance
   pas             step
   pate            head
   pawn            piece (chess)
   pawnbroker      uncle
   pb              lead
   pc              copper
   pc              policeman
   pe              Peru
   pe              gym
   pe              physical education
   pe              training
   peg             tee
   pen             author
   pen             enclosure
   pen             prison
   pen             writer
   per             by
   per             for each
   per             through
   pet             cherished
   pet             favourite
   pg              paying guest
   ph              local
   phi             Greek letter
   pi              Greek character
   pi              Greek letter
   pi              confusion *
   pi              good
   pi              religious
   pi              upright
   pier            mole
   pit             Hell
   pitt            old Prime Minister
   pl              Poland
   pla             mountain retreat
   pla             port authority
   plato           philosopher
   plo             illegal army
   plo             terrorists
   plot            garden
   pm              Prime Minister
   pm              afternoon
   pm              half day
   pm              in the afternoon
   po              Italian flower
   po              Post Office
   po              airman
   po              palladium
   po              pole
   po              river
   polo            Merchant of Venice
   poly            college
   pony            twenty five pounds
   pony            twenty-five pounds
   pop             father
   pop             old man
   port            left
   port            wine
   pp              pages
   pp              peas
   pp              pees
   pp              pianissimo
   pp              very quiet/soft(ly)
   pr              Puerto Rico
   pr              Romans/Roman people
   pr              electoral system
   pr              image building
   pr              president
   pr              price
   pr              prince
   pr              public relations
   pr              two
   pra             academician
   pra             artist
   pra             painter
   pres            president
   prison          bird
   pro             expert
   pro             for
   pro             public relations officer
   prof            academic
   provos          terrorists
   ps              footnote
   ps              peas
   ps              pees
   ps              postscript
   ps              second thoughts
   pt              part
   pt              physical training
   pt              pint
   pt              platinum
   pt              point
   pt              post town
   pt              stop
   pt              training
   pub             local
   pv              peavy
   q               Celt
   q               Kelt
   q               Quebec
   q               Queensland
   q               boat
   q               cue
   q               electrical charge
   q               farthing
   q               five hundred
   q               five hundred thousand
   q               koppa
   q               ninety
   q               ninety thousand
   q               quality
   q               queen
   q               query
   q               question
   q               queue
   q               quintal
   q               rational numbers
   qp              kewpie (doll)
   qt              cutie
   qt              quart
   qt              quiet
   qu              quart
   qu              queen
   quad            prison
   que             what (Fr.)
   qui             who (Fr.)
   r               Reaumur
   r               Regina
   r               Republican
   r               Rex
   r               Romania
   r               are
   r               arithmetic
   r               castle
   r               eighty
   r               eighty thousand
   r               hand
   r               king
   r               monarch
   r               month
   r               queen
   r               radius
   r               rain
   r               rand
   r               reading
   r               real numbers
   r               recipe
   r               resistance
   r               rho
   r               right
   r               river
   r               road
   r               rontgen unit
   r               rook
   r               royal
   r               run
   r               side
   r               take *
   r               writing
   ra              Royal Academician
   ra              Royal Academy
   ra              Royal Artillery
   ra              academician
   ra              academy
   ra              artillery
   ra              artist
   ra              big guns
   ra              gunmen
   ra              gunner(s)
   ra              painter
   ra              soldiers
   ra              sun (god)
   rab             Butler
   rac             motoring organisation
   race            people
   rada            academy
   raf             fliers
   raf             service
   rage            fashion
   rain            waterfall
   ram             butter
   ram             music school
   ram             sheep
   ran             managed
   ran             smuggled
   ras             head
   ras             prince
   rat             art nouveau
   rat             desert fighter
   rat             desert(er)
   rat             scab
   rat             strikebreaker
   rate            speed
   rc              Roman Catholic
   rc              church
   rd              little way
   rd              road
   rd              way
   re              Royal Engineer(s)
   re              about
   re              again
   re              concerning
   re              engineer(s)
   re              note
   re              over
   re              religious education
   re              sapper(s)
   re              soldiers
   re              touching
   rebecca         Welsh riots
   rec             recipe
   rec             take
   red             anarchist
   red             bloody
   red             cent *
   red             communist
   red             leftist
   red             revolutionary
   red             socialist
   regan           princess
   regan           wicked sister
   reine           French queen
   reme            engineers
   rene            French man
   rep             agent
   rep             salesman
   rep             traveller
   res             old thing
   resh            Hebrew letter
   ret             soak
   rev             priest
   rev             vicar
   rex             cat
   rg              argy(-bargy)
   rh              right hand
   ri              Rhode Island
   ri              king emperor
   rib             wife
   rid             clear
   rid             free
   ring            circle
   rio             port
   rip             final message
   rip             last word
   river           banker
   river           flower
   river           runner
   rly             lines/landline
   rly             railway
   rly             transport
   rly             way
   rm              Marine
   rm              Royal Marine(s)
   rm              jolly
   rm              old Irish magistrate
   rm              resident magistrate
   rma             Sandhurst
   rms             mailboat
   rn              Navy
   rn              Royal Navy
   rn              fleet
   rn              sailors
   rn              service
   ro              right hand
   roc             fabulous bird
   rock            diamond
   rod             fast car
   rod             pole
   rod             sports car
   roi             French king
   roi             king (Fr.)
   rom             gypsy
   rose            flower
   rosinante       poor horse
   rot             corruption
   rot             decay
   rot             rubbish
   rr              Right Reverend
   rr              Rolls Royce
   rr              ars
   rr              bishop
   rr              car
   rsm             non-commissioned officer
   rt              arty
   rt              right
   ru              football
   ru              rugby
   ruc             Irish police
   rue             street (Fr.)
   run             manage
   run             smuggle
   rur             Capek's play
   rv              bible
   ry              landline
   ry              line(s)
   ry              little way
   ry              rail
   ry              railway
   ry              transport
   ry              way
   s               Bach's works
   s               God's
   s               Sabbath
   s               Saturday
   s               Schmieder
   s               Sweden
   s               as
   s               bend
   s               bob
   s               bridge players
   s               direction
   s               dollar
   s               es
   s               ess
   s               has
   s               his
   s               is
   s               largesse
   s               old Bob
   s               old shilling
   s               paragon
   s               part of collar
   s               point
   s               pole +
   s               quarter
   s               saint
   s               second
   s               seven
   s               seven thousand
   s               shilling
   s               side
   s               siemens
   s               sister
   s               snow
   s               society
   s               son
   s               south(ern)
   s               space
   s               spade
   s               square
   s               stokes
   s               sulphur
   s               sun
   s               us
   sa              South Africa
   sa              South America
   sa              essay
   sa              it
   sa              sex appeal
   sa              without date
   sad             blue
   sailor          able seaman
   saint           paragon
   salt            able seaman
   sam             uncle
   sas             soldiers
   sat             Saturday
   satin           dressmaker
   sc              namely
   sc              self-contained
   sc              small capitals
   sc              specifically
   sc              that is
   sc              viz
   scot            fine
   scot            tax
   scr             scruple
   sculptor        blockbuster
   sd              South Dakota
   sd              without a day fixed
   sdp             nationalists
   se              Home Counties
   se              London Area
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   si              silicon
   si              yes (Ital.)
   si              yes (Span.)
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   sin             evil
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   sm              French queen
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   sp              odds
   sp              pole
   sp              species
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   spy             mole
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   sr              senior
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   ss              German soldier
   ss              Sunday School
   ss              liner
   ss              saints
   ss              ship
   ss              steamship
   st              good man
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   st              little way
   st              paragon
   st              road
   st              saint
   st              silence
   st              stone
   st              street
   st              stumped
   st              thoroughfare
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   sten            gun
   stet            don't change it
   stir            prison
   stop            traffic signal
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   stye            eyesore
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   sub             stand-in
   sub             substitute
   sub             warship
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   sw              Devon
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   sw              quarter
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   swift           screecher
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   sx              Essex
   t               Thailand
   t               Tuesday
   t               bandage
   t               bar
   t               bone
   t               cart
   t               cloth
   t               cross
   t               crossed
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   t               hundred and sixty thousand
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   t               model +
   t               peg
   t               perfect letter
   t               plate
   t               rail
   t               shirt
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   t               square
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   t               te
   t               tea
   t               tee
   t               tesla
   t               the
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   t               tritium
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   ta              cheers
   ta              reserves
   ta              soldiers
   ta              terriers
   ta              territorials
   ta              thank you
   ta              thanks
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   tag             label
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   tan             brown
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   tar             art nouveau
   tar             sailor/salt/seaman
   tata            Tosti's song
   tata            goodbye
   tate            gallery
   tau             cross
   tay             river
   tb              torpedo boat
   td              medal
   te              Lawrence
   te              note
   tea             leaves
   tec             detective
   ted             Edward
   ted             Heath
   tee             peg
   teen            old injury
   tees            river
   tell            archer
   temp            secretary
   ten             PM's address
   tene            old injury
   tent            wine
   ter             three (triple)
   ter             thrice
   test            educational journal
   test            examination
   test            match
   teth            Hebrew letter
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   the             articles - English
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   tic             note
   tic             spasm
   tic             twitching
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   time            father
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   tin             cash
   tin             money
   tin             vessel
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   tnt             explosive
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   toe             member
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   tom             cat
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   ton             hundred
   ton             large amount
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   tonne           weight
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   tor             hill
   tor             mountain
   tor             point
   tor             prominence
   tory            Conservative
   tory            party
   tory            politician
   tp              teepee
   tr              Turkey
   tr              transaction
   tr              translation
   tram            transport
   tree            actor
   tres            very (Fr.)
   tri             three (triple)
   tri             thrice
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   troy            old city
   try             attempt
   try             essay
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   ts              tees
   tt              abstaining
   tt              dry
   tt              on the wagon
   tt              race
   tt              teas
   tt              tees
   tt              teetotal
   tt              teetotaller
   tt              thank you
   tu              tradesmen
   tuck            friar
   twelve          eec
   two             company
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   u               Uruguay
   u               Utah
   u               about turn
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   u               boat
   u               educational establishment
   u               ewe
   u               film
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   u               high class
   u               on view to all
   u               posh
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   u               suitable for children
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   u               trap
   u               tube
   u               turn
   u               union/Unionist
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   u               university
   u               upper class
   u               uppish
   u               upsilon
   u               uranium
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   u               you
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   uk              this country
   uk              this island
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   ult             last month
   um              doubt
   um              hesitation
   un              United Nations
   un              international
   un              number one (Fr.)
   un              one
   un              one (dialect)
   un              peacekeepers
   una             number one (Ital.)
   unco            very (Scot.)
   une             number one (Fr.)
   uno             international organisation
   uno             number one (Ital.)
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   up              excited
   up              in court
   up              mounted
   up              riding
   up              superior
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   ur              hesitation
   ur              old city
   ur              primitive
   ur              you are
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   uru             Uruguay
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   us              American
   us              as above
   us              ewes
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   us              transatlantic
   us              undersecretary
   us              use
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   us              yews
   us              you and me
   usa             America
   use             application
   use             custom
   use             employ(ment)
   use             practice
   use             practise
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   uu              use
   uu              yews
   ux              wife
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   v               bomb
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   v               five
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   v               neckline
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   v               sign
   v               vanadium
   v               vee
   v               velocity
   v               verb
   v               verse
   v               versus
   v               very
   v               victory
   v               vide
   v               volt
   v               volume
   v               win
   va              Virginia
   vad             nurse
   vale            farewell
   vale            goodbye
   vat             tax
   vau             Hebrew letter
   vb              verb
   ve              victory
   ver             rev up
   very            light
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   vi              six
   via             old way
   vid             see
   vid             tanner/sixpence
   vide            look
   vide            see
   vin             French wine
   vip             big noise
   vip             tanner/sixpence
   vir             man/Roman
   vis             viscount
   vj              victory
   vo              left hand
   vol             book
   vol             volume
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   w               Welsh
   w               William
   w               bridge players
   w               direction
   w               point
   w               quarter
   w               tungsten
   w               watt
   w               weak
   w               west(ern)
   w               whole numbers
   w               wicket
   w               width
   w               wife
   w               woman
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   washington      young feller
   we              partnership
   we              you and I
   wee             little
   wee             minor
   wee             small
   who             doctor
   wi              Mayfair
   wi              West Indies
   wi              Westminster
   winner          fabulous tortoise
   wise            youth leaders
   wist            knew (old word)
   women           monstrous regiment
   woof            bark
   wt              small weight
   wt              weight
   x               Christ
   x               PM's address
   x               Xmas
   x               across
   x               body
   x               chi
   x               chromosome
   x               cross
   x               draw
   x               ex,Exe
   x               film
   x               illiterate's signature
   x               kiss
   x               particle
   x               ray
   x               sign of love
   x               sign of the times
   x               spot marked
   x               ten
   x               ten thousand
   x               thousand
   x               times
   x               unknown
   x               vitamin
   x               vote
   x               wrong sign
   x               xi
   xc              ninety
   xi              eleven
   xi              side
   xi              team
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   xv              side
   xv              team
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   y               chromosome
   y               level
   y               measure
   y               moth
   y               one hundred and fifty
   y               one hundred and fifty thousand
   y               track
   y               unknown
   y               why
   y               yard
   y               year
   y               yen
   y               young
   y               yttrium
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   yd              measure
   ye              the (old word)
   ye              you (old word)
   yea             agreement
   yew             tree
   yr              year
   yr              your
   ys              wise
   ys              youth leaders
   yt              that (old word)
   yu              jade
   yule            you will, say
   yy              wise
   z               Zambia
   z               bar
   z               bend
   z               cedilla
   z               final letter
   z               integers
   z               izzard
   z               last character
   z               last letter
   z               omega
   z               seven
   z               seven thousand
   z               sound of sleep
   z               zed
   z               zee
   z               zero
   z               zeta
   zo              cross *
   zr              Zaire
   zz              (sound of) snoring