7d) No criminal family's harbouring European family (9). I have C???N???N Thanks in advance...
21a) Policeman's baton knocked out horse (6,9) I have S?????/C???????N Thank you in advance...
1A can it crack? Pardon? (6) 26A Salesman's a fool to return roofing material (8)...
17d 70s song in meagre old music publication (4,2,2) 8d Fancy bottles that regularly in bed? (6)...
Sorry I missed two 3d No uniform 4,7 F?A? R?F???L 18ac Nothing to promote? That's not hard work 4 ?P?? Thanks again...
Last four truly, I have found it typical Dean Mayer 10a Dominant Norwegian band penning album A?P?E 6d Fully expected to drink caustic liquid L?E 15d American cops are excited about extremely neurotic...
1dn Brown ring left by one I don't know 6,2 I have S???C? M? 19ac One needs something to write about, mind 9 I have S?N?E?N?E 25ac Pinder work about Greek venue I have ????N 27ac attempt to cut tree...
1 across Can it crack? Pardon? (6) I have S-R--- but not the 5th letter as i am not sure of 3 down Thanks...
1a Can it crack? Pardon (6) s?r??? 20dBest head off without my guide (6) ?s????...
I have BT Infinity but its been down since Sunday afternoon. I have reset my Router lots of times and it always comes up again, with a steady blue light. Before I start the long, involved process of...
31d dangerous thing to feed one? guys maybe ok (8,4) 35a ring negotiator up (10)?????u?p??...
i 1409 24d Get listeners to accept note 5 e?r?s is it euros 26d Absent one, depressed after reverse 4 ?w?L is it awol Times 12a stiff drink -tins knocked back by organisations employee 6 ??g??? is it...
If any GK fans have noticed the occasional jumbo GK in the Sunday Times (usually 4 puzzles over months with Bank Holidays) I’m glad to announce that as from the beginning of this month it is an...
I think I've worked out most of these but would like confirmation please. 2ac Show about beats many like. 9L Is it establish? 11ac Details likely to get abridged. 4L Is it Info? 13ac Wine turned me a...
Please help with 19 across "Unexpected input" (5,4) C?R?E/ ?A?L Thank you...
4 down. Clue: Bit of wheat primarily needed to make bread (4). I have: E?E? Help please.
6 ac Help Nancy and Jack first (4). I assume the answer is ABET- but can't understand why? I'm also assuming that 8 d is TRAVESTY.
1 across. Horrible smell I detected in dry part of prison - one painter required (10)! Is it Botticelli?
27a Short French novelist is with guru for preview. ?e?n?s?a?e
12A Transformation in Middle East? Most liking things unchanged (10). 3D Bear right in the country (4). 1A Tango indeed in a touching way (9). I have TACTFULLY but is this right & why so? Hope someone...

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10a...Asylums without locks, first to close....?A?E?S and 8d...Dramatist's Bottom taken up by this lady...?L?S...
Should this event have gone ahead and with Mr Wilders due to speak, could this have seriously invited trouble to London?...
10a...Asylums without locks, first to close....?A?E?S and 8d...Dramatist's Bottom taken up by this lady...?L?S...
still awake with snotty cold,, feeling pretty ***ty. just thought I would share !!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3190706/Jihadis-VJ-plot-bomb-Queen-Police-MI5-race-against-time-foil-Boston-style-IED-spectacular-Saturday.html Since it seems that only the Daily Mail have...
Struggling today, any hep please. 2d. Island repressed by domestic authority (9). I have A?A?O?L?H. Maybe? 14d. Bloke works as engineer (9). I have M?N?E?V??. Thanks in advance....
Yesterday morning my dear mama rather randomly texted me to,say that the film Gunga Din was on TV. I've no particular interest in this film or Cary Grant. I'm not a big film fan generally. Bear with...
Saw a recent TV snippet of a Cilla Black programme, all about the sixties. I was surprised it showed a lengthy section regarding the Black & White Minstrel Show, and no one seems to have gone on...
About 1730 tonight I had to take Kim, our Dobie *** (Female Dog) to the Vet to be PTS. She was diagnosed with an illness some time ago and went downhill very quickly from Thursday of last week...
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5d district of paris known for its nightclubs (10)...
I can't post a ful link I'm afraid but this will give a taster :::: http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/National/article1577228.ece The paper put an undercover reporter into Complete...
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33386914 Far be it for me to kick a man when he is down .............
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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?
hes won what a farce
If the great Federer plays as he did today against Andy Murray I think he'll win. Poor Andy. He didn't do a lot wrong, but Fed was incredible....
this may be long but I hope it is short. I have one above friend who has truly lost every friend, acquaintances, the lot except me and right now I haven't been a good friend. I can no longer tolerate...

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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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