Monthly Archives: February 2017

DT 28355 – DT 28359

DT 28355 Willingly change file (4) = LIEF change = anagram (of file) DT 28356 Last in and favourite: Opening offer disheartened journalist having to leave building (7) = ORIFICE offer disheartened = OR, building = EDIFICE, journalist = ED, … Continue reading

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DT 434

Symptom of poisoning involved local CID bringing in expert, initially (4,5) = LEAD COLIC involved = anagram (of local CID), expert initially = E One coming in to stitch and iron after short period of time? (9) = HOUSEWIFE &Lit, … Continue reading

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DT 28348

Garden tool used around yard by northern tomboy (6) = HOYDEN garden tool = HOE, yard = YD, northern = N Sweet daughter is first to perplex (9) = DISCOMFIT sweet = COMFIT, daughter = D, is = IS HOYDEN = tomboy … Continue reading

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DT 28349 – DT 28353

DT 28349 DT 28350 DT 28351 DT 28352 Location for TV dinner and 400m race coincide? (7) = OVERLAP Double/triple definition, location for TV dinner and 400m race split 4,3. DT 28353 Formula for making stew in cowboy territory (4,4) … Continue reading

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DT 433

Last in: Most of film fitting in pocket (14) = MISAPPROPRIATE most of = deletion, film = MIST, fitting = APPROPRIATE Favourite clue: Wanting to impress female, leading character in film (8) = SCARFACE wanting = SCARCE, impress = containment, … Continue reading

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DT 28342

Not heard of this plant. Clear from the checking letters but couldn’t find in Chambers: Plant a screw loose (4-2-3-6) = BATS IN THE BELFRY Double definition. Favourite clue: It travels round place in sink with an internal twist (7) … Continue reading

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DT 432

Shakespearean joiner in a room in a tavern (4) = SNUG Double definition. Snug is a character (one of the mechanicals) in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

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