DT 500

A cook strode over with order of shrimps, prawns etc. (8) DECAPODA

A = A, cook = DO, strode = PACE, over = reverse

A tea from former kingdom male and I dismissed (5) = BOHEA

former kingdom = BOHEMIA, male = M, I = I, dismissed = delete

DECAPODA = order of shrimps, prawns etc. DECAPOD
BOHEA = tea; lowest quality black tea

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DT 499

Quick

Leaves; turns (4) = GOES
More hackneyed (6) = TRITER

Cryptic

Forest creature, by end of July, eating to excess (8) = GLUTTONY

forest creature = GLUTTON, end of July = Y

GLUTTON = woodland creature; GULO GULO; wolverene; Mustelidae
MUSTELIDAE = MUSTELIDS = Carnivorous mammals including badgers, martens, mink, wolverenes etc.

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DT 498

Quick

Sprain (5) = WRICK
In a tense state (5) = WIRED

Short-legged dog (6,7) = DANDIE DILMONT

A person tells the truth when drunk (2,4,7) = IN VINO VERITAS

Cryptic

Dance volunteers organised – article includes report (10) = TARANTELLA

volunteers = TA, organised = RAN, article = a, includes = containment, report = TELL

WRICK = RICK = sprain
DANDIE DILMONT = Short-legged dog
IN VINO VERITAS = A person tells the truth when drunk; In wine there is truth
TARANTELLA = dance

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DT 28732 – DT 28736

DT 28736

The French bishop, one with relations who will behave badly? (8) = LARRIKIN

the French = LA, bishop = RR, one = I, relations KIN

Aristocrat using gardener here and there (5,8) = GRAND SEIGNEUR

here and there = anagram (of using gardener)

Big cask that may be on display in butcher’s window? (8) = HOGSHEAD

Double definition.

Notice university with imposing exterior for one at ceremony there? (8) = GRADUAND

notice = AD, university = U, imposing = GRAND, exterior = containment,

LARRIKIN = hooligan
GRAND SEIGNEUR = Aristocrat
HOGSHEAD = big cask; beer or wine barrel size
GRADUAND = one about to receive a degree

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DT 28725

Render unfit for consumption article in plate (8) = DENATURE

article = A, plate = DENTURE

King succeeded capturing extremely large dependency (4) = ROSS

king = R, succeeded = S, capturing = containment, extremely large = OS

Ross Dependency is an area of Antarctica claimed by New Zealand.

Method of printing network from radio, perhaps (3,6) = WEB OFFSET

network = WEB, from = OF, radio, perhaps = SET

DENATURE = Render unfit for consumption

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DT 497

Quick

Bird of the crow family (3) = JAY
Parasitic insect (5) = LOUSE
Mythological bird (3) = ROC

Old French gold coin (5) = LOUIS

Battle of Jutland admiral (8) = JELLICOE

At the home of (4) = CHEZ

Cryptic

Monkey showing great enthusiasm, leader of troop (6) = VERVET

LOUIS = Old French gold coin; aka LOUIS D’OR
CHEZ = At the home of
VERVET = monkey

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DT 494

Sword from Spain knight dropped off for duke (6) = ESPADA

Spain = ESPANA, knight = N, dropped off for = substitution, Duke = D

ESPADA = sword

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