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Irish Times (Simplex) – Oct 23 2019

Clues Answers A French brandy ARMAGNAC According to the Gospels, Jesus grew up here NAZARETH All and sundry EVERYONE Became larger GREW Cheap and poorly made SHODDY Climbing plant with pastel-coloured flowers SWEETPEA Dingy attic room GARRET Double-edged swords RAPIERS Economic states of unemployment and low levels of trade and investment SLUMPS Extemporaneous remarks ADLIBS …

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The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 29,098 – Jul 9 2019

Clues Answers Attempt ESSAY Bloodsucker LEECH Channel Island SARK Copies IMITATIONS Dangerous RISKY Dry ARID Engraving ETCHING Entertain AMUSE Expands WIDENS Film scripts SCREENPLAYS Gets going KICKSTARTS Helper AIDE Impulse URGE In fact REALLY Lets in ADMITS One UNIT Opposite of better WORSE Pleasant NICE Precious metal GOLD Prosecutes SUES Robbery at sea PIRACY Scan …

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The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 29,036 – April 27 2019

Clues Answers & 20 Maritime aircraft FLYING Authorised; bearing the name ENTITLED Bitter, tart SOUR Bugs; valves TAPS Buzz Aldrin, e.g. ASTRONAUT By chance LUCKILY Cartoon bear YOGI Copy IMITATION Country road LANE Demands ASKS Drama PLAY Far out EXTREME Goes up RISES Have a party CELEBRATE Heavenly being ANGEL Hellish INFERNAL Incite URGE Irritate …

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The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 29,030 – April 20 2019

Clues Answers Badly lit DIM Ballroom dance WALTZ Blackguard CAD Coveting possessions MATERIALISTIC Cutting tool KNIFE Destructive wave TSUNAMI Entertainment industry SHOWBIZ Enthusiasm ZEAL Fine parchment VELLUM Gentle poke NUDGE Hunting dog FOXHOUND Impulse URGE In company of WITH Insignificant person NOBODY Intense fire INFERNO Last letters (US) ZEES Length in old units YARDAGE Mathematical …

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The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 29,028 – April 18 2019

Clues Answers Benevolent KIND Blunder GAFFE Building for soldiers BARRACKS Burial ground CEMETERY Calmed EASED Coffer ARK Court official MAGISTRATE Curve BEND Declaring ANNOUNCING Desire YEARNING Embankment DAM Failure DUD Fasten ATTACH Female foxes VIXENS Fierce storm TEMPEST Finale END Impel URGE Lacking hair BALD Mature AGED Mediocre AVERAGE Merciful HUMANE Organised (a performance) STAGED …

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The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 28,981 – February 22 2019

Clues Answers A dozen TWELVE Account REPORT Archangel GABRIEL Attack ASSAULT Bird of prey VULTURE Cloth for drying TOWEL Contort TWIST Criss-cross design TARTAN Group of eight OCTET Impulse URGE Instructor TEACHER Insulting ABUSIVE Intended MEANT Irritated NETTLED Male horse for breeding STUD More prudent WISER Rabbit’s home? HUTCH Short nail TACK Simple life form …

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The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1213 November 1 2018

The Times – Cryptic – Times Quick Cryptic No 1213 Clues Answers Accompaniment to sushi: was sailor given one? WASABI Boss curtailed educational activity STUD Commemorative envelope from factory drives production first-day cover Deliver drink before work SUPPLY Easy-to-read French articles about British territory LEGIBLE Encourage heading away from sudden rise in water URGE Executive …

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The Guardian – Speedy crossword No 1,202 – Oct 13 2018

Clues Answers Banal TRITE By mouth ORAL Colloquial language SLANG Curse OATH Disciple APOSTLE Four-line stanza QUATRAIN Hanging PENDANT Impel URGE Impractical, expensive belonging or project WHITEELEPHANT Internet manners NETIQUETTE Long-serving VETERAN Need REQUIRE Outspoken FORTHRIGHT Pay a brief visit DROPIN Period of time EPOCH Port side of ship LARBOARD Regretful RUEFUL Ritual suicide HARAKIRI …

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New York Times – Aug 22 2018 Wednesday

Clues Answers ‘Hi and Lois’ pooch DAWG ‘Really?’ ISIT ‘Say ___, please’ (old ad slogan) PEPSI ‘What ___?!’ THE ‘You think the blanket needs messing up?’ READYTORUMPLE Açaí tree, e.g PALM Actress Mallet of ‘Goldfinger’ TANIA Agog RAPT Alter, as a site layout REMAP Amphitheater ARENA Animal with tusks BOAR Apple application that’s now banned …

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Thomas Joseph – King Feature Syndicate – Aug 9 2018

Clues Answers — de deux PAS A bunch LOTS Answer choice YESORNO Athena’s symbol OWL Attach a patch SEW Await BIDE Beer amounts SWIGS Belief, in brief ISM Cellist Pablo CASALS Composer Rorem NED Cookout spot PATIO Debate side CON Deform WARP Director Lee ANG Earth: Prefix GEO Enzyme suffix ASE Feudal warrior SAMURAI Figure …

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Thomas Joseph – King Feature Syndicate – Jul 31 2018

Clues Answers ‘Git!’ SHOO ‘Go ahead, ask’ TRYME ‘Heavens!’ OHDEAR ‘You — Here’ ARE — Aviv TEL Blush REDDEN Boar’s mate SOW Brook STREAM Coquettish COY Diamond side FACET Door part HINGE Dray puller ASS Estate recipient HEIR Except BUT Fish eggs ROE Free speech curtailer GAGLAW Garnet unit CARAT Get even for AVENGE Get …

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The Washington Post – Jul 24 2018

Clues Answers ‘Bless you’ prompter ACHOO ‘It’s __-see!’: rave review AMUST ‘Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel’ network HBO ‘__ little teapot … ‘ IMA *’Word on the street is … ‘ RUMORHASIT *Brit’s traffic circle ROUNDABOUT *Opposes in an election RUNSAGAINST *Welcome news for potential borrowers RATECUT App that arranges a lift but not a …

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