Monthly Archives: March 2015

DT 335

Came across to describe name on silver charm (6) = MAGNET came across = MET, to describe = containment, name = N, silver = AG I suppose Chambers has magnet = anyone or anything that attracts and charm = attractiveness … Continue reading

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DT 27755

Favourite clue: Hospital doctor pressing substance right into bottom (9) = REGISTRAR bottom = REAR, substance = GIST

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ST 2787

Good stuff, but I floundered a bit in the SE corner so it took a lot longer than usual: Lives in area, making living (8) = EXISTENT Lives = IS, area = EXTENT Stopped running over broadcast that’s cast aside … Continue reading

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DT 27756 – DT 27760

DT 27756 Like yesterday I couldn’t get a start, but once in finished within time.  Call up a woman, a case for approval (5) = EVOKE a woman = EVE, a case for = containment, approval = OK DT 27757 … Continue reading

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DT 334

Book, say, with Dickens character causing envy (8) BEGRUDGE book = B, say = EG, Dickens character = RUDGE Descriptive of Stephenie Meyer’s ‘New Moon’ or ‘Breaking Dawn’? (5,10) = LIGHT LITERATURE Cryptic definition.

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DT 27749

Favourite clue: Goes down fast with a lack of calming drugs, not having a temperature (9) = NOSEDIVES lack of calming drugs = NO SEDATIVES, not having = deletion, a = A, temperature = T

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DT 27750 – DT 27754

DT 27750 Special bed you can make low (10) = DESPICABLE  you can make = anagram (of special bed) DT 27751 Colour of object surrounded by seaweed (8) = LAVENDER  object = END, seaweed = LAVER DT 27752 Inadequate payment for bread once … Continue reading

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