Thursday, 12 July 2012
Solution for 11 July cryptic crossword clue
Contemptuously rejects a ship full of grain (6)
Solution – scorns
A container clue with an abbreviation today. For more on different cryptic crossword clue types, see the sidebar under the StumbleUpon button.
The hint that a word containing another word is the solution is "full of". A common abbreviation for a ship is SS. So SS is full of a word meaning grain – corn is a type of grain.
S + corn +S = scorns which can mean "contemptuously rejects"