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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:00
A very good Wednesday night to all you Rejects Crossworders.
Have a try at these tantalisingly tough teasers.
GOOD LUCK

WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES 20-3-19

1) The injuries of a Scottish poet. (5) B _ _ _ _
An easy one to start us off.
Can you suss it?


2) Currency exchange for ten girls (8 ) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
An anagram (exchange) of TEN GIRLS.


3) Conflicts when he is in form (7) C _ _ _ _ _ _
The HE from the clue inside a school FORM.


4) Fire people in competition. (4, 4) _ _ _ _ R _ _ _
Fire from job, followed by an all embracing term for humankind.


5) This may please a card player a lot. (1, 5, 4) A G _ _ _ _ D _ _ _
Can you suss it?


6) Somewhat ashen, natural dye (5)
In consecutive letters within the clue.


7) Record crowd causing standstill (3,3) L _ _ J _ _
To record or enter into a permanent record followed by a verb meaning to crowd on to (a road or area) so as to block it.


8 ) Sword inflicted wound on girl (7) C _ _ _ _ _ _
Split (3, 4) and you have ‘inflicted wound on’ and ‘girl’.


9) Over-scrupulous activity of school nurse? (3-7) N _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _ G
An adjectival phrase describing someone who seeks out the tiniest fault in something, or what the school nurse did when we all had to line up to have our heads inspected.


10) Climbing plant found in varied climates (8 ) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
A final anagram (varied) of CLIMATES.
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:06
1 Burns
2 Sterling
4 Sack race
5. A Brest deal
6 Henna
7 Long jam
8 Cutlass
9 Nitpicking
10 Clematis
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:08
3 Clashes
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:10
@maureen wrote:1 Burns   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
2 Sterlingc  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
4 Sack race  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
5. A Brest deal I think that's a typo Mo,
6 Henna  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
7 Log jam  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
8 Cutlass   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
9 Nitpicking  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
10 Clematis   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300  

Evening Mo.

Brilliant crosswording, can't believe how quick you are  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 3530011831


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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:11
@maureen wrote:3 Clashes WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300

Well done.
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:12
Ray,no.5 should say 'A great deal' iPads eh!!!
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:13
1 burns
2 sterling
3 clashes
4 sack race
5 a good deal
6 henna
7 log jam
8 cutlass
9 nit picking
10 clematis
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:13
@maureen wrote:Ray,no.5 should say 'A great deal WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300 ' iPads eh!!!

Spot on Mo WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 3530011831
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:16
@Gassey wrote:1 burns  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
2 sterling   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
3 clashes  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
4 sack race   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
5 a good deal      5 letters, similar to 'good'.
6 henna   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
7 log jam  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
8 cutlass  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
9 nit picking  WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
10 clematis   WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300  

Evening Gassey

Excellent crosswording Gassey.
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:28
Evening, Ray Smile
1) burns
2) sterling
3) clashes
4) sack race
5) a great deal
6) henna
7) log jam
8 ) cutlass
9) nit picking
10) clematis
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:31
@jo anne wrote:Evening, Ray Smile
1) burns WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
2) sterling WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
3) clashes WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
4) sack race WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
5) a great deal WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
6) henna WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
7) log jam WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
8 ) cutlass WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
9) nit picking WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300
10) clematis WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 154235300

Evening Jo Anne.

A cracking bit of crosswording, very well done.
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:35
Evening Ray , of course a great deal,

Thanks for keeping these coming , well appreciated WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 709307421 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 709307421

Ray im stumped with the last un in tonights WEP
got any ideas pal , anyone ?

s-a ---t poetically insular 3 and 4
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:38
Thanks, Ray Smile
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:39
Thanks again Ray for your trouble..I just love this quiz...you're a belter.
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:49
@Gassey wrote:Evening Ray , of course a great deal,

Thanks for keeping these coming , well appreciated WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 709307421 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 709307421

Ray im stumped with the last un in tonights WEP
got any ideas pal , anyone ?

s-a  ---t          poetically insular    3 and 4

Thanks Gassey, very well played.

Will have a ponder on your crossword clue;
I would thing the first word is 'SEA'.


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@jo anne wrote:Thanks, Ray Smile

Thanks Jo Anne, very well played.
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 20:51
@maureen wrote:Thanks again Ray for your trouble..I just love this quiz...you're a belter.

Cheers Mo, very kind of you

Very well played tonight.
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on Wed Mar 20 2019, 22:24
Very well played to all tonight's Crossworders.

The usual very high standard.



WIGAN REJECTS CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES SOLUTIONS 20-3-19

1)  The injuries of a Scottish poet.  (5)  
BURNS        

2)  Currency exchange for ten girls  (8 )  
  STERLING      

3)  Conflicts when he is in form  (7)  
 CLASHES        

4)  Fire people in competition.  (4, 4)  
 SACK  RACE      

5)  This may please a card player a lot.  (1, 5, 4)  
A GREAT DEAL    

6)  Somewhat ashen, natural dye (5)
  HENNA

7)  Record crowd causing standstill (3,3)
LOG  JAM    

8 )  Sword inflicted wound on girl  (7)
CUTLASS    

9)  Over-scrupulous activity of school nurse? (3-7)  
NIT-PICKING    

10)  Climbing plant found in varied climates  (8 )  
  CLEMATIS  
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on Thu Mar 21 2019, 19:27
@raymyjamie wrote:
@Gassey wrote:Evening Ray , of course a great deal,

Thanks for keeping these coming , well appreciated WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 709307421 WR Cryptic Crossword Clues 20-3-19 709307421

Ray im stumped with the last un in tonights WEP
got any ideas pal , anyone ?

s-a  ---t          poetically insular    3 and 4

Thanks Gassey, very well played.

Will have a ponder on your crossword clue;
I would thing the first word is 'SEA'.


Evenlng Ray answer to poetically insular in todays WEP
was sea girt
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on Thu Mar 21 2019, 20:30
Blimey!!!!!!!, thanks for that Gassey.

I did have a think about it last night, my best answer was 'SEA SALT', which I couldn't believe was

right.

I have never heard that phrase before, the definition is 'surrounded by water' which makes sense of the

word 'INSULAR'.
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