DT 27433 – DT 27437

DT 27433

I think I’ve seen these clues or similar before but can’t find them:

Talk with female, the lady of the house (10) = CHATELAINE

TALK = CHAT, female = ELAINE

One on his way to work a complete change (5,5) = CLEAN SWEEP

double def.

Quick:

Arrive (4) = COME
Entreaty (4) = PLEA
Intended (5) = MEANT

Gilt brass (6) = ORMALU

DT 27434

Head croupier’s left to trade with diamonds (6) = LEADER

croupier = DEALER, left to trade with diamonds = swap L and D

Highwayman may make one pay for protection (7) = FOOTPAD

(to) pay = FOOT, protection = PAD

Quick:

Large bag (4) = SACK
Cheerful (5) = SUNNY

Hat-trick with ES Cryptic:

Like strong evelopes. (Is there one in the mail?) = MANILA

DT 27435

Cut charge by £1? (8) = LACERATE

charge = RATE, £ = L, 1 = ACE

Unable to feel popular, as tense, worryingly (9) = INSENSATE

popular = IN, worryingly = anag. (of as tense)

QUICK:

Record; memo (4) = NOTE
Peddlling (7) = HAWKING

Emissary (6) = LEGATE
Insipient (7) = NASCENT

DT 27436

Miserable place around North Elizabeth’s found showing huge determination (4-4) = HELL BENT

miserable place = HELL, Elizabeth = BET, North = N

Quick:

Fasten (3) = PIN
Make a mistake (3) = ERR
Rowing boat (4) = FOUR

DT 27436

Landing in another world, look around wicked city (10) = MARSEILLES

landing in = containment, another world = MARS, look = SEE, wicked = ILL

Disobey successive notes before ending with company (4) DEFY

successive notes = D E F, ending with = last letter of?

CHATERLAINE = The lady of the house
INSENSATE = Unable to feel

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