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on Wed 25 Jul - 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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on Wed 25 Jul - 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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on Wed 25 Jul - 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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on Wed 25 Jul - 20:23
@maureen wrote: 1Taco WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
2 Pennsylvania WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
3 Refinery WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
4 Armless
5 Opals WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
6 Latte WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
7 Disraeli WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
8 Dregs WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
9 Camera shy WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
10 Anne Boleyn WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300

Evening Mo.

Super crosswording as ever.

You just got clue 4 wrong, it begins with a 'U'.
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on Wed 25 Jul - 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


Last edited by maureen on Wed 25 Jul - 20:29; edited 1 time in total
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on Wed 25 Jul - 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 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
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 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
An anagram (crashed) of PLANES IN NAVY.
   

3)  Engineer gets best clothes for chemical plant.  (8 )   REFINERY WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
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 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
Like the statue.


5)  Old friends providing gems. (5)  OPALS' WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
The usual abbreviation of OLD, followed by an informal 4 letter word for FRIENDS,
   

6) Coffee provided by hotel at ten  (5)  LATTE WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Old Prime Minister takes Princess round country.  (8 )  DISRAELI WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
A famous Princess who is no longer with us around a Middle East country.


8 ) Doctor for example with small residue.  (5)    DREGS WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
The abbreviations for DOCTOR, FOR EXAMPLE and SMALL.
 

9)  Not wanting to be shot. (6-3)   CAMERA SHY WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
Shot in ths case is on film,  
 

10)  Benny alone is prepared for a second wife..  (4, 6)  ANN     BOLEYN WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
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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on Wed 25 Jul - 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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on Wed 25 Jul - 20:46
Thanks again for all your hard work Ray..it's another belter as usual.
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on Wed 25 Jul - 20:50
Thanks Ray belting round of clews
thanks for your efforts WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3625261725 : WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3625261725 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 709307421
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on Wed 25 Jul - 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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on Wed 25 Jul - 20:56
@Gassey wrote:Thanks Ray belting round of clews
thanks for your efforts WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3625261725  :  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3625261725  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 709307421


Cheers Gassey, excellent crosswording tonight.
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on Wed 25 Jul - 22:37
I'll hold the solutions back a little longer

in case we get some latecomers.
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on Wed 25 Jul - 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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on Thu 26 Jul - 7:56
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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on Thu 26 Jul - 13:30
@jo anne wrote:Hello Ray, sorry to be so late Smile

1) taco WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
3)  refinery WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
4)  unarmed WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
5)  opals WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
6 Latte WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
7)  Disraeli WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
8 ) dregs WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
9)  camera shy WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300
10)  anne Boleyn WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300

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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on Thu 26 Jul - 13:37
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Taco WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300


2. Pennsylvania WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300


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 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300


6. Latte WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300


7. Disraeli WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300


8. Dregs WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300


9. Camera shy WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300


10. Ann Boleyn WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 154235300

A really good bit of crosswording mon ami, very well done
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on Thu 26 Jul - 13:53
Very well done to all last night's and today's crossworders   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3530011831  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3530011831  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3530011831

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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on Thu 26 Jul - 14:27
Thanks for those, Ray Smile
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on Thu 26 Jul - 15:53
You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Well played you WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 25-7-18 3530011831
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