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Outpourings / Re: Another go at a cryptic crossword clue
« Last post by Roger Kettle on October 16, 2021, 04:22:00 PM »
There should be something in the clue to indicate that there's an anagram involved. The clue itself makes no sense and I'm not a star. Apart from that, it's brilliant!
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Outpourings / Re: Cryptic Crossword Clues
« Last post by Mince on October 16, 2021, 12:18:35 PM »
15. Mince scrambled unit of power.

You forgot to put the number of letters, you thieving git.

Like this:

16. Tarks unscrambled annoying tosser (8,6)
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Outpourings / Re: Cryptic Crossword Clues
« Last post by Tarquin Thunderthighs lll on October 16, 2021, 12:05:05 PM »
And 6 should have been 'a'.
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Outpourings / Re: Cryptic Crossword Clues
« Last post by Tarquin Thunderthighs lll on October 16, 2021, 12:03:43 PM »
15. Mince scrambled unit of power.
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Outpourings / Re: Another go at a cryptic crossword clue
« Last post by Tarquin Thunderthighs lll on October 16, 2021, 11:54:51 AM »
Damn! I was almost there with Grettor Leek.
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Outpourings / Re: Another go at a cryptic crossword clue
« Last post by Mince on October 16, 2021, 11:39:49 AM »
Scottish star trek log tree (5, 6) = Roger Kettle (Scottish star | trek log tree [anagram])
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Outpourings / Re: Reminising
« Last post by Mince on October 16, 2021, 11:31:08 AM »
I'm on Cameldung! Of course I don't have a life.
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Outpourings / Re: Cryptic Crossword Clues
« Last post by Mince on October 16, 2021, 11:29:58 AM »
1.    Eggs on toast (6) = cheers (eggs on, toast)

2.    O (8, 6) = circular letter

3.    Wolf (3) = ebb (flow backwards)

4.    I smoke near an igloo (6) = Eskimo (I smoke [anagram], near an igloo)

5.    Warning that comes with a new coat (3,5) = wet paint

6.    V (6, 2, 7) = centre of balance

7.    Bar of soap (6,6) = Rover's Return

8.    (8) = Clueless

9.    (1, 6, 3, 1, 4) = I haven't got a clue

10.    Push aside knight riding close (5) = shunt (N = knight [in chess], close [verb] = shut)

11.    Bust down reason (9) = brainwash (I shall leave this one for everyone to work out how.)

12.    What dogs do on trees (4) = bark (what dogs do, on trees)

13.    Potty train (4) = loco

14.    Gegs (9,4) = scrambled eggs
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Outpourings / Re: Reminising
« Last post by Tarquin Thunderthighs lll on October 16, 2021, 11:28:18 AM »
What? More than a life?
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Outpourings / Re: Reminising
« Last post by Mince on October 16, 2021, 08:47:47 AM »
No, no!

I need those weekly updates on those orange marvels with their spidery neon tops, the soft sounds of their gentle roots breaking as they are ripped from their garden plot, and then how they lie in the basket as they are carried, like a prize, in rows of bright orange to the kitchen.
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