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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:00
A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at these wonderful word puzzles.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 29-8-18  

1) Hiss, ‘turn over if snoring!’  (4)    _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The reversal (turn over) of IF followed by two letters used to represent snoring .
       

2) A Greek mountain could be so lumpy.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (could be) of SO LUMPY.


3)  Order Diana to go to hospital department to be disciplined (8 )   O _ _ _ _ _ _ T
ORDER in this case is a title The Queen might award.
Followed by the abbreviation for DIANA.
Then a 3 letter hospital department.            


4)  Sick bird we hear is unlawful.  (7)   I _ _ _ _ _ L
Sounds like SICK  BIRD.
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Turning out to grab handkerchief, there’s gratitude. (5, 3)   _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _
An anagram (turning) of OUT, with the informal name for a HANDKERCHIEF inside (to grab).
     

 6)  Greek wine, some clarets in Athens. (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Sudden turn to make a collection.  (4 - 5)   W _ _ _ - R _ _ _ D
Can you suss it?


8 )  Instruction to make less noise in bars.  (10)   D _ M _ _ _ _ _ _ O
Musical notation for decrease in loudness in a piece of music.
     

9)  Hairstyle from which combs might be taken. (7)   B_ _ _ _ _ E
Combs in this case is HONEYCOMBS.
     

10)  Social gathering in competition with divers at sea.  (5,5)   _ _ _ _ _      _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (at sea) of  WITH DIVERS.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:10
1 Fizz
2 Olympus
3 Obedient
4 Illegal
5 Thank you
6 Retsina
7Whip round
8 Diminuendo
9 Beehive
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:11
Evening, Ray Smile

1) fizz
2) Olympus
3)  obedient
4)  illegal
5)  thank you
7)  whip round
8 )  diminuendo
9)  beehive
10)  whist drive
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:12
10 Whist drive
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:13
@maureen wrote:1 Fizz
2 Olympus
3 Obedient
4 Illegal
5 Thank you
6 Retsina
7Whip round
8 Diminuendo
9 Beehive

Evening Mo.

Just brilliant as usual, can't believe how quick you've been.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:14
@maureen wrote:10 Whist drive

That's the bunny Mo
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:16
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) fizz
2) Olympus
3)  obedient
4)  illegal
5)  thank you
7)  whip round
8 )  diminuendo
9)  beehive
10)  whist drive

Evening Jo Anne.

Just fantastic, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:17
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at these wonderful word puzzles.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 29-8-18  

1) Hiss, ‘turn over if snoring!’  (4)    _ _ _ _... FIZZ
An easy one to start us off.
The reversal (turn over) of IF followed by two letters used to represent snoring .
       

2) A Greek mountain could be so lumpy.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _....OLYMPUS
An anagram (could be) of SO LUMPY.


3)  Order Diana to go to hospital department to be disciplined (8 )   O _ _ _ _ _ _ T...OBE>>>DI>>>ENT
ORDER in this case is a title The Queen might award.
Followed by the abbreviation for DIANA.
Then a 3 letter hospital department.            


4)  Sick bird we hear is unlawful.  (7)   I _ _ _ _ _ L...Illegal
Sounds like SICK  BIRD.
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Turning out to grab handkerchief, there’s gratitude. (5, 3)   _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _
An anagram (turning) of OUT, with the informal name for a HANDKERCHIEF inside (to grab)....Thank you
     

 6)  Greek wine, some clarets in Athens. (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Retsina
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Sudden turn to make a collection.  (4 - 5)   W _ _ _ - R _ _ _ D
Can you suss it?


8 )  Instruction to make less noise in bars.  (10)   D _ M _ _ _ _ _ _ O Diminuendo
Musical notation for decrease in loudness in a piece of music.
     

9)  Hairstyle from which combs might be taken. (7)   B_ _ _ _ _ E...Bee hive
Combs in this case is HONEYCOMBS.
     

10)  Social gathering in competition with divers at sea.  (5,5)   _ _ _ _ _      _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (at sea) of  WITH DIVERS.
.....WHIST DRIVE
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:20
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at these wonderful word puzzles.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 29-8-18  

1) Hiss, ‘turn over if snoring!’  (4)    _ _ _ _... FIZZ
An easy one to start us off.
The reversal (turn over) of IF followed by two letters used to represent snoring .
       

2) A Greek mountain could be so lumpy.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _....OLYMPUS
An anagram (could be) of SO LUMPY.


3)  Order Diana to go to hospital department to be disciplined (8 )   O _ _ _ _ _ _ T...OBE>>>DI>>>ENT
ORDER in this case is a title The Queen might award.
Followed by the abbreviation for DIANA.
Then a 3 letter hospital department.            


4)  Sick bird we hear is unlawful.  (7)   I _ _ _ _ _ L...Illegal
Sounds like SICK  BIRD.
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Turning out to grab handkerchief, there’s gratitude. (5, 3)   _ _ _ _ _     _ _ _
An anagram (turning) of OUT, with the informal name for a HANDKERCHIEF inside (to grab)....Thank you
     

 6)  Greek wine, some clarets in Athens. (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Retsina
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Sudden turn to make a collection.  (4 - 5)   W _ _ _ - R _ _ _ D
Can you suss it?


8 )  Instruction to make less noise in bars.  (10)   D _ M _ _ _ _ _ _ O Diminuendo
Musical notation for decrease in loudness in a piece of music.
     

9)  Hairstyle from which combs might be taken. (7)   B_ _ _ _ _ E...Bee hive
Combs in this case is HONEYCOMBS.
     

10)  Social gathering in competition with divers at sea.  (5,5)   _ _ _ _ _      _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (at sea) of  WITH DIVERS.
.....WHIST DRIVE

Evening Mrs A

Fantastic bit of Xwording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:21
Thanks again Ray,I really enjoyed that..you're a belter.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:26
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray,I really enjoyed that..you're a belter.

Aw, thank you Mo, that's very nice of you.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:29
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at these wonderful word puzzles.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 29-8-18  

1) Hiss, ‘turn over if snoring!’  (4)    FIZZ
An easy one to start us off.
The reversal (turn over) of IF followed by two letters used to represent snoring .
       

2) A Greek mountain could be so lumpy.  (7)   OLYMPUS
An anagram (could be) of SO LUMPY.


3)  Order Diana to go to hospital department to be disciplined (8 )   OBEDIENT
ORDER in this case is a title The Queen might award.
Followed by the abbreviation for DIANA.
Then a 3 letter hospital department.            


4)  Sick bird we hear is unlawful.  (7)   IILLEGAL
Sounds like SICK  BIRD.
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Turning out to grab handkerchief, there’s gratitude. (5, 3)   THANK YOU
An anagram (turning) of OUT, with the informal name for a HANDKERCHIEF inside (to grab).
     

 6)  Greek wine, some clarets in Athens. (7)   RETSINA
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Sudden turn to make a collection.  (4 - 5)   WHIP ROUND
Can you suss it?


8 )  Instruction to make less noise in bars.  (10)   D _ M _ _ _ _ _ _ O
Musical notation for decrease in loudness in a piece of music.
     

9)  Hairstyle from which combs might be taken. (7)   BEEHIVE
Combs in this case is HONEYCOMBS.
     

10)  Social gathering in competition with divers at sea.  (5,5)   WHIST DRIVE
A final anagram (at sea) of  WITH DIVERS.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:29
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:35
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at these wonderful word puzzles.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 29-8-18  

1) Hiss, ‘turn over if snoring!’  (4)    FIZZ
An easy one to start us off.
The reversal (turn over) of IF followed by two letters used to represent snoring .
       

2) A Greek mountain could be so lumpy.  (7)   OLYMPUS
An anagram (could be) of SO LUMPY.


3)  Order Diana to go to hospital department to be disciplined (8 )   OBEDIENT
ORDER in this case is a title The Queen might award.
Followed by the abbreviation for DIANA.
Then a 3 letter hospital department.            


4)  Sick bird we hear is unlawful.  (7)   IILLEGAL
Sounds like SICK  BIRD.
Can you suss it?
 

5)  Turning out to grab handkerchief, there’s gratitude. (5, 3)             THANK YOU
An anagram (turning) of OUT, with the informal name for a HANDKERCHIEF inside (to grab).
     

 6)  Greek wine, some clarets in Athens. (7)   RETSINA
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Sudden turn to make a collection.  (4 - 5)   WHIP ROUND
Can you suss it?


8 )  Instruction to make less noise in bars.  (10)   D _ M _ _ _ _ _ _ O
Musical notation for decrease in loudness in a piece of music.
     

9)  Hairstyle from which combs might be taken. (7)   BEEHIVE
Combs in this case is HONEYCOMBS.
     

10)  Social gathering in competition with divers at sea.  (5,5)       WHIST DRIVE
A final anagram (at sea) of  WITH DIVERS.

Evening Gassey.

A super bit of Xwording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:36
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Thank you JA.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:38
How did I miss number 7 scratch

7) Sudden turn to make a collection. (4 - 5) W _ _ _ - R _ _ _ D....Whip Round
Can you suss it?
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:43
@Admin wrote:How did I miss number 7 scratch

7)  Sudden turn to make a collection.  (4 - 5)   W _ _ _ - R _ _ _ D....Whip Round
Can you suss it?

That's the bunny Mrs A.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:47
Evening Ray , top questions thanks yet again
for your involvement in these quizzes

Ray can I impose on you again to leave Friday
quiz open till Saturday if I'm not around , we may
be at Mrs Gassey's relations , thanking you in
anticipation
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 20:53
No probs with holding the quiz answers over Gassey.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 22:28
1. Fizz


2. Olympus


3. Obedient?


4. Illegal


5. Thank you


6. Retsina


7. Whip round


8. Diminuendo


9. Beehive


10. Whist drive
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 22:31
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Fizz


2. Olympus


3. Obedient?


4. Illegal


5. Thank you


6. Retsina


7. Whip round


8. Diminuendo


9. Beehive


10. Whist drive

Very well played indeed mon ami
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 29-8-18

on Wed Aug 29 2018, 22:51
Very well played to all tonight's crossworders      

Here are the answers:-



WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 29-8-18  

1) Hiss, ‘turn over if snoring!’  (4)
       FIZZ      

2)  A Greek mountain could be so lumpy.  (7)  
OLYMPUS      

3)  Order Diana to go to hospital department to be disciplined (Cool        
  OBEDIENT      

4)  Sick bird we hear is unlawful.  (7)  
ILLEGAL    

5)  Turning out to grab handkerchief, there’s gratitude. (5, 3)  
       THANK  YOU.  

 6)  Greek wine, some clarets in Athens. (7)  
RETSINA    

7)  Sudden turn to make a collection.  (4-5)  
 WHIP - ROUND  

8 )  Instruction to make less noise in bars.  (10)  
   DIMINUENDO      

9)  Hairstyle from which combs might be taken. (7)  
  NAIL – BEEHIVE        

10)  Social gathering in competition with divers at sea.  (5,5)  
   WHIST  DRIVE  
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