Thursday, 28 December 2017

Hints to solve Cryptic Clues Type “F” CF 36 to CF 40

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 CF 36 : Painful cry when a drawing instrument was in CONTACT (5)
Solution:
Answer is derived by anagramming  
Synonym of “Painful cry” (4 letter word) + Code for “drawing instrument” (1 letter) = Synonym of “CONTACT” (5 letter word)
Synonym of Painful cry = OUCH
Code for drawing instrument = T (T as in T-square, an engineering drawing instrument)
So Answer = OUCH + T = TOUCH  (= Synonym of CONTACT)

By studying the above example, try to solve CF37 to CF40 using hints given below:

CF 37: AGREE to meet a friend at a junction (5)
Answer is derived by anagramming  
Synonym of “friend” (4 letter word) + Code for “junction” (1 letter) = Synonym of “AGREE” (5 letter word)
Synonym of friend = ????
Code for junction = T
So Answer = ???? + T = ????? (= Synonym of AGREE)

CF 38: Operating system that required using cap on a MOUNTAIN PEAK (5)
Answer is derived by anagramming  
Synonym of “cap” (3 letter word) + Code for “Operating System” (2 letters) = Synonym of “AGREE” (5 letter word)
Synonym of cap = ????
Code for Operating System = OS
So Answer = ??? + OS = ????? (= Synonym of MOUNTAIN PEAK)

CF 39: Advertisement and other things displayed to hire a TRAINEE (5)
Answer is derived by anagramming  
Synonym of “other things” (3 letters) + Code for “advertisement” (2 letters) = Synonym of “TRAINEE” (5 letter word)Synonym of other things = ????
Code for advertisement = AD
So Answer = ??? + AD = ????? (= Synonym of TRAINEE)

CF 40: Concern for a learner to keep it UNDERSTANDABLE (5)
Answer is derived by anagramming  
Synonym of “Concern” (4 letter word) + Code for “learner” (1 letter) = Synonym of “UNDERSTANDABLE” (5 letter word)
Synonym of Concern = ????
Code for learner = L
So Answer = ???? + L = ????? (= Synonym of UNDERSTANDABLE)



Would you like to understand more about these types of clues before solving them? Please visit Understanding Cryptic Clues Type "F"
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