Monthly Archives: April 2016

DT 28096

Eager to get support of old in large numbers (1,4) = A GOGO eager = AGOG, old = O Soak up sun in autumn month — it’s 45 degrees (6) = OCTANT soak up sun = TAN, autumn month = … Continue reading

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ST 2844

Repaired at last, we hear, and disposed of (4) = SOLD we hear = homophone, repaired at last = SOLED h. SOLD = disposed of A building that’s secure since lock added (8) = FORTRESS since = FOR, lock = … Continue reading

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DT 28097 – DT 28101

DT 28097 Last in: Once you’ve made it, you’re out (6) = ESCAPE Cryptic definition. A couple of favourites: One involves amusingly taking off garment right away (4) = SKIT garment = SKIRT, right = R, away = deletion It’s … Continue reading

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DT 391

Islander working for member of the clergy (5,5) = MINOR CANON Islander = MINORCAN, working = ON Father opening old Japanese game (8) = PACHINKO father = PA, opening = CHINK, old = O MINOR CANON = member of the … Continue reading

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DT 28090

Short but sweet, some favourites: When pigs fly in one vertically (5) = NEVER Hidden word. Recalled big slip catch in game (6) = TENNIS recalled = reversal, big slip = SIN, catch = NET Stripped naked during raunchy act … Continue reading

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DT 28091 – DT 28095

DT 28091 I’ve seen this word before (ST 2783) but not this definition: Examine success right away (6) = WINNOW success = WIN, right away = NOW Hear suit about writers’ needs when lacking an alternative (8) = THESAURI about … Continue reading

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DT Quick 390 & Toughie 1586

DT Quick 390 Psychiatrists (slang) (5,8) = TRICK CYCLISTS DT Toughie 1586 Prince, in grip of frenzied love, turned musical (8) = OKLAHOMA Prince = HAL, frenzied = AMOK, love = O, turned = reversal Knock back knockout toddy to … Continue reading

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