1. tapered becoming gradually narrower
  2. Depardieu French film actor (born in 1948)
  3. tea party a party at which tea is served
  4. desperate a person who is frightened and in need of help
  5. tea bread sweetened buns to be eaten with tea
  6. tabard a short sleeveless outer tunic emblazoned with a coat of arms; worn by a knight over his armor or by a herald
  7. diaper item worn by infant to catch excrement
  8. hit parade a ranked list of the songs that are most popular at a given time
  9. dapper marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
  10. disperse move away from each other
  11. time period an amount of time
  12. vituperate spread negative information about
  13. two-party supported by both sides
  14. tuba root woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone
  15. tempered made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment
  16. day boarder a schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals at school but sleeps at home
  17. duty period the time period during which you are at work
  18. desperado a bold outlaw
  19. two-part involving two parts or elements
  20. temperate not extreme