1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Hi Guest, welcome to the TES Community!

    Connect with like-minded education professionals and have your say on the issues that matter to you.

    Don't forget to look at the how to guide.

    Dismiss Notice

Crossword anyone?

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Crusty Potty Brains, May 23, 2009.

  1. Afternoon.
    1d: Manta ray
    9ac: new age
    12d; spring onions
    3d: sightseer
     
  2. 1a misuse
    10a stroll on
    13a adept
    20a extra
     
  3. 15d: trattoria
    21d: arson
     
  4. 24a acrostic
    26a training
     
  5. 19D: repast?
     
  6. 25ac: pirate
     
  7. 27ac: recess
    17d; Flanders
    Done!
     
  8. repast is correct
    5d after a while
    7d golden eye
     
  9. 22a is OPERATING or OPERATION ?
     
  10. Greetings, DG and FM!
    I reckon 27 ac = 'recess'
    I have 17 dn as 'Flanders', with 22ac as 'operation'
     
  11. Agreed: 'operation' and 'Flanders'
     
  12. Operating seems more apt with 'Underatking' Will need to wait till neext Sunday to verify.
    Good Night from India
     
  13. Many thanks for 7 dn 'Goldeneye', that was my last one.
    Enjoy the holidays!
     
  14. Well, that was quick. [​IMG]
    Everyman 3336, anybody? [​IMG]
    Two long anagrams for starters. [​IMG]
    3 dn = 'under lock and key'
    6 dn = 'confidence trick'
     
  15. Hi! Time to revive the Sunday crosword session:
    17d: Rhodesia
    26ac: Aye-aye
    11ac: eccentric
    8d: tuck shop
    To start with...............


     
  16. Anyone?

    Everyman 3337
    14a: Scarlett O'Hara
    4ac: opera hat
    7d: hot potato


     
  17. Greetings, found nemo.
    Worked out 'opera hat', but had to look up "gibus".
    Here are the first anagram-style clues I've found so far.
    9ac = 'Forsythia'
    17 ac = 'Ellesmere Port'
    25 ac = 'Ladysmith'
    20 dn = 'ageism'
     
  18. Afternoon!
    I confess to having to look up 'gibus' too!
    12ac; lorimer
    13ac: adipose
    2d: error
     
  19. Agree all yours, found nemo.
    7 dn = 'hot potato'
    16 dn = 'starship'
    23 dn = 'naiad'
     
  20. Oops.
    15 dn = 'Alexander'
     

Share This Page