Monthly Archives: December 2013

DT 1106 Centenary Toughie

Took quite a bit longer than a ‘normal’ DT cryptic but made ‘do-able’ by the extra diagonal clues: Has yen endured or withered in time with the crossword? (3,7,5) ONE HUNDRED YEARS withered = anag. (of has yen endured or) … Continue reading

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DT 27368 – DT 27371

DT 27368 German delicacy beginning to lessen in hot bar (7,4) = STOLLEN CAKE beginning to lessen = L, hot = STOLEN, bar = CAKE Nice word in the quick: Dig with snout (6) = ROOTLE DT 27369 No new … Continue reading

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DT 2722

Some nice definitions in this one including: Dance till wrecked, dim but romantic? (9) = CANDLELIT Wrecked = anag. (of dance till)

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DT 27361

One might have stock to sell (7) = FLORIST stock = Virginia Stock, a flower Quick Tent site (4) = CAMP – Boleyn (4) = ANNE Science (facetious) (5) = OLOGY Early stone implements (7) = EOLITHS EOLITH = early … Continue reading

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DT 2721

No new words.

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DT 27362 – DT 27366

DT 27362 Celebration drink for Pygmalion’s love (7) = GALATEA celebration = GALA, drink = TEA DT 27363 No new words. DT 27364 Discovered mint with money mainly for South Americans (5) = INCANS discovered = dis-covered = remove outer … Continue reading

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DT 2720

Two triple definitions: Followed, so to speak, religious work in area = (5) = TRACT Female‘s heartless game for precious stone (4) = RUBY Intelligent types like people in article – perhaps I do not oddly (10,4) = ANTHROPOID APES … Continue reading

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