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Friday Cryptic Crossword Game
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TOPIC: Friday Cryptic Crossword Game

  • ad hoc
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posted 05-12-2012 16:51
Strong drink provoked faint blush after skin-ful (7)

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Last Edit: 05-12-2012 16:52:28 by ad hoc.
  • WOM
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posted 05-12-2012 17:13
Ah. I thought it was a clue about redheads. So 'Red' in single quotes meant 'not real' and 'President holds' means that the letters for the solution were in President. Coupled with your hint, I came up with 'rinse'.
  • ad hoc
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posted 05-12-2012 17:28
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  • WOM
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posted 05-12-2012 17:31
I have a good idea, but that would mean your spelling is mildly off.
  • ad hoc
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posted 05-12-2012 18:48
There are two spellings of this word. Mine is the less common one, I would say.
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posted 06-12-2012 06:28
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  • nmrfox
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posted 06-12-2012 08:51
To have some absenth or not, a prickly issue (5)
  • Duncan Gardner
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posted 06-12-2012 08:53
Hill peacemakers polish thorn (5)
  • ad hoc
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posted 06-12-2012 08:53
I should note that the spelling I was looking for was absinth, which my dictionary tells me is acceptable (as is absinthe).
  • ad hoc
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posted 06-12-2012 08:59
Those in the north love wearing warped wood, according to Lennon and McCartney (9)
  • Duncan Gardner
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posted 06-12-2012 10:27
Good answer AH, though not what I intended ;)

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  • ad hoc
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posted 06-12-2012 10:48
Flower in Torun travels via slut (7)
  • Duncan Gardner
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posted 06-12-2012 11:10
Vistula diverted, is leaving underground chamber (5)

Note: Torun is a city in Poland, on the river Vistula. Thorn is its name in German.
Last Edit: 06-12-2012 11:23:54 by Duncan Gardner.
  • Wyatt Earp
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posted 06-12-2012 11:32
Parolee shot in vault (7)
  • Wyatt Earp
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posted 06-12-2012 12:26
Maybe fairer:

Parolee shot in old vault (7)
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posted 06-12-2012 17:33
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posted 06-12-2012 21:07
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posted 06-12-2012 22:43
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  • Duncan Gardner
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posted 07-12-2012 07:14
Morning Wyatt, Servus AH.

That is a step on which I must fall down, or else o'erleap(-------*). In plunder, force collapse of Duncan (3,6,2,10)

* the Scottish Play
Last Edit: 07-12-2012 07:16:58 by Duncan Gardner.
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posted 07-12-2012 07:28
Paceman from western county: "The Prince of Cumberland" (5,7)
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