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The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 29,215 – Nov 22 2019

Clues Answers & 18 Down Possibly a piece of writing that offers a vague opinion? INDEFINITE A positive response? More than one! AYES A slim young man surprisingly showing generosity MAGNANIMOUSLY A small herd, having gone astray, getting gathered together MARSHALLED Author errs — man ill-suited to be an author ARTHURRANSOME Complete departure, terribly hot …

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L.A. Times Daily – Sep 26 2019

Clues Answers “4×2=8” rapper from Korea PSY “Aunt __ Cope Book” ERMAS “Miracle on Ice” winners: Abbr USA “Resurrection Symphony” composer MAHLER “The Neverending Story” author ENDE 1996 Richard Gere/Edward Norton thriller PRIMALFEAR Acronymically named boy band NSYNC Actress Hathaway ANNE African antelope ELAND Angular abode AFRAME Antacid brand TUMS Big name in smooth jazz …

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The Guardian – Quick crossword No 15,402 – Sep 18 2019

Clues Answers An Asian cuisine THAI Belligerence __ hostility AGGRESSION Covered walk with shops ARCADE Disappeared VANISHED Document destroyer SHREDDER Early spring flower SNOWDROP Eras AGES Freebie GIVEAWAY Girl’s name __ colour VIOLET Gratify PLEASE Halt STOP Highly desirable item MUSTHAVE Interim MEANTIME Like double-barrelled names (or ‘double-barrelled’) HYPHENATED Margin EDGE Ordinary NORMAL Part of …

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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,904 – Aug 20 2019

Clues Answers A drink only just opened? AJAR Air bed in square 10 is somehow losing air badly? Have words with oneself SOLILOQUISE Bad smell stopped by one reasonĀ­able sort of detergent BIOLOGICAL Bad state of service? One’s incensed! HIGHMASS Best meal? But it’s not b___ cooked! ULTIMATE Bit of a bar fight? It’ll play …

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The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 29,123 – Aug 7 2019

Clues Answers A person’s demand for alimony, say EXCLAIM Diaries intermittently revealing anger IRE Directions to bank employees to be upright STANDINGORDERS Dream of golf in island state of the USA IMAGINE Emergency transport from trial if in order AIRLIFT Entertaining — before a Liberal becomes dismal FUNEREAL Force chef to get kitchen aid? PRESSURECOOKER …

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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,755 – February 27 2019

Clues Answers ‘Choc’, a material involved in making upmarket attire CAMEL Armour section (rented) that’s essential for a clot PLATELET At present partly within affluent city NORWICH Castle Cheese pics doctored? CHESSPIECE Dressing up seaman having alarming vices when drunk BALSAMICVINEGAR Elton, holding pants back to front to show spread BESTREWN Fill in catchword, ‘Wicked!’ …

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Irish Times (Simplex) – February 26 2019

Clues Answers Analyse syntactically PARSE Association for mutual co-operation LEAGUE Brief written record NOTE Cold dishes of vegetables or fruits SALADS Conjuror, illusionist MAGICIAN Covering on tip of the finger NAIL Cut off the limbs DISMEMBER Dais, pulpit PODIUM Distinct periods of history ERAS Dramatic subdivisions SCENES Elects by ballot VOTES Ethnic people in Louisiana, …

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The Telegraph – QUICK CROSSWORD NO: 28,955 – January 23 2019

Clues Answers Accounts journal LEDGER African animal HIPPO Beak; account BILL Brownish-yellow OCHRE Calm; equable PLACID Coarse; unsophisticated EARTHY Dallies LINGERS Espy; mark SPOT Fastest mammal CHEETAH Furtive STEALTHY Good-humoured; jolly JOVIAL Location SITE Lured ENTICED Menace THREATEN Navigator PILOT Painful SORE Pal MATE Prepared READY Rule REIGN Savour; discernment TASTE Self-confident ASSURED Tales; threads …

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The Telegraph – TOUGHIE CROSSWORD NO: 2,150 – Dec 28 2018

Clues Answers ‘Erotic spasms’ attracting a bit of derision after publicity — might one might have expected it? PREDICTOR Acrimonious parliament, a scene from the 1980s? ACIDHOUSE After fashionable Hollywood setting, wedding’s introduction for Meghan to Harry’s family? INLAW Alert — data’s beginning to be harvested for commercial apps ADWARE America’s rising rival power with …

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The Guardian – Weekend crossword No 416 – Dec 22 2018

Clues Answers 1992 erotic thriller starring Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas BASIC A tortilla made of maizemeal, filled and covered in chilli sauce ENCHILADA A wine storage shed, especially in Bordeaux CHAI Community and worship leader in Sunni Islam IMAM Desert straddling the border between California and Nevada MOJAVE Jacob’s hirsute brother? ESAU Jennifer __, …

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