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qwerty55

8th December 2012, 05:06
I hope someone can help….
My friend sent me the below cryptic question, but I’m no good at cryptic crosswords.
I’ve had a go at answering some questions, but I really have no clue.
Please let me know if I got any answers right and I would really appreciate if someone could help out with the other answers…….

1. Learns a building is a weapons store (7) ARSENAL
2. Referee casually returns bearing plant (4)
3. Burn car around end of the month (4)
4. Negotiated small part for self (3) EGO
5. He left torn leather on the ball (5)
6. Drags toes, in a manner of speaking (4)
7. Remove clasp and become established (4,4)
8. Coming out of one’s shell? (8) EMERGING
9. Den back in Rialto (4)
10. Little Edward has to carry stuffed toy (5,4)
11. Anger shown when entourage misses out (6)
12. Panic merchant writes a list, rings branch (8)
13. Zodiac symbol found on apple (4)
14. Lucky futon tear was mended (9)
15. One, by mistake, gets black timber (5) EBONY
16. Boyfriend has loud bow (4) BEAU
17. Might have 24 hours to make distress call (6) MAYDAY
18. Peace body very keen to be everlasting (7) UNDYING
19. Even once fairs close (4) NEAR, NEXT
20. Madonna boxing? Bother! (3)
21. Detective Inspector is outside the Spanish food shop (4) DELI
22. Forebear represented on a crest (8) ANCESTOR
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greedy kite

8th December 2012, 06:59
Just a few I recognized on sight:
2. fern
9. lair
11. enrage
12. alarmist
14. fortunate
20. ado
Hope that helps!
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kilowatt

8th December 2012, 07:07
3 Char,
6 Tows
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kilowatt

8th December 2012, 07:10
10 Teddy Bear
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kilowatt

8th December 2012, 07:12
20 ado

That's a few more for you.
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qwerty55

8th December 2012, 08:52
THANK YOU ALL....YOU ARE ALL WONDERFUL

I think I've worked out the remaining answers now...couldn't have finished this without all your help....Thank you again.

1. Learns a building is a weapons store (7) ARSENAL
2. Referee casually returns bearing plant (4) FERN
3. Burn car around end of the month (4) CHAR
4. Negotiated small part for self (3) EGO
5. He left torn leather on the ball (5) ALERT
6. Drags toes, in a manner of speaking (4) TOWS
7. Remove clasp and become established (4,4) TAKE HOLD
8. Coming out of one’s shell? (8) HATCHING
9. Den back in Rialto (4) LAIR
10. Little Edward has to carry stuffed toy (5,4) TEDDY BEAR
11. Anger shown when entourage misses out (6) ENRAGE
12. Panic merchant writes a list, rings branch (8) ALARMIST
13. Zodiac symbol found on apple (4) CRAB
14. Lucky futon tear was mended (9) FORTUNATE
15. One, by mistake, gets black timber (5) EBONY
16. Boyfriend has loud bow (4) BEAU
17. Might have 24 hours to make distress call (6) MAYDAY
18. Peace body very keen to be everlasting (7) UNDYING
19. Even once fairs close (4) NEAR
20. Madonna boxing? Bother! (3) ADO
21. Detective Inspector is outside the Spanish food shop (4) DELI
22. Forebear represented on a crest (8) ANCESTOR
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qwerty55

8th December 2012, 09:04
I do have just a few more cryptic questions from another crossword if anyone can help

1. Head of state in comic? That's great! (6)
2. Urges Con to make sponge (8)
3. Snake factory common in the Netherlands (8)
4. Overwhelm aunt after first of December (5)
5. Ran into Hal leaving Hamlet (3)
6. Noticed Ed was cut (5)
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rossim

8th December 2012, 09:22
5 met
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rossim

8th December 2012, 09:23
4 daunt
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rossim

8th December 2012, 09:25
2 scrounge
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