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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:00
A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mellifluous mindbenders.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 3-10-18

1) A container that’s not open. (4) _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The ‘A’ from the clue, followed by a 3 letter container.


2) Need contract revised but not watered down.. (12) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (revised) of NEED CONTRACT.


3) Reject and polish again. (6) R _ _ _ _ F
Bit of wordplay, can you suss it?


4) How to produce good tarts in Derbyshire. (8 ) B _ _ _ _ _ _ L
Literally how to make a good tart.


5) French friends turned back, receiving good letter from Greece. (5) S _ _ _ _
The French word for FRIENDS turned round, with the usual abbreviations for GOOD inside.
LETTER in this case is a letter of the alphabet.


6) Writer of features say is taking part. (8 ) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7) Mushrooms amusing American soldier.. (5) _ _ _ _
Easy peasy, a 3 letter word for AMUSING, followed by a 2 letter AMERICAN SOLDIER


8 ) Black bird dog (6) _ _ _ _ _ _
The single letter abbreviation for BLACK, followed by a soaring bird.


9) Musical state. (8 ) O_ _ _ _ _ _ _
State in this case is American State.


10) Bed of troupers unmade. (4-6) _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (unmade) of OF TROUPERS
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:10
Evening, Ray Smile

1) ajar
2) concentrated
3) rebuff
4) bakewell
5) sigma?
6) essayist
7) fungi
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:12
1 Ajar
2 Concentrated
3Rebuff
4 Bakewell
6 Essayist
7 Fungi
8 Beagle
9 Oklahoma
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:15
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) ajar
2) concentrated
3) rebuff
4) bakewell
5) sigma?
6) essayist
7) fungi

Evening Jo Anne.

Blimey O'Riley, you're on fire, very well done indeed.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:16
8 ) beagle
9) Oklahoma

Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:17
@maureen wrote:1 Ajar
2 Concentrated
3Rebuff
4 Bakewell
6 Essayist
7 Fungi
8 Beagle
9 Oklahoma

Evening Mo.

Really excellent xwording, and superfast too.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:18
@jo anne wrote:8 ) beagle
9) Oklahoma

Thanks, Ray Smile

You're very welcome Jo Anne.

Excellent xwording tonight, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:19
10 Four poster
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:19
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mellifluous mindbenders.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 3-10-18

1)  A container that’s not open.  (4)   _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The ‘A’ from the clue, followed by a 3 letter container.
   

2)  Need contract revised but not watered down..  (12)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _CONCENTRATED
An anagram (revised) of NEED  CONTRACT.


3) Reject and polish again.   (6)   R _ _ _ _ F...REBUFF
Bit of wordplay, can you suss it?
 

4)  How to produce good tarts in Derbyshire.   (8 )  B _ _ _ _ _ _ L..BAKEWELL
Literally how to make a good tart.
   

5)  French friends turned back, receiving good letter from Greece.   (5)   S _ _ _ _...SIGMA
The French word for FRIENDS turned round, with the usual abbreviations for GOOD inside.
LETTER in this case is a letter of the alphabet.
   

6)  Writer of features say is taking part.  (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..ESSAYIST
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Mushrooms amusing American soldier..   (5)    _ _ _ _
Easy peasy, a 3 letter word for AMUSING, followed by a 2 letter AMERICAN SOLDIER...FUNGI
 

8 )  Black bird dog (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
The single letter abbreviation for BLACK, followed by a soaring bird....BEAGLE
   

9)  Musical state.   (8 )   O_ _ _ _ _ _ _...OKLAHOMA
State in this case is American State.
   

10)  Bed of troupers unmade.  (4-6)    _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (unmade) of OF  TROUPERS.......................................FOUR POSTER
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:21
@maureen wrote:10 Four poster

That's the bunny Mo.

Very well played indeed.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:23
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mellifluous mindbenders.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 3-10-18

1)  A container that’s not open.  (4)   _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The ‘A’ from the clue, followed by a 3 letter container.
   

2)  Need contract revised but not watered down..  (12)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _CONCENTRATED
An anagram (revised) of NEED  CONTRACT.


3) Reject and polish again.   (6)   R _ _ _ _ F...REBUFF
Bit of wordplay, can you suss it?
 

4)  How to produce good tarts in Derbyshire.   (8 )  B _ _ _ _ _ _ L..BAKEWELL
Literally how to make a good tart.
   

5)  French friends turned back, receiving good letter from Greece.   (5)   S _ _ _ _...SIGMA
The French word for FRIENDS turned round, with the usual abbreviations for GOOD inside.
LETTER in this case is a letter of the alphabet.
   

6)  Writer of features say is taking part.  (8 )   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..ESSAYIST
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Mushrooms amusing American soldier..   (5)    _ _ _ _
Easy peasy, a 3 letter word for AMUSING, followed by a 2 letter AMERICAN SOLDIER...FUNGI
 

8 )  Black bird dog (6)   _ _ _ _ _ _
The single letter abbreviation for BLACK, followed by a soaring bird....BEAGLE
   

9)  Musical state.   (8 )   O_ _ _ _ _ _ _...OKLAHOMA
State in this case is American State.
   

10)  Bed of troupers unmade.  (4-6)    _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (unmade) of OF  TROUPERS.......................................FOUR POSTER

Evening Mrs A.

A really super bit of crosswording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:26
Thanks very much Ray..another belter.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:30
@maureen wrote:Thanks very much Ray..another belter.  

You're very welcome MO.

Excellent crosswording from you tonight.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:30
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mellifluous mindbenders.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 3-10-18

1)  A container that’s not open.  (4)   AJAR
An easy one to start us off.
The ‘A’ from the clue, followed by a 3 letter container.
   

2)  Need contract revised but not watered down..  (12)   CONCENTRATED
An anagram (revised) of NEED  CONTRACT.


3) Reject and polish again.   (6)   REBUFF
Bit of wordplay, can you suss it?
 

4)  How to produce good tarts in Derbyshire.   (8 )  BAKEWELL
Literally how to make a good tart.
   

5)  French friends turned back, receiving good letter from Greece.   (5)   SIGMA
The French word for FRIENDS turned round, with the usual abbreviations for GOOD inside.
LETTER in this case is a letter of the alphabet.
   

6)  Writer of features say is taking part.  (8 )  ESSAYIST
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Mushrooms amusing American soldier..   (5)   FUNGI
Easy peasy, a 3 letter word for AMUSING, followed by a 2 letter AMERICAN SOLDIER
 

8 )  Black bird dog (6)   BEAGLE
The single letter abbreviation for BLACK, followed by a soaring bird.
   

9)  Musical state.   (8 )   OKLAHOMA
State in this case is American State.
   

10)  Bed of troupers unmade.  (4-6)   FOUR- POSTER
A final anagram (unmade) of OF  TROUPERS


EVENING RAY
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 20:40
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Welcome to our midweek mix of mellifluous mindbenders.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 3-10-18

1)  A container that’s not open.  (4)   AJAR
An easy one to start us off.
The ‘A’ from the clue, followed by a 3 letter container.
   

2)  Need contract revised but not watered down..  (12)   CONCENTRATED
An anagram (revised) of NEED  CONTRACT.


3) Reject and polish again.   (6)   REBUFF
Bit of wordplay, can you suss it?
 

4)  How to produce good tarts in Derbyshire.   (8 )  BAKEWELL
Literally how to make a good tart.
   

5)  French friends turned back, receiving good letter from Greece.   (5)   SIGMA
The French word for FRIENDS turned round, with the usual abbreviations for GOOD inside.
LETTER in this case is a letter of the alphabet.
   

6)  Writer of features say is taking part.  (8 )  ESSAYIST
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Mushrooms amusing American soldier..   (5)   FUNGI
Easy peasy, a 3 letter word for AMUSING, followed by a 2 letter AMERICAN SOLDIER
 

8 )  Black bird dog (6)   BEAGLE
The single letter abbreviation for BLACK, followed by a soaring bird.
   

9)  Musical state.   (8 )   OKLAHOMA
State in this case is American State.
   

10)  Bed of troupers unmade.  (4-6)   FOUR- POSTER
A final anagram (unmade) of OF  TROUPERS


EVENING RAY

Evening Gassey.

As usual, a really excellent piece of crosswording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 21:29
Many thanks RMJ. I enjoyed those. I cant believe I never did number 1 Very Happy
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 21:40
@Admin wrote:Many thanks RMJ. I enjoyed those.  I cant believe I never did number 1 Very Happy

Thank you Mrs A, glad you enjoyed.

Yes Clue 1 was an easy one to start us off.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 3-10-18

on Wed Oct 03 2018, 22:45
Very well done to all tonight's cruciverbalists, the usual very high standard.


WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 3-10-18

1) A container that’s not open. (4)
AJAR

2) Need contract revised but not watered down.. (12)
CONCENTRATED

3) Reject and polish again. (6)
REBUFF

4) How to produce good tarts in Derbyshire. (8 )
BAKEWELL

5) French friends turned back, receiving good letter from Greece. (5)
SIGMA

6) Writer of features say is taking part. (8 )
ESSAYIST

7) Mushrooms amusing American soldier.. (5)
FUNGI

8 ) Black bird dog (6)
BEAGLE

9) Musical state. (8 )
OKLAHOMA

10) Bed of troupers unmade. (4-6)
FOUR – POSTER
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