CB 31: Gulp by mistake an electrical socket (4)
CB 32: Swallowed a lump of a soft oval fruit (4)
CB 33: Lumpy gathers decorated with feathers (5)
CB 34: Strip of leather used in ports (5)
CB 35: Small growths on skin caused by straw (5)
Solutions to the above set of clues can be viewed at Solutions for CB 31 to CB 35
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SOLUTIONS to Cryptic Clues CB 26 to CB 30
CB 26: No need to heal the strong and healthy (4) HALE
CB 27: A small wingless jumping insect hopped on to a leaf (4) FLEA
CB 28: Left behind a matted woolen cloth (4) FELT
CB 29: Price one pays for shedding a tear (4) RATE
CB 30: Soft glow seen on furniture because of a paint (6) PATINA
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 26, answer is HALE because it is a synonym of the phrase “strong and healthy” and is derived by anagramming letters of the word “heal”.
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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
CB 26 to CB 30
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