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terry

26th April 2011, 10:10
CLUELESS 5.

Our weekly competition.

The idea is to construct a cryptic clue to a given word. The winner of the previous week’s competition sets the word to be clued and judges the entries. A one-day time-frame is in place, (longer than this would be very difficult to cope with). The judge's decision is final (reasons given OR NOT). It is customary for the judge to donate a virtual prize to the winner.

Well, thank you Tonyw, I’ve had a lovely week down on the farm. Got a great tan, err, I think it’s a tan. Nice bouquet anyway.




The word for Clueless 5 is : SCHADENFREUDE


Clues to be submitted before 16:30 BST tomorrow (Wed 27th)
Results soon after 5pm tomorrow
Best of luck,

Terry
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samak

26th April 2011, 10:16
"What a fearful thing is it that any language should have a word expressive of the pleasure which men feel at the calamities of others; for the existence of the word bears testimony to the existence of the thing. And yet in more than one such a word is found. ... In the Greek epikhairekakia, in the German, 'Schadenfreude.' " [Richard C. Trench, "On the Study of Words," 1852]
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ixion

26th April 2011, 11:09
Warped fun cheered the Berliner!(13)

{anag - fun/cheered/das(the in German)}
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francis

26th April 2011, 11:37
Does Sigmund need cash, or is he just laughing at your problem ?
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peterm

26th April 2011, 12:58
Reform decrees and had fun giving cruel satisfaction. (13)
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siamcat

26th April 2011, 16:02
Gleeful delight shown by southern choir at one's removal from Schiller's Ode recital.
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tonyw

26th April 2011, 17:41
Ramsay's empire fails but delighted chefs endured a battering.(13)


P.S. spent the day at Lanhydrock so I smell of bluebells and not dung today!
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pastille

26th April 2011, 18:01
Hi All,

Nude shed? Farce.Together they enjoy misery. (13)

Poor attempt, but heho!

Take care,

p@
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terry

26th April 2011, 22:27
I am disqualifing Samak's entry because the set word appears in the clue provided.
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bullfrog

26th April 2011, 23:18
...and also, presumably, on the basis that the answer doesn't have 1852 letters...
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