Monthly Archives: April 2014

DT 27475 – DT 27479

DT 27475 Not qualified to give the final figure (4) = TOTAL double def. DT 27476 Touch of sickness developed, so got into bed (7) = SEDUCED touch of sickness = S, developed = EDUCED Lethargy caused by us? Details … Continue reading

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DT 27468

Favourite clue: Instrument finally played in fancy grooves (6) = FLUTED instrument = FLUTE, finally played = D

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DT 2739

Great puzzle, favourite clue: Long garment in prison covering Jack’s behind (6) = CAFTAN prison = CAN, jack’s behind = AFT Couple of homophones: Reported in ineffective fashion in this publication (6) = WEEKLY reported = h. in ineffective fashion … Continue reading

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DT 27469 – DT 2773

DT 27469 Churchman about to get plate out (7) = PRELATE about = RE, out = outside Is he more concerned with chapter than verse? (4) = DEAN chapter = assembley of canons in a cathedral presided over by the … Continue reading

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Times 25764

Managed to do this in about the same time as a hardish DT! Favourite clue: Demonstrably zealous, slightly drunk and a bit diseased? (5-6) = HAPPY CLAPPY slightly drunk = HAPPY, a bit diseased = CLAPPY Bad air is little … Continue reading

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DT 27462

Made by craft working down in harbour (4-5) = HAND WOVEN working = anag. (of down), harbour = HAVEN

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DT 27463 -DT 27467

DT 27463 Cable from ship to shore (6) = HAWSER Cryptic def. Religious work that is accepted by school liaison group (5) = PIETA that is = IE, school liaison group = PTA Quick: Almost (4) = NIGH Can (3) … Continue reading

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