Clued up

#1
8 across in today's Telegraph cryptic crossword was

Cousin travelling round Bahamas at a relatively great speed (8)

- Subsonic - Now I know our own contributor spells his with 2 B's but here are some more regular users of the Int Corps board in cryptic form-have a guess in open forum or PM me for explanations-some are harder than others and I have put spaces in where _ has been used or where obvously needed.



Endless sign can make a group (7)

There's Jonny Rotten!, I hear (5)

Is he at home?, In Ambridge surely (6)

By the cheiftain sits the oracle (4 2 3 4)

I might send him this one! (3 6)

At first first first then fill me in either way (6 or 2,4)

Sling cider and cream together by chance mixed-but never at work!
(2 5 7 7 or 21)

Where Arthur met a flower, by Eton maybe? (6 3 6)

Detectives in charge, when counted and sorted by setter is charged up perhaps. (3 2)


Have fun.

Edited to remove a clue that was wrong-I'll put it back later

Here it is

Queen ladles ill goat sadly but happy (4 3 3 4)
 
#5
devexwarrior said:
There's Jonny Rotten!, I hear (5) - cpunk

By the cheiftain sits the oracle (4 2 3 4) - NTTT

I might send him this one! (3 6) - The Editor

Detectives in charge, when counted and sorted by setter is charged up perhaps. (3 2) - 252 me
you're delaying my packing by the way :)
 
#9
What? No 6 3 5 ? :(
 
#12
Just about getting rid of the last few grains out of my ass now mate!
 
#13
Solutions

devexwarrior said:
Endless sign can make a group (7)

SCORPTIN (Scorp(io) + tin (can) can be rearanged to INT COPRS

There's Jonny Rotten!, I hear (5)

CPUNK (Homophone See Punk)

Is he at home?, In Ambridge surely (6)

BOWMAN (Ambridge is home to the Archers)

By the cheiftain sits the oracle (4 2 3 4)

NTTT

I might send him this one! (3 6)

THE EDITOR

At first first first then fill me in either way (6 or 2,4)

AF1771 (At First-first letters+palindromic form)

Sling cider and cream together by chance mixed-but never at work!
(2 5 7 7 or 21)

CR etc (anagram-actually it isn't but CR got it anyway-my error)

Where Arthur met a flower, by Eton maybe? (6 3 6)

Arthur ASH met a river (flower) at a FORD and Eton is an OLD SCHOOL


Detectives in charge, when counted and sorted by setter is charged up perhaps. (3 2)

Sorry fcuked this one up-I got D (500) in for L (50)-but CR got it anyway

Queen ladles ill goat sadly but happy (4 3 3 4)

Queen (VR) + ladles ill goat (sadly is an anagram indicator) happy-he certainly is!
Hope that kept some of you occupied for a few minutes. In the meantime I shall try to get out more.
 
#14
dude, no wonder we couldn't get some of them. you can't count for shit :)

and yes, before anyone says it - i'm off work (moving house).

devexwarrior said:
Endless sign can make a group (7)

SCORPTIN (Scorp(io) + tin (can) can be rearanged to INT COPRS

that's 8 letters. :roll:

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Where Arthur met a flower, by Eton maybe? (6 3 6)

Arthur ASH met a river (flower) at a FORD and Eton is an OLD SCHOOL

And ASHFORD is seven letters... :roll:

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Queen ladles ill goat sadly but happy (4 3 3 4)

Queen (VR) + ladles ill goat (sadly is an anagram indicator) happy-he certainly is!

VR + ladles ill goat is fifteen letters, 4+3+3+4 = 14... :roll:


Hope that kept some of you baffled for a few minutes. In the meantime I shall try to use my abacus more.
but 10 / 10 for effort (or 16 / 7 if you wrote it ;) )
 
#15
It's a fair cop guv- spent so long on the clues-forgot to check the counts. I shall beat myself over lunch. Still it keeps arrse ticking over the weekend and keeps me off the dodgy websites.
 
#16
CRmeansCeilingReached said:
dude, no wonder we couldn't get some of them. you can't count for shit :)

and yes, before anyone says it - i'm off work (moving house).
So lets see, you're posting on ARRSE when you should be doing something else - nothing changes there eh mate!

More worrying is that devexwarrior would rather think these things up instead off looking at porn, what is the army coming to?
 
#18
And the PC is last thing you're packing - good drills! What's a lunch break by the way............
 
#20
Howayman said:
For us mortals...a sandwhich and a brew...

For CR....it's a 4 course starter, followed by a four course main and choice of 10 sweets...
Shouldn't the word 'choice' be deleted from the above post?
 
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