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Sunday Times Prize Crossword 4566 Sunday December 1St 2013

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mercedita | 11:28 Mon 02nd Dec 2013 | Crosswords
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Does Dean Mayer know what trouble he's causing?

Nearly done but stuck on 15A He will not be worried by Euro being spent elsewhere? (5-3-4). BELOW-THE-LINE fits, but how & why?

Also, 11A Hide mirror in shower? (5,4). It's PAPER OVER, but I can't see how he gets it.

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P ape ROVER
11:57 Mon 02nd Dec 2013
I can see he will not be + E but as to why...
15a anagram 'he will not be + E(uro)'
15a.Anagram of he will not be & e.
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thanks everyone, but how does "spent elsewhere" become BELOW THE LINE?
There was a anti-poverty drive in summer called Below the Line for people to live on a £1 a day.
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Got it! It's an accounting term! :-)
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Now just need to know how "mirror in shower" becomes "paper over"!
A below-the-line item in accounts is expenditure 'different' (spent elsewhere) from regular items - eg charitable donations, sponsorship - and is reported separately.

I'm not an accountant, but possibly 'below-the-line' means after tax has been deducted, ie the expenditure is not tax deductible.
the Daily Mirror is a paper, but over???
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Thanks, Bibblebub. Halfway there! Is that your dog & did you put that wig on him/her? :-)
To show = to prove, so a shower is a prover, and ape = mirror.
And have his/her teeth whitened??
no no no no no

kettledrum - where does 'ape' come from?

maybe 'shower' is intended to indicate something coming from above, thus the paper is over(head)
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To ape someone's behaviour is to copy it, or mirror it.
yeah, that could well be it

p.s. the no's were about the dog
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I think you've got it, Kettledrum. Thank you. Finally I can get a life now. Thanks everyone. Till next week! :-)
Ah, Bibblebub! I thought you didn't like my suggestion.
Last one for me (copied most of them)
20d) Watery grave where one's lost (6)
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SER(i)OUS

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