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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:00
A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a bash at these brainy belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-5-18

1)  Turner delayed about an hour.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
A 4 letter word for being DELAYED, with the abbreviation
for an hour inside.
TURNER in this case is a machine tool.  


2)  Place trap carelessly and this may be upset.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (carelessly) of PLACE TRAP.


3) Stick semi-digested food with jelly.  (6)   C _ _ _ _  _
A cow's semi-digested food followed by a 3 letter word for JELLY.
STICK in this case is a weapon.
 

4)  For example, good chess player may be beaten by a whisker.  (3, 5)   _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _
The 2 letter abbreviation for FOR  EXAMPLE, the abbreviation for GOOD,
and the colour of one side of a chess match.
'May be beaten by a whisker' in this case, is in the kitchen.
 

5)  Judge again finding donkeys in half of resort.  (8 )   R _ A _ _ _ _ S
Literally half of RESORT, with a word for DONKEYS inside.
   

6)  Tasted some garlic kedgeree.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
I consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An Enid Blyton character would appear strange in New York.  (7)  _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.
 

8 ) Greek character opposed to Italian wine.  (7)   C_ _ _ _ _ _
A 3 letter Greek alphabet letter, followed by a 4 letter word meaning OPPOSED TO.
   

9)  Take legal proceedings against little Susan.  (3)   _ _ _
No help.
     
   
10)  Recipe mania origin of a Don McClean song.  (8, 3)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _
A final anagram (origin) of  RECIPE  MANIA.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:08
1 Lathe
2 Applecart
3 Cudgel
4 Egg whisk
5 Reassess
6 Livked
8 Chianti
9 Sue
10 American pie
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:11
@maureen wrote:1 Lathe
2 Applecart
3 Cudgel
4 Egg whisk
5 Reassess
6 Livked
8 Chianti
9 Sue
10 American pie

Evening Mo.

I seriously don't know how you have solved all the clues in that time,

just brilliant.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:15
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a bash at these brainy belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-5-18

1)  Turner delayed about an hour.  (5)   LATHE
An easy one to start us off.
A 4 letter word for being DELAYED, with the abbreviation
for an hour inside.
TURNER in this case is a machine tool.  


2)  Place trap carelessly and this may be upset.  (9)  APPLECART
An anagram (carelessly) of PLACE TRAP.


3) Stick semi-digested food with jelly.  (6)   CUDGEL
A cow's semi-digested food followed by a 3 letter word for JELLY.
STICK in this case is a weapon.
 

4)  For example, good chess player may be beaten by a whisker.  (3, 5)   EGG WHITE
The 2 letter abbreviation for FOR  EXAMPLE, the abbreviation for GOOD,
and the colour of one side of a chess match.
'May be beaten by a whisker' in this case, is in the kitchen.
 

5)  Judge again finding donkeys in half of resort.  (8 )   REASSESS
Literally half of RESORT, with a word for DONKEYS inside.
   

6)  Tasted some garlic kedgeree.  (6)  LICKED
I consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An Enid Blyton character would appear strange in New York.  (7)  NODDY
Can you suss it?.
 

8 ) Greek character opposed to Italian wine.  (7)   CHIANTI
A 3 letter Greek alphabet letter, followed by a 4 letter word meaning OPPOSED TO.
   

9)  Take legal proceedings against little Susan.  (3)   SUE
No help.
     
   
10)  Recipe mania origin of a Don McClean song.  (8, 3)   AMERICAN PIE
A final anagram (origin) of  RECIPE  MANIA.



EVENING RAY USUAL TESTERS THANKS FOR
YOUR EFFORTS.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:21
Evening, Ray Smile

1)  lathe

3) cudgel
 
4)  egg white

5)  reassess
 
6)  licked

7)  noddy

8 chianti

9)  sue
     
10)  American pie
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:21
[quote="Gassey"]
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a bash at these brainy belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-5-18

1)  Turner delayed about an hour.  (5)   LATHE
An easy one to start us off.
A 4 letter word for being DELAYED, with the abbreviation
for an hour inside.
TURNER in this case is a machine tool.  


2)  Place trap carelessly and this may be upset.  (9)  APPLECART
An anagram (carelessly) of PLACE TRAP.


3) Stick semi-digested food with jelly.  (6)   CUDGEL
A cow's semi-digested food followed by a 3 letter word for JELLY.
STICK in this case is a weapon.
 

4)  For example, good chess player may be beaten by a whisker.  (3, 5)   EGG WHITE
The 2 letter abbreviation for FOR  EXAMPLE, the abbreviation for GOOD,
and the colour of one side of a chess match.
'May be beaten by a whisker' in this case, is in the kitchen.
 

5)  Judge again finding donkeys in half of resort.  (8 )   REASSESS
Literally half of RESORT, with a word for DONKEYS inside.
   

6)  Tasted some garlic kedgeree.  (6)  LICKED
I consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An Enid Blyton character would appear strange in New York.  (7)  NODDY
Can you suss it?.
 

8 ) Greek character opposed to Italian wine.  (7)   CHIANTI
A 3 letter Greek alphabet letter, followed by a 4 letter word meaning OPPOSED TO.
   

9)  Take legal proceedings against little Susan.  (3)   SUE
No help.
     
   
10)  Recipe mania origin of a Don McClean song.  (8, 3)   AMERICAN PIE
A final anagram (origin) of  RECIPE  MANIA.[/quote


EVENING RAY USUAL TESTERS THANKS FOR
YOUR EFFORTS.

A very good evening Gassey.

The usual good solid Xwording, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:23
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)  lathe

3) cudgel
 
4)  egg white

5)  reassess
 
6)  licked

7)  noddy

8 chianti

9)  sue
     
10)  American pie

Evening Jo Anne.

a Fantastic bit of crosswording, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:27
Thanks Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 20:30
You're very welcome Jo Anne, very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 21:01
Thanks for another belter Ray..I do enjoy these.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 21:05
Thanks a lot Mo.

I still can't believe how quickly you solved them, very well done
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 21:27
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a bash at these brainy belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-5-18

1)  Turner delayed about an hour.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _....Lathe
An easy one to start us off.
A 4 letter word for being DELAYED, with the abbreviation
for an hour inside.
TURNER in this case is a machine tool.  


2)  Place trap carelessly and this may be upset.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Applecart
An anagram (carelessly) of PLACE TRAP.


3) Stick semi-digested food with jelly.  (6)   C _ _ _ _  _
A cow's semi-digested food followed by a 3 letter word for JELLY....CUd gel
STICK in this case is a weapon.
 

4)  For example, good chess player may be beaten by a whisker.  (3, 5)   _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _...Egg Whisk
The 2 letter abbreviation for FOR  EXAMPLE, the abbreviation for GOOD,
and the colour of one side of a chess match.
'May be beaten by a whisker' in this case, is in the kitchen.
 

5)  Judge again finding donkeys in half of resort.  (8 )   R _ A _ _ _ _ S..Re assess
Literally half of RESORT, with a word for DONKEYS inside.
   

6)  Tasted some garlic kedgeree.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _...Licked
I consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An Enid Blyton character would appear strange in New York.  (7)  _ _ _ _ _ ..Noddy
Can you suss it?.
 

8 ) Greek character opposed to Italian wine.  (7)   C_ _ _ _ _ _...Chi anti
A 3 letter Greek alphabet letter, followed by a 4 letter word meaning OPPOSED TO.
   

9)  Take legal proceedings against little Susan.  (3)   _ _ _ sue
No help.
     
   
10)  Recipe mania origin of a Don McClean song.  (8, 3)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _ ....American Pie
A final anagram (origin) of  RECIPE  MANIA.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 21:36
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very warm welcome to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a bash at these brainy belters.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-5-18

1)  Turner delayed about an hour.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _....Lathe  
An easy one to start us off.
A 4 letter word for being DELAYED, with the abbreviation
for an hour inside.
TURNER in this case is a machine tool.  


2)  Place trap carelessly and this may be upset.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Applecart  
An anagram (carelessly) of PLACE TRAP.


3) Stick semi-digested food with jelly.  (6)   C _ _ _ _  _
A cow's semi-digested food followed by a 3 letter word for JELLY....CUd   gel
STICK in this case is a weapon.
 

4)  For example, good chess player may be beaten by a whisker.  (3, 5)   _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _...Egg Whisk  
The 2 letter abbreviation for FOR  EXAMPLE, the abbreviation for GOOD,
and the colour of one side of a chess match.
'May be beaten by a whisker' in this case, is in the kitchen.
 

5)  Judge again finding donkeys in half of resort.  (8 )   R _ A _ _ _ _ S..Re assess  
Literally half of RESORT, with a word for DONKEYS inside.
   

6)  Tasted some garlic kedgeree.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _...Licked  
I consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  An Enid Blyton character would appear strange in New York.  (7)  _ _ _ _ _ ..Noddy  
Can you suss it?.
 

8 ) Greek character opposed to Italian wine.  (7)   C_ _ _ _ _ _...Chi  anti  
A 3 letter Greek alphabet letter, followed by a 4 letter word meaning OPPOSED TO.
   

9)  Take legal proceedings against little Susan.  (3)   _ _ _  sue  
No help.
     
   
10)  Recipe mania origin of a Don McClean song.  (8, 3)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _  ....American Pie  
A final anagram (origin) of  RECIPE  MANIA.

Evening Mrs A.

An excellent round of Xwording, very well done.

I hope Clue 3 is a WIP LOL.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 21:52
Is my answer wrong for clue 3? Cud ..gel
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 21:57
@Admin wrote:Is my answer wrong for clue 3?  Cud ..gel

Your answer is correct.

I totally missed it because you split the word up to show an explanation,

I'm a notreet!!!!!!!!!!!! Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed Laughing
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 22:13
Join the notreet club RMJ. My brains are aching today. Thanks for your excellent Wed evening crosswording clues:TU:
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Wed May 23 2018, 22:24
You're very welcome Mrs A.

An excellent round of Xwording from you, very well done

I'll leave the solutions, Hiero sometimes pops on late, or even tomorrow,

he's another notreet LOL Laughing
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Thu May 24 2018, 08:08
1. Lathe


2. Applecart


3. Cudgel


4. Egg white


5. Reassess


6. Licked


7. Noddy


8. Chianti


9. Sue


10. American Pie
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Thu May 24 2018, 10:34
1. Lathe
2. Applecart
3. Cudgel
6. Licked
7. Noddy
8. Chianti
9. Sue
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Thu May 24 2018, 13:10
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Lathe


2. Applecart


3. Cudgel


4. Egg white


5. Reassess


6. Licked


7. Noddy


8. Chianti


9. Sue


10. American Pie

A really excellent bit of quizzing mon ami, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Thu May 24 2018, 13:12
@marieM wrote:1. Lathe
2. Applecart
3. Cudgel
6. Licked
7. Noddy
8. Chianti
9. Sue

Really good Xwording Marie, very well done
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Thu May 24 2018, 13:24
Very well done to all the crossworders, a very high standard as always.

Here are the solutions:-




WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 23-5-18

1)  Turner delayed about an hour.  (5)  
 LATHE  

2)  Place trap carelessly and this may be upset.  (9)  
APPLECART  

3)  Stick semi-digested food with jelly.  (6)  
CUDGEL  

4)  For example, good chess player may be beaten by a whisker.  (3, 5)  
    EGG  WHITE    

5)  Judge again finding donkeys in half of resort.  (8 )
     REASSESS  

6)  Tasted some garlic kedgeree.  (6)  
LICKED  

7)  An Enid Blyton character would appear strange in New York .  (7)  
NODDY      

8 ) Greek character opposed to Italian wine.  (7)  
 CHIANTI      

9)  Take legal proceedings against little Susan.  (3)  
   SUE      
   
10)  Recipe mania origin of a Don McClean song.  (8, 3)
   AMERICAN  PIE
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Thu May 24 2018, 16:43
Thanks Ray for your trouble. I didn't get number 4.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-5-18

on Thu May 24 2018, 18:21
Thanks Marie.

You did very well indeed, well done

Hope you can become a 'regular' for the Wed cryptics
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