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charade clues #6: answers [Dec. 18th, 2006|03:21 am]
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hitchhiker
kittentikka:

  1. Honour-guard guy... um... single (9) [vvvexation] spoilerCollapse )

  2. Rugby Goal, plus applause (4) [vvvexation] spoilerCollapse )

  3. Super, trunk gets carried away (9)spoilerCollapse )


vvvexation:

  1. Loquacious craft I heartlessly cultivate (10)spoilerCollapse )

  2. Note the point, having gotten it wrong (8)spoilerCollapse )

  3. Loud note in a song--a shocking thing (6)spoilerCollapse )

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charade clues #6: hints [Dec. 16th, 2006|04:28 am]
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hitchhiker
Experimenting with more-extensive-than-usual hints - feedback on that welcome

kittentikka

  1. Honour-guard guy... um... single (9) [vvvexation] hintCollapse )

  2. Rugby Goal, plus applause (4) [vvvexation] hintCollapse )

  3. Super, trunk gets carried away (9)hintCollapse )


vvvexation

  1. Loquacious craft I heartlessly cultivate (10)hintCollapse )

  2. Note the point, having gotten it wrong (8)hintCollapse )

  3. Loud note in a song--a shocking thing (6)hintCollapse )

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charade clues #6: clues [Dec. 15th, 2006|02:41 am]
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hitchhiker
kittentikka:

  1. Honour-guard guy... um... single (9)

  2. Rugby Goal, plus applause (4)

  3. Super, trunk gets carried away (9)


vvvexation:

  1. Loquacious craft I heartlessly cultivate (10)

  2. Note the point, having gotten it wrong (8)

  3. Loud note in a song--a shocking thing (6)

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charade clues #5: critiques [Dec. 13th, 2006|11:37 pm]
The art of the crossword

hitchhiker
critiques posted, and comments unscreened

Don't miss the very creative definition of SCARLET from kittentikka

Only one set of freeform clues thus far - I'll leave it to run another day. If you're short of inspiration, a nice exercise is to try finding phrases that disguise or seamlessly incorporate the indicator words.
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charade clues #6: freeform setting [Dec. 13th, 2006|03:27 am]
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hitchhiker
Post your clues here, I'll run them tomorrow.
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charade clues #4: answers [Dec. 13th, 2006|03:23 am]
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hitchhiker
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  1. Chatter about the Spanish bishop (7) [kittentikka, faxpaladin] answerCollapse )

  2. Disaster area? Manage without me! (4) [kittentikka, faxpaladin, vvvexation, petebiddlecombe] answerCollapse )

  3. Valuable holding company developing ahead of time (10) [faxpaladin, vvvexation, petebiddlecombe] answerCollapse )

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charade clues #5: setting exercise [Dec. 12th, 2006|01:40 am]
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hitchhiker

  1. SCARLET

  2. TALLOW

  3. PRINCESS



Remember,

  • you can use common abbreviations

  • you can break a word into more than two pieces

  • you can combine those pieces in multiple ways (A and B in C, for example)

  • if you're having trouble with a definition, "for example" is always an option

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charade clues #4: hints [Dec. 12th, 2006|12:58 am]
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hitchhiker

  1. Chatter about the Spanish bishop (7) [kittentikka, faxpaladin] hintCollapse )

  2. Disaster area? Manage without me! (4) [kittentikka] hintCollapse )

  3. Valuable holding company developing ahead of time (10) [faxpaladin] hintCollapse )

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charade clues #3: answers [Dec. 12th, 2006|12:52 am]
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hitchhiker

  1. Left in acceptable style (5) [kittentikka, faxpaladin, lolleeroberts] answerCollapse )

  2. Needed a quantity of paper, in colour (8) [kittentikka, faxpaladin, lolleeroberts] answerCollapse )

  3. Foresees becoming fashionable in cheap joints (7) [kittentikka, faxpaladin, lolleeroberts] answerCollapse )

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charade clues #4: clues [Dec. 11th, 2006|03:19 am]
The art of the crossword

hitchhiker
[Tags|, ]


  1. Chatter about the Spanish bishop (7)

  2. Disaster area? Manage without me! (4)

  3. Valuable holding company developing ahead of time (10)

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