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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 14-9-18

on Wed 12 Sep 2018 - 20:00
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A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our Wednesday wedge of wonderful wordage.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 14-9-18

1)  British sailors in American vessels.  (4)   _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The 2 letter abbreviation for the Royal Navy inside the 2 letter abbreviation for American.
Vessels in this case is containers.
   

2)  Goalie not prepared to act independently.  (2, 2, 5)   _ _      _ _      _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (prepared) of GOALIE NOT.


3)  Tonic going backwards and forwards.  (7)   R _ V _ _ _ R
Backwards and forwards in this case means a palindrome.
 

4)  Leader of pack with lots of dogs.   (7   P O _ _ _ _ S
The first letter of PACK, followed by an informal name for LOTS, as in MANY.
   

5)  Comprehend six feet.   (6)   F _ _ _ _ _...
Can you suss it?
   

6)  Europeans residing in bigger mansions. (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _  
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Remote crewmen near Egypt’s borders.   (7)   H _ _ _ _ _ _
A plural word for a ship’s crew, as in on deck, followed by the first and last of EGYPT .
(borders).
REMOTE in this case is electronic.
 

8 )  Reflecting, not Henry VIII  (8 )   T _ _ _ _ _ _ G
Reflecting in this case means PONDERING.
Can you suss it?
     

9)  Does this take the boredom out of saving?  (8 )   I _ _ _ _ _ _ _
What you might get from your savings.
   

10)  Champs first painful move in important match.  (3, 5)   _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (move) of PAINFUL, and first letter of CHAMPS.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 14-9-18

on Thu 13 Sep 2018 - 13:13
Very well done to all the crossworders.

Here are the solutions:-



WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 14-9-18

1) British sailors in American vessels. (4)
URNS

2) Goalie not prepared to act independently. (2, 2, 5)
GO IT ALONE

3) Tonic going backwards and forwards. (7)
REVIVER

4) Leader of pack with lots of dogs. (7
POODLES

5) Comprehend six feet. (6)
FATHOM

6) Europeans residing in bigger mansions. (7)
GERMANS

7) Remote crewmen near Egypt’s borders. (7)
HANDSET

8 ) Reflecting, not Henry VIII (8 )
THINKING

9) Does this take the boredom out of saving? (8 )
INTEREST

10) Champs first painful move in important match. (3, 5)
CUP FINAL
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 14-9-18

on Thu 13 Sep 2018 - 16:30
Thanks Ray. I am not very good at these but I love reading everyone's posts. I don't know how you do it.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 14-9-18

on Thu 13 Sep 2018 - 17:43
Thanks ever so Marie.

I thought you did very well, you should join in every week
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 14-9-18

on Thu 13 Sep 2018 - 17:57
The 14th is tomorrow Mr RJM Very Happy
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 14-9-18

on Fri 14 Sep 2018 - 13:00
@mache wrote:The 14th is tomorrow Mr RJM Very Happy

What a twonk I am Mache !!!!!!!!!! LOL Embarassed Laughing

I was doing my Friday quiz yesterday and got the date wrong, c'est la vie.
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