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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:00
A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-4-18

1)  Inexpensive fish for a skinflint.  (10)   C _ _ _ _ S _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.
A 5 letter word for INEXPENSIVE, followed by a 5 letter FISH.
   

2)  Terribly rude when theatre is off.  (5, 3, 7)  _ _ _ _ _      _ _ _      _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (terribly) of  RUDE  WHEN  THEATRE.
 

3)  Illegal racket, Private Investigator says “it’s fishy”. (6)   S _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter crime RACKET, followed by the abbreviation for PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR.
       

4)  Recite “farewell, my lovely” from memory.  (7)  _ _       H _ _ _ _
How you might say “farewell, my lovely”.
Can you suss it?


5)  Where wine may be made from cat water in France  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
How you might say CAT WATER in French..


(6)  Some wear a cheerful expression in ailment.   (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  One marsh when tuned over becomes a desert.  (4)  _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.


8 ) Pure, but pursued by the sound of it.  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
A word meaning PURE, but sounds like being PURSUED.


9)  Military display of design on skin.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
A double definition, can you suss it?.
 
   
10)  Dreadful sound coming from disorganised creches  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (disorganised) of CRECHES.


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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:12
1 Cheapskate
2 Under the weather,don't make sense Ray but all the letters are there.
3 Scampi
5 Chateau
6 Earache
7 Gobi
8 Chaste
9 Tattoo
10 Screech
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:13
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-4-18

1)  Inexpensive fish for a skinflint.  (10)   C _ _ _ _ S _ _ _ _...Cheap skate
An easy one to start with.
A 5 letter word for INEXPENSIVE, followed by a 5 letter FISH.
   

2)  Terribly rude when theatre is off.  (5, 3, 7)  _ _ _ _ _      _ _ _      _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (terribly) of  RUDE  WHEN  THEATRE.
 

3)  Illegal racket, Private Investigator says “it’s fishy”. (6)   S _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter crime RACKET, followed by the abbreviation for PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR.
       

4)  Recite “farewell, my lovely” from memory.  (7)  _ _       H _ _ _ _...By Heart
How you might say “farewell, my lovely”.
Can you suss it?


5)  Where wine may be made from cat water in France  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _'''Chateau
How you might say CAT WATER in French..


(6)  Some wear a cheerful expression in ailment.   (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..earache
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  One marsh when tuned over becomes a desert.  (4)  _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.


Cool Pure, but pursued by the sound of it.  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _..Chaste
A word meaning PURE, but sounds like being PURSUED.


9)  Military display of design on skin.  (4)   _ _ _ _..Tattoo.But only 4 letters?
A double definition, can you suss it?.
 
   
10)  Dreadful sound coming from disorganised creches  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Screech
A final anagram (disorganised) of CRECHES.
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:15
4 By heart
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:16
@maureen wrote:1 Cheapskate WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
2 Under the weather,don't make sense Ray but all the letters are there. WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300 The cue word is 'OFF'
3 Scampi:Tick:
5 Chateau WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
6 Earache WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
7 Gobi WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
8 Chaste WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
9 Tattoo WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
10 Screech WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300

Evening Mo.

Brilliant Xwording, very well done.

I forgot to underline the word OFF in clue 2 on my original post but edited it later.
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:17
@maureen wrote:4 By heart WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300

That's the bunny.
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:20
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-4-18

1)  Inexpensive fish for a skinflint.  (10)   C _ _ _ _ S _ _ _ _...Cheap skate  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
An easy one to start with.
A 5 letter word for INEXPENSIVE, followed by a 5 letter FISH.
   

2)  Terribly rude when theatre is off.  (5, 3, 7)  _ _ _ _ _      _ _ _      _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (terribly) of  RUDE  WHEN  THEATRE.
 

3)  Illegal racket, Private Investigator says “it’s fishy”. (6)   S _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter crime RACKET, followed by the abbreviation for PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR.
       

4)  Recite “farewell, my lovely” from memory.  (7)  _ _       H _ _ _ _...By Heart  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
How you might say “farewell, my lovely”.
Can you suss it?


5)  Where wine may be made from cat water in France  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _'''Chateau WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
How you might say CAT WATER in French..


(6)  Some wear a cheerful expression in ailment.   (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..earache  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  One marsh when tuned over becomes a desert.  (4)  _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.


Cool Pure, but pursued by the sound of it.  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _..Chaste WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
A word meaning PURE, but sounds like being PURSUED.


9)  Military display of design on skin.  (6)  _ _  _ _ _ _..Tattoo.But only 4 letters? WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300  soz, it's 6 letters Embarassed
A double definition, can you suss it?.
 
   
10)  Dreadful sound coming from disorganised creches  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Screech  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
A final anagram (disorganised) of CRECHES.[/color]


Evening Mrs A.

Sorry for the cock up on Clue 9.

Hope you're feeling a little better today
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:38
Thanks again Ray for another belter, I just love your clues. WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 709307421
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 20:47
@maureen wrote: Thanks again Ray for another belter, I just love your clues. WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 709307421

Thanks Mo.

You were on top form tonight, well done.
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 21:08
Evening, Ray, thanks for those Smile

1 Cheapskate
2 Under the weather
3 Scampi
4 by heart
5 Chateau
6 Earache
7 Gobi
8 Chaste
9 Tattoo
10 Screech
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on Wed Apr 18 2018, 21:43
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray, thanks for those Smile

1 Cheapskate WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
2 Under the weather WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
3 Scampi WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
4 by heart WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
5 Chateau WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
6 Earache WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
7 Gobi WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
8 Chaste WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
9 Tattoo WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
10 Screech WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300

Evening Jo Anne.

Really excellent Xwording from you, well done.

Soz for late marking, it was ablutions time LOL Embarassed Laughing
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on Thu Apr 19 2018, 07:18
1. Cheapskate


2. Under the weather


3. Scampi


4. By heart


5. Chateau


6. Earache


7. Gobi


8. Chaste


9. Tattoo


10. Screech
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on Thu Apr 19 2018, 10:52
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-4-18

1)  Inexpensive fish for a skinflint.  (10)   CHEAP SKATE
An easy one to start with.
A 5 letter word for INEXPENSIVE, followed by a 5 letter FISH.
   

2)  Terribly rude when theatre is off.  (5, 3, 7)  UNDER THE WEATHER
An anagram (terribly) of  RUDE  WHEN  THEATRE.
 

3)  Illegal racket, Private Investigator says “it’s fishy”. (6)   SCAMPI_
A 4 letter crime RACKET, followed by the abbreviation for PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR.
       

4)  Recite “farewell, my lovely” from memory.  (7)  BY HEART
How you might say “farewell, my lovely”.
Can you suss it?


5)  Where wine may be made from cat water in France  (7) CHATEAU
How you might say CAT WATER in French..


(6)  Some wear a cheerful expression in ailment.   (7)  EARACHE
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  One marsh when tuned over becomes a desert.  (4) GOBI
Can you suss it?.


8 ) Pure, but pursued by the sound of it.  (6) CHASTE
A word meaning PURE, but sounds like being PURSUED.


9)  Military display of design on skin.  (6)   TATTOO
A double definition, can you suss it?.
 
   
10)  Dreadful sound coming from disorganised creches  (7)  SCREECH
A final anagram (disorganised) of CRECHES.


MORNING RAY THANKS FOR THESE BELTERS
SHOULD BE HOME FOR'T QUIZ TOMORROW WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 709307421
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on Thu Apr 19 2018, 13:02
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Cheapskate WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


2. Under the weather WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


3. Scampi WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


4. By heart WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


5. Chateau WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


6. Earache WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


7. Gobi WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


8. Chaste WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


9. Tattoo WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300


10. Screech WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300

A really solid bit of Xwording mon ami, well done.
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on Thu Apr 19 2018, 13:05
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a try at these teasers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-4-18

1)  Inexpensive fish for a skinflint.  (10)   CHEAP SKATE WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
An easy one to start with.
A 5 letter word for INEXPENSIVE, followed by a 5 letter FISH.
   

2)  Terribly rude when theatre is off.  (5, 3, 7)  UNDER THE WEATHER WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
An anagram (terribly) of  RUDE  WHEN  THEATRE.
 

3)  Illegal racket, Private Investigator says “it’s fishy”. (6)   SCAMPI_ WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
A 4 letter crime RACKET, followed by the abbreviation for PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR.
       

4)  Recite “farewell, my lovely” from memory.  (7)  BY HEART WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
How you might say “farewell, my lovely”.
Can you suss it?


5)  Where wine may be made from cat water in France  (7)  CHATEAU WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
How you might say CAT WATER in French..


(6)  Some wear a cheerful expression in ailment.   (7)  EARACHE WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  One marsh when tuned over becomes a desert.  (4)  GOBI WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
Can you suss it?.


8 ) Pure, but pursued by the sound of it.  (6)  CHASTE WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
A word meaning PURE, but sounds like being PURSUED.


9)  Military display of design on skin.  (6)   TATTOO WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
A double definition, can you suss it?.
 
   
10)  Dreadful sound coming from disorganised creches  (7)  SCREECH WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 154235300
A final anagram (disorganised) of CRECHES.


MORNING RAY THANKS FOR THESE BELTERS
SHOULD BE HOME FOR'T QUIZ TOMORROW WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-4-18 709307421

Thank you Gassey.

A really excellent bit of Xwording from you, well done.

Good to know you'll be on for the quiz tomorrow.
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on Thu Apr 19 2018, 17:30
Well done to all the crossworders yesterday and today.

A very high standard as usual.

Here are the solutions.



WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-4-18

1)  Inexpensive fish for a skinflint.  (10)  
CHEAPSKATE

2)  Terribly rude when theatre is off.  (5, 3, 7)  
UNDER  THE WEATHER

3)  Illegal racket, Private Investigator says “it’s fishy”. (6)  
         SCAMPI    

4)  Recite “farewell, my lovely” from memory.  (2, 5)  
BY HEART      

5)  Where wine may be made from cat water in France  (7)  
CHATEAU          

(6)  Some wear a cheerful expression in ailment.   (7)  
EARACHE    

7)  One marsh when tuned over becomes a desert.  (4)  
GOBI    

8 ) Pure, but pursued by the sound of it.  (6)  
CHASTE      

9)  Military display of design on skin.  (4)  
   TATTOO    
   
10)  Dreadful sound coming from disorganised creches  (7)  
  SCREECH
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