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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 20:18
@maureen wrote:1 Brag the clue word is 'clothes'.
2 Gondola
3 Defence
5 Queue
6 Elfin
7 Tweeter
10 Relatives

Evening Mo.

An really excellent start.

Read again the 'helpful hints' for clue 1.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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
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


Evening Gassey.

Brilliant crosswording as ever, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 20:23
4.Greeted, sorry missed that one
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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
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.

Evening Mrs A.

An excellent bit of Xwording, well done.

Have another look at clue 1.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 20:32
@Admin wrote:4.Greeted , sorry missed that one

Well done.

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 20:47
8 Smashing
9 Pleased
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 20:49
@maureen wrote:8 Smashing
9 Pleased

Very well done Mo

I knew you would get them.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 20:54
1, Garb Embarassed
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 21:00
@Admin wrote:1, Garb Embarassed


That's more like it

Very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 21:05
@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
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 21:26
Thanks again Ray..you're a cracker.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 21:36
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..you're a cracker.

Thank you Mo.

Very well played tonight  

We arrived back home today.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 21:43
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

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

8 ) smashing
9)  pleased
10) relatives

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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

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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on Wed May 16 2018, 22:04
And thanks Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 22:14
@jo anne wrote:And thanks Smile

Thank you Jo Anne, you're very welcome
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 23:04
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