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2488: Clueless

9 January 2021

9:00 AM

9 January 2021

9:00 AM

The unclued lights (one of two words), when paired, have something in common.


5 Fly eggs not at all good on head (6)
9 Parasite, one not dead, by coincidence (10, two words)
14 Stick one swears mildly by (3)
16 A chant newly set Hebrew scripture (6)
17 One worn by Virginia? Excellent (5)
18 Squirted with water, prophet almost died (5)
20 Medical specialist is in old sect (7)
22 A way to travel, by bike? (7)
24 Time for spy to be in captivity (7)
26 Mechanism amplifying lesser volume a bit (5)
28 Perplexed equine swallowing short nail (7, three words)
32 Time to tuck into stew, part...

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