Friday, 9 September 2016

CRYPTIC CLUES - CD 6 to CD 10


CD 6: Both singular and plural present in a zodiac sign (5)
CD 7: Can I the cook become a ruler (5)
CD 8: Fly above to cross a bridge (7)
CD 9: The King of Judea was a man with a stick (5)
CD 10: Lazed after I'd spearheaded (5)

Solutions for the above clues will be posted next week. 
Want to understand the above type of clues before solving them? Please visit Understanding Cryptic Clues Type 'D"

SOLUTIONS FOR CRYPTIC CLUES TYPE “D” – CD1 to CD5

CD 1: TRULY, he is in action (6)
Action = DEED
DEED + in = INDEED = TRULY. So Answer is INDEED

CD 2: Being in favour of draw, moved AHEAD (7)
In favour of = FOR
FOR + draw = FORWARD = AHEAD

CD 3: It takes ages to execute the RIGHT AMOUNT OF MEDICINE (6)
execute = DO.
DO + age = DOSAGE = RIGHT AMOUNT OF MEDICINE. So Answer is DOSAGE

CD 4: MENTION that all are expected at a certain time (6)
expected at a certain time = DUE
DUE + all = ALLUDE = MENTION. So Answer is ALLUDE

CD 5: TALK about flat, circular objects that are with us (7)
flat, circular objects = DISCS
DISCS + us = DISCUSS = TALK. So Answer is DISCUSS

More hints and expalnations for the above type of clues can be viewed at Hints and Explanations for CD 1 to CD 5


Also view in this blog:

CD 1 to CD 5

CC 1 to CC 5
CC 6 to CC 10
CC 11 to CC 15

CC 16 to CC 20
CC 21 to CC 25
CC 26 to 30
CC 31 to CC 35

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

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2 comments:

  1. 6.Aries?
    7. Chief
    8. Flyover
    9. Herod
    10. Idled

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    1. Perfect answers Madhusudan Hanumantha Rao. Do try CD 11 to CD 15 also. I've not yet published solutions for these.

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