Monthly Archives: September 2016

DT 28228

Don’t always get to do Saturdays anymore but it used to be one of my favourites of the week because of little gems like these: Irritate husband in restaurant (5) = CHAFE husband = H, restaurant = CAFE Make friends … Continue reading

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DT 28229 – DT 28233

DT 28229 Team for shooting game … Wolves? (8,4) = FOOTBALL CLUB Double definition. DT 28230 Cow‘s bottom? (5) = LOWER Double definition. DT 28231 Spies area in underground lavatory (6,6) = SECRET AGENTS area = A, underground = SECRET, … Continue reading

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DT 413

Women may wear these to study men? What nonsense! (8,5) = TOREADOR PANTS to = TO, study = READ, What nonsense! = PANTS TOREADOR PANTS = women’s calf-length trousers

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DT 28223 – DT 28227

DT 28223 Over the hill? (4,4,4) = PAST ONES PEAK Definitely. DT 28224 Flight of rocket with this person wearing space body suit (6,9) = SPIRAL STAIRCASE rocket = SPIRAL, this person = I, space body = STAR, suit = … Continue reading

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DT 412

French cheese? Not in favour after cold game (7) = CROQUET French cheese = ROQUEFORT, not = deletion, in favour = FOR, cold = C

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DT 28217 – DT 28221

DT 28217 Confidence shared by the whole house (5,7) = STAGE WHISPER Cryptic definition. DT 28218 Basketball manoeuvre in back street, hoop lacking height (5-3) = ALLEY OOP back street = ALLEY, lacking = deletion, height = H DT 28219 … Continue reading

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ST 2863

Country in which work’s bound to be completed (7) = MOROCCO Double definition. Morocco is a type of leather used in bookbinding. Favourite clue: Persuasive speech on behalf of king that was held by revolting peasant? (9) = PITCHFORK Persuasive … Continue reading

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