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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:00
A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mindteasers.  

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 20-6-18

1)  Holiday distress signal.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
A double definition, can you suss it?


2)  Tea’s gone off, but that was a long time ago. (5,3)   _ _ _ _ _       _ _ _
An anagram (off) of  TEA’S GONE.


3)  Copper has last word for shrewdness.  (6)    _ _ _ _ _ _
The last word of a prayer, with the chemical symbol for COPPER inside.


4)  Doctor gets Conservative backing to reveal decay.  (3, 3)    _ _ _      _ _ _
The 2 letter abbreviation for DOCTOR, followed by the 4 letter term for a CONSERVATIVE reversed (backing)..


5)  Man of enterprise in Scottish place of worship..  (4)   _ _ _ _
Easy peasy, ENTERPRISE in this case is the USS spaceship.
   

6)  Musican with so boisterous a part.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Jump over arched roof.  (5)  V _ _ _ _
A double definition, can you suss it?.


8 )  Calm setting for commercial song.  (8 )   S_ _ _ _ _ _ E
A word for CALM, with the 2 letter word for a COMMERCIAL inside.


9)  Roofing material which you have bought on credit?  (5)   _ _ _ _ _
An informal term for CREDIT, and also a roofing material.
 
   
10)  Coats need woven yarns.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (woven) of COATS  NEED.
Yarns in this case is stories.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:07
2 Stone Age
3 Acumen
4 Dry rot
5 Kirk
6 Oboist
7 Vault
8 Serenade
9 Slate
10 Anecdote
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:11
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mindteasers.  

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 20-6-18

1)  Holiday distress signal.  (6)   MAYDAY
An easy one to start us off.
A double definition, can you suss it?


2)  Tea’s gone off, but that was a long time ago. (5,3)   STONE AGE
An anagram (off) of  TEA’S GONE.


3)  Copper has last word for shrewdness.  (6)  ACUMEN
The last word of a prayer, with the chemical symbol for COPPER inside.


4)  Doctor gets Conservative backing to reveal decay.  (3, 3)    DRY ROT
The 2 letter abbreviation for DOCTOR, followed by the 4 letter term for a CONSERVATIVE reversed (backing)..


5)  Man of enterprise in Scottish place of worship..  (4)   KIRK
Easy peasy, ENTERPRISE in this case is the USS spaceship.
   

6)  Musican with so boisterous a part.  (6)   OBOIST
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Jump over arched roof.  (5)  VAULT
A double definition, can you suss it?.


8 )  Calm setting for commercial song.  (8 )   SERENADE


A word for CALM, with the 2 letter word for a COMMERCIAL inside.


9)  Roofing material which you have bought on credit?  (5)  SLATE
An informal term for CREDIT, and also a roofing material.
   SLATE       new
   
10)  Coats need woven yarns.  (9) ANECDOTES
A final anagram (woven) of COATS  NEED.
Yarns in this case is stories.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:13
Evening, Ray - I really relied on your clues today! Smile
1)  mayday
3)  acumen
4)dry rot
5)  Kirk
7)  vault
8 )  serenade
10)  anecdotes
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:15
@maureen wrote:2 Stone Age
3 Acumen
4 Dry rot
5 Kirk
6 Oboist
7 Vault
8 Serenade
9 Slate
10 Anecdote

Mo, you are totally amazing.

I can't believe how quickly you solved the cryptics, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:18
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mindteasers.  

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 20-6-18

1)  Holiday distress signal.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _..Mayday
An easy one to start us off.
A double definition, can you suss it?


2)  Tea’s gone off, but that was a long time ago. (5,3)   _ _ _ _ _       _ _ _...stone age
An anagram (off) of  TEA’S GONE.


3)  Copper has last word for shrewdness.  (6)    _ _ _ _ _ _
The last word of a prayer, with the chemical symbol for COPPER inside.AcuMEN


4)  Doctor gets Conservative backing to reveal decay.  (3, 3)    _ _ _      _ _ _...Dry Rot
The 2 letter abbreviation for DOCTOR, followed by the 4 letter term for a CONSERVATIVE reversed (backing)..


5)  Man of enterprise in Scottish place of worship..  (4)   _ _ _ _ ...Kirk
Easy peasy, ENTERPRISE in this case is the USS spaceship.
   

6)  Musican with so boisterous a part.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _..Soloist? should the b be an L
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Jump over arched roof.  (5)  V _ _ _ _''Vault
A double definition, can you suss it?.


8 )  Calm setting for commercial song.  (8 )   S_ _ _ _ _ _ E''''Serenade
A word for CALM, with the 2 letter word for a COMMERCIAL inside.


9)  Roofing material which you have bought on credit?  (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Slate
An informal term for CREDIT, and also a roofing material.
 
   
10)  Coats need woven yarns.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Anedotes
A final anagram (woven) of COATS  NEED.
Yarns in this case is stories.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:19
2)  stone age
9)  slate

Just 6) to solve Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:20
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mindteasers.  

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 20-6-18

1)  Holiday distress signal.  (6)   MAYDAY
A double definition, can you suss it?
:
An easy one to start us off.

2)  Tea’s gone off, but that was a long time ago. (5,3)   STONE AGE
An anagram (off) of  TEA’S GONE.


3)  Copper has last word for shrewdness.  (6)  ACUMEN
The last word of a prayer, with the chemical symbol for COPPER inside.


4)  Doctor gets Conservative backing to reveal decay.  (3, 3)    DRY ROT
The 2 letter abbreviation for DOCTOR, followed by the 4 letter term for a CONSERVATIVE reversed (backing)..


5)  Man of enterprise in Scottish place of worship..  (4)   KIRK
Easy peasy, ENTERPRISE in this case is the USS spaceship.
   

6)  Musican with so boisterous a part.  (6)   OBOIST
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Jump over arched roof.  (5)  VAULT
A double definition, can you suss it?.


8 )  Calm setting for commercial song.  (8 )   SERENADE


A word for CALM, with the 2 letter word for a COMMERCIAL inside.


9)  Roofing material which you have bought on credit?  (5)  SLAT:Tick:
An informal term for CREDIT, and also a roofing material.
 
   
10)  Coats need woven yarns.  (9) ANECDOTES

A final anagram (woven) of COATS  NEED.
Yarns in this case is stories.

Evening Gassey.

Really excellent Xwording as usual, and super quick.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:22
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray - I really relied on your clues today!  
1)  mayday  
3)  acumen
4)dry rot
5)  Kirk
7)  vault
8 )  serenade  
10)  anecdotes


Evening Jo Anne.

Brilliant Xwording, and super quick, well done.

The 'handy hints' are there to help you along JA
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:25
@jo anne wrote:2)  stone age
9)  slate

Just 6) to solve Smile

Well done JA.

I'm sure you'll get clue 6.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:25
@jo anne wrote:2)  stone age
9)  slate

Just 6) to solve Smile

Well done JA.

I'm sure you'll get clue 6.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:29
I is well brassed off Mrs A.

With EVERY single post of mine, I get the error message:-


A new message has been posted while you were writing your response. Please
review the new message posted below and decide if you want to modify
your response or continue posting as written.

Even when I 'SAVE' it, it doesn't always post, so I'm doing the marking twice.

Also, I get the 'Flood Control' error message as well.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:34
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mindteasers.  

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 20-6-18

1)  Holiday distress signal.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _..Mayday
An easy one to start us off.
A double definition, can you suss it?


2)  Tea’s gone off, but that was a long time ago. (5,3)   _ _ _ _ _       _ _ _...stone age
An easy one to start us off.
An anagram (off) of  TEA’S GONE.


3)  Copper has last word for shrewdness.  (6)    _ _ _ _ _ _
The last word of a prayer, with the chemical symbol for COPPER inside.AcuMEN
An easy one to start us off.


4)  Doctor gets Conservative backing to reveal decay.  (3, 3)    _ _ _      _ _ _...Dry Rot
The 2 letter abbreviation for DOCTOR, followed by the 4 letter term for a CONSERVATIVE reversed (backing)..


5)  Man of enterprise in Scottish place of worship..  (4)   _ _ _ _ ...Kirk
Easy peasy, ENTERPRISE in this case is the USS spaceship.
   

6)  Musican with so boisterous a part.  (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _..Soloist? should the b be an L No, look again
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Jump over arched roof.  (5)  V _ _ _ _''Vault
A double definition, can you suss it?.


8 )  Calm setting for commercial song.  (8 )   S_ _ _ _ _ _ E''''Serenade
A word for CALM, with the 2 letter word for a COMMERCIAL inside.


9)  Roofing material which you have bought on credit?  (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Slate
An informal term for CREDIT, and also a roofing material.
 
   
10)  Coats need woven yarns.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Anedotes
A final anagram (woven) of COATS  NEED.
Yarns in this case is stories.

Evening Mrs A.

Realy excellent Xwording, well done.

I'm having a bl**dy nightmare marking these!!!!!!!!

I'll try deleting the forum cookies.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:35
6)  Oboist

Thanks as always, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:36
Thanks for another belter Ray..I didn't get the easy one did I..I love this quiz.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:37
@jo anne wrote:6)  Oboist

Thanks as always, Ray Smile

Thank you Jo Anne.

You got there in the end
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:38
@maureen wrote:Thanks for another belter Ray..I didn't get the easy one did I..I love this quiz.  

Thanks ever so Mo.

9 out of 10 ain't bad.

Very well done you
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:45
I've change some settings on flood control RMJ pm me if you have further problems


Thanks for tonights cryptics cheers
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 20:58
@Admin wrote:I've change some settings on flood control RMJ pm me if you have further problems


Thanks for tonights cryptics cheers

Thanks for your help with my problem.

It happens on the Friday quiz a lot, but tonight was a nightmare.

I'll monitor future posts.

Very well played tonight  


EDIT - Ironically as I posed this, I got the 'Flood Control' error message LOL.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 21:45
Thanks for tonights cryptic Ray
Much appreciated

Ray I'm in Preston on Friday till Monday
don't think there's any probs with wi - fi
but ill be otherwise detained ,  drunken

Could you see your way to kindly holding
T,quiz over into Saturday please
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Wed Jun 20 2018, 22:05
Thanks Gassey, very well played tonight.

No probs whatsoever with holding the quiz over.,

enjoy your weekend, lucky you
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Thu Jun 21 2018, 12:21
Well done to all the crossworders.

I forgot to post the solutions last night Embarassed

Here they are:-

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 20-6-18

1)  Holiday distress signal.  (6)  
 MAYDAY    

2)  Tea’s gone off, but that was a long time ago. (5, 3)  
 STONE  AGE        

3)  Copper has last word for shrewdness.  (6)  
ACUMEN      

4)  Doctor gets Conservative backing to reveal decay.  (3, 3)  
DRY  ROT      

5)  Man of enterprise in Scottish place of worship..  (4)
     KIRK    

6)  Musican with so boisterous a part.  (6)
   OBOIST    

7)  Jump over arched roof.  (5)
VAULT      

8 )  Calm setting for commercial song.  (8 )  
 SERENADE    

9)  Roofing material which you have bought on credit?  (5)  
   SLATE      
   
10)  Coats need woven yarns.  (9)
ANECDOTES
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Sat Jun 23 2018, 13:17
1. Mayday


2. Stone age


3. Acumen


4. Dry rot


5. Kirk


6. Oboist


7. Vault


8. Serenade


9. ?


10. Anecdotes
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-6-18

on Sat Jun 23 2018, 13:24
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Mayday


2. Stone age


3. Acumen


4. Dry rot


5. Kirk


6. Oboist


7. Vault


8. Serenade


9. ?


10. Anecdotes

Better late than never mon ami.

An excellent bit of crosswording as ever
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