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#847052 - 11/04/12 06:01 PM ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60
Lex Offline
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welcomeBy way of reminder, the object of this game is to solve the clue presented by the previous poster and then set your own clue.

Anything from the (worldwide) crossword arena is acceptable by way of clue style, but if you stray from the pure path beware the scourge of... ...Pandora's WET NOODLE! scared

The puzzle could be an old favourite or something of your own making. Don't be shy: this is for everyone, not just the old hands!

There is nothing to prevent (say) a couple of related clues if offering a single clue cramps your style.

If there are multiple answers involved, there is no restriction against one person solving all and the solver of the final clue/part is the one who goes next.

Obviously you need to await confirmation of a correct answer before posting your own puzzle, but please then do so reasonably promptly: if having answered correctly you are not going to be able to set a follow-up clue within about the next 24 hours, please pass your turn to someone else so that the game does not stall.

To save the poor demented solvers from excessive brain damage, hardwall you should consider giving a hint as to letters when the question is set, unless the answer is relatively short/easy so that provision of a letter hint at the outset would spoil the sport!

If no-one is biting within about 24 hours you are encouraged to start dropping additional hints.

To try to give everyone a fair crack of the whip, the immediately previous setter is asked not to post a solution to the current clue within the first 24 hours.

The weighty trophy to be passed to whoever successfully solves your clue is the jewel-encrusted World Clue Federation Championship Belt ===[**WCF**]===

Constructive criticism and cheerful badinage are to be expected,
not to mention a certain amount of national rivalry, but above all, have a bit of fun! rah catrub

Next clue (not my own):
Little imp returned in passing (5-5)
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#847055 - 11/04/12 06:16 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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short-lived wink

imp = devil
returned = lived
in passing = short
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#847131 - 11/05/12 06:40 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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PDQ! thumbsup
Here you go: ===[**WCF**]===

(Your explanation is actually a bit garbled, but I think you probably meant to say short-lived = passing)


Edited by Lex (11/05/12 01:24 PM)
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#847265 - 11/05/12 04:39 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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You're right, my explanation is a little backwards. I'm glad you know what I meant to say! lol

It should have been:
little = short
imp returned = lived

It's said she dined colorlessly to put herself in favor (10)
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#847280 - 11/05/12 06:16 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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ingratiate think
in gray she ate
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#847302 - 11/05/12 08:11 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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That's it, manxman! grin Here you go! ===[**WCF**]===
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#847341 - 11/05/12 11:50 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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Thank you Sherlock wave

Spots great serve around end of Wimbledon (4)
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#847347 - 11/06/12 12:35 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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Spots = Acne (Dir)
great serve = Ace
around = pos. ind.
end of Wimbledon = n

smile
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#847388 - 11/06/12 08:10 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Koala]
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Spot on Koala wave ===[**WCF**]===
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#847484 - 11/06/12 04:24 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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Thank you Mr Man....OK, back to the tuff ones...

Shoe's tongue (6)

smirk
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#847507 - 11/06/12 07:27 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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brogue (double def) smile
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#847519 - 11/06/12 09:51 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Pandora]
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Over to you Panda Sue...

===[**WCF**]===

happydance
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#847525 - 11/06/12 10:44 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Many thanks, Koala Bear. smile

Here's something appropriate for the day's theme:

Liberal exaggerated, losing Republican relation (5,3)
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#847691 - 11/07/12 02:51 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Hint time: the direct is "relation" smile
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#847771 - 11/07/12 08:38 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Pandora]
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loved one grin

liberal = l
exaggerated = overdone
losing republican = -r
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#847774 - 11/07/12 08:44 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Love that answer! ===[**WCF**]===
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#847785 - 11/07/12 09:49 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Pandora]
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Thanks, Sue! kissy

Candy stuck in blob on bonnet (6)
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#847786 - 11/07/12 09:53 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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bonbon (contained word) wave
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#847790 - 11/07/12 10:49 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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Don't let this get stuck on you, manxman! ===[**WCF**]===
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#847846 - 11/08/12 08:11 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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Thank you Sherlock wave

Instruction not on for minor (4)
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#847860 - 11/08/12 08:58 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Less = minor - lesson (instruction) not (without) on. smile

Didn't this clue come up on this thread quite recently, possibly courtesy of CD?

I liked Panda Sue's "loved one " clue.
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#847914 - 11/08/12 12:46 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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No, I answered it: MxM posted it earlier:
page 2 of last bout.
Does that mean I get the belt ? happydance
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#847957 - 11/08/12 03:58 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Good one Lex. Deja vu Denis lol I think I should learn a lesson from this! woozy

Here you go Lex....===[**WCF**]===
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#847988 - 11/08/12 06:00 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Thank you MxM, and thank you to Denis for the pre-solve! wink

On time in deciding (9) - one e


Edited by Lex (11/08/12 06:13 PM)
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#848300 - 11/09/12 09:27 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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op ERA ting = on
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#848325 - 11/10/12 03:32 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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That's the one! Here you go again:
===[**WCF**]===
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#848329 - 11/10/12 04:48 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Thanks Lex.

After end of sleep, I lay over! (8) 1 "e"
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#848592 - 11/11/12 03:22 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Day#1 clue: direct = lay over
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#848646 - 11/11/12 11:00 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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postpone wink

after = post
end of sleep = p
I = one
lay over = postpone
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#848653 - 11/11/12 12:26 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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by POST, top Priority, ONE belt: ===[**WCF**]===
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#848715 - 11/11/12 05:48 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Thanks, Denis. wink

School work diminishes, by report (7)
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#848757 - 11/11/12 09:59 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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lessons (sounds like lessens) wave
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#848761 - 11/11/12 10:11 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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I guess you learned your lesson, Manxman! grin ....===[**WCF**]===
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#848822 - 11/12/12 07:48 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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Thank you Sherlock. wave

Copper carries a bone of small animal (7)
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#848834 - 11/12/12 08:54 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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caribou

copper - cu
carries (contains)
a - a
bone - rib
of (small) - o
animal - direct
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#848969 - 11/12/12 05:42 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Cue]
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Well done Cue wave
Here you are.....===[**WCF**]===
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#849080 - 11/13/12 07:29 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Thanks manxman!

Annoying two items of personal adornment (9)
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#849084 - 11/13/12 07:59 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Cue]
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badge/ring grin
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#849093 - 11/13/12 08:51 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Nice solve, Cheryl. Here's some personal adornment for you! ===[**WCF**]===
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#849245 - 11/13/12 08:59 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Cue]
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Thanks, Cue! grin

Instrument starts to overrun Bank of England (4)
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#849252 - 11/13/12 09:30 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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oboe (first letters) wave
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#849268 - 11/13/12 10:44 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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That's it, Manxman! Here's your belt.. ===[**WCF**]===
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#849269 - 11/13/12 10:48 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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Thanks Sherlock smile

Monster is step away from becoming intimate! (5)
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#849276 - 11/13/12 11:37 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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F(r)IEND ? "step away" = letter short ?
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#849279 - 11/14/12 12:04 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Good answer CD.===[**WCF**]===
R is for step as in right step
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#849281 - 11/14/12 12:21 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Merci M'sieu...

Overtime! Start spreading the news! (7) 1 "e"
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#849313 - 11/14/12 08:21 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Monster is step away from becoming intimate! (5)

Answer is f(r)iend

I can't call this one legal. I like the "step away" possibilities, but to say the phrase means "subtract R for Right step" is way over the line.

Sorry manxman. Five lashes.
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#849348 - 11/14/12 10:36 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Pandora]
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Ouch eek
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#849389 - 11/14/12 01:35 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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It hurts me more than it hurts you. kissy
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#849505 - 11/14/12 10:50 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Day#1 clue: direct on right
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#849625 - 11/15/12 01:01 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Bonus clue!

Overtime! Start spreading the news! (7) 1 "e"

1234567
12 = over
3456 = time
7 = start spreading
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#849681 - 11/15/12 05:58 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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updates grin

over=up
time=date
start spreading=s
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#849715 - 11/15/12 08:48 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Wear this tight before your waist starts spreading: ===[**WCF**]=== !
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#849814 - 11/16/12 08:33 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Thanks, Denis! kissy

One defective tank initially exuded the amount consumed (6)
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#849835 - 11/16/12 10:18 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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One defective tank initially exuded the amount consumed (6)

Intake - I(one) +defective "tank" + E(xcluded) smile
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#849877 - 11/16/12 02:33 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Nice crypt Cheryl!
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#849886 - 11/16/12 05:29 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Here's your belt, Rog! grin ===[**WCF**]===

And thanks, Denis. But I can't take credit for constructing it. wink
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#849894 - 11/16/12 05:43 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Thanks, Cheryl grin

Phrase heard wrongly left mother undone and inexperienced (10)

(Memo to our esteemed noodle-meister:- start soaking the pasta, you may need it...)
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#850017 - 11/17/12 12:14 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Early clue - direct is on the left and it's a slightly unusual word...
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#850067 - 11/17/12 03:36 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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OK, time for the normal clue - there is no homophone involved, and "wrongly" is not an anagram indicator think
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#850074 - 11/17/12 04:00 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Urban Worrier]
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mondegreen=phrase heard wrongly wave
m=mother
un done=onde
inexperienced=green

The cryptic police will probably review this smile


Edited by manxman (11/17/12 04:05 PM)
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#850083 - 11/17/12 05:04 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Nice one manxman. Can't talk now - I'm heading out of town before they come knocking! scared

Have this belt before I leave: ===[**WCF**]===
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#850085 - 11/17/12 05:32 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Phrase heard wrongly left mother undone and inexperienced (10)

I don't know how manxman solved this one! lol

Sorry Rog, but the word "undone" does not indicate an anagram of the word "done".

And yet, you warned us in advance. I think one lash will do. This time.
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#850090 - 11/17/12 05:54 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Urban Worrier]
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Thank you UW. Only one lash smile Let off easy lol

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#850127 - 11/17/12 09:50 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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margarita?
marg = gram (weight knocked back)
a rita = a girl

"put on" serves as position indicator?
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#850131 - 11/17/12 10:12 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Too good Denis smile
Have a drink to celebrate receiving this ===[**WCF**]===
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#850143 - 11/17/12 11:17 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Thanks MxM.

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#850308 - 11/18/12 09:40 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Day#1 clue: person's name (1 = initial, 8 = last name)
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#850439 - 11/19/12 12:55 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Changing to:

Former head spy on wild super date (1,8)

direct = former head spy
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#850545 - 11/19/12 11:19 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Hmmm...that was inspired by recent hot news...
Initial is D: D -e---e--
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#850546 - 11/19/12 11:40 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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D(avid) Petraeus crazy

anag. of super date
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#850547 - 11/20/12 12:08 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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YA! Here's a super belt for you: ===[**WCF**]===

Using his full name:

Questionable varied updates on old CIA boss! (5,8)
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#850755 - 11/20/12 06:42 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Thanks, Denis! grin

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#850759 - 11/20/12 07:00 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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satan
posed=sat
a
nurses cap=n wave
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#850874 - 11/21/12 10:46 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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Try posing with this, manxman! ===[**WCF**]=== wave
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#850952 - 11/21/12 03:19 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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Thanks Sherlock wave

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#851026 - 11/21/12 09:27 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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in spades !!
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#851043 - 11/21/12 10:52 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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That's it thumbsup ===[**WCF**]===
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#851046 - 11/21/12 11:01 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Mercy!

"Spic and Span" advertized in MacLean's (5)
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#851052 - 11/21/12 11:16 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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"Spic and Span" advertized in MacLean's (5)

"Spic and Span" = Clean (dir)
advertized in Ma[cLean]'s...(hidden word)

smile
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#851055 - 11/21/12 11:23 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Here's the belt, spic and span clean: ===[**WCF**]===
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#851308 - 11/22/12 11:37 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Thanks Den.

Thought this next one was kinda clever.

Cage located in middle of enclosures comes apart (5)

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#851395 - 11/23/12 11:04 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Koala]
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opens grin

middle of enclosures = os
cage = pen
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#851510 - 11/23/12 07:18 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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An open and shut case Sherlock.

===[**WCF**]===

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#851537 - 11/23/12 10:48 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Koala]
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Thanks, Koala! wave

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#851554 - 11/24/12 12:55 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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patient wave
open=patent
about 1:00=about i
not in a hurry is the direct
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#851626 - 11/24/12 11:31 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: manxman]
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Nice solve, manxman! bravo ===[**WCF**]===
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#851631 - 11/24/12 11:57 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Sherlock]
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Thank you Sherlock wave

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#851646 - 11/24/12 12:57 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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sh+utter

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#851649 - 11/24/12 01:10 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Pandora]
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Excellent Pandora smile
It's all yours ===[**WCF**]===
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#851653 - 11/24/12 01:42 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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How utterly devious: sh = not a word!! Love it.
Hecka good solve, Sue praise
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#851662 - 11/24/12 02:04 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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I loved it too, and laughed when the answer hit me. smile

Thank you, manxman! wave

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#851680 - 11/24/12 04:46 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Pandora]
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bagel (hidden word) wave
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#851732 - 11/24/12 11:21 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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A round of applause to you, belt included! wave ===[**WCF**]===
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#851740 - 11/25/12 12:10 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Pandora]
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Thank you, Sue! catrub

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#851748 - 11/25/12 03:56 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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l(e)isure
lisure = rule is (relaxed = indicator)
e = end of june
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#851818 - 11/25/12 11:34 AM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: CanukDenis]
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Denis, you can relax and enjoy this.. ===[**WCF**]=== grin
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#851865 - 11/25/12 02:39 PM Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt - Bout 60 [Re: Lex]
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Thanks Cheryl.
Inspired by a recent crypt posted here:
Try to close trap door second time (4) no "e"

Go to Bout#61 to answer.
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