Decrease Crossword Clue

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Decrease Crossword Clue Answer is…

Answer: BATE (40A)

This clue last appeared in the Eugene Sheffer Crossword on June 13, 2024. You can also find answers to past Eugene Sheffer Crosswords.

More Answers

This clue has been used by other publishers in the past, and they have had different answers when published, so the below list is a compilation of all known answers that have been used for this clue.

  • BATE (4 letters)
  • WANE (4 letters)
  • REDUCE (6 letters)
  • LOWER (5 letters)
  • ABATE (5 letters)
  • LESSEN (6 letters)

Today's Eugene Sheffer Crossword Answers

# Clue
5A "So frustrating!"
16A Sundial numeral
22A Mealtime seats for tots
26A Twangy
36A Really annoy
37A Backyard furniture
40A Decrease
55A Poker pot money
3D Sportscaster Andrews
44D Finito
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Clue & Answer Definitions

  • BATE (verb)
    1. flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons
    2. moderate or restrain; lessen the force of
  • DECREASE (noun)
    1. a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    2. the act of decreasing or reducing something
  • DECREASE (verb)
    1. decrease in size, extent, or range
    2. make smaller

Historical Usage in Crossword Puzzles

About the Eugene Sheffer Crossword

Eugene Sheffer was an American journalist and crossword puzzle creator who is best known for his work in the field of crosswords. He was born on February 12, 1923, in Brooklyn, New York, and died on January 17, 1997.

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Sheffer began his career as a journalist in the 1940s and worked for several newspapers, including the New York Post and the New York Daily News. In 1968, he began creating crossword puzzles for the New York Herald Tribune, and later worked for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and other publications.

Sheffer was known for his creative and challenging crossword puzzles, which often featured puns and wordplay. His puzzles were also known for their cultural references and inclusion of a wide range of topics, from history and literature to popular culture.

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