Word "NAIL" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
hit hard
Synonyms:
blast, boom, smash

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
take into custody
Synonyms:
apprehend, arrest, collar, cop, nab, pick up

Crossword Clues for NAIL

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Filed or polished thing The Washington Post Sunday 17 Oct 2021
Hammer target Eugene Sheffer 08 Oct 2021
Small metal spike Irish Times Simplex 07 Oct 2021
Get exactly Universal 02 Oct 2021
Fixing pin The Times Concise 26 Aug 2021
American swallowing nothing? On the contrary, one's probably hammered The Telegraph Cryptic 17 Aug 2021
In-a-pinch coat hanger Newsday 22 Jul 2021
It gets hammered Universal 21 Jul 2021
Hammer target Eugene Sheffer 21 Jul 2021
Little better than banks going belly up or getting hammered Irish Times Crosaire 03 Jul 2021
Fixing pin The Times Concise 01 Jul 2021
Carpenter's target, sometimes Family Time 28 Jun 2021
Hardware bit Premier Sunday 20 Jun 2021
Sharp-ended fastener The Washington Post Sunday 06 Jun 2021
Hammer's target Newsday 07 Apr 2021
Shingle securer Universal 01 Apr 2021
Manual filing target? LA Times Daily 15 Mar 2021
Manual filing target? The Washington Post 15 Mar 2021
Carpentry fastener The Sun Two Speed 26 Feb 2021
Brad observed in Gretna illegally The Sun Two Speed 26 Feb 2021
Hammer target Eugene Sheffer 15 Feb 2021
Hit squarely Universal 11 Feb 2021
Fixing spike The Times Concise 02 Feb 2021
Finger feature Thomas Joseph 28 Jan 2021
Brad observed in Bologna illicitly The Sun Two Speed 26 Jan 2021
Ace, as a test The Washington Post 11 Jan 2021
Ace, as a test LA Times Daily 11 Jan 2021
Collar: pin The Guardian Speedy 10 Jan 2021
The extremes of revolutionary liberation theologian gets hammered Irish Times Crosaire 09 Jan 2021
Perform perfectly Newsday 30 Dec 2020
Hammer target LA Times Daily 22 Dec 2020
Hammer target The Washington Post 22 Dec 2020
Carpentry item The Washington Post Sunday 20 Dec 2020
Collar The Washington Post 18 Dec 2020
Collar LA Times Daily 18 Dec 2020
Get exactly right LA Times Daily 13 Dec 2020
Get exactly right The Washington Post 13 Dec 2020
One linked to Fingers? Backing little better than banks! Irish Times Crosaire 28 Nov 2020
Ace New York Times 19 Nov 2020
Carpentry fastener Family Time 16 Nov 2020
Hammer target Wall Street Journal 09 Nov 2020
Manicure target USA Today 16 Oct 2020
Pounded fastener The Washington Post Sunday 11 Oct 2020
Hammer target Newsday 30 Sep 2020
Perform perfectly Wall Street Journal 19 Sep 2020
It may be trimmed or painted USA Today 14 Sep 2020
Fixer in Sinai lauded The Sun Two Speed 18 Aug 2020
Tack The Telegraph Quick 03 Aug 2020
Nothing restrains American Brad The Sun Two Speed 02 Aug 2020
Hammer target Universal 23 Jul 2020
Get precisely right Wall Street Journal 15 Jul 2020
__ salon The Washington Post 25 Jun 2020
__ salon LA Times Daily 25 Jun 2020
Do perfectly USA Today 18 Jun 2020
It might be painted in the bathroom New York Times 20 May 2020
Manicurist's target Premier Sunday 17 May 2020
Stick, as a landing The Washington Post 26 Apr 2020
Stick, as a landing LA Times Daily 26 Apr 2020
Perform perfectly Universal 16 Apr 2020
Stud poker? Universal 15 Apr 2020
One of those with links to Fingers - little better than the banks, in retrospect Irish Times Crosaire 11 Apr 2020
Polish place The Washington Post 09 Apr 2020
Polish place LA Times Daily 09 Apr 2020
Catch red-handed Newsday 05 Apr 2020
Clipped tip The Washington Post Sunday 22 Mar 2020
Place for polish USA Today 11 Mar 2020
Nothing to secure a tack The Telegraph Cryptic 03 Mar 2020
Get perfect New York Times 01 Mar 2020
One might get hammered Wall Street Journal 13 Feb 2020
Hammer target Family Time 09 Feb 2020
Jimmy --, born 1954, actor in 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet' The Telegraph General Knowledge 09 Feb 2020
Catch slow mover initially dropping off? The Telegraph Cryptic 09 Feb 2020
Apprehend (informal) The Sun Two Speed 07 Feb 2020
Nothing fixes a fixer The Sun Two Speed 07 Feb 2020
Get exactly right USA Today 05 Dec 2019
Toe feature USA Today 26 Nov 2019
Something to file The Washington Post 22 Nov 2019
Something to file LA Times Daily 22 Nov 2019
Carpenter's need Canadiana 07 Oct 2019
Hammer's target Eugene Sheffer 03 Oct 2019
Small metal spike Irish Times Simplex 02 Oct 2019
Catch in the act Newsday 19 Sep 2019
Catch slow-mover that hasn't started The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Sep 2019
Press-on adornment USA Today 03 Sep 2019
Thing between two boards? Family Time 01 Sep 2019
Brad's kin Wall Street Journal 03 Aug 2019
Mani/pedi target Universal 19 Jul 2019
Get exactly right Wall Street Journal 13 Jul 2019
Execute flawlessly Wall Street Journal 24 Jun 2019
Pin down The Telegraph Quick 29 May 2019
Hammer's target Wall Street Journal 28 May 2019
Perform perfectly USA Today 26 May 2019
Nothing restrains American Brad? The Sun Two Speed 21 May 2019
Arrest (informal) The Sun Two Speed 21 May 2019
Carpentry fastener The Telegraph Quick 21 May 2019
Carpenter's gun projectile USA Today 20 May 2019
Pull off perfectly Universal 07 May 2019
Hammer's target New York Times 22 Apr 2019
Ammunition for a carpenter's gun Family Time 21 Apr 2019
Get exactly New York Times 16 Apr 2019
Part of the body to which the word “ungual” applies The Times Specialist Sunday 17 Mar 2019
Covering on tip of the finger Irish Times Simplex 26 Feb 2019
Clip-and-file item Family Time 24 Feb 2019
Metal fastener Irish Times Simplex 16 Feb 2019
Execute perfectly
What a construction worker may drive
Hammer's target
Get exactly right
Execute flawlessly
Brad's kin
Press-on adornment
Perform perfectly
Carpenter's gun projectile
Pull off perfectly
Mani/pedi target
Hammer's target
Get exactly
Often-painted body part LA Times Daily 19 Dec 2018
Often-painted body part The Washington Post 19 Dec 2018
Get perfectly New York Times 05 Dec 2018
Execute perfectly USA Today 02 Dec 2018
Shingle securer USA Today 12 Nov 2018
Brad and Angelina originally in love The Telegraph Cryptic 10 Nov 2018
Filing target Universal 08 Nov 2018
Tack The Sun Two Speed 21 Oct 2018
Catch red-handed The Chronicle of Higher Education 19 Oct 2018
Do perfectly The Washington Post 13 Oct 2018
Do perfectly LA Times Daily 13 Oct 2018
Claw The Telegraph Quick 11 Oct 2018
Toe part Premier Sunday 07 Oct 2018
Brad or tack The Telegraph Quick 30 Sep 2018
Execute perfectly Universal 16 Sep 2018
Do perfectly Wall Street Journal 11 Sep 2018
Carpenter's gun insert USA Today 03 Sep 2018
Get it exactly right on the borders of nature trail Irish Times Crosaire 11 Aug 2018
Nationalist dismissing station gets hammered Irish Times Crosaire 04 Aug 2018
Brad, for one Premier Sunday 24 Jun 2018
Stick, as a landing Universal 14 Jun 2018
Clipper's target LA Times Daily 15 May 2018
Clipper's target The Washington Post 15 May 2018
Polish target The Washington Post 11 May 2018
Polish target LA Times Daily 11 May 2018
Apprehend The Sun Two Speed 28 Apr 2018
Achieve perfectly Universal 27 Apr 2018
Apprehend, so to speak Newsday 08 Apr 2018
Do perfectly Thomas Joseph 24 Mar 2018
Apprehend The Telegraph Quick 24 Mar 2018
Bust Newsday 10 Mar 2018
Press-on item Jonesin 27 Feb 2018
Finger part Premier Sunday 18 Feb 2018
Catch but good Universal 08 Feb 2018
Manicurist's concern Canadiana 05 Feb 2018
Nothing for securing a collar The Telegraph Cryptic 05 Jan 2018
Fasten, in a way Jonesin 02 Jan 2018
One might get a big tip Wall Street Journal 02 Jan 2018
Catch but good
Carpenter's gun insert
Shingle securer
Clipper's target
Do perfectly
Often-painted body part
Polish target
Filing target
Do perfectly
Brad's cousin
Stick, as a landing
Get perfectly
Filing target
Catch red-handed
Execute perfectly
Achieve perfectly
Fix one's heart trouble The Telegraph Cryptic 22 Nov 2017
Hammering target Premier Sunday 19 Nov 2017
Carpentry fastener The Washington Post 09 Nov 2017
Carpentry fastener LA Times Daily 09 Nov 2017
Finger or toe part LA Times Daily 07 Nov 2017
Finger or toe part The Washington Post 07 Nov 2017
Item measured in pennies The Chronicle of Higher Education 27 Oct 2017
Polish place New York Times 27 Oct 2017
Emery board target USA Today 12 Sep 2017
Manicurist's target Universal 06 Sep 2017
Execute perfectly, as a routine New York Times 28 Aug 2017
Do flawlessly New York Times 23 Aug 2017
Surface to polish Newsday 21 Jul 2017
One of twenty showing polish? The Telegraph Cryptic 21 Jul 2017
Firm up, with ''down'' Newsday 13 Jul 2017
What a manicurist files Newsday 11 Jul 2017
Polished body part The Washington Post 20 Jun 2017
Polished body part LA Times Daily 20 Jun 2017
Fastener Canadiana 19 Jun 2017
Carpeter's need Thomas Joseph 05 Jun 2017
A carpenter can drive it Universal 05 Jun 2017
Get it exactly right to commission AI laboratory inside Irish Times Crosaire 27 May 2017
___ gun (builder's tool) USA Today 13 May 2017
Target of red polish, often Universal 09 May 2017
Filing target Wall Street Journal 26 Apr 2017
It gets hit on the head New York Times 11 Apr 2017
Do exactly right USA Today 29 Mar 2017
Pull off perfectly New York Times 27 Mar 2017
Finger feature Wall Street Journal 20 Mar 2017
Filing target in 55-Across Wall Street Journal 18 Mar 2017
Common board member? Universal 16 Mar 2017
Carpentry need Thomas Joseph 06 Mar 2017
Attach with a hammer Newsday 27 Feb 2017
Do perfectly Newsday 23 Feb 2017
Toe feature Premier Sunday 05 Feb 2017
Execute perfectly The Washington Post 19 Jan 2017
Manicurist's target
Common board member?
A carpenter can drive it
Pull off perfectly
Do flawlessly
It gets hit on the head
Polish place
Execute perfectly, as a routine
Target of red polish, often
Polished body part
Finger or toe part
Carpentry fastener
___ gun (builder's tool)
Emery board target
Get exactly right
Item measured in pennies
Get exactly right New York Times 13 Nov 2016
Fixing pin The Times Concise 09 Nov 2016
Catch somebody slow but not at first The Telegraph Toughie 01 Nov 2016
Pin The Telegraph Quick 26 Oct 2016
Horseshoe securer The Washington Post 20 Oct 2016
Tooth partner Newsday 14 Oct 2016
Hit dead center The Washington Post 08 Oct 2016
Get exactly right Newsday 11 Sep 2016
Something to hit on the head New York Times 31 Aug 2016
Catch local Italians releasing Asti Irish Times Crosaire 27 Aug 2016
Head banger's item Newsday 13 Aug 2016
Attach, in a way LA Times Daily 04 Aug 2016
Manicurist's target Newsday 02 Aug 2016
Execute perfectly Wall Street Journal 16 Jul 2016
It has a point Wall Street Journal 14 Jul 2016
Polish site New York Times 03 Jul 2016
It's pointless carrying a bag The Telegraph Toughie 21 Jun 2016
Ammunition for a carpenter's gun Universal 19 Jun 2016
Carpenter's item Family Time 06 Jun 2016
Catch but good LA Times Daily 05 Jun 2016
Horseshoe securer USA Today 04 Jun 2016
It's often polished USA Today 17 May 2016
A file may be needed on this arrest The Telegraph Cryptic 09 May 2016
Get perfect Newsday 07 May 2016
"Press-on" item Universal 05 May 2016
Catch slow-mover, taking seconds The Telegraph Toughie 29 Apr 2016
Do just right Newsday 29 Apr 2016
Catch something that's over quick The Telegraph Cryptic 24 Apr 2016
Press-on item Universal 15 Apr 2016
Do to a tee Newsday 26 Mar 2016
Catch, as a criminal Universal 19 Mar 2016
Fastener The Telegraph Quick 15 Mar 2016
Spike, tack The Telegraph Quick 08 Feb 2016
Something chewed by a nervous person New York Times 18 Jan 2016
Nothing outside area is secure The Telegraph Cryptic 06 Jan 2016
Polish site
It's often polished
Attach, in a way
Something to file
Get exactly right
Catch but good
Horseshoe securer
Something chewed by a nervous person
Ammunition for a carpenter's gun
Do perfectly New York Times 16 Dec 2015
Spike is outside Naas County Council Irish Times Crosaire 21 Nov 2015
Execute perfectly New York Times 25 Oct 2015
Carpenter's spike Universal 16 Oct 2015
Carpenter's item USA Today 10 Oct 2015
Brad that gets it perfectly? Universal 03 Oct 2015
Digital feature Wall Street Journal 19 Sep 2015
Manicure target Wall Street Journal 14 Sep 2015
Fix with a metal spike The Times Concise 03 Aug 2015
Damage to a wall made in hanging a picture New York Times 26 Jul 2015
Hammer's target Family Time 06 Jul 2015
Manicure site Eugene Sheffer 17 Jun 2015
Do perfectly Jonesin 02 Jun 2015
How to attach collar? The Telegraph Cryptic 27 May 2015
Type of polish USA Today 25 May 2015
Perform perfectly Eugene Sheffer 28 Apr 2015
Hit dead-center Newsday 19 Apr 2015
Something to file USA Today 13 Apr 2015
Catch but good New York Times 28 Mar 2015
Fight tooth and __ Newsday 11 Mar 2015
Execute perfectly Jonesin 03 Mar 2015
Brad, e.g Universal 11 Feb 2015
Tenpenny, e.g Universal 14 Jan 2015
Tooth and ___ Family Time 04 Jan 2015
Carpenter's need USA Today 02 Jan 2015
Ammunition for a carpenter's gun
Execute perfectly
Brad that gets it perfectly?
Do perfectly
Catch but good
Hit exactly
Perform perfectly
Type of polish
Something to file
Carpenter's need
Carpenter's item
Manicure target
Perform perfectly
Hit dead-center
Hammer's target
Hammer target
Fight tooth and __
Do perfectly
Do just right
Digital feature
Execute perfectly
Toe part
Tenpenny, e.g.
Carpenter's spike
Brad, e.g.
Catch in the act
Execute perfectly, as a landing
See 1-Across
Tooth and ___
It may be polished for a party
Do perfectly
Catch
Finger's end
One hit on the head
Get perfectly right
Farrier's fastener
Apprehend
Digital feature
Stick, as a dismount
It's best to hit it on the head
Finger part
Polish destination
Hit on the nose
Get exactly right
Catch red-handed
Perform perfectly
Manicurist's concern
Clinch
Horseshoe securer
Place for some polish
Screw
Do perfectly
Coffin closer
Toolbox item
Clipper target
Carpenter's fastener
Something to file
Squeeze "Another ___ in My Heart"
Accomplish flawlessly
Get but good
Tooth's partner
It gets hammered
Tooth's partner?
Buffed object
Clip-and-file item
Bit of carpenter's gun ammo
Get exactly right
Manicurist's target
Hardware store item
Finger's tip
Hammer's target
Ammunition for a carpenter's gun
It gets hammered
Hammer's target
Ace
Hit on the head
Manicurist's concern
Digital protection
Finger's tip
Get precisely right
Get just right
Hammer's target
Get exactly right
Routinely filed item
Bit of carpenter's gun ammo
Get just right
Execute perfectly
It can scratch an itch
It gets hammered
Press-on cosmetic
One taking a pounding
Bust
Tenpenny, for one
Press-on cosmetic
Execute perfectly, in slang
Execute perfectly
Hammered item
Toe feature
Polish target
Polished pinky part
Place for some finger painting?
Tooth partner
Collar
Catch red-handed
Execute perfectly
Emery board target
Catch red-handed
Hit on the head
Manicurist's target
Hit on the head
Fourpenny ___
Hit on the head
Makeshift hanger
Arrest
Pointed fastener
Get the goods on
File target
Execute perfectly
Something an office worker might file
Polisher's surface
Perform successfully
Filed item
Stick, in a way
Get exactly right
Finger finisher
Screw
Accomplish perfectly
Claw, e.g.
Polish target
Perform successfully
Pointed fastener
Get the goods on
File target
Execute perfectly
Carpentry fastener
Perform perfectly
Hit dead center
Get good
Get exactly right
Wood fastener
Carpentry fastener
Catch red-handed
Surface to polish
Tooth partner
Wood fastener
Collar
Digital projection?
Ace
Collar
Polish place
Do perfectly
Catch, as a criminal
Tenpenny, for one
Catch, as a crook
Emery board's target
Accomplish flawlessly
Brad, e.g.
Filed thing
Get exactly right
Finger's end
Tenpenny piece
Catch red-handed
Accomplish perfectly
Finish perfectly
It's on the tip of one's finger
Something to file
Tooth's partner
Catch but good
Catch red-handed
Tooth's partner
Brad, e.g.
Catch in the act
Tenpenny item
Finger part
Ace
Carpenter's item
Detect and expose
It's hit on the head
Get the goods on
Catch in the act
Get the goods on
Polish site
Polish site
Finger part
Ace
It's right at your fingertip
Thing to file
Polish site
Filed item
Polish locale
Fastener
Land perfectly, as a gymnastics move
Finger feature
Fight tooth and ___
Brad, e.g.
It's often polished
It's often filed
"Ammunition" for a carpenter's gun
Hammer target
Hit dead-center
It gets hammered
Polish place
Polish place?
Catch
Catch redhanded
Clipper's target
Digit end
It could be pounded or painted
It may be covered with polish
Hammer's target
Hammer target
Hammerer's target
Finger part
Hit hard
Filed item?
Get down pat
___ down (make final)
Press-on item
Painting holder
It's hit on the head
Hit hard
Filer's target
It's often filed
Perform perfectly
It may be filed
Catch red-handed
Accomplish flawlessly
Ersatz hook
Hit precisely
Manicurist's target
It may be covered with polish
Surface to polish
Keratin growth
Brad
Picture holder
Place for some polish
Plank piercer
Tooth partner
It's best to hit it on the head
Spike
Half-moon site
Item often filed
Hit dead-center
Certain stud
Filed item
Member of the board?
Tenpenny, e.g.
Digit end
Do perfectly
Unguis
Twelve or sixteen penny item
Hit squarely
Tenpenny, for one
Get just right
Lunula's setting
Finger feature
File opener?
Place for polish
It may be filed and painted
It may be painted
Get just right
It's on the tip of one's finger
It may be filed and painted
It may be painted
Catch red-handed
It may be acrylic
Tenterhook
Polish locale
Item often filed
Manicurist's concern
Buffing target
Catch, slangily
Hardware item
Tenpenny, e.g.
Fasten, in a way
Brad, for one
Filed item
It's often filed
Hammer's target
Proverbial kingdom loser
Polish target
Fasten, in a way
Hardware item
Member of the board?
Perform perfectly
Routinely filed item
Catch
Impromptu coathanger
"For want of a ___, the shoe ...."
One with a pounding head?
Penknife opener
Polish site
Hit hard
Tooth's partner
Filed item
Routinely filed item
Manicurist concern
Finger tip
Execute perfectly, in slang
Clipper target
Polish place?
Toe growth
Execute perfectly
It's out on a limb
Farrier's fastener
Collar
Get good
Polish place
Execute perfectly, in slang
Item often filed
Kind of file
Catch but good
Apprehend
Brad
Throw out a runner?
Manicurist's target
Emery board target
It gets hammered
Catch, and how!
Place for polish
Something to drive?
Spike or brad
Settle, with "down"
Metal fastener
Finger part
Apprehend
Execute perfectly, slangily
"For want of a ___..."
Spike or brad
Stick, as a dismount
Detect and expose
Accomplish perfectly
Catch
Polish place
Get, but good
Execute perfectly
Prosecute successfully
Fastener
Join wood
Partner of tooth
It's at your fingertip
Brad, for one
Finger feature
Kind of salon
It often gets hit on the head
Tooth's companion
Tenpenny e.g.
Place blame
Nab
Catch redhanded
Biter's target
Tooth and _____
Polish locale
Detect and expose
Carpenter's need
Fingertip protector
Tenpenny ___
Tenpenny piece
Catch
Ungula
It gets hit on the head
Manicurist's concern
Clip-and-file item
Door closer
Nab
Tenpenny, for one
Toe cover
Tackle hard
Make fast
Fingertip
Pedicurist's target
Board member?
Polished part of a pinky
Brad e.g.
Clipper's target
Clinch
It's at one's fingertip
Run maker
Catch
Place for polish
Tenpenny ___
Brad
Fix firmly
Get but good
Fingertip
Toe or finger adjunct
Item filed by a secretary?
Peg replacer
Unguis
Finalize, with "down"
Catch, slangily
Fasten permanently
One that gets hit on the head
Kind of file
Secure, in a way
Manicurist's concern
Unguis
Catch a crook
Cobbler's sparable
Fastener
Capture
Polish preceder
Proverbial kingdom-loser
Fasten or fastener
Emery-board target
Catch a thief
It's often hit on the head
Fasten firmly
Brad, e.g.
Brad or spad
"For want of a ___ . . . "
It's often polished
Tooth and ___
Drive tenpennies
Catch in the act
Fingertip item
Nab
Secure
Certain striker's target
Detect and expose
Finger ending
Staple's kin
Item often filed
Fastener
Tooth's partner
Pin down
Spike's relative
Kingdom loser in a refrain
Something often polished
Tenpenny, for one
Sparable, e.g.
Brad
Brad, for one
Collar
This gets hit on the head
Tenpenny, e.g.
Something to be hit on the head
Do carpentry work
Finger or finishing follower
Kingdom loser
___ polish
Its overgrowth is called onychauxis
Word with polish or file
Shingler's need
Cabinetmaker's need
Claw
Fasten
Kind of polish
Manicurist's target
___ down (make final)
File or polish
"For want of a ___ the . . . "
Hang or hob
Word with hob or hang
Do carpentering
Pin down
Make fast
Hammer and ___
"For want of a ___"
Brad or spike
Spad
Seize
Hardware item
"For want of a ___ the shoe is lost"
Brad or spad.
Unguis.
Fasten.
Brad.
Spike.
Secure.
Spad.
Finger part.
Catch.
One kind of polish.
Much-polished object.
Companion of tooth.
Tack.
Tooth's partner.
Tenpenny item.
Hold fast.
Claw.
Tooth's companion.
Tenpenny.
Fix in steady attention.
At one's fingertip.
Ungula.
Staple's cousin.
Seize: Colloq.
Relative of a staple.
Staple's relative.
Fastener.
Fasten firmly.
Catch: Colloq.
Capture: Colloq.
Part of a digit.
On the ___ (immediately).
___ file.
On the ___ (immediately)
Clout.
Catch a baserunner.
Capture: Slang.
Stud.
2½ inches.
Tooth and ___.
Catch; trap.
For want of which a kingdom was lost.
Upholsterer's necessity.
A sixpenny or tenpenny.
A stud.
Adjunct of a horseshoe.
Horseshoe holder.
Picture hanger.
Work at carpentering.
Piece of hardware.
Make secure.
Brad; spike.
Pin down.
Protection for the finger end.
2¼ inches.
___ polish.
Peg.
Clinch.
Manicure falsie
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