Here are some cryptic questions to keep your mind off the current crisis

We will add questions each week and give the answers to the previous week’s questions. Questions will come in ‘categories’

 

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Week 1

For people living in the Cattistock area

 

 

 

 

1

Left in a Rachel Platten song for this family

Flight

 

 

2

Villa shall be re-organised

Savill Hall

 

 

3

A paradise for silk worms?

Mulberry Orchard

 

 

4

Ticking off for us, this May and June

Markers

 

 

5

Campanologist’s conspiracy

Ringers Plot

 

 

6

The old fashioned shape

The Square

 

 

7

L35 and M31

Cattistock

 

 

8

Dunes

Sandhills

 

 

9

Bill and Melinda, David and Gareth

Four Gates

 

 

10

Multani Mitti

Fullers Earth

 

 

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Week 2

Doctor, I think I’ve got …………

All answers lead to a medical condition or complaint

 

 

 

 

1

A maths problem

Asthma

 

 

2

Massage the Spanish and the French

Rubella

 

 

3

Spots the broken cane

Acne

 

 

4

Driven by Mr Bullivant

Piles

 

 

5

38.20 C

Scarlet Fever

 

 

6

Maybe suffered by a member on outside of chamber

Cramp

 

 

7

A pot does this out of sight

Boils

 

 

8

Sydexlia

Dyslexia

 

 

9

I go on the green in Paris

Vertigo

 

 

10

A case of painful fever

Plague

 

 

11

Go out with nothing to lose

Gout

 

 

12

A wee burning sensation

Cystitis

 

 

13

‘Daddy, I want a flying glass elevator’, she said

Verruca

 

 

14

Amnausia

Morning sickness

 

 

15

Right in the midst of a military takeover of a government

Croup

 

 

16

Amnesia

 

 

17

It is still no change

Tonsillitis

 

 

18

Run, run, run

Diarrhoea

 

 

19

Left out of fashion

Stye

 

 

20

Doctor, I think I’ve got all of the above

Hypochondria

 

 

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Week 3

Count on us

Mostly cryptic clues. All answers are or contain a number

 

 

 

 

1

Crazy handouts

 

 

2

Net returns

 

 

3

A nifty fine for the Rev. Archibald

 

 

4

The lowest number you cannot score with a single dart

 

 

5

First, fill in form to earn extra numbers

 

 

6

Life’s answer

 

 

7

Julian, Dick Anne, George and Timmy

 

 

8

Cambridgeshire hamlet with a large rear

 

 

9

This makes one cross in Rome

 

 

10

Herbie gets a number

 

 

11

Perfect in the beautiful south

 

 

12

F = C

 

 

13

The French enter the flat

 

 

14

Get right out of the south west estuary

 

 

15

Sounds like we need to rearrange tea for two

 

 

16

A dilemma for Joseph Heller

 

 

17

Take that, Mr Brubeck!

 

 

18

They moved like Mick or Bianca

 

 

19

Turner, the noted artist is valued

 

 

20

Family group stops after Finsbury Park