Monthly Archives: July 2013

DT 27242 – DT 27246

DT 27242 Work with man that’s said to be unlucky (4) = OPAL work = OP(US), man = AL(LAN) DT 27243 Gentleman’s gentleman needed before a dance (6) = VALETA Gentleman’s gentleman = VALET, a = A Ergo ant, perhaps? … Continue reading

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DT 248

Joiner used by French-polisher? (6) = HYPHEN

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DT 2700

A bit more difficult than usual but got there in the end. Pay more attention, as doctor, to back (7) = RETREAT Being inclined to disallow ruler’s financial activity? (7) = BANKING Triple def? disallow = BAN, ruler = KING, … Continue reading

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DT 27235

She’s author drawn to follow horseman (5,7) = RIDER HAGGARD horseman = RIDER, drawn = HAGGARD

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DT 27236 – DT 27240

DT 27236 Done DT 27237 Done DT 27238 Help Straw on the radio (7) = SUCCOUR on the radio = h. straw = SUCKER h. SUCCOUR DT 27239 Got a whiff of fish (5) = SMELT Capital character seen in … Continue reading

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DT 247

sail from one over in Georgia (5) = GENOA over = anag. (of one), Georgia = GA Greek goddess, essentially, requires ring (10) = PERSEPHONE essentially = PER SE, ring = PHONE GENOA = sail PEREPHONE = godess (Grk)

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DT 2699

What many shun, more or less? (4-6,4) = FOUR LETTER WORD more and less are examples of a four letter word!

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