Bug bite preventer Crossword Clue

Bug bite preventer Crossword Clue

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Bug bite preventer Crossword Clue Answer is…

Answer: DEET (110D)

This clue last appeared in the NYT Crossword on May 12, 2024. If you need help with other clues, head to our NYT Crossword May 12, 2024 Hints page. You can also find answers to past NYT Crosswords. If you need the answers for the NYT Mini Crossword for May 12, 2024, we have them as well.

Today’s NYT Crossword Answers


Clue & Answer Definitions

  • BE (noun)
    1. a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect’s stinger into the skin
    2. a small amount of solid food; a mouthful
  • BE (verb)
    1. deliver a sting to
    2. to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
  • BUG (verb)
    1. tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
    2. annoy persistently
  • BUG (noun)
    1. insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
    2. a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine

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