A little light relief -- memorable cryptic crossword clues

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A little light relief -- memorable cryptic crossword clues

An excellent one in the Times today:

Team coming in has pay altered: that's breathtaking!  (8)

One of the best I've ever encountered was this:

gge (9,3)

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Asphyxia

Scrambled Egg

How about: IST (10).

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Float company with double-entry system. (5, 3)

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#2: Capitalist

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Die of cold (3,4)

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#3 Noahs ark

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#5, Ice Cube

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Alan wins the prize :-)! Correct.

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Thank you, but must defer.

Paul P. must surely stand head and shoulders above.  Asphyxia AND scrambled egg!!!Irked

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Another from the Times a month or so back;

Jam a blind mouse would have liked? (8).

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#10 tailback

 

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