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WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:00
A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Get your craniums round these cunning contrivances.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-1-19

1)  Dislike of French examination (6)  D _ _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
The French for OF, followed ny a 4 letter EXAM.


2)  The strange transience of fruit.  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (strange) of  TRANSIENCE  
   

3)  Marijuana for the informer.  (5)   G _ _ _ _
A double definition.
Can you suss it?


4)  Small, quiet, Liberal, speaks and chokes. (9)   S_ _ U _ _ _ _ S
The 3 letters that represent SMALL, QUIET and LIBERAL.
Followed by a word for SPEAKS.


5)  Supporter in prison triumph, ignoring the odds (7)   S _ _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter slang word for PRISON, followed by the EVEN letters of TRIUMPH (ignoring the odds).
Supporter in this case is equine.
 

6)  Sparkling wine, central feature of Majorca vacation.  (4)   _ _ _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Unknown Member of Parliament in Government is crying loudly.  (7)  Y _ _ _ _ _ _
The algebra letter for an unknown quantity
Member of Parliament in this case is a collective name for a bird.
Follow that the the IN from the clue and the abbreviation for Government.


8 )  Drink given by school,  before toddlers’ sleep. (7)   S _ _ N _ _ S
The abbreviation for SCHOOL, followed by an informal word for SLEEPS.


9)  Fit to follow standard moral lesson.  (7)   P _ _ _ _ _ E
FIT, as in fit for purpose, following a golfing standard maybe.


10)  Upset if such a bloomer is revealed.(7)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (upset) of IF SUCH A.

FIENDISH)  Factory made by (4 ÷ 50) + (1049 ÷ 50)  (5, 4)   F _ __ _     M _ _ _
Just for a bit of fun, the above clue is word play using numbers, and Roman numerals, clever.
See if you can suss it.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:12
You can do the 'FIENDISH' separately if you want folks, it's yed warcher!!!!!!!! LOL
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:14
Evening, Ray Smile
1)  detest

3)  grass
4)  splutters
5)  stirrup?
6)  cava
7)  yowling
8 )  schnaps
9)  parable?
10)  fuschia
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:15
1 Detest
2 Nectarines
3 Grass
4 Splutters ???
5 Stirrup ???
6 Cava
7 Yowling
8 Schapps
10 Fuchsia
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:16
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile
1)  detest

3)  grass
4)  splutters
5)  stirrup?
6)  cava
7)  yowling
8 )  schnaps
9)  parable?
10)  fuschia

Evening Jo anne.

Really excellent Xwording, well done you.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:18
@maureen wrote:1 Detest  
2 Nectarines  
3 Grass  
4 Splutters ???  
5 Stirrup ???  
6 Cava  
7 Yowling  
8 Schapps  
10  Fuchsia  

Evening Mo.

Briliant crosswording as ever, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:22
Thanks, Ray Smile
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:22
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Get your craniums round these cunning contrivances.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-1-19

1)  Dislike of French examination (6)  D _ _ _ _ _....De test
An easy one to start us off.
The French for OF, followed ny a 4 letter EXAM.


2)  The strange transience of fruit.  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Nectarines
An anagram (strange) of  TRANSIENCE  
   

3)  Marijuana for the informer.  (5)   G _ _ _ _ ...Grass
A double definition.
Can you suss it?


4)  Small, quiet, Liberal, speaks and chokes. (9)   S_ _ U _ _ _ _ S....Splutters
The 3 letters that represent SMALL, QUIET and LIBERAL.
Followed by a word for SPEAKS.


5)  Supporter in prison triumph, ignoring the odds (7)   S _ _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter slang word for PRISON, followed by the EVEN letters of TRIUMPH (ignoring the odds).
Supporter in this case is equine.
 

6)  Sparkling wine, central feature of Majorca vacation.  (4)   _ _ _ _ ...Cava
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Unknown Member of Parliament in Government is crying loudly.  (7)  Y _ _ _ _ _ _..Yelling
The algebra letter for an unknown quantity
Member of Parliament in this case is a collective name for a bird.
Follow that the the IN from the clue and the abbreviation for Government.


8 )  Drink given by school,  before toddlers’ sleep. (7)   S _ _ N _ _ S...Schnaps
The abbreviation for SCHOOL, followed by an informal word for SLEEPS.


9)  Fit to follow standard moral lesson.  (7)   P _ _ _ _ _ E..Parable
FIT, as in fit for purpose, following a golfing standard maybe.


10)  Upset if such a bloomer is revealed.(7)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ...Fuschia
A final anagram (upset) of IF SUCH A.

FIENDISH)  Factory made by (4 ÷ 50) + (1049 ÷ 50)  (5, 4)   F _ __ _       M _ _ _...... F..L our M i LLL I think Very Happy
Just for a bit of fun, the above clue is word play using numbers, and Roman numerals, clever.
See if you can suss it.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:24
One too many Ls
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:24
@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Cheers JA, very well played.

Has the FIENDISH beaten you!!!!! LOL.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:28
Thanks again Ray..the Fiendish one baffled me. Very Happy
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:29
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Get your craniums round these cunning contrivances.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-1-19

1)  Dislike of French examination (6)  D _ _ _ _ _....De test
An easy one to start us off.
The French for OF, followed ny a 4 letter EXAM.


2)  The strange transience of fruit.  (10)   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...Nectarines
An anagram (strange) of  TRANSIENCE  
   

3)  Marijuana for the informer.  (5)   G _ _ _ _ ...Grass
A double definition.
Can you suss it?


4)  Small, quiet, Liberal, speaks and chokes. (9)   S_ _ U _ _ _ _ S....Splutters
The 3 letters that represent SMALL, QUIET and LIBERAL.
Followed by a word for SPEAKS.


5)  Supporter in prison triumph, ignoring the odds (7)   S _ _ _ _ _ _
A 4 letter slang word for PRISON, followed by the EVEN letters of TRIUMPH (ignoring the odds).
Supporter in this case is equine.
 

6)  Sparkling wine, central feature of Majorca vacation.  (4)   _ _ _ _ ...Cava
In consecutive letters in the clue.
 

7)  Unknown Member of Parliament in Government is crying loudly.  (7)  Y _ _ _ _ _ _..Yelling
The algebra letter for an unknown quantity
Member of Parliament in this case is a collective name for a bird.
Follow that the the IN from the clue and the abbreviation for Government. So close


8 )  Drink given by school,  before toddlers’ sleep. (7)   S _ _ N _ _ S...Schnaps
The abbreviation for SCHOOL, followed by an informal word for SLEEPS.


9)  Fit to follow standard moral lesson.  (7)   P _ _ _ _ _ E..Parable
FIT, as in fit for purpose, following a golfing standard maybe.


10)  Upset if such a bloomer is revealed.(7)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ...Fuschia
A final anagram (upset) of IF SUCH A.

FIENDISH)  Factory made by (4 ÷ 50) + (1049 ÷ 50)  (5, 4)   F _ __ _       M _ _ _......               F..L  our  M i LLL I think Very Happy Very well done
Just for a bit of fun, the above clue is word play using numbers, and Roman numerals, clever.
See if you can suss it.

Evening Mrs A.

Brilliant Xwording, but best of all you got the FIENDISH, well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:30
@Admin wrote:One too many Ls

It's near enough LOL Very Happy

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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 20:31
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray..the Fiendish one baffled me. Very Happy

Cheers Mo, you did brilliantly.

The FIENDISH is a toughy.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 21:29
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Get your craniums round these cunning contrivances.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-1-19

1)  Dislike of French examination (6)  DETEST
An easy one to start us off.
The French for OF, followed ny a 4 letter EXAM.


2)  The strange transience of fruit.  (10)   NECTARINES
An anagram (strange) of  TRANSIENCE  
   

3)  Marijuana for the informer.  (5)   GRASS
A double definition.
Can you suss it?


4)  Small, quiet, Liberal, speaks and chokes. (9)   SPLUTTERS
The 3 letters that represent SMALL, QUIET and LIBERAL.
Followed by a word for SPEAKS.


5)  Supporter in prison triumph, ignoring the odds (7)   STIRRUP
A 4 letter slang word for PRISON, followed by the EVEN letters of TRIUMPH (ignoring the odds).
Supporter in this case is equine.
 

6)  Sparkling wine, central feature of Majorca vacation.  (4)  In consecutive letters in the clue. CAVA
 

7)  Unknown Member of Parliament in Government is crying loudly.  (7)  YOWLING
The algebra letter for an unknown quantity
Member of Parliament in this case is a collective name for a bird.
Follow that the the IN from the clue and the abbreviation for Government.


8 )  Drink given by school,  before toddlers’ sleep. (7)   SCHNAPS
The abbreviation for SCHOOL, followed by an informal word for SLEEPS.


9)  Fit to follow standard moral lesson.  (7)   PARABLE
FIT, as in fit for purpose, following a golfing standard maybe.


10)  Upset if such a bloomer is revealed.(7)  FUSHCIA
A final anagram (upset) of IF SUCH A.

FIENDISH)  Factory made by (4 ÷ 50) + (1049 ÷ 50)  (5, 4)   F _ __ _       M _ _ _
Just for a bit of fun, the above clue is word play using numbers, and Roman numerals, clever.
See if you can suss it.


EVENING RAY SORRY FOR LATE APPEARANCE
THE LAST ONE IS A REAL YEDWARCHER scratch
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 22:02
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very Good Evening to the Rejects crossworders.
Get your craniums round these cunning contrivances.
GOOD LUCK

WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 16-1-19

1)  Dislike of French examination (6)  DETEST
An easy one to start us off.
The French for OF, followed ny a 4 letter EXAM.


2)  The strange transience of fruit.  (10)   NECTARINES
An anagram (strange) of  TRANSIENCE  
   

3)  Marijuana for the informer.  (5)   GRASS
A double definition.
Can you suss it?


4)  Small, quiet, Liberal, speaks and chokes. (9)   SPLUTTERS
The 3 letters that represent SMALL, QUIET and LIBERAL.
Followed by a word for SPEAKS.


5)  Supporter in prison triumph, ignoring the odds (7)   STIRRUP
A 4 letter slang word for PRISON, followed by the EVEN letters of TRIUMPH (ignoring the odds).
Supporter in this case is equine.
 

6)  Sparkling wine, central feature of Majorca vacation.  (4)  In consecutive letters in the clue.  CAVA
 

7)  Unknown Member of Parliament in Government is crying loudly.  (7)  YOWLING
The algebra letter for an unknown quantity
Member of Parliament in this case is a collective name for a bird.
Follow that the the IN from the clue and the abbreviation for Government.


8 )  Drink given by school,  before toddlers’ sleep. (7)   SCHNAPS
The abbreviation for SCHOOL, followed by an informal word for SLEEPS.


9)  Fit to follow standard moral lesson.  (7)   PARABLE
FIT, as in fit for purpose, following a golfing standard maybe.


10)  Upset if such a bloomer is revealed.(7)  FUSHCIA
A final anagram (upset) of IF SUCH A.

FIENDISH)  Factory made by (4 ÷ 50) + (1049 ÷ 50)  (5, 4)   F _ __ _       M _ _ _
Just for a bit of fun, the above clue is word play using numbers, and Roman numerals, clever.
See if you can suss it.


EVENING RAY SORRY FOR LATE APPEARANCE
THE LAST ONE IS A REAL YEDWARCHER scratch

Evening Gassey.

A really excellent effort as always, well done.

No worries about coming on later, rather late than never.

Soz for late marking, it was bathtime LOL!!!!! TMI Embarassed Very Happy

Yes, the FIENDISH is just that.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 22:12
Aaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh , Ray , I honestly thought
Fiendish was the clue Embarassed
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 22:24
@Gassey wrote:Aaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh , Ray , I honestly thought
Fiendish was the clue Embarassed


LOL, Easy to do that Gassey.

'FIENDISH' reflects the strength of the clue.

You work it out from the numbers, which are the clues.

I'm leaving the answers over for a bit more in case my mate Hiero comes on,

and I'll probably put an hexplanashun on.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Wed Jan 16 2019, 23:00
The 'clue word' we are looking for on the 'FIENDISH' is Factory.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Thu Jan 17 2019, 01:57
1.Detest


2. Nectarines


3. Grass


4. Splutters


5. Stirrup


6. Don't see it.


7. Yowling


8. Schnaps


9. Parable


10. Fuschia
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Thu Jan 17 2019, 09:00
Thanks for them Ray
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Thu Jan 17 2019, 09:15
Cava? Never heard of it.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Thu Jan 17 2019, 18:47
@Hieronymous wrote:1.Detest


2. Nectarines

3. Grass


4. Splutters


5. Stirrup


6. Don't see it.


7. Yowling


8. Schnaps


9. Parable


10. Fuschia

Excellent crosswording mon ami, very well done.
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Thu Jan 17 2019, 18:57
A little bit late, Thursday is a busy day pour moi.
Very well done to all last night’s / today’s crossworders.
A high standard as ever.


WR CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 16-1-19

1)  Dislike of French examination (6)  
DETEST  

2)  The strange transience of fruit.  (10)  
     NECTARINES    

3)  Marijuana for the informer.  (5)  
GRASS

4)  Small, quiet, Liberal, speaks and chokes. (9)  
SPLUTTERS  

5)  Supporter in prison triumph, ignoring the odds (7)  
    STIRRUP  

6)  Sparkling wine, central feature of Majorca vacation.  (4)
    CAVA        

7)  Unknown Member of Parliament in Government is crying loudly.  (7)
YOWLING  

8 )  Drink given by school,  before toddlers’ sleep. (7)  
SCHNAPPS  

9)  Fit to follow standard moral lesson.  (7)  
 PARABLE    

10)  Upset if such a bloomer is revealed.(7)  
FUSCHIA    

FIENDISH)  Factory made by (4 ÷ 50) + (1049 ÷ 50)  (5, 4)  
FLOUR  MILL  

An hexplanashun:-

(4 ÷ 50) = 4 divided by 50 = FOUR divided by L = FLOUR

(1049 ÷ 50)   = 1049 divided by 50 = MIL divided by L = MILL


Well done to Mrs A for solving it
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Re: WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 16-1-19

on Thu Jan 17 2019, 21:27
@Gassey wrote:Thanks for them Ray

Cheers Gassey, glad you enjoyed.
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