Monthly Archives: September 2013

DT 257

Affection motivated by self-interest of tournament directors, nothing more (8,4) = CUPBOARD LOVE tournament = CUP, directors = BOARD, nothing = LOVE CUPBOARD LOVE = Affection motivated by self-interest;

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DT 2709

Relatively generous contribution for fatherless child (6,4) = WIDOWS MITE WIDOWS MITE = Relatively generous contribution; a small offering generously given

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DT 27289

Social event‘s loud, followed by something soothing (8) = FUNCTION loud = F, something soothing = UNCTION UNCTION = something soothing; anointing, that which is used for anointing

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DT 27290 -DT 27294

DT 27290 Sailors take a turn round these parts — about time (5) = BITTS parts = BITS, time = T DT 27291 No new words. DT 27292 No new words. DT 27293 Leaf from book starts to explain the … Continue reading

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DT 256

Look out for Fontina, maybe, and vermouth (6,2) = CHEESE IT Fontina = CHEESE, vermouth = IT FONTINA = cheese CHEESE IT = look out;

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DT 2708

Whatever I type contains such truth (6) = VERITY I’m sure I’ve seen this before but can’t find the word in the lists: Spotted welcoming male, British, in Irish pub (7) = SHEBEEN spotted = SEEN, male = HE, British … Continue reading

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DT 27283

A rapidly developing jeweller (8) = LAPIDARY developing = anag. (of a rapidly) LAPIDARY = jeweller; a cutter of stones, gem expert

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