AFR Cryptic, Saturday 14/11/2020, Clue Hints

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AFR Cryptic (7/11/2020) Worked Solution

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11-across



15-across

18-across



26-across



5-down

7-down

10-down

16-down


21-down

The answer is found by butting together parts defined in the wordplay. There may be some positional indicators that change the order of these parts.
There is only one part to this clue, a definition, and it's usually a play on words. There aren't any indicators.
Either a mixture of letters is placed inside or outside other letters, or letters are placed inside or outside a mixture of letters. An anagram indicator and containment indicator will be present.
The structure of the answer involves either letters placed outside other letters, or letters placed inside other letters. Which type of container clue is determined by an appropriate container indicator.
A question mark has been used to indicate "language abuse", that is, a word or words in a clue are used in a technically incorrect way, but the meaning can be still inferred.

Example: A indeed (?) could mean to insert A inside deed.

The answer is found by butting together parts defined in the wordplay. There may be some positional indicators that change the order of these parts.
The structure of the answer involves either letters placed outside other letters, or letters placed inside other letters. Which type of container clue is determined by an appropriate container indicator.
The answer is found by butting together parts defined in the wordplay. There may be some positional indicators that change the order of these parts.
The structure of the answer involves either letters placed outside other letters, or letters placed inside other letters. Which type of container clue is determined by an appropriate container indicator.
Either a mixture of letters is placed inside or outside other letters, or letters are placed inside or outside a mixture of letters. An anagram indicator and containment indicator will be present.
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3 Responses to AFR Cryptic, Saturday 14/11/2020, Clue Hints

  1. Kay says:

    8D? I know the answer – took the first two words as the hint, but thought ‘jewel of the Baltic’ would be ‘amber’ and maybe ‘about’ is ‘ca’, but that gives me two ‘a’s

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