Monthly Archives: December 2012

DT 2669

Container repeatedly broken in outskirts of Philadelphia (5) = PHIAL Outskirts of Philadelphia usually means the end letters ie P and A but here the clue means that the answer is an anagram of letters at the beginning or the … Continue reading

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DT 217

They gape catching king utterly naked (8) = STARKERS They gape = STARERS, king = K Not entered as I had the flu.

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DT 27051 – DT 27055

DT 27051 Still struggling with this one. I seem to have lost the plot with Mondays. Update 19/12/12 Got there in the end. Slowed down by a couple of long anagrams and some brain fade. Walton’s deceptive appearance? (6) = … Continue reading

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DT 216

On the contrary, somewhat sooner? Quite (6) = RATHER Triple def.

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DT 2668

Beasts of burden carrying weight in tunnels (7) = BURROWS beasts of burden = BURROS, weight = W Narrow window for publication of research (6) = LANCET Without a crew, dispirited (8) = UNMANNED UNMANNED = dispirited; deprived of fortitude … Continue reading

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DT 27044

Harder than usual for Saturday. Tune ‘Let it Be’ with score showing extremes of emotion (15) = TEMPERAMENTALLY tune = TEMPER, let it be = AMEN, score = TALLY Suitor turning to a girl possessing sex appeal (9) = LITIGATOR

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DT 27045 – DT 27049

DT 27045 Create novel about graduate in distress (8) = ACERBATE novel = anag. (of create), graduate = BA ACERBATE = distress;to embitter, irritate.

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