Author Topic: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread  (Read 75640 times)

slope

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #550 on: 13 January, 2022, 02:26:24 pm »
Perhaps more accurately (as well as suggesting more than one person in the country knows), plus 20th May 2020 was not the only 'gathering' -

Voters knew about Johnson's parties! (4,6)


citoyen

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #551 on: 13 January, 2022, 03:48:03 pm »
Perhaps more accurately (as well as suggesting more than one person in the country knows), plus 20th May 2020 was not the only one -

Voters knew about Johnson's parties! (4,6)

Yes, that is even better.
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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #552 on: 15 January, 2022, 07:10:47 pm »
Fantasist, fake hair in fact. Be calm (7,9)

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #553 on: 15 January, 2022, 07:59:29 pm »
 ;D
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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #554 on: 15 January, 2022, 10:56:15 pm »
 :thumbsup:

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #555 on: 16 January, 2022, 02:33:17 pm »
An utterly appalling error in today’s Observer “speedy” crossword.

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The answer they wanted: ISENHOUR.
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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #556 on: 16 January, 2022, 02:59:34 pm »
WHAT ??
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