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Given the admittedly small issue with blood clots from the AZ and Janssen vector vaccines and the newness of MRNA vaccines , that leaves Novavax if it gets approved. That is a protein vaccine like...
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6d Express a view about English sleuth coming in . Ans must be "opine". Apart from the e for english, can't see where the opin comes from . Thanks...
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Totally baffled as to why the answers are what they are. Trap swan, reportedly a strong swimmer. Ans cobweb . I get the cob =swan but web=strong swimmer? Almost too fantastic a source of French wines...
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This is a system where you can get draught beer at home. The machines are made by Philips but in the UK mainly sold by Beerhawk . However they have been out of stock for sometime presumably in part...
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8d Making up like Bob and Penny were. Ans must be coinage as one shilling and 1d were -but where how does making up =coinage ?...
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I would be grateful for the parsing of the following . Begin to lose one's temper . Ans Lead off . I thought it must be that when a metal is tempered, it is covered in lead and in the course of time...
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Very dispiriting when not only can't you solve them but you can't follow the answers! Please parse:- For that reason part of the army's in reserve . Ans Thereby. I assume re is part of the army but...
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Celebration of Victorian age, for reprise in just over ten years? Ans is "diamond jubilee" which fits the bit before the comma but how does the bit after the comma lead to that, please? Have stared at...
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Doing things for an author. Ans was given on here as "Agent nouns" but no explanation was given. An explanation was given on another site as "Wikipedia explains, “In linguistics, an agent noun is a...
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The Times reports that he bought shares for £250 000 at 1p each in Cellular Goods at the end of January. They were sold at 5p before an IPO yesterday and are now worth 19p . How come he gets £250 000...
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I would be grateful for the parsing of this. Drug taking critic brought to book. Ans de quincey. I have found there is a critic called de quincey and I assume the drug is e but I can't see the...
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The Times reports "The chancellor has faced pressure to extend the deadline amid concerns that it would create a “cliff-edge”, jeopardising hundreds of thousands of sales." But what happens when you...
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Corollary of show of regret -fault discussed. Ans is side effect. Effect/affect might account for the fault discussed (I can never remember which is which) but can't see where side comes from. Thanks...
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Please parse this. So-called expert giving king no problem in the long run. Ans Know-all. I can get K and no but can't see the problem in the long run = wall. Thanks...
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If Lesley has been vaccinated, she can still (apparently ) spread the virus If Miranda has not been vaccinated , she can still spread the virus. In both cases, if they don't have the virus, they can't...
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Please parse . "If not well, it may be 4." Ans Oiler . The answer to 4 is shipshape. "If not well" is ill and an oiler is a ship but can't quite get there. Thanks...
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Old record in OT book mentioned patriarch.Ans is Joseph but can't get the record or OT book. Thanks...
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This a 22d. "Product of the numbers before and the one after." The answer is "four". Is it because the two numbers in the number of the clue are 2 and 2 and 2x2 =4 but regardless where does "and the...
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I would be grateful for the parsing of these. Sets competition record , holding a 21 up. Ans Davis Cup (=sets competition). The ans to 21 is "five" = "v" but where does the daiscup come from please?...
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Loads of promotion for this series Mon-Thurs Channel 5 but isn't it just a rip off of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torn_(TV_series) -how can they get away with this?...

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