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#908157 - 08/16/13 01:56 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. Things that are valuable as collections (6)
-2. One buying a Jaguar might say this about a Chevy (9)
-3. Say outright (5)
-4. Admirer bounds in with money mogul (9)
-5. Exclusive religious group includes couple of elders (6)
-6. Some flat champagne for bar (5)
-7. Review feast disrupted by Greek character (3,2)
-8. Quantity of lavender I've deftly stemmed (7)
-9. Beginning to flail whip with pizzazz (5)
-10. Audibly quote spy (5)
-11. Covered heavily in bandages, ultimately, was a mummy (9)

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#908160 - 08/16/13 02:11 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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1. assets (as sets)
5. sELect grin
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#908167 - 08/16/13 02:24 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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3: utter
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#908181 - 08/16/13 03:28 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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2. One buying a Jaguar might say this about a Chevy (9)

purchaser - one buying

purr - a Jaguar might say this (about - container ind)

chase - Chevy Chase (a Chevy) smile

wave

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#908201 - 08/16/13 04:25 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Good solves! wave
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#908209 - 08/16/13 04:49 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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8. derived (hidden word) smile
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#908231 - 08/16/13 05:31 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Sharp eyes! smile
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#908236 - 08/16/13 05:47 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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6. Latch (word within the clue) wave thumbsup

Bernie happydance

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#908239 - 08/16/13 06:11 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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9. Beginning to flail whip with pizzazz (5)

pizzazz - flash (direct)
f (beginning to flail) +lash (whip)

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#908247 - 08/16/13 06:52 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Two perfect solves! wave
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#908273 - 08/16/13 09:30 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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7. sum up smile
feast=sup
Greek character=mu
su(mu)p
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#908285 - 08/16/13 11:13 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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That's a cute one. smile
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#908306 - 08/17/13 05:10 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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10. Sight = spy - sounds like (audibly) cite (quote). smile
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#908341 - 08/17/13 10:48 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Well heard, Lex! wave
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#908409 - 08/17/13 05:16 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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4. Admirer bounds in with money mogul (9)

financier smile

Admirer = fancier
bounds = container ind
in = in
money mogul = financier

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#908418 - 08/17/13 06:07 PM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Good solve, CCb! smile
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#909679 - 08/24/13 12:36 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Any hint for #11 smile
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#909689 - 08/24/13 03:51 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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11. Smothered = covered heavily - s (bandages ultimately) + mothered (was a mother). smile

I wasted quite a lot of time trying to justify something involving swathed (for covered in bandages)!


Edited by Lex (08/24/13 03:53 AM)
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#909704 - 08/24/13 07:42 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Lex]
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Thanks for solving this one Lex. I too, spent too much time thinking of how to make swathed work in this clue lol
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#909707 - 08/24/13 07:51 AM Re: Cryptic Clues [Re: Pandora]
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Excellent solve, Lex! smile
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