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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:00 pm
A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday World of wonderful words.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 1-8-18

1)  Being taken advantage of isn’t new.  (4)    U _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Scandalous sonata lines rewritten  (11)   _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _
An anagram (rewritten) of SONATA LINES.
 

3)  Very different, like those in Cracow and Gdansk.  (5, 5)   P _ _ _ _       A _ _ _ _
What you would call people from Cracow and Gdansk, and their relationship
to each other.


4)  Anaesthetics, 1, 2, 3, 4……... (7)    N _ _ _ _ _ _
A bit of wordplay, what anaesthetics do.


5)  Observed the nature of the leopard.  (7)    S _ _ _ _ _ D
No help.
   

6)  Scene described by Checkov is tantalising.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  German city and French headgear.  (6)   B _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter German city followed by the French for ‘AND’.


8 )  Slight movement made a big difference when Spooner skipped the tales..  (6, 3, 6)  
T _ _ _ _ _     T _ _      S _ _ _ _ _


9)  Reaper’s affectionate gesture that’s a guarantee of failure.  (3, 4. 2 5)  T _ _     K _ _ _     O _      D _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?
 
   
10)  A slur and no praises perhaps  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (perhaps) of NO PRAISES.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:11 pm
1 Used
2 Sensational
3 Poles apart
4 Numbers
5 Spotted
6 Vista
7 Bonnet
8 Tipped the scales
9 The kiss of death
10Aspersions
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:13 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday World of wonderful words.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 1-8-18

1)  Being taken advantage of isn’t new.  (4) USED
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Scandalous sonata lines rewritten (11) SENSATIONAL
An anagram (rewritten) of SONATA LINES.
 

3)  Very different, like those in Cracow and Gdansk.  (5, 5)   POLES APART
What you would call people from Cracow and Gdansk, and their relationship
to each other.


4)  Anaesthetics, 1, 2, 3, 4……... (7)    NUMBERS
A bit of wordplay, what anaesthetics do.


5)  Observed the nature of the leopard.  (7)    SPOTTED
No help.
   

6)  Scene described by Checkov is tantalising.  (5)   VISTA
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  German city and French headgear.  (6)   BONNET
A 4 letter German city followed by the French for ‘AND’.


8 )  Slight movement made a big difference when Spooner skipped the tales..  (6, 3, 6)  
TIPPED THE SCALES


9)  Reaper’s affectionate gesture that’s a guarantee of failure.  (3, 4. 2 5)  THE   KISS     OF      DEATH
Can you suss it?
 
   
10)  A slur and no praises perhaps  (9)   ASPERSION
A final anagram (perhaps) of NO PRAISES.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:13 pm
Sorry Ray ..no.10 is singular.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:14 pm
@maureen wrote:1 Used WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
2 Sensational WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
3 Poles apart WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
4 Numbers WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
5 Spotted WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
6 Vista WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
7 Bonnet WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
8 Tipped the scales WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
9 The kiss of death WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
10Aspersions WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300

Evening Mo.

Just brilliant, I can't believe how quickly you have solved them.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:17 pm
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday World of wonderful words.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 1-8-18

1)  Being taken advantage of isn’t new.  (4)  USED WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Scandalous sonata lines rewritten (11) SENSATIONAL WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
An anagram (rewritten) of SONATA LINES.
 

3)  Very different, like those in Cracow and Gdansk.  (5, 5)   POLES APART WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
What you would call people from Cracow and Gdansk, and their relationship
to each other.


4)  Anaesthetics, 1, 2, 3, 4……... (7)    NUMBERS WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
A bit of wordplay, what anaesthetics do.


5)  Observed the nature of the leopard.  (7)    SPOTTED WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
No help.
   

6)  Scene described by Checkov is tantalising.  (5)   VISTA WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  German city and French headgear.  (6)   BONNET WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
A 4 letter German city followed by the French for ‘AND’.


8 )  Slight movement made a big difference when Spooner skipped the tales..  (6, 3, 6)  
TIPPED THE SCALES WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


9)  Reaper’s affectionate gesture that’s a guarantee of failure.  (3, 4. 2 5)  THE   KISS     OF      DEATH WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
Can you suss it?
 
   
10)  A slur and no praises perhaps  (9)   ASPERSION WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
A final anagram (perhaps) of NO PRAISES.

Evening Gassey.

Fantastic xwording, and like Mo, in record time.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:18 pm
@maureen wrote:Sorry Ray ..no.10 is singular.

Absolutely Mo WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 3530011831
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:22 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday World of wonderful words.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 1-8-18

1)  Being taken advantage of isn’t new.  (4)    U _ _ _...used
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Scandalous sonata lines rewritten  (11)   _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _
An anagram (rewritten) of SONATA LINES.
 

3)  Very different, like those in Cracow and Gdansk.  (5, 5)   P _ _ _ _       A _ _ _ _...poles apart
What you would call people from Cracow and Gdansk, and their relationship
to each other.


4)  Anaesthetics, 1, 2, 3, 4……... (7)    N _ _ _ _ _ _
A bit of wordplay, what anaesthetics do.


5)  Observed the nature of the leopard.  (7)    S _ _ _ _ _ D...spotted
No help.
   

6)  Scene described by Checkov is tantalising.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Vista
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  German city and French headgear.  (6)   B _ _ _ _ _ ...Bonnet
A 4 letter German city followed by the French for ‘AND’.


8 )  Slight movement made a big difference when Spooner skipped the tales..  (6, 3, 6)  
T _ _ _ _ _       T _ _        S _ _ _ _ _


9)  Reaper’s affectionate gesture that’s a guarantee of failure.  (3, 4. 2 5)  T _ _       K _ _ _       O _        D _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?...The kiss of death

 
   
10)  A slur and no praises perhaps  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Aspersions
A final anagram (perhaps) of NO PRAISES.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:27 pm
Thank you Ray..and thanks again for another brilliant quiz..wish I enjoyed ironing as much as I enjoyed doing these. lol.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:29 pm
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday World of wonderful words.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 1-8-18

1)  Being taken advantage of isn’t new.  (4)    U _ _ _...used WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2)  Scandalous sonata lines rewritten  (11)   _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _
An anagram (rewritten) of SONATA LINES.
 

3)  Very different, like those in Cracow and Gdansk.  (5, 5)   P _ _ _ _       A _ _ _ _...poles apart WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
What you would call people from Cracow and Gdansk, and their relationship
to each other.


4)  Anaesthetics, 1, 2, 3, 4……... (7)    N _ _ _ _ _ _
A bit of wordplay, what anaesthetics do.


5)  Observed the nature of the leopard.  (7)    S _ _ _ _ _ D...spotted WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
No help.
   

6)  Scene described by Checkov is tantalising.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Vista WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  German city and French headgear.  (6)   B _ _ _ _ _ ...Bonnet WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
A 4 letter German city followed by the French for ‘AND’.


8 )  Slight movement made a big difference when Spooner skipped the tales..  (6, 3, 6)  
T _ _ _ _ _       T _ _        S _ _ _ _ _


9)  Reaper’s affectionate gesture that’s a guarantee of failure.  (3, 4. 2 5)  T _ _       K _ _ _       O _        D _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?...The kiss of death WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300

 
   
10)  A slur and no praises perhaps  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Aspersions WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
A final anagram (perhaps) of NO PRAISES.

Evening Mrs A.

Very well played indeed.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:31 pm
@maureen wrote:Thank you Ray..and thanks again for another brilliant quiz..wish I enjoyed ironing as much as I enjoyed doing these. lol.

Thanks Mo.

Can't believe how quick you solved them, well done.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:48 pm
Evening, Ray Smile

1 Used
2 sensational
3)  Poles apart
4)  Numbers
5) spotted
6)  Vista
7)   Beret
8 )  topped the scales
9)  the kiss of death
10)  Aspersion
 
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:55 pm
@jo anne wrote: Evening, Ray Smile

1 Used   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
2 sensational   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
3)  Poles apart   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
4)  Numbers   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
5) spotted   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
6)  Vista   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
7)   Beret     Six letters JA
8 )  tipped the scales   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
9)  the kiss of death   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
10)  Aspersion   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300
 

Evening Jo Anne.

A really excellent bit of Xwording, well done.
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:01 pm
7 bonnet

Thanks Ray, I enjoyed those Smile
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:04 pm
@jo anne wrote:7 bonnet WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300

Thanks Ray, I enjoyed those Smile

Thank you Jo Anne.

Very well played.

Bonnet, that's the bunney WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 3530011831
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:27 pm
Top round of cryptics Ray thanks as ever
for your time and efforts its well appreciated WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 709307421
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on Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:39 pm
Thank you Gassey, kind words.

You did a super bit of xwording tonight, well done.
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on Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:59 pm
Very well done to all the WR crossworders.

I held the solutions back for latecomers.




WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 1-8-18

1) Being taken advantage of isn’t new. (4)
USED

2) Scandalous sonata lines rewritten (11)
SENSATIONAL

3) Very different, like those in Cracow and Gdansk. (5, 5)
POLES APART

4) Anaesthetics, 1, 2, 3, 4……... (7)
NUMBERS

5) Observed the nature of the leopard. (7)
SPOTTED

6) Scene described by Checkov is tantalising. (5)
VISTA

7) German city and French headgear. (6)
BONNET

8 ) Slight movement made a big difference when Spooner skipped the tales.. (6, 3, 6)
. TIPPED THE SCALES

9) Reaper’s affectionate gesture that’s a guarantee of failure. (3, 4. 2 5)
THE KISS OF DEATH

10) A slur and no praises perhaps (9)
ASPERSION
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on Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:12 pm
1. Used


2. Sensational


3. Poles apart


4. Numbers


5. Spotted


6. Vista


7. Bonnet


8. Tipped the scales


9. The kiss of death


10. Aspersion
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on Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:59 pm
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Used WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


2. Sensational WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


3. Poles apart WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


4. Numbers WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


5. Spotted WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


6. Vista WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


7. Bonnet WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


8. Tipped the scales WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


9. The kiss of death WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300


10. Aspersion WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18 154235300

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