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28a set off explosive? Yes,set off . Ans has been given as ignite but how does that work, please?...
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6d See court bearing up after cuts? Not half . Answer is curia but why, please? 15d Entirely support conflicts involving Dutch. Answer is backwards. I can see that support =back and war d s gives...
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4d People collect funds for these reasons. Ans has been given as causes but I just cannot see why. Thanks for explanation.
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18d Nautical instrument adjusted to limit variable function . Ans has been given as sextant. I can see that sextant is a nautical instrument and x is a variable function but where does setant come...
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2d I sported this-if adjusted , it supports rider too! . Ans must be stirrup but I cannot see the word play. Thanks...
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4d Dirk landed the wrong way in fight. Ans has been given as stiletto (=dirk =dagger) but what is word play , please?...
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He's present at part of St. Andrews about to finish. Answer has been given twice as attendee twice but without explanation and I just can't see the wordplay. Please explain. Thanks...
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5a What machine gunners do seconds after bomb . Ans is strafe which is indeed what they do but if seconds =s then problem is that trafe doesn't seem to be a word. 6d he's big in Africa and may charge...
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This summer we had the CH changed from storage to combi with an Ideal Logic 35 + being installed . The noise from the central heating is awful –think of a roaring furnace. Following visits from the...
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24a Small perforation in items in green. Ans has been given as pinhole =small perforation . I can see that green =pine but where does hol come from please?...
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26d Somewhere to accommodate first 4 in 10? Answer given as "flat" but why please (other than accommodation can be a flat) If it helps 4d is ensure and 10d is evening dress . Thanks...
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6d Sister with degree possibly caring for old railwaymen? Answer must be registered nurse (sister with degree) but where does the caring for old railwaymen come in please?...
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16a E.g squash that's pale in parts? Answer was given as "soft drink" but apart from squash being a type of soft drink, I can't see how the pale in parts works. Thanks...
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28a I sent in papers relating to hearing , stupid . Ans has been given as idiotic but why, please?...
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Sadly 90 man minutes have been spent by myself and colleagues trying to unsuccessfully work out the wordplay for: 4d May the second, Milne's penning New Statesman? Ans is Hawaiian. The statesman is...
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Sadly 90 man minutes have been spent by myself and colleagues trying to unsuccessfully work out the wordplay for: 4d May the second, Milne's penning New Statesman? Ans is Hawaiian. The statesman is...
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12a Conductor typically came together with a new driver. Ans was metal. I can see that a metal is typically a conductor of electricity and that a golf driver can be metal. Came together =met + a =meta...
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4d Nourishing with or without meat starter. Ans has been given as nutriment. I've tried and failed to see the wordplay -kindly advise. Thanks...
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12a Former racing driver's empty manuscripts. Answer has been given as moss (as per Stirling) . I can see that m (anuscript) s gets m s but where does the the os come from? 17a Heath spread out. Ans...
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8d Author's hens run dry round French city, deserted. Ans has been given as Charles Dickens but why ? I can get the hens leaving C arles Dick but can't see how the rest works. 15a Latin forebear's...

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