Tossman Crossword 1238

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Across

A BONE TO PICK

LARGELY

TIGHTER

VIEWS

TREATMENT

RUNNERS UP

WHITE

MUSES

BETROTHED

DRAMATISE

GORGE

AFGHANI

GOODBYE

CHOLESTEROL

Down

AGREE

OVERSEERS

EGYPT

ON THE SPOT

INGOT

KITTENISH

PLOVER

WRITHE

NOSTALGIC

SUBDIVIDE

WRONGDOER

MIDDAY

DIETED

ALAMO

EIGHT

REBEL


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11 thoughts on “Tossman Crossword 1238

    1. pavlov.a Post author

      Thanks, Polly – what would I do for quality control without your eagle eye? Fixed now…

        1. pavlov.a Post author

          Try refreshing the page, it may have been stored in a cache. It should be correct now!

    2. Richard Lawrence

      Could you explain 4 down please. I got ‘on the spot’ but can’t relate it to the clue.

  1. Richard Lawrence

    PS I didn’t include the text of the clue in my earlier comment.
    Puzzle 1238 4 down

    Clue: Prompt honest new deal on electric puha.
    Answer: On the spot

    I got the answer by elimination of other possibilities, but can’t relate it to the clue. Thanks for any explanation. Richard Lawrence

    1. pavlov.a Post author

      Thanks for posting the clue, Richard – makes it much easier to reply quickly! ‘Prompt’ is the definition, not a totally convincing one to my mind. ‘New deal’ signifies shuflling the letters of ‘honest’ – ie an anagram. That is followed by POT, which like ‘electric puha’ is a colloquial term for marijuana.

      I hope this is helpful…

  2. Ben

    17 down
    Clue: Twelve did “Nuts in May”
    Answer: MIDDAY
    An erronious association between disability and mental disorder. Not PC!!

    1. pavlov.a Post author

      I’m not sure it’s related to disability or mental disorder – I think it’s ‘nuts’ in the sense of ‘strange, eccentric or irrational’

        1. pavlov.a Post author

          Yes, I think the original comment was related to whether it was ‘unPC’ to use the word ‘nuts’ in this way. Personally I don’t find it offensive…

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