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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:02
sorry folks I've left some of the answers on, I'll post again in a few minutes
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:06
A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whirl at these wicked Wednesday wordages.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 24-10-18

1) French bread. 5) E _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
BREAD in this case is MONEY.


2) Pig a man’s destroyed in one form of religion (8 )
Anagram (destroyed) of PIG A MAN’S.


3) Places like Plymouth and Southampton, each involved in games (Cool S _ _ _ _ _ _ An abbreviated form of ‘each’ inserted into ‘games’ or ‘athletic contests’.


4) Major digital operator at ground level? (3,3) B _ _ T _ _
Cryptic definition of one of the appendages of the human body, one usually found close to the ground.


5) Lively soldier drowning in booze (5) A _ _ _ _
The usual abbreviation for a US soldier, inserted into some rather more English beer.


6) Component of part is annealed for worker (7) _ _ _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters within the clue.


7) US chum needs to obtain sum of money allocated (6) B _ _ _ _ _
The shorter form of an American term for ‘friend’, followed by ‘obtain’.


8 ) Narcissist, say, old bloke in charge across America (9) E _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
String together the two letter abbreviation meaning FOR EXAMPLE (say), then the abbreviation for OLD.,
A word for BLOKE or CHAP, and the two letter abbreviation for IN CHARGE.
which contain (across) A[merica].


(9) Mum meeting someone in Glasgow? It’s supposed to be lucky (6)
A short word for ‘mum’ followed by the nationality of a native of Glasgow, Edinburgh, or anywhere else north of the border.


10) Multi talented funny looking relatives. (9) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (funny looking) of RELATIVES.

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:13

1 Euros..?
2 Paganism
3 Seaports
4 Big toe
5 Agile
6 Artisan
7 Budget
8 Egotistic
9 Mascot
10 Versatile

I feel like cheat on this one Ray.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:23
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whirl at these wicked Wednesday wordages.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 24-10-18

1)  French bread.  5)   E _ _ _ _...EUROS
An easy one to start us off.
BREAD in this case is MONEY.


2)  Pig a man’s destroyed in one form of religion (8 )..PAGANISM
Anagram (destroyed) of PIG A MAN’S.


3) Places like Plymouth and Southampton, each involved in games (Cool   S _ _ _ _ _ _ An abbreviated form of ‘each’ inserted into ‘games’ or ‘athletic contests’....


4)  Major digital operator at ground level? (3,3)  B _ _     T _ _...BIG TOE
Cryptic definition of one of the appendages of the human body, one usually found close to the ground.


5)  Lively soldier drowning in booze (5)   A _ _ _ _...AGILE
The usual abbreviation for a US soldier, inserted into some rather more English beer.
   

6)  Component of part is annealed for worker (7)  _  _ _ _ _ _ _...ARTISAN
In consecutive letters within the clue.


7)  US chum needs to obtain sum of money allocated (6)   B _ _ _ _ _..BUDGET
The shorter form of an American term for ‘friend’, followed by ‘obtain’.


8 ) Narcissist, say, old bloke in charge across America (9)  E _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...EGOMANIAC
String together the two letter abbreviation meaning FOR EXAMPLE (say), then the abbreviation for OLD.,
A word for BLOKE or CHAP,  and the two letter abbreviation for IN CHARGE.
which contain (across) A[merica].
   

(9)   Mum meeting someone in Glasgow? It’s supposed to be lucky (6)...MASCOT
A short word for ‘mum’ followed by the nationality of a native of Glasgow, Edinburgh, or anywhere else north of the border.
     

10) Multi talented funny looking relatives.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (funny looking) of RELATIVES.
     
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:26
@maureen wrote:
1 Euros..?
2 Paganism
3 Seaports
4 Big toe
5 Agile
6 Artisan
7 Budget
8 Egotistic close, but nor right
9 Mascot
10 Versatile

I feel like cheat on this one Ray.

Evening Mo.

I apologise if you saw some of the answers, but don't beat yourself up about it.

Anyroad very well played indeed, and as usual in superfast time,

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:29
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whirl at these wicked Wednesday wordages.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 24-10-18

1)  French bread.  5)   E _ _ _ _...EUROS
An easy one to start us off.
BREAD in this case is MONEY.


2)  Pig a man’s destroyed in one form of religion (8 )..PAGANISM
Anagram (destroyed) of PIG A MAN’S.


3) Places like Plymouth and Southampton, each involved in games (Cool   S _ _ _ _ _ _ An abbreviated form of ‘each’ inserted into ‘games’ or ‘athletic contests’....


4)  Major digital operator at ground level? (3,3)  B _ _     T _ _...BIG TOE
Cryptic definition of one of the appendages of the human body, one usually found close to the ground.


5)  Lively soldier drowning in booze (5)   A _ _ _ _...AGILE
The usual abbreviation for a US soldier, inserted into some rather more English beer.
   

6)  Component of part is annealed for worker (7)  _  _ _ _ _ _ _...ARTISAN
In consecutive letters within the clue.


7)  US chum needs to obtain sum of money allocated (6)   B _ _ _ _ _..BUDGET
The shorter form of an American term for ‘friend’, followed by ‘obtain’.


8 ) Narcissist, say, old bloke in charge across America (9)  E _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...EGOMANIAC
String together the two letter abbreviation meaning FOR EXAMPLE (say), then the abbreviation for OLD.,
A word for BLOKE or CHAP,  and the two letter abbreviation for IN CHARGE.
which contain (across) A[merica].
   

(9)   Mum meeting someone in Glasgow? It’s supposed to be lucky (6)...MASCOT
A short word for ‘mum’ followed by the nationality of a native of Glasgow, Edinburgh, or anywhere else north of the border.
     

10) Multi talented funny looking relatives.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (funny looking) of RELATIVES.
     

Evening Mrs A.

Brilliant crosswording, well done.

Sorry about the 'cock up', LOL Very Happy
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:29
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whirl at these wicked Wednesday wordages.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 24-10-18

1)  French bread.  5)   EUROS
An easy one to start us off.
BREAD in this case is MONEY.


2)  Pig a man’s destroyed in one form of religion (8 ) PAGANISM
Anagram (destroyed) of PIG A MAN’S.


3) Places like Plymouth and Southampton, each involved in games (Cool   S _ _ _ _ _ _ An abbreviated form of ‘each’ inserted into ‘games’ or ‘athletic contests’.SEAPORTS


4)  Major digital operator at ground level? (3,3)  BIG  TOE
Cryptic definition of one of the appendages of the human body, one usually found close to the ground.


5)  Lively soldier drowning in booze (5)   AGILE
The usual abbreviation for a US soldier, inserted into some rather more English beer.
   

6)  Component of part is annealed for worker (7)  ARTISAN
In consecutive letters within the clue.


7)  US chum needs to obtain sum of money allocated (6)  BUDGET
The shorter form of an American term for ‘friend’, followed by ‘obtain’.


8 ) Narcissist, say, old bloke in charge across America (9)  EGOMANIAC
String together the two letter abbreviation meaning FOR EXAMPLE (say), then the abbreviation for OLD.,
A word for BLOKE or CHAP,  and the two letter abbreviation for IN CHARGE.
which contain (across) A[merica].
   

(9)   Mum meeting someone in Glasgow? It’s supposed to be lucky (6)
A short word for ‘mum’ followed by the nationality of a native of Glasgow, Edinburgh, or anywhere else north of the border.
MASCOT
     

10) Multi talented funny looking relatives.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (funny looking) of RELATIVES.
VERSATILE
     
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:32
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Have a whirl at these wicked Wednesday wordages.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 24-10-18

1)  French bread.  5)   EUROS
An easy one to start us off.
BREAD in this case is MONEY.


2)  Pig a man’s destroyed in one form of religion (8 )  PAGANISM
Anagram (destroyed) of PIG A MAN’S.


3) Places like Plymouth and Southampton, each involved in games (Cool   S _ _ _ _ _ _ An abbreviated form of ‘each’ inserted into ‘games’ or ‘athletic contests’.SEAPORTS


4)  Major digital operator at ground level? (3,3)  BIG  TOE
Cryptic definition of one of the appendages of the human body, one usually found close to the ground.


5)  Lively soldier drowning in booze (5)   AGILE
The usual abbreviation for a US soldier, inserted into some rather more English beer.
   

6)  Component of part is annealed for worker (7)  ARTISAN
In consecutive letters within the clue.


7)  US chum needs to obtain sum of money allocated (6)  BUDGET
The shorter form of an American term for ‘friend’, followed by ‘obtain’.


8 ) Narcissist, say, old bloke in charge across America (9)  EGOMANIAC
String together the two letter abbreviation meaning FOR EXAMPLE (say), then the abbreviation for OLD.,
A word for BLOKE or CHAP,  and the two letter abbreviation for IN CHARGE.
which contain (across) A[merica].
   

(9)   Mum meeting someone in Glasgow? It’s supposed to be lucky (6)
A short word for ‘mum’ followed by the nationality of a native of Glasgow, Edinburgh, or anywhere else north of the border.
MASCOT
     

10) Multi talented funny looking relatives.  (9)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (funny looking) of RELATIVES.
VERSATILE
     

Evening Mr Gassey Sir.

Excellent xwording from you, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:37
Evening Ray , thanks as ever for the
crossy clues brilliant as usual , keep
um coming
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:38
Fortunately I nver saw the "cock up"

Thanks for the brain work out Ray
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:41
@Admin wrote:Fortunately I nver saw the "cock up"

Thanks for the brain work out Ray

Thank you Mrs A.

Glad you weren't affected.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:43
@Gassey wrote:Evening Ray , thanks as ever for the
crossy clues brilliant as usual , keep
um coming

Thanks Gassey.

Glad you enjoyed.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:46
Evening, Ray Smile

1) euros
4) big toe
5) agile
6) artisan
7) budget
8 ) egomaniac
9) mascot
10) versatile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:48
3) seaport
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:48
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1) euros
4) big toe
5) agile
6) artisan
7) budget
8 ) egomaniac
9) mascot
10) versatile

Evening Jo Anne.

Excellent crosswording as usual, very well played.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:50
@jo anne wrote:3) seaports

That's the bunny JA, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 20:57
Thanks again for your hard work Ray,hope you get a good nights sleep. Sleep
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 21:02
@maureen wrote:Thanks again for your hard work Ray,hope you get a good nights sleep. Sleep

Thank you Mo.

I'm usually a bit 'wired up' after the Cryptics, so a few scoops are on the cards.

I'll sleep like a lickle babby!!!!!! LOL Very Happy
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 21:06
Thanks for those, Ray, I couldn’t see Paganism. Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 21:10
@jo anne wrote:Thanks for those, Ray, I couldn’t see Paganism. Smile

Thank you Jo Anne, you're very welcome.

Yes, I don't think the anagram was the easiest to get.

Very well played tonight.


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Wed Oct 24 2018, 22:07
Very well done to all tonight;s crossworders ,

the usual very high standard.

Here are the solutions :-



WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 24-10-18

1) French bread. 5)
EUROS

2) Pig a man’s destroyed in one form of religion (8
PAGANISM

3) Places like Plymouth and Southampton, each involved in games (8 )
SEAPORTS

4) Major digital operator at ground level? (3,3)
BIG TOE

5) Lively soldier drowning in booze (5)
AGILE

6) Component of part is annealed for worker (7)
ARTISAN

7) US chum needs to obtain sum of money allocated (6)
BUDGET

8 ) Narcissist, say, old bloke in charge across America (9)
EGOMANIAC

(9) Mum meeting someone in Glasgow? It’s supposed to be lucky (6)
MASCOT

10) Multi talented funny looking relatives. (9)
VERSATILE


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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Thu Oct 25 2018, 05:42
1. Euros


2. Paganism


3. ?


4. Big toe


5. Agile


6. Artisan


7. Budget


8. Egomaniac


9. Mascot


10. Versatile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 24-10-18

on Thu Oct 25 2018, 14:14
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Euros


2. Paganism


3. ?


4. Big toe


5. Agile


6. Artisan


7. Budget


8. Egomaniac


9. Mascot


10. Versatile

An excellent bit of crosswording mon ami.
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