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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:00
A very warm welcome fellow crossworders.

Have a bash at these belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 24-1-18


1)  Fund for a cat  (5)  _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.
A name for a fund AND a cat.


2)  Creature found in surprisingly edible stew. (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (surprisingly) of EDIBLE STEW.
 

3)  Father’s due back from the psychoanalyst. (5)   F _ _ _ _
Start with the abbreviation for FATHER, see if you can suss it.
 

4)  Try to think of a more powerful solution (11)   C _ N _ _ _ _ _ _ _ E
A word meaning to think is also the name of a strong liquid substance.
 

5)  Swords wound girls. (9)    C _ _ L _ _ _ _ S
A 3 letter word for to wound, followed by what us Lancashire folk
might call girls.
 

(6)  Dislike taking part in aptitude testing (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  What Guevara’s masseur provided for Angel.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
Guevara’s first name, followed by what a masseur might do.
 

8 )  Hold back from the chorus (7)  R _ _ _ _ _ N
A double definition


9)  Savings invested in shell? (4, 3)  N _ _ _     E _ _
No help.


10)  Profits, not false impressions.  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (false) of PROFITS  NOT
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:07
Evening, Ray Smile

3) Freud 
4) concentrate 
5) Cutlasses
6) Detest
8 ) refrain
9) nest egg
10) Footprints
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:11
2 Wildebeest
3 Freud
4 Concentrate
5 Cutlasses
6 Detest
7 Cherub
8 Refrain
9 Nestegg
-0 Footprints
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:12
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders.

Have a bash at these belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 24-1-18


1)  Fund for a cat  (5)  _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.
A name for a fund AND a cat.


2)  Creature found in surprisingly edible stew. (10)   WILDEBEEST
An anagram (surprisingly) of EDIBLE STEW.
 

3)  Father’s due back from the psychoanalyst. (5)   FREUD
Start with the abbreviation for FATHER, see if you can suss it.
 

4)  Try to think of a more powerful solution (11)   CONCENTRATE
A word meaning to think is also the name of a strong liquid substance.
 

5)  Swords wound girls. (9)    CUTLASS
A 3 letter word for to wound, followed by what us Lancashire folk
might call girls.
 

(6)  Dislike taking part in aptitude testing (6)   DETEST
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  What Guevara’s masseur provided for Angel.   (6)  CHERUB
Guevara’s first name, followed by what a masseur might do.
 

8 )  Hold back from the chorus (7)  REFRAIN
A double definition


9)  Savings invested in shell? (4, 3)  NEST   EGG
No help.


10)  Profits, not false impressions.  (10)   FOOTPRINTS
A final anagram (false) of PROFITS  NOT
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:13
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

3) Freud 
4) concentrate 
5) Cutlasses
6) Detest
8 ) refrain
9) nest egg
10) Footprints

Evening Jo Anne.

Blimey, you were off the starting blocks.

Excellent Xwording.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:14
1 KITTY
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:15
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders.

Have a bash at these belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 24-1-18


1)  Fund for a cat  (5)  _ _ _ _ _...Kitty
An easy one to start with.
A name for a fund AND a cat.


2)  Creature found in surprisingly edible stew. (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Wilderbeest
An anagram (surprisingly) of EDIBLE STEW.
 

3)  Father’s due back from the psychoanalyst. (5)   F _ _ _ _ Freud
Start with the abbreviation for FATHER, see if you can suss it.
 

4)  Try to think of a more powerful solution (11)   C _ N _ _ _ _ _ _ _ E...Conbustable
A word meaning to think is also the name of a strong liquid substance.
 

5)  Swords wound girls. (9)    C _ _ L _ _ _ _ S
A 3 letter word for to wound, followed by what us Lancashire folk .....Cutlasses
might call girls.
 

(6)  Dislike taking part in aptitude testing (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _...Detest
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  What Guevara’s masseur provided for Angel.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
Guevara’s first name, followed by what a masseur might do.
 

8 )  Hold back from the chorus (7)  R _ _ _ _ _ N
A double definition


9)  Savings invested in shell? (4, 3)  N _ _ _     E _ _...Nest Egg
No help.


10)  Profits, not false impressions.  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (false) of PROFITS  NOT
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:15
@maureen wrote:2 Wildebeest
3 Freud
4 Concentrate
5 Cutlasses
6 Detest
7 Cherub
8 Refrain
9 Nest egg
10 Footprints

Evening Mo.

Just brilliant, and super fast too, well done.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:16
7. Che..rub
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:17
Thanks for those, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:18
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders.

Have a bash at these belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 24-1-18


1)  Fund for a cat  (5)  _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.
A name for a fund AND a cat.


2)  Creature found in surprisingly edible stew. (10)   WILDEBEEST
An anagram (surprisingly) of EDIBLE STEW.
 

3)  Father’s due back from the psychoanalyst. (5)   FREUD
Start with the abbreviation for FATHER, see if you can suss it.
 

4)  Try to think of a more powerful solution (11)   CONCENTRATE
A word meaning to think is also the name of a strong liquid substance.
 

5)  Swords wound girls. (9)    CUTLASSES
A 3 letter word for to wound, followed by what us Lancashire folk
might call girls.
 

(6)  Dislike taking part in aptitude testing (6)   DETEST
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  What Guevara’s masseur provided for Angel.   (6)  CHERUB
Guevara’s first name, followed by what a masseur might do.
 

8 )  Hold back from the chorus (7)  REFRAIN
A double definition


9)  Savings invested in shell? (4, 3)  NEST   EGG
No help.


10)  Profits, not false impressions.  (10)    FOOTPRINTS
A final anagram (false) of PROFITS  NOT


An excellent round Gassey.

I can't believe how quick you are solving these, well done
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:18
@Gassey wrote:1 KITTY
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:21
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders.

Have a bash at these belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 24-1-18


1)  Fund for a cat  (5)  _ _ _ _ _...Kitty
An easy one to start with.
A name for a fund AND a cat.


2)  Creature found in surprisingly edible stew. (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Wilderbeest
An anagram (surprisingly) of EDIBLE STEW.
 

3)  Father’s due back from the psychoanalyst. (5)   F _ _ _ _   Freud
Start with the abbreviation for FATHER, see if you can suss it.
 

4)  Try to think of a more powerful solution (11)   C _ N _ _ _ _ _ _ _ E...Conbustable
A word meaning to think is also the name of a strong liquid substance.
 

5)  Swords wound girls. (9)    C _ _ L _ _ _ _ S
A 3 letter word for to wound, followed by what us Lancashire folk .....Cutlasses
might call girls.
 

(6)  Dislike taking part in aptitude testing (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _...Detest
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  What Guevara’s masseur provided for Angel.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
Guevara’s first name, followed by what a masseur might do.
 

8 )  Hold back from the chorus (7)  R _ _ _ _ _ N
A double definition


9)  Savings invested in shell? (4, 3)  N _ _ _     E _ _...Nest Egg
No help.


10)  Profits, not false impressions.  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (false) of PROFITS  NOT

Evening Mrs A.

Excellent effort, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:22
@Admin wrote:7. Che..rub

Well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:23
@jo anne wrote:Thanks for those, Ray Smile

Thank you Jo Anne

Well played tonight.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:45
Thanks for those Ray most enjoyable
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:50
You're very welcome Gassey,

Well played tonight.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 20:51
Thanks again Ray,I do enjoy these..I was going through all the charities for No 1..you did say it was easy though didn't you.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 21:00
Thanks Mo.

Charities, what are you like!!!!!!! LOL Laughing .
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Wed Jan 24 2018, 21:43
Charity funding..lol
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Thu Jan 25 2018, 08:27
1. ?


2. Wildebeest


3. Freud


4. Concentrate


5. Cutlasses


6. Detest


7. Cherub


8. Refrain


9. Nest egg


10. Footprints
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Thu Jan 25 2018, 08:30
Kitty!! Bluddyell!
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Thu Jan 25 2018, 18:15
@Hieronymous wrote:1. ?


2. Wildebeest


3. Freud


4. Concentrate


5. Cutlasses


6. Detest


7. Cherub


8. Refrain


9. Nest egg


10. Footprints

Excellent Xwording mon ami.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Thu Jan 25 2018, 18:16
@Hieronymous wrote:Kitty!! Bluddyell!

LOL Laughing , surprised you missed that one.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-1-18

on Thu Jan 25 2018, 18:20
Very well done to all the crossworders

Here are the solutions :-



1) Fund for a cat (5)
KITTY

2) Creature found in surprisingly edible stew. (10)
WILDEBEEST

3) Father’s due back from the psychoanalyst. (5)
FREUD

4) Try to think of a more powerful solution (11)
CONCENTRATE

5) Swords wound girls. (9)
CUTLASSES

(6) Dislike taking part in aptitude testing (6)
DETEST

7) What Guevara’s masseur provided for Angel. (6)
CHERUB

8 ) Hold back from the chorus (7)
REFRAIN

9) Savings invested in shell? (4, 3)
NEST EGG

10) Profits, not false impressions. (10)
FOOTPRINTS
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