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g

3rd March 2009, 08:47
Help! Can't do cryptic clues today!

64a - Well-boiled icicle, eg! (10)

S_O_N_ _I_M
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kena

3rd March 2009, 09:09
It's SPOONERISM - swapping of first letters of words.
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caravaggio

3rd March 2009, 09:10
Hi G. I like this one! The answer is SPOONERISM. Regards, Caravaggio.
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g

3rd March 2009, 10:00
Cheers guys... still don't get it but never mind!
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kena

3rd March 2009, 10:08
64a - Well-boiled icicle, eg! (10)
Well-boiled icicle is an example (eg) of a Spoonerism - Well-oiled bicycle.
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g

3rd March 2009, 10:10
Ahhh.... (you can probably hear the penny drop from where you are).
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loreenacat

3rd March 2009, 10:41
Spooerism was easy ,but what about brushwood? Hell! am I looking for something too difficult?
thanks
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g

3rd March 2009, 11:05
Yeah, think you're trying to make it too hard.. Makes me feel better for not getting Spoonerism! It's Twigs.
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g

3rd March 2009, 11:11
Thank's for your help guys, that's the first Big Record one I've finished for a long time.

G
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