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Rays Cryptics

on Wed 11 Jul 2018 - 20:00

1) Love very evident in pleasant young monk? (6) N _ _ _ _ _
O (love) and V(ery) inside an adjective meaning pleasant

2) Arrogant knight enters covered in muck (6) S _ _ _ _ _
The chess notation for a knight inside an adjective meaning covered in muck from a fire

3) They may examine houses, say, going into each toilet (6,6) E _ _ _ _ _ A _ _ _ _
A verb meaning to say inside EA(ch) and a male toilet

4) Sweetheart having fling — I’d err terribly (10) G _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (terribly) of FLING I’D ERR

5) Island to leave by boat possibly (6) T _ _ _ _ _
A two-letter verb meaning to leave preceded by an anagram (possibly) of BOAT

6) Tamper with instrument (6) F _ _ _ _ _
Double definition
A word meaning to tamper with and a slang word for a string instrument.

7) Laugh and talk regularly during dull task (7) C _ _ _ _ _ _
The odd letters (regularly) of TALK, inside (during) a dull task.

8 ) The fears for discarded predecessors (11) F _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ S
An anagram (discarded) of THE FEARS FOR
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Re: Rays Cryptics

on Wed 11 Jul 2018 - 20:08
1 Novice

2 Snooty

3 estate Agent

4 Girlfriend

5 Tobago

6 Fiddle

7 Chortle

8 Forefathers

Xcellent Mr K
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Re: Rays Cryptics

on Wed 11 Jul 2018 - 20:13
Evening Admin Smile

1) novice
4) girlfriend
5) Tobago
6) fiddle
7) chortle
8 ) forefathers

Thanks for those, Admin and Ray Smile

Very good. I'll let you into a secret late Jo anne Very Happy
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Re: Rays Cryptics

on Wed 11 Jul 2018 - 20:16
2) Snooty
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Re: Rays Cryptics

on Thu 12 Jul 2018 - 13:17
@Admin wrote:
1)   Love very evident in pleasant young monk? (6)   NOVICE
O (love) and V(ery) inside an adjective meaning pleasant

2)  Arrogant knight enters covered in muck (6)   SNOOTY
The chess notation for a knight inside an adjective meaning covered in muck from a fire

3)  They may examine houses, say, going into each toilet (6,6)   ESTATE AGENTS
A verb meaning to say inside EA(ch) and a male toilet

4)  Sweetheart having fling — I’d err terribly (10)   GIRLFRIEND
An anagram (terribly) of FLING I’D ERR

5)  Island to leave by boat possibly (6)   TOBAGO
A two-letter verb meaning to leave preceded by an anagram (possibly) of BOAT

6)  Tamper with  instrument (6)   FIDDLE
Double definition
A word meaning to tamper with and a slang word for a string  instrument.

7) Laugh and talk regularly during dull task (7)   CHORTLE
The odd letters (regularly) of TALK,  inside (during) a dull task.

8 )  The fears for discarded predecessors (11)   FOREFATHERS
An anagram (discarded) of THE FEARS FOR
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Re: Rays Cryptics

on Thu 12 Jul 2018 - 13:41
Excellent gassey cheers
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Re: Rays Cryptics

on Thu 12 Jul 2018 - 18:53
Any more before I post the answers?
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Re: Rays Cryptics

on Thu 12 Jul 2018 - 19:45
Answers

1) Love very evident in pleasant young monk? (6) NOVICE

2) Arrogant knight enters covered in muck (6) SNOOTY

3) They may examine houses, say, going into each toilet (6,6) ESTATE AGENTS

4) Sweetheart having fling — I’d err terribly (10) GIRLFRIEND

5) Island to leave by boat possibly (6) TOBAGO

6) Tamper with instrument (6) FIDDLE

7) Laugh and talk regularly during dull task (7) CHORTLE

8 ) The fears for discarded predecessors (11) FOREFATHERS

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