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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 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 4-4-18

1)  Play in small village.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.
A famous play AND a small village.
     

2)  He’d epic plan to reform furniture designer.  (11)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (reform) of HE’D EPIC PLAN
 

3)  Graphically describes harbour lights. (8 )   P _ _ _ R _ _ S
A clever bit of wordplay.
A 4 letter word for a HARBOUR, followed by a 4 letter word for LIGHTS.
       

4)  The Emerald Isle?.   (9)   G _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
This large island is not in Ireland.


5)  American uncle taking batchelor to dance  (5)   _ _ _ _ _
THE American uncle, followed by a Batchelor of Arts.


(6)  Some wonderful marine bird.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  High rise flat?  (7)  P L _ _ _ _ _
FLAT in this case is a geographical feature.


8 ) Changes as the morning finishes  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
The 2 letter abbreviation for MORNING, followed by the 4 letter word meaning FINISHES.


9)  German woman, female, right to the French.  (4)   _ _ _ _
The abbreviations for FEMALE and  RIGHT, followed by the French for TO THE.
 
   
10)  Rhyme about milk and rice.  (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (about) of MILK and RICE
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:11
1 Hamlet
3 Portrays
4 Greenland
5 Samba
6 Fulmar
7 Plateau
8 Amends
9 Frau
10 Limerick
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:14
@maureen wrote:1 Hamlet
3 Portrays
4 Greenland
5 Samba
6 Fulmar
7 Plateau
8 Amends
9 Frau
10 Limerick

Evening Mo.

Absolutely brilliant, I can't believe how fast you have solved them.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:15
2 Chippendale
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:18
@maureen wrote:2 Chippendale

That's the bunny Mo, very well done.

I was going to prompt you by saying a 'male exotic dancer' LOL Embarassed Laughing
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:26
Thanks again Ray..I just love these, it helps doing the Express crossword everyday,it's mostly cryptics.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:28
-Thanks ever so Our Mo.

You're an absolute whizzer on here.

As you say, having a daily dose of cryptics keeps the old brain cells working.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:46
Evening, Ray Smile

1) hamlet
2) Chippendale
3) portrays
4) Greenland
5) samba
6) fulmar
7) plateau
8 ) amends
9)frau
10) limerick
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:47
@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 4-4-18

1)  Play in small village.  (6)   HAMLET
An easy one to start with.
A famous play AND a small village.
     

2)  He’d epic plan to reform furniture designer.  (11)  CHIPPENDALE
An anagram (reform) of HE’D EPIC PLAN
 

3)  Graphically describes harbour lights. (8 )   PORTRAYS
A clever bit of wordplay.
A 4 letter word for a HARBOUR, followed by a 4 letter word for LIGHTS.
       

4)  The Emerald Isle?.   (9)   GREENLAND
This large island is not in Ireland.


5)  American uncle taking batchelor to dance  (5)   SAMBA
THE American uncle, followed by a Batchelor of Arts.


(6)  Some wonderful marine bird.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  High rise flat?  (7)  PLATEAU
FLAT in this case is a geographical feature.


8 ) Changes as the morning finishes  (6)  AMENDS
The 2 letter abbreviation for MORNING, followed by the 4 letter word meaning FINISHES.


9)  German woman, female, right to the French.  (4)   FRAU
The abbreviations for FEMALE and  RIGHT, followed by the French for TO THE.
 
   
10)  Rhyme about milk and rice.  (8 )   LIMERICK
A final anagram (about) of MILK and RICE
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:56
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) hamlet
2) Chippendale
3) portrays
4) Greenland
5) samba
6) fulmar
7) plateau
8 ) amends
9)frau
10) limerick

Evening Jo Anne.

What can I say, really first class crosswording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:58
@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 4-4-18

1)  Play in small village.  (6)   HAMLET
An easy one to start with.
A famous play AND a small village.
     

2)  He’d epic plan to reform furniture designer.  (11)  CHIPPENDALE
An anagram (reform) of HE’D EPIC PLAN
 

3)  Graphically describes harbour lights. (8 )   PORTRAYS
A clever bit of wordplay.
A 4 letter word for a HARBOUR, followed by a 4 letter word for LIGHTS.
       

4)  The Emerald Isle?.   (9)   GREENLAND
This large island is not in Ireland.


5)  American uncle taking batchelor to dance  (5)   SAMBA
THE American uncle, followed by a Batchelor of Arts.


(6)  Some wonderful marine bird.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  High rise flat?  (7)  PLATEAU
FLAT in this case is a geographical feature.


8 ) Changes as the morning finishes  (6)  AMENDS
The 2 letter abbreviation for MORNING, followed by the 4 letter word meaning FINISHES.


9)  German woman, female, right to the French.  (4)   FRAU
The abbreviations for FEMALE and  RIGHT, followed by the French for TO THE.
 
   
10)  Rhyme about milk and rice.  (8 )   LIMERICK
A final anagram (about) of MILK and RICE

Evening Gassey.

An excellent bit of crosswording, well done.

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 20:58
Thanks yet again Ray another grand round
of cryptics
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:00
You're very welcome Gassey.

I have to say the crossworders on this thread are a clever lot.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:13
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:16
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Well played you tonight.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:42
@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 4-4-18

1)  Play in small village.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _...HAMLET
An easy one to start with.
A famous play AND a small village.
     

2)  He’d epic plan to reform furniture designer.  (11)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _CHIPPENDALE
An anagram (reform) of HE’D EPIC PLAN
 

3)  Graphically describes harbour lights. (8 )   P _ _ _ R _ _ S..PORTRAYS
A clever bit of wordplay.
A 4 letter word for a HARBOUR, followed by a 4 letter word for LIGHTS.
       

4)  The Emerald Isle?.   (9)   G _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..GREENLAND
This large island is not in Ireland.


5)  American uncle taking batchelor to dance  (5)   _ _ _ _ _RUMBA
THE American uncle, followed by a Batchelor of Arts.


(6)  Some wonderful marine bird.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _FULMAR
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  High rise flat?  (7)  P L _ _ _ _ _
FLAT in this case is a geographical feature.PLATEAU


8 ) Changes as the morning finishes  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
The 2 letter abbreviation for MORNING, followed by the 4 letter word meaning FINISHES.


9)  German woman, female, right to the French.  (4)   _ _ _ _
The abbreviations for FEMALE and  RIGHT, followed by the French for TO THE...FRAU
 
   
10)  Rhyme about milk and rice.  (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ..LIMERICK
A final anagram (about) of MILK and RICE

better late than never
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:49
@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 4-4-18

1)  Play in small village.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _...HAMLET
An easy one to start with.
A famous play AND a small village.
     

2)  He’d epic plan to reform furniture designer.  (11)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _CHIPPENDALE
An anagram (reform) of HE’D EPIC PLAN
 

3)  Graphically describes harbour lights. (8 )   P _ _ _ R _ _ S..PORTRAYS
A clever bit of wordplay.
A 4 letter word for a HARBOUR, followed by a 4 letter word for LIGHTS.
       

4)  The Emerald Isle?.   (9)   G _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..GREENLAND
This large island is not in Ireland.


5)  American uncle taking batchelor to dance  (5)   _ _ _ _ _RUMBA similar, the key is the American Uncle.
THE American uncle, followed by a Batchelor of Arts.


(6)  Some wonderful marine bird.   (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _FULMAR
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  High rise flat?  (7)  P L _ _ _ _ _
FLAT in this case is a geographical feature.PLATEAU


8 ) Changes as the morning finishes  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
The 2 letter abbreviation for MORNING, followed by the 4 letter word meaning FINISHES.


9)  German woman, female, right to the French.  (4)   _ _ _ _
The abbreviations for FEMALE and  RIGHT, followed by the French for TO THE...FRAU
 
   
10)  Rhyme about milk and rice.  (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ..LIMERICK
A final anagram (about) of MILK and RICE

better late than never

Evening Mrs A.

Excellent bit of crosswording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:49
Samba then Very Happy

Oh it just came to me AM ends
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:51
@Admin wrote:Samba then Very Happy

That's the bunny , well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:55
1. Hamlet


2. Chippendale


3. Portrays


4. Greenland


5. Samba


6. ?


7. Plateau


8. Amends


9. Frau


10. Limerick
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Wed Apr 04 2018, 21:59
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Hamlet


2. Chippendale


3. Portrays


4. Greenland


5. Samba


6. ?


7. Plateau


8. Amends


9. Frau


10. Limerick

A very good evening mon ami'

Excellent crosswording indeed.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Thu Apr 05 2018, 19:17
I forgot to post the solutions  Embarassed  Laughing


WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 4-4-18

1)  Play in small village.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
     HAMLET    

2)  He’d epic plan to reform furniture designer.  (11)
CHIPPENDALE      

3)  Graphically describes harbour lights. (8 )   P _ _ _ R _ _ S
         PORTRAYS      

4)  The Emerald Isle?.   (9)  
 GREENLAND      

5)  American uncle taking batchelor to dance  (5)  
SAMBA      

(6)  Some wonderful marine bird.   (6)  
FULMAR    

7)  High rise flat?  (7)  
PLATEAU    

8 ) Changes as the morning finishes  (6)  
AMENDS        

9)  German woman, female, right to the French.  (4)  
   FRAU      
   
10)  Rhyme about milk and rice.  (8 )  
LIMERICK
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Thu Apr 05 2018, 23:16
Yer Sacked Very Happy Very Happy
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 4-4-18

on Fri Apr 06 2018, 13:22
LOL Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed Laughing

What a numpty!!!!!!!!!!!!
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