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Valentines Day Massacre with Hints

Posted By: Urban Worrier

Valentines Day Massacre with Hints - 02/14/19 10:46 AM

The answers to the following clues can be found by massacring the letters found in Valentinesday. Each letter can be used as many times as it appears in the original phrase, and the answers are in order of increasing length.

Feel free to take a couple

-1. Monetary unit equal to 100 stotinki (3)
-2. River in northern England (4)
-3. Sediment from an alcoholic drink l---
-4. Tough flexible plastic, used for coverings (5)
-5. Motor manufacturer T---- think electric
-6. Nautical term meaning "stop" (5)
-7. Body part often contemplated (5)
-8. Case d----- think grammar
-9. Yellowish brown pigment (6)
-10. Fermentation agent
-11. French isle in the Mediterranean
-12. Ingenuousness
-13. Heavenly E------ think mythology
-14. Type of oil, used to maintain cricket bats (7)
-15. Material used to block gaps (7)
-16. Mass per unit volume (7)
-17. Cookery flavouring
-18. Time and place of a news item
-19. Check for correctness v-------
-20. Drooled (9)
-21. To remove sodium chloride from (10)
Posted By: curly

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 11:11 AM

2. Tyne

7. navel

Hi Rog, nice puzzle.
Posted By: Redz

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 11:21 AM

20. salivated wavegirl


I guess I'll get used to the new look here, but I know it's not 11:21AM here crazy
Posted By: Pandora

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 12:02 PM

21. desalinate wave
Posted By: Cue

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 01:14 PM

9. sienna wave
Posted By: michele rose

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 01:21 PM

16. density wave
Posted By: manxman

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 01:22 PM

10. yeast wave
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 03:39 PM

Sorry, manxman - a little bit of sneakiness on my part. Your answer fits the clue but is a smidgeon short think

All the others look good to me! bravo
Posted By: fildil

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 04:21 PM

6. avast
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 04:24 PM

Ahoy there, Fil - good call! smile
Posted By: OrleansBelle

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 05:38 PM

14 - linseed
Posted By: Marian

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 05:42 PM

8. valise? wave
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 05:45 PM

Good one, OB smile

Sorry, Marian - me being sneaky again. Not that sort of case think
Posted By: manxman

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/14/19 11:05 PM

1. lev wave
Posted By: michele rose

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/15/19 01:41 PM

4. vinyl wave
Posted By: manxman

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/15/19 02:43 PM

15. sealent wave
Posted By: OrleansBelle

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/15/19 02:57 PM

10 - yeast
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/15/19 09:02 PM

manxman, michele - all good! smile

OB - nice try, but I've got another fermentation agent - think Biblical think

Hints tomorrow...
Posted By: manxman

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/15/19 09:10 PM

10. leaven
11. Levant wave
Posted By: michele rose

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/16/19 02:19 AM

17. aniseed
18. dateline smile
Posted By: curly

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/16/19 11:18 AM

8. lest

12. naivety

Hi Rog.
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Valentines Day Massacre - 02/16/19 11:50 AM

Pretty good! I've have to pass on #8 Remi (or was it #3?), but the others are spot-on bravo
Posted By: Redz

Re: Valentines Day Massacre with Hinta - 02/16/19 12:13 PM

I was a whiz at grammar in high school, having gone to a Catholic school where they stressed it. Had it
in college too. So, I'm hoping the answer is...

8. dative
19. validate wave2
Posted By: michele rose

Re: Valentines Day Massacre with Hinta - 02/16/19 01:33 PM

13. Elysian wave
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Valentines Day Massacre with Hinta - 02/16/19 02:41 PM

Your whizziness remains, Joan. Good calls, ladies! grin
Posted By: Redz

Re: Valentines Day Massacre with Hinta - 02/16/19 04:32 PM

5. Tesla smile
Posted By: manxman

Re: Valentines Day Massacre with Hinta - 02/16/19 04:49 PM

3. lees wave
Posted By: Urban Worrier

Re: Valentines Day Massacre with Hinta - 02/16/19 10:13 PM

And that wraps it up. Well done! wave
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