Monthly Archives: October 2013

DT 2713

Either part of hardback writer’s pronouncement (5) = STERN pronouncement = h. writer = STERNE h. STERN = hard or STERN = back Advertisements

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DT 27313

American author, Mark 2 (5) = TWAIN TWAIN = 2; a couple, pair, two.

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DT 260

Cast out by extremely powerful underworld god (5) = PLUTO cast = anag. (of out) extremely powerful = P R

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DT 2712

Easy enough from guessing the definition but not sure about the wordplay – thought maybe it was something to do with ‘one liner’ to begin with: Unsociable type‘s side-splitting joke? (5) = LONER side-splitting = between L and R, joke … Continue reading

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DT 27307

Penny’s relationship with Bob near to end of engagement produces drama (7,5) = TWELFTH NIGHT bob = shilling, penny = twelfth of a shilling, near to = NIGH, end of engagement = T One’s subtitle alternatively expression of surprise on … Continue reading

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DT 27308 – DT 27312

DT 27308 Singers are barred in it (8) = BIRD CAGE cryptic def. singers = birds DT 27309 Bully a rival of the Greeks (6) HECTOR double def. DT 27310 Lock on Barbarian’s woman after game (8) = HUNTRESS lock … Continue reading

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DT 259

Underwater swimmers sink unexpectedly, seen by several (4-6) = SKIN DIVERS unexpectedly = anag. (of sink), several = DIVERS

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