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Finally the right Times Jumbo appeared in today's Times! I would like a bit of help with 1 dn. 'Got in free as attendance precipitously declined (4-7)'. I thought it was rain-checked but this clashes...
Which late work by Beethoven has a section that paraphrases a bit of Don Giovanni? (I don't think it's the wind trio opus 87 as that's too early). Many thanks.
42d - one's free to stop, but does one take more chances with his help? 4,5
I have just reported Doc Spock who told me to f off. i suggest we boycott his/her questions as there is no call for this. The post may be removed soon (I hope).
Today in The Times the crossword editor said that in an average week there were approx 5,700 Times Jumbo entries 'on paper' and only 150 via the crossword club. I am surprised that a) there are so...
Secret societies in which many will drink gallons. (5) T - N - S
Can anyone pls help me confirm my last clue? 10a 'House almost straddling tip of promontory? (5) I think AYRIE - or maybe AERIE as I have the A-R-E..... Any help gratefully received.
Bend fastener (6) and A disaster waiting to happen, are they relatively insane? (6,4) ??n?n? s?i?
This is the first one I've tried and it's jolly hard! After 2 days of creative/hard thinking I have 4 clues left and think I need to get a Dictionary of Difficult Words. Any clues you can give to help...
Although the closing date for this ( December 23) Saturday Times crossword is given in the paper as 4 January, the answers are already printed on the website (if you are a subscriber). Has anyone else...
Stuck on last question: Show growth (4) I have ?a?r and think it could be FAIR but where does the growth come in?
For anyone interested in cryptic crossword compilers, there is an article in today's Times2 about some of those that tax us here on AB - Araucaria, Dimitry, Alaun etc. It is to promote a new book...
I have a recipe for pumpkin and chive cornbread which calls for cornmeal. I found some incredibly expensive in the Sainsbury's special foods section - ?2.75 per 500 grams and I have now made the...
Sorry, asking questions this week and not doing much answering... but can't get the last but one clue. 41d 'Impressing liberal, use our brilliance (9)'. I have S?L?N?O?? The only word I can find is...
23ac Great to correspond, having year off (4). I have R?L? from 17d which I make American (A combination of characters come into play (8)). Any ideas?
Times 23,390 - the answer this morning was given as OMAR (26across) if you remember the discussion from over a week ago!! Regards, cheaton
Stuck on last two: 50d Old King Henry replaces island in union (4) and 53a Because of fly in ointment, emptied section of tube (5,3). Thanks a lot.
Resilient as a local fortress (6) I have -o-n-y which I'm pretty sure are correct. Thanks for help.
Retreat mater Hamlet's voice Ophelia's magnetism 5, 5, 4, 10 H---S -E-A- more attractive? I think maybe anagram but my dad's answer of blank blank more attractive doesn't fit! Thanks.
Stuck on 3d 'Clubs broadcast village's take on autumn race' 14. I have C---R-D-E-H-R- but may have made a mistake.
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