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MiniCryptic Crossword 7s5s and 3s

Cryptic clues are always divided into two parts. One part is a straight definition of the answer, and the other part is a cryptic description utilizing wordplay. The order and the divide between parts are for the solver to figure out. If you are new to cryptics, we provide a detailed tutorial. It will open in a new window.

1. Envisioned ten-pointer! (7) 1. Call to order sparklers (7)
4. Very firsts to question unusual item to editor. (5)

2. Western call gives twist. (5)

7. Portion of postal creed makes Reagan flip. (3) 3. Similar at heart – a nice pear, no, apple. (7)
8. Ill-fated being: one in the Great Revolution. (5) 5. Opportunity under time out? It's over. (3)
9. Stop and back us to go on a spree. (7) 6. Irene confused Bert, pal. (5)


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