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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Wed 11 Apr - 20:00
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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.

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Thu 12 Apr - 20:39
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Pepys 'Sounds like' PEPYS mon ami.


2. Ascertain


3. Tabard


4. Useless


5. President


6. Lyric


7. Medium


8. Boarding Pass


9. Fortresses


10. Esperanto

Apart from Clue 1, a really solid bit of Xwording mon ami,.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 11-4-18

on Thu 12 Apr - 20:41
@marieM wrote: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.

Thanks Marie.

You've done really well, you're not hopeless at all.

It's good to see you joining in.
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