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08012006
Can you please explain why "collection of anecdotes about northern girl" is ANNA? northern = N; girl = ANNA; what is ANA to do with collection of anecdotes...
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With Chambers web site down, I am stuck on these 22a In civil law, usury consisting of receiving compound interest (9) ?N?T?C?S? 36a In Australia, a swagman (7) ??U?M?R 1d Plant of the wintergreen...
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2d Of recorded music or sound, having a rough quality (6) ?R?I?Y (grainy?) 6d Woody climbing plant (4) ?I?E (vine?) PS: Is everyone else having no success in accessing Chambers web pages...
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51d - Counterfoil of a ticket or cheque (5) - clue is singular so STUB should be the answer; what is the fifth letter then please
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22a Move fast, initially getting in step (4)?U?G
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Where do you start, beyond column 6 - "S???P" being S?EEP or S?OOP , 8 thus being E or O, giving 22 as C,L,N,T,W. I can't find any other lights where these letters would assist...
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2d Divided into many branches (6) R?N?S? (From: 1a Lord Jim, 8a Genic, 11a Musquetoon)
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12a Feverish (8) ????i??? 7d Of pharmaceutical products, available without prescription (9) ???i?i?a? 8d Layperson dedicated to a monastic or religious life (6) ???a?e 10d Final Quartet (6,7) ???t?e...
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“Exceptionally good people will want boozers to keep quiet” (7) T?P?E?S Choices from Chambers Word Wizard are TAPPERS TAPPETS TIPLESS TIPPERS TIPPETS TOPLESS TOPPERS Can anyone answer and explain...
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9d The tissue which partially fills the interiors of chambers in corals (9) E?D?T?E?A 11d Silk fabric somewhat less brilliant than satin as the overshot is not so long (5,6) CREPE ?E?E?R (veneer?) 34d...
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19a French dish of a boned, stuffed, shaped poultry thigh, typically poached and served roulade-style (9) ( ?A???T?N? ) I thought GALANTINE. However, the 4th letter must be L to fit with 13d ABELARD (...
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7 and 8 across: style of hat 6; quantity 6. I have FEDORA & AMOUNT, but can't get the combination word...
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4d - “Village in the market town of Huntingdon”. If answer is “Stilton”, it can hardly be accurate since Stilton is about 13 miles to the north of H'n, and indeed nearer to Peterborough....
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24a Polianthes tuberosa which, in the language of flowers, signifies “the pleasure of love” (3,8,2,3,5) – Is it “The mistress of the night”? 25d Upholding the principle of equality among...
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32a Necklace of diamonds which gradually increase in size up to a large centre stone (7) ?i?i?r?
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Can you please tell me who is the actress that appears in a clip between the BBC correspondent, Lizo Mzimba, and Daniel Craig, in the “behind-the-scenes” countdown footage that precedes the BBC...
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5d - Ancient name of several Greek cities in western Asia (8) L?O?I?EA
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26d Creature which feeds on grass and cereals (11): G?A?I?I?O?E (I'm guessing it ends vore, as in herbivore)
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22a The name of one of the castles in Shakespeare's play Macbeth. ?N?E?N?S? - Inverness fits, but I can't find it in the text of the play...
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17a Hard white crystalline sugar - Lactose? 17d Photograph reduced to the size of small spot - Microdot? one must be wrong !...

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