Friday, 9 September 2016

Cryptic Clues Type "B" CB 36 to CB 40

CB 36: Flier carried a gun (5) 
CB 37: Doctor does prescribe quantity of medicine (4) 
CB 38: Can dust be used to create a jewellery piece (4) 
CB 39: Enjoy oneself while lifting a lever (5) 
CB 40: Bore a hole in a loose garment (4) 

Solutions to the above set of clues can be viewed at Solutions for CB 36 to CB 40

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 31 to CB 35

CB 31: Gulp by mistake an electrical socket (4)  PLUG
CB 32: Swallowed a lump of a soft oval fruit (4) PLUM
CB 33: Lumpy gathers decorated with feathers (5)  PLUMY
CB 34: Strip of leather used in ports (5)  STROP
CB 35: Small growths on skin caused by straw (5)  WARTS

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 to be 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 31, answer is PLUG because it is a synonym of the phrase “electrical socket” and is derived by anagramming letters of the word “gulp”.


Also view in this blog:
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
CB 31 to CB 35

Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "A"
Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "C"
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