Share
Go down
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:00
A very Good Evening to you Rejects.
It’s our midweek medley of mindteasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 11-4-18    

1)  A diarist, we hear, takes a look.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with, no help.


2)  Find out a canister’s cracked.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (cracked) of A CANISTER


3)  What could be thanks to Shakespeare's tunic.  (6)   T _ _ _ _ D
A 2 letter informal word for thanks, followed by the 4 letter word that Shakespeare is sometimes called.
 

4)  Ineffectual, tell somebody to be more economical.  (7)   U _ _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?


5)  Quiet inhabitant lives in the White House  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?, easy peasy.
 

6)  Truly rich setting for verse. (5)   _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7) The average Psychic. (6)  M _ _ _ _ _
A double definition see if you can suss it.
 

8 )  Swine, big noise, doctor and idiot get authorisation to fly.  (8, 4 )   B _ _ _ _ _  _ _       P _ _ _
A 4 letter pig.
A 3 letter noise.
A 2 letter doctor.
A 3 letter idiot.
 

9)  In favour of locks in secure places.  (10)   F _ _ T _ _ _ _ _ S
A 3 letter word for IN FAVOUR OF, followed by LOCKS OF HAIR.
 

10)  Language into neat prose may be translated.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _
A final anagram (translated) of  NEAT PROSE.
avatar
Admin
Admin
Posts : 42871
Join date : 2013-12-04

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:09
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects.
It’s our midweek medley of mindteasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 11-4-18    

1)  A diarist, we hear, takes a look.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _..Peeps
An easy one to start with, no help.


2)  Find out a canister’s cracked.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (cracked) of A CANISTER


3)  What could be thanks to Shakespeare's tunic.  (6)   T _ _ _ _ D..Tabard
A 2 letter informal word for thanks, followed by the 4 letter word that Shakespeare is sometimes called.
 

4)  Ineffectual, tell somebody to be more economical.  (7)   U _ _ _ _ _ _...Useless
Can you suss it?


5)  Quiet inhabitant lives in the White House  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?, easy peasy.
 

6)  Truly rich setting for verse. (5)   _ _ _ _ _''Lyric
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7) The average Psychic. (6)  M _ _ _ _ _...Medium
A double definition see if you can suss it.
 

8 )  Swine, big noise, doctor and idiot get authorisation to fly.  (8, 4 )   B _ _ _ _ _  _ _       P _ _ _
A 4 letter pig.
A 3 letter noise.''''Boarding pass
A 2 letter doctor.
A 3 letter idiot.
 

9)  In favour of locks in secure places.  (10)   F _ _ T _ _ _ _ _ S...Fortresses
A 3 letter word for IN FAVOUR OF, followed by LOCKS OF HAIR.
 

10)  Language into neat prose may be translated.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _ ...Esperanto
A final anagram (translated) of  NEAT PROSE.
avatar
maureen
Posts : 2879
Join date : 2014-07-28
Location : Wigan

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:11
1 Pepys
2 Ascertain
3 Tabard
5 President
6 Lyric
7 Medium
8 Boarding pass
9 Fortresses
10 All I can get for this Ray is personate and know it can't be correct.
avatar
Admin
Admin
Posts : 42871
Join date : 2013-12-04

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:12
2 Ascertain
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:13
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects.
It’s our midweek medley of mindteasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 11-4-18    

1)  A diarist, we hear, takes a look.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _..Peeps
An easy one to start with, no help.


2)  Find out a canister’s cracked.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (cracked) of A CANISTER


3)  What could be thanks to Shakespeare's tunic.  (6)   T _ _ _ _ D..Tabard
A 2 letter informal word for thanks, followed by the 4 letter word that Shakespeare is sometimes called.
 

4)  Ineffectual, tell somebody to be more economical.  (7)   U _ _ _ _ _ _...Useless
Can you suss it?


5)  Quiet inhabitant lives in the White House  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?, easy peasy.
 

6)  Truly rich setting for verse. (5)   _ _ _ _ _''Lyric
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7) The average Psychic. (6)  M _ _ _ _ _...Medium
A double definition see if you can suss it.
 

8 )  Swine, big noise, doctor and idiot get authorisation to fly.  (8, 4 )   B _ _ _ _ _  _ _       P _ _ _
A 4 letter pig.
A 3 letter noise.''''Boarding pass
A 2 letter doctor.
A 3 letter idiot.
 

9)  In favour of locks in secure places.  (10)   F _ _ T _ _ _ _ _ S...Fortresses
A 3 letter word for IN FAVOUR OF, followed by LOCKS OF HAIR.
 

10)  Language into neat prose may be translated.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _ ...Esperanto
A final anagram (translated) of  NEAT PROSE.

Evening Mrs A.

A brilliant (and fast) start.

I'm sure you'll be back for seconds.
avatar
Admin
Admin
Posts : 42871
Join date : 2013-12-04

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:16
Buggers I've just got number 5 . P = Quiet. I was over thunking again
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:17
@maureen wrote:1 Pepys
2 Ascertain
3 Tabard
5 President
6 Lyric
7 Medium
8 Boarding pass
9 Fortresses
10 All I can get for this Ray is personate and know it can't be correct.

Evening Mo.

Brilliant Xwording as usual/

Clue 1 - It 'sounds like PEPYS.

Clue 10 - It's an artificial language.
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:18
@Admin wrote:2 Ascertain

That's the bunny.
avatar
maureen
Posts : 2879
Join date : 2014-07-28
Location : Wigan

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:19
Got it now too late,Esperanto.
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:20
@Admin wrote:Buggers I've just got number 5 .  P = Quiet.  I was over thunking again

Yes, 'P' + RESIDENT.
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:20
@maureen wrote:Got it now too late,Esperanto.

Well done Mo.
avatar
maureen
Posts : 2879
Join date : 2014-07-28
Location : Wigan

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:21
And of course Peeps another too late.
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:22
@maureen wrote:And of course Peeps another too late.

Yes, very well done Mo.
avatar
maureen
Posts : 2879
Join date : 2014-07-28
Location : Wigan

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:25
I'm spluttering Ray,just had my shower and in middle of doing my hair ready for tomorrow.
Anyway thanks again for another belter..you're a good un.
avatar
jo anne
Posts : 2931
Join date : 2015-06-04

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:28
Evening, Ray Smile

1)  Pepys 
3)  Tabard
4)  useless
6)  Lyric  
7) Medium
8 )  boarding pass
9)  Fortresses
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:30
@maureen wrote:I'm spluttering Ray,just had my shower and in middle  of doing my hair ready for tomorrow.
Anyway thanks again for another belter..you're a good un.

Thank you very much

Very well done tonight.


Mo, just say, have a safe journey tomorrow.
I hope it’s a perfect day for you.

avatar
maureen
Posts : 2879
Join date : 2014-07-28
Location : Wigan

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:34
Ta Ray.
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:35
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)  Pepys  Sounds like PEPYS Jo Anne
3)  Tabard
4)  useless
6)  Lyric   
7) Medium
8 )  boarding pass
9)  Fortresses

Evening Jo Anne.

Excellent Xwording.

Clue 1 solution is not quite right though.
avatar
Admin
Admin
Posts : 42871
Join date : 2013-12-04

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 22:00
Many thanks for tonights entertainment RMJ
avatar
jo anne
Posts : 2931
Join date : 2015-06-04

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 22:06
Thanks for those, Ray. I’ve peeped to find out 1) Smile
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 23:51
Thanks Mrs A.

Thanks Jo Anne.



Gassey is away this week so I'm holding the solutions over for a while.

Anyroad, well done with the cryptics
avatar
Gassey
Posts : 1734
Join date : 2016-10-18
Age : 65
Location : Pemberton

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Thu 12 Apr - 14:08
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects.
It’s our midweek medley of mindteasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 11-4-18    

1)  A diarist, we hear, takes a look.  (5)  PEEPS
An easy one to start with, no help.


2)  Find out a canister’s cracked.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (cracked) of A CANISTER


3)  What could be thanks to Shakespeare's tunic.  (6)   TABARD
A 2 letter informal word for thanks, followed by the 4 letter word that Shakespeare is sometimes called.
 

4)  Ineffectual, tell somebody to be more economical.  (7)   USELESS
Can you suss it?


5)  Quiet inhabitant lives in the White House  (9)  PRESIDENT
Can you suss it?, easy peasy.
 

6)  Truly rich setting for verse. (5)   LYRIC
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7) The average Psychic. (6)  MEDIUM
A double definition see if you can suss it.
 

8 )  Swine, big noise, doctor and idiot get authorisation to fly.  (8, 4 )   BHARDING       PASS
A 4 letter pig.
A 3 letter noise.
A 2 letter doctor.
A 3 letter idiot.
 

9)  In favour of locks in secure places.  (10)   FORTRESS
A 3 letter word for IN FAVOUR OF, followed by LOCKS OF HAIR.
 

10)  Language into neat prose may be translated.  (9)   ESPARANTO
A final anagram (translated) of  NEAT PROSE.


HI Ray its next week I'm away mate
just mauling and scrawling last night

Thanks for the clues
avatar
Hieronymous
Posts : 6010
Join date : 2013-12-05
Location : The front of beyond

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Thu 12 Apr - 14:53
1. Pepys


2. Ascertain


3. Tabard


4. Useless


5. President


6. Lyric


7. Medium


8. Boarding Pass


9. Fortresses


10. Esperanto
marieM
Posts : 769
Join date : 2013-12-10

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Thu 12 Apr - 16:59
1. Peeps
3. Tabard
4. Useless
8. Boarding Pass
9. Fortresses

Ray I am hopeless at cryptics but I have enjoyed it. I don't know how you do it.
avatar
raymyjamie
Posts : 13653
Join date : 2013-12-12
Location : Howfen near the Hindley border

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Thu 12 Apr - 20:35
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects.
It’s our midweek medley of mindteasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 11-4-18    

1)  A diarist, we hear, takes a look.  (5)  PEEPS
An easy one to start with, no help.


2)  Find out a canister’s cracked.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (cracked) of A CANISTER


3)  What could be thanks to Shakespeare's tunic.  (6)   TABARD
A 2 letter informal word for thanks, followed by the 4 letter word that Shakespeare is sometimes called.
 

4)  Ineffectual, tell somebody to be more economical.  (7)   USELESS
Can you suss it?


5)  Quiet inhabitant lives in the White House  (9)  PRESIDENT
Can you suss it?, easy peasy.
 

6)  Truly rich setting for verse. (5)   LYRIC
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7) The average Psychic. (6)  MEDIUM
A double definition see if you can suss it.
 

8 )  Swine, big noise, doctor and idiot get authorisation to fly.  (8, 4 )   BOARDING       PASS
A 4 letter pig.
A 3 letter noise.
A 2 letter doctor.
A 3 letter idiot.
 

9)  In favour of locks in secure places.  (10)   FORTRESS
A 3 letter word for IN FAVOUR OF, followed by LOCKS OF HAIR.
 

10)  Language into neat prose may be translated.  (9)   ESPARANTO
A final anagram (translated) of  NEAT PROSE.


HI Ray its next week I'm away mate
just mauling and scrawling last night

Thanks for the clues

Excellent Xwording Gassey, well done,

Thanks for the heads up re your holiday.
Sponsored content

Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

Back to top
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum