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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Wed May 16 2018, 20:00
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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 Thu May 17 2018, 00:54
@maureen wrote:Welcome back Ray. ,

Cheers Mo, look at the blinkin' time !!!!!!!!! LOL Laughing
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Thu May 17 2018, 07:58
1. Rags?


2. Gondola


3. Defence


4. Greeted


5. Queue


6. Elfin


7. Tweeter


8. Smashing


9. Pleased


10. Relatives
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Thu May 17 2018, 08:01
Garb! Bluddyell!
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Thu May 17 2018, 13:30
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Rags?


2. Gondola


3. Defence


4. Greeted


5. Queue


6. Elfin


7. Tweeter


8. Smashing


9. Pleased


10. Relatives

A really excellent bit of Xwording as usual mon ami, well done.

Clue 1, 'rags' indeed Embarassed Laughing
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Thu May 17 2018, 13:35
Very well done to all the WR crossworders.



WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 16-5-18

1)  Clothes to boast about?  (4)  
     GARB      

2)  Boat taking 500 in a sort of lagoon.  (7)  
 GONDOLA    

3)  Protection from French dealer in stolen goods.  (7)  
DEFENCE    

4)  Welcomed desire to catch Spielberg film.  (7)  
 GREETED    

5)  People waiting in line for a letter we hear.  (5)  
QUEUE      

6)  Small and delicate damsel finally taking part (5)  
 ELFIN    

7)  Hi-fi component required for one posting messages.  (7)
TWEETER    

8 ) Vandalism may be wonderful.  (8 )  
SMASHING        

9)  Happy to let in Penny, twice.  (7)  
   PLEASED      
   
10)  Awfully versatile members of the family.  (9)  
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marieM
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Thu May 17 2018, 16:50
Ray, I'm no good at cryptics but I love reading everyone's posts and the answers. Glad you are back home and I hope everything went well
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raymyjamie
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-5-18

on Thu May 17 2018, 22:14
Thank you very much Marie.

I thought you've done very well in the past when you've joined in.

You should have a bash, using my 'helpful hints'.

PS - I've sent you a PM with pictures of 'The Wedding'.

No NOT that wedding LOL Laughing
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