Thursday, April 26, 2012

Nonetheless Means Yet, Yet…

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nonetheless …cryptic crosswords do not let "nonetheless" mean that all the time.

Sample this.

Times 24945: Start to see us colour up, nonetheless struggling to be very careful (10) SCRUPULOUS
Definition: very careful;
Wordplay: (S[ee] + COLOUR + UP – O)*

"Nonetheless" in this case means that an O (none) is to be removed from the fodder.

A few more clues for you to solve, using that wordplay.

Times 25144: Somehow wreck a boat, none the less, in stagnant part of river (9)

Guardian 25337 (Crucible): False diagnoses nonetheless given out (8)

Guardian 25607 (Orlando): Fancy notepaper, nonetheless, for arrested juvenile (5,3)

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6 comments

Lakshmi Vaidyanathan said...

Times 25144: Somehow wreck a boat, none the less, in stagnant part of river (9)
Ans: BACKWATER
Guardian 25337 (Crucible): False diagnoses nonetheless given out (8)
Ans:ASSIGNED

Lakshmi Vaidyanathan said...

Guardian 25607 (Orlando)Fancy notepaper, nonetheless, for arrested juvenile (5,3)
ANS: PETER PAN

Kishore said...

BACKWATER*o
ASSIGNED*o
PETER PAN*o

Quite easy by your normal standards, but enjoyable, nonetheless...

raju umamaheswar said...

BACKWATERS

PETER PAN

ASSIGNED

Shuchi said...

Well solved Lakshmi, Kishore and raju.

Raju usually complains about the clue difficulty in my posts, I hope these clues were to his liking :)

raju umamaheswar said...

Oh, I don't even attempt any crossword without any accompanying grid!! Nonetheless, this was very easy

Thanks