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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:00 pm
A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in fine fettle.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 21-2-18


1)  County, with a fringe on top.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.


2)  Battered hat I am sure is unprofessional.  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (battered) of  HAT I AM SURE.


3)  It’s nonsesnse making a pig clean.  (7)   H _ _ _ _ _ _
No help.
   

4)  Comprehend six feet.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
A double definition see if you can work it out.
   

5)  Comedian displaying French shrewdness  (6, 6)  N _ _ _ _ _     W _ _ _ _ _    
A French invader followed by cleverness.


6)  Section of article men thought mild.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An informer, so they say, doing a short prison sentence.   (1, 6, 4)   A     L _ _ _ _ _     B _ _ _
Prison sentence in this case is popular slang.
 

8 )  The role of the ‘ospital in London  (6)   E _ _ _ _ G
No help.
 

9)  Cleaners discourage toffs.  (10)   D _ _ _ _ G _ _ _ S
See if you can work it out.
   

10)  Drink or meal done badly. (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (badly) of  MEAL DONE
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:10 pm
1 Surrey
2 Amateurish
3 Hogwash
4 Fathom
5 Norman Wisdom
6 Clement
8 Ealing
9Detergents
10 Lemonade
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:13 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in fine fettle.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 21-2-18


1)  County, with a fringe on top.   (6)  SURREY
An easy one to start with.


2)  Battered hat I am sure is unprofessional.  (10)  AMATEURISH
An anagram (battered) of  HAT I AM SURE.


3)  It’s nonsesnse making a pig clean.  (7)   HOGWASH
No help.
   

4)  Comprehend six feet.  (6)   FATHOM
A double definition see if you can work it out.
   

5)  Comedian displaying French shrewdness  (6, 6)  NORMAN      WISDOM
A French invader followed by cleverness.


6)  Section of article men thought mild.  (7)   CLEMENT
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An informer, so they say, doing a short prison sentence.   (1, 6, 4)   A      L _ _ _ _ _      BIRD
Prison sentence in this case is popular slang.
 

8 )  The role of the ‘ospital in London  (6)   EALING
No help.
 

9)  Cleaners discourage toffs.  (10)   DETERGENTS
See if you can work it out.
   

10)  Drink or meal done badly. (8 )   LEMONADE
A final anagram (badly) of  MEAL DONE
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:15 pm
7 A little bird.?
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:16 pm
@maureen wrote:1 Surrey
2 Amateurish
3 Hogwash
4 Fathom
5 Norman Wisdom
6 Clement
8 Ealing
9Detergents
10 Lemonade

Evening Mo.

Totally brilliant, can't believe how fast you solved those.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:16 pm
7.  A LITTLE BIRD
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:18 pm
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in fine fettle.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 21-2-18


1)  County, with a fringe on top.   (6)  SURREY
An easy one to start with.


2)  Battered hat I am sure is unprofessional.  (10)  AMATEURISH
An anagram (battered) of  HAT I AM SURE.


3)  It’s nonsesnse making a pig clean.  (7)   HOGWASH
No help.
   

4)  Comprehend six feet.  (6)   FATHOM
A double definition see if you can work it out.
   

5)  Comedian displaying French shrewdness  (6, 6)  NORMAN      WISDOM
A French invader followed by cleverness.


6)  Section of article men thought mild.  (7)   CLEMENT
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An informer, so they say, doing a short prison sentence.   (1, 6, 4)   A      L _ _ _ _ _      BIRD
Prison sentence in this case is popular slang.
 

8 )  The role of the ‘ospital in London  (6)   EALING
No help.
 

9)  Cleaners discourage toffs.  (10)   DETERGENTS
See if you can work it out.
   

10)  Drink or meal done badly. (8 )   LEMONADE
A final anagram (badly) of  MEAL DONE

Super Xwording Gassey, and super fast.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:19 pm
@maureen wrote:7 A little bird. yes

Well done , you're a Star.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:20 pm
@Gassey wrote:7.  A LITTLE BIRD

That's the one
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:20 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in fine fettle.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 21-2-18


1)  County, with a fringe on top.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _Surrey
An easy one to start with.


2)  Battered hat I am sure is unprofessional.  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _Amateurish
An anagram (battered) of  HAT I AM SURE.


3)  It’s nonsesnse making a pig clean.  (7)   H _ _ _ _ _ _Hogwash
No help.
   

4)  Comprehend six feet.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _Fathom
A double definition see if you can work it out.
   

5)  Comedian displaying French shrewdness  (6, 6)  N _ _ _ _ _       W _ _ _ _ _    
A French invader followed by cleverness.....Norman Wisdom


6)  Section of article men thought mild.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Clement
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An informer, so they say, doing a short prison sentence.   (1, 6, 4)   A      L _ _ _ _ _      B _ _ _
Prison sentence in this case is popular slang.
 

8 )  The role of the ‘ospital in London  (6)   E _ _ _ _ G Ealing
No help.
 

9)  Cleaners discourage toffs.  (10)   D _ _ _ _ G _ _ _ S Detergents
See if you can work it out.
   

10)  Drink or meal done badly. (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Lemonade
A final anagram (badly) of  MEAL DONE
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:20 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:
@maureen wrote:7 A little bird.  yes  

Well done Mo , you're a Star.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:23 pm
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in fine fettle.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 21-2-18


1)  County, with a fringe on top.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _Surrey
An easy one to start with.


2)  Battered hat I am sure is unprofessional.  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _Amateurish
An anagram (battered) of  HAT I AM SURE.


3)  It’s nonsesnse making a pig clean.  (7)   H _ _ _ _ _ _Hogwash
No help.
   

4)  Comprehend six feet.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _Fathom
A double definition see if you can work it out.
   

5)  Comedian displaying French shrewdness  (6, 6)  N _ _ _ _ _       W _ _ _ _ _    
A French invader followed by cleverness.....Norman Wisdom


6)  Section of article men thought mild.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Clement
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An informer, so they say, doing a short prison sentence.   (1, 6, 4)   A      L _ _ _ _ _      B _ _ _
Prison sentence in this case is popular slang.
 

8 )  The role of the ‘ospital in London  (6)   E _ _ _ _ G Ealing
No help.
 

9)  Cleaners discourage toffs.  (10)   D _ _ _ _ G _ _ _ S Detergents
See if you can work it out.
   

10)  Drink or meal done badly. (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Lemonade
A final anagram (badly) of  MEAL DONE

Evening Mrs A.

Excellent Xwording from you.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:30 pm
Thanks again Ray for another belter..me favourite quiz.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Top notch Ray appreciated
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:33 pm
Thank you Mo, you're a cracker.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:34 pm
Evening Ray Smile


2)  amateurish 
3)  Hogwash
5)  Norman wisdom
6)  clement
8 )  Ealing 
10) lemonade
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:34 pm
Cheers Gassey, glad you enjoyed.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:37 pm
@jo anne wrote:Evening Ray Smile


2)  amateurish 
3)  Hogwash
5)  Norman wisdom
6)  clement
8 )  Ealing  
10) lemonade

Evening Jo Anne.

Very well done you, I didn't give as many hints as usual cos I'm mean LOL Laughing
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:39 pm
Thanks for those, Ray, I've checked out the other answers already Very Happy

I can't work out Surrey though?
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:52 pm
@jo anne wrote:Thanks for those, Ray, I've checked out the other answers already Very Happy

I can't work out Surrey though?

Thank you Jo Anne.

'Surrey' is a reference to the song from the musical 'Oklahoma',

'The Surrey with the fringe on top'.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:59 pm
1. Surrey


2. Amateurish


3. Hogwash


4. Fathom


5. Norman Wisdom


6. Clement


7. A little bird


8. Ealing


9. Detergents


10 Lemonade
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:27 pm
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Surrey


2. Amateurish


3. Hogwash


4. Fathom


5. Norman Wisdom


6. Clement


7. A little bird


8. Ealing


9. Detergents


10 Lemonade

An excellent bit of Xwording mon ami, very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:32 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:
Thank you Jo Anne.

'Surrey' is a reference to the song from the musical 'Oklahoma',

'The Surrey with the fringe on top'.

Thanks, Ray, I've not haired of that. Very Happy
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 21-2-18

on Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:34 pm
Very well done to all tonight's crossworders.

A very high standard indeed.


Here are the solutions:-


WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 21-2-18


1) County, with a fringe on top. (6)
SURREY

2) Battered hat I am sure is unprofessional. (10)
AMATUERISH

3) It’s nonsesnse making a pig clean. (7)
HOGWASH

4) Comprehend six feet. (6)
FATHOM

5) Comedian displaying French shrewdness (6, 6)
NORMAN WISDOM

6) Section of article men thought mild. (7)
CLEMENT

7) An informer, so they say, doing a short prison sentence. (1, 6, 4)
A LITTLE BIRD

8 ) The role of the ‘ospital in London (6)
EALING

9) Cleaners discourage toffs. (10)
DETERGENTS

10) Drink or meal done badly. (8 )
LEMONADE


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