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ArranBrown | 01:38 Tue 25th Nov 2014 | Crosswords
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Last 2: 4D Rome's focus; capital PM banks (6) H - A- - - (might be H - A - S -)

13D Bread-and-butter & board (6) - - O - E - (might be O - O - E -)

12A Pearl's degrees (6) W - - - - - (if WISDOM, then letters in brackets above are correct).

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Is there a theme?
4 Hearth

Latin focus (“hearth, fireplace”), of unknown origin
Heath + R
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Thank you Mamyalynne; that makes 12A Pearl's degrees (6) W - T - - -

No apparent theme this week, Scorpiojo, just to make it a bit harder.
As I have suggested elsewhere, there is a partial theme of the 23rd. Psalm, but in these instances, only 12Aa - as far as I can see - qualifies.
I think 12 might be waters. Water has the meaning of lustre applied to precious stones and would fit with (still waters) Ps 23.

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