Thursday, 18 October 2012

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

Sullen after a king shows eagerness (6)
Solution – ardour

Ardour = eagerness

Sullen = dour

A king = a + r (abbreviation for king from the Latin Rex)

You know that dour comes after 'ar' because of the word "after" in the clue.

A + r + dour = ardour

Today’s cryptic crossword clue solution tomorrow

Inspector, formerly a collier (8)
Source of clue – NZ Herald

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