DT 28559 – DT 28,562

DT 28559

Amphibians, with short feet going in two directions (4) = EFTS

short feet = FT, directions = E,(W,N),S

DT 28561

Malign deal protecting University College (7) = TRADUCE

deal = TRADE, University College = UC

EFT = Amphibian, newt
TRADUCE = malign; defame

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DT 467

DT 467 Cryptic

Cat and dog injured during short mass meeting (7) = RAGDOLL

injured = anagram (of dog), during = containment, mass meeting = RALLY, short = deletion

DT 467 Quick

Gloom (4) = MURK
Archangel (5)= URIEL

Italian cheese (3,5) = BEL PAESE

RAGDOLL = cat
BEL PAESE = Italian cheese

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DT 446

Half of your frogs hiker found jumping about in grass (9,3) = YORKSHIRE FOG

half of your = YO, jumping about = anagram (of frogs hiker)

YORKSHIRE FOG = grass

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Toughie 1808

Forage crop in Swiss canton (7) = LUCERNE

Double definition.

Split atom, dry inside (6) = BISECT

atom = BIT, dry = SEC

LUCERNE = Forage crop; plant resembling clover

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DT 444

Small amount of alcohol in brandy glass (7) = SNIFTER

Double definition.

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DT 443

Arrived ready to play round middle of afternoon (6,2) = TURNED UP

ready to play = TUNED UP, middle of afternoon = R

Collections of CDs about origin of am-dram? They may be acquired in a theatre (3,5) = BOX SEATS

Collections of CDs = BOX SETS, origin of am-dram = A

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DT 28403 – DT 28407

DT 28403

Met Blur, excitedly — many were carried away by it and lost their heads (7) = TUMBREL

excitedly = anagram (of Met Blur)

Last in and favourite:

This by itself would be in a gradual process (6) = LITTLE

Cryptic clue, gradual process = LITTLE BY LITTLE

DT 28404
DT 28405
DT 28406

Last in and favourite clue:

Perks with scary novel that has lots of American’s stories (10) = SKYSCRAPERS

novel = anagram (of perks + scary)

Also liked:

Felicity’s mouth organ is roughly pitched? (5) = FLUNG

Felicity’s mouth = F, organ = LUNG

DT 28407

An eight-day celebrationone goes from do to do (6) = OCTAVE

Double definition.

TUMBREL = cart used to take victims to the guillotine
OCTAVE = An eight-day celebration; last day of eight in a church festival

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