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#1201 Aeolienne

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Posted 04 September 2021 - 15:38

Does it need a cast? Just a brace (3-6)

T_O-_A_D_ _

TWO-HANDER


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Posted 09 October 2021 - 21:34

One from Science Focus magazine...

 

Mark, struck by drummer, say (6)

_R_B_L

 

Heard directors were fed up (5)

B_ _ _D (how do I know if it's BORED or BOARD?)

 

Jelly for crawler in charge (5)

O_ _ _ _

 

Fool caught inside hill  (5)

D_H_E

 

Treated a mad one, but it's benign (7)

A_T_ _ _ _

 

Adapt medium, sick of DIY (6)

_ _ _ _F_

 

Coach let off in rush (6)

_U_ _ _ _

 

Charm of French illumination (7)

_ _ _ _ _ _T


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Posted 09 October 2021 - 22:21

I think it's bored as heard directors implies that it sounds like board.
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Posted 09 October 2021 - 22:23

Jelly one is aspic. Asp and ic.
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Posted 10 October 2021 - 05:27

Coach let off in rush is bustle.


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Posted 10 October 2021 - 06:37

Treated a mad one, but it's benign (7)

A_T_ _ _ _

 

ADENOMA is an anagram of a mad one. Need to check that letter t!


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Posted 10 October 2021 - 06:39

Mark, struck by drummer, say (6)

_R_B_L

 

Seen this in a few crosswords - SYMBOL.

Need to revisit that letter R


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Posted 10 October 2021 - 06:41

Fool caught inside hill  (5)

D_H_E

 

DUNCE would fit - letter C inside Dune. Is the H correct?


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Posted 10 October 2021 - 06:54

Charm of French illumination is DELIGHT.


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Posted 10 October 2021 - 07:03

Adapt one is modify.
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Posted 10 October 2021 - 20:26



One from Science Focus magazine...

 

Mark, struck by drummer, say (6)

_R_B_L

 

Jelly for crawler in charge (5)

O_ _ _ _

 

Fool caught inside hill  (5)

D_H_E

 

Treated a mad one, but it's benign (7)

A_T_ _ _ _

 



Jelly one is aspic. Asp and ic.

 

 



 

Treated a mad one, but it's benign (7)

A_T_ _ _ _

 

ADENOMA is an anagram of a mad one. Need to check that letter t!

 

The rogue O and T came from the answer I had to

Support a couple (5)

which I had as BOOST but now realise must be BRACE

 



 

Mark, struck by drummer, say (6)

_R_B_L

 

Seen this in a few crosswords - SYMBOL.

Need to revisit that letter R

 

 

 



 

Fool caught inside hill  (5)

D_H_E

 

DUNCE would fit - letter C inside Dune. Is the H correct?

 

The rogue R and H came from the answer I had for

Deserve sticky end before ache (5)

which I had as REACH but now realise must be YEARN.


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Posted Yesterday, 16:24

Now one from Which?...

 

Object to Rex on wrong use of tense (6)

_ _ _ _ _ T

 

Someone removed three points holding vacuum (posh) (7)

_ _ _ _ _ _E

 

Create list of it to back me. I sort everyone's tops (7)

I_E_I_ _

 

Trick someone to bring back partner (no last right) (6)

_ _T_ _ _

 

Pickling liquid drawn from southern river (5)

S_ _ _E


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Posted Yesterday, 16:26

First one is resent. Anagram of tense after R . And the last souse. River Ouse after S.


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Posted Yesterday, 16:45


Create list of it to back me. I sort everyone's tops (7)

I_E_I_ _

 

Trick someone to bring back partner (no last right) (6)

_ _T_ _ _

ITEMISE and EXTORT?


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Posted Yesterday, 19:41

  isnt this one

 

Trick someone to bring back partner (no last right) (6)

_ _T_ _ _

 

ENTRAP

 

Take r off partner and then it is  backwards


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