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Saturday Times Jumbo Cryptic 1017 Saturday January 12Th 2013

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Kapadeka | 17:51 Tue 15th Jan 2013 | Crosswords
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It annoys me to have to ask but, 1a, For example, King Lear, as opposed to Julius Caesar (13). I have ??n?s?l???l?s

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Thk u frugalfred and LIK, but WHY??
"king" and "lear" are monosyllabic words, whereas "Julius" is three syllables and "caesar" is two.
Both 'King' & 'Lear' are monosyllabic, both 'Julius' & 'Caesar' are polysyllabic - personally, I thought this a weak clue
I agree, Lie-in King, very poor clue.
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Thanks all, I agree....woerd clue. That makes me feel better! And Thk U aelmpvw too, is that a wolfhound?
no Kapadeka, i'm only little ... i'm a border/lakeland cross and i'm very naughty

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