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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:00
A very Good Evening to you Rejects crossworders.
Get your hintellects round these highbrow headscratchers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 31-10-18  

1)  Enthusiastic supporters or cooler types? (4)  _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
These supporters could also be used to cool you down in a hot room.


2)  Unimportant, false alarm I emit  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (false) of ALARM I EMIT.
 

3)  Wave from demolition worker (7)  B _ _ _ _ _ _
Double definition, the first being a wave approaching the shore.


4)   They praise those no longer in the belfry team? (9)  E _ T _ _ _ _ _ S
Put together the usual 2 letter prefix for ‘former’ or ‘no longer’ and a word for people responsible for ringing bells, and you get a term for people delivering praises.
 

5)  Inferior pottery in Gloucestershire estate (9)  B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
The answer is a country estate in Gloucestershire which may be associated with equestrian events or shuttlecocks. Split (3,6) it could also be some poor examples of china or porcelain.
     

6)  Have no mercy harbouring such spitefulness.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  To not concede goals one has to store bed linen.   (4, 1, 5, 5)   K _ _ _      _      C _ _ _ _       S _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.


8 )  Reporting for work.  (10)   J _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _ M
When REPORTING is your work.


9)  To sleep say on bed one may lie on one’s back.  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A homonym for a type of sleep, followed by an informal name for a bed.


10)  Drinks produced if a priest is tipsy.
A final anagram (tipsy) of IF A PRIEST.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:10
Evening, Ray Smile

1)  fans
3)  breaker
4)   Extollers
5)  badminton
6)  venom
7) Keep a clean sheet
8 )  journalism
10)  aperitifs
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:12
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects crossworders.
Get your hintellects round these highbrow headscratchers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 31-10-18  

1)  Enthusiastic supporters or cooler types? (4)  FANS
An easy one to start us off.
These supporters could also be used to cool you down in a hot room.


2)  Unimportant, false alarm I emit  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (false) of ALARM I EMIT.
 

3)  Wave from demolition worker (7)  BREAKER
Double definition, the first being a wave approaching the shore.


4)   They praise those no longer in the belfry team? (9)  EXTOLLERS
Put together the usual 2 letter prefix for ‘former’ or ‘no longer’ and a word for people responsible for ringing bells, and you get a term for people delivering praises.
 

5)  Inferior pottery in Gloucestershire estate (9)  BADMINTON
The answer is a country estate in Gloucestershire which may be associated with equestrian events or shuttlecocks. Split (3,6) it could also be some poor examples of china or porcelain.
     

6)  Have no mercy harbouring such spitefulness.  (5)   VENOM
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  To not concede goals one has to store bed linen.   (4, 1, 5, 5)   KEEP    A     CLEAN      SHEET
Can you suss it?.


8 )  Reporting for work.  (10)   JOURNALISM
When REPORTING is your work.


9)  To sleep say on bed one may lie on one’s back.  (8 ) KNAPSACK
A homonym for a type of sleep, followed by an informal name for a bed.


10)  Drinks produced if a priest is tipsy.
A final anagram (tipsy) of IF A PRIEST.
APERITIFS
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:12
1 Fans
2 Immaterial
3 Breaker
4 Extollers
5 Badminton
6 Venom
7 Keep a clean sheet
8 Journalism
10 Aperitifs
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:13
2)  immaterial
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:13
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile

1)  fans


3)  breaker
4)   Extollers
5)  badminton
6)  venom
7) Keep a clean sheet
8 )  journalism
10)  aperitifs

Evening Jo Anne.

Really excellent crosswording and in double quick time, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:16
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:16
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects crossworders.
Get your hintellects round these highbrow headscratchers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 31-10-18  

1)  Enthusiastic supporters or cooler types? (4)  FANS
An easy one to start us off.
These supporters could also be used to cool you down in a hot room.


2)  Unimportant, false alarm I emit  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (false) of ALARM I EMIT.
 

3)  Wave from demolition worker (7)  BREAKER
Double definition, the first being a wave approaching the shore.


4)   They praise those no longer in the belfry team? (9)  EXTOLLERS
Put together the usual 2 letter prefix for ‘former’ or ‘no longer’ and a word for people responsible for ringing bells, and you get a term for people delivering praises.
 

5)  Inferior pottery in Gloucestershire estate (9)  BADMINTON
The answer is a country estate in Gloucestershire which may be associated with equestrian events or shuttlecocks. Split (3,6) it could also be some poor examples of china or porcelain.
     

6)  Have no mercy harbouring such spitefulness.  (5)   VENOM
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  To not concede goals one has to store bed linen.   (4, 1, 5, 5)   KEEP  A   CLEAN  SHEET
Can you suss it?.


8 )  Reporting for work.  (10)   JOURNALISM
When REPORTING is your work.


9)  To sleep say on bed one may lie on one’s back.  (8 ) KNAPSACK
A homonym for a type of sleep, followed by an informal name for a bed.


10)  Drinks produced if a priest is tipsy.
A final anagram (tipsy) of IF A PRIEST.
 APERITIFS

Evening Gassey.

Super crosswording, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:18
@maureen wrote:1 Fans
2 Immaterial
3 Breaker
4 Extollers
5 Badminton
6 Venom
7 Keep a clean sheet
8 Journalism
10 Aperitifs

Evening Mo.

Brilliant crosswording as ever, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:19
@jo anne wrote:2)  immaterial


Well done Jo Anne.

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:24
Thanks again Ray..we really enjoy this quiz..
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:26
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..we really enjoy this quiz..

Thank you Mo, you're very welcome.

You played a blinder as always
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:43
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects crossworders.
Get your hintellects round these highbrow headscratchers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 31-10-18  

1)  Enthusiastic supporters or cooler types? (4)  _ _ _ _....FANS
An easy one to start us off.
These supporters could also be used to cool you down in a hot room.


2)  Unimportant, false alarm I emit  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..IMMATERIAL
An anagram (false) of ALARM I EMIT.
 

3)  Wave from demolition worker (7)  B _ _ _ _ _ _'
Double definition, the first being a wave approaching the shore......BREAKER


4)   They praise those no longer in the belfry team? (9)  E _ T _ _ _ _ _ S....EX TOLLERS
Put together the usual 2 letter prefix for ‘former’ or ‘no longer’ and a word for people responsible for ringing bells, and you get a term for people delivering praises.
 

5)  Inferior pottery in Gloucestershire estate (9)  B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
The answer is a country estate in Gloucestershire which may be associated with equestrian events or shuttlecocks. Split (3,6) it could also be some poor examples of china or porcelain.
     

6)  Have no mercy harbouring such spitefulness.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _....VENOM
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  To not concede goals one has to store bed linen.   (4, 1, 5, 5)   K _ _ _      _      C _ _ _ _       S _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.....KEEP A CLEAN SHEET


8 )  Reporting for work.  (10)   J _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _ M...JOURNALISM
When REPORTING is your work.


9)  To sleep say on bed one may lie on one’s back.  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...KNAP SACK
A homonym for a type of sleep, followed by an informal name for a bed.


10)  Drinks produced if a priest is tipsy....APERITIFS
A final anagram (tipsy) of IF A PRIEST.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:46
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to you Rejects crossworders.
Get your hintellects round these highbrow headscratchers.

GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 31-10-18  

1)  Enthusiastic supporters or cooler types? (4)  _ _ _ _....FANS
An easy one to start us off.
These supporters could also be used to cool you down in a hot room.


2)  Unimportant, false alarm I emit  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _..IMMATERIAL
An anagram (false) of ALARM I EMIT.
 

3)  Wave from demolition worker (7)  B _ _ _ _ _ _'
Double definition, the first being a wave approaching the shore......BREAKER


4)   They praise those no longer in the belfry team? (9)  E _ T _ _ _ _ _ S....EX  TOLLERS
Put together the usual 2 letter prefix for ‘former’ or ‘no longer’ and a word for people responsible for ringing bells, and you get a term for people delivering praises.
 

5)  Inferior pottery in Gloucestershire estate (9)  B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
The answer is a country estate in Gloucestershire which may be associated with equestrian events or shuttlecocks. Split (3,6) it could also be some poor examples of china or porcelain.
     

6)  Have no mercy harbouring such spitefulness.  (5)   _ _ _ _ _....VENOM
In consecutive letters in the clue.
   

7)  To not concede goals one has to store bed linen.   (4, 1, 5, 5)   K _ _ _      _      C _ _ _ _       S _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?.....KEEP A CLEAN SHEET


8 )  Reporting for work.  (10)   J _ _  _ _ _ _ _ _ M...JOURNALISM
When REPORTING is your work.


9)  To sleep say on bed one may lie on one’s back.  (8 )  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...KNAP SACK
A homonym for a type of sleep, followed by an informal name for a bed.


10)  Drinks produced if a priest is tipsy....APERITIFS
A final anagram (tipsy) of IF A PRIEST.

Evening Mrs A.

Really excellent xwording, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 20:49
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile


Thank you Jo Anne, you're very welcome.

Very well played tonight
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Wed 31 Oct - 22:07
Very well done to all tonight's crossworders      

My mate Heiro sometimes pops on later, or tomorrow.

Here are the solutions:-


WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 31-10-18  

1)  Enthusiastic supporters or cooler types? (4)
 FANS  

2)  Unimportant, false alarm I emit  (10)  
 IMMATERIAL    

3)  Wave from demolition worker (7)  
  BREAKER        

4)   They praise those no longer in the belfry team? (9)  
 EXTOLLERS      

5)  Inferior pottery in Gloucestershire estate (9)
       BADMINTON  

6)  Have no mercy harbouring such spitefulness.  (5)  
    VENOM        

7)  To not concede goals one has to store bed linen.   (4, 1, 5, 5)  
 KEEP  A  CLEAN  SHEET    

8 )  Reporting for work.  (10)  
 JOURNALISM      

9)  To sleep say on bed one may lie on one’s back.  (8 )  
 KNAPSACK    

10)  Drinks produced if a priest is tipsy.  (9)
APERITIFS
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Fri 2 Nov - 9:16
1. Fans


2. Immaterial


3. Breaker


4. Extolls


5. Badminton


6. Venom


7. Keep a clean sheet


8. Journalism


9. Knapsack


10. Aperitifs
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 31-10-18

on Fri 2 Nov - 10:19
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Fans


2. Immaterial



3. Breaker


4. Extollers


5. Badminton

6. Venom


7. Keep a clean sheet


8. Journalism


9. Knapsack


10. Aperitifs



An excellent effort mon ami
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