Started by rpl
Poke a president (6)
Submitted by phenomist
|Clue ID||Clue||Explanation (hover)||Submitted By||Likes|
|8838||Poke a president (6)||PIERCE ddef||phenomist||2|
|8845||Like CEO and President (9)||CLEVELAND
wordplay: C-LEVEL ("Like CEO") + AND
|8839||Say, poke a president (4)||"polk" homophone||phenomist||1|
|8841||Cleaning a lot in general (10)||WASHINGTON (WASHING (cleaning)+ TON (a lot))
Washington was a general
|8851||Programmer masters first vice (5)||ADAMS (ADA (lovelace) + MS (master of science))
Def: first vice (president)
|8837||Eastwood's under the influence, but he didn't inhale (7)||CLINTON
CLINT (eastwood) +ON (as in on drugs)
def: Bill Clinton testified that he smoked pot "but didn't inhale"
|8846||Latvian backing second-rate work like a still life with pear (8)||Latvian = LETT
backing = following
second-rate = B
work like a still life = ART
pear = BARTLETT (POTUS from The West Wing)
|8847||Shakespeare Jr. in a monologue with muttonhead (6)||WILSON
Def: muttonhead (Woodrow Wilson was an incompetent delusional butt)
Homophone "WILL'S SON"
|8850||Perhaps Pope Paul II abutting on Senator tricky Dick (7)||JOHN = "Perhaps Pope Paul II"
"abutting" = concat. connector
SON = [ON + S(enator)]* "tricky"
|8862||Overrule judge supporting heartless traitor (5)||T(raito)R + (supported by) + UMP (judge)
def = overrule