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Just for fun - part 2

Rest of brain exercises from yesterday…

The answers to the clues are all colours… eg 1. See edge for mummy’s boy - crimson (‘C’/rim/son)

  1. Finished using that book (3)

  2. Busy insect. Shortage (5)

  3. “Oh! Don’t die” (5)

  4. Jacobs Creek (4)

  5. Gee! A narrow beam of light (4)

  6. Untruth a resinous substance (5)

  7. Compete. Give permission (6)

  8. Blemish allowed (7)

  9. Almost over. A very large amount (10)

  10. Mother with information - thanks (7)

  11. Does this mother destroy (6)

(have to admit there a couple there that I haven’t managed yet… )

  1. red

  2. wine

  3. grey

  1. Yellow

24 scarlet

18 black

26 magenta

  1. Vermillion

[quote=“elmo”]

  1. Vermillion

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Well done - I didn’ get that one (never even heard of vermillion - for anyone else that doesn’t know it is a red pigment…)

  1. Olive

[quote=“tay”]

I’m impressed that Maude got magenta. I would never have thought of agent for information.

Tracey

  1. Lilac (okay I cheated with this one and looked up resin in a thesaurus). Apparently lac is a resinous substance secreted by an insect

Tracey

  1. Maroon?

Is 23 violet??

  1. is wine (I think there were 2 different suggestions for that)… Other than that all answers are correct…