Q. In the game of snooker, which colour ball is worth four points?

Cryptic Crossword Clue Indicators

517 Letter Group & Abbreviation Indicators

AA

dry
teetotal

AB

jack
sailor
seaman
tar

ABS

navy

AC

account
air conditioning
airman
bill
current
electricity

ACE

one

AD

advert
commercial
current
now

AE

hospital department

AG

agricultural
silver

AGE

time

AI

amnesty
artificial intelligence
road

AKA

also known as

AL

aluminium

AM

america
morning or half day

AMP

current

AN

one

ANT

soldier
worker

ARM

member
worker

AS

arsenic

AU

gold

AUS

australia

AV

bible

AVE

avenue
way

BA

bachelor of arts
degree
graduate
honours

BEE

worker

BM

bachelor of medicine
doctor
medic

BO

sweat

BR

lines
railway

BT

phone company

CA

about
accountant
calcium
california
chartered accountant
current account

CD

disc

CE

anglican
church
engineer

CF

compare
cystic fibrosis

CH

chief
church
companion

CID

detectives
policeman
policemen

CL

chlorine
councillor
many

CLLR

councillor

CLR

councillor

CO

care of
company
firm
officer

COL

colonel

CON

conservative
criminal
party
study
tory

COR

my

CR

credit
king

CS

gas

CT

caught
court

CU

copper
penny

DA

attorney
father
lawyer

DAD

father

DC

current
electricity

DD

academic
bishop
doctor of divinity
priest
reverend
theologian

DEC

dead
deceased
died

DEG

degree

DH

lawrence

DI

detective inspector
inspector
policeman
policemen

DJ

dinner jacket

DM

deutschmark

DO

note
party
same

DOC

doctor
medic

DON

teacher

DR

doctor
medic

DS

detective

EA

each

EC

city
europe

ED

editor
journalist

EG

for example
say

ELI

priest

EN

nurse

ENT

hospital department

EP

disc
record

ER

monarch
queen

ESC

escape

EST

established

ET

alien
extra terrestrial

ETA

basque nationalists
estimated time of arrival
paramilitaries
terrorists

EU

europe

EX

dead
deceased
died
former

FA

football association
note

FC

football club

FE

iron

FF

loud

FI

motor racing

FR

father
priest

GC

decoration
medal

GDR

east germany

GEN

book
books

GER

germany

GG

horse

GI

soldier

GP

doctor
grand prix
group
medic

GR

king
monarch

HA

hectare

HAM

actor

HAND

sailor

HB

pencil

HE

ambassador
helium
male

HM

king
queen

HP

hire purchase
houses of parliament
never-never

HRH

king

ID

yours truly

IE

that is
thus

IF

poem

II

eleven

IN

inch
trendy
within

IND

independent

INITS

initials

INST

this month

IO

ten
x

ION

charged

IOU

bill

IOUS

debts
promises

IQ

intelligence

IRA

irish republican army
paramilitaries
terrorists

IRE

ireland

IS

iceland
island

ISP

internet
internet provider

IT

information technology
sex appeal

IV

drip
four
quartet

JACK

sailor

JR

junior

KBE

knight

KC

silk

KG

knight

KO

kick off
knock out

KT

knight
knot

KY

kentucky

LA

city
lake
los angeles
note

LAB

labour
party

LAD

boy

LAN

local area network

LB

pound
weight

LD

party

LEG

member

LIB

liberal
party

LO

look

LOO

toilet

LP

disc
long playing record
record

LT

lieutenant

LW

long wave

MA

degree
graduate
honours
master of arts
master's
mother
river

MB

doctor
medic
megabyte

MC

master of ceremonies

MD

doctor
medic

ME

disease
engineer
messerschmitt
middle east
setter

MEN

soldiers

MET

policeman
policemen

MI

motorway
note

MIC

manager

MIG

fighter plane
jet
plane

MM

decoration

MME

madame

MO

doctor
medic
second

MOD

ministry of defence

MP

army cop
member
member of parliament
military police
politician

MS

book
books

NA

not applicable
sodium

NB

no ball
note

NE

bearing
compass point
corner
neon

NI

province
ulster

NOH

drama

NT

book
books
conservationists
national trust
new testament

NUS

student

NUT

teachers

NW

bearing
compass point
corner

NY

city

OAP

old person

OB

alumnus
dead
died

OBE

medal

OC

officer

OD

drug excess
overdose

OG

alumnus

OM

medal
order

OO

ducks
glasses
spectacles

OP

operation
work

OPUS

work

OR

gold
other ranks
soldiers

OS

map-makers
operating system
ordinary seaman
outsized
sailor

OT

book
books
old testament

OTT

over the top

OU

university

OZ

australia
ounce

PA

attorney
father
male
old man
secretary

PB

lead

PC

computer
constable
copper
policeman
policemen

PE

exercise
gym
physical education

PG

certificate

PH

pub

PI

constant
good

PIC

image

PL

place

PM

afternoon
prime minister

PO

post office
ship's officer

POW

prisoner of war

PR

pair
priest

PROF

academic

PT

exercise
gym
physical training
piano
pint

QC

silk

RA

artillery
artists
gunners/gunmen
painters
royal academy
royal artillery

RAG

newspaper
tabloid

RC

church
roman catholic

RD

road
rural dean
way

RE

about
concerning
engineer
note
royal engineers
sappers
soldier

RED

communist

REF

arbiter
judge
whistle-blower

REME

army corps

REP

agent
drama company

RET

retired

REV

priest
reverend

RM

jolly
marines
royal marines
soldier
troop

RN

fleet
navy
nurse
royal navy
sailor
senior service

RR

bishop
car
priest
reverend
right reverend
rolls royce

RU

game
rugby
rugby union

RY

lines
railway

SA

sex appeal

SALT

sailor

SC

namely
that is

SE

bearing
compass point
corner
home counties

SET

place

SH

quiet
quietly

SIC

thus

SITE

place

SO

note
significant other
thus

SOH

note

SP

odds

SPOT

place

SS

nazis
secret service
ship
steam ship
vessel

ST

good man
holy man
saint
stone
street
stumped
way

SUB

submarine

SUN

tabloid

SW

bearing
compass point
corner
short wave

TA

territorial army
thanks
volunteers

TAR

jack
sailor

TARS

navy

TB

disease

TE

lawrence
note

TI

note

TON

hundred

TORY

party

TRAIN

exercise

TS

poet

TT

dry
rechabite
teetotal

UDA

paramilitaries
terrorists
ulster defence association

UFF

paramilitaries
terrorists
ulster freedom fighters

ULT

last month

UMP

ref

UN

peacekeepers
united nations

UP

university

US

america

US STATE (E.G. CA, FL ..)

state

USA

america

USS

american ship

VAT

tax
value added tax

VC

decoration
medal

VEN

archdeacon

VET

soldier

VI

flying bomb

VIS

viscount

VS

against
versus

WC

toilet

WO

without

XD

many

XI

eleven
team

XL

extra large

YD

yard

YR

year
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