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Chaseman | 07:42 Sat 08th Jan 2022 | Crosswords
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17d Duck holds bear up (not taking the ***) T?E?????

19d Possible pot victim has to throw rest out ?O?S???

22d Can Labour finally overcome left T?I?E? Has to be either Toiled or Toiler but cannot see why?

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17 Teetoal, not taking the ..., not drinking.
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Word in asterisks is ***
19 Lobster, Lob, throw and anagram (out) of Rest,

Sorry about the missing T in Teetotal.
22 Toilet, can. Toil, labour and the last letters of 'overcome' and 'left.'
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Neveracrossword, how do you parse bear and duck in TEETOTAL please?
17 Teal is the duck and Tote is the bear, carry.
teal duck
etot = tote (bear/reversed)
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OK I see it now. I was looking for Teal and could not spot it! Thanks.

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