Sweep or scrub Crossword Clue

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There are a few strategies you can use to help you solve those tricky clues. One strategy is to check the intersecting words, or "crosses." By looking at the letters in the intersecting words, you may find a letter you might not have thought of that can help you solve the clue. Another strategy is to consider alternate meanings of the clue. Sometimes words have more than one meaning, and considering these alternate meanings can lead you to a different answer.

Wordplay is also a common technique used in crossword puzzles to make the clues more interesting and challenging. Many crossword clues are designed to be tricky or misleading, and looking for puns, homophones, anagrams, and other word games that might be hiding in the clue can help you solve it. Looking for patterns in the clue and the puzzle as a whole, such as whether the answer is a noun, verb, or adjective, or ends in "-ing" or "-tion," can also help you narrow down your options. And if you're really stuck, taking a break and coming back to the puzzle later with fresh eyes can sometimes help you solve the clue. With practice and persistence, you'll get better at solving crossword puzzles, even the most challenging ones. If you're still struggling, we have the Sweep or scrub crossword clue answer below.

Sweep or scrub Crossword Clue Answer is…

Answer: CLEAN

This clue last appeared in the USA Today Crossword on April 15, 2023. You can also find answers to past USA Today Crosswords.

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Clue & Answer Definitions

  • SWEEP (verb)
    1. move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
    2. sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
  • SWEEP (noun)
    1. (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
    2. someone who cleans soot from chimneys
  • SCRUB (noun)
    1. dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
    2. the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
  • SCRUB (verb)
    1. wash thoroughly
    2. postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
  • SCRUB (adjective)
    1. (of domestic animals) not selectively bred

That should be all the information you need to solve for the crossword clue and fill in more of the grid you’re working on! Be sure to check out the Crossword section of our website to find more answers and solutions.

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