Monthly Archives: January 2014

DT 27396

Last in was this chestnut: North-East flower show (4) = WEAR flower = river (something that flows) Advertisements

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DT 2727

Great puzzle, which is probably why people put up with the Torygraph puzzle site being so bad. Acknowledgement of being hit endlessly — that hurts! (4) = OUCH Acknowledgement of being hit = TOUCHE, endlessly = deletion

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DT 27397 – 27401

DT 27397 DT 27398 Finished the cryptic and quick before CLJ so decided to go for the hat-trick and do the toughie on the way home. Whitish heraldic stripe (4) = PALE Pulled up chasing evasive rodent (5) = COYPU … Continue reading

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DT 27390

Figure blocking female in a lift (8) = HEIGHTEN figure = EIGHT, blocking = containment, female = HEN

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DT 27391 – DT 27395

DT 27391 NAY DT 27392 Magnificent old gold coin (5) = NOBLE Angler at sea, about last to drop anchor (7) = GRAPNEL at sea = anag. (of angler), last to drop = P DT 27393 Metalone worn by mother … Continue reading

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DT 27385 – DT 27389

DT 27385 Close in and launch an attack (4) = RAIL Right at the back, yet wanting the lion’s share (9) = AFTERMOST yet = AFTER, lion’s share = MOST It’s at the centre of revolutions in transport (4-4) = … Continue reading

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DT 27384

Travel round Antipodean island briefly or Mediterranean island (4) = GOZO Travel = GO, Antipodean island briefly = OZ GOZO = Mediterranean island

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