Monthly Archives: June 2015

DT 27840 – DT 27844

DT 27840 Advantage at which disagreement arises (4) = ODDS Double definition. I get the second (at odds) but not sure where the first comes from. DT 27841 One fish caught by this Parisian — it’s likely to be smoked (9) … Continue reading

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DT 348

From bark, strange aromatic liquid (3,3) = BAY RUM bark = BAY, strange = RUM Carries on ignoring wife for a long time (4) = AGES carries on = WAGES, ingnoring = deletion

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DT 27833

I’m sure this place turned up in one of the website weekly prize cryptics but I can’t find it: Drink’s dark apparently in industrial place (4,8) = PORT SUNLIGHT drink = PORT, s = S, dark apparently = UNLIGHT I … Continue reading

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ST 2800

Usual excellent Sunday puzzle. A couple of golf and other favourites: Succeed in putting some pots in kiln (4) = SINK Hidden word. Front of garage, for sure, including large area for drivers (4,6) = GOLF COURSE front of garage … Continue reading

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DT 347

Moorland butterfly (5) = HEATH Double definition. One may go off fruit (9) = PINEAPPLE Double definition. Plant disease slowly treated round end of June (7) = YELLOWS treated = anagram (of slowly), round = containment, end of June = … Continue reading

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DT 27827

Very enjoyable puzzle, three favourites: An Italian school’s language (8) = ROMANSCH an Italian = ROMAN, school = SCH That man Patrick in charge of livery (7) = HEPATIC that man = HE, Patrick = PAT, in charge = IC … Continue reading

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ST 2799

Period in which one’s not well off? (4,5) = SICK LEAVE Cryptic definition. Whistle-blower interrupting work in plant (7) = TREFOIL whistle-blower = REF, interrupting – containment, work = TOIL Before boarding old vessel in gorge (7) = OVEREAT before … Continue reading

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