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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-4-18

on Wed 25 Apr 2018 - 20:00
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WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 25-4-18  

1)  A spell of bowling is finished.  (4)   _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.
BOWLING in this case is cricket.


2)  A crew that's under represented creates voyage into the unknown.  (9, 6)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _       _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (represented) of A CREW THAT'S UNDER.  

 
3)  Casual piece, watch.  (4, 5)  P _ _ _        T _ _ _ _
PIECE as in a fraction of.
What a WATCH might be called.
What you might call a casual worker.


4)  Don’t accept garbage.  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
A double definition.
Can you suss it?


5)  Like one who supplies bowlers and bats.  (3, 2, 1 6)  M _ _       _ _    A      H _ _ _ _ _
Bowlers in this case is headwear.
Bats in this case is crazy.
 

6)  Hindu pacifist who is engaged in booing and hissing.  (5)  _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Colourful record covers for an old song. (12)  G _ _ _ _ S _ _ _ _ _ S
Can you suss it?
 

8 )  Wan friend takes cover.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
A 3 letter word for a FRIEND, followed by a 3 letter word for COVER
(noun).
 

9)  Turn over, failure, what’s afoot.  (4, 4)   F _ _ _     F _ _ _
No help..
 

 10)  Love Vermeer’s work for all time.  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram of VERMEER and the single letter tennis score of LOVE.

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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-4-18

on Thu 26 Apr 2018 - 12:39
Very well done to all the Xworders.


WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 25-4-18

1) A spell of bowling is finished. (4)
OVER

2) A crew that's under represented creates voyage into the unknown. (9, 6)
UNCHARTED WATERS

3) Casual piece, watch. (4, 5)
PART TIMER

4) Don’t accept garbage. (6)
REFUSE

5) Like one who supplies bowlers and bats. (3, 2, 1 6)
MAD AS A HATTER

6) Hindu pacifist who is engaged in booing and hissing. (5)
GANDHI

7) Colourful record covers for an old song. (12)
GREENSLEEVES

8 ) Wan friend takes cover. (6)
PALLID

9) Turn over, failure, what’s afoot. (4, 4)
FLIP FLOP

10) Love Vermeer’s work for all time. (8 )
EVERMORE

marieM
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-4-18

on Thu 26 Apr 2018 - 16:46
Thanks Ray for your hard work. Cryptics are not my strongest point but I enjoyed it.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-4-18

on Thu 26 Apr 2018 - 17:44
You did really well Marie,

nice to see you joining in.
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