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The final whistle crossword

  • 29-12-2020 5:40pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭


    Anyone doing it this year? Stuck on a few.

    18a anger suits the defining holes or moves? (10)Signatures?

    42d a champion horseman who likes cake online (5)(5)


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  • Registered Users Posts: 215 ✭✭hupskip


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    Anyone doing it this year? Stuck on a few.

    18a anger suits the defining holes or moves? (10)Signatures?

    42d a champion horseman who likes cake online (5)(5)

    Colin Keane


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,650 ✭✭✭brian_t


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    Anyone doing it this year? Stuck on a few.

    18a anger suits the defining holes or moves? (10)Signatures?

    42d a champion horseman who likes cake online (5)(5)


    anger suits is an anagram of Signatures [There is an expression (a players) "Signature move"]

    cake online is an anagram of Colin Keane


  • Registered Users Posts: 215 ✭✭hupskip


    25 across anyone?

    If you get this on course, a half will win you the match D_ _ MY ... dummy?


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    hupskip wrote: »
    25 across anyone?

    If you get this on course, a half will win you the match D_ _ MY ... dummy?

    Dormy


  • Registered Users Posts: 215 ✭✭hupskip


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    Dormy

    Thank you ☺️
    Last one I need is “cyclists take their turn” .... S_i_

    Skip or slip?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    hupskip wrote: »
    Thank you ☺️
    Last one I need is “cyclists take their turn” .... S_i_

    Skip or slip?

    Spin for me

    Think I've about ten left to finish it myself. Tougher this year I thought


  • Registered Users Posts: 215 ✭✭hupskip


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    Spin for me

    Think I've about ten left to finish it myself. Tougher this year I thought

    Spin sounds more appropriate

    43 across - ‘A first for Mountjoy on the baize’ = Ding?


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    hupskip wrote: »
    Spin sounds more appropriate

    43 across - ‘A first for Mountjoy on the baize’ = Ding?

    Doug

    3d aspired to avoid the anguish and gloom of defeat (7)

    86a how you'd like your horse rated (6)


  • Registered Users Posts: 215 ✭✭hupskip


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    Doug

    3d aspired to avoid the anguish and gloom of defeat (7)

    86a how you'd like your horse rated (6)

    Thank you!

    Despair

    Highly


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    hupskip wrote: »
    Thank you!

    Despair

    Highly

    Thanks, I've about 7 left so if anyone can help I'd appreciate it.

    20a you might need a TUE for this, or a maths test (6)

    13d the purest way a fan explodes after a win (6)

    53a when it comes to fighting, riptide is no angel (6)

    54a skiing with a loose heel (6) nordic?

    67d there was a battle or two here with the dubs (5) meath?

    80d took one too many (7)

    112a sounds like Messrs lennon and ruddock are first against racism (6)

    99a marengos famous little jockey (8)

    64d a caterer might prefer to stand there rather than sit (7)

    58a mixed up post punk music to pose a question (3) I was sure this was ska


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  • Registered Users Posts: 215 ✭✭hupskip


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    Thanks, I've about 7 left so if anyone can help I'd appreciate it.

    20a you might need a TUE for this, or a maths test (6)

    13d the purest way a fan explodes after a win (6)

    53a when it comes to fighting, riptide is no angel (6)

    54a skiing with a loose heel (6) nordic?

    67d there was a battle or two here with the dubs (5) meath?

    80d took one too many (7)

    112a sounds like Messrs lennon and ruddock are first against racism (6)

    99a marengos famous little jockey (8)

    64d a caterer might prefer to stand there rather than sit (7)

    58a mixed up post punk music to pose a question (3) I was sure this was ska

    Asthma
    Erupts
    Orsini
    Nordic
    Omagh
    Bogeyed
    Kneels
    Napoleon
    Terrace
    Ask


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    hupskip wrote: »
    Asthma
    Erupts
    Orsini
    Nordic
    Omagh
    Bogeyed
    Kneels
    Napoleon
    Terrace
    Ask

    Thanks a million. Some are so obvious when you see the answer.


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    Balls I missed one.

    95d not the kind of horse for 42 down(Colin Keane)


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 64 ✭✭JD60


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    Balls I missed one.

    95d not the kind of horse for 42 down(Colin Keane)


    Pommel


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    JD60 wrote: »
    Pommel

    Thanks, I never would have got that.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 64 ✭✭JD60


    Only started earlier but hoping to finish it off today ...

    2D C?Y ?
    7D N..... ?

    30A A-0- ?
    40A. --A-L ?
    40D --U-- ?
    41A P..... Y ?
    85A --A-- ?
    89D. A..... ?


  • Registered Users Posts: 51,390 ✭✭✭✭tayto lover


    What newspaper was this crossword in please?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 64 ✭✭JD60


    What newspaper was this crossword in please?

    Sunday Into


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    JD60 wrote: »
    Only started earlier but hoping to finish it off today ...

    2D C?Y ? Coe
    7D N..... ? Niamh

    30A A-0- ? Amos
    40A. --A-L ? Brawl
    40D --U-- ? Blues
    41A P..... Y ? Penney
    85A --A-- ? Kraft
    89D. A..... ?
    annette


    That's what I have anyway


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 64 ✭✭JD60


    eh i dunno wrote: »
    annette


    That's what I have anyway


    Cheers. All done !


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  • Registered Users Posts: 600 ✭✭✭famagusta


    67down, I had meath in, is it omagh?!


  • Registered Users Posts: 215 ✭✭hupskip


    famagusta wrote: »
    67down, I had meath in, is it omagh?!

    Dublin v Tyrone had a huge brawl up in Omagh a few years ago


  • Registered Users Posts: 600 ✭✭✭famagusta


    hupskip wrote:
    Dublin v Tyrone had a huge brawl up in Omagh a few years ago

    Thanks, I thought it was in reference to the dublin meath games from 1991 etc.


  • Registered Users Posts: 111 ✭✭guardianangel


    I’m stuck on a few clues. Would appreciate some help please

    37d: German cloth in Tipp’s middle (4 7)
    55 and 11d: she is a long way from being a minor league star (5 7)
    74a: optimism alone for a US soccer star (4.4)


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,012 ✭✭✭✭eh i dunno


    I’m stuck on a few clues. Would appreciate some help please

    37d: German cloth in Tipp’s middle (4 7)
    55 and 11d: she is a long way from being a minor league star (5 7)
    74a: optimism alone for a US soccer star (4.4)

    Can only help with 74a hope solo


  • Registered Users Posts: 600 ✭✭✭famagusta


    37 d noel McGrath


  • Registered Users Posts: 600 ✭✭✭famagusta


    55and11 leona maguire
    Both anagrams


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,310 ✭✭✭✭cj maxx


    Where is this crossword?


  • Registered Users Posts: 600 ✭✭✭famagusta


    Sunday indo today and last sunday


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1 Bowe77


    Hey all,

    On the last one
    81a Traditional way to modify cars C--T-M (Custom???)


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