Friday, 9 September 2016

CRYPTIC CLUES TYPE “D” – CD16 to CD20


CD 16: Possible to wear a hat when one is competent (7) 
CD 17: Can I miss a rule, that of gas discharge (8) 
CD 18: Charged a safety device amidst all the din (7) 
CD 19: People with a playing card create peril (6) 
CD 20: Wanna celebrate? Try with dad (5) 

Hints for the above clues can be viewed at Hints to solve CD 16 to CD 20
Solutions for the above clues will be posted next week
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” – CD11 to CD15

CD 11: Can a teacher GO WRONG? (5) Answer: AMISS
Synonym for teacher = MISS; So a + MISS = AMISS = GO WRONG

CD 12: Bent a little to sit IN THE MIDDLE (7) Answer: BETWEEN
Synonym for a little = WEE; So Bent + WEE = BETWEEN = IN THE MIDDLE

CD 13: RULED by an old fellow (7) Answer: MANAGED
 Synonym for old = AGED; Synonym for fellow = MAN
So AGED + MAN = MANAGED = RULED

CD 14: In total it's a NEGATIVE (5) Answer: MINUS
Synonym for total = SUM; So in + SUM = MINUS = NEGATIVE

CD 15: Scarf with a zodiac sign seen IN THE OPEN AIR (8) Answer: ALFRESCO
Synonym for zodiac sign = LEO; So Scarf + LEO = ALFRESCO = IN THE OPEN AIR


Also view in this blog:

CD 1 to CD 5
CD 6 to CD 10
CD 11 to CD 15

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. 16 - CAP (ABLE)
    17 - EMISSION ?
    18 -
    19 - MEN (ACE)
    20 - PA (RTY)

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