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Clued In #64 | This cryptic clue sounds like a tall tale

Mihir Balantrapu  |  10 June 2020

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The Hindu Cryptic #12957 | Arden | 26 Across

Clue surface: Became a bit taller, did you say? That’s terrible! (8)

Definition: terrible

Answer: GRUESOME

Explanation: If you ‘became a bit taller’, you probably GREW SOME. The homophone indicator ‘did you say’ modifies that to GRUESOME, which is another word for ‘terrible’

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