Excellent crossword puzzles for a closed wet day. Difficult, but with care and a little good humor. I didn`t know the rule in the blog explained for 20d as well put the wrong one in. Still learn and grateful to all bloggers for this. It was a pleasure and the image at 4d is in the country we are looking for the capital. Thank you. Look for clues, synonyms, words, anagrams or if you already have a few letters, enter the letters here with a question mark or a complete stop instead of someone you don`t know (z.B. cros… rd” or “he?p”) 6d Beat and not turnips? (4) CANE: A word that means hitting is also a form of sugar that is not the type mentioned in the indication. Settlement – An agreement between the parties to the dispute. It took me a while to get started and I started from the bottom… When I got to the top, I wondered what I found difficult! Everything went without clues, for once… Lately, 22a, which has been nicely presented and a typical clue with the maxim never accept, the neighboring words are related.
Thanks to Setter for a nice puzzle and to Tilsit – is this the first time everyone has given clues? I can`t wait to get our freedom back, don`t I? The best way to start with cryptic crossword puzzles, Astle says, was to look for the shortest clue. 5a Auster Inspectors returned to the CIA (7) ASCETIC: Something that strictly means (usually refers to a lifestyle of a particular philosopher) is an acronym returned to detectives within the CIA. A clue that follows the old tradition of simpler indications for an obscure word. Something that some of our daily setters sometimes forget. A beautiful puzzle and while I didn`t need the clues, I appreciated the review. So, a big thank you to our Setter and Tilsit. BC has now flattened its curve, but I guess very few people will relax their caution. I will continue with my spring cleaning and washing force anything that is not able to escape. A very entertaining puzzle, full of humor and whims, with some rather “dated” notions, at least from this cross-sectional perspective to the pond.
I guessed the game in 13d and was a little surprised to see that my answer was correct for the dealer in 18. Nevertheless, the time of 1.5 euros is over and the medals are awarded to 22a, 7d and 16d. Thanks to Tilsit and the Setter. 1.5 – – Order of Approval – An agreement of the parties to an action based on established facts, sanctioned by the court. Contract – An enforceable verbal or written agreement between two or more parties that creates an obligation to do or not to do a particular thing. When the corner of the NW fell without any pause, I thought I was on the mouse horse, but things slowed down considerably and I finished at Bang at 2.5 euros. Wasn`t able to analyze 15d, but YS deleted it. Pretty sure 18a review was in a recent gray cryptic that was handy.