Friday, 5 October 2012

5 October - Solution for the last clue and the next cryptic crossword clue




Extremely disreputable, Quinn let off, guilty of a minor offence (10)
Solution – delinquent

Extremely disreputable = taking the first and last letters ie extremes of the word "disreputable"

Quinn let off = a mix up of "Quinn let" ie the letter are Off or bad or not right.

De + linquent = delinquent which you could call someone who was guilty of a minor offence.


Today’s cryptic crossword clue solution tomorrow

Chap's boldness briefly defines bureaucrat (8)
Source of clue – NZ Herald


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