i Cryptic Crossword 2609 Dac

June 19, 2019

So Dac, and a pretty gentle Dac at that, so what more is there to say? As good as always, as fair and enjoyable as ever, no vocabulary or constructions for the most part that should throw anyone. I say for the most part because 27ac is a little tricky both in the definition and wordplay, but most solvers will have just lobbed it in as I did because it was unlikely to be anything else. First in 9ac, last in 16d, overall time about half par for the i.

COD? 10ac – “Student leaders (American) linked to pro-Democrat city in Connecticut”.

To the distant days of March 2015:

http://www.fifteensquared.net/2015/03/11/independent-8862-dac/

6 Responses to “i Cryptic Crossword 2609 Dac”

  1. dtw42 said

    All done here by 8.10, with the exception of 16dn, which completely baffled me; I had to resort to a wordfinder for that one. “Nevva hoidovit.”

  2. Topsy said

    Same here re 16d. I even got the footie reference. πŸ˜€

  3. batarde said

    All very satisfying; plain sailing almost to the end when 16, 25 and 27 required a little head scratching. I am still mystified by the “wall” in the latter, and would be grateful if people refrained from enlightening me. πŸ™‚

  4. Michaelatcobblerscottage said

    All very straightforward, and pleasant enough. Struggled a bit in the SE corner, but got there with a bit of e-help, but concur about the parsing of ONE-TWO.

  5. Cornick said

    Nice experience until 16d when I hit a bit of a wall – like a football being bounced back at me by a team-mate – and had to look at a Wordsearch.

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