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The Telegraph – Cryptic – Feb 28 2018

Clues Answers A feeling for home schooling? INTUITION Careless agent must accept cut SLOPPY Ceremonial drink that is a snack TOASTIE Course includes permit for game ROULETTE Craftsman frames ‘Two Pennies for Fish’ TIDDLER Design criteria for viewing aids SPECS Dismissing head, secretly or in public? OVERTLY Distress pine with no veneer ANGUISH Doomed, but …

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The Telegraph – Quick – Feb 28 2018

Clues Answers Asian country INDIA Bovine low MOO Couturier Christian — DIOR Distant FAR Drowsiness NARCOSIS Endless INTERMINABLE Epoch ERA Essence; meaning GIST Faithful LOYAL Insipid BLAND Islamic spirits GENIES Jump LEAP Large pot URN Manage HANDLE Monkey business JIGGERYPOKERY Clues Answers Murdering KILLING Mutable VARIABLE Result ENSUE Riots DISTURBANCES Sheep EWE Smart clothes GLADRAGS …

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The Times – Concise – Times Concise No 7588 March 1 2018

The Times – Concise – Times Concise No 7588 Clues Answers Barley product used in brewing MALT Beginning; military attack ONSET Broke out suddenly ERUPTED Central MIDDLE Citrus drink orange juice Concealed HIDDEN Craving for food HUNGER Cruel and oppressive DESPOTIC Expelled immigrant DEPORTEE Fall heavily and limply SLUMP Foreign ALIEN Give up; leave behind …

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 26974 Mar 1 2018

The Times – Cryptic – Times Cryptic No 26974 Clues Answers Author’s predicament, having to keep wife in Scottish town PLAYWRIGHT Check track, one going out for two miles east TRAMMEL Commander keeping order and making folk laugh? COMIC Country match, not the first outside city area GREECE Degeneration of a younger wife? ATROPHY Dull …

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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,445 – Mar 1 2018

Clues Answers Beaten miner agreed with the police GENDARMERIE Buffet always includes dairy product FETA Bullets containing iron used by tribal leader in hard-fought battle SLUGFEST Cloth covering unacceptable stew RAGOUT Composition for soprano working with Australian tenor and alto SONATA Crafty poet married Iris MORRIS Difficult universal and timeless tale is deceptive ILLUSORY Dish …

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The Guardian – Quick crossword No 14,918 – Mar 1 2018

Clues Answers Building beside a railway track SIGNALBOX Deep PROFOUND Dinner, bed and breakfast HALFBOARD Dirty GRUBBY Fleshy part of the ear LOBE Floating platform RAFT Four-sided figure RECTANGLE Fracas AFFRAY Helplessly drunk BLOTTO Highly decorated ORNATE Clues Answers Mark Antony’s countrymen? ROMANS Messy UNTIDY New Zealand rugby team ALLBLACKS Overdrawn INTHERED People FOLK Relating …

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Irish Times (Simplex) – Mar 1 2018

Clues Answers Augment, expand INCREASE Caught, seized after a chase CAPTURED Chose, opted for SELECTED Combination of experience, knowledge and good judgement WISDOM Concerning home affairs DOMESTIC Despite the fact that THOUGH Divisions, parts SECTIONS Evaluate worth ASSESS Having no intelligible meaning NONSENSE Humorous verses of 5 lines LIMERICKS In addition, too ASWELL In which …

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Eugene Sheffer – King Feature Syndicate – Mar 1 2018

Clues Answers ‘It’s real!’ BEEN ‘Service Above Self’ group ROTARYCLUB -friendly USER Airport screening org TSA Belonging to us OURS Bit of wit PUN Bucking horse BRONC Chemical suffix IDE chi TAI Chicago paper, briefly TRIB Cold and damp RAW Compare LIKEN Congenital INBRED Cubicle fixture DESK Curse BANE Earth Day subj ECOL Enfold WRAP …

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Thomas Joseph – King Feature Syndicate – Mar 1 2018

Clues Answers ‘– evil’ SEENO A bit cold NIPPY Argued PLED Arm bone ULNA Barrett of Pink Floyd SYD Called to the phone PAGED Calling MISSION Cereal grain OAT Chant INTONE Continually EVER Coveted DESIRED Decrepit horse NAG Drink like a dog LAP Engaged HIRED Enterprise rate WARPSPEED Ethan’s ‘Gattaca’ co-star UMA Field units ACRES …

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