Monthly Archives: June 2014

DT 296

Bananas, biscuits, and nuts, off one’s trolley (8) = CRACKERS Quadruple definition? Musical compositions by a noblewoman in Italy (8) = MARCHESA musical compositions = MARCHES, a = A MARCHESA = noblewoman in Italy; Italian Marchioness

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DT 27522

Marmite? Greater Manchester town’s right out (8) = STOCKPOT Greater Manchester town = STOCKPORT, right out = delete R Extravagant roll could give man bruise (9) = SUBMARINE could give = anag. (of man bruise)

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DT 27523 – DT 27527

DT 27523 Price of a suit? (5) = COSTS Cryptic def. suit = law suit DT 27524 Jumble taken from charitable event held in Portuguese resort (7) = FARRAGO charitable event = RAG, Portuguese resort = FARO Eating place row … Continue reading

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ST 2748

Learner in academic stream is secretive type (4) = CLAM learner = L, academic stream = CAM (River Cam) 46m

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EYE 523 1368

Gets rid of crap tutors full of balls (5,3) = ROOTS OUT crap = anag. (of tutors), balls = OO Cigar wafted around Lewinsky’s ‘entrance’ makes your eyes water? (6) = GARLIC wafted = anag. (of cigar), Lewinsky’s ‘entrance’ = … Continue reading

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DT 295

Strong self-control? (8) = PATIENCE ? Sensational detective points to acute disease (6,4) = YELLOW JACK sensational = YELLOW, JACK = detective YELLOW JACK = Yellow fever YELLOW = sensational inf. JACK = detective sl.

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DT 27516

Seller of gossip? (8) = RETAILER Double definition. 53m RETAIL = To repeat in detail; To put about, hand on by report.

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