I have failedHome › Forum › Chat Forum › I have failedOverviewBike ForumChat ForumFor SaleWantedForum HelpClassified RulesViewing 24 posts - 1 through 24 (of 24 total)I have failed JunkyardMemberteen No i mean BeanOne of those take your pick 😉 Posted 3 years ago mikewsmithSubscriberpopping the clue into google pops up the answer, I don’t get it either knowing what the answer was. Posted 3 years ago KlunkMembermean : men round (a)rea = poor ? Posted 3 years ago Roter SternMember‘Ukraine’ doesn’t fit, does it? Posted 3 years ago steviedSubscriberEnduro. It’s the answer to everything these days 😉 Posted 3 years ago derek_starshipMemberRS – 😀 Posted 3 years ago CaptainFlashheartMemberKlunk – Member mean : men round (a)rea = poor ?Yep, that’s it!Thanks! Posted 3 years ago andytherocketeerSubscriberthe “area” bit of the clue/answer makes sense. the “soldiers” bit… yeah, sposeguess it was the last one the crossword setter had to sort too, so got a shonky clue just to get it out of the door. Posted 3 years ago mikewsmithSubscriberKlunk got what I got from google, it’s a bit of a leap… Posted 3 years ago chambordMembermean : men round (a)rea = poor ? 😯And you got all the other answers? Never understood how people do cryptic crosswords Posted 3 years ago KlunkMembercurrent stuck on the top left corner of todays grauniad cryptic 🙁 Posted 3 years ago allthepiesMemberSo soldiers are men then ? 🙂Lame clue. Posted 3 years ago nicko74Member‘Ukraine’ doesn’t fit, does it? Only if you write really small Posted 3 years ago KlunkMemberKlunk got what I got from google, it’s a bit of a leap…hence the ? it’s not the best clue for sure. Posted 3 years ago wwaswasSubscribercurrent stuck on the top left corner of todays grauniad crypticI always start with 1 across too. And rarely progress further. Posted 3 years ago meftyMemberI would have thought peon is a better fit for poor but can’t tie up with rest of clue – mean seems a leap to me too. Posted 3 years ago KlunkMemberit’s actually starts with 7 across todayDance venue near to Central London underground — Blackfriars, for starters (9)just got it 🙂 Posted 3 years ago andytherocketeerSubscriberthat’s cryptic? Posted 3 years ago KlunkMemberthesaurus confirms it, bare:arid:desolate:mean:poor:scarce etc. Posted 3 years ago KlunkMemberSo soldiers are men then ?men, ra, ta, re, gis….. Posted 3 years ago CaptainFlashheartMemberTo complete the crossword.26 across Poor area surrounded by soldiers (4)To make things worse, I have two of the letters as well! *e*nPlease put me out of my misery, I am ready to feel stupid when I hear the answer. Posted 3 years ago CaptainFlashheartMemberDance venue near to Central London underground — Blackfriars, for starters (9)Don’t usually do the Graun cryptic, but that’s rather good!Nigh t c l u bNigh = near For starters = first letters of.Nice. Don’t feel so thick now! Posted 3 years ago goonMember[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9U4dMO7kHA[/video] Posted 3 years ago JunkyardMemberYep, that’s it!Thanks! What abut my answer? Flounces after having cross words Posted 3 years ago Viewing 24 posts - 1 through 24 (of 24 total)The topic ‘I have failed’ is closed to new replies.