DT 27583 – DT 27587

DT 27583

Lots of flukes which prevent the balloon going up (8) = GRAPNEL

Cryptic definition. Fluke = The barb of an anchor

55m

DT 27584

Stable bank, by the sound of it (4) = SURE

by the sound of of it = homophone, bank = SHORE h. SURE = stable

45m

DT 27585

Poles given to eating nuts and flowers (8) = GENTIANS

poles = NS, nuts = anagram ( of eating)

35m

DT 27586

Weapon shot conserving power before discharge (7) = TORPEDO

shot = TORE, conserving = containment, power = P, discharge = DO

50m

DT 27587

Cavalier poet‘s infant still at mother’s breast (8) = SUCKLING

Double definition

A good fortune pro’s lost, bringing harshness (8) = ASPERITY

A = A, good fortune = PROSPERITY, lost = deletion

Ruler returning prohibits any dissent? Not entirely (6) = DYNAST

Not entirely = hidden clue, returning = reverse

My negative response upset Jeremiah maybe (6) = EPONYM

mmy = MY, negative response = NOPE

Fruit I am beginning to munch — individual needing to eat that (9) = PERSIMMON

I am = IM, beginning to munch = M, individual = PERSON, eat = containment

65m

GENTIAN = flower
FLUKE = the barb of an anchor
PERSIMMON = fruit
ASPERITY = harshness

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