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#895911 - 06/20/13 06:38 PM Cryptic Clues
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For those of you who might 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. Audibly manipulate some evergreen shrubs (4)
-2. Bringer of bad luck makes first of jokes in Times (4)
-3. Article which in Rome is greenish-blue (4)
-4. Killed host (4)
-5. Shiny ornament for use in exotically clothing queen (6)
-6. Walk in street then go by car (6)
-7. Sticks kilo in drainage pipes (7)
-8. Yonder's a name for a woman (7)
-9. Bloom has nothing left for disciple (8)
-10. Garbage overturned amidst merry escapes (4,4)
-11. Dog discovered holding ox by end of leash (8)

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#895921 - 06/20/13 07:47 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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11. Dog discovered holding ox by end of leash (8)

foxhound - dog

found - discovered
holding (container) ox by end of (leas)h

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#895938 - 06/20/13 08:26 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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7. skewers (sticks) smile
s(k)ewers
K=kilo
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#895957 - 06/20/13 10:12 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Two perfect solves! wave
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#895968 - 06/20/13 11:49 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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1. yews (use) grin
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#895976 - 06/21/13 01:13 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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4. Shot (anag.- host)

smile
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#896025 - 06/21/13 08:21 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Good answer Sherlock! smile

Koala, you turned it into an &lit and I think it works. My answer is different. smile
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#896042 - 06/21/13 10:19 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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4. slew (double def.) grin
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#896045 - 06/21/13 10:40 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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10. Garbage overturned amidst merry escapes (4,4)

gets away - escapes

waste - garbage overturned (reversal ind.) etsaw
gay - merry amidst (container ind.)

gETS AWay

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#896057 - 06/21/13 12:12 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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8. Yonder's a name for a woman (7)

name for a woman - Theresa (direct)
Theres (yonder's) + a

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#896062 - 06/21/13 12:35 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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All three correct! wave
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#896069 - 06/21/13 12:54 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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6. Stride (street = st / go by car = ride / walk = stride) wave thumbsup

Bernie happydance

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#896086 - 06/21/13 02:24 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Well done, Bernie! wave
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#896118 - 06/21/13 04:05 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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9. follower smile
nothing left=ol
bloom=flower
f(ol)lower
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#896121 - 06/21/13 04:15 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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5. sequin (anagram of 'use in' around q = queen)

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