### The Clue

Four laps, sometimes (4 letter answer)

### The Answer

MILE

### Tags

### Notes

The answer MILE is seen frequently, appearing about once every 160 puzzles.

### Related Clues

Square ___

1.6093 kilometers

320 rods

5,280 feet

Distance for Coe

Eight furlongs

Fair distance

Go the extra ___

Kind of marker

Lap, maybe

Linear measure

Liquori specialty

Marathon unit

Miss equivalent

Miss's equal

Miss's equivalent

Odometer unit

Part of a marathon

Runner's unit

Three ___ Island

Treadmill unit

One turn of an odometer

1/500 of the Indianapolis 500

80% of the Kentucky Derby

About 1600 meters

About 4% of a marathon

Broncos' ___ High Stadium

Denver, the ___ High City

Distance of 5,280 feet

Distance for Sebastian Coe

Miss's equivalent, in a saying

Miss's proverbial equivalent

Track-meet event

Wanamaker or Millrose run

Distance between some posts

Distance equaling 1,482 meters

Event not run in the Olympics

Four-minute distance, for some

This is 4/5 of Derby distance

Length of 14 2/3 football fields

Some make it in four minutes

### Definition

MILE as a noun:

1. (mile, statute mile, stat mi, land mile, mi) = a unit of length equal to 1760 yards

2. (nautical mile, mile, mi, naut mi, knot, international nautical mile, air mile) = a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters

3. a large distance; "he missed by a mile"

4. (sea mile, mile) = a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 1828.8 meters (6000 feet)

5. (nautical mile, naut mi, mile, mi, geographical mile, Admiralty mile) = a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)

6. (mile, Roman mile) = an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards

7. (mile, Swedish mile) = a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km

8. a footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the mile"