Friday, 9 September 2016

CRYPTIC CLUES TYPE “D” – CD11 to CD15


CD 11: Can a teacher go wrong? (5) 
CD 12: Bent a little to sit in the middle (7) 
CD 13: Ruled by an old fellow (7) 
CD 14: In total it's a negative (5) 
CD 15: Scarf with a zodiac sign seen in the open air (8) 

Solutions for the above clues can be viewed at Solutions for CD 11 to CD 15
Would you like to understand this type of clues before answering them? Please click Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "D"

SOLUTIONS FOR CRYPTIC CLUES TYPE “D” – CD6 to CD10

CD 6: Both singular and plural present in a ZODIAC SIGN (5)
Synonym for singular = IS
Synonym for plural = ARE
IS + ARE = ARIES = ZODIAC SIGN    So Answer is ARIES

CD 7: Can I the cook become a RULER (5)
Synonym for cook = CHEF
CHEF + I = CHIEF = RULER   So Answer is CHIEF

CD 8: Fly above to cross a BRIDGE (7)
Synonym for above = OVER
OVER + Fly = FLYOVER = BRIDGE   So Answer is FLYOVER

CD 9: The KING OF JUDEA was a man with a stick (5)
Synonym for man = HE
Synonym for stick = ROD
HE + ROD = HEROD = KING OF JUDEA   So Answer is HEROD

CD 10: LAZED after I'd spearheaded (5)
Synonym for spearheaded = LED

LED + I'd = IDLED = LAZED   So Answer is IDLED


Also view in this blog:

CD 1 to CD 5
CD 6 to CD 10

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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1 comment:

  1. 11. A MISS
    12. BETWEEN (BENT WEE anagram)
    13. MAN AGED
    14. MINUS (IN SUM anagram)
    15. ALFRESCO (SCARF LEO anagram)

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