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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:00 pm
A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a go at these gongoozlers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 2-5-18

1)  Foliage goes away.  (6)   L _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with, no help.
   

2)  An oral edict, perhaps, a statement.  (11)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (perhaps) of  AN  ORAL  EDICT.
 

3)  Beer please in Germany, right.  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
The German word for PLEASE, followed by the abbreviation for RIGHT.


4)  Going there and back to get drinks from the bar.  (5, 4)  R _ _ _ _     T _ _ _
Can you suss it?


5)  Room for people who are late?  (8 )   M _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Late in this case is DEAD.
   

6)  Some wren or mouse could be huge.   (8 ) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Soldier in pub is reasoned.  (7)  L _ _ _ _ _ L
An American soldier inside an informal name for a pub.


8 ) German composer half drunk.  (6)  B _ _ _ _ _
This is a take on the cockernee phrase for being drunk, which comprises two composer’s names.
Can you suss it?


9)  Vessel carrying a Royal Navy hooter.  (4, 3)   B _ _ _      _ _ _
A household container (vessel) with the abbreviation for A ROYAL NAVY inside (carrying).
Hooter in this case is a bird.
 
   
10)  Rips hat off a musician.  (7)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (off) of RIPS  HAT.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:10 pm
1 Leaves
2Declaration
4 Round trip
5 Mortuary
6 Enormous
7 Logical
8 Brahms
9 Barn owl
10 Harpist
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:11 pm
Evening, Ray Smile

1) Leaves
3) Bitter
4) Round trip
5) Mortuary
6) Enormous
7) Logical
10) Harpist
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:13 pm
3 Bitter
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:14 pm
@maureen wrote:1 Leaves
2Declaration
4 Round trip
5 Mortuary
6 Enormous
7 Logical
8 Brahms
9 Barn owl
10 Harpist

Evening Mo.

Absolutely brilliant Xwording, I can't believe how quick you've been.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:17 pm
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) Leaves
3) Bitter
4) Round trip
5) Mortuary
6) Enormous
7) Logical
10) Harpist

Evening Jo Anne.

Absolutely excellent Xwording, and super fast, you're on fire.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:18 pm
@maureen wrote:3 Bitter

That's the bunny Mo, well done, a full house.

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:20 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a go at these gongoozlers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 2-5-18

1)  Foliage goes away.  (6)   LEAVES
An easy one to start with, no help.
   

2)  An oral edict, perhaps, a statement.  (11)   DECLARATION
An anagram (perhaps) of  AN  ORAL  EDICT.
 

3)  Beer please in Germany, right.  (6)  BITTER
The German word for PLEASE, followed by the abbreviation for RIGHT.


4)  Going there and back to get drinks from the bar.  (5, 4)  ROUND TRIP
Can you suss it?


5)  Room for people who are late?  (8 )   MORSELEUM
Late in this case is DEAD.
   

6)  Some wren or mouse could be huge.   (8 ) ENORMOUS
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Soldier in pub is reasoned.  (7)  LOGICAL
An American soldier inside an informal name for a pub.


8 ) German composer half drunk.  (6)  BRAHMS
This is a take on the cockernee phrase for being drunk, which comprises two composer’s names.
Can you suss it?


9)  Vessel carrying a Royal Navy hooter.  (4, 3)   BARN   OWL
A household container (vessel) with the abbreviation for A ROYAL NAVY inside (carrying).
Hooter in this case is a bird.
 
   
10)  Rips hat off a musician.  (7)  HARPIST
A final anagram (off) of RIPS  HAT.


EVENING RAY No 4 WAS A GOOD UN TOOK A WHILE scratch


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:20 pm
Thanks again Ray..I love these quizzes.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:22 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a go at these gongoozlers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 2-5-18

1)  Foliage goes away.  (6)   L _ _ _ _ _ Leaves
An easy one to start with, no help.
   

2)  An oral edict, perhaps, a statement.  (11)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (perhaps) of  AN  ORAL  EDICT.
 

3)  Beer please in Germany, right.  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
The German word for PLEASE, followed by the abbreviation for RIGHT.Bitter


4)  Going there and back to get drinks from the bar.  (5, 4)  R _ _ _ _     T _ _ _
Can you suss it?


5)  Room for people who are late?  (8 )   M _ _ _ _ _ _ _.. Mourning
Late in this case is DEAD.
   

6)  Some wren or mouse could be huge.   (8 ) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Enormouse
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Soldier in pub is reasoned.  (7)  L _ _ _ _ _ L....Logical
An American soldier inside an informal name for a pub.


8 ) German composer half drunk.  (6)  B _ _ _ _ _ Brahms
This is a take on the cockernee phrase for being drunk, which comprises two composer’s names.
Can you suss it?


9)  Vessel carrying a Royal Navy hooter.  (4, 3)   B _ _ _      _ _ _.. Barn Owl
A household container (vessel) with the abbreviation for A ROYAL NAVY inside (carrying).
Hooter in this case is a bird.
 
   
10)  Rips hat off a musician.  (7)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Harpist
A final anagram (off) of RIPS  HAT.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:22 pm
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..I love these quizzes.

You're very welcome Mo, well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:26 pm
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a go at these gongoozlers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 2-5-18

1)  Foliage goes away.  (6)   LEAVES
An easy one to start with, no help.
   

2)  An oral edict, perhaps, a statement.  (11)   DECLARATION
An anagram (perhaps) of  AN  ORAL  EDICT.
 

3)  Beer please in Germany, right.  (6)  BITTER
The German word for PLEASE, followed by the abbreviation for RIGHT.


4)  Going there and back to get drinks from the bar.  (5, 4)  ROUND TRIP
Can you suss it?


5)  Room for people who are late?  (8 )   MORSELEUM  not quite right  and it's 8 letters
Late in this case is DEAD
   

6)  Some wren or mouse could be huge.   (8 ) ENORMOUS
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Soldier in pub is reasoned.  (7)  LOGICAL
An American soldier inside an informal name for a pub.


8 ) German composer half drunk.  (6)  BRAHMS
This is a take on the cockernee phrase for being drunk, which comprises two composer’s names.
Can you suss it?


9)  Vessel carrying a Royal Navy hooter.  (4, 3)   BARN   OWL
A household container (vessel) with the abbreviation for A ROYAL NAVY inside (carrying).
Hooter in this case is a bird.
 
   
10)  Rips hat off a musician.  (7)  HARPIST  
A final anagram (off) of RIPS  HAT.


EVENING RAY No 4 WAS A GOOD UN TOOK A WHILE scratch

Evening Gassey.

A real good solid bit of Xwording, very well done indeed.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 8:29 pm
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome fellow crossworders, to our midweek mindbenders.
Hope your brains are in gear.
Have a go at these gongoozlers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 2-5-18

1)  Foliage goes away.  (6)   L _ _ _ _ _  Leaves
An easy one to start with, no help.
   

2)  An oral edict, perhaps, a statement.  (11)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (perhaps) of  AN  ORAL  EDICT.
 

3)  Beer please in Germany, right.  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
The German word for PLEASE, followed by the abbreviation for RIGHT.Bitter


4)  Going there and back to get drinks from the bar.  (5, 4)  R _ _ _ _     T _ _ _
Can you suss it?


5)  Room for people who are late?  (8 )   M _ _ _ _ _ _ _.. Mourning
Late in this case is DEAD.
   

6)  Some wren or mouse could be huge.   (8 ) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Enormous
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Soldier in pub is reasoned.  (7)  L _ _ _ _ _ L....Logical
An American soldier inside an informal name for a pub.


8 ) German composer half drunk.  (6)  B _ _ _ _ _  Brahms
This is a take on the cockernee phrase for being drunk, which comprises two composer’s names.
Can you suss it?


9)  Vessel carrying a Royal Navy hooter.  (4, 3)   B _ _ _      _ _ _.. Barn Owl
A household container (vessel) with the abbreviation for A ROYAL NAVY inside (carrying).
Hooter in this case is a bird.
 
   
10)  Rips hat off a musician.  (7)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Harpist
A final anagram (off) of RIPS  HAT.

Evening Mrs A.

An excellent bit of crosswording, well done you
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 9:25 pm
8 Brahms
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 9:34 pm
1. Leaves


2. Declaration


3. Bitter


4. Round trip


5. Mortuary


6. Enormous


7. Logical


8. Brahms


9. Barn owl


10. Harpist
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 9:52 pm
@jo anne wrote:8 Brahms
Thanks, Ray Smile

You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Excellent Xwording from you tonight, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 9:56 pm
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Leaves


2. Declaration


3. Bitter


4. Round trip


5. Mortuary


6. Enormous


7. Logical


8. Brahms


9. Barn owl


10. Harpist    

A really sound bit of Xwording mon ami, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 10:02 pm
Very well done to all our regulars tonight, a really high standard as usual.

Here are the solutions:-

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 2-5-18

1)  Foliage goes away.  (6)  .
     LEAVES    

2)  An oral edict, perhaps, a statement.  (11)  
  DECLARATION    

3)  Beer please in Germany, right.  (6)  
BITTER    

4)  Going there and back to get drinks from the bar.  (5, 4)  
ROUND  TRIP      

5)  Waiting room for people who are late?  (8 )  
MORTUARY      

6)  Some wren or mouse could be huge.   (8 )
ENORMOUS  

7)  Soldier in pub is reasoned.  (7)  
LOGICAL    

8 )  German composer half drunk.  (6)
BRAHMS        

9)  Vessel carrying a Royal Navy hooter.  (4, 3)  
   BARN  OWL      
   
10)  Rips hat off a musician.  (7)
HARPIST
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 10:25 pm
Cheers RMJ, when's the wedding?
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 10:31 pm
Thank you Mrs A.

The big day is Saturday May 12th at Mold Registry Office.

We are having a holiday each side of the wedding from Wed May 9th to 16th in North Wales.

I may give you a PM to discuss Fri quiz night (May 11th).

We have been promised wi-fi, but I don't know how good it will be.

Whatever happens there'll be a quiz, I may ask somebody to post it up.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 2-5-18

on Wed May 02, 2018 10:43 pm
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