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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:00
A very Good Evening to you Rejects  crossworders.
Have a bash at these brilliant brainteasers.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 25-7-18  

1) Mexican food cheers company..  (4)    _ _ _ _
An easy one to start with.
Cheers in this case is thanks, followed by the 2 letter abbreviation for COMPANY.
     

2)  Planes in Navy crashed somewhere in America.  (12)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (crashed) of PLANES IN NAVY.
   

3)  Engineer gets best clothes for chemical plant.  (8 )   R _ _ _ _ _ _ Y
The 2 letter abbreviation for an Army Engineer, followed by the informal name for your best clothes.
   

4)  Without weapons like Venus de Milo.  (7)  U _ _ _ _ _ _
Like the statue.


5)  Old friends providing gems. (5)    _ _ _ _ _
The usual abbreviation of OLD, followed by an informal 4 letter word for FRIENDS,
   

6) Coffee provided by hotel at ten  (5)  _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Old Prime Minister takes Princess round country.  (8 )  D _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A famous Princess who is no longer with us around a Middle East country.


8 ) Doctor for example with small residue.  (5)    _ _ _ _ _
The abbreviations for DOCTOR, FOR EXAMPLE and SMALL.
 

9)  Not wanting to be shot. (6-3)   C _ _ _ _ _ - S _ _
Shot in ths case is on film,
 

10)  Benny alone is prepared for a second wife..  (4, 6)  _ _ _ _      _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram of BENNY ALONE.
Second wife in this case is from history.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:13
1Taco
2 Pennsylvania
3 Refinery
4 Armless
5 Opals
6 Latte
7 Disraeli
8 Dregs
9 Camera shy
10 Anne Boleyn
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:21
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects  crossworders.
Have a bash at these brilliant brainteasers.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 25-7-18  

1) Mexican food cheers company..  (4)    TACO
An easy one to start with.
Cheers in this case is thanks, followed by the 2 letter abbreviation for COMPANY.
     

2)  Planes in Navy crashed somewhere in America.  (12)  PENNSYLVANIA
An anagram (crashed) of PLANES IN NAVY.
   

3)  Engineer gets best clothes for chemical plant.  (8 )   REFINERY
The 2 letter abbreviation for an Army Engineer, followed by the informal name for your best clothes.
   

4)  Without weapons like Venus de Milo.  (7) UNARMED
Like the statue.


5)  Old friends providing gems. (5)  OPALS'
The usual abbreviation of OLD, followed by an informal 4 letter word for FRIENDS,
   

6) Coffee provided by hotel at ten  (5)  LATTE
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Old Prime Minister takes Princess round country.  (8 )  DISRAELI
A famous Princess who is no longer with us around a Middle East country.


8 ) Doctor for example with small residue.  (5)    DREGS
The abbreviations for DOCTOR, FOR EXAMPLE and SMALL.
 

9)  Not wanting to be shot. (6-3)   CAMERA SHY
Shot in ths case is on film,  
 

10)  Benny alone is prepared for a second wife..  (4, 6)  ANN     BOLEYN
A final anagram of BENNY ALONE.
Second wife in this case is from history.



EVENING RAY
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:23
@maureen wrote: 1Taco
2 Pennsylvania
3 Refinery
4 Armless
5 Opals
6 Latte
7 Disraeli
8 Dregs
9 Camera shy
10 Anne Boleyn

Evening Mo.

Super crosswording as ever.

You just got clue 4 wrong, it begins with a 'U'.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:25
I got no.4 wrong...doh...I knew it began with U Ray,just thought it was a slip up,but it was me that slipped up wasn't it


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:26
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects  crossworders.
Have a bash at these brilliant brainteasers.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 25-7-18  

1) Mexican food cheers company..  (4)    TACO
An easy one to start with.
Cheers in this case is thanks, followed by the 2 letter abbreviation for COMPANY.
     

2)  Planes in Navy crashed somewhere in America.  (12)  PENNSYLVANIA
An anagram (crashed) of PLANES IN NAVY.
   

3)  Engineer gets best clothes for chemical plant.  (8 )   REFINERY
The 2 letter abbreviation for an Army Engineer, followed by the informal name for your best clothes.
   

4)  Without weapons like Venus de Milo.  (7)   UNARMED
Like the statue.


5)  Old friends providing gems. (5)  OPALS'
The usual abbreviation of OLD, followed by an informal 4 letter word for FRIENDS,
   

6) Coffee provided by hotel at ten  (5)  LATTE
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Old Prime Minister takes Princess round country.  (8 )  DISRAELI
A famous Princess who is no longer with us around a Middle East country.


8 ) Doctor for example with small residue.  (5)    DREGS
The abbreviations for DOCTOR, FOR EXAMPLE and SMALL.
 

9)  Not wanting to be shot. (6-3)   CAMERA SHY
Shot in ths case is on film,  
 

10)  Benny alone is prepared for a second wife..  (4, 6)  ANN     BOLEYN
A final anagram of BENNY ALONE.
Second wife in this case is from history.


EVENING RAY

Evening Gassey.

Really excellent Xwording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:28
@maureen wrote:I got no.4 wrong...doh.

LOL Most unlike you Mo.

It begins with 'U' and is summat to do with ARMS.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:46
Thanks again for all your hard work Ray..it's another belter as usual.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:50
Thanks Ray belting round of clews
thanks for your efforts :
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:55
@maureen wrote:Thanks again for all your hard work Ray..it's another belter as usual.

Thank you Mo, very well played
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 20:56
@Gassey wrote:Thanks Ray belting round of clews
thanks for your efforts  :    


Cheers Gassey, excellent crosswording tonight.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 22:37
I'll hold the solutions back a little longer

in case we get some latecomers.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Wed Jul 25 2018, 23:34
Hello Ray, sorry to be so late Smile

1) taco
3)  refinery
4)  unarmed
5)  opals
6 Latte
7)  Disraeli
8 ) dregs
9)  camera shy
10)  anne Boleyn
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Thu Jul 26 2018, 07:56
1. Taco


2. Pennsylvania


3. I can only think of 'reactor' which, clearly, doesn't fit with the clue. Probably kick myself.


4. Useless? (Thought 'armless' at first but begins with 'U')


5. Opals


6. Latte


7. Disraeli


8. Dregs


9. Camera shy


10. Ann Boleyn
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Thu Jul 26 2018, 13:30
@jo anne wrote:Hello Ray, sorry to be so late Smile

1) taco
3)  refinery
4)  unarmed
5)  opals
6 Latte
7)  Disraeli
8 ) dregs
9)  camera shy
10)  anne Boleyn

Hello Jo Anne.

It was a little late for yours truly to mark last night.

It doesn't matter if you come on later, you will always get marked.

A reall y good bit of crosswording from you, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Thu Jul 26 2018, 13:37
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Taco


2. Pennsylvania


3. I can only think of 'reactor' which, clearly, doesn't fit with the clue. Probably kick myself. The 'RE' bit is correct


4. Useless? (Thought 'armless' at first but begins with 'U') You will kick yourself


5. Opals


6. Latte


7. Disraeli


8. Dregs


9. Camera shy


10. Ann Boleyn

A really good bit of crosswording mon ami, very well done
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Thu Jul 26 2018, 13:53
Very well done to all last night's and today's crossworders      

Here are the solutions:-



   WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 25-7-18  

1)  Mexican food cheers company..  (4)  
       TACO    

2)  Planes in Navy crashed somewhere in America.  (12)  
    PENNSYLVANIA    

3)  Engineer gets best clothes for chemical plant.  (8 )  
      REFINERY      

4)  Without weapons like Venus de Milo.  (7)
UNARMED    

5)  Old friends providing gems.  (5)  
     OPALS      

6)  Coffee provided by hotel at ten  (5)
LATTE    

7)  Old Prime Minister takes Princess round country.  (8 )  
 DISRAELI    

8 )  Doctor for example with small residue.  (5)
   DREGS    

9)  Not wanting to be shot. (6-3)  
  CAMERA-SHY    

10)  Benny alone is prepared for a second wife..  (4, 6)  
ANNE  BOLEYN  
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Thu Jul 26 2018, 14:27
Thanks for those, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18

on Thu Jul 26 2018, 15:53
You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Well played you
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