Monthly Archives: January 2015

EYE 539

Only one laugh out loud clue but it’s a good one: Opts for adjustment on prick flow preventer (8) = STOPCOCK for adjustment = anagram (of opts), prick = COCK Immature solver no good! (5) = YOUNG solver = you, … Continue reading

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Times 26005

Loyal companion champion’s taken around Panama, for example (7) = ACHATES champions = ACES, Panama = HAT Former Prison bosses initially show competence on horseback (9) = BRIDEWELL bosses initially = B, show competence on horseback = RIDE WELL Woman … Continue reading

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DT 27707

Realise one can do this at the bank (6) = ENCASH Double definition. Ugly rumour may oust leader from firm (6) = CANARD may = CAN, oust leader = remove first letter, firm = HARD Last in was this nice … Continue reading

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ST 2779

Another great Sunday puzzle. Set up company on time, and work for influential organisation (7) = OCTOPUS set up = reverse, company = CO, time = T, work = OPUS Favourite clues (of many): Unfriendly resistance put up by school? … Continue reading

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Times 26004

Don’t often see a Saturday Times, this one was very enjoyable: Amateur Aussie singer backed to avoid a fine (2,7) = NO PROBLEM Amateur = NO PRO, Aussie singer = MELBA, backed = reverse, avoid a = delete A Religious … Continue reading

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DT 326

Loaf of bread, key kitchen item? (3-6) = TIN OPENER loaf of bread = TIN, opener = KEY Bravery of us put in prison (7) = COURAGE of us = OUR, prison = CAGE

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EYE 538 CYCLOPS 1383

These made me chuckle: Songs of Praise TV host’s all over a bit of skirt (7) = ANTHEMS TV host = ANT, all over = containment, bit of skirt = HEM Working with main Jordanian asset and heading for financial … Continue reading

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