Thursday 13 December 2012

13 December - Solution for the last clue and the next cryptic crossword clue

Pay for another nurse (5)
Solution – treat

If you treat someone to a drink, you pay for it.

If you treat someone with an illness, you may be nursing them

So the clue referred to 2 different meanings for the same word ie a double definition.

Today’s cryptic crossword clue solution tomorrow

Thought of French emancipation (12)
Source of clue – NZ Herald

Hint – The clue splits into two, the first part being the first word only.

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