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 = anagram (of Hear suit)

Favourite clue:

With great insight, golf club has filled coaching vacancy (8) = PROFOUND

Double definition split 3,5.

DT 28092

Drunk diner we blame this? (3,4) = RED WINE

drunk = anagram (of diner we)

DT 28093

Coast road company runs cosy little place (8) = CORNICHE

company = CO, runs = R, cosy little place = NICHE

Customers needing most of nicely polished box (9) = CLIENTELE

most of = deletion, polished = anagram (of nicel), box = TELE

Unhappy hour, oddly for a holy man (5) = SADHU

unhappy = SAD, hour oddly = HU

DT 28094

Calm businessman on river, not for all to see (6) = REPOSE

businessman = REP, river = OUSE, not = deletion, for all to see = U

Sign with ex-London Mayor as recipient? (5) = TOKEN

Double definition split 2,3.

Quick

Break (5) = PAUSE
Narrow road (4) = LANE

Female sheep-station employee (8) = JILLAROO

DT 28095

Male beast upset at least twenty different animals (7) = MARTENS

male beast = RAM, upset = reverse, at least twenty = TENS

Sorceress left out of ring (5) = CIRCE

left = L, out = deletion, ring = CIRCLE

CIRCE = sourceress; Greek goddess of magic

WINNOW = examine
CORNICHE = coast road
SADHU = (hindu) holy man
JILLAROO = Female sheep-station employee cf. JACKAROO

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