Swindle - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 23/12/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Swindle.

BILK
  1. evade payment to; "He bilked his creditors"
  2. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
  3. cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
  4. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
BUNKO
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
CHEAT
  1. deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
  2. weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  3. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
  4. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  5. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
  6. a deception for profit to yourself
  7. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
  8. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  9. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
CHISEL
  1. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
  2. an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
  3. carve with a chisel; "chisel the marble"
  4. deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
CON
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  2. an argument opposed to a proposal
  3. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
  4. in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"
  5. To direct the steering or course of (a vessel). n. 1. The area or structure on a vessel from which the vessel is conned. 2. The position or authority of the officer conning a vessel.
  6. commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
  7. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
CONGAME
CONJOB
COZEN
  1. cheat or trick; "He cozened the money out of the old man"
  2. act with artful deceit
  3. be false to; be dishonest with
DEFRAUD
  1. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
DOIN
DOUBLECROSS
  1. cheat, turn tables on
EPSOM
  1. Town in Surrey famous for horseracing derby and Epsom salts (magnesium sulphate)
EUCHRE
  1. a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand
FLEECE
  1. outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
  2. a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing
  3. tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
  4. the wool of a sheep or similar animal
  5. shear the wool from; "shear sheep"
  6. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
GYP
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  2. a college servant at Cambridge and Durham
  3. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
MULCT
  1. money extracted as a penalty
  2. impose a fine on; "he was fined for littering"
  3. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
RAMP
  1. stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing
  2. creep up -- used especially of plants; "The roses ramped over the wall"
  3. be rampant; "the lion is rampant in this heraldic depiction"
  4. furnish with a ramp; "The ramped auditorium"
  5. behave violently, as if in state of a great anger
  6. an inclined surface connecting two levels
  7. a movable staircase that passengers use to board or leave an aircraft
  8. North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
RIP-OFF
  1. the act of stealing
RIPOFF
ROB
  1. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  2. take something away by force or without the consent of the owner; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"
  3. Plundered
SCAM
  1. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
  2. a fraudulent business scheme
  3. con, cheat

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"Whatcha ___?"
"___ What Comes Natur'lly
*Act of betrayal
16 down by tearaway
16 down's jumper, reportedly extremely cute
16 down's small flower
Against clubs playing?
Airplane exit
Airport feature
Alternative to stairs
Alternative to steps
Anti body?
Argument against
Attack and steal from boy
Bamboozle
Bernie Madoff's hedge fun
Betray
Betrayal
Bilk, say
Break the rules
Bump off
Bunko game
Burgle
Car ferry need
Card game
Card game with best, right and left bowers
Carpentry tool
Carpentry tool from church lies abandoned
Cell sojourner
Charge exorbitantly for a warm woollen coat
Cheat
Cheat's making cut, under par
Cheat, slangily
Chief put away person who has had one
Chile's flexible tool
Chiseler
Church aisle reshaped without a woodworking tool
Clear the register, maybe
Con
Con artist's art
Con game
Con job
Con man
Confidence game
Contrivance for taking pe
Course of electrotherapy probably surpasses other medication initially
Cozenage
Cut and slice bananas round tip of branch
Cutting tool
Dance with me for some hanky-panky?
Deal from the bottom
Debate side
Deceive
Deception
Deception; disadvantage
Defraud
Derby locale
Derby place
Derby Stakes site
Derby town
Diddle
Dishonest competitor caught ahead of race
Dishonest scheme
Do back up computers
Do computers up
Do run to church
Do the acrosses
Downs spot
Drive up price of sheep dip finally
E-mail from a Nigerian pr
E-mail offer of $17,000,0
England's ___ Downs
English Derby site
English race site
English racing town
English town next to Bans
Ensnaring scheme
Entrance to an expressway
Expressway access
Extract money from (someone) by fine or taxation
Fast one
Fast shuffle, so to speak
Feel glum about securing second place for racing
Fiddle with computers the wrong way
Fine chimney in Glasgow backs onto court
Fine Greek character left court
Finish a mugging
Finish off
Fleece
Fleece coats returned
Fleece is beginning to conserve warmth
Fleece overcoats?
Flimflam
Fraud
Fraud squad's head about to get married
Fraud when computers backed up
Fraudulent operation
Fraudulent scheme
Freeway access
Freeway exit
Frequent means of entry
Fret about Square being turned over in Surrey town
Fudge
Game in which each player
Game with right and left
Garage feature
Goal of phishing
Gone after final wish for something that's far too expensive
Government department used banks for swindle
Grifter's ploy
Gull
Hand tool
Head of company working a swindle
Highway access
Highway entrance
Highway exit
Hoax
Hold up
Hoodwink
Hornswoggle
Hose
Hustle
I.R.S. target
Ice
Incline to batter front of portcullis
Incline to drive quietly
Inclined path for wheelch
Inclined walkway
Increase quickly, with "u
Interstate entrance or ex
Interstate entrance/exit
Interstate exit
It grows on ewe
It may be played on a mar
It takes folks in
Jailbird
Kill
Kind of salts
Knock off
Knock over
Knock over, so to speak
Lamb's coat
Lamb's cover
Laura's 1960s sitcom hubb
Laura's husband in 60's T
Loot
Many an e-mail "click her
Mopes about the place, having the downs
Mug
Multistory parking garage
Murder
Nonpro?
Not play fair
Not working after rent swindle
Oaks Stakes setting
Off
Offer that's too good to
Old salts
One found in a pen
One in a pen
One kept in the cooler
One may take you in
One reported to the Bette
One side of an issue
One's inclined to strike with Popular Front
Opposing
Page in some novel set in town, of course
Part of a loading zone, m
Party animal, female, has male chained up?
Pen filler
Permission to leave last of the porridge
Persuade by trickery
Plane that's inclined to get hit, given minimum of protection
Play badly?
Ponzi scheme, e.g.
Prisoner
Pro's opposite
Pull a con
Put away
Pyramid scheme
Pyramid scheme, e.g.
Racecourse
Record a certain amount but not all 6
Right for the disabled
Rip off
Rip off bits of clothing aggressively during kinky sex
Rip off raincoats to throw back
Rip-off
Ripoff
Rob's cut and run before church
Rod recalled that man pocketing Queen in card game
Rook
Ruin
Run a game on
Run from church in warm coat
Ruse
Sack
Scam
Scam ... or an apt title
Scam involving rent not on
Scott's "___ Roy"
Screw as a boy, perhaps eaten by lion?
Sculpt
Shearer after this cheat
Sheep's coat
Shell game
Sing Sing inhabitant
Slope between levels
Sloping surface
Sloping walkway
Some computers returned in dodgy scheme
Specialty of some artists
Staple Le Carr
Start of a Tennessee Will
Steal from
Steal from Sherwood inhabitant who’s not at home
Steal short dress
Stick up
Sting
Storm caused by parking on drive
Streep: someone's heart races
Surrey race course
Surrey racecourse
Surrey town in memo spelt the wrong way
Swahili honorific
Swindle as rascal, extracting last penny
Swindle quiet one out of seafood
Swindle rascal detailed
Swindle, fraud
Swindler's work
Take 5, clue 5
Take for a ride
Take from
Take in
Take property from
Take something without the owner's consent
Take the wrong way?
Take to the cleaners
Talk about energy fraud
Thieve
Thoroughly weary butcher
Three-year-olds compete h
Time server
Tool
Top general introduced to head of free church
Treat, trick
Trick
Trick-taking card game
Trick-taking game
Turnpike access
Turnpike turnoff
Two-timer caught by US police
Use crib notes
Van adjunct
Voting "nay"
Water-skier's apparatus
Way off
Way off the highway
Way on or off a highway
Way up
Way up or down
Welsh rabbit with bit of Edam in it
Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access?
Wheelchair-accessible rou
Wheeled carriage beginning to move when this is provided?
Wood worker
Yardbird
___ blind
___ Downs
___ salts

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