Cryptic Crossword clues

Discussion in 'Funny Stuff: Jokes, Quizzes, Games & Pics' started by DaveyR, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. DaveyR

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    A cryptic crossword clue is posted. The person who gets it right posts the next clue and so on. I'll start with the following.


    Rum cost is a balls up (7 letters)
     
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    Famous Hollywood actress and sex-symbol will save you from drowning. (3, 4)
     
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    My clue was "double definition" - perfectly acceptable. I've been doing cryptics for a long time so I resent being called a 'newbie'.
     
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    I wasn't calling you a newbie; I was helping those who are not familiar with cryptic crosswords, especially Americans. Your answer and clue were perfectly correct. Sorry for the misunderstanding.
     
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    That's OK. Please accept my apology for getting snarky. Sometime after I posted, I realised I'd misunderstood your post but by then it was too late to edit/delete mine.
     
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