Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Explanation for Potpourri 18

Visual Key to Clue Analysis :
Definition : BOLD
Wordplay : Italics with keywords underlined as well
Link : Normal

G8.  Report about heroin and cannabis
Report = bang
Heroin = h
Bang about h = bhang = cannabis

H8. Try to get a lift in Northumberland
In is containment indicator ; answer is in norTHUMBerland

I8. American ally about to control one African country
American ally = Bud ( short for buddy )
About is containment indicator  
Control = run     one = i
BU RUN D I  = African country

J8. They make fast speed when sailing under marine hazard
Speed when sailing = knots
Under indicates positional indicator
Marine hazard = reef
Reef knots is the answer

K8. She's eye-pleasing but out
Out is anagram indicator
Rearranging “eye pleasing but” we have Sleeping Beauty

L8. Compassionate and at first cock-a-hoop?
At first cock = C
A hoop = a ring
Answer is Caring

M8. Walk quietly around inner most part of Chinese area - you might see this?
Walk quietly = pad
Inner most part of chiNese = N
Area = A
Around is containment indicator
PA N D A is the answer

N8. Dealer turning up A Study in Scarlet , perhaps ?
A study in Scarlet = red art
Reversing it we have Trader


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