Monthly Archives: August 2013

DT 27265

No new words. Favourite clue: Vegetable lasagne starter — yikes! (4) = LEEK lasagne starter = L, yikes = EEK

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DT 27266 – DT 27270

DT 27266 Result of choosing the wrong type for the job? (8,5) = PRINTERS ERROR Doubter is disposed to be intrusive (7) diposed = anag. (of doubter) DT 27267 Dog, as well, in front of golf club (7) = ANDIRON … Continue reading

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DT 252

Scholar’s written about factor in battle (7) = MAGENTA scholar = MA, factor = AGENT. The dye is named after its discovery about the time (1859) of this battle near the town of Magenta in Northern Italy. Guide nail over … Continue reading

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DT 27259

Take up a case set down by one departure point (8) = LITIGATE set down = LIT, one = I, departure point = GATE In variety show, rare song often performed (8) = WARHORSE in variety = anag. (of show … Continue reading

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DT 27260 – DT 27264

DT 27260 Kind of crossing made by Drake’s ship (7) = PELICAN Drake renamed his ship from Pelican to Golden Hind Be a shade over-extravagant? (4) = BLUE BLUE = over-extravagant; to squander DT 27621 NAY DT 27262 NAY DT … Continue reading

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DT 251

Manage to survive short term away, catching fish abroad (4,3,3,5) = RIDE OUT THE STORM abroad = anag. (of short term), catching = containment, fish = IDE Playing over in Los Angeles, musician initially bowed (7) = LAMBENT Los Angeles … Continue reading

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DT 2703

No new words. Favourite clue: Producer of sunflower oils (7,3,4) = VINCENT VAN GOGH

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