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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:00
A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday Wordfest.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-7-18

1)  Piano worth £1000..  (5)    _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2) Settlers worked on makeshift tables. (8 ) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (worked on) of SETTLERS .


3)  Helpful advice for dog. (7)   P _ _ _ _ _ R...
Another clue which should be straight forward.


4)  Sounds like a kind of pepper that’s not at all hot.  (6)    C _ _ _ _ _...
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Seek well they say, and you’ll find a follow up.  (6)    _ _ _ _ _ _,,
Sounds like SEEK WELL.
     

6)  On edge, Camilla teased a bit..  (3, 2, 4)   _ _ _     _ _      _ _ _ _...
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  Have a rest, release your tresses.  (3, 4. 4, 4)    G _ _     Y _ _ _     H _ _ _     D _ _ _....
No help.


8 ) Make an effort to improve yourself, tidy up your hosiery.
Not  like clue 7.  ( 4, 4, 5, 2)  P _ _ _     Y _ _ _     S _ _ _ _      _ _ ..

     

9)  Gradually weaken below pit..  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ ¬ _ _ _ _
A 5 letter word for BELOW, and a 4 letter word for a PIT.

   
   
10)  Yards led out to stable store..  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (out) of YARDS LED.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:11
1 Grand
2 Trestles
3 Pointer
4 Chilli
5 Sequel
6 Ill at ease
7 Get your hair down..or is it really let
8 Pull your socks up
9 Undermine
10 Saddlery
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:14
Evening Ray Smile

1) grand
2) trestles
3) pointer
4) chilli
5) sequel
6) Ill at ease
7) let your hair down
8 ) pull your socks up
9) undermine
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:27
@jo anne wrote:Evening Ray Smile

1) grand
2) trestles
3) pointer
4) chilli
5) sequel
6) Ill at ease
7) let your hair down The clue phrase is "Have a rest" Jo Anne.
8 ) pull your socks up
9) undermine

Evening Jo Anne.

Excellent crosswording as always.

You need to rethink Clue
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:31
Ray..I slipped up, No 7..Get your head down
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:32
@maureen wrote:1 Grand
2 Trestles
3 Pointer
4 Chilli
5 Sequel
6 Ill at ease
7 Get your hair down..or is it really let Mo, the clue phrase is "Have a rest".
8 Pull your socks up
9 Undermine
10 Saddlery

Evening Mo.

Super crosswording as ever, I can't believe how fast you solved them.

I marked you earlier, but the post either didn't post or has been deleted.

Sorry about that.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:33
@maureen wrote:Ray..I slipped up, No 7..Get your head down

That's more like it Mo
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:38
Thank you again Ray,this quiz is brilliant,as you know I do look forward to them...you're a belter.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:41
Thanks Mo.

And you''re a cracking crossworder
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:47
7) get your head down?

Thanks for those, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 20:49
@jo anne wrote:7) get your head down? Yes, very well done JA

Thanks for those, Ray Smile

You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Very well done tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 21:20
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday Wordfest.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-7-18

1)  Piano worth £1000..  (5)    _ _ _... Grand
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Settlers worked on makeshift tables.  (8 )    _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .. Trestles
An anagram (worked on) of SETTLERS .    


3)  Helpful advice for dog. (7)   P _ _ _ _ _ R....Pointer
Another clue which should be straight forward.


4)  Sounds like a kind of pepper that’s not at all hot.  (6)    C _ _ _ _ _.....Chilli
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Seek well they say, and you’ll find a follow up.  (6)    _ _ _ _ _ _,,
Sounds like SEEK WELL.
     

6)  On edge, Camilla teased a bit..  (3, 2, 4)   _ _ _     _ _      _ _ _ _...
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  Have a rest, release your tresses.  (3, 4. 4, 4)    G _ _     Y _ _ _     H _ _ _     D _ _ _....Let your hair doqwn
No help.


8 ) Make an effort to improve yourself, tidy up your hosiery.
Not  like clue 7.  ( 4, 4, 5, 2)  P _ _ _     Y _ _ _     S _ _ _ _      _ _ ..''Pull up your socks

     

9)  Gradually weaken below pit..  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ ¬ _ _ _ _... Under.Mine
A 5 letter word for BELOW, and a 4 letter word for a PIT.

   
   
10)  Yards led out to stable store..  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (out) of YARDS LED.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 21:27
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday Wordfest.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-7-18

1)  Piano worth £1000..  (5)    GRAND
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Settlers worked on makeshift tables.  (8 )    TRESTLES
An anagram (worked on) of SETTLERS .    


3)  Helpful advice for dog. (7)   POINTER
Another clue which should be straight forward.


4)  Sounds like a kind of pepper that’s not at all hot.  (6)    CHILLY
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Seek well they say, and you’ll find a follow up.  (6)    SEQUEL
Sounds like SEEK WELL.
     

6)  On edge, Camilla teased a bit..  (3, 2, 4)   ILL AT EASE
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  Have a rest, release your tresses.  (3, 4. 4, 4)    LET YOUR HAIR DOWN
No help.


8 ) Make an effort to improve yourself, tidy up your hosiery.
Not  like clue 7.  ( 4, 4, 5, 2)  PULL YOUR SOCKS UP

     

9)  Gradually weaken below pit..  (9)   UNDERMINE
A 5 letter word for BELOW, and a 4 letter word for a PIT.

   
   
10)  Yards led out to stable store..  (8 ) SADDLERY
A final anagram (out) of YARDS LED.

EVENING RAY SORRY FOR LATE APPEARANCE ALL IS
NOT WELL WITH MRS GASSEY AT PRESENT
THANKS AS ALWAYS FOR YOUR EFFORTS
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 21:34
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday Wordfest.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-7-18

1)  Piano worth £1000..  (5)    _ _ _... Grand    
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Settlers worked on makeshift tables.  (8 )    _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .. Trestles   :Tick
An anagram (worked on) of SETTLERS .    


3)  Helpful advice for dog. (7)   P _ _ _ _ _ R....Pointer   :Tick
Another clue which should be straight forward.


4)  Sounds like a kind of pepper that’s not at all hot.  (6)    C _ _ _ _ _.....Chilli  :Tick
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Seek well they say, and you’ll find a follow up.  (6)    _ _ _ _ _ _,,
Sounds like SEEK WELL.
     

6)  On edge, Camilla teased a bit..  (3, 2, 4)   _ _ _     _ _      _ _ _ _...
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  Have a rest, release your tresses.  (3, 4. 4, 4)    G _ _     Y _ _ _     H _ _ _     D _ _ _....Let your hair down       The clue phrase is "Have a rest"
No help


8 ) Make an effort to improve yourself, tidy up your hosiery.:
Not  like clue 7.  ( 4, 4, 5, 2)  P _ _ _     Y _ _ _     S _ _ _ _      _ _ ..''Pull up your socks  :Tick

     
9)  Gradually weaken below pit..  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ ¬ _ _ _ _... Under.Mine  :Tick
A 5 letter word for BELOW, and a 4 letter word for a PIT.

   
   
10)  Yards led out to stable store..  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (out) of YARDS LED.

Evening Mrs A.

Very well done.

Clue 7 seems to have given everybody a problem tonight, and most
people have put the solution you have put.
Maybe I could have worded the clue better.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 21:40
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday Wordfest.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 18-7-18

1)  Piano worth £1000..  (5)    GRAND
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Settlers worked on makeshift tables.  (8 )    TRESTLES
An anagram (worked on) of SETTLERS .    
3)  Helpful advice for dog. (7)   POINTER
Another clue which should be straight forward.

:Tick
4)  Sounds like a kind of pepper that’s not at all hot.  (6)    CHILLI  
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Seek well they say, and you’ll find a follow up.  (6)    SEQUEL  
Sounds like SEEK WELL.
     

6)  On edge, Camilla teased a bit..  (3, 2, 4)   ILL AT EASE  
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  Have a rest, release your tresses.  (3, 4. 4, 4)    LET YOUR HAIR DOWN  The clue phrase is "Have a rest".
No help.


8 ) Make an effort to improve yourself, tidy up your hosiery.
Not  like clue 7.  ( 4, 4, 5, 2)  PULL YOUR SOCKS UP  

     

9)  Gradually weaken below pit..  (9)   UNDERMINE  
A 5 letter word for BELOW, and a 4 letter word for a PIT.

   
   
10)  Yards led out to stable store..  (8 )  SADDLERY  
A final anagram (out) of YARDS LED.

EVENING RAY SORRY FOR LATE APPEARANCE ALL IS
NOT WELL WITH MRS GASSEY AT PRESENT
THANKS AS ALWAYS FOR YOUR EFFORTS

Evening Gassey.

Thanks very much.

Clue 7 seems to have foxed everybody tonight.

Sorry to hear about Mrs Gassey, hope things improve  

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 22:02
Bloomin Nora... 7,Get your head down Very Happy Very Happy

Take care Mrs Gassey



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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 22:04
@Admin wrote:Bloomin Nora... Get your head down Very Happy Very Happy      


That's the bunny, well done  

I think the clue was worded rather badly.  
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 22:21
Very well done to all tonight's crossworders  

Here are the solutions:-



  WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 18-7-18    

1)  Piano worth £1000..  (5)    
 GRAND  

2)  Settlers worked on makeshift tables.  (8 )    
TRESTLES    

3)  Helpful advice for dog. (7)  
 POINTER  

4)  Sounds like a kind of pepper that’s not at all hot.  (6)
CHILLI      

5)  Seek well they say, and you’ll find a follow up.  (6)  
     SEQUEL    

6)  On edge, Camilla teased a bit..  (3, 2, 4)  
  ILL  AT  EASE      

7)  Have a rest, release your tresses.  (3, 4. 4, 4)    
 GET  YOUR HEAD  DOWN

8 )  Make an effort to improve yourself, tidy up your hosiery.
.  PULL  YOUR  SOCKS  UP        

9)  Gradually weaken below pit..  (9)  
   UNDERMINE      
   
10)  Yards led out to stable store..  (8 )
SADDLERY
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 22:28
Many thanks RMJ Most enjoyable
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Wed Jul 18 2018, 22:35
@Admin wrote:Many thanks RMJ  Most enjoyable

You're very welcome Mrs A.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Thu Jul 19 2018, 10:37
1. Grand
2. Trestles
7. Get your head down
8. Pull your socks up
9. Undermine
10. Saddlers


Thanks Ray. Didn't get so many but I enjoyed it.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Thu Jul 19 2018, 12:50
@marieM wrote:1. Grand  
2. Trestles  
7. Get your head down    
8. Pull your socks up
9. Undermine
10. Saddlery  


Thanks Ray.  Didn't get so many but I enjoyed it.

Very well done Marie  

Good of you to join in
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Fri Jul 20 2018, 08:49
1. Grand


2. Trestles


3. Pointer


4. Chilli


5. Sequel


6. Ill at ease


7. Get your head down


8. Pull your socks up


9. Undermine


10. Saddlery
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 18-7-18

on Fri Jul 20 2018, 13:38
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Grand


2. Trestles


3. Pointer


4. Chilli


5. Sequel


6. Ill at ease


7. Get your head down


8. Pull your socks up


9. Undermine


10. Saddlery

An excellent effort mon ami
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