Monthly Archives: February 2015

DT 27731

Always worried when I get 1a straight off: Nudist should cover the feminine French back one’s studying in the wild (10) = NATURALIST nudist = NATURIST, cover = containment, the feminine French = LA …but these were the only two … Continue reading

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ST 2783

Tolerate English poet (6) = BROOKE tolerate = BROOK, English = E Fan requiring immediate success for team (6) = WINNOW Double definition if split 3,3 BROOK = tolerate; to bear or endure (formal) WINNOW = fan; to separate chaff … Continue reading

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DT 330

Boxer Joe‘s old gold coin (5) = LOUIS Double definition. Short film associated with a fairy queen (7) = TITANIA short = deletion, film = TITANIC, a = A Monique’s cheerful having received blue blouse (9) = GARIBALDI Monique’s cheerful … Continue reading

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DT 27725

Some nice misdirections and inventive definitions in this enjoyable puzzle: Bring over Whistler’s new art that’s revolutionary (8) = TRANSFER whistler = REF, new = anagram (of art), revolutionary = reversal Hamlet character needs endless noxious drink? (8) = VILLAGER … Continue reading

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ST 2782

Usual enjoyable Sunday puzzle. Last two in: Name being incomplete on article from France (7) = ENTITLE being = ENTITY, incomplete = delete last letter, article from France = LE Kind of blue that goes with shocking pink? (8) = … Continue reading

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DT 27726 – DT 27730

DT 27726 The male sort – it includes females as well (7) = MANKIND Double definition. Not sure I like this one: Fan of sickness benefit? (10) = VENTILATOR Cryptic definition. Another of those I’m sure I’ve seen before but … Continue reading

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DT 329

Leaves when stop press appears (9) = ENDPAPERS stop = END, press = PAPERS Thought I’d had these two before but can’t find them with a blog search: Where one may eat curry crossing Channel? (5,4) = GRILL ROOM curry … Continue reading

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