DA on the 8/9th of October, 2010

Fresh from a star turn at the Wheeler Centre, I’m expecting another fine demonstration of verbal legerdemain from DA this happy day.

(No spoilers on this thread until Monday)

Update: The Elvis theme helped a lot, but I still missed a fair bit:

I consider Elvis to be the best road music in existence. Whether it be from the early classic Sun sessions or just a random compilation, nothing matches Elvis for bringing joy to pour souls trapped in a cramped car for hours, no decent scenery for miles. And despite this, I’m still struggling with one of the King’s classic songs…

4 thoughts on “DA on the 8/9th of October, 2010

  1. Mmm, for me this was the easiest for yonks, though I am no fan of 4D. Got it out in just one cup of coffee for afternoon tea, short black at that. 87 y.o. mom only got one word, and I don’t know why, because she always beats me to any clue involving the word ‘brothel’! So I gave her 4D, and will check on her progress tomorrow.

  2. I haven’t had a look at today’s DA, because the paper wasn’t delivered,so I have been working on yesterday’s DS, and it’s excellent- some inventive clues and oblique definitions.

  3. Ditto Peter. 4D was a doddle, then the four related 15 letter answers gave one a huge lead in.

  4. Another fairly easy one, I thought. Liked 10A and 9A/7D. Couple of queries in other thread.

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