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The Clue

Fish that swims upstream (4 letter answer)

The Answer




The answer SHAD is seen frequently, appearing about once every 140 puzzles.

Related Clues

One of the Alosa
A herring
___ roe
Alewife relative
Alewife's cousin
Alewife's relative
Bony fish
Certain herring
Clupeid fish
Cousin of an alewife
Cousin of a herring
Food fish
Herringlike fish
Herring's relative
Migrating fish
Roe bestower
Roe producer
Roe source
Sardine's cousin
One source of roe
Source of roe
Spawning fish
Variety of herring
Deep-bodied herring
Hudson River fish
Kohada, on a sushi menu
Type of fly or frog
Fish usually caught in the winter
The fish in John McPhee's "The Founding Fish"
Fish that migrates from seawater to freshwater and back


SHAD as a noun:

1. bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast
2. herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn