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The Clue

Cuts short, as a space trip (6 letter answer)

The Answer




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

Related Clues

Calls off
Cancels, as a mission
Cancels, as a moonshot
Cuts short
Discontinues a launch
Ends abruptly
Pulls the plug on
Scrubs the mission
Stops in midcount
Terminates prematurely
Becomes checked in development
Calls off, as a mission
Cancels a space mission
Cape Canaveral cancellations
Cuts off prematurely
Scraps, NASA style
Calls it quits early
Cuts short, as a space flight


ABORT as a noun:

1. the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed; "I wasted a year of my life working on an abort"; "he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"

ABORT as a verb:

1. terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"
2. cease development, die, and be aborted; "an aborting fetus"
3. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion