Monthly Archives: March 2017

DT 439

Foremost of surgeons measures ear-bone (6) = STAPES foremost of surgeons = S, measures = TAPES STAPES = ear-bone; stirrup

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DT 28385 – DT 28389

DT 28385 Shoe that’s in snakeskin (8) = MOCCASIN Double definition. DT 28386 DT 28387 Favourite clue: Labour facing Tory inheritance (10) = BIRTHRIGHT labour = BIRTH, tory = RIGHT DT 28388 DT 28389 MOCCASIN = N. American pit viper

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DT 28379 – DT 28383

DT 28379 A charming utterance but it’s inflammable (9) TOUCHWOOD Double definition if split 4,4. DT 28380 Promise ‘Road to Hell’ in prime locations (4) = OATH prime locations = 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 7th letters DT 28381 Record solve! … Continue reading

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DT 438

Criminal receiving first-rate earthenware (7) = FAIENCE criminal = FENCE, first-rate = AI FAIENCE = earthenware

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ST 2889

Usual great puzzle on a Sunday. Bit of incidental information is turned over with pleasure (9) = SIDELIGHT is turned over = SI, pleasure = DELIGHT Lack of faith he’s shown in source of notes (7) = ATHEISM he’s = … Continue reading

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DT 28373 – DT 28377

DT 28373 Some pine for a £500 crossword (6,6) = MONKEY PUZZLE £500 = MONKEY, crossword = PUZZLE DT 28374 DT 28375 DT 28376 Some young volunteers rejected in private fashionable set (10) = GLITTERATI Some young = LITTER, volunteers … Continue reading

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DT 437

Working man had timing and utmost strength (5,3,4) = MIGHT AND MAIN working = anagram (of man had timing) MIGHT AND MAIN = utmost strength

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