Category Archives: DT Cryptic

DT 500

A cook strode over with order of shrimps, prawns etc. (8) DECAPODA A = A, cook = DO, strode = PACE, over = reverse A tea from former kingdom male and I dismissed (5) = BOHEA former kingdom = BOHEMIA, … Continue reading

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DT 499

Quick Leaves; turns (4) = GOES More hackneyed (6) = TRITER Cryptic Forest creature, by end of July, eating to excess (8) = GLUTTONY forest creature = GLUTTON, end of July = Y GLUTTON = woodland creature; GULO GULO; wolverene; … Continue reading

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DT 498

Quick Sprain (5) = WRICK In a tense state (5) = WIRED Short-legged dog (6,7) = DANDIE DILMONT A person tells the truth when drunk (2,4,7) = IN VINO VERITAS Cryptic Dance volunteers organised – article includes report (10) = … Continue reading

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DT 28732 – DT 28736

DT 28736 The French bishop, one with relations who will behave badly? (8) = LARRIKIN the French = LA, bishop = RR, one = I, relations KIN Aristocrat using gardener here and there (5,8) = GRAND SEIGNEUR here and there … Continue reading

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DT 28725

Render unfit for consumption article in plate (8) = DENATURE article = A, plate = DENTURE King succeeded capturing extremely large dependency (4) = ROSS king = R, succeeded = S, capturing = containment, extremely large = OS Ross Dependency … Continue reading

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DT 494

Sword from Spain knight dropped off for duke (6) = ESPADA Spain = ESPANA, knight = N, dropped off for = substitution, Duke = D ESPADA = sword

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DT 28690 – DT 28694

DT 28690 Economist’s way of describing major speeches without books (6) = KEYNES major speeches = KEY NOTES, without = deletion, books = OT (Old Testament) DT 28693 By necessity some wallpaper for ceiling (8) = PERFORCE Hidden word. DT … Continue reading

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