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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:00
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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:11
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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:13
@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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:13
Sorry Ray ..no.10 is singular.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:14
@maureen wrote: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

Evening Mo.

Just brilliant, I can't believe how quickly you have solved them.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:17
@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
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.

Evening Gassey.

Fantastic xwording, and like Mo, in record time.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:18
@maureen wrote:Sorry Ray ..no.10 is singular.

Absolutely Mo
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:22
@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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:27
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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:29
@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
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.

Evening Mrs A.

Very well played indeed.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:31
@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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:48
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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 20:55
@jo anne wrote: Evening, Ray Smile

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

Evening Jo Anne.

A really excellent bit of Xwording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 21:01
7 bonnet

Thanks Ray, I enjoyed those Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 21:04
@jo anne wrote:7 bonnet

Thanks Ray, I enjoyed those Smile

Thank you Jo Anne.

Very well played.

Bonnet, that's the bunney
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 21:27
Top round of cryptics Ray thanks as ever
for your time and efforts its well appreciated
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Wed Aug 01 2018, 21:39
Thank you Gassey, kind words.

You did a super bit of xwording tonight, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Thu Aug 02 2018, 13:59
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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Thu Aug 02 2018, 17:12
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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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 1-8-18

on Thu Aug 02 2018, 17:59
@Hieronymous wrote: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

Very well payed indeed Heiro
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