sunday times 24/7/2016 Gjumbo 15 44 down Slowing of musical tempo 8 letters I have ?I?E?U?O...
16 across. Clue: Witnesses close to police, of course (4). I have: ?Y?S There's no "of course" about it. I presume it's EYES but where do the police come in. I think I'm going to sack Mr. Mayer, The...
25 across. British athlete who competed in six Olympic Games, winning once (5,9) T?S?A ?A?D?R?O? Thank you...
can you help!member of the 17th century country party thankyou
24a Most docile volunteers found carrying spades looks like TAMEST but how? TAs are volunteers, spades = S or SS 22d new writer's game could be NIM but why please...
5 across. Spanish boy needs a lot of alcohol? LOL., no! (8) M???A??? 10 across. Wooden tee's hard to accept (6) ??O??? 6 down. Lead found in artificial apple (7) ????A?D 8 down. Jack is into baking...
20ac: Male put out after sex (6) _I_I_E Apart from "virile", which I am unable to parse, I cannot think of anything else that fits the clue....
14ac Leave nothing to talk about (4) O.A. -= okay, perhaps, but why LEAVE? 4dn City banks after gold (7) O.S.A.S - OR ...
Still stuck on these: 1ac Familiar with second - hand book? Not me (4,2) ?N?T? / ?O 11ac Old house - or seats in it? ?S?P PARLIAMENT 13ac Swap letters in answer (10) ?A?R?S?O?D Any help at this late...
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...
Member of the 17th century Country Party. G?U?B?E?O?I?N...
6dn Lead found in artificial apple (7) C???A?D 8dn Jack is into baking (5) H???T 15dn They do supply cash one always splits (9) A?H?E?E?? 19dn Trust footballers? Its hard F?I?H 10ac Wooden tee's hard...
stuck on quite a few first letters might help 1ac Familiar with second hand book? Not me (4,2) ???? ?O 5ac Spanish boy needs a lot of alcohol? LOL no! (8) M???A??? 13ac Swap letters in answer (10)...
18d. Plump to accept stories; hope it works! (7). I have F?o?e?t and can only see floreat, but can't see the sense in that. Thanks
Further help needed 17ac ace up ones sleeve(3,2,5). 9ac was a singer about to be rumbled (8) Thanks again...
Baffled on 12 Down. A risk to poor in each reform (11) Perestroika or Peristroika I cannot work out whether it is E or I Poor head is hurting now so help will be very appreciated....
19 ac little sweets with lots in them (7,7). 7d sailor's single subject a constant source of conflict (1,4,2,4 ). Thanks for help...
Help please 11ac house- or seats in it ?(4,10) 5d music of lsland Records(6,2,3,4) Thanks in advance really stuck...
Sunday Times cryptic 4701 10 Killer rejected challenge — it’s beyond me (9) Is it examinant and if so why please?...
S times 4701 9across fibrein lifebelts is rejected. I have.I?t?e can't find word to fit. Have I gone wrong? Help please...

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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...
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...
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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Just curious on other people's happy things. MINES: 1. Hot baths after long walks in the rain 2. A good book 3. Fresh bed sheets 4. Cuddles 5. Cheese board and wine...
A new kinda politics. http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jul/12/angela-eagles-constituency-office-vandalised-after-leadership-bid-launch...
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...
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...
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...
Early leaver (3) ?A?
4d...Apparently filling video with no animation....VAPID ? If that is right, then I still can't make anything of 12a....Alcoholic doctor comparatively flushed, heading off....D???E?R...
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/interview-with-a-murderer This looks interesting, at 21:00 tonight. It could be that the real murderer will be exposed....
answers to 6 down and 7 down please
Anyone else unimpressed with the compiler this week? Seriously need a drink :(
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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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