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

Detective’s characteristic — thinking of other things (8) = DISTRAIT

detective = DI, s = S, characteristic = TRAIT

DT 28220

Wandering about in art opening I fancy (13) = PEREGRINATION

DT 28221

Formula for constructing eagle’s descent (7) = LINEAGE

Cryptic definition. L in EAGE

Theologian has ensnared Eastern nun, it’s revealed (8) = DECLARED

theologian = DD, ensnared = containment, eastern = E, nun = CLARE

Always securing final order for material (9) = ELASTOMER

always = EER, final = LAST, order = OM

ALLEY OOP = basketball manoevre
DISTRAIT = thinking of other things; absent minded
PEREGRINATION = wandering about
CLARE = nun cf. POOR CLARE
ELASTOMER = material

 

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