Monthly Archives: September 2014

DT 309

Novel spider by the sound of it? Article’s a fake (9) = CHARLATAN ? Pair having moment in Italian cathedral (5) = DUOMO pair = DUO, moment = MO Steak done rare in French city (9) = TOURNADOS rare = … Continue reading

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DT 27607 – DT 27611

DT 27607 Drawer of Cupid’s bow? (8) = LIPSTICK Cryptic definition. They maybe happy playing cards (8) = FAMILIES Cryptic definition. DT 27608 Old German stamp (6) = FRANK Double definition. 24m DT 27609 No new words. 24m DT 27610 … Continue reading

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DT 27600

Can veto remarkably small amount of money (7) = CENTAVO remarkably = anagram (of can veto) One is naturally spotted having this long tie askew (7) = LENTIGO askew = anagram (of long tie) Inform Bill Strange (8) = ACQUAINT … Continue reading

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EYE 530

One enters a flowery name for an idler (7) = FLANEUR one = AN, enters = containment, flowery name = FLEUR Favourite clue: Breathe heavily when around hot ‘pussy’, that’s the spirit (7) = PHANTOM breathe heavily = PANT, around … Continue reading

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ST 2761

Record Sunday as well! Write up piece of music as, also, dance tune (8) = SARABAND write up = reversal, piece of music = BAR, as = AS also = AND SARABAND = dance tune; 30m

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ES 24/9/2014

Amiable but fishy offering made in sport! (6) = GENTLE Double definition. GENTLE = soft maggot used in angling

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DT 27601 – DT 27605

DT 27601 Snail that goes round and round and up and down (5) = HELIX Double definition. DT 27602 Favourite clue – nice bit of misdirection: Draw back tool initially with trouble — a screwdriver? (8) = COCKTAIL draw back … Continue reading

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