Monthly Archives: May 2012

DT 2640

Limit jump, for certain (5) = BOUND Triple definition! Keeps down payments for membership (7) = SUBDUES payments for membership = SUB and DUES Advertisements

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DT 26878

Part of magazine that could be recent? (5,5) = CENTRE SPREAD Reverse anagram SPREAD = anag. of CENTRE A ring worn by one “It Girl! (8) = ISABELLA A RING = A BELL, it = SA (sex appeal), worn by … Continue reading

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DT 26877

Through which Hamlet drove home his point (5) = ARRAS cryptic def: ARRAS = Tapestry (through which Hamlet stabbed Polonius) Mercy? Not half! = QUARTER double def: QUARTER = mercy Cynthia = MOON (Cynthia aka Artemis Greek goddess of the … Continue reading

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DT 187

Extremely happy, English composer? Almost right (8) = BLISSFUL English composer = (Arthur) BLISS, right = FULL? Official minutes of proceedings in a court, American (4) = ACTA a court = ACT Archbishop Lang’s world? (5) = COSMOS Cosmo Lang … Continue reading

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DT 26875

Last four in made this really tough: Should have got this quicker: Vision’s funny, beginning to go (6) = OCULAR funny = JOCULAR, beginning to go = remove starting letter Resorted to crossword dictionary for this: Resistant and high-handed, very … Continue reading

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DT 26870

Yield for Mussolini (7) = PRODUCE for = PRO, Mussolini = (IL) = DUCE River, one with a drowned valley (3) = RIA river = R, one= I, a= A New start in life requires restraint before growth (13) = … Continue reading

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DT 26874

Worked up seeing classy pin-up embracing pole (5) = UPSET classy = U, pin-up = PET, embracing = written around, pole = S(outh) Terribly eager to finnish race? (9) = GENOCIDAL cryptic def.

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