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    31 Mar '17 06:52
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Nope
    So, what's the answer so to critique the clue?
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    01 Apr '17 03:27
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Nope
    Sooo...are we going to get the answer...?
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    01 Apr '17 04:16
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Nope
    Questions remain unanswered for weeks here!

    What did you think of the other 11 clues?
    Which were the good, the bad and the ugly?
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    01 Apr '17 04:31
    Byee.
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    01 Apr '17 06:19
    Originally posted by michelleon
    Byee.
    You get out what you put in.
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    01 Apr '17 07:04
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    You get out what you put in.
    I've put enough in - actually I'm the only one that's put in, despite you cocking up the clues.
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    12 May '17 07:08
    Originally posted by michelleon
    10. "Grees" then, otherwise I close.
    10. is so easy...
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    16 May '17 21:07
    I had a difficult time with the first page. A few times I thought a caught a glimpse of what I'm supposed to do with these puzzles. There's a definition part, and a tricky part.

    Not heavy, so partly delighted
    At first pass, I think light, but something is removed? The answer is light, so the cryptic part is redundent.

    A confused pat is most appropriate
    Apt, I guess (most appropriate), but mix up (confuse) the letters? The answer is pat. Ha! I read it as part and that's a well known linguistic(?) effect.

    Vehicle driven by Ivan, eventually
    Which is the definition part? A russian car, I guess. The tricky part is it sounds like sooner or later, or something. Too many unknowns here, I guess I'll look at the answer.

    The answer is VAN. The definition, of course, is ‘vehicle’, and the cryptic way is ‘Ivan eventually’. Take the ‘eventual’ letters from Ivan.. i.e the letters at the end .. VAN! See, in this case,because of the additional cryptic way, there is no confusion as to what the answer is. It is most definitely VAN and not CAR, BUS etc.

    Oh man, I took some missteps. And these were easy examples. I guess you have to be smart to work cryptics.
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    16 May '17 21:14
    Take the ‘eventual’ letters from Ivan.. i.e the letters at the end .. VAN!
    In that case I'd think he's driving an IVA. I know where a word starts and where it ends That could be a russian make of vehicle, you know, without further research.

    I kinda thinking bugger cryptics.
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    17 May '17 02:35
    Originally posted by apathist
    In that case I'd think he's driving an IVA. I know where a word starts and where it [b]ends That could be a russian make of vehicle, you know, without further research.

    I kinda thinking bugger cryptics.[/b]
    Persevere ... then you will soon be addicted!

    http://bestforpuzzles.com/daily-cryptic/daily-cryptic.html
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    17 May '17 10:03
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    http://bestforpuzzles.com/daily-cryptic/daily-cryptic.html[/b]
    Cool site, thx. But that easy cryptic puzzle - no way I'm using the timer!
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    17 May '17 21:31
    Originally posted by apathist
    Cool site, thx. But that easy cryptic puzzle - no way I'm using the timer!
    I print it off and complete at leisure.
    I get most of it done in 15 mins but the last 3 or 4 may take 24 hours!!
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    18 May '17 02:32
    Originally posted by apathist
    I had a difficult time with the first page. A few times I thought a caught a glimpse of what I'm supposed to do with these puzzles. There's a definition part, and a tricky part.

    Not heavy, so partly delighted
    At first pass, I think light, but something is removed? The answer is light, so the cryptic part is redundent.

    [i]A conf ...[text shortened]... took some missteps. And these were easy examples. I guess you have to be smart to work cryptics.
    I see that Wolfie is now sending his "cryptics" out via PM so as to avoid my scathing critiques.

    Chicken poo and still waiting for the #10 answer, knowing already that the clue was poorly constructed.
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    18 May '17 13:47
    Originally posted by michelleon
    scathing critiques
    Scarce insight? Quit!
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    18 May '17 23:13
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    Scarce insight? Quit!
    Why ?
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