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===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt #1178712
02/26/19 01:27 AM
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welcome By way of reminder, the object of this game is to solve (and briefly explain) 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 too far from the pure path beware the scourge of... Pandora's WET NOODLE! scared wavegirl

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!

For those unfamiliar with crossword clues who want to give it a try, there is plenty of guidance online and a quite entertaining and instructive book (not just for beginners) available from amazon http://www.amazon.com/The-Times-Crack-Cryptic-Crosswords/dp/0007546521/ref=dp_ob_image_bk and no doubt elsewhere, and for those who like British Crosswords you may like to try these (which are free): http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords.

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 18 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 crazy , you should consider revealing one letter of the answer when the question is set, unless the answer is very 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 should 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 solves your clue is the jewel-encrusted World Clue Federation Championship Belt
===[**WCF**]=== praise

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! dance

Next clue to follow shortly.

Last edited by Lex; 03/31/19 11:51 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1178779
02/26/19 07:30 PM
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Thank you, Lex! wave

All there is in this anesthetic (4)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1178793
02/26/19 09:49 PM
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thiS ANEsthetic

all there = sane !!

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1178888
02/27/19 09:10 PM
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Here's your belt, Denis. I promise it's all there! thumbsup ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1178901
02/27/19 10:43 PM
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Thanks Cheryl.

Stirring sour-sour gin sour (7)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1178939
02/28/19 01:13 PM
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Direct =stirring, 3 vowels, 2 indicators


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1178943
02/28/19 01:34 PM
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Presumably rousing, being gin sour reversed or anagrammed with sour as indicator, but why sour-sour? headscratch

If two separate indicators, presumably one is for gin and one is for sour, but I am not sure what that does to improve the clue.

Last edited by Lex; 02/28/19 01:40 PM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1178956
02/28/19 04:53 PM
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sour-SOUR: ROUSing : sour is indicator, rearranging SOUR to ROUS

Nothing sour-sour about this belly wrapper: ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1178990
03/01/19 01:22 AM
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à votre santé! smile

Frolic about in retro vacation (6)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179056
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cavort (hidden word reversed) dance


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179087
03/02/19 01:14 AM
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thumbsup

===[**FCW**]===

Last edited by Lex; 03/02/19 01:16 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179108
03/02/19 10:42 AM
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Thanks, Lex! At least it'll look right as I'm admiring myself in the mirror. kissy

Clumsy writer turned around in it (5)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179114
03/02/19 12:10 PM
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I-nep-t smile


Give me the coffee and nobody gets hurt
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Urban Worrier] #1179124
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Here you go, Rog. I fixed it. No inept belt for you! wave ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179128
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Thanks, Cheryl! smile

A group on leave (7) - no Es


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179129
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a band on !!


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179130
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Feel free to wear this with abandon, Denis! smile :===[**WCF**]===


Give me the coffee and nobody gets hurt
Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179137
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Merci Rog.

Arrest last cross carrier (4) no e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179156
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direct = arrest, 1 indicator


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179220
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Big hint: cross = T


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1179222
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bus/t thumbsup


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179239
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Being delivered by The Ottawa Bus Lines: ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1179317
03/04/19 06:15 PM
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Thank you, Denis! wave

Lots of hemorrhoids (5)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179321
03/04/19 06:29 PM
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lol


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1179410
03/05/19 06:22 PM
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Double def. whistle


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179415
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I knew it was "piles" as soon as I saw it !!


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1179416
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Denis, it seems you're as familiar with hemorrhoids as you are with this belt! lol ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179448
03/06/19 02:23 AM
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I also knew but thought I would let someone else display his/her unfortunate medical knowledge! lol

Last edited by Lex; 03/06/19 02:24 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179474
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Thanks Cheryl.

In gay Paris, starts with a pill (7) no e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179486
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aspirin ("in" starting with anag ("gay") of "Paris" smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179499
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Take a pill and wear this ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179500
03/06/19 03:20 PM
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Thanks, Denis!
With luck, this might cause the odd headache:

Biscuit on pamphlet revealing food processing layout (9,5) - two e's


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179554
03/07/19 02:22 AM
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Digestive tract smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179573
03/07/19 08:48 AM
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Good one, Lex - one belt being fast-tract to the IoM lol ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179605
03/07/19 11:54 AM
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Thank you UW: I did have to cudgel my brains somewhat to come up with tract, but the biscuit had to be digestive! smile

Fought against mineral racket once (10) - four vowels of which two are e

Last edited by Lex; 03/07/19 11:58 AM.

Life is what happens while you're making other plans.

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179657
03/08/19 02:55 AM
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Direct on the right cvcccvcvcv catrub


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179717
03/08/19 05:36 PM
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Wordplay 7 + 3 grin

Last edited by Lex; 03/08/19 05:37 PM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179721
03/08/19 07:02 PM
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battledore duh (Never heard of this before.)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179732
03/08/19 07:56 PM
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Neither have I. What's the purpose of "once"?


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1179744
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Denis, I took it as "used to be", or "once" was a racket. I've never heard the term so I'm just guessing. wink


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179755
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Correct on both counts missy! thumbsup

If had foxed me until I remembered it being an old word for shuttlecock and then found that it was also once the name for a badminton racket.

Last edited by Lex; 03/09/19 06:49 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179758
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Ahhh....I see....good guess Cheryl!!


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1179810
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Many thanks! yes

Pet vomits a green plant (5) 1 e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1179918
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Direct on right. Just the one vowel. thumbsup


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179949
03/11/19 02:11 AM
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cress (caress - a)

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1179950
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Our cat vomits grass, which is a green plant, but I cannot otherwise justify that answer...! lol

(first piles, now pet vomit: is this a reflection of what is going on in the Sherlock household?)

Last edited by Lex; 03/11/19 02:16 AM.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180026
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Good answer, ccbomber! bravo ===[**WCF**]===

Lex, just looking for some comic relief in between the shoveling and snow blowing! Spring will come, won't it? lol


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180032
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Thanks, sherlock!

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180082
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Direct on the right, no e

Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180089
03/12/19 11:39 AM
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180092
03/12/19 12:10 PM
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Wear this on your next trip to the slammer!

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180105
03/12/19 02:26 PM
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Nice fit! yes

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180135
03/12/19 09:06 PM
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Yvonne de Carlo !! anagram of "one candy lover"


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180157
03/13/19 06:26 AM
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Nothing cheesy about that answer, Denis smile ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180171
03/13/19 07:44 AM
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Merci Cue.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180234
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do MA in ?? Execute = do in ??????


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180241
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Yepper! ===[**WCF**]===


do in verb
Definition of do in

1a : to bring about the defeat or destruction of
//a businessman done in by greed
also : kill
b : exhaust, wear out


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180292
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If you want to do your head in, I have belatedly discovered another free source of quite neat crosswords https://www.ft.com/crossword happydance


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180296
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Thank 'ee, Denis!

Church role in generating gas (8) - a single e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180402
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Hokay -

Direct on the right, one indicator, wordplay 2 + 6


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180434
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CH(urch) lorine=role in; indicator = generating ; nice clue!


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180437
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Merci, Den - a gas of a belt approaching : ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180457
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Ahhhh....da belt!!

Fine bootleg liquor (4) 1 e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180560
03/16/19 12:55 PM
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Double def
"k" is one of the 4 letters


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1180561
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jake? duh


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180571
03/16/19 03:22 PM
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YESSSS! Don't drink too much jake while wearing this: ===[**WCF**]===

Dictionary.com:
jake
adjective Slang.
1 satisfactory; OK; fine:

noun Slang.
1a homemade or bootleg liquor made from or infused with Jamaica ginger,
especially during Prohibition in the U.S.


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1180647
03/17/19 10:50 AM
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Thank you, Denis! Just a bit hung over from the jake! grin

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1180820
03/18/19 05:38 PM
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This is probably more like an &lit. Not my clue so hopefully doesn't break any rules. Only 2 vowels. ccvcvccc wink


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1180845
03/18/19 09:45 PM
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fcvcvccs


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180862
03/19/19 06:21 AM
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Cue] #1180909
03/19/19 05:17 PM
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Yes, Cue! They do some clever arranging. I should send a bouquet of flowers along with this belt! flowers ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180911
03/19/19 05:47 PM
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I think that one might be more of a straight crossword clue than a cryptic clue. Unless somebody can map out the wordplay aspect of it for me. smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Pandora] #1180912
03/19/19 06:53 PM
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That's what I thought when I first saw the clue as part of a cryptic crossword. But, since I still consider myself a newbie, I thought I'd take a chance and post it here as way to figure out what I'm missing. duh


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180922
03/19/19 10:09 PM
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Was your source British or Canadian? grin


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1180943
03/20/19 06:28 AM
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I'm not sure how the &lit clue is supposed to work so I'm no help rolleyes

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181027
03/20/19 09:17 PM
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op PRESS or ? opor = poor, position = anagram indicator?


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181050
03/21/19 06:06 AM
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Position this around your midsection, Denis ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181054
03/21/19 06:53 AM
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Thanks Cue.

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181058
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Sage = wise guy - s (second/one more) + age (time) think


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181085
03/21/19 12:18 PM
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You'll look like a Sage wearing this: ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181096
03/21/19 01:02 PM
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Better sage than onion! wink

Brilliant journey down from Machu Picchu, say? (12) e>1

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181122
03/21/19 05:39 PM
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incan/descent dance


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181156
03/22/19 05:02 AM
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You couldn't imperuve on that answer...thumbsup
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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181167
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Thanks, Lex! wave

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181223
03/22/19 05:41 PM
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Cashier !


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1181262
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Cha-Ching! Here’s a deposit. ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181279
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Merci, merci, merci...

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181332
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Direct = give birth, one indicator


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181382
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w???? ; ???? = aid


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181387
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Thanks Denis - whelp smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181390
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This'll aid reducing the bulge around yer waist ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181394
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Thanks, Denis! smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181538
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Hint time:

Direct on the right
Wordplay 1+4+4, two indicators
Word mostly used in the UK
One other vowel, an "a"
ccvccvcvc


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Urban Worrier] #1181553
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s/camp/ered (deer, wild) wink


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181658
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I was thinking probably s/carp/ered as a fish is required smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181659
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Cheryl - much as I would love to give it to you for an almost perfect solve, the Three-legged Man has come up trumps. Nice one, Lex! ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181664
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Gratefully received! smile

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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181677
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I thought it may be scarpered as well, since I've never heard of that word so it must be used in the UK. But, then I found that camp is actually a synonym of fish so I went with that. Go figure. Nice job, Lex! thumbsup


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Sherlock] #1181751
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Originally Posted by Sherlock
But, then I found that camp is actually a synonym of fish so I went with that. Go figure.


Ah - hadn't realised that. That's one I owe you, Cheryl oops


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181830
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I was sufficiently intrigued to try to find reference to camp as a type or synonym of fish, but could not although I did turn up this misleading search result (click on the link and it fails to show any joinder of meaning):

Camp out - definition of camp out by The Free Dictionary
https://www.thefreedictionary.com/camp+out
Define camp out. camp out synonyms, camp out pronunciation, camp out ... kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods" ...


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181831
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Overdue time for hints: apologies! smile

Direct on left, cvcvcvvc, all letters different, wordplay 3 (abbreviation) + 2 + 3


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181882
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Another hint: the woman would have been British and of a previous generation smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181884
03/28/19 04:20 PM
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DEB on air !

Strange: found it in thesaurus.com as synonym of stylish,
BUT does not appear as such in the British Bradford's !


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181945
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thumbsup Denis the debonair - here is your stylish accoutrement:
===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181964
03/29/19 07:05 AM
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Thanks Lex.

Conclusion is after five (5) no e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181973
03/29/19 08:48 AM
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finis = fin = $ 5 - is after fin = finis


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181975
03/29/19 08:59 AM
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FINISh the day wearing this sis: ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1181976
03/29/19 09:10 AM
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Thanx bro.

Experts break the case (4)


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: OrleansBelle] #1182013
03/29/19 05:48 PM
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aces (anag) wave


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1182018
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Wear it in good health ===(**WCF**)===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: OrleansBelle] #1182091
03/30/19 09:06 AM
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Thank you, OrleansBelle! wave

One old-fashioned way to get a marble (5) 1 e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1182115
03/30/19 01:04 PM
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Well, worth a try: agate ?
a = one
gate = old-fashioned way to get


gate3
noun Scot and Northern English dialect
2a: way or method of doing something


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: CanukDenis] #1182132
03/30/19 06:21 PM
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Close enough, Denis. Right answer. One = a + gate (old-fashioned way to "get a"). Took a little liberty there. Not really much of an anagram indicator but it sounded good. lol

I'd put a marble in this, if I had one! kissy ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1182145
03/30/19 08:42 PM
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Ahhh...so sweet...

One British mother as prayer leader (4) no e


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1182171
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Imam = prayer leader - i (one) + mam (British mother) smile


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1182188
03/31/19 07:47 AM
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Your mam will be proud of you wearing this ===[**WCF**]===


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Re: ===[**WCF**]=== Chain Crypt [Re: Lex] #1182212
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Thank you kind sir! smile

Next clue on new thread.


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