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AFR Cryptic (18/5/2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 RECAP Top performer in public relations returned review (5) (ACE inside PR) reversed 4 DEPOSITOR Editor mistaken about pressure applied to overseas investment banker (9) Anagram of EDITOR outside (P + OS) 9 TALLIED … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (11/5/2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 MOTHER LODE Main vein remaining close to normal during procedure (6,4) [OTHER + norma(L)] inside MODE 7 GLAD Happy place in a forest that’s clear mostly (4) (GLAD)e 10 HELLENIC Hot spot excited nice … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (4/5/2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 RACISM Retired coach is associated with male prejudice (6) CAR reversed + IS + M 4 DEPOSE Set down a quantity of drugs containing EPO mostly (6) DOSE outside (EP)o 8 MERIT Value the … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (27/4/2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 ORCHARDS They grow fruit or vegetables (8) OR + CHARDS 5 STRAIN Direction given by coach to try really hard (6) S(outh) + TRAIN 10 TENET Teaching elements of forgotten etiquette (5) fogotTEN ETiquette … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (20/4/2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 STUPID Dull boss probed by private investigator (6) PI inside STUD 5 PEPPERS Famous sergeant, close to targets, attacks with missiles (7) PEPPER + target(S) 9 CLIMATE CONTROL Air-conditioning ruined art collection containing original … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (13/4/2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 RECESSED Leader of sect, bound by decrees, reformed and broke up (8) (S)ect inside anagram of DECREES 5 ADONIS A mafia boss is a handsome young man (6) A + DON + IS 9 … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (6/4/2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 SUBTRACT Dock area east of naval vessel (8) TRACT after SUB 5 SMALLS Items of a personal nature, all listed in text (6) ALL inside SMS 10 GLEAM Flash part of Kyogle? A motel? … Continue reading

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AFR Cryptic (Easter Jigsaw 2024) Solution

          For ease of producing this solution I have numbered the crossword and clues conventionally. Across Answers and Clues Explanations 7 EXPLOIT Take advantage of scheme mostly used in evacuation (7) (PLO)t inside EXIT 8 GRANDEE … Continue reading

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AFR Easter 2024 Clueless Solution

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AFR Cryptic (Easter, 2024) Solution

Across Answers and Clues Explanations 1 NOTICEABLE Obvious illicit drug taken by VIP (10) ICE inside NOTABLE 6 SPEC Small muscle’s detailed description (4) S + PEC 10 UMBER Deep brown wood, trimmed at one end (5) (l)UMBER 11 PERCOLATE … Continue reading

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