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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:00 pm
A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a dekko at these daunting doodles.
Good luck.


WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18[/u]

1)  [u] They secure
150 snakes  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The Roman numerals for 150, followed by the snakes associated with Cleopatra.


2) Pens producing plain blots,  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram of PLAIN BLOTS.
 

3)  Endless Oriental holiday.  (7)  E _ _ _ _ _ _
Another word for ORIENTAL, endless, which is also a Holiday.


4)  Shower for dog.  (7)  P _ _ _ _ _ _
Try saying SHOWER as SHOW  ER, something that SHOWS.


5)  Cut of meat for League leaders.  (7)  T _ _ _ _ _ E
A cut of meat, and how you might describe a football team who are leaders of the league.


6)  Religious type from church in Dublin (5)   _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Move off and fail to win on opponent’s ground.  (4, 4)  D _ _ _      A _ _ _
Can you suss it?


8 ) Shrewd like Egyptian king, last in line (6)  A _ _ _ _ _
Cement together a 2 letter word for ‘like’ or ‘in the same way that’, the informal contraction of a young Egyptian king, and the last letter in the word LINE.


9)  Doorman, discontented bruiser, carrying little weight (7)
The outer letters (discontented) of BRUISER containing (carrying) a small non-metric unit of weight.


10)  ‘Sucre’ oft translated as ‘Sugar’.  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (translated) of SUCRE OFT.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:11 pm
1 Clasps
2 Ballpoints
3 Eastern
5 Topside
6 Hindu
8 Astute
9 Bouncer
10 Fructose
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:12 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a dekko at these daunting doodles.
Good luck.


WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18[/u]

1)  They secure 150 snakes  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _..Clasps
An easy one to start us off.
The Roman numerals for 150, followed by the snakes associated with Cleopatra.


2) Pens producing plain blots,  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Ballpoints
An anagram of PLAIN BLOTS.
 

3)  Endless Oriental holiday.  (7)  E _ _ _ _ _ _
Another word for ORIENTAL, endless, which is also a Holiday.


4)  Shower for dog.  (7)  P _ _ _ _ _ _
Try saying SHOWER as SHOW  ER, something that SHOWS...Point..er


5)  Cut of meat for League leaders.  (7)  T _ _ _ _ _ E ....Topside
A cut of meat, and how you might describe a football team who are leaders of the league.


6)  Religious type from church in Dublin (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Urcin
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Move off and fail to win on opponent’s ground.  (4, 4)  D _ _ _      A _ _ _...Draw away
Can you suss it?


8 ) Shrewd like Egyptian king, last in line (6)  A _ _ _ _ _
Cement together a 2 letter word for ‘like’ or ‘in the same way that’, the informal contraction of a young Egyptian king, and the last letter in the word LINE....Astute


9)  Doorman, discontented bruiser, carrying little weight (7)
The outer letters (discontented) of BRUISER containing (carrying) a small non-metric unit of weight...Bouncer


10)  ‘Sucre’ oft translated as ‘Sugar’.  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Fructose
A final anagram (translated) of SUCRE OFT.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:14 pm
3 Eastern?
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:15 pm
@maureen wrote:1 Clasps
2 Ballpoints
3 Eastern
5 Topside
6 Hindu
8 Astute
9 Bouncer
10 Fructose

Evening Mo.

Brilliant xwording and in unbelievable time, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:18 pm
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a dekko at these daunting doodles.
Good luck.


WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18[/u]

1)  They secure 150 snakes  (6)  _ _ _ _ _ _..Clasps
An easy one to start us off.
The Roman numerals for 150, followed by the snakes associated with Cleopatra.


2) Pens producing plain blots,  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Ballpoints
An anagram of PLAIN BLOTS.
 

3)  Endless Oriental holiday.  (7)  E _ _ _ _ _ _
Another word for ORIENTAL, endless, which is also a Holiday.


4)  Shower for dog.  (7)  P _ _ _ _ _ _
Try saying SHOWER as SHOW  ER, something that SHOWS...Point..er


5)  Cut of meat for League leaders.  (7)  T _ _ _ _ _ E ....Topside
A cut of meat, and how you might describe a football team who are leaders of the league.


6)  Religious type from church in Dublin (5)   _ _ _ _ _...Urcin
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Move off and fail to win on opponent’s ground.  (4, 4)  D _ _ _      A _ _ _...Draw away
Can you suss it?


8 ) Shrewd like Egyptian king, last in line (6)  A _ _ _ _ _
Cement together a 2 letter word for ‘like’ or ‘in the same way that’, the informal contraction of a young Egyptian king, and the last letter in the word LINE....Astute


9)  Doorman, discontented bruiser, carrying little weight (7)
The outer letters (discontented) of BRUISER containing (carrying) a small non-metric unit of weight...Bouncer


10)  ‘Sucre’ oft translated as ‘Sugar’.  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..Fructose
A final anagram (translated) of SUCRE OFT.

Evening Mrs A.

Really super crosswording, very well played.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:19 pm
@Admin wrote:3 Eastern?

It's EASTERN, but 'endless'.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:20 pm
6I missed the h out of urchin
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:23 pm
@Admin wrote: 6I missed the h out of urchin  

Sorry Mrs A.

The 'clue' is looking for 'religious types', you've part of

the solution in your answer.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:25 pm
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a dekko at these daunting doodles.
Good luck.


WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18[/u]

1)   They secure 150 snakes  (6)  CLASPS
An easy one to start us off.
The Roman numerals for 150, followed by the snakes associated with Cleopatra.


2) Pens producing plain blots,  (10)  BALLPOINTS
An anagram of PLAIN BLOTS.
 

3)  Endless Oriental holiday.  (7)  EASTER
Another word for ORIENTAL, endless, which is also a Holiday.


4)  Shower for dog.  (7)  POINTER
Try saying SHOWER as SHOW  ER, something that SHOWS.


5)  Cut of meat for League leaders.  (7)  TOPSIDE
A cut of meat, and how you might describe a football team who are leaders of the league.


6)  Religious type from church in Dublin (5)  HINDU
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Move off and fail to win on opponent’s ground.  (4, 4)  DRAW   AWAY
Can you suss it?


8 ) Shrewd like Egyptian king, last in line (6)  ASTUTE
Cement together a 2 letter word for ‘like’ or ‘in the same way that’, the informal contraction of a young Egyptian king, and the last letter in the word LINE.


9)  Doorman, discontented bruiser, carrying little weight (7)
The outer letters (discontented) of BRUISER containing (carrying) a small non-metric unit of weight. BOUNCER


10)  ‘Sucre’ oft translated as ‘Sugar’.  (8 )FRUCTOSE
A final anagram (translated) of SUCRE OFT.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:28 pm
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a dekko at these daunting doodles.
Good luck.


WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18[/u]

1)   They secure 150 snakes  (6)  CLASPS  
An easy one to start us off.
The Roman numerals for 150, followed by the snakes associated with Cleopatra.


2) Pens producing plain blots,  (10)  BALLPOINTS  
An anagram of PLAIN BLOTS.
 

3)  Endless Oriental holiday.  (7)  EASTER  
Another word for ORIENTAL, endless, which is also a Holiday.


4)  Shower for dog.  (7)  POINTER  
Try saying SHOWER as SHOW  ER, something that SHOWS.


5)  Cut of meat for League leaders.  (7)  TOPSIDE  
A cut of meat, and how you might describe a football team who are leaders of the league.


6)  Religious type from church in Dublin (5)  HINDU  
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Move off and fail to win on opponent’s ground.  (4, 4)  DRAW   AWAY  
Can you suss it?


8 ) Shrewd like Egyptian king, last in line (6)  ASTUTE  
Cement together a 2 letter word for ‘like’ or ‘in the same way that’, the informal contraction of a young Egyptian king, and the last letter in the word LINE.


9)  Doorman, discontented bruiser, carrying little weight (7)
The outer letters (discontented) of BRUISER containing (carrying) a small non-metric unit of weight.   BOUNCER  


10)  ‘Sucre’ oft translated as ‘Sugar’.  (8 )FRUCTOSE  
A final anagram (translated) of SUCRE OFT.

Evening Gassey.

Excellent crosswording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:29 pm
6. silly me Hindu
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:30 pm
@Admin wrote:6. silly me Hindu

That's the bunny, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:37 pm
Evening, Ray Smile

1) clasp
2) Pens producing plain blots, (10) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram of PLAIN BLOTS.

3) Endless Oriental holiday. (7) E _ _ _ _ _ _
Another word for ORIENTAL, endless, which is also a Holiday.
4) petshow
5) Cut of meat for League leaders. (7) T _ _ _ _ _ E
A cut of meat, and how you might describe a football team who are leaders of the league.
6) Religious type from church in Dublin (5) _ _ _ _ _
7) Move off and fail to win on opponent’s ground. (4, 4) D _ _ _ A _ _ _
Can you suss it?
8 ) astute
9) bouncer
10) fructose
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:41 pm
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)  clasp
2) Pens producing plain blots,  (10)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram of PLAIN BLOTS.

3)  Endless Oriental holiday.  (7)  E _ _ _ _ _ _
Another word for ORIENTAL, endless, which is also a Holiday.
4)  petshow
5)  Cut of meat for League leaders.  (7)  T _ _ _ _ _ E
A cut of meat, and how you might describe a football team who are leaders of the league.
6)  Religious type from church in Dublin (5)   _ _ _ _ _
7)  Move off and fail to win on opponent’s ground.  (4, 4)  D _ _ _      A _ _ _
Can you suss it?
8 ) astute
9)  bouncer
10)  fructose

Evening Jo Anne.

Excellent xwording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:42 pm
Evening Ray another grand
Crossy session much appreciated
thanking you sir
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:46 pm
Thanks, you're very welcome Gassey.

Well played tonight.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:56 pm
Thanks for those, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:03 pm
Glad you enjoyed them Jo Anne, well played tonight.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:09 pm
Another belter from you Ray..thank you.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:11 pm
Thanks Mo.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:33 am
1. Clasps
2. Ballpoint
3. Eastern
5. Topside
9. Bouncer
10. Fructose
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:15 am
1. Clasps


2. Ballpoints


3. Easter


4. Pointer


5. Topside


6. Hindu


7. Draw away


8. Astute


9. Bouncer


10. Fructose
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:13 pm
[quote="marieM"]1. Clasps
2. Ballpoint
3. Eastern
5. Topside
9. Bouncer
10. Fructose r=#FF0000]Good afternoon Marie.

Very well played indeed


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 17-10-18

on Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:15 pm
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Clasps


2. Ballpoints


3. Easter


4. Pointer


5. Topside


6. Hindu


7. Draw away


8. Astute


9. Bouncer


10. Fructose

A very good afternoon mon ami.

A very excellent bit of crosswording.
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