Monthly Archives: May 2014

DT 27498

Appropriate type of modern art (8) = ABSTRACT Double def. appropriate = purloin; remove quietly Religious martyr, rigged trial snared me (7) = LATIMER rigged = anag. (of trial), snared = containment, me = ME Bit of a blow – … Continue reading

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DT 27499 – DT27503

DT 27499 NAY DT 27500 Rolling Stones song – lyric about diamonds, with cartoon heroine (4,4) = LADY JANE lyric = LAY, about = containment, diamonds = D, cartoon heroine = JANE Quick Pacific salmon (6) = SOCKEYE DT 27501 … Continue reading

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DT 291

Steed outside close to Gale (5) = HORSE outside = HORS, close to Gale = E Alluring island castle (6) = GLAMIS alluring = GLAM (GLAMOROUS), Island = IS HORS = outside, out of

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DT 27492

Grim film you and I should leave (5) = ANAGRAM film = WESTERN, you and I = WE, should leave = deletion Puzzler continued unnoticed to give an example (7) = ANAGRAM double def. continued is an anagram of unnoticed

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ST 2743

Factionalism making old weapons trendy (12) = PARTISANSHIP old weapons = PARTISANS, trendy = HIP Encouraging to hold copies back as parsimonious behaviour (12) = CHEESEPARING encouraging = CHEERING, copies = APES, back = reverse It could be the usual … Continue reading

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DT 27493 – DT 27497

She may be used to describe Biblical epistles (7) = PAULINE double def. Frank gets contract showing unlimited resources (4,5) = OPEN PURSE frank = open, contract = PURSE DT 27494 Bring up sharply key note about a US city … Continue reading

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DT 290

Swine holding queue back is a giant of a man (7) = GOLIATH swine = HOG, queue = TAIL, back = reverse Commotion if mint, say, is short (6) = POTHER mint say = POTHERB, short = deletion QUEUE = … Continue reading

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