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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:00
A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at this wonderful wordage.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 26-9-18    

1)  Primate holding first of services in church recess (4)  _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
A 3 letter primate with the first letter of SERVICES inside.
   

2)  Bandits eat stew, how vulgar.  (2, 3, 5)   _ _        _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (stew) of BANDITS EAT.


3)  American asses stampede, making an unceremonious exit. (4, 4)   B _ _ _       R _ _ _
The English equivalent of US ASSES, followed by a 4 letter word for a STAMPEDE.


4)  Group of workers holding first of strikes, being in complete agreement.  (6)  U _ _ _ _ _
A word for a group of workers with the first letter of STRIKES inside.


5  Leave for outer space with posh chap.  (3, 3)   _ _ _      O _ _
The first and last of SPACE (outer), followed by an informal word for somebody POSH.
     

6)  A composer, some clever dick  (5)
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  In France you cast your eye over unknown part of Italy .  (7)   T _ _ _ _ _ _
The 2 letter French word for the familiar form of YOU.
A 4 letter word for CAST YOUR EYE.
Then one of the mathematical letters for unknown quantities.


8 ) Thanks, old man’s providing food in bar.  (5)   T _ _ _ _
Food in this case is Spanish.
Can you suss it?
 

9)  Showing two undergarments is most valiant. (7)   B _ _ _ _ _ T
A ladie’s 3 letter garment followed by another 4 letter one.
   

10)  Whacky feat of bravery, primarily, weird!!!.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (whacky) of  FEAT OF and  B (bravery primarily).
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:10
1.   Apse
2.   In bad taste
3.   Butt riot
4.   Unison
5.   Set off
6.   Verdi
7.   Tuscany
8.    Tapas
9.    Bravest
10.  Offbeat


Last edited by broady on Wed 26 Sep - 20:15; edited 2 times in total
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:11
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at this wonderful wordage.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 26-9-18    

1)  Primate holding first of services in church recess (4)  _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
A 3 letter primate with the first letter of SERVICES inside.
   

2)  Bandits eat stew, how vulgar.  (2, 3, 5)   _ _        _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _...In bad taste
An anagram (stew) of BANDITS EAT.


3)  American asses stampede, making an unceremonious exit. (4, 4)   B _ _ _       R _ _ _...Bull Runs
The English equivalent of US ASSES, followed by a 4 letter word for a STAMPEDE.


4)  Group of workers holding first of strikes, being in complete agreement.  (6)  U _ _ _ _ _
A word for a group of workers with the first letter of STRIKES inside.


5  Leave for outer space with posh chap.  (3, 3)   _ _ _      O _ _
The first and last of SPACE (outer), followed by an informal word for somebody POSH....Set off
     

6)  A composer, some clever dick  (5)....Verdi
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  In France you cast your eye over unknown part of Italy .  (7)   T _ _ _ _ _ _
The 2 letter French word for the familiar form of YOU.
A 4 letter word for CAST YOUR EYE.
Then one of the mathematical letters for unknown quantities.


8 ) Thanks, old man’s providing food in bar.  (5)   T _ _ _ .....Tapas
Food in this case is Spanish.
Can you suss it?
 

9)  Showing two undergarments is most valiant. (7)   B _ _ _ _ _ T BRA Vest
A ladie’s 3 letter garment followed by another 4 letter one.
   

10)  Whacky feat of bravery, primarily, weird!!!.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _.......Offbeat
A final anagram (whacky) of  FEAT OF and  B (bravery primarily).
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:12
3. Butt riot.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:12
1 Apse
4 Unions
5 Set off
6 Verdi
8 Tapad
9 Bravest
10 Off beat
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:14
@broady wrote:1.   Apse
2.   Inbad taste
4.   Unison
5.   Set off
6.   Verdi
7.   Tuscany
8.    Tapas
9.    Bravest
10.  Offbeat

Good of you to join in Broady

A really excellent effort.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:15
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at this wonderful wordage.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 26-9-18    

1)  Primate holding first of services in church recess (4)  APSE


An easy one to start us off.
A 3 letter primate with the first letter of SERVICES inside.
   

2)  Bandits eat stew, how vulgar.  (2, 3, 5)   IN    BAD.   TASTE


An anagram (stew) of BANDITS EAT.


3)  American asses stampede, making an unceremonious exit. (4, 4)   BUMS     RUSH


The English equivalent of US ASSES, followed by a 4 letter word for a STAMPEDE.


4)  Group of workers holding first of strikes, being in complete agreement.  (6)  UNISON


A word for a group of workers with the first letter of STRIKES inside.


5  Leave for outer space with posh chap.  (3, 3)   SET      OFF


The first and last of SPACE (outer), followed by an informal word for somebody POSH.
     

6)  A composer, some clever dick  (5) VERDI
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 


7)  In France you cast your eye over unknown part of Italy .  (7)   TUSCANY

The 2 letter French word for the familiar form of YOU.
A 4 letter word for CAST YOUR EYE.
Then one of the mathematical letters for unknown quantities.


8 ) Thanks, old man’s providing food in bar.  (5)   TAPAS
Food in this case is Spanish.
Can you suss it?
 

9)  Showing two undergarments is most valiant. (7)   BRAVEST
A ladie’s 3 letter garment followed by another 4 letter one.
   

10)  Whacky feat of bravery, primarily, weird!!!.  (7)   OFFBEAT
A final anagram (whacky) of  FEAT OF and  B (bravery primarily).
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:17
RMJ, Just happen to be in the same time zone. Thanks for doing it every week.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:18
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at this wonderful wordage.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 26-9-18    

1)  Primate holding first of services in church recess (4)  _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
A 3 letter primate with the first letter of SERVICES inside.
   

2)  Bandits eat stew, how vulgar.  (2, 3, 5)   _ _        _ _ _        _ _ _ _ _...In bad taste
An anagram (stew) of BANDITS EAT.


3)  American asses stampede, making an unceremonious exit. (4, 4)   B _ _ _       R _ _ _...Bull Runs
The English equivalent of US ASSES, followed by a 4 letter word for a STAMPEDE.


4)  Group of workers holding first of strikes, being in complete agreement.  (6)  U _ _ _ _ _
A word for a group of workers with the first letter of STRIKES inside.


5  Leave for outer space with posh chap.  (3, 3)   _ _ _      O _ _
The first and last of SPACE (outer), followed by an informal word for somebody POSH....Set off
     

6)  A composer, some clever dick  (5)....Verdi
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  In France you cast your eye over unknown part of Italy .  (7)   T _ _ _ _ _ _
The 2 letter French word for the familiar form of YOU.
A 4 letter word for CAST YOUR EYE.
Then one of the mathematical letters for unknown quantities.


8 ) Thanks, old man’s providing food in bar.  (5)   T _ _ _ .....Tapas
Food in this case is Spanish.
Can you suss it?
 

9)  Showing two undergarments is most valiant. (7)   B _ _ _ _ _ T   BRA Vest
A ladie’s 3 letter garment followed by another 4 letter one.
   

10)  Whacky feat of bravery, primarily, weird!!!.  (7)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _.......Offbeat
A final anagram (whacky) of  FEAT OF and  B (bravery primarily).

Evening Mrs A.

Really well done.

Clue 3, the first word is an English 'BOTTOM' (US ASSES).
Second word is a 4 letter word for a STAMPEDE.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:20
Evening, Ray Smile

1 apse
2)  in bad taste
3)  bums rush
4)  unison
5  set off
6)  Verdi

8 ) tapas
9)  bravest
10)  offbeat
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:20
@broady wrote:3.      Butt riot.


Sorry Broady.

Clue 3, the first word is an English 'BOTTOM' (US ASSES).
Second word is a 4 letter word for a STAMPEDE.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:23
@maureen wrote:1 Apse
4 Unions Thee 'S' is in the wrong place Mo.
5 Set off
6 Verdi
8 Tapas
9 Bravest
10 Off beat

Evening Mo.

Very well done indeed, and your usual speed self LOL
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:27
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects cruciverbalists.
Have a whiz at this wonderful wordage.

GOOD LUCK

 WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 26-9-18    

1)  Primate holding first of services in church recess (4)  APSE


An easy one to start us off.
A 3 letter primate with the first letter of SERVICES inside.
   

2)  Bandits eat stew, how vulgar.  (2, 3, 5)   IN     BAD.    TASTE


An anagram (stew) of BANDITS EAT.


3)  American asses stampede, making an unceremonious exit. (4, 4)   BUMS      RUSH


The English equivalent of US ASSES, followed by a 4 letter word for a STAMPEDE.


4)  Group of workers holding first of strikes, being in complete agreement.  (6)  UNISON


A word for a group of workers with the first letter of STRIKES inside.


5  Leave for outer space with posh chap.  (3, 3)   SET      OFF


The first and last of SPACE (outer), followed by an informal word for somebody POSH.
     

6)  A composer, some clever dick  (5)    VERDI
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 


7)  In France you cast your eye over unknown part of Italy .  (7)   TUSCANY

The 2 letter French word for the familiar form of YOU.
A 4 letter word for CAST YOUR EYE.
Then one of the mathematical letters for unknown quantities.


8 ) Thanks, old man’s providing food in bar.  (5)   TAPAS
Food in this case is Spanish.
Can you suss it?
 

9)  Showing two undergarments is most valiant. (7)   BRAVEST
A ladie’s 3 letter garment followed by another 4 letter one.
   

10)  Whacky feat of bravery, primarily, weird!!!.  (7)   OFFBEAT
A final anagram (whacky) of  FEAT OF and  B (bravery primarily).

Evening Gassey.

Brilliant crosswording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:27
@broady wrote:RMJ, Just happen to be in the same time zone. Thanks for doing it every week.

Thanks Broady, you're very welcome.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:29
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1 apse
2)  in bad taste
3)  bums rush
4)  unison
5  set off
6)  Verdi

8 ) tapas
9)  bravest
10)  offbeat


Evening Jo Anne.

Really excellent Xwording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:31
Thanks once more Ray,I haven't done too good tonight though have I..it's been an off day.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:34
Thank you Mo, you did really well.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:40
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 20:42
You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Very well played tonight  
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 21:16
Thanks as ever Ray , your a diamond
for keep doing these , most enjoyable
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Wed 26 Sep - 21:46
Thank you Gassey, glad you enjoyed.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Thu 27 Sep - 9:42
1. Apse

3. Bull rush

4. Unison

9. Bravest

10. Off Beat
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Thu 27 Sep - 13:03
@marieM wrote:1.  Apse

3. Bull rush

4. Unison

9. Bravest

10. Off Beat

Good afternoon Marie, sorry for late marking, I've
been at cardiac class this morning.
Very well done indeed


Clue 3 you have got half right.
The first word is English for BOTTOMS (US ASSES).
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 26-9-18

on Thu 27 Sep - 16:16
Thanks Ray. I didn't get so many but I enjoyed it and enjoyed everyone's posts
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