Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

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Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:55 pm

We wrap up the week with a guest category by Linear Gnome. Thanks for the category.

Here's R2D6. Enjoy the weekend!

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:07 am

COLONIAL INDIA

2: British India legally codified this historic system of segregating Indians into different social levels, some of which were deemed criminal.

4: In 1930, Gandhi led a march protesting British laws restricting the production and sale of this commodity.

6: This Indian city that had a prison dubbed its "Black Hole" was the capital of British India until New Delhi replaced it in 1911.

8: The British Raj succeeded this empire founded by Babur that ruled India until 1857.

10: In 1913, this author of Gitanjali and supporter of Indian independence was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES "P"
By Linear Gnome. Each clue is a cryptic crossword clue containing a definition and a wordplay hint to the same answer, beginning with "P". The number in parentheses indicates the number of letters in each correct response.

3: Flutist hiding in Mississippi perfume factory (5)

6: Sea criminals frightened a priest. (7)

9: Sharp play on words, sir. (7)

12: Ape into its messy plant (10)

15: Serving of butter in a thin, shiny layer (6)

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:07 am

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by rjaguar3 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:07 am

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COLONIAL INDIA

2: British India legally codified this historic system of segregating Indians into different social levels, some of which were deemed criminal.
CASTE

4: In 1930, Gandhi led a march protesting British laws restricting the production and sale of this commodity.
SALT

6: This Indian city that had a prison dubbed its "Black Hole" was the capital of British India until New Delhi replaced it in 1911.
CALCUTTA (KOLKATA)

8: The British Raj succeeded this empire founded by Babur that ruled India until 1857.
MUGHAL/MOGUL

10: In 1913, this author of Gitanjali and supporter of Indian independence was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
RABINDRANATH TAGORE

CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES "P"
By Linear Gnome. Each clue is a cryptic crossword clue containing a definition and a wordplay hint to the same answer, beginning with "P". The number in parentheses indicates the number of letters in each correct response.

3: Flutist hiding in Mississippi perfume factory (5)
PIPER (in "Mississippi perfume")

6: Sea criminals frightened a priest. (7)
PIRATES (anagram of "a priest")

9: Sharp play on words, sir. (7)
PUNGENT (pun + gent)

12: Ape into its messy plant (10)
POINSETTIA (anagram of "ape into its")

15: Serving of butter in a thin, shiny layer (6)
PATINA (pat + "in" + "a")
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by Volante » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:09 am

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2: castes
4: salt
6: calcutta
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by Magna » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:27 am

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2: caste system
4: salt
6: Calcutta
8: Mughal
10: Tagore (?)

3: piper
6: pirates
9: pungent
12: poinsettia
15: patina

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by MarkBarrett » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:33 am

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2: Caste
4: Salt
6: Calcutta
8: Mogul
10: Tagore

3: Piper
6: Pirates
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by Linear Gnome » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:38 am

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2: caste system
4: CLAM
6: Calcutta
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: piper Thanks for using my category!
6: pirates I'm way too excited to see it used today.
9: pungent I'm not sure whether I'm supposed to answer the questions or not.
12: poinsettia It probably doesn't matter
15: patina Best wishes for your recovery!

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by Saturnalia » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:09 am

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2: Caste
4: Salt
6: Calcutta
8: Mughal
10: Tagore

3: Piper
6: Pirates
9: [Clam! Can't quite get this one, argh!]
12: Poinsettia
15: Patina

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by Lefty » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:33 am

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2: caste system

4: salt

6: Calcutta

8: Mogul

10: Tagore?



3: piper

6: pirates

9: pungent

12: poinsettia

15: patina
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by Rackme32 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:54 am

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2: Caste system
4: CLAM
6: Calcutta
8: Mughal empire
10: CLAM

3: CLAM
6: CLAM
9: Pungent
12: CLAM
15: Patina

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by CrunchyTaco » Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:59 am

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2: Caste
4: Tea?
6: Calcutta?
8: Moghul
10:

3: Piper?
6: Pirates? (I am terrible at word play, much less cryptic word play, so I might not be fully understanding what these clues are getting at.)
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by harrumph » Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:19 am

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2:caste
4: clam
6:Calcutta
8:clam
10:clam

3:clam
6:pirates
9:pointed
12:clam
15:clam

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by PowerofHoodoo » Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:58 am

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Colonial India
2. Caste
4. Salt
6. Calcutta
8. Mogul
10. CLAM

Cryptic Crossword Clues "P"
3. Piper
6. Pirates
9. Pungent
12. Poinsettia
15. Patina

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by mrbungle » Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:15 am

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2: caste system
4: salt
6: calcutta
8: mughal empire
10:

3: piper
6: pirates
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12:
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by Peachbox » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:21 am

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2: caste system
4: salt
6: Calcutta
8: Mughal
10: Rabindrath Tagore

3: piper
6: pirates
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by immaf » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:05 am

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2: caste system
4: CLAM
6: Calcutta
8: CLAM
10: CLAM

3: piper
6: pirates
9: pungent
12: poinsettia
15: patina
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by NoWhammies10 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:17 am

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2: The caste system
4: Tea
6: Calcutta (Kolkata)
8: (clam)
10: (clam)

3: (clam)
6: (clam)
9: (clam)
12: (clam)
15: (clam)

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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by teapot37 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:18 am

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COLONIAL INDIA

2. caste system
4. salt
6. Calcutta (Kolkata)
8. Mughal Empire
10. Rabindranath Tagore

CRYPTIC CROSSWORD CLUES "P"

3. piper
6. pirates
9. pungent
12. poinsettia
15. patina
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Re: Summer Hiatus Challenge 2018--Round 2, Day 6

Post by CasketRomance » Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:47 am

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2: caste
4: tea
6: kolkata
8: mughal
10:

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6: pirates
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