Friday, 9 September 2016


CB 26: No need to heal the strong and healthy (4)
CB 27: A small wingless jumping insect hopped on to a leaf (4)
CB 28: Left behind a matted woolen cloth (4)
CB 29: Price one pays for shedding a tear (4)
CB 30: Soft glow seen on furniture because of a paint (6)

Solutions to the above set of clues will be posted next week
Would you like to understand the above type of clues before solving them? Please visit Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "B"

SOLUTIONS to Cryptic Clues CB 21 to CB 25

CB 21: Daze a person when he goes nuts (4) STUN
CB 22: Working with tyes resulted in an eye sore (4) STYE
CB 23: Hey, it’s falling, stop that prop (4) POST
CB 24: Mixed diet prescribed to control a powerful surge of feelings (4) TIDE
CB 25: Series of rows arranged as seating to witness rites (5) TIERS

In each of the above clues, words coloured in red are “Questions” i.e. they are words/phrase for which you have to give a synonym as Answer. Words in blue italic are anagrammed to create a new word which is the synonym i.e. the ANSWER – shown in GREEN CAPS at the end of the clue.

For example, in CB 21, answer is STUN because it is a synonym of the word “daze” and is derived by anagramming letters of the word “nuts”.

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Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "A"
Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "C"
CA 26 to CA 30

Links to Previous sets of Clues in Cryptic Clues Type "B"
CB 1 to CB 5
CB 6 to CB 10
CB 11 to CB 15
CB 16 to CB 20
CB 21 to CB 25

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