16a, 3-3, ?e? H??, Extremely exciting sort of poker, 17d, 7lets, ??e???e, Two articles on saving time in operations room. 19d, 2words, 2.5, I? O????, Working, as many nuns are. 21d, ????, Song in West...
20a) With wife away quiet man works out?(8,4). I have c?e?t?o?/m??? (creation mate?)...
Is 13 down - Excuse me, 15 down - See you, 21 across - Be my guest ??? Am struck on 18 down -incompetent person: n?m?t? ( unless I've got 16,20 and 23 across incorrect). Thanks...
last one help would be appreciated 13dn Chaps in more effective town initially getting property improvement I have ?U?T?R?E?T Many thanks in advance...
9a Recall one dense part of France (4) -i-i 16a Extremely exciting sort pf poker (3,3) -e- h-- 21d Song in West Side Story needing no introduction (4) ---a 24a Left port unopened (4) o-e-...
8A "Flat" P-N-----...
I have betterment for 13d but am beginning to think it's wrong as I can't get 24a Port left unopened (4) o?e?, and 26a Member in men's clothing (8) m?r?e?t?. Thanks...
Dropping round,trio to arrange entertaining pieces (12) ,,???e???????I I am stumped AGAIN!...
25a. Story about American behind dog....
Last one: grateful for any help. 8dn: "Fish and beef getting praise? The opposite (4)." I have C-R-. If it is CARP how does it parse?...
I have the answers of Hoy and Lamb Holm although the clues do not quite match up
14a Bird`s rotting flesh cut by beast feeding before (7,6) looks like `carrier pigeon` but can`t see why.
sunday times cryptic 4647
In the village of Answerbank-Under-the-Wold (twinned with Chernobyl), the village fete committee were huddled around a single candle in the broom cupboard of the village hall. They had long since...
11A It's usually hot or fairly cool? (6). I think it's RADISH but I can't see why! Can anyone help, please?
6d " How to make edge of screen" 4,4,7. Looks like "Drop ones aitches" but I simply can't parse that. Letters are D-O-/O-E-/A-T-H-S. Help!...
Confident United about to intensify Attack(8) u?a?r?l?
Stuck on 16 D Dog that is rejected after biting 4,3) S?A? P?I...
12 across. A film about hilarious old company in 18 (8). I have:?E?O?L?T (18 is RUSSIA)....
Help please. Lively Indian dishes putting off Welshman? 5 letters....KE?ME

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Is the Roman town Newark on Trent? Seems to fit with being 10 miles from RAF Waddington, but the Doddington Hall seems to be more than 8 miles north-east. Have I missed a small Roman town?
...during a broadcast which featured people attempting to educate everyone about Ramadan, which, apparently is a Muslim festival of fasting and worship. I wanted to know why they were doing this as I...
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Same as Boaty and a few, I'm up very early ( Driving days ) have a look on here, see the reply's to Qs, see the regular sarc reply's from the usual, in all, it sends the days along, my day's plan, my...
Friday. Horizon to horizon cloud this morning, I can smell rain. Must be summer! Yesterday's lunch had to be postponed until today. My oppo's daughter had to go to Portsmouth, where she is at...
This Royal Navy vessel is currently on its way towards the coast of Lybia to 'rescue refugees' who've took to the ocean in unseaworthy vessels, their intention, the invasion of Europe. One this naval...
hes won what a farce
Morning all xx
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/andy-burnham-claims-rent-for-flat-moments-away-from-another-he-already-owns-10273311.html...
22a...Teenage player needs a shower after squash JAMES DEAN ? Can't parse this !...
Does it really irritate you (it does me) when you answer a question in a category where someone is asking for advice, help, or suggestions and they never respond? You check their activity, and they...
Tuesday. The sky is almost clear this morning, a sunny day I hope. Tiggy is still roaming about the garden at the moment, he'll be off to bed shortly. The Tall Ships Festival in Gloucester docks this...
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/national/news/12955351.MP_fears_over_abuse_probe_timeframe/ could it be the home office are hoping more of those who may be targeted by this might die before the truth...
At last! Lindsey Vonn (one of the world's greatest skiers) and Tiger Woods (one of the world's worst philandering love rats) have split up....
The drama "Home Fires" started yesterday. Can anyone tell me, has it been on before?I watched the beginning of it at the W.I. meeting and it all seemed familiar....
plausible but false
I have just received a Cross Rolled Gold fountain pen, worth £205 for winning the Sunday Times crossword ! I just wanted to give my thanks to all that have helped me out, on a regular basis, on this...
i'm beginning to think the only way my crossword entries are going to be picked is if i put them in a very large envelope ,i enter loads of comps each week and nothing .own up who thought the question...
11a definately insecure when relative enters secure property(13) ??f?????????y...
i'm beginning to think the only way my crossword entries are going to be picked is if i put them in a very large envelope ,i enter loads of comps each week and nothing .own up who thought the question...

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Sunday Times Crossword

Cryptic crosswords can be difficult even when you are used to the setter’s way of thinking. We’ve compiled a list of tips and examples from the Sunday Times crossword to help you on your way to completion and another Sunday morning well spent.   Wordplay in the Sunday Times often involves using the first or ...17:30 Thu 31st Oct 2013

I will be moving abroad to work later this year, can you recommend any good expat websites that will keep me in touch with life in Britain

Asks panda A. Most websites geared towards the British expatriate community will help you keep in touch with news and current affairs back home, put you in touch with fellow Brits abroad or send you01:00 Mon 03rd Sep 2001

Are there really Satanists in this country or is it just a bunch of Goths taking it a bit too far

asks MissDon:A. Satanists are in the news again because of 23-year-old Manuela Ruda who, along with her husband Daniel, was found guilty of murder in Germany. They had killed a man by hitting him with01:00 Fri 01st Feb 2002

What is a cryptic crossword

A. A cryptic crossword puzzle is one in which each clue is a little puzzle in itself, as distinct from the more straightforward question-and-answer crosswords. Crosswords were invented in Britain in01:00 Mon 21st May 2001

Anax Crosswords

Anax Crosswords is the home of Anax, crossword setter for the likes of The Independent, Financial Times, The Times and as of June 2011 the Sunday Times Concise Crossword. He has been setting and compiling crosswords for a number of years, and this experience reflects in his frequently updated blog - a popular source fo...14:45 Fri 08th Apr 2011

When did the Internet bank First-e close

Asks marmalade A. It closed at the end of September and all operations ceased on October 3, 2001 in the UK and Germany. It will continue to operate in France. Q. Why did it close A. Many believe01:00 Mon 29th Oct 2001

Etiquette For Asking A Quiz, Puzzle or Crossword Question

1. When asking for help with a crossword clue, please do a search through AnswerBank first to see if the clue has already been answered, especially if the crossword is more than a day old. 2. If the question has not been previously posted: Please state the name, number, date and type of crossword in the title of ...15:30 Tue 06th Dec 2011

It's been a long time

Q. How has Cliff Richard remained a major star for so long A. It's a question of knowing the market, picking the right material, staying out of trouble, and staying alive - all items Cliff01:00 Tue 19th Feb 2002

Paintings in Hospitals

Q. What is it A. A charity organisation which lends art to NHS hospitals to try to soften the institutional blow of the environment. Q. Do they charge for the service A. Pictures are issued on01:00 Sun 20th Jan 2002

What are the Spitting Image people up to

A. The satirical television series came to an end in 1988. Spitting Image - lampooning current events using latex puppets - was created in 1984 by Roger Law and Peter Fluck, and ran for 18 series01:00 Mon 03rd Dec 2001

The price is right: Buying a bestseller

There's been much noise made in the media over the last couple of weeks about the 'revelation' that the bookshop chains have been taking money from publishers in order to promote their books more01:00 Thu 08th Nov 2001

When was the first commercial on British TV

Q. When was the first commercial shown on British TV A. The first British commercial was shown in 1955 and advertised Gibbs SR toothpaste. It began... it's tingling fresh, it's as fresh as ice...The01:00 Mon 14th May 2001

Whatever happened to Russell Harty

A. He died on 8 June, 1988, from liver failure. He was 53. Harty was one of the great TV chat show hosts - yet will probably be remembered best for being attacked by an ill-mannered singer. Q. 01:00 Wed 18th Apr 2001

What should I see in Madrid

Asks B. Camfield A. Madrid is a cosmopolitan city that is best seen at night when the streets are teeming with people in its many bars and restaurants. Information on what is going on in Madrid01:00 Mon 15th Apr 2002

Kew Bridge Steam Museum

Kew Bridge Steam Museum houses a museum of water supply and a collection of water pumping steam engines. The site remains an internationally-recognised museum of steam pumping engines as a reminder of the many pumping stations spread throughout London and the UK. The museum houses the world's largest working beam engin...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

The origins of Mothers Day

The 18th March 2007 is Mothering Sunday and as it does every year in the UK falls on the 4th Sunday of Lent. The tradition of presenting Mothers up and down the country with gifts, flowers and12:10 Fri 09th Mar 2007

Tech FAQ

The box I use to ask questions has disappeared, where did it go The question and answer entry boxes are still there, but they are now integrated into The AnswerBank's layout.In any category on the website the enter question box can be found below the search bar at the top of the page. Clicking on the box will make it o...15:53 Mon 10th Jan 2011

Q Why do radio stations ban certain records

A. There are a number of sensible, and sometimes not so sensible, reasons for not playing records on the radio. These are usually governed by the blanket criteria of what is referred to as 'good01:00 Mon 16th Apr 2001

The AnswerBank Crossword Guide - National Daily Papers

The AnswerBank Crossword Guide – National Daily Papers The Daily Mirror – Daily crosswords can be accessed online, complete with solution phone lines, so that you’ll never miss a puzzle again. http://www.mirror.co.uk/fun-games/crosswords/ The Times – The Times weekday supplements cost 9...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

A quitter's tale

The last cigarette was stubbed out at around midnight on Sunday; the moment was filled with mixed emotions. Cigarettes and I have been through the good times and the bad times. I am sure we could have15:14 Fri 06th Jul 2007

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