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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 20:00
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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, 21:57
Thanks, Ray Very Happy
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 21:59
1. Snap. This "easy one" took me a while to figure out given that the abbreviation for second is "sec".


2. Seven deadly sins


3. Career?


4. Appreciation


5. Why are we waiting


6. Pandas


7. Rasher (There are two usual words for hesitation!)


8. Alchemist


9. Bobbin


10. Spoonerism
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 22:41
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Very Happy

You're very welcome Jo Anne.
Well done you.
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on Wed Feb 28 2018, 22:47
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Snap. WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300 This "easy one" took me a while to figure out given that the abbreviation for second is "sec".


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


3. Career?


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


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


6. Pandas WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300


7. Rasher (There are two usual words for hesitation!) WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300


8. Alchemist someone who would need clear skies.


9. Bobbin WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300


10. Spoonerism WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300

'sec' is AN abbreviation for second, but the usual crossworders abbreviation
is 'S', as in f/s (feet per second) or acceleration due to gravity f/s2 (feet per second squared)

Anyroad an excellent bit of Xwording mon ami.


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on Thu Mar 01 2018, 07:11
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Snap.  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300  This "easy one" took me a while to figure out given that the abbreviation for second is "sec".


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


3. Career?


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


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


6. Pandas WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300


7. Rasher (There are two usual words for hesitation!)  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300


8. Alchemist someone who would need clear skies.


9. Bobbin WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300


10. Spoonerism WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 28-2-18 - Page 2 154235300  

'sec' is AN abbreviation for second, but the usual crossworders abbreviation
is 'S', as in f/s (feet per second) or acceleration due to gravity f/s2 (feet per second squared)

Anyroad an excellent bit of Xwording mon ami.




Merci, bien. I must confess I don't recall coming across the 'second' business in any crossword I've done.

And I was making #8 more cryptic than it actually was!
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