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#849701 - 11/15/12 07:48 PM Cryptic Clues
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For those of you who need instructions for cryptic crossword clues, check out this page .

These have all been created by a variety of well-known constructors. There may be one or two that we might question, but they're still fun. Please explain all answers.

-1. Panel of judges in court case taking roll (8)
-2. Some comedy better left unfinished (6)
-3. Quoted saw from a speaker (5)
-4. Skim through English edition put into distribution (5-4)
-5. He can help your mind grow, taking showers? (5,7)
-6. Survey noise of birds from northern Europe (12)
-7. Ink pad manufactured in Shanghai (6)
-8. Beach bum more likely to get bad grade (6)
-9. North African driver fighting to enter vehicle (8)
-10. Sinful man has lit out (6)
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#849713 - 11/15/12 08:27 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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2. Some comedy better left unfinished (6)

improv - some comedy

improv(ed) - better left unfinished

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#849716 - 11/15/12 08:53 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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1: TRI bun AL (bun = roll)

3: cited = quoted; sounds like sighted
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#849721 - 11/15/12 09:17 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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7. Ink pad manufactured in Shanghai (6)

Ink pad = Kidnap
manufactured (anag. ind.)
Shanghai = Kidnap (dir)

grin
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#849729 - 11/15/12 09:50 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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4. speed-read smile

sp(eed)read
English=e
edition=ed
distribution=spread
put into is container indicator
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#849733 - 11/15/12 10:15 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Koala]
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Oops, didn't refresh again!


Edited by Sherlock (11/15/12 10:16 PM)
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#849736 - 11/15/12 10:22 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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All perfect solves! wave
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#849738 - 11/15/12 10:28 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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5. brain surgeon grin

grow = burgeon
showers = rains
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#849740 - 11/15/12 11:13 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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8. Beach bum more likely to get bad grade (6)
beach bum = SURFER
more likely = SURER
to get = container ind.
bad grade = F

10. Sinful man has lit out (6)
sinful = GUILTY
man = GUY
LIT out = ILY smile

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#849752 - 11/16/12 12:10 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Johnny K]
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9. cameleer grin

melee in car
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#849762 - 11/16/12 01:47 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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6. Survey noise of birds from northern Europe (12)

from northern Europe = Scandinavian (direct)
scan (survey) +din (noise) +avian (of birds)

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#849784 - 11/16/12 05:12 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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All perfect solves! smile
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