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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:00
A very good midweek to all you Rejects Crossworders.
Have a peruse of these perfectly perplexing puzzles.
GOOD LUCK

WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-1-19

1)  Intend to be average. (4)  M _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
No help, can you suss it?


2)  Pre date form that’s bureaucracy.   (3, 4)   _ _ _     _ _ _ _
An anagram (form) of  PRE  DATE


3) It takes a turn for the better.  (8, 5)   R _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _      W _ _ _ _
BETTER in this case ia a gambler.
 

4)  Cheese might be said to produce this. (10)   P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ H                                        
Can you suss it?


5)  Late campanologists double.  (5)   D _ _ _       R _ _ _ _ R
A word for LATE followed by what a CAMPANOLOGIST might be called.
                                     

6)  Pilot coming from Sandinavia to Russia. (7)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Opera for automobile workers?  (6)   C _ _ _ _ _
What you might ‘loosely’ call AUTO WORKERS.


8 )  In an uncomfortable situation having nowhere to swim. (1. 4, 3, 2, 5)   A      F _ _ _       O _ _       _ _      W _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?


9)  Severely criticised, as the roof may be.  (6)   S _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?


10)  Those who seek in rare chess moves.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (moves) of  RARE  CHESS.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:07
1 Mean
2 Red tape
3 Roukette wheel
5 Dead ringer
6 Aviator
7 Carmen
8 A fish out of water
9 Slated
10 Searchers
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:10
4 Photograph
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:11
[quote="raymyjamie"]A very good midweek to all you Rejects Crossworders.
Have a peruse of these perfectly perplexing puzzles.
GOOD LUCK

WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-1-19

1)  Intend to be average. (4)  M _ _ _..MEAN
An easy one to start us off.
No help, can you suss it?


2)  Pre date form that’s bureaucracy.   (3, 4)   _ _ _       _ _ _ _....RED TAPE
An anagram (form) of  PRE  DATE


3) It takes a turn for the better.  (8, 5)   R _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _        W _ _ _ _...ROULETTE WHEEL
BETTER in this case ia a gambler.
 

4)  Cheese might be said to produce this. (10)   P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ H                                        
Can you suss it?


5)  Late campanologists double.  (5)   D _ _ _         R _ _ _ _ R..............DEAD RINGER
A word for LATE followed by what a CAMPANOLOGIST might be called.
                                     

6)  Pilot coming from Sandinavia to Russia. (7)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _...AVIATOR
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Opera for automobile workers?  (6)   C _ _ _ _ _....CARMEN
What you might ‘loosely’ call AUTO WORKERS.


8 )  In an uncomfortable situation having nowhere to swim. (1. 4, 3, 2, 5)   A       F _ _ _        O _ _        _ _       W _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?....A FISH OUT OF WATER


9)  Severely criticised, as the roof may be.  (6)   S _ _ _ _ _...SLATED
Can you suss it?


10)  Those who seek in rare chess moves. (9) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _......SEARCHERS
A final anagram (moves) of RARE CHESS.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:12
@maureen wrote:1 Mean WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
2 Red tape WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
3 Roukette wheel WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
5 Dead ringer WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
6 Aviator WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
7 Carmen WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
8 A fish out of water WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
9 Slated WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
10 Searchers WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300

Evening Mo.

Totally brilliant, I can't believe you've done those in 7 minutes.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:13
@maureen wrote:4 Photograph WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300

Spot on Mo.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:15
@Admin wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good midweek to all you Rejects Crossworders.
Have a peruse of these perfectly perplexing puzzles.
GOOD LUCK

WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-1-19

1)  Intend to be average. (4)  M _ _ _..MEAN WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
An easy one to start us off.
No help, can you suss it?


2)  Pre date form that’s bureaucracy.   (3, 4)   _ _ _       _ _ _ _....RED TAPE WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
An anagram (form) of  PRE  DATE


3) It takes a turn for the better.  (8, 5)   R _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _        W _ _ _ _...ROULETTE WHEEL WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
BETTER in this case ia a gambler.
 

4)  Cheese might be said to produce this. (10)   P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ H                                        
Can you suss it?


5)  Late campanologists double.  (5)   D _ _ _         R _ _ _ _ R..............DEAD RINGER WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
A word for LATE followed by what a CAMPANOLOGIST might be called.
                                     

6)  Pilot coming from Sandinavia to Russia. (7)   _ _ _ _ _  _ _...AVIATOR WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Opera for automobile workers?  (6)   C _ _ _ _ _....CARMEN WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
What you might ‘loosely’ call AUTO WORKERS.


8 )  In an uncomfortable situation having nowhere to swim. (1. 4, 3, 2, 5)   A       F _ _ _        O _ _        _ _       W _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?....A FISH OUT OF WATER WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


9)  Severely criticised, as the roof may be.  (6)   S _ _ _ _ _...SLATED WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
Can you suss it?


10)  Those who seek in rare chess moves.  (9)  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _......SEARCHERS WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
A final anagram (moves) of  RARE  CHESS.

Evening Mrs A.

Super dooper xwording in super quick time, well done.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:18
Phew I thought I'd lost my answers.  Thanks RMJ cheers
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:21
@Admin wrote:Phew I thought I'd lost my answers.  Thanks RMJ cheers

Thank you Mrs A.

Your answers were spot on.

Clue 4 is a 'situation' in which you might want to say the word 'CHEESE'.


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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:23
Evening, Ray Smile
1)  mean
2)  red tape
3) roulette wheel
4) photograph
5)  dead ringer
6)  aviator
7)  carmen
8 )  a fish out of water
9)  slated
10)  searchers
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:25
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile
1)  mean WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
2)  red tape WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
3) roulette wheel WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
4) photograph WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
5)  dead ringer WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
6)  aviator WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
7)  carmen WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
8 )  a fish out of water WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
9)  slated WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
10)  searchers WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300

Evening Jo Anne

Really excellent Crosswording as ever, well done.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:27
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good midweek to all you Rejects Crossworders.
Have a peruse of these perfectly perplexing puzzles.
GOOD LUCK

WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-1-19

1)  Intend to be average. (4)  MEAN
An easy one to start us off.
No help, can you suss it?


2)  Pre date form that’s bureaucracy.   (3, 4)   RED    TAPE
An anagram (form) of  PRE  DATE


3) It takes a turn for the better.  (8, 5)   ROULETTE      WHEEL
BETTER in this case ia a gambler.
 

4)  Cheese might be said to produce this. (10)   P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ H                                        
Can you suss it?


5)  Late campanologists double.  (5)   DEAD   RINGER
A word for LATE followed by what a CAMPANOLOGIST might be called.
                                     

6)  Pilot coming from Sandinavia to Russia. (7)   AVIATOR
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Opera for automobile workers?  (6)   CARMEN
What you might ‘loosely’ call AUTO WORKERS.


8 )  In an uncomfortable situation having nowhere to swim. (1. 4, 3, 2, 5)   A       FISH      OUT      OF    WATER
Can you suss it?


9)  Severely criticised, as the roof may be.  (6)   SLATED
Can you suss it?


10)  Those who seek in rare chess moves.  (9)  SEARCHERS
A final anagram (moves) of  RARE  CHESS.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:30
@Gassey wrote:
@raymyjamie wrote:A very good midweek to all you Rejects Crossworders.
Have a peruse of these perfectly perplexing puzzles.
GOOD LUCK

WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 23-1-19

1)  Intend to be average. (4)  MEAN  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
An easy one to start us off.
No help, can you suss it?


2)  Pre date form that’s bureaucracy.   (3, 4)   RED    TAPE  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
An anagram (form) of  PRE  DATE


3) It takes a turn for the better.  (8, 5)   ROULETTE      WHEEL  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
BETTER in this case ia a gambler.
 

4)  Cheese might be said to produce this. (10)   P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ H                                        
Can you suss it?


5)  Late campanologists double.  (5)   DEAD   RINGER  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
A word for LATE followed by what a CAMPANOLOGIST might be called.
                                     

6)  Pilot coming from Sandinavia to Russia. (7)   AVIATOR  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
In consecutive letters in the clue.


7)  Opera for automobile workers?  (6)   CARMEN  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
What you might ‘loosely’ call AUTO WORKERS.


8 )  In an uncomfortable situation having nowhere to swim. (1. 4, 3, 2, 5)   A       FISH      OUT      OF    WATER   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
Can you suss it?


9)  Severely criticised, as the roof may be.  (6)   SLATED  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
Can you suss it?


10)  Those who seek in rare chess moves.  (9)  SEARCHERS  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300
A final anagram (moves) of  RARE  CHESS.

Evening Gassey, I was just about to send out a search party !!!! LOL

Really first class xwording as ever, well done you.


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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 20:30
Thanks again Ray,I really enjoyed that. WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 709307421
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You're very welcome Mo, Very well played tonight.

See you tomorrow  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 3530011831  
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Thanks, Ray Smile
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@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

You're very welcome JA, you played a blinder toonite.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 21:00
Evening Ray , another round of bamboozlers
thanking you sir WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 709307421
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 21:02
1. Mean


2. Red tape


3. Roulette wheel


4. ?


5. Dead Ringer


6. Aviator


7. Carmen


8. A fish out of water


9. Slated


10 Searchers
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@Gassey wrote:Evening Ray , another round of bamboozlers
thanking you sir WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 709307421

Glad you enjoyed Gassey, very well played toonite.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 21:35
@Hieronymous wrote:1. Mean WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


2. Red tape WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


3. Roulette wheel WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


4. ?


5. Dead Ringer WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


6. Aviator WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


7. Carmen WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


8. A fish out of water WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


9. Slated WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300


10 Searchers WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 154235300

A very good evening mon ami.

I'm a bit late marking, just back from my bath, and it's not even February!!!!!!!!

A really good bit of crosswording as ever.

Clue 4 seems to have stumped most people,

you'll kick yourself when you see the solution.
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on Wed 23 Jan 2019 - 22:12
I think all the brainboxes have been on now.
Very well done to all tonight’s crossworders WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 3530011831 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 3530011831 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 23-1-19 3530011831

WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 23-1-19

1) Intend to be average. (4)
MEAN

2) Pre date form that’s bureaucracy. (3, 4)
RED TAPE

3) It takes a turn for the better. (8, 5)
ROULETTE WHEEL

4) Cheese might be said to produce this. (10)
PHOTOGRAPH

5) Late campanologists double. (5)
DEAD RINGER

6) Pilot coming from Sandinavia to Russia. (7)
AVIATOR

7) Opera for automobile workers? (6)
CARMEN

8 ) In an uncomfortable situation having nowhere to swim. (1. 4, 3, 2, 5)
A FISH OUT OF WATER

9) Severely criticised, as the roof may be. (6) S _ _ _ _ _
Can you suss it?
SLATED

10) Those who seek in rare chess moves. (9)
SEARCHERS
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