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Caran | 16:46 Tue 26th Apr 2022 | Crosswords
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Help please.
14d. Childless person receives fine game with stakes.
Why is the answer poker.

Can someone parse this for me.
Thank you.

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Take son (child) out of PERSON = PER and that 'receives' (takes in OK (fine)
person - son =per ok =fine
childless (take the word son off PERson)
fine = OK
anagram of poker (game with stakes)
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Thank you Captain2 and mallyh.
It had me well stumped!!
Not quite an anagram The Winner; just PER receives (takes in) OK

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