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The Clue

One might be apparent (4 letter answer)

The Answer




The answer HEIR is seen frequently, appearing about once every 130 puzzles.

Related Clues

___ apparent
One in a line
___ to the throne
Beneficiary of a sort
Birthright possessor
Charles, to Elizabeth
Donee of a sort
Fortune's child
He succeeds
Immediate successor
One named in a will
Next in line
"Next of skin"
Papoose, to Pontiac
Presumptive person?
Prince, e.g.
Prince or princess
Recipient of a bequest
Son, usually
Testator's choice
A throne has one
One who succeeds
One who's trustworthy?
Will figure
One with will power?
Willing participant?
Crown prince, e.g.
Focus of one who's willing?
Son or grandson, say
___ to the throne (prince, e.g.)
Word with apparent or presumptive
One who stands to gain a lot?
One who's got it coming


HEIR as a noun:

1. (heir, inheritor, heritor) = a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
2. (successor, heir) = a person who inherits some title or office