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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:00
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 28-2-18

1)  Woke up to sudden sharp sound after second sleep.  (4)   _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The abbreviation for SECOND, followed by a light sleep.


2)  These vices include envy with idle sadness in some versions.  (5, 6, 4)   S _ _ _ _      D _ _ _ _ _      S _ _ _
An anagram (some versions) of  ENVY and IDLE SADNESS


3)  Getting through last course? (6)    C _ _ _ _ _
A double definition.
The first, maybe  getting through life.
The second being the covering course of masonry of a wall.
       

4)  Gratitude for increase in value.  (12)   A _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  N
A double definition see if you can work it out.


5)  Chorus created for late performance. (3, 3, 2, 7)   W _ _      A _ _      W _       W _ _ _ _ _ _
What you might chant for something that is late.


6)  Animals found in a toyshop and a supermarket
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  Hasty with hesitation in getting bacon.  (6)   R _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter word for HASTY, followed by the usual 2 letter word for HESITATION.
   

8 )  Scientist who may have difficulty working under a cloud.  (10)   A _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
This scientist definitely needs clear skies.


9)  Hope and Crosby almost reel.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
The first name of Hope, and almost all the first name of Crosby.

   
10)  Queer old dean / Dear Old Queen say, breaking no promises  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (breaking) of NO PROMISES.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:12
@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 28-2-18

1)  Woke up to sudden sharp sound after second sleep.  (4)   SNAP
An easy one to start us off.
The abbreviation for SECOND, followed by a light sleep.


2)  These vices include envy with idle sadness in some versions.  (5, 6, 4)   SEVEN   DEADLY .SINS

An anagram (some versions) of  ENVY and IDLE SADNESS


3)  Getting through last course? (6)    COPING
A double definition.
The first, maybe  getting through life.
The second being the covering course of masonry of a wall.
       

4)  Gratitude for increase in value.  (12)   AAPPRECIATION
A double definition see if you can work it out.


5)  Chorus created for late performance. (3, 3, 2, 7)   WHY    A RE      WE     WAITING
What you might chant for something that is late.


6)  Animals found in a toyshop and a supermarket
In consecutive letters in the clue.   PANDAS
   

7)  Hasty with hesitation in getting bacon.  (6)   RASHER
A 4 letter word for HASTY, followed by the usual 2 letter word for HESITATION.
   

8 )  Scientist who may have difficulty working under a cloud.  (10)   ASTRONOMER
This scientist definitely needs clear skies.


9)  Hope and Crosby almost reel.  (6)   BOBBIN
The first name of Hope, and almost all the first name of Crosby.

   
10)  Queer old dean / Dear Old Queen say, breaking no promises  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (breaking) of NO PROMISES.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:12
Evening Ray no 10 is wip
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:13
1.?

2 Seven deadly sins

3 Coping

4.Appreciation

5. Why are we waiting

6. Panda

7 Rasher

8 Astronomer
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:16
1 Snap
2 Seven deadly sins
3 Coping
5Why are we waiting
6 Pandas
7 Rasher
8 Astronomer
9 Bobbing
10 Spoonerism
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:20
@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 28-2-18

1)  Woke up to sudden sharp sound after second sleep.  (4)   SNAP WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
An easy one to start us off.
The abbreviation for SECOND, followed by a light sleep.


2)  These vices include envy with idle sadness in some versions.  (5, 6, 4)   SEVEN   DEADLY .SINS WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

An anagram (some versions) of  ENVY and IDLE SADNESS


3)  Getting through last course? (6)    COPING WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
A double definition.
The first, maybe  getting through life.
The second being the covering course of masonry of a wall.
       

4)  Gratitude for increase in value.  (12)   AAPPRECIATION WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
A double definition see if you can work it out.


5)  Chorus created for late performance. (3, 3, 2, 7)   WHY    A RE      WE     WAITING WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
What you might chant for something that is late.


6)  Animals found in a toyshop and a supermarket
In consecutive letters in the clue.   PANDAS WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
   

7)  Hasty with hesitation in getting bacon.  (6)   RASHER WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
A 4 letter word for HASTY, followed by the usual 2 letter word for HESITATION.
   

8 )  Scientist who may have difficulty working under a cloud.  (10)   ASTRONOMER WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
This scientist definitely needs clear skies.


9)  Hope and Crosby almost reel.  (6)   BOBBIN WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
The first name of Hope, and almost all the first name of Crosby.

   
10)  Queer old dean / Dear Old Queen say, breaking no promises  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (breaking) of NO PROMISES.

Very well done indeed Gassey.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:22
@Admin wrote:1.?

2 Seven deadly sins WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

3 Coping WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

4.Appreciation WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

5. Why are we waiting WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

6. Panda WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

7 Rasher WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

8 Astronomer WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

Very well done Mrs A
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:24
@maureen wrote:1 Snap WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
2 Seven deadly sins WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
3 Coping WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
5Why are we waiting WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
6 Pandas WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
7 Rasher WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
8 Astronomer WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
9 Bobbing WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
10 Spoonerism WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

Evening Mo.
Excellent Xwording as usual.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:32
Spoonerism!!!!!     Well done Maureen  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 1149966045

That was a real yed warcher
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:39
@Gassey wrote:Spoonerism!!!!!     Well done Maureen  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 1149966045

That was a real yed warcher

Yes indeed, well done she.

I thought the 'Queer old Dean / Dear old Queen'was a good clue.

Anyroad excellent Xwording from you Gassey, and in super time too.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:45
Thanks once more Ray,I really enjoy these.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:48
Thanks Gassey,you were quicker than me though.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:56
Ray i was stumped with this for an hour in todays WIP

Its great rising to a stubborn intolerant person. ( 5)
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:59
@maureen wrote:Thanks once more Ray,I really enjoy these.

Thanks Mo, you're a cracker at these,
very well done tonight.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:05
@Gassey wrote:Ray i was stumped with this for an hour in todays WIP

Its great rising to a stubborn intolerant person. ( 5)


Im on it Gassey.

When you see the word rising, you can always say it's 'down' clue.


So either 'IT'S' rising OR a word for GREAT is rising, or even 'TO' is rising.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:12
Great = BIG

O = TO rising.
T

B
I
G
O
T


Hope I'm right.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:16
Spot on Ray , thats what I got and it fits in took me an hour though

Thanks for tonights questions Ray  brilliant cheers cheers cheers
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:18
Thanks Gassey, you're very welcome.

Chuffed I got it right.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:37
Evening, Ray Smile

1) snap
2) seven deadly sins

5)  why are we waiting
6)  Panda
7)  Rasher
8 )  astronomist
9)  bobbin 
10) spoonerisms 

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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:39
Ha ha a bit late but I got Bigot. Thanks for tonights cryptics RMJ. WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 709307421
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:42
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) snap WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
2) seven deadly sins WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300

5)  why are we waiting WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
6)  Pandas WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
7)  Rasher WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
8 )  astronomister
9)  bobbin  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300
10) spoonerisms WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 154235300


Evening Jo Anne.

What blinkin' time do you call this!!!!!!!!!1 LOL, only kiddin' Embarassed Laughing

Very well done indeed, pat on the back.
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@Admin wrote:Ha ha a bit late but I got Bigot.  Thanks for tonights cryptics RMJ. WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 709307421

Cheers Mrs A.

Very well done getting BIGOT.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:46
Thanks, Ray, and sorry, I forgot all about it being Wednesday Embarassed
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:49
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray, and sorry, I forgot all about it being Wednesday Embarassed

Jo Anne, you're a 'notreet' LOL.

Better late than never WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 3530011831

An excellent bit of Xwording from you.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:55
Very well done to all our Crossworders toonite  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 3530011831  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 3530011831  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 3530011831

A little academic, but here are the answers:-



WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 28-2-18

1)  Woke up to sudden sharp sound after second sleep.  (4)  
SNAP      

2)  These vices include envy with idle sadness in some versions.  (5, 6, 4)
SEVEN DEADLY SINS    

3)  Getting through last course? (6
         COPING      

4)  Gratitude for increase in value.  (12)  
 APPRECIATION    

5)  Chorus created for late performance. (3, 3, 2, 7)  
WHY  ARE WE WAITING      

6)  Animals found in a toyshop and a supermarket.  (6)
    PANDAS      

7)  Hasty with hesitation in getting bacon.  (6)  
    RASHER    

8 )  Scientist who may have difficulty working under a cloud.  (10)  
  ASTRONOMER      

9)  Hope and Crosby almost reel.  (6)  
   BOBBIN      
   
10)  Queer old dean Dear Old Queen say, breaking no promises  (10)  
SPOONERISM
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