Author Topic: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread  (Read 113717 times)

citoyen

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #650 on: 05 December, 2023, 09:16:09 am »
Absolute peach from Knut in today's Indy:

Heroine of the far right - a sort of smaller Eva Braun (6,9)
"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

Mr Larrington

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #651 on: 05 December, 2023, 09:27:46 am »
Stealing that!
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T42

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #652 on: 05 December, 2023, 02:25:50 pm »
 ;D ;D ;D
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citoyen

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #653 on: 05 February, 2024, 01:43:45 pm »
I'm in the Indy again today if anyone's interested -
https://puzzles.independent.co.uk/games/cryptic-crossword-independent

A few taster clues for you:
- Who won't need subtitles in remake of Pale Rider? (3-6)
- Dance music has old German prince shaking his tail (7)
- What gets some petty, antagonistic types going? (4)
"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

Feanor

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #654 on: 10 March, 2024, 09:39:55 pm »
There was an excellent one some time back about an arrogant plonker or somesuch, to which the answer was Top Gear.
I can't find it now.

Can anyone point me to it?

Wowbagger

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #655 on: 10 March, 2024, 11:22:52 pm »
Tv show presented by prat with ego (3,4)
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citoyen

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #657 on: 17 March, 2024, 10:21:25 am »
This from Bard in today's Indy made me laugh a lot:

Acrostic of "find accommodating receptacle to entomb dead" (6)
"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."