Mind Bends: Mini-Cryptic Crossword #4


It’s Mini Cryptic #4 because Mini Cryptic #1, #2 and #3 appeared on my previous blog first.  I’m a fan of cryptic crosswords and might do a post on them (like those sudoku a few months ago over on PZM’s blog).

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Across

1 Time: Mistake ideology for political violence (9)

5 Dean sat not confused, explains in words (9)

7 Melinda Clarke’s TV show was sexy…then religion took over (9)

Down

1  Difficult situation without the first attribute (5)

2 Street taken from far away is still far away (5)

3 You’ve got some nerve, looking at me…. (5)

4 Within, within words (5)

5 It’s moldy.  Do we have to?  Yes. (5)

 

The answers appear under the fold.

A1 TERRORISM

A5 ANNOTATES

A7 THEOCRACY

 

D1 TRAIT

D2 RANGE

D3 OPTIC

D4 INTRA

D5 MUSTY

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