Category Archives: DT Quick

DT 467

DT 467 Cryptic Cat and dog injured during short mass meeting (7) = RAGDOLL injured = anagram (of dog), during = containment, mass meeting = RALLY, short = deletion DT 467 Quick Gloom (4) = MURK Archangel (5)= URIEL Italian … Continue reading

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DT 28091 – DT 28095

DT 28091 I’ve seen this word before (ST 2783) but not this definition: Examine success right away (6) = WINNOW success = WIN, right away = NOW Hear suit about writers’ needs when lacking an alternative (8) = THESAURI about … Continue reading

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DT Quick 390 & Toughie 1586

DT Quick 390 Psychiatrists (slang) (5,8) = TRICK CYCLISTS DT Toughie 1586 Prince, in grip of frenzied love, turned musical (8) = OKLAHOMA Prince = HAL, frenzied = AMOK, love = O, turned = reversal Knock back knockout toddy to … Continue reading

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DT 27870 – DT 27874

DT 27870 Accepted financial responsibility for being subscribed? (12) = UNDERWRITTEN Double definition. It gives a long smoke for the parochial representative (12) = CHURCHWARDEN Double definition. Favourite clue: Upset servicemen will get leave in consequence (4) = ERGO Quick … Continue reading

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DT 353

Typo in the cryptic (ASCENT) but no new words or constructions, so did the quick: Ballet dancer’s exercise rail (5) = BARRE Nod when ordered to go (6) = ASSENT Double definition if split 2,3

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DT 27517 – DT 27521

DT 27517 Cannon ball? (3-3) = POM-POM Double definition. Cannon as in ricochet. Quick: Abnormality (5) = FREAK At what time? (4) = WHEN Oceans (4) = SEAS DT 27518 Issue in European painting having land obscured (6) = ESCAPE … Continue reading

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DT 27499 – DT27503

DT 27499 NAY DT 27500 Rolling Stones song – lyric about diamonds, with cartoon heroine (4,4) = LADY JANE lyric = LAY, about = containment, diamonds = D, cartoon heroine = JANE Quick Pacific salmon (6) = SOCKEYE DT 27501 … Continue reading

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