12 April, 2011
Penultimate hurdle in the race to solve the Clues of Summer. Today we face another six zingers, all pulled from UK papers – with Paul of The Guardian scoring two mentions. He clearly is a [Answer 5] compiler. And so you may prove to be, cobbling your own clue for the seventh word lurking in these six answers' initials. Invent a clue, using the forum for feedback, and file your best by late Thursday, when this summer series concludes.
Composer’s triteness amazing? Not entirely, in retrospect (8) [Times 8950]
Lavish living brought about endless ruin (11) [Times 8934]
Work time not well organised (6,5) [Times 8932]
Early stages in thought (7) [Paul]
Outstanding geography lesson? (5-5) [Paul again]
Fine for American resulting from conclusions of grand jury (5) [Times 8938]