Excuse - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Excuse.

ALIBI
CONDONE
GOODREASON
OUT
PRETEXT
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ALIBI
  1. (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question
  2. a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.; "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"
  3. exonerate by means of an alibi
CONDONE
  1. excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
GOODREASON
OUT
  1. out of power; especially having been unsuccessful in an election; "now the Democrats are out"
  2. (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball; "you only get 3 outs per inning"
  3. be made known; be disclosed or revealed; "The truth will out"
  4. reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle; "The gay actor was outed last week"; "Someone outed a CIA agent"
  5. to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality; "This actor outed last year"
  6. being out or having grown cold; "threw his extinct cigarette into the stream"; "the fire is out"
  7. knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
  8. outer or outlying; "the out islands"
  9. outside or external; "the out surface of a ship's hull"
  10. no longer fashionable; "that style is out these days"
  11. directed outward or serving to direct something outward; "the out doorway"; "the out basket"
  12. excluded from use or mention; "for
PRETEXT
  1. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
  2. something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason
Excuse Clue Last Updated: 25/08/2019 9:00am

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A politician has one form of defence
A politician, one giving evidence in court
A vital urge to abandon party, making excuse
Absent
Accused's excuse
Accused's need
Available for purchase
Available? Not here
Away
Away from home
Boxer once swinging both ways in defence
Boxer with brio occasionally providing cover story
Boxer, one possessing second-rate defence
Calf and tibia discovered to be explanation of movements
Call at first
Corroborator, maybe
Court story
Cover
Cover coming before book?
Cover story
Cover story?
Cover, so to speak
Dated
Defence of being elsewhere
Defence of the absent
Defence starts to argue legal issue, blocking injunction
Defendant's excuse
Defendant's offering
Defendant's testimony, ma
Defense aid
Dismissed in contest, though not bowled
Down for the count
Evidence that the accused could not have been guilty
Evidential statement, mostly set down, regarding certain sexual behaviour
Excuse a former politician invented originally
Excuse any ludicrous in-fighting by incompetent leaders
Excuse criminal no more
Excuse for not doing something
Excuse me leaving meal before I begin its starters
Extinguished
Forgive (bad behaviour)
Forgive swindle perpetrated
Former girlfriend with fairly short clothing makes excuse
Fully anesthetized
Having lunch, say
Heavily sedated
Heavyweight boxer’s first international defence
Hit a low point
In print
In the open
Inaccurate
It may be airtight
It might be airtight
It's good when airtight
Justification
Kayoed

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