Words 2

Unordered list pending addition to words or a category page.

spirit = PERI
private = type of soldier e.g. SAPPER
college = TECH
difficulties = ADOS
engineer = anag.
card = SIM
gloomy = SATURNINE
Rome = POPERY h. POTPORRI = hotchpotch
Very light = FLARE
LETHEAN = river in the underworld
the enemy = TIME
monolith = ULURU = Aboriginal name for Ayre’s Rock
quartet = TETRAD

Belloc, Gaper, Granada, Rouen, Lamprey

passion fruit = GRANADILLA
guard = ROO BAR
clothing = RAIMENT
inattention = WOOLGATHERING = daydreaming
stuffed = FARCI
attachment to front of car = OVERRIDER
roof = MANSARD
Parliament = KNESSET

crushed ice = GRANITA accessory = APPURTENANCE front = VAN(GUARD)
noisy = h. exhaust = TIRE h. TYRE
note = DO RE MI e.t.c.
bike oddly disappears = IE (odd letters removed)

LAST = cobblers model of a foot on which a shoe is made or repaired
BABEL = pandemonium
run = LOPE
willow = OSIER

religious = PI(OUS)

PINCE NEZ = glasses without ear stems
resort (re-sort)= anag.
feet = IAMBI
BUCKLER = small round shield
COUR = risk? cover?
ALMONER = former social worker; official distributor of alms

mint (type of mint plant) = PENNYROYAL
charge = IMPOST = tax esp. on imports
measure = ROOD =1/4 of an acre
RETAIL(S) = tell(s); recounts in detail

GODOWN = storeroom; East Asian warehouse
BARK = SCRAPE esp knees/shin

extremely cold = GELID
HEARKEN (not harken)

Officer = ENSIGN
experts = MAESTRI (pl. MAESTRO)

futile = NUGATORY = trifling; worthless
out = outside?
PORTMANTEAU WORD = blend e.g. OXBRIDGE

oldie = DOTARD (cf. DOTAGE)
grief = DOLOUR
decoration = GUILLOCHE
hell = DIS (Dante’s Inferno)
stars = RAM (ARIES)

stand = TEAPOY = small three leegged table esp for tea caddy
endless industrial action = G(OSLO)W
watch chain = ALBERT

Pregnant = GRAVID
cross = HYBRID

colonist = PLANTER
least bit of damage = D

artists medium = TEMPERA
grassy area = SWARD

with regard to the matter = IN RE
good player = SEED h. CEDE = give up
studio = ATELIER
TABU = TABOO

number = something that numbs
theatre = could be medical
on board (within SS) or chess/draughts

sound = strait
beryl = type of mineral
whit = IOTA

spirit (meaning) = PURPORT
strip = RIFLE (ransack, plunder)
undiluted = PURE

fog = HAARD = sea mist, bitter cold
islands = CI (Channel Islands)

mistake = BISH
man = piece = man/one on board
strong beer = STINGO
caused a commotion = RAISED CAIN
tramp = SLOVEN

Eastern cape = BURNOUS = hooded cape worn by Arabs
pointy beard = VANDYKE
that’s pointed = LANCET = surgical instrument
this French = CE

covered by = UNDER
expert = PRO
song = LAY
quartet of players (bridge) = NESW

nymph = OREAD
foreign gentleman = HIDALGO
Cornish river = FAL
huge = OS (outsize)
Austrian composer = (FRANZ VON) SUPPE

miss flying = AIRWOMAN
handle = NAME
bangers = CAPS
Bridge bidding system = ACOL
wine = SACK
lake = MERE
sewer = someone who sews

cast-off = knitting term
fine = penalty; sentence
letter = one who lets, lessee etc.
barman = barrister

prison sentence = BIRD (TIME, STRETCH etc.)
strain = FLU
playing up = FAULTY
growing red = RUBESCENT
small = MIGNON
Pyrenean pak = P
Spanish kingdom = ARAGON
CUPOLA

playing up = FAULTY

growing red = RUBESCENT
small = MIGNON
Pyrenean pak = P
Spanish kingdom = ARAGON
CUPOLA =

female = DOE
exterior = written around (exterior to)
very = V
life for American = COLOR

VESTRYMAN
carefully chosen = RECHERCHE
plant = AGARIC
doing well = ON FORM
experienced = KNEW h. NEW
whisked round = WHIRLED h. WORLD

latticework = ESPALIER

passes out = EXEATS
mounting = reversal (down clue)
influence = PRESTIGE

set of clothes = LAYETTE
all right = OKAY
wine = TOKAY
dissordered situation = MARES TAIL
parsimonious = NEAR

queen = CAT
growth = JUTE

archer’s (Sagittarius) predessessor = SCORPIO
rudimentary = INCOHATE
road = AI (A1)

complete = DO
frigid = GELID
upper class girl = GEL (perhaps in need of a homophone indicator?)
little money once = ID (1d, one old penny, LSD)
judge = SAMSON
script = MS (manuscript)
bird = ERNE (sea eagle) h. EARN = merit

wide bay = BIGHT
uniform colour = OLIVE DRAB
Dean = SKATER
lines = RY (railway)

in control of = written around
bid competitively (bridge) = OVERCALL
warship = IRON-CLAD

Land’s End = D
poor visibility = (IN) A MIST
putting = golf not placing
fool = CLODPATE
old jailers = TURNKEYS
appearance = MIEN
bird = PIE
harbour arear = PIERHEAD
devil = DEUCE
organs = THYMI (plural of THYMUS?)

clever = CUTE
score = CUT
a point = E (or W,N,S point of the compass)
head left = remove first letter
magazine = ammunition store
as result of = anag.
cracked up = PRAISED (as in it’s not all it’s cracked up to be)
before = ERE
after game = QUARRY

fish = ALBACORE
cover for car = TONNEAU

mess = WARDROOM
dungeon = OUBLIETTE

uncle’s place = PAWNSHOP
piece of wood = SCANTLING = narrow piece of timber
lean = CANT = a sloping or tilting position

what’s laid = eggs
capital = the head
very = SO
down = UNDER
bad medicine = SNAKE OIL
BOOK-DEBT

prayer = COLLECT
gondoliers song = BARCAROLO
staff member = TENOR CLEF
painting technique = IMPASTO
in court = UP
regarding = as to

Waterloo = ROUT
excel = OVERTOP
plastered = ROUGHCAST
questions and answers = CATECHISM

desist = REMIT = to cancel or refrain from demanding (a debt, punishment, etc)
efficient = ABLE

It may be = HAPLY = by chance; perhaps

compound = SOLVATE
flicks = anag.
STENTORIAN = loud and strong (of a voice)
dole = METE

MEDICAMENT = medicine

murdered man = ABEL
fabric = WINCEYETTE
satirist = RABELAIS

pants = breaths heavily

through = PER =by means of;according to
lots of head = NUT, turns head = TUN

six footer (one with six feet) = ANT
one = ACE
writer = PEN

relish = GOUT
goddess = HERA

jolly (=sailor) = RM (Royal Marine)

riddle = SIFT
strike breaker = RAT
correspondence = RATIO
sound = INLET
elected = IN

allocation = anag.
tramp = FOOTSLOG

a little = TRACE

hedge = PRIVET
MULETEER = mule driver

letter = DEE (EFF, GEE AITCH etc. ?)
conservative = BLUE = livid

apprentices contracts = INDENTURES

lout = LOB
 

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