I feel really stupid asking this question.I subscribe to The Sunday Times and would like to submit my cryptic crossword for the competition online.In the paper it says email...
21 down. Clue: Old car key - something that wasn't wanted (6). I have: ?S?O?? 28 across. Clue: Author's short book about most of Swiss city (8). I have: ??R?E?E? Help please.
Seemed to get cut off on my last question. 17d. Fancy planes might be flown thus? (2,5) ?y ???r?e. The only thing I can think of is by George but it doesn't make sense...
Think I have some answers but can't figure out why. 24a. Retiring officer engaged in boring work? What a laugh! Is it chortle? 28a. Author's short book about most of Swiss city.t?r?e?e? 17d. Fancy...
12a, fancy leaders of radio appear after jingle 7 9d, once return service 6...
21d Old car key - something that wasn't wanted (6) ?s?o?t. This is obviously escort but where is the something not wanted? I know this has been posted already but I can't find it. Sorry to be a...
Last one 27dn Duck left concealed leaves (3) T?A Thanks to all
27dn duck left concealed leaves (3) ???...
26ac Like a lot of silver, say, and Gold medical equipment (9) A?P?R???R 29ac Spike Sprite with a stronger drink (6) ?M???E 25ac Fur making cockney thus (5) O?T?? 23dn navy officers nicked bag (5)...
6dn Leaders in English lads newspaper upset scorer (5) E???R 11ac Good game against the Spanish but t was disappointing fare (5) ??U?L...
Still struggling more help please TIA 19dn Distance say, a cart reversed (7) Y?????E 16dn Peckish delivery person (9) K?S?????? 22ac Undercover agent (7) S?E???? 24ac Retiring officer engaged in...
Please help with 9 down.Clue is: Once return service 6 letters.I have ?E?A?R. Is it repair? If so, how does it work? Many thanks....
Stuck on quite a few help appreciated 15ac Clobber thief say with obstruction left out (14) K?????R??????? 18ac Long haired Harrys blue gag 6,3,5 ???????O?????Y...
Last one on this 20d business raised some support with unknown people (6) o?c?p? Thinking "occupy" but why Thanks...
Struggling today all help appreciate 4ac City witches go for (8) ???????Y 10ac Few heard to put on Bernstein classic (9) S?????????...
The old dean got up and made a lot of noise (8) It looks like YELLED. "The" old = YE but where does the dean come in? DELL doesn't fit....
28 ac author's short book about most of Swiss city (8). 17 d fancy planes might be flown thus (2,6). Many thanks in advance...
15d Something that drew loads of people out West?
17 down. Clue: By a loch, an old maid endlessly drinking Old Pride (9). I have: ??O?D?E?S. I thought maybe PROUDNESS.
25 dn: Leg it and consume apace in bar(4) ?O?T Is it foot or boot? Just cannot parse this one....

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Finally finished at last Was today's puzzle trickier than usual?...
18a and 11a Help!
18a and 11a Help!
16d, the French camping equipment is not apparent, 6 21a, pants tune delivered by mike Tyson, 5 22d, bit of a pig to het around in outskirts of Oklahoma city, 5 9d, is it French knickers?...
Can anyone recommend any decent restaurants, things to do/see? We'll do Chatsworth, Bolsover Castle and as recommended by New Judge, the Crich Tramway Museum. Anything else within a 45 minute drive?...
This is an interesting article to keep you entertained on this 'fine'* Summer Sunday afternoon. * it is very windy, grey and not too warm - but it is not raining....
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-3648681/THE-MAIL-SUNDAY-COMMENT-Vote-Remain-safer-freer-prosperous-yes-GREATER-Britain.html Seems to me they will be losing a vast number of their readership...
As I had finished the Times cryptic, I decided to have a go at Azed's crossword. Very humbling! I have managed just 8 answers with a tentative two more. SWMBO says I have spent too much time on it. As...
I read my last Mail on Sunday yesterday after the shameful articles about the Leave Campaign, even connecting the murder of Jo Cox to them. I was shocked. Obviously, so were the Daily this morning...
If someone came knocking your door and your neighbour TOLD you that you had to take them in, would you do that? Then a few weeks later another 10 people came and again, your neighbour TOLD you that...
16d, the French camping equipment is not apparent, 6 21a, pants tune delivered by mike Tyson, 5 22d, bit of a pig to het around in outskirts of Oklahoma city, 5 9d, is it French knickers?...
12 across. Clue: Going through changes leads to rage if unchecked (9). I have: S?A?C?ING. 11 across.Clue:Close as Walford's Phil and Grant Mitchell? (7). I have: A?R???S (double Dutch to me) 13...
From his column in The Sun (the link at the bottom is to the Independent, because the Sun is behind a paywall): [i]I will be looking at making a formal complaint to Ofcom under the section of the...
catching train visit required 9 ace up one's sleeve 3,2,5 little sweets with lots in them 7,7 was a singer about to get rumbled 8 run into drunk that we'd beaten 8 sailor's single subject a constant...
Turn your hand to flat pack furniture with this
First time I have been unable to finish it - stuck on 6 viz 6 down(4) Kind of font used in the Sunday Times crossword solution S?N?: 14 Across Winter sports implement similar to a snowboard M?N?S?I or...
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The clue is But 17 Down Have the letters e?c?o?...
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Hi, hope you are all having a nice Sunday. I'm on the look out for some good new thrillers if anyone has any recommendations. Have recently read The Girl on the Train, I Let You Go, In a Dark Dark...

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