Cryptic Crossword Puzzle Answers

Cryptic Crossword Answers

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Published on July 7, 2017

ACROSS

1. MONTREAL (hidden)
5. RE(VI)EW (we’re anag.)
10. BOOKS (2 defs.)
11. T(OLE)RANCE
12. EMOTICONS (economist anag.)
13. HASTE (hidden)
14. TENNIS (first letters)
16. REHEARD (her dear anag.)
18. UNI+CO+RN
20. POTAGE (got pea anag.)
22. CAME+L
23. UNCLE+AN+L+Y
25. BLUNT+NESS
26. I(N)CU+R
27. SEEDED (ceded hom.)
28. GORGEOUS (rogues go anag.)

 

DOWN

1. MOBBED (bombed anag.)
2. NO ON+O
3. RUSSIAN ROULETTE (irresolute aunt anag.)
4. AU+THORS
6. EARTHSHATTERING (that greenish art anag.)
7. INNIS DAG (singing ad anag.)
8. WEEKENDS (Ken weeds anag.)
9. CLOSER (2 defs.)
15. E(R+IN+M+OUR)E
17. SUCCUBUS (letter bank)
19. NEUVEL (last letters)
20. PIC+ASS+O
21. C+YPRUS (syrup anag.)
24. NACHO (not your hom.)

Sarah Lolley is a Montreal-based writer of fiction, personal essays, and cryptic crosswords. She was the 2017 CBC/QWF Writer in Residence.

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