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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:00
A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whiz at this wily wordage.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-5-18

1)  Clothes to boast about?  (4)    _ _ _ _
A 4 letter word for BOAST reversed (about), to give a general name for clothes.
   

2)  Boat taking 500 in a sort of lagoon.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
The Roman numeral for 500 inside an anagram of LAGOON.


3)  Protection from French dealer in stolen goods.  (7)  _ _ F _ _ _ E
The French word for FROM, followed by the informal name for somebody
who handles stolen goods.


4)  Welcomed desire to catch Spielberg film.  (7)  G _ _ _ _ _ D
A word for DESIRE, but not nice desire, more an excessive vice,
With a 2 letter Spielberg film inside (catch)


5)  People waiting in line for a letter we hear.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.


6)  Small and delicate damsel finally taking part (5)   _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Hi-fi component required for one posting messages.  (7)  T _ _ _ _ _ R
Part of a hi-fi speaker, also somebody who posts on social media.


8 ) Vandalism may be wonderful.  (8 )  S_ _ _ _ _ _ G
Can you suss it?


9)  Happy to let in Penny, twice.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A verb meaning to let or rent goes inside (in) the letter that is the abbreviation for a penny in decimal currency and the letter that was a penny in pre-decimal currency.
 
   
10)  Awfully versatile members of the family.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (awfully) of VERSATILE.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:13
1 Garb
2 Gondola
3 Defence
5 Queue
6 Elfin
7 Tweeter
10 Relatives


Last edited by maureen on Wed May 16 2018, 20:19; edited 1 time in total
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:18
@maureen wrote:1 Brag the clue word is 'clothes'.
2 Gondola WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
3 Defence WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
5 Queue WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
6 Elfin WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
7 Tweeter WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
10 Relatives WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300

Evening Mo.

An really excellent start.

Read again the 'helpful hints' for clue 1.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:20
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whiz at this wily wordage.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-5-18

1)  Clothes to boast about?  (4)    GARB
A 4 letter word for BOAST reversed (about), to give a general name for clothes.
   

2)  Boat taking 500 in a sort of lagoon.  (7)  GONDOLA
The Roman numeral for 500 inside an anagram of LAGOON.


3)  Protection from French dealer in stolen goods.  (7)  DEFENCE
The French word for FROM, followed by the informal name for somebody
who handles stolen goods.


4)  Welcomed desire to catch Spielberg film.  (7)  GREETED
A word for DESIRE, but not nice desire, more an excessive vice,
With a 2 letter Spielberg film inside (catch)


5)  People waiting in line for a letter we hear.  (5)   QUEUE
Can you suss it?.


6)  Small and delicate damsel finally taking part (5)   ELFIN
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Hi-fi component required for one posting messages.  (7)  TWEETER
Part of a hi-fi speaker, also somebody who posts on social media.


8 ) Vandalism may be wonderful.  (8 )  SMASHING
Can you suss it?


9)  Happy to let in Penny, twice.  (7)  PLEASED
A verb meaning to let or rent goes inside (in) the letter that is the abbreviation for a penny in decimal currency and the letter that was a penny in pre-decimal currency.
 
   
10)  Awfully versatile members of the family.  (9)  RELATIVES
A final anagram (awfully) of VERSATILE.


EVENING RAY THANKS FOR ANOTHER ROUND
OF CRYPTICS ITS WELL APPRECIATED WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 709307421
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:22
Hello Ray..I've just this minute altered it..I meant to put garb down initially ..and.....nice to see you back...on another note,I've not done so good today.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:22
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whiz at this wily wordage.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-5-18

1)  Clothes to boast about?  (4)    _ _ _ _
A 4 letter word for BOAST reversed (about), to give a general name for clothes.....Brag
   

2)  Boat taking 500 in a sort of lagoon.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Gondola
The Roman numeral for 500 inside an anagram of LAGOON.


3)  Protection from French dealer in stolen goods.  (7)  _ _ F _ _ _ E...Defence
The French word for FROM, followed by the informal name for somebody
who handles stolen goods.


4)  Welcomed desire to catch Spielberg film.  (7)  G _ _ _ _ _ D
A word for DESIRE, but not nice desire, more an excessive vice,
With a 2 letter Spielberg film inside (catch)


5)  People waiting in line for a letter we hear.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Queue
Can you suss it?.


6)  Small and delicate damsel finally taking part (5)   _ _ _ _ _ ..elfin
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Hi-fi component required for one posting messages.  (7)  T _ _ _ _ _ R..tweeter
Part of a hi-fi speaker, also somebody who posts on social media.


8 ) Vandalism may be wonderful.  (8 )  S_ _ _ _ _ _ G..Smashing
Can you suss it?


9)  Happy to let in Penny, twice.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A verb meaning to let or rent goes inside (in) the letter that is the abbreviation for a penny in decimal currency and the letter that was a penny in pre-decimal currency.
 
   
10)  Awfully versatile members of the family.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..relatives
A final anagram (awfully) of VERSATILE.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:23
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whiz at this wily wordage.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-5-18

1)  Clothes to boast about?  (4)    GARB WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
A 4 letter word for BOAST reversed (about), to give a general name for clothes.
   

2)  Boat taking 500 in a sort of lagoon.  (7)  GONDOLA WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
The Roman numeral for 500 inside an anagram of LAGOON.


3)  Protection from French dealer in stolen goods.  (7)  DEFENCE WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
The French word for FROM, followed by the informal name for somebody
who handles stolen goods.


4)  Welcomed desire to catch Spielberg film.  (7)  GREETED WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
A word for DESIRE, but not nice desire, more an excessive vice,
With a 2 letter Spielberg film inside (catch)


5)  People waiting in line for a letter we hear.  (5)   QUEUE WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
Can you suss it?.


6)  Small and delicate damsel finally taking part (5)   ELFIN WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Hi-fi component required for one posting messages.  (7)  TWEETER WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
Part of a hi-fi speaker, also somebody who posts on social media.


8 ) Vandalism may be wonderful.  (8 )  SMASHING WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
Can you suss it?


9)  Happy to let in Penny, twice.  (7)  PLEASED WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
A verb meaning to let or rent goes inside (in) the letter that is the abbreviation for a penny in decimal currency and the letter that was a penny in pre-decimal currency.
 
   
10)  Awfully versatile members of the family.  (9)  RELATIVES WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
A final anagram (awfully) of VERSATILE.


EVENING RAY THANKS FOR ANOTHER ROUND
OF CRYPTICS ITS WELL APPRECIATED WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 709307421


Evening Gassey.

Brilliant crosswording as ever, very well done.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:23
4.Greeted, sorry missed that one
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:27
@maureen wrote:Hello Ray..I've just this minute altered it..I meant to put garb down initially ..and.....nice to see you back...on another note,I've not done so good today.

It would be better if you added a new post with 'garb' as the answer,

because my marking post still has the wrong answer.

You've done very well, but you have done better LOL Embarassed Laughing

Have another look at clues 8 and 9, they're quite straightforward.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:29
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whiz at this wily wordage.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-5-18

1)  Clothes to boast about?  (4)    _ _ _ _
A 4 letter word for BOAST reversed (about), to give a general name for clothes.....Brag    the clue word is 'clothes'
     

2)  Boat taking 500 in a sort of lagoon.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Gondola WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
The Roman numeral for 500 inside an anagram of LAGOON.


3)  Protection from French dealer in stolen goods.  (7)  _ _ F _ _ _ E...Defence WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
The French word for FROM, followed by the informal name for somebody
who handles stolen goods.


4)  Welcomed desire to catch Spielberg film.  (7)  G _ _ _ _ _ D
A word for DESIRE, but not nice desire, more an excessive vice,
With a 2 letter Spielberg film inside (catch)


5)  People waiting in line for a letter we hear.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Queue WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
Can you suss it?.


6)  Small and delicate damsel finally taking part (5)   _ _ _ _ _ ..elfin WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Hi-fi component required for one posting messages.  (7)  T _ _ _ _ _ R..tweeter WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
Part of a hi-fi speaker, also somebody who posts on social media.


8 ) Vandalism may be wonderful.  (8 )  S_ _ _ _ _ _ G..Smashing WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
Can you suss it?


9)  Happy to let in Penny, twice.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A verb meaning to let or rent goes inside (in) the letter that is the abbreviation for a penny in decimal currency and the letter that was a penny in pre-decimal currency.
 
   
10)  Awfully versatile members of the family.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..relatives WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
A final anagram (awfully) of VERSATILE.

Evening Mrs A.

An excellent bit of Xwording, well done.

Have another look at clue 1.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:32
@Admin wrote:4.Greeted WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300 , sorry missed that one

Well done.

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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:47
8 Smashing
9 Pleased
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:49
@maureen wrote:8 Smashing WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
9 Pleased WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300

Very well done Mo WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 3530011831

I knew you would get them.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 20:54
1, Garb Embarassed
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on Wed May 16 2018, 21:00
@Admin wrote:1, Garb WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300 Embarassed


That's more like it WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 3530011831

Very well done.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 21:03
Thanks for those RMJ, my brain hasn't been in gear for the last few days. It's had a jump start Very Happy
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@Admin wrote:Thanks for those RMJ, my brain hasn't been in gear for the last few days. It's had a jump start Very Happy

LOL Laughing

You did really well tonight WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 3530011831
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on Wed May 16 2018, 21:26
Thanks again Ray..you're a cracker.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 21:36
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..you're a cracker.

Thank you Mo.

Very well played tonight  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 3530011831

We arrived back home today.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 21:40
Evening, Ray Smile

1)  garb
2)  gondola
3)  defence
4)  greeted
5)  queue
6) elfin

8 ) smashing
9)  pleased
10) relatives
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on Wed May 16 2018, 21:43
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)  garb WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
2)  gondola WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
3)  defence WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
4)  greeted WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
5)  queue WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
6) elfin WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300

8 ) smashing WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
9)  pleased WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300
10) relatives WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18 154235300

Evening Jo Anne.

What blinkin' time do you cal this!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOL, only kiddin' Laughing

A brilliant bit of crosswording, very well done.
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on Wed May 16 2018, 22:03
Sorry for my tardiness, Ray. Very Happy I wouldn’t have got tweeter. Smile
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And thanks Smile
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