Word "TOOL" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
Synonyms:
joyride, tool around
Examples:
We tooled down the street

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the means whereby some act is accomplished
Synonyms:
instrument
Examples:
science has given us new tools to fight disease

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
Synonyms:
creature, puppet

Crossword Clues for TOOL

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Clue Source Date
Useful implement Newsday 30 Sep 2021
Practical implement Irish Times Simplex 27 Sep 2021
Wrench or pliers Newsday 14 Sep 2021
Hammer or chisel Newsday 13 Sep 2021
Practical implement Irish Times Simplex 08 Sep 2021
Hammer or sickle The Washington Post 07 Sep 2021
Hammer or sickle LA Times Daily 07 Sep 2021
Gimlet or screwdriver Wall Street Journal 04 Sep 2021
Fixer's need The Washington Post 02 Sep 2021
Fixer's need LA Times Daily 02 Sep 2021
Labor saver Newsday 27 Aug 2021
Drill or wrench USA Today 18 Aug 2021
Book design that's impressed as well large The Telegraph Toughie 13 Aug 2021
Hammer, e.g USA Today 17 Jul 2021
Hammer or hacksaw Thomas Joseph 05 Jul 2021
Jack or jimmy Newsday 20 Jun 2021
Level or bevel New York Times 13 Jun 2021
Wrench, for one Universal 12 Jun 2021
Put back equipment to get ill-gotten gains The Telegraph Cryptic 01 Jun 2021
Shed item The Washington Post 16 May 2021
Shed item LA Times Daily 16 May 2021
Implement Eugene Sheffer 15 May 2021
Saw or screwdriver New York Times 22 Apr 2021
Plane or pliers Wall Street Journal 05 Apr 2021
Labor-saving device Newsday 03 Apr 2021
Hardware store item The Washington Post Sunday 07 Mar 2021
Plane or level Wall Street Journal 16 Feb 2021
Hammer or screwdriver Newsday 15 Feb 2021
Hammer or drill Newsday 26 Jan 2021
Easily manipulated type The Washington Post 23 Jan 2021
Easily manipulated type LA Times Daily 23 Jan 2021
Handheld device Newsday 16 Jan 2021
Wrench or hammer Newsday 14 Dec 2020
Hammer or tongs USA Today 14 Nov 2020
Level, for one Newsday 30 Oct 2020
Jack, hammer, or jackhammer Newsday 29 Sep 2020
Jerk, slangily New York Times 25 Aug 2020
54-Across or 58-Across, for example USA Today 03 Aug 2020
Hammer or hacksaw Thomas Joseph 03 Aug 2020
Chainsaw possibly also large The Sun Two Speed 01 Aug 2020
Puppet or pawn The Sun Two Speed 01 Aug 2020
Implement Universal 27 Jul 2020
Hammer or saw Newsday 07 Jul 2020
Screwdriver, e.g The Washington Post 30 Jun 2020
Screwdriver, e.g LA Times Daily 30 Jun 2020
Level or lathe New York Times 30 Jun 2020
Level, for one New York Times 28 Jun 2020
Screwdriver, for one Universal 08 Jun 2020
Item in a shed USA Today 11 May 2020
Pawn The Telegraph Quick 18 Apr 2020
Home Depot purchase The Washington Post 13 Apr 2020
Home Depot purchase LA Times Daily 13 Apr 2020
Soldering 50-Down, e.g New York Times 07 Apr 2020
Plane, e.g LA Times Daily 03 Apr 2020
Plane, e.g The Washington Post 03 Apr 2020
Hammer or tongs Universal 13 Mar 2020
Easily influenced person New York Times 26 Feb 2020
Hardware store purchase Family Time 23 Feb 2020
Implement excessively large The Sun Two Speed 22 Feb 2020
Practical implement Irish Times Simplex 19 Feb 2020
Lifting toilet takes time, first, and specialist equipment The Telegraph Toughie 31 Dec 2019
Hammer or handsaw USA Today 24 Dec 2019
Pipe wrench, e.g USA Today 12 Dec 2019
Look smart removing marks with piece of kit Irish Times Crosaire 18 Oct 2019
Hacksaw or hammer Wall Street Journal 14 Oct 2019
Level or bevel USA Today 22 Sep 2019
Hammer or sickle Thomas Joseph 14 Sep 2019
Handyman's buy USA Today 03 Sep 2019
Level or plane USA Today 21 Aug 2019
Chisel or gouge USA Today 01 Aug 2019
Hardware store buy USA Today 01 Jul 2019
Implement Canadiana 24 Jun 2019
Saw, for example, cash being lifted The Telegraph Cryptic 09 Jun 2019
Easily manipulated sort USA Today 27 May 2019
Level or bevel Newsday 26 May 2019
Device, implement The Times Concise 17 May 2019
Hammer or tongs Newsday 12 May 2019
Inordinately large instrument The Telegraph Cryptic 09 May 2019
Jack or hammer LA Times Daily 22 Apr 2019
Jack or hammer The Washington Post 22 Apr 2019
Item in a kit LA Times Daily 10 Apr 2019
Item in a kit The Washington Post 10 Apr 2019
C-clamp or T-square USA Today 08 Apr 2019
Workbench object Universal 02 Apr 2019
Look smart, removing marks with piece of kit Irish Times Crosaire 20 Mar 2019
Maybe hammer also large The Sun Two Speed 17 Mar 2019
Handyman's item Universal 09 Mar 2019
Black & Decker buy USA Today 25 Feb 2019
Seat with front falling off -- could this help fix it? The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Feb 2019
Hammer, for one Universal 11 Feb 2019
Level or bevel
Hammer, for one
Handyman's item
Workbench object
Black & Decker buy
C-clamp or T-square
Chisel or gouge
Easily manipulated sort
Handyman's buy
Hardware store buy
Level or plane
Hacksaw or hammer
Item in a kit
Jack or hammer
Shed or shop item USA Today 31 Dec 2018
Jack or hammer USA Today 22 Dec 2018
Object in a 33-Down USA Today 16 Nov 2018
Saw, for one LA Times Daily 05 Nov 2018
Saw, for one The Washington Post 05 Nov 2018
Purchase at Lowe's LA Times Daily 30 Oct 2018
Purchase at Lowe's The Washington Post 30 Oct 2018
Pick or axe Family Time 16 Sep 2018
Implement The Telegraph Quick 21 Aug 2018
Haul up over device Irish Times Crosaire 18 Aug 2018
Zax or awl The New Yorker 06 Aug 2018
Spade or club, e.g The Washington Post Sunday 05 Aug 2018
Skil product USA Today 05 Aug 2018
Hammer or sickle New York Times 11 Jul 2018
Gimlet or screwdriver USA Today 10 Jul 2018
Puppet The New Yorker 09 Jul 2018
Reamer or wrench New York Times 09 Jul 2018
Maul or awl USA Today 08 Jul 2018
Unwitting accomplice New York Times 08 Jul 2018
Stooge New York Times 05 Jul 2018
THIS COULD BE A DRILL Newsday 11 May 2018
Excessively large plane or chopper, say The Telegraph Cryptic 29 Apr 2018
Construction site sight Universal 28 Apr 2018
Useful item Universal 25 Apr 2018
Saw or sickle Wall Street Journal 16 Apr 2018
Gimlet or screwdriver
Jack or hammer
Maul or awl
Object in a 33-Down
Skil product
Hammer or sickle
Useful item
Construction site sight
Level or bevel, e.g.
Saw or sickle
Unwitting accomplice
Shed or shop item
Saw, for one
Reamer or wrench
Stooge
Purchase at Lowe's
Home Depot purchase
One of many in a Swiss Army knife New York Times 24 Dec 2017
Useful thing Universal 14 Dec 2017
Hammer or hatchet Wall Street Journal 27 Nov 2017
Punch or file LA Times Daily 27 Oct 2017
Punch or file The Washington Post 27 Oct 2017
Square or plane Thomas Joseph 20 Oct 2017
1-Down, e.g USA Today 19 Oct 2017
Hammer or sickle USA Today 24 Sep 2017
Craftsman product USA Today 13 Aug 2017
Implement The Times Concise 06 Aug 2017
Hammer or screwdriver Family Time 23 Jul 2017
One of a handyman's set USA Today 23 Jul 2017
Wrench or level, e.g Universal 24 Jun 2017
Total jerk Wall Street Journal 05 Apr 2017
Black & Decker offering USA Today 03 Apr 2017
For instance, 27 also left The Telegraph Cryptic 16 Mar 2017
Wrench or hammer Family Time 06 Mar 2017
Useful thing
Punch or file
1-Down, e.g.
One of many in a Swiss Army knife
Black & Decker offering
Craftsman product
Hammer or sickle
Wrench or level, e.g.
One of a handyman's set
Thing for a carpenter Universal 12 Dec 2016
Ax or awl Newsday 11 Dec 2016
Plane or saw, e.g Universal 25 Nov 2016
Handyman's belt item USA Today 12 Nov 2016
Plane or c-clamp, e.g Universal 21 Oct 2016
Drill, for example The Washington Post 20 Oct 2016
It helps to get the job done Universal 15 Oct 2016
Item on a belt LA Times Daily 18 Sep 2016
Craftsman product The Washington Post 09 Sep 2016
Trade staple LA Times Daily 27 Aug 2016
Kit item USA Today 22 Jul 2016
Hammer or sickle, e.g Jonesin 19 Jul 2016
Plane, e.g Wall Street Journal 14 Jul 2016
Level, e.g LA Times Daily 22 Jun 2016
Saw or screwdriver Universal 19 Jun 2016
Torque wrench, e.g Universal 06 Jun 2016
Hammer, for one Family Time 05 Jun 2016
Chisel or hammer Newsday 17 May 2016
Wrench, say, with money to be raised The Telegraph Cryptic 05 Apr 2016
Screwdriver or gimlet Universal 30 Mar 2016
Saw one of those returning stolen property Irish Times Crosaire 12 Mar 2016
Implement removing top from seat The Sun Two Speed 12 Feb 2016
DIY implement The Sun Two Speed 12 Feb 2016
Plane or level Newsday 11 Feb 2016
For example, saw not enough right? The Times Cryptic 04 Feb 2016
Adz or awl Eugene Sheffer 25 Jan 2016
Screwdriver or hammer New York Times 25 Jan 2016
It might include 'copy' and 'paste' New York Times 21 Jan 2016
Trade requirement? Universal 14 Jan 2016
Thing for a carpenter
Trade staple
Level, e.g.
Item on a belt
It helps to get the job done
Torque wrench, e.g.
It might include "copy" and "paste"
Plane or c-clamp, e.g.
Kit item
Screwdriver or hammer
Saw or screwdriver
Handyman's belt item
Trade requirement?
Jack, hammer or jackhammer New York Times 23 Dec 2015
Hammer or wrench Newsday 16 Dec 2015
Easily manipulated sort New York Times 06 Dec 2015
Plane or pliers The Washington Post 25 Nov 2015
Carpenter's gadget The Washington Post 23 Nov 2015
Gimlet or screwdriver Thomas Joseph 21 Nov 2015
Hammer or chisel, e.g USA Today 20 Nov 2015
Level or awl, e.g USA Today 11 Nov 2015
Swiss Army knife component The Washington Post 06 Nov 2015
Gadget raised toilet seat's edge The Telegraph Cryptic 29 Oct 2015
Hammer or wrench Eugene Sheffer 26 Oct 2015
Implement Newsday 04 Oct 2015
Gimlet or screwdriver Wall Street Journal 31 Jul 2015
19 across in a way is excessively long Irish Times Crosaire 18 Jul 2015
Gift for a handyman USA Today 12 Jul 2015
Plane, for one New York Times 30 Jun 2015
File or saw Newsday 24 Jun 2015
Hoe or hatchet New York Times 22 Jun 2015
Wedge or sledge New York Times 17 May 2015
Pliers or plane Newsday 05 May 2015
Carpenter's helper Universal 22 Apr 2015
Hammer or chisel Universal 23 Mar 2015
File, for one LA Times Daily 07 Feb 2015
Hacksaw, e.g Universal 20 Jan 2015
Pliers or plane
Wedge or sledge
Wrench or hammer
File, for one
Shed item
File or saw
Implement
Jack, hammer or jackhammer
Hoe or hatchet
Gimlet or screwdriver
Easily manipulated sort
Hammer or chisel
Gift for a handyman
Hammer or chisel, e.g.
Level or awl, e.g.
"Lateralus" band
Carpenter's helper
Swiss Army knife component
Square or compass
Plane or pliers
Object for kidvid's Bob the Builder
Hammer or sickle
Carpenter's gadget
Bit in a kit, perhaps
Hammer or wrench
Kit implement
Level, for one
Hacksaw, e.g.
Plane, for one
One being used
Something stored in a shed
Plane or pliers
Lever or cleaver
Hammer or chisel
Hammer or saw
Wrench, e.g.
VISE-GRIP, for one
Workshop gizmo
Workbench implement
Handyman's need
Hammer or rasp
Drill, for one
Drill, for one
Drive (along)
Handyman's belt item
Jerk, slangily
Saw or hammer
Implement
Hammer or hacksaw, e.g.
Archaeological dig find
Wrench, e.g.
Pick, say
Plane, e.g.
Black & Decker item
In recent memory
"10,000 Days" band
Trade item?
Plane or pickax
Plane, e.g.
Shed item
Awl, for one
Hammer or hacksaw
Wrench or pliers
Level or bevel
Poker, e.g.
Wrench, for one
Word with "kit" or "belt"
Something found in a shed
Shop item
Handyman's need
Die's partner?
Level or hammer, e.g.
Item hung on a pegboard, often
Adz, e.g.
Grinder or sander
Plane or square, e.g.
Poker, e.g.
Level or bevel
Hammer or saw
Wrench or adz, e.g.
Level or bevel
Utility belt item
Belt hanger
Chisel, e.g.
Square or level
Early human's stone creation
Gouge or chisel
Plane, for example
Rake or saw
Shop class aid
Chisel, e.g.
Square or level
Hammer or sickle
Level or bevel
Plane or chisel
Plane, for example
Saw or ax
"Sober" band
Maynard James Keenan band
Awl or saw, e.g.
Handyman's necessity
Trade requirement?
Wrench or screwdriver, e.g.
Plane, for example
Plane, for one
Useful doodad
Chisel or wrench, e.g.
Saw, e.g.
Hardware store purchase
Handyman's necessity
Puppet
Screwdriver, for one
Something found in a shed
Bottle opener, e.g.
Hammer or sickle
Home Depot buy
Plane or sander
Word with box or belt
Hammer or sickle
Bottle opener, e.g.
Word with box or belt
Wrench, e.g.
Chisel, e.g.
Home Depot purchase
Plane or sander
Home Depot buy
"Undertow" band
Labor saver
Cat's-paw
Saw or plane
Dig find, perhaps
Cat's-paw
One used as a dupe
Cat's-paw
Awl or hacksaw
Wrench or screwdriver, e.g.
It's in the shop
Saw, say
Hammer or saw
Something used on "Bob the Builder"
Hardware store purchase
Saw, e.g.
Dig find, perhaps
Saw or plane
Saw, e.g.
Shop item
Shop item
Item in a belt
Hammer or saw
Hammer or tongs
Lever or level
Dweeb
"We must use time as a ___, not as a couch": JFK
Item hung on a pegboard, often
Hammer, for one
Implement
Kit thing
Belt item
Awl or auger
Something used by Bob the Builder
Trade item?
Hammer, for one
Implement
Item in a belt
Kit thing
Chisel or hammer
Work on leather
Drill, e.g.
Plane, e.g.
Puppet
Gimlet or screwdriver, e.g.
Awl, for one
Plane, for one
Ax or awl
Cleaver or lever
Decorate, in a way
Hammer, for one
Ax or awl
Pegboard hanger
Shed item
Maul or awl
Maul or awl, e.g.
Pegboard hanger
Plane, for one
Utensil
Item in a shed
Handyman's gadget
Axe or adze
Utensil
Cat's paw
Die partner
"Home Improvement" prop
"Man is a ___-using animal": Thomas Carlyle
Diligent student, in slang
Screwdriver, e.g.
Trade item?
Screwdriver, for one
Kit item
Cleaver or lever
Word with kit or around
Awl or chisel
Word with "kit" or "around"
Rock, to a sea otter
Wrench or adz, e.g.
Awl or axe
Pliers. e.g.
Gift for a handyman, probably
Labor saver
Belt item
Gimlet, e.g.
Kit item
Shed item
Gimlet or screwdriver
Wrench, for one
Something exploited
Object of exploitation
Hammer or 58 Down
Shed item
Drive (along)
Torque wrench or box wrench
Implement
Cat's-paw, for example
Trade item?
Shed item
Drive (along)
Hammer or sickle
File, for one
Shop item
Home Depot purchase
Instrument
Word with power or garden
Instrument
Implement
Implement
Saw or sander
Pliers or wrench
Labor saver
Awl, e.g.
Do leatherwork
Wrench or awl
Hammer or hoe
Drill, e.g.
Word with garden or power
Archaeological dig find, sometimes
Zax or adz
Gouge, e.g.
Pliers or hammer
Hammer, e.g.
Adz or awl
Saw, say
Garage item
Word with kit or around
File, for example
Adz or awl
Die partner
Design on a book's binding
Do some leatherwork
Gimlet or screwdriver
Rake, e.g.
Something used by Bob the Builder
Plane or square, e.g.
Cruise about town
Adz or awl, e.g.
Cat's-paw
Saw, e.g.
Not the real decision-maker
Chisel or gouge
Maul or awl
File, e.g.
Labor saver
Hammer, e.g.
Screwdriver, for one
Useful utensil
Useful item
Gimlet, for one
Gift for Tim Allen
Drive (around)
Cat's-paw
Cat's-paw
Word after power or garden
Level, e.g.
Shop item
Handyman's necessity
Die's partner
Go for a spin
Hammer or sickle
Hammer, e.g.
Screwdriver, for one
Useful utensil
Saw or hammer
Part of a kit
Hammer or sickle
Ax or zax
Gouge or chisel
Go for a spin
Jimmy or jack
Workshop item
Level or awl
Tim Allen need
Hardware store purchase
Trade requirement?
Adz or zax
Gimlet or screwdriver
Means to an end
Implement
Screwdriver, for one
Archaeological dig find
Drive (around)
Drill or saw
Fixer's kit
Adze, for one
Utensil
Shovel or rake
Saw, e.g.
Cat's paw
Bar in a PC
Wrench or ratchet
Screwdriver or gimlet
Plane or square, e.g.
Handyman's need
Adz or zax
Wrench or shovel
Hammer or hatchet, e.g.
Adz or awl, e.g.
Router, for one
Kit item
Pawn
Hammer or sickle
Level, e.g.
Plane, e.g.
26 Down, for example
Adz, e.g.
Go cruising
Saw or plane
Gimlet or screwdriver
Drill, to a dentist
Neolith or paleolith
Handyman's need
Cruise about town
Cat's-paw
Utensil
Adz or awl
Pawn in a plan
Hammer or file
Pick or hammer
Puppet
Cat's-paw
Edger, e.g.
Implement
Awl or gimlet
Dupe
File or fork
Neolith, e.g.
Rock to a sea otter
Cats-paw
"Home Improvement" prop
Bushwhacker, e.g.
Kit item
Black & Decker item
Stanley offering
Die, e.g.
Hammer or sickle, e.g.
Dupe
Wrench <P>e.g.
Gimlet or screwdriver
Adz or ax
Puppet
Pistol, in gang slang
Screwdriver, e.g.
Saw or axe
Jack for one
Chisel, e.g.
Implement
Wrench, e.g.
File, e.g.
Instrument
Work leather
Level or plane
Pawn
Adze, for one
Jimmy, e.g.
Awl or adz
Item in a chest
Device
Plane or level
Saw or hammer
Handy helper
Burin or dibble
Burin or gimlet
Dibble or burin
Jimmy or jack
Dupe
Implement
Dibble, e.g.
Means to an end
Adz or awl
Auger, for one
Ax or adz
Unwitting stooge
Awl or adze
Saw, e.g.
Kit article
Make designs in leather
Stooge or patsy
Saw or file
Chisel or file
Handyman's item
Adz or hammer
Hammer or ax
Awl or hatchet
Adz or ax
Kind of kit
Fall guy
Pipe wrench, e.g.
Awl or saw
Cat's-paw.
Axe.
Hammer or axe.
Implement.
Utensil.
Hammer
Clippers.
Saw.
Wrench.
Crowbar.
Jack, for one.
Hammer or tongs.
Puppet.
Saw, for example.
Brace and bit.
Hammer.
Jack, for example.
Pawn.
Saw, for one.
See 89 Down.
Hammer or sickle.
Handy thing.
Hand instrument.
A means.
Burin or graver.
Rake or hoe.
Unwitting stooge.
Make figures on leather.
A plane or a file.
Screwdriver, for instance.
Chisel or wrench.
Lathe or planer.
Dupe.
Catspaw.
Machine ___.
Drive a coach.
Instrument.
Instrument for manual operation.
Manipulated person
Complete idiot
Ruler, e.g.
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