Monthly Archives: September 2015

DT 361

Put down volunteers in harbour (9) = ENTERTAIN put down = ENTER IN, volunteers = TA, in = containment Almost too late, husband attending hospital during team trip (8,4) = ELEVENTH HOUR husband = H, hospital = H, team = … Continue reading

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DT 27912 – DT 27916

DT 27912 May, that makes one able to cast a clout? (5) = MIGHT Double definition DT 27913 Damage by number of spectators in Kent resort (7) = MARGATE damage = MAR, number of spectators = GATE Old newspaper to … Continue reading

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DT 27911

A couple of favourites: Hot part of Europe, including Northern Ireland once? (8) = HIBERNIA hot = H, part of Europe = IBERIA, northern = N Servant preached, possibly giving one this? (7,3,5) = CHAPTER AND VERSE possibly = anagram … Continue reading

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ST 2813

In OK position to achieve goal selected (6) = ONSIDE Double definition if split 2,4 Unruly form tucked into favourite fish (7) = POMFRET unruly = anagram (of form), tucked into = containment, favourite = PET POMFRET = fish

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DT 360

The pansy in these areas, growing wild (10) = HEARTSEASE growing wild = anagram (of these areas) Company’s leader tramples recklessly across area of open country (10) = CAMPESTRAL Company’s leader = C, recklessly = anagram (of tramples), area = … Continue reading

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DT 27905

Some good clues with well disguised definitions: Dark-coloured blemish one’s reluctant to talk about (7) = SWARTHY blemish = WART, one’s reluctant to talk = SHY, about = containment Serious attention given to living space (7) = EARNEST attention = … Continue reading

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ST 2812

Get mildly angry, so to speak, in plant (3,4) = SEA PINK Cryptic homophone cf see red. In a puzzle with three 14 word answers my two favourites are both short: Intimidate female whose homecoming is indefinitely delayed (3) = … Continue reading

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