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#196 vron

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 14:28

Flawless defence, yet speedily broken (5, 7)
_ _ _ _ _/_ _ _R_ _ _ _

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 14:29

He works at intervals (5,7)
_ _ _ _E/_H_ _ _E_

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 14:49

Induced to become religious  

is probably Led to believe.


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 14:58

Point of a dowry is dot
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Posted 24 November 2018 - 15:33

No. 5 could be barrel if the given B is wrong.

That just leaves no. 4,  'capital way to supply chess men' ?


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 23:02



No. 5 could be barrel if the given B is wrong.

That just leaves no. 4,  'capital way to supply chess men' ?

The B comes from my answer to A solo trumpeter cast out by the herd (5): BUGLE

 

ASSETS fits the letters for no.4, although I'm not sure what the chess connection is.


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Posted 24 November 2018 - 23:30

I think it's as sets since you talk about chess sets.
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Posted 25 November 2018 - 10:45

I thought assets too but wasn't sure about it other than a set of chessmen.
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Posted 25 November 2018 - 12:06

It's a way to supply chessmen, as sets.
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Posted 25 November 2018 - 13:59

Solo trumpeter is ROGUE (an elephant) . Had to use wordplays.com for that!


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Posted 17 January 2019 - 16:52

These are from the Abergavenny Chronicle's giant Christmas crossword:

 

Seasonal fellow (4)

N_ _ _

 

Method said to measure ingredients (5)

_E_ _ _

 

Goddess seen in the heavens (5)

VE_ _ _

 

You're in the theatre under it!

_N_ _E

 

Hiding out in the mountain at mass time (8)

M_ _N_ _ _T

 

Weep about the girl's fruit (6)

C_ _ _ _Y

 

What getting cross with a card may mean (4)

K_ _S


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Posted 17 January 2019 - 17:08

Seasonal fellow (4) NOEL
Goddess seen in the heavens VENUS
Weep about the girl's fruit (6) CHERRY
What getting cross with a card may mean (4)KISS
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Posted 17 January 2019 - 19:11

Method said to measure ingredients - WEIGH

Hiding out in the mountain at mass time - MIDNIGHT


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Posted 17 January 2019 - 22:25

You're in the theatre under it: KNIFE?


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