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Word: LEAD

The word LEAD has appeared in at least 458 clues on different crosswords.

LEAD definition(s):

  • a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull gray
  • take somebody somewhere
  • result in
  • an advantage held by a competitor in a race
  • evidence pointing to a possible solution

Clue(s)
"""Get the ___ out!"""
"""Hot ___ and Cold Feet"" (1978 western spoof)"
"""Hot ___ and Cold Feet"" (1978)"
"""___ us not... """
"""___, Kindly Light"""
'Pb' element
82 on a table
A detective wants one
A winning team may sit on one
Act as a guide
Actor's goal
Additive no longer used in Canadian gasoline
"Advantage, in sports"
Aid for a detective
Alchemist's raw material
Alchemy material
Alpha dog's place
An element
Assume command
Assume command of
Auditioner's dream
Balloon material?
Balloon variety
Barrier for Superman's X-ray vision
Barrier for X-ray vision
Base of some paints
Base runner's steps off the bag
Baserunner's steps off the bag
Be a pioneer
Be a star
Be ahead by a head
Be atop the standings
Be first
Be in charge
Be in charge of
Be in command
Be in first place
Be in the van.
"Be off the base, perhaps"
Be out front
Be the bellwether
Be winning
Before foot or belly
Before foot or weight
Best part
Big part
Big role
Biggest role
Black Hills city
Blaze a trail
Blaze the trail
Bridge move
Bridge play.
Bridge player's decision
Bridge term
Buckshot's makeup
Bullets
"Bullets, slangily"
Cause of painter's colic
Cause of some poisoning
Certain movie role
"Chair, say"
Chief
Clue
Clue for Kojak
Clue in a case
Clue to metal?
Command
Common pollutant
Conduct
"Conduct, as an orchestra"
Conduct.
Coveted role
Cushion
Cushion of strokes
"Dancer Fred Astaire, to Adele"
Dangerous ingredient in paint
Depth-testing line
Desired role
Detective's aid
Detective's find
Detective's need
Direct
Direct.
"Disney film ""Hot ___ and Cold Feet"""
Distance from a base
Dream of aspiring actors
Element #82
Element No. 82
Element between thallium and bismuth on the periodic table
Element removed from gasoline
"Element whose symbol comes from the Latin word ""plumbum"""
Element whose symbol is Pb
Element with the symbol Pb
Element.
Emulate Moses
Enviable position
Essential for an investigator
Example
Example.
Excel.
Extraction from galena ore
Fat part
Female ___
First place
First place.
First position
"Four-run, for one"
Front place.
Front runner's position
Front-runner's edge
Frontrunner's position
Galena extract
Galena product
"Gasoline additive, once"
Get ahead
Get it out and you'll move faster
Get it out to go faster
Get on top
Get the ___ out (hurry)
Get the ___ out!
Get the point?
Go ahead
Go ahead.
Go first
Graphite
Gray element
Guide
Guide on the dance floor
Guide one's dance partner
Guide.
Have more points than
Head start
Head the cast
Head the pack
Head up
Headliner
Heavy metal
Help for a sales rep
Helpful information
Hindrance for Superman
Hold first
Hold first place
Hollow point bullet component
Hot clue
Indication
Induce
Inkling
It blocks Superman's X-ray vision
It can be removed by chelation
It's between thallium and bismuth in the periodic table
"It's out of gas, mostly"
Its chemical symbol is Pb
Its symbol is Pb
Kind of balloon
Kind of line
Kind of pencil
Kind of story
Leash
Main character
Main part
Main role
Major part
Major role
"Make the first moves, in dancing"
Makeup of a heavy balloon?
"Male ballroom dancer, traditionally"
Material for a failed balloon (Tribute #1)
Material in wheel-balancing weights
Metal
Metal that Superman can't see through
Metal the pipe is made of in the board game Clue
Metal used in storage batteries
Metal.
Modern paint no-no
"Most gas is free of it, these days"
Movers get this out
Mr. Shoemaker's goal
Musket ball material
News story opener
News story start
News story's first paragraph
Newspaper article's first paragraph
Not back up
"One lap, maybe, in a race"
One of a ballroom couple
One of a pair of dancers
One of two ballroom dancers
One with the most lines
Open a card game
Pace the field.
Part of a news story
Part of a pencil
Pb
Pb is its symbol
"Pb, elementally speaking"
"Pb, in chemistry"
"Pb, on the periodic table"
Pb.
Pencil filler
Pencil innard?
Pencil part
Pencil power
Pencil refill
Pencil's innards
Period for preparation
Pet controller
Pewter component
"Pewter component, once"
"Pewter component, sometimes"
Picture part
Pipe material
"Pipe metal, once"
Play first
Play the first card
Plum role
Plumbago
Plumbum
Plumbum.
Plummet.
Precede
Precedence.
Precedes belly and foot
Preceeds belly and foot
Primary role
Prime role
Principal
Principal role
Prized role
Prized role//Play the first card
Problem for Superman
Promising clue
"Promising clue, to a detective"
Radiation shield material
Reporter's first paragraph
Role for Cruise
Role for Hanks
Role for a star
Role.
Salesman's prospect.
Scoreboard differential
Set an example
Set the pace
Shepherd
Show people the way
Show the way
Sinker material
Sinker metal
Sleuth's clue
Sleuth's quest
Solder component
Solder ingredient
Solo
Something to get out
Sometime gasoline ingredient
Spearhead
Star
Star actor in his element
Star on Broadway
Star part
Star part.
Star's part
Star's role
Starring
Starring role
Starring role.
Start a hand
Start off
Stroke advantage
Superman's protection against kryptonite
Symbol is Pb
Symbol of heaviness
Symbol of heaviness.
Take a horse to drink in the DALE?
Take charge
Take charge of
Take charge on the dance floor
Take control
Take first steps?
Take the initiative.
Take the point
Take the reins
Take the van
This causes Superman to squint
"Three-run cushion, say"
"Three-stroke advantage, for example"
Tip
"Tip, to Columbo"
Top job for Vincent
Top part
Toy-soldier material
Type of balloon
Type of guitarist
Type of role
Usher
Van
Vanguard
What a detective follows
What a salesperson may follow
What the better guitarist takes
Wield a baton
"Word before ""singer"" or ""guitar"""
Word before guitar or vocals
Word before singer or guitar
Word before vocals or guitar
Word with foot or weight
X ray blocker
X-ray Vision stopper
X-ray blocker
X-ray shield
X-ray shielding.
X-ray stopper
X-ray vision blocker
X-ray vision can't penetrate it
X-ray vision deterrent
X-ray vision stopper
X-ray vision thwarter
___ -pipe cinch
___ guitar
___ poisoning
___ singer
___-pipe cinch
Starring role
Set the pace
Starring role
Pencil core
Metal
Metal guide
Pipe material
Conduct
Chemical element; symbol Pb
Top part
Main role
Leash
Metal guide
Guide
Pencil filler
Element
Pleading about metal
Be in first place
Pencil part
Metal
Element guide
Guide
Be ahead in a race
Leash
Metal guide
Guide
X-ray blocker
Leash
Metal guide
Take control
Cable a chap out East
Leash
Element
Metal guide
Metal guide
Leash
The periodic table's Pb
Main role
Helpful information by cable
Leash
Metal guide
Primary part
Pencil filler
Leash
Metal guide
Take control
Guide
Gas additive of yore
Heavy malleable metallic element
Main role
Metal guide
Dog’s rope for walks
Chemical element; symbol Pb
Guide bad deal
Heavy metal
Heavy metal singer like Ozzy Osborne?
Guide
Be in first place
Toxic metal in old paint
Be in front
Element
Metal guide
Element
Metal guide
Show the way
Pb, to chemists
Top-billed role
Guide
Heavy metal
Broadcast 13 3's writing with this
Go first
Assume command of
Blocker of Superman's X-ray vision
Coveted role
Chemical element; symbol Pb
Conduct
Heavy metal
Guide
Adelaide has no idea of principal role
Leash
Chemical element; symbol Pb
Be in first place
Starring role
Pencil part
Guide
Heavy metal
Go ahead and get a connection
Show the way
Head of the French after Christ's arrival
Starring role
Heavy metal
Does it look heavy on a dog?
Criminologist's clue
Heavy metal
Detective's find
Chemical element; symbol Pb
Element
Metal guide
Gasoline additive, once
Element
Metal guide
Guide
Show the way
Guide
Element
Metal guide
Chemical element; symbol Pb
Element
Metal guide
Play the first card after a misdeal?
Pencil filler
Prompt the star
Toxic metal in paint, once
?
Heavy metal
Pencil filler
It's taken to be exemplary
Sinker metal
Top-billed role
Heavy metal
Heavy metal
Be ahead in a race
Take charge on the dance floor
Watch over
Male waltzer, traditionally
Heavy metal
Malleable metal
Go ahead
Pencil part
Guide to a poetic area at Land's End
Element
Chemical element; symbol Pb
Principal
Show the way
Detective's clue
Starring role

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