Monthly Archives: October 2016

DT 418

Phone sickly male singer about British drug (14) = PHENOBARBITONE sickly = anagram (of phone), male singer = BARITONE, British = B Finch: tail of crossbill trapped? (6) = LINNET tail of crossbill = L, trapped? = IN NET A … Continue reading

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ST 2870

Usual good stuff on a Sunday¬† Either side of cooker with raised temperature? That’s not good (7) = CORRUPT Either side of cooker = CORR (C or R), raised = UP, temperature = T Stolen drug found in repeated check … Continue reading

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DT 28253 – DT 28257

DT 28253 His rapport with me may lead to a life of pleasure (8,4) = PRIMROSE PATH Animal food given to horses in China once (6) = CATHAY animal = CAT, food given to horses = HAY DT 28254 Plain … Continue reading

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DT 417

Not just the head fired from the amusement park (6) = UNFAIR amusement park = FUNFAIR, fired = deletion

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Times 26223, 26466, 26484, 4715

Clipped these a while ago and done in dribs and drabs on the commute. Times 26223 Light oily matter (some say) that’s used in perfumes (() = AMBERGRIS light = AMBER, some say = homophone, oily matter = grease h. … Continue reading

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DT 28240

Dark Blues briefly set off in racing boat (9) = OUTRIGGER Dark Blues briefly = OU, set off = TRIGGER Couple of favourites: Put a stop to glitch so bike keeps up (6) = KIBOSH Hidden word. Back last runner … Continue reading

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DT 28246

Haven’t noticed this spelling for a while: Tough Roy upset to get curdled food (8) = YOGHOURT upset = anagram (of Tough Roy) American entering valley to gather corn? (5) = GLEAN American = A, valley = GLEN BRB has … Continue reading

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