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Clues of Summer 1

27 March, 2012

No customary Storm this week – as I’m hoping to head for the hills for some reading and ambling. Instead, plunge into the next series of summer-licious clues from the last three months of UK grids.

With no hidden messages, or acrostic element, I will dish out three lots of eight over the next week, from gentle to holy-moly. There are some humdingers in this week’s procession. Here’s your first octet. Enjoy.

  1. Tongues entwined, splashing around (8) – Paul

  2. Onset of ruin in finance?! (5) – Loroso

  3. Wreck observed with funnel cracked (6,2,6) – Mudd

  4. See what swims in sea (5,5) – Anax

  5. Join one sailor (6) – Gozo

  6. Forced to deal with big blow (9) – Bonxie

  7. Musical boxes, timeless (5) – Times 9215

  8. Noah and his wife apparantly busy (2,4) – Times 9215

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