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#861528 - 01/10/13 05:17 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. Call sheet (4)
-2. I represent new business venture (10)
-3. Pyrex pan set included with range (7)
-4. Back ends of Brazilian city covered with placards (10)
-5. Struggle with gutless gardener over fruit (7)
-6. Counting on relieving pain outside of emergency room (9)
-7. Louisiana, to bigwig from the South, is crucial (7)
-8. Bill's fashionable opinion (7)
-9. Fish head removed from fishing equipment (4)
-10. An irritating guy's place in Belgium (7)
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#861537 - 01/10/13 06:15 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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7. Louisiana, to bigwig from the South, is crucial (7)

pivotal - crucial

la - Louisiana,
to - to
vip - bigwig

latovip - from the South (reversal)


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#861545 - 01/10/13 07:04 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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2. I represent new business venture (10)

enterprise

I represent(anagrammed) = enterprise
new = anag ind
business venture = enterprise

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#861562 - 01/10/13 07:52 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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1. page (double definition
3. expanse (hidden word) smile
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#861565 - 01/10/13 08:02 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Excellent solves! smile

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#861566 - 01/10/13 08:05 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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NCC-1701 smile smile
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#861588 - 01/10/13 10:36 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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5. Struggle with gutless gardener over fruit (7)

Struggle = Grapple (dir)
gutless gardener = Gr
fruit = apple

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#861593 - 01/10/13 11:15 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Both correct! grin
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#861609 - 01/11/13 03:36 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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8. Invoice (fashionable = in / opinion = voice / bill = invoice) wave thumbsup

Bernie monky

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#861632 - 01/11/13 09:47 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Good solve, Bernie! wave
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#861684 - 01/11/13 02:19 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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6. Numbering = counting - numbing (relieving pain) containing (outside of) er (emergency room) smile
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#861696 - 01/11/13 03:43 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Well solved, Lex! smile
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#861718 - 01/11/13 06:57 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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4. posteriors wave

placards = posters
Brazilian city = rio
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#861727 - 01/11/13 08:14 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Riding in a-la-JohnnyK !

9. Fish head removed from fishing equipment (4)
(s)pike

10. An irritating guy's place in Belgium (7)
AN=an, TWERP=irritating guy
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#861752 - 01/11/13 09:36 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Sherlock, good one! wave

Denis, you've got #10 right. smile
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