Crossword Clue and Answers

Today we have 10 crossword solutions for Close which appeared recently in Irish Independent - Simple.

We have deemed Close as a VERY COMMON crossword clue, we've seen it more than 10 times in a variety of crossword publications.

The most recent answer we found for this clue is "SHUT".


  • Irish Independent - Simple - Friday, 17 Dec 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Monday, 25 Oct 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Thursday, 30 Sep 2021
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Sunday, 8 Aug 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Monday, 2 Aug 2021
  • The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest - Friday, 16 Jul 2021
  • Irish Times Simplex Crossword - Saturday, 3 Jul 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Friday, 18 Jun 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Wednesday, 2 Jun 2021
  • The Mirror Classic - Wednesday, 2 Jun 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Tuesday, 4 May 2021
  • The New York Times Crossword - Monday, 26 Apr 2021

Crossword Answers

3 letters

The part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"

4 letters

Become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"

(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"

Participating in or knowledgeable out; "was in on the scheme"

Near in time or place or relationship; "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don't shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn't come close"; "don't get too close to the fire"

6 letters

Make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"

Not far away in relative terms; "she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"

7 letters

Having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"

AIRLESS Anita Doran
Lacking fresh air; "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"

COMPACT Chris Roberson
A small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse