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By the clock (5 letter answer)

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The answer TIMED is uncommon, appearing about once every 575 puzzles.

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Calculated the speed
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Like many tests
Like Olympic races
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Like some vault locks
Like tournament chess games


TIME as a verb:

1. (clock, time) = measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners"
2. assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
3. set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
4. regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
5. adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"

TIMED as an adjective:

1. regularly spaced in time; "closely timed intervals"