Monthly Archives: July 2014

ST 2753

No new words. Favourite clue: Knowledgable source replacing male editor (4-8) = WELL-INFORMED source = WELL, replaced = IN FOR, male = M, editor = ED A line in Merchant of Venice for handsome youth (6) = APOLLO Nice bit … Continue reading

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DT 300

Parachute opening in doubt, wrong’un (6) = DROGUE opening in doubt = D, wrong’un = ROGUE

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DT 27546

Wood that can make wind instrument and timber (8) = HORNBEAM wind instrument = HORN, timber = BEAM Frustrated diarist could be deserting job (7,5) = BRIDGET JONES could be = anag. (of deserting job) HORNBEAM = wood

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DT 2752

King Edward, say, as lawgiver? (6) = MURPHY double def. Murphy’s law.

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DT 27547 – DT 27551

DT 27547 Taciturn native? (6) = OYSTER Double def. 46m DT 27548 Edible seaweed turned up in club (4) = IRON edible seaweed = NORI, turned up = reversal American cowboys those in dispute (9) = WRANGLERS Favourite clue: English … Continue reading

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DT 299

See singer Jo in club, or dive initially (8) = STAFFORD club = STAFF, or = OR, drive initially = D

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DT 27540

(15) Much associated with this outlaw (5,4) = ROBIN HOOD cryptic def. Much the Miller’s Son was one of the Merry Men. Member of 15’s band, Ms Fitzgerald, back touring Canada, left for clubs (5-1-4) ALAN-A-DALE Ms Fitzgerald = ELLA, … Continue reading

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