Friday, 9 September 2016

Cryptic Clues Type “C” – CC 26 to CC 30

CC 26: Find the total of many a nobleman (5)
CC 27: Opposing the design of a long, flat surface (7)
CC 28: Frighten a domestic animal (3)
CC 29: A small seed case found amidst a small herd of whales (3)
CC 30: Carry the weight of a shaggy coated mammal (4)

Solutions to the above clues can be viewed at Solutions for CC 26 to CC 30

Would you like to understand the above type of clues before answering them? Click Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "C"

SOLUTIONS for CC 21 to CC 25

CC 21: Get on with a group of people (5) Answer: BOARD
            (since both the phrases coloured red can mean BOARD)

CC 22: Quick short movement of a short and even hairstyle (3) Answer: BOB
            (since both the phrases coloured red can mean BOB)

CC 23: Make one believe about a steep cliff (5) Answer: BLUFF
            (since both the phrases coloured red can mean BLUFF)

CC 24: Support for a pillow (7) Answer: BOLSTER
            (since both the words coloured red can mean BOLSTER)

CC 25: To drill a hole can be a dull activity (4) Answer: BORE
            (since both the phrases coloured red can mean BORE)

Did you observe that answer to each of the above clue is a Homonym and it is coloured in green. Homonym is a word that has more than one meaning. Two meanings for each of these words are found in their respective clues. They are coloured red in each of the above clue.

Want to view the above clues without solutions? Click CC 21 to CC 25

Also view in this blog:
CC 1 to CC 5
CC 6 to CC 10
CC 11 to CC 15
CC 16 to CC 20

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