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geoff marbella

23rd January 2010, 17:32
beli29 acc ef about colour in french church

C???????

at mealtimes thi sman will dig in ??e?c?e? trencher but why?
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trevor

23rd January 2010, 17:35
credence
C(irca),red,en,C of E.
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mamya

23rd January 2010, 17:37
A Trencherman is one who frequents others tables
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ajt

23rd January 2010, 17:37
because a good trencherman is someone who eats with a healthy appetite
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terry

23rd January 2010, 17:41
Just add my two-penny worth.
trencher is a plate.
trencherman is someone who eagerly clears his plate-a big eater.
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geoff marbella

23rd January 2010, 17:59
Thanks for that this week is full of words I am not familiar with or clues I am missing the point of so put me out of my misery and give me 23 down "how one had given a pointed reminder" nudged I think (N?D?e?) and 25 down ?i?et "piece about last character on point of becoming composer"
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terry

23rd January 2010, 18:03
nudged (with elbows,i.e.sharply).
Bizet. Bit around Z (last letter of alphabet).
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terry

23rd January 2010, 18:05
Missed out that the Z is next to (on) E (point of the compass).
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the riddler

23rd January 2010, 18:12
I agree with you Geoff, it was a tad cheeky today. Mind you it makes a change as the DT has been a bit on the easy side for some time now. I've got a fairly old (no.5) DT cryptic book and they are far harder than nowadays. Even the so called toughie doesn't present much of a challenge most days.
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