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Countries with Cryptic Clues

Solve the country names from the cryptic clues given.
Answers must correspond to yellow box
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: November 15, 2022
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First submittedJuly 1, 2015
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Cryptic Clue
Country
Joey's home
Australia
Land of the rainy plain
Spain
Drunk Angeles
Senegal
Nice location?
France
Don't drop this fine country!
China
Person in a hurry?
Russia
Where plane disintegrates
Nepal
Stir cacao wildly for coffee
Costa Rica
Cryptic Clue
Country
Wrath of the earth
Ireland
I remember all new openings
Iran
Well-lubricated nation?
Greece
One's refuge in India
Indonesia
Also arranged
Laos
Contents in diary
India
Insufficient food here?
Hungary
Author Roth longs to live here
Philippines
4 Comments
+1
Level 85
Jul 1, 2015
Great fun! I also think Turkey shouldn't be dropped, but Arthur Carlson disagrees.
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Level 76
Jul 1, 2015
Reminds me why I'm crap at cryptic crosswords... Enough cryptics-for-beginners clues to get me to 7; enough cryptic-cryptics to keep me to 7.
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Level 90
Jul 1, 2015
Funny thing- I think Andorra would work for Laos. Also = and, another possibility = or a. Maybe a bit of a stretch, but aren't all cryptic crossword clues?
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Level 63
Jul 1, 2015
Cleverly reasoned - I've made an adjustment to the clue :)