Drawer of Cupid’s bow? (8) = LIPSTICK
They maybe happy playing cards (8) = FAMILIES
Old German stamp (6) = FRANK
No new words.
One periodical with endless bare pictures (6) = IMAGES
one = I, periodical = MAG, bare = deletion (nothing inside), endless bare = ES
Runs batter over for vegetables (8) = PARSNIPS
runs = SPINS, batter = RAP, over = Reversal
After some almost Morse like solving times (for me) there seems to be one really troublesome puzzle each week. These two were last in and were responsible for most of the extra time:
Sound of drunken sailor in unruly incident at the controls (6) = HIJACK
sound = homophone, drunken = HIGH h. HI, sailor = JACK
Tumbler’s content ______, that’s clear! (9) = ISINGLASS
Cryptic definition, IS IN GLASS. Only got it as the answer was in recent puzzle.
A couple of words I thought I’d seen before but can’t find them on the blog:
Ten roughly accommodated in apartment? Only five here (6) = PENTAD
roughly = anagram (of ten) accommodated = containment, apartment = PAD
Style of singing that could convey noble act (3,5) = BEL CANTO
CUPIDS BOW = An archery bow in the shape of a double curve; human lips shaped (naturally or by lipstick) like this.
bare = “nothing inside”
PENTAD = Only five here
BEL CANTO = Style of singing